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Kingsway Financial Services sells non-standard auto insurance business

TORONTO — Kingsway Financial Services Inc. has signed a deal to sell its non-standard auto insurance business to Premier Holdings, LLC. Chief executive Larry Swets Jr. says the sale will help the company focus on its extended warranty business.
China's economic growth cools amid trade tensions

China's economic growth cools amid trade tensions

BEIJING — China's economic growth slowed in the quarter ending in June, adding to challenges for Beijing as its tariff battle with Washington escalates. The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.
No quick fix for trade diversification as relations with U.S. become less stable

No quick fix for trade diversification as relations with U.S. become less stable

CALGARY — From Chinese bank notes to Israeli high-tech, Chad Wasilenkoff has tried to break into markets around the world to diversify the Vancouver-based business he founded.
'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

LOS ANGELES — "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.
May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate

May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate

LONDON — In the midst of a messy political crisis at home over Britain's impending exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May revealed Sunday that Donald Trump gave her this piece of advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Home sales The Canadian Real Estate Association is expected to release its sales results for June on Monday.

Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

HELSINKI — A small Finnish craft brewery is paying a humorous tribute to the Helsinki summit. RPS Brewing has issued a limited-edition lager depicting cartoon U.S.

Passenger fury at Ryanair after pressure drop forces landing

BERLIN — Passengers of budget airline Ryanair expressed anger Saturday over the way the company treated them following an unscheduled landing in Germany that forced dozens to seek hospital treatment.
Trump back in Scotland ahead of Putin talks

Trump back in Scotland ahead of Putin talks

TURNBERRY, Scotland — A roving press conference. Reporters piling into golf carts and running along fairways trying to keep up. A protester scattering golf balls marked with swastikas.
French military parades for Bastille Day, gets budget boost

French military parades for Bastille Day, gets budget boost

PARIS — France's military had something extra to celebrate Saturday as it showed off its might for Bastille Day celebrations: a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron.