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Indigo maintains global brand ambitions despite challenging year for bookseller

Indigo maintains global brand ambitions despite challenging year for bookseller

Indigo Books & Music Inc. maintains its ambition to grow into a global brand despite a challenging year for the bookseller that saw declining traffic at the mall where it opened its first U.S. location.
'Robot umpires' debut in independent Atlantic League

'Robot umpires' debut in independent Atlantic League

YORK, Pa. — "Robot umpires" have arrived. The independent Atlantic League became the first American professional baseball league to let a computer call balls and strikes Wednesday night at its All-Star Game.
Fox News viewers flock to Trump's holiday speech

Fox News viewers flock to Trump's holiday speech

NEW YORK — The Fourth of July meant hot dogs, fireworks and President Donald Trump for many Fox News viewers. Fox News reached an average of 4.09 million viewers between 6 and 8 p.m.
How wealthy singles can protect their riches from partners looking for a payout

How wealthy singles can protect their riches from partners looking for a payout

Single people often lament the difficulties of the dating game, but the obstacles to a perfect match can be compounded for those in the upper echelons of earners.
US consumer prices tick up just 0.1% as inflation stays tame

US consumer prices tick up just 0.1% as inflation stays tame

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices rose just 0.1% in June, as cheaper gas prices were offset by higher rents and auto costs. The Labor Department said Thursday that the consumer price index increased 1.6% in June from a year earlier.
Acosta defends Epstein deal amid calls for his resignation

Acosta defends Epstein deal amid calls for his resignation

WASHINGTON — Trying to tamp down calls for his resignation, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday defended his handling of a sex trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein, insisting he got the toughest deal he could at the ti

US terminates funds for anti-Iran Twitter feed

WASHINGTON — The State Department said Wednesday it has terminated support for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human rights workers, academics and journalists, some of whom are
As Beetle ends, iconic original thrives in Mexico City hills

As Beetle ends, iconic original thrives in Mexico City hills

MEXICO CITY — The Beetle is dead. Long live the Beetle.
HBC hires advisers, lawyers to aid in reviewing privatization offer

HBC hires advisers, lawyers to aid in reviewing privatization offer

TORONTO — The Hudson's Bay Company says its special committee of the board of directors formed to assess a privatization proposal has retained an independent valuator, advisers and legal counsel to help with the process.
North American stock markets rise on confirmation of upcoming U.S. rate cuts

North American stock markets rise on confirmation of upcoming U.S. rate cuts

TORONTO — North American stock markets rose, with U.S. markets hitting all-time highs, after the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve confirmed the central bank will cut interest rates because of a weakened economy and rising trade tensions.
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