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Toronto stock index makes small gain, led by bank and industrial stocks

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index barely advanced amid a quiet trading day, while U.S. markets took the session off for Memorial Day. In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index inched up 4.98 points to 15,421.

Ontario to raise minimum wage and update labour laws, premier says

TORONTO — The Ontario government is set to announce a raise to the minimum wage on Tuesday, as it details major changes to the province's labour laws.
BA travel problems enter 3rd day as most services resume

BA travel problems enter 3rd day as most services resume

LONDON — Travellers on British Airways faced a third day of delays and cancellations Monday, though most long-haul services were resumed, after a colossal IT failure over the weekend caused chaos for thousands of passengers.
As Melania Trump puts focus on high-end luxury, market grows

As Melania Trump puts focus on high-end luxury, market grows

MILAN — U.S. First Lady Melania Trump opened a window onto the luxury world over the weekend when she wore a $51,000 designer jacket to a lunch on the sidelines of a global summit in Sicily.
India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, diets

India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, diets

NEW DELHI — A new ban imposed by India's government on the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter to protect animals considered holy by many Hindus is drawing widespread protests from state governments and animal-related industries.

Boyd Group buying Ontario-based Assured Automotive for $193.6 million

WINNIPEG — The Boyd Group will more than double its presence in Canada by acquiring 68 collision repair centres in Ontario operated by Assured Automotive Inc. for $193.6 million. The Winnipeg-based income fund (TSX:BYD.
How Hollywood is giving its biggest stars digital facelifts

How Hollywood is giving its biggest stars digital facelifts

LOS ANGELES — Johnny Depp is 53 years old but he doesn't look a day over 26 in the new "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie — at least for a few moments.

Frenchman and 3 Congolese hostages are released in Congo

KINSHASA, Congo — A French man and three Congolese men have been released after being kidnapped in March from a Canadian mining company in eastern Congo in March, Congo's government said Sunday.
BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays

BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays

LONDON — British Airways said many of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but some travellers will likely face cancellations and delays for a third straight day after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.
Correction: Trump-Budget-Arctic Refuge-Q&A CORRECTIVE story

Correction: Trump-Budget-Arctic Refuge-Q&A CORRECTIVE story

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — In a story May 27 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge covers 2,300 square miles (5,957 square kilometres .