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
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