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McLaren names latest hypercar after Senna

9:31 AM ET McLaren has named its new hypercar after legendary three-time F1 champion Ayrton Senna. The McLaren Senna is a track-focused road car, which the British company says is “legalised for road use, but not sanitised to suit it”. It is based on McLaren’s 720S road car and features a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 with…

BCE says profit jumped to $770 million in latest quarter

By The Canadian Press Thu., Nov. 2, 2017 BCE Inc. says it earned $ 770 million attributable to shareholders in its latest quarter, up from $ 752 million a year ago. The telecommunications and media company says the profit amounted to 86 cents per share for the quarter ended Sept. 30, down from 87 cents…

George Springer dazzling as Astros’ latest East Coast import

1:16 PM ET HOUSTON — When Sports Illustrated published a story in 2014 predicting the Houston Astros would win the 2017 World Series, the magazine chose a rock-solid cover model. George Springer looks every bit the young baseball Adonis as he follows through on a power swing with his tongue protruding between pursed lips, Michael…

China seethes on sidelines amid latest North Korea crisis

BEIJING (Reuters) – Angered as the United States and its allies ignore Chinese calls to calm tensions over North Korea, and distracted by domestic concerns, China is largely sitting out the latest crisis with nuclear-armed Pyongyang. While a conflict on the Korean peninsula would affect China, and in worst-case scenarios unleash a radioactive cloud or…

General Motors latest carmaker accused of emissions-test cheating

SAN FRANCISCO—General Motors Co. was accused of putting defeat devices in its trucks to beat emissions tests, the sixth carmaker linked to diesel cheating scandal since 2015, when Volkswagen AG admitted to installing software to bypass pollution rules. People who own or lease more than 705,000 GM Duramax diesel trucks filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday, claiming…