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Russia launches lab module to International Space Station

Russia launches lab module to International Space Station

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Wednesday successfully launched a long-delayed lab module for the International Space Station that is intended to provide more room for scientific experiments and space for the crew.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,110.05, up 167.34 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 61 cents, or 2.36 per cent, to $26.45 on 6.7 million shares.
O'Reilly accuser's appearance on 'The View' stopped by order

O'Reilly accuser's appearance on 'The View' stopped by order

NEW YORK (AP) — “The View” canceled a planned appearance Wednesday by a woman who settled a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly, after the former Fox News Channel personality sought and received a restraining order against her.
UK man arrested in Spain, charged in US with Twitter hack

UK man arrested in Spain, charged in US with Twitter hack

WASHINGTON — A British man has been charged in the United States in connection with a Twitter hack last summer that compromised the accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls, the Justice Department said Wednesday.
North American stock markets continue recovery as oil prices boost energy sector

North American stock markets continue recovery as oil prices boost energy sector

TORONTO — North American stock markets continued to recover from losses earlier in the week, with strong performances in the energy sector bringing Canada's main stock index above the 20,000 mark again.
Stocks climb on Wall Street as more company earnings roll in

Stocks climb on Wall Street as more company earnings roll in

BEIJING — Stocks closed higher on Wall Street for a second straight day Wednesday following a sharp drop at the beginning of the week. The S&P 500 rose 0.8% and is now on pace for a weekly gain.
Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assaults in California

Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assaults in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday to four counts of rape and seven other sexual assault counts. Sheriff’s deputies brought the 69-year-old convicted rapist into court in a wheelchair.
Cointreau maker sues Canopy Growth over Quatreau drinks with similar-sounding name

Cointreau maker sues Canopy Growth over Quatreau drinks with similar-sounding name

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Cointreau Corp. is suing Canopy Growth Corp. for trademark violations over the cannabis producer's Quatreau line of sparking cannabidiol beverages.
New subscribers, live sports and advertising buoy Rogers revenue as restrictions ease

New subscribers, live sports and advertising buoy Rogers revenue as restrictions ease

Rogers Communications Inc. reported a rebound in revenues in its latest quarter amid an uptick in wireless and internet subscribers and the recovery of television advertising tied to the return of live professional sports.
UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya's coast

UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya's coast

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard intercepted Wednesday four boats in the Mediterranean Sea carrying migrants trying to reach Europe, a U.N. official said.