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Telus posts double-digit profit and revenue growth in second quarter

Telus posts double-digit profit and revenue growth in second quarter

VANCOUVER — Telus Corp. posted double-digit profit and revenue increases in its latest quarter a day after announcing the acquisition of new spectrum licences for $1.95 billion.

Ship tied to Israel billionaire reportedly attacked off Oman

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire reportedly came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, authorities said Friday, as details about the incident remained few.
European economy grows 2%, ending double-dip recession

European economy grows 2%, ending double-dip recession

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe emerged from a double-dip recession in the second quarter with stronger than expected growth of 2.
Ex-Sen. Levin, Michigan’s longest-serving senator, has died

Ex-Sen. Levin, Michigan’s longest-serving senator, has died

DETROIT (AP) — Former Sen. Carl Levin, a powerful voice on military issues in Washington and a staunch supporter of the auto industry back home in Michigan during his record tenure in the U.S. Senate, has died. He was 87.
Carl Levin, Michigan's longest-serving senator, dies at 87

Carl Levin, Michigan's longest-serving senator, dies at 87

DETROIT (AP) — Famous for gazing over eyeglasses worn on the end of his nose, Carl Levin seemed at ease wherever he went, whether attending a college football game back home in Michigan or taking on a multibillion-dollar corporation before cameras on
Fire erupts at warehouse of Brazil's national film institute

Fire erupts at warehouse of Brazil's national film institute

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A government warehouse storing movies, documents and antique projectors from Brazil's film industry caught fire Thursday night in Sao Paulo.
New Russian lab briefly knocks space station out of position

New Russian lab briefly knocks space station out of position

MOSCOW — A newly arrived Russian science lab briefly knocked the International Space Station out of position Thursday when it accidentally fired its thrusters.
Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over ‘Black Widow’ release

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over ‘Black Widow’ release

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson is suing the Walt Disney Co. over its streaming release of “Black Widow,” which she said breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings.
Biden orders tough new vaccination rules for federal workers

Biden orders tough new vaccination rules for federal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new pandemic requirements aimed at boosting vaccination rates for millions of federal workers and contractors as he lamented the “American tragedy” of rising-yet-preventable deaths
Ottawa raises $8.9 billion for 5G wireless licences in 3,500 MHz spectrum auction

Ottawa raises $8.9 billion for 5G wireless licences in 3,500 MHz spectrum auction

The federal government raised $8.9 billion in a licence auction for a key band of 5G wireless spectrum in results announced after the close of markets Thursday.