'Captain Marvel' has a stellar second weekend at the box office

Walt Disney Studios on Sunday estimates that in its second weekend 'Captain Marvel' has earned an additional $69.3 million from North American theaters and $120 million internationally, bringing its global grosses to $760 million.
 

K-pop sex scandals are crushing Korean entertainment stocks

Two sex scandals that rocked the South Korean music world have crushed the country's entertainment stocks as police investigate the involvement of celebrities in sexual harassment allegations.
 

Start-up claims its $6,600 robot is designed to replace 'tasks, not jobs'

London-based Automata says its robot arm Eva is a more compact and affordable alternative to other machines in the market.
 

Chinese companies are defaulting on their debts at an 'unprecedented' level

Extremely tight credit conditions and a slowdown in China's economy led to a record amount of corporate defaults last year, according to experts.
 

India's rupee has surged more than 3 percent. But that's unlikely to last, experts say

The Indian rupee, one of Asia's worst performing currencies last year, surged more than 3 percent since February, on the back of election hopes. But experts say this "relief rally" could be short-lived.
 
Bank stocks led the Dow's decline on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve slashed its rate-hike outlook for 2019 to zero.
 

China's tech-savvy millennials are fueling interest in US stocks

China's young people are increasingly trading U.S. stocks through two apps, both of which are in the process of U.S. IPOs and one of which counts Interactive Brokers as a strategic investor.
 

10-year Treasury yield dives to the lowest in a year after Fed says no more rates hikes

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note dove to its lowest level since Jan. 2018 after the Fed suggested it's not likely to hike rates again this year.
 

This millennial chef makes a living cooking up Michelin-style meals from his apartment

Chris Kong has cooked for celebrities such as Guy Savoy, Daniel Humm and, reportedly, Beyonce. But, last year, the 32-year-old quit the glitz and glamour of Michelin-starred kitchens for his own.
 

Ford not in conflict of interest in Taverner appointment: Integrity commissioner

Premier Doug Ford said he feels “vindicated” after Integrity Commissioner David Wake concluded he did not violate conflict of interest rules in the now-abandoned appointment of family friend Ron Taverner to the head of the OPP. “It was my opinion that on the evidence, Premier Ford did not breach any of the sections of the […]
 

WARMINGTON: Crime doesn’t always pay for Ontario ATM thieves

CAMPBELLVILLE — Sometimes crime pays. But not always. Sometimes criminals get a taste of their own medicine — as was the case at Cristello’s Country Market grocery and LCBO just west of Milton. “The people behind this actually backed their truck right into the front door of the store and knocked it down,” said Det.-Sgt. […]
 

LEVY: City Hall turns blind eye to hateful Al Quds Day rally

For the past two years, city of Toronto officials and the Toronto police have permitted an anti-Israel hatefest to take place right under their noses in a city park and along University Ave. To make the absurdity of the city’s political foot-dragging worse, the Al Quds Day rally took place — for two years in […]
 

FUREY FACTOR: Budget no distraction from SNC- Lavalin scandal

WATCH ABOVE as Toronto Sun national political columnist Anthony Furey tells us why the SNC- Lavalin scandal just won’t go away despite how much Trudeau tries! What do YOU think? Tweet and Facebook us! And don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube Channel. 
 

MANDEL: Infamous millionaire killer Peter Demeter denied parole at 85

Even as an octogenarian, Mississauga millionaire killer Peter Demeter can’t be trusted back out on day parole. At 85, the notorious criminal who hired an assassin to kill his model wife in the garage of their Mississauga mansion back in 1973 had applied for release for the first time in 20 years. But in recently-obtained […]
 

LILLEY: Trudeau continues to have problems with women, and the truth

Justin Trudeau continues to have problems with women in his Liberal caucus. On Wednesday, Trudeau lost another prominent woman as Liberal MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes announced that she would leave the Liberal caucus and sit as an independent until she leaves Parliament come the election in October. Caesar-Chavannes had previously announced that she would not run […]
 

LILLEY: Feds abandon provinces on border

If you were to listen to the Trudeau government, they are tackling the issue of illegal border crossers. They even talk about it in their budget — about ⅘ of a page in a 460 page document. “In recent years, elevated numbers of asylum seekers, including those that have crossed into Canada irregularly, have challenged […]
 

Halton cops seek sex assault suspect

Halton police are looking for a man after a woman reported she had been sexually assaulted while with a suspect she met on the dating app Hinge. The 23-year-old victim met a man at an establishment and then accepted a ride in his vehicle this past Saturday at about 11:30 p.m. The woman was driven […]
 

LEVY: Question for the Mayor … is that all there is?

En route to Mayor John Tory’s Empire Club speech near City Hall Wednesday, I watched a homeless man scream as he ran across Bay St. with his pants half down and in his socks. The man — and another kitty corner to him – -had set up encampments on the sidewalks directly south of City […]
 

Peel police seek suspects in phone robbery

Peel police are looking for help identifying three men wanted in an alleged Iphone heist. On Feb. 26 just after 5 p.m., a man and his girlfriend were at 40 County Court Blvd., near Steeles Ave. and Main St., S. in Brampton to complete a sale of five Iphones that had been advertised online. The […]
 

Hong Kong residents are least optimistic in 25 years, poll shows

Hong Kong residents have the least confidence about the future in 25 years, a University of Hong Kong public opinion poll shows.