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Mick Jagger releases 2 tracks in new audio-visual project

Mick Jagger has released two songs which he says are urgent responses to the "confusion and frustration with the times we live in."
The Rolling Stones leader released the songs and music videos Thursday. He's calling Gotta Get a Grip and England Lost an audio-visual project.
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UN says over 200,000 have fled Syria's Raqqa since April 1

A senior UN humanitarian official says over 200,000 people in Syria have fled their homes in the area around the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa since April 1.
The figure includes more than 30,000 displaced just this month as U.S.
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Tanker truck in St. Louis left dangling from overpass after crash

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First posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017 01:29 PM EDT | Updated: Thursday, July 27, 2017 01:35 PM EDT
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Pace of cord-cutting in Canada slowed last year: CRTC

The pace at which Canadians are switching from conventional television services to internet-based TV appears to be slowing after three years of accelerated growth, according to the country's broadcast regulator.
Newly released figures show about 300,000 more Canadians subscribed to internet protocol television, or IPTV, services last year compared with 2015, an increase of 13.8 per cent year over year.
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Amazon stock surges Thursday, enough to make Jeff Bezos the richest man in the world

Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has unseated fellow tech billionaire Bill Gates as the richest person in the world, profiting from the e-commerce company's meteoric stock rise to reach a fortune of $90.6 billion, Forbes reported.
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Did you know Trudeau is leader of the ‘Liberty Party’? Thanks Rolling Stone!

Justin Trudeau may be Rolling Stone's new poster boy, but their cover story is being accused of some glaring ignorance of Canada.
The gushing piece titled Justin Trudeau: True North Star appears on the front of the magazine’s August 10 issue along with the question: “Why can’t he be our President?”
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Angelina Jolie gets heat for 'money game' used to audition Cambodian orphans

Angelina Jolie has been blasted for teasing Cambodian orphans with a money-based game in order to find the lead for her new film.
In a cover interview with Vanity Fair magazine, Jolie revealed how she had chosen untrained actress Sareum Srey Moch to play the child version of her Cambodian friend, Loung Ung, the main character in her latest film project First They Killed My Father.
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Prevention, disaster management are key lessons in Fort McMurray fire: report

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A report on lessons learned from the Fort McMurray wildfire recommends improved prevention along with better disaster management and evacuation planning.
The KPMG review was commissioned by the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo following the fire in May 2016 that forced about 88,000 people to flee the area in northeastern Alberta.
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Tough pill to swallow: U.S. military spends millions on Viagra for troops

The U.S. military definitely ensures that its members rise to the occasion.
The Department of Defense spent US$84 million on Viagra, Cialis and Levitra for its members in 2014, according to a report, and US$294 million in total since 2011.
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Winnipeg police release drawing of suspect in case of missing woman

WINNIPEG -- Police have released more details, including a composite drawing of a suspect, in the disappearance of a Winnipeg woman two years ago.
Thelma Krull, who was 57, was last seen leaving her house to go for a walk on the morning of July 11, 2015.
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Shareholders approve Tembec takeover by Rayonier Advanced Materials

MONTREAL - Shareholders in Quebec forestry firm Tembec have overwhelmingly endorsed a friendly takeover offer by Rayonier Advanced Materials, a chemical products company based in Florida.
About 95 per cent of shareholders voted in favour of the deal, valued at C$1.1 billion -- well above the two-thirds support required.
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'Did I really get it right?'; James Cameron to reassess 'Titanic' film in new doc

Moviemaker James Cameron is planning to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Titanic by revisiting the hit movie and scrutinizing the production decisions he made in a new documentary.
The disaster drama, starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, quickly became the highest-grossing movie of all-time upon its release in 1997, but perfectionist Cameron still thinks the film could have been better.
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