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at 21:25 on August 03, 2015, EDT.

Ex-broadcaster Craig James sues Fox Sports, says he was fired for opposition to gay marriage

DALLAS - Former college football television analyst Craig James on Monday filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports that contends he was fired because he had expressed opposition to gay marriage during a failed run for the U.S. Senate.

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at 16:14 on August 03, 2015, EDT.

Box office top 20: 'Mission: Impossible' is No. 1 with $55.5 million; 'Vacation' stalls

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation" coasted to the top of the box office in its first weekend in theatres, collecting a solid $55.5 million.

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at 10:06 on August 03, 2015, EDT.

US construction spending posts smallest gain in 5 months; housing expands

WASHINGTON - U.S. construction spending increased in June by the smallest amount in five months as a big drop in nonresidential building activity offset a third straight increase in home building.

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at 09:50 on August 03, 2015, EDT.

HSBC Bank Canada reports 2015 Q2 profits down 6.2 per cent from 2014

VANCOUVER - HSBC's Canadian subsidiary says its second-quarter profit was down 6.2 per cent from the same period of 2014 to C$227 million.

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at 08:54 on August 03, 2015, EDT.

US consumer spending up 0.2 per cent in June, weakest gain in 4 months; income rises

WASHINGTON - Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items.

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at 07:59 on August 03, 2015, EDT.

Celebrity chef Jose Andres: Trump lawsuit over cancelled DC restaurant is 'without merit'

WASHINGTON - Celebrity chef Jose Andres has responded to a lawsuit filed by Donald Trump's organization against Andres' organization for backing out of a hotel project in Washington.

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at 15:41 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

Amid opposition, Canadian hydropower companies aching to sell energy to desperate Northeast

CONCORD, N.H. - Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York City is another matter entirely.

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at 10:00 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

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

TORONTO - Five things to watch for in Canadian business this week:

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at 01:19 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

As Verizon contract expires, union members to work without new pact; more negotiations ahead

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled.

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at 21:58 on August 01, 2015, EDT.

Special prosecutor: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton indicted for securities fraud charges

AUSTIN, Texas - A grand jury has indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on felony securities fraud charges that accuse the Republican of misleading investors before he took over as the state's top law enforcement officer, a special prosecutor said Saturday.

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at 00:23 on August 01, 2015, EDT.

No deal: Countries leave Hawaii without 12-nation trade agreement

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was prepared to make a triumphant announcement Friday night about Canada joining the largest free-trade zone in history, and use that as a launchpad into an anticipated weekend election call.

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