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Twitter removes accounts linked to Alex Jones, Infowars

Twitter removes accounts linked to Alex Jones, Infowars

Twitter has removed some accounts thought to be used to circumvent a ban on conspiracy-monger Alex Jones and Infowars, the company said Tuesday. A Twitter spokesman confirmed that the accounts had been removed but provided no additional comment.

Michelin, Manulife Financial announce major expansions in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Officials say expansions by two major corporations in Nova Scotia could bring hundreds of new jobs to the province. In separate announcements Tuesday, the province unveiled rebates for Michelin North America (Canada) Inc.
Stocks mostly recover from an early plunge on Wall Street

Stocks mostly recover from an early plunge on Wall Street

U.S. stocks were easing back Tuesday from a steep, broad sell-off that knocked more than 500 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average earlier in the day.
Yahoo to pay $50M, other costs for massive security breach

Yahoo to pay $50M, other costs for massive security breach

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in damages and provide two years of free credit-monitoring services to 200 million people whose email addresses and other personal information were stolen as part of the biggest security breach in h
N.S. cap-and-trade system for reducing carbon emissions accepted by Ottawa

N.S. cap-and-trade system for reducing carbon emissions accepted by Ottawa

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's cap-and-trade system for bringing about a reduction in carbon emissions has received Ottawa's blessing, with the premier saying his citizens will be better off than they would be under a federal carbon tax.
Coalition of consumer groups calls for new code of conduct for telecom sales

Coalition of consumer groups calls for new code of conduct for telecom sales

GATINEAU, Que. — A coalition of Canadian public interest and seniors groups is calling for a new government-backed code of conduct for the people and companies that sell telecommunications products to consumers.
EU rejects Italy's budget, raising stakes in dispute

EU rejects Italy's budget, raising stakes in dispute

BRUSSELS — The European Union set up a high-stakes battle with Italy, one of the bloc's biggest economies, over who has final control over a member state's budget after the executive Commission took the unprecedented step of ordering the country to r
Lawsuit filed over highway shutdown during pipeline protest

Lawsuit filed over highway shutdown during pipeline protest

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Saudi investment forum opens, clouded by writer's death

Saudi investment forum opens, clouded by writer's death

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia began on Tuesday in Riyadh, with the crown prince making a brief public appearance at the kingdom's first major event since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consul
Stocks under pressure in early trading, Aurora sinks on NYSE debut

Stocks under pressure in early trading, Aurora sinks on NYSE debut

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was down more than 200 points on a broad-based decline led by the energy sector, while U.S. markets also sank deep into the red. Overall, the S&P/TSX composite index was down 248.01 points at 15,164.69.