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Lawmakers ask if states or feds should alert about missiles

Lawmakers ask if states or feds should alert about missiles

HONOLULU — Nearly 40 terrifying minutes passed between the time Hawaii officials fired off a bogus alert about an incoming missile over the weekend and the moment the notice was cancelled .
Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is planning to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 U.S. workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut that will enable the iPhone maker to bring an estimated $245 billion back to its home country.
Is it news? Ansari story triggers media ethics debate

Is it news? Ansari story triggers media ethics debate

A little-known website's story of a sexual encounter between comedian Aziz Ansari and an unidentified woman is testing the boundaries of what constitutes news and what deserves to kept private. The story on Babe.

Husky offshore oil vessel SeaRose suspended after close call with iceberg

Oil-related operations on the SeaRose FPSO vessel off the Newfoundland and Labrador coast have been ordered suspended by a federal-provincial regulator in response to a close call with an iceberg it had last March.

Ontario may provide public sectors with more minimum wage help: Wynne

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Kinder Morgan says Trans Mountain project could be a year behind schedule

Kinder Morgan says Trans Mountain project could be a year behind schedule

CALGARY — Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. said Wednesday that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project could be a year behind schedule as it continues to encounter permitting delays.
Canadian banks raise prime lending rate to 3.45% in wake of Bank of Canada move

Canadian banks raise prime lending rate to 3.45% in wake of Bank of Canada move

TORONTO — Canada's biggest banks will hike their prime rate by a quarter of a percentage point on Thursday, putting financial pressure on homeowners with variable rate mortgages.
Group pushes lawsuit saying book infringes on artist's work

Group pushes lawsuit saying book infringes on artist's work

BOISE, Idaho — A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world is fighting an attempt to dismiss its copyright infringement lawsuit against an Oregon children's book
Newstrike shareholders overwhelmingly support CanniMed takeover deal

Newstrike shareholders overwhelmingly support CanniMed takeover deal

TORONTO — Shareholders of Newstrike Resources Ltd. (TSXV:HIP) voted overwhelmingly in favour of an acquisition by licensed cannabis producer CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:CMED) at a special meeting today. Approximately 99.
Loonie recovers following dovish interest rate hike, Dow soars past 26,000

Loonie recovers following dovish interest rate hike, Dow soars past 26,000

TORONTO — The loonie rebounded from its earlier losses following the Bank of Canada's dovish interest rate hike announcement Wednesday, as Wall Street soared to new highs. The Canadian dollar closed at an average trading value of 80.