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Trump's new messenger says briefings back on camera

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump's new communications chief says television cameras will start rolling again in the White House briefing room.
Anthony Scaramucci -- the Wall Street financier who joined the administration last week -- tweeted on Monday that "the TV Cameras are back on.
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Bieber cancels rest of tour for 'unforeseen circumstances'

NEW YORK -- Justin Bieber is cancelling the rest of his Purpose World Tour "due to unforeseen circumstances."
His representatives didn't offer details about the cancellation in a statement released Monday but said the singer "loves his fans and hates to disappoint them.
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S&P downgrades Manitoba's credit rating

WINNIPEG -- The Manitoba government has had its credit rating downgraded for the second time in 13 months by S&P Global Ratings.
The international bond-rating agency said the province continues to post large deficits, which are adding to a long-term debt left by the former NDP government.
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Fans dress as zombies for George Romero memorial at Toronto cemetery

TORONTO -- Fans of the late George Romero are bidding farewell to the legendary horror director the best way they know how: by attending his public memorial in Toronto dressed as zombies.
Leanne MacRae covered herself and her two young daughters in zombie makeup to pay tribute to Romero's cinematic influence, including the groundbreaking 1968 film "Night of the Living Dead.
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Cannabis executive says producers unlikely to meet demands of consumer market

MONTREAL - An official with a large producer of medical cannabis doubts Canada's licensed companies will be able to adequately supply consumers come next July.
Cam Battley, executive vice-president of Aurora Cannabis Inc., says the existing capacity and what is envisioned will not be sufficient to meet the needs of the adult consumer market.
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Duterte vows end to uprising, 'jail or hell' in Philippines drug war

MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to continue his bloody war on illegal drugs despite international and domestic criticism and warned that offenders will end up in "jail or hell." In his second state of the nation speech, Duterte also insisted he would not hold peace talks with communist rebels because of continuing attacks.
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CAMPBELLTON, P.E.I. - Officials in Prince Edward Island are trying to determine what killed approximately 60 fish in a brook near the western end of the province.
The dead brook trout were discovered by the local watershed organization on Sunday afternoon in the community of Campbellton.
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Missing teens likely seeking better life: school director

WASHINGTON — Six Burundian teenagers who disappeared after an international robotics competition in Washington probably left because life is hard in the East African nation, not because they feared insecurity at home, the director of a school that sent two of the teens said Monday.
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Two 'lucky' boaters charged after rescue from Alta. lake during major storm

NORDEGG, Alta. - RCMP have charged two boaters in central Alberta after the pair were rescued from the shore of a remote lake after an intense storm.
Mounties say the man and woman went floating in a small rubber boat on Abraham Lake Sunday wearing shorts, t-shirts and sandals.
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Sweetened bid for Tembec wins support from shareholders who opposed deal

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. has raised its takeover offer for Tembec Inc. to win the support of two of the forestry company's largest shareholders who had threatened to block the friendly deal.
Rayonier and Tembec said Oaktree Capital Management LP and Restructuring Capital Associates LP have now agreed to support the takeover.
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The Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC) announced Monday that it has appointed retired judge and current Senator, the Honourable Murray Sinclair as the independent investigator addressing the commission's concerns over the state of civilian police oversight and public confidence in the delivery of police services in Thunder Bay.
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U.S. maker of panels in London fire says others install them

ATLANTA -- The U.S. company that manufactured panels on a London apartment tower where at least 80 people perished in an inferno has quit selling them for high-rises because it has no control over their installation, a top company executive said Monday.
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