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Supreme Court strikes down Trump-era ban on bump stocks, gun accessories used in 2017 Vegas massacre

Supreme Court strikes down Trump-era ban on bump stocks, gun accessories used in 2017 Vegas massacre

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday struck down a Trump-era ban on bump stocks , a gun accessory that allows semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns and was used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
US consumer sentiment falls for third month on concerns about persistent inflation

US consumer sentiment falls for third month on concerns about persistent inflation

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer sentiment fell in June for the third straight month as Americans took a dimmer view of their own finances and worried about persistent inflation.
Stock market today: Wall Street opens lower, pulling back from record highs

Stock market today: Wall Street opens lower, pulling back from record highs

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street after closing at a series of record highs. The S&P 500 fell 0.3% in the early going Friday, but is still holding on to a gain for the week. The Nasdaq composite fell 0.2%.
Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales up 2.4% in April

Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales up 2.4% in April

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales, excluding petroleum, petroleum products, and other hydrocarbons and excluding oilseed and grain, rose 2.4 per cent to $83.3 billion in April.
Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales up 1.1% at $70.8B in April

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales up 1.1% at $70.8B in April

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose 1.1 per cent to $70.8 billion in April, helped by gains in sales of transportation equipment, primary metals and chemical products. The increase followed a decline of 1.8 per cent in March.
Pope Francis becomes the first pontiff to address the Group of Seven nations, talking about AI

Pope Francis becomes the first pontiff to address the Group of Seven nations, talking about AI

BARI, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis became the first pontiff to address the Group of Seven nations on Friday, raising the promise and perils of artificial intelligence to the leaders of the world’s leading industrialized nations.
Elon Musk wins back his $44.9 billion Tesla pay package in shareholder vote

Elon Musk wins back his $44.9 billion Tesla pay package in shareholder vote

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla shareholders voted Thursday to restore CEO Elon Musk's record $44.
Ontario awarded nearly $1M in contracts for business case on moving science centre

Ontario awarded nearly $1M in contracts for business case on moving science centre

TORONTO — Ontario awarded nearly $1 million in contracts to various companies to write a business case on moving the Ontario Science Centre to Ontario Place on Toronto's waterfront, The Canadian Press has learned.
B.C. politicians ask for audit of $3.86 billion North Shore water treatment plant

B.C. politicians ask for audit of $3.86 billion North Shore water treatment plant

VANCOUVER — A group of local politicians from B.C.'s Lower Mainland are asking the provincial auditor general to investigate how the cost of a wastewater treatment plant could balloon to $3.86 billion.
Bank CEOs push back on MP calls to reduce oil and gas funding

Bank CEOs push back on MP calls to reduce oil and gas funding

The CEOs of Canada's five biggest banks stuck to the message that they're committed to help in the energy transition as they were questioned by a parliamentary committee Thursday about their impacts on climate change.