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Lee Kun-Hee, force behind Samsung’s rise, dies at 78

Lee Kun-Hee, force behind Samsung’s rise, dies at 78

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Lee Kun-Hee, the ailing Samsung Electronics chairman who transformed the small television maker into a global giant of consumer electronics but whose leadership was also marred by corruption convictions, died on Sunday.

Lee Kun-Hee, force behind Samsung’s rise, dies at 78

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Lee Kun-Hee, the ailing Samsung Electronics chairman who transformed the small television maker into a global giant of consumer electronics, has died. He was 78.

PG&E to cut power to over 1 million people in California

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric will cut power to over 1 million people on Sunday to prevent the chance of sparking wildfires as extreme fire weather returns to the region, the utility announced Friday.
U.S. government approves alliance between WestJet and Delta, with conditions

U.S. government approves alliance between WestJet and Delta, with conditions

WASHINGTON, Wash. — The U.S. Department of Transportation has granted tentative approval of an alliance agreement between WestJet Airlines and Delta Air Lines.

China vows retaliation if US proceeds with Taiwan arms sale

BEIJING — China has vowed to retaliate if the U.S. proceeds with the sale of advanced weaponry to Taiwan worth more than a billion dollars.
Hitler speeches sell at Munich auction despite objections

Hitler speeches sell at Munich auction despite objections

BERLIN — Handwritten speech notes by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler sold at auction in Munich on Friday despite concerns from Jewish groups they could encourage neo-Nazis.
Dutch hospital airlifts patients to Germany amid virus surge

Dutch hospital airlifts patients to Germany amid virus surge

ALMERE, Netherlands — A bright yellow helicopter rose into a blue sky Friday carrying a COVID-19 patient from the Netherlands to a German intensive care unit, the first such international airlift since the pandemic first threatened to swamp Dutch hos
China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely

China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely

BEIJING — Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 presidential election.
Clothing retailer Le Chateau obtains CCAA protection, plans to close its doors

Clothing retailer Le Chateau obtains CCAA protection, plans to close its doors

TORONTO — Canadians who flocked to Le Chateau Inc. stores for the last 60 years will need to find a new place to pick up formal wear for dances, galas, clubbing and prom.
Chorus Aviation shares surge 34 per cent after confirming takeover proposal

Chorus Aviation shares surge 34 per cent after confirming takeover proposal

HALIFAX — Shares of Chorus Aviation Inc. surged 34 per cent after it confirmed receiving an acquisition proposal from an unnamed third party.