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Senate Dems unveil $3.5T budget for social, climate efforts

Senate Dems unveil $3.5T budget for social, climate efforts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats unveiled a budget resolution Monday that maps $3.
Brookfield Reinsurance to buy U.S. insurer American National for US$5.1 billion

Brookfield Reinsurance to buy U.S. insurer American National for US$5.1 billion

TORONTO — Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners Ltd. has signed a deal to buy U.S. insurance company American National Group Inc. in an all-cash deal valued at US$5.1 billion.
Brookfield Infrastructure extends Inter Pipeline takeover offer to Aug. 20

Brookfield Infrastructure extends Inter Pipeline takeover offer to Aug. 20

CALGARY — Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP has extended its takeover offer for Inter Pipeline Ltd. to Aug. 20. The company has offered $20 in cash or 0.
South Korea to release Samsung scion on parole

South Korea to release Samsung scion on parole

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will release billionaire Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong on parole this week after he spent 18 months in prison for his role in a massive corruption scandal that triggered nationwide protests and led to the ouster of
With coronavirus rising, 'The Suicide Squad' opens softly

With coronavirus rising, 'The Suicide Squad' opens softly

NEW YORK (AP) — Moviegoing, once expected to be closer to semi-normal levels by now, continues to be battered by the pandemic, the delta variant of the coronavirus and in-home streaming.
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: Freshii results: Freshii Inc. will release Q2 results on Tuesday.

Saudi oil giant Aramco sees half-year earnings climb to $47B

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's oil-producing company, Aramco, announced Sunday a net income of around $47 billion for the first half of the year, double what it earned in the same period last year when the coronavirus grounded trav
Cineplex unspools subscription-based CineClub to attract movie fans

Cineplex unspools subscription-based CineClub to attract movie fans

TORONTO — Cineplex Inc. is hoping that moviegoers who've missed the big screen will join the club.
Senate's key vote advances Biden's $1T infrastructure bill

Senate's key vote advances Biden's $1T infrastructure bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate moved closer to passing a $1 trillion infrastructure package Saturday after lawmakers from both parties came together and voted to clear a key procedural hurdle.
'Reservation Dogs' smashes stereotypes of Indigenous people

'Reservation Dogs' smashes stereotypes of Indigenous people

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