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Ontario tries to temper rising Toronto home prices with new tax

The government is also planning to expand the province's existing rent control system to cover all tenants, ending the exemption that now allows unlimited rent increases, it added. Strengthen the Resi...

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Cleveland Facebook Killer: Steve Stephens Dead in Car After Pursuit by Pa

Cleveland Facebook Killer: Steve Stephens Dead in Car After Pursuit by Pa

State police said officers spotted Steve Stephens earlier in the day in Erie County, which borders OH, after they received a tip that his vehicle was in a McDonald's parking lot. Lane spoke about the ...

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Passenger removal prompts United Airlines China visit

Shares in the firm have fallen 4.4 percent, almost $1 billion in market value, since the shocking footage emerged. On the call, United Airline chief executive Oscar Munoz said he would have "further...

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No waiver from Russian Federation sanctions

No waiver from Russian Federation sanctions

The Trump administration rejected Exxon Mobil's request to resume an oil drilling project in Russian Federation that is now blocked by USA sanctions, a tangible reminder that American policy toward ...

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Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

The G20 finance officials generally agreed with the assessment made by the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday in its latest economic outlook - that global growth should pick up this year, helped b...

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French election: What happens next?

Some 28.54 percent of registered voters have casted their votes in the presidential election by 12:00 a.m. local time (1000 GMT) on Sunday, the French interior ministry said. Socialist presidential ca...

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Turnout is high for French presidential vote

French nationals in Montreal expressed mixed reactions on Sunday as preliminary results showed far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading in the first round of France's presid...

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United States to honor Australia refugee deal Trump called 'dumb'

After taking office, Trump was infuriated upon learning that the previous Obama administration had agreed to a refugee resettlement deal with Australia. The deal was agreed with former United States P...

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France tightens security ahead of presidential elections

He was also carrying the addresses of police stations. Scandal-plagued conservative Francois Fillon and far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon have closed the gap substantially in the last two weeks....

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Stockholm truck attack suspect 'admits to a terrorist crime'

Stockholm truck attack suspect 'admits to a terrorist crime'

The Stockholm truck attack suspect has admitted committing a terrorist crime, his lawyer has said. Four people died and 15 were injured in the incident on Drottninggatan Street. Akilov is a national...

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President Trump blasts Canada, labels trade practices a 'disgrace'

Flanked by steel industry executives and union representatives, Mr. Trump signed the executive memo, and then handed the pen to the Steelworkers Union president Leo Gerard. The tech industry has argue...

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N.Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held

N.Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held

The U.S. does not have an embassy in the country, but the Swedish embassy confirmed that authorities had arrested a man with the last name Kim, a professor in his 50s who was reportedly doing aid work...

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More medals for New Zealand cyclists

The 24-year-old Kerby clocked 4min 17.068sec to win by more than four seconds from defending champion Filippo Ganna of Italy, claiming his first world title. I don't see any reason why I can't perform...

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Exxon Mobil 'seeks waiver' from Russian Federation sanctions

The Trump administration rejected Exxon Mobil's request to resume an oil drilling project in Russian Federation that is now blocked by U.S. sanctions, a tangible reminder that American policy toward...

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New Ontario Housing Rules Land Thursday. Will This End The Frenzy?

The foreign-buyer tax would be effective in all markets within Greater Golden Horseshoe, which is bounded by Peterborough to the east, the Niagara region to the south, Waterloo to the west and Orillia...

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AG Sessions: Erroneous tax credits to 'mostly Mexicans' could fund wall

President Donald Trump said on Sunday he expected Mexico to pay for the wall he has promised to build along the southern border, resuscitating a campaign promise that roiled US relations with Mexico i...

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France's next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen

France's next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen

Polls have closed in France's bitterly divisive presidential election. She hopes to win over far-left and other voters angry at the global elite and distrustful of the untested Macron. Mr Macron, a fi...

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Nope, we don't want sports — Netflix

Nope, we don't want sports — Netflix

Analysts and investors still consider subscriber additions to be the company's most important metric. But starting this year, Netflix suggested, the primary metrics of its success will be revenue gr...

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Donald Trump believes in 'reciprocal' free trade: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Donald Trump believes in 'reciprocal' free trade: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Global finance leaders are downplaying differences over free trade with US President Donald Trump, saying there is wide agreement that globalization delivers stronger economic growth. Germany is chair...

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Le Pen, Macron ahead in French presidential vote, partial official figures show

Security has been stepped up ahead of the vote, with extra police on the streets of Paris and elsewhere. And for the first time in French history, no mainstream candidate will be on the ballot: Ma...

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German Soccer Team Bomber Sought to Damage Stock Price

The attack took place as the players' bus left their Dortmund hotel for a Champions League match against AS Monaco. Three purported claims of responsibility stating a radical Islamist motive were fo...

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More Than 100 Dead Or Injured After Taliban Attacks Afghan Base

Dressed in military uniforms, a squad of 10 Taliban militants drove in two army Ford Ranger trucks past seven checkpoints. Pakistan strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a military base in the ...

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Where is pot legal? A look at shifting US marijuana policy

Where is pot legal? A look at shifting US marijuana policy

LaSalle Street in Chicago in an open discussion in which certain legislators argued there could be more tax revenue each year if marijuana were to be decriminalized. And women are now as much in favor...

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Marchant falls early in Hong Kong

Delight turned to disappointment for Katie Archibald on Saturday as she missed out on a medal opportunity in the women's individual pursuit at the Track Cycling World Championships. You're not taking ...

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Air marshal leaves gun in airplane bathroom

Air marshal leaves gun in airplane bathroom

A passenger on an global flight on Delta Air Lines found a loaded handgun in the bathroom but promptly gave it to a crewmember, who promptly returned it to its rightful owner. But the marshal, who is ...

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Georgia run-off sets new test for President Trump

Trump ran historically poorly for a Republican in this district. President Donald Trump is likely to loom large in the 6 district congressional runoff as candidates Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel l...

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US Accuses Iran As "The World's Leading State Sponsor Of Terrorism"

Her remarks came a day after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the nuclear pact a failure and warned Iran risked becoming another North Korea: a hostile, nuclear-armed state. Appearing in Isr...

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France goes to presidential poll amid high security

Polling stations open at 8 am (0600 GMT) and the last ones close at 8 pm. Opinion polls point to a tight race among the four top contenders vying to get into the May 7 presidential runoff that will ...

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IMF trims India growth forecast

IMF trims India growth forecast

In sub-Saharan Africa, the International Monetary Fund said the region would also experience a modest recovery. The IMF also revised downwards forecasts on employment in Romania, which could recor...

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Ontario sets tax on foreign buyers to cool Toronto housing market

The tax would be imposed on buyers in what is known as the Greater Golden Horseshoe area who are not citizens, permanent residents or Canadian corporations. To mitigate the potential negative impacts ...

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United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

United Airlines says its CEO, Oscar Munoz, will not take broader control of the company as previously planned, after a high profile incident that damaged the company's reputation. The change was initi...

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SoftBank looks to invest in Paytm

SoftBank looks to invest in Paytm

The report said that the investment banking major will work closely with Snapdeal's advisor Credit Suisse in what could be the biggest merger in Indian internet commerce history. The Noida-based compa...

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Oil prices flat in choppy trade, rising United States production weighs

Analysts said they expected crude oil inventories to have fallen by around 1.5 million barrels last week. Brent crude futures were up six cents at $54.95 U.S. According to a report on monthly drill...

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Nurkic to start for Portland in Game 3 against the Warriors

He had 32 points and 10 rebounds in a Game 1 victory Sunday. Golden State has won eight straight meetings with the Blazers, but Portland is 3-1 against the spread in the last four meetings. ESPN.com...

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Outage sent San Franciscans outside to play

Outage sent San Franciscans outside to play

City officials also say they will have traffic control officers at the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge so the evening commute doesn't turn into gridlock. The outage includes the Financial District ...

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