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'Walking Dead' panel called off for stuntman's funeral

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The AMC channel says a producers' panel discussion for "The Walking Dead" is off because it conflicts with the funeral for a stuntman killed in an on-set fall.
In a statement Thursday, AMC said some of the five producers scheduled to appear on the weekend panel will be attending services for 33-year-old stuntman John Bernecker.
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Priebus takes his turn on the Trump administration hot seat

WASHINGTON -- White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus may have little left of his job but his title.
In the swirl of Shakespearean intrigue that surrounds Donald Trump's White House, Priebus' fortunes have long been a source of speculation, given his limited role, colorful band of rivals and the president's public slights.
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Working with Cosby? Tiffany Haddish says she was joking

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- "Girls Trip" breakout star Tiffany Haddish says she was just joking when she said she wanted to work with Bill Cosby.
Haddish told reporters Thursday that she made the remarks during a day of interviews and was trying to be funny while reflecting a fearless approach to her work.
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Sarah Silverman's show asks divided U.S. to give love a chance

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Sarah Silverman is out to show that Americans can bridge even their deepest differences and enjoy a laugh as well.
Speaking to a TV critics' meeting Thursday, Silverman said that's the goal for her fall Hulu series, "I Love You, America.
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Bombardier reports US$296M second-quarter loss due to restructuring costs

MONTREAL - Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B) reported a US$296-million loss in its latest quarter as it was hit by restructuring costs.
The aircraft and train maker, which keeps its books in U.S. dollars, says the loss amounted to 13 cents per share for the quarter ended June 30 compared with a loss of $490 million or 24 cents per share in the same quarter a year ago.
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Ottawa man arrested in two homicide cases

Ottawa police say they have arrested a suspect in the shooting deaths of two men on Monday.
Alam Gabriel Buoc have been the subject of a nationwide warrant until his arrest on Thursday night.
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HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas prisoner was executed Thursday evening for killing a San Antonio woman after breaking into her apartment more than 13 years ago.
TaiChin Preyor, 46, was put to death after his attorneys failed to convince courts that he had deficient legal help during earlier stages of his appeals and that he deserved a reprieve so his case could be reviewed more fairly.
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Spanish train crash leaves at least 50 injured in Barcelona [Photos]

BARCELONA, Spain — Some 50 people received medical treatment after a Spanish commuter train crashed into the buffers in a station in northeastern Barcelona early Friday, Catalan government officials said.
Regional health chief Antoni Comi said 54 people in all received medical treatment, with 51 taken to city hospitals.
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Pearson airport ground crew workers reject offer, begin strike

TORONTO -- About 700 ground crew workers at Canada's busiest airport went on strike Thursday night after they rejected a contract offer from their employer.
The members represented by the Teamsters union marched at Toronto's Pearson International Airport waving picket signs and chanting "respect.
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Lender risk sharing could exacerbate a housing downturn, federal report says

TORONTO -- A federal proposal to have lenders shoulder more of the risk for potential mortgage defaults could dampen lending or intensify a decline in house prices, according to internal documents from the Department of Finance.
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Dozens injured in train station accident in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain -- Some 50 people needed medical treatment after a Spanish commuter train crashed into the buffers in a station in northeastern Barcelona early Friday, Catalan government officials said.
Regional health chief Antoni Comi said 54 people in all received medical treatment, with 51 taken to city hospitals.
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Russia told the United States on Friday that some of its diplomats had to leave the country in just over a month and said it was seizing some U.S. diplomatic property as retaliation for what it said were proposed illegal U.S.
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