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Starbucks appears likely to win Supreme Court dispute with federal labor agency

Starbucks appears likely to win Supreme Court dispute with federal labor agency

The U.S. Supreme Court appeared to side with Starbucks Tuesday in a case that could make it harder for the federal government to seek injunctions when it suspects a company of interfering in unionization campaigns .
Nova Scotia Power estimates scaled-down version of Atlantic Loop to cost $700 million

Nova Scotia Power estimates scaled-down version of Atlantic Loop to cost $700 million

HALIFAX — The current estimate for what has become known as a scaled-down version of the Atlantic Loop electrical grid project is about $700 million, the head of Nova Scotia’s private power utility said Tuesday.
Rideshare platform Uber expands to Newfoundland and Labrador

Rideshare platform Uber expands to Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Uber Technologies Inc. says it has brought its ridesharing platform to Newfoundland and Labrador. The U.S. tech company says its services will be available throughout the Avalon Peninsula with St.
Doctors ask Liberal government to reconsider capital gains tax change

Doctors ask Liberal government to reconsider capital gains tax change

OTTAWA — The Canadian Medical Association is asking the federal government to reconsider its proposed changes to capital gains taxation, arguing they will affect doctors' retirement savings.
Minnesota and other Democratic-led states lead pushback on censorship. They're banning the book ban

Minnesota and other Democratic-led states lead pushback on censorship. They're banning the book ban

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A movement to ban book bans is gaining steam in Minnesota and several other states, in contrast to the trend playing out in more conservative states where book challenges have soared to their highest levels in decades.
General Motors reports strong first-quarter profits as prices help offset small US sales dip

General Motors reports strong first-quarter profits as prices help offset small US sales dip

DETROIT (AP) — Despite a small dip in U.S. vehicle sales, General Motors' first-quarter net income rose more than 25% on strong deliveries of pickup trucks and other higher-profit vehicles.
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Nonfiction 1. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 2. The Anxious Generation by Jonathan Haidt, narrated by Sean Pratt and the author (Penguin Audio) 3.
With graduation near, colleges seek to balance safety and students' right to protest Gaza war

With graduation near, colleges seek to balance safety and students' right to protest Gaza war

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The University of Michigan is informing students of the rules for upcoming graduation ceremonies: Banners and flags are not allowed. Protests are OK but in designated areas away from the cap-and-gown festivities.
Lithuanian soprano Asmik Grigorian makes belated Metropolitan Opera debut as Madame Butterfly

Lithuanian soprano Asmik Grigorian makes belated Metropolitan Opera debut as Madame Butterfly

NEW YORK (AP) — Asmik Grigorian laughs when she recalls that she had been singing professionally for more than a decade when the International Opera Awards proclaimed her the “best young female singer” of 2016.
Equifax Canada testing use of rental payment data for credit scores

Equifax Canada testing use of rental payment data for credit scores

TORONTO — Equifax Canada is exploring how rent data could factor in to credit scores to help make credit and financial services accessible to more people.