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Author Dionne Brand to helm new publishing program with Knopf

Author Dionne Brand to helm new publishing program with Knopf

TORONTO — Dionne Brand, a formidable figure of Canadian poetry, is set to helm a new publishing program.

France to give queen Republican Guard horse for her jubilee

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said his country would make a present of a horse to Queen Elizabeth II, to mark the celebrations of her 70 years on the throne .
The mint's one-kilogram platinum coin fetches more than $1.2 million at auction

The mint's one-kilogram platinum coin fetches more than $1.2 million at auction

OTTAWA — A one-kilogram platinum coin encrusted with hundreds of diamonds fetched more than $1.2 million at auction.
Africans see inequity in monkeypox response elsewhere

Africans see inequity in monkeypox response elsewhere

OSUN, Nigeria (AP) — As health authorities in Europe and elsewhere roll out vaccines and drugs to stamp out the biggest monkeypox outbreak beyond Africa, some doctors acknowledge an ugly reality: The resources to slow the disease's spread have long b
Catherine Deneuve to receive Venice Film Festival honor

Catherine Deneuve to receive Venice Film Festival honor

The great French film star Catherine Deneuve will receive the Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at the 79th Venice International Film Festival in September, organizers said Wednesday.
After mass shooting, NYC explores gun detectors in subways

After mass shooting, NYC explores gun detectors in subways

NEW YORK (AP) — In the aftermath of a mass shooting on a New York City subway train, the mayor floated a high-tech idea: deploy scanners that can spot someone carrying a gun into the transit system before they have a chance to use it.
The Bank of Canada hiked rates again. Here's a timeline of how we got here

The Bank of Canada hiked rates again. Here's a timeline of how we got here

The Bank of Canada raised its overnight rate by half a percentage point to 1.5 per cent Wednesday and signalled more increases to come, as it aims to curb out-of-control inflation, which is now at its highest level in 30 years.
US job openings decline from record level but remain high

US job openings decline from record level but remain high

WASHINGTON (AP) — The white-hot demand for U.S. workers cooled a bit in April, though the number of unfilled jobs remains high and companies are still desperate to hire more people. Employers advertised 11.