Mexico Overtakes Canada as No. 2 Exporter to U.S.

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Mexico is overtaking Canada as the No. 2 exporter of goods to the U.S. this year, in a sign of how economic ties have deepened between the two countries even as the relationship is being questioned by President-elect Donald Trump. Shipments from Mexico totalled $245 billion (U.S.) in the first 10 months of the year, according to Commerce Department figures ...

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Annual Bonus Hike for Canada’s Bankers Lowest Since 2010

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Canada’s six biggest banks set aside 2 per cent more for bonuses this year than last, the smallest increase since 2010, as Royal Bank of Canada and National Bank of Canada pared performance-based pay even as the industry had one of its best years for deal-making. The banks earmarked about $12.8 billion for variable compensation in the fiscal year ended ...

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Andrew Luck Throws for Four TDs, Indianapolis Colts rout New York Jets 41-10

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Andrew Luck was nearly perfect in his return from a concussion, throwing for four touchdowns, three to Dwayne Allen, in the Indianapolis Colts’ 41-10 romp Monday night past the inept New York Jets. Not that Luck had to work very hard against the hosts, who were booed by a much-less-than-filled MetLife Stadium almost from the outset. ...

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Stu Cowan: Pressure’s on Tomas Plekanec as Habs lose Alex Galchenyuk

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ST. LOUIS — There’s a great scene in the movie The Rocket in which former Canadiens coach Dick Irvin has the trainers drag a hockey net into the team’s locker room. Maurice Richard and his teammates were having a hard time scoring goals at one point during the early 1950s and Irvin had a question for his players. “Now, gentlemen,” Irvin says while holding ...

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Kings’ Matt Barnes Wanted for Allegedly Choking Woman in NYC

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NBA bad-boy Matt Barnes might be in more hot water with the police. The Sacramento Kings player is wanted for questioning after allegedly choking a woman at a New York nightclub early Monday morning, according to multiple reports. Witnesses reportedly told New York cops that Barnes allegedly punched another woman and man, both of whom tried to intervene during the ...

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Mexico Stocking Up on Jays For World Tourney

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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Russell Martin plans to play for Team Canada and Marcus Stroman likely will be in the starting rotation for Team USA at the World Baseball Championship. But how about the Mexico Jays? With word that Toronto’s closer Roberto Osuna will be a key part of the Mexico pitching staff at the event next March, manager Edgar ...

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Hyman, Brown Make Leafs’ Penalty Kill Great Again

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TORONTO – Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock doesn’t flinch when he glances at the points totals for rookie forwards Zach Hyman and Connor Brown. The youngsters have identical scoring statistics through 24 games: Three goals and five assists for eight points each. You have to admire the way Babcock has been using the hard-working pair. If they’re going to be Leafs for ...

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James Leads Cavs Over Raptors – Again

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Back-to-back blowout wins can be a lot of fun, even moreso when they extend a winning streak to six, but often there is a price to pay. The likelihood that debt will be collected multiplies when the next team up is the defending NBA champs who just happen to be dragging a three-game losing skid behind them. The Raptors debt ...

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GM’s Ready to Lose $9,000 a pop to Chase the electric Car Boom

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General Motors Co. stands to lose as much as $9,000 on every Chevrolet Bolt that leaves a showroom once the all-electric subcompact starts rolling out. Sounds crazy, but the damage makes perfect business sense under the no pain, no gain policy driving the electric-vehicle boom in the U.S. California crafted the doctrine, with tough clean-air rules and a mandate that ...

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Company pitches Supersonic Jet Travel, three-hour trips from New York to London

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Ask a harried air traveller about the basics of modern flight and you’ll probably elicit surprise when they discover commercial airplanes fly only as fast as they did in the 1950s. Given the range of aerospace advances in the past half-century, plus the technological leaps in almost every other area of human endeavour, it seems reasonable to ask: Why can’t ...

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