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August 30, 2018 - 11:20 am
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Federal Court of Appeal on Thursday quashed the approval of the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast. The decision means the country's National Energy Board will have to redo...
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August 30, 2018 - 11:13 am
VIENNA (AP) — Iran continues to comply with the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers even after the withdrawal of the United States, the United Nations' atomic watchdog said Thursday in a confidential report. In the quarterly report distributed to member states and seen by The Associated...
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August 30, 2018 - 11:12 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top trade official says the bloc is in exploratory talks with the United States to see whether it would be possible to reach a limited trans-Atlantic agreement on the tariff of goods. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said Thursday that "this could be,...
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August 30, 2018 - 11:01 am
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Federal Court of Appeal has quashed the approval of the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast. Thursday's decision means the country's National Energy Board will have to redo its...
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FILE- In this April 9, 2018, file photo, merchandise is displayed at a store in Salem, N.H. There doesn’t need to be an official sale for you to get a deal. Other ways to save include signing up for a retailer’s email list, downloading the store app, using cash-back websites, or just asking. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
August 30, 2018 - 10:58 am
If you don't see a sale sign, it doesn't mean you can't get a deal. Here are four ways you could save money the next time you shop online or in person. 1. SIGN UP If you're willing to supply a retailer with some of your personal information — such as your name, address or birth date — you could get...
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FILE- In this Aug. 2, 2018, file photo customers browse in an Apple store in New York. On Thursday, Aug. 30, the Commerce Department issues its July report on consumer spending, which accounts for roughly 70 percent of U.S. economic activity. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 30, 2018 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending rose a solid 0.4 percent in July, the sixth straight month of healthy gains. At the same time, a key gauge of inflation posted its sharpest annual gain in six years, likely keeping the Federal Reserve on track to keep raising interest rates gradually. The...
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FILE- In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo an American flag hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)
August 30, 2018 - 10:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are dipping Thursday morning after a four-day rally brought major indexes to record highs. Banks are slipping with interest rates and consumer-focused companies, which have made large gains recently, also lagged the market. Technology companies took small losses. A...
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August 30, 2018 - 10:24 am
LONDON (AP) — Japanese electronics giant Panasonic has become the latest company to announce plans to move its European headquarters out of Britain ahead of Brexit. The company said in a statement Thursday that it plans to relocate from the U.K. to Amsterdam on Oct. 1 to "pursue improved efficiency...
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August 30, 2018 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are dipping Thursday morning after a four-day rally brought major indexes to record highs. Banks are slipping with interest rates and consumer-focused companies, which have made large gains recently, also lagged the market. Technology companies took small losses. A...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2015, file photo, a man walks past a Microsoft sign set up for the Microsoft BUILD conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Microsoft says it’s requiring its U.S. suppliers to offer their employees at least 12 weeks paid leave to care for a new child. The company announced the new parental leave policy Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
August 30, 2018 - 10:20 am
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft says it's requiring its contractors to offer their U.S. employees at least 12 weeks paid leave to care for a new child. It's common for tech firms to offer generous family leave benefits for their own engineers, but experts say it's rare to require similar benefits...
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