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How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

NEW YORK — Competing bids from Comcast and Disney for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox come as the media landscape changes and companies get more involved in both creating and distributing content.
AP Investigation: Buying local fish? It may not be true

AP Investigation: Buying local fish? It may not be true

MONTAUK, N.Y. — Caterers in Washington tweeted a photo of maroon sashimi appetizers served to 700 guests attending the governor's inaugural ball last year. They were told the tuna was from Montauk. But it was an illusion.

Alberta oilsands project wins regulator approval despite Indigenous objections

CALGARY — A northern Alberta oilsands project has been approved by the Alberta Energy Regulator over the objections of local Indigenous people who say it will encroach on sacred lands and poses a risk to their drinking water.
No Coke, no Pepsi: Bottlers leave Mexican city hit by crime

No Coke, no Pepsi: Bottlers leave Mexican city hit by crime

MEXICO CITY — Mexicans are among the biggest soda drinkers in the world, so residents of the southern city of Ciudad Altamirano were hit hard when first Coca-Cola then Pepsi closed their distribution centres amid drug gang extortion demands.
Ivana Trump promotes Italian weight-loss diet system

Ivana Trump promotes Italian weight-loss diet system

NEW YORK — Ivana Trump, the former wife of President Donald Trump who once appeared with him in a commercial for Pizza Hut, wants America to lose some weight.

Fed raises key rate and sees possible acceleration in hikes

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve took note of a resilient U.S. economy Wednesday by raising its benchmark interest rate for the second time this year and signalling that it may step up its pace of rate increases.
Syncrude oilsands tailings plan approved by regulator despite deficiencies

Syncrude oilsands tailings plan approved by regulator despite deficiencies

CALGARY — The Alberta Energy Regulator has approved a tailings pond management plan for oilsands miner Syncrude Canada despite its reliance on a remediation method that isn't endorsed by the agency.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,265.82, down 23.16 points) Katanga Mining Ltd. (TSX:KAT). Miner. Up four cents, or 3.05 per cent, to $1.35 on 8.9 million shares.
Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox

Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox

NEW YORK — Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.

Major North American indices down after Fed indicates more rate hikes to come

Major North American indices fell after the Federal Reserve said it will raise interest rates this year more times than initially expected. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 23.16 points to 16,265.82.