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EU regulator OKs Pfizer vaccine booster for 18 and older

EU regulator OKs Pfizer vaccine booster for 18 and older

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Union’s drug regulator gave its backing Monday to administering booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for people 18 and older.
CN calls special shareholder meeting in March in response to request from TCI

CN calls special shareholder meeting in March in response to request from TCI

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway Co. has called a special meeting of shareholders for March 22 in response to a request from an activist investor unhappy with CN's bid for Kansas City Southern. British-based TCI Fund Management Ltd.
Ex-US Rep. Todd Akin, sunk by ‘legitimate rape’ remark, dies

Ex-US Rep. Todd Akin, sunk by ‘legitimate rape’ remark, dies

Former U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, a conservative Missouri Republican whose comment that women's bodies have a way of avoiding pregnancies in cases of “legitimate rape” sunk his bid for the U.S.
Oil at 7-year high after OPEC+ decides on cautious increase

Oil at 7-year high after OPEC+ decides on cautious increase

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Oil prices jumped Monday after OPEC and allied oil producing countries stayed with their gradual approach to restoring output slashed during the pandemic, agreeing to add only 400,000 barrels per day in November.
Sun Life buying U.S. dental benefits company DentaQuest for $3.1 billion

Sun Life buying U.S. dental benefits company DentaQuest for $3.1 billion

TORONTO — Sun Life Financial Inc. has signed a deal to buy DentaQuest, a provider of dental benefits in the United States, for $3.1 billion. The company says DentaQuest will become part of is Sun Life U.S.

Reversing course, CEO says Ozy Media will not shut down

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of Ozy Media on Monday called the company's announcement last week that it was shutting down “premature” and that after meeting with advertisers and investors that it would continue to operate.
Magna International walks away from Veoneer deal after Qualcomm tops offer

Magna International walks away from Veoneer deal after Qualcomm tops offer

TORONTO — Magna International Inc. is walking away from its deal to buy Swedish tech company Veoneer Inc. after its offer was topped by Qualcomm Inc.

Surge Energy to buy Fire Sky Energy in deal worth $58 million

CALGARY — Surge Energy Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy Fire Sky Energy Inc. in an agreement valued at $58 million.
Leaked 'Pandora' records show how the powerful shield assets

Leaked 'Pandora' records show how the powerful shield assets

A new report sheds light on how world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires and others have used offshore accounts to shield assets collectively worth trillions of dollars over the past quarter-century.
Reaching pre-pandemic levels, 'Venom' debuts with $90.1M

Reaching pre-pandemic levels, 'Venom' debuts with $90.1M

NEW YORK (AP) — Pandemic moviegoing is finally starting to look like pre-pandemic moviegoing. Sony Pictures' Marvel sequel “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” blew away expectations to debut with $90.