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Saks joins a growing list of retailers to go fur-free

Saks joins a growing list of retailers to go fur-free

NEW YORK — Saks Fifth Avenue is joining a growing list of retailers and brands including Macy's, Versace and Prada that will stop using animal fur as it reacts to a backlash from consumers.
Canada posts trade surplus for second consecutive month in February

Canada posts trade surplus for second consecutive month in February

OTTAWA — Canada posted a merchandise trade surplus for a second consecutive month in February, the first time that's happened since late 2016.
US trade deficit jumps 4.8% to $71.1 billion in February

US trade deficit jumps 4.8% to $71.1 billion in February

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The U.S. trade deficit grew to a record $71.
About 17 million view Baylor's championship win over Gonzaga

About 17 million view Baylor's championship win over Gonzaga

NEW YORK — Even an NCAA championship matchup between two widely acknowledged as the best men's college basketball teams in the country wasn't enough to set the television world afire. An estimated 16.
AP Interview: India could resume vaccine exports by June

AP Interview: India could resume vaccine exports by June

NEW DELHI — The world's largest vaccine maker, based in India, will be able to restart exports of AstraZeneca doses by June if new coronavirus infections subside in the country, its chief executive said Tuesday.

Man accused in $227M Ponzi scheme involving film rights

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of running a $227 million Ponzi scheme that solicited investors for phoney film licensing deals, federal prosecutors said.
Spartan Bioscience files for creditor protection after issue with COVID-19 rapid test

Spartan Bioscience files for creditor protection after issue with COVID-19 rapid test

Spartan Bioscience Inc. has filed for creditor protection after pausing shipments of its rapid COVID-19 test due to an issue with the product. The Ottawa-based company said some customers were getting a high level of inconclusive results.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,104.14, up 77.35 points.) The Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financials. Down two cents, or 0.02 per cent, to $83.45 on 17.
VistaJet order of Bombardier aircraft points to COVID-induced demand in business jets

VistaJet order of Bombardier aircraft points to COVID-induced demand in business jets

Bombardier's corporate jet business could get a lift after VistaJet said it is expanding its aircraft purchases due to growing customer demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.
California's Pacific Gas & Electric charged in 2019 wildfire

California's Pacific Gas & Electric charged in 2019 wildfire

SACRAMENTO, Calif.