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Extremists exploit a loophole in social moderation: Podcasts

Extremists exploit a loophole in social moderation: Podcasts

Major social platforms have been cracking down on the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories in the leadup to the presidential election, and expanded their efforts in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
NY prosecutors interview Michael Cohen about Trump finances

NY prosecutors interview Michael Cohen about Trump finances

New York prosecutors conducted an hourslong interview Thursday of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, asking a range of questions about Trump's business dealings, according to three people familiar with the meeting.
Apaches object to Forest Service review of huge copper mine

Apaches object to Forest Service review of huge copper mine

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The U.S.
Quebec threatens construction, manufacturing sectors with more COVID-19 restrictions

Quebec threatens construction, manufacturing sectors with more COVID-19 restrictions

MONTREAL — Quebec's labour minister on Friday threatened to impose more restrictions on the province's construction and manufacturing sectors for allegedly flouting health orders.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,909.03, down 49.06 points). BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Up $1.02, or 8.9 per cent, to $12.48 on 18 million shares.
Cogeco reports first-quarter profit and revenue up from year ago mark

Cogeco reports first-quarter profit and revenue up from year ago mark

Cogeco Inc. reported its first-quarter profit rose compared with a year ago as its revenue also climbed, as customers spent more time online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cogeco said its Canadian broadband revenue grew 2.
TSX falls on lower crude prices amid concerns about reduction in vaccine shipments

TSX falls on lower crude prices amid concerns about reduction in vaccine shipments

TORONTO — Canada's main stock market fell Friday to end the week lower on a drop in oil prices and concerns about a temporary reduction in vaccine shipments from Pfizer. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 49.06 points to 17,909.
BlackBerry, Facebook resolve patent fight in private deal

BlackBerry, Facebook resolve patent fight in private deal

WATERLOO, Ont. — BlackBerry says it has resolved its disputes with Facebook, after both companies had taken aim at each other's patents.
Retail group: holiday sales up 8.3% amid big spending shift

Retail group: holiday sales up 8.3% amid big spending shift

NEW YORK — The nation’s largest retail trade group said Friday that holiday sales soared 8.3%, far exceeding its forecast even as the coronavirus kept shoppers away from physical stores.
Couche-Tard chairman in France to press case for Carrefour despite objections

Couche-Tard chairman in France to press case for Carrefour despite objections

Alimentation Couche-Tard isn't waving the white flag despite the French government's objection to its efforts to acquire grocery giant Carrefour.