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It appears BC has its first minority government in 65 years

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver easily won his seat again in Oak Bay-Gordon Head but unlike previous sessions of the legislature, he won't be the sole MLA for the party. Bidgood said he called Ross...

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Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

What was no more than a one-point lead over Labour in the local ballot boxes had seemed like small beer after the SNP's success in winning an overall majority at Holyrood a year earlier . The local g...

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Trump reportedly asked Sessions, Rosenstein to write Comey firing memos

Earlier Wednesday, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY urged Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rosenstein, to appear before the Senate to answer questions about the circumstances...

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S. Korea's leader willing to visit North, talk to US, China

Moon's administration also needs to figure out how to ease tensions with China stemming from the deployment of a United States anti-missile defence system in South Korea to guard against the threa...

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China says it has successfully tested new type of missile

China says it has successfully tested new type of missile

Taiwan's Central News Agency reported Wednesday Beijing's defense ministry had announced the test of a newly developed rocket in the Bohai Sea, the interior gulf of the Yellow Sea, on the coast of nor...

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Liberals hang on to win BC's first minority government in 65 years

The NDP won one riding by only nine votes, making a recount a certainty that will determine the difference between a minority and an ultra-thin majority if it were to flip to the Liberals. Weaver, i...

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Nigeria's Buhari meets 82 freed schoolgirls

Nigeria's Buhari meets 82 freed schoolgirls

Shehu Sani, a Nigerian senator who has been involved in previous negotiations with Boko Haram, told AFP the girls were mostly "in good condition". Buhari said last month that the government was in t...

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Angela Merkel's bid for fourth term boosted by local election result

Angela Merkel's bid for fourth term boosted by local election result

Schulz could take over as chancellor if the Social Democrats come in ahead of Merkel in the national vote on September 24. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer...

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Ghuggi's resignation a result of moral degradation in AAP: SAD

Ghuggi's resignation a result of moral degradation in AAP: SAD

On Tuesday, Mr. Sandhu said the AAP high command should consider appointing MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira as the party's state chief. "For Punjab, Punjabi and Punjabiyat whatever needs to be done, I will...

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New Hamas chief pledges support to hunger-striking prisoners

Hamas in its new document agrees to a transitional Palestinian state within frontiers pre-dating the 1967 Middle East war but continues to refuse to recognise a right for Israel to exist and backs a...

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Climate talks open in Bonn, with all eyes on Washington

White House officials are expected to meet Tuesday in Washington to discuss whether to withdraw from the deal that Trump has said he would " cancel " - or find a way to back away from emissions target...

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Cambodian UN peacekeeper killed after ambush in Central African Republic

One Cambodian was wounded in the ambush and three more were missing, Hun Sen said. It said the armed perpetrators fled into the bush. " One Cambodian peacekeeper was killed and eight peacekeepers we...

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Israel is an 'occupying power — United Nations organization

He called on world governments to shoulder their responsibility and not to politicize the work of UNESCO nor to encourage Israel, as the occupying power, for its crimes. Citing ongoing Israeli settlem...

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Jakarta's Christian governor found guilty in Islam blasphemy trial

Jakarta's Christian governor found guilty in Islam blasphemy trial

Syamsu Hilal, a member of an anti-blasphemy group who reported Ahok's comments to police a year ago, says "here we have witnessed that the judge has become a representative of God, that the judge has ...

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After decisive win, Macron to take over on Sunday

After decisive win, Macron to take over on Sunday

The monetary union's long-term survival depends on it. The president said the transfer of power would take place just a week after Mr Macron's election as the youngest president in modern France. ...

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Kapil Mishra Begins Hunger Strike, Asks to Disclose Funding Details

Earlier in the day, Mishra submitted the documents in connection with the corruption charges he levelled against Kejriwal and other party leaders to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Mishra c...

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Princess Charlotte's Second Birthday Marked With New Royal Photo

Kate Middleton and Prince William are moving their family to Kensington Palace as their official royal engagements increase. In honor of Charlotte's second birthday on May 2, proud parents Pri...

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Hamas Stands in Solidarity with Hunger-Striking Palestinians

The global community widely recognizes the area defined by the 1967 borders as the site of a future Palestinian state, sitting alongside Israel in a so-called two-state solution. Two other major off...

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Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russia investigation

Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russia investigation

Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was sacked in February as US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser, less than a month after his appointment, over his undisclosed contacts with the Russian Ambassad...

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Percent of Trump Voters Stand by the President

The next lowest, Bill Clinton, had a 55 percent approval rating at this point in his administration. The CBS News poll shows Trump supporters remain solid with 96 percent. According to Trump, the ...

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