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Musk: Doubt about spam accounts could scuttle Twitter deal

Musk: Doubt about spam accounts could scuttle Twitter deal

LONDON (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his deal to buy Twitter can't move forward unless the company shows public proof that less than 5% of the accounts on the social media platform are fake or spam.
Retail sales rise 0.9% in April as consumers show resilience

Retail sales rise 0.9% in April as consumers show resilience

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose 0.9% in April, a solid increase that underscores Americans' ability to keep ramping up spending even as inflation persists at nearly a 40-year high.
Mariupol fighters in Russian hands; both sides claim wins

Mariupol fighters in Russian hands; both sides claim wins

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters, including wounded men carried out on stretchers, left the vast steel plant in Mariupol where they mounted a dogged last stand and turned themselves over to Russian hands, signaling the beginning of
Tim Hortons reprises marketing collaboration with Justin Bieber, launches Biebs Brew

Tim Hortons reprises marketing collaboration with Justin Bieber, launches Biebs Brew

A match made in marketing heaven between Tim Hortons and Justin Bieber is back with a new French vanilla-flavoured chilled coffee. Biebs Brew is the pop star's rendition of the coffee chain's cold brew coffee launched last year.
Home Depot overcomes slow start to year, rising home prices

Home Depot overcomes slow start to year, rising home prices

Home Depot's first-quarter sales improved despite a slow spring start and the home improvement chain raised its full-year guidance. Revenue increased about 4% to $38.
Walmart profit hit as inflation afflicts low-wage earners

Walmart profit hit as inflation afflicts low-wage earners

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart reported stronger sales for the first quarter, but its profit took a beating as the nation's largest retailer grappled with surging inflation on food and fuel and higher costs from a snarled global supply chain.
Average price for gasoline in Canada tops $2 a litre for first time

Average price for gasoline in Canada tops $2 a litre for first time

Gasoline prices are showing no signs of letting up as the average price in Canada tops $2 a litre for the first time. Natural Resources Canada says the average price across the country for regular gasoline hit $2.
Ukraine says mission at Mariupol steel mill is complete

Ukraine says mission at Mariupol steel mill is complete

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The regiment that doggedly defended a steel mill as Ukraine's last stronghold in the port city of Mariupol completed its mission Monday after more than 260 fighters, including some badly wounded, were evacuated and taken to areas
Judge: California's women on boards law is unconstitutional

Judge: California's women on boards law is unconstitutional

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California’s landmark law requiring women on corporate boards is unconstitutional.
NBC, Fox offer fall television plans, to a point amid change

NBC, Fox offer fall television plans, to a point amid change

NEW YORK (AP) — Something was missing when Fox announced its plans for the fall television season: a schedule.
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