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Seven stories in the news for Wednesday, June 28 ——— FEDS CONFIDENT OF SOFTWOOD VICTORY New U.S. anti-dumping duties on Canadian softwood announced this week were lower than expected and that has N
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Six weeks ago, David Webb, an activist investor and former director of the Hong Kong exchange, issued a report titled "The Engima Network: 50 stocks not to own". On Tuesday, most
VANCOUVER - The text of Chief Dan George's speech "A Lament for Confederation:" How long have I known you, Oh Canada? A hundred years? Yes, a hundred years. And many, ...
VANCOUVER - Leonard George remembers the first time he heard his father, Chief Dan George, deliver his moving and prophetic speech on indigenous rights, "A Lament for Confederation." It was 1967 ...
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - The fate of an man charged with killing a father, his toddler and a senior in southwestern Alberta is expected to be handed over to a jury ...
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - The jury in gruesome Alberta triple murder trial has a difficult road ahead even after they finish their deliberations, says a former juror who suffered post-traumatic stress ...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch electronics and health care technology company Philips says it has an agreement to buy The Spectranetics Corporation in a deal worth 1.9 billion euros ($2.2 billio
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese and European Union negotiators meeting in Tokyo aim to reach a free trade deal that would stand against a protectionist tide threatening the global economy, and make the Uni
Rolls-Royce reveals Dawn Black Badge, the third in the series created with the younger and perhaps slightly edgier patron in mind, at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch healthcare company Philips has agreed to buy U.S.-based Spectranetics Corp , a maker of devices to treat heart disease, for 1.9 billion euros ($2.16 billion) including deb
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Philips , the Dutch medical equipment maker, said on Wednesday it will acquire U.S.-based Spectranetics Corp for 1.9 billion euros ($2.16 billion), including debt, in a deal agr
NEW YORK (AP) — The Empire State Building in New York City is lit up in burgundy and white for Qatar Airways amid a diplomatic dispute with Qatar. The top of the Empire State Building was lit in the
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc said on Wednesday it hoped to catch up with Philip Morris International Inc in smokeless tobacco by expanding the number of smoke-free restaurants and public plac
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. pipeline operators are selling their underused space at steep discounts to keep crude flowing - angering shippers and distorting an already opaque market for oil trading.
PARIS - A new, highly virulent strain of malicious software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government ......
TORONTO - A fibre-optic probe can detect errant cancer cells within healthy tissue during brain tumour surgery with close to 100 per cent accuracy and sensitivity, reducing the risk of ......
Presidents of U.S. public colleges and universities saw their earnings climb by 5.3 percent last year, with several of them topping $1 million, according to an annual survey. The Chronicle of Higher
RANGELEY, Maine - A public relations company representing Saddleback Mountain ski area says the ski mountain is being sold after being shuttered for the past two winter seasons. The owners, Bill ....
Programs promoting a skills-based labor market are gaining momentum and changing the way people are hired and trained for tech and other jobs.
If the world is ever to achieve net-zero carbon emissions, societies must develop the technology to capture emissions that can't be avoided, an International Energy Agency expert said in Chicago Monda
The company’s admission that it had not completed a deal with its chosen buyers came as a rival bidder, Western Digital, said it had submitted a new offer.
CALGARY - The co-founder of an Alberta oil and gas company has been sentenced to five years in prison for defrauding Arcan Resources Ltd., which he established with his brother ......
MONTREAL - Quebec's police watchdog is investigating a police shooting in Montreal on Tuesday evening that claimed the life of a 58-year-old man. The Independent Investigations Bureau say police were
REGINA - The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan says concerns about suicide rates among farmers and mental health supports are starting to get some attention. On the weekend, Kim Kell
Ms. Palin contends that The Times “violated the law and its own policies” when it linked her in an editorial to a mass shooting in January 2011.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics and energy giant Toshiba has delayed its deadline for reaching an agreement on selling its lucrative computer memory chip business. The company said Wednesday negoti
CHIBA, Japan (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp faced shareholders at its annual meeting on Wednesday with no deal in hand for the sale of its prized flash memory chip unit and a long list of humiliati
SmackDown Live news, notes and in-depth business analysis after Money in the Bank rematch on June 27, 2017.
Rents in the Seattle area keep climbing, even though the city is getting a record number of new apartments and rents across the country have stopped growing.
WASHINGTON - A House panel approved legislation Tuesday that would split off management of the nation's skies from the Federal Aviation Administration and give that responsibility to an independent, n
Seven large U.S. tech companies wrote to the EU’s antitrust watchdog urging it to go ahead with what ended up being a record fine on the world’s most-used search engine for obstructing competition an
San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch believes Colin Kaepernick wants to play football, and he offered advice to the activist quarterback as to how to communicate with NFL teams.
This ransomware attack, a more sophisticated assault based on a vulnerability exploited in May, hit companies across the globe.
The ferocious response on Tuesday to a breakdown in editorial procedures was a reminder of the network’s unique role as a nemesis for the president.
It’s common to take two or three years, sometimes longer, to develop new uniforms for airline crews because the jobs can be physically demanding while the clothes must be both utilitarian and attract
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares slumped on Wednesday after Wall Street was knocked hard in the wake of a delay to a U.S. healthcare reform vote, while the euro rallied after European Central Bank Presi
LAVAL, Que. - The Competition Bureau of Canada is giving the green light to Alimentation Couche-Tard (TSX.ATD.B) to purchase its American fuel and convenience store rival CST Brands Inc., provided ...
A preview of Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum which will open on December 9.              
Facebook said Tuesday that it deleted about 66,000 posts a week in the last two months as the social media giant cracks down on what it deems to be hate speech.
It has been a rough, scandal-filled year for Uber. But don’t expect John Zimmer, Lyft’s president, to gloat about his competitor’s misfortunes.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jury selection in the New York trial of former drug company executive Martin Shkreli will enter its third day Wednesday, after some potential jurors said they could not be fair to
Environmentalists strongly supported the rule, which was a key conservation initiative of the Obama administration. But landowners and developers have bitterly opposed it.
The 23-year-old blogger who received a cease-and-desist order from Zillow has retained lawyers working pro bono, and she hopes her website will go back live this week.
Steve Wynn’s Strip property, Wynn Las Vegas, is running a series of so-called master classes to introduce people to the personalities and back rooms of the 12-year old establishment while giving
Credit-repair services promise to help consumers fix their credit scores, but there’s only so much they can do. They can help clear up inaccurate or outdated information on a consumer’s credit rep
NEW YORK (AP) — A bankruptcy court filing shows the estates of Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff’s (MAY’-dawfz) two sons will get to keep nearly $4 million once about $18 million in ass
The Las Vegas Club opened for business Tuesday. But it was closed before the lunch buffets ended downtown.
The Las Vegas Club opened for business Tuesday. But by the time you read this in print, it already will have closed.
Tim Westergren, a co-founder of the internet radio pioneer, is leaving as the struggling company as it accepts a $480 million investment from Sirius XM.
CHIBA, Japan (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp is expected to face the wrath of shareholders at its annual meeting on Wednesday after failing to sign a deal to sell its flash memory chip unit by a sel
The European Union is demanding Google stop skewing search results to favor its own shopping site             
WASHINGTON - Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts about whether President Donald Trump and the
The Swiss food giant, which said its plans to buy back up to $21 billion of its shares were not prompted by Third Point’s suggestions, also said it could pursue acquisitions.
ERIN, Ont. - Police in Ontario are looking for a group of suspects who took a horse statue from a park and put it on the roof of a nearby ......
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The trustee recouping money for Bernard Madoff's victims on Tuesday announced nearly $371 million of new settlements with two groups of offshore funds that invested with the impri
The Food and Drug Administration said it's taking steps to boost the number of generic prescription drugs on the market in an effort to make medicines more affordable and to prevent price gouging.
NEW YORK - The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times EDT): 6:20 p.m. A Pennsylvania health care system says it is taking steps to ...
The report examines the culture that allowed so many reports of sexual abuse to go unheeded by the sport's American governing body.
Fiat Chrysler showed off new offerings for 2018 at its annual What's New event at its Chelsea Proving Grounds.             
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