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September 25, 2018 2:07 AM Judge likely to toss Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit against Trump

“The court basically said, ‘It’s Trump, it’s Twitter, he known for throwing around insults and this can’t be understood as anything other than exaggerated rhetoric,’ ” White said of the New York case. Daniels’ lawyer, Michael Avenatti, said outside court that he would appeal if the defamation suit was dismissed. He said it was ironic that Trump was relied 10

September 24, 2018 8:18 PM Sticking points remain as U.S.-imposed deadline looms for NAFTA deal

For example, Mexico agreed to a higher level of duty-free online shopping. However, in its agreement to not apply duty on goods up to $100, it also agreed to not apply sales tax, said the Canadian source — something Canada is not willing to do. “If you applied that to Canada, for example, if you went online to CanadianTire.ca and bought something for $80, you’d 10

September 24, 2018 1:19 PM Canada’s Barrick in $18B merger to create world’s largest gold miner

Toronto-based Barrick Gold Corp. has agreed to buy Randgold Resources for $7.9 billion in stock to create the world’s largest gold miner. Investors will receive 6.128 new Barrick shares for each Randgold share they hold. Shareholders in Barrick will own about 66.6 per cent of the merged company, which will combine Randgold’s African mines with Barrick’s 8

September 24, 2018 12:37 AM Democrats know of second Kavanaugh claim, New Yorker reports

A second woman has stepped forward with an accusation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, this time during his college years at Yale University, the New Yorker reported Sunday. The magazine says Senate Democrats, who brought to light the claims of Christine Blasey Ford against U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick for the nation’s 8

September 23, 2018 8:43 PM Raptors camp like no other will offer first clues about Kawhi Leonard

Leonard’s health and assimilation into a proven and successful group, plus Nurse’s ability to make the subtle changes necessary to push the team further along, are all unknown. How happy is Kyle Lowry without DeRozan, and how will he handle the changes? Can the Bench Mob that was so dominant at times last year find some way to take much-needed steps 9

September 21, 2018 4:29 PM Airline fight push to regulate ticket-change fees

“I have sympathy for someone who is making a change well in advance,” Peter Ingram, chief executive of the airline’s parent Hawaiian Holdings Inc., said in an interview. “It’s worthwhile for us to consider whether we should change something on that.” John Heimlich, the airline trade group’s chief economist, said 3% of all passengers pay change fees, and that those 9

September 21, 2018 2:52 PM UEFA evaluates bids for 2024 championship, concerned about Turkey’s human rights

But the same UEFA executive committee that votes on Thursday on the Euro 2024 host already decided in May to send a showpiece to Turkey. The 2020 Champions League final will be staged in Istanbul at Ataturk Olympic Stadium, although the latest UEFA report said renovation work poses a risk to that event or Euro 2024. Germany has sought to make Turkey’s 12

September 21, 2018 1:52 PM Trump challenges Kavanaugh accuser by name

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is challenging by name the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, saying if the attack she alleges were that “bad” then she would have filed charges. Trump tweeted Friday: “I have no doubt that, if the attack on Dr. Ford was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local 13

September 21, 2018 1:46 PM Death toll in Tanzania ferry incident rises above 100

“His Holiness Pope Francis expresses his heartfelt solidarity with those who mourn the loss of their loved ones and who fear for the lives of those still missing,” his telegram said, according to the Vatican. At least 37 people had been rescued from the sunken ferry as of Thursday evening, when rescue teams called off their work overnight. No foreigners 7

September 19, 2018 10:58 PM U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs: Quebec firms not banging down the doors for aid

“With our partners, we are following very closely the impact of the tariffs on our economy,” said Guillaume Bérubé. Jean Simard, president of the Aluminium Association of Canada, said the number of requests for assistance may climb if Canada and the United States fail to settle their trade dispute. “Everyone is just finding out what the possible impacts 9