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  • Oct 1- An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management won the auction for Atlantic City, New Jersey's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel with a $110 million bid, but within hours the losing bidder told Reuters he planned to fight the sale. Asked if he would challenge the auction result in court, Florida developer Glenn Straub told Reuters by phone: "absolutely."

  • Correction: Buffalo Silos-Beer Ad story Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    The ad was paid for by Buffalo- based Labatt USA, not Toronto- based Labatt Breweries. Buffalo grain silos being turned into huge beer ad. BUFFALO, N.Y.— A cluster of 100- foot-tall grain silos in Buffalo is being turned into the world's largest six-pack.

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct 1- Canada has shipped small amounts of its experimental vaccine for the Ebola virus to hospitals in Geneva and Atlanta, Georgia for possible use by exposed health care workers, Canadian chief public health officer Greg Taylor said on Wednesday.

  • Nebraska reconsiders, discloses oil train records Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:08 PM ET

    OMAHA, Neb.— Three trains loaded with at least 1 million gallons of crude oil routinely cross eastern Nebraska each week. Nebraska officials released the information Tuesday after earlier refusing to disclose it when The Associated Press and others requested the details.

  • Oct 1- Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp shares jumped as much as 25 percent on Wednesday on hopes the Canadian company could win a U.S. contract for its Ebola drug after the first case of the deadly infection was diagnosed in the United States.

  • Ford adding 1,000 new jobs in Canada Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    TORONTO— Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it is adding 1,000 jobs at its plant near Toronto to build the 2015 Ford Edge crossover SUV for the global market. Two levels of government in Canada contributed about $142 million of the $700 million.

  • Buffalo tech firm laying off 70, mostly at HQ Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    BUFFALO, N.Y.— A Buffalo- based website designer and service provider says it will lay off about 70 employees, including 50 who work at the company's downtown headquarters. Synacor Inc. CEO Himesh Bhise said in a statement released Tuesday that about 20 percent of the company's workforce will be laid off in an effort to make the firm "leaner and more agile."

  • Ford to add 1,000 jobs at Oakville plant in Canada Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 8:20 AM ET

    TORONTO, Oct 1- Ford Motor Co will add 1,000 jobs in Canada at its Oakville Assembly, which will produce the 2015 Ford Edge crossover utility vehicle, the company said on Wednesday. With the new hires, more than 4,000 people will work at Oakville Assembly by the end of this year.

  • Revel auction still taking bids, did not adjourn Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:45 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey— The bankruptcy auction of Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel ground into its third day early Wednesday as lawyers for the bankrupt resort continued to weigh bids.

  • Buffalo grain silos being turned into huge beer ad Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 5:10 PM ET

    BUFFALO, N.Y.— A cluster of 100- foot-tall grain silos in Buffalo is being turned into the world's largest six-pack. Crews are installing rolls of vinyl wrap spelling out Labatt Blue on six silos at the former GLF grain mill operation near the city's Lake Erie waterfront, home to several long-defunct grain elevators.

  • Canadian finance minister says country not a tax haven Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 5:05 PM ET

    TORONTO, Sept 30- Canada is not a tax haven but its government is always looking to make the country more attractive to foreign investors, Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver said on Tuesday. Last month, Burger King Worldwide Inc proposed an $11.5 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of Canada's Tim Hortons Inc..

  • Enbridge delays ND oil pipeline at least a year Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 4:50 PM ET

    Enbridge is trying to build the 612- mile pipeline to carry 225,000 barrels of oil a day through northern Minnesota to a hub in Wisconsin. The pipeline was expected to be ready in early 2016, but because of a "longer than expected permitting process" in Minnesota, it likely won't be in service until 2017, Enbridge spokeswoman Katie Haarsager said.

  • TORONTO, Sept 30- An airline industry-led task force looking at ways to improve plane tracking after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines' flight MH370 has delayed its recommendations, possibly until December.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- Four members of an alleged international computer hacking ring were charged with stealing more than $100 million worth of software and data- some of it used to train military pilots and some related to Microsoft Corp's Xbox gaming console- the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- U.S. regulators on Tuesday charged two men with insider trading after they learned that hedge fund manager Bill Ackman was planning to announce a $1 billion bet against Herbalife Ltd based on a view the company was merely a "pyramid scheme."

  • OTTAWA, Sept 30- Canada, faced with a politically controversial decision over how best to upgrade its fleet of fighter jets, will extend the life of the existing planes to 2025, an official said on Tuesday.

  • Oil, rail industries want 7 years to fix tank cars Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The oil and railroad industries are urging U.S. regulators to allow them as long as seven years to retrofit existing tank cars that transport highly volatile crude oil, a top oil industry official said Tuesday. The cars have ruptured and spilled oil during collisions, leading to intense fires.

  • Senators ask for more oil train notifications Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    The letter was signed by Oregon senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and California senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer. More than a dozen oil-by-rail refining or loading facilities and terminals have been built in California, Oregon and Washington, with another two dozen new projects or expansions in the works in the three states.

  • Feds say hackers targeted Microsoft, game makers Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    WILMINGTON, Del.— Two members of an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game developers pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges Tuesday in federal court in Delaware.

  • OTTAWA, Sept 30- Economic growth in Canada stalled unexpectedly in July, breaking a six-month streak of gains and ensuring the Bank of Canada will be in no rush to raise interest rates. Statistics Canada said on Tuesday that real gross domestic product in July was unchanged from June.