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Duchovny touts Russian pride, but he's of Ukrainian descent

CNN Entertainment - 17 min 32 sec ago
David Duchovny's latest role is stirring up more intrigue than any episode of "The X-Files." The actor plays himself in a beer commercial imagining how proud he would be if he were Russian.
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Sexual assault suspect, 2 federal marshals and a police officer wounded in NYC shootout

National News - 19 min 32 sec ago
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer.
Categories: National News

Ex-Quebec lieutenant-governor Thibault loses bid to have fraud trial quashed

National News - 22 min 34 sec ago

The fraud trial of former Quebec lieutenant-governor Lise Thibault will continue after a failed attempt at getting it quashed. A Quebec court judge dismissed two petitions she filed and ruled Monday that Thibault is not entitled to royal immunity. Thibault, who held the provincial vice-regal post between 1997 and 2007, is on trial after being charged with fraud and breach of trust in connection with more than $700,000 in alleged improper expenses. The charges were laid after a joint report filed by former provincial auditor general Renaud Lachance and his federal counterpart at the time, Sheila Fraser.


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Exclusive: GM moves next version of big pickups ahead by nine months - sources

National News - 28 min 33 sec ago

By Paul Lienert and Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co has pushed forward the launch of its next-generation full-size pickups by about nine months to fall 2018, hoping to narrow rival Ford Motor Co's still-sizable lead in meeting future U.S. fuel-economy standards, supplier sources said on Monday. Redesigned versions of GM's full-size sport-utility vehicles are expected to follow about a year later, the two sources said. GM officials declined to comment on future product plans. Like Ford with its all-new 2015 F-150, GM is dramatically lightening the next versions of its Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups, which are being developed under a program known to suppliers as T1XX, or T1 for short.


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Rob Ford announces Toronto participation in small business program

National News - 28 min 42 sec ago
Watch as Mayor Rob Ford announces the details of the city's participation in the provincial Starter Company program. Ford will be with Coun. The program provides 18 to 29 year-olds with a grant of up to $5,000 to start, grow or buy a small business.
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