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Europe offers UK more time to leave the bloc

Europe offers UK more time to leave the bloc

BRUSSELS — Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday grudgingly offered the U.K.
Trump blames Fed for holding back economic growth in 2018

Trump blames Fed for holding back economic growth in 2018

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says the economy would have grown much faster last year if the Federal Reserve had not been tightening credit last year.
Levi's soars in return to public markets

Levi's soars in return to public markets

NEW YORK — Levi Strauss & Co.'s return to the public markets got an enthusiastic reception from investors who believe the iconic brand is ready for a comeback — and still has a lot more room to grow.

Duke Energy CEO's pay dropped to $14M after big 2017 bounty

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Duke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good's reported compensation is down to $14 million after a big raise in 2017 put her at more than $21 million.
Air Canada, WestJet purchased safety option reportedly missing on crashed planes

Air Canada, WestJet purchased safety option reportedly missing on crashed planes

TORONTO — Canada's two largest airlines have at least one of the optional safety features on their Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft that were reportedly lacking on the jets that crashed in Ethiopia and Indonesia.
Toronto stock market resumes upward move while U.S. markets surge

Toronto stock market resumes upward move while U.S. markets surge

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index resumed its upward trajectory as investors responded to supportive news on both sides of the border. Investors appeared to have had a delayed positive reaction to Wednesday's dovish outlook by the U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,244.59, up 77.03 points ). Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Up 29 cents, or 6.64 per cent, to $4.66 on 13.2 million shares.
Sobey family empire donates $18 million to Saint Mary's University

Sobey family empire donates $18 million to Saint Mary's University

HALIFAX — The Sobey family empire has donated $18 million to Saint Mary's University — the single largest gift in the school's history — aiming to boost business education in Atlantic Canada and position the Sobey School of Business among the country
Report warns of criminal use of GTA real estate due to lax disclosure

Report warns of criminal use of GTA real estate due to lax disclosure

TORONTO — Criminals may be taking advantage of lax disclosure rules in the Greater Toronto Area to park billions of dollars in ill-gotten gains in the regional housing market according to a new report.
Court hearing delayed for Loughlin, husband in college scam

Court hearing delayed for Loughlin, husband in college scam

BOSTON — Actress Lori Loughlin (LAWK'-lin) and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are scheduled to appear in federal court in Boston next month in a college admissions bribery case.