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China reports 57 new cases, highest daily number in 2 months

China reports 57 new cases, highest daily number in 2 months

BEIJING — China on Sunday reported its highest daily total of new coronavirus cases in two months after the capital's biggest wholesale food market was shut down following a resurgence in local infections.
Cineworld scraps $2.8-billion takeover of Cineplex, setting up legal battle

Cineworld scraps $2.8-billion takeover of Cineplex, setting up legal battle

TORONTO — International movie theatre chain Cineworld PLC says its deal to buy Cineplex Inc. for $2.8 billion is off, claiming that "certain breaches" of the contract were made by the Canadian company.
Warner Bros. sets late July theatrical release for 'Tenet'

Warner Bros. sets late July theatrical release for 'Tenet'

LOS ANGELES — The closely watched arrival of Christopher Nolan's big-budget sci-fi espionage film “Tenet” will finally happen on July 31, Warner Bros. announced Friday.

Toronto's main stock index posts triple-digit gain with broad-based rally

TORONTO — North American stock markets posted gains Friday, with Toronto's main index rising more than 200 points, as investors declined to continue the previous day's selloff.
US stocks bounce higher, but still end the week with a loss

US stocks bounce higher, but still end the week with a loss

Wall Street managed to end a bumpy day broadly higher Friday but still finished with its worst week in nearly three months. The S&P 500 rose 1.3% a day after dropping nearly 6% in its biggest rout since mid-March. It lost 4.
Aid groups 'alarmed' by little US coronavirus assistance

Aid groups 'alarmed' by little US coronavirus assistance

JOHANNESBURG — More than two dozen international aid groups have told the U.S. government they are “increasingly alarmed” that “little to no U.S.
Unions call on retailers to make pandemic-related wage premiums permanent

Unions call on retailers to make pandemic-related wage premiums permanent

Unions representing essential workers at some of Canada's major retailers are pushing back against the decision to eliminate wage premiums that were put in place to compensate employees for working during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ontario allows families to expand social circles to 10 people

Ontario allows families to expand social circles to 10 people

TORONTO — Families in Ontario can now expand the number of people they have close contact with to 10, as the province moved Friday to further loosen public health restrictions put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Toys "R" Us wins case against B.C. cannabis dispensary with similar branding

Toys "R" Us wins case against B.C. cannabis dispensary with similar branding

VANCOUVER — A Vancouver cannabis dispensary is going to need a new name and logo after losing a legal battle with retailer Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd.
UK economy shrinks 20% in a month to fall back to 2002 level

UK economy shrinks 20% in a month to fall back to 2002 level

LONDON — The British economy has seen nearly two decades worth of growth wiped out as a result of the lockdown measures put in place during the coronavirus pandemic.