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UK inflation fell unexpectedly in August. That makes it unclear what the Bank of England will do

UK inflation fell unexpectedly in August. That makes it unclear what the Bank of England will do

LONDON (AP) — Inflation across the U.K.
CPP Investments promotes Manroop Jhooty to head of total fund management

CPP Investments promotes Manroop Jhooty to head of total fund management

TORONTO — The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has promoted Manroop Jhooty to senior managing director and head of total fund management.

Groups say philanthropists trying to boost local news shouldn't leave minorities behind

NEW YORK (AP) — Some organizations representing minority journalists say they're worried that outlets reporting on their communities will be left behind in a recently-announced $500 million initiative aimed at boosting the struggling local news indus
Humboldt Broncos crash survivor and girlfriend win 'The Amazing Race Canada'

Humboldt Broncos crash survivor and girlfriend win 'The Amazing Race Canada'

TORONTO — A survivor of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash and his girlfriend have won "The Amazing Race Canada.
A Batman researcher said 'gay' in a talk to schoolkids. When asked to censor himself, he quit

A Batman researcher said 'gay' in a talk to schoolkids. When asked to censor himself, he quit

ATLANTA (AP) — Marc Tyler Nobleman was supposed to talk to kids about the secret co-creator of Batman, with the aim of inspiring young students in suburban Atlanta's Forsyth County to research and write.
Corporate ethics czar investigating Levi Strauss over alleged links to forced labour

Corporate ethics czar investigating Levi Strauss over alleged links to forced labour

OTTAWA — Canada's corporate ethics watchdog has launched an investigation into allegations that Levi Strauss Canada is working with companies that use forced labour in China.
Books on wildfires, race among finalists for Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize

Books on wildfires, race among finalists for Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize

TORONTO — Books on wildfires, racism, and missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls are among the finalists this year for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction.
Rep. James E. Clyburn writing book about eight Black congressmen from the 19th century

Rep. James E. Clyburn writing book about eight Black congressmen from the 19th century

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn is working on a history book he calls a “passion project”: The story of the eight Black congressmen who represented South Carolina in the decades immediately following the Civil War.
Challenges to library books continue at record pace in 2023, American Library Association reports

Challenges to library books continue at record pace in 2023, American Library Association reports

NEW YORK (AP) — Book bans and attempted bans continue to hit record highs , according to the American Library Association . And the efforts now extend as much to public libraries as school-based libraries.
Million-selling novelist Isabel Allende has a deal to write 3 children's books

Million-selling novelist Isabel Allende has a deal to write 3 children's books

NEW YORK (AP) — After 40 years of publishing and millions of book sales worldwide, Isabel Allende is ready to become a children's author. Allende has a deal with Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers, for three picture books.
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