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Love at first sight? AI making it even harder to detect romance scams

Love at first sight? AI making it even harder to detect romance scams

OTTAWA — As more people look to find love on dating apps and social media these days, so too are those looking to commit romance scams as artificial intelligence makes it harder to know what's real and what isn't.
Ursula von der Leyen re-elected to a second 5-year term as European Commission president

Ursula von der Leyen re-elected to a second 5-year term as European Commission president

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Lawmakers at the European Parliament on Thursday re-elected Ursula von der Leyen to a second 5-year term as president of the European Union’s executive commission, giving her a comfortable majority and heading off a possible
European Central Bank leaves key interest rate at 3.75%, waits for signs inflation is under control

European Central Bank leaves key interest rate at 3.75%, waits for signs inflation is under control

The European Central Bank left its key interest rate benchmark unchanged Thursday as its rate-setting council and President Christine Lagarde take their time to make sure stubborn inflation is firmly under control before lowering rates again.
United Airlines Q2 profit rises to $1.3 billion as travel demand offsets rising costs

United Airlines Q2 profit rises to $1.3 billion as travel demand offsets rising costs

United Airlines on Wednesday reported that its second-quarter profit rose 23% to $1.32 billion, as record crowds at U.S. airports helped the carrier overcome sharply rising costs for fuel and labor.
Two deaths in listeriosis outbreak linked to plant-based milk recall

Two deaths in listeriosis outbreak linked to plant-based milk recall

OTTAWA — Two people have died after an outbreak of listeriosis triggered a national recall of certain plant-based milks, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Wednesday.
What is listeriosis, the illness recently linked to a recall of plant-based milks?

What is listeriosis, the illness recently linked to a recall of plant-based milks?

Two people have died and several others are sick with listeriosis in an outbreak that triggered a national recall of certain plant-based milk. WHAT IS LISTERIA? The Listeria bacterium is found in soil, sewage and untreated water.
Western Canada sweats in renewed heat wave, rivergoers told to avoid cheap floaties

Western Canada sweats in renewed heat wave, rivergoers told to avoid cheap floaties

CALGARY — As Western Canadians sweat under a renewed heat wave, Calgary emergency crews say they continue to bail out rivergoers who are trying to beat the heat by navigating swift currents on dime-store pink flamingo floaties.
S&P/TSX composite closes down on broad losses led by tech, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite closes down on broad losses led by tech, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed down Wednesday in broad-based losses led by technology and base metals while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index ended down 144.22 points at 22,851.17.
In ethics hearing about Liberal minister, business exec admits he lied to a reporter

In ethics hearing about Liberal minister, business exec admits he lied to a reporter

OTTAWA — The chief witness in a parliamentary probe said Wednesday that he lied to a reporter when asked about ethics allegations against a federal minister.
Stock market today: Big tech stocks dive again to halt Wall Street's record-setting rally

Stock market today: Big tech stocks dive again to halt Wall Street's record-setting rally

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s record-breaking rally ran into a wall, as worries about potentially worsening trade tensions with China hit stocks of chip companies.
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