Manhunt for Escapees Cost N.Y. $22 Million

Albany, N.y. — Payroll records suggest the hunt for two escaped killers in northern New York cost more than $1 million a day, with overtime alone for state troopers and corrections officers $22 million higher than last year. State comptroller records obtained Friday by The Associated Press for June and July show that overtime totaled $41 million for the corrections department and $17.6 million for state police. That’s roughly twice...

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Canada Inflation Rises On Food, Shelter Prices

Ottawa — Canada’s annual inflation rate quickened in June as food and shelter costs increased and energy provided less of a drag. The consumer price index rose 1 percent in June from a year ago, following the 0.9 percent pace in May, Statistics Canada said Friday in Ottawa. Prices for meat, dairy and bakery products and fresh fruit climbed at least 2.5 percent. The Bank of Canada cut interest rates two days ago saying a weak economy...

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