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Trump campaign calls Cannes film 'The Apprentice' 'blatantly false,' vows legal action

Trump campaign calls Cannes film 'The Apprentice' 'blatantly false,' vows legal action

CANNES, France (AP) — Donald Trump’s reelection campaign called “The Apprentice,” a film about the former U.S. president in the 1980s, “pure fiction” and vowed legal action following its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.
Statistics Canada to release April inflation report this morning

Statistics Canada to release April inflation report this morning

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is set to release its April consumer price index report this morning. Economists expect Canada's annual inflation rate fell slightly last month from 2.9 per cent in March. RBC is forecasting prices were 2.
Independent stores and grocery alternatives see sales boost amid Loblaw boycott

Independent stores and grocery alternatives see sales boost amid Loblaw boycott

As the month-long boycott of Loblaw-owned stores wears on, small independent food retailersand alternative grocery options say they’re seeing a boost in traffic and sales.
Climbing limits are being set on Mount Fuji to fight crowds and littering

Climbing limits are being set on Mount Fuji to fight crowds and littering

TOKYO (AP) — Those who want to climb one of the most popular trails on Japan's iconic Mount Fuji will have to book a slot and pay a fee as crowds, littering and climbers who try to rush too fast to the summit cause safety and conservation concerns at
Q&A: Kevin Costner on unveiling his Western saga 'Horizon' at Cannes

Q&A: Kevin Costner on unveiling his Western saga 'Horizon' at Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — A month before Kevin Costner puts the first installment of his multi-chapter Western “Horizon: An American Saga” into theaters, the actor-director came to the Cannes Film Festival to unveil his self-financed passion project.
The unstoppable duo of Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos

The unstoppable duo of Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos

CANNES, France (AP) — Before a journalist has even lobbed a question, Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos spit out a string of overlapping answers. “We have a great relationship,” begins Lanthimos. ‘“We just love working together,” adds Stone.
Studio Ghibli takes a bow at Cannes with an honorary Palme d'Or

Studio Ghibli takes a bow at Cannes with an honorary Palme d'Or

CANNES, France (AP) — Studio Ghibli, the Japanese anime factory of surreal ecological wonders that has for 39 years spirited away moviegoers with tales of Totoros, magical jellyfish and floating castles, was celebrated Monday by the Cannes Film Festi
Russian theater director and playwright go on trial over a play authorities say justifies terrorism

Russian theater director and playwright go on trial over a play authorities say justifies terrorism

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A Russian court on Monday opened the trial of a theater director and a playwright accused of advocating terrorism in a play, the latest step in an unrelenting crackdown on dissent in Russia that has reached new heights since M
Scarlett Johansson says a ChatGPT voice is 'eerily similar' to hers and OpenAI is halting its use

Scarlett Johansson says a ChatGPT voice is 'eerily similar' to hers and OpenAI is halting its use

NEW YORK (AP) — OpenAI on Monday said it plans to halt the use of one of its ChatGPT voices that “Her” actor Scarlett Johansson says sounds “eerily similar" to her own.
No points from Erdogan. Turkey's leader claims Eurovision Song Contest is a threat to family values

No points from Erdogan. Turkey's leader claims Eurovision Song Contest is a threat to family values

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s president took a swipe at the Eurovision Song Contest on Monday, accusing the annual event of allegedly encouraging “gender neutralization” and threatening the traditional family.