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Energy Secretary Perry says he is resigning by year's end

Energy Secretary Perry says he is resigning by year's end

WASHINGTON — Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Thursday that he will leave his job by the end of the year, saying that under President Donald Trump the nation is nearing energy independence.

China's quarterly economy growth sinks to 6%, a 26-year low

BEIJING — China's economic growth slowed to a 26-year low in the latest quarter as a tariff war with Washington weighed on exports and auto sales and other domestic activity weakened.
GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract

GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract

DETROIT — Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for at least another week until they vote on a tentative contract with the company.
Facebook CEO defends refusal to take down some content

Facebook CEO defends refusal to take down some content

WASHINGTON — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media platform's refusal to take down content it considers newsworthy "even if it goes against our standards.

Anheuser-Busch accuses MillerCoors of stealing recipes

MILKWAUKEE, Wis. — Anheuser-Busch is suing MillerCoors over its confidential recipes for Bud Light and Michelob Ultra.
Gildan Activewear cuts 2019 guidance on weaker third-quarter results

Gildan Activewear cuts 2019 guidance on weaker third-quarter results

MONTREAL — Gildan Activewear Inc. has cut it 2019 guidance after warning that its third-quarter results will be lower on weaker demand for imprintable apparel in North America and internationally. The low-cost producer says it expects to report Oct.
TSX flat despite surge by cannabis sector on legalization anniversary

TSX flat despite surge by cannabis sector on legalization anniversary

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell by less than a point Thursday even as the health care sector surged on the first anniversary of cannabis legalization and the opening of the next frontier with beverages, edibles, topicals and vapes.
Competition tribunal rules in favour of Vancouver airport on in-flight food case

Competition tribunal rules in favour of Vancouver airport on in-flight food case

OTTAWA — The federal Competition Tribunal has come down in favour of the Vancouver Airport Authority in a case involving catering companies that provide airplane food.
Canada Post resetting online account passwords after data compromised

Canada Post resetting online account passwords after data compromised

OTTAWA — Canada Post says it is resetting passwords for all online customer accounts after a report that some personal information may have been compromised in 2017.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,426.30, down 0.88 of a point). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 37 cents, 7.81 per cent, to $5.11 on 8.
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