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'Fish stinks from head down': Scaramucci accuses Priebus of being leaker [Video]

WASHINGTON — New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci went after chief of staff Reince Priebus Thursday as a suspected “leaker” within the West Wing in a pull-no-punches interview that laid bare the personality clashes and internal turmoil of Donald Trump’s presidency.
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Surveillance plane crews strained after three years flying over Iraq, Syria

OTTAWA -- The Canadian military is hoping the recent withdrawal of one of its Aurora surveillance planes from the fight against the Islamic State will help ease what had become a serious strain on the fleet's aircrews.
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White House and congressional leaders scrap import-based tax

WASHINGTON -- Trump administration officials and congressional leaders are no longer considering an import-based tax system to rewrite the tax code, which was welcomed by Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland.
A border tax system had been contemplated to lower rates without blowing a hole in the American budget.
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Amazon profit slumps 77% as costs surge, shares fall

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Amazon.com Inc. reported a 77 per cent slump in quarterly profit as the company invests heavily in areas such as video content and in fast-growing economies such as India.
The company's shares, already up nearly 41 per cent this year, were down 2.6 per cent at $1,019 US in after-hours trading on Thursday.
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Canada approves White House and congressional leaders scrapping border tax

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials and congressional leaders are no longer considering an import-based tax system to rewrite the tax code, which was welcomed by Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland.
A border tax system had been contemplated to lower rates without blowing a hole in the American budget.
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Boy Scouts leader apologizes for Trump's 'political rhetoric' in jamboree speech

The Boy Scouts' chief executive apologized Thursday to members of the scouting community who were offended by the aggressive political rhetoric in President Donald Trump's recent speech to the Scouts' national jamboree.
The apology came in a statement from chief scout executive Michael Surbaugh, three days after Trump's speech to nearly 40,000 scouts and adults gathered in West Virginia.
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Nova Scotia thieves steal Bluenose captain's historic weather vane

LUNENBURG, N.S. - The RCMP are seeking the public's help in the theft of an historic object once owned by Nova Scotia's most famous sea captain -- Capt. Angus Walters, skipper of the schooner Bluenose.
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Young Swedish gamer Leffen shakes up world of ‘Super Smash Bros. Melee’

Leffen is jet-lagged and running a little hot on a humid Toronto afternoon, a wave of hair tumbling across his face.
The air conditioning in Red Bull Canada’s funky downtown office is not handling the heat that well.
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Police body cam records Florida cop wrestling with gator

Incredible footage captured on a Florida police officer’s body camera shows the officer face off with one of the state’s deadliest creatures.
Alfred Vargas of the Boynton Beach Police Department, a community about 90 kilometres north of Miami, was called to a local home when a resident complained about an alligator lingering outside their front door.
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Starbucks to shutter all Teavana stores as sales disappoint

NEW YORK -- Starbucks plans to shutter all its Teavana stores as it seeks to improve its financial performance.
The company said Thursday it will close all 379 Teavana locations over the coming year.
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Boy Scout leader apologizes for Donald Trump's speech at national jamboree [Video]

NEW YORK — The Boy Scouts’ chief executive apologized Thursday to members of the scouting community who were offended by the aggressive political rhetoric in President Donald Trump’s recent speech to the Scouts’ national jamboree.
The apology came in a statement from Chief Scout Executive Michael Surbaugh, three days after Trump’s speech to nearly 40,000 scouts and adults gathered in West Virginia.
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U.K. judge OKs plan for ill baby Charlie to go to a hospice

LONDON -- A British judge ordered Thursday that critically ill baby Charlie Gard should be moved from a hospital to a hospice, where he will "inevitably" die within a short time.
As the medical and legal story that has sparked compassion and controversy around the world entered its final stage, the baby's dismayed mother accused courts and a hospital of denying Charlie's parents "our final wish" -- to let their son die at home.
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