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Court hears arguments in Trump rape accuser's lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for former President Donald Trump appeared before a federal appeals court Friday to argue that the U.S. government should take his place as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit filed by a writer who accused him of rape.
Sanders to Biden: Cut back looming Medicare premium hike

Sanders to Biden: Cut back looming Medicare premium hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders is asking the White House to cut back a big Medicare premium hike set to take effect in weeks and tied to a pricey Alzheimer's drug whose benefits have been widely questioned.
Clergy abuse survivor Saviano lauded at funeral for courage

Clergy abuse survivor Saviano lauded at funeral for courage

Phil Saviano was a clergy sex abuse survivor whose courage to go public and resolve to hold abusers and their enablers accountable inspired and strengthened survivors from around the world, his brother said at his funeral Mass on Friday.

Chinese developer warns it may may run out of money

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese developer that is struggling under $310 billion in debt warned Friday it may run out of money to “perform its financial obligations” — sending regulators scrambling to reassure investors that China’s financial markets can be
CN to reopen tracks in southern B.C. this weekend after second network shutdown

CN to reopen tracks in southern B.C. this weekend after second network shutdown

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway Co. says it aims to reopen its network in southern British Columbia this weekend after another bout of rain and wind prompted a second shutdown.
Toronto region home sales top Nov. record, prices reach all-time high: TRREB

Toronto region home sales top Nov. record, prices reach all-time high: TRREB

TORONTO — The Greater Toronto Area's heated real estate market further intensified last month as home sales topped a November record and average selling prices reached a new all-time high.
BMO reports profit up, raises quarterly dividend 25% after efficiency push

BMO reports profit up, raises quarterly dividend 25% after efficiency push

TORONTO — BMO Financial Group wrapped the week of Big Six financial results by announcing the biggest dividend raise and share buyback plan of all the banks as it reported earnings that were boosted in part by efficiency gains.
US jobless rate sinks to 4.2% as many more people find jobs

US jobless rate sinks to 4.2% as many more people find jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's unemployment rate tumbled last month to its lowest point since the pandemic struck, even as employers appeared to slow their hiring — a mixed picture that pointed to a resilient economy that's putting more people to work.
Canadian and U.S. officials to meet Friday to discuss P.E.I. potato ban

Canadian and U.S. officials to meet Friday to discuss P.E.I. potato ban

FREDERICTON — Officials from Canada and the United States were scheduled to meet Friday to discuss the suspension of exports of Prince Edward Island potatoes south of the border — a trade order that is impacting potato prices in both countries.
Two weeks after Trudeau, Team Canada delegation wraps up latest D.C. visit

Two weeks after Trudeau, Team Canada delegation wraps up latest D.C. visit

WASHINGTON — Canada's international trade minister is wrapping up her latest official visit to the U.S. capital — her second since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the White House last month.