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Maluma on historic Medellín show, fulfilling lifelong dream

Maluma on historic Medellín show, fulfilling lifelong dream

NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh from the special unveiling of his Madame Tussauds wax figure in Medellín, Colombia, Maluma is ready to give the largest concert ever held at the Atanasio Girardot Soccer Stadium in his hometown.
Canadian-American writer Ruth Ozeki among six finalists for literary Women's Prize

Canadian-American writer Ruth Ozeki among six finalists for literary Women's Prize

LONDON — Canadian-American writer Ruth Ozeki is among the finalists for this year's U.K.-based Women’s Prize for fiction.

Florida high school activist Jack Petocz receives PEN honor

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida teen who became a prominent opponent of the state's so-called “Don't Say Gay” bill will be honored at next month's PEN America gala.
Review: French Quarter busker charts new course in Americana

Review: French Quarter busker charts new course in Americana

“A Walk Around the Sun," Erika Lewis (Independent) There's a sense of urgency in the lyrics of “A Walk Around the Sun," a hidden gem of a country-Americana project by a singer-songwriter known previously as the singer in a brassy French Quarter buske
In a multigenerational home, design choices can be emotional

In a multigenerational home, design choices can be emotional

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RBC report says inflation and rising rates will hurt low income Canadians most

RBC report says inflation and rising rates will hurt low income Canadians most

TORONTO — A report by RBC Economics says inflation and rising borrowing costs will affect all Canadian households, but low income Canadians will feel the sharpest sting.
For summer travel deals, stay off the beaten path

For summer travel deals, stay off the beaten path

Many Americans are looking to travel this summer. Most hope to find a good deal. Unfortunately, that’s not how the law of supply and demand usually works. Air travel has nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels.
Helen Mirren graces cover of People’s ‘Beautiful Issue’

Helen Mirren graces cover of People’s ‘Beautiful Issue’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Helen Mirren graces People magazine’s “The Beautiful Issue” in a cover story that touches on her thoughts of beauty and how the Oscar winner still gets nervous before filming a role.
CGI reports $372M Q2 profit, up from $341.2M a year earlier, revenue also climbs

CGI reports $372M Q2 profit, up from $341.2M a year earlier, revenue also climbs

MONTREAL — CGI Inc. reported a profit of $372 million in its latest quarter, up from $341.2 million a year earlier, as its revenue grew six per cent. The business technology and consulting firm says the profit amounted to $1.
Edmunds: A longer loan for your car? Bad idea

Edmunds: A longer loan for your car? Bad idea

The traditional “20/4/10 rule” of car buying states that you should make a 20% down payment, have a loan no longer than four years, and a total monthly car budget that does not exceed 10% of your take-home pay.