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B.C. kids vote Green party the official opposition to NDP majority

But the Liberals only need one more seat for a majority - and 176,000 absentee ballots are yet to be counted . Preliminary results in Courtenay-Comox put the NDP's Ronna-Rae Leonard ahead of the Libe...

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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

Trump has said a decision could come before he leaves Friday for the Mideast and Europe, his first overseas trip as president. Trump fired Comey as the FBI was investigating possible links between ...

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White House: Trump will reinforce strong alliance, talk peace on Israel trip

White House: Trump will reinforce strong alliance, talk peace on Israel trip

The announcement follows Trump's meeting on Wednesday with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS') and Trump's pledge to mediate peace efforts. McMaster, and Deputy National Securit...

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India's refusal to join China's Belt and Road Forum regrettable: Chinese media

The summit has seen leaders agreeing to prioritize policy consultation, work on perfecting the infrastructure connectivity network and better serve public well-being and sustained development, accordi...

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New Poll: The Rock would beat Trump if election were today

New Poll: The Rock would beat Trump if election were today

He obtained a 36-13 approval rating. In an Instagram post responding to a Washington Post article from a year ago analyzing his chances, he said "the most important thing right now is strong honest ...

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Trump responds to reports he shared classified information with Russia

Trump responds to reports he shared classified information with Russia

McConnell also says he recommended to Trump that he nominate Merrick Garland to replace fired FBI Director James Comey. The Post story did not claim that Trump revealed any specific information ab...

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Interviews well underway for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Interviews well underway for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

He said he didn't know for sure that the FBI was investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials until Comey testified about it in March before congressional committe...

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China marshals support for its new Silk Road plan

The "Belt and Road" project is China's biggest foreign initiative to date as Beijing looks for global stature to match its economic success. PM Nawaz said, "As an old friend, it is a matter of vas...

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Clapper: 'Our Institutions Are Under Assault' By President Trump

The explanations for Comey's firing from the Trump White House have shifted repeatedly since the move was announced late Tuesday afternoon, undermining the credibility of Pence as well as White House ...

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Fermanagh murder: Concepta Leonard was 'devoted' mother and musician

Fermanagh murder: Concepta Leonard was 'devoted' mother and musician

The attack on Conor, who was in the house in Maguiresbridge at the time of the incident and suffered stab wounds to his abdomen, is being treated as attempted murder. "They're just the most wonderful ...

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In Trump Abbas-Meet, Hope Springs Eternal as Peace Prospects Run Dry

In Trump Abbas-Meet, Hope Springs Eternal as Peace Prospects Run Dry

Trump said the solution to peace is "something that I think is, frankly, maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years". Though expectations are low for significant progress, plans are bei...

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Convicted transgender soldier will stay on active duty

Yet, despite all of the vitriol poured over her by members of the United States military and political establishments, Manning is nothing less than an honourable whistleblower who felt compelled to ...

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Trump Hopes To Name FBI Nominee Ahead Of Overseas Trip

Trump Hopes To Name FBI Nominee Ahead Of Overseas Trip

The White House says the report is "not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the president and Mr. Comey". Ample reasons existed to worry about this president, and to ponde...

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Protesters call on Vancouver Aquarium to end captivity for whales, dolphins

Protesters call on Vancouver Aquarium to end captivity for whales, dolphins

The Vancouver Park Board voted to officially ends imports and displays of new cetaceans at Vancouver Aquarium by a vote of 6-1 on Monday night. "The park board's ban will mean the aquarium's marine ...

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Israeli-Palestinian peace push must be based on two-state solution: Envoy

Palestinians also claim Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state and past peace proposals have proposed splitting the city between East and West Jerusalem , or creating an internation...

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Women shout 'azaadi' at Mehbooba function

Women shout 'azaadi' at Mehbooba function

As the women, numbering in hundreds, raised slogans, police bundled them into vehicles and sent them back to their villages. "Women were present in large numbers and probably a lady fainted". Another ...

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Trump Admits That He Shared Classified Information With Russia

Trump Admits That He Shared Classified Information With Russia

The Washington Post first reported that Trump's closed-door remarks with the Russians jeopardize a valuable intelligence source on the Islamic State group. "Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia...

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Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation

Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation

Trump fired Flynn on February 13. The White House strongly disputed the claims late Wednesday. White House officials denounced the report, saying the president did not disclose intelligence sources ...

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Controversy over Trump Israel policy ahead of visit

In addition to the usual diplomatic script of meetings with Israeli leaders, Trump is expected to pay a visit to the desert fortress of Masada and also visit the West Bank city of Bethlehem as a ges...

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Netanyahu reveals conversations with Trump regarding United States embassy transfer to Jerusalem

There has been speculation that Trump would visit the Western Wall , the holiest site in Judaism, during his Israeli trip, which would make him the first sitting U.S. Earlier in the day, Conor P...

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