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LAVAL, Que. - Valeant Pharmaceuticals says its chairman and CEO received US$62.7 million in compensation for eight months of work last year, even as the Quebec-based drug giant reported a "disappointi
Merchants suspended from Amazon’s site say they must navigate a long, mysterious process to get back on. To help protect them, an Amazon merchant has set up an insurance company that offers a $1,200
QUEBEC - The Quebec national assembly has adopted a motion that expresses the province's disappointment with the federal budget. The motion passed by a 95-0 margin today, with two abstentions. All t
Saab received a Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator at its facility in Sweden, allowing the company to perform new testing with its Gripen fighter.
REGINA - The Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice is reviewing whether charges are warranted against Husky Energy for its role in a major oil spill last summer. The department is reviewing Husky's respon
Gift will help propel renovation of Millsaps' Christian Center into classrooms, office space,,lecture hall and chapel              
PORTLAND, Texas (AP) — A South Texas school board has approved an estimated $1.2 billion in tax breaks to entice Exxon Mobil Corp. and its Saudi partner to build a $9.3 billion petrochemical plant wi
Most investors buy stocks and hope they’ll go up in price. They do nothing in the interim to generate cash flow from those stocks while they sit in their portfolio – like writing covered calls. “Wr
NEW YORK (AP) — An investigation by the U.S. federal telecom regulator says about 12,600 callers couldn’t reach 911 directly from their cellphones during a five-hour AT&T outage on March 8
On the verge of a House vote to repeal and replace Obamacare, politics continues to trump policy as the proposed bill does nothing to assure coverage or address the cost and quality of healthcare in A
HALIFAX - A New Brunswick man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a woman whose body was found in a Halifax apartment 12 years ago. Investigators in the cold case unit of the H
The heavy-metallic, train-themed artwork that has adorned Palace Station’s facade for the past 34 years will be chugging out in the coming weeks as the casino undergo a multi-million dollar renova
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales jumped to a seven-month high in February, suggesting the housing market recovery was gaining momentum despite higher prices and rising mortgage
SASKATOON - A Minnesota-based mining company has been fined more than $85,000 for a safety violation after an accident at one of its Saskatchewan potash operations that severely injured a worker. Mos
TORONTO - Beleaguered Sen. Don Meredith's new lawyer said he hoped to temper the intense emotions unleashed by an ethics report on his client's affair with a teenager, adding the race card is now off
Ottawa made no changes in the federal budget to the way capital gains are taxed, but Finance Minister Bill Morneau isn't completely ruling out changes in the future. When asked about possible changes
Professional services firm Deloitte Romania has appointed Dimitrios Goranitis as Financial Services Industry Risk and Regulatory Advisory partner, thus expanding this practice in the country. He will
The wall between liquor and the rest of the grocery store is close to coming down. On Thursday morning, the Florida Senate passed a bill allowing stores to sell liquor in grocery store aisles by a nar
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department will approve by Monday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada-to-United States Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project blocked by for
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co said on Thursday its board extended Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger's term by a year to July 2, 2019 and said he would serve as a consultant to th
President Donald Trump appears to be bending to conservatives’ desires to kill a requirement that insurers offer Americans 10 categories of “essential health benefits" to win passage of the American H
President Donald Trump appears to be bending to conservatives’ desires to kill a requirement that insurers offer Americans 10 categories of “essential health benefits" to win passage of the American H
OTTAWA - New Democrat MP Nathan Cullen is planning a series of town-hall meetings in Liberal ridings across the country in an effort to resurrect the issue of electoral reform. Prime Minister Justin
(Reuters) - State-backed Royal Bank of Scotland said on Thursday it planned to close more than 150 bank branches in Britain and 770 roles are at risk in the latest round of cuts and closures at the l
CFO Bob Shanks blamed the slump on slower sales of cars, higher commodity costs and higher engineering costs.             
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says the spring sitting of the legislature will begin April 25, with the budget to follow two days later. McNeil says the plan is to have the session wrap
Ukrainian citizens haven’t been injured or killed during the terrorist attack in central London on March 22, the Department of Consular Service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry reported. “
Kyiv became the center for the world-known international arbitration practitioners on March 17, 2017 On March 17, 2017 the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian CCI jointly with
MANILA, Philippines -  As more government-to-government financing options become available for local infrastructure projects, the Investment Coordination Com
MANILA, Philippines -  Citylink buses plying the Newport City to Eastwood City route and vice-versa are now accepting the beep card as payment for distance-b
DAVAO CITY , Philippines  — Energy Logics Philippines is looking to boost supply in the Luzon grid by year-end as it starts the construction of its 232-megaw
MANILA, Philippines -  The government will sell P30 billion in three-year retail treasury bonds (RTB) to the general investing public next week, the Bureau o
MANILA, Philippines -  The government posted a budget surplus of P2.2 billion in January as growth in revenue collection outpaced spending, the Bureau of the
MANILA, Philippines -  Six companies have expressed interest in the privatization of the decommissioned 850-megawatt (MW) Sucat thermal power plant (STPP) in
MANILA, Philippines -  As expected, monetary authorities decided yesterday to keep interest rates steady despite the second rate hike by the US Federal Reser
MANILA, Philippines -  State-run National Food Authority (NFA) is calling for the immediate importation of 250,000 metric tons (MT) of rice that will serve a
The government had last year allowed 100 per cent FDI for marketing, including through e-commerce, of food products manufactured and produced in India.
Shares of Vedanta and oil gas explorer Cairn India gained in trade after the National Company Law Tribunal approved their merger plans. The clearance comes nearly two years after the deal was first
Filings from 1995 and 2005, incomplete as they are, offer tantalizing clues about how the Trumps might have minimized their liability over several years.
Officers from a special unit of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) have been assigned to guard Maria Maksakova, the widow of former Russian State Duma deputy Denis Voronenkov, who was assassinated i
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial
Ukraine Central Bank Deputy Governor Kateryna Rozhkova said on March 23 that the subsidiaries of Russian banks in Ukraine, hit with new sanctions from Kyiv, are stable and don’t pose a threat to
Christopher Few remembers hearing the gunshots that tore into his flesh and killed his 6-year-old autistic son.              
In Maharashtra 44,000 protesting doctors have refused to call off the strike despite an assurance from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, that armed policemen will be stationed in sensitive hospitals
TORONTO - North American stock markets were recovering in late morning trading today some of the ground they've lost over the past few days. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was u
MONTREAL - The author of a controversial article about Quebec that appeared in Maclean's magazine this week has stepped down from his post at McGill University. Andrew Potter said in a social media p
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it expects lower earnings per share in the first quarter and lower pretax profit in 2017 due to higher spending on commodities, warranties and inves
Climate Scientists from multi-international agencies have warned that the ongoing drought situation in Kenya will get worse despite shallow rainfall witnessed in various parts of the country.
Climate Scientists from multi-international agencies have warned that the ongoing drought situation in Kenya will get worse despite shallow rainfall witnessed in various parts of the country.
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada says Dennis Oland was wrongly denied bail pending an appeal of his second-degree murder conviction. The unanimous high court decision Thursday has no immediate ef
TORONTO - Consumers who purchase knock-off merchandise online have a lot more to be wary about than receiving an inferior product. Knowing how to spot a fake website can protect your wallet, your ide
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. says its first-quarter earnings will be about 50 percent lower than last year because of increasing costs and lower sales. In a call with investors, the company said it
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher in late morning trading on Thursday as investors snapped up beaten-down bank stocks, but remained cautious ahead of a vote on a healthcare bill that is seen as Pres
More older adults are without children, and many live in suburbs where public transportation is not readily available. Self-driving cars might be a solution.
More older adults are without children, and many live in suburbs where public transportation is not readily available. Self-driving cars might be a solution.
NEW YORK (AP) — Some 17,000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada are returning to their jobs after a one-day walkout. They had been protesting changes in job duties for some employees. A Commun
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A forensic psychiatrist says the sex doll at the centre of a trial in Newfoundland had some "breast budding," but is still "child-like." Dr. Peter Collins said under cross-examinat
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News said three of its Twitter accounts were hacked Thursday morning, sending out profanity-filled tweets to its millions of followers. The tweets have since been deleted and ABC
FILINVEST Land Incorporated launched Phase 2 of its project, One Oasis CDO, at Barangay Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City last week. The grounbreaking follows the success of its first building, with at le
The company has a new AI lab in the hope of becoming the chipmaker of choice for the world's smartest machines. The post The Battle for Top AI Talent Only Gets Tougher From Here appeared first on WIR
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