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Trump to chair 1st Security Council meeting, expected to take aim at Iran

More world leaders will step up to the podium at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday but the lion's share of attention will be down the hall where U.S. President Donald Trump will be chairing the Security Council.
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Convicted killer of Kim Wall on last day of sentence appeals

COPENHAGEN -- Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, convicted of torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall last year, appeared in court Wednesday on the last day of his appeal against a life sentence.
Closing remarks had been adjourned Sept.
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Long trade war would hurt U.S. more than China: report

FRANKFURT -- A fierce global trade war would hurt the United States economy significantly, making households poorer and destroying jobs, while China would not suffer as much, according to a simulation carried out by economists at the European Central Bank.
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Case of Bruce McArthur, facing 8 murder counts, back in Toronto court today

TORONTO -- The case of a man facing eight first-degree murder charges following an investigation into the disappearances of men with ties to Toronto's gay village returns to court today.
The remains of eight men were found at a Toronto home where 66-year-old Bruce McArthur worked as a landscaper.
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Plants colour their fruits to flag down the right animals

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Rod Rosenstein's future is in doubt. Here's how his removal could imperil the Mueller probe

Not long ago, the idea of removing Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. Justice Department official overseeing the special counsel's investigation into President Donald Trump and Russian collusion, seemed improbable.
And yet doubts about the deputy attorney general's future are taking shape this week as he prepares for a one-on-one with Trump at the White House on Thursday.
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How Ottawa is reading New Brunswick's wild election result

The election results out of New Brunswick don't offer much in the way of clarity. The party that got the most votes failed to win the most seats. No party won a majority.
And the leaders of both the provincial Liberal and Conservative parties — separated by a single seat — are claiming the right to first crack at forming a government.
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As a rookie politician taking on an incumbent city councillor, Safeeya Faruqui is already staring down long odds in the upcoming Mississauga, Ont., municipal election.
But if the 24-year-old succeeds in her bid for Ward 4 on Oct.
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Parkland school shooting suspect due back in Florida court

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz is headed back to a Florida courtroom for a status hearing on his death penalty case.
Officials say a number of issues could come up in Wednesday's hearing, including the release of evidence and witness interviews by prosecutors to Cruz's defence lawyers.
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Eagle Spirit Pipeline project could win NEB approval, president says

CALGARY - The president of the company proposing the $16-billion Eagle Spirit Pipeline says his project could win regulatory approval if the federal government backs down on its plan to ban oil tanker traffic on the north coast of B.C.
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Asian markets rally ahead of U.S. Fed rate hike

SINGAPORE -- Asian markets rose on Wednesday as traders awaited a third interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve for this year.
KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose less than 0.1 per cent to 23,953.98.
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Asian markets rally ahead of expected U.S. Fed rate hike

SINGAPORE -- Asian markets rose on Wednesday as traders awaited a third interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve for this year.
KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.4 per cent to 24,033.79.
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