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Fox-Comcast battle to buy Sky to be settled by auction in UK

Fox-Comcast battle to buy Sky to be settled by auction in UK

LONDON — Comcast and 21st Century Fox will settle their battle for control of broadcaster Sky through a rare auction designed to put an end to months of offers and counteroffers from the American media empires seeking a foothold in the European pay T
The Gap steps into the men's athleisure game

The Gap steps into the men's athleisure game

NEW YORK — The Gap is stepping in to the men's athleisure wear game, which has exploded in recent years.
Rogers Communications, UBC partner to build 5G innovation hub on campus

Rogers Communications, UBC partner to build 5G innovation hub on campus

VANCOUVER — Rogers Communications Inc. has partnered with the University of British Columbia to build a campus hub for 5G innovation. The telecommunications company says it will deploy 5G-ready network equipment on the campus early next year.
Attack leaves three dead, several injured at Continental Gold site in Colombia

Attack leaves three dead, several injured at Continental Gold site in Colombia

TORONTO — Continental Gold Inc. is mourning the deaths of workers in Colombia for the second time in two weeks after a residence that housed exploration geologists and contractors was attacked overnight.
EU, UK fail to resolve border row as Brexit deadline looms

EU, UK fail to resolve border row as Brexit deadline looms

SALZBURG, Austria — Britain and its European Union partners failed on Thursday to secure a breakthrough in Brexit talks, largely because of seemingly intractable divisions over the best way to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland and how to d
Torstar Corp. buying Ottawa-based political news website iPolitics Inc.

Torstar Corp. buying Ottawa-based political news website iPolitics Inc.

TORONTO — The company that owns the Toronto Star newspaper has signed a deal to buy iPolitics Inc., an Ottawa-based digital political news service. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Torstar Corp.
Under Armour cuts 400 jobs as it streamlines

Under Armour cuts 400 jobs as it streamlines

BALTIMORE — Under Armour will cut about 400 jobs, part of a restructuring that the sports gear maker announced earlier this year. The Baltimore company actually began a streamlining last year after explosive sales growth tailed off.
Digital version of classical pianist Glenn Gould set to tour with live orchestra

Digital version of classical pianist Glenn Gould set to tour with live orchestra

TORONTO — The late classical pianist Glenn Gould is returning to stages in digital form as part of a new deal struck with his estate.
Nova Scotia issues permit for new tidal energy project in Bay of Fundy

Nova Scotia issues permit for new tidal energy project in Bay of Fundy

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government is moving ahead with a project that aims to harness the immense power of the Bay of Fundy's tides, despite the uncertain future of the Cape Sharp Tidal venture.
Average US mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 4.65 per cent

Average US mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 4.65 per cent

WASHINGTON — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates are up for the fourth consecutive week, with the key 30-year rate reaching its highest level since May. Costs for would-be homebuyers continue to climb.