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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.
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
French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots

French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots

PARIS — Scattered yellow vest protesters clashed with French police firing tear gas Saturday after a peaceful march through Paris, but tougher security measures and protest bans in high-risk neighbourhoods prevented the kind of rioting that devastate
Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max 8 aircraft may not have been adequate, in light of the Ethiopian plane crash that killed 157 people, the chief of Ethiopian Airlines said Saturday.
Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

LONDON — Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands on Saturday, demanding that Britain's Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union.
Reel-y? New beer can double as motion picture film developer

Reel-y? New beer can double as motion picture film developer

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Kodak says a new beer hitting the market can be used to develop its Super 8 movie film.