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EU's Barnier hopes Brexit deal possible in 'coming weeks'

EU's Barnier hopes Brexit deal possible in 'coming weeks'

LUXEMBOURG — The European Union and Britain are seeking to get their divorce negotiations back on track at Wednesday's Brexit summit after botched weekend talks pushed back expectations of a deal into November at the earliest.
US employers post record number of open jobs in August

US employers post record number of open jobs in August

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers posted the most jobs in two decades in August, and hiring also reached a record high, fresh evidence that companies are desperate to staff up amid solid economic growth. Job openings rose a slight 0.8 per cent to 7.
Bombardier on track to hit business jet delivery targets, meeting expectations

Bombardier on track to hit business jet delivery targets, meeting expectations

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. announced Tuesday it is on track to meet its target for business aircraft deliveries for the year, as a lengthening order backlog points to growing demand for long-range planes.

Videotron CEO Manon Brouillette stepping down at the end of the year

MONTREAL — Quebecor Inc. says the president and chief executive of Videotron is stepping down at the end of the year. Manon Brouillette says her departure was a carefully considered decision made for personal reasons.

U.S. real estate website Zillow to start offering Canadian home listings

TORONTO — U.S. real estate website Zillow is expanding to offer listings for homes in Canada for sale. Zillow says it has agreements to receive more than 50,000 listings from Canadian brokerages and franchisors.
Venezuelan fans endure sacrifices to 'Play Ball' amid crisis

Venezuelan fans endure sacrifices to 'Play Ball' amid crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela — For 10 years, ever since they bonded over baseball at work, Franlet Bencomo and Elbert Albarran haven't missed an opening day game together.
After men's razors, Harry's launches shaving brand for women

After men's razors, Harry's launches shaving brand for women

NEW YORK — Harry's has carved out a niche selling men shaving razors direct to their doors, elbowing in on an industry long dominated by names like Gillette and Schick.
No Brexit deal could snarl major ports, hitting exports

No Brexit deal could snarl major ports, hitting exports

HOOK OF HOLLAND, Netherlands — Traffic moves quickly and smoothly at the Hook of Holland ferry terminal on the western edge of Europe's biggest port, with hundreds of trucks streaming onto ships regularly setting off for the English port of Harwich.
Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

SEATTLE — Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G.
Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, dies

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, dies

SEATTLE — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist, technology investor and owner of several professional sports teams, has died. He was 65.