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Stocks rise broadly on Wall Street for 2nd day in a row

Stocks rise broadly on Wall Street for 2nd day in a row

BEIJING — Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street Tuesday, adding to the market’s solid gains from a day earlier, as investors wager that the new variant of the COVID-19 virus won’t pose as big a threat to the economy as some initially feared.
Hawaii recoups from big storm amid lingering flood threats

Hawaii recoups from big storm amid lingering flood threats

HONOLULU (AP) — A slow-moving storm that knocked out power, swamped dozens of homes and sent creeks and streams surging had mostly passed over Hawaii on Tuesday, though the threat of flooding lingered in some already-drenched areas.
Study can't confirm lab results for many cancer experiments

Study can't confirm lab results for many cancer experiments

Eight years ago, a team of researchers launched a project to carefully repeat early but influential lab experiments in cancer research.
And in the end: A fan's notes on Peter Jackson's Beatles doc

And in the end: A fan's notes on Peter Jackson's Beatles doc

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Jackson's Beatles documentary “Get Back” runs for nearly eight hours and the only real criticism you can make is that it doesn't last longer. For dabblers and other newcomers, it's a prime introduction.
Despite pandemic, famed Italian theater opens season

Despite pandemic, famed Italian theater opens season

MILAN (AP) — While many European theaters remain closed due to the pandemic, the famed Teatro alla Scala on Tuesday opened its new season with the gala premiere of Verdi’s “Macbeth” to a fully seated house.
CIBC to pay $125 million to settle class-action lawsuit on subprime mortgage risks

CIBC to pay $125 million to settle class-action lawsuit on subprime mortgage risks

TORONTO — CIBC has agreed to pay $125 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that had accused the bank of misrepresenting its exposure to U.S. residential mortgage-backed securities ahead of the financial crisis.
Quebec liquor warehouse workers reject deal, negotiations to resume on Wednesday

Quebec liquor warehouse workers reject deal, negotiations to resume on Wednesday

MONTREAL — Quebec's liquor corporation is set to resume negotiations Wednesday with the union representing warehouse workers after they overwhelmingly rejected a deal for a new contract. Union leaders had recommended that members accept the Nov.
Travel, tourism sectors see glimmers of hope amid Omicron uncertainty

Travel, tourism sectors see glimmers of hope amid Omicron uncertainty

MONTREAL — Katie Summers cancelled her wedding anniversary trip three times over the past 18 months. Now, the Omicron variant of COVID-19 means her January vacation to Hawaii with her husband may be added to the scrap heap.
David Cohen presents letters of credence at Rideau Hall to begin job as U.S. envoy

David Cohen presents letters of credence at Rideau Hall to begin job as U.S. envoy

WASHINGTON — David Cohen is finally getting down to business as the newest United States ambassador to Canada — the first to take on the role full-time since 2019. Cohen, a lawyer, lobbyist and former U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,162.65, up 301.55 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 60 cents, or 1.9 per cent, to $31.70 on 15.6 million shares.