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UK's May faces more criticism for post-Brexit ties text

UK's May faces more criticism for post-Brexit ties text

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced wide-ranging criticism from skeptical lawmakers Thursday as she sought to portray a draft agreement on a post-Brexit relationship with the European Union as a "good deal for our country.

Home affordability watch: price tags in midsize metros

Big coastal cities have some of the highest house prices in the country. In comparison, medium-size cities are often relative bargains. But not always.
Canadian banks look to in-house hackers to improve and test cybersecurity

Canadian banks look to in-house hackers to improve and test cybersecurity

TORONTO — Hackers are targeting Toronto-Dominion Bank's internal systems at all hours using cutting-edge techniques, but the bank's head of cybersecurity isn't losing sleep over them — they work for him, after all.
Make sure your holiday budget includes more than just gifts, experts say

Make sure your holiday budget includes more than just gifts, experts say

OTTAWA — The holiday season comes every year and so too the warnings of overspending, but the consequences of a financial hangover this year are growing compared with just a few years ago.
China rejects US hacking report ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

China rejects US hacking report ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

BEIJING — China on Thursday rejected a U.S. government report that accuses Beijing of stepping up efforts to steal technology ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. The Commerce Ministry dismissed the U.S.
Analysis: Rising US, China rivalry deepening rifts in Asia

Analysis: Rising US, China rivalry deepening rifts in Asia

BANGKOK — All the usual rituals of international summits were there: the group photos, the gala dinners, the noticeably vibrant shirts leaders force themselves into.
European privacy search engines aim to challenge Google

European privacy search engines aim to challenge Google

LONDON — In the battle for online privacy, Google is a U.S. Goliath facing a handful of European Davids.
Ottawa 'on a different economic planet:' Alberta finance minister

Ottawa 'on a different economic planet:' Alberta finance minister

CALGARY — Alberta's finance minister says Ottawa's latest fiscal update shows the federal government doesn't appreciate how badly the price squeeze on western Canadian crude is hurting the Canadian economy.

Amazon says error exposed customer names and emails

NEW YORK — Amazon says a technical error on its website exposed the names and email addresses of some customers. The online retail giant says it has fixed the issue and emailed those affected. Amazon says its website and systems were not hacked.
NEB reports crude-by-rail exports rose to a record 269,829 bpd in September

NEB reports crude-by-rail exports rose to a record 269,829 bpd in September

CALGARY — The National Energy Board says crude-by-rail exports from Canada rose to a record 269,829 barrels per day in September.