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Friday Oct 31, 2014

GDP down 0.1 per cent in August following six months of gains: StatCan

TileOTTAWA - Statistics Canada says the country's economic output fell slightly by 0.1 per cent in August, the first month to show a decline this year. Economists had expected no change in August from July, when economic output remained largely unchanged from the previous month, when the economy grew 0.3 per cent. ...

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Judgment set to be delivered in MP Dean Del Mastro's election spending trial

Story ImageLINDSAY, Ont. - A judgment is set to be delivered today in the election overspending trial of former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro.

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Today on the Hill: Income splitting a plus for voters, or a splitting headache?

Story ImageOTTAWA - Federal politicians will splitting hairs today over whether income splitting is a good idea.

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

First CF-18 operational missions over Iraq completed, defence sources

Story ImageKUWAIT CITY - Canadian warplanes have flown their first operational flights, but have yet to carry out strike missions against Islamic State targets.

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Thick smoke seen pouring from upper floors of French state radio headquarters

PARIS - A fire at the Paris headquarters of French state radio is sending columns of thick black smoke out of more than a dozen windows

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Banks, credit card companies cutting rates charged to merchants, capping fees

Story ImageOTTAWA - Canada's major banks and credit card companies have reached a deal with the federal government to cut the fees charged to merchants for credit transactions, sources familiar with the negotiations say.

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Military colleagues remember slain Quebec soldier as happy, helpful man

Story ImageLONGUEUIL, Qc - Warrant officer Patrice Vincent, who died after being hit by a car driven by an attacker with known jihadist sympathies, was a man who could easily command attention, says one of his colleagues.

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Magnotta trial set to resume in Montreal with defence case

Story ImageMONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta's lawyer is expected to begin presenting his case at the accused's first-degree murder trial today.

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Lawyer for former archbishop making case to Manitoba Court of Appeal

WINNIPEG - A former archbishop convicted of sexually assaulting an altar boy in the 1980s is appealing his case to Manitoba's highest court today.

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Afghan leader makes rare reference to Taliban by name at Beijing conference

Story ImageBEIJING, China - Afghanistan's new president invited the Taliban to join in a peace process backed by the international community on Friday, in an unusual direct reference to the insurgents who have stepped up attacks aimed at bringing down his month-old government.

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Man charged in boy's stabbing on Newfoundland soccer field due in court

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The case of a man charged in the stabbing of an 11-year-old boy on an eastern Newfoundland soccer field returns to court today.

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Life goes on: bike ride, chores for nurse in standoff with Maine over Ebola precautions

Story ImageFORT KENT, Maine - In between going on a bike ride and taking delivery of a pizza, nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend did chores and watched a movie while state officials struggled to reach a compromise in a standoff that has become the nation's most closely watched clash between personal freedom...

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