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Sally Rooney has a new novel, 'Intermezzo,' coming out in the fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Sally Rooney will have a new novel out this fall, “Intermezzo,” a story of love, family and grief centered around two brothers.
Laurentian Bank reports $37.3M Q1 profit, down from $51.9M a year earlier

Laurentian Bank reports $37.3M Q1 profit, down from $51.9M a year earlier

MONTREAL — Laurentian Bank of Canada reported a first-quarter profit of $37.3 million, down from $51.9 million a year earlier. The Montreal-based bank says the profit amounted to 75 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended Jan.
Dave Myers, TV chef known as one half of the "Hairy Bikers" duo, has died at 66

Dave Myers, TV chef known as one half of the "Hairy Bikers" duo, has died at 66

LONDON (AP) — Dave Myers, best known as one half of Britain's adored “Hairy Bikers” TV chef duo, has died after a battle with cancer, his co-star and long-time friend Si King said Thursday. He was 66. Myers and King found fame in the U.K.
Aysanabee and Allison Russell to be involved in Junos tribute to Lightfoot, Robertson

Aysanabee and Allison Russell to be involved in Junos tribute to Lightfoot, Robertson

A posthumous tribute to musicians Gordon Lightfoot and Robbie Robertson has been set for this year's Juno Awards. Organizers say nominees Aysanabee and Allison Russell will salute the legendary artists in a joint performance.
How the Toronto library is recovering from a cyberattack, one book at a time

How the Toronto library is recovering from a cyberattack, one book at a time

TORONTO — Hundreds of thousands of books have been freed from a months-long purgatory as scores of staffers race to get them out of storage and back on shelves following a cyberattack that felled the Toronto Public Library's computer systems in Octob
An AI 'hallucination' turned up in a B.C. court case. Experts say it's a wake-up call

An AI 'hallucination' turned up in a B.C. court case. Experts say it's a wake-up call

Vancouver tech lawyer Ryan Black's work with video game companies put him in a position to watch the rise of artificial intelligence in the industry. Now he finds himself on the front lines again as his own profession grapples with the technology.
How Chinese science fiction went from underground magazines to Netflix extravaganza

How Chinese science fiction went from underground magazines to Netflix extravaganza

CHENGDU, China (AP) — For a few days in October 2023, the capital of the science fiction world was Chengdu, China. Fans traveled from around the world as Worldcon, sci-fi’s biggest annual event, was held in the country for the first time.
How Chinese science fiction went from underground magazines to Netflix extravaganza

How Chinese science fiction went from underground magazines to Netflix extravaganza

CHENGDU, China (AP) — For a few days in October 2023, the capital of the science fiction world was Chengdu, China. Fans traveled from around the world as Worldcon, sci-fi ’s biggest annual event, was held in the country for the first time.
‘Iron Man’ pilots race in jet suits against a backdrop of Dubai skyscrapers

‘Iron Man’ pilots race in jet suits against a backdrop of Dubai skyscrapers

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pilots lined up on a runway in Dubai on Wednesday and fired up their seven jet engines with an ear-splitting roar. But they weren't preparing to fly an airplane — they were the aircraft.
New comedy series 'The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin' stands and delivers

New comedy series 'The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin' stands and delivers

NEW YORK (AP) — Noel Fielding trades pastry for pistols in the new mouthful of a TV series “The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin,” a swashbuckling romp that's miles from the genteel tent of “The Great British Bake Off.
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