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  • TORONTO, Oct 10- Canada's main stock index hit its lowest closing level in nearly five weeks on Wednesday, driven downward by falling financial and energy shares after the start of the U.S. earnings season flashed mixed signals for the global economy. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 10- At least 130 projects that capture and store carbon emissions at coal power and industrial plants must come online by 2020 if the world is to stay on course to keeping the rise in global temperatures below a threshold deemed dangerous by scientists, a new report released Wednesday said.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- A Nashville judge has delayed a public intoxication and vandalism case against two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White. The 26- year-old snowboarder was accused of pulling the fire alarm and destroying a phone at a Nashville hotel.

  • *Seaborne Minerals Inc. files amended& restated prospectus. Seaborne Minerals Inc. announces that it has filed, and obtained a receipt for, an amended and restated prospectus dated October 2, 2012.

  • *Rio Tinto unit selling one of two French plants. *Says sale triggered by expiry of power supply deal. PARIS, Oct 10- Rio Tinto is pushing ahead with plans to sell a century-old aluminium plant in the Alps of southeast France as the global mining group continues its retreat from a struggling aluminium sector.

  • TORONTO, Oct 10- Canada's main stock index was slightly lower on Wednesday morning as materials shares strengthened and financials weakened after the starting round of the U.S. earnings season flashed mixed signals. A warning from Alcoa Inc.

  • LONDON-- This year's London Film Festival has Ben Affleck, Dustin Hoffman and the Rolling Stones _ and it's bookended by one of the city's premiere cinematic couples. Britain's biggest film showcase opens Wednesday with the European premiere of London- based American director Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie," the animated tale of a boy and his beloved _ but dead _ dog.

  • LONDON, Oct 10- The shale boom has left some of the most sophisticated refineries in the United States hunting across Europe and Africa for more of the heavy residue left over from other refiners' crude distillation units, as they try to find a use for all the expensive coking units built in the last decade.

  • NEW DELHI, Oct 10- Tata Steel's Europe unit will receive the first iron ore shipment from its Benga project in Mozambique by end-October, a top official said, a first step towards addressing the cost volatility affecting its European operations.

  • TORONTO, Oct 10- Canada's main stock index was little changed in early trade on Wednesday, turning positive after U.S. earnings season kicked off with mixed signals and as stronger materials shares offset weak financials. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index. was up 0.83 of a point to 12,274.40.

  • ISSAQUAH, Wash.-- Costco is drawing more shoppers and signing up more new members, helping the wholesale club operator's fiscal fourth-quarter net income and revenue climb. Consumers have been drawn to stores like Costco, BJ's Wholesale Club and Sam's Club because they feel like they are getting bargains by purchasing items in bulk.

  • TORONTO, Oct 10- Canadian pharmacy chain Jean Coutu Group Inc reported a rise in adjusted quarterly earnings on Wednesday as its generic drug manufacturing subsidiary, Pro Doc, posted a double-digit gain in sales and operating income.

  • *Looming risk to safe-haven flows to U.S., Japan* IMF tone in contrast to more upbeat mood in Europe* IMF says global financial confidence "very fragile".

  • TORONTO, Oct 10- Canada's main stock index opened slightly lower on Wednesday as persisting troubles in the euro zone and a weak outlook on U.S. company earnings fueled worries about stalling global growth. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index. opened down 8.03 points, or 0.07 percent, to 12,265.54, before modestly extending losses to 12,256.99.

  • Oct 10- Liberty Silver Corp:. *Comments on SEC order of suspension. Liberty Silver Corp. today is providing further commentary on the Order of Suspension of Trading imposed by the US Securities Exchange Commission on Friday, October 5, 2012.

  • TORONTO, Oct 10- Kinross Gold Corp said Wednesday its chief financial officer, Paul Barry, will leave the company, just two months after the Canadian miner replaced its chief executive. Barry, who joined Kinross in March 2011, will leave to pursue other interests, but will remain in his role until a replacement has been found, the company said.

  • TORONTO, Oct 10- Canadian pharmacy chain Jean Coutu Group Inc reported a rise in adjusted quarterly earnings on Wednesday, as its generic drug manufacturing subsidiary Pro Doc posted a double-digit gain in sales and operating income.

  • HONOLULU-- An investigation into why Honolulu International Airport security officers failed to screen some checked bags for explosives says the slip-up might not have happened if Transportation Security Administration supervisors did a better job of overseeing the officers.

  • Oct 10- Toyota Motor Corp said it would recall more than 7.4 million vehicles worldwide as a faulty power window switch was a potential fire hazard, the latest in a series of setbacks for Japan's biggest automaker.

  • *Aurico Gold said it had agreed to sell the Ocampo mine in Mexico, as well as adjacent exploration projects and a 50 percent stake in the Orion project, to tycoon Carlos Slim's Minera Frisco for $750 million.