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Loughlin, 10 other parents charged anew in college scandal

Loughlin, 10 other parents charged anew in college scandal

BOSTON — "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and nine other parents were indicted Tuesday on new federal charges as prosecutors pressure them to admit guilt in a college admissions bribery scheme.
Husky Energy lays off staff to align with lower spending plans and strategy

Husky Energy lays off staff to align with lower spending plans and strategy

Calgary-based Husky Energy Inc. is confirming it is laying off staff but won't say how many.
McDonald's 3Q earnings down on tech investment

McDonald's 3Q earnings down on tech investment

McDonald's says it's setting itself up for future growth by investing now in advances like voice recognition ordering technology. But for some investors, the short-term financial pain is hard to swallow. McDonald's net income dropped 2% to $1.
Oilpatch market reaction muted after election of minority Liberal government

Oilpatch market reaction muted after election of minority Liberal government

CALGARY — Investors in the oil and gas sector were shrugging off the federal election results despite predictions that a Liberal minority propped up by the NDP and Greens would result in policies that hurt the industry.
Trudeau election win boosts SNC-Lavalin shares amid hopes around criminal case

Trudeau election win boosts SNC-Lavalin shares amid hopes around criminal case

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. shares shot up Tuesday after the Liberal election win left open the possibility of a plea deal on fraud and corruption charges facing the engineering firm. The beleaguered company saw shares climb 13 per cent or $2.
Election results means more tax for foreign buyers, little change on mortgages

Election results means more tax for foreign buyers, little change on mortgages

TORONTO — The re-election of Justin Trudeau's Liberals on Monday will likely result in potential new barriers for foreign real estate investors as well as some help for first time buyer, but not the more significant changes that opposition parties ha
High prices drove US home sales down 2.2% in September

High prices drove US home sales down 2.2% in September

WASHINGTON — U.S. home sales fell 2.2% in September, as rising home prices and lower inventories have stifled homebuyers.
Autoworkers from closed plants fight new GM contract

Autoworkers from closed plants fight new GM contract

DETROIT — If they can close our plant, they can close yours, too.
Bank of Canada business outlook survey suggests uptick in business sentiment

Bank of Canada business outlook survey suggests uptick in business sentiment

OTTAWA — A new survey by the Bank of Canada suggests that business sentiment has edged higher but there are more pronounced differences between the Prairies, hard hit by the turmoil in the energy sector, and Central Canada.
Canada's main stock index edges up as key commodity futures rise

Canada's main stock index edges up as key commodity futures rise

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was up marginally in morning trading while U.S. markets also rose. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 36.92 points at 16,455.37 after 90 minutes of trading.