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Jurors in Hoggard sex assault trial continue deliberations after reporting deadlock

Jurors in Hoggard sex assault trial continue deliberations after reporting deadlock

TORONTO — Jurors in the sexual assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard reviewed testimony and asked more questions Thursday, after telling the court earlier in the day that they could not reach a unanimous agreement on some counts.
Ford plans to add 6,200 jobs in Ohio, Michigan and Missouri

Ford plans to add 6,200 jobs in Ohio, Michigan and Missouri

AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Ford will add 6,200 factory jobs in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio as it prepares to build more electric vehicles and roll out two redesigned combustion-engine models. The company says it will invest $3.
A&W opening first trial of Pret A Manger brand in Vancouver this summer

A&W opening first trial of Pret A Manger brand in Vancouver this summer

VANCOUVER — A&W plans to open the first trial of UK-based chain Pret A Manger this summer in Vancouver after signing an agreement granting the restaurant chain with master franchisor rights in Canada.
Indigo trims Q4 loss and squeaks out a $3.3-million profit for the full year

Indigo trims Q4 loss and squeaks out a $3.3-million profit for the full year

TORONTO — Indigo Books and Music Inc. trimmed its net loss to end its fiscal year that saw it swing to a small profit. The Toronto-based retailer says it lost $23.4 million in the fourth quarter, compared with a loss of $39.5 million a year earlier.
Lululemon stitches strong start to year with Q1 profit surging 31 per cent to US$185M

Lululemon stitches strong start to year with Q1 profit surging 31 per cent to US$185M

VANCOUVER — Lululemon Athletica's year got off to a strong start as net income surged about 31 per cent to US$190 million on a double-digit increase in revenues. The Vancouver-based athletic clothing company, which reports in U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,031.81, up 318.09 points.) Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH). Energy. Up 22 cents, or 8.2 per cent, to $2.89 on 16.2 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite recovers in broad rally on signs that rate hikes starting to work

S&P/TSX composite recovers in broad rally on signs that rate hikes starting to work

TORONTO — Technology and materials led a broad rally that drove Canada's main stock index higher as investors continued to digest the Bank of Canada's hawkish comments as they look for signs that higher interest rates are starting to slow the economy

Police: Man smashes ancient museum artifacts worth millions

DALLAS (AP) — A man broke into the Dallas Museum of Art and caused more than $5 million in damage, including smashing three ancient Greek artifacts before he was arrested, police said.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard: Uphill battle to rebuild images

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard: Uphill battle to rebuild images

After an explosive six-week libel trial followed by millions on social media and live TV, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard each face an uphill battle: trying to rebuild their images and careers.
Lawyer: Heard was 'demonized' by Depp team, social media

Lawyer: Heard was 'demonized' by Depp team, social media

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Amber Heard was “demonized” by ex-husband Johnny Depp's legal team and excoriated on social media during a sensational defamation trial that ended with a jury ordering her to pay Depp $15 million, Heard's lawyer said Thursday.