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Epstein guards to skirt jail time in deal with prosecutors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The two Bureau of Prisons workers tasked with guarding Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself in a New York jail have admitted they falsified records, but they will skirt any time behind bars under a deal with federal prosecuto

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,527.30, down 15.65 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Down nine cents, or 0.36 per cent, to $24.82 on 10.
Forest product prices show continued strength, industry analysts report

Forest product prices show continued strength, industry analysts report

CALGARY — Analysts say there's little immediate relief in store for Canadian home renovators and builders despite a slight recent softening in the pace of orders for forest products.
Ottawa repurposing more wireless spectrum to use for 5G technology

Ottawa repurposing more wireless spectrum to use for 5G technology

More airwaves are being set aside for 5G cellular technology, as the Canadian government says it will auction off a repurposed wireless spectrum band.
S&P/TSX composite ends record week lower despite crude oil price rebound

S&P/TSX composite ends record week lower despite crude oil price rebound

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index headed into a long weekend by reaching another record high before ending weaker despite the energy sector rebounding from three days of declining crude oil prices. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 15.
Whimsical new NYC waterfront park floats over Hudson River

Whimsical new NYC waterfront park floats over Hudson River

NEW YORK (AP) — A whimsical new park that appears to float on pilings above the Hudson River opened to the public just off the Manhattan shoreline Friday, four years after a fight between media mogul Barry Diller and a billionaire real estate develop
'It's unacceptable:' Drive-ins, movie theatres call for Ontario to ease restrictions

'It's unacceptable:' Drive-ins, movie theatres call for Ontario to ease restrictions

TORONTO — The head of Ontario's largest drive-in theatre chain says the province's latest COVID-19 reopening plan threatens to send shockwaves through the Canadian film industry and put some exhibitors out of business.
California to drop social distancing requirements in June

California to drop social distancing requirements in June

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California no longer will require social distancing and will allow full capacity for businesses when the state reopens on June 15, the state's top health official said Friday. State health director Dr.
More than 500 WestJet employees unionize in Calgary and Vancouver

More than 500 WestJet employees unionize in Calgary and Vancouver

More than 500 WestJet employees in Vancouver and Calgary have unionized with Unifor, saying a change in workplace culture after the airline’s sale was a big part of the workplace organization efforts.
Tribune investors vote on Alden deal; outcome questioned

Tribune investors vote on Alden deal; outcome questioned

Shareholders of Tribune Publishing, one of the country’s largest newspaper chains, voted Friday on a takeover bid by hedge fund Alden Global Capital.
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