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Horgan holds hope he will be BC premier

The unofficial results showed Liberals finished with 40.85 per cent of the popular vote, down about four per cent from 2013. In the Kootenay-East region, what was thought to be a tight battle betwee...

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Trump paints Senate's Russian Federation hearing as a waste of time

Trump paints Senate's Russian Federation hearing as a waste of time

From WBUR's piece about Dodson's recollection of that golf course conversation. "I don't know if I would call it a cover-up". "But I mean, I think there's - the one issue is I don't think there's ...

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Clark to continue governing B.C.

Clark to continue governing B.C.

Clark says she believes there was a very strong message sent by British Columbians: "they want us to work together collaboratively and across party lines". legislature riding. The Liberals will now ...

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Macron team announces candidates for June parliamentary election

Many voters who had supported other candidates in the election's first round reluctantly cast run-off ballots for Mr Macron only to prevent Ms Le Pen from entering the Elysee Palace. European Council ...

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North Korea Accuses U.S. Of Attempting To Assassinate Kim Jong

North Korea Accuses U.S. Of Attempting To Assassinate Kim Jong

The agents "ideologically corrupted and bribed a DPRK citizen surnamed Kim" to carry out the attack the statement said, using the initials for North Korea's formal name. The U.S. military has said C...

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Trump says he could name Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

Trump says he could name Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

The administration also says several current Federal Bureau of Investigation and intelligence officials were being interviewed for the interim position, including Special Agent in Charge Adam Lee, who...

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Army Secretary Nominee Withdraws Amid Fierce Opposition

Army Secretary Nominee Withdraws Amid Fierce Opposition

Green said in a statement that "false and misleading attacks" against him had made his nomination a distraction. "Mark Green's risky views and hateful comments are disqualifying for any public serv...

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Tillerson signs declaration stressing climate change threat

But he says the USA will not rush to make a decision on climate change policy. High-level officials from the world's eight Arctic nations, including T. As the eight Arctic states reflect on the US Cha...

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Palestinian film festival opens in Gaza

Ahmad Jibreel, the head of the Emergency Unit of the Red Crescent Society in Nablus, said the soldiers shot one Palestinian with an illegal expanding bullet in the face, in Beit Forik, and seven oth...

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South Korea's Moon to send envoys to Beijing to ease tensions

The THAAD deployment was agreed by Moon's predecessor, conservative leader Park Guen-hye. His position conflicts with that of U.S. President Donald Trump, who seeks to increase pressure on Pyongyang...

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OPEC calls for 'collective efforts' to counter U.S. oil boom

Some analysts questioned whether the staying power of the sharp price rebound after the U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude inventories fell 5.2 million barrels last week, much mor...

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BC minority could have major implications for Alberta

A Vancouver city councillor says New Democrats have more in common with Greens than what the latter have with B.C. Liberals. Liberal cabinet ministers who were defeated Tuesday included Peter Fassb...

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North Korea carries out another missile test

The launch, if it is confirmed to be test-firing of a ballistic missile, is the first in two weeks since the last attempt to fire a missile ended in a failure just minutes into flight. The missile lau...

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North Korea launches suspected missile - South Korea military

North Korea launches suspected missile - South Korea military

According to the South Korean military, the launched missile flew about 435 miles and for 30 minutes before landing the Sea of Japan , reported by Reuters . It warned that North Korea "will keep a...

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Iraq, US in talks to keep American troop presence after Islamic State

Islamic State militants attacked a base near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Sunday, killing two soldiers before US -led forces launched a wave of airstrikes to repel the assault, officials said...

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Python hunter wrangles in massive 16-ft snake

Python hunter wrangles in massive 16-ft snake

A python hunter has reeled in a colossal catch in the Florida Everglades, and his wrestle with the huge snake was caught on camera. A captured 13-foot-long Burmese python is displayed for snake ...

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Moon, Trump agree on close cooperation on N Korea: Seoul

Moon, Trump agree on close cooperation on N Korea: Seoul

Security Council resolutions. During the presidential campaign, Moon advocated a softer line on Pyongyang, calling for greater engagement with the North while maintaining pressure and sanctions to e...

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North Korea could launch nuclear weapon IN DAYS, experts reveal

North Korea could launch nuclear weapon IN DAYS, experts reveal

Moon backs engagement with the nuclear-armed North in the quest for peace - in contrast to the threatening rhetoric from the Trump administration in recent weeks - and has immediately declared his wil...

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Donald Trump blasts sacked James Comey, acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief contradicts President

Republican Committee Chairman Richard Burr asked McCabe whether he ever heard Comey tell Trump the president was not the subject of investigation. In the NBC interview, Trump said he asked Comey whe...

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North Korean diplomat open to United States talks 'under the right conditions'

North Korean diplomat open to United States talks 'under the right conditions'

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed the early morning launch but had few other details, including what type of ballistic missile was sacked. "We'll have dialogue if the conditions are there"...

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Justice done in Dec 16 gangrape case with SC verdict: Sonia Gandhi

Justice done in Dec 16 gangrape case with SC verdict: Sonia Gandhi

The convicts had challenged the conviction and death penalty awarded to them by the high court on March 13, 2014. Nirbhaya's father, however, wondered about the fate of other rape victims whose case...

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North Korea test-fires possible ballistic missile

The launch marks North Korea's 10 missile test this year. The missile was sacked from Kusong region, north-west of the capital, Pyongyang, the Yonhap news agency reported . When asked if North Kore...

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North Korea 'would hold talks' with Donald Trump 'under the right conditions'

But responding to whether the communist state was prepared to talk with South Korea's new government, she said: "We'll see". North Korea has previously attempted at least nine missile launches on si...

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Pope admits to 2000-case backlog in sex abuse cases

Several murals of the Pope have appeared in Rome in recent weeks, including another which also appeared on Thursday depicting him opening his garment to reveal a Superman-esque logo. "The pope previou...

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Bank of England warns on wages and cuts growth forecast

Bank of England warns on wages and cuts growth forecast

He said: "We maintain the view that the Bank is being too upbeat on the growth outlook with some pretty optimistic assumptions, particularly relating to the likely pick-up in wage growth". The BoE po...

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Spicer Won't Comment on Trump Recording Threat

Conyers and Cummings said that Comey should be allowed to give his account in public testimony, and to receive copies of any recorded conversations between Trump and the former Federal Bureau of Inves...

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Trump won't say whether Spicer still has a job

Comey was sacked was false - a cover story. According to the White House, one of the many reasons Comey was sacked was because he failed to stop sensitive leaks of information to the media. He add...

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Modi assures Lanka of India's support amid Chinese concerns

Modi assures Lanka of India's support amid Chinese concerns

Vesak is an occasion for us to celebrate the unbroken shared heritage of Buddhism. "India's development cooperation with Sri Lanka amounts to Dollars 2.6 billion and its aim is to support Sri Lanka ...

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North Korea says will have dialogue with US under right conditions: Yonhap

North Korea says will have dialogue with US under right conditions: Yonhap

In late April, Trump warned that a " major conflict " with North Korea was possible, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to disputes over its nuclear and missile testing programmes. The sanctions...

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N.Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right

N.Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right

It was not immediately clear how the protest was conveyed - if it was sent by mail or how it was addressed - since North Korea and the United States have no diplomatic relations and virtually no off...

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