By Alexandra Posadzki The Canadian Press TORONTO Government documents suggest the federal Department of Finance is keeping close tabs on shadow mortgage lenders, a fast-growing segment of the market that could threaten the country’s financial stability if left unregulated. Documents obtained by The Canadian Press through Access to Information legislation […]

By Raf Casert The Associated Press BRUSSELS At the sixth time of asking, British-based brewer SABMiller accepted “in principle” Tuesday a 69 billion-pound ($106 billion) takeover offer from Belgian-Brazilian Anheuser Busch InBev that will create the world’s biggest beer company and bring together top U.S. brands Budweiser and Miller Genuine […]

The Associated Press STORRS, Conn.—A food truck at the University of Connecticut is serving up roasted crickets. The Daily Campus reports the university’s dining services are advertising the insects as organic, not genetically-modified, and Earth-friendly. The crickets are high in protein and low in fat. They’re also a source of […]

By Tom Krisher The Associated Press DETROIT Volkswagen faces daunting challenges in fixing software that enables cheating on diesel engine emissions tests, a task that’s becoming more urgent because of growing anger from customers. The company has set aside $7.3 billion to pay for the scandal. But experts say it’s […]