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Uncertainty looms over UK as Brexit compromise talks fail

Uncertainty looms over UK as Brexit compromise talks fail

LONDON — Talks between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party seeking a compromise over Brexit broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European
I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

NEW YORK — I.M. Pei (PAY), the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102.
Southern Alberta city pulls plug on $13-million solar power project

Southern Alberta city pulls plug on $13-million solar power project

CALGARY — The southern Alberta city of Medicine Hat is pulling the plug on a $13-million concentrated solar power facility after operating it for about five years.
Air Canada stock hits new high on news of exclusive talks to buy Transat AT

Air Canada stock hits new high on news of exclusive talks to buy Transat AT

MONTREAL — Air Canada's interest in buying rival Transat AT Inc. for about $520 million got positive feedback from industry watchers and stock traders Thursday after the two companies announced they're in exclusive talks to finalize a deal.
Toronto's main stock index, U.S. indices make gains; loonie up

Toronto's main stock index, U.S. indices make gains; loonie up

Toronto's main stock index made a triple-digit gain Thursday and markets south of the border all closed higher as investors sensed the easing of geopolitical tensions after a tumultuous start to the week.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,443.86, up 125.72 points). Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up 15 cents, or 7.5 per cent, to $2.15 on 12.9 million shares.
Walmart warns that higher tariffs will mean higher prices

Walmart warns that higher tariffs will mean higher prices

NEW YORK — Walmart warned on Thursday that higher tariffs on imports from China will mean higher prices. The comments came after the nation's largest retailer reported its best sale performance at its established U.S.
Time running out for firms to grow pot outdoors as they await licenses

Time running out for firms to grow pot outdoors as they await licenses

TORONTO — As warmer weather makes its way across the country, many licensed cannabis producers are still waiting for the green light from Ottawa to start an outdoor crop — and the clock is ticking.
NTSB: Autopilot was in use before Tesla hit semitrailer

NTSB: Autopilot was in use before Tesla hit semitrailer

DETROIT — A Tesla Model 3 involved in a fatal crash with a semitrailer in Florida March 1 was operating on the company's semi-autonomous Autopilot system, federal investigators have determined.
Activists' lawyers: Sheriff should defend anti-protest laws

Activists' lawyers: Sheriff should defend anti-protest laws

BISMARCK, N.D. — Attorneys for oil pipeline opponents are fighting a South Dakota sheriff's attempt to be dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit challenging new state laws that aim to prevent disruptive demonstrations against the Keystone XL pipeline.