Sources: Howard OK'd to talk with Lakers, others

7:35 PM ET The Memphis Grizzlies have granted Dwight Howard’s representatives permission to speak with other teams that might be interested in the veteran center, league sources told ESPN. One of those teams is the Los Angeles Lakers, who are exploring options at center after DeMarcus Cousins was lost with a torn ACL. The Lakers’…

Trump wants ‘no business at all’ with Huawei, blasts reports suggesting otherwise

US President Donald Trump says he’s looking into stopping business with Chinese giant Huawei altogether, citing a “national security threat.” It follows a report claiming Trump would grant Huawei a 90-day license extension. Speaking to reporters after departing his golf club in Bedminster on Sunday, Trump dismissed media reports that his administration is going to…

Power outage causes oil spill off N.L., Canadian Coast Guard notified

ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—An oil platform temporarily lost power on Saturday, causing about 2,200 litres of oil to spill into the ocean southeast of St. John’s, N.L. A statement from Hibernia Management and Development Company says the power outage activated a water sprinkler system. The statement says this caused its waste containment drain system to overflow,…

CenturyLink Cobbles Together a Decent Second Quarter

Investors have been none too happy with CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) this year. Shares are down 27% year to date, with that fall fueled by the mid-February announcement that the company would be more than halving the dividend. Meanwhile, revenue has continued its slow move in the wrong direction. Yet there’s hope, as second-quarter revenue notched only…

Liberals unveil $3B sole-source deal for armoured vehicles ahead of election

OTTAWA – The federal Liberal government has unveiled plans to award a sole-source contract for hundreds of light armoured vehicles to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, while also promising the London, Ont., company a $ 650-million loan. The surprise deal and loan were announced by Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan on Friday, only weeks before the federal…