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  • United Airlines jets are parked on the tarmac at Newark Liberty International Airport, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Newark, N.J. In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines suspended service between the U.S. and Israel indefinitely. The actions come days after a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv airport after Hamas rocket explodes nearby

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    WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby. The ban began 12:15 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, the agency said in a statement. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raised the issue of the

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  • An oil worker connects pipes on a new oil rig Jan. 14, 2014, in the Persian Gulf desert oil field of Sakhir, Bahrain. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Hasan Jamali

    Oil slips slightly, but geopolitical tensions seen preventing any significant declines.

    Pablo Gorondi, The Associated Press 0


    The price of oil fell slightly Tuesday but experts see geopolitical tensions preventing any significant short-term declines. Benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude for August delivery fell 17 cents to US$104.42 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The more heavily traded September contract slipped 47 cents to US$102.39. Brent crude for September delivery, a

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  • Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

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    TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,315.13, up 65.14 points): DHX Media Ltd. (TSX:DHX). Entertainment. Up seven cents, or 0.98 per cent, to $7.20 on 7.4 million shares. B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down five cents, or 1.72 per

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  • Agropur to double U.S. dairy processing with deal for Davisco Foods assets

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    MONTREAL – Agropur, Canada’s largest dairy co-operative, will double its U.S. processing operations with a deal to buy the dairy processing assets of Davisco Foods International, its third acquisition this month. “With over US$1 billion in annual sales, this acquisition is by far the largest transaction in Agropur’s 76-year history,” president Serge Riendeau said Tuesday

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  • Analysts say Rogers job cuts could be good if they lead to revitalization

    David Paddon, The Canadian Press 0


    TORONTO – With Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B) confirming that it has eliminated “several hundred middle management positions” as part of its Rogers 3.0 corporate revitalization plan, analysts say the Toronto-based company’s new CEO Guy Laurence is taking necessary steps to shake up the company after a period of stagnation. “Quite frankly, what do you do

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  • TD says Bank of Canada may sound dovish, but won’t cut interest rates

    Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press 0


    OTTAWA – Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz is often accused of sounding dovish — to keep the loonie in check — but that won’t lead to lower interest rates, says the TD Bank in a new analysis. At a news conference last week, Poloz made headlines by referring to the “serial disappointment” of the

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  • Obama administration says health care subsidies will keep flowing despite court decision

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    WASHINGTON – The White House says health subsidies under the Affordable Care Act will continue to flow for the time being despite a major setback delivered by a federal appeals court. The ruling potentially derails billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies. But White House spokesman Josh Earnest

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  • FILE - In this file photo taken July 22, 2011 a Delta Air Lines jet takes off at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Mich. Delta Air Lines on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 canceled all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    Delta Air Lines cancels flights to Israel, cites reports of rocket near Tel Aviv airport

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    Delta Air Lines is cancelling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. A Delta Boeing 747 from New York was flying over the Mediterranean headed for Tel Aviv on Tuesday when it turned around and flew to Paris instead. Flight 468 had 273

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  • Students attend the Girls Learning Code computer workshop in Toronto on Wednesday July 16, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

    Tech sector still struggles with gender diversity, says key is to involve girls

    Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press 0


    TORONTO – Tech companies — whether they be established firms with thousands of employees or five-person startups only months in the making — have long been criticized for their lack of female employees, especially in management and engineering roles. In the last few years, however, the industry has taken note of the gender disparity and

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  • Canadian dollars coins are shown with U.S dollars bills April 6, 2010 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

    Canadian dollar lower amid tame U.S. inflation, mixed commodity prices

    Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press 0


    TORONTO – The Canadian dollar was lower Tuesday as U.S. inflation figures for June came in as expected. The loonie was down 0.13 of a cent to 93.07 cents US, off early lows as the U.S. Labor Department reported that the consumer price index rose 0.3 per cent during June, which matched economists’ expectations. Analysts

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  • United Airlines jets are parked on the tarmac at Newark Liberty International Airport, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Newark, N.J. In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines suspended service between the U.S. and Israel indefinitely. The actions come days after a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv airport after Hamas rocket explodes nearby

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    WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby. The ban began 12:15 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, the agency said in a statement. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raised the issue of the

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  • Canada’s U.S. ambassador says Keystone pipeline makes economic, environmental sense

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    WHISTLER, B.C. – Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. Gary Doer says all the evidence — environmental, economic, scientific and financial — supports a favourable decision by the U.S. government for the Keystone oil pipeline. Doer told delegates attending the annual Pacific Northwest Economic Region summit in Whistler, B.C., that decision-making delays are now starting to

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  • AP sources: New arrest is linked to gun used to kill officer after Boston Marathon attack

    Denise Lavoie, The Associated Press 0


    BOSTON – A man believed to have provided the gun used by Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill a college police officer has been arrested on drug and weapon charges. Stephen Silva made an initial appearance in federal court Tuesday on charges related to heroin trafficking and possession of a handgun with an obliterated serial

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  • An oil worker connects pipes on a new oil rig Jan. 14, 2014, in the Persian Gulf desert oil field of Sakhir, Bahrain. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Hasan Jamali

    Oil slips slightly, but geopolitical tensions seen preventing any significant declines.

    Pablo Gorondi, The Associated Press 0


    The price of oil fell slightly Tuesday but experts see geopolitical tensions preventing any significant short-term declines. Benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude for August delivery fell 17 cents to US$104.42 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The more heavily traded September contract slipped 47 cents to US$102.39. Brent crude for September delivery, a

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  • Royal Canadian Mint celebrates Prince George’s 1st birthday with collector coins

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    OTTAWA – The Royal Canadian Mint is adding to the international hoopla surrounding the birthday of a baby prince with the release of commemorative coins. Prince George of Cambridge, son of Prince William and his wife Kate, turned one on Tuesday. The Mint is releasing coins that feature the Queen with her three heirs —Prince

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  • Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

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    TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,315.13, up 65.14 points): DHX Media Ltd. (TSX:DHX). Entertainment. Up seven cents, or 0.98 per cent, to $7.20 on 7.4 million shares. B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down five cents, or 1.72 per

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  • In this Sunday, July 20, 2014 photo, a newly-arrived displaced Christian boy stands next to his family's relief aid, provided by several agencies, at a church in the town of Hamadaniya, 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of Mosul, Iraq. Iraqi Christians who fled the northern city of Mosul after Islamic extremists seized it described Tuesday, July 22, 2014 leaving behind all the possessions, as politicians in the country still struggle to form a government following recent elections. The militants have called on the Christians to convert to Islam and have tried to impose their own strict interpretation of Sharia law. (AP Photo)

    Police: At least 21 killed in car bombing at Baghdad checkpoint

    Sameer N. Yacoub, The Associated Press 0


    BAGHDAD – A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint at the entrance to Baghdad’s Khazimiyah district killing 21 people, including seven policemen manning the post. Police officials say there was a long line of cars at the checkpoint at the time of the attack. At least 35 people were wounded, according

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  • Agropur to double U.S. dairy processing with deal for Davisco Foods assets

    Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press 0


    MONTREAL – Agropur, Canada’s largest dairy co-operative, will double its U.S. processing operations with a deal to buy the dairy processing assets of Davisco Foods International, its third acquisition this month. “With over US$1 billion in annual sales, this acquisition is by far the largest transaction in Agropur’s 76-year history,” president Serge Riendeau said Tuesday

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  • Analysts say Rogers job cuts could be good if they lead to revitalization

    David Paddon, The Canadian Press 0


    TORONTO – With Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B) confirming that it has eliminated “several hundred middle management positions” as part of its Rogers 3.0 corporate revitalization plan, analysts say the Toronto-based company’s new CEO Guy Laurence is taking necessary steps to shake up the company after a period of stagnation. “Quite frankly, what do you do

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  • Noah and Connor Barthe

    RCMP investigation into python deaths complete

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    New Brunswick RCMP say they have investigated the deaths of two boys who were asphyxiated by a python and have handed the case to the Crown to determine whether charges should be laid.