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Nepal says it has blocked 25,000 websites in pornography ban

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepalese internet providers have begun blocking thousands of pornographic websites as part of a government directive aimed at stopping sexual violence, officials said Sunday.

Deciem stores reopen after founder and CEO was ousted from company on interim basis

TORONTO — Deciem stores that had been shuttered for several days reopened on Saturday, after the founder of the so-called "Abnormal Beauty Company" was ousted by an Ontario court ruling.
UK fans flocked to TV to watch Princess Eugenie's wedding

UK fans flocked to TV to watch Princess Eugenie's wedding

LONDON — The royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank was a big hit in terms of British TV viewership. ITV said Saturday that it added roughly 2.
IMF-World Bank ends meetings with call to brace for risks

IMF-World Bank ends meetings with call to brace for risks

NUSA DUA, Indonesia — Global financial leaders wrapped up an annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank on Saturday by urging countries to brace for potential risks from trade disputes and other tensions.
Facebook: Hackers accessed personal data from 29M accounts

Facebook: Hackers accessed personal data from 29M accounts

NEW YORK — Facebook says hackers accessed a wide swath of information — ranging from emails and phone numbers to more personal details like sites visited and places checked into — from millions of accounts as part of a security breach the company dis

Tech stock rally helps snap losing streak as rough week ends

NEW YORK — Stocks rebounded Friday, clawing back some of the week's steep losses, but the turbulent trading of the last few days left no doubt that the relative calm the markets enjoyed all summer had been shattered. Major U.S.

Walmart buys online lingerie retailer Bare Necessities

NEW YORK — Walmart says it's buying online lingerie retailer Bare Necessities, the latest acquisition in its niche-brand buying spree.
Interfor cutting back B.C. Interior production as lumber prices plunge

Interfor cutting back B.C. Interior production as lumber prices plunge

VANCOUVER — Interfor Corp. plans to cut production by about 20 per cent across its sawmills in the B.C. Interior as it faces declining lumber prices and higher log costs.
Deciem CEO removed after successful intervention by investor Estee Lauder

Deciem CEO removed after successful intervention by investor Estee Lauder

TORONTO — The founder of Deciem, the self-professed "Abnormal Beauty Company," saw his reign at the Toronto cosmetics brand come to an unusual end on Friday.
TSX ends five-day losing streak while U.S. markets make up some losses

TSX ends five-day losing streak while U.S. markets make up some losses

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index snapped a five-day losing streak on Friday while U.S. markets made up some of the lost ground on a recovery in tech stocks. Despite a strong U.S.