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CI Financial buying U.S. high-net worth investment manager Gofen and Glossberg

TORONTO — CI Financial Corp. has signed a deal to buy Gofen and Glossberg LLC, a U.S. wealth and investment management firm focused on high-net-worth families. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available.
Learning language as adult not always harder, but you have to want to learn: experts

Learning language as adult not always harder, but you have to want to learn: experts

Learning a new language as an adult isn't necessarily more difficult than picking it up as a child, some linguistics and phonetics experts say. But it takes a bit more work, they add, and more desire and motivation to learn it.
Augmented reality project brings Olympics birthplace to life

Augmented reality project brings Olympics birthplace to life

OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — What would it be like to walk around the ancient religious sanctuary of Olympia when the Olympic Games were held? An unusual partnership between Microsoft and Greece’s Ministry of Culture and Sport is offering visitors the answ
Q&A: María Becerra, from YouTuber to the Latin Grammys

Q&A: María Becerra, from YouTuber to the Latin Grammys

NEW YORK (AP) — Before she became one of the most popular Argentine singers of the last year, María Becerra was a YouTuber whose funny videos, in which she appeared bathing her cat and even shaving her face with foam, generated millions of views.

Billy Crystal plans his Broadway return in a familiar role

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Crystal is not ready to say goodbye to “Mr. Saturday Night.” The comic icon has turned his comedy film into a Broadway-bound musical and hopes to open it next year with him reprising his film role as Buddy Young Jr.
Canadian consumer insolvencies in Q3 up from year ago as number of proposals rise

Canadian consumer insolvencies in Q3 up from year ago as number of proposals rise

OTTAWA — The number of insolvencies in Canada in the third quarter edged up compared with the same quarter last year as the number of consumers unable to pay their bills edged higher.
US jobless claims drop to pandemic low of 267,000

US jobless claims drop to pandemic low of 267,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a new pandemic low 267,000 last week as the job market recovers from last year's sharp coronavirus downturn.
Prince Harry says he warned Twitter CEO of U.S. Capitol riot

Prince Harry says he warned Twitter CEO of U.S. Capitol riot

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Harry has sharply attacked the failure of social media companies to challenge hate online, revealing that he warned the chief executive of Twitter ahead of the Jan.
George Floyd biography to be published in May 2022

George Floyd biography to be published in May 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Washington Post reporters are working on a biography of George Floyd, from his family history in the tobacco fields of North Carolina to his murder last year in Minneapolis by a white police officer.
Newspaper's lawyer: Meghan knew letter to father might leak

Newspaper's lawyer: Meghan knew letter to father might leak

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for a British newspaper publisher said Wednesday that the Duchess of Sussex crafted a letter to her estranged father so it would “pull at the heartstrings” if leaked to the public.