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United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10,000

United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10,000

DALLAS — United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragge
White House: Trump will not immediately bolt NAFTA

White House: Trump will not immediately bolt NAFTA

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not immediately pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executi
The Latest: Trump says he won't pull US out of NAFTA

The Latest: Trump says he won't pull US out of NAFTA

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the North American Free Trade Agreement (all times EDT): 10:40 p.m. President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Producer admits bilking investors with fake Broadway play

Producer admits bilking investors with fake Broadway play

NEW YORK — A Broadway producer admitted on Wednesday that he scammed his friends and others into investing more than $165,000 in a nonexistent play about opera star Kathleen Battle supposedly starring Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o.

Suncor Energy reports net earnings of $1.35 billion on higher prices, production

CALGARY — Suncor Energy is reporting net earnings of $1.35 billion or 81 cents per share in the first quarter of 2017, compared with $257 million or 17 cents a year earlier, thanks to higher commodity prices and oilsands production.
ESPN laying off 100 broadcasters, writers as viewers dwindle

ESPN laying off 100 broadcasters, writers as viewers dwindle

NEW YORK — ESPN is laying off about 100 employees, including former athletes-turned-broadcasters Trent Dilfer, Len Elmore and Danny Kanell, in a purge designed to focus the sports network on a more digital future.
Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

WASHINGTON — Dismissing concerns about ballooning federal deficits, President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed dramatic tax cuts for U.S.
Cenovus CEO defends much-criticized $17.7B blockbuster ConocoPhillips deal

Cenovus CEO defends much-criticized $17.7B blockbuster ConocoPhillips deal

CALGARY — A $17.7-billion megadeal to buy most of the Canadian assets of ConocoPhillips will make Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE) a "better and stronger company," CEO Brian Ferguson said Wednesday in a staunch response to the deal's critics.

Goldcorp beats expectations with US$170M net income on lower costs

VANCOUVER — Goldcorp (TSX:G) beat expectations in first quarter results with profits rising to US$170 million despite a drop in production as it drove costs down. The net income, amounting to US$0.
HSN CEO to step down to take top job at Weight Watchers

HSN CEO to step down to take top job at Weight Watchers

NEW YORK — The CEO of a heavyweight of home shopping on TV is leaving that job to take the top spot at Weight Watchers International Inc. The companies said separately Wednesday that Mindy Grossman is leaving HSN Inc.