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'Sonic' speeds to $57M debut; 'Parasite' sees big Oscar bump

'Sonic' speeds to $57M debut; 'Parasite' sees big Oscar bump

NEW YORK — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, while “Parasite” saw one of the largest post-Oscars bumps in years following its best pict

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: CRTC hearings to begin The CRTC will hold hearings on mobile wireless services next week, starting on Tuesday.
Emission-cutting targets a trend with benefits for oilsands firms, observers say

Emission-cutting targets a trend with benefits for oilsands firms, observers say

CALGARY — In one of his last interactions with reporters before retiring as CEO of Calgary-based Imperial Oil Ltd., veteran oilman Rich Kruger was typically plain-spoken when asked about the carbon footprint of the oilsands.
Barcelona's Twitter accounts hacked after team's league win

Barcelona's Twitter accounts hacked after team's league win

BARCELONA, Spain — Barcelona's Twitter accounts were hacked after the team's 2-1 home win over Getafe in the Spanish league on Saturday.

Amid virus outbreak, concerns about a hockey stick shortage

Jack Eichel snapped his stick over the crossbar in frustration after an empty-net goal sealed a Buffalo Sabres loss, splintering it across the ice.
Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike

Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike

NEW YORK — Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer who gained fame by representing porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits involving President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike.
Cruise stranded by virus fears ends with roses in Cambodia

Cruise stranded by virus fears ends with roses in Cambodia

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia — After being stranded at sea for two weeks because five ports refused to allow their cruise ship to dock, the passengers of the MS Westerdam were anything but sure their ordeal was finally over.
United and American push back expected return of Boeing Max

United and American push back expected return of Boeing Max

CHICAGO — United Airlines and American Airlines said Friday they are removing the grounded Boeing 737 Max from their schedules longer than previously planned, which means thousands more flights will be cancelled during the peak summer travel season.
Anti-pipeline protest in Mi'kmaq community shuts down rail line in eastern Quebec

Anti-pipeline protest in Mi'kmaq community shuts down rail line in eastern Quebec

MONTREAL — The president of a railway company in eastern Quebec says anti-pipeline protesters blocking the rail line in a First Nations community are costing his company about $15,000 a day in revenue.
Peter Nygard accused of sexual assault by 10 women in class-action lawsuit

Peter Nygard accused of sexual assault by 10 women in class-action lawsuit

Ten women have filed a class-action lawsuit against Canadian clothing mogul Peter Nygard, accusing him of sexual assault and sex trafficking over a decades-long period.