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Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State Saturday, 25 Oct 2014

BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made gains in the north after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni militants.  Full Article

 
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TSX posts biggest weekly gain in a year as Agrium surges Friday, 24 Oct 2014 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index recorded its biggest weekly gain in more than a year on Friday, led by a jump in shares of Agrium Inc after an activist investor revealed early in the day it has taken a stake in the company.  Full Article  

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Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks Friday, 24 Oct 2014 

OTTAWA/HAMILTON Ontario (Reuters) - Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism in ways that critics say may curtail civil liberties as a country that prides itself on its openness mourned the second soldier this week killed by homegrown radicals.  Full Article