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Steve Bannon: Time's Up is most powerful political movement

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's former chief strategist says he's surprised the #MeToo movement hasn't had more impact on corporate America.

No fault: UK proposes major easing of divorce procedures

LONDON — The British government is proposing to introduce "no-fault" divorces and make other changes to make it much easier for married couples to divorce.

San Francisco Federal Reserve names Mary Daly as president

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on Friday announced the appointment of Mary Daly, a longtime Fed economist and a labour market specialist, as the next president of the regional bank.
Toronto Real Estate Board to make GTA home sales data available by Tuesday

Toronto Real Estate Board to make GTA home sales data available by Tuesday

TORONTO — The Toronto Real Estate Board says it is still reviewing a handful of issues associated with releasing Greater Toronto Area sales data, but it will make a password-protected feed with the numbers available to realtors by Tuesday.
North American stock markets virtually unchanged, Canadian dollar drops

North American stock markets virtually unchanged, Canadian dollar drops

TORONTO — North American stocks ended the week virtually flat in Friday trading with Canada's main stock index getting a lift primarily from cannabis stocks that offset weakness in energy and materials. Nothing really critical came out of U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,013.49, up 11.78 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 24 cents, or 2.89 per cent, to $8.54 on 25.1 million shares.
Alberta farmers fret over recent snowfalls that delayed harvest, damaged crops

Alberta farmers fret over recent snowfalls that delayed harvest, damaged crops

Some Alberta farmers are concerned about their crops after a late-summer snowfall blanketed parts of the province, with more flurries expected in the forecast.

Greece, creditors hold 1st round of post-bailout talks

ATHENS, Greece — Greece and its creditors have held a first round of talks since the completion of the country's eight-year bailout program last month.
SpaceX changes plans to send tourists around the moon

SpaceX changes plans to send tourists around the moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX said it has signed the first private moon traveller , with some changes to its original game plan.

Texas company gets $300M loan for high-speed train project

DALLAS — A Texas company has secured a $300 million loan for a proposed high-speed rail project from Dallas to Houston.