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Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95

NEW YORK — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a

Street Capital to be acquired by RFA Capital for $85 million

TORONTO — Mortgage lender Street Capital Group Inc. has agreed to be acquired by RFA Capital Holdings Inc. in a cash deal worth about $85 million.
Huawei says US sanctions will cost it billions in revenue

Huawei says US sanctions will cost it billions in revenue

SHENZHEN, China — Huawei's founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant's revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years, as he compared the company to a "badly damaged plane" as a result of U.S.
Protesters demand that embattled Hong Kong leader resign

Protesters demand that embattled Hong Kong leader resign

HONG KONG — Demonstrators in Hong Kong gathered Monday outside the office of the city's leader, demanding that she step down in the crisis over a highly unpopular extradition bill that has tested the durability of China's promises to respect the form
Aerospace industry at risk of further decline, says report by Jean Charest

Aerospace industry at risk of further decline, says report by Jean Charest

MONTREAL — The aerospace industry is "at risk" of being overtaken by foreign rivals if government doesn't treat it as an "urgent priority" and work with the sector to staunch falling employment and GDP contributions, an industry report says.

SNC-Lavalin wins contract to design track upgrades for Network Rail in UK

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. says its Atkins business has won a contract to design track upgrades for Network Rail in the United Kingdom. The company says work is expected to begin in August.
Sunnei to Palm Angels, streetwear in fashion focus in Milan

Sunnei to Palm Angels, streetwear in fashion focus in Milan

MILAN — Youthful dressing and streetwear were in focus on the third day of Milan Fashion Week previews of (mostly) menswear for next spring and summer.
CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem

CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem

PARIS — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker works to get the gro

Candidate loses German election after film makers weigh in

BERLIN — A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany party in a runoff that drew international attention.
Franchise fatigue continues with 'Men in Black' and 'Shaft'

Franchise fatigue continues with 'Men in Black' and 'Shaft'

LOS ANGELES — Brand familiarity isn't everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots.