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Publisher pauses release of new Philip Roth biography

Publisher pauses release of new Philip Roth biography

NEW YORK — The publisher of a new, bestselling biography about Philip Roth has temporarily halted the book’s shipping and promotion as its author, Blake Bailey, faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment and abuse.

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible bestsellers for the week ending April 16th: Nonfiction 1. Beginner’s Mind by Yo-Yo Ma, performed by the author (Audible Originals) 2. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 3.
Court asked to step in as SanLing Energy warns it intends to stop operations

Court asked to step in as SanLing Energy warns it intends to stop operations

CALGARY — The Alberta Energy Regulator says troubled oil and gas producer SanLing Energy Ltd. has warned it will cease operations as of April 30.
New rules would allow N.L. to cut bonuses at provincial energy corporation Nalcor

New rules would allow N.L. to cut bonuses at provincial energy corporation Nalcor

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is proposing new rules that would end the big bonuses regularly paid to executives at provincial corporation Nalcor Energy.
Bank of Canada keeps rate on hold, sees brighter economic outlook

Bank of Canada keeps rate on hold, sees brighter economic outlook

OTTAWA — The bank of Canada provided a rosy revision to its economic outlook Wednesday but kept its key rate at 0.25 per cent in a sign that it won't count its chickens before they hatch.
Cirque du Soleil plans reopening of shows after shutting down due to the pandemic

Cirque du Soleil plans reopening of shows after shutting down due to the pandemic

MONTREAL — Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group says it is resuming shows after being closed for more than a year due to the pandemic. The company says "O" at the Bellagio and Mystere at Treasure Island will reopen this summer in Las Vegas.
Freeland urges patience as business looks for answers on reopening border, economy

Freeland urges patience as business looks for answers on reopening border, economy

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is urging Canadian companies to have patience as the federal government faces growing questions about its plan for reopening the economy and border.
Halifax author tackles notorious tale of N.S. family in new novel

Halifax author tackles notorious tale of N.S. family in new novel

Halifax author Becca Babcock's first novel, "One Who Has Been Here Before," is part of a recent resurgence of Atlantic gothic writing that subverts the region's idyllic image to tackle darker parts of the past.
Correction: Netflix Results story

Correction: Netflix Results story

SAN RAMON, Calif. — In a story April 20, 2021, about Netflix’s quarterly results, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a research firm. It is Third Bridge, not Third Bride. The Associated Press
Rogers CEO 'deeply disappointed' software upgrade caused wireless outage

Rogers CEO 'deeply disappointed' software upgrade caused wireless outage

TORONTO — The chief executive of Rogers Communications Inc. said Wednesday that he and his team are "deeply disappointed" by the widespread outage that affected many of its wireless customers this week.