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Trade war, heavy rains weigh on Deere & Co.

Trade war, heavy rains weigh on Deere & Co.

Deere cut its profit and sales expectations for the year as a trade war between the U.S. and China escalates and farmers try to recover from a planting season besieged by heavy rains.
United Airlines to lay off 100 in Houston, outsource jobs

United Airlines to lay off 100 in Houston, outsource jobs

HOUSTON — United Airlines says it will cut about 100 accounting jobs in Houston in July and shift the work to a contractor. The airline reported the layoffs in a letter this week to the Texas Workforce Commission.
Owner of large, open-pit mines in Nova Scotia, sold to Australian firm

Owner of large, open-pit mines in Nova Scotia, sold to Australian firm

HALIFAX — A large, open-pit gold operation located in the historic Nova Scotia mining district of Moose River has been sold to an Australian firm. A news release issued earlier this week says St Barbara mining has acquired Atlantic Gold Corp.
IIROC gains ability to enforce fines in Saskatchewan through the courts

IIROC gains ability to enforce fines in Saskatchewan through the courts

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government has passed legislation that gives the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada the ability enforce its fines through the courts.
SNC cancels sale of 407 stake to OMERS as existing partners battle over stake

SNC cancels sale of 407 stake to OMERS as existing partners battle over stake

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has cancelled the sale of part of its stake in 407 International Inc. to the OMERS pension plan but will sell the stake to one or both of the other owners of the Ontario toll highway.
Uncertainty looms over UK as Brexit compromise talks fail

Uncertainty looms over UK as Brexit compromise talks fail

LONDON — Talks between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party seeking a compromise over Brexit broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European
I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

NEW YORK — I.M. Pei (PAY), the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102.
Southern Alberta city pulls plug on $13-million solar power project

Southern Alberta city pulls plug on $13-million solar power project

CALGARY — The southern Alberta city of Medicine Hat is pulling the plug on a $13-million concentrated solar power facility after operating it for about five years.
Air Canada stock hits new high on news of exclusive talks to buy Transat AT

Air Canada stock hits new high on news of exclusive talks to buy Transat AT

MONTREAL — Air Canada's interest in buying rival Transat AT Inc. for about $520 million got positive feedback from industry watchers and stock traders Thursday after the two companies announced they're in exclusive talks to finalize a deal.
Toronto's main stock index, U.S. indices make gains; loonie up

Toronto's main stock index, U.S. indices make gains; loonie up

Toronto's main stock index made a triple-digit gain Thursday and markets south of the border all closed higher as investors sensed the easing of geopolitical tensions after a tumultuous start to the week.