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Australia to create its own space agency for economic boost

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia announced on Monday it would create its own space agency to increase its share of the $330 billion space economy.
Republicans make desperate bid to save health care bill

Republicans make desperate bid to save health care bill

WASHINGTON — Republican opposition to the GOP health care bill swelled to near-fatal numbers Sunday as Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door on supporting the last-ditch effort to scrap the Obama health care law and Sen.

Mexico border crossing to reopen 12 hours ahead of schedule

SAN DIEGO — The busiest border crossing in the United States was set to reopen about 12 hours ahead of schedule Monday after it closed for the weekend to travellers who normally drive through to Mexico.
France: Macron's party suffers hit in French Senate election

France: Macron's party suffers hit in French Senate election

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron's upstart centrist party suffered its first electoral blow Sunday, as traditional conservatives dominated Senate elections amid mounting disenchantment with Macron's leadership.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Getting down to brass tacks The third round of NAFTA negotiations will run throughout the week in Ottawa, wherein U.S.
Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S.

The Latest: In AP tally, 21 states confirmed hacking targets

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the federal government's notification to 21 states about election hacking (all times local): 8:50 p.m.
In new setback, Uber to lose license to work in London

In new setback, Uber to lose license to work in London

LONDON — Uber will lose its license to operate in London because it may be endangering public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a severe blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture.

Rumours suggest changes coming to feds' tax reform proposal: B.C. minister

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's finance minister is citing rumours that the federal government intends to back off on elements of its proposed tax reforms that have drawn heavy criticism from small business owners across the country.

Ex-Transcontinental employees hoping to breathe new life into local papers

MONTREAL — As Transcontinental sells off its weekly newspaper portfolio, many of its former employees are jumping at the chance to get into the publishing business by snapping up the publications.