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Sears Canada to close 59 stores, lay off 2,900 in restructuring

Sears Canada plans to close 59 stores and eliminate 2,900 jobs across the country as part of a court-supervised restructuring process. Shares in Sears Canada were halted Thursday morning after the retailer applied for and was granted protection from its creditors under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act — the law …

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Qatar Airways seeks 10% stake in American Airlines

State-owned Qatar Airways is attempting to buy 10 per cent of American Airlines, a surprising move that would trigger an antitrust review by the U.S. government and carry political and trade-policy implications. American Airlines Group Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday that the bid was unsolicited but that the …

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Astronomer who built advanced telescopes has died

Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in California. He was 73. The University of California, Santa Cruz, where Nelson was a professor emeritus of astronomy and astrophysics, said he died June 10 at his home. No cause …

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Miss Global 2016 sits as judge in local pageant

Angela Bonilla of Ecuador is in Manila to fulfill her duties and commitment as the reigning Miss Global and will grace the Miss Global Philippines 2017 coronation night. She will also sit as a member of the board of judges of the pageant tonight at the Newport Performing Arts Theater …

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