April 26 Suncor Energy Inc, Canada's largest oil and gas company, posts quarterly operating profit compared with a year-ago loss, helped by higher global crude prices.
Suncor's operating profit, which excludes one-time items, was C$812 million, or 49 Canadian cents per share, compared with a loss of C$500 million, or 33 Canadian cents per share, from a year earlier.
The company reported net earnings of C$1.35 billion or 81 Canadian cents per share in the first-quarter ended March 31, from C$257 million or 17 Canadian cents per share, a year earlier. (Reporting by John Benny and Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Sandra Maler)
UPDATE 1-Brazil's top prosecutor charges President Temer with corruption
BRASILIA, June 26 Brazil's top federal prosecutor charged President Michel Temer on Monday with accepting bribes, the first of what is expected to be a series of formal graft charges against the deeply unpopular leader in the coming weeks.
UPDATE 2-U.S. slaps dumping duties on Canadian lumber, excludes some provinces
WASHINGTON, June 26 Escalating a trade dispute with Canada, the U.S. Commerce Department on Monday slapped preliminary anti-dumping duties on Canadian softwood lumber of up to 7.72 percent, but decided to exclude three Atlantic provinces from such punitive tariffs.