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IMF's economic view: Brighter outlook for China and India but tepid global growth

IMF's economic view: Brighter outlook for China and India but tepid global growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday upgraded its economic outlook this year for China, India and Europe while modestly lowering expectations for the United States and Japan.
Jack Black ends Tenacious D tour after bandmate's Trump shooting comment

Jack Black ends Tenacious D tour after bandmate's Trump shooting comment

The comedy rock duo Tenacious D — made up of Jack Black and Kyle Gass — has canceled the rest of their tour after Gass' remarks about the assassination attempt on Donald Trump .
Industry minister suggests Competition Bureau look at digital wallets

Industry minister suggests Competition Bureau look at digital wallets

OTTAWA — Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne says the issue of competition in the big tech-dominated digital wallet market should be on the Competition Bureau's radar.
A sweet, native and nutritious snack from the garden? Look no further than blueberries

A sweet, native and nutritious snack from the garden? Look no further than blueberries

New plants can take up to five years to produce a good crop, so manage your expectations while giving them the best care.
On an unusually busy news day, did the assassination attempt's aftermath change the media tone?

On an unusually busy news day, did the assassination attempt's aftermath change the media tone?

If this were a typical presidential campaign, Donald Trump's selection of JD Vance as his running mate on the Republican ticket would have likely dominated media discussions for a week or two. This is not a typical presidential campaign.
Empire expands partnership with anti-food waste app FoodHero beyond Quebec

Empire expands partnership with anti-food waste app FoodHero beyond Quebec

MONTREAL — Canadian grocery company Empire is expanding its partnership with a Montreal-based app dedicated to mitigating food waste.
A 'new era' in malaria control has begun with a vaccination campaign for children in Ivory Coast

A 'new era' in malaria control has begun with a vaccination campaign for children in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Health workers in Ivory Coast began giving children the latest malaria vaccine on Monday, the beginning of a regional campaign that experts hope might curb the impact of one of Africa's top killers.
Trump's escape from disaster by mere inches reveals a tiny margin with seismic impact

Trump's escape from disaster by mere inches reveals a tiny margin with seismic impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Jarring, chaotic and sudden, the bullet whizzed toward the stage where former President Donald Trump stood behind a podium speaking. In its wake: the potential for a horrifying and tragic chapter in American history.
'Hillbilly Elegy': JD Vance's rise to vice presidential candidate began with a bestselling memoir

'Hillbilly Elegy': JD Vance's rise to vice presidential candidate began with a bestselling memoir

NEW YORK (AP) — At the heart of JD Vance's swift journey from venture capitalist to vice presidential candidate is a memoir he first thought of in law school, “Hillbilly Elegy.
In beachy Galveston, locals buckle down without power after Beryl's blow during peak tourist season

In beachy Galveston, locals buckle down without power after Beryl's blow during peak tourist season

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Vacuums sucked the water out of the seaside inn run by Nick Gaido’s family in Galveston since 1911 as power was still spotty nearly one week after a resurgent Hurricane Beryl swept into Texas .