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Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal

Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal

WASHINGTON — Charting a new American course abroad, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, using one of his first actions in office to reject a centerpiece of Barack Obama's attempts t
Lawsuit: Trump business ties violate Constitution

Lawsuit: Trump business ties violate Constitution

NEW YORK — To fight what it called a "grave threat" to the country, a watchdog group on Monday filed a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his business to accept payments from foreign governments.

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___ Trump will find it hard to make American economy greater WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's economic plans are nothing if not ambitious: Annual growth of 4 per cent — or more. A diminished trade gap.
The Latest: Trump meets with congressional leaders

The Latest: Trump meets with congressional leaders

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 5:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is meeting with congressional leaders in the White House as he starts his first week as president.
Federal judge swats Aetna-Humana insurer combo

Federal judge swats Aetna-Humana insurer combo

A federal judge has rejected health insurer Aetna's bid to buy rival Humana on grounds that the deal would hurt competition in hundreds of Medicare Advantage markets, ultimately affecting the price consumers pay for coverage. U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,480.13, down 67.75 points) : Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down 11 cents, or 4.21 per cent, to $2.50 on 11.

North American stock markets decline as Trump signals intent to pull from TPP

TORONTO — The optimism that lifted investor spirits in the weeks after Donald Trump's presidential victory receded Monday as stock markets pulled back from recent highs. In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index fell 67.75 points to 15,480.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative signs deal to acquire Toronto tech company Meta

TORONTO — A philanthropic organization set up by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan has signed a deal to acquire Toronto tech company Meta.

B.C. aims for diversified economy, as jobs targets missed on mines and LNG

VANCOUVER — Premier Christy Clark says her government's retooled jobs plan aims to make British Columbia the most diversified economy in Canada.

Samsung details causes of Note 7 fires but questions remain

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Samsung says a thorough investigation into the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 phone has confirmed widely held suspicions that its batteries were to blame, marking a first but important step toward restoring consumer confidence.