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Canada Aug GDP falls 0.1 pct as manufacturing, mining decline

After you have displayed a level essentially unchanged in July, the real GDP experienced a slight decline of 0.1% in August, announced Tuesday by Statistics Canada. The Canadian dollar dropped as much as 0.6 percent to C$1.2823 against the US dollar after Tuesday's report, which may fuel concern the Bank of Canada's caution with raising interest rates will only deepen.


Highway 400 closed south of Barrie

Highway 400 closed south of Barrie

It happened around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in the northbound lanes of Highway 400 just south of Barrie, Ont. Reports have suggested that one transport truck then collided into the vehicles ahead and caused the massive fire. Schmidt said the crash sent fuel spilling down the highway and described the blaze as "rolling down the highway". Schmidt says fuel leaked from the tankers and fire flowed down the highway.


Azerbaijan-Iran-Russia Summit starts in Tehran to enhance trilateral relations

Azerbaijan-Iran-Russia Summit starts in Tehran to enhance trilateral relations

The two top generals talked about "diplomacy of defense" and the ways to fight against terrorism in Syria as well as helping the "front of resistance", IRNA news agency reported. "It shows the determination of Tehran and Moscow to deepen their strategic alliance.... which will shape the future of the Middle East", one Iranian official told Reuters , on condition of anonymity.


U.S. authorities are treating NY attack as terrorism

U.S. authorities are treating NY attack as terrorism

The truck had the logo of the Home Depot hardware store chain on its door. The two-lane path is separated by a low median from West Street, part of the West Side Highway. Senior law enforcement officers at the New York Police Department have said that the incident on Tuesday afternoon occurred several blocks on the lower west side of Manhattan and that the truck driver struck people before getting out of the vehicle.


NYPD Officer Hailed a Hero for Shooting Tribeca Truck Rampage Suspect: Councilman

NYPD Officer Hailed a Hero for Shooting Tribeca Truck Rampage Suspect: Councilman

Mr Nash, from Long Island, has been praised widely after he was identified as the first responder to yesterday's attack by 29-year-old Uzbekistan national, Sayfullo Saipov . Saipov was hospitalized and underwent surgery. Both Nash and the attacker were then taken to Bellevue Hospital, where the attacker received life-saving care and Nash was treated for a ringing in his ears.