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June 22, 2018 2:21 AM Hundreds attend funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hundreds of mourners braved drizzling rain to attend the funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade on Thursday, many of them carrying her iconic purses as they flocked to a church in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. Her family released a statement shortly before the funeral began, saying her father had died the night before at his home. The statement 8

June 19, 2018 4:23 PM General Mills banks on yogurt with less sugar to spur turnaround

U.S. consumers essentially didn’t eat Greek yogurt before Chobani burst onto the scene in 2007, rocketing to $1 billion in sales in its first five years. Much of that success came at the expense of General Mills. For years, Yoplait was the top-selling brand in the U.S., and as recently as 2012, it accounted for about 24 per cent of the U.S market. In 2016 Chobani 8

June 19, 2018 4:07 PM Trudeau has billions of reasons to dig in against Trump on dairy

Justin Trudeau’s defence of Canadian dairy tariffs isn’t just about farmers and politics — it’s about debt, too. The prime minister squared off with U.S. President Donald Trump this month over Canada’s “supply management” system, which sets quotas for dairy, eggs and poultry and charges high tariffs above that threshold. Despite a U.S. surplus on dairy 8

June 19, 2018 11:15 AM Explosion destroys Mount Pearl business, with fumes cited as early suspect

'You could see nothing but smoke and insulation and debris piling up in the air,' says nearby business owner Authorities are trying to determine what caused an explosion that ripped apart a transportation business in an industrial park on the outskirts of St. John's Tuesday morning, with so much force that thousands of people could hear the explosion 8

June 18, 2018 6:16 PM Baytex Energy and Raging River Exploration sign $2.8 billion merger deal

Baytex Energy Corp. and Raging River Exploration Inc. have signed a $2.8-billion deal to merge in a bid to boost the companies’ East Duvernay Shale operations in Alberta. The combined company, which will operate under the Baytex name, is expected to have production of approximately 94,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day from a diverse portfolio of oil assets 8

June 17, 2018 8:00 AM How we can prevent outer space from becoming the Wild West

Experts say that some sort form of regulation is needed, and soon In January, an Indian rocket arced across the sky over the island of Sriharikota as it soared into space. On board were several satellites, including an Indian mapping satellite, one from Canada and one from an asteroid mining company. But if you're not allowed to launch from the U.S., why not launch 6

June 15, 2018 5:00 PM Who’s that selling steaks off a truck? It’s Amazon

NEW YORK—Donna Brunswick drove to a Costco last month to pick up some raw flank steak — not at the wholesale club, but from a truck in the parking lot. “Typically you wouldn’t buy meat off a random truck,” says Brunswick, a technical manager in Atlanta. But she says $20 for the slab of beef was a good deal. And she liked the filet mignon she bought from it in December 12

June 14, 2018 10:39 PM San Francisco makes history by electing a black female mayor for first time

San Francisco—The election of London Breed as mayor of San Francisco, which was all but made official Wednesday when Mark Leno, the runner-up in the election, conceded defeat, was a remarkable victory. Breed is the first African-American woman to hold the post in San Francisco. And San Francisco is now the largest U.S. city with a female mayor. For many black 11

June 13, 2018 4:19 PM Cohen parting ways with lawyers as widening federal probe continues

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal fixer, will soon be parting from the lawyers who are representing him in a potentially damaging and wide-ranging federal investigation into his business dealings, according to two people familiar with the case. Cohen has not yet been contacted by the prosecutors who are conducting the inquiry 6

June 11, 2018 8:04 PM Toronto Star launches partnership with Wall Street Journal

For a limited time, Star Business Journal is offering a small sample of articles from The Wall Street Journal on thestar.com and in print. Coming soon, customers will be offered fuller access to a larger wide-ranging package of articles from The Wall Street Journal, including access to curated newsletters, as part of a premium digital subscription package 13