Bill Cosby found guilty on all counts in sex assault retrial

Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown.
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Mike Pompeo confirmed as secretary of state in Senate vote

The U.S. Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo as President Donald Trump's secretary of state on Thursday, putting the former CIA director in a pivotal role to handle U.S. foreign policy challenges such as North Korea and Iran.
Pompeo, a former army officer who was a Republican congressman, is regarded as a Trump loyalist with hawkish world views.
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Explosion rocks Wisconsin Husky Energy refinery, several injured

SUPERIOR, Wis. -- A tank containing crude oil or asphalt exploded at a large refinery in Wisconsin on Thursday, injuring several people and causing a blast that one worker described as sounding like a sonic boom.
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Bill Cosby found guilty in sexual assault retrial

Bill Cosby has been convicted of drugging and molesting a woman in a retrial.
The panel of seven men and five women had been deliberating about 14 hours at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
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Study: New NAFTA auto rules would act as a multibillion-dollar tax, hurt sales

WASHINGTON -- New NAFTA rules could increase the cost of a car by hundreds or even thousands of dollars, act as a multibillion-dollar tax, and ultimately hurt sales as consumers keep their wallets shut, a new study predicts.
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U.K. drops alcohol charges against 2 Canadian pilots

LONDON -- Prosecutors have dropped charges against two Canadian pilots accused of preparing to fly a commercial aircraft while under the influence of alcohol after their blood samples were mistakenly destroyed at a Scottish prison.
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Commons committee calls on Liberals to tax e-commerce services like Netflix

A Liberal-dominated House of Commons committee is calling on the Trudeau government to make Internet giants like Netflix collect and remit sales taxes on their services.
The international trade committee's report on e-commerce issues, released today, recommends the government apply sales taxes "on tangible and intangible products" sold through online platforms, and tax the profits from those sales.
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Astronomers discover 14 galaxies poised to collide and form colossal cluster

HALIFAX -- Astronomers have discovered the beginnings of a gigantic "cosmic pileup" in the far reaches of the universe that has never been seen before and could form one of the largest structures in the cosmos.
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Shawn Mendes reveals release date for new album

Canadian pop singer Shawn Mendes has revealed the artwork, track listing and release date for his third studio album, titled "Shawn Mendes: The Album."
Just days before the album reveal, Mendes shared a video for his single "In My Blood," which is the first of the 14 tracks to appear on the upcoming LP along with previously released song "Lost in Japan.
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Britain gifts long-lost Franklin expedition ships to Canada, Inuit

GATINEAU, Que. - Canada and the Inuit are now officially co-owners of the two long-lost ships from the Franklin expedition.
Susan le Jeune d'Allegeershecque, the British high commissioner to Canada, formally gifted the remains of HMS Terror and HMS Erebus to Canada during a ceremony at the Canadian Museum of History.
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Explosion rocks Husky Energy refinery in Wisconsin, at least 5 hurt

A tank containing crude oil or asphalt exploded at a large refinery in Wisconsin on Thursday, injuring several people and causing a blast that one worker described as sounding like a sonic boom.
No fatalities have been reported, but at least five people have been taken to hospitals in Duluth, Minnesota, following the explosion at the Husky Energy oil refinery at about 10 a.m.
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High prices getting even higher in places like Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria and Hamilton are making Canada's national housing market "highly vulnerable," the CMHC said Thursday.
Four times a year, the national housing agency looks at housing in the 15 largest markets in the country, and judges them on four criteria:
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