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Cirque du Soleil cancels all performances in Chinese city over coronavirus

Cirque du Soleil cancels all performances in Chinese city over coronavirus

MONTREAL — The Cirque du Soleil is cancelling all performances in Hangzhou, China to ward off the potential spreading of the coronavirus.
New virus could disrupt global economy as markets, consumers change behaviour

New virus could disrupt global economy as markets, consumers change behaviour

MONTREAL — A deadly new virus that emerged in China is raising concerns beyond the public health sphere as experts warn about the potential economic cost of a global outbreak that is already drawing comparisons to the SARS epidemic 17 years ago.

Son of ex-US Rep. Christopher Collins spared prison

NEW YORK — The son of former U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins was spared a prison sentence Thursday after pleading guilty in an insider trading conspiracy with his father. U.S.
Need a legal pot shop in California? Grab your smartphone

Need a legal pot shop in California? Grab your smartphone

LOS ANGELES — Want to find a legal marijuana shop in California? Grab your smartphone.
Trump to sign U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal Wednesday

Trump to sign U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal Wednesday

MIAMI — President Donald Trump will hold a signing ceremony for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement on Wednesday, according to the White House.
Mayor, police pledge action after deadly Seattle shooting

Mayor, police pledge action after deadly Seattle shooting

SEATTLE — A shootout in downtown Seattle that left a woman dead and a 9-year-old boy injured was the third violent incident this week in a part of the city long known for rampant drug use and street unrest.
Grounded Boeing jet holds back profits, growth at airlines

Grounded Boeing jet holds back profits, growth at airlines

DALLAS — The three big U.S.

Trump ups mileage proposal slightly over Obama standard

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is making a concession on its proposed minimum fuel economy requirement for new vehicles, but environmental groups and a key Democratic senator complain it does not go far enough, and still falls well below the r
Stocks rebound after WHO calms fears about virus being global crisis

Stocks rebound after WHO calms fears about virus being global crisis

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rebounded from morning losses after the World Health Organization tempered fears that a deadly virus outbreak in China was a global crisis. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 21.

Sunrise Records owner to buy U.S. retailer For Your Entertainment for US$10 million

TORONTO — Canadian retail chain Sunrise Records is branching out into the United States with the acquisition of For Your Entertainment, a music, film and pop culture outlet that operates across much of the country.
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