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Trump signs bills to help patients stop overpaying for drugs

Trump signs bills to help patients stop overpaying for drugs

WASHINGTON — Insurers will no longer be able to bar pharmacists from telling consumers when paying cash would be cheaper than using insurance for their prescriptions, as a result of bills signed Wednesday by President Donald Trump.
Ronald Reagan is back on the campaign trail - as a hologram

Ronald Reagan is back on the campaign trail - as a hologram

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — A characteristic twinkle in his eye, Ronald Reagan waves to a crowd from aboard a rail car in a hologram revealed Wednesday at the late president's namesake library in Southern California.
Refinery near national park avoids potential big roadblock

Refinery near national park avoids potential big roadblock

BISMARCK, N.D.
Senate Dems lose health care vote, hope it's campaign fodder

Senate Dems lose health care vote, hope it's campaign fodder

WASHINGTON — Days after ending a turbulent Supreme Court confirmation fight, the Senate turned back to health care — with a battle squarely aimed at coloring next month's crucial elections for control of Congress.

Montreal to host annual world artificial intelligence summit through 2021

Montreal has been selected to host a major artificial intelligence summit for at least three years. The London-based firm behind World Summit AI says the event between 2019 to 2021 follows the second edition currently taking place in Amsterdam.
TSX has worst day in three years on broad sell off by nervous investors

TSX has worst day in three years on broad sell off by nervous investors

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index had its worst day in more than three years on Wednesday as North American markets plummeted on a broad sell off by nervous investors.
SNC-Lavalin stock plunges after federal prosecutors decline to negotiate a deal

SNC-Lavalin stock plunges after federal prosecutors decline to negotiate a deal

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
Aphria shares soar on reported talks with Altria for possible equity stake

Aphria shares soar on reported talks with Altria for possible equity stake

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Shares of Aphria Inc. soared on Wednesday in the wake of a media report that said U.S. tobacco giant Altria Group Inc. was in talks with the licensed cannabis producer to acquire an equity stake. The Leamington, Ont.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,517.40, down 336.65 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 11 cents, or 0.83 per cent, to $13.13 on 33.3 million shares.
Study: Women make TV directing job gains, minorities lag

Study: Women make TV directing job gains, minorities lag

LOS ANGELES — More women are being hired to direct TV episodes, but the numbers remain stagnant for directors of colour , according to an industry guild study.