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President Donald Trump's 2018 Department of Defense budget includes a $52.7 billion increase in military spending for readiness and procurement of new systems.
It’s still early in the year, but the head of McCarran International said the airport is already on track to serve a record-setting number of airline passengers in 2017.
Old World coffee giant Lavazza is buying control of Kicking Horse Coffee, the company known for its cheekily named blends that can trace its roots to a garage in the ...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended up slightly on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 hitting a record high close, after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed policymakers view a rate hik
EDMONTON - Alberta's NDP government on Wednesday tabled the first major overhaul of the province's workplace rules in almost 30 years. Here are some of the proposed changes in the ......
TORONTO - A painting by the late Quebec artist Jean Paul Riopelle has sold for more than $7.4 million, good for second on the list of Canada's most expensive works ...
EDMONTON - The first major overhaul of the province's workplace rules in almost 30 years proposes that Albertans be allowed to take unpaid leave to look after themselves and loved ...
Dow Jones Industrials High: 21,022.82 Low: 20,933.58 Close: 21,012.42 Change: +74.51 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2404.39 +5.97 NYSE Index: 11,621.23 +16.61 Nasdaq Composite Index:
OTTAWA - In a brightly lit room off a busy highway in Toronto, about a dozen Conservative party workers are now seated around a square conference table, slicing open the ...
BURNABY, B.C. - The federal government is taking the first step in protecting an area that contains rare, chimney-like hydrothermal vents off British Columbia's coast. The Ministry of Fisheries and O
NEW YORK (Reuters) - French bank BNP Paribas on Wednesday agreed to pay $350 million to New York’s banking watchdog to resolve a probe of misconduct in its foreign exchange business, which the regulat
Cuts in mental health statewide is a negative, but it could benefit the effort to receive grants to start pilot mental health drug court programs.             
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday: Intuit Inc., up $8.68 to $137.83 The accounting software maker reported better results than investors expected, along with
HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. prosecutors say a Chinese company paid Houston-based employees of an engineering company to steal formulas on a type of foam used in offshore drilling. Seven people were charged i
Johnson & Johnson has reached a $33 million settlement with 42 states, resolving allegations the health care giant sold numerous nonprescription medicines that didn’t meet federal quality
(Reuters) - HP Inc , which was created through the breakup of Hewlett-Packard Co, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, boosted by a stabilizing PC market and a recovery in its printer busi
Highlights at the close Wednesday at world financial market trading. Stocks: S&P/TSX Composite Index _ 15,419.49, down 57.45 points Dow _ 21,012.42, up 74.51 points S&P 500_ 2,404.39, up 5.97 poin
Ford Motor Co. will pay new CEO Jim Hackett $1.8 million. Hackett was introduced Monday to replace Mark Fields.             
OTTAWA - The Trudeau government is opening the competition for its $950-million "supercluster" program that aims to bring together industry and academia as a way to lift the innovation economy. Econo
WASHINGTON — Trump’s budget director insists the administration’s spending plans won’t cut Medicaid money, but by any conventional measure of federal financing the health care progr
Pandora – The World of Avatar, the new land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom that’s been in soft opening recently, is set on a moon – and it will be populated by Alpha Centauri Expeditions travel guides. Gi
The average value for the Canadian dollar on Wednesday was 74.29 cents US, up 0.16 of a cent from Tuesday. The U.S. dollar was at C$1.3460, down 0.30 of a cent. Pound ...
Former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps was sentenced to 235 months in prison and fined $100,000 for a bribery scandal.              
(Reuters) - HP Inc , which was created through the breakup of Hewlett-Packard Co, reported its third straight rise in quarterly revenue as it benefited from a stabilizing market for personal computers
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended up slightly on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 hitting a record high close, after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed policymakers view a rate hik
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co.’s new CEO got a $1 million bonus when he took on his new role this week. CEO Jim Hackett will have a base salary of $1.8 million per year. That’s the same ba
Canada Bond yields for Wednesday as of 4 p.m. (previous day in brackets): One-month: 0.465% (0.465%) Three-month: 0.51% (0.505%) Six-month: 0.55% (0.54%) One-year: 0.64% (0.605%) Two-year: 0.719%
(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday that new Chief Executive James Hackett is eligible for at least $13.4 million in total annual compensation.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video
Last year, the then-rookie won the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, coasting to finish line and out of fuel. The former Formula One racer is starting third this year, and has an even better chan
Construction workers scurried amid members of the media and bloggers as preparation continued at Universal Orlando's Volcano Bay water park – as media members toured the entire facility for the first
Universal Orlando’s Volcano Bay showed off plenty of its food offerings Wednesday at a media preview of the new water park at the theme-park resort. Much as the design theme of the park is south seas,
NEW YORK - Ask Americans what they think about the news media, and be prepared for some thumbs down. But a new poll out Wednesday suggests the attitudes are a ...
The Ukrainian side, within the framework of the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group, has demanded the admission of the representatives of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to the entire te
BRUSSELS – The implementation of the Minsk peace accords will be raised at the NATO summit in Brussels on May 25, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said. “I expect several Allies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers agreed they should hold off on raising interest rates until they see evidence that a recent economic slowdown was transitory, minutes from thei
More than 27 months after pleading guilty, former state Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps sentenced to almost 20 years in prison.              
COQUITLAM, B.C. - A psychiatrist says a man found not criminally responsible because of a mental illness after killing his three children is making slow progress but still struggles with ......
(Reuters) - General Motors Co will slash headcount in its international headquarters in Singapore as part of its efforts to reduce exposure to unprofitable and unpromising markets.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If President Donald Trump's budget does touch off an economic boom that pushes growth up to 3 percent a year as it assumes, the government's borrowing is likely to cost much mor
VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC and non-member oil producers are set to extend output cuts on Thursday, possibly by as long as 12 months, to help clear a global stocks overhang and prop up crude prices.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were volatile but still slightly higher on Wednesday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed policymakers agreed they should hold off on raising r
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal appeals judges are divided as they hear arguments over whether the president should be able to more easily fire the head of the government’s consumer finance watchdog
In addition to seeking the injunction Vincent O'Donoghue seeks a declaration from the High Court that the proposed sale is contrary to the common good and is unlawful.
Injuries at the carmaker's sole auto-assembly factory were 31% above the industry average in 2015. Increased attention to safety comes as Tesla plans one of the fastest expansions in the history of U.
Increased attention to safety at the carmaker's sole auto-assembly facility comes as Tesla works to ramp up one of the fastest expansions in the history of U.S. auto production.
Las Vegas has about $15 billion worth of construction projects that are planned, proposed or under construction, Jeremy Aguero, a principal at Las Vegas-based Applied Analysis said on Wednesday, speak
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House budget director Mick Mulvaney warned lawmakers on Wednesday that they may have to vote to increase the government’s borrowing authority sooner than previously thou
CHICAGO (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc executives faced disgruntled company and contracted employees at its annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday, as the airline tried to repair its p
MONTREAL - Bombardier and Triumph have reached a settlement about five months after the U.S. aerospace supplier filed a $455-million lawsuit against the Quebec-based aircraft manufacturer. Details of
NEW YORK — A proposal to curtail the nation’s food-stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and d
NEW YORK (AP) — A proposal to curtail the nation’s food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets
While research is limited, several studies have indicated that fidgeting may reduce the health risks associated with spending extended time sitting at your desk.
Amazon will open its seventh bookstore on Thursday in New York, the company's first brick-and-mortar location in the home city of America's publishing industry. The 4,000-square-foot store, near t
MONCTON, N.B. - TD has announced plans for a new call centre in Moncton, N.B., that the provincial government says will create up to 575 full-time jobs. The Toronto-based bank will ...
MONTREAL - A Montreal police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a man in a drug raid last year. Christian Gilbert hit Jean-Pierre Bony in the head ...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York state regulators have fined French bank BNP Paribas $350 million, alleging bank employees for years manipulated global currency markets to benefit themselves at the expense o
Most Federal Reserve monetary policymakers indicated they were ready for another small interest rate hike -- perhaps as soon as next month -- if economic data strengthened as expected following a
AYALA Land Premier, the upscale brand of listed developer Ayala Land Inc., remains optimistic about its prospects in Cebu, as its economy continues to grow, reflected in more empowered middle and high
These are the 10 highest-paid women CEOs for 2016, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. ___ 1. Virginia Rometty International Business Machines Corp. $32.3 mi
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