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Farage claims pro-Brexit momentum after divisive UK vote

Farage claims pro-Brexit momentum after divisive UK vote

LONDON — British euroskeptic Nigel Farage said Monday that his new Brexit Party's victory in the European election should spur Britain to leave the European Union even without a divorce deal — a call echoed by many senior Conservatives, stung by thei
North American-focused Fiat Chrysler looks to partner with France's Renault

North American-focused Fiat Chrysler looks to partner with France's Renault

Canadian automobile manufacturing will be a small contributor to the reshaping of the global industry stemming from a merger proposed Monday by Fiat Chrysler with France's Renault to create the world's third-biggest automaker.
Longshore union stalls full-scale strike, begins overtime ban at Vancouver port

Longshore union stalls full-scale strike, begins overtime ban at Vancouver port

VANCOUVER — Two major container terminals at the Port of Vancouver will not be behind picket lines although longshore workers are in a legal strike position.
'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office

'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office

LOS ANGELES — Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.
Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss

Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss

ATHENS, Greece — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for an early national election following the defeat of his party at the European Parliament elections.
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: Scotiabank results The Bank of Nova Scotia will release its second-quarter results on Tuesday.
Homebuyers escaping high housing costs by relocating to secondary cities

Homebuyers escaping high housing costs by relocating to secondary cities

TORONTO — Danielle Bacci's favourite part of her move to near Windsor, Ont., is the lack of traffic along her 15-minute commute to work in nearby Leamington.
Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

TOKYO — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the American ally over its trade imbalance with the United States. "Maybe that's why you like me so much," he joshed. Trump also promoted the U.S.
Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot

DENVER — Authorities said Friday they raided hundreds of black market marijuana operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by growing tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes and selling the drugs out of state.
Longshore workers issues strike notice for Monday at two Vancouver terminals

Longshore workers issues strike notice for Monday at two Vancouver terminals

VANCOUVER — Longshore workers have issued 72-hour strike notice that could see two Port of Vancouver container terminals behind picket lines by Monday. Jeff Scott, chair of the B.C.