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Canada granting asylum to U.S. border crossers at higher rates: data 3:19pm EDT

TORONTO (Reuters) - Asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada this year are obtaining refugee status at higher rates, new data shows, as authorities accept claims from people who say they feared being deported by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration.  Full Article

 
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Canada's surprise Aug retail sales drop boosts bets central bank will hold rates 9:28am EDT 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian retail sales unexpectedly fell in August, pointing to a slowdown in growth after a hot first half of the year and bolstering expectations the Bank of Canada will refrain from hiking interest rates again next week.  Full Article  

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Canada granting asylum to U.S. border crossers at higher rates: data 3:19pm EDT 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada this year are obtaining refugee status at higher rates, new data shows, as authorities accept claims from people who say they feared being deported by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration.  Full Article