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Emera to sell Maine operations in deal valued at $1.8B, including debt

Emera to sell Maine operations in deal valued at $1.8B, including debt

HALIFAX — Emera Inc. has signed a deal to sell its operations in Maine to Enmax Corp. in a deal valued at $1.8 billion, including debt. Emera Maine is headquartered in Bangor and serves 159,000 customers in the northern part of the state.
Newmont Mining to pay special dividend if Goldcorp takeover approved

Newmont Mining to pay special dividend if Goldcorp takeover approved

DENVER — Newmont Mining Corp. says it will pay a one-time special dividend of 88 cents per share, if its friendly takeover of Goldcorp Inc. gets shareholder approval.
TransAlta strikes investment deal with Brookfield Renewable Partners

TransAlta strikes investment deal with Brookfield Renewable Partners

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. says Brookfield Renewable Partners and its institutional partners have signed a $750-million deal to invest in the company's hydro assets.
Survey: Business economists see slowdown in growth this year

Survey: Business economists see slowdown in growth this year

WASHINGTON — The nation's business economists foresee a sharp slowdown in U.S. economic growth over the next two years, in sharp contrast to the Trump administration's predictions that growth will accelerate this year and next.
Long-awaited video service expected from Apple on Monday

Long-awaited video service expected from Apple on Monday

Apple is expected to announce Monday that it's launching a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.
Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

STAVANGER, Norway — Rodney Horgen recalled the moment he thought he was facing the end: when a huge wave crashed through the Viking Sky cruise ship's glass doors and swept his wife 30 feet across the floor.
UK PM May faces heavy pressure to step down to save Brexit

UK PM May faces heavy pressure to step down to save Brexit

LONDON — Embattled Prime Minister Theresa May was scrambling Sunday to win over adversaries to her Brexit withdrawal plan as key Cabinet ministers denied media reports that they were plotting to oust her.
Advocacy groups say 2019 federal budget fails to safeguard employer pensions

Advocacy groups say 2019 federal budget fails to safeguard employer pensions

TORONTO — Bill Morneau's fourth federal budget since the Liberals came to power in 2015 contained a variety of pre-election goodies, including many directed at seniors, when it was tabled last week in a raucous House of Commons.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Lululemon earnings Lululemon Athletica Inc. releases its fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 results on Wednesday.
Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

HELSINKI — Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high wi
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