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3 dead, 1 hurt after partial building collapse in Houston

HOUSTON — Three workers were killed Monday when a stairwell collapsed inside a high-rise building under construction in Houston, according to fire department officials.
Hundreds of Regal, Cineworld movie theatres to close

Hundreds of Regal, Cineworld movie theatres to close

LONDON — In the latest blow to the beleaguered film industry, the second-largest movie theatre chain in the U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,410.19, up 210.94 points.) Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financials. Up 98 cents, or 1.57 per cent, to $63.48 on 12.
North American stock markets lifted by improved Trump health and stimulus hope

North American stock markets lifted by improved Trump health and stimulus hope

TORONTO — Improvement in the health of U.S. President Donald Trump and the growing hope of a fiscal stimulus deal gave North American stock markets a lift to start the week.

Former tech CEO gets home confinement for admissions bribe

BOSTON — A former tech executive was sentenced Monday to one year of home confinement for paying $300,000 to bribe his son's way into Georgetown University as a tennis recruit, even though the son did not play tennis.
TC Energy makes $2 billion offer to take over U.S. pipeline partnership

TC Energy makes $2 billion offer to take over U.S. pipeline partnership

CALGARY — Pipeline and power company TC Energy Corp. is moving to buy out the other unitholders in TC PipeLines, LP, a U.S. master limited partnership it operates, for about US$1.48 billion (C$1.97 billion) in shares.
Manitoba orders earlier bar closing time in Winnipeg region to slow COVID-19 spread

Manitoba orders earlier bar closing time in Winnipeg region to slow COVID-19 spread

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is ordering Winnipeg-area bars and other licensed establishments to close earlier in a bid to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Huge Canadian white diamond sells for $20.9 million in Hong Kong online auction

Huge Canadian white diamond sells for $20.9 million in Hong Kong online auction

A rare white 102.39-carat oval diamond mined in Canada has been sold in Hong Kong for the equivalent of $20.9 million.
Survey: Business economists see coronavirus as biggest risk

Survey: Business economists see coronavirus as biggest risk

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy faces risks from a potential resurgence of the coronavirus and from the failure so far of Congress to provide additional financial support for struggling individuals and businesses.
Service sector grows for the 4th consecutive month

Service sector grows for the 4th consecutive month

WASHINGTON — The U.S. services sector, where most Americans work, grew for a fourth consecutive month in September as the country attempts to re-open from earlier COVID-19 shutdowns.