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  • April 27- Barrick Gold Corp said on Monday it has started the process to sell a stake in its Zaldivar copper mine in Chile as the world's biggest gold miner works to meet an ambitious debt reduction target of $3 billion by year end. Speculation has been rife for weeks that Barrick could sell all or some of the open-pit mine in northern Chile. Earlier Barrick said its...

  • April 27- Barrick Gold Corp reported weaker-than-expected first-quarter earnings on Monday on the back of a lower gold price and sales and announced that it has started a process to sell a stake in its Zaldivar copper mine in Chile. The Toronto- based producer also announced what it said was a "significant" new gold discovery, known as Alturas, in Chile.

  • April 27- Barrick Gold Corp reported lower first-quarter earnings on Monday on the back of lower gold prices and sales and announced that it has started a process to sell a stake in the Zaldivar copper mine in Chile.

  • NEW YORK, April 27- A lawsuit against fitness equipment maker Nautilus, Inc was revived on Monday, when a U.S. appeals court ruled that a heart rate monitoring patent the company is accused of infringing is valid. On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the nation's top patent court, said the patent owned by Biosig Instruments, Inc was not too vague,...

  • A look at the schools Corinthian Colleges is closing Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 5:43 PM ET

    Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. Everest— City of Industry, California. Everest— West Los Angeles, California.

  • CHICAGO, April 27- Initial tests have found five probable new cases of the rapidly spreading avian influenza on commercial poultry sites in Iowa, affecting an estimated 6 million birds, the state's agriculture department and the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Monday. If these tests are positive, the state's tally of egg-laying chickens affected by the...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 27- The Canadian province of Alberta, the largest source of U.S. crude imports, may be poised to change its government for the first time in 44 years as the ruling Progressive Conservatives struggle with the shock of tumbling oil prices. But Premier Jim Prentice, who left investment banking to become party head in September, faces a challenge...

  • April 27- Restaurant Brands International Inc said on Monday its Burger King and Tim Hortons chains posted their strongest same-store sales performance in years in the first quarter, with customers lured in by popular menu items. The two chains are managed as separate brands under parent Restaurant Brands. Tim Hortons, which had struggled with its U.S....

  • April 27- Restaurant Brands International Inc's first-quarter revenue more than doubled compared with the fourth quarter of 2014, helped by product launches and promotions. Restaurant Brands said comparable sales at Tim Hortons rose 5.3 percent in the first full quarter since the merger, compared with a 4.1 percent rise in the fourth quarter, driven mainly...

  • April 27- Restaurant Brands International Inc, the company formed out of Burger King's takeover of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons last year, said its loss narrowed in the first quarter compared with the fourth quarter of 2014.. The company posted a net loss attributable to shareholders of $8.1 million, or 4 cents per share, for the three months...

  • April 27- Precision Drilling Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as job cuts and other cost-cutting measures helped Canada's largest drilling contractor maintain margins despite a steep decline in drilling activities. Calgary- based Precision Drilling said it had 2,200 fewer employees on April 24 than it had at the end of 2014, when its...

  • April 27- Precision Drilling Corp, Canada's largest drilling contractor, reported a 76.3 percent drop in quarterly profit as weak oil prices curtailed activity in North America. Calgary- based Precision Drilling said it had 2,200 fewer employees on April 24 than it had at the end of 2014, when its workforce stood at 7,834.. The company's net earnings fell to C $24...

  • CENTENNIAL, Colo.— A prosecutor declared Monday that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted a mass murder, considering a bomb or biological warfare before settling on a shooting so that he could inflict more "collateral damage." "Meticulous" was the word Holmes used twice during the exams, District...

  • VANCOUVER, April 27- Pure-play silver miners, a niche investment market popular with retail investors, are moving up the endangered list. The more leveraged to silver the better... but you have to be able to tolerate the risk, "said David Morgan, founder of the Silver-Investor.com website. According to BMO Capital Markets, large primary silver miners have increased...

  • Enbridge seeks replacement pipeline in Minnesota Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | 4:28 PM ET

    Enbridge, based in Calgary, Alberta, filed its application with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Friday. The Minnesota segment is part of a $7.5 billion project by Enbridge to build a new 36- inch diameter line from Hardisty, Alberta, to Superior, Wisconsin, where Enbridge has a terminal and connections to pipelines serving the Midwest, Gulf Coast and...

  • April 24- BlackBerry Ltd is considering closing its offices in Sweden, a move that would result in the loss of up to 100 jobs, a company spokesperson told Reuters. "At this time, we are considering the closure of our offices in Sweden. The company's Toronto- listed stock closed little changed at C $12.62 on Friday.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 24- TransCanada Corp, whose controversial Keystone XL pipeline project has waited more than six years for U.S. approvals, is asking the Obama administration to approve another pipeline, one that would take American crude oil into Canada. The company, Canada's No. 2 pipeline operator, said it applied on Wednesday for a presidential permit...

  • *Futex HQ based in Woking, suburb outside London. WOKING, Britain, April 24- The British trader accused of sparking market chaos in 2010 cut his teeth in a drab building in a sleepy suburb that highlights how "day traders" dreaming of glory have to first tackle grim offices, zero glamour and high risk. Navinder Singh Sarao- who has been accused by U.S. authorities of...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 24- TransCanada Corp, whose controversial Keystone XL pipeline project has waited more than six years for U.S. approvals, is asking the Obama administration to approve another pipeline, one that would take American crude oil into Canada. The company, Canada's No. 2 pipeline operator, said it applied on Wednesday for a presidential permit...

  • ULAN BATOR, April 24- A preliminary examination shows that Jim Doak, a well-known figure in Canada's financial industry who was found dead in his hotel room in Mongolia on Thursday, died of an unspecified illness, local police said on Friday. In a long-awaited decision last month, the international tribunal ordered Mongolia to pay about $100 million to Khan...