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Ethics Commissioner launches investigation into SNC-Lavalin case

Ethics Commissioner launches investigation into SNC-Lavalin case

But in remarks to the Canadian Bar Associations' annual meeting, David Lametti outlined how his unique job and roles differ from other ministers around the cabinet table. Conservatives and New Democra...

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Renault denounces Nissan over Carlos Ghosn investigation

Renault denounces Nissan over Carlos Ghosn investigation

His subsequent indictment on three charges of financial misconduct has led to renewed scrutiny of his management and lifestyle at both companies while he sits in a Tokyo jail awaiting trial. Strains i...

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Who Leaked Jeff Bezos' Text Messages?

That is according to a source who spoke to the Associated Press. The findings add to the intrigue surrounding the clash between the pro-Trump tabloid and the world's richest man. Last week, Bezos an...

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$145M Locked Away After Crypto Exchange Boss Mysteriously Dies

$145M Locked Away After Crypto Exchange Boss Mysteriously Dies

Gerald Cotten , a Nova Scotia resident originally from Ontario , was 30 years old when he died suddenly while travelling in India on December 9 - leaving his virtual company, QuadrigaCX , without ...

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IKEA sells world map but forgets to include New Zealand

IKEA sells world map but forgets to include New Zealand

Retail giant Ikea, which has announced it will set up in New Zealand, has apologised for leaving the country off of a map sold in its stores. We can see that the process has failed regarding the pro...

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Crypto Markets Rise, JPMorgan Expert is Expecting a Further Positive Shift

Crypto Markets Rise, JPMorgan Expert is Expecting a Further Positive Shift

According to JPMorgan's global market strategist Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, the crypto hype period is nearly over, prices are settling around stability, and the crypto sector will rise due to institut...

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Visa Increase Offer For Earthport

Visa Increase Offer For Earthport

A bidding war is now well and truly under way with Mastercard, which usurped Visa's original £200 million December offer with its own £233 million bid for the group in January. It is driven by technol...

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Prince George's unemployment rate down year-over-year

Prince George's unemployment rate down year-over-year

That increase - 16,000 workers - was driven by younger people, Statistics Canada said. The change was much more drastic in the Lethbridge-Medicine Hat region. Sherry Cooper, chief economist for Do...

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Softbank invests Rs 2,800 cr in Indiabulls Housing Finance's associate OakNorth

Softbank invests Rs 2,800 cr in Indiabulls Housing Finance's associate OakNorth

The funding will be used to expand Oaknorth's SME loan origination and credit capabilities to banks and lending institutions across the United States and Canada, marking the bank's first exploration a...

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High winds cause power outages, B.C. Ferries to cancel sailings

A wind warning remains in effect for southern sections of the Island. "Snowfall over the Inland Vancouver Island will mainly be confined to the Lake Cowichan area", reads the warning. He added that th...

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Amazon joins Microsoft's call to regularise facial recognition technology

Amazon joins Microsoft's call to regularise facial recognition technology

Why it matters: With Amazon's facial recognition software seemingly under constant fire, Amazon Web Services Vice President Michael Punke took to the internet to outline his thoughts on guidelines le...

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Industrial estate evacuated after Ocado warehouse blaze

Industrial estate evacuated after Ocado warehouse blaze

The removal of the refrigerants has been completed, while local residents and workers are now also able to access the area. Ocado vans with food, drink, nappies and other essentials were sent to Andov...

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Good Friday agreement in peril over Brexit, Tony Blair warns

Good Friday agreement in peril over Brexit, Tony Blair warns

Labour will seek to force Mrs May into a decisive second Commons showdown on her Brexit deal by February 26. Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29th but Parliament has rejected May'...

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Wells Fargo Woes Continue; Employees Report Paychecks Not Deposited

Wells Fargo Woes Continue; Employees Report Paychecks Not Deposited

The company announced that nearly all services were restored as of Thursday evening and apologized for the inconvenience after outages that affected ATM, mobile and online banking platforms. Because...

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TSA confiscated record number of guns from carry-ons in 2018

TSA confiscated record number of guns from carry-ons in 2018

Another record also was broken in 2018: Of the firearms agents found nationwide, almost 86 percent were loaded. TSA is working with airports to improve signage reminding people guns can not be placed ...

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Automakers recall 1.7 million cars with fatal airbags, inflators can hurl shrapnel

Automakers recall 1.7 million cars with fatal airbags, inflators can hurl shrapnel

The automakers involved in the recall are Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler vans, Mercedes and Ferrari . Earlier rounds include Toyota , Honda , and Ford models. The goal has been to get re...

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Coca-Cola launches Orange Vanilla Coke

Coca-Cola launches Orange Vanilla Coke

The Orange Vanilla Coke has 140 calories per serving, while the Coke Zero version has 0 calories, of course. Customers can expect to see new packaging for the Cherry and Vanilla flavors, too , for a ...

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Check out the deals being offered for National Pizza Day

Check out the deals being offered for National Pizza Day

Now through February 17 - including National Pizza Day 2019 on February 9 - you can get any large pizza at Pizza Hut for $10.99. On February 9th be sure to ask the cashier for the National Pizza D...

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Bell Says Potential Huawei Ban Won't Delay 5G Network Launch

Bell Says Potential Huawei Ban Won't Delay 5G Network Launch

They noted a 5G ban against Huawei "would still bring about some problems" for the two Canadian wireless companies. "Nor do we think whatever the outcome is would it in any way impact our timing in th...

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Ford investing $1 billion, adding 500 jobs in Chicago

Ford investing $1 billion, adding 500 jobs in Chicago

It was stated that the new Ford investment directed to the said facilities in Chicago is also a fulfillment to the company's pledge that was indicated in its contract with the United Auto Workers ...

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Canada’s housing market remains vulnerable: CMHC report

Canada’s housing market remains vulnerable: CMHC report

Toronto and Victoria, both of which have seen high levels of overvaluation in recent quarters, had their overvaluation risk factors downgraded to moderate in the new report. Cuddy is primarily talking...

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Mnuchin: Fed's Powell May Be Invited Back to White House Again

Mnuchin: Fed's Powell May Be Invited Back to White House Again

This one, though, followed repeated public criticism by Trump of Powell over Fed rate increases that culminated with Bloomberg News reporting December 21 that Trump had discussed firing the man he...

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National Australia Bank CEO, chair resign after scathing inquiry

National Australia Bank CEO, chair resign after scathing inquiry

Thorburn and Henry join the CEO and chairwoman of the country's biggest financial planner, AMP Ltd, who quit before the commission ended over criticism of the firm's handling of charging customers fee...

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Amazon Reportedly Reconsidering Its NYC Headquarters Amid Fierce Opposition

Amazon Reportedly Reconsidering Its NYC Headquarters Amid Fierce Opposition

However, several NY politicians have been critical of the project and the roughly $ 3 billion in incentives NY agreed to provide. Supported by the NY governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blas...

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AAA: Cold weather can cut electric vehicle range by almost half

AAA: Cold weather can cut electric vehicle range by almost half

Many Tesla owners began reporting issues with their Model 3 vehicles, Bloomberg recently published accounts from a number of Tesla owners that faced range issues during the recent cold weather. Gr...

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TransCanada says Keystone XL likely source of Missouri oil leak

TransCanada says Keystone XL likely source of Missouri oil leak

The shutdown of part of Keystone comes at a time in which Canadian heavy crude is becoming increasingly in demand as refiners look to replace the heavy crude grades from Venezuela after the USA slappe...

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Volunteers ready United States aid set for Venezuela as Maduro digs in

Volunteers ready United States aid set for Venezuela as Maduro digs in

But the World Food Programme, which provides emergency aid to countries in crisis and conflict is not operating in Venezuela at the moment. He said: "Military action is something that's on the tab...

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Aston's Lagonda concept to pave way for radical crossover

Aston's Lagonda concept to pave way for radical crossover

Aston Martin first signaled its intention to bring back the Lagonda name from the dead back in 2014. For its latest iteration, it'll be a nameplate rather than a specific model. That reviewed a possib...

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Amazon invests in a self-driving vehicle startup

Amazon invests in a self-driving vehicle startup

Aurora is developing the technology for autonomous vehicles, but leaving the making of cars to other companies and said in a blog post it wants to work alongside, rather than compete with, leading ...

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Delta, Coca-Cola apologize for ‘creepy’ napkins after passengers complain

Delta, Coca-Cola apologize for ‘creepy’ napkins after passengers complain

Delta and Coca-Cola have apologized for their marketing stunt, saying the napkins have been removed from flights. And the airline said it's already in the process of removing the napkins from thei...

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Twitter will stop reporting active user metrics, stock plunges

Twitter will stop reporting active user metrics, stock plunges

The company has historically never revealed how many active daily users Twitter has, only the amount of users who log in (at least) once a month. Twitter earned 31 cents per share in the fourth qua...

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Hotel booking sites to make major changes after CMA probe

Hotel booking sites to make major changes after CMA probe

Some of the measures the sites have agreed to undertake include changing their search results so they are clearer, ending pressure selling , making discount claims more transparent and displayin...

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Jaguar Land Rover woes drive Tata Motors to biggest quarterly loss

Jaguar Land Rover woes drive Tata Motors to biggest quarterly loss

This accounting adjustment is consistent with the other decisive actions that we must take as part of our "Charge" and "Accelerate" transformation programmes to create an efficient and resilient busin...

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M&S Is Selling A Heart-Shaped Love Sausage For Valentine's Day

M&S Is Selling A Heart-Shaped Love Sausage For Valentine's Day

The Marks and Spencer "Love Sausage", as it has been marketed, comes wrapped in bacon and in a heart formation - flawless for serving eggs in the middle of. Want more Valentine's Day deals? But,...

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Renault probes Carlos Ghosn’s lavish Versailles wedding for misused funds

Renault probes Carlos Ghosn’s lavish Versailles wedding for misused funds

The rental fee was deducted from Renault's credit for use of the Grand Trianon at Versailles on October 8, 2016, when Ghosn and his second wife, Carole, hosted their wedding reception at the 17th-cent...

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