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Shareholders support major Australian media merger

CANBERRA, Australia — Shareholders on Monday gave final approval to the merger of television network Nine Entertainment and newspaper publisher Fairfax Media into an Australian media giant to be known only as Nine despite one shareholder's late bid t
Macron, Merkel seek common approaches to Trump, euro

Macron, Merkel seek common approaches to Trump, euro

FRANKFURT — French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel consulted Sunday on migration, fixing the euro currency, Europe's defence , taxing digital companies and other issues as the two leaders looked to preserve their influen
Bloomberg donates 'unprecedented' $1.8B to Johns Hopkins

Bloomberg donates 'unprecedented' $1.8B to Johns Hopkins

BALTIMORE — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday he's donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, to boost financial aid for low- and middle-income students.

High-end B.C. house prices dropping, but no relief at lower levels

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government says it's already seeing positive results from the policies it put in place to address the housing crisis, but one expert says there's still a long way to go.
'Fantastic Beasts' flies to top of weekend box office

'Fantastic Beasts' flies to top of weekend box office

LOS ANGELES — "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" crawled, slithered and flew its way to the top of the weekend box office with a $62.2 million opening in the U.S. and Canada, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Steep food discounts at U.S. stadiums slow to move north of the border

Steep food discounts at U.S. stadiums slow to move north of the border

When the new home of the Atlanta Falcons and United FC opened its doors in 2017, sports fans not only had a brand new stadium in which to watch their teams, but were treated to what management called the lowest concession prices in professional sport
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: George Weston earnings George Weston Ltd. discusses third-quarter results during a conference call on Tuesday.
UK leader warns ousting her won't make Brexit talks easier

UK leader warns ousting her won't make Brexit talks easier

LONDON — Britain's besieged Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that a leadership change wouldn't make Brexit negotiations easier, as opponents in her Conservative Party threaten to unseat her and the former Brexit secretary suggested she failed
Pacific summit ends with no communique as China, US differ

Pacific summit ends with no communique as China, US differ

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — An acrimonious meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea failed to agree Sunday on a final communique, highlighting widening divisions between global powers China and the U.S.

Enbridge says it's increasing gas flows in repaired B.C. pipeline

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Enbridge Inc. says it has increased the flow of natural gas through a pipeline that ruptured near Prince George, B.C., more than a month ago.