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  • June 13- Canada's Shaw Communications Inc said on Tuesday that it would sell its subsidiary ViaWest Inc to Peak 10 Holding Corp for about C $2.3 billion, as the cable company looks to streamline its operations. ViaWest is a Colorado- based data center company which offers hybrid IT and cloud-based solutions, which Shaw bought three years ago.

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— If Nevada officials have their way, tourists and residents alike will be smoking pot ahead of Independence Day. Nevada is the only legal pot state in which alcohol distributors were given the first shot at distribution licenses under the law that voters approved in November. Carson City District Judge James Wilson sided with the distributors...

  • In a story June 11 about police body cameras, The Associated Press reported erroneously that moonlighting officers in Charlotte, North Carolina, are not required to wear the cameras. The department changed its policy in May and now requires officers to use the cameras while working secondary jobs in uniform. "As long as they have real bullets, they need to have the...

  • HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10- About two dozen rallies were planned across the United States on Saturday to denounce sharia law, the Islamic legal and moral code that organizers say poses a threat to American freedoms but critics believe is camouflage for anti-Muslims hatred. ACT for America, a self-described grassroots organization focusing on national security...

  • TORONTO, June 9- Canada's benchmark stock index rose on Friday, led by financial and energy shares as oil prices gained and a stronger-than-expected domestic jobs report added to the case for interest rate hikes from the Bank of Canada. Canada's job growth accelerated in May at its fastest pace in eight months, prompting economists to suggest the Bank of Canada...

  • TORONTO, June 9- Canada's main stock index rose in morning trade on Friday, boosted by sharp gains for big banks as employment and industrial data pointed to renewed health in the domestic economy. But department store operator Hudson's Bay Co slumped 11.3 percent to C $8.53 after the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue detailed a major restructuring plan that will cut...

  • June 9- Oil and gas producer Encana Corp said on Friday it would sell its Piceance natural gas assets in northwestern Colorado to privately held Caerus Oil and Gas LLC for $735 million. ConocoPhillips, the largest U.S. independent oil producer, in April sold natural gas-heavy assets in the San Juan basin to privately held Hilcorp Energy Co for about $3 billion.

  • June 9- Oil and gas producer Encana Corp said on Friday it would sell its Piceance natural gas assets in northwestern Colorado to privately held Caerus Oil and Gas LLC for $735 million.

  • LONDON, June 8- The escalating diplomatic conflict between Qatar and several of its Middle East neighbours has roiled the liquefied natural gas trade, causing at least one tanker to change course and UK gas prices to spike. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and others this week severed diplomatic and transport links with Qatar, the world's biggest LNG...

  • LONDON, June 8- The escalating diplomatic conflict between Qatar and several of its Middle East neighbours has roiled the liquefied natural gas trade, causing at least one tanker to change course and UK gas prices to spike. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and others this week severed diplomatic and transport links with Qatar, the world's biggest LNG...

  • SEATTLE, June 5- Seattle's City Council voted on Monday to levy a special tax on sodas and other sugary beverages sold to consumers, becoming the latest of several local government bodies across the country to take such action for the sake of public health. Other localities that have adopted similar measures during the past few years include Philadelphia, San...

  • SEATTLE, June 5- Seattle's City Council voted on Monday to levy a special tax on sodas and other sugary beverages sold to consumers, becoming the latest of several local government bodies across the country to take such action for the sake of public health. Other localities that have adopted similar measures during the past few years include Philadelphia, San...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, June 5- A federal judge in Illinois on Monday ordered Dish Network Corp to pay $280 million in penalties to the U.S. government and four states in an eight-year-old "robocall" telemarketing lawsuit. District Judge Sue Myerscough required Dish to pay $168 million to the U.S. government and $112 million to North Carolina, California, Ohio and...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, June 5- A federal judge in Illinois ordered Dish Network Corp to pay $280 million in penalties to the U.S. government and four states in an eight-year-old "robocall" telemarketing lawsuit. District Judge Sue Myerscough required Dish to pay $168 million to the U.S. government and $112 million to North Carolina, California, Ohio and Illinois...

  • NEW YORK, June 5- Green groups responded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's attempt on Monday to freeze a rule requiring oil and gas companies to fix methane leaks in their equipment, asking a federal appeals court for an immediate reversal of the EPA move. The lawsuit that the Natural Resources Defense Council, Environmental Defense Fund, Sierra Club...

  • NEW YORK, June 5- Green groups responded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's attempt on Monday to freeze a rule requiring oil and gas companies to fix methane leaks in their equipment, asking a federal appeals court for an immediate reversal of the EPA move. The lawsuit that the National Resources Defense Council, Environmental Defense Fund, Sierra...

  • In a 9-0 ruling, the Supreme Court found that the SEC's recovery remedy known as "disgorgement" is subject to a five-year statute of limitations. The justices sided with New Mexico- based investment adviser Charles Kokesh, who previously was ordered by a judge to pay $2.4 million in penalties plus $34.9 million in disgorgement of illegal profits after the SEC...

  • In a 9-0 ruling, the Supreme Court found that the SEC's recovery remedy known as "disgorgement" is subject to a five-year statute of limitations. The justices sided with New Mexico- based investment adviser Charles Kokesh, who previously was ordered by a judge to pay $2.4 million in penalties plus $34.9 million in disgorgement of illegal profits after the SEC...

  • Colorado has the highest average elevation of any state, but it also has the lowest unemployment rate.

  • An increasing number of older Americans prefer to have a mortgage on their home.

    Paying off the house used to be a cause for celebration, but many retirees no longer see it that way.