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at 18:07 on December 07, 2013, EST.
Senate proposal: open Mexico's state-run oil sector to private companies
MEXICO CITY - A Mexico senate committee on Saturday proposed the most dramatic oil reform in decades that would open the country's beleaguered, state-run sector to private companies and investment.
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at 20:53 on December 06, 2013, EST.
Shell's Jackpine mine gets nod from Ottawa, despite environmental effects
Shell Canada's Jackpine oilsands mine expansion plan has received the go-ahead from Ottawa, despite the environment minister's view that it's "likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects."
at 18:35 on December 06, 2013, EST.
Judge orders Colo. cake-maker to serve gay couples for wedding celebrations
DENVER - A baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious beliefs or face fines, a judge said Friday.
at 18:03 on December 06, 2013, EST.
Custom offers, guidance as you walk around Apple stores with precise location technology
NEW YORK, N.Y. - GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple hopes to guide you around once you're inside, whether it's to pick up an order, upgrade to a new iPhone or shop for a pair of headphones.
at 09:10 on December 06, 2013, EST.
E-commerce growth slowing in Canada as shoppers look to overseas e-stores
TORONTO, Cananda - E-commerce growth is slowing in Canada after "dropping dramatically" earlier this year, says one industry analyst, who notes Canadians have become increasingly wise to how much better online shopping can be in other countries.
at 17:35 on December 06, 2013, EST.
U.S. lurching from 'crisis to crisis,' politics influenced by money: Gary Doer
WINNIPEG - Canada's ambassador to the United States took aim at American politics Friday by saying the country has spent the last four years lurching from one budgetary crisis to the next and by criticizing the influence money has on politicians.
at 17:16 on December 06, 2013, EST.
Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange markets
TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
at 16:33 on December 06, 2013, EST.
Markets advance, strong U.S. jobs data competes with Fed tapering concerns
TORONTO - North American stock markets closed sharply higher Friday as a stronger than expected U.S. employment report trumped worries that the Federal Reserve might start to cut back on stimulus sooner than expected.
at 16:30 on December 06, 2013, EST.
Governments offer help to develop seal products in backing Atlantic industry
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Ottawa and Newfoundland and Labrador will spend almost $500,000 on a pilot project to offer seal meat at stores in Canada and overseas in the new year.
at 16:19 on December 06, 2013, EST.
Canadian dollar closes lower amid strong Canadian, U.S. jobs reports
TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed lower Friday in the wake of strong employment data from Canada and the U.S.
at 15:28 on December 06, 2013, EST.
Canadian big banks post record profits in 2013, but outlook raises concern
Canada's big banks reported record annual profits for 2013, buoyed by a strong domestic market, but stormier seas may lay ahead as the financial institutions go into the new year.
at 15:25 on December 06, 2013, EST.
Singer Bocelli visits MIT for workshop on adaptive technology for the visually impaired
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Italian classical singer Andrea Bocelli says he might one day get to use the tools that researchers around the world are developing with support from the foundation that bears his name.
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