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Mexico: 70-year-old oil field has billion-barrel potential

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's state-owned oil company says studies on the 70-year-old Ixachi field in southern Veracruz state indicates it holds a whopping one billion barrels of proven, probable and possible reserves.
Global lawmakers grill Facebook exec; Zuckerberg's a no-show

Global lawmakers grill Facebook exec; Zuckerberg's a no-show

LONDON — A cohort of international lawmakers is trying to turn up the pressure on Facebook, grilling one of its executives and making a show of founder Mark Zuckerberg's refusal to explain to them why his company failed to protect users' data privacy
Trump says he may cancel Putin meeting, White House warns Xi

Trump says he may cancel Putin meeting, White House warns Xi

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump cast into doubt a key component of his upcoming trip to an international summit in Argentina as he suggested Tuesday he may cancel his planned sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin over Russia's seizure of

Ivanka Trump, Apple CEO Tim Cook visit Idaho school

WILDER, Idaho — Ivanka Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook visited a heavily Hispanic Idaho school district on Tuesday to trumpet her workforce development initiative promoting science, technology, engineering and math.
Alimentation Couche-Tard second-quarter earnings up on boost from acquisitions

Alimentation Couche-Tard second-quarter earnings up on boost from acquisitions

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. beat expectations as its net earnings rose nine per cent in its most recent quarter thanks in part to acquisitions and lower taxes. The Quebec-based retailer, which reports in U.S.
TSX falls again, weighed down by materials and energy sectors

TSX falls again, weighed down by materials and energy sectors

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell again into the red Tuesday as it was weighed down by the key materials and energy sectors.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,944.09, down 68.56 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 22 cents, or 2.93 per cent, to $7.29 on 13.6 million shares.

Complaints against Canadian telecom, TV providers soar 57% in 2017-18: report

There has been a dramatic increase in the number of complaints raised against Canada's telecommunications companies, according to an annual tally released Tuesday.
Precision claiming $20-million break fee after Ensign set to take over Trinidad

Precision claiming $20-million break fee after Ensign set to take over Trinidad

CALGARY — Precision Drilling Corp. says it is entitled to a $20-million break fee after Ensign Energy Services Inc. announced Tuesday that it will take control of Trinidad Drilling Ltd. by acquiring a majority of Trinidad's shares.
Canada Post reports Q3 loss of $71 million, blames pay equity ruling

Canada Post reports Q3 loss of $71 million, blames pay equity ruling

OTTAWA — Canada Post says it recorded a loss of $71 million in its latest quarter, which it is directly blaming on costs related to a pay equity dispute with its largest union.