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Jesse James wants his dog back, offers US$5,000 reward

A popular television personality is seeking help on Instagram in finding his lost French bulldog Coco.
Jesse James, the motorcycle customizer who rose to prominence on shows like Monster Garage and Celebrity Apprentice, posted about his lost French bulldog on July 16.
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OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago.
The severity of crime also rose by two per cent, according to the agency's statistical formula.
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Doctor's wife mishandled vaccines, caused outbreak: state

MOUNT STERLING, Ky. — The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure says a Mount Sterling doctor allowed his unlicensed wife to mishandle vaccines, causing an infection outbreak in patients across Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the board on Friday placed Dr.
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Canadian engineering giant SNC-Lavalin announced a major organizational change on Monday, one that will see the company possibly get out of the oil and gas business and stop pursuing one kind of contracting work entirely.
Before stock markets opened on Monday, the company announced it will take a $1.9 billion writedown on its quarterly earnings to reflect the changes it plans to make, including a pivot back toward the kind engineering work that it sees as key to its future.
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SNC-Lavalin books $2B charge, announces reorganization

MONTREAL -- SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. warns its 2019 results could be significantly lower than anticipated, largely due to cost overruns at some construction projects and says it will undergo a reorganization to exit or section off its poorer performing segments.
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Ocean wave breaks man's neck in fatal 'freak accident'

OAK ISLAND, N.C. -- A woman says her husband was killed on the North Carolina coast when a wave crashed into him, slamming his head into the sand and breaking his neck.
Shannon Dingle tweeted about Lee Dingle's death, saying "my partner, my love, and my home died today after a freak accident.
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What new photos tell us about Prince George on his sixth birthday

The likely future king is six years old today.
Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, was shown beaming in a set of new photos released by Kensington Palace on Sunday ahead of his birthday Monday.
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Natalie Portman is Thor, Ali is Blade and more from Marvel's Phase 4

SAN DIEGO -- "Avengers: Endgame" may have closed a chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the blockbuster factory is not slowing down and only expanding in scope and diversity.
Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige led a marathon presentation at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday night, announcing plans for the first two years of "Phase Four," which will include Natalie Portman taking up the hammer as Thor, making Angelina Jolie an immortal for "The Eternals" and rebooting "Blade" with Mahershala Ali .
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Idlib airstrike kills at least 23, including Syrian White Helmet volunteer

An airstrike hit a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 23 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group.
The airstrike in the town of Maaret al-Numan also wounded more than 30 people, according to reports from the region, which has witnessed intensive airstrikes and bombardment almost every day as Syrian troops, backed by Russian air cover, try to push their way into the enclave near the Turkish border.
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Equifax to pay $700M fine in U.S. for 2017 data breach

Equifax will pay up to $700 million U.S. to settle with the U.S. and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people.
The settlement with the U.S.
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Syrian activists say airstrike killed 23 in rebel-held town

BEIRUT -- An airstrike hit a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 23 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group.
The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan and also wounded more than 30 people, according to the reports from the region which has witnessed intensive airstrikes and bombardment almost every day as Syrian troops, backed by Russian air cover, try to push their way into the enclave near the Turkish border.
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Hong Kong police criticized over failure to stop attacks on protesters

Hong Kong police face criticism for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by suspected gang members at a train station on the weekend.
Sunday's attack came during a night of escalating violence that opened new fronts in Hong Kong's widening political crisis over an extradition bill that could see people sent to China for trial.
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