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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.
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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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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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