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S&P/TSX composite closes at record high, U.S. markets mixed after inflation report

S&P/TSX composite closes at record high, U.S. markets mixed after inflation report

Rising commodity values helped lift Canada’s main stock exchange to a record close Wednesday, while U.S. markets were mixed following an inflation report that missed expectations.
Polish lawmakers pass bill seen as limiting media freedom

Polish lawmakers pass bill seen as limiting media freedom

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s parliament voted Wednesday in favor of a bill that would force Discovery Inc., the U.S.
'Jeopardy!' producer Richards named host; role for Bialik

'Jeopardy!' producer Richards named host; role for Bialik

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After weeks of guest hosts on “Jeopardy!” that included celebrities from TV, sports and journalism, the daily syndicated quiz show chose its executive producer, Mike Richards, as the successor to beloved host Alex Trebek.

Russia: Black Sea oil spill much bigger than first thought

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors on Wednesday opened a criminal probe into an oil spill off the country's Black Sea coast that appeared to be far bigger than initially expected and left traces of pollution along the scenic coastline.
National Bank CEO Louis Vachon to retire, Laurent Ferreira named successor

National Bank CEO Louis Vachon to retire, Laurent Ferreira named successor

MONTREAL — National Bank of Canada chief executive Louis Vachon will retire at the end of October after nearly 15 years in the job, the bank said Wednesday. Chief operating officer Laurent Ferreira will replace him in the top post starting Nov.
Labrador's Innu Nation suing federal government and N.L. over Muskrat Falls deal

Labrador's Innu Nation suing federal government and N.L. over Muskrat Falls deal

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Labrador's Innu Nation says it has launched a lawsuit against Ottawa and the Newfoundland and Labrador government over a recent $5.2-billion deal involving the troubled Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project.
Canada's big three grocers see shifting shopping habits as pandemic restrictions ease

Canada's big three grocers see shifting shopping habits as pandemic restrictions ease

Financial results from Canada's three largest grocers offered a clearer picture of how the COVID-19 crisis has shaped shopping habits — and how consumers respond when public health restrictions are eased. Metro Inc.
US consumer prices rose in July but at slower pace

US consumer prices rose in July but at slower pace

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prices for U.S. consumers rose last month but at the slowest pace since February, a sign that Americans may gain some relief after four months of sharp increases that have imposed a financial burden on the nation's households.
CAE reports Q1 profit, revenue up nearly 40% compared with year ago

CAE reports Q1 profit, revenue up nearly 40% compared with year ago

MONTREAL — CAE Inc. reported a profit in its latest quarter compared with a loss a year ago as its revenue rose nearly 40 per cent. The simulator and training company says its profit attributable to equity holders was $46.
Instagram apologizes for Almodóvar film's poster censorship

Instagram apologizes for Almodóvar film's poster censorship

MADRID (AP) — Instagram has apologized for removing the official poster for Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar's new film from the social network because it showed a female nipple, after the poster's designer complained of censorship.