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What the B.C. NDP-Green deal means for rest of Canada

NDP leader John Horgan told reporters on Monday. The left-leaning NDP took 41 seats, the Liberals 43 and the Greens three, Elections BC said. The Greens and NDP have supported a system of proportional representation that accounts for the number of seats each party gets in the legislature based on their percentage of the popular vote.

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UK: Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'

Armed police have arrested the 19-year-old man in the raid of the former home of the Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi . Asked during an interview on BBC television earlier whether some of the group were still at large, Ms Rudd said: "Potentially".

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Flag march by police in violence-hit Saharanpur villages

The Yogi Adityanath government had on Wednesday blamed Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party for fomnting tension in the city. One person was killed and several others injured on Tuesday evening after a truck carrying Dalit (low caste) community members was attacked reportedly by Thakurs (belonging to upper caste) in Saharanpur district, about 711 km northwest of Lucknow , the capital of Uttar Pradesh.

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Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake

According to the CNN story , Comey did not consult with Attorney General Loretta Lynch when he chose to make a public announcement that the investigation was over. He did not, however, tell lawmakers about the doubts he had regarding the intelligence itself before he ended the investigation. He's said as much in classified sessions to Congress - while completely breezing over the publicly known concern at the time, that Lynch had met with Bill Clinton on her airplane during the investigation.

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Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words

But he did not waste the opportunity to exploit the contrasting optics created by Trump's visit with Saudi Arabia's ruling monarchs - at the moment Rouhani's victory was confirmed. "When they imposed sanctions on us, they made a mistake ", he said. The fact is that a big obstacle discouraging foreign companies and banks from establishing ties with Iran, even while sanctions have been removed, is their concern with the transparency of the economic data of their potential Iranian partners.

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Philippines Official: Terror Suspect Still in Besieged City

This week's raid was not the first time the military went after him — he was wounded by an airstrike in January. Hundreds of civilians had sheltered in a military camp in Marawi City as troops helped clear the few remaining people from streets where smoke lingered in the air.

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Soldiers Try to Restore Order in Besieged Philippine City

Militants called in reinforcements and swept through the streets, torching buildings, taking a Catholic priest and his worshippers hostage and sealing off much of the city to the outside world. "I pity the civilians and the women who were near the targeted area. I hope it does not return". Philippine army generals say dozens of Islamic State group-l.

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The Pope and Reform Judaism Leader Discuss Refugees in Rare Vatican Meeting

Vatican guidelines indicate that women should wear long sleeves, black clothing and a black veil during private meetings with the pope. Francis's gift included a signed copy of his recent World Day of Peace message and three writings, one of which was Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home , all about climate change .

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Manchester attack: Off-duty police officer killed in bombing

Abedi also said he was certain his son had not been in Syria. Soldiers are now placed at key locations and events to protect the public and provide assistance to police. The traditional ceremony is a major tourist attraction in London . The Chelsea soccer team also announced it would cancel Sunday's victory parade in London that was to have celebrated the team's Premier League title win.

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Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader - who calls it natural

And many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years and not paying in those past years. President Trump is weighing changes to US sanctions against Russia, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn said Wednesday. Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that joining the US -led anti-Islamic State coalition "will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight against terrorism and also improve our coordination within the coalition".

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GOP Candidate Charged With "Body-Slamming" Reporter

The Fox News crew watched in astonishment as, after Jacobs pressed him on the GOP health care bill, "Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him", Fox News reporter Alicia Acuna wrote in an article.

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PM Calls Up French President-Elect to Congratulate Him

France's next President, Emmanuel Macron, has defeated his far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the runoff of the French presidential elections by 66.1% (20.8 million votes) to 33.9% (10.6 million votes), having ranked first in the first round on April 23 as well.

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GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord

Despite his continued opposition, however, it remains unclear whether a withdrawal is in the nation's future. Beyond U.S. credibility and leverage with European counterparts, withdrawing from the deal will also undermine U.S. During the United Nations climate talks in Copenhagen in 2009, Obama and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reportedly forced themselves into a room where then-Chinese premier Wen Jiabao was holding a secret meeting with leaders from India , Brazil and South ...

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Venezuela May Hold Constituent Assembly Elections in July - Electoral Council

Since then, she has been a wild card within the publicly homogenous Venezuelan government, whose foes accuse it of seeking to dodge elections by creating a parallel assembly with powers to rewrite the constitution. Protesters set fire to late President Hugo Chavez's childhood home in western Venezuela on Monday, an opposition lawmaker said, as protests against the president Nicolas Maduro grew increasingly hostile.

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Rouhani dismisses Trump warning over Iran 'threat'

Trump, having visited Saudi Arabia for two days, declared he saw the possibility of a new alignment of Muslim nations and Israel against a shared foe _ Iran . Bruce Riedel, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in the Center for Middle East Policy, noted that Saudi Arabia is a "police state" among the "most repressive" of free speech in the Middle East.

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Chelsea Manning Released From Military Prison Following Obama Commutation

Thank you so much, I want you to know you've been my hero since high school and I'm just so happy for you! "Whatever is ahead of me is far more important than the past", added Manning, 29. "And for her to be coming out and to be going back on active duty , I think that's really outrageous". He was convicted of several violations of the Espionage Act.

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Poll boost for Jeremy Corbyn as Labour slashes Tory general election lead

If Labour lost 32 seats, as McCluskey predicts is a optimistic result, then the party would lose control of traditional heartlands in constituencies such as Halifax, Tooting, and Wolverhampton South West. McCluskey's analysis, made in an interview with the Politico website , was widely seen as an attempt to lower expectations, in order to prepare to make an argument for Corbyn to remain as Labour leader even if he suffers a heavy election defeat.

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Philippines needs modern arms to fight Isis, Duterte tells Putin

Karapatan has also questioned why Martial Law was declared in the entire island of Mindanao as "it has laid the predicate for full-blown rights violations, akin to the convoluted justifications of Marcos' martial law". According to Cayetano, Duterte was forced to respond because he is being barraged by comments on what he should do with regard to the statement about the Asean, where to file the protest and where to send the Navy.

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Hostages taken at church in southern Philippines

Chito and others as hostages", Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines president archbishop Socrates Villegas said in a statement. President Rodrigo Duterte has placed Mindanao and nearby island provinces of Basilan, Sulu and Taw-Tawi in the southern Philippines under martial law, and vowed to be "harsh" in dealing with the local militant group.

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Camden American Legion announces Memorial Day events

Paul's Lutheran Church in Hackensack give the Memorial Day addresses at Backus and Ponto Lake cemeteries. The parade will then proceed to the Elmwood Cemetery for a memorial service. Island Creek Cemetery, located in Grove Township in rural Montrose, is scheduled to hold its annual Memorial Day service at 2 p.m. Sunday. A hot meal will be served to the public from 11 a.m.to 1:30 p.m.at the Vermillion school gym.

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Theresa May raises terror threat rating to 'critical'

She attended the concert with her mother and older sister, who were both injured. Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya and Syria as they piece together his allegiances and try to foil any new potential threats. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words". People at home will be thinking, they hear this a lot, when there is an attack, it comes out after the event that attacker was known to authorities.

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Trump's Company Tells Congress Its Plan for Distributing Foreign Profits

The company said that it will tally up only money it takes in from only those who have specifically identified themselves as working for a foreign government entity. The Trump Organization's reply seems to indicate that neither the president nor his businesses have been conducting the basic due diligence that keeping his promise would require.

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Trump picks Lieberman associate Kasowitz as personal lawyer in Russian Federation probe

It was also reported that Trump disclosed highly-classified information to Russian diplomats during an Oval Office meeting; that Trump asked Comey in February to drop the FBI's investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn; and that Trump told Russian diplomats during their meeting that Comey was a "nut job" and that firing him had taken "great pressure" off of Trump.

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Let's compare Trump's guestbook signature at Israel's Holocaust memorial with Obama's

The tone of Trump's note has invoked comparisons to the note left at the memorial by his predecessor, Barack Obama , who - while running for president in 2008 - visited the memorial and left a much more appropriate (not to mention "eloquent") message.

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Asia Pacific ministers meet seeking to finalize trade pact

TPP ministers met on the side-lines of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Hanoi on Sunday. The Pacific Rim trade ministers meeting in Vie. China said on Monday that the Asian-wide RCEP trade agreement is closely aligned with the "Silk Road spirit" and urged speeding up the talks that are seen as an alternative to the now-defunct Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).