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Carl Levin, Michigan's longest-serving senator, dies at 87

Carl Levin, Michigan's longest-serving senator, dies at 87

DETROIT (AP) — Famous for gazing over eyeglasses worn on the end of his nose, Carl Levin seemed at ease wherever he went, whether attending a college football game back home in Michigan or taking on a multibillion-dollar corporation before cameras on
Fire erupts at warehouse of Brazil's national film institute

Fire erupts at warehouse of Brazil's national film institute

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A government warehouse storing movies, documents and antique projectors from Brazil's film industry caught fire Thursday night in Sao Paulo.
New Russian lab briefly knocks space station out of position

New Russian lab briefly knocks space station out of position

MOSCOW — A newly arrived Russian science lab briefly knocked the International Space Station out of position Thursday when it accidentally fired its thrusters.
Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over ‘Black Widow’ release

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over ‘Black Widow’ release

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson is suing the Walt Disney Co. over its streaming release of “Black Widow,” which she said breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings.
Biden orders tough new vaccination rules for federal workers

Biden orders tough new vaccination rules for federal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new pandemic requirements aimed at boosting vaccination rates for millions of federal workers and contractors as he lamented the “American tragedy” of rising-yet-preventable deaths
Ottawa raises $8.9 billion for 5G wireless licences in 3,500 MHz spectrum auction

Ottawa raises $8.9 billion for 5G wireless licences in 3,500 MHz spectrum auction

The federal government raised $8.9 billion in a licence auction for a key band of 5G wireless spectrum in results announced after the close of markets Thursday.

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 (20,311.78, up 81.38 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 82 cents or 3.2 per cent, to $24.89 on 10.6 million shares.
TC Energy in dispute with LNG Canada; could delay construction of Coastal GasLink

TC Energy in dispute with LNG Canada; could delay construction of Coastal GasLink

CALGARY — The completion of the Coastal GasLink pipeline could be delayed if TC Energy cannot resolve an ongoing dispute with LNG Canada over project costs, the Calgary-based company said Thursday.
TSX closes at all time high, U.S. markets up after big jump in commodities prices

TSX closes at all time high, U.S. markets up after big jump in commodities prices

Canada's main stock exchange closed at an all-time high as commodities like gold and oil benefitted from a weaker U.S. dollar on Thursday. Mike Archibald, vice-president and portfolio manager with AGF Investments Inc.
US economy surpasses pre-pandemic size with 6.5% Q2 growth

US economy surpasses pre-pandemic size with 6.5% Q2 growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fueled by vaccinations and government aid, the U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.5% annual rate last quarter in another sign that the nation has achieved a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession.