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Court keeps ban on new mining claims around Grand Canyon

Court keeps ban on new mining claims around Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A U.S. appeals court has kept in place an Obama-era ban on new mining claims around the Grand Canyon, but a review under the Trump administration is putting it in jeopardy. The decision Tuesday by the 9th U.S.
Female workers sue McCormick & Schmick's over lewd behaviour

Female workers sue McCormick & Schmick's over lewd behaviour

BOSTON — Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick's seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and co-workers, and their complaints to the company were routinely ignor

Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo for alleged predatory tactics

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation announced Tuesday that it's suing Wells Fargo for allegedly engaging in predatory and unlawful banking practices that targeted and harmed tribal members.
Lawyers clash over impact of Trump's rules on birth control

Lawyers clash over impact of Trump's rules on birth control

OAKLAND, Calif. — Lawyers for California and the U.S. Department of Justice clashed in court Tuesday over whether new rules from President Donald Trump's administration would dramatically reduce women's access to free birth control.

Prominent New York restaurateur accused of sexual misconduct

NEW YORK — One of the owners of several high-profile New York restaurants is taking a leave of absence after being accused of sexual misconduct by several women who worked for him.
Air Canada expanding codeshares for 2018 Canada-China Year of Tourism

Air Canada expanding codeshares for 2018 Canada-China Year of Tourism

MONTREAL — Air Canada (TSX:AC) and Air China Ltd. say they will be expanding their mutual codeshare services in time for the 2018 Canada-China Year of Tourism.
Tax package would lower top tax rate for wealthy Americans

Tax package would lower top tax rate for wealthy Americans

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans on Tuesday rushed toward a deal on a massive tax package that would reduce the top tax rate for wealthy Americans to 37 per cent and slash the corporate rate to a level slightly higher than what businesses and c
NTSB blames captain, bad safety culture for loss of El Faro

NTSB blames captain, bad safety culture for loss of El Faro

A ship captain's unwillingness to listen to his crew's suggestions to change course from the path of a raging hurricane. A weak corporate safety culture that left crewmembers ill-prepared to deal with heavy weather.

NBC's 'Today' in ratings lead after Matt Lauer's firing

NEW YORK — Matt who? NBC's "Today" show was the most-watched morning program for the first full week after long-time host Matt Lauer was fired because of sexual misconduct charges.
Health care leads the way on TSX after strong Valeant showing, loonie lower

Health care leads the way on TSX after strong Valeant showing, loonie lower

TORONTO — The health-care sector helped boost Canada's main stock index on Tuesday despite a slide in energy prices, as the loonie lost ground. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 10.52 points to 16,114.