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Oscars debacle hovers over trial between PwC and MF Global

Oscars debacle hovers over trial between PwC and MF Global

NEW YORK — Jury selection in the trial between MF Global, the brokerage house run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, and the lauded accounting firm PwC began Monday.
Trump cheers Exxon plan to spend $20B on Gulf Coast projects

Trump cheers Exxon plan to spend $20B on Gulf Coast projects

HOUSTON — President Donald Trump and Exxon Mobil Corp. exchanged praise for each other on Monday as the company announced plans to create thousands of jobs by spending $20 billion over 10 years on plants along the Gulf Coast.
Survey finds pervasive corruption in Asia hindering progress

Survey finds pervasive corruption in Asia hindering progress

TOKYO — A survey by the anti-graft group Transparency International shows that bribery and other forms of corruption are hindering poverty alleviation and hurting public health in Asia by channeling resources away from those who need them.

Premier Brad Wall says people have spoken and they don't want SaskTel sold

REGINA — Premier Brad Wall is hanging up talk of a potential sale for Saskatchewan's provincially owned telecommunications company. Wall says selling SaskTel is off the table and there won't be a referendum on the idea either.
Officials from Mexico and Texas urge state to defend NAFTA

Officials from Mexico and Texas urge state to defend NAFTA

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas has benefited from the North American Free Trade Agreement more than anywhere else in the U.S.
Colombia's Santos may have received Odebrecht contributions

Colombia's Santos may have received Odebrecht contributions

BOGOTA — A corruption scandal that has spread across Latin America is inching closer to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos amid new evidence that suggests a Brazilian construction company paid $1 million for an opinion poll carried out during his
Christie mentor avoids prison time in United bribery scandal

Christie mentor avoids prison time in United bribery scandal

NEWARK, N.J. — The former head of one of the nation's most powerful transportation agencies and a longtime mentor to Gov.
Christie mentor avoids prison time in United bribery scandal

Christie mentor avoids prison time in United bribery scandal

NEWARK, N.J. — The former head of one of the nation's most powerful transportation agencies and a longtime mentor to Gov.
Trump signs new anti-terror travel ban  - without new fanfare

Trump signs new anti-terror travel ban - without new fanfare

WASHINGTON — Without fanfare, President Donald Trump signed a scaled-back version of his controversial ban on many foreign travellers Monday, hoping to avoid a new round of lawsuits and outrage while fulfilling a central campaign promise.

TSX closes in positive for 2nd straight day, Wall Street falls moderately

TORONTO — The Toronto Stock Exchange bounced back at the close Monday, erasing losses earlier in the day, as Wall Street indexes fell moderately. On Bay Street, the S&P/TSX composite index was up 21.25 points at 15,629.