Hudson’s Bay group said to consider shelving takeover offer

By Scott Deveau and Sandrine RastelloHudson’s Bay Co. Chairman Richard Baker may scrap an offer to take the struggling retailer private after regulators delayed a vote on the deal following complaints from a minority shareholder.The investor group that controls the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue is “evaluating next steps, including terminating the transaction,” according to a memo sent to...

Over 3,000 members of Momentum are part of group that plots how to smear Boris Johnson’s partner Carrie Symonds – The Sun

MORE than three thousand hard-left members of Jeremy Corbyn's Momentum campaign are part of a private messaging group that discusses how best to smear Boris Johnson's partner, the Chief Rabbi and individual Tory candidates, it emerged last night. The group - set up by staff of Momentum and involving activists working directly with Mr Corbyn's team and Labour HQ - have also used the secret forum...

On Florida trip, Trump to address Jewish group, GOP dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's trip to Florida on Saturday will feature separate addresses to a meeting of Jewish Americans and members of Florida's Republican Party.The trip comes hours after Trump celebrated Iran's decision to free a Chinese-American scholar from Princeton University who had been held since 2016. The U.S., in turn, released an Iranian scientist in its...

North Carolina town cancels Christmas parade with Confederate group

A town in North Carolina has canceled its Christmas parade over fears of protests due to the planned inclusion of a group bearing the Confederate flag.Wake Forest officials said last week the parade would include the Sons & Daughters of the Confederacy as it had for more than two decades.However, when police say they learned planned protests grew from from less than 10 people to over 200,...

Russian Hacking Group Evil Corp. Charged By Federal Prosecutors In Alleged Bank Fraud : NPR

The U.S. Treasury Department building is seen in Washington, DC, on July 22, 2019. The Treasury and Justice departments announced Thursday action against a Russian hacking group known as Evil Corp. Alastair Pike/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alastair Pike/AFP via Getty Images The U.S. Treasury Department building is seen in Washington, DC, on July 22, 2019. The Treasury and...

Group launches brochure to inform Muslim women of their rights in post-Bill 21 Quebec

Bronwen Agnew holds up a sign at a rally that teachers organized against Bill 21 in Montreal Saturday, September 28, 2019 outside the Parc metro station. John Kenney / Montreal Gazette Saying it has recorded an “alarming rise in Islamophobia and racism” since the adoption of Bill 21, the Legault government’s ban on religious symbols in certain sectors of the public service, a...

Montreal religious group pleads not guilty to contempt of court charge

A building is shown in an industrial park in Montreal, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, where it is believed that children attend a school run by a religious group. Graham Hughes / THE CANADIAN PRESS The administrators of an obscure religious group pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to a charge of contempt after it ignored two court orders that it provide the Quebec education ministry with a list detailing...