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WestJet says it's co-operating with predatory pricing probe by Competition agency

WestJet says it's co-operating with predatory pricing probe by Competition agency

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it is co-operating with a probe by Canada's competition watchdog following accusations of predatory pricing from a competitor.

Spice spat: Old Bay sues New Bae for trademark infringement

BALTIMORE — A clash of seasonings is looming in federal court, as Maryland's Old Bay seeks to protect its trademark in a lawsuit against another spice blend, New Bae. The Daily Record reports Old Bay maker McCormick & Co.

US consumer prices flat in November as energy plunges

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in November, the best performance since prices actually fell eight months ago. The docile inflation reading reflected a big drop in the cost of gasoline and other energy products.
North American stock markets surge higher in late-morning trading

North American stock markets surge higher in late-morning trading

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index surged higher in late-morning trading, fuelled by the key energy, financial, industrial and materials sectors. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 186.15 points at 14,853.98.
Fast-expanding seafood giant joins Irvings, McCains as N.B. business royalty

Fast-expanding seafood giant joins Irvings, McCains as N.B. business royalty

FREDERICTON — For the Irvings, it was Bouctouche. For the McCains, Florenceville.
AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs

AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs

WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Doug Jones says President Donald Trump's talk of tariffs is sparking questions and anxiety back home in Alabama, including from soybean farmers who are "scared to death.
UK disarray: May to face no-confidence vote from her party

UK disarray: May to face no-confidence vote from her party

LONDON — British Conservative lawmakers forced a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May for Wednesday, throwing U.K. politics deeper into crisis and Brexit further into doubt.
Beyonce! Hillary! India revels in a very big wedding

Beyonce! Hillary! India revels in a very big wedding

NEW DELHI — In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of the scions of two billionaire families might be the biggest of them all.
AP: Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed

AP: Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed

WASHINGTON — At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration's new real estate investment program, which offers massive tax breaks to developers who invest in downtrodden American communities.
Washington state combats collisions with new wildlife bridge

Washington state combats collisions with new wildlife bridge

SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. — Before descending the Cascade Mountains on its final stretch to Seattle, Interstate 90 cuts through a mountain pass of old growth forests and wetlands.