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Man and young girl missing after vehicle drifts into river

Man and young girl missing after vehicle drifts into river

Approximately 60 mm of rain (2.4 inches) fell in eastern Ontario and western Quebec late last week. The rising waters hit their peak on Monday near the capital Ottawa , and severe flooding was repo...

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Trump Told Russians Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Relieved Pressure on Him

Mr Comey is due to testify to an open session of the Senate Intelligence Committee after being fired from his position as head of the intelligence agency. The move was dubbed "Nixonian" and has led to...

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Comey to Testify in Open Session on Russia Investigation

Mr Flynn has been at the centre of swirling speculation after he stepped down from his position as Mr Trump's advisor amid claims he had misled the administration over his links to Russian Federation....

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Trump told Russians pressure off after firing 'nutjob' Comey

Comey was leading the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election and possible ties to Trump's campaign. According to a Wednesday report from the New York Times , Flynn informed Tru...

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Iran's Rouhani vows to deliver campaign promises

Iranian news media reported that 75 percent of eligible voters cast ballots Friday, in line with Iran's typically large voter turnout, which has not fallen below 60 percent for a presidential elec...

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A Mother's Day Update On TV Moms

I remember how I felt to carry the full weight of motherhood on my shoulders. A few responses were also drawn from the hundreds received, for a slightly bigger surprise. I was in line at the grocery s...

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Iran state TV declares Rouhani winner in vote for 2nd term

The nuclear deal won Iran relief from worldwide sanctions in exchange for limits on its contested nuclear program. "Of some 41.2 million total votes cast, Rouhani got 23.5. Rouhani banked his poli...

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Macron to unveil first French government

Macron to unveil first French government

The 69-year-old Jean-Yves Le Drian is a close friend of former Socialist President Francois Hollande , a rare popular minister in Hollande's deeply unpopular government and an experienced political h...

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US President Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia

US President Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia

Nevertheless, maybe Saudi princes had not considered the coincidence of Trump's trip with Iran's presidential election. The White House was rocked by another bombshell when reports emerged that Trum...

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Labour climbs to highest poll rating since start of election campaign

His shadow defence secretary Nia Griffith, who has clashed with him over the policy on the Trident nuclear deterrent, was notably absent from his speech at the Chatham House think tank. "And pandering...

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Syria condemns attack by US-led coalition

The Russians relayed the message to the Syrian government, but the forces did not withdraw, the official said. A United States official said on Thursday the attack near the town of At Tanf destroyed...

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Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'

Joe Lieberman gives a "thumbs-up" as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Speaking to reporters today, Trump said the longtime Connecticut Senator i...

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Jadhav's case should not be politicized, says speaker NA

New Delhi has secured a temporary reprieve for Kulbhushan Jadhav with the United Nations' principal judicial organ ordering Pakistan to take all measures to ensure that the Indian national is not ex...

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US first lady ignores Trump criticism and shuns headscarf

While Mrs. Trump dressed conservatively Saturday in a long-sleeved, black pantsuit accented with a wide, gold-colored belt, her below-the-shoulder brown hair blew in the breeze at King Khalid Internat...

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Macron vows to heal France's divisions following historic win

Macron vows to heal France's divisions following historic win

Ripping up France's political map, French voters elected centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country's youngest president ever Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European forme...

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Israel releases record of Trump-Netanyahu meeting

Earlier this month , marking Israel's Independence Day, Vice President Mike Pence said that the Trump administration was continuing to give "serious consideration" to moving the embassy to Jerusalem ...

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The Trump-Russia probe is now investigating a possible cover-up

Chaffetz has scheduled a hearing on Comey's firing next Wednesday, although it's not clear if Comey will testify. The newspaper also reported that the president had expressed his wishes that Comey co...

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North Korea says U.S. has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

North Korea says U.S. has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

North Korea has celebrated the scientists and technicians behind its latest missile launch with a parade on the streets of Pyongyang, its state news agency reports . In another dispatch on KCNA Frida...

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Melania Trump forgoes wearing headscarf in Saudi Arabia trip

So instead of oil production wars with USA companies like we had during the last administration, President Trump is getting Saudi Arabia to cut deals with them. The medal, given to Trump for his effor...

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North Korea says linking cyber attack to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

North Korea says linking cyber attack to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

North Korea, also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), has vowed to develop a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead that can strike the mainland United States, saying the progra...

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Russia, China congratulate Rouhani on re-election as Iran's president

I humbly bow down before you. "I will remain loyal to my promise to you". Iran "is not ready to accept humiliation and threat", he continued. Trump is visiting Iran's main regional rivals, Saudi A...

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Video referees send off Argentina player at Under 20s WC

Video referees send off Argentina player at Under 20s WC

Argentina finished the match with 10 men after the first instance of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology being used in the tournament led to Lautaro Martinez seeing red for catching Fikayo Tomori...

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Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions - Seoul

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions - Seoul

Moon made the comments after stating that he wanted to reopen the channels of communication with the North. "It is considered an IRBM [intermediate range ballistic missile] of enhanced caliber", he ...

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Iran: Hassan Rouhani re-elected as President for second term

The re-election of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is unlikely to change the skepticism with which he is viewed by the Trump administration as the public face of a government opposed to U.S. Presiden...

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Nanaimo MLA says election uncertainty means anything is possible

So far the BC Liberals have stacked up about 40.9. per cent of the popular vote, to 39.9 per cent for the NDP and 16.6 per cent for the Greens. The tight NDP-Liberal race with neither party reaching...

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Under fire at home, Trump wins warm welcome in Saudi

As he arrived, the president waved from the doorway of Air Force One and then descended the steps, joined by first lady Melania Trump. Their choice of dress during the first stop on President Donald...

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Pippa's dress by Giles Deacon proves seamless sensation

Pippa's dress by Giles Deacon proves seamless sensation

The dress is constructed with a cap sleeve, high neckline and features a corseted bodice with draping to the front and a heart shaped detail at the back. Middleton arrived with her father in an open-t...

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Syria: Showdown In Raqqa To Begin In June

Regarding "terrorists", the USA and Turkey do not see eye-to-eye. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold discussions in Washington on May 16 at a delicate time for bilateral ties after U.S. It's c...

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Pippa Middleton & James Matthews' Semi-Royal Wedding

A view of St Mark's Church in Englefield, England ahead of the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews Saturday, May 20, 2017. But just because she holds the title of Duchess of Cambridge does...

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Trump Denies Asking Comey to Drop Investigation of Michael Flynn

The president shared code-word intelligence supplied by an ally (reportedly Israel) at the meeting. "What I have determined is that based upon the unique circumstances, the public interest requires...

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Trump lands in Saudi Arabia

The two leaders shared a long drive from the airport to central Riyadh , where the President is staying, and Trump was due to spent much of Saturday in meetings with Salman and his government, includ...

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Iran: New US Sanctions on Missile Work Show 'Ill Will'

Iran: New US Sanctions on Missile Work Show 'Ill Will'

The most recent waiver, issued by former Secretary of State John Kerry in December, was set to expire this week. "We welcome President Trump's decision to adhere to the obligations of the USA under ...

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On Jerusalem, as on Much Else, It's Trump vs. 'Deep State'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked to join President Trump at the site during Trump's visit to Israel, but US officials preparing the president's trip rebuffed the request, according to C...

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Fired FBI chief Comey to testify publicly in Congress

Mueller, who served as FBI director between September 2001 and September 2013, will have the authority to investigate whether the Russian government colluded with individuals associated with Trump's c...

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Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee

He says he hopes Comey's testimony will answer some of the questions that have arisen since Comey was suddenly dismissed last week by President Donald Trump. That flies in the face of the White House'...

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