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Disney Plus makes a play for adult viewers with Star, but don't expect all Hulu hits

Disney Plus makes a play for adult viewers with Star, but don't expect all Hulu hits

TORONTO — Disney Plus is introducing viewers to its older sibling: a new streaming hub named Star.
New Brunswick auditor general says NB Power must make debt reduction a priority

New Brunswick auditor general says NB Power must make debt reduction a priority

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's auditor general says NB Power needs to make reducing its $4.9-billion debt a priority, adding that credit rating agencies are taking notice of the utility's liabilities.
Keystone XL 'clarity' boosts Gibson Energy diluent recovery project, says CEO

Keystone XL 'clarity' boosts Gibson Energy diluent recovery project, says CEO

CALGARY — The CEO of Gibson Energy Inc.
Windsor could close migrant farm worker isolation hotel, warns of funding shortfall

Windsor could close migrant farm worker isolation hotel, warns of funding shortfall

TORONTO — The mayor of Windsor, Ont., says the city may have to close a COVID-19 isolation centre for migrant farm workers after a shift in federal support created a $2 million funding shortfall.
BLM in Italian Fashion campaign shows early tangible results

BLM in Italian Fashion campaign shows early tangible results

MILAN — A digital runway show by five Italian fashion designers of African origin opens Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, one tangible result of a campaign launched last summer by the only Black Italian designer belonging to the Milan fashion chamber.
Fed's Powell: Recovery incomplete, high inflation unlikely

Fed's Powell: Recovery incomplete, high inflation unlikely

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell underscored the U.S. economy's ongoing weakness Tuesday in remarks that suggested that the Fed sees no need to alter its ultra-low interest rate policies anytime soon.
Unfriended no more: Facebook to lift Australia news ban

Unfriended no more: Facebook to lift Australia news ban

CANBERRA, Australia — Facebook announced Tuesday that it would lift a ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform after it struck a deal with the government on proposed legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
In year of pandemic, Home Depot became supplier to millions

In year of pandemic, Home Depot became supplier to millions

The housing market was among the very few bright spots for the U.S. economy in the year of the lockdown and Home Depot became its supplier, racking up an unprecedented $132 billion in sales for 2020.
Marriott names Anthony Capuano new CEO, president

Marriott names Anthony Capuano new CEO, president

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International named a new CEO and a new president Tuesday, a little more than a week after its former leader died of cancer. Marriott said Anthony “Tony” Capuano has been appointed CEO.
Consumer confidence rises for second straight month

Consumer confidence rises for second straight month

SILVER SPRING, Md. — U.S. consumer confidence rose again in February as an accelerating COVID-19 vaccine push provides hope for Americans who have lived through a year of unprecedented restrictions.