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Silicon Valley-backed voter plan for new California city qualifies for November ballot

Silicon Valley-backed voter plan for new California city qualifies for November ballot

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Silicon Valley-backed initiative to build a green city for up to 400,000 people in the San Francisco Bay Area has qualified for the Nov. 5 ballot, elections officials said Tuesday.
Judges hear Elizabeth Holmes' appeal of fraud conviction while she remains in Texas prison

Judges hear Elizabeth Holmes' appeal of fraud conviction while she remains in Texas prison

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A panel of federal judges spent two hours on Tuesday wrestling with a series of legal issues raised in an attempt to overturn a fraud conviction that sent Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to prison after a meteoric rise to Silicon V
Iconic B.C. museum reopens after 'cutting-edge' 18-month seismic upgrade

Iconic B.C. museum reopens after 'cutting-edge' 18-month seismic upgrade

VANCOUVER — Working on the $40-million seismic upgrade for one of Canada's most prominent museums was an intensely personal experience for architect Nick Milkovich.
New research explores how a short trip to space affects the human body

New research explores how a short trip to space affects the human body

DALLAS (AP) — Space tourists experience some of the same body changes as astronauts who spend months in orbit, according to new studies published Tuesday.
Environment Canada predicts warm summer across country, especially the east

Environment Canada predicts warm summer across country, especially the east

Environment Canada is predicting a warmer-than-usual summer for the entire country, with the provinces east of Manitoba sweltering the most.
Thousands of drivers file arbitration claims against Amazon for unpaid wages and other losses

Thousands of drivers file arbitration claims against Amazon for unpaid wages and other losses

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of delivery drivers filed legal claims against Amazon on Tuesday, alleging the company’s classification of them as independent contractors instead of employees has led to unpaid wages and other financial losses.
Oilers' Carrick fined for slash on Kulikov in Game 2 of Stanley Cup final

Oilers' Carrick fined for slash on Kulikov in Game 2 of Stanley Cup final

Oilers forward Sam Carrick has been fined for slashing Panthers defenceman Dmitry Kulikov late in Edmonton's 4-1 loss to Florida in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final. The NHL's department of player safety handed Carrick a US$2,213.
4,000-year-old Greek hilltop site mystifies archaeologists. It could spell trouble for new airport

4,000-year-old Greek hilltop site mystifies archaeologists. It could spell trouble for new airport

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A big, round, 4,000-year-old stone building discovered on a Cretan hilltop is puzzling archaeologists and threatening to disrupt a major airport project on the Greek tourist island.
Key new features coming to Apple's iOS 18 this fall

Key new features coming to Apple's iOS 18 this fall

Apple announced a slew of new features for iOS 18 at Monday's developers conference event, many of which are designed to enhance the Siri assistant and bring artificial intelligence tools to iPhone users.
Apple Pay will have more payment options this fall and will also welcome Windows, Chrome users

Apple Pay will have more payment options this fall and will also welcome Windows, Chrome users

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. plans to add several new features to Apple Pay and Apple Wallet later this year that will more deeply integrate financing, rewards, and buy now, pay later options into the iPhone.