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Walmart, Tesla pause in legal fight over fiery solar panels

Walmart, Tesla pause in legal fight over fiery solar panels

NEW YORK — Walmart said Friday that is working on a resolution with Tesla after the retailing giant sued the electric car company's energy division for installing rooftop solar panels that caught fire.
Judge orders woman in Capital One case to remain in custody

Judge orders woman in Capital One case to remain in custody

SEATTLE — A U.S. judge on Friday ordered a woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations to remain in custody pending trial because she is a flight risk and poses a physical danger to herself and others.
Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at 79

Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at 79

NEW YORK — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles poured a fortune into right-wing causes, transforming the American political landscape and shaping U.S.
North American stock markets plunge on heightened trade war between U.S. and China

North American stock markets plunge on heightened trade war between U.S. and China

TORONTO — North American stock markets plummeted Friday after the U.S.-Sino trade war heated up with President Donald Trump angrily responding to China's tariff retaliation.

New 'Moana' attraction, 'Star Wars' hotel at Disney World

ORLANDO, Fla. — Disney officials say they plan to open an attraction based on the animated film "Moana" at Walt Disney World, and they announced the name of a "Star Wars"-themed hotel being planned for the Florida resort.
Transat shareholders approve Air Canada takeover, deal now in regulators' hands

Transat shareholders approve Air Canada takeover, deal now in regulators' hands

MONTREAL — The fate of Air Canada's $720-million takeover bid for Transat A.T. Inc. rests with regulators after shareholders overwhelmingly approved the acquisition offer Friday.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,037.58, down 215.88 points ). Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 17 cents, or three per cent, to $5.50 on 13.4 million shares.
Cargojet Inc. shares surge on deal with Amazon to grow partnership

Cargojet Inc. shares surge on deal with Amazon to grow partnership

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Shares in Cargojet Inc. shot to a record high Friday after the company announced a new deal with Amazon.com that could see the online retailer acquire a stake in the company that provides overnight air cargo services.
Ottawa takes promised steps to prevent transshipments of aluminum, steel

Ottawa takes promised steps to prevent transshipments of aluminum, steel

Ottawa is taking promised steps to prevent aluminum and steel from entering Canada as a way to circumvent trade measures that led to the U.S. lifting tariffs earlier this year. Starting Sept.

Top publishers sue Audible for copyright infringement

NEW YORK — Some of the country's top publishers are suing Audible, citing copyright infringement as they ask a federal judge to enjoin the audiobook producer-distributor's planned use of captions for an education-driven program.