Skip to content
0.7 °Cforecast >
Not observed

National Business

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.
2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

PHILADELPHIA — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer.
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

Supreme Court ruling corks B.C. vintners' hopes for free trade of Canadian wines

VANCOUVER — The Supreme Court of Canada ruling upholding interprovincial trade laws may have other implications for trade, including for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, says a lawyer who represented some British Columbia wineries at the trial.

Rogers Q1 profit, adjusted earnings soar on revenue growth

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. reported a $425 million net profit in its first quarter, up 37 per cent from $310 million in the comparable period last year.
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.
Spat breaks out between Tim Hortons franchisee factions over public complaints

Spat breaks out between Tim Hortons franchisee factions over public complaints

OAKVILLE, Ont.
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.