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Mudslinging continues as BC election approaches halfway mark

The windfall came from the party's US headquarters and various locals representing mostly forest industry employees in B.C. ElectionsBC figures show the New Democrats accepted over $672,000 from the S...

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President Obama Delivers Speech At University Of Chicago

President Obama Delivers Speech At University Of Chicago

With a signature wisecrack, Obama sat down with the words: " So, what's been going on while I've been gone? ". Former US President Barack Obama (C) meets with youth leaders at the Logan Centre f...

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Ex-South Korean President formally charged in corruption scandal

South Korean prosecutors on Monday indicted ousted President Park Geun-hye on multiple charges, including bribery, in the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for months. A n...

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Tillerson to chair special UNSC meeting on N. Korea

Pyongyang threatened Sunday to sink Trump's armada, a U.S. Navy carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson moving into waters off Korea. Under the watch of Kim, North Korea has been aggressive...

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Man dragged from United Airlines launches legal action

Man dragged from United Airlines launches legal action

Also Wednesday, a Chicago alderman said representatives from United and the city's Aviation Department have been summoned before a city council committee to answer questions about the confrontatio...

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Britain's Farage: Don't underestimate Le Pen in French race

Le Pen offers an alternative for anyone skeptical of the European Union and France's role in it, said Louis Aliot, another National Front vice president. "That was disdainful towards the French people...

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British Prime Minister Theresa May on course for sweeping election win

British Prime Minister Theresa May on course for sweeping election win

A key pledge in the 2015 election manifesto of the Conservative Party then led by David Cameron was to hold a plebiscite on the United Kingdom's membership in the EU. She is also looking to capitalise...

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International Monetary Fund raises forecast for global economic growth

International Monetary Fund raises forecast for global economic growth

The U.K.is anticipated to grow 2 percent this year, instead of 1.5 percent. "With persistent structural problems-such as low productivity growth and high-income inequality pressures for inward-looki...

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Crude Oil Prices Recover From Sharp Losses, Supply Concerns Persist

Crude Oil Prices Recover From Sharp Losses, Supply Concerns Persist

May output is expected to rise by 123,000 barrels per day to 5.19 million bpd, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's drilling productivity report . At this pace, the crude pro...

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Tory government would launch preemptive nuclear strike, defense secretary says

We would then look at the situation at that time", he told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show. Having repeatedly denied that she would call an election, May is now also poised to announce a raft of policy p...

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Netflix Growth Slows Due To Content Delays

Netflix Growth Slows Due To Content Delays

Netflix on a tablet, in North Andover, Mass. Netflix is about to hit 100 million subscribers for the first time, hitting a major milestone that underscores how much its video streaming service ...

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United Airlines: Will make customer satisfaction now a priority

According to the filing, Munoz asked for his employment agreement to be amended insofar as his future appointment as chairman of the board of directors is concerned, "leaving future determinations rel...

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Hungry Raptors rebound in tough battle with Bucks to tie series

Hungry Raptors rebound in tough battle with Bucks to tie series

They forced 21 turnovers. Monroe was coming in earlier in the series when Valanciunas was already sucking wind having chased the more fleet Thon Maker up and down the court for six or seven minutes....

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Stock markets rally with Emmanuel Macron in lead to be French president

Stock markets rally with Emmanuel Macron in lead to be French president

Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has shocked France by announcing she is stepping down as leader of her party. Police on Monday said they had arrested more than 100 people after elec...

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Kathleen Wynne's Housing Plan Will Create Slums and Won't Solve Affordability Issues

On the supply side, the government will be creating a new Housing Supply Team to help identify and address barriers in the construction of new homes. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calli...

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Trump campaign raking in money for 2020, disclosures show

Trump campaign raking in money for 2020, disclosures show

It is now clear that this country is being subjected to a deeply secretive presidency, one that believes the public is not worthy of knowing even a bare minimum about their activities and conflicts of...

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Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 216.13 points, or 1.05 percent, to end at 20,763.89, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 25.46 points, or 1.08 percent, to 2,374.15 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added ...

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American Airlines Suspends Staff After Controversial Stroller Incident, Upset Passenger Speaks Out

American Airlines Suspends Staff After Controversial Stroller Incident, Upset Passenger Speaks Out

The Facebook user who posted the video said the male flight attendant violently grabbed the stroller from the woman and, in the process, the stroller struck her and almost hit her child. The passenger...

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Lawyer representing woman confronted on flight

Lawyer representing woman confronted on flight

The mother claims her stroller was forcibly taken from her, almost hitting her and her child. In the video posted to Facebook Friday night, the mother is seen crying and holding a child while a ma...

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UK Royals Prince William, Harry And Kate Open Up About Emotional Struggles

A video of their conversation was shared Friday morning on the royal family's official Twitter page, just days before Heads Together would be one of the main charities represented at Sunday's ...

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Facebook tries to entice developers by opening up its augmented reality platform

Facebook are allowing developers to sign up and begin developing content for Camera Effects as of this week. Rachael Franklin , head of social VR at Facebook said , "We have found the easiest way ...

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Australia, New Zealand back Trump on possible WTO action on Canada dairy

U.S. President Donald Trump's harsh words for the Canadian dairy industry are creating concern among Saskatchewan farmers and policy makers. The president took issue with Canadian changes on milk ...

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Final French results show Macron on 24.01%, Le Pen 21.30%

Large sections of the French political spectrum, from the conservatives to the leftists, then rallied behind Mr. Chirac to defeat the far-right, Holocaust-denying Mr. "The first round election result ...

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Welcome to biggest week of Trump's presidency

It had a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points. Furthermore, the results rendered by the recently held polls reveal that despite Trump's shortcomings, the Democratic Party isn't out of the wood...

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Lawyer: Doctor dragged from United flight planning legal action

Lawyer: Doctor dragged from United flight planning legal action

In the video posted to Facebook Friday night, the mother is seen crying and holding a child while a male flight attendant has a heated exchange with another passenger. "Hey bud, hey bud, you, you ...

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IMF raises China growth forecast to 6.6% in 2017, 6.2% next year

In its latest World Economic Outlook , the Fund said that chronically weak advanced economies are expected to benefit from a cyclical recovery in global manufacturing and trade that started to gain mo...

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Untested, undefinable Macron nears pinnacle of French power

With an eye to Le Pen's avowedly France-first policies, Macron told the crowd: "I want to be the president of patriots in the face of a threat from nationalists". Manuel Valls, a former Socialist prim...

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US Supreme Court rejects GM bid to block ignition switch suits

US Supreme Court rejects GM bid to block ignition switch suits

Plaintiffs' lawyers have estimated that claims against the company may total as much as $10 billion. The appeals court said the provision doesn't shield GM, because the company knew about the flaw b...

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Power fully restored after power outage in San Francisco

Power fully restored after power outage in San Francisco

It wasn't immediately clear whether the fire caused the outage, which swept through the city about 9 a.m., or was ignited as a result of the outage. A major commuter station in the city's Bay Area R...

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United States to impose 20 percent duties on Canadian softwood lumber: Ross

The U.S. lumber industry filed a petition asking for import duties against Canadian lumber, alleging that it is being harmed by Canada's subsidies to its lumber producers. "What they've done to our da...

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Trump says charges against Assange would be 'OK'

Earlier Thursday North Korea's state run media reported Kim Jong Un threatening a "super-mighty preemptive strike" that could "immediately wipe out the USA mainland". Gentiloni said that he hoped th...

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Trump's misguided thinking on visas and trade

Trump's misguided thinking on visas and trade

Texas ranks second only to California in the number of H-1B visa applications, and the employers requesting the visas mirror national trends. According to the executive order , the Secretary of State...

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Le Pen lifted party from pariah status

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan closed 0.61 percent higher, while Japan's Nikkei rose 1.37 percent. In coming in first in the voting, he surpassed a number of long-standin...

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Australian economy to boom as unemployment drops, International Monetary Fund

The IMF lifted Japan's 2017 growth projection by 0.4 percentage point from January, to 1.2%, while the eurozone and China both saw a 0.1 percentage point growth forecast increase to 1.7% and 6.6%, res...

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I had to say a few words to the boys - Klopp

I had to say a few words to the boys - Klopp

The Belgian striker, who lasted just one season at Liverpool before his move to Selhurst Park, drew Palace level before half-time after Philippe Coutinho's free-kick had given the hosts the lead. Li...

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