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Hibernia offshore oil production halted after apparent spill of drilling fluids

Hibernia offshore oil production halted after apparent spill of drilling fluids

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Production at the Hibernia offshore production platform 315 kilometres east of St. John’s, N.L., has been halted after an apparent spill of drilling and production fluids.
With stadiums, theatres closed, Coke 2Q revenue plunges 28%

With stadiums, theatres closed, Coke 2Q revenue plunges 28%

Coca-Cola's revenue plunged 28% in the second quarter, but the company thinks the worst could be behind it. Coke Chairman and CEO James Quincey said sales improved sequentially in May, June and July despite surging cases in key markets like the U.S.

US moves one step closer to letting the Boeing 737 Max fly

Federal safety regulators are moving closer to letting the grounded Boeing 737 Max fly again with changes that Boeing made to the plane after two deadly crashes.
PrairieSky Royalty reports lower second-quarter crude oil production

PrairieSky Royalty reports lower second-quarter crude oil production

CALGARY — Oil production is beginning to recover after it was curtailed by an average of 30 per cent in the second quarter due to low crude prices, PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. said Tuesday.
Niagara region housing prices climb as buyers leave Toronto in search of space

Niagara region housing prices climb as buyers leave Toronto in search of space

Prices of newly built homes climbed higher in June as Toronto-area home-buyers fled the city in favour of wine country.

Iamgold to proceed with $1.3 billion Cote Gold mine in northern Ontario

TORONTO — Iamgold Corp. says it is going ahead with its US$1.3-billion Cote Gold mine in northern Ontario as world gold prices reached nine-year highs over US$1,830 per ounce.
Torstar shareholders approve takeover by NordStar despite last-minute rival bid

Torstar shareholders approve takeover by NordStar despite last-minute rival bid

TORONTO — The $60-million acquisition of the Torstar Corp. newspaper group by NordStar Capital LP was approved by shareholders Tuesday, despite a rival group's last-minute offer to increase its cash bid.
EU agrees on $2.1 trillion deal after marathon summit

EU agrees on $2.1 trillion deal after marathon summit

BRUSSELS — After four days and nights of wrangling, exhausted European Union leaders finally clinched a deal on an unprecedented 1.8 trillion-euro ($2.
'Men's rights' lawyer eyed in shooting of NJ judge's family

'Men's rights' lawyer eyed in shooting of NJ judge's family

A self-described “anti-feminist” lawyer found dead in the Catskills of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound is the prime suspect in the shooting of a federal judge's family in New Jersey, the FBI said Monday.
Fox stars Hannity, Carlson and fired anchor Henry in lawsuit

Fox stars Hannity, Carlson and fired anchor Henry in lawsuit

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel stars Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson and Howard Kurtz were accused of sexual harassment by a frequent on-air guest in a lawsuit filed Monday that the network called frivolous and untrue.