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Canada agrees on national carbon price, but tensions remain 9:29pm EST

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government on Friday reached a deal with eight of the 10 provinces to introduce a landmark national carbon price, which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says will help Canada meet its international climate change obligations.  Full Article

 
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TSX gains 1.7 percent on week, miners weigh on the day 4:57pm EST 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index barely extended a 19-month high on Friday, jumping 1.7 percent over the week, as heavyweight energy and bank stocks gained with rising oil prices and bond yields while mining losses eclipsed broad gains.  Full Article  

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Canada's Trudeau pressured over fundraisers; image at risk Thursday, 8 Dec 2016 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who came to power promising to run an open and ethical government, is embroiled in allegations over political fund raisers that could tarnish his image as a youthful reformer.  Full Article  

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Russian doping conspiracy benefited over 1,000 competitors 2:02pm EST 

LONDON (Reuters) - More than 1,000 Russian competitors across more than 30 sports were involved in an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive drug tests as Moscow "hijacked international sport" over the course of five years, an independent WADA report said on Friday.  Full Article  

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Samsung to disable Note 7 phones in the U.S. via software update 1:12pm EST 

(Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that a software update for Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be released mid-December in the United States preventing them from charging and functioning as mobile phones, rendering them useless.  Full Article