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JetBlue says Airbus joint venture with Bombardier secondary reason to order A220

JetBlue says Airbus joint venture with Bombardier secondary reason to order A220

MONTREAL — Shares of Bombardier Inc. hit a nearly seven-year high Wednesday after the C Series jet it developed secured the largest order since the announcement of a joint venture with Airbus. JetBlue Airways Corp.
Judge approves revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy sale plan

Judge approves revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy sale plan

WILMINGTON, Del. — A Delaware judge has approved a revised plan for the sale of the Weinstein Co., the studio forced into bankruptcy by the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Tim Hortons signs franchise agreement with Cartesian Capital to expand to China

Tim Hortons signs franchise agreement with Cartesian Capital to expand to China

Tim Hortons plans to open more than 1,500 of its coffee-and-doughnut shops in China over the next decade.
US wholesale prices shoot up 3.4 per cent over past year

US wholesale prices shoot up 3.4 per cent over past year

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.3 per cent in June, a slight slowing from May. But the 12-month gain was the fastest in more than six years, adding to evidence that inflation is beginning to rise after years of weak price gains.

OSC orders executives to pay millions in penalties in Sino-Forest case

TORONTO — The Ontario Securities Commission has ordered several top executives of timber company Sino-Forest to pay millions in administrative penalties, disgorgement and costs.
China vows retaliation for $200 billion US tariff threat

China vows retaliation for $200 billion US tariff threat

BEIJING — China's government vowed Wednesday to take "firm and forceful measures" as the U.S.
Murdoch's 21st Century Fox ups Sky bid to beat rival Comcast

Murdoch's 21st Century Fox ups Sky bid to beat rival Comcast

LONDON — Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox increased Wednesday its bid to take full control of lucrative European pay TV service Sky in a prolonged battle with U.S. rival Comcast. Fox raised its bid to 14 pounds ($18.
Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

MOUNT GORONGOSA, Mozambique — At Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa — where farmers are being encouraged to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees, both to improve their own lot and to restore the forest — there is a point beyond which visitors are tol

Nevada execution in doubt after drug company sues to stop it

LAS VEGAS — A twice-convicted killer scheduled to be executed Wednesday night in Nevada by an untried three-drug lethal injection is steadfast in his desire to be put to death, but a final-hour lawsuit by a drug company could halt the execution.
Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal

Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal

LONDON — Facebook is facing its first financial penalty for allowing the data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica to forage through the personal data of millions of unknowing Facebook users. A U.K.