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Motorcyclist killed in highway crash north of Calgary

A 32-year-old man was killed when his motorcycle hit a truck that was hauling a trailer on a highway northeast of the city on Saturday night. Police were called to Highway 564 near Range Road 285 at about 11:45 p.m. for reports of a collision. A BMW HP4 motorcycle was …

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Three Amigos expected to stick to sunny script amid Brexit storm

Obama’s imminent departure amid rising protectionist sentiment could pose problems for Canada and Mexico. North American leaders meeting in Ottawa this week are being confronted with the seismic economic ripples caused by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. Canada and Mexico must also take the opportunity to strengthen their …

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Similar frustrations for Trump and Brexit voters

MAYBOLE, Scotland (AP) – At the heart of the campaign that led Britain to vote to leave the European Union was a desire to regain independence lost amid a globalized world. It’s the same kind of feeling that Donald Trump rode to become the presumptive Republican nominee in the U.S., …

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Spain conservatives win vote but face problems to form govt

MADRID (AP) – Spain’s ruling conservative Popular Party has won the country’s unprecedented repeat elections but it remains to be seen if acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy can muster enough support to form a new government. The Popular Party won 137 seats in Sunday’s vote, 14 more than in December …

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Apparent conflicts of interest may dog Tesla-SolarCity deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – It’s a proposal that would unite two companies on shaky financial ground as they plow into relatively new markets. One makes electric cars, the other installs solar panels. There are few obvious synergies. Perhaps even more puzzling are the motives of Elon Musk, a polarizing billionaire …

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