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MEG Energy has record quarter as high prices boost profits and revenues up 68%

CALGARY — MEG Energy Inc. says higher energy prices contributed to it earning a $362-million profit in its latest quarter as revenues surged 68 per cent. The Calgary-based oilsands developer says it earned $1.
Zurich Ring Cycle focuses on dysfunctional family of gods

Zurich Ring Cycle focuses on dysfunctional family of gods

ZURICH (AP) — Wotan beckoned the other gods to join him in walking to Valhalla, their new home acquired at a high and painful price. Instead of following, they shot him looks of contempt and allowed him to enter on his own.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,692.22, down 69.78 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 24 cents, or 0.5 per cent, to $46.42 on 13.7 million shares.
Late rally prevents North American stock markets from poor start to May

Late rally prevents North American stock markets from poor start to May

TORONTO — A late rally prevented North American stock markets from getting off to the same dismal start in May that was endured in April.
Ballerina statue cut down in Tulsa, sold for scrap metal

Ballerina statue cut down in Tulsa, sold for scrap metal

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A bronze statue depicting one of Oklahoma's most famous Native American ballerinas was cut from its base outside a Tulsa museum and sold for scrap to a recycling company, authorities said Monday.
Suncor's safety record in the spotlight as activist investor calls for change

Suncor's safety record in the spotlight as activist investor calls for change

CALGARY — A string of fatalities at Suncor Energy Inc. has caught the attention of investors who view workplace safety breaches as a warning sign of deeper problems within a company. In a letter to Suncor's board last week, U.S.
Depp's agent calls Heard op-ed piece on abuse 'catastrophic'

Depp's agent calls Heard op-ed piece on abuse 'catastrophic'

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Witnesses describe panic after shootings at Mississippi fest

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — People enjoying a Mississippi crawfish festival scattered and ran after hearing a barrage of gunfire late Saturday at the state fairgrounds, witnesses said.
Amazon workers in NYC reject union in a reversal of fortune

Amazon workers in NYC reject union in a reversal of fortune

Amazon warehouse workers overwhelmingly rejected a union bid on Monday, dealing a blow to organizers who last month pulled off the first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history.
Ex-ABC anchor Gibson prodded out of retirement for podcast

Ex-ABC anchor Gibson prodded out of retirement for podcast

NEW YORK (AP) — Former ABC News anchor Charles Gibson dropped completely out of the public eye upon his retirement in 2009 . Now, prodded by his daughter Kate, he's back.