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Canadian banks gear up to report tempered Q2 results after a stellar Q1

Canadian banks gear up to report tempered Q2 results after a stellar Q1

TORONTO — Canada's banks are gearing up to release their latest quarterly results amid a volatile backdrop.
Top Southern Baptists plan to release secret list of abusers

Top Southern Baptists plan to release secret list of abusers

Top administrative leaders for the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in America, said Tuesday that they will release a secret list of hundreds of pastors and other church-affiliated personnel accused of sexual abuse.
Buddhist chaplains on the rise in US, offering broad appeal

Buddhist chaplains on the rise in US, offering broad appeal

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US to end Russia's ability to pay international investors

US to end Russia's ability to pay international investors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will close the last avenue for Russia to pay its billions in debt back to international investors on Wednesday, making a Russian default on its debts for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution all but inevitable.

Slain cyclist Moriah Wilson, 25, 'exceptional in every way'

Moriah Wilson had shifted gears a number of times in her 25 years of life, but no matter her focus — collegiate ski racing, a career in logistics and, most recently, professional mountain bike and gravel racing — those who knew her described her as “
Interest in mortgages from alternative lenders up as rates rise: Brokers

Interest in mortgages from alternative lenders up as rates rise: Brokers

TORONTO — Canadian homebuyers are increasingly considering credit unions and private lenders to secure mortgages as rates rise, brokers say.
Kremlin critic Browder urges squeeze on oligarchs' enablers

Kremlin critic Browder urges squeeze on oligarchs' enablers

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Kremlin critic Bill Browder wants governments to step up efforts to get to the riches squirreled away by Russian oligarchs and linked to President Vladimir Putin by forcing the accountants, lawyers and others who set up murk
Richard Gere helps Carnegie Hall raise money for Ukraine

Richard Gere helps Carnegie Hall raise money for Ukraine

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Richard Gere hosted a benefit concert for Ukraine at Carnegie Hall that raised $360,000 for Direct Relief, a humanitarian organization providing medical aid.

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Nonfiction 1. Finding Me by Viola Davis, narrated by the author (HarperAudio) 2. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 3. Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 4.
Review: Wilco's 'Cruel Country' takes on flawed America

Review: Wilco's 'Cruel Country' takes on flawed America

“Cruel Country,” Wilco (dBpm Records) Wilco goes country as only it can on “Cruel Country,” an immensely rich 21-track, roughly 80-minute deep dive into America that is a raw and engaging take on our tumultuous times.