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Israeli election too close to call, Netanyahu weakened: exit polls

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:29pm
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for political survival looked set to stretch on after exit polls following Tuesday's election showed the race too close to call and Israel's longest-serving leader weakened.
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Israel's Lieberman calls for unity government

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:29pm
Israel's former defense chief Avigdor Lieberman, a possible kingmaker in the parliamentary election held on Tuesday, called for a national unity government after exit polls showed no clear winner at the ballot.
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House panel asks Boeing CEO to testify October 30 on 737 MAX

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:27pm
The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Tuesday formally asked Boeing chief executive Dennis Muilenburg to testify on the now grounded 737 MAX that has been involved in two deadly crashes since October 2018 that killed 346 people.
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Trump says China trade deal could come before U.S. election, or not

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:25pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration could seal a deal on trade with China before the U.S. presidential election, or an agreement could be reached the day after U.S. voters go to the polls.
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Cut and run: How U.S. stocks react in Fed easing cycles

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:25pm
Not all U.S. rate-cutting cycles are created equal, at least when it comes to how the stock market reacts.
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Five ways the Fed's expected rate cut could affect consumers

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:24pm
If the Federal Reserve lowers interest rates as expected on Wednesday, the decision could have wide-ranging implications for consumers' wallets.
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GM stops paying for health insurance for striking union workers; talks continue

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:21pm
General Motors Co shifted health insurance costs for its striking workers to the United Auto Workers union as its members walked the picket line for the second day on Tuesday.
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Top U.S. antitrust regulators admit to infighting on big tech probe

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:19pm
The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate which tech company, as they take on major probes of firms like Alphabet's Google for allegedly using their market power unfairly.
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Migrant mothers and children sue U.S. over asylum ban

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:17pm
More than 125 migrant mothers and children have sued the U.S. government, claiming the Trump administration has violated the rights of asylum-seekers through the arbitrary and capricious implementation of a virtual asylum ban at the southern border.
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Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, defies Democrats at impeachment hearing

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:09pm
President Donald Trump's former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference inquiry but defended Trump and tangled with Democrats during pugnacious testimony to a U.S. congressional panel mulling whether to impeach the president.
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Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:05pm
The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday, an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East.
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Saudi Arabia to restore oil output fully by end of September: energy minister

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:05pm
Saudi Arabia will restore its lost oil production by the end of September and has managed to recover supplies to customers to the levels they were at prior to weekend attacks on its facilities by drawing from its huge oil inventories.
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Telehealth Ontario to Include Smoking Cessation Services

News for Newcomers - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:00pm
As of October 1, 2019, Ontarians will have easy access to registered nurses and smoking cessation support through Telehealth Ontario, in combination with other services and health information already offered.
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Pilot Program to Exempt some PR applicants from Exclusion

News for Newcomers - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:00pm
The Government of Canada introduced a 2-year pilot project via a temporary public policy to help the immigration of certain sponsored people that may have been excluded on their family's application.
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Ontario Introducing Free Wi-Fi on GO Transit in 2020

News for Newcomers - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:00pm
Beginning spring 2020, commuters on a GO bus or train will be able to stay connected with their mobile devices with a free, reliable, high-quality, wireless internet connection.
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City of Toronto to get Millions in Funding for Asylum Claimant Housing

News for Newcomers - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:00pm
The federal government is committing money to the city of Toronto to address temporary housing issues for asylum claimants.
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No Cellphones Allowed in Classrooms

News for Newcomers - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:00pm
The province plans to ban cellphones during class.
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Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry

Top news - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 6:00pm
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the conservative judge when he was in college in the 1980s.
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System Wide

Subway service alerts - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 5:48pm
Spadina: Elevator out of service between concourse and Line 2 eastbound platform. - Affecting: System Wide Alert
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Service Advisory

Subway service alerts - Tue, 17/09/2019 - 5:46pm
506 Carlton: No service between Coxwell Ave at Lower Gerrard St E and Main St Station due to a collision. Shuttle buses are on the way. - Affecting: Streetcar Routes: 506 Carlton
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