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Facebook reports 4Q profit, user growth despite challenges

Facebook reports 4Q profit, user growth despite challenges

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook had a strong fourth quarter, making more money on advertising and adding more users despite challenges around regulation, privacy and efforts to fight election interference.
Grounded jet sends Boeing to first annual loss in 2 decades

Grounded jet sends Boeing to first annual loss in 2 decades

Boeing, an icon of American manufacturing, suffered its first annual financial loss in more than two decades while the cost of fixing its marquee aircraft after two deadly crashes soared to more than $18 billion.

Energy company: Broken rod in Great Lakes poses no risk

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — An energy company sees no reason to remove a narrow 270-foot (82.3 metre ) rod from the Straits of Mackinac in northern Michigan, telling regulators that it poses no risk to the Great Lakes while embedded in the lake bottom.
Trump celebrates major rewrite of North American trade rules

Trump celebrates major rewrite of North American trade rules

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico, celebrating the fulfilment of one of his top campaign promises while declining to share the moment with Democratic lawmaker
Prosecutor: Michael Avenatti saw dollar signs in Nike fraud

Prosecutor: Michael Avenatti saw dollar signs in Nike fraud

NEW YORK — A deep-in-debt Michael Avenatti threatened to deploy his big social media and television presence like a “modern weapon” to try to extort up to $25 million from Nike, a prosecutor claimed Wednesday while a lawyer for the California attorne
Head of expert panel urges Liberals to act quickly on telecom, broadcast reforms

Head of expert panel urges Liberals to act quickly on telecom, broadcast reforms

The Trudeau government is being urged to quickly reform Canada's broadcasting and telecom legislation by an expert panel tasked with overhauling the system for the 21st century.
Virus-related downturn in lobster exports to China is a blip, N.S. minister says

Virus-related downturn in lobster exports to China is a blip, N.S. minister says

HALIFAX — A sudden downturn in lobster exports from Nova Scotia to China related to an outbreak of a new form of coronavirus is a "temporary blip," the province's fisheries minister said Wednesday.