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  • China suspended imports of all meat products from Brazil, the world's top beef exporter, as a precautionary measure after inspectors there were accused of taking bribes to allow sales of tainted food. Australia, Argentina and Canada could fill in the gap during the ban, said Mike Zuzolo, president of U.S. brokerage Global Commodity Analytics.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, March 20- Transcanada Corp has secured shippers' commitment for a pipeline associated with Malaysian state-owned oil company Petronas' pending Pacific NorthWest liquefied natural gas terminal in western Canada and targets 2018 for construction, the company said on Monday. North Montney was to provide gas to Pacific NorthWest, but it also...

  • The ban was revealed Monday in statements from Royal Jordanian Airlines and the official news agency of Saudi Arabia. A U.S. official told The Associated Press the ban will apply to nonstop flights to the U.S. from 10 international airports serving the cities of Cairo in Egypt; Amman in Jordan; Kuwait City in Kuwait; Casablanca in Morocco; Doha in Qatar; Riyadh and...

  • TORONTO— A Canadian man accused of breaking into hundreds of millions of Yahoo email accounts poses an "extremely high flight risk" due to alleged ties to Russian intelligence agents, U.S. authorities say. U.S. law enforcement officials call Karim Baratov a "hacker-for-hire" paid by members of the Russian Federal Security Service. In an application for arrest...

  • MEXICO CITY, March 20- Mexico's peso firmed on Monday to its strongest since Donald Trump clinched the U.S. presidency in November, tracking Latin American currencies higher after the U.S. The peso gained more than 0.5 percent to 18.9750 per dollar, its strongest since Nov. 9 after Trump sailed to victory, vowing to build a wall on the U.S.- Mexico border and...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, March 20- Transcanada Corp has secured shippers' commitment for a pipeline associated with Malaysian state-owned oil company Petronas' pending Pacific NorthWest liquefied natural gas terminal in western Canada and will seek early construction, the company said on Monday. Asked on Monday whether Petronas has given any assurances on...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, March 20- Transcanada Corp has secured commitments from shippers for a pipeline to Malaysian state-owned oil company Petronas' pending Pacific NorthWest liquefied natural gas terminal in western Canada and will seek early construction, the company said on Monday. It is unclear how North Montney and its committed shippers will be affected...

  • NEW YORK, March 20- The dollar dipped to a six-week low against a basket of currencies on Monday, extending weakness from last week, following recent interest-rate guidance from the U.S. "It's follow-through and a hangover from last week- the concept of a dovish Fed," said Brad Bechtel, managing director at Jefferies in New York. The post-meeting communique retained...

  • An RCMP officer handcuffs a man from Syria after he and his family illegally crossed the US-Canada border near Hemmingford, Quebec, February 28, 2017.

    A Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll has found nearly half of Canadians want to deport people who cross the Canadian-U.S. border illegally.

  • Chris Sununu reaffirmed his commitment to the Northern Pass transmission line Monday and called for revisions to NAFTA in his first international trip to Canada. Northern Pass is a project between HydroQuebec and Eversource Energy that would bring hydropower into the New England energy grid through mostly overhead transmission lines running down New...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NEW YORK- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to speak before the New York Association for Business Economics. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NEW YORK- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to speak before the New York Association for Business Economics. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend...

  • NEW YORK, March 19- The Washington Companies said on Sunday it had previously made a proposal to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of mining company Dominion Diamond Corp. for $13.50 a share. "We are disappointed that Dominion's board has thus far prevented Washington from moving ahead with its proposal under which shareholders would receive a...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, March 18- A candidate with plans to merge Alberta's splintered right-leaning factions has won the leadership of the province's Progressive Conservatives, the party said on Saturday, heralding a political shift in Canada's oil heartland. The merger plan by former federal cabinet minister Jason Kenney has a high chance of going through as the...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, March 18- A candidate with plans to merge Alberta's splintered right-leaning factions has won the leadership of the province's Progressive Conservatives, the party said on Saturday, heralding a political shift in Canada's oil heartland. The merger plan by former federal cabinet minister Jason Kenney will likely go through as the other...

  • JASON KENNEY WINS PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP OF CANADA'S OIL-RICH ALBERTA WITH PLAN TO MERGE PROVINCE'S RIGHTIST FACTIONS- PARTY.

  • BADEN-BADEN- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure and ECB President Mario Draghi will participate in G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies meeting in Baden-Baden. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NEW YORK- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to speak before...

  • BADEN-BADEN- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure and ECB President Mario Draghi will participate in G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies meeting in Baden-Baden. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NEW YORK- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to speak before...

  • OTTAWA, March 17- In a bid to attract high-tech workers, British Columbia said on Friday skilled immigrants living in Vancouver will not have to pay a special property transfer tax on foreign purchases of real estate. The Canadian province imposed the 15 percent tax on nonresidents' purchases of property in the city last August amid concern that speculation by...

  • HAMILTON, Ontario— A Canadian man of Kazakh origins who was arrested in a massive hack of Yahoo emails appeared briefly via video link in a Hamilton, Ontario court on Friday where a date has been set for his bail hearing. He was arrested under the extradition act on Tuesday in the Ontario community of Ancaster, Ontario. Baratov's lawyer Amedeo Dicarlo has said the...