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Bangladesh police identify suspect in failed plane hijacking

Bangladesh police identify suspect in failed plane hijacking

DHAKA, Bangladesh — A man who was killed while trying to hijack a commercial flight in Bangladesh was a 24-year-old passenger from a village near the capital who had been previously arrested in a kidnapping case, officials said Monday.
Nigeria votes for a 2nd day in places as death toll rises

Nigeria votes for a 2nd day in places as death toll rises

KANO, Nigeria — Nigeria faced a second day of voting in scattered areas Sunday in a presidential election seen as too close to call, while the death toll from vote-related violence mounted in Africa's largest democracy.
Dolce&Gabbana make encyclopedic review of artisanal heritage

Dolce&Gabbana make encyclopedic review of artisanal heritage

Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala made a rare fashion week appearance, sitting in the front row of Dolce & Gabbana on Sunday.

'How to Train Your Dragon' tops Oscar weekend with $55.5M

LOS ANGELES — "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" breathed some fire into a slumping box office with a franchise-best $55.5 million debut over Oscar weekend.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Foreign buyers CMHC will release a report on foreign buyers in the condo market on Monday. Foreign buyers taxes were enacted in B.C.
French yellow vest protesters seek momentum on 15th week

French yellow vest protesters seek momentum on 15th week

PARIS — Thousands of yellow vest protesters took to the streets across France on Saturday for a 15th straight weekend of demonstrations, trying to re-energize supporters while tamping down on the violence and anti-Semitism in the movement's ranks.
Trump sets up abortion obstacles, barring clinic referrals

Trump sets up abortion obstacles, barring clinic referrals

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. The new policy is certain to be challenged in court.

3 UK Cabinet ministers may break with PM May over Brexit

LONDON — Three senior British Cabinet ministers suggested Saturday they may break with Prime Minister Theresa May and back amendments to delay Brexit unless a deal is agreed to in the next week.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,031.01, up 12.15 points) Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G) Basic Materials. Down 61 cents, or 4.01 per cent, to $14.60 on 11.7 million shares.
Newmont Mining shares rise after Barrick Gold confirms it's looking at merger

Newmont Mining shares rise after Barrick Gold confirms it's looking at merger

TORONTO — Barrick Gold Corp. shares fell 2.4 per cent Friday after it confirmed reports that it has "reviewed the opportunity" to merge with rival Newmont Mining Corp.