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Prosecutor: Jussie Smollett reported 'fake hate crime'

Prosecutor: Jussie Smollett reported 'fake hate crime'

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic assault and told police he was the victim after the television studio where he worked didn't take hate mail he had received seriously, a prosecutor said during opening statements in the ex
Cosby prosecutors urge Supreme Court to restore conviction

Cosby prosecutors urge Supreme Court to restore conviction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors urged the U.S.
Powell says COVID variant clouds inflation, economic outlook

Powell says COVID variant clouds inflation, economic outlook

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says that the appearance of a new COVID-19 variant could slow the economy and hiring, while also raising uncertainty about inflation.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,149.00, up 23.10 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 13 cents, or 0.41 per cent, to $31.95 on 24.5 million shares.
New Twitter CEO steps from behind the scenes to high profile

New Twitter CEO steps from behind the scenes to high profile

Newly named Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has emerged from behind the scenes to take over one of Silicon Valley's highest-profile and politically volatile jobs.
Exporters face logistical nightmare as CN yet to restore service to Vancouver port

Exporters face logistical nightmare as CN yet to restore service to Vancouver port

Flooding in southern B.C. continues to present logistical challenges for exporters as Canadian National Railway Co.
Chris Cuomo's off-air role: Brother Andrew's strategist

Chris Cuomo's off-air role: Brother Andrew's strategist

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN anchor Chris Cuomo had a bigger role than previously known in helping defend his brother, former New York Gov.
Global maple syrup shortage forces Quebec to release half its strategic reserve

Global maple syrup shortage forces Quebec to release half its strategic reserve

MONTREAL — Rising international demand for maple syrup and a drop in production last year have created a global shortage — but Quebec's strategic reserve is ready to hold the line.
Wave of dividend increases and share buybacks expected as banks report this week

Wave of dividend increases and share buybacks expected as banks report this week

TORONTO — Canada's big banks are expected to roll out significant dividend increases amid quarterly earnings releases this week, but analysts say they'll also be keeping a close eye on loan growth, cost inflation, and any insights on the pace of the
Higher energy prices expected to deliver boost in Alberta budget update

Higher energy prices expected to deliver boost in Alberta budget update

EDMONTON — Alberta's finance minister says the recent bullish run on energy prices is part of a stronger economic story on the province's bottom line that will be revealed in the upcoming second-quarter budget update.