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April 26, 2018 4:52 PM Samsung chip exports soar as firm warns of smartphone struggle

Seoul—Samsung Electronics Co. beat analysts’ profit estimates on booming exports of memory chips, but warned of challenges in smartphone demand in the coming months. Net income rose to 11.6 trillion won ($13.8 billion) in the three months ended March, the Suwon, South Korea-based company said in a filing Thursday, exceeding the 10.9-trillion-won average 5

April 23, 2018 12:29 PM Hasbro takes a hit as sales sink with collapse of Toys “R” Us

“We are working to put the near-term disruption from Toys ‘R’ Us behind us,” Hasbro Chairman and CEO said as the company reported a loss and plunging revenue Monday for its first quarter. PAWTUCKET, R.I.—The repercussions from the demise of Toys “R” Us have begun to ripple outward beginning with Hasbro, which reported a loss and plunging revenue Monday 15

April 22, 2018 3:41 PM Ellen DeGeneres pays tribute to Humboldt Broncos crash victims at Calgary event

Popular talk show host said: 'My heart breaks for everyone, it hurt all of us' Ellen DeGeneres began a speaking engagement in Calgary on Saturday night by carrying a hockey stick on stage to pay tribute to the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. After kissing it in front of a cheering and packed crowd of about 15,000 people at the Scotiabank 17

April 22, 2018 3:37 PM Deaths of 4 people in Timmins part of a 'tragic, violent' event, police say

Investigators say suspect may be 'linked' to victims found in burned car Investigators believe that the deaths of four people discovered inside a badly burned vehicle in a remote area near Timmins, Ont., were part of a "tragic, violent" event, but believe the incident is "isolated," police said Sunday. Timmins police found the remains on Friday afternoon 12

April 22, 2018 8:00 AM PC Optimum member hit by theft a third time after Loblaws says password problem fixed

Retailer says program's password reset problem has been 'locked down' After getting hit by points theft multiple times, some PC Optimum members are questioning a fix Loblaws says it has made to improve the security of its rewards program. News previously interviewed Nicholson on April 9, after he was hit by points theft a second time, despite reporting 10

April 22, 2018 12:11 AM Amir Khan drops Canada's Phil Lo Greco in 39 seconds in triumphant return

Former boxing world champion wins 1st fight since 2016 loss to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez Former world champion Amir Khan won his first fight in two years by stopping Phil Lo Greco in 39 seconds on Saturday. Fighting in a British home ring for the first time in five years, Khan sent Lo Greco to the canvas inside 30 seconds. Moments later, he pinned the Toronto 9

April 21, 2018 8:57 PM 4 found dead at scene of suspicious vehicle fire: Timmins police

Investigators are working to identify bodies of victims, when fire broke out Timmins police say they believe they found the bodies of four people when investigating a suspicious vehicle fire near Timmins, Ont. Local police were first aware of the incident on Price Road, approximately six kilometres south of Dalton Road, in Price Township, late Friday 8

April 21, 2018 7:53 PM Alberta snowmobiler killed in 2-sled collision near Revelstoke, B.C

Police say one sledder was coming down the mountain when another crossed paths An Alberta man driving a snowmobile on Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke, B.C. has died after two snowmobiles collided, RCMP said. B.C. Ambulance Service was called around 11:30 a.m. on Friday to a two-vehicle crash on the mountain. Police said one sledder was headed down the mountain 7

April 21, 2018 4:00 PM 'You can't say enough about Mark Cross as a person': Funeral Saturday for assistant Broncos coach

Cross, 27, joined Broncos for the 2017-18 season Mark Cross was a ferocious competitor when he played hockey, but the assistant coach for the Humboldt Broncos had a calming presence on his players, teammates and friends. Cross, who was 27, was one of 16 people who died on April 6 when the junior hockey team's bus and a semi-truck collided at a rural 9

April 20, 2018 10:30 AM Joe Fiorito’s book City Poems captures life at the corner of Sherbourne and Dundas

Images seen during his time as a Toronto Star reporter inform slim new volume of verse The poems gathered here are images which remain from my time as a newspaper columnist. (from the author’s Notes at the back of the book: I spent an afternoon drinking with Melody and her friends by the railroad tracks near the Summerhill liquor store. She died not along 10