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'60 Minutes' tops television ratings with coronavirus report

NEW YORK — There's only one television show that can stand atop the weekly ratings and say it did the same thing more than 40 years ago.
Administration weighs delaying tax deadline amid outbreak

Administration weighs delaying tax deadline amid outbreak

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is working on plans to delay the April 15 federal tax deadline for some taxpayers in a bid to soften the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the U.S. economy.
Air Canada waives fees on rebookings up to 24 hours before travel due to virus

Air Canada waives fees on rebookings up to 24 hours before travel due to virus

MONTREAL — Air Canada says travellers can rebook recently purchased flights that depart before May without incurring a fee as part of the airline's latest response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Bonterra Energy suspends dividend due to volatility and weakness in markets

CALGARY — Bonterra Energy Corp. is suspending its dividend in the face of the volatility and weakness in global energy markets.
World markets subdued amid virus worries, hope for help

World markets subdued amid virus worries, hope for help

TOKYO — European stock markets edged up Wednesday after Asian shares mostly declined, as governments were ramping up aid for economies reeling from the virus outbreak. France's CAC 40 gained 0.8% to 4,673, while Germany's DAX rose 0.6% to 10,537.
Metro building new automated distribution centre in Quebec, expanding another

Metro building new automated distribution centre in Quebec, expanding another

MONTREAL — Metro Inc. announced plans to spend $420 million over five years to build a new, automated distribution centre for fresh and frozen products near Montreal and expand a produce and dairy products distribution centre in Quebec.
Saudi Aramco says it will increase oil production capacity

Saudi Aramco says it will increase oil production capacity

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia's oil company Aramco said Wednesday it will increase production capacity to 13 million barrels per day, up from 12 million per day, part of a strategy to dominate market share amid a slowdown in demand due t
Virus locks down Italy amid global push to contain outbreak

Virus locks down Italy amid global push to contain outbreak

ROME — The boisterous hum of Rome dwindled to a whisper and police patrols kept people apart in cafes as Italy enforced an extraordinary, sweeping lockdown in hopes of not becoming the next epicenter of the spreading coronavirus epidemic now that lif

B.C. announces seven new COVID-19 cases, including two more care home workers

VANCOUVER — A small outbreak of COVID-19 continues at a long-term care facility in North Vancouver as officials announced that two more health-care workers have tested positive for the virus. Dr.
Airlines slash flights, freeze hiring as virus cuts travel

Airlines slash flights, freeze hiring as virus cuts travel

Airlines are slashing flights, freezing hiring and parking planes to cope with a stunning drop in bookings and a rise in cancellations caused by fear over the new virus outbreak.