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28.06.2016

U.S. trade body seeks to prevent merger of two Canadian chemical firms

CALGARY — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint aimed at blocking the planned merger of two Canadian chemical companies on the grounds it would allegedly violate American anti-trust laws.

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27.06.2016

AP Source: Volkswagen reaches $14.7B emissions settlement

SAN FRANCISCO — Volkswagen would repair or buy back polluting diesel vehicles and pay each owner as much as $10,000 under a $14.7 billion deal the car maker has reached to settle lawsuits stemming from its emissions cheating scandal, a person briefed on the settlement talks said Monday.

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27.06.2016

B.C. government, Vancouver to collaborate on creating empty homes tax

VANCOUVER — The provincial government will look into taxing empty homes in a bid to increase affordable housing across B.C.

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Sports News

Recent Sports Headlines

28.06.2016

Gonzalez homers as Rockies rally past Blue Jays 9-5

DENVER — Troy Tulowitzki received a warm reception from the Coors Field fans. The Colorado Rockies weren't as welcoming to their former teammate.

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27.06.2016

Saskatoon city council approves motion to call bridge after Gordie Howe

Saskatoon city council has voted in favour of naming one of its bridges after NHL legend Gordie Howe.

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27.06.2016

Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

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National News

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27.06.2016

Officers failed to follow procedures prior to jail cell death: review

HALIFAX — Correctional officers at a provincial jail in Cape Breton failed to follow proper procedures earlier this year when they placed a man in a cell, where he died of a drug overdose 13 hours later, Nova Scotia's Justice Department says.

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27.06.2016

Trudeau welcomes Mexican president to Canada, saying much to talk about

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed his Mexican counterpart to Canada on Monday, saying the two leaders would have much to talk about in the coming days, including the flow of people and goods.

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27.06.2016

B.C. makes second bid to evict homeless people camping at Victoria courthouse

VICTORIA — A group of homeless people camping outside Victoria's courthouse were put on relocation notice Monday after lawyers and a British Columbia Supreme Court judge discussed eventually shutting down the tent city.

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Ontario News

Recent Ontario Headlines

27.06.2016

Trevor Harris insurance policy paying early dividends for Redblacks

OTTAWA — The Trevor Harris insurance policy is paying early dividends for the Ottawa Redblacks.

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27.06.2016

Goalkeeper Clint Irwin returns to Toronto for medical evaluation of leg injury

Toronto FC goalkeeper Clint Irwin, forced out of Saturday's game in Orlando with a leg injury, has returned to Toronto for medical evaluation.

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27.06.2016

Ontario will test mercury levels in waterways near Grassy Narrows First Nation

TORONTO — Ontario agreed to spend $300,000 to test mercury levels in fish and in the sediment of the English and Wabigoon River system following a meeting Monday between two Liberal cabinet ministers and leaders of the Grassy Narrows First Nation.

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World News

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28.06.2016

Judge: Mississippi law creates inequality for gay marriage

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi clerks cannot cite their own religious beliefs to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, under a ruling a federal judge handed down Monday.

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28.06.2016

France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash

PARIS — French authorities opened a manslaughter inquiry Monday into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to terrorism.

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28.06.2016

Aerosmith drummer's new Massachusetts coffee shop to open

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. — A rock 'n' roll-themed coffee shop owned by Aerosmith's drummer is set to open in Massachusetts this week.

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Health & Wellness

Recent Health Headlines

27.06.2016

Getting overdose antidote with painkillers may cut ER visits

WASHINGTON — Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts — patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in the nation's epidemic, too. A new study says when patients were prescribed an overdose antidote along with those medications, they made fewer painkiller-related visits to the emergency room.

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27.06.2016

Calgary toddler OK after falling into septic tank at Saskatchewan rest stop

CALGARY — A Calgary family says they are still upset after their youngest child fell into a septic tank at a highway rest stop in Saskatchewan.

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27.06.2016

Critics of Canada's assisted dying laws to launch new court challenge

VANCOUVER — Just days after Canada's physician-assisted dying law came into force, a 25-year-old British Columbia woman with a degenerative muscle disease is challenging it in court.

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