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Closure at busy US-Mexico border crossing promises headaches

Closure at busy US-Mexico border crossing promises headaches

SAN DIEGO — The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,454.23, down 0.69 of a point): Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down 14 cents, or 5.91 per cent, to $2.23 on 9.

North American stock indexes finish week flat, Canadian dollar up

TORONTO — North American stock indexes capped of the week on a flat note amid heightened North Korea-U.S. tensions, as the loonie strengthened against a weakening greenback.
Trade panel: Cheap imports hurt US solar industry

Trade panel: Cheap imports hurt US solar industry

WASHINGTON — Low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to American manufacturers, a U.S.

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly higher

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4 p.m. Stocks struggled to a mostly higher finish on Wall Street as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies made up for losses elsewhere.

Batman comic series to feature scenery from Portland, Maine

PORTLAND, Maine — Holy hometown, Batman! A highly anticipated Batman comic book series will have some locations that might look familiar to Maine residents.
Does NKorean H-bomb threat push US closer to war?

Does NKorean H-bomb threat push US closer to war?

WASHINGTON — Would exploding a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, as North Korea has threatened, push the current war of words between the U.S. and North Korea closer to actual war? As with much that has transpired lately in the U.S.
Miss Turkey dethroned over 'unacceptable' tweet on coup

Miss Turkey dethroned over 'unacceptable' tweet on coup

ANKARA, Turkey — Organizers have stripped Miss Turkey 2017 of her crown over a social media posting that was deemed insulting to the memory of the 250 people killed while opposing last year's failed military coup.
Hannity boycott call fizzling, at least publicly

Hannity boycott call fizzling, at least publicly

NEW YORK — More than a month after a liberal advocacy group publicly called on advertisers to boycott Sean Hannity's show on Fox News Channel, luxury carmaker Cadillac has been the only new company to publicly back away from the program.
May tries to reboot Brexit, offers 2-year transition period

May tries to reboot Brexit, offers 2-year transition period

FLORENCE, Italy — Britain is prepared to abide by European Union rules and pay into the bloc's coffers for two years after leaving the EU in March 2019, Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday in a conciliatory speech intended to revive foundering exi