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Deal on Biden’s US$2T plan edges closer; Harris is ‘confident’

WASHINGTON — A deal within reach, U.S. President Joe Biden and Congress’ top Democrats edged close to sealing their giant…

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Business

U.K., New Zealand approve trade deal; hope it opens more doors

LONDON — Britain and New Zealand have agreed on a trade deal that eliminates tariffs on a wide range of…

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Business

Donald Trump plan for new media venture gets investors’ thumbs up

NEW YORK — Some investors aren’t waiting to see if former President Donald Trump’s plans for a media company to…

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Business

Trump golf club under new criminal probe over taxes: report

NEW YORK — Donald Trump’s company is under criminal investigation by a district attorney in a New York City suburb…

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Business

Shopify partners with Spotify to give musicians new options for merchandise sales

TORONTO — E-commerce behemoth Shopify Inc. is linking up with streaming giant Spotify in a partnership meant to give musicians…

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Business

Rising cost of living, burden of COVID-19 forcing Canadians further into debt: survey

TORONTO — The rising cost of living and added burden of COVID-19 are forcing Canadians further into debt, a new…

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Dallas

‘We’re Just Getting Warmed Up’: Democrat Mike Collier Wants to Unseat Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick

Early on a Wednesday in October, dozens of Democrats milled in front of a two-story house in Dallas’ charming Melshire…

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USA

Billy Porter slams Vogue over Harry Styles cover: ‘This is politics for me’

Billy Porter is not among the fans of Harry Styles‘ Vogue cover. In Dec. 2020, Styles became the fashion publication’s…

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Business

77 per cent of Canadians aged 55-69 worried about retirement finances: survey

TORONTO — More than three quarters of Canadians nearing or in early retirement are worried about their finances, at a…

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Business

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ‘metaverse’

MENLO PARK, CALIF. — Facebook said it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five…

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