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Chastened Trudeau to reach out to opponents after Canada election blow, rules out coalition Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A chastened Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose grip on power was weakened after an election this week, said on Wednesday he would reach out to his opponents but ruled out any kind of coalition government.  Full Article

 
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Raising voter fears helped Trudeau to victory in Canada: sources Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pulled off a second consecutive election win on Monday with a late change in tactics designed to scare progressive voters who showed signs of abandoning Liberal candidates, four Liberal campaign sources said.  Full Article  

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U.S. trade envoy meets lawmakers on U.S.-Mexico-Canada deal as time runs short Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met this week with Democratic lawmakers to try to resolve their concerns about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement as Republicans increased pressure to get the deal passed by the end of 2019.  Full Article  

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Lori Loughlin among those facing new charges in U.S. college admissions scam Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019 

BOSTON (Reuters) - Actress Lori Loughlin is facing a new bribery charge after federal prosecutors on Tuesday said they brought additional charges against 18 wealthy parents, university athletic officials and others accused of participating in the largest U.S. college admissions scam ever uncovered.  Full Article  

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Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled in U.S. Congress on digital currency, privacy, elections Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg conceded on Wednesday that the company's planned digital currency Libra was a "risky project," but sought to reassure skeptical U.S. lawmakers that it could lower the cost of electronic payments and open up the global financial system to more people.  Full Article