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MSNBC appoints Alex Wagner as 4-night prime-time anchor

MSNBC appoints Alex Wagner as 4-night prime-time anchor

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC on Monday solidified its prime-time lineup by appointing Alex Wagner to fill Rachel Maddow's time slot four nights a week, Tuesday through Friday.
Ottawa residents, police brace for protests on Canada Day

Ottawa residents, police brace for protests on Canada Day

Ottawa is bracing for a new round of protests expected to start on Canada Day and the city's mayor and chief of police say they are ready.

Backers of Calgary-Banff train say they need Parks Canada to get on board

CALGARY — Updated ridership projections show a proposed $1.5-billion Calgary-to-Banff passenger train could be a success without annual payments from the government of Alberta, the project's backers said Monday. But Liricon Capital Inc.

Feds seize websites after probe of pirated Latin music

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Federal authorities have seized six websites that prosecutors say were illegally distributing copyrighted music to millions of users. The U.S.
No reruns: Committee tries new approach to break through

No reruns: Committee tries new approach to break through

NEW YORK (AP) — As television programming goes, expectations were widespread that the Jan. 6 committee hearings would essentially be reruns. Instead, they have been much more.
Luxottica eyewear empire founder Leonardo Del Vecchio dies

Luxottica eyewear empire founder Leonardo Del Vecchio dies

ROME (AP) — Leonardo Del Vecchio, who founded eyewear empire Luxottica in a trailer and turned an everyday object into a global fashion item, becoming one of Italy's richest men in the process, died on Monday, the eyeglass company said. He was 87.
Zelenskyy tells G-7 summit Ukraine forces face urgent moment

Zelenskyy tells G-7 summit Ukraine forces face urgent moment

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday underscored the urgency of helping his country’s military improve its position against Russia in a video meeting with leading economic powers, who in turn pledged to support Ukra

Grammy Award-winning songwriter Ken Williams dies at 83

NEW YORK (AP) — Songwriter Kenneth “Ken” Williams, who wrote or co-wrote hundred of tunes for a vast array of performers, including Donny Hathaway, The Four Tops and Peaches & Herb, including The Main Ingredient's hit “Everybody Plays the Fool,”

'Elvis' is king, alone, of box office after final tallies

NEW YORK (AP) — “Elvis” has won its box-office dance-off with “Top Gun: Maverick.” After the two films reported the same ticket sales Sunday, Monday's final numbers has “Elvis,” alone, as king of the weekend. “Elvis” ultimately grossed $31.
Canadian banks facing higher regulatory scrunity as they look to close U.S. deals

Canadian banks facing higher regulatory scrunity as they look to close U.S. deals

TORONTO — Canadian banks looking to expand in the U.S. through acquisitions are facing increased scrutiny from regulators and politicians along with renewed attention on past disputes.