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Trump and taxes: Back to drawing board, seeks GOP consensus

Trump and taxes: Back to drawing board, seeks GOP consensus

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has scrapped the tax plan he campaigned on and is going back to the drawing board in a search for Republican consensus behind legislation to overhaul the U.S. tax system.
'Boss Baby,' 'Beauty' outshine 'Smurfs 3' at box office

'Boss Baby,' 'Beauty' outshine 'Smurfs 3' at box office

LOS ANGELES — The Smurfs are feeling a little blue this weekend. Studio estimates on Sunday say the third installment in Sony's animated series, "Smurfs: The Lost Village," made its box-office debut in third place, with $14 million.

Ontario's anti-sprawl restrictions not a factor in housing shortage: government

TORONTO — The Ontario government is dismissing suggestions that the province's anti-sprawl policies are contributing to housing supply shortage and soaring home prices in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch this week in Canadian business: Charm offensive: Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne heads to Illinois on Monday to meet with business leaders and Gov. Bruce Rauner to deliver a pro-trade message.

Prosecutors: Former DuPont worker stole confidential files

NEWARK, N.J. — Federal prosecutors say a former DuPont employee stole more than 20,000 confidential files from the firm to help bolster a consulting business he started shortly before his retirement.
First months of Trump, GOP Congress produce few victories

First months of Trump, GOP Congress produce few victories

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is approaching the end of his first 100 days in office without having signed a single major bill into law.
Penn Station train tracks fixed but not for morning commute

Penn Station train tracks fixed but not for morning commute

NEW YORK — Rail commuters who endured days of aggravation after a train derailment at Penn Station woke up Friday morning with assurances that track repairs would be completed and service restored, but soon discovered that wasn't entirely accurate.

Gold rises, stock markets little-changed after U.S. attack on Syria

TORONTO — Major North American stock markets showed little movement Friday as unsure investors avoided trading after an abundance of international news, including a U.S. air strike on Syria. In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index dropped 30.
Phil Mickelson's gambler pal convicted: 'I'm in total shock'

Phil Mickelson's gambler pal convicted: 'I'm in total shock'

NEW YORK — A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson saw the jury verdict convicting him of insider trading charges Friday as only a gambler could.

Bank of Montreal CEO Bill Downe to retire in October; successor is Darryl White

TORONTO — Bill Downe — the chief executive who steered the Bank of Montreal through the global financial crisis, the subsequent recession and the ongoing transition to digital banking — is preparing to retire after more than a decade at the helm.