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September 25, 2018 4:02 PM Arrest made after MLB stadium employee caught spitting on a pizza he was making

An employee at a Major League Baseball stadium was fired and arrested this weekend after a video appeared to show him spitting on a pizza he prepared at one of the ballpark’s food stands. The video was taken during a Friday game at Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers. The employee, clad in a ballpark cap and polo shirt, is seen hocking spit onto a pizza 6

September 24, 2018 4:25 PM Trudeau in United Nations, hoping to re-establish Canada

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived at the United Nations General Assembly on a mission to remind the world that there’s more to Canadian foreign policy than just Donald Trump and North American free trade. Trudeau is beginning his day at the opening of the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, where he’s scheduled to deliver brief 7

September 24, 2018 1:19 PM Canada’s Barrick in $18B merger to create world’s largest gold miner

Toronto-based Barrick Gold Corp. has agreed to buy Randgold Resources for $7.9 billion in stock to create the world’s largest gold miner. Investors will receive 6.128 new Barrick shares for each Randgold share they hold. Shareholders in Barrick will own about 66.6 per cent of the merged company, which will combine Randgold’s African mines with Barrick’s 8

September 23, 2018 5:30 PM Reggie Watts’ musical mirth doesn’t need to be explained any more

There is a small club of people who get the chance to be a bandleader on a late-night talk show, but of them, Reggie Watts is probably the most unique. Watts, who comes to town as one of the headliners on Sept. 29 as part of the JFL42 comedy festival, is obviously very musical, but he has also been working as a comedian for years, mining what he variously 7

September 21, 2018 9:07 PM Federal agency confirms presence of invasive beetle in Nova Scotia

Although the emerald ash borer poses no threat to human health, it has already killed millions of ash trees in regulated areas in Canada and the United States, and poses a major economic and environmental threat to urban and forested areas of North America. Friday’s confirmation comes after an alert was issued in May about the beetle’s arrival in the Maritimes 9

September 21, 2018 4:47 PM Under Armour restructuring costs rise as it trims workforce

The Baltimore-based company now expects its pretax restructuring charges for the year to be between about $200 million and $220 million, with the workforce reductions resulting in about $10 million in severance costs. The company had expected restructuring charges for the year to be between $190 million and $210 million. The restructuring has also included 12

September 19, 2018 4:00 PM North and South Korean planning joint bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

The International Olympic Committee traditionally does not announce host cities until seven years ahead of the games. That would give the Koreas until 2025 to put together a joint bid. Germany, with a multi-city bid, Brisbane, Australia and Jakarta, Indonesia are among those who have indicated they would bid for the 2032 Games. The India Olympic Committee 7

September 17, 2018 8:07 PM South Korea’s president to visit North Korea in bid to save nuclear talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will head to Pyongyang on Tuesday for a landmark visit to salvage stalled nuclear talks between the U.S. and North Korea. The three-day trip, the first by a South Korean leader in 11 years, will feature a joint press appearance on Wednesday with Kim Jong-un. The North Korean leader has resisted U.S. attempts to spell 13

September 17, 2018 6:28 PM Ford heads to Washington to talk trade amid NAFTA negotiations

He and Economic Development and Trade Minister Jim Wilson will meet with negotiators to get an update on discussions to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement, as a Sept. 30 deadline looms. “I’ll be accompanying the premier to Washington to talk to our negotiating team — Canada’s negotiating team first-hand and Ontario’s people that are there 10

September 16, 2018 4:43 PM Women lead trucking industry charge to get more female big-riggers behind wheel

Linda Young, head of human resources for Winnipeg-based Bison Transport, chairs the trucking HR association’s Women With Drive initiative. Launched in 2016, it aims to raise the number of women entering the 18-wheeler workforce through awareness campaigns and resources for employers. “In the last two years it has gotten worse,” Young said. “This year in particular 29