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Judge orders Montana congressman photographed, fingerprinted

Judge orders Montana congressman photographed, fingerprinted

HELENA, Mont. — A judge has ordered Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte to be photographed and fingerprinted for assaulting a reporter, opening the possibility of political opponents using the congressman's mug shot next year when he is up for re-election.
LA Times ousts editor-publisher and other top managers

LA Times ousts editor-publisher and other top managers

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Times ousted its editor-publisher and several top newsroom executives Monday in what its parent company says is a shake-up aimed at moving one of the nation's flagship newspapers more quickly into the digital age while b

Boeing, Northrop get contracts for nuclear missile work

WASHINGTON — The Air Force said Monday it has awarded contracts to Boeing Co. and Northrop Grumman Corp. for work that could lead to replacement of the nation's intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in Pennsylvania

Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Crews encountered air brake problems before a 178-car freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forcing nearby residents to evacuate, federal investigators said.

B.C. Green party exerts pressure on riding sharing, promises legislation

VANCOUVER — The Green party in British Columbia is planning to keep up the pressure to bring ride sharing to the province by reintroducing legislation to enable the services.

Major stock indices flat ahead of major central bankers conference

TORONTO — North American stock indices capped off Monday on a muted tone as investors await signals from an upcoming major central bankers conference scheduled to begin later this week.

Efficiency gains fail to boost bottom line for oil and gas drillers: report

CALGARY — A new report suggests western Canadian oil and gas drillers are their own worst enemies because they have greatly increased drilling efficiency while revenues have fallen.

Transat shares surge after tour operator revises summer earnings outlook

MONTREAL — Shares of Transat A.T. surged Monday to the highest level in nearly three years after the travel company signalled it's having a significantly more profitable summer season than expected.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,951.88, down 0.45 of a point): Hydro One Ltd. Instalment Receipts (TSX:H.IR). Utilities. Down five cents, or 0.14 per cent, to $36.80 on 6.

Ontario to move ahead with road access into chromite-rich Ring of Fire region

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Development of the chromite-rich Ring of Fire region in northern Ontario is one step closer after the premier announced Monday that agreements with First Nations are in place to start road construction in the area.