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DavidsTea swings to loss on charges but says e-commerce improving

MONTREAL - DavidsTea Inc. says it swung to a loss in its last quarter as onerous contract charges and impairments weighed on its balance sheet.
The specialty tea retailer says it had a loss of $16.1 million for the fourth quarter ending Feb.
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Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, first lady will attend instead

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump won't be joining his wife in attending the memorial service of former first lady Barbara Bush, matriarch of a political dynasty that Trump often clashed with during his 2016 campaign.
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Humboldt Broncos player transferred to Calgary hospital for rehabilitation

CALGARY -- One of the Humboldt Broncos hockey players injured in a bus crash in Saskatchewan earlier this month has been transferred to Foothills Hospital in Calgary.
Ryan Straschnitzki, a 19-year old from Airdrie, Alta.
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Swaziland switching back to its historic name: eSwatini

JOHANNESBURG -- Breathe easy, Switzerland: The tiny African kingdom of Swaziland is changing its name.
King Mswati III announced it during celebrations of the 50th anniversary of independence and his 50th birthday. It appears to be as easy as that, as the king is an absolute monarch.
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Rogers profit rises by more than a third to $425M

Rogers Communications Inc. reported a $425 million net profit in its first quarter, up 37 per cent from $310 million in the comparable period last year.
The wireless, cable, internet and media company's adjusted earnings grew even more, rising by 45 per cent to $477 million under new accounting rules that Rogers began using in the quarter ended March 31.
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Rudy Giuliani joining Trump's Russia probe legal team

?Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, a one-time federal prosecutor, is joining U.S. President Donald Trump's personal legal team, Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow said in a statement on Thursday.
"Rudy is great. He has been my friend for a long time and wants to get this matter quickly resolved for the good of the country," Sekulow quoted Trump as saying.
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Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

WASHINGTON -- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending U.S. President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation.
That's according to a statement from Trump personal attorney Jay Sekulow.
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8,000 Disneyland tickets worth about $800K stolen from youth group

GALT, Calif. - Thieves made off with eight-thousand Disneyland tickets worth about 800-thousand dollars when they stole a box trailer from a youth agricultural education organization.
The tickets were to have been distributed to participants at a conference in Southern California.
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Edmonton police charge youth in sex trafficking case involving girl

Edmonton police have laid human-trafficking charges against a youth accused of sexually exploiting a girl.
Police say the youth met the girl at a mall and spent time with her for a month, showering her with expensive gifts.
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Extinction of world's biggest mammals tied to spread of humans

The spread of humans around the world from Africa thousands of years ago wiped out big mammals in a trend that, if it continues, could make the cow the biggest mammal on Earth in a few centuries' time, a scientific study said on Thursday.
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Goodbye Charging Bull... for now. New York's Fearless Girl statue is on the move

New York's Fearless Girl statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down Wall Street's bronze Charging Bull to a new home facing the New York Stock Exchange.
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Ottawa's new privacy rules give businesses flexibility on reporting data breaches

OTTAWA -- Federal data breach regulations set to take effect Nov. 1 will require mandatory reporting of security breaches that pose a "real risk of significant harm," but give businesses flexibility about how that's done.
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