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Kellogg cutting 150 jobs as part of Keebler sale

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg Co. is cutting 150 salaried jobs across North America as part of the previously announced sale of its cookie and fruit snack businesses.

Cobalt 27 to be bought by Swiss firm in deal that values it at $501 million

TORONTO — A Canadian cobalt speculation company is being bought by a Swiss firm in a deal that values the company at about $501 million. Toronto-based Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. says Pala Investment Ltd.
'The Profit' loses city vote against his huge US flag

'The Profit' loses city vote against his huge US flag

STATESVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina city has voted against the flying of really big flags, holding its ground against a reality TV star's huge Stars and Stripes.
Jenni Rivera biopic in the works with her family's support

Jenni Rivera biopic in the works with her family's support

LOS ANGELES — The late Mexican-American singer and activist Jenni Rivera always dreamed of a biopic about her turbulent and inspirational life. Now, seven years after her untimely death, that dream is coming true.
US home construction slips 0.9% in May

US home construction slips 0.9% in May

WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction slipped a bit in May as a sharp drop in single-family construction was only partially offset by a rise in apartment building.
Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales fell 0.6 per cent in April

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales fell 0.6 per cent in April

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 0.6 per cent to $57.8 billion in April as sales in the in the transportation equipment and primary metal industries declined. The drop followed a 2.6 per cent increase in March.
SendtoNews is the biggest sports video service you've never heard of

SendtoNews is the biggest sports video service you've never heard of

Matthew Watson was a sports fan long before becoming a tech executive, supporting West Coast teams like the Vancouver Canucks, the Vancouver Whitecaps and the Seattle Mariners. "And the Grizzlies when they were in Vancouver.
Fire triggers pollution concerns at US Steel coke plant

Fire triggers pollution concerns at US Steel coke plant

The second fire in six months at U.S.
Tensions rise as Iran speeds up enrichment, US sends troops

Tensions rise as Iran speeds up enrichment, US sends troops

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran will surpass the uranium-stockpile limit set by its nuclear deal in the next 10 days, an official said Monday, raising pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a year after the U.S.

West Fraser expands production curtailments at B.C. lumber mills

VANCOUER, B.C. — West Fraser is expanding its production cuts due to supply constraints resulting from infestations, wildfires, prices declines and log cost increases.