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Australian Government ends visa programme that allowed overseas temporary workers

The abolition of the 457 visa - to be replaced by two new tighter temporary skills shortage visas - is, according to Turnbull, all about "Australia first". Opposition Leader Bill Shorten on Wednesday ...

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MCD elections: Delhi records 54 per cent turnout; 18 EVMs develop glitches

As per them BJP will win anything between 202-220 seats, AAP 23-35 and Congress 19-31. While AAP would be the biggest loser in such a scenario, the Congress too would suffer a huge setback at a time w...

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Ontario Takes Steps in Bid to Calm Housing Market

Fears of a potential real estate market collapse as well as diminishing housing affordability have put increasing pressure on Wynne's Liberal government to take action, at a time when the average pric...

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France begins voting in presidential poll amid high security

Results from ballots cast in the territories will, however, remain sealed until Sunday evening after polls have closed in mainland France. The vote took place under heavy security after the killing ...

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France may catch populist wave in presidential election

When he too calls for his supporters to vote for Mr Macron, there follows a general booing. Polls suggest far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, an independent centrist and former ...

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Labour backs Trident after Corbyn dithers

Labour backs Trident after Corbyn dithers

It came three hours after the party's leader had appeared to cast doubt on a future Labour government's support for the nuclear deterrent system, and suggested he would think twice about backing a str...

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Security tight as France votes for new president

It sets up a battle between Macron's optimistic vision of a tolerant France and a united Europe with open borders against Le Pen's darker, inward-looking "French-first" platform that calls for closed ...

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Canada puts housing speculators on notice as Toronto prices soar

Canada puts housing speculators on notice as Toronto prices soar

The speculation tax, which is aimed to take effect immediately, will not apply to refugees or immigrant nominees. The new measure applies to non-Canadian citizens, non-permanent residents, and corpo...

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Crude rebounds on OPEC comments

Crude rebounds on OPEC comments

The stable prices came after a more-than-3.5 percent fall in both benchmarks earlier this week as doubts emerged over the effect of an effort led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countri...

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'Casino Royale cash plot' behind Dortmund bus bomb, say police

According to the Independent, the 28-year-old man, named only as Sergej W, had bought a put option on Borussia Dortmund's shares on the day of the attack, giving him the right to sell the shares for a...

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Massive Power Outage Brings San Francisco To a Standstill

Moreover, that outage did not coincide with the ones in NY and San Francisco but rather occurred one day earlier. The outage left people stuck in elevators, shut down hospital operating rooms and ...

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Analysts At Stifel Reiterated Vernalis PLC (LON:VER) As Hold

About shares traded. Synacor Inc (NASDAQ:SYNC) has risen 33.33% since September 14, 2016 and is uptrending. Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN) has risen 52.44% since September 21, 2016 and is uptrending. The fir...

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Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization

Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization

Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of up to 45 percent against Mexico, China and other nations he believes are competing unfairly with American workers. "It's something like a lose-lose s...

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Economic Outlook: IMF projects Luxembourg growth slowdown

In the report, the fund projected the global economy will grow 3.5 percent this year, up from its January projection of 3.4 percent and a 3.1 percent annual growth rate in 2016. The organization now p...

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Trump puts officials in Sanctuary Cities on notice

The money helps pay for bomb suits, human trafficking investigations, body cameras, community policing, terrorism prevention, and efforts to combat the sexual exploitation of children over the Interne...

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US Treasury's Mnuchin urges IMF to enhance FX surveillance

US Treasury's Mnuchin urges IMF to enhance FX surveillance

They argue that blocking free trade would hobble economic growth instead of saving jobs from foreign competition. Anti-poverty activists said that the World Bank must expand its definition of poverty ...

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The IMF just boosted its growth forecast for Britain's economy to 2%

Forecasts for Japan (1.25%) and the United Kingdom (2%) have also been upgraded. Growth rates in most other countries in the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf are similarly projecte...

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IMF members delete anti-protectionism pledge, keep currency commitments

IMF members delete anti-protectionism pledge, keep currency commitments

Mnuchin said the global economy continues to exhibit large and persistent external imbalances, "which contribute to the sentiment that the existing worldwide monetary and trading system does not benef...

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Ontario tries to temper rising Toronto home prices with new tax

The government is also planning to expand the province's existing rent control system to cover all tenants, ending the exemption that now allows unlimited rent increases, it added. Strengthen the Resi...

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Cleveland Facebook Killer: Steve Stephens Dead in Car After Pursuit by Pa

Cleveland Facebook Killer: Steve Stephens Dead in Car After Pursuit by Pa

State police said officers spotted Steve Stephens earlier in the day in Erie County, which borders OH, after they received a tip that his vehicle was in a McDonald's parking lot. Lane spoke about the ...

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Passenger removal prompts United Airlines China visit

Shares in the firm have fallen 4.4 percent, almost $1 billion in market value, since the shocking footage emerged. On the call, United Airline chief executive Oscar Munoz said he would have "further...

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No waiver from Russian Federation sanctions

The Trump administration rejected Exxon Mobil's request to resume an oil drilling project in Russian Federation that is now blocked by USA sanctions, a tangible reminder that American policy toward ...

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Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

The G20 finance officials generally agreed with the assessment made by the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday in its latest economic outlook - that global growth should pick up this year, helped b...

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French election: What happens next?

Some 28.54 percent of registered voters have casted their votes in the presidential election by 12:00 a.m. local time (1000 GMT) on Sunday, the French interior ministry said. Socialist presidential ca...

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Turnout is high for French presidential vote

French nationals in Montreal expressed mixed reactions on Sunday as preliminary results showed far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading in the first round of France's presid...

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United States to honor Australia refugee deal Trump called 'dumb'

After taking office, Trump was infuriated upon learning that the previous Obama administration had agreed to a refugee resettlement deal with Australia. The deal was agreed with former United States P...

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France tightens security ahead of presidential elections

He was also carrying the addresses of police stations. Scandal-plagued conservative Francois Fillon and far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon have closed the gap substantially in the last two weeks....

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Stockholm truck attack suspect 'admits to a terrorist crime'

Stockholm truck attack suspect 'admits to a terrorist crime'

The Stockholm truck attack suspect has admitted committing a terrorist crime, his lawyer has said. Four people died and 15 were injured in the incident on Drottninggatan Street. Akilov is a national...

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President Trump blasts Canada, labels trade practices a 'disgrace'

Flanked by steel industry executives and union representatives, Mr. Trump signed the executive memo, and then handed the pen to the Steelworkers Union president Leo Gerard. The tech industry has argue...

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N.Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held

N.Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held

The U.S. does not have an embassy in the country, but the Swedish embassy confirmed that authorities had arrested a man with the last name Kim, a professor in his 50s who was reportedly doing aid work...

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More medals for New Zealand cyclists

The 24-year-old Kerby clocked 4min 17.068sec to win by more than four seconds from defending champion Filippo Ganna of Italy, claiming his first world title. I don't see any reason why I can't perform...

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Exxon Mobil 'seeks waiver' from Russian Federation sanctions

The Trump administration rejected Exxon Mobil's request to resume an oil drilling project in Russian Federation that is now blocked by U.S. sanctions, a tangible reminder that American policy toward...

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New Ontario Housing Rules Land Thursday. Will This End The Frenzy?

The foreign-buyer tax would be effective in all markets within Greater Golden Horseshoe, which is bounded by Peterborough to the east, the Niagara region to the south, Waterloo to the west and Orillia...

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AG Sessions: Erroneous tax credits to 'mostly Mexicans' could fund wall

President Donald Trump said on Sunday he expected Mexico to pay for the wall he has promised to build along the southern border, resuscitating a campaign promise that roiled US relations with Mexico i...

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France's next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen

France's next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen

Polls have closed in France's bitterly divisive presidential election. She hopes to win over far-left and other voters angry at the global elite and distrustful of the untested Macron. Mr Macron, a fi...

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