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PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A dangerous offender hearing for a Saskatchewan man who viciously beat a woman before setting her on fire has been delayed. Leslie Ivan Black pleaded guilty to attempted murder
"If you’re not uncomfortable while you’re training, you’re not getting any better." - Wade Jones              
Women’s apparel retailer Bebe Stores Inc. said it’s closing its remaining 168 stores, the latest in a string of retailers shutting physical outlets. Bebe said it expects “to close all of the store
The decision, which the Treasury Department said was made in consultation with President Trump, reinforces a barrier erected over the Kremlin’s intervention in Ukraine.
Former NHL player Mike Peluso is suing the New Jersey Devils and St. Louis Blues for concealing information related to brain injuries during his playing days, rendering him permanently disabled.
NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic former Vice President Joe Biden has taken a jab at Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie over the region’s mass transit woes. Biden told an urban planning confere
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, who came under withering criticism for the airline’s handling of a passenger-dragging incident, received $18.7 million in compensation last year, more than tripl
NEW YORK (AP) — Klaus Kleinfeld, who was ousted as CEO of Arconic after sending a threatening letter to the company’s largest shareholder, has resigned from the board of directors of Morgan Sta
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices tumbled more than 2 percent on Friday, notching the biggest weekly decline in more than a month on mounting evidence that U.S. production and inventory growth were offs
Dow Jones Industrials High: 20,601.40 Low: 20,505.33 Close: 20,547.76 Change: —30.95 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2348.69 —7.15 NYSE Index: 11,389.14 —37.78 Nasdaq Composite Index:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday Chief Executive Oscar Munoz will not become chairman in 2018, under an amendment to his employment agreement approved after an upro
WASHINGTON - A federal judge seems reluctant to issue yet another nationwide injunction against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying two other judges have already done so. U.S. Distric
Instacart aims to make it easier for you to shop for groceries. It’s part personal shopper and part Uber.             
U.S. stocks slumped Friday as financial and healthcare companies moved down. Industrial companies rose as stocks continued the up-and-down pattern they've been stuck in for the last month. Banks f
QUEBEC - The man who pleaded guilty to uttering death threats against the Quebecer charged in the mosque shootings earlier this year has been ordered to leave Canada for three years. Mohamed-Amine B
DALLAS - United Airlines says its CEO won't add the title of chairman next year as planned, as fallout continues from the violent removal of a passenger from a plane this month. United said Friday th
Gregory Conley of American Vaping Association said signs continue to point to favorable treatment by the administration             
MONTREAL - At 21 years old, Hortense the cat has far outlived her prescribed nine lives. The spry Scottish Fold has been awarded the title of Quebec's oldest cat by the veterinarian association that
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Mattel Inc., down $3.42 to $21.79 The toy company said sales dropped 15 percent in its first quarter as it dealt with too man
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global economic leaders on Friday continued downplaying possible friction with the Trump administration over currencies, trade and other potentially contentious issues, even whi
A memorandum from the U.S. Secretary of Energy released last week suggests a substantial reorientation of federal policy on the electric power grid under the Trump administration.
SHANGHAI (AP) — Ivanka Trump’s brand intensified its work in China as her father closed in on the Republican nomination for U.S. president, with her company applying for nearly twice as many tr
The examination, to consider whether the Murdoch family would gain too much control over Britain’s media landscape, was delayed until after the June elections.
OTTAWA - Save for the several thousand pot-smoking protesters who lit up outside the Peace Tower on Thursday, Parliament Hill was an island of quiet this week — even as global forces battered the coun
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Russian man described as one of the world’s most notorious criminal spammers has been indicted by a U.S. grand jury. Thirty-six-year-old Pyotr Levashov is accused of ru
The Trump administration has denied a request from Exxon Mobil Corp. to waive U.S. sanctions against Russia to allow the company to resume oil drilling around the Black Sea. Treasury Secretary Ste
OTTAWA - North America's early-warning air defences have intercepted a pair of Russian bombers off the country's northern coast, the first such encounter in more than two years. CF-18 fighter jets we
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Amorous couples looking to unite in the great outdoors should think twice in one southern Alberta city. Police in Lethbridge are increasing patrols and the city is removing trees
U.S. stocks dipped on Friday as investors were cautious ahead of the first round of the closely contested French presidential election, but the S&P 500 managed to notch its first weekly gain in three.
Highlights at the close Friday at world financial market trading. Stocks: S&P/TSX Composite Index _ 15,614.48, down 11.08 points Dow _ 20,547.76, down 30.95 points S&P 500_ 2,348.69, down 7.15 poi
The Canadian dollar ended the day at 74.05 cents US, down 0.18 of a cent from Thursday's close. The U.S. dollar closed at C$1.3505, up 0.33 of a cent. Pound sterling was C$1.7284, up 0.22 of a cent
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey dairy has filed a federal copyright lawsuit against the makers of Halo Top ice cream. Newsworks.org reports (http://bit.ly/2p4gF9Z ) the Trenton-based Halo Farms fil
NEW YORK (AP) — Chances are you haven’t heard the last of Bill O’Reilly. He’ll have options, and retirement seems unlikely. At least three conservative news outlets are eager to spe
A 54-year-old man died in February after riding Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. The death was revealed in quarterly reports detailing serious ride-related injuries
VANCOUVER - The B.C. Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial in a defamation lawsuit against the National Post by climate-scientist and politician Andrew Weaver, who was originally awarded $50,000 in
Canada Bond yields for Friday as of 4 p.m. (previous day in brackets): One-month: 0.52% (0.485%) Three-month: 0.54% (0.535%) Six-month: 0.57% (0.575%) One-year: 0.63% (0.645%) Two-year: 0.714% (0
WASHINGTON - If Donald Trump sounds like he's in a hurry to start renegotiating NAFTA, it's because he is. He says so. The president's team even admits a major reason for the urgency, which can be sum
VW settles diesel emissions charges for $4.3 billion and agrees to government oversight by an independent monitor, joining General Motors and Toyota in the federal penalty box for bad behavior.
Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to separate commercial banking from investment banking. That won’t fix Wall Street, though it could help Goldman Sachs.
MONTREAL - The Quebec town of Rigaud is under a state of emergency with about 340 homes affected by flooding due to rising water levels of the Ottawa River. Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux sa
OTTAWA - Canada is delaying its plans to regulate cuts to methane emissions in the oil and gas sector by at least three years. The move comes less than a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signe
President Trump, who has vowed to dismantle the landmark Dodd-Frank financial reform law, took aim at two of its pillars Friday. During an appearance at the Treasury Department, Trump signed two p
SEATTLE - The son of a member of the Russian Parliament was sentenced Friday to 27 years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $170 million after being convicted in Seattle of hacking into U.S. business
Altamonte Mall has created a mini-Artegon from displaced tenants in the shuttered tourist district mall. Altamonte Mall announced the Marketplace at Altamonte store Friday, which includes five of the
A sexual battery charge has been dropped against a high school baseball player who was one of five students accused.              
ANTIGONISH, N.S. - An "extremely serious" sexual assault case against a Nova Scotia professor has been tossed out due to unreasonable delays. Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Patrick Murray stayed t
Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to boost its payout in a class-action settlement over unauthorized accounts to $142 million, up from the $110 million it announced just three weeks ago, according to d
The settlement is top of the $185 million that Wells Fargo was fined by federal and local authorities             
Governor said the mistake would have made habitual offenders eligible for parole after serving 25 percent of a sentence.              
Pollard Banknote Limited’s plant sends instant lottery tickets to more than 30 lotteries around the world             
OTTAWA - A handful of Syrian refugees paid their sponsors to come to Canada, a government study published Friday reveals. The Immigration Department evaluation of the Liberals' landmark refugee progr
After losing a son, Walt and Lauren Bowie of Madison learned about the March of Dimes foundation and its work with helping families with stories like their own. Now, they're ambassadors for the group.
(Reuters) - Honeywell International Inc said on Friday its commercial aviation after-sales business was benefiting from robust air travel, while its energy division was getting a lift from stable oil
WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - British Columbia Liberal Leader Christy Clark says the United States lumber industry is "driven by greed," and she is the candidate who can lead the province to a softwood agreem
NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co reported quarterly sales and adjusted earnings results that beat analysts estimates on Friday, but its shares fell on concerns about some of its industrial bus
"If you’re not uncomfortable while you’re training, you’re not getting any better." - Wade Jones              
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged lower on Friday as investors exercised caution ahead of the first round of the closely contested French presidential election, although the S&P 500 remained on t
The announcement by the City of San Diego that it will deploy over 3,000 smart sensors as part of an ambitious upgrade to its street lighting system provides evidence that we are on the cusp of a new
Ukrainian General Viktor Nazarov, who has been sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment over the crash of an Il-76 military transport aircraft of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the summer of 2014,
The House Intelligence Committee is stepping up its probe into Russian interference in last year’s U.S. election, seeking testimony from five key witnesses including FBI Director James Comey and Natio
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