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Malaysia to expel Bangladeshi in critical Al-Jazeera report

Malaysia to expel Bangladeshi in critical Al-Jazeera report

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian authorities said Saturday they detained a Bangladeshi man and will deport him for criticizing the government over its treatment of undocumented immigrants in a documentary by news broadcaster Al-Jazeera.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,018.65, down 21.59) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 2.5 cents, or 5.49 per cent, to $0.43 on 11.31 million shares.
North American stock markets close lower; gold falls back after hitting US$1,900

North American stock markets close lower; gold falls back after hitting US$1,900

TORONTO — North American stock markets closed the week with a down day on Friday despite gold prices briefly surpassing US$1,900 per ounce for the first time since 2011. In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index closed down 21.59 points at 15,997.
Corporations reassess WE Charity sponsorships over controversy engulfing PM

Corporations reassess WE Charity sponsorships over controversy engulfing PM

Major corporate sponsors are starting to distance themselves from WE Charity amid an ongoing controversy over a deal to run a $900-million student volunteer program.
Yamana shares rise with gold price spike, 12 per cent dividend increase

Yamana shares rise with gold price spike, 12 per cent dividend increase

TORONTO — Shares in Yamana Gold Inc. rose Friday after the company announced a 12 per cent increase in its dividend and as gold prices traded near a nine-year high. The company's Toronto Stock Exchange stock was up by 69 cents, or 9.
Garmin fitness tracking service goes down, frustrating users

Garmin fitness tracking service goes down, frustrating users

LONDON — GPS device-maker Garmin’s online fitness tracking service has gone down, leaving runners and cyclists struggling to upload data from their latest workouts.
Goldman Sachs and Malaysia reach $3.9B settlement over 1MDB

Goldman Sachs and Malaysia reach $3.9B settlement over 1MDB

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia’s government said Friday it has reached a $3.
Simon-backed venture makes offer to buy Brooks Brothers

Simon-backed venture makes offer to buy Brooks Brothers

NEW YORK — A retail venture owned by licensing company Authentic Brands Group and mall owner Simon Property Group has entered into an agreement to buy the iconic Brooks Brothers for $305 million.
AP-NORC poll: Nearly half say job lost to virus won't return

AP-NORC poll: Nearly half say job lost to virus won't return

WASHINGTON — Nearly half of Americans whose families experienced a layoff during the coronavirus pandemic now believe those jobs are lost forever, a new poll shows, a sign of increasing pessimism that would translate into roughly 10 million workers n
Consumers flocked to online shopping as pandemic hit, with e-commerce sales up 99%

Consumers flocked to online shopping as pandemic hit, with e-commerce sales up 99%

Canadian consumers flocked to online shopping as the measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic were enacted, according to a Statistics Canada report. A new report from the agency found that total retail sales fell by 17.