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Universal Music attracts the attention of US billionaire

Universal Music attracts the attention of US billionaire

Universal Music Group is in talks to sell a 10% stake in a deal that would value the record label at about $40 billion.

EU bans overflight of its territory by Belarus airlines

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has slapped a ban on the overflight of the 27-nation bloc’s airspace and the use of its airports by Belarus airlines, in the wake of Minsk’s decision to divert a Ryanair passenger plane to arrest a dissident journal

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for May, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 8.2 per cent in May. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for May, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 8.2 per cent in May. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): _ Newfoundland and Labrador 13.4 per cent (13.9) _ Prince Edward Island 9.

National employment numbers for May from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's May employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 8.2 per cent (8.1) Employment rate: 59.4 per cent (59.6) Participation rate: 64.6 per cent (64.
EU, UK investigate Facebook over classified ad competition

EU, UK investigate Facebook over classified ad competition

LONDON (AP) — European Union and British regulators opened dual antitrust investigations Friday into whether Facebook distorts competition in the classified advertising market by using data to compete unfairly against rival services.
Most vaccinated California workers must keep masks on

Most vaccinated California workers must keep masks on

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Conflicted California workplace regulators approved controversial rules Thursday night that allow workers to go maskless only if every employee in a room is fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.

Woman recovers wallet lost 46 years ago in California

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A woman from Ventura was reunited with a wallet she lost 46 years ago after an employee working on remodeling Southern California's historic Majestic Ventura Theater discovered it inside a crawl space.

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 (19,941.39, down 29.76 points.) BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Up 87 cents, or 4.8 per cent, to $19.12 on 34.8 million shares.
Lululemon revenue surges amid rise in e-commerce, rebound in brick-and-mortar sales

Lululemon revenue surges amid rise in e-commerce, rebound in brick-and-mortar sales

VANCOUVER — Lululemon Athletica Inc.'s revenue soared by 88 per cent in its latest quarter fuelled by an ongoing e-commerce expansion and a rebound in brick-and-mortar store sales, the company said Thursday.
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