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Home Capital repays $2B line of credit from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway

Home Capital Group, the Toronto-based alternative mortgage lender that was on the verge of collapse earlier this year, says it has repaid a $2-billion line of credit from Berkshire Hathaway.
The company was given the financial lifeline last month by Berkshire Hathaway, which is headed by Warren Buffett, as it was trying to regain investor confidence following a run on deposits from customers.
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Two missing Burundian teens on robotics team safe: police

WASHINGTON -- Police say two Burundian teens who disappeared from an international robotics competition in Washington have been found safe.
A Metropolitan Police statement Tuesday said Don Ingabire and Audrey Mwamikazi, who were seen crossing into Canada, "have been located safely.
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Trump shows the Boy Scouts how to start a political fire

No knot-tying demonstrations. No wood-carving advice. U.S. President Donald Trump went straight to starting a fire in a speech at a national Boy Scout gathering.
Parents, former Scouts and others were furious after Trump railed against his enemies, promoted his political agenda and underlined his insistence on loyalty before an audience of tens of thousands of school-age Scouts in West Virginia on Monday night.
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What happens if Jeff Sessions is pushed out of office?

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's withering invective about Jeff Sessions over the last week suggests an effort to pressure the attorney general into resigning with a possible eye toward replacing him and ending the Justice Department investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
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CN Rail beats profit forecasts on higher revenuess

Canadian National Railway beat analyst expectations as its profits grew 20 per cent to $1.03 billion in the second quarter on record quarterly revenues.
The Montreal-based railway earned $1.36 per diluted share, up from $1.10 a year earlier when it posted $858 million in net income.
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Movie bosses to 'digitally shave' Henry Cavill for Justice League

Justice League producers will digitally remove Henry Cavill’s moustache from last-minute reshoots as the actor juggles filming commitments in Mission: Impossible 6, according to reports.
The British star had to grow out his facial hair for the next installment of Tom Cruise’s hit spy franchise, which he had been expected to complete before heading back to shoot extra scenes for Justice League.
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Saskatchewan reserve to get clean drinking water after more than five years

REGINA -- Plans are underway to get a Saskatchewan First Nation clean water after more than five years under a drinking water advisory.
Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett has announced $9.2 million to replace the water treatment system on the White Bear First Nation.
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'Everything's fine,' Justin Bieber says after scrapping rest of tour

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber says "everything's fine" after he abruptly cancelled the remainder of his Purpose world tour Monday, including two dates in Toronto.
"I've been on tour for two years," he said in a video obtained by TMZ.
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Animal rights activists drive hot hunter to suicide?

There was a target plastered on sexy Spanish hunter Melania Capitan’s back.
Capitan, 27, was found dead of an apparent suicide at her apartment in Huesca, Spain.
Spanish hunting magazine Jara y Sedal said online animal rights activists made the hunter the hunted.
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CN Rail beats forecasts with $1B profit in Q2

MONTREAL -- Canadian National Railway beat analyst expectations as its profits grew 20 per cent to $1.03 billion in the second quarter on higher revenues.
The Montreal-based railway (TSX:CNR) earned $1.36 per diluted share, up from $1.10 a year earlier when it posted $858 million in net income.
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Johnny Depp wants mental health allegations struck from fraud lawsuit

Johnny Depp is fighting to have allegations he suffers from “psychological issues” and a “compulsive spending disorder” struck from the record in his ongoing legal battle with his former business managers.
The Pirates of the Caribbean star has been locked in a bitter lawsuit with Joel and Robert Mandel from The Management Group (TMG) since January, when he sued them for fraud and negligence, claiming their mishandling of his finances had caused him to run up debts of more than $40 million.
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'We are all human beings': U.S. military medic who saved Omar Khadr speaks out

In light of Omar Khadr’s recent $10-million settlement from the Canadian government, former U.S. army medic Donnie Bumanglag is speaking out about saving Khadr’s life in 2002.
The veteran was just 21 years old when he crawled across a battlefield to retrieve an “enemy patient” with significant injuries.
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