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Morgan Freeman interviews police recruits in Alabama town

Morgan Freeman interviews police recruits in Alabama town

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — The latest batch of police recruits in an Alabama beach town faced an interview board that included law enforcement experts and a civilian who was recognizable by his voice if not by his face: Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman.
Crave stocks up on Bollywood movies as it expands on international fare

Crave stocks up on Bollywood movies as it expands on international fare

TORONTO — Crave is digging into the vaults of Bollywood cinema as it looks to stock its digital library with more international fare.

Literary magazine The Believer to shut down in 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's most acclaimed and innovative literary magazines is shutting down. The Believer, founded nearly 20 years ago, had been part of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' College of Liberal Arts since 2017.
Annual inflation rate hits 4.4 per cent in September, Statistics Canada says

Annual inflation rate hits 4.4 per cent in September, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — The cost to put food on the table and gasoline in the car pushed up the cost of living in September, lifting the annual pace of price increases to a near two-decade high with no clear end in sight to the elevated readings.
Review: ‘Harder They Fall’ updates the Western, with style

Review: ‘Harder They Fall’ updates the Western, with style

These. People. Existed. Those three words — and that very emphatic punctuation — appear onscreen at the beginning of “The Harder They Fall,” setting a definitive tone for this stylish and bold new Western by Jeymes Samuel.

Fed survey finds economy facing supply chain, other drags

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve reports that the economy faced a number of headwinds at the start of this month, ranging from supply chain disruptions and labor shortages to uncertainty about the delta variant of COVID.
Russians to stay off work for a week as virus deaths rise

Russians to stay off work for a week as virus deaths rise

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered most Russians to stay off work for a week starting later this month amid rising COVID-19 infections and deaths, and he strongly urged reluctant citizens to get vaccinated.
Review: 'The French Dispatch' is a film of 4 quirky stories

Review: 'The French Dispatch' is a film of 4 quirky stories

There’s a line that Bill Murray’s Harold Ross-like character Arthur Howitzer Jr, the editor of The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun, says a few times in Wes Anderson’s new movie that I can’t stop thinking about.
Biden administration move could block Minnesota copper mine

Biden administration move could block Minnesota copper mine

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Biden administration dealt a serious blow Wednesday to the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, ordering a study that could lead to a 20-year ban on mining upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe A
Jill Biden speaks candidly about challenges of her role

Jill Biden speaks candidly about challenges of her role

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden spoke candidly Wednesday about the challenges of her job as first lady and the unexpected scrutiny she has experienced in a position she never imagined having when she was young.