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A green beer that looks like algae? It's all for clean water

A green beer that looks like algae? It's all for clean water

TOLEDO, Ohio — There are spicy beers and even peanut butter beers, made to stand out on crowded shelves. Then there's a murky, green brew that looks a lot like algae.
Moonstruck Japan tycoon to blast off on 1st SpaceX trip

Moonstruck Japan tycoon to blast off on 1st SpaceX trip

TOKYO — The Japanese billionaire who Tesla chief Elon Musk says plans to blast off on the first-ever private commercial space trip aboard the SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket often makes headlines in Japan.
China raises tariffs on $60B of US goods in technology fight

China raises tariffs on $60B of US goods in technology fight

BEIJING — China on Tuesday announced a tariff hike on $60 billion of U.S. products in response to President Donald Trump's latest duty increase in a dispute over Beijing's technology policy.

EU investigates German carmakers for possible collusion

BRUSSELS — European Union regulators have opened an in-depth investigation into whether automakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen colluded to limit the development and roll-out of car emission control systems.
TREB to allow realtors to post GTA home sales data on Tuesday at noon

TREB to allow realtors to post GTA home sales data on Tuesday at noon

TORONTO — The Toronto Real Estate Board says real estate companies can post Greater Toronto Area home sales data on their password-protected websites today at noon.
Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales rose 0.9 per cent in July

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales rose 0.9 per cent in July

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales increased 0.9 per cent in July to $58.6 billion, boosted by the transportation equipment and chemical industries. Economists had expected an increase of 0.

Bond-rating agency gives Nova Scotia its highest credit rating yet

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government says Standard and Poor's has upgraded the province's long-term credit rating to its highest ever. In a news release, the province says the rating was upgraded from A+ to AA-, with a stable outlook.
Pipe pressure before gas explosions was 12 times too high

Pipe pressure before gas explosions was 12 times too high

BOSTON — The pressure in natural gas pipelines prior to a series of explosions and fires in Massachusetts last week was 12 times higher than it should have been, according to a letter from the state's U.S.
Enbridge signs deals for Enbridge Income Fund and U.S. subsidiaries

Enbridge signs deals for Enbridge Income Fund and U.S. subsidiaries

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. has signed a deal worth $4.7 billion to acquire Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. as it works to simplify its corporate structure. The company says the offer is 11.3 per cent higher than a proposal in May.
Will 'flying cars' take off? Japan's government hopes so

Will 'flying cars' take off? Japan's government hopes so

TOKYO — Electric drones booked through smartphones pick people up from office rooftops, shortening travel time by hours, reducing the need for parking and clearing smog from the air.