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at 17:07 on July 01, 2016, EDT.
US auto sales hit record in first 6 months
DETROIT — U.S. auto sales may be slowing, but they still set a record in the first six months of this year.
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at 16:31 on July 01, 2016, EDT.
Fundy turbines face further delays despite environment minister approval
HALIFAX — The plan to install two giant tidal turbines in the Bay of Fundy has been delayed again for final preparations and additional consultation with concerned stakeholders, despite getting the go-ahead from Nova Scotia's environment minister.
at 14:52 on July 01, 2016, EDT.
Strike at Taj Mahal casino raises questions about its future
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A strike against Atlantic City's most vulnerable casino on the biggest moneymaking weekend of the year raised fresh questions about the future of the Trump Taj Mahal.
at 14:05 on July 01, 2016, EDT.
Correction: Coal Jobs vs Air Pollution story
OAKLAND, Calif. — In a story June 28 about a proposed coal ban in Oakland, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the organization that David Smith represents. He is an attorney for the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal, not the Oregon Bulk and Oversized Terminal.
at 13:58 on July 01, 2016, EDT.
6 Williams Cos. board members quit after failing to dump CEO
NEW YORK — Nearly half of the board members of Williams Cos. quit this week after they unsuccessfully tried to force out the energy company's CEO.
at 11:09 on July 01, 2016, EDT.
Survey: US manufacturing accelerates in June
WASHINGTON — American manufacturing expanded for the fourth straight month in June, hitting the strongest reading in 16 months as the outlook for new orders and production improved.
at 10:26 on July 01, 2016, EDT.
US construction spending fell again in May
WASHINGTON — U.S. construction spending fell for a second month in May, with weakness hitting all areas of building.
at 23:45 on June 30, 2016, EDT.
Air Transat flight attendants strongly reject tentative collective agreement
MONTREAL — The union representing 1,750 Air Transat flight attendants says workers have voted 93 per cent against a tentative agreement reached in early June, setting the stage for potential labour disruptions.
at 20:10 on June 30, 2016, EDT.
Alberta NDP outline minimum wage plan, dismisses job loss concerns
EDMONTON — Alberta's labour minister is dismissing concerns from "well-funded lobby groups" about significant job losses and going ahead with the province's plan to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
at 19:37 on June 30, 2016, EDT.
Northern Gateway pipeline proposal stymied after court quashes approval
VANCOUVER — A pipeline proposal more than a decade in the making has suffered a major setback after a court revoked the federal government's approval for the project to link Alberta's oilsands to British Columbia's north coast, saying Ottawa failed in its duty to consult with aboriginal people.
at 16:40 on June 30, 2016, EDT.
Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
at 16:19 on June 30, 2016, EDT.
Here come the virtual reality Olympics ... for Samsung users
NEW YORK — Athletes in Rio will compete to be the fastest sprinter and highest jumper at the Olympics this August. But there's another test underway as well: How well can virtual reality capture sporting events?
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