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US manufacturing increases again, but at slower pace in July

US manufacturing increases again, but at slower pace in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Growth in U.S. manufacturing slowed for a second straight month in July amid ongoing supply-chain problems.
Managing aesthetics key in standing out during video interviews: experts

Managing aesthetics key in standing out during video interviews: experts

HALIFAX — An eye for detail when it comes to your workspace background can set you apart in the talent pool as the economy reopens after over a year of COVID-19 restrictions and employers embrace the video interview, experts say.
MTV marks 40th anniversary with a new 'Moon Person' design

MTV marks 40th anniversary with a new 'Moon Person' design

MTV is marking its 40th anniversary with a relaunch of its iconic image of an astronaut on the moon, with an MTV flag planted nearby.
‘Jungle Cruise’ sails atop box office despite COVID concerns

‘Jungle Cruise’ sails atop box office despite COVID concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite growing concerns over the delta variant, “Jungle Cruise” still drew moviegoers out to theaters during the film’s opening weekend to sail atop the North American box office.
US, UK and Israel blame Iran for ship attack; Tehran denies

US, UK and Israel blame Iran for ship attack; Tehran denies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United States and the United Kingdom joined Israel on Sunday in alleging Iran carried out a fatal drone strike on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, putting further pressure on Tehran as it
Canadian companies seeing venture capital funding boom, interest in fintechs high

Canadian companies seeing venture capital funding boom, interest in fintechs high

TORONTO — Canadian companies trying to drum up venture capital during the COVID-19 pandemic raised billions more in the first half of this year than they did in previous years.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Insurers' earnings: Great-West Lifeco will kick off the major insurers’ Q2 earnings on Tuesday, followed by Manulife and Sun Life on Wednesday.

Union ratifies deal with Bombardier at Downsview; talks with De Havilland continue

TORONTO — Unifor says members of two of its locals have ratified an agreement with Bombardier Aviation at its Downsview plant in north Toronto.

NHL to investigate claim Sharks’ Kane bet on own games

The NHL said it will investigate an allegation made by Evander Kane’s wife that the San Jose Sharks forward bet on his own games and has intentionally tried to lose for gambling profit.

Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new COVID cases

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Florida has reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to federal health data released Saturday.
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