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New golf course construction is down across the U.S., the natural byproduct of more than 4,000 facilities being added from 1986-2005. Major renovation work at existing properties is the rage in the in
GANANOQUE, Ont. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising government money for parks, conservation areas and the completion of the Trans Canada trail. He's in Thousand Islands National Park promot
TORONTO - Purolator has stopped accepting shipments ahead of a strike deadline Wednesday issued by the union representing some of the courier's employees. Teamsters Canada issued the 72-hour strike n
Operatives of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry were not supposed to be involved in protecting former State Duma deputy Denys Voronenkov in Ukraine, as this is not pa
FREDERICTON - Health officials in New Brunswick are encouraging the public to take precautions as norovirus circulates in the province. Dr. Jennifer Russell, acting chief medical officer of health, s
Oil companies that work internationally are accustomed to dealing with political risks. But the commercial risks – including unexpected changes to contracts – are often a bigger concern.
Archie Miller is now at Indiana, but it took the advice from another high-profile coach in John Calipari to help get him there. Miller consulted his brother Sean, the head coach at University of Arizo
Berlin – French Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon assailed European austerity policies as he met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on March 28, arguing that they have helped fuel the rise of
OTTAWA - Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz used a history lesson Tuesday to make a case for a policy mix frequently promoted by the federal government — an openness to more foreign investment, imm
The investments at plants in Romeo and Wayne will support the automakers' new Ranger and Bronco vehicles.             
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks struggled for direction on Tuesday as investors chose to look beyond President Donald Trump's first major policy setback, while awaiting comments from several Federal Reserve o
Europe’s top court on March 28 upheld European Union sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict, including on its largest oil group Rosneft, in a ruling that asserts the court’s jurisdi
The World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic "Donkey Kong" that launched Mario's plumbing career to the 2006 living room hit
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's decision to cut tax paid by national oil giant Saudi Aramco has increased its value by $1 trillion, an analyst estimated on Tuesday ahead of Aramco's initial public of
In Apalachicola, Fla., residents are divided over how to solve a lack of affordable housing. Some advocate converting early examples of African-American architecture.
The higher export council at the Council of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) believes that stress tests of state-run banks should be conducted each six months. The proposal is outlined in the list o
Follow the money on why the Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas. The Raiders generated $69 million in stadium revenue during 2015 or less than half the league average. The Cowboys pocketed $440 mi
Follow the money on why the Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas. The Raiders generated $69 million in stadium revenue during 2015 or less than half the league average. The Cowboys pocketed $440 mi
For the fifth straight month, Greater Seattle has registered the sharpest home price increases of any major market in the country, as home costs soared at their fastest pace in three years.
LITOVEL, Czech Republic (AP) — As vinyl records make a global comeback, so do turntables. The biggest maker of quality turntables, a company in the Czech Republic called SEV Litovel, has increased it
Official exchange rate of Azerbaijan’s national currency, the manat, against the US dollar was set at 1.7220 AZN/USD for March 29, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) said March 28.
The majority shareholder in the consortium which agreed on the purchase of Sberbank’s subsidiary in Ukraine is Said Gutseriyev, a son of Russian billionaire Mikhail Gutseriyev. This is reported
Around 87 percent of the Romanian SMEs say they were challenged with barriers and administrative drawbacks as start-ups, according to a survey of the National Council of SMEs from Romania (CNIPMMR) th
Dubbed AmazonFresh Pickup, the locations are designed for shoppers who make their purchases online and then select a time to pick them up. An Amazon employee will bring the bags directly to the shopp
Crude oil has been inserted into the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota in preparation for putting it into service, Energy Transfer Partners announced.
WASHINGTON - U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 1/2 years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars in many cities. The Standard &
A wider spread between crude oil benchmarks and signs of trouble in Libya gave oil prices a bounce early Tuesday on signs of short-term tightening of supplies.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. single-family home prices accelerated at a faster pace than expected in January supported by a low inventory of housing stock, a survey showed on Tuesday.
Figures released today by the Central Statistics Office show there was an increase of 1.1% in the volume of retail sales in February 2017 when compared with January 2017.
TORONTO - Two of Canada's biggest gold companies are creating a new joint venture to advance several mining projects clustered in northern Chile. The joint venture will be owned equally by Toronto-ba
The market for wellbeing programs market in Romania has expanded by over 50 percent in the last three years and the companies invest between EUR 5,000 and EUR 30,0000 in programs for employees, accord
THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole)-Davao Region reported that the underemployment rate in Davao Region decreased to around 14.6 percent or 289,000 as of January 2017 from 20.1 percent or 39
An unprecedented statewide website takes aim at one of the most fraught issues in medicine: Rating the performance of individual doctors. Newly launched by the California Healthcare Performance In
Employers that offer health and wellbeing initiatives for their employees are likely to fare better when it comes to productivity levels as well as staff recruitment and retention.
DESPITE the power excess in Mindanao, power woes are still being experienced in provinces under electric cooperatives that are currently financially challenged, said an official of the Mindanao Develo
ECONOMIC and trade relations between Hungary and the Philippines particularly in the fields of food industry, agriculture, and water management is expected to develop with the visit of Hungarian Minis
It may come as a surprise that baseball has never had one, but today Nathan's Famous becomes the Official Hot Dog of Major League Baseball. Here's the details.
DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday touted an expected announcement from Ford Motor Co about investments and jobs at U.S. plants, saying the automaker would make a m
Iranian and Russian officials signed 14 memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the sidelines of a meeting between Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow o
Uber has reacted to plans by transporters‘ body Confederation of Authorized Operators and Transporters in Romania (COTAR) to protest starting April 16, unless the Romanian Government adopts an o
The Romanian subsidiary of FMCG giant Nestle has reported a turnover approximately RON 750 million (aprox. EUR 167 million) for 2016 which was up 13 percent on the previous year, according to company
Danish plans to build one of the larger wind farms in European territorial waters are in line with competition and environmental goals, a governing body said.
At least some of the proceeds from the sale of Souq.com to Amazon.com will be invested back in the business, the co-founder of the Middle East online retailer said on Tuesday.
Buoyant economy, regulatory reforms has made India the most preferred market for outsourcing business among more than 75 percent multinational companies, says a survey.
Cairn India and Vedanta Ltd have received all regulatory approvals for their merger, except the Reserve Bank of India#39;s nod for issue of preference shares, the two companies said today.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Ford Motor Co. is planning to invest in three Michigan auto plants. Trump tweeted early Tuesday, “Big announcement by Ford today. Major invest
Romania’s imports from Germany amounted to EUR 13.8 billion (+10.5 percent), while Romania’s exports to Germany amounted to EUR 12.3 billion (14.6 percent) in 2016, accounting for 20 percent of Romani
At the end of January 2017, the gross foreign debt of Bulgaria amounted to EUR 33,4475 B (70.7% of forecast GDP), registering a decrease of EUR 195 M (0.6%), compared to the end of the previous year w
As many as 32 multinational companies listed on BSE paid royalties worth Rs 7,100 crore to their global parents in 2015-16, a surge of around 13 percent from the preceding fiscal, says a report.
CAMPOBELLO ISLAND, N.B. - A New Brunswick man says he was baffled when a letter from the Canada Revenue Agency arrived at his door — addressed to his estate rather than to the healthy, very much alive
LONDON (Reuters) - Stocks recovered while the dollar hovered above four-month lows on Tuesday as anxiety over Donald Trump's setback on healthcare reform gave way to tentative hopes for the U.S. presi
Realty firm Puravankara has sold a 19 acre land parcel in Hyderabad for Rs 475 crore to pharma company Hetero group as part of strategy to monetise assets and cut debt.
Russian oil company Gazprom Neft said it passed a milestone with operations in Iraq by passing the 5 million barrel mark for cumulative production in 2017.
TORONTO - Two Canadian researchers are among the winners of this year's Gairdner Awards, which recognize some of the most significant medical discoveries made by scientists around the globe. Dr. Anto
Since early February, 8 credit unions and banks from 7 states, including Michigan, have filed federal lawsuits             
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let people’s cameras “do the talking” as more people are posting photos and v
The conventional wisdom is that the failure of the Republican effort to repeal-and-replace the Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as ObamaCare) is good for drug companies. But not if it pushes Repub
Acura will reveal an updated version of its TLX sport sedan at the 2017 New York Auto Show featuring the brand's new face that debuted on the 2016 Precision Concept.
Irish prospecting firm Botswana Diamonds has reported a 15.5% narrowing of first-half losses and further progress at assets it holds in southern Africa.
A High Court challenge has been mounted against the refusal by Bord Pleanála to give the go-ahead for a solar power-generating facility in the south-east.
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