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Self-inflicted collapse chokes GOP effort to undo Obamacare

Self-inflicted collapse chokes GOP effort to undo Obamacare

WASHINGTON — House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six years dismembering President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

DENVER — Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax collections.
Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a non-profit group that investigates supply chains says.

B.C. reports 64 pipeline benefit deals with 29 northern First Nations

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it has completed benefit agreements with 90 per cent of the eligible First Nations along four proposed natural gas pipeline routes across northern B.C.
Stocks wobble, finish mixed as GOP pulls plug on health bill

Stocks wobble, finish mixed as GOP pulls plug on health bill

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks flirted with sharp losses but managed a mixed finish after Republicans cancelled a vote on their health care bill because it became clear the bill would fail.

Toronto stock index extends recent rally, Wall Street mixed after 'Trumpcare' pulled

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index extended its rally for a third consecutive day on Friday after beginning the week at its lowest level this year, as Wall Street idled on the latest "Trumpcare" news.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,442.67, up 9.06 points): Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Up 17 cents, or 0.73 per cent, to $23.40 on 6.

BRP could move Mexican production if NAFTA changes too onerous, says CEO

MONTREAL — The company that makes Ski-Doos, Sea-Doos and Spyder vehicles says it could move production from Mexico if NAFTA changes result in hefty border taxes, but BRP chief executive Jose Boisjoli is hoping "common sense" will prevail during upcom

Netflix re-ups with Sandler, plan 4 more films together

NEW YORK — Netflix is doubling down on Adam Sandler. The streaming giant has extended its deal with the comedian for four more feature films. As part of a previous four-movie deal, Sandler has already produced and starred in two films for Netflix.
Disney CEO: 'Last Jedi' not changed due to Fisher's death

Disney CEO: 'Last Jedi' not changed due to Fisher's death

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming "Star Wars" sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher.