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Attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid US-Iran tension

Attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid US-Iran tension

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom's oil production threatened Sunday to fuel a regional crisis, as the U.S.
Union votes to strike at General Motors' US plants

Union votes to strike at General Motors' US plants

DETROIT — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down.
"It" is tops again; "Hustlers" full of flash at box office

"It" is tops again; "Hustlers" full of flash at box office

LOS ANGELES — It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even its high expectations at the weekend box office. "It: Chapter Two" brought in $40.
Rapid rise of co-working providing needed space as big cities feel crunch

Rapid rise of co-working providing needed space as big cities feel crunch

TORONTO — When Rahul Raj was ready to move his small but growing business out of his home, he found a range of flexible options waiting for him despite Toronto's tight office market thanks to a boom in co-working.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Home sales The Canadian Real Estate Association will release its home sales figures for August on Monday.
Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires and halting about half of the supplies from the world's larg

Discounted movie subscription service MoviePass shuts down

NEW YORK — MoviePass, the movie ticket subscription service that allowed subscribers to buy up to three movie tickets per month for a small fee, shut down Saturday. Its future is unclear.
NY finds $1B in hidden transfers by family behind OxyContin

NY finds $1B in hidden transfers by family behind OxyContin

NEW YORK — The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss and other hidden accounts to transfer $1 billion to themselves, New York's attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday.
States split by party on accepting Purdue Pharma settlement

States split by party on accepting Purdue Pharma settlement

MINNEAPOLIS — The opioid crisis has hit virtually every pocket of the U.S., from rural towns in deeply conservative states to big cities in liberal-leaning ones. But a curious divide has opened up.
Financials help push index in Toronto to record high, U.S. markets mixed

Financials help push index in Toronto to record high, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index hit a new record high, fuelled by gains in the financial sector and fresh signs of easing trade tensions between the U.S. and China, but U.S. major stock indexes ended the day mixed.