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BRUSSELS - If Belgium cannot break a deadlock over the European Union's landmark free deal with Canada by Monday night, EU leaders will consider cancelling a signing ceremony scheduled for later in the week, sources said Sunday.
Two officials with knowledge of the negotiations said that EU leaders plan to have telephone talks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about cancelling the Thursday summit if Belgium's support for the deal isn't secured by the deadline.
OTTAWA - Imagine Canada with a population of 100 million — roughly triple its current size.
For two of the most prominent voices inside the Trudeau government's influential council of economic advisers, it's much more than a passing fancy.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma has donated $10,000 to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota to support its fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The Cherokees say they presented a check last week in addition to providing three truckloads of firewood for those camping out to protest construction of the pipeline.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Then-premier Kathy Dunderdale had a dismissive air when she rose in the legislature on Dec. 18, 2012, to answer another opposition question on Muskrat Falls.
Her Progressive Conservative government had just sanctioned the $7.7-billion hydro project, the largest publicly funded venture in Newfoundland and Labrador's history.
TORONTO - Five things to watch this week in Canadian business:
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Rhode Island Supreme Court is stepping into a fight that has pitted dozens of members of the Vanderbilt family against a non-profit that owns several well-known mansions in Newport.
The disagreement centres on whether the group should be allowed to build a visitors centre on the grounds of the spectacular Vanderbilt mansion The Breakers, a national historic landmark.
NEW YORK - Grab some popcorn — AT&T wants to take you to the movies.
AT&T is buying Time Warner, the owner of the Warner Bros. movie studio as well as HBO and CNN, for $85.4 billion in a deal that could shake up the media landscape.
NEW YORK - AT&T buying HBO, CNN owner Time Warner for $85.4 billion, uniting a telecom giant and an entertainment conglomerate.
More to come.
Protesters broke into the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric site in Labrador and formed a blockade around it, Nalcor Energy confirmed Saturday.
Nalcor spokeswoman Karen O'Neill said protesters and vehicles entered the work site near Happy Valley-Goose Bay Saturday afternoon, and a blockade of around 150 people formed outside the main entrance.
BOGOTA - Colombia's flagship airline briefly grounded all flights to Caracas after a Venezuela air force plane flew close to a passenger jet, but the company said Saturday it was resuming service following clarifications from the two governments.
An Avianca Boeing 787 on a flight from Madrid to Bogota with some 200 passengers aboard was cruising at high altitude near Venezuela's western border with Colombia Friday evening when a Venezuelan military plane was spotted on radar flying a short distance away, the Colombian Defence Ministry said in a statement.