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Marchers support Assange ahead of London extradition hearing

Marchers support Assange ahead of London extradition hearing

LONDON — Hundreds of supporters of Julian Assange marched through London on Saturday to pressure the U.K. government into refusing to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to the United States to face spying charges.
Wells Fargo to pay $3B to resolve probes into fake accounts

Wells Fargo to pay $3B to resolve probes into fake accounts

LOS ANGELES — Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay $3 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations into a long-running practice whereby company employees opened millions of unauthorized bank accounts in order to meet unrealistic sales goals.
Unscripted 'Friends' reunion special to launch with HBO Max

Unscripted 'Friends' reunion special to launch with HBO Max

LOS ANGELES — WarnerMedia's new streaming service will debut with some extra “Friends.
Eastlink, TekSavvy at odds over whether Canada needs more wireless competition

Eastlink, TekSavvy at odds over whether Canada needs more wireless competition

One of the country's smaller regional telecom companies and an Ontario-based rival with hopes of expansion on Friday took opposite sides of a battle over whether a new category of wireless competitor would be good for Canadians.
Energy and tech sectors weigh on stocks in Toronto, index sheds 100 points

Energy and tech sectors weigh on stocks in Toronto, index sheds 100 points

TORONTO — Major North American indexes fell Friday, with Canada's main stock index plummeting about 100 points, as more than 1,000 new cases of a novel coronavirus were diagnosed around the world.
Blockade trips up Canada's biggest ports as shippers steer clear of rail closure

Blockade trips up Canada's biggest ports as shippers steer clear of rail closure

MONTREAL — A rail blockade in eastern Ontario has led to backlogs at Canada's three biggest ports, prompting some shippers to take their business elsewhere as cargo piles up and dockworkers' paycheques shrink.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,843.53, down 100.53 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 15 cents, or 10.71 per cent, to $1.25 on 22.64 million shares.
Global warming to drastically reduce regrowth of key softwood species in Maritimes

Global warming to drastically reduce regrowth of key softwood species in Maritimes

HALIFAX — Global warming is likely to drastically reduce regrowth of a tree species that is a cornerstone of the Maritimes pulp and lumber industry, a new study by forestry scientists concludes.

Alice Munro among Nobel prizewinners urging Trudeau to deny oilsands project

Canadian author Alice Munro is among dozens of Nobel prizewinners urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to deny approval to a massive oilsands project in Alberta. Munro, Canadian biologist Jack W.
US home sales fell 1.3% in January

US home sales fell 1.3% in January

WASHINGTON — U.S. home sales retreated 1.3% in January from the prior month, but low mortgage rates helped enable an increase in purchases from a year ago.