Trump claims he’s never met the columnist who just accused him of sexual assault despite photo evidence of them together

Trump claims he’s never met the columnist who just accused him of sexual assault despite photo evidence of them together

President Donald Trump strongly denied the former Elle columnist E. Jean Carroll’s allegations that he violently sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department-store dressing room in the mid-1990s. The president accused Carroll, a well-known writer, of fabricating her story and suggested without any evidence that Carroll may have colluded with the Democratic Party to make…

Why this may not be the last we hear of the contentious Bill C-69

Why this may not be the last we hear of the contentious Bill C-69

The Senate on Thursday night passed controversial legislation that overhauls the environmental review process, a bill that is likely to draw court challenges and remain a topic of discussion as campaigning for the upcoming federal election heats up. “I must say that I’m fairly comfortable supporting Bill C-69 as it stands today, especially because it…

Conrad Black wins $32.3 million loan case against the CRA

Conrad Black wins $32.3 million loan case against the CRA

The Tax Court of Canada has ruled that former media mogul Conrad Black is entitled to deduct interest expenses on a $32.3 million loan he used to satisfy judgments against himself and Hollinger Inc., a company he once controlled. “The whole area of interest deductibility is an historic quagmire full of factual difficulty and interpretive…

Terrifying video of a Texas woman’s kidnapping was captured by a Ring video doorbell, and it helped police arrest her assailant

Terrifying video of a Texas woman’s kidnapping was captured by a Ring video doorbell, and it helped police arrest her assailant

After her kidnapping was caught on camera by an Amazon Ring security monitor, the man accused of a Texas woman’s abduction has been arrested. A 31-second video of the kidnapping — which we first saw on KVUE, an ABC affiliate in Austin, Texas — shows the woman frantically knocking on a neighbor’s door at 9:25…

I’ve been an angel investor in 100 companies in 8 years, including a bunch of unicorns. Here are the most important things I’ve learned

I’ve been an angel investor in 100 companies in 8 years, including a bunch of unicorns. Here are the most important things I’ve learned

Justin Kan is a successful founder and investor. He created Twitch, a game streaming company that was acquired by Amazon for $1 billion. He is also an active angel, and he has poured money into 100+ early stage startups. Some of his investments, like scooter company Bird and self-driving tech startup Cruise (which was founded…

Banks worldwide spend US$1 trillion on digital, but few benefit, study finds

Banks worldwide spend US$1 trillion on digital, but few benefit, study finds

While global banks have been pouring money into information technology — to the tune of US$1 trillion over three years — only a handful appear to be fully committed to a digital transformation and are therefore reaping the benefits, according to an Accenture Plc study. Just 19 banks among the 161 largest retail and commercial…

Dashboard of a downturn: These ten global recession signals have started flashing brighter

Dashboard of a downturn: These ten global recession signals have started flashing brighter

As the U.S.-China trade war erodes confidence and central banks prepare to unleash another wave of stimulus, investors are checking which advance warning indicators might be forecasting a global economic recession. A decade after the 2008 financial crisis, one of the most accurate predictors of U.S recessions — inversion of the government bond yield curve…

The Beyond Meat bear who called the stock’s first major plunge says it’s now time to sell

The Beyond Meat bear who called the stock’s first major plunge says it’s now time to sell

Not everyone thinks Beyond Meat will live up to the hype that’s sent its stock soaring. Shares of the plant-based meat company have been on a meteoric rise, surging as much as 600% above the IPO price of $25. The stock currently trades around $160 — pretty far above price targets for Wall Street analysts…

Iran officials pose with wreckage it says is downed US drone, suggesting they got to it before the US

Iran officials pose with wreckage it says is downed US drone, suggesting they got to it before the US

Iranian TV on Friday aired footage of what it says is the wreckage from the US drone that it shot down Thursday. The imagery suggests that Tehran got hold of the fragments before the US was able to recover it. Iran’s IRIB news agency showed the charred fragments spread across a room. It’s not immediately…

Desjardins says personal data of 2.9 million members breached

Desjardins says personal data of 2.9 million members breached

Canadian lender Desjardins Group said on Thursday an unauthorized use of internal data by an employee led to breach of personal information including social insurance number, address and details of banking habits of more than 2.9 million members. The issue came to light after Quebec’s Laval police contacted the company confirming that personal details of…