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Students choose NDP in mock election

A recount is ensured in the riding of Courtney-Comox on Vancouver Island because the NDP is hanging on by only nine votes. That vote will be destined for a recount, and could be vulnerable to absent...

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Palestinian president hopeful after talks with Trump

In fact, in President Trump's opinion, making peace is "something that, I think, is frankly maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years". He did not explain what type of solution he envisi...

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New S.Korean leader sets course in stormy diplomacy

In their phone call, Trump congratulated Moon on his election victory and his country's "peaceful, democratic transition of power", a White House statement said. Now, Cheon noted, the main task of t...

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New Hamas Chief Makes First Public Appearance in Gaza

Daily protests across the occupied Palestinian territories, Israel and overseas have raged in solidarity with the prisoners, who are calling for better medical services, an end to solitary confinement...

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We will see how Chelsea respond next season, says Arsene Wenger

We will see how Chelsea respond next season, says Arsene Wenger

A plane flew over the ground early on with a banner displaying the message "WENGER - OUT MEANS OUT!' There was also a sign that said 'WENGER OUT" held up in the away section pre-match - perhaps unsurp...

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Russian, South Korean presidents hold telephone conversation

Moon came into office on Wednesday following his landslide victory in a rare presidential by-election the day before. Ties between South Korea and China, who are important trade partners, have been st...

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China offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

Senior Director for East Asia (C) and Kim Yong Jae, North Korea's minister of external economic relations (R) arrive for the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum at the China National Conventio...

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Earthquake in Iran's north kills at least two, injures hundreds

Earthquake in Iran's north kills at least two, injures hundreds

The region is some 800 kilometers (498 miles) northeast of the capital, Tehran . Iran is situated on major fault lines and has suffered several devastating earthquakes in recent years, including a ...

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Japan, S. Korean leaders discuss North's missile - Hawaii News Now

Japan, S. Korean leaders discuss North's missile - Hawaii News Now

Kim Dong-yub, Kyungnam University's Institute of Far Eastern Studies in Seoul, said he estimated a standard trajectory firing would give it a range of 6,000 km (3,700 miles), meaning it would be capab...

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Four candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director job to be interviewed after Comey firing

Defence lawyer Alice Fisher was the first candidate interviewed at the justice department, U.S. media report. Trump said reporters traveling with him on Air Force One that he may be able to make his...

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Macron takes office as President of France

Macron takes office as President of France

The 39-year-old Macron is the youngest president in the country's history and the 8th president of France's Fifth Republic, which was created in 1958. He must now try to win a majority in June parliam...

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Iran's freestyle team win Asian Wrestling Championship

Iran's freestyle team win Asian Wrestling Championship

Mentored under Olympic bronze-medallist Yogeshwar Dutt, who was also present during the final, Punia made an aggressive comeback in the second round to win the title after he was trailing by two point...

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Japan says N. Korea may have tested new missile

The projectile launch comes two weeks after a ballistic missile test that South Korean and U.S. officials said failed. "China opposes relevant launch activities by North Korea that are contrary to Sec...

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US Joins Arctic Council In Calling For Action To Curb Climate Change

US Joins Arctic Council In Calling For Action To Curb Climate Change

Tillerson spoke Thursday in Fairbanks, Alaska, at a meeting of the Arctic Council, an advisory group made up of the eight Arctic nations and indigenous groups. "We're going to work to make the right d...

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Will go to ACB over water tanker scam, says Kapil Mishra

Mishra alleged that the man was associated with the Mohalla clinic programme run under Health Minister Satyendar Jain. He further condemned the rumours where the AAP members alleged that Mishra himsel...

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North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

Army confirmed that the launch was successful but stressed that the missile tested was not a long-range missile. Japan's Defense Ministry said the missile reached an altitude of 2,000 kilometers (...

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Boko Haram sent me to bomb soldiers for refusing marriage offers - Teenager

Boko Haram sent me to bomb soldiers for refusing marriage offers - Teenager

Two of the bombers detonated their explosives as they faced interrogation by the security men at the gate, killing one of them and injuring another. A third suspected female suicide bomber, who was ...

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8 things that actually happened after Donald Trump fired James Comey

But as Democrats and Republicans began to increasingly question Mr Trump's decision, Mr Spicer and two prominent spokeswomen hurried to defend the president on TV. In 1973, President Richard Nixon s...

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North Korea tests missile as USA and Japan gather for war games

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the missile flew about 500 miles from a launch site on North Korea's western coast for about 30 minutes and landed in the Sea of Japan, but not ins...

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Merkel says wants close cooperation with France's Macron

After Macron was formally declared president, 21 cannon shots were fired from across the Seine River at the Invalides monument, where Napoleon is entombed. A former economy minister, Mr Macron quit Mr...

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Olympics: IOC officials begin Paris visit to study 2024 bid

And that's not including the embarrassment the US Olympic Committee suffered when its first candidate city, Boston, stepped aside because of tepid - or, some might say, barely existent - public suppor...

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Chinese Market Opens To US Credit Cards And Beef Imports

Chinese Market Opens To US Credit Cards And Beef Imports

China imports of US liquefied natural gas picked up a year ago after Cheniere Energy Inc. launched the first in a wave of new plants created to liquefy and export abundant USA shale gas. The agreement...

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As Tensions Simmer, CIA Says It Will Spy Even Harder on Pyongyang

A veteran CIA operations officer has been selected as the new Assistant Director for Korea and presides over the mission center, which will work closely with other spy agencies and the entire US nat...

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Inauguration day: Macron to become France's new president

Inauguration day: Macron to become France's new president

In addition, some parties like "Front National" also face a huge dilemma - one of the only two NA members in the party, Marion Marechal-Le Pen, niece of Marine Le Pen, chose to remove herself from the...

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Trump Tweet Suggests His Conversations With Comey Might Have Been Recorded

The lawyers did not release copies of Trump's tax returns so The Associated Press can not independently verify their conclusions. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said at an afternoon briefin...

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Sarah Paulson's Stunned Reaction to Madonna Wins Met Gala

Much like Rihanna , Lady Gaga is notorious for stepping out in show-stopping ensembles at major events like the Met Gala . Specifically, the looks from the Jenners and Hadids missed the mark , show...

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Trump suggests 'good chance' for Mideast peace

Barghouti, in prison since 2002, is serving five life terms after an Israeli court convicted him of directing attacks that killed five people during a Palestinian uprising against Israel. An official ...

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Crushing loss for Labour points to big Tory majority in Commons

The Conservatives registered gains of over 550 seats and bagged an extra 11 councils as counting in the local polls edged towards closing point this evening. Labour have lost hundreds of council seats...

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German president: Israeli-Palestinian peace 'truly urgent'

German president: Israeli-Palestinian peace 'truly urgent'

Public signs and government services are typically in Hebrew as well as Arabic and it was unclear whether the new bill would change that. Ministers confirmed the proposed legislation had been approv...

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N.Korea fires ballistic missile

Ms Bishop last month angered North Korea with her talk of sanctions. Choe Son Hui, director general of the North Korean foreign ministry's North America office, was on her way to Pyongyang when she ...

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