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NBC's top entertainment executive, Robert Greenblatt, exits

NBC's top entertainment executive, Robert Greenblatt, exits

NEW YORK — Robert Greenblatt, who has run NBC's entertainment division for nearly eight years and engineered a comeback, said Monday that he is calling it quits and the network named two of his executives to replace him.
Canadian firms fall behind in adoption of artificial intelligence

Canadian firms fall behind in adoption of artificial intelligence

MONTREAL — In spite of Canada's reputation as a hotbed of artificial intelligence, AI deployment has not yet been a "real success" for the country's companies, a new report has found.

Disney World changes flexible-pricing with new tool

ORLANDO, Fla. — Ticket prices at Walt Disney World will vary based on the date picked with a new online planning tool debuting next month.
Fed's 3rd hike this year expected despite rising trade risks

Fed's 3rd hike this year expected despite rising trade risks

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is set this week to raise interest rates for a third time this year to prevent the economy from growing too fast. But with President Donald Trump's trade fights posing a risk to the U.S.
SiriusXM presses play on deal with Pandora Media

SiriusXM presses play on deal with Pandora Media

NEW YORK — Subscription radio company SiriusXM says it's buying music streaming service Pandora Media Inc. in a deal valued at about $3.5 billion that will allow it to expand its service beyond cars and into mobile devices and homes.

Keystone XL developer plans to start construction in 2019

LINCOLN, Neb. — The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans to start construction next year, after a U.S.

Trail, B.C., sees third sulphuric acid spill on area roads this year

TRAIL, B.C. — The movement of sulphuric acid by truck through a southeastern British Columbia city has been halted while officials try to determine why there has been a third leak of the corrosive liquid in less than six months.
Empire Co. Ltd. to acquire grocery retailer Farm Boy, 'turbocharge' growth

Empire Co. Ltd. to acquire grocery retailer Farm Boy, 'turbocharge' growth

TORONTO — The parent company of grocery chain Sobeys Inc. has signed a deal to acquire food retailer Farm Boy in a bid to expand its reach in Ontario, particularly in the greater Toronto area. Empire Co. Ltd.
Actor James Woods bashes Twitter after getting locked out

Actor James Woods bashes Twitter after getting locked out

MINNEAPOLIS — Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet he sent out months ago that was found to be in violation of Twitter's rules.
Statistics Canada says wholesale sales climbed 1.5 per cent in July

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales climbed 1.5 per cent in July

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 1.5 per cent to $63.9 billion in July, more than offsetting a 0.9 per cent drop in June. Economists had expected a increase of 0.5 per cent, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon.