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Texas deputy stumbles upon suspect in Vegas picnic shooting

Texas deputy stumbles upon suspect in Vegas picnic shooting

LAS VEGAS — A disgruntled casino employee accused of shooting two executives at a company picnic in Las Vegas planned an escape and spent days on the run before a sheriff's deputy happened upon him sleeping in a car Thursday near a small Texas Panhan

Rogers Q1 profit, adjusted earnings soar on revenue growth

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. saw its first-quarter profit soar from the same time last year as its wireless division experienced a growth spurt that exceeded analyst estimates.

DavidsTea swings to loss on charges but says e-commerce improving

MONTREAL — DavidsTea Inc. says it swung to a loss in its last quarter as onerous contract charges and impairments weighed on its balance sheet. The specialty tea retailer says it had a loss of $16.1 million for the fourth quarter ending Feb.
Board approves austerity plans for Puerto Rico amid protests

Board approves austerity plans for Puerto Rico amid protests

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A majority of federal control board members approved new austerity measures for Puerto Rico on Thursday, saying they would help revitalize the economy and create more jobs amid the U.S.
Campbell Soup Company names Mississauga as site for new headquarters

Campbell Soup Company names Mississauga as site for new headquarters

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Campbell Soup Company says its new Canadian headquarters will open in Mississauga, Ont.
Toronto and U.S. stock markets close lower on disappointing earnings

Toronto and U.S. stock markets close lower on disappointing earnings

Disappointing earnings and sliding commodity prices had both Canada's main stock index and U.S. markets closing lower Thursday. The lower-than-expected earnings mostly came from U.S.
Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an engine failure that left a passenger dead.
'Dance Moms' star Miller has cancer, underwent spine surgery

'Dance Moms' star Miller has cancer, underwent spine surgery

PITTSBURGH — Former "Dance Moms" reality TV star Abby Lee Miller has been diagnosed with cancer. Doctor Hooman Melamed tells People.com she contracted what they thought was a rare spinal infection and nearly died this week.
Social media helps fuel teacher activism across the country

Social media helps fuel teacher activism across the country

PHOENIX — The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories. Teachers, long tired of low wages and a dearth of state funding, begin talking to each other online.
Westjet to accelerate engine inspections following Southwest incident

Westjet to accelerate engine inspections following Southwest incident

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it's immediately accelerating inspections of some fan blades following an engine failure on a Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday that left one passenger dead.