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Fixing a massive NYC plumbing leak, 55 stories underground

Fixing a massive NYC plumbing leak, 55 stories underground

NEWBURGH, N.Y. — New York City is in the midst of a plumbing repair job of monumental proportions.
Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?

Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?

NEW YORK — Hey Alexa, what's my bank account balance? Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants — Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Google's Assistant — in a way that will allow customers to check thei
Summer drinks may lack fizz amid carbon dioxide shortage

Summer drinks may lack fizz amid carbon dioxide shortage

LONDON — A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe, sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup.
Commerce chief denies transactions involved insider trading

Commerce chief denies transactions involved insider trading

WASHINGTON — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story about his investment in t

Flair Airlines moving headquarters from Kelowna, B.C, to Edmonton

EDMONTON — Flair Airlines Ltd. has found a new place to roost. The low-cost carrier says it is moving its headquarters from Kelowna, British Columbia, to Edmonton.
Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have pledged to stop providing information on U.S. phone owners' locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy.
Fox News Channel faces backlash from Hollywood creators

Fox News Channel faces backlash from Hollywood creators

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel faces a growing backlash among Hollywood creators that intensified Tuesday following Laura Ingraham's description of "zero tolerance" detention facilities for children separated from their parents as "essentially summer ca
North American stocks fall amid U.S.-China tariff threats, loonie lower

North American stocks fall amid U.S.-China tariff threats, loonie lower

North American stock markets closed lower as U.S. President Donald Trump stoked more trade fears with a threat to impose tariffs on another $200 billion in imports from China, which said it would retaliate.

Best year ever for B.C. Ferries vehicle traffic, foot traffic also surges

VICTORIA — BC Ferries' year-end results show vehicle traffic was higher than ever last year, resulting in consolidated net earnings of $59.9 million.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,316.53, down 67.10 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 41 cents, or 4.49 per cent, to $9.54 on 14.9 million shares.