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California sues over Trump halt to truck pollution rule

California sues over Trump halt to truck pollution rule

SAN FRANCISCO — California and 14 other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks.
Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday cast aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence, saying he was "not happy" with the Fed's recent interest rate increases.

Mark Wahlberg buying auto dealership in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Mark Wahlberg wants you to see the U.S.A. in a Chevrolet. The 47-year-old actor, producer, businessman and former rapper on Thursday announced he's launching his first car dealership, Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet in Columbus, Ohio.
Oregon wheat farmers try to stop fire that's consuming crops

Oregon wheat farmers try to stop fire that's consuming crops

PORTLAND, Ore. — Farmers rushed to save their livelihoods as a wildfire roared through vast Oregon wheat fields Thursday and crushed their hopes at the peak of what was expected to be one of the most bountiful harvests in years.
Aimia to launch Aeroplan charter airline after end of Air Canada partnership

Aimia to launch Aeroplan charter airline after end of Air Canada partnership

MONTREAL — Aeroplan aims to get into the airline business by offering charter flights to its most popular destinations as the loyalty program prepares for the end of its exclusive partnership with Air Canada in 2020.
Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street moving into classrooms

Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street moving into classrooms

SEATTLE — Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum — a move that experts say could open the door for other companies to move into the sensitive
DC Universe sets pricing plan for digital subscription

DC Universe sets pricing plan for digital subscription

SAN DIEGO — A digital subscription service for DC Comics superfans launching in the fall of 2018 has set its annual membership fee at $74.99. DC Universe and Warner Bros.
Onex Corp. buys Dutch child-care company KidsFoundation for undisclosed price

Onex Corp. buys Dutch child-care company KidsFoundation for undisclosed price

TORONTO — Onex Corp. says it has agreed to buy Dutch daycare company KidsFoundation Holdings B.V. for an undisclosed price.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,543.01, up 65.61 points) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up nine cents, or 1.83 per cent, to $5.01 on 9.
Tilray shares up as much as 40 per cent in Nasdaq trading after IPO

Tilray shares up as much as 40 per cent in Nasdaq trading after IPO

NANAIMO, B.C. — Shares of cannabis producer Tilray Inc. surged as much as 40 per cent on the Nasdaq market in its first day of trading, marking the first initial public offering for a Canadian marijuana company on a major U.S. exchange.