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BC election heats up as campaign nears halfway mark

BC election heats up as campaign nears halfway mark

Weaver's platform costing puts the additional expenditures for "lifelong learning" at more than $2 billion in the first full year, rising to almost $3 billion by the third year. She said the goal is to ensure fewer kids end up in care, but support needs to be there for those who do. He said their plan is to give guaranteed basic income to give people a fighting chance. Read More

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Remove Sasikala's portraits from AIADMK HQ; OPS faction

Delhi Police, quizzed him for the third day in a row, for nearly seven hours yesterday. Janardhan and Mallikarjuna are friends of Dinakaran. Referring to the demand of the OPS faction for the ouster of Sasikala, Dinakaran and other members of the Mannargudi family from the party, Vaithilingam said the Election Commission of India was looking into the legality of the appointment of Sasikala as the general secretary of the party. Read More

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Getting defensive: Redskins tab 'Bama DL Jonathan Allen 17th

Getting defensive: Redskins tab 'Bama DL Jonathan Allen 17th

After taking two defensive players from Alabama , the Washington Redskins have selected another defender in the third round of the NFL Draft. Allen led Alabama last season with 10.5 sacks and 16 tackles for a loss. Anderson predicts that the Crimson Tide duo will have an immediate impact. Every team I talked to, shoulders were medically cleared, no problems. Allen has been a success at all levels. Read More

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British Counter-Terrorism Police Shoot A Woman And Arrest 6 Suspects

The 27-year-old suspect, who has not been identified, had also been under police surveillance. Counter-terrorism police say 13 potential attacks have been foiled in the last four years. Both incidents occurred just over a month after a British-born convert to Islam ploughed a vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, killing four people, before stabbing to death a police officer who was in the grounds of parliament. Read More

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North Korea live-fire drill on army anniversary, South Korea confirms

North Korea live-fire drill on army anniversary, South Korea confirms

Two Japanese destroyers have joined the US carrier group for exercises and South Korea said it was in talks about holding joint naval drills. Addressing 15 Security Council ambassadors to the United Nations, including those of Russian Federation and China, at a meeting in the White House on Monday (24 April), Trump said immediate action must be taken to stop Pyongyang's provocations . Read More

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Gopal Rai next Delhi convener

Gopal Rai next Delhi convener

As many as 38 of the 270 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates and 92 of the Congress forfeited their security deposits in the Delhi civic polls, State Election Commissioner (SEC) S.K. "But he was in a hurry and people realised that it is power in his mind and not society or the country", said Hazare and also dismissed allegations of EVM tampering. Read More

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Erdogan: 'Fresh page' for US relations with Trump

Austria however reiterated its demand that negotiations be ditched, saying Erdogan had violated the European Union rule of law and eschewed democratic norms that candidate countries must put in place. He also argued the view held by a number of other EU countries, namely that Turkey is essential to European security due to the country's membership in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and its role in managing migration. Read More

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Tim Farron: 'Bogus' Brexit arguments not the reason Theresa May called election

Tim Farron: 'Bogus' Brexit arguments not the reason Theresa May called election

PM May is now an unelected leader, appointed to the role in an internal, Conservative party leadership contest following the post-Brexit resignation of her predecessor David Cameron. "These rules have created a cosy cartel which rigs the system in favour of a few powerful and wealthy individuals and corporations..." "They are yesterday's rules, set by failed political and corporate elites we should be consigning to the past". Read More

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'No Rule Book': Young Royals Talk Mental Health, Parenthood and Diana's Death

During a conversation about music and concerts with the host and the Royal family , the topic of dancing at shows came up. "We are uniquely bonded". In the video , Harry said the two had not talked about their mother enough. "And you always said to me, 'You've got to sit down and think about those memories'". Prince Harry has spoken out about needing therapy to deal with his grief after the death of his mother, Princess Diana. Read More

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Supreme court hears arguments on jurisdiction, joinder, standing

Supreme court hears arguments on jurisdiction, joinder, standing

A lawyer for the church said in an interview with The Associated Press that the case would be unaffected because Greitens' policy change does not resolve the legal issue. Gorsuch waited only about seven minutes before he asked his first question, following four of his more senior colleagues. After the conference concluded, the court announced that Gorsuch had not participated presumably because he needed time to adjust to his new job and prepare for upcoming oral arguments. Read More

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Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

And indeed, the revision swayed some conservatives who initially opposed the legislation. Negotiators have been working to find a deal on the bill that would bring enough conservatives and moderates to vote yes on the bill. "When we have a close of a week like this, members with absences and challenges, varied challenges with individual members for absences, that affects a vote like this as well", he said. Read More

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'Israeli strike' hits arms depot near Damascus airport

'Israeli strike' hits arms depot near Damascus airport

Flames rise after an explosion near an airport west of Damascus, Syria. Syria says Israel hit a military facility near the Damascus airport, targeting a weapons supply that Israel says was headed for Hezbollah in Lebanon. Syrian rebel and intelligence sources are claiming that Israeli air strikes were responsible. The drone was said to have been launched from Syrian territories. Read More

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Trump picks trade fight with Canada

Trump picks trade fight with Canada

Trade tensions spiked between Washington and Ottawa Tuesday as President Donald Trump accused Canada of being "very rough" on its southern neighbor and threatened to retaliate against new restrictions on USA dairy products. "We're seen as a very responsible player around the world so people do want to engage", Champagne said. The Trump administration says government subsidies make Canadian lumber artificially cheap, but will this new import tax raise the cost of building a home? "The ... Read More

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US Military: Ohio Soldier Killed In Raid In Afghanistan

US Military: Ohio Soldier Killed In Raid In Afghanistan

After graduation, he was assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Fifty Army rangers, along with 40 Afghan commandos, were dropped into the area by helicopter for the operation, according to Pentagon officials. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill) released a statement, saying: "My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Bloomington soldier, Sergeant Josh Rodgers". Read More

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Assad says Syria 'already at war' with Israel

The Kremlin called for restraint after Syria accused Israel of firing several missiles at a military position near the Damascus airport. Late last month, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said the IDF only carries out raids in Syria for three reasons: when Israel comes under fire, to prevent arms transfers, and to avert a "ticking timebomb", namely to thwart imminent terror attacks on Israel by groups on its borders. Read More

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North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary day

North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary day

On Monday, US president Donald Trump called for tougher new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang, saying the North was a global threat and "a problem that we have to finally solve". A rapid tempo of North Korean weapons testing in the past year has pushed Kim Jong Un's authoritarian nation closer to developing a nuclear-armed missile that could reach the US mainland. Read More

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Trump Phone Call With Trudeau on Dairy, Lumber Trade 'Amicable' - White House

NY [U.S.]: In a surprising move, especially after the recent pleasant diplomatic exchange between the two neighbours, President Donald Trump trained his guns on Canada saying the nation has been "very rough on the United States". "The issues that that president is bringing forward, of course, (are) definitely going to cause nervousness and uncertainty". Ross was on hand to explain why the US administration had begun slapping tariffs averaging 20 per cent on softwood lumber - the latest move ... Read More

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Ivanka Trump defends father at G20 women's summit

Other guests at the summit included Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and the Netherlands' Queen Maxima. In defending herself and her father from the boos, Ivanka said that Mr. it has been a little under 100 days but it has just been a remarkable and incredible journey". "I'm listening, I'm learning, I'm defining the ways in which I think that I'll be able to have impact", she told the panel discussion. Read More

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Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments

Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments

Are you telling me that given those circumstances that the White House can't get access to Flynn's security clearance application? The probe, launched earlier this month, was revealed in a letter released Thursday by Rep. As a result of that work, Flynn retroactively registered as an agent of a foreign power under USA lobbying law. Flynn's client, Inovo BV, is owned by a Turkish businessman who is also a member of a committee overseen by Turkey's finance ministry. Read More

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Palestinian prisoners just launched a mass hunger strike

Palestinian prisoners just launched a mass hunger strike

This new hunger strike will demonstrate once more that the prisoners' movement is the compass that guides our struggle, the struggle for Freedom and Dignity, the name we have chosen for this new step in our long walk to freedom. Barghouti, who has been named as a possible successor to Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, called the strike "the most peaceful form of resistance available". Read More

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