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Takata air bags claim another life after Arizona crash

Takata air bags claim another life after Arizona crash

DETROIT — Another driver has been killed by an exploding Takata air bag inflator, bringing the worldwide death toll to at least 24.
Hyundai finds new engine problem, prompting another recall

Hyundai finds new engine problem, prompting another recall

DETROIT — Hyundai has found a new problem that can cause its car engines to fail or catch fire, issuing yet another recall to fix problems that have affected more than 6 million vehicles during the past 3 1/2 years.
USC open to modifying LA Coliseum name change

USC open to modifying LA Coliseum name change

LOS ANGELES — United Airlines offered Friday to withdraw from a $69 million deal to put its name on Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum following criticism that it would disrespect the stadium's history of honouring troops who fought and died in World War
Wealthy parents appear in court in college admissions scam

Wealthy parents appear in court in college admissions scam

BOSTON — From a Napa Valley vintner to a Hot Pockets heiress, a procession of wealthy parents made their first appearances in federal court Friday on charges they paid bribes to get their children into top colleges.
Toronto stock market gains 12.4 per cent in Q1 despite tepid end to week

Toronto stock market gains 12.4 per cent in Q1 despite tepid end to week

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index gained 12.4 per cent in the first quarter despite a losing day in the last trading session in a tepid March.
Quebec's Caisse has a voice in SNC-Lavalin's boardroom, and a role in its future

Quebec's Caisse has a voice in SNC-Lavalin's boardroom, and a role in its future

MONTREAL — Quebec's pension fund manager could play an outsize role in whether SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. eventually pulls up stakes for the United States.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,102.09, down 53.40 points ). Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 12 cents, or 4.46 per cent, to $2.57 on 21.1 million shares.
Canadian Press editor-in-chief to leave news service April 26, cites personal reasons

Canadian Press editor-in-chief to leave news service April 26, cites personal reasons

TORONTO — Stephen Meurice, editor-in-chief of The Canadian Press, has announced that he is leaving the national news service for personal reasons, effective April 26.

Bellatrix plunges on proposal to trade debt for 83.5% of its equity value

CALGARY — Shares in Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. fell by as much as 35 per cent Friday after it proposed a deal that would leave its existing shareholders with just 16.5 per cent of the company.
Michigan pipeline replacement setback raises fears for existing conduit

Michigan pipeline replacement setback raises fears for existing conduit

CALGARY — A move by the governor of Michigan to halt work on a project to replace Enbridge Inc.'s 65-year-old Line 5 pipeline is raising fears that the recently elected Democratic administration could also try to shut down the existing pipeline.