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- Transit providers say Greyhound's pullout could present expansion opportunitieson 17 May 2021 at 17h10
Intercity transit providers say they're looking at opportunities for expansion in the wake of Greyhound Canada's decision to cease operations last week.
- U.S. officials seek big fines against more airline passengerson 17 May 2021 at 15h37
U.S. regulators are continuing to pursue large penalties against a few airline passengers accused of disrupting flights.
- AT&T will merge WarnerMedia operations with rival Discoveryon 17 May 2021 at 13h53
AT&T and Discovery will merge their media operations in a US$43 billion deal that will create a new company overseeing CNN, HBO, TNT and TBS, along with Discovery's Food Network, HGTV and others.
- Long working hours are killing people and pandemic could make it worse: UNon 17 May 2021 at 13h22
Working more than 55 hours a week increases the risk of death from heart disease and strokes, according to a United Nations study out Monday.
- Next Digital trading halted after Jimmy Lai's assets frozenon 17 May 2021 at 12h47
The Hong Kong stock exchange halted trading of Next Digital shares Monday at the media company's request after authorities froze assets belonging to its founder, Jimmy Lai, who has been a high-profile voice in the the territory's pro-democracy movement.
- Bitcoin hits 3-month low and then rallies on Musk tweetson 17 May 2021 at 11h34
Bitcoin rallied from a three-month low on Monday in a volatile session that saw investors initially selling and then buying cryptocurrencies in the wake of Tesla boss Elon Musk-s tweets about the carmaker's bitcoin holdings.
- Hope for U.S. boost pushes global luxury goods recovery: studyon 17 May 2021 at 11h28
Luxury brands are already cashing in on promises of a 21st-century version of the "Roaring '20s" in the United States, where hefty stimulus packages and an advanced vaccine campaign are accelerating post-pandemic recovery in high-end sales, according to a new study by Bain & Co. consultancy released on Monday.
- Stocks fall in afternoon trading on Wall Street as tech lagson 17 May 2021 at 6h48
Stocks fell in afternoon trading on Wall Street Monday as the market comes off of its worst weekly decline since February.
- Report: Microsoft investigated Gates before he left boardon 17 May 2021 at 0h43
Board members at Microsoft Corp. made a decision in 2020 that it wasn't appropriate for its co-founder Bill Gates to continue sitting on its board as they investigated the billionaire's prior romantic relationship with a female Microsoft employee that was deemed inappropriate, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
- U.S. trade chief pressured to lift duties on Canadian lumberon 16 May 2021 at 19h14
As U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai prepares to meet her Canadian and Mexican counterparts on Monday to review progress in the new North American trade agreement, she is under pressure from home builders and lawmakers to cut U.S. tariffs on Canadian lumber.