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Statistics Canada reports merchandise trade surplus of $1.1 billion in September

OTTAWA — Canada's merchandise trade surplus was $1.1 billion in September as growth in exports, boosted by wheat and crude oil, outpaced a rise in imports, Statistics Canada said Thursday.
UN agency: No evidence seen for Moscow's 'dirty bomb' claim

UN agency: No evidence seen for Moscow's 'dirty bomb' claim

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The U.N.'s nuclear agency said Thursday that its inspectors found no evidence to support Russia's claim that Ukraine planned to build and detonate a radioactive “dirty bomb” with the intent of blaming it on Moscow.

Miss Puerto Rico, Miss Argentina announce they are married

HAVANA (AP) — Two former beauty queens, Fabiola Valentín of Puerto Rico and Mariana Valera of Argentina, announced this week that they had secretly married.
Emerging playwrights get a boost in Terrence McNally's honor

Emerging playwrights get a boost in Terrence McNally's honor

NEW YORK (AP) — If it was show time at any of the city's myriad off-Broadway theaters, audience members could likely expect to see a theatrical giant in their midst — playwright Terrence McNally.
Gildan sales rise in third quarter as earnings fall almost 19 per cent

Gildan sales rise in third quarter as earnings fall almost 19 per cent

MONTREAL — Gildan Activewear Inc. says it earned US$153 million or 84 cents per diluted share in its third quarter, down 18.7 per cent from the same time last year. The Montreal-based clothing maker, which reports in U.S.
Cops: ‘Hood CNN’ reporter’s murder solved but no prosecution

Cops: ‘Hood CNN’ reporter’s murder solved but no prosecution

CHICAGO (AP) — The 2018 killing of “ZackTV," a trailblazer in a perilous genre of gangland reporting he called "‘hood CNN,” seemed destined to go unsolved, even though gunmen attacked him on a downtown Chicago street lined with surveillance cameras.
BCE reports Q3 profit down from year ago, wireless and home internet boost revenue

BCE reports Q3 profit down from year ago, wireless and home internet boost revenue

MONTREAL — BCE Inc. reported its third-quarter profit edged lower compared with a year ago as its revenue rose, helped by growth in its wireless and home internet operations. The company's wireless business saw its operating revenue gain 7.

Stellantis: Park older models due to 3 Takata air bag deaths

DETROIT (AP) — Stellantis is warning owners of 276,000 older vehicles to stop driving them after Takata driver's air bags apparently exploded, killing three more people.
Retailers turning to fees, shorter windows to reduce soaring returns

Retailers turning to fees, shorter windows to reduce soaring returns

TORONTO — H&M will soon test a fee for returns in Europe. Uniqlo Canada already charges one for online returns. So does Miniso's Canadian outposts, which treat most purchases as final sale. Shoppers, it's not your imagination.
Review: 'Salvatore' fetes a life devoted to feet and fashion

Review: 'Salvatore' fetes a life devoted to feet and fashion

Next time you arrive home with aching, blistered feet after a long day, take heart: It’s not your feet that are the problem. It’s your shoes.
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