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Vaccine maker BioNTech says no need to waive patents

Vaccine maker BioNTech says no need to waive patents

BERLIN — The head of German pharmaceutical company BioNTech said Monday that there is no need to waive patents on coronavirus vaccines because manufacturers will be able to produce enough shots to supply the world over the coming year.
US opens probe of steering problems in Honda Accord sedans

US opens probe of steering problems in Honda Accord sedans

DETROIT — The U.S. government's auto safety agency is investigating multiple complaints about steering failures that could affect more than 1.1 million Honda Accord sedans.
Americans set another pandemic-era record for air travel

Americans set another pandemic-era record for air travel

Americans set a record for pandemic-era air travel, then broke it again over the Mother's Day holiday weekend. The Transportation Security Administration said that slightly more than 1.

RF Capital posts larger net loss in Q1 after buying rest of Richardson Wealth

TORONTO — RF Capital Group Inc. had a $7.5-million net loss in the quarter ended March 31, the first full reporting period since it acquired full ownership of Richardson Wealth in October. The company formerly known as GMP Capital Inc.
Sturgeon: Scotland independence vote matter of when, not if

Sturgeon: Scotland independence vote matter of when, not if

LONDON — Scotland's leader told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Sunday that a second Scottish independence referendum is “a matter of when, not if," after her party won its fourth straight parliamentary election.
Queen's cousin accused of willingness to sell Kremlin access

Queen's cousin accused of willingness to sell Kremlin access

LONDON — An investigative report by British media said Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, was willing to use his royal status for personal profit and to seek favours from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Companies offer vaccinated customers freebies and discounts in marketing push

Companies offer vaccinated customers freebies and discounts in marketing push

TORONTO — Canadian companies are trying to move the needle on COVID-19 vaccinations with discounts and freebies for customers who show proof they've received their first dose.
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: Canada Goose earnings Canada Goose will release Q4 results on Thursday.
Eyeing reelection bid, Macron looks to repair French economy

Eyeing reelection bid, Macron looks to repair French economy

PARIS — President Emmanuel Macron’s plans for bringing France out of the pandemic aren't just about resuscitating long-closed restaurants, boutiques and museums. They are also about preparing his possible campaign for a second term.
Long-haul carrier Emirates to ship aid for free into India

Long-haul carrier Emirates to ship aid for free into India

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai's long-haul carrier Emirates will begin shipping aid from the World Health Organization and other groups into India for free to help fight a crushing outbreak of the coronavirus, the airline said Sunday.
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