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  • More than 45 dead after Ida's remnants blindside Northeast

    NEW YORK (AP) — A stunned U.S. East Coast faced a rising death toll, surging rivers and tornado damage Thursday after the remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped the region with record-breaking rain, drowning at least 46 people in their homes and cars.
  • Slow-moving storm Henri drenches Northeast US

    WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Tropical Storm Henri socked the Northeast with strong winds as it made landfall Sunday on the coast of Rhode Island and sent lashing bands of rain westward, knocking out power to over 140,000 homes and causing deluges that closed bridges, swamped roads and left some people stranded in their vehicles.
  • Ontario reports new one-day high of 1,588 new 19 cases of COVID-19

    TORONTO - Retailers and restaurants in Toronto and Peel Region braced for a fresh set of lockdown restrictions on Saturday as the daily tally of new COVID-19 cases in Ontario hit a record high.
  • Trump declares emergency; world steps up fight against virus

    WASHINGTON - The United States declared a state of emergency Friday as many European countries went on a war footing amid mounting deaths as the world mobilized to fight the widening coronavirus pandemic.
  • Virus ripples through travel, energy, financial markets

    The economic affects of the coronavirus have preceded the spread of the virus itself, with financial markets swinging wildly, companies closing offices or asking employees work from home in affected areas, and throttling air travel across the globe. Following is a brief look at how things are changing in the economy and the workplace today as the outbreak widens.
  • Wall Street has worst week since 2008 as S&P 500 drops 11.5%

    Stocks sank around the globe again Friday as investors braced for more economic pain from the coronavirus outbreak, sending U.S. markets to their worst weekly finish since the 2008 financial crisis.
  • Maple Leaf Foods CEO takes aim at U.S. government over plane crash in Iran

    TORONTO - The CEO of Maple Leaf Foods spoke out Sunday against the U.S. government, days after an Iranian missile accidentally shot down a jetliner, killing all 176 people on board — including the family of a company employee.
  • No-spray zones divide French farmers from anxious neighbours

    PARIS - When tractors laden with pesticides and other chemicals start spraying the vineyards that produce fruity Bordeaux wines, Marie-Lys Bibeyran's phone starts to ring.
  • Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, and financial markets shook Thursday on the growing realization that the U.S. and China are far from settling a bitter, year-long trade dispute.
  • Presidential standoff may worsen Venezuelans' misery

    CARACAS, Venezuela - The U.S. recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim president is being touted by the Trump administration as the only way to restore the country's democracy. But as Elizabeth Pineda was stocking up on staples Sunday at a sidewalk market near a Caracas slum, she was bracing for things to get a lot worse, not better.

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