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TORONTO — North American stock markets closed on a high note Friday, though investors who have been seeking clarity for weeks from Donald Trump got little of it during his inaugural address as president. The S&P/TSX composite index added 138.07 points to 15,547.88 in a fairly broad-based rally. The materials sector of the TSX led the charge, up 1.64 per cent, while global gold stocks climbed 1.25 per cent and the financials sector gained 0.98 per cent. Energy stocks were up 0.82 per c…
01.21 / 20:14
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When Under Armour signed UCLA to a 15-year, $280 million outfitting deal last year, the company's thinking — like that of a prospective homebuyer — centered largely on location, location, location. The agreement was a linchpin of the Baltimore brand's California strategy. A half-year earlier, its…
01.21 / 18:10
baltimoresun.com
 A Shadyside psychiatrist on Friday admitted that he distributed oxycodone to addicts for cash and submitted false claims for prescriptions to health insurance…
01.21 / 16:20
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Jaguar Land Rover has been fined £900,000 after an accident at one of its factories led to a worker having his right leg …
01.21 / 16:08
expressandstar.com
House Democrats attending Donald Trump's inauguration wore buttons saying, "#Protect Our…
01.21 / 15:29
nj.com
Selling your house is a big decision. How you get your house ready to sell is also a big decision. Here are just a few options you have to choose from when it comes to selling your house today. Extreme Make Over: You wake up one morning and…
01.21 / 08:08
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Controversial tech investor Peter Thiel has found himself wrapped up in another sticky lawsuit — only this time he has a lot more than his reputation at stake. The latest lawsuit involves a $7 billion contract to operate 4G wireless networks in Mexico. Thiel invested in the telecom startup that lost a spectrum auction N…
01.21 / 05:40
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A colourful, Australian stationery company is to open its latest UK shop in Lincoln. Smiggle, the creators of bold, fun, and fashion-forward stationery for children will open in the Waterside Shopping Centre in April. The company was created in Melbourne, Australia in 2003 and is now taking over the UK. Since 2014, it has opened 90 Smiggle stores in the UK and the Lincoln opening is part of the company's aim to have 130 branches by the end of 2017. And according to its…
01.21 / 05:18
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
Fueled by a bevy of new flights, Pittsburgh International Airport ended 2016 with its highest traveler volume in eight…
01.21 / 04:03
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Newport Beach-based Pacific Life has laid off 140 employees, effective in March, the company told the Register on Friday. All affected employees are eligible for severance packages. The company, with around 3,300 employees, said impacted…
01.21 / 02:01
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Wal-Mart, Mars and other major companies join the effort that focuses on the…
01.21 / 00:48
startribune.com
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major…
01.21 / 00:35
www.canada.com
Apple on Friday sued Qualcomm, accusing the California chipmaker of abusing its market power to demand unfair royalties, echoing charges filed days earlier by US antitrust…
01.21 / 00:33
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Apple has sued Qualcomm, accusing it of monopolizing the market for chips for wireless devices and withholding $1 billion in retaliation for cooperating with South Korean antitrust authorities. Qualcomm is holding back the money as punishment for Apple cooperating with Korean antitrust regulators, according to the complaint filed in San Diego, where Qualcomm has its headquarters. The Cupertino company also wants back some of the billions of dollars it claims it was overcharged in…
01.21 / 00:24
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Author and TV personality Monica Crowley found it’s really hard getting a job in national security, especially after CNN reported dozens of instances of plagiarism in her 2012 book. Bloomberg News reported that the Mac Jr. will have only one patty and no middle bun — don’t you call that, you know, a cheeseburger? — and the Grand Mac will be about 1½ times the size of the original, and will weigh in at 860 calories. A Wisconsin sheriff posted on Facebook that “hundreds of thousands of Skit…
01.20 / 22:34
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Commodities trader and investor TrailStone Group has purchased Cargill Inc's gas and power trading group, three sources familiar with the deal said this…
01.20 / 22:10
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A look at futures prices on commodities that impact the Des Moines metro area and greater …
01.20 / 21:58
desmoinesregister.com
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Changes announced in corporate dividends Jan. 16-Jan.…
01.20 / 21:51
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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the Guptas have made politically-driven and sensational claims in its press statement that summarised its responding…
01.20 / 21:49
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U.S. department store chains, hit by slowing sales for more than two years, have used layoffs, store closings and cutbacks to maintain one aspect of stability: profit…
01.20 / 21:49
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