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Gooding Jr. could owe millions after ignoring rape lawsuit

Gooding Jr. could owe millions after ignoring rape lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. could be on the hook for millions of dollars in damages after failing to respond to a lawsuit that accused him of raping a woman in New York City in 2013. U.S.
'Toxic' podcast explores Britney Spears conservatorship

'Toxic' podcast explores Britney Spears conservatorship

NEW YORK (AP) — As the fate of Britney Spears' conservatorship is in the hands of a Los Angeles Superior Court judge, two podcast hosts who have spent hours dissecting the case are hopeful change is coming for the singer to become more independent.
Imperial Oil earns $366 million; Kearl oilsands site sets 25-year production record

Imperial Oil earns $366 million; Kearl oilsands site sets 25-year production record

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. says it earned $366 million in the second quarter and boosted production to its highest level in 25 years for the same period.
Lower COVID-19 losses helps to boost Fairfax Financial's second-quarter profits

Lower COVID-19 losses helps to boost Fairfax Financial's second-quarter profits

TORONTO — Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. says its net profit nearly tripled in its latest quarter partly due to lower COVID-19 losses. The Toronto-based insurance company, which reports in U.S. dollars, says it earned US$1.2 billion or US$43.
Unifor reaches tentative deal with Bombardier but strike continues with De Havilland

Unifor reaches tentative deal with Bombardier but strike continues with De Havilland

TORONTO — Unifor has reached a tentative agreement with Bombardier Aviation at its Downsview plant in north Toronto.
Justice says IRS must give Trump tax returns to Congress

Justice says IRS must give Trump tax returns to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records.
Judge allows Jussie Smollett's lawyer to stay on the case

Judge allows Jussie Smollett's lawyer to stay on the case

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Friday said he would not kick one of Jussie Smollett's attorneys off the case even though he believes the attorney spoke to two men the actor allegedly hired to help him carry out a staged racist and homophobic attack.
Tim Hortons' sales climb but coffee chain faces labour pressure, higher costs

Tim Hortons' sales climb but coffee chain faces labour pressure, higher costs

Canada's top coffee and doughnut chain posted a strong rebound in sales in its latest quarter but rising commodity prices and high demand for restaurant workers threaten to dampen growth as the economy reopens from COVID-19 lockdowns.
US passport delays lead to long lines of would-be travelers

US passport delays lead to long lines of would-be travelers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britt Johnson showed up around midnight to the West Los Angeles Federal Building, hoping to apply for a rushed passport when the office opened at 7 a.m.
CP urges Kansas City Southern shareholders to oppose CN takeover next month

CP urges Kansas City Southern shareholders to oppose CN takeover next month

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is urging Kansas City Southern shareholders to vote against the proposed merger with Canadian National Railway Co. because of the regulatory uncertainty of its rival's US$33.6-billion bid.