Right-leaning charities escape tax audits, Broadbent Institute says

OTTAWA—A left-leaning think tank is raising new questions about the possibility of political interference in audits of charities.
The Broadbent Institute says a review of financial […]

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Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

NEW YORK (AP) — Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs?
Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and […]

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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 […]

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 […]

For YMCA of Toronto, tax is a two-letter word

Two letters of a 1923 law will determine whether the YMCA of Toronto has to pay the taxes on four valuable properties it leases in […]

Patagonia pays $4K for violations in Utah park

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Outdoor clothing company Patagonia said Tuesday it has agreed to pay a $4,000 settlement to Capitol Reef National Park in […]

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 […]

Rob Ford served with subpoena to testify in Sandro Lisi extortion case

In the midst of campaigning for re-election, Mayor Rob Ford has been subpoenaed to testify at Alexander (Sandro) Lisi’s preliminary hearing next spring.
Toronto Police Det.-Sgt. […]

Stolen photos of stars find ’safe harbor’ online

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Imagine what the Internet would be like if most major websites had imposed controls preventing the naked photos stolen from Oscar-winning […]