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S&P/TSX composite slightly down on energy and industrials; U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite slightly down on energy and industrials; U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed down just 30 points Wednesday as losses in energy and industrials outweighed gains in other areas, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 29.95 points at 20,599.60.
Banff tourism report seeks fewer private vehicles, more public transit in park

Banff tourism report seeks fewer private vehicles, more public transit in park

BANFF, Alta. — Banff tourism officials have joined the call for better management of visitor traffic in the most heavily visited parts of the national park.
Justin Bieber sells rights to 'Baby,' rest of music catalog

Justin Bieber sells rights to 'Baby,' rest of music catalog

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber's record-breaking pop hits from “Baby” to “Sorry” are no longer his after the superstar sold the rights to all his early career music.
FDA food safety official resigns, cites structural issues

FDA food safety official resigns, cites structural issues

The federal Food and Drug Administration's top food safety official resigned Wednesday, citing concerns about the agency's oversight structure and the infant formula crisis that led to a nationwide shortage.
Stocks erase big losses driven by profit fears, end flat

Stocks erase big losses driven by profit fears, end flat

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks shook off an early slide and wound up little changed as worries about corporate profits weighed on the market. The S&P 500 ended barely lower and the Dow ended barely higher. The Nasdaq fell 0.2%.

Actor Esme Bianco, Marilyn Manson settle sex abuse lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Game of Thrones” actor Esmé Bianco has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit with rocker Marilyn Manson in which she alleged sexual, physical and emotional abuse, attorneys for both sides said Wednesday.
Panic! at the Disco ends; Brendon Urie to focus on family

Panic! at the Disco ends; Brendon Urie to focus on family

NEW YORK (AP) — First there were four, then they became three and finally just one. Now it's time to say a final farewell to art pop-rocker group Panic! at the Disco.
Here's what another Bank of Canada rate hike means for Canadians

Here's what another Bank of Canada rate hike means for Canadians

TORONTO — The Bank of Canada hiked its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point Wednesday, bringing it to 4.5 per cent — the highest it's been since 2007.
Postmedia shuffles editors day after announcing 11 per cent of staff to be laid off

Postmedia shuffles editors day after announcing 11 per cent of staff to be laid off

TORONTO — A Postmedia Network Corp. memo obtained by The Canadian Press shows the newspaper publisher has shuffled editors of its Prairies papers a day after it announced 11 per cent of staff would be laid off.
Lloyd Morrisett, who helped launch 'Sesame Street,' dies

Lloyd Morrisett, who helped launch 'Sesame Street,' dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Lloyd Morrisett, the co-creator of the beloved children's education TV series “Sesame Street,” which uses empathy and fuzzy monsters like Abby Cadabby, Elmo and Cookie Monster to charm and teach generations around the world, has died.
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