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Reduced consumer spending has Lightspeed Commerce 'cautious' ahead of holiday season

Lightspeed Commerce Inc.’s chief financial officer says reduced consumer spending has the software company being “cautious” ahead of the typically busy holiday season.

New calculator tackles inequality in missing persons stories

NEW YORK (AP) — If you went missing, how much press would you be “worth”? The Columbia Journalism Review unveiled a tool on Thursday that calculates the number of stories your disappearance would net, based on demographics.
'I'm a work in progress': Pamela Anderson on restoring her B.C. home and herself

'I'm a work in progress': Pamela Anderson on restoring her B.C. home and herself

Model, actress and environmental crusader Pamela Anderson is on a mission of rehabilitation. Reached at her home in Ladysmith, B.C.
In 1 classroom, 4 teachers manage 135 kids -- and love it

In 1 classroom, 4 teachers manage 135 kids -- and love it

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A teacher-in-training darted among students, tallying how many needed his help with a history unit on Islam. A veteran math teacher hovered near a cluster of desks, coaching some 50 freshmen on a geometry assignment.

Statistics Canada reports merchandise trade surplus of $1.1 billion in September

OTTAWA — Canada's merchandise trade surplus was $1.1 billion in September as growth in exports, boosted by wheat and crude oil, outpaced a rise in imports, Statistics Canada said Thursday.
UN agency: No evidence seen for Moscow's 'dirty bomb' claim

UN agency: No evidence seen for Moscow's 'dirty bomb' claim

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The U.N.'s nuclear agency said Thursday that its inspectors found no evidence to support Russia's claim that Ukraine planned to build and detonate a radioactive “dirty bomb” with the intent of blaming it on Moscow.

Miss Puerto Rico, Miss Argentina announce they are married

HAVANA (AP) — Two former beauty queens, Fabiola Valentín of Puerto Rico and Mariana Valera of Argentina, announced this week that they had secretly married.
Emerging playwrights get a boost in Terrence McNally's honor

Emerging playwrights get a boost in Terrence McNally's honor

NEW YORK (AP) — If it was show time at any of the city's myriad off-Broadway theaters, audience members could likely expect to see a theatrical giant in their midst — playwright Terrence McNally.
Gildan sales rise in third quarter as earnings fall almost 19 per cent

Gildan sales rise in third quarter as earnings fall almost 19 per cent

MONTREAL — Gildan Activewear Inc. says it earned US$153 million or 84 cents per diluted share in its third quarter, down 18.7 per cent from the same time last year. The Montreal-based clothing maker, which reports in U.S.
Cops: ‘Hood CNN’ reporter’s murder solved but no prosecution

Cops: ‘Hood CNN’ reporter’s murder solved but no prosecution

CHICAGO (AP) — The 2018 killing of “ZackTV," a trailblazer in a perilous genre of gangland reporting he called "‘hood CNN,” seemed destined to go unsolved, even though gunmen attacked him on a downtown Chicago street lined with surveillance cameras.
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