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Fri, Feb 22nd, 2019
Trump sets up abortion obstacles, barring clinic referrals

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. The new policy is certain...

Microsoft workers protest use of HoloLens headsets for war

A group of Microsoft workers is demanding the company cancel a contract supplying the U.S. Army with HoloLens headsets that they say would turn real-world battlefields into a video game.

NASA, SpaceX OK 1st test flight of crew capsule next week

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA and SpaceX on Friday approved a first test flight next week of the new commercial Dragon capsule designed for crew.

Owners vote to strip Trump name from luxury condo building

NEW YORK — Big, brassy letters spelling "Trump" will be ripped off another New York City apartment tower, the last of six luxury condominiums that once displayed the president's name.

US and China extend trade talks; Xi-Trump meeting may follow

WASHINGTON — U.S. and Chinese negotiators agreed Friday to extend high-level trade talks through the weekend, and President Donald Trump said he hoped to meet next month at his Florida resort with President...

Twitter co-founder Williams steps down from company board

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter co-founder Evan Williams will leave the social media company's board of directors at the end of the month.

Smile: Some airliners have cameras on seat-back screens

Now there is one more place where cameras could start watching you — from 30,000 feet.

Business Highlights


Fired Amazon worker with Crohn's sues over bathroom breaks

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A former Amazon employee in Kentucky with the inflammatory bowel condition known as Crohn's disease has sued the company over his dismissal for what he says was a need for more bathroom...

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

G.TO : 14.60 (-4.01%)
THO.TO : 4.89 (+1.24%)
BBD-B.TO : 2.79 (+0.36%)
NMX.TO : 0.35 (+6.06%)
ECA.TO : 9.07 (-0.33%)
ACB.TO : 9.14 (-1.72%)
RY.TO : 101.74 (-0.52%)
ABX.TO : 17.13 (-2.39%)
SNC.TO : 34.76 (-2.93%)
Newmont Mining shares rise after Barrick Gold confirms it's looking at merger

TORONTO — Barrick Gold Corp. shares fell 2.4 per cent Friday after it confirmed reports that it has "reviewed the opportunity" to merge with rival Newmont Mining Corp.

Stocks climb, giving S&P 500 its 4th straight weekly gain

Technology and health care companies led U.S. stocks higher Friday, giving the benchmark S&P 500 its fourth straight weekly gain.

Major North American stock markets rebound; Loonie, oil move higher

Major North American indices rebounded at the end of the week as investors regained confidence after closing in the red the day before.

Many shades of meaning behind 'Medicare-for-all'

WASHINGTON — "Medicare-for-all" can mean different things to different people.

Kraft and post big losses while Zillow jumps

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday:

Report: Apps give Facebook sensitive health and other data

NEW YORK — Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook without users' consent, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 notches 4th straight weekly gain

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

Government: Highway shutdown not aimed at tribe, media

BISMARCK, N.D. — Government officials say the five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline was not aimed at manipulating the media or the American...

SNC-Lavalin CEO sick of being used as a 'puck in a political hockey game'

MONTREAL — Amid an ongoing scandal that has rocked the Liberal government in Ottawa, the head of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. said he's tired of seeing his employees "used as a puck in a political hockey game."...

SNC.TO : 34.76 (-2.93%)
GM extends life of its only Detroit factory until early 2020

DETROIT — General Motors is extending the life of its only Detroit factory until early next year.

Chart of the Day

Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc (BHR)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the Hotel & Resort REIT Braemar Hotels & Resorts (BHR). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort the Top Stocks to Own list first by the highest number of new highs in the last month, then I used the Flipc...
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