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Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire

Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire

PARIS — French yellow vest protesters set fires Saturday along a march through Paris to drive home their message to a government they believe is ignoring the poor: that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem France ne
Six months after legalization, high prices and supply issues boost illicit pot market

Six months after legalization, high prices and supply issues boost illicit pot market

TORONTO — When cannabis supply at Small Town Buds begins to dwindle, co-owner Chris Felgate shuts the doors of his Devon, Alta., shop and turns customers away.
National Enquirer being sold to former newsstand mogul

National Enquirer being sold to former newsstand mogul

NEW YORK — The National Enquirer is being sold to the former head of the airport newsstand company Hudson News following a rocky year in which the tabloid was accused of burying stories that could have hurt Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

U.S. opens anti-dumping investigation against imports of sodium sulfate anhydrous

WASHINGTON — The United States has initiated another anti-dumping investigation against Canada, this time involving sodium sulfate anhydrous.
McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco

McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 nationally, rating the health initiative as one of his top priorities.
Rabbis: 'Not kosher' to buy at grocery store during strike

Rabbis: 'Not kosher' to buy at grocery store during strike

BOSTON — As thousands of Stop & Shop workers remain on strike in New England, some Jewish families are preparing for Passover without the region's largest supermarket chain, which has deep roots in the local Jewish community.

Musk, SEC seek another week to reach deal in contempt case

NEW YORK — Lawyers for Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the U.S. government are asking for another week to negotiate a deal to keep Musk from being found in contempt of court.
TSX closes at all-time high as it overcomes correction in late 2018

TSX closes at all-time high as it overcomes correction in late 2018

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed at an all-time high Thursday as it overcame a correction late last year that saw it lose 17 per cent of its value. The S&P/TSX composite index gained 68.57 points to 16,612.
CRA's automatic benefit registrations give retirees reason to file on time

CRA's automatic benefit registrations give retirees reason to file on time

TORONTO — This is the time of year when procrastinators begin to fret about filing their income tax forms with Canada Revenue Agency by April 30.
Rogers CEO warns a bad regulatory policy could stop investment 'in its tracks'

Rogers CEO warns a bad regulatory policy could stop investment 'in its tracks'

TORONTO — Canada's communications companies need to continuously update their networks and that means they need a regulatory environment that creates incentives for investment, Rogers chief executive Joe Natale said Thursday.
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