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Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations

Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations

MEXICO CITY — Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S.
Sessions: US to continue use of privately run prisons

Sessions: US to continue use of privately run prisons

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions signalled Thursday his strong support for the federal government's continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use.

Toronto stock market continues slide, major New York indexes mixed

TORONTO — Canada's largest stock market continued its second day of declines Thursday while major American indexes were mixed, as investors seek more clarity on several developments in the United States including the economic policies of President Do
Stocks end mixed as investors seek safety; industrials slide

Stocks end mixed as investors seek safety; industrials slide

NEW YORK — Stocks wobbled Thursday as investors changed course and tempered their expectations for faster economic growth.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,781.20 down 49.02 points) : First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Down 99 cents, or 6.50 per cent, to $14.23 on 11.2 million shares.

American Apparel won't be fully 'Made in U.S.A.' anymore, Gildan says

MONTREAL — Some American Apparel branded clothing will be made outside the United States for the first time, the CEO of its new Montreal-based owner said Thursday.

2016 claims near $650M: Saskatchewan crop insurance premiums, coverage going up

MELVILLE, Sask. — Bad weather last year means crop insurance premiums and coverage levels are going up in Saskatchewan this year. Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart said premiums will average $8.51 an acre — up 67 cents from last year's average.
Matt Reeves steps in to direct 'The Batman'

Matt Reeves steps in to direct 'The Batman'

LOS ANGELES — "Cloverfield" director Matt Reeves has stepped in to direct "The Batman" for Warner Bros. just a few weeks after star Ben Affleck left the post. Warner Bros. said Thursday that Reeves would also produce the stand-alone film.
INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested

INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested

WASHINGTON — With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors

Well fracking companies say oilfield services prices still too low for profits

CALGARY — The two largest publicly traded Canadian oilfield fracking companies say prices for their services continue to be unsustainably low despite rising activity spurred by higher oil and gas prices.