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Michael Kors takes over shoemaker Jimmy Choo

LONDON -- American fashion brand Michael Kors has bought luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo in a deal worth $1.35 billion (896 million pounds).
Kors says that London-listed Jimmy Choo is "the ideal partner" that will be bolstered with further development of its online presence.
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Not quite dead: Microsoft says Paint 'here to stay' after outcry

Undo, undo, undo!
Microsoft is seeking to calm fears that it will eliminate the decades-old paint program in the next Windows update, after including the tool on a list of programs it will no longer update.
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Trump jokingly threatens to fire Price if health vote fails

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday jokingly threatened during a speech to thousands of Boy Scouts to fire his health secretary if a crucial vote to repeal "Obamacare" fails.
During a speech unlike any most of the crowd had heard at a Scout function before, Trump mixed a traditional message to Scouts of encouragement about loyalty, service to others and never giving up, with mentions of fake news, former President Barack Obama, a replay of how Trump won the election, fake polls, and how Washington is a swamp, or even worse "a cesspool or sewer.
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Cops rescue two atop Philadelphia's Ben Franklin Bridge

PHILADELPHIA — Two people are under arrest after police rescued them from atop Philadelphia’s Ben Franklin Bridge.
Police say the men climbed one of the bridge’s 382-foot (116 metres) towers to spray paint it with graffiti when they got stuck around 1 a.m.
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Mexican officials: At least 25 people in truck were Mexican

SAN ANTONIO -- The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 150-mile trip north to San Antonio.
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The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 240-kilometre trip north to San Antonio.
It wasn't long before the passengers, sweating profusely in the rising oven-like heat, started crying and pleading for water.
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Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to U.S.

SAN DIEGO -- When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart, his mind flashed back to 2003, when he stood at the back of a truck about 200 kilometres southeast of San Antonio that carried 19 dead migrants.
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Woman 'slapped' squad car before Minnesota policeman Mohamed Noor shot Justine Damond

MINNEAPOLIS — A woman approached the back of a Minneapolis police car and “slapped” it shortly before an Australian woman was shot and killed by an officer, according to a search warrant filed by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
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New Democrats promise to fix Insurance Corp. of B.C. amid spectre of rate hikes

VANCOUVER -- British Columbia's attorney general is reassuring drivers they will not be on the hook for a hike in auto-insurance rates, despite a report released Monday forecasting prices could soar as much as 30 per cent without immediate and drastic action.
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Tokyo to begin seeking names for star giant panda cub

Tokyo is preparing to start collecting ideas later this week for naming a new giant panda cub born at its Ueno zoo.
The zoo, Japan's oldest, has not shown the cub directly to the public.
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Rapper from Little Rock club shooting held in separate case

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A federal magistrate declared Monday that the rapper who was performing at a Little Rock club during a mass shooting was too dangerous to cut loose pending a trial on a separate weapons charge, rejecting arguments that gunplay captured on video and a tough-guy persona were just part of an act.
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Venturing Out with Arlene Dickinson and guest Dino Trevisani

CBC Calgary presents Venturing Out with Arlene Dickinson. It's a seven-part series of candid conversations between Arlene and some of Canada's top entrepreneurs. They cover the highs the lows and everything in-between when it comes to starting and running a business in Canada.
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