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U2 guitarist won't get to build mansions on Malibu hillside

U2 guitarist won't get to build mansions on Malibu hillside

MALIBU, Calif. — A plan by U2 guitarist The Edge to build a cluster of mansions on a ridgeline above Malibu appears to be dead after California's highest court declined to consider his last-ditch appeal.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,511.79, up 8.44 points). Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 13 cents, or 1.98 per cent, to $6.42 on 6.2 million shares. Bombardier Inc.

Follow the money: Salary cap could spawn NHL trade frenzy

Matt Niskanen wasn't totally shocked when the Washington Capitals traded him to Philadelphia last week. One look at their salary cap picture explained it. "I know what kind of situation Washington was in, so I knew there was a possibility," he said.
TSX up slightly along with U.S. markets after US Fed indicates potential rate cut

TSX up slightly along with U.S. markets after US Fed indicates potential rate cut

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed slightly higher after the U.S. Federal Reserve kept its key interest rate unchanged but indicated that it is prepared to cut it if economic stimulus is needed. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 8.

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval.
Stillman's local group takes over full ownership of Blues

Stillman's local group takes over full ownership of Blues

ST. LOUIS — A group led by St. Louis Blues chairman Tom Stillman now owns 100 per cent of the reigning Stanley Cup champions.
4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine

4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine

NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands — International prosecutors announced murder charges Wednesday against four men — three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds — in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over U
Valentino travels the world as Paris menswear gets romantic

Valentino travels the world as Paris menswear gets romantic

PARIS — The photogenic front row at Valentino's show had "Riverdale" actor Charles Melton, NBA player Jaylen Brown and Stevie Wonder's model son Kailand Morris among the seated notables, ensuring cameras stayed busy snapping at Paris Fashion Week.
Shopify to open U.S. fulfilment centres as part of expanded offerings

Shopify to open U.S. fulfilment centres as part of expanded offerings

TORONTO — Shopify Inc. has launched a network of fulfilment centres in the United States to expand its suite of offerings for merchants in the competitive world of online retail.
Statistics Canada reports annual pace of inflation rises in May to 2.4 per cent

Statistics Canada reports annual pace of inflation rises in May to 2.4 per cent

OTTAWA — The annual pace of inflation picked up in May as the consumer price index rose 2.4 per cent compared with a year ago, its largest increase since October last year, Statistics Canada said Wednesday. The move compared with a 2.