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Nintendo records quarterly profit on Switch sales success

TOKYO -- Japanese video-game maker Nintendo Co. has reversed into profit for the April-June quarter from losses the previous year, boosted by the popularity of its Switch hybrid game machine.
Kyoto-based Nintendo reported Wednesday a profit of 21.26 billion yen ($190 million) for the fiscal first quarter, improving from a 24.5 billion yen loss for the three months through June 30 last year.
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Tembec reports second-quarter profit up from year ago ahead of takeover vote

MONTREAL -- Tembec Inc.(TSX:TMB) says it earned $17 million in its latest quarter, up from $9 million in the same quarter a year ago.
The forestry company says the profit for the quarter ended June 24 amounted to 17 cents per share compared with a profit of nine cents per share in the same period last year.
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President (bleep): TV sitcom bars use of Trump's name

Abbi Jacobson, left, and Ilana Glazer, the co-creators, co-writers and co-stars of the Comedy Central show "Broad City," take part in a panel discussion on the show during the 2017 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Tax break approved for Tyler Perry's plane outside Atlanta

ATLANTA - A tax break worth nearly US$2 million was recently approved for a plane owned by one of filmmaker Tyler Perry's companies in Georgia.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Cobb County's development authority approved the $1.8 million tax break.
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Teen who survived livestreamed fatal crash doesn't blame her sister

FRESNO, Calif. -- A 14-year-old survivor of a deadly car crash in California that was livestreamed on Instagram said she isn't mad at anyone and doesn't blame the driver.
Instead, Manuela Seja blamed social media, which she said has taken over people's lives and is only going to become more prevalent, television station KSEE in Fresno reported Monday.
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Investigator: Truck driver part of larger human-smuggling scheme

SAN ANTONIO -- Investigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is part of a larger organization involved in human smuggling that authorities are trying to identify and dismantle, a U.S.
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Top EU court moves to restore Hamas terror listing

BRUSSELS -- The European Union's top court ruled Wednesday that Islamic militant group Hamas should stay on the EU terror list, saying a lower court should not have ordered the group removed from the EU's terror list and sending the case back to the lower court for reconsideration.
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Muslim cleric: Protest to go on despite Israeli concession

JERUSALEM -- A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem said Wednesday that worshippers would not return to a contested shrine until Israel removes the new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there, prolonging a crisis that Israel hoped it had resolved by making concessions at the site.
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Topless woman allegedly charges at off-duty cop with knife in road rage attack

SANDWICH, Mass. — If you're going to be angry, you might as well be topless.
Police say a Massachusetts motorist has been arrested after getting out of her sport utility vehicle, removing her shirt and charging topless while holding a knife toward another motorist.
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Video: Alaskan fishing boat captain braves freezing seas to save nearly lifeless crewman

Dramatic video from the U.S. Coast Guard captured the moment Monday when the captain of a capsized Alaskan fishing boat risked his life to rescue one of his crewmen from choppy, 47-degree waters near Kodiak Island.
Captain Christian Trosvig and his crew of three had spent the afternoon trawling for salmon in the Kupreanof Strait off the coast of Alaska's Raspberry Island when suddenly their vessel, the Grayling, started to take on water.
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Yellow Pages CEO leaves company, CFO named interim CEO

MONTREAL - Yellow Pages Ltd. (TSX:Y) says chief executive Julien Billot has left the company.
The company says the board has named chief financial officer Ken Taylor as interim chief executive and has started a search for a permanent successor.
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Trump says ‘time will tell’ fate of attorney general

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has cranked up the heat on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, scorning him as “very weak” and refusing to say whether he’ll fire the nation’s top law enforcement officer and his onetime political ally.
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