Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Eleventh NewsWatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Eleventh NewsWatch-

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(Spain-Barcelona-Pedestrians-Hit) (Audio: 74)

Spanish officials say the dead and injured from the terror attacks come from 34 countries, including Canada.

Global Affairs in Ottawa says Canadians have been "affected" by the attacks but it does not give further details, citing privacy reasons.

A Canadian official says they are in contact with any Canadians involved and are gathering more information.

A regional police official in Spain says that authorities are investigating whether the Barcelona van attack driver is among the suspects killed by officers after the attack in the nearby resort of Cambrils. (11)



Police in Finland say two people have been killed and six others wounded in a mass stabbing in the city of Turku.

Police say that a suspect is in custody and is being treated in hospital after officers shot him.

Turku is about 150 kilometres west of the capital, Helsinki. (11)



The man who was once called "Trump's Brain" is out of the White House.

Sources say Steve Bannon is leaving.

His departure marks the fourth senior White House official to leave Donald Trump's administration in the past five weeks.

The former banker and media executive is credited with guiding Trump to victory in last year's election.

Before joining the campaign, Bannon was head of Breitbart News, which he once described as a "platform for the alt-right." (11)


(StatCan-Inflation-July) (Audio: 68)

Inflation took a small jump last month for the first time since January. …

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