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Florida lawmakers challenge Silicon Valley over 'censorship'

Florida lawmakers challenge Silicon Valley over 'censorship'

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida lawmakers, including Gov.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,874.49, up 182.04 points.) BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Down $4.03, or 21.42 per cent, to $14.78 on 14.4 million shares.

Cable news ratings tighten with big months for CNN, MSNBC

NEW YORK — Cable television news has never been more in vogue and so competitive. Several programs on MSNBC and CNN had their most-watched months ever in January, the Nielsen company said.
Moscow court orders Kremlin foe Navalny to prison

Moscow court orders Kremlin foe Navalny to prison

MOSCOW — A Moscow court on Tuesday ordered Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to prison for more than 2 1/2 years, finding that he violated the terms of his probation while recuperating in Germany from nerve-agent poisoning.
North American stock markets surge again for strong start to February

North American stock markets surge again for strong start to February

TORONTO — North American stock markets surged higher for a second day as some of recent volatility eased and investors returned to their favourite companies. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 182.04 points to 17,874.
Montreal, Quebec City home sales hit record highs in January: QPAREB

Montreal, Quebec City home sales hit record highs in January: QPAREB

People in Montreal and Quebec City rushed to buy a record number of homes at the start of the year, but had fewer options to choose from.
Union says Bell Media cuts hit 210 employees in Toronto, half from newsrooms

Union says Bell Media cuts hit 210 employees in Toronto, half from newsrooms

CALGARY — The union representing some Bell Media workers says a total of 210 employees in the Toronto area are being laid off, with most of the notifications taking place Tuesday.
Exxon clamps down on spending, 4Q revenue nearly flat

Exxon clamps down on spending, 4Q revenue nearly flat

With all of the challenges of 2020, ExxonMobil focused on clamping down on expenses and managed to bring its full-year spending down nearly $10 billion from the year before. Spending for the year totalled $21.4 billion, which included $4.
It's not just GameStop worrying Wall Street about a bubble

It's not just GameStop worrying Wall Street about a bubble

NEW YORK — Now, even the pros on Wall Street are asking if the stock market has shot too high. U.S.
Agriculture secretary nominee Vilsack endorses biofuels push

Agriculture secretary nominee Vilsack endorses biofuels push

WASHINGTON — Tom Vilsack, President Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of agriculture, pledged Tuesday to focus on climate change initiatives and work to address racial inequities in agricultural assistance programs.