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What makes a cyberattack? Experts lobby to restrict the term

LONDON -- When U.S. senator John McCain told Ukrainian television that the allegedly Russian-backed breach of the Democratic National Committee's server was "an act of war," Michael Schmitt cringed.
Schmitt, a professor of law at the U.S.
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CEO of International Air Transport Association criticizes electronics device ban

MONTREAL -- The head of the International Air Transport Association says it's difficult to understand how banning electronic devices in carry-on baggage on flights will improve security.
In a prepared text of a speech Tuesday, IATA CEO Alexandre de Juniac called on governments to work with the transport industry to ensure passengers aren't separated from their laptops, tablets and other devices.
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Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs

DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. is investing US$1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities, including an engine plant where it plans to add 130 jobs.
U.S. President Donald Trump applauded the move in an early morning tweet.
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Former Valeant CEO suing company over unpaid shares

Former Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEO Michael Pearson is suing his former employer for breach of contract for failing to deliver more than three million shares and consulting fees.
In a lawsuit filed Monday in the U.S., Pearson alleges that Valeant breached his separation agreement by refusing to hand over 580,676 restricted share units and about 2.4 million performance share awards he was granted.
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Purolator stops accepting new shipments as strike deadline nears

TORONTO - Purolator stopped accepting shipments today ahead of a strike deadline this afternoon issued by the union representing some of the courier's employees.
Teamsters Canada issued the 72-hour strike notice Sunday after its members voted to reject Purolator's final offer.
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Cruise line stops port calls at Mexican resort of Acapulco

MEXICO CITY - The U.S. cruise ship line Holland America says it has halted port calls at Mexico's troubled resort city of Acapulco and will sail to other destinations in the country "due to recent security concerns.
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Uber pulls out of Denmark citing tougher cab standards

COPENHAGEN -- The Danish branch of the ride-sharing service Uber said Tuesday it is shutting down its services in Denmark due to a proposed law that toughens standards for cabs.
Uber's spokesman in Denmark, Kristian Agerbo, said Uber which has been in Denmark since 2014, "must take the consequence" of the proposal demanding cabs and cars for hire must have seat occupancy sensors and meters.
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Home Capital shares dive after company terminates CEO

Shares of Home Capital Group Inc. traded down more than seven per cent on the TSX on Tuesday, a day after the company said it had terminated its top executive.
Home Capital announced Monday after stock markets had closed that that Martin Reid, its president and CEO, was out, effective immediately.
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Costs of protectionism 'steep,' Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says

OTTAWA -- Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz used a history lesson Tuesday to make a case for a policy mix frequently promoted by the federal government -- an openness to more foreign investment, immigration and free trade.
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Elon Musk's latest venture: Brain-computer interfaces

NEW YORK -- Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers.
The company plans to develop brain implants that can treat neural disorders and may one day be powerful enough to put humanity on a more even footing with future superintelligent computers, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing unnamed sources.
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'Openness and economic progress go hand in hand,' Poloz says in Oshawa speech

In a speech to university students on Tuesday, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz argued that free trade, foreign investment and immigration all played critical roles in building Canada's economy throughout history.
"When trade barriers are falling, when people are coming to our shores and when investment is rising, Canadians prosper.
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Former Valeant CEO Michael Pearson sues for breach of contract

MONTREAL -- Former Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEO Michael Pearson is suing his former employer for breach of contract for failing to deliver more than three million shares and consulting fees.
In a lawsuit filed Monday in the U.S.
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'I welcome a dust-off' of NAFTA, says Bank of Canada's Stephen Poloz

In a speech to university students on Tuesday, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz argued that free trade, foreign investment and immigration all played critical roles in building Canada's economy throughout history.
"When trade barriers are falling, when people are coming to our shores and when investment is rising, Canadians prosper.
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