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29.08.2016

High Arctic Energy to buy Tervita's 300-employee production services division

CALGARY — High Arctic Energy Services Inc. (TSX:HWO) has struck an agreement to buy the production services division of Tervita Corp., an environmental services company, for $42.8 million in cash.

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29.08.2016

US consumer spending posts slower growth in July

WASHINGTON — American consumers boosted spending at a slower pace in July, while their incomes accelerated slightly.

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29.08.2016

Couche-Tard to buy 53 Cracker Barrel locations, mostly in Baton Rouge area

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX:ATD.B) has an agreement to buy 53 stores in Louisiana, primarily in the Baton Rouge market, for an undisclosed price.

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Sports News

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29.08.2016

Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there's change

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Defiant, and determined to be a conduit for change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress — specifically when it comes to race relations in the United States.

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28.08.2016

Jutanugarn wins LPGA's Canadian Open, Hamilton's Alena Sharp fourth

PRIDDIS, Alta. — Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand won the LPGA's Canadian Open on Sunday for her fifth victory this season.

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28.08.2016

City beats West Ham 3-1 to keep pace with United, Chelsea

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City kept pace with likely title rivals Manchester United and Chelsea by beating West Ham 3-1 on Sunday for a third straight victory in the early stages of the English Premier League season.

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National News

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29.08.2016

Life becomes a drag as troublesome ATM frustrates Saskatchewan thieves

ST. LOUIS, Sask. — Stealing an automated teller machine proved more difficult than thieves had expected when they were forced to drag their ill-gotten booty away from a Saskatchewan credit union instead of carrying it.

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29.08.2016

Despite conviction of assailant, woman regrets reporting sexual assault

HALIFAX — The man she accused of raping her was convicted of sexual assault — but a Nova Scotia woman says she regrets going to the authorities.

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29.08.2016

Niagara house fire that drew U.S. response was case of arson: police

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — Niagara regional police say a house fire that was spotted by a U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat last week is a case of arson.

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Ontario News

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29.08.2016

London, Ont., man charged with second-degree murder after body found

London, Ont., police have charged a 27-year-old man with second-degree murder after another man was found dead Sunday.

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29.08.2016

Teen boy from Brampton drowns in Lake Huron at Saugeen Shores

SAUGEEN SHORES, Ont. — A 15-year-old boy from Brampton, Ont., has drowned in Lake Huron.

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28.08.2016

SIU investigating after Peel officer hit and injured by police cruiser

TORONTO — Ontario's police watchdog is investigating after a Peel police officer was hit by a police cruiser Sunday morning.

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World News

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29.08.2016

Truck carrying Takata inflators explodes in Texas, killing 1

DETROIT — A truck carrying Takata air bag inflators and a load of volatile ammonium nitrate crashed, caught fire and exploded in southern Texas last week, killing a woman and injuring four others.

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29.08.2016

IS suicide attack in Yemen kills 54 government fighters

SANAA, Yemen — A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday killed at least 54 pro-government recruits, officials said.

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29.08.2016

Lawyer's at centre of race, gun debate on 2 Charleston cases

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Andy Savage keeps in his law office a sealed plastic bag with the blood-splattered clothes that Felicia Sanders wore sheltering her granddaughter from a fusillade of bullets that killed nine black parishioners at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church.

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Health & Wellness

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28.08.2016

Time to bolster Canada's chronically under funded mental health system:advocates

HALIFAX — Canada trails the pack when it comes to mental health funding levels among comparable industrially developed nations - but advocates say a promise from the federal government to improve services means the time is ripe to push for change.

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27.08.2016

Does China still harvest organs of executed? Doctors divided

BEIJING — A Canadian patient's receipt of a kidney transplant after waiting just three days during a recent visit to China raised an immediate red flag among surgeons at the Montreal-based Transplantation Society: A turnaround that quick indicates the organ likely came from the body of an executed prisoner.

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27.08.2016

Shaftsbury water tests reveal minimal chemical contamination

SHAFTSBURY, Vt. — Gov. Peter Shumlin says testing of drinking water wells near the closed Shaftsbury landfill in Vermont show minimal contamination from a potentially cancer causing chemical.

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