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WikiLeaks founder Assange wins right to appeal against an extradition order to the US

WikiLeaks founder Assange wins right to appeal against an extradition order to the US

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can appeal an extradition order to the United States on espionage charges, a London court ruled Monday — a decision likely to further drag out an already long legal saga.
Ivan Boesky, stock trader convicted in insider trading scandal, dead at 87, according to reports

Ivan Boesky, stock trader convicted in insider trading scandal, dead at 87, according to reports

Ivan F. Boesky, the flamboyant stock trader whose cooperation with the government cracked open one of the largest insider trading scandals on Wall Street, has died at the age of 87.
Wild breed shows potential for developing drought-resistant potato: researcher

Wild breed shows potential for developing drought-resistant potato: researcher

CHARLOTTETOWN — Federal scientists in Atlantic Canada are trying to develop a new breed of potato that is better adapted to growing conditions brought on by climate change.
Recall on promotional tumblers handed out as free gift with Nütrl drinks at LCBO

Recall on promotional tumblers handed out as free gift with Nütrl drinks at LCBO

A free promotional tumbler handed out with Nütrl beverages at Ontario's alcohol retailer is being recalled over safety concerns.
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: Inflation Statistics Canada will release its consumer price index for April on Tuesday. The reading comes after the annual inflation rate ticked up to 2.
Economists to have a close eye on April inflation report as BoC rate decision nears

Economists to have a close eye on April inflation report as BoC rate decision nears

OTTAWA — Forecasters expect this week's inflation report to show Canada's inflation rate fell last month, but financial markets are still unsure whether a June interest rate cut is in the cards for the Bank of Canada.
Passenger rail service suspended between Montreal and NYC after CN-Amtrak deal

Passenger rail service suspended between Montreal and NYC after CN-Amtrak deal

MONTREAL — No passenger trains are set to run between Montreal and New York City for the next six weeks due to maintenance work after Amtrak struck a deal with Canadian National Railway Co.
A former OpenAI leader says safety has 'taken a backseat to shiny products' at the AI company

A former OpenAI leader says safety has 'taken a backseat to shiny products' at the AI company

A former OpenAI leader who resigned from the company earlier this week said Friday that safety has “taken a backseat to shiny products” at the influential artificial intelligence company.
Equifax Canada exploring use of payday loan data in credit score calculation

Equifax Canada exploring use of payday loan data in credit score calculation

TORONTO — Equifax Canada says it's exploring how using payday loan data could affect people's credit scores.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

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 (22,465.37, up 165.54 points): Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down two cents, or 0.04 per cent, to $50.04 on 16.2 million shares.