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Torstar to lay off 30 employees as it shutters Star Touch app July 31

TORONTO — The Toronto Star is laying off 30 employees as it shutters its Star Touch tablet app — a multi-million dollar bet on bringing in younger readership that failed to meet management expectations.

Pay of new Australian postal service boss more than halved

CANBERRA, Australia — The new boss of Australia's postal service will be paid less than half the 5.6 million Australian dollar ($4.3 million) salary package that made her predecessor Australia's highest-paid public servant.
Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous

Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous

FRESNO, Calif. — Regulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer.
Correction: Britain-London Fire story

Correction: Britain-London Fire story

LONDON — In a story June 26 about a company that makes paneling for buildings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company, Arconic, supplied the fire resistant paneling model Reynobond FR for use on Grenfell Tower.

Canopy Growth reports $21.1 million Q4 net loss as expenses rise sharply

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED) saw its fourth-quarter net loss quadruple to $21.1 million as expenses rose sharply.

Corus Entertainment reports $66.7 million profit for its third quarter

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX:CRJ.B) had a $66.7-million profit in its third quarter, as last year's acquisition of the Global TV network and a host of specialty channels helped boost revenue. The Toronto-based company had $461.
CNN accepts resignations of 3 involved in retracted story

CNN accepts resignations of 3 involved in retracted story

NEW YORK — CNN accepted the resignations Monday of three journalists involved in a retracted story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between an associate of President Donald Trump and the head of a Russian investment fund.
Mongolia's presidential election tightens, runoff likely

Mongolia's presidential election tightens, runoff likely

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia — Mongolia's presidential election appeared headed for a runoff with the latest vote count early Tuesday showing a business tycoon leading the ruling party's candidate and a nationalist wanting the country to benefit more from i
'Like bombs': Bankrupt company's air bags still out there

'Like bombs': Bankrupt company's air bags still out there

Takata's lethally defective air bags proved to be the company's undoing Monday. But it could take years to get the dangerous devices off the road in the U.S. and around the world.
Ex-CEO's reputation precedes him, affects jury selection

Ex-CEO's reputation precedes him, affects jury selection

NEW YORK — Several potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin "Pharma Bro" Shkreli were excused on Monday after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial toward the flamboyant former pharmaceutical CEO because of his notoriet