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Old typewriters gaining fans amid 'digital burnout'

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—Typewriter enthusiasts gather at an Albuquerque restaurant to experiment with vintage Smith Coronas.

Fans in Boston kneel in a city square and type stories about their lives during a pro-immigration demonstration.

A documentary on typewriters featuring Tom Hanks and musician John Mayer is set for release this summer.

McDonald’s ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Fast-food chain McDonald’s has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early.

The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to.

IOC marketing director Timo Lumme says “we understand that McDonald’s is looking to focus on different business priorities.”

Sweating a possible rate hike? Lock in your mortgage now, experts say

OTTAWA — Homeowners with variable rate mortgages losing sleep over the increased chatter about a potential interest rate hike by the Bank of Canada should consider locking their rates in now, mortgage experts say.

James Laird, co-founder of interest rate-comparison website RateHub, says in order to stick with the variable option you need to be able to handle fluctuating rates.

May's election gamble backfires

LONDON—British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament, throwing British politics into chaos.

The shock result could send Britain's negotiations to leave the European Union—due to start June 19—into disarray.

The pound lost more than two cents against the U.S. dollar.