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FCC proposes $13.4M fine for TV-station owner Sinclair

FCC proposes $13.4M fine for TV-station owner Sinclair

NEW YORK — The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a $13.4 million fine on TV-station owner Sinclair for not identifying paid programming as advertising. Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. is one of the country's largest owners of TV stations.
US economy grew at solid 3.2 per cent rate in third quarter

US economy grew at solid 3.2 per cent rate in third quarter

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.2 per cent annual rate from July through September, slightly slower than previously estimated but still enough to give the country the best back-to-back quarterly growth rates in three years.
Aphria to invest $10M in branded venture targeting recreational pot market

Aphria to invest $10M in branded venture targeting recreational pot market

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Medical marijuana producer Aphria Inc. says it plans to invest $10 million in a company merging two cannabis brands to target the incoming recreational pot market in Canada.

Bombardier signs deal with Mercitalia Rail for 40 locomotives and maintenance

MONTREAL — Bombardier Transportation has signed a deal with Mercitalia Rail, a major freight rail operator in Italy, for 40 locomotives and 16 years of fleet maintenance. Based on the list price, the contract is valued at approximately C$316.

Switzerland says JP Morgan violated money-laundering rules

GENEVA — The Swiss division of J.P. Morgan "seriously breached" anti-money laundering rules relating to the Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, Switzerland's financial market regulator said Thursday.
Assessing the risks of cryptocurrency investing as warnings grow louder

Assessing the risks of cryptocurrency investing as warnings grow louder

CALGARY — The growing frenzy around bitcoin and other cryptocurrency offerings has prompted warnings from a range of financial heavyweights on the risks that current and potential investors should keep in mind.
Pulp giant stirs new conflicts with Indonesian villagers

Pulp giant stirs new conflicts with Indonesian villagers

AIR MENDUYUNG, Indonesia — Less than five years after it pledged to end dozens of disputes over land and gain local consent for new plantations in Indonesia, one of the world's largest paper companies is backsliding on those vows.
High-speed internet to bring big change in remote Alaska

High-speed internet to bring big change in remote Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Jeff Kowunna used his drone to record this year's celebration of another successful bowhead whaling harvest for one of the oldest Alaska Native settlements.
Northern Dynasty to file for key permit for its controversial Pebble Project

Northern Dynasty to file for key permit for its controversial Pebble Project

VANCOUVER — Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. is starting the federal and state permitting process for its controversial Pebble Project in Alaska.

South Korean Media: Nut rage executive to avoid jail time

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Local media reports say the former Korean Air executive whose onboard "nut rage" tantrum delayed a flight in 2014 will avoid jail as South Korea's top court upheld her suspended prison term.