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Germany in recession as economy shrinks 2.2% in 1st quarter

Germany in recession as economy shrinks 2.2% in 1st quarter

BERLIN — The German economy shrank by 2.2% in the first quarter compared with the previous three-month period as shutdowns in the country and beyond started to bite, official data showed Friday.

German economy shrinks 2.2% in 1st quarter as virus hits

BERLIN — The German economy shrank by 2.2% in the first quarter compared with the previous three-month period as shutdowns in the country and beyond started to bite, official data showed Friday.
Trump's Mar-a-Lago club to partially reopen this weekend

Trump's Mar-a-Lago club to partially reopen this weekend

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club will partially reopen to members this weekend as South Florida slowly reopens from the coronavirus lockdown.
Canadian telecom companies says COVID-19 causing surge in demand for services

Canadian telecom companies says COVID-19 causing surge in demand for services

Canadian telecom companies say demand for their services has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic and will change business once the lockdown ends. Rogers Communications Inc.
Alberta Energy Regulator blocks sale of Shell assets over clean-up concerns

Alberta Energy Regulator blocks sale of Shell assets over clean-up concerns

CALGARY — Alberta's energy regulator has cited clean-up concerns in blocking the sale of sour gas wells, pipelines and other facilities from an energy giant to a much smaller company.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,509.66, up 6.45 points.) Centric Health Corp. (TSX:CHH). Health care. Down half a cent, or 2.08 per cent, to 23.5 cents on 19.
Toronto stock market rallies from early weakness caused by trade, virus concerns

Toronto stock market rallies from early weakness caused by trade, virus concerns

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index recovered from early losses prompted by U.S. sabre-rattling against China and an ominous warning about COVID-19. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 6.45 points at 14,509.66 after losing 2.
Arkansas venue postpones concert ordered shut due to virus

Arkansas venue postpones concert ordered shut due to virus

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas theatre said Thursday it will postpone a country-rock concert that would have defied the state's ban on large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, days after health officials ordered the show shut down.

Quebecor resuming transition of home broadband customers to new Helix platform

MONTREAL — Quebecor Inc. is cautiously resuming deployment of its new Helix home entertainment platform, following a pause attributable to the recent pandemic crisis, executives said Thursday.
Appeals court reinstates lawsuit over Trump's hotel profits

Appeals court reinstates lawsuit over Trump's hotel profits

RICHMOND, Va. — A lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency through his luxury Washington hotel was revived Thursday by a divided federal appeals court.