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Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor, relax rules on insurers and end

Dream Office REIT selling Scotia Plaza stake, other assets for $1.7 billion

TORONTO — Dream Office REIT says it has struck a deal to sell office properties for $1.

Toronto stock index rises in broad-based advance, oil prices pull ahead

TORONTO — Canada's leading stock index headed higher Thursday amid a broad-based advance, as oil prices retreated from a 10-month low the day before. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index gained 71.37 points to 15,219.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,219.90, up 71.37 points): Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down nine cents, or 3.63 per cent, to $2.39 on 10.

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to buy into troubled Home Capital Group

TORONTO — Home Capital Group hopes a deal with Warren Buffett will help it win back depositors after it was announced that the legendary investor's Berkshire Hathaway will buy a significant stake in the company for $400 million and provide a $2-billi

Postmedia signs deal to sell Infomart to Meltwater News Canada for $38.25M

TORONTO — Postmedia Network Canada Corp. has signed a deal to sell Infomart, its media monitoring division, to Meltwater News Canada Inc. for $38.25 million. The cash-strapped media company says net proceeds from the sale will be used to repay debt.
France's 'new boy' Macron a qualified hit at first EU summit

France's 'new boy' Macron a qualified hit at first EU summit

BRUSSELS — French President Emmanuel Macron pledged Thursday to breathe new life into a European Union stung by the departure of Britain and deeply divided over the best way to accommodate refugees The 39-year-old Macron, who grew up in a united Euro
London fire: Tests show other high-rises have suspect panels

London fire: Tests show other high-rises have suspect panels

LONDON — Tests so far have found that at least seven high-rise apartment buildings in England have combustible external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed 79 people in London, Prime Minister Theresa May's office s

Enbridge to start Line 3 construction despite lack of key U.S. approval

CALGARY — Enbridge (TSX:ENB) says it will begin phased construction of the Canadian portion of its Line 3 pipeline project on Aug. 1, even though the American side is still awaiting regulatory approval.
Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

NEW YORK — Coal company Murray Energy has sued HBO and its Sunday-night host, John Oliver, for what it says was a "false and malicious broadcast" last Sunday evening.