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Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds

AUSTIN, Texas — Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call- centre agents while adding more lustre to a Southwestern city that has already become a bustling tech hub.

Waterton investor fund pushing for new board of directors at Hudbay Minerals

TORONTO — An activist investor in Hudbay Minerals Inc. says it will push for a new slate of directors at the company's next annual meeting after accusing the board of mismanagement. Waterton Global Resource Management Inc.

Court tosses permit for pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

RICHMOND, Va. — A permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail, was thrown out Thursday by a federal appeals court that harshly criticized regulators for approving the proposal.
Boy Scouts' money struggles: Is bankruptcy an option?

Boy Scouts' money struggles: Is bankruptcy an option?

NEW YORK — The Boy Scouts of America deflected questions about a report suggesting it is considering seeking bankruptcy protection, though the head of the organization said it is exploring "all options" as it tries to stay afloat while facing sexual

Lease sale in Alaska petroleum reserve draws modest interest

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A federal sale of oil leases in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska has again drawn a modest response. The Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday received 16 bids on 16 tracts covering 272 square miles (705 sq.

The Latest: Airbnb bashes New Orleans' proposed restrictions

NEW ORLEANS — The Latest on a proposal to ban short-term rentals of non-owner-occupied houses in New Orleans (all times local): 4:30 p.m.

Panama Canal consortium ordered to repay $847M in advances

PANAMA CITY — An international arbitration panel has ruled the Spanish-led consortium that built the expansion of the Panama Canal must repay $847 million in advances it received during the construction project.
UK's May, embattled at home, seeks EU lifeline on Brexit

UK's May, embattled at home, seeks EU lifeline on Brexit

BRUSSELS — In a week of damaging political blows over her handling of both Brexit and her job, British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Thursday she can still get her European Union divorce agreement approved in Parliament — with a little help fro
Western oil price rally unlikely to last after curtailments begin: expert panel

Western oil price rally unlikely to last after curtailments begin: expert panel

CALGARY — It's unlikely a dramatic improvement in western Canadian oil prices since Alberta announced forced production curtailments two weeks ago will continue after the cuts begin on Jan. 1, a panel of experts agreed Thursday.
DavidsTea Inc. reports $9.1M loss in third quarter, sales up 1.5 per cent

DavidsTea Inc. reports $9.1M loss in third quarter, sales up 1.5 per cent

DavidsTea Inc.