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BTS members will serve in S. Korea military, regroup in '25

BTS members will serve in S. Korea military, regroup in '25

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The members of K-pop band BTS will serve their mandatory military duties under South Korean law, their management company said Monday, effectively ending a debate on whether they should be granted exemptions because of their
Kanye West to buy conservative social media platform Parler

Kanye West to buy conservative social media platform Parler

The rapper formerly known as Kanye West is offering to buy right-wing friendly social network Parler shortly after getting locked out of Twitter and Instagram for antisemitic posts.
S&P/TSX composite up nearly 300 points, U.S. markets also up

S&P/TSX composite up nearly 300 points, U.S. markets also up

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index closed up almost 300 points Monday ahead of Statistics Canada releasing its latest inflation data on Wednesday, while U.S. markets were also up. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 294.67 points at 18,621.02.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,621.02, up 294.67 points): Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 90 cents, or 1.8 per cent, to $50.84 on 13.8 million shares.
Loblaw freezes prices of all No Name brand products until Jan. 31, 2023

Loblaw freezes prices of all No Name brand products until Jan. 31, 2023

Canada’s biggest grocer is freezing prices on all its No Name products until next year as double-digit food inflation sends grocery bills spiralling. Loblaw Companies Ltd.
Nokia's Canada expansion an effort to diversify away from Huawei, some experts say

Nokia's Canada expansion an effort to diversify away from Huawei, some experts say

OTTAWA — Nokia Canada, the federal government, Ontario government and City of Ottawa have announced plans to turn the company's Ottawa facility into a research and development technology hub, a move some industry watchers say is likely an effort to d
Most consumers and businesses expect recession; views on inflation diverge: BoC

Most consumers and businesses expect recession; views on inflation diverge: BoC

OTTAWA — Most consumers and businesses think Canada will enter a recession, according to new surveys from the Bank of Canada, but businesses expect upward pressure on prices and wages to ease while consumers are still pessimistic about inflation in t
Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards crown Lecavalier, Mr. Saturday top brands

Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards crown Lecavalier, Mr. Saturday top brands

TORONTO — The Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards has named Lecavalier the year’s top womenswear brand and Mr. Saturday the top menswear brand.
Scholz orders 3 German nuclear plants to run until mid-April

Scholz orders 3 German nuclear plants to run until mid-April

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz ordered ministers Monday to prepare to keep all of the country's three remaining nuclear plants running until mid-April, putting his foot down on an issue that had threatened to split his three-party govern
Prosecution witness stands by testimony in Holmes trial

Prosecution witness stands by testimony in Holmes trial

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former Theranos lab director and prosecution witness Adam Rosendorff stood by his earlier testimony in a court appearance Monday.