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Also roaring back from pandemic: earth-warming emissions

Also roaring back from pandemic: earth-warming emissions

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Global warming emissions are expected to spike this year as the world emerges from the coronavirus pandemic and economies begin to recover. Worldwide energy-related carbon dioxide emissions could surge by 1.
Boeing extends CEO's term, chief financial officer to leave

Boeing extends CEO's term, chief financial officer to leave

Boeing's board of directors raised the mandatory retirement age for CEO David Calhoun from 65 to 70 just days after he turned 64.
SNC-Lavalin says World Bank removes company from its blacklist two years early

SNC-Lavalin says World Bank removes company from its blacklist two years early

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin says the World Bank has given the Quebec engineering firm an early reprieve from its list of banned companies over corruption tied to contracts in Bangladesh and Cambodia .
'Trade Wars Are Class Wars' wins $15K Lionel Gelber Prize for books on global affairs

'Trade Wars Are Class Wars' wins $15K Lionel Gelber Prize for books on global affairs

TORONTO — A book tracing the origins of today's trade wars has won the Lionel Gelber Prize.
Ex-Jack Daniel's distiller to make new whiskey in Tennessee

Ex-Jack Daniel's distiller to make new whiskey in Tennessee

NASHVILLE — The former top distiller at Jack Daniel's announced on Tuesday that he and several partners are opening a new whiskey distillery near the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee.
Venmo is into crypto, allowing users to buy Bitcoin, others

Venmo is into crypto, allowing users to buy Bitcoin, others

NEW YORK — Venmo will allow users to buy and sell cryptocurrencies on its app, the company said Tuesday, the latest mainstream financial platform to wade into alternative currency like Bitcoin.
Staff up now, or stay lean and wait? Hospitality sector faces dilemma amid third wave

Staff up now, or stay lean and wait? Hospitality sector faces dilemma amid third wave

When Stephane Prevost planned to open a second restaurant in Banff this winter, he at least thought he’d have a busy summer to look forward to.
Byron Bay locals protest planned Netflix reality series

Byron Bay locals protest planned Netflix reality series

CANBERRA, Australia — Angry Byron Bay locals are protesting the filming of a reality television series that some fear will damage the reputation of their trendy Australian tourist town.
Rogers says disruptive wireless outage caused by Ericsson software update

Rogers says disruptive wireless outage caused by Ericsson software update

Rogers Communications Inc. says services for the majority of its customers have been restored after a massive outage caused by a software update from Ericsson.
PrairieSky Q1 net profit nearly doubles as revenues increase on higher energy prices

PrairieSky Q1 net profit nearly doubles as revenues increase on higher energy prices

CALGARY — PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. says its net income more than doubled in the first quarter on a nearly 13 per cent increase in revenues on a rise in crude oil and natural gas prices.