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Prosecco's bubble shows no sign of bursting

Prosecco's bubble shows no sign of bursting

ASOLO, Italy — Prosecco, the fruity sparkling wine made in the northeastern hills of Italy is gaining in global popularity — and producers of Champagne, for so long the dominant bubbly wine, are taking note.
Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

KATOWICE, Poland — Almost 200 nations, including the world's top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris climate accord by setting out how countries should report th
'They're coming:' Flying cars may appear in urban skies by 2023

'They're coming:' Flying cars may appear in urban skies by 2023

The flying cars depicted in science fiction classics such as "Blade Runner" and "The Fifth Element" have long been seen as flights of fancy, but their arrival is closer than you think.
Cannabis legalization voted Canadian Press's Business Story of the Year

Cannabis legalization voted Canadian Press's Business Story of the Year

TORONTO — Canada's trailblazing move to legalize cannabis for recreational use, which sparked an entirely new industry and had wide-ranging implications for nearly every facet of society, has been voted The Canadian Press Business News Story of the Y
NewsAlert: Cannabis legalization voted Canadian Press's Business Story of the Year

NewsAlert: Cannabis legalization voted Canadian Press's Business Story of the Year

TORONTO — Canada's legalization of recreational pot has been voted The Canadian Press Business News Story of the Year.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Home sales The Canadian Real Estate Association is expected to release its monthly home sales figures for November on Monday.
Tear gas in Paris, but fewer protesters and bigger demands

Tear gas in Paris, but fewer protesters and bigger demands

PARIS — A protest movement that has brought the French into the streets for five Saturdays in a row in a major challenge to President Emmanuel Macron lost momentum in its latest nationwide outcry, but the smaller crowds pushed fervently for one of th
Ruling to strike down health law puts GOP in a quandary

Ruling to strike down health law puts GOP in a quandary

WASHINGTON — A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's core parts, including prot
Staples Canada transforms business model with co-working spaces, cafes and more

Staples Canada transforms business model with co-working spaces, cafes and more

TORONTO — Regular customers of certain Staples Canada Inc. locations may not recognize their local stores the next time they visit. The company is transforming its business model at two locations in Kirkland, Que.

Moody's downgrades Ontario's credit rating from Aa2 to Aa3, citing deficit

TORONTO — Bond rating agency Moody's has downgraded the province of Ontario's credit rating. The agency announced the downgrade from Aa2 to Aa3 on Thursday, citing the province's $14.