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Voting reform, pipeline pushback part of power-sharing deal between NDP, Greens

Voting reform, pipeline pushback part of power-sharing deal between NDP, Greens

That arrangement gives the NDP and Greens a combined total of 44 seats, one more than the 43-seat B.C. Liberals, who met in Vancouver Tuesday to determine their next steps. It stands to reason that it...

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DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russian Federation probe

DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russian Federation probe

John McCain , R-Ariz., questioned him about a Washington Post report that Trump allegedly asked him and Adm. Michael S. Rogers, head of the National Security Agency , to publicly dispute that...

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White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

Trump going against the deal. Donald Trump will announce this week whether the USA will remain in the Paris Agreement - the world's first comprehensive accord of its kind - after previously threaten...

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Putin urges 'joint work' with Trump on climate

In a sign of exasperation, Putin compared what he described as the obsessive United States focus on alleged Russian interference with the vote to anti-Semitism. Putin has also used the St. Peters...

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Notorious 'Schoolgirl Killer' Was Volunteering at School

Notorious 'Schoolgirl Killer' Was Volunteering at School

In a controversial decision, the court offered Homolka a plea and a much lighter sentence than Bernardo, who received life in prison. Following her 2005 prison release, Homolka remarried and gave bi...

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Trump vows to do everything to achieve Israel-Palestine peace

Trump vows to do everything to achieve Israel-Palestine peace

He offered no detail and did not specifically mention the two-state solution, long the focus of global efforts and US Middle East diplomacy. "This is the time for leadership, not defeatism, the time...

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Japan's military begins major drill with US carriers watching North Korea

Japan's military begins major drill with US carriers watching North Korea

With its home base in the Pacific coast Kanagawa prefecture, the vessel reportedly crossed into Sea of Japan on May 31. At the same time, Japan's Air Self Defense Force F-15s are taking part in ...

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China makes concessions to Germany on electric car quotas

He added: "Fighting climate change is a global consensus, it's not invented by China... and we realise that this is a global consensus agreement and that as a big developing nation we should shoulder ...

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US House Intelligence Committee Issues 7 Subpoenas in Russia Probe

The Maryland and NY compounds were seized under the Obama administration in December as part of a larger action over what the former president said was Russian involvement in hacking political groups ...

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Netanyahu says Western Wall, Temple Mount will always be under Israeli control

On the flight back, a senior White House official told reporters that Trump's first overseas trip as President was "historic" and "unprecedented", according to The Hill magazine. "And once the Pales...

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Most Media Reports on Russia Probe 'Completely False' - Carter Page

Most Media Reports on Russia Probe 'Completely False' - Carter Page

What's more , Trump's tweet follows Page's claim that his interview with the House Intelligence Committee has been delayed, but it's unclear if that interview had ever been scheduled in the f...

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Russian Communications Said They Had Dirt on Trump and Aides

Sources tell CNN that Russian officials were intercepted by American intelligence boasting of leverage over Trump's inner circle. The Russians were convinced "they had the ability to influence the...

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White House Spokesman Explains What 'Covfefe' Means…

After two weeks overseas, during which reports detailing the investigation into the Trump campaign's Russia-ties continued to rock the White House , Spicer returned to the podium Tuesday for a co...

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China's Li appeals to Germany for help with certifying C919 jet

As the world awaits Trump's decision on climate change after he denounced the Paris pact in his 2016 presidential campaign, Li said China was committed to tackling the issue, both via the Paris Agre...

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Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Gen Padilla says the plane made three successful bombing runs before the wayward bombing happened. At least 89 Islamist militants, 31 security forces and 19 civilians have been killed in the conflic...

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Ex-FBI director Comey to testify June 8 before Senate committee

Another congressional source, who also requested anonymity, said Democrats were "informed and consulted" before the subpoenas were issued. Trump officials have denied accusations that the president ...

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WaPo: Trump Considering Letting Russia Return To 2 US Diplomatic Compounds

A Trump administration official, in early May, spoke with a Russian counterpart about potentially returning the compounds, the newspaper reported . A senior USA official who deals with foreign poli...

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Trump to keep USA embassy in Tel Aviv - for now

Still, the White House insisted Trump was merely delaying, not abandoning, his oft-cited pledge to relocate the embassy. The next test on the embassy will come six months from now, when Trump has to o...

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Top Brazilian musicians join call for a new president

Top Brazilian musicians join call for a new president

Temer said he was working to leave the next president, who will take office January 1, 2019, a better country than the one he took over at the start of the year, after lawmakers impeached his predec...

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White House communications director resigns amid tensions

Spicer pushed back Tuesday on the idea that a broader reorganization was imminent, but he acknowledged the president is frustrated with news stories "that are absolutely false, that are not based in f...

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Wonder Woman film faces calls for it to be banned in Lebanon

Wonder Woman film faces calls for it to be banned in Lebanon

So once I got the job I read a lot". She turned to me at one point, and she held a pen out behind her, and gave it to me the way Olympians do - like passing the torch! Hopefully the boycott won't ...

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ANC MPs must vote in line with caucus - NEC

ANC MPs must vote in line with caucus - NEC

The report stated that a similar spat among ANC and government officials took place when the ANC's Twitter account did not tweet from Zuma's recent birthday party. Some 62% of ANC voters polled by Ips...

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Labour's Odds of Winning General Election

Labour's Odds of Winning General Election "Shortening by the Hour"

An independent report in 2013 called for a cap on total care costs of £72,000 - a proposal originally backed by the Tories before the 2015 election but subsequently deferred until 2020. "Let's be clea...

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Russia fires cruise missiles, targets IS positions in Syria

Russia fires cruise missiles, targets IS positions in Syria

In August a year ago Russian warships carried out three missile strikes in Syria, destroying a jihadi command post. The Russian military reported the successful defeat of the target. The Defense Min...

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As opinion polls narrow, Conservatives play the immigration card

As opinion polls narrow, Conservatives play the immigration card

Mr Corbyn's attack comes after Mrs May attempted to force the campaign focus onto her core messages of leadership and Brexit , saying the Labour leader was unprepared for crunch Brexit talks and wo...

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Trump may quit Paris climate agreement

Trump may quit Paris climate agreement

Mr Trump later said on Twitter that he would announce his decision over the next few days. In those conversations, McKenna said she's also highlighted that 90 per cent of the accord remains to be ...

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Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports

Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said on ABC News' "This Week" on Sunday, the NY Daily News reported . On Tuesday, Trump shared a tweet with his 31 million followers from Fox & Friends of an article he...

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Minority government situation leads to uncertainty for province

Green support for initiatives not found within this agreement". It's official: The Green Party of BC and the BC NDP have reached an agreement on managing a minority government for the next four ye...

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Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

The Maute, Abu Sayyaf and other small hardline groups are not interested in negotiating peace and have in recent years looked to IS to help them. The army deployed additional ground troops over the ...

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Trump's communications director set to leave White House: Trump adviser

The spotlight on Kushner grew brighter following a report in The Washington Post on Friday stating he talked about establishing a secure and secret communication channel between the Kremlin and th...

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Putin: Russian meddling

Putin: Russian meddling "fiction" invented by Democrats

The relations between the two countries are overshadowed by mistrust, with Paris and Moscow backing opposing sides in the Syrian civil war and at odds over the Ukraine conflict. "I will do everyth...

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Rights activists in Paris protest Putin visit

As the pair emerged from a three-hour talk to speak to reporters, Macron launched into a remarkably frank discussion of two Russian state news outlets - Sputnik and Russia Today - that he accuse...

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Soaps to dalits: Cong demands Yogi apology, case against him

Soaps to dalits: Cong demands Yogi apology, case against him

The State government has also imposed Section 144 of the IPC in the district and blocked internet, messaging and social media services. Unperturbed by the Opposition's criticism over Saharanpur ...

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Trump Frustrates G7 Climate Agreement

Shortly before the communique came out, Trump issued a tweet saying he would make his "final decision" on the Paris Agreement next week . Nearly 200 countries had pledged support to reduce carbon e...

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UK: Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'

After raiding various addresses in the northwestern English city, police arrested two men aged 25 and 19, bringing the number now detained on United Kingdom soil to 13. On Sunday, a 25-year-old man wa...

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Navy SEAL dies during parachute demonstration over Hudson River

The unidentified SEAL was a member of the Navy SEAL Elite Parachute team, "The Leap Frogs ", who were taking part in an organised jump in Jersey City for Fleet Week , ABC7 reports . It is sanctione...

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Schiff questions whether Kushner should keep security clearance

Trump also leaned on two administration officials with military experience to defend Kushner, who has become a significant person of interest in the FBI's investigation into whether the Trump campaig...

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Graham: It's 'stunning' Comey never told Congress about fake email

Graham: It's 'stunning' Comey never told Congress about fake email

Comey's reasoning, according to the CNN report , was that he feared if the document became public, it would undermine the investigation. According to a new report from CNN , former Federal Bur...

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Larry Mize ties Bernhard Langer atop Senior PGA leaderboard

Over the final few overcast holes, there was just one question to answer: Who had enough left to win? With wind exceeding 30 miles per hour, Singh was nine shots better than the field average of 77....

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Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words

Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words

During an official visit in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, the United States president branded Iran as this influential and resourceful key for the militant groups from Middle East, which in reality, r...

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Trump says Germany is 'very bad' on trade

Trump says Germany is 'very bad' on trade

Terrible", Der Spiegel reports he said . "Terrible! We'll stop that", the U.S. president added. "We will stop this", Trump said , according to Der Spiegel . While this serves to clarify the p...

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Eurogroup Aims For Greece Deal In June

Eurogroup Aims For Greece Deal In June

Neither Greece's global creditors, nor the German government, one of the main sponsors of the bailout, have reached an internal consensus on how to ease the heavily-indebted nation's debt burden w...

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Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

When they first went on the road in 1965 with a band named the Allman Joys, the name was borrowed from a popular candy bar called Almond Joy. The band's main songwriter early on, Allman contributed ...

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Korea claims latest missile can carry a large nuclear warhead

Korea claims latest missile can carry a large nuclear warhead

The United Nations Security Council on Monday strongly condemned a weekend missile launch by North Korea . The statement called for "far stronger sanctions" against North Korea and said the U...

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USA military raid in Yemen kills seven Al Qaeda militants

USA military raid in Yemen kills seven Al Qaeda militants

The US has carried out frequent strikes in Yemen, often using unmanned drones and claiming to target Al-Qaeda's bases. No U.S. casualties were reported in Tuesday's action. Washington considers AQA...

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S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria

S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria

The target will be a custom-made missile resembling an ICBM , fired from the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. "These test launches verify the accuracy and reliability of the ICBM weapon s...

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Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: US media

The FBI's investigation is also reportedly continuing to focus on Flynn and Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who has had extensive business dealings for Russian proxies in Ukraine ....

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Pakistan presents new $50 billion development-heavy budget

Pakistan presents new $50 billion development-heavy budget

Large-scale manufacturing posted a 4.9pc growth, well behind its 5.9pc target even though it performed better than last year's 2.9pc increase. National savings on the other hand declined to 13.1pc o...

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With major deal frozen, EU, US look to cooperate on trade

With major deal frozen, EU, US look to cooperate on trade

An EU source said Trump spoke of the risks to the global economy posed by Brexit during a 45-minute meeting in Brussels with Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker, presidents of the European counc...

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Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

Annan, who heads a group of former leaders founded by Nelson Mandela called The Elders, said if he had the chance he would tell Trump his antagonistic policy toward Iran, including labeling it the e...

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