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Responders working with Canadian company Husky Energy are cleaning up after about 1,550 barrels of oil was released about a quarter mile from the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. Rob Peabody, Husky's chief operating officer, said some of the spilled oil was on land and was being recovered. Prince Albert also declared a local state of emergency, meaning they can levy fines against businesses that waste potable water.
  • Turkey issues detention warrant for 42 journalists

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    He was sacked from pro-government Sabah daily in 2013 for criticizing ministers who were involved in a corruption scandal. Turkey's government said last Friday's attempted coup was organized by followers of USA -based preacher Fetullah Gulen, who is accused of a long-running campaign to overthrow the state through infiltrating Turkish institutions, particularly the military, police and judiciary, forming what is commonly known as a "parallel state".
  • Pokemon GO launches in Japan, bringing smash-hit game home

    Pokemon GO launches in Japan, bringing smash-hit game home

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    But the Kyoto-based company warned in a statement late on Friday that the impact of the game's success on its bottom line would be "limited" as it was developed by a U.S. Shares of related companies also tumbled. Japan, however, had been made to wait, as Niantic, the developers behind the game, and Nintendo sought to ensure servers would withstand the game's popularity.
  • Trump looks to Republican convention for bump in polling numbers

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    As he moves into the general election campaign, he's sticking to the controversial proposals of his primary campaign, including building a wall along the entire U.S. "And they would leave his office, as people often do after being with Donald Trump, feeling that life could be great again". "I am proud to be gay", Thiel declared.
  • Mike Pence in His Own Words

    Mike Pence in His Own Words

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    Walker said that despite Trump dissenters in the GOP, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is unfit for the presidency. Pence is playing on one of Trump's most well-known catchphrase. Pence's speech energized delegates, reached out to independents and presented Trump in a more favorable light than even the candidate usually does.
  • Donald Trump: Ted Cruz Getting

    Donald Trump: Ted Cruz Getting "Booed Off the Stage" Was "Beautiful Thing"

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    The last time Trump drew about even with Clinton was in mid-May, after his last two rivals for the Republican nomination dropped out of the race and party leaders started to get behind his campaign. He talked at length about immigration, promising to build a wall between America and Mexico and stop immigration from countries that support terrorism.
  • Trump introduces Pence as VP: 'A solid, solid person'

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    As Pence tried to pivot to calling Trump a "good man who's been talking about the issues the American people care about", Trump interjected. Gov. Pence said if elected, he'll take Hoosier ideals to Washington, and asked voters to help get him there.
  • Rank & 888 merger targets £3 billion William Hill takeover

    Rank & 888 merger targets £3 billion William Hill takeover

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    Online gambling group 888 Holdings and casino operator Rank Group are joining forces with a view to making a bid for William Hill (Other OTC: WIMHF - news ), the British bookmaker that fired its chief executive on Thursday for losing ground online to rivals.
  • Verizon said to be buyer of Yahoo for $5 billion

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    Yahoo! , of Sunnyvale, Calif., is set to report its quarterly earnings Tuesday. The losing bidders from the final round, Swisher reported, were private-equity firm TPG and an investor group led by Dan Gilbert, the founder of Quicken Loans .
  • Tech, banks lead yet another record-setting day on Wall Street

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    The weakness that emerged on Wall Street was partly due to profit taking following the upward trend seen over the past few weeks. "The earnings bar was low especially for financials, but when you have Microsoft and all these financials trading better it just encourages people", Michael Block, chief strategist at Rhino Trading Partners LLC in NY, said by phone.
  • Pokemon GO Gym and PokeStop Request Form is Now Closed

    Pokemon GO Gym and PokeStop Request Form is Now Closed

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    It is an augmented reality game, which means players must move around in the real world - using their smart- phone's Global Positioning System capabilities - and find wild Pokemon. Pacific Gas & Electric recently released a statement cautioning players to go after Pokemon safely or not at all. "My favorite Pokemon is 'Psyduck, ' but I really want to catch them all".
  • Trump Advisor Under Investigation After Saying Clinton Should be Executed

    Trump Advisor Under Investigation After Saying Clinton Should be Executed

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    Cleveland: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of leaving behind a legacy of "death, destruction, terrorism and weakness" as former U.S. He called for a repudiation of his remarks by party officials and his resignation. Ayotte on Wednesday called Baldasaro's comments "totally irresponsible" and have "no place in our society".
  • The Morning After: Donald Trump Rails On 'Dishonorable' Ted Cruz

    The Morning After: Donald Trump Rails On 'Dishonorable' Ted Cruz

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    Cruz's speech emphasized the need for a divided America to "return to freedom" and unify behind a leader. Playing a special role, Ivanka took center stage and had the privilege of introducing her father , 'the people's nominee'. So they released this picture, which was, you know, to the people of the state of Utah. That's a hard line to draw when it comes to Donald Trump .
  • FX's Mutant TV Spin-Off Legion May Be Crazy, But It's Definitely Fascinating

    FX's Mutant TV Spin-Off Legion May Be Crazy, But It's Definitely Fascinating

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    Haller, played by Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey), is gifted with a variety of psionic powers, including telekinesis and pyrokinesis, which are controlled by his multiple personalities. Last year, FX ordered a pilot for Legion , which is based on a Marvel comics series. Rachel Keller ( Fargo ), Jean Smart ( Fargo ), Aubrey Plaza ( Parks and Recreation ), Jeremie Harris ( A Walk Among the Tombstones ), Amber Midthunder ( Hell or High Water ), Katie Aselton ( The League ), and Bill ...
  • Southwest reporting cancellations, delays after technical glitch

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    A few flights were also experiencing delays of about 25 minutes, according to the city's Department of Aviation. Longer than usual lines formed at the Southwest ticket counters before the sun came up. Southwest Airlines said it had a computer outage on Wednesday, and the ripple effects were still being felt on Thursday morning across the country and in CT.
  • Subscriber Losses Outweigh Profit at Dish

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    The stock has a market cap of $25.04 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.8687. Initially, Dish stock price sank 4% after the news was released early Thursday. On the other hand, if fewer TV channels are included in Sling, it may also bring down Dish's costs. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Dish Network Corp .in a research report on Saturday, June 4th.
  • Hillary Clinton: We Don't Need Candidates Who 'Talk Trash About America'

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    Clinton also took issue with Trump's assertion that he speaks for most Americans. That's been a frequent attack this week. Clinton has yet to announce her running mate. Still, the speech played to the cheap seats, and by cheap, I mean racist. "Relax. Enjoy yourself." Trump also boasted of his TV ratings, his primary victories and other achievements, including winning over his wife, Melania , in a stream-of-consciousness delivery with his vice presidential nominee, Indiana Gov.
  • Ivanka Trump makes appeal to women voters in RNC speech

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    She said with Donald Trump as president, the US would have a fighter with a record of achievements in hits corner. Charlann Reely, delegate from Arkansas, told ABC News that the Trump family had "done super" during their speeches about their father, and Jackie Gibson, an alternate delegate from California, described the children as "refined, intelligent, good people ".
  • Ivanka Trump: My father will 'change labor laws,' make childcare affordable

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    As a working mom, she may understand the importance of equal pay and child care, but it's clear that her father certainly does not. "More than party affiliation, I vote based on what I believe is right for my family and for my country". The affiliate link goes to Ivanka' s own line of clothing at Macy's , although the dress appears to not be the exact dress she wore. "Politicians talk about wage equality, but my father has made it a practice at his company throughout his entire career".
  • Kendra Harrison breaks 28-year old 100m hurdles world record

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    Bolt also commented on the ban confirmed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Russian track and field athletes, saying it will "scare a lot of people, or send a strong message". "I'm not fully in shape, I need more work". "It's going to be a long time, I personally think, before somebody comes who is as talented as me, to break my records", he responded when asked about the future of sprinting.
  • Wall Street closes on a high note

    Wall Street closes on a high note

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    Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell by 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 253,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. "The market is just exhausted", said Stephen Massocca, chief investment officer of Wedbush Equity Management in San Francisco.
  • Ivanka Trump plays her trump card

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    The convention began on Monday but the highlight of the first day, a speech by Trump's wife, Melania, caused controversy because she used some lines that were similar to passages in an address by first lady Michelle Obama in 2008. Mr Trump accused Mr Cruz of breaking his promise. " Vote your conscience ", Cruz said, leading to a chorus of boos. "They came to me and said it's a boring speech, Mr.
  • Tennessee joins federal lawsuit to block health care merger

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    In the complaint, the states point to the benefit of competition between the two companies. “We must not allow insurance companies to grow their profits at the expense of consumers.”. The American economy relies on competitiveness in business to keep prices at a reasonable level, and the proposed mergers will not allow that to happen.
  • Middle East 'out of control', more unstable than ever: Donald Trump

    Middle East 'out of control', more unstable than ever: Donald Trump

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    The formal announcement of a vice-presidential running mate is, more often than not, about introducing the candidate. Asserting that the situation in the Middle East is "out of control" and more unstable than ever, presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump today said America needs "new leadership" and "new thinking" which his presidency can provide.
  • US rig count up 15 this week to 462

    US rig count up 15 this week to 462

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    The latest Baker-Hughes North American overall rig count increased to 462 in the latest week from 447 previously and this was the fourth successive weekly advance in the number of rigs. "While declines from existing wells are expected to result in a net decrease in production, increased drilling and higher well productivity are expected to soften the decline".
  • Southwest Airlines Continues to Struggle With Delays Following Computer Glitch

    Southwest Airlines Continues to Struggle With Delays Following Computer Glitch

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    Along with SWAPA, other AMFA locals and the Transportation Workers Union (TWU) Local 556 which represents the Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants, joined AMFA Local 11 on the picket line. Simply put, if the Crews aren't in place, the planes can't fly. A Southwest spokesman said customers who have flexibility might want to re-book their travel after Sunday.
  • Mother of Benghazi victim at GOP convention: 'Hillary for prison'

    Mother of Benghazi victim at GOP convention: 'Hillary for prison'

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    The mother of one of the four Americans killed in the September 11, 2012 siege on the US outpost in Benghazi, Libya, is blaming Hillary Clinton for the death of her son. In her speech at the Republican National Convention Monday , July 18, the mother expressed that she personally blames Hillary Clinton for what happened.
  • Stocks pull back, halting a record-setting win streak

    Stocks pull back, halting a record-setting win streak

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    Germany's DAX rose 1.3 per cent after Volkswagen reported earnings that were better than analysts were expecting. The stock was the biggest drag on the three major indexes, while fellow chipmaker Qualcomm was the biggest positive influence on the S&P and Nasdaq.
  • People Sleep At San Jose Airport Due To Southwest Glitch

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    Southwest reported 300 additional flights were canceled July 21. Southwest Airlines continues to try and right the wrong done by a major computer glitch which grounded flights all across the country, stranding thousands of travelers Wednesday afternoon.
  • Southwest warns passengers to expect long lines on Thursday

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    A Southwest Airlines computer glitch on Wednesday causing cancellations and hundreds of flight delays that has spilled over to Thursday. "As of 10:15 a.m. The airline is offering flexible rebooking services for passengers impacted by the delays. "Thank you for hanging in there with us", Rutherford said.
  • Southwest Airlines passengers scramble to rebook flights after computer glitch

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    Thursday, southwest said more than 220 flights were canceled across the country. By late Wednesday night, the airline tweeted that it was still manually checking in passengers. The airline did manual check-ins at Lambert as well. "We are focused on getting Customers and their luggage safely to their travel destinations and apologize to our Customers whose travel plans are impacted", Southwest said in a statement .