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3 infants among 5 people stabbed at NYC neighbourhood daycare

Police say five people, including three infants, were stabbed at an overnight daycare centre in New York City.
Authorities say the stabbings happened just before 4 a.m. Friday at a home in Queens.
A three-day-old girl and a one-month-old girl were stabbed in the abdomen and a 20-day-old girl suffered cuts to her ear, chin and lip.
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Trump stumps for vulnerable senator, attacks news media at boisterous rally

LAS VEGAS -- His own political fortunes intrinsically linked to his party holding control of Congress, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday offered full-throated support for the most vulnerable incumbent Republican senator, while unleashing a torrent of grievances against Democrats and the news media and claiming they are sabotaging his administration.
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Feds launching review of oil tanker traffic in bid to renew pipeline approval

OTTAWA -- The National Energy Board has less than six months to redo its environmental review of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, this time taking into account the impact of additional oil tanker traffic off the coast of British Columbia.
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Ontario high school students plan walkout over curriculum

Students across Ontario are being urged to walk out of school Friday in protest of changes to sex education and indigenous curriculum.
The effort is being called the March for Our Education. Students, teachers and staff at more than 100 Ontario high schools are expected to take part.
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China, Russia slam U.S. over sanctions related to their military transactions

The Chinese government expressed anger on Friday and demanded the withdrawal of Trump administration sanctions laid a day earlier on its military for purchases made in Russia.
The sanctions, part of a sweeping law punishing Moscow for interfering in the 2016 U.S.
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Offensive material about Indigenous Canadians in an online Alberta social studies test is a symptom of a larger problem, say advocates.
Nigel Robinson, co-founder of the Global Indigenous Youth Coalition in Edmonton, said he wasn't shocked because outdated beliefs about Indigenous people in educational material is "fairly typical.
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Millionaire fugitive accused of murdering wife may be hiding in Canada

Police are urging the public to be on the lookout for a millionaire fugitive accused of murdering his wife in their California mansion who they believe may be hiding in Canada.
Peter Chadwick was charged with killing his wife Quee, known as Q.C.
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Annual inflation rate jumped to 2.8 per cent in August

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada says the consumer price index in August was 2.8 per cent compared with a year ago.
The annual pace of inflation compared with an increase of 3.0 per cent set in July.
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Inflation eases as gas price growth slows

OTTAWA -- The country's annual inflation rate eased to 2.8 per cent in August as still-rising gasoline prices advanced at a more-moderate pace, Statistics Canada said Friday.
The agency's latest number came in just below the previous month's three per cent reading, which had pushed inflation to the top end of the Bank of Canada's target range with the fastest price growth in seven years.
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Anne with an E adds first black character, LGBTQ storyline with season 2

As Anne with an E's plucky protagonist embarks on more Prince Edward Island adventures in season 2, some new faces enter the picture, adding a sense of inclusivity and diversity to her world of wonder.
In the new batch of episodes that begin Sunday on CBC-TV as well as its streaming app and cbc.ca/watch, fans will see the show's first black character as well as an LGBTQ storyline.
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U.K. hits back after EU trashes May's Brexit plan

LONDON -- The British government on Friday accused the European Union of slamming the handbrake on Brexit negotiations, after the bloc said Prime Minister Theresa May's blueprint was unworkable.
European Council President Donald Tusk said bluntly at a meeting in Salzburg, Austria on Thursday that parts of May's plan simply "will not work," while French President Emmanuel Macron called pro-Brexit U.K.
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Unreleased Chris Cornell songs to be released in November

NEW YORK -- New Chris Cornell music is being released more than a year after his death.
Cornell's widow Vicky is behind the new album "Chris Cornell," as well as a four-disc box set.
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