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at 21:39 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Ronald McDonald takes to Twitter, gets new outfit as McDonald's puts focus back on clown

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Ronald McDonald has a new look, and he's ready for a selfie.


at 21:00 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Explosion, fire at natural gas pipeline hub forces evacuation of small southwest Wyoming town

OPAL, Wyo. - A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries.


at 20:11 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Apple to split stock, boost share buyback program, raise dividend in bid to win back investors

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is doling out more of its cash to shareholders and preparing to split its stock for the first time in nine years in an attempt to win back investors fretting about the iPhone maker's slowing sales growth and pace of innovation.


at 19:32 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

TSX down: miners fall on weak data, rails drop as Feds phase out unsafe tank cars

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed lower Wednesday amid positive earnings news and signs of weakening Chinese growth.


at 17:48 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Oil slips to US$102 a barrel as reports shows big increase in US supplies

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The price of oil slipped Wednesday as a government report showed U.S. oil supplies rose more than expected last week.


at 17:43 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:


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