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Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales fell 0.1% to $63.6B in August

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales fell 0.1 per cent in August to $63.6 billion. Economists had expected no change to the figure for the month, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon.
AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis for sale

AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis for sale

LONDON — Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity.
'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

LOS ANGELES — Forty years after he first appeared in theatres , Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare. Universal Pictures said Sunday that "Halloween" took in an estimated $77.
Surge in online data turning used-vehicle sales into a buyer's market

Surge in online data turning used-vehicle sales into a buyer's market

TORONTO — The balance of power in the used car market is shifting towards shoppers as improved data and online offerings create more opportunities to push for the best price.
How consumer tech is changing the way developers build condominiums

How consumer tech is changing the way developers build condominiums

TORONTO — When the future residents of Toronto's Line 5 condo building order home delivery of groceries or a bite from Uber Eats or Foodora, there will be no need to rush home to ensure their food isn't left at the front desk to get cold.

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: CN earnings Canadian National Railway Co. releases its third-quarter results on Tuesday.
Eastern China coal mine accident kills 2, leaves 18 trapped

Eastern China coal mine accident kills 2, leaves 18 trapped

BEIJING — Two people died and 18 were trapped in a coal mine in eastern China on Sunday after a rock burst destroyed part of a mining tunnel, state broadcaster China Central Television reported.
Marchers clog streets of London to demand new Brexit vote

Marchers clog streets of London to demand new Brexit vote

LONDON — Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain's impending exit from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on the government's final Brexit deal with the EU.
Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

WASHINGTON — The U.S.
California rolling forward with pot delivery regulations

California rolling forward with pot delivery regulations

LOS ANGELES — California moved a step closer Friday to allowing marijuana deliveries in communities that have banned retail sales of the drug as regulators rebuffed cities and police chiefs who are opposed to the rule.