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Alberta wildfire singes companies beyond energy sector 1:16pm EDT

TORONTO/MONTREAL (Reuters) - The wildfire that has ravaged northern Alberta and cut Canadian crude output by 25 percent is set to crimp corporate earnings beyond the oil patch, especially hitting the rail and hospitality sectors.  Full Article

 
Car bomb kills three security force members in Turkey's mainly Kurdish region 2:24pm EDT 

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - A car bomb attack on a gendarmes station in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast killed three members of the security forces and wounded three others on Wednesday, Interior Ministry officials said.  Full Article  

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Ex-Canada PM Harper to quit politics, go into business: source 1:40pm EDT 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Former Conservative Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who lost power last October after almost a decade in office, will leave politics later this year and go into business, a Conservative source said on Wednesday.  Full Article  

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Patriots back Tom Brady in 'Deflategate' court appeal 3:32pm EDT 

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New England Patriots on Wednesday urged a U.S. appeals court to reconsider its decision to reinstate Tom Brady's "Deflategate" four-game suspension, saying its star quarterback faced "unprecedented, unjustified and unsupported penalties."  Full Article  

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Carroll's fantasy world returns in "Alice Through the Looking Glass" 9:56am EDT 

LONDON (Reuters) - Lewis Carroll's much-loved heroine Alice returns to the big screen for more fantasy adventures in "Alice Through the Looking Glass", going through a mirror and then traveling back in time to help her friend, the flamboyant Mad Hatter.  Full Article