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(Reuters) - Department store operators Kohl's Corp and rival Macy's Inc are betting on a potential money-spinner - carving out prime space within their sprawling stores and leasing them to other ret
Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings will purchase Coleman Aerospace for $15 million in a move company leaders say will expand their missile target vehicle business.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged higher on Thursday, buoyed by energy stocks and a renewed pledge by President Donald Trump to chief executives of major U.S. companies to bring back millions of
In September 2015, at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, Kremlin-run Gazprom signed an agreement with a consortium of European energy companies that would greatly increase Germany’s ro
Bernie Custis, pro football's first black quarterback who blazed the trail for future stars like Warren Moon, Chuck Ealey and Damon Allen, has died. He was 88. Custis made pro football history Aug.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, widely considered one of the world's best investors, is likely to tout the merits of passive investing this weekend to readers of his annual letter to Berkshire Ha
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - The RCMP are thanking a Canada Post employee in British Columbia for helping solve a case involving a nude toddler who had gone missing. The three-year-old boy was wearing nothi
Canada Bond yields for Thursday as of 4 p.m. (previous day in brackets): One-month: 0.44% (0.44%) Three-month: 0.47% (0.47%) Six-month: 0.505% (0.515%) One-year: 0.60% (0.60%) Two-year: 0.767% (0
HALIFAX - Some teachers in Nova Scotia working under a government-imposed contract say old norms of making themselves available after class and offering to coach teams and clubs will not resume. Art
NEW YORK (AP) — Coke says it supports the World Health Organization’s guidelines for limiting added sugar, as the company works on repairing its image in public health circles and reshaping its
EDMONTON - Alberta's economy is on the road to recovery and more money is coming in, but there's no change to the government's projected $10.8-billion deficit this year. Finance Minister Joe Ceci say
Former Volkswagen general manager, Oliver Schmidt, pleads not guilty in wide-ranging emissions scandal             
TORONTO - A man who allegedly drove his SUV into a streetcar tunnel on Thursday, bringing traffic in downtown Toronto to a halt for several hours, reportedly told transit officials he was following hi
SYDNEY, N.S. - A judge has harshly criticized a Nova Scotia woman who changed her son's last name without consent from his father. Justice Theresa Forgeron says the mother acted in a devious and mani
Alexander Zverev may be a young tennis player, but at 19 years old, he is on the rise. Earlier this month he won the Open Sud de France in Montpellier -- wearing his Richard Mille velcro-strapped tour
The Trump Administration has prioritized repealing the Clean Power Plan, but new analysis shows that repealing the rule would cost the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars, add more than a billion ton
MONTREAL - A 56-year-old Quebec man is facing two counts of attempted murder in connection with two separate shooting incidents earlier this month. Jacques Bolduc was arraigned in a Montreal courtroo
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s two senators have introduced legislation they say has been years in the making to set aside tens of thousands of acres as wilderness on opposite ends of th
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he wants legislators to make a late-session push to enact a lottery as a way to possibly generate tens of millions of dollars a year to boost the state budget. 
U.S. stocks were buoyed on Thursday by gains in the energy sector and a renewed pledge by President Donald Trump to chief executives of major U.S. companies to bring back millions of jobs to the Unite
OTTAWA - The United Nations refugee agency is keeping a careful eye on the situation at the Canada-U.S.. border, where dozens of people have been crossing illegally in recent weeks to seek asylum. Th
A bill requiring employers to certify they pay men and women equally to receive public contracts was going back to the drawing board after the sponsor conceded problems during a committee hearing
‘Bringing manufacturing back to America, creating high-wage jobs was one of our campaign promises,’ Trump said             
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Cloverfield” director Matt Reeves has stepped in to direct “The Batman” for Warner Bros. just a few weeks after star Ben Affleck left the post. Warner Bros
The Lions showed off upgraded cellular and Wi-Fi technology that the franchise expects to improve game-day experience.             
OTTAWA - Canadian tax authorities are on track to recover at least an additional $400 million this year as part of a campaign to crack down on tax evasion by big international companies and wealthy in
An Alabama consultant has admitted to lying to FBI agents about a contract at a county jail in Alabama.              
'This common ground is a concerted and intentional effort to remove fraud and abuse from our welfare programs.'              
A new member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the senator from Michigan was given a tour of BAE Systems in Sterling Heights.             
DETROIT (AP) — A Volkswagen executive who was arrested in the U.S. before he could fly home to Germany has appeared in Detroit federal court on charges related to the company’s emissions scanda
What is the likelihood of BACE inhibitors providing clinical value to Alzheimer’s patients? This question was originally answered on Quora by Robert Chen.
CALGARY - The two largest publicly traded Canadian oilfield fracking companies say prices for their services continue to be unsustainably low despite rising activity spurred by higher oil and gas pric
WASHINGTON - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump have spoken on the phone in a followup to last week's face-to-face meeting at the White House. A statement from Trudeau's of
Bots appear to behave differently in culturally distinct online environments. A new paper says the findings are a warning to those using artificial intelligence for building autonomous vehicles, cyber
TORONTO - The number of Canadians registered to purchase medical marijuana from licensed producers has exploded since the federal commercial-access program was introduced almost four years ago. The m
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing Co's commercial airplanes division is "not competitive" under current U.S. tax rules and the company is using its access to the Trump administration to press for changes, C
Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Feb. 23. Ishares Premium Money Market Etf Units (TSX:CMR): $0.01701. Payable Feb 28
VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Pride Society has responded to demands that police be banned from marching in the city's annual Pride Parade with the suggestion that officers show up in fewer numbers and le
HALIFAX - Health officials have confirmed four more cases of the measles in the Halifax area — bringing the total of known cases in Nova Scotia to seven. The Nova Scotia Health Authority first notifi
The ruling is something of a conclusion to a crackdown on companies that used middlemen to buy cars from American dealers and sell them for big profits in China.
A Hinds County Sheriff's Department interdiction officer was arrested and fired this week after drugs were allegedly found in his patrol car.               
EDMONTON - A judge says extreme driving stunts such as the one that led to the death of an Edmonton university student should be banned. The recommendation is in a public fatality report into the May
The Las Vegas Convention Center will become the second-largest in the country when the 600,000-square-foot exhibit hall is completed by the end of 2020.
PICTOU, N.S. - A Nova Scotia man convicted of biting off part of a fellow mourner's nose in a drunken brawl at a wake has been sentenced to six months in jail. Randall Edwin MacLean was convicted of
When reality TV star Kylie Jenner introduced her first cosmetics products to the Internet in late 2015, the Kylie Lip Kits — matte liquid lipstick and lip liner combos — sold out in minutes. Compe
OTTAWA - Three federal public service unions are calling on the Liberal government to include a $75-million contingency fund in the coming budget to help address the Phoenix pay system fiasco. The Pu
Columbia Banking System has named Hadley Robbins, current executive vice president and chief operating officer, as interim CEO of the company and its Columbia Bank following the unexpected death of C
OTTAWA - The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada has launched a strategy aimed at improving rural health in Canada. The Rural Road Map for Action includes four major directions aimed at ensuring th
(Reuters) - United Technologies Corp's Carrier unit expanded a recall of some air conditioners and heat pumps as their power cord plugs can overheat, posing a fire risk, the U.S. Consumer Product Saf
(Reuters) - Wall Street pared losses in midday trading on Thursday, after President Donald Trump told chief executives of major U.S. companies that he plans to bring back millions of jobs to the Unite
CALGARY - A University of Calgary study suggests that patient care is suffering from an overuse of computers in hospitals and doctor offices. Dr. Myles Leslie from The School of Public Policy studied
The headline unemployment rate is in favorable territory. The same isn't true for the broader measurement including involuntary part-time workers, and that's new.
Manitoba employers added 3,200 new workers to their payrolls in the final month of 2016, according to the latest monthly employer survey by Statistics Canada. The agency said Thursday there were 598,
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — A Taco Bell treat that has a shell made entirely of fried chicken will vanish from the fast food chain’s menu despite its popularity. Taco Bell spokesman Rob Poetsch says
TORONTO - The body that regulates lawyers in Ontario has opted for a cap on referral fees rather than an outright ban, and made various changes to advertising rules. In a vote Thursday, benchers of t
It's usually fairly clear which one gives you the biggest tax break -- but not always. Some situations make it a bit more tricky to figure.             
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc said on Thursday it plans to sell a broadcast station in Atlanta to Meredith Corp , which could help speed the company's planned merger with AT&T Inc .
Wynn Resorts has appointed Craig Billings, a former Goldman Sachs banker and gaming manufacturing executive, as its chief financial officer, the company said in a statement.
We’re in the home stretch leading up to the 2017 NBA trade deadline, and there are still several big names that could be dealt to a contender at the eleventh hour. But will the likes of Paul George, J
You can't knock the Dodgers' management of team of GM Fred Claire and company for choosing Dreifort with the second pick of the 1993 draft. After Alex Rodriguez went to the Mariners with the first pic
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