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AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

NEW YORK — AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theatre chain, on Wednesday unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service to rival the flagging MoviePass.

Apple signs deal with Sesame Workshop for kids' shows

LOS ANGELES — Apple is getting into business with the prestigious Sesame Workshop. Apple said Wednesday it has given a multiple-series order to the non-profit organization.
BlackBerry CEO: self-driving cars won't be mainstream until standards worked out

BlackBerry CEO: self-driving cars won't be mainstream until standards worked out

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The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B counteroffer

The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B counteroffer

NEW YORK — The mouse is chasing the fox. Disney is offering more than $71 billion for Fox's entertainment businesses in a counterbid to Comcast's nearly $66 billion offer .

Aurora Cannabis to spin off U.S. holdings to publicly traded Australis Capital

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. is planning to spin off its Australis Capital subsidiary as a separate entity that would focus primarily on investing in the U.S. cannabis and real estate sectors.
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.