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The BC Liberals win a minority government

Across the North Shore's four ridings, Liberal support dropped by 7.46 per cent, while the Green vote share was up 13.26 per cent from the last election. "I want to work with him, I really do, and I'v...

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Iran's reformist ex-president endorses Rouhani

Iran's reformist ex-president endorses Rouhani

Rouhani faces five opponents in the election, but some may well drop out in the coming days to boost the chances of the most-prominent candidates. Mr Rouhani's government signed a 2015 nuclear deal...

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Tillerson Says 'Almost No Trust' Between US And Russia

Tillerson's first meeting with all members of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations will also address China's pursuit of territory in the South China Sea. Washington wants ASEAN countr...

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Foreign buyers hit with increased taxes and charges

Foreign buyers hit with increased taxes and charges

TREASURER Scott Morrison has promised has announced $75b for big Nation building projects over the next decade. Treasurer Scott Morrison said it would reflect a government "living within its means" ...

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CBI raids: Day of reckoning, says Arun Jaitley

CBI raids: Day of reckoning, says Arun Jaitley

With regards to an increase in digitisation, Jaitley also highlighted a visible decline in personal interaction with the tax officials, since payment and receipt is all electronic. "The income tax dep...

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Germany's Schulz sees 'rocky road' to election after key state defeat

It was not clear whether the liberal Free Democrats (FDP), the CDU's preferred partners projected to win 12 percent, had enough votes for the two allies to form a majority in the state. The pro-busine...

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Israel Demands White House Explain Envoy's Comment on Western Wall

But U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster suggested on Friday that Trump could move closer to the two-state principle when he meets Abbas, saying the U.S. The reaction to Trump's reported ...

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Fighters announce handover of Syria's Tabqa to city council

Fighters announce handover of Syria's Tabqa to city council

And American officials have stressed that the USA will try to ensure that the arms supplied to Kurdish fighters aren't smuggled out for separatist attacks on Turkish interests. Erdogan's meeting with ...

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Donald Trump is mulling moving the United States embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Trump , who will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on May 22 and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem on May 23, has stopped short of recommitting to the...

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Euro hits six-month high, Asian shares firm after French election

Euro hits six-month high, Asian shares firm after French election

Valls, a man deeply associated with the unpopular President François Hollande, supported Macron rather than the Socialist Party candidate during the presidential election. On assuming office next Sund...

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French president Emmanuel Macron appoints relatively unknown prime minister

French president Emmanuel Macron appoints relatively unknown prime minister

A large group of onlookers, some carrying European flags, stood outside the chancellery as Mr Macron arrived. Germany and France have traditionally been the motor of European integration, but the re...

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Trump warns former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief against talking to the media

Trump warns former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief against talking to the media

Trump's statements, through a tweet and later television interview, threaten a Washington institution that is the most high-profile forum for journalists to question the government about policy and th...

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N. Korea hints at further nuclear, missile provocations

N. Korea hints at further nuclear, missile provocations

North Korea on Sunday test-fired a ballistic missile from a region near its west coast amid tense relations with United States , worldwide media reported. "As we've spoken about with regards to China...

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New South Korean leader to go to White House summit in June

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, talks with Matt Pottinger, Special Assistant to U.S. President Donald Trump and National Security Council (NSC) Senior Director for East Asia, during a meeti...

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Trump revealed ISIS related classified info to Russian Foreign Minister

If the Post story is believed, Trump told Lavrov the US had intelligence of an ISIS terror plot. I want to get back to doing the business of the country. "Unless I have them every two weeks and I do...

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North Korea offers 'extended middle finger' to Trump

North Korea offers 'extended middle finger' to Trump

According to the Japanese government's data, North Korea fired the ballistic missile from the area north-west of the town of Kusong. Significant numbers of US soldiers in South Korea and Japan are ...

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Microsoft's President Reflects On Cyberattack, Helping Pirates And The NSA

The central bank reportedly said those monitoring the cyberattacks found "no incidents compromising data resources of banking institutions". Citrix obtained such data through freedom of information re...

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Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office?

Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office?

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, next to Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak at the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 10, 2017. ...

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Donald Trump says he has 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

Predictably, the dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey , which almost coincided with the visit of the Russian delegation, triggered a heated debate among Trump's opponents. The paper reported ...

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Trump revealed 'highly classified' information in White House meeting with Russians

Trump revealed 'highly classified' information in White House meeting with Russians

Reporters started gathering in the hallway outside Press Secretary Sean Spicer's office right after the Post story broke. A president has wide berth to reveal classified information, but critics al...

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'It didn't happen': McMaster denies Trump disclosed classified information to Russian Federation

Trump did not address the allegation at the heart of the story published Monday evening by the Washington Post - that the information he gave Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Ser...

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Delhi HC asks CBI to probe missing JNU student case

Delhi HC asks CBI to probe missing JNU student case

The bench of Justices G S Sistani and Rekha Palli said a DIG will investigate into the matter, though several such cases in the past to CBI too elicited little progress. Newsletter has been successful...

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Defying "One Belt, One Road": EU Says No to China's Global Leadership

The memorandums of understanding add to $57 billion already pledged for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a network of rail, road and energy infrastructure that is part of the wider Chinese...

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PIA crew detained, aircraft 'thoroughly searched' at London airport

PIA crew detained, aircraft 'thoroughly searched' at London airport

The spokesman said PIA's flight PK-785 arrived London from Islamabad on Sunday. According to the PIA spokesperson, some crew members could be detained in the United Kingdom whereas the aircraft ha...

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Latest North Korea missile test represents significant advance

Latest North Korea missile test represents significant advance

North Korea says it has no choice but to advance its nuclear and missile development to defend itself from attack. The adoption of the US-drafted statement came ahead of an emergency closed-door ses...

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Donald Trump ready to make 'fast decision' on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

When he was asked, "Internally, from the president?" Comey was heading up an FBI investigation into the Trump campaign's potential ties to Russian Federation when he was sacked, and the timing of Tr...

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Trump and Erdogan to work toward finding Syria consensus

The U.S. sees the Syrian Kurds as the only force capable of quickly capturing Islamic State's self-declared capital of Raqqa in Syria. That partnership is vital to USA interests in the volatile Middle...

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Trump says he has 'absolute right' to share info with Russian Federation

Trump says he has 'absolute right' to share info with Russian Federation

And, as the president tweeted this morning ultimate declassifying authority, he has the "absolute right" to release them as the ultimate declassification authority. His criticism has been followed by ...

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Merkel wants to rekindle European Union spark in first date with President Macron

Merkel wants to rekindle European Union spark in first date with President Macron

After years of strained relations between France and Germany, Macron wants to reset the partnership to improve growth across the region and counter the populist fervor that triggered the U.K.'s exit f...

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Democrats threaten to block Trump's pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation

Democrats threaten to block Trump's pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation

Two White House officials said some of Trump's frustration centers on what he views as unfair coverage of his decisions and overly harsh criticism of press secretary Sean Spicer, as well as deputy pre...

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