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World Cup finale reaches 16 million viewers in U.S.

World Cup finale reaches 16 million viewers in U.S.

NEW YORK — The World Cup soccer final where France defeated Croatia was seen by just over 16 million people in the United States on Sunday.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,519.24, up 24.51 points) Nevsun Resources Ltd. (TSX:NSU). Miner. Up 55 cents, or 13.06 per cent, to $4.76 on 10.8 million shares.

Portland chosen for self-driving car pilot program

PORTLAND, Maine — A Maine city is among seven municipalities that have been selected to help test self-driving car technology.
Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming

Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told lawmakers Tuesday that strong economic growth will keep the central bank on a path to gradually raise interest rates.
Duchess of Sussex wears dress by Calgary's Nonie to Mandela exhibition

Duchess of Sussex wears dress by Calgary's Nonie to Mandela exhibition

CALGARY — A fondness for Canadian fashion apparently hasn't waned for Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex. The former Toronto resident was photographed Tuesday in London wearing a sleeveless trench dress by the Calgary brand Nonie.
MGM sues Vegas mass shooting victims, argues it isn't liable

MGM sues Vegas mass shooting victims, argues it isn't liable

LAS VEGAS — MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.
A founder of WestJet and JetBlue commits to order 60 A220s for new U.S. airline

A founder of WestJet and JetBlue commits to order 60 A220s for new U.S. airline

One of the founders of WestJet Airlines Ltd. and JetBlue Airways Corp. has committed to buy 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft for a new U.S. airline he's launching. A memorandum of understanding for the aircraft which was developed by Bombardier Inc.
Fashion firms upend design routine to focus on speed, trends

Fashion firms upend design routine to focus on speed, trends

NEW YORK — Prototypes? Passe. Fashion company Betabrand saw that knitwear was a hot style in sneakers and wanted to quickly jump on the trend for dressier shoes.
Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales up 1.4 per cent in May

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales up 1.4 per cent in May

OTTAWA — Canadian manufacturing sales bounced back more than expected in May as the gains were led by the chemical, machinery and wood product industries. Statistics Canada said Tuesday that manufacturing sales rose 1.4 per cent to $57.

Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after lava injuries

HONOLULU — Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 peopl