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Data exposes racial divide in Canada's bail system

Black people in Canada’s most populous province spent longer behind bars awaiting trial than white people charged with many of the same crimes, according to data obtained by Reuters, while black people held in custody were more likely to spend over a year in pre-trial detention.


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'Anemic' iPhone 8 demand drags Apple shares lower

Apple Inc's shares fell nearly 3 percent on Thursday on signs of weak demand for the iPhone 8 that caused analysts and investors to question the company's staggered release strategy for its latest phones.

Trump leaning toward Powell for Fed chair: Politico

Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell is the leading candidate to become the chair of the U.S. central bank after President Donald Trump concluded a series of meetings with five finalists on Thursday, Politico reported, citing three administration officials.

Catalonia finds no friends among EU leaders

European Union leaders sought to minimize Spain's crisis with Catalonia on Thursday and avoid encouraging separatists across the bloc, describing Barcelona's secession bid as a domestic issue and declining a mediation role.



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