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Paris: Ex-leader of Louvre charged with money laundering

Paris: Ex-leader of Louvre charged with money laundering

PARIS (AP) — The former president of the Louvre museum has received preliminary charges for alleged antiquities trafficking during his tenure as head of the famous Paris museum.

RBC reports Q2 profit rises to $4.25B, raises quarterly dividend

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada raised its quarterly dividend as it reported its second-quarter net income rose to $4.25 billion compared with $4.02 billion in the same quarter last year. The bank says it will now pay a quarterly dividend of $1.

CIBC reports Q2 profit down from year ago, raises quarterly dividend

TORONTO — CIBC raised its quarterly dividend as it reported its second-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago. The bank says it will now pay a quarterly dividend of 83 cents per share, up from 80.5 cents per share. CIBC earned $1.

Jon Batiste kicks off Grammy Museum's educational series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jon Batiste is still putting in some Grammy work: The multi-talented performer will kick off a series geared toward public and educational programs in New York City next month.
Cheese not on the table in Canada-U.K. trade talks as Britain seeks market access

Cheese not on the table in Canada-U.K. trade talks as Britain seeks market access

OTTAWA — The British foreign secretary has often been mocked for her preoccupation with cheese. It started eight years ago when Liz Truss expressed outrage in a speech to her party’s annual conference. “We import two thirds of our cheese,” she raged.
Housekeepers struggle as US hotels ditch daily room cleaning

Housekeepers struggle as US hotels ditch daily room cleaning

HONOLULU (AP) — After guests checked out of a corner room at the Hilton Hawaiian Village resort on Waikiki beach, housekeeper Luz Espejo collected enough trash, some strewn under beds, to stuff seven large garbage bags.
Goodbye NYC; Estimates show big city losses, Sunbelt gains

Goodbye NYC; Estimates show big city losses, Sunbelt gains

Ko Im always thought she would live in New York forever. She knew every corner of Manhattan and had worked hard to build a community of friends. Living in a small apartment, she found her attitude shifting early in the pandemic.
Two years after Floyd murder, racial trauma permeates US

Two years after Floyd murder, racial trauma permeates US

Black Men Heal co-founder Zakia Williams was deeply moved as she watched a young Black man become emotional while speaking about the mental health toll the past few years have taken on him.
China wants 10 Pacific nations to endorse sweeping agreement

China wants 10 Pacific nations to endorse sweeping agreement

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — China wants 10 small Pacific nations to endorse a sweeping agreement covering everything from security to fisheries in what one leader warns is a “game-changing” bid by Beijing to wrest control of the region.

Literary 'superagent' Mort Janklow dies at 91

NEW YORK (AP) — Mort Janklow, a colorful former corporate attorney who raised high the power of the literary agent as he brokered big advances for publishing, political and entertainment leaders, from Ronald Reagan and Al Gore to David McCullough and