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Thomas Cook collapse leaves British travellers scrambling to find way home

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At airports around the world travelers scoured mobile phones or quizzed officials for travel updates as they waited in long queues beneath flight boards showing flights delayed or canceled.

U.K. PM Boris Johnson says Iran responsible for attack on Saudi oil facilities

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The U.K. Conservative prime minister also said the he would work with allies to “de-escalate” Middle East tensions that have soared since the Sept. 14 attack on the world’s largest oil processor and an oil field.

Hong Kong cleans up after protests leave rail station vandalized ahead of Oct 1 anniversary

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The former British colony is on edge ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic on Oct. 1, with authorities eager to avoid scenes that could embarrass the central government in Beijing.

Thomas Cook has cancelled all its flights and vacations. Now what?

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The company's 21,000 employees across 16 countries — including 9,000 in the U.K. — will lose their jobs.

Upcoming climate summit gives spotlight to world leaders with a plan

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As if to underscore the seriousness of the problem, the U.N.’s World Meteorological Organization released a science report Sunday showing that in the last several years, warming, sea level rise and carbon pollution have all accelerated.

Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands in path of Tropical Storm Karen

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A tropical storm watch was posted on Sunday for Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands.

Officer suspended after girl, 6, arrested at school in Florida

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In a statement to Global News, Orlando police said the arrest occurred Thursday at a charter school.

Main priority is to de-escalate U.S.-Iran tensions: France foreign minister

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French President Emmanuel Macron is due to meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose countries are also parties to the nuclear deal, on Monday, as well as Trump and Rouhani.

Thomas Cook, world’s oldest travel company, seeks last-minute deal to avoid collapse

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Running hotels, resorts and airlines, Thomas Cook has 600,000 customers on holiday.

U.S. school faces backlash after boy with autism told to work in bathroom

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A school in Washington is facing backlash for telling a boy with autism to work in a bathroom after his mother told teachers he works best in a "quiet place."

Democrats denonuce Trump allegations, but Pelosi stops short of impeachment calls

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Trump said the latest allegations from a government whistleblower are “just as ridiculous as the others,” branding it “the Ukraine Witch Hunt” — a nod to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, which he mocked as a “witch hunt.”

Calgary program that combats radicalization evolves to help others ‘crying out for help’

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ReDirect was set up to deal with people leaving for overseas to fight for ISIS. It now helps those with violent ideologies, socially awkward youth or new Canadians struggling to fit in.

‘We’ve got open doors’: Texas lures Western Canadian businesses south

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Texas realtor Robert Graham says 15,000 brochures have been delivered in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia so far, enticing businesses with a `BOOMING'' economy, tax incentives and ranch-style properties. Another 50,000 brochures are coming.

Stena Impero, U.K. tanker seized by Iran, to be released soon: report

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The British-flagged tanker was detained by Iran on July 19.

Trump to join India’s PM at ‘Howdy Modi’ rally in Texas

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Tens of thousands of Indian Americans were expected at a Houston rally — “Howdy Modi!” — on Sunday.

Canadian businesses review safety policies abroad in midst of Hong Kong violence

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The disruptions forced employers to examine who should travel, when they should go and even consider if travel is required at all.

Airdrie man fears for family’s safety amid Egypt protests

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Hassan Ismail came to Canada from Egypt six years ago but almost all his family still lives in that country.

Boris Johnson urges world leaders to see beyond Brexit as he heads to U.N.

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Johnson is likely to be dogged by Brexit throughout his three-day trip to the General Assembly, the U.N.’s annual gathering of world leaders.

Albania inspects damage after earthquake, sees more than 100 aftershocks

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Many people fled their homes when the quake hit at 4:04 p.m., with at least 500 spending the night in temporary shelters.

Irish border controls needed in no-deal Brexit: European Union chief

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Juncker told Sky News on Sunday the EU has to “make sure that the interests of the European Union and of the internal market will be preserved.”

Iran warns foreign forces to stay out of Persian Gulf as U.S. deploys troops

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Speaking during a military parade, President Hassan Rouhani said that the presence of foreign forces in the Gulf could cause problems for the world’s “energy security.”

Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag, set fires as violence continues

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Protesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized a subway station and set a fire across a wide street on Sunday, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again.

New limits on rail travel as Hong Kong braces for airport protest

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Anti-government protesters have targeted the airport before, occupying the arrivals hall, blocking approach roads and setting street fires in the nearby town of Tung Chung.

U.S. military unit sorry for suggesting millennials could face stealth bomber at Area 51

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Alongside a photo of military men and women standing at attention in uniform in front of a B-2 stealth bomber, the tweet read, "The last thing #Millennials will see if they attempt the #area51raid today."

The pros and cons of immigrating to Kingston

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A Kingston man speaks about his family's immigration to Canada and the challenges he, and others, face.

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