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Michael Jackson estate: New film violates channel standards

Michael Jackson estate: New film violates channel standards

LOS ANGELES — The Michael Jackson estate has sent a letter to the U.K.'s Channel 4 warning that a documentary on two men who accuse the singer of molesting them as boys violates the network's programming guidelines.
Morgan Stanley buying Calgary-based Solium Capital for $1.1 billion

Morgan Stanley buying Calgary-based Solium Capital for $1.1 billion

CALGARY — U.S. bank Morgan Stanley has signed a deal to buy Calgary-based Solium Capital Inc. in a cash deal valued at about $1.1 billion. Under the agreement, Morgan Stanley will pay $19.
Malaysian ex-PM Najib combative ahead of 1MDB graft trial

Malaysian ex-PM Najib combative ahead of 1MDB graft trial

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — From appearing in an R&B music video and trolling social media to vilify the new government, former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been combative before the start of his graft trial, linked to the multibillion-d
Tabloid CEO's lawyer denies Enquirer tried to extort Bezos

Tabloid CEO's lawyer denies Enquirer tried to extort Bezos

WASHINGTON — The National Enquirer committed neither extortion nor blackmail by threatening to publish intimate photos of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, an attorney for the head of the tabloid's parent company said Sunday.
'The Lego Movie 2' opens No. 1 but everything is not awesome

'The Lego Movie 2' opens No. 1 but everything is not awesome

NEW YORK — "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" was easily the top ticket-seller in theatres over the weekend, but the film's $35 million opening failed to stack up to its expected haul, according to studio estimates Sunday.
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: RBI earnings Restaurant Brands International Inc. releases its fourth-quarter results and holds a conference call with analysts on Monday.
Unifor's high-profile campaign against GM is a also a fight for its future

Unifor's high-profile campaign against GM is a also a fight for its future

TORONTO — Jerry Dias is fed up.
More technology coming to mortgage industry but clients still want human touch

More technology coming to mortgage industry but clients still want human touch

TORONTO — Sometime in the near future, the majority of mortgage applications in Canada will be completed online or with a chatbot, mortgage expert Rob McLister predicts. McLister, who runs mortgage comparison website RateSpy.
Illegal construction blamed in Istanbul building collapse

Illegal construction blamed in Istanbul building collapse

ISTANBUL — Turkish officials blamed illegal construction practices for the collapse of an apartment building in Istanbul as they joined hundreds of mourners Saturday at a funeral for nine members of one family killed in the disaster.
UK scraps Brexit ferry deal with firm that has no ships

UK scraps Brexit ferry deal with firm that has no ships

LONDON — The British government has cancelled a contract to ship goods to the country after it leaves the European Union with a company that turned out to have no boats and no experience running a ferry service.