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Minnesota governor apologizes for arrest of CNN crew

Minnesota governor apologizes for arrest of CNN crew

NEW YORK — Following the arrest of a CNN crew on live television by police on Friday, an apologetic Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz promised that journalists would not be interfered with in reporting on violent protests following the death of George Floyd.
Kylie Jenner, Forbes spar over story on billionaire status

Kylie Jenner, Forbes spar over story on billionaire status

LOS ANGELES — Forbes magazine, which once declared Kylie Jenner a billionaire on its cover, says she no longer deserves the title, but Jenner is pushing back.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,192.83, down 69.90 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 3.5 cents, or 7.29 per cent, to 44.
Crude has best month on record in May as prices surge 88 per cent

Crude has best month on record in May as prices surge 88 per cent

TORONTO — Canada's oil patch has little to celebrate even though crude oil prices concluded their best ever month. The price of West Texas Intermediate surged 88 per cent in May as it gained 5.2 per cent Friday to reach US$35.47 per barrel.

Torstar buyer says Canso picked to provide financing because of media experience

TORONTO — A private investment company that is a major backer of Postmedia Network Corp. has agreed to provide financing for NordStar Capital's acquisition of Torstar Corp., the owner of the Toronto Star and other newspapers.

US consumer spending sinks by record 13.6% in face of virus

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer spending plunged by a record-shattering 13.6% in April as the viral pandemic shuttered businesses, forced millions of layoffs and sent the economy into a deep recession.
CannTrust Holdings greenhouse licenses reinstated, plans restart of operations

CannTrust Holdings greenhouse licenses reinstated, plans restart of operations

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc. says Health Canada has reinstated its licences for its greenhouse in Niagara and that it will immediately restart operations.
Canopy Growth reports $1.3B fourth-quarter loss, hits reset on strategic focus

Canopy Growth reports $1.3B fourth-quarter loss, hits reset on strategic focus

Canopy Growth Corp. is rethinking its first-to-every-market strategy after reporting a $1.3-billion loss in its fourth quarter. The Smith Falls, Ont.
Twitter adds 'glorifying violence' warning to Trump tweet

Twitter adds 'glorifying violence' warning to Trump tweet

WASHINGTON — Twitter has added a warning to one of President Donald Trump's tweets about protests in Minneapolis, saying it violated the platform's rules about “glorifying violence.
Laurentian Bank Financial Group reports Q2 profit down, cuts quarterly dividend

Laurentian Bank Financial Group reports Q2 profit down, cuts quarterly dividend

MONTREAL — Laurentian Bank Financial Group reported its second-quarter profit fell nearly 80 per cent from a year ago and it cut its dividend in a move to give it more flexibility during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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