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Football helps NBC win first week of the fall season

Football helps NBC win first week of the fall season

LOS ANGELES — With football in full swing and "The Big Bang Theory" nowhere to be seen, the first week of the fall season had NBC feeling like must-see TV again.
Federal judge upholds affirmative action at Harvard

Federal judge upholds affirmative action at Harvard

BOSTON — A federal judge Tuesday cleared Harvard University of discriminating against Asian American applicants in a ruling that was seen as a major victory for supporters of affirmative action in college admissions across the U.S.
Court: FCC can dump net neutrality, but can't bar state laws

Court: FCC can dump net neutrality, but can't bar state laws

WASHINGTON — A federal court has cleared the way for state and local governments to bar internet providers from favouring some services over others, even as the court affirmed the Federal Communications Commission's right to dump national rules.
UAW strike could cost GM about $1 billion - and counting

UAW strike could cost GM about $1 billion - and counting

DETROIT — With the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors in its third week, pressure is mounting on both sides to reach a deal, with the company losing an estimated $1 billion and workers living on $250 per week in strike pay — about one
TransAlta to build steam and power plant at SemCAMS natural gas facility

TransAlta to build steam and power plant at SemCAMS natural gas facility

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. says it is partnering with SemCAMS Midstream ULC to build a $105-million power-and-steam cogeneration facility at a natural gas processing plant near Fox Creek in northern Alberta.
Liberals initial tax on foreign tech giants wouldn't hit consumers: analysts

Liberals initial tax on foreign tech giants wouldn't hit consumers: analysts

TORONTO — A set of proposed taxes on foreign technology companies that do business in Canada would have little to no immediate effect on subscribers to foreign digital services like Netflix, experts say.
North American stock markets fall on data showing slowing U.S. economy

North American stock markets fall on data showing slowing U.S. economy

TORONTO — North American investors received a wake-up call Tuesday after the weakest manufacturing data in more than a decade suggested the trade war with China is curtailing U.S. growth. The U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,447.66, down 210.97 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 38 cents, or 6.53 per cent, to $5.44 on 11.
DesRosiers says auto sales declined 3.7 per cent in September after August gain

DesRosiers says auto sales declined 3.7 per cent in September after August gain

TORONTO — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. says Canadian auto sales returned to declines in September after a brief reprieve in August. The consultancy says new light vehicle sales were down 3.
US manufacturing sinks to decade-low, stoking economic fear

US manufacturing sinks to decade-low, stoking economic fear

WASHINGTON — U.S. factory activity hit a decade low last month in the face of President Donald Trump's trade conflicts, adding to a weakening picture of the global economy.