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Thailand sues Facebook, Twitter for allowing banned material

Thailand sues Facebook, Twitter for allowing banned material

BANGKOK — Thailand’s government lodged complaints with police Thursday against Facebook and Twitter, alleging they failed to comply with court orders to block content judged illegal under Thai law.
Clarification: US-California-Gas Vehicles story

Clarification: US-California-Gas Vehicles story

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a story published September 23, 2020, The Associated Press reported California is home to 34 electric vehicle manufacturers.
Transcontinental to close Winnipeg printing plant in January, affecting 110 employees

Transcontinental to close Winnipeg printing plant in January, affecting 110 employees

MONTREAL — TC Transcontinental says it will close its printing activities in Winnipeg early next year in a move that will result in the permanent layoff of 110 employees.
Justice Dept. expected to file antitrust action vs. Google

Justice Dept. expected to file antitrust action vs. Google

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is expected to bring an antitrust action against Google in coming weeks, focusing on its dominance in online search and whether it was used to stifle competition and hurt consumers, a person familiar with the matte
Ottawa's plan to rein in tech giants missing key pieces, say experts

Ottawa's plan to rein in tech giants missing key pieces, say experts

TORONTO — The Liberal government unveiled a plan to rein in tech giants in its throne speech this week, but experts say there is much more that should be included.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,912.26, up 95.15 points.) Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX:JE). Energy. Up 39.5 cents, or 114.49 per cent, to 74 cents on 49.
S&P/TSX composite index rises on the back of higher commodities continued volatility

S&P/TSX composite index rises on the back of higher commodities continued volatility

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index lost its early mojo but still closed higher Thursday as volatility continued to grip markets. Markets lost some of their early momentum but turned higher by the end of trading.
Hootsuite terminates U.S. ICE contract, after CEO says it 'divided' company

Hootsuite terminates U.S. ICE contract, after CEO says it 'divided' company

VANCOUVER — Hootsuite says it is terminating a contract it has with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after a "broad emotional and passionate" reaction from staff.
Pandemic's impact to influence economy, social order for long time, forum told

Pandemic's impact to influence economy, social order for long time, forum told

BANFF, Alta. — The COVID-19 pandemic is fundamentally changing the way the world's economic and social orders function and some of those effects will be permanent, speakers at the Global Business Forum in Banff said on Thursday.
Evel Knievel's son suing Disney over 'Toy Story 4' character

Evel Knievel's son suing Disney over 'Toy Story 4' character

LAS VEGAS — Evel Knievel's son is on a collision course with the Walt Disney Co. and Pixar over a movie daredevil character named Duke Caboom.