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BMO digital investing head says interest rising among young people, retirees

BMO digital investing head says interest rising among young people, retirees

TORONTO — The Bank of Montreal's head of digital investing sees two bright spots for the sector: young people and retirees.
Facebook says 50M user accounts affected by security breach

Facebook says 50M user accounts affected by security breach

NEW YORK — Facebook says it recently discovered a security breach affecting nearly 50 million user accounts. The hack is the latest setback for Facebook during a year of tumult for the global social media service.
JetBlue will offer fewer frills on its cheapest tickets

JetBlue will offer fewer frills on its cheapest tickets

NEW YORK — JetBlue is following the lead of larger rivals by offering a stripped-down ticket with fewer options than regular economy fares.

NewsAlert: Facebook says 50 million accounts affected by a security breach

NEW YORK — Facebook says 50 million user accounts have been affected by a security breach. More info coming The Associated Press
BlackBerry shares up after profits beat expectations, automotive sector grows

BlackBerry shares up after profits beat expectations, automotive sector grows

BlackBerry Ltd.'s shares soared Friday after its latest financial results topped expectations and it outlined plans for growth in autonomous driving, a push into health care and intentions to add significant engineering talent.
Everybody on plane survives crash landing in Pacific lagoon

Everybody on plane survives crash landing in Pacific lagoon

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A passenger on a plane that crashed into a Pacific lagoon on Friday said the flight attendants were panicking and he saw water pouring through a hole in the side of the plane before he was able to escape.

Canada's housing affordability has reached the worst level in 28 years: RBC

TORONTO — A new RBC report says Canada's housing affordability has reached its worst level in 28 years and is bound to deteriorate even further. Economists from the bank say the share of income a household would need to cover ownership costs hit 53.
Ontario to scrap Drive Clean emissions test, target heavy duty vehicles instead

Ontario to scrap Drive Clean emissions test, target heavy duty vehicles instead

TORONTO — The Ontario government says it is scrapping the Drive Clean vehicle emissions testing program and replacing it with a new system that will focus on heavy-duty vehicles such as transport trucks.
Water stored at Fukushima nuclear plant still radioactive

Water stored at Fukushima nuclear plant still radioactive

TOKYO — The operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant said Friday that much of the radioactive water stored at the plant isn't clean enough and needs further treatment if it is to be released into the ocean. Tokyo Electric Power Co.
Thousands of travellers affected in Europe by Ryanair strike

Thousands of travellers affected in Europe by Ryanair strike

MADRID — Thousands of travellers in Europe saw their plans disrupted Friday after airline Ryanair cancelled more than 200 flights because of strikes by cabin crew in Spain, Belgium, Holland, Portugal, Italy and Germany.