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Saint John man charged with murder in 2005 death of Halifax woman

Saint John man charged with murder in 2005 death of Halifax woman

On Wednesday morning, Halifax Regional Police arrested Donald Murray Peters in Saint John, N.B. with help from that city's police force. He was brought to Halifax for questioning and was held in custo...

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Eight arrested in six raids as police probe London terror attack

Speaking of slain police Officer Keith Palmer, 48, a husband and father who had previously been in the military, May said, "He was every inch a hero, and his actions will never be forgotten". Several ...

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Kidnapped South Sudan aid workers released

Kidnapped South Sudan aid workers released

But Michael Makuei, South Sudan's information minister, said on Thursday the new fees for foreign workers were already in effect and confirmed they applied to aid workers. The U.N.is working with the ...

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U-shaped skyscraper proposed for Manhattan to be 'World's Longest Building'

U-shaped skyscraper proposed for Manhattan to be 'World's Longest Building'

The Big Bend does not now have planning permission and may never see the light of day, but it isn't the only unusually shaped skyscraper to be proposed for The Big Apple. Called "The Big Bend", it wou...

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Election candidate says Martin McGuinness 'transformed Irish politics for the better'

Election candidate says Martin McGuinness 'transformed Irish politics for the better'

Mr Clinton and his wife Hillary issued a statement in which they said Mr McGuinness's "integrity and willingness to engage in principled compromise" was invaluable. The move forced Mrs Foster from off...

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Mecca Masjid blast: Aseemanand granted bail by Hyderabad court

Mecca Masjid blast: Aseemanand granted bail by Hyderabad court

On May 18, 2007, an IED exploded inside the Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad killed nine people and left several others injured. "The NIA, by facilitating Aseemanand's bail, is paving the way for BJP to ca...

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Westminster attacker named as 52-year-old Khalid Masood

Westminster attacker named as 52-year-old Khalid Masood

However, he was known to the police and had a range of previous convictions for assault including GBH, possession of offensive weapons, and a number of public order offences. He was later pronounced d...

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Regulator ponders debt write-offs, $2.7 billion in new loans for Daewoo Shipbuilding

Regulator ponders debt write-offs, $2.7 billion in new loans for Daewoo Shipbuilding

If stakeholders failed to agree on voluntary debt restructuring, DSME would turn to an alternative solution of so-called "pre-packaged plan" with creditors' consent. Even though bondholders agreed to ...

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Trump's health care triumvirate: Pence, Price and Mulvaney

Trump's health care triumvirate: Pence, Price and Mulvaney

Obama did not directly address the American Health Care Act, which has been dubbed Trumpcare and which would largely repeal and replace the ACA - but keep in place some of the popular features of Obam...

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For the First Time in 3 Decades, We Have New Clouds

For the First Time in 3 Decades, We Have New Clouds

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the intergovernmental organization that aims to develop worldwide cooperation on matters of meteorology, hydrology and climate, has been releasing these ...

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Mosul displacement increasing as US-backed Iraqi forces battle IS

Mosul displacement increasing as US-backed Iraqi forces battle IS

Worst is yet to come', with hundreds of thousands remaining in Mosul's Old City under siege-like conditions, United Nations says. "Another seven civilians, meanwhile, were reportedly trapped under...

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Gorsuch nomination a once in a generation test to stop GOP control

Sebelius (2013) before it reached the Supreme Court. He said one of the problems posed in the book is what a young female lawyer should say if she's asked in a job interview if she intends to become...

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A Volcanic Explosion in Italy Injured 10 People

A Volcanic Explosion in Italy Injured 10 People

Ms Morelle said a volcanologist with them on the peak described the incident as the most unsafe in his 30-year career. Smoke billows from the volcano, near Catania, in Sicily. German volcanologist B...

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United Nations rights chief blasts Colombo

United Nations rights chief blasts Colombo

Al Hussein also called on the Sri Lankan government to consult independent commissions in the country like the Human Rights Commission and respect "their mandate and autonomy, adequate financing, and ...

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Fire destroys North Dakota church owned by white supremacist Craig Cobb

Fire destroys North Dakota church owned by white supremacist Craig Cobb

Cobb is known for his white supremacist views. He told WDAY-TV, a Fargo-based news station, that he is offering a reward of $2,000 (£1,600) to anyone with any information related to the incident, wh...

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I'm president and you're not

I'm president and you're not

Trump also noted that House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes told reporters that law enforcement officials may have collected "incidental" communications of Trump transition officials. Comey...

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Manafort had deal in '06 to help Putin

Manafort had deal in '06 to help Putin

Paul Manafort is said to have proposed a strategy to nullify anti-Russian opposition across former Soviet republics a decade ago. A Ukrainian lawmaker released other financial documents earlier th...

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La Liga opens office in Singapore

La Liga opens office in Singapore

The office will house a dedicated set of resources to execute its proposed projects in the region, where the goal is to expand its presence through growing LaLiga's popularity, particularly in South-e...

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With no buffalo meat, Yogi Adityanath's slaughterhouse ban ends Tunday Kababi's speciality

With no buffalo meat, Yogi Adityanath's slaughterhouse ban ends Tunday Kababi's speciality

The crackdown on illegal meat shops and slaughterhouses was ordered by the newly-formed BJP government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh. "Only one person is sitting and eating ...

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Police Investigate Report of Attempted Kidnapping in San Francisco

Police Investigate Report of Attempted Kidnapping in San Francisco

Her screams were heard by people nearby as they rushed in to help and chased the man - but he got away. The young girl was walking down the street about 5 p.m. A white man in his 20s got out of the ...

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Theresa May to chair emergency meeting on Westminster terror attack

Theresa May to chair emergency meeting on Westminster terror attack

Calling it "an attack on free people everywhere", May said, "We are not afraid, and our resolve will never waver in the face of terrorism". May on Thursday. The Prime Minster was in the Houses of Parl...

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House Intel chair: Trump transition officials monitored 'incidentally'

House Intel chair: Trump transition officials monitored 'incidentally'

You were over there I think, when I predicted that, right, the day before. Devin Nunes - who worked on Trump's transition team and is now leading an investigation into possible links between that ca...

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Denison teen confesses to lying about 3 black men kidnapping, raping her

Denison teen confesses to lying about 3 black men kidnapping, raping her

She claimed to police that "three black males" who wore ski masks had abducted her from her apartment and raped her. Police also said they believed the crime scene was staged from her disappearance ...

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Trump gives thumbs-up before health care meeting

Trump gives thumbs-up before health care meeting

Shortly thereafter a key moderate who had been in the meeting, Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania, issued a statement saying he would be voting "no" on the health bill. As the day unfolded yesterday, i...

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Nunes: Incidental monitoring may have picked up Trump team

The chairman also shared this information with the White House before providing it to the committee, another profound irregularity, given that the matter is now under investigation. "The FBI has infor...

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Sheriff: Family Kept Decomposing Body Of Vietnam Veteran In Home, Took Benefits

Sheriff: Family Kept Decomposing Body Of Vietnam Veteran In Home, Took Benefits

The search warrant led authorities to the discovery of his badly decomposed body found inside the home in the village of Wainwright. Police also have video footage, which clearly shows one of the re...

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Spicer: Ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort has no role, not our problem

Spicer: Ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort has no role, not our problem

Investigations are also being pursued in Congress. Spicer returned to the topic at Wednesday's midday briefing. While acknowledging his role was a bit more expansive than he had previously describe...

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Thai agri firm plans $500-M investment in Philippines: trade chief

Thai agri firm plans $500-M investment in Philippines: trade chief

There are no pending investigations into the identities of these masked killers. SEE ALSO: What do Filipinos think of the Duterte impeachment attempt? Asked what the Philippines have learned from ...

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MP James Cleverly's Emotional Tribute To Former Comrade PC Keith Palmer

MP James Cleverly's Emotional Tribute To Former Comrade PC Keith Palmer

He then met him again in Westminster after Mr Cleverly was elected as an MP. "A lovely man, a friend". Four people were killed and dozens left injured when a maniac mowed down pedestrians on Westm...

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Spicer Distances Trump Campaign 'Hangers-on' Regarding Russia's Election Interference

Spicer Distances Trump Campaign 'Hangers-on' Regarding Russia's Election Interference

Manafort, of course, ran Trump's campaign for several months a year ago after original campaign manager Corey Lewandowski resigned amid controversy over his manhandling of a female Breitbart writer. "...

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