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at 08:19 on June 30, 2015, EDT.
Indonesian air force transport plane crashes in Medan neighbourhood, dozens dead
MEDAN, Indonesia - An Indonesian air force transport plane plowed into a residential neighbourhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, killing dozens of people.
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at 08:16 on June 30, 2015, EDT.
After NBC 'fires' Trump over immigrant comments, will Trump's business empire escape backlash?
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Is Donald Trump's business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be?
at 08:15 on June 30, 2015, EDT.
Sun Life Financial acquires U.S. investment manager Prime Advisors
TORONTO - Sun Life Financial (TSX:SLF) is buying U.S. investment manager Prime Advisors Inc. for an undisclosed amount.
at 08:02 on June 30, 2015, EDT.
Stock markets to calm after Greece debt talks leave crater in previous session
TORONTO - Stock markets are likely to open higher as traders ease off some of the panic from the previous session caused by Greece's financial woes.
at 07:24 on June 30, 2015, EDT.
Willis Group ties up with Towers Watson in all-stock deal valued at about $18 billion
ARLINGTON, Va. - The insurer Willis Group Holdings PLC will tie up with Towers Watson in an all-stock deal valued at about $18 billion.
at 04:47 on June 30, 2015, EDT.
Crunch time in Greece as bailout due to expire, IMF loan due with no deal in sight
ATHENS, Greece - It's crunch time for Greece, with the European part of its international bailout expiring Tuesday and with it any possible access to the remaining rescue loans it contains that it needs to pay its debts.
at 04:00 on June 30, 2015, EDT.
Banks and insurers increasingly shy away from former grow ops, brokers say
TORONTO - At first glance, the mid-century, three-level Winnipeg home was everything that Sarah Fehr and her fiancee had been looking for.
at 22:47 on June 29, 2015, EDT.
Greece's Tsipras defiant as banks shut, markets rocked by bailout referendum
ATHENS, Greece - Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a referendum that could determine whether the country has to ditch the euro currency and return to the drachma.
Questions and answers on what Greece and the world economy face in the coming days
FRANKFURT - Greece has entered the twilight zone.
at 22:32 on June 29, 2015, EDT.
Mexico media giant Televisa pulls the plug on Miss Universe broadcasts over Trump's remarks
MEXICO CITY - Mexican media giant Televisa says it will no longer broadcast the Miss Universe Pageant or engage any other communication project with Donald Trump.
at 20:49 on June 29, 2015, EDT.
Labor Department proposal would make millions more eligible for overtime
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will propose requiring overtime pay for workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week, three individuals familiar with the plan said Monday, more than doubling the current threshold and extending overtime protection to about 5 million workers.
at 20:44 on June 29, 2015, EDT.
Northern B.C. port blames abandoned pipe for fuel leak into ocean
PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - The Prince Rupert Port Authority says workers are trying to stop an abandoned pipe from slowly leaking fuel into the ocean in northwestern B.C.
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