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Irish health system targeted in 'serious' ransomware attack

Irish health system targeted in 'serious' ransomware attack

LONDON (AP) — Ireland's health service shut down its IT systems on Friday after being targeted in a ransomware attack by what it called “international criminals.
US industrial output rose a modest 0.7% amid shortages

US industrial output rose a modest 0.7% amid shortages

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production increased for a second straight month in April as more factories came online after being shutdown by winter ice storms.
SNC-Lavalin Group reports first-quarter profit compared with loss a year ago

SNC-Lavalin Group reports first-quarter profit compared with loss a year ago

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. reported a profit attributable to shareholders of $73 million in its latest quarter compared with a loss of nearly $66 million in the same quarter last year.
Onex reports US415-million Q1 profit compared with loss a year ago

Onex reports US415-million Q1 profit compared with loss a year ago

TORONTO — Onex Corp. reported a net profit of US$415 million in its latest quarter compared with a net loss of US$997 million in the same quarter last year. The private equity investment firm, which keeps its books in U.S.

Hip-hop's Mally Mall gets prison in Vegas prostitution case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hip-hop music figure Jamal “Mally Mall” Rashid was sentenced Thursday in Las Vegas to 33 months in federal prison for owning and operating a prostitution business disguised as an escort enterprise, federal prosecutors and his defense
Kansas City Southern to scrap CP deal after revised US$33.6-billion offer from CN

Kansas City Southern to scrap CP deal after revised US$33.6-billion offer from CN

Kansas City Southern Inc. says it is terminating its merger agreement with CP Rail after determining that rival Canadian National Railway's revised US$33.6-billion offer was superior.
Power Corp. Q1 profit nearly triples to $556 million on lift from insurance business

Power Corp. Q1 profit nearly triples to $556 million on lift from insurance business

MONTREAL — Power Corp. says its first-quarter profit nearly tripled from the prior year as it realized big gains from its life insurance business.
Aurora Cannabis reports $164.7 million loss in Q3, launches cost efficiencies plan

Aurora Cannabis reports $164.7 million loss in Q3, launches cost efficiencies plan

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is on the hunt for savings again after reporting a $164.7-million net loss in its latest quarter.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,135.81, up 28.04 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down $1.60, or 3.31 per cent, to $46.70 on 20.5 million shares.
ESPN, MLB agree to 7-year rights extension through 2028

ESPN, MLB agree to 7-year rights extension through 2028

ESPN could be rewarded with additional playoff games under its new deal with Major League Baseball. Walt Disney Company and MLB announced a seven-year extension of their rights agreement Thursday.