Samsung profits plunge 17 per cent after Galaxy Note 7 recall

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- Samsung Electronics says its third quarter profit has plunged 17 per cent as Galaxy Note 7 recalls nearly wiped out its mobile profit.
The South Korean tech giant said Thursday that its July-September net income was 4.4 trillion won ($3.9 billion), down from 5.3 trillion won a year earlier.
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Obama speaks with Turkey's president about ISIS fight

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a rally in Gaziantep, Turkey, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (Yasin Bulbul, Presidential Press Service, Pool via AP)
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A Minnesota judge says a woman and girl who claim to be Prince's niece and grandniece will not be considered heirs of his estate.
Judge Kevin Eide ruled Wednesday that Brianna Nelson and her niece, Victoria Nelson, are excluded as Prince's heirs as a matter of law.
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Tom Hanks' wife Rita Wilson loves his David S. Pumpkins 'SNL' character

LOS ANGELES — Rita Wilson’s phone has been blowing up — and it’s all David S. Pumpkins’ fault.
Ever since her husband, Tom Hanks, appeared on NBC’s Saturday Night Live as the strange man in the pumpkin suit in that haunted elevator, Wilson has received all sorts of crazy David S.
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Trial set for Red Deer woman accused of sexually assaulting four-year-old son [Video]

RED DEER, Alta. — A trial date has been set for a central Alberta woman accused of sexually assaulting her four-year-old son.
The woman, who is 43, was arrested in June at a licensed daycare in Red Deer where she worked.
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2 charged with trying to bring guns into Disney World parks

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Authorities in Florida say two guests who tried to carry guns into Walt Disney World theme parks have been charged with carrying a concealed firearm.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office says 61-year-old Michael Langston of Louisiana was arrested at Epcot, and 23-year-old Baleigh Turner of Alabama was arrested at Disney's Animal Kingdom a short time later on Monday.
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Attawapiskat without permanent mental health workers, months after suicide crisis

Permanent mental health resources are still missing in Attawapiskat, Ont., six months after the remote James Bay reserve's chief and council declared a state of emergency over a surge of suicide attempts, according to the North East Local Health Integration Network.
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Manitoba teen in fatal crash donates organs helping 45 people

A Manitoba teen who died after being critically injured in a collision near Steinbach, Man. has helped 45 people through organ donation.
Tyler Klassen, 16, lost control of his vehicle while passing a car on the gravel Hanover Road West on Oct.
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Teacher's aide allegedly traded naked photos, had sex with daughter's underage friends

A suburban Detroit teacher’s aide allegedly seduced her daughter’s male friends with booze and oral sex, cops say.
The boys were 15 at the time.
Police say Bridget Caplin, 41, was caught by an online security service called We Tip, who reported an educator was having a sexual relationship with the underage boys.
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No 'patient zero' in HIV epidemic, new research finds

At the height of the AIDS epidemic sweeping across North America, a 1987 New York Post headline screamed: "The Man Who Gave Us AIDS."
That man was Gaétan Dugas, a gay flight attendant from Quebec who had died of the disease three years earlier.
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Accused Oklahoma cop killer could be dead

OKLAHOMA CITY — Authorities say the Oklahoma man who has been wanted since Sunday in a string of violent crimes, including the killings of two relatives, had a hit list purporting to target several more people.
Michael Dale Vance Jr.
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The federal government wants existing homes to be more energy efficient and for developers to build more net zero homes.
Very shortly the Liberal government is expected to introduce changes to the national building code that will require builders to include more net zero homes — buildings that produce as much energy as they use — in housing developments in the next 15 years.
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