Private jet industry buzzing in era of Donald Trump presidency

Ever since the U.S. presidential election, Ed Dahlberg has pretty much had a smile on his face. He brokers the sale of private jets, and already he’s seeing interest pick up and used-aircraft prices starting to firm up. The sale of a single-engine turboprop aircraft that he recently handled went for about 5 per cent […]

Shhh, your washing machine might overhear you

 Bree Fowler And Mae Anderson, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jan 6, 2017 , Last Updated: 9:55 AM ET LAS VEGAS — Alexa, are you spying on me? It’s a fair question in light of attempts by authorities investigating the slaying of an Arkansas man to obtain voice recordings collected by an Amazon Echo speaker and its […]

Keep your investment fortunes on track for the new year: Pape

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? Did anyone you know? Probably not. No one seems to bother any more because any resolutions that are made typically don’t last a week. So I’m not going to suggest any financial resolutions in this first column of 2017. I will, however, offer a checklist of […]

Trump Nominates Coats as Intelligence Director

President-elect Donald Trump nominated former Indiana Senator Dan Coats as U.S. director of national intelligence, giving the retired lawmaker oversight of the spy agencies that have drawn skepticism from Trump. Coats, 73, probably would face close questioning by both Republicans and Democrats about how he views the intelligence community’s conclusions that Russia hacked Democratic Party […]

Hockey Canada boss stickhandles tricky issues

Long-time Hockey Canada staffer Scott Smith takes over from Tom Renney as president of the organization on July 1. Renney will remain chief executive officer, while Smith keeps the title of chief operating officer, a job he’s held since 2007. The Star sat down with Smith to discuss the future of the sport — from […]

Soldier denied promotion due to PTSD granted judicial review

A Canadian Armed Forces soldier who was denied a promotion because his post-traumatic stress disorder prevented him from completing a required course should have his case re-evaluated to reflect the military’s greater understanding of the condition, a federal court has ruled. Cpl. Joel Mousseau turned to the court to challenge what he called his “unwarranted […]

Adam Driver talks Martin Scorsese and Silence

NEW YORK—Adam Driver — the tall, lanky actor who has Lena Dunham’s Girls and Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young on his resumé — is invited to Martin Scorsese’s house to discuss a new project. It’s late 2013. Driver shows up at the famous filmmaker’s home, and the two men, one starting out his career, the […]