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Uber to lose its license to operate in London

Uber to lose its license to operate in London

London's transport authority said Friday it won't renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications in public safety and security.
US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump

US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea on Thursday, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans' nuclear weapons advances.
GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

WASHINGTON — Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored the legislation, according to a

Financials and energy sectors boost TSX, Wall St. down on rate hike expectations

Toronto's main stock index continued to push higher Thursday as Wall Street veered lower on heightened interest rate expectations from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The S&P/TSX composite index climbed 65.32 points to 15,454.

SEC under fire for being hacked despite warnings on security

WASHINGTON — The Securities and Exchange Commission waited until Wednesday to disclose a hack of its corporate filing system that occurred last year.
May to urge new partnership, transition period for Brexit

May to urge new partnership, transition period for Brexit

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May will try to kick-start faltering Brexit negotiations on Friday by proposing a new economic and security partnership between Britain and the European Union, plus a transition period after the U.K.

Tech companies targeted by sophisticated malware attack

Security researchers say hackers compromised popular computer-cleaning software as part of a sophisticated attack that targeted several high-profile technology companies.
Mormon-owned BYU ends ban on caffeinated soda

Mormon-owned BYU ends ban on caffeinated soda

PROVO, Utah — Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University ended a six-decade ban Thursday on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks on campus, surprising students by posting a picture of a can of Coca-Cola on Twitter and just two words: "It's happening
Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

NEW YORK — Facebook is slowly acknowledging the outsized — if unintended — role it played in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections.
California hits Gatorade in court for "anti-water" videogame

California hits Gatorade in court for "anti-water" videogame

SACRAMENTO, Calif.