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Hunter Biden’s former business partner was willing to go before a grand jury. He never got the chance.

A former business partner of Hunter and James Bidenwho worked directly with them on a 2017 China energy deal, was never asked to testify to a Delaware grand jury investigating Hunter Biden, two sources familiar with the discussions tell CBS News. Tony Bobulinski, the former business partner, was open to testifying, and his attorney reached …

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Inflation: Which foods are the most expensive in Canada?

Grocery prices continue to be one of the largest contributors to high inflation in Canada. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) report for June showed an inflation rate of 2.8 per cent year-over-year, following a 3.4 per cent increase in May 2023. While this decrease was positive, Statistics Canada said it was “fairly broad-based.” “Canadians continued …

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Regulator lays out proposed changes to passenger rights charter – Business News

Changes to passenger rights The Canadian Press – Jul 11, 2023 / 9:44 am | Stories: 436290 Photo: The Canadian Press The Canadian Transportation Agency is laying out proposed changes to the passenger rights charter. The reforms came after the Liberal government passed legislation last month to toughen penalties on airlines, shore up the complaint …

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Meta’s Threads is now the fastest-growing platform after 100 million users signed up in the first five days

Meta’s Twitter rival Threads crossed 100 million sign-ups within five days of launch, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday, dethroning ChatGPT as the fastest-growing online platform to hit the milestone. Threads have been setting records for user growth since its launch on Wednesday, with celebrities, politicians and other newsmakers joining the platform seen by analysts …

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Microsoft to lay off more employees months after letting 10,000 workers go

Microsoft confirmed Monday that it’s eliminating additional jobs, a week after the start of its 2024 fiscal year. The cuts are in addition to the downsizing announced in January that resulted in 10,000 layoffs. The software maker also disclosed a small number of cuts this time last year. GeekWire reported on the latest cuts earlier …

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Merger talks between Postmedia and Toronto Star owner fall apart

Talks to combine two of the biggest newspaper publishers in Canada have fallen apart. Postmedia Network Canada Corp. and Nordstar Capital LP — the majority owner of The Toronto Star and dozens of other smaller newspapers under the Metroland banner — announced late last month that they had entered non-binding discussions about possibly merging. The …

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