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Cannes kicks off with a Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep and a post-'Barbie' fête of Greta Gerwig

Cannes kicks off with a Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep and a post-'Barbie' fête of Greta Gerwig

CANNES, France (AP) — Beneath intermittent rainy skies, the Cannes Film Festival opened Tuesday with the presentation of an honorary Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep and the unveiling of Greta Gerwig’s jury, as the French Riviera spectacular kicked off a
Saskatchewan singer Rebecca Strong crowned $1M winner of 'Canada's Got Talent'

Saskatchewan singer Rebecca Strong crowned $1M winner of 'Canada's Got Talent'

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — Rebecca Strong is now $1 million richer after being crowned the winner of Citytv’s “Canada’s Got Talent” Season 3. The Indigenous singer from Prince Albert, Sask.
Driver of pickup that collided with farmworker bus in Florida, killing 8, is arrested on DUI charges

Driver of pickup that collided with farmworker bus in Florida, killing 8, is arrested on DUI charges

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a farmworker bus early Tuesday, killing eight, on charges of driving under the influence-manslaughter.
Justice Department says Boeing violated deal that avoided prosecution after 737 Max crashes

Justice Department says Boeing violated deal that avoided prosecution after 737 Max crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boeing has violated a settlement that allowed the company to avoid criminal prosecution after two deadly crashes involving its 737 Max aircraft more than five years ago, the Justice Department told a federal judge on Tuesday.
Sheriff faces questions from Arkansas lawmakers over Netflix series filmed at county jail

Sheriff faces questions from Arkansas lawmakers over Netflix series filmed at county jail

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers on Tuesday raised questions about a sheriff's decision to allow a Netflix documentary series to be filmed at the county jail, with one critic saying the move exploited inmates.
Spy agency CSIS reveals 24 harassment investigations in annual report

Spy agency CSIS reveals 24 harassment investigations in annual report

OTTAWA — Canada's spy agency has released its annual public report, revealing that it dealt with 24 harassment investigations last year involving complaints by its staff.
New Builders initiative looks to fight polarization by encouraging collaboration and alliances

New Builders initiative looks to fight polarization by encouraging collaboration and alliances

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Luke remembers entering the first meeting of what would become the Citizen Solutions pilot project thinking, “Oh god, this is going to suck.
'A Canadian icon': Writers and readers pay tribute to Nobel winner Alice Munro

'A Canadian icon': Writers and readers pay tribute to Nobel winner Alice Munro

Writers, bookworms and notable figures are mourning the loss of Canadian Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro, who died Monday at age 92.
Food inspection agency investigating salmonella fears involving SunChips, Munchies

Food inspection agency investigating salmonella fears involving SunChips, Munchies

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is investigating concerns over potential salmonella contamination involving popular Frito Lay brand snacks.
B.C. needs dedicated, cross-government wildfire strategy: former minister

B.C. needs dedicated, cross-government wildfire strategy: former minister

A former British Columbia forests minister says the province is on the right track as it responds to worsening wildfires, but the scale of the challenge is so great, it's falling behind and needs to prioritize a "whole-of-society" approach.