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First major attempts to regulate AI face headwinds from all sides

First major attempts to regulate AI face headwinds from all sides

DENVER (AP) — Artificial intelligence is helping decide which Americans get the job interview, the apartment, even medical care, but the first major proposals to reign in bias in AI decision making are facing headwinds from every direction.
Social media searches play central role at jury selection for Trump's first criminal trial

Social media searches play central role at jury selection for Trump's first criminal trial

NEW YORK (AP) — When the first batch of potential jurors was brought in for Donald Trump's criminal trial this week, all the lawyers had to go on to size them up at first were their names and the answers they gave in court to a set of screening quest
Thousands of short-term rentals in B.C. go back to long-term May 1: B.C. government

Thousands of short-term rentals in B.C. go back to long-term May 1: B.C. government

LANGLEY, B.C. — British Columbia Premier David Eby is warning real estate investors and speculators that his government is tilting the rules towards families seeking homes as it tightens the rules on short-term rentals.
California governor pledges state oversight for cities, counties lagging on solving homelessness

California governor pledges state oversight for cities, counties lagging on solving homelessness

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly $200 million in grant money will go to California cities and counties to move homeless people from encampments into housing, Gov.
Alberta government announces plan to protect consumers from power price swings

Alberta government announces plan to protect consumers from power price swings

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is proposing measures, to take effect in January, that aim to protect power consumers from wild price swings.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. secures ballot access in battleground state of Michigan

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. secures ballot access in battleground state of Michigan

Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has secured a place on the ballot in the battleground state of Michigan, state officials confirmed Thursday, elevating his potential to affect the November election .
Judge in Trump case orders media not to report where potential jurors work

Judge in Trump case orders media not to report where potential jurors work

NEW YORK (AP) — The judge in Donald Trump's hush money trial ordered the media on Thursday not to report on where potential jurors have worked and to be careful about revealing information about those who will sit in judgment of the former president.
House leaders toil to advance Ukraine and Israel aid. But threats to oust speaker grow

House leaders toil to advance Ukraine and Israel aid. But threats to oust speaker grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — House congressional leaders were toiling Thursday on a delicate, bipartisan push toward weekend votes to approve a $95 billion package of foreign aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, as well as several other national security policie
Labour leader urges unions to expose Poilievre's working-class overtures as 'fraud'

Labour leader urges unions to expose Poilievre's working-class overtures as 'fraud'

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is a "fraud" for portraying himself as a friend of the working class, the head of the country's largest labour organization said Thursday, urging unions to do everything they can to expose him before the
Saskatchewan education minister apologizes for comment to woman whose daughter died

Saskatchewan education minister apologizes for comment to woman whose daughter died

REGINA — Saskatchewan’s education minister apologized in the legislature Thursday for rhetorically asking if he should give up his first-born child when speaking to a woman whose daughter died.
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