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An Iceland volcano starts erupting again, spewing lava into the sky

An Iceland volcano starts erupting again, spewing lava into the sky

GRINDAVIK, Iceland (AP) — A volcano in southwestern Iceland erupted Wednesday for the fifth time since December, spewing red streams of lava in the latest display of nature’s power and triggering the evacuation of the popular Blue Lagoon geothermal s
Ag Growth International shares jump after rejecting unsolicited takeover offer

Ag Growth International shares jump after rejecting unsolicited takeover offer

WINNIPEG — Shares of Ag Growth International Inc. were up 15 per cent in early trading after the company said it had rejected an unsolicited takeover offer. AGI shares were up $7.00 at $53.02 on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Wednesday.
Stock market today: Wall Street pulls back, trimming its gains for May

Stock market today: Wall Street pulls back, trimming its gains for May

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are pulling back and trimming their gains for May. The S&P 500 was 0.8% lower in early trading Wednesday and edging further below its record set last week.
National Bank of Canada earns $906M Q2 profit, raises quarterly dividend

National Bank of Canada earns $906M Q2 profit, raises quarterly dividend

MONTREAL — National Bank of Canada reported a second-quarter profit of $906 million, up from $832 million a year earlier, and raised its dividend. The Montreal-based bank said Wednesday it will now pay a quarterly dividend of $1.
ConocoPhillips buying Marathon Oil for $17.1 billion in all-stock deal as energy prices rise

ConocoPhillips buying Marathon Oil for $17.1 billion in all-stock deal as energy prices rise

ConocoPhillips is buying Marathon Oil in an all-stock deal valued at approximately $17.1 billion as energy prices rise and big oil companies reap massive profits. The deal is valued at $22.5 billion when including $5.4 billion in debt.
BMO Financial Group reports $1.87B Q2 profit, raises quarterly dividend

BMO Financial Group reports $1.87B Q2 profit, raises quarterly dividend

TORONTO — BMO Financial Group raised its dividend as it reported a profit of $1.87 billion in its latest quarter, up from $1.03 billion a year earlier. The bank said Wednesday it will now pay a quarterly dividend of $1.
Patients who end up in ER for severe dependence on alcohol need medications: doctors

Patients who end up in ER for severe dependence on alcohol need medications: doctors

A group of Canadian and American experts is urging emergency room doctors to prescribe specific medications to help curb cravings and alleviate withdrawal from heavy use of alcohol, which leads to more hospitalizations than any other substance.
Property controls a major barrier for grocery competition in Canada: experts

Property controls a major barrier for grocery competition in Canada: experts

As Canadian consumers have increasingly soured on the major grocers, the country's competition watchdog has turned its sights on restrictive clauses in retail leases that it says are hampering competition in the grocery sector.
Missile attacks damage a ship in the Red Sea off Yemen's coast near previous Houthi rebel assaults

Missile attacks damage a ship in the Red Sea off Yemen's coast near previous Houthi rebel assaults

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Missile attacks twice damaged a Marshall Islands-flagged, Greek-owned ship Tuesday in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen, with a private security firm saying radio traffic suggested the vessel took on water after be
Ontario judge upholds Red Lobster's U.S. bankruptcy case in Canada

Ontario judge upholds Red Lobster's U.S. bankruptcy case in Canada

TORONTO — An Ontario judge issued an order Tuesday that recognizes and enforces Red Lobster’s U.S. bankruptcy protection proceedings in Canada.
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