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TD Bank Group reports profits down 22 per cent on anti-money laundering hit

TD Bank Group reports profits down 22 per cent on anti-money laundering hit

TORONTO — TD Bank Group's second-quarter profit fell 22 per cent from last year as it booked costs related to a high-profile failure of its U.S. anti-money laundering program.
US applications for jobless benefits fall as labor market continues to thrive

US applications for jobless benefits fall as labor market continues to thrive

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week as layoffs remained historically low despite the Federal Reserve's efforts to loosen the labor market.
Lightspeed Commerce signs deal to integrate Uber Eats, Uber Direct into its platform

Lightspeed Commerce signs deal to integrate Uber Eats, Uber Direct into its platform

MONTREAL — Lightspeed Commerce Inc. has signed a North American partnership deal with Uber to integrate Uber Direct and Uber Eats marketplace into its platform.
'Control, consent, compensation': Voice actors express concern over AI in video games

'Control, consent, compensation': Voice actors express concern over AI in video games

A recent dispute over the use of a voice similar to Hollywood actor Scarlett Johansson by the maker of ChatGPT is another example of the complexities of generative artificial intelligence and the ethical debate around the technology.
Nvidia's profit soars, underscoring its dominance in chips for artificial intelligence

Nvidia's profit soars, underscoring its dominance in chips for artificial intelligence

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nvidia on Wednesday overshot Wall Street estimates as its profit skyrocketed, bolstered by the chipmaking dominance that has made the company an icon of the artificial intelligence boom.
WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on bag

WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on bag

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines plans to launch a new cheaper fare category that would be available to travellers willing to fly without a carry-on bag.
U.S. existing home sales drop 1.9% in April, pushed lower by high rates and high prices

U.S. existing home sales drop 1.9% in April, pushed lower by high rates and high prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — High mortgage rates and rising prices continued to put a damper on the spring homebuying season last month. Existing home sales fell 1.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.14 million in April from a revised 4.
Families of Uvalde school shooting victims are suing Texas state police over botched response

Families of Uvalde school shooting victims are suing Texas state police over botched response

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The families of 19 of the victims in the Uvalde elementary school shooting in Texas on Wednesday filed a $500 million federal lawsuit against nearly 100 state police officers who were part of the botched law enforcement response
WestJet turning to used plane market to offset Boeing delivery delays: CEO

WestJet turning to used plane market to offset Boeing delivery delays: CEO

CALGARY — WestJet has its eye on a number of used aircraft it hopes to add to its fleet to offset delays on pending aircraft deliveries from Boeing, the CEO of the Calgary-based carrier said.
Nashville council rejects proposed sign for Morgan Wallen's new bar, decrying his behavior

Nashville council rejects proposed sign for Morgan Wallen's new bar, decrying his behavior

NASHVILLE, Tenn.