WASHINGTON, Nov 27 The U.S. National Security Agency will end its daily vacuuming of millions of Americans' phone records by Sunday and replace the practice with more tightly targeted surveillance methods, the Obama administration said on Friday.
TORONTO, Nov 27 Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, led by weakness in gold stocks after gold fell to a near six-year low, while energy shares fell after fresh concern about China helped drive crude oil prices lower.
* Shares fall more than 3 pct (Adds capital raising, shares)
* Says Standard & Poor's downgrades TDC's corporate rating from BBB with 'negative outlook' to BBB- with 'stable outlook'
NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted opposition Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi for talks on Friday to try and break a deadlock over launching a new indirect tax, in a bid to put his economic recovery agenda back on track.