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at 01:04 on October 25, 2014, EDT.

Google exec's supersonic freefall from near-space sets skydiving records, breaks sound barrier

ROSWELL, N.M. - Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.


at 19:51 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

French court rules in favour of extraditing Kazakh dissident banker to either Russia or Ukraine

PARIS - A French appeals court has authorized the extradition to Russia or Ukraine of a Kazakh dissident banker whose legal case is tangled up in at least five countries.


at 17:46 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

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at 17:05 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:


at 16:54 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Your ad here: Postmedia says luring advertisers a challenge as it posts Q4 loss

TORONTO - Advertisers were still elusive for newspaper publisher Postmedia in the fourth quarter and executives say there hasn't been much improvement ahead of the key Christmas holiday shopping season.


at 16:37 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Ford opts for Mexico instead of Ontario for engine plant, union says

TORONTO - Ford Motor Co. has decided to build its new engine in Mexico after it was unable to reach a deal with the federal and Ontario governments to bring the investment to Windsor, Ont., Unifor said Friday.


at 13:40 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Procter & Gamble to split off its Duracell business as part of overhaul

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Procter & Gamble plans to remove its batteries and make Duracell a stand-alone company.


at 16:31 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Stocks up at end of positive week, indexes continue to recover from sell-off

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market registered a solid gain Friday at the end of a positive week as share prices continue to recover from a sharp sell-off earlier this month.


at 16:23 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Canadian dollar flat ahead of Fed meeting, economic growth data

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed flat Friday with markets cautious ahead of key economic happenings next week.


at 13:41 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Chiquita shareholders reject plans to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Chiquita shareholders have rejected plans to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes that would have made the world's largest banana supplier.


at 13:37 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Sales of new US homes tick up 0.2 pct. in September; revisions wipe away much of August surge

WASHINGTON - U.S. sales of new homes were nearly flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying.


at 12:37 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Shakira partners with Fisher-Price to release baby toys, launches Web series for young moms

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a Web series for moms.


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