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Mark Harmon makes quiet exit as 'NCIS' regular on CBS

NEW YORK (AP) — The lead character of television's most popular drama exited the show Monday without a fuss, and without the immediate ratings bump that would be expected if there had been.
House sends debt limit hike to Biden, staving off default

House sends debt limit hike to Biden, staving off default

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the House on Tuesday pushed through a short-term increase to the nation's debt limit , ensuring the federal government can continue fully paying its bills into December and temporarily averting an unprecedented default th
Opening, ticket prices announced for Peppa Pig theme park

Opening, ticket prices announced for Peppa Pig theme park

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — A standalone Peppa Pig theme park at the Legoland Florida Resort is set to open Feb. 24, park officials announced Tuesday. Officials also announced ticket prices . A one-day ticket for the central Florida park will be $34.
West Fraser Timber expanding U.S. operations with US$300M purchase of Texas sawmill

West Fraser Timber expanding U.S. operations with US$300M purchase of Texas sawmill

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. is expanding its U.S. operations after reaching an agreement to purchase a lumber mill in Lufkin, Texas, for about US$300 million.
Kanye West puts Wyoming ranch, business sites up for sale

Kanye West puts Wyoming ranch, business sites up for sale

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Rapper, music producer and clothing entrepreneur Kanye West has put his ranch and business properties in northwestern Wyoming up for sale.
FDA authorizes first e-cigarette, cites benefit for smokers

FDA authorizes first e-cigarette, cites benefit for smokers

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday authorized an electronic cigarette, saying R.J. Reynolds’ vaping device can help smokers cut back on conventional cigarettes. E-cigarettes have been sold in the U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,437.12, up 20.81 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 51 cents, or 0.99 per cent, to $52.10 on 12.5 million shares.
Discovery Plus to launch in Canada on Oct. 19 under partnership with Corus

Discovery Plus to launch in Canada on Oct. 19 under partnership with Corus

TORONTO — Discovery Plus is coming to Canada next week. The newly minted streaming platform, which specializes in non-fiction programming, says it will launch Oct. 19 for Canadian subscribers.
North American stock markets relatively flat ahead of Q3 results, inflation numbers

North American stock markets relatively flat ahead of Q3 results, inflation numbers

TORONTO — North American stock markets were relatively flat Tuesday as investors eagerly await the start of third-quarter earnings reports and the latest monthly inflation numbers.
Dorel shares surge with deal to sell sports segment for US$810 million

Dorel shares surge with deal to sell sports segment for US$810 million

MONTREAL — Dorel Industries Inc. shares more than doubled Tuesday after it announced deal to sell its Dorel Sports bicycle segment that makes brands such as Cannondale, Mongoose and Schwinn to Dutch mobility group Pon Holdings B.V.