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Las Vegas approves rules to crack down on short-term rentals

Las Vegas approves rules to crack down on short-term rentals

Las Vegas property owners interested in renting out their properties for brief periods will have to comply with new rules passed Wednesday meant to crack down on a booming short-term rental industry that has raised concerns among some residents and l
US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

WASHINGTON — U.S.
Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure

Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure

DETROIT — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO. That's a lot for potential candidates to consider.
Tyson adopting video checks, animal rights groups want more

Tyson adopting video checks, animal rights groups want more

PLUMERVILLE, Ark.

Former owner of diamond business in Yellowknife faces fraud charges

YELLOWKNIFE — Mounties in the Northwest Territories say the former owner of diamond-cutting and polishing facilities faces fraud charges for allegedly misrepresenting assets to secure a loan.
Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict

Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict

WASHINGTON — The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday fired its highly regarded chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged of his involvement in prospective commercial deals — including one involving arms sales to foreign governments — wi

PotashCorp and Agrium to be named Nutrien once merger closes later this year

SASKATOON — Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (TSX:POT) says it will be known by the much shorter name of Nutrien Inc. once it completes a merger with Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU) later this year.

TSX finishes on a flat note as crude prices fall to a 10-month low

TORONTO — The price of oil plunged to its lowest level in more than 10 months Wednesday, but the weakness wasn't enough to drag down Canada's largest stock index.
Sears Canada shares plunge on report that it's preparing to seek court protection

Sears Canada shares plunge on report that it's preparing to seek court protection

TORONTO — Sears Canada's stock plunged more than 20 per cent Wednesday following a report that it's preparing to seek court protection from creditors. The shares (TSX:SCC) fell 22.5 per cent, or 18 cents, to 62 cents on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,148.53, down 1.07 points): Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down 13 cents, or 4.98 per cent, to $2.48 on 9.