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Aimia avoids battle at AGM following deal with its largest shareholder

Aimia avoids battle at AGM following deal with its largest shareholder

MONTREAL — Aimia Inc. has averted a battle with its largest shareholders at its annual meeting next month after reaching an agreement with Mittleman Brothers Investment Management, which had sought changes at the loyalty rewards company.

Online building materials firm completes refinancing, emerges from CCAA process

VANCOUVER — Online building materials seller BuildDirect.com Technologies Inc. says it has completed a refinancing that allows it to emerge from court protection from creditors in Canada and the U.S. five months after it was granted.
Witness in Mueller probe aided UAE agenda in Congress

Witness in Mueller probe aided UAE agenda in Congress

WASHINGTON — A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump received millions of dollars from a political adviser to the United Arab Emirates last April, just weeks before he began handing out a series of large political donations to U.S.
Virgil Abloh named Louis Vuitton's menswear designer

Virgil Abloh named Louis Vuitton's menswear designer

NEW YORK — Paris-based fashion house Louis Vuitton has named Kanye West collaborator Virgil Abloh as its new menswear designer.

FTC confirms Facebook investigation on privacy

WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Facebook's privacy practices following a week of privacy scandals including whether the company engaged in "unfair acts" that cause "substantial injury" to consumers.
Frontier gun maker Remington seeks bankruptcy protection

Frontier gun maker Remington seeks bankruptcy protection

Remington, a company that began making flintlock rifles when there were only 19 United States, has filed for bankruptcy protection.

China 'open' to talks with US amid spiraling tariff spat

BEIJING — China's government said Monday it is open to negotiating with Washington amid a spiraling tariff dispute following a news report American officials have submitted a list of market-opening requests.
Nuns, funds and guns: the firearms debate on Wall Street

Nuns, funds and guns: the firearms debate on Wall Street

NEW YORK — Some of Wall Street's heaviest hitters are stepping into the national debate on guns as investment firms ask firearms makers what they are doing about gun violence.
Uber selling Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

Uber selling Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

BANGKOK — Ride-hailing giant Uber is selling its business in Southeast Asia to regional rival Grab while gaining a robust stake in the fast-growing ridesharing, food delivery and financial services business. Grab said Monday that Uber will take a 27.

SKorea to open auto market wider to US in revised trade deal

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea has agreed to further open its auto market to the United States as the two countries prepare to amend their six-year-old trade agreement following complaints by President Donald Trump.