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Concert special, Jordan doc entice homebound TV viewers

Concert special, Jordan doc entice homebound TV viewers

NEW YORK — Lady Gaga, Michael Jordan and the remote Rolling Stones provided television entertainment over the weekend for millions of Americans homebound because of the coronavirus.
Coke volume plunges 25% in April; hope for a 2nd half bounce

Coke volume plunges 25% in April; hope for a 2nd half bounce

Coca-Cola's global volume tumbled 25% in April as the coronavirus pandemic gripped large swaths of the world population.
Air Canada suspends flights to U.S. after extension of border closure

Air Canada suspends flights to U.S. after extension of border closure

MONTREAL — Air Canada says it will cancel all flights to the U.S. after Ottawa extended its border closure with the United States by 30 days.
Teck Resources takes $312 million loss on writedown of oilsands mine stake

Teck Resources takes $312 million loss on writedown of oilsands mine stake

Measures taken to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and low commodity prices are being blamed by Teck Resources Ltd. for a first-quarter loss attributable to shareholders of $312 million.

Ontario court dismisses PETA application over takedown of anti-Canada Goose ads

TORONTO — An Ontario court dismissed an application for a judicial review by an animal welfare organization who said its right to free expression were violated when its anti-Canada Goose ads were taken down in Toronto.
Steadier prices no cure for Western Canada's natural gas producer woes

Steadier prices no cure for Western Canada's natural gas producer woes

CALGARY — Stronger and more stable natural gas prices in the wake of North American oil production cuts are offering hope for better times to some gas producers but haven't changed Keyera Corp.

Many B.C. businesses uncertain about reopening after COVID passes: survey

VANCOUVER — A survey of more than 1,000 British Columbia businesses has found that nearly half of those which have remained open during the COVID-19 pandemic believed they could survive for no longer than three more months.
US home sales plunge 8.5% in March, and it may grow worse

US home sales plunge 8.5% in March, and it may grow worse

BALTIMORE — U.S. sales of existing homes cratered 8.5% in March with real estate activity stalled by the coronavirus outbreak. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that 5.27 million homes sold last month, down from 5.
Asia Today: Singapore extends lockdown amid surge in cases

Asia Today: Singapore extends lockdown amid surge in cases

BANGKOK — Singapore will extend its partial lockdown by four more weeks after reporting thousands of new coronavirus cases in recent days, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Tuesday.
Beaches may be closed, but `beach reads' still on the way

Beaches may be closed, but `beach reads' still on the way

NEW YORK — Mary Parker is a nurse from St. Louis so caught up in the beach novels of Elin Hilderbrand that she makes an annual trip to Nantucket, the Massachusetts island community where Hilderbrand sets her stories.