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UK's May to face fresh ire at home after being spared by EU

UK's May to face fresh ire at home after being spared by EU

BRUSSELS — British Prime Minister Theresa May will head home from an inconclusive European Union summit on Brexit to a barrage of criticism that her 27 EU counterparts spared her during the two-day event that ended Thursday..
Shell's name dropped from employee credit union as oilsands sale effects linger

Shell's name dropped from employee credit union as oilsands sale effects linger

CALGARY — Royal Dutch Shell's name is being removed from a tiny 65-year-old employee credit union as its visibility in the Alberta oil and gas industry continues to shrink in the wake of the sale of most of its oilsands assets last year.
Locking in your mortgage could save you money, but it depends on your plans

Locking in your mortgage could save you money, but it depends on your plans

OTTAWA — Homeowners with variable-rate mortgages have seen their rates go up over the past year as the Bank of Canada has raised its key interest rate target four times.
Trading in MEG mixed after it rejects Husky Energy's hostile takeover bid

Trading in MEG mixed after it rejects Husky Energy's hostile takeover bid

CALGARY — MEG Energy Corp. shares rose and fell in choppy trading Thursday after it formally rejected a $3.3-billion hostile takeover offer from oilsands rival Husky Energy Inc.

Mnuchin says he will not attend Saudi investment conference

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he will not attend an investment conference in Saudi Arabia.
Pot grower Aphria Inc. applies to list on New York Stock Exchange

Pot grower Aphria Inc. applies to list on New York Stock Exchange

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Licensed producer Aphria Inc. has applied to list its common shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The Leamington, Ont.-based cannabis company submitted its registration statement to U.S. securities regulators today.
Indian gov't minister resigns, denies sex harassment claims

Indian gov't minister resigns, denies sex harassment claims

NEW DELHI — M.J.
Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

SALINAS, Calif. — Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new hires.

A look at Salinas, California, farm-rich but unaffordable

SALINAS, Calif. — Here's a look at some key information about Salinas, one of the nation's least affordable metro areas to live. It's a phenomenon that's plaguing California, from its wealthiest areas, to working-class cities like Salinas.
Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

MENLO PARK, Calif. — In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook's expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads "War Room.