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The Latest: Oman's sultan congratulates Saudi crown prince

The Latest: Oman's sultan congratulates Saudi crown prince

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Latest on Saudi Arabia's King Salman appointing his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Oman's sultan has congratulated Saudi Arabia's new crown prince.
Toshiba prefers US-Japan bidder for memory chip biz sale

Toshiba prefers US-Japan bidder for memory chip biz sale

TOKYO — Toshiba Corp. has chosen a U.S.-Japan consortium as the preferred bidder in the sale of its lucrative memory chip business.
Famous Tsukiji fish market will be remade, not destroyed

Famous Tsukiji fish market will be remade, not destroyed

Tokyo's huge, and hugely popular, Tsukiji fish market won't be destroyed but will be closed for up to five years while it is modernized and turned into a "food theme park," the capital's governor said Tuesday.

Study finds Canadian oil and gas spending at risk under stricter emissions limit

CALGARY — A study by financial think-tank Carbon Tracker says Canadian oil and gas companies rank among some of the most exposed to climate policy risk.
GOP leaders plan to finalize tax bill behind closed doors

GOP leaders plan to finalize tax bill behind closed doors

WASHINGTON — The White House plans to privately negotiate a massive overhaul of the tax system with Republican leaders in Congress, possibly giving rank-and-file members little if any say over the finished product, a top aide to President Donald Trum
Uber allows riders to tip drivers via app, matching Lyft

Uber allows riders to tip drivers via app, matching Lyft

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.
Amazon aiming to be the dressing room in your house

Amazon aiming to be the dressing room in your house

NEW YORK — Amazon is hoping to claim more territory once held by department stores, essentially placing a dressing room in your house.

Energy stocks drag down TSX as crude oil prices sink to 7-month low

TORONTO — Oil and gas producers weighed heavily on Canada's main stock index Tuesday as sliding crude prices hit a seven-month low amid concerns about market oversupply. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 116.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,149.60, down 116.44 points): Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 39 cents, or 3.38 per cent, to $11.14 on 10.3 million shares.
Ken doll gets cornrows, beefy bod and new skin tones

Ken doll gets cornrows, beefy bod and new skin tones

NEW YORK — He's been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally getting some attention. Mattel is introducing 15 new looks for the male doll, including different skin tones, body shapes and hair styles.