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January 12, 2019 11:45 PM At least 5 dead in crashes after massive winter storm dumps snow on Midwest

In Kansas City, where the Chiefs were hosting the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, about 8 inches of snow had fallen by early afternoon. The snow had tapered off by the time the game started midafternoon, but stadium crews worked for hours before the game to clear the stadium’s lot, field and seats in anticipation of a full house for the playoff game. At least 9

January 11, 2019 2:04 PM Death toll in Mexico border shootings rises to 24

MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities say the death toll in a drug cartel shootout in the northern border state of Tamaulipas has risen to 24 with the discovery of the bodies of three more men. Experts originally counted 21 bodies, many found in twisted piles of charred corpses in a field near burned-out vehicles. But a Tamaulipas state official who was not authorized 5

January 10, 2019 11:25 PM Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.6M vehicles to fix Takata air bags

DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.6 million vehicles worldwide to replace Takata front passenger air bag inflators that can be dangerous. Takata inflators can explode with too much force, hurling shrapnel into drivers and passengers. At least 23 people have died from the problem worldwide and hundreds injured. The recall covers the 2010 through 13

January 10, 2019 9:14 PM Montana lawmaker proposes to give $8M to build border wall

HELENA, Mont. - A Republican lawmaker in Montana is proposing to give more than $8 million to help build President Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the Mexican border, while South Dakota senators voted Thursday to endorse the president’s plans. As Trump travelled to the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday to make his case for $5.7 billion to build the wall in the government 8

January 10, 2019 8:32 PM Nevada’s Reid calls Trump ‘amoral,’ wants a Romney 2020 run

LAS VEGAS - Former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid said Thursday that he thinks President Donald Trump has no conscience and said he’d like to see Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney challenge Trump in 2020 for the GOP nomination for president. “I’ve had dealings with the man,” Reid said of Trump. “I think he’s amoral. I don’t think he has a conscience.” Reid, the 79-year-old 8

January 10, 2019 5:04 PM 21 dead bodies found in north Mexico after gang clash

The area around Miguel Aleman had long been dominated by the Zetas drug cartel, which was locked in a battle for control of crime in the Rio Grande Valley with the rival Gulf cartel. Miguel Aleman is about 80 kilometres west of McAllen, Texas, which was to be visited Thursday by U.S. President Donald Trump as part of his campaign for a wall or barrier 4

January 9, 2019 2:10 PM TransCanada drops ‘Canada’ from its name after 67 years

“The name TC Energy clearly articulates our complete business – pipelines, power generation and energy storage operations – and reflects our continued continental growth into an enterprise with critical assets and employees in Canada, the United States and Mexico,” chief executive officer Russ Girling said in a statement Wednesday. Fittingly, the name change 10

January 9, 2019 1:07 PM Workers at GM’s Oshawa Assembly Plant hold work stoppage over closure

The company has said the options suggested by the union, including extending the life of the Chevy Impala and Cadillac XTS currently produced at the plant or shifting production slated for Mexico to the plant, are not economic. David Paterson, vice president of corporate affairs at GM Canada, says the union should instead work with the company on timing 12

January 8, 2019 2:44 PM Scotiabank may find path to exit Thanachart in Thai bank merger

A bank merger in Thailand may finally give Bank of Nova Scotia a path to retreat from the Southeast Asian nation after three years of trying. Thai lenders Thanachart Bank PCL and TMB Bank PCL are in talks to merge in a deal supported by Thailand’s government. Such a transaction could give Canada’s Scotiabank — which owns 49 per cent of Bangkok-based 12

January 4, 2019 7:52 PM Trade tensions prompt supply chain changes for firms in China

On Wednesday afternoon, Apple Inc. cut guidance sending its stock down 10 per cent and the S&P 500 down 2.5 per cent. CEO Tim Cook, in a letter to investors, cited trade issues, “We believe the economic environment in China has been further impacted by rising trade tensions with the United States.” The following morning, Kevin Hassett, chairman of the U.S. Council 12