Some buildings evacuated due to gas leak at Bay and Wellesley

A gas leak in the Bay St. and Wellesley Ave. area on Thursday afternoon led to the evacuation of some buildings as a precautionary measure. […]

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Dow Jones industrial average plunges 400 points, or 2.5 percent, extending a sharp decline

NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones industrial average plunges 400 points, or 2.5 percent, extending a sharp decline.

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China approves Universal theme park in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — China has approved the development of a $3.3 billion Universal theme park in Beijing that would be the first major foreign-owned theme […]

Woman struck and killed by TTC bus

A woman was struck and killed by a TTC bus at Lawrence West Station Saturday morning.
The bus was turning left onto Lawrence Ave. out of […]

Governor General

Finalists for the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Awards have been announced.
The fiction finalists include Michael Crummey, who was expected to be among the major […]

Can Hewlett-Packard survive the tablet trend?

SAN FRANCISCO • Personal computer sales have been in a slump for years, as customers flock to increasingly powerful smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Now […]

Manufacturing in U.S. Cools as Factories Settle Into More Sustainable Expansion - Bloomberg

Manufacturing (NAPMPMI) cooled in September following the strongest rate of growth in three years as U.S. factories settled into a more sustainable expansion that will […]

Asia May Need to Sacrifice Growth to Cope With Fed: Basri - Bloomberg


Wal-Mart spurns Apple on payment systems

Wal-Mart said it will not join Apple’s new mobile payment system and will continue developing a separate one, setting up a high-profile race to define […]

U.S. trade negotiator sees ‘important progress’ in TPP talks

HANOI, Vietnam • Talks between 12 nations drafting a Pacific-region trade agreement made progress on rules for state-owned enterprises, with differences over tariffs remaining one of […]