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Brad Pitt's 'Bullet Train' pulls into station with $30.1M

Brad Pitt's 'Bullet Train' pulls into station with $30.1M

NEW YORK (AP) — The stylized action romp “Bullet Train," starring Brad Pitt, arrived with a $30.1 million opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, as the last big movie of Hollywood's summer recovery landed in theaters.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Resources sector update Miner Barrick Gold Corp. reports its second-quarter earnings this week, followed by Lundin Mining Corp. on Tuesday.
Biden administration condemns new Indiana abortion ban

Biden administration condemns new Indiana abortion ban

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The administration of President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned Indiana's new ban on abortions, calling it another extreme attempt by Republicans to trample women's rights.
Senate parliamentarian OKs most of Dems' drug price controls

Senate parliamentarian OKs most of Dems' drug price controls

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate parliamentarian narrowed Democrats' plan for curbing drug prices but left it largely unscathed Saturday, Democrats said, as party leaders prepared to start moving their sprawling economic bill through the chamber.
Antitrust trial puts book publishing industry in the dock

Antitrust trial puts book publishing industry in the dock

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department's effort to block the merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster isn't just a showcase for the Biden administration's tougher approach to corporate consolidation , it's a rare moment for the publish
Power Corp.'s Q2 profits fall 47 per cent to $527 million

Power Corp.'s Q2 profits fall 47 per cent to $527 million

MONTREAL — Power Corporation of Canada says it earned $527 million in the second quarter, a 47 per cent decline from the prior year's quarter.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,620.13, up 43.09 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down 26 cents, or 0.47 per cent, to $55.35 on 16.3 million shares.
Pearson delays improving but still less than half of flights on time

Pearson delays improving but still less than half of flights on time

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The head of Pearson International Airport said Friday that the number of delays at Canada's busiest travel hub are coming down, but stopped short of making specific commitments or timelines to improved travel times going forward.
Controversial N.L. wind energy project needs more environmental scrutiny: government

Controversial N.L. wind energy project needs more environmental scrutiny: government

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The mayor of a western Newfoundland town was relieved to learn today that the province has ordered a full environmental impact review of a proposed wind power development in her area. Stella Cornect is the mayor of Cape St.
North American markets mixed on hot new U.S. employment data

North American markets mixed on hot new U.S. employment data

It was a mixed day for North American markets Friday, as investors tried to understand what a surprisingly hot U.S. jobs report says about the overall economy as well as what it could mean for central bankers looking to put the brakes on inflation.