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Amaya says setbacks last year didn't hurt after posting record revenues

MONTREAL — The Montreal-based parent of PokerStars and other online gaming operations anticipates another year of strong growth after posting record revenues in 2016 despite a series of setbacks including allegations of insider trading involving its
US home sales slowed in February after surge in January

US home sales slowed in February after surge in January

WASHINGTON — Americans retreated from buying existing homes in February, a pullback after sales in January had surged to the fastest pace in a decade. But over the past 12 months, sales are up solidly. Sales of existing homes fell 3.

Trican, Canyon outline plan to combine through $637-million friendly deal

CALGARY — Two Calgary-based companies that provide services to the oil and gas industry are planning to combine forces through an exchange of shares and debt valued at $637 million. Trican Well Service Ltd. (TSX:TCW) would exchange 1.
Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fate

Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fate

WASHINGTON — Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year's elections if they failed to back a GOP bill that would upend Barack Obama's Affordable Care Ac
Uber vows to change direction, become more humane company

Uber vows to change direction, become more humane company

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company following a wave of ugly developments, including allegations of rampant sexual harassment and a video of a profanity-laced confrontation between the ride-hailing

Altered Facebook news headline jolts Virginia governors race

RICHMOND, Va. — Facebook users beware: that headline on the politically related news article you're reading — including this one — may not be real. An altered Facebook headline on a newspaper story involving a statue of Robert E.

Target celebrates stretch marks in new swimwear campaign

NEW YORK — Target is celebrating the stretch mark as a thing of beauty. The chain has launched a swimwear campaign on social media that features four models in unretouched images as it promotes a focus on inclusivity.

Business council says B.C.'s economy will lose momentum for 2017-18

VANCOUVER — The Business Council of British Columbia says the provincial economy is poised to "downshift" in 2017.

Canada's stock market watchdogs to review climate change public disclosures

TORONTO — The regulators of Canada's stock markets are taking a fresh look at how publicly traded companies disclose the risks and financial effects associated with climate change.
'This is Us' finale gets highest viewership of season

'This is Us' finale gets highest viewership of season

NEW YORK — Those who believe it's impossible for a broadcast network to make new hits anymore probably isn't a fan of "This is Us.