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Cyprus blasts ‘pirate state’ Turkey’s new gas drilling bid

Turkish, right, and Turkish Cypriot breakaway flags, on a building as a Turkish military helicopter flies during a military parade marking the 45th anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion in the Turkish occupied area of the divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, July 20, 2019. Cyprus was split into Greek Cypriot …

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TSX expected to shatter records in 2020

This is a file image of various stocks. SHARE TORONTO — TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index is expected to shatter records in 2020 after starting the year up nearly three per cent to date, says an investment expert. The S&P/TSX composite index should gain at least 10 per cent …

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Hong Kong airline made woman take pregnancy test

Hong Kong Express apologized and said the practice had been suspended. AFP SHARE HONG KONG, CHINA — A Hong Kong airline forced a Japanese woman to take a pregnancy test before allowing her on a flight to a Pacific island popular with mothers seeking U.S. citizenship for their babies. Midori …

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NBC streamer with original series to start at $5 a month

This Aug. 21, 2009, file photo shows the NBC logo at its headquarters in New York. Comcast’s NBCUniversal says its upcoming streaming service will be called Peacock, in an homage to NBC’s logo, and will be the home for some of the company’s most popular shows, including “Parks and Recreation,” …

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Supreme Court unanimously dismisses B.C. appeal of Trans Mountain

SHARE TORONTO — The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously dismissed British Columbia’s appeal of the Trans Mountain pipeline. The province was asking Canada’s top court to find that B.C. has jurisdiction over what flows through the pipeline expansion project from Alberta, but the Supreme Court has found that control …

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