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Turkey objects as Sweden, Finland seek NATO membership

Turkey objects as Sweden, Finland seek NATO membership

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Turkey´s president on Monday complicated Sweden and Finland´s historic bid to join NATO, saying he cannot allow them to become members of the alliance because of their perceived inaction against exiled Kurdish militants.
Unions demand return of flight crew detained in Dominican Republic for six weeks

Unions demand return of flight crew detained in Dominican Republic for six weeks

Unions are calling on the federal government to secure the return of five Canadian airline employees detained in the Dominican Republic.
Abbott says agreement reached to reopen baby formula plant

Abbott says agreement reached to reopen baby formula plant

WASHINGTON (AP) — Baby formula maker Abbott said Monday it has reached an agreement with U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,206.41, up 106.60 points.) Western Energy Services Corp. (TSX:WRG). Energy. Down one cent, or 28.6 per cent, to 2.5 cents on 36.
Energy stocks lead broad rally to lift S&P/TSX composite up for second straight day

Energy stocks lead broad rally to lift S&P/TSX composite up for second straight day

TORONTO — A broad rally led by the energy sector pushed Canada's main stock index higher for a second-straight session after six days of losses.
De-Arching: McDonald's to sell Russia business, exit country

De-Arching: McDonald's to sell Russia business, exit country

McDonald's is closing its doors in Russia, ending an era of optimism and increasing the country's isolation over its war in Ukraine . The Chicago burger giant confirmed Monday that it is selling its 850 restaurants in Russia.
Passenger, cargo trains collide in Spain; 1 killed, 85 hurt

Passenger, cargo trains collide in Spain; 1 killed, 85 hurt

MADRID (AP) — A cargo train smashed into a rush-hour passenger train in Catalonia on Monday, killing an engineer and injuring 85 people, Spanish authorities and the regional rail company said.
Statistics Canada says higher prices lift manufacturing and wholesale sales higher

Statistics Canada says higher prices lift manufacturing and wholesale sales higher

OTTAWA — Canadian manufacturing sales and wholesale trade figures climbed higher in March, but the gains came due to higher prices. Statistics Canada said Monday manufacturing sales rose 2.5 per cent to $70.
CREA reports home sales down in April as mortgage rates rise

CREA reports home sales down in April as mortgage rates rise

Increasing mortgage rates slowed home sales in April from the frenzied pace they started the year at, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Monday. The association found the number of homes sold dropped by 25.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. reports annual rate of housing starts rose in April

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. reports annual rate of housing starts rose in April

OTTAWA — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of new home construction in April rose eight per cent compared with March.