Wednesday June 28-th, 2017

Liberals eke out win as minority government Liberals eke out win as minority government

These numbers likely won't hold. The Greens are " kingmakers ". An unlikely but still possible scenario could see a coalition government of the NDP and Greens, the combination of which would have won in a dozen more ridings if not for vote splittin...

Federal Bureau of Investigation needs protection from White House Federal Bureau of Investigation needs protection from White House

It also escalated a potentially damaging standoff between a fuming, undisciplined president and the unorthodox lawman he dismissed three days earlier. I hope you won't either. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, tweeted "Mr. President, if there are "ta...

Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Kurds

Experts say the USA decision to arm Kurdish forces in Syria will strengthen US -backed forces fighting ISIS and result in possible tacit agreements between the USA and unlikely partners. Two luxury towers in the county's biggest city and commercial h...

Talks under way to secure release of more kidnapped schoolgirls Talks under way to secure release of more kidnapped schoolgirls

Chibok schoolgirls, recently freed from Nigeria extremist captivity, are photographed in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday May 8, 2017. "Many of you will have also followed the news of the release of the Chibok girls over the weekend". "Now he doesn't know ...

Defeating ISIS: Iraqi forces begin new push in Mosul Defeating ISIS: Iraqi forces begin new push in Mosul

He said the troops would number " several thousand. similar to what we have now, maybe a little more ". United States forces have been acting officially as advisers in the battle to oust Daesh from Mosul, which began in October, though they have ...

Voters in Canada's British Columbia head to polls in dead-heat race Voters in Canada's British Columbia head to polls in dead-heat race

Up on the province's TV screens popped New Democratic Party Leader John Horgan - delivering his victory speech. "We're much closer on core issues like the environment", he said about New Democrats and Greens. Alberta NDP Premier Rachel Notley and...

Yates, Flynn And The Trump-Russia Investigation Yates, Flynn And The Trump-Russia Investigation

Flynn spoke with Kislyak in December, just before and after the Obama administration slapped new sanctions on Russian Federation for its cyber attacks during the presidential campaign. Prior to her testimony , former Obama administration officials t...

Comey Requested More Resources for Russia Investigation Days Before Firing

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Wednesday the Russian Federation probe was one of the smallest things the FBI is dealing with, but McCabe testified, "We consider it to be a highly significant investigation". His assertions ca...

National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Ducks buck choker label, eliminate Oilers in Game 7 National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Ducks buck choker label, eliminate Oilers in Game 7

After four consecutive years of failure in winner-take-all showdowns, they stood up to an upstart opponent and finished a series strong. Ritchie wasn't exactly the most likely candidate to net the goal that propelled the Ducks to the Western Conferen...

Acting FBI chief declines to say if Trump is under investigation

It read: "I have long believed that a President can fire an FBI Director for any reason, or for no reason at all". "The recommendation to remove Comey indeed warrants such consideration", Chaffetz wrote. It was unclear whether word of the Comey r...

Liberals win election in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

The Greens received 8 per cent of the popular vote in the 2013 election along with their lone seat, but Weaver boldly forecasted gains in areas of NDP strength on Vancouver Island and the Kootenays. Clark was in Richmond for the final morning of he...

Angela Merkel: Macron 'Carries Hopes' of Millions of Europeans Angela Merkel: Macron 'Carries Hopes' of Millions of Europeans

But the challenges facing France's new leader are huge: He and the party he created from scratch barely a year ago will now try to stock the country's legislature with enough allies to move his agenda forward. "Macron will inherit a politically div...

Theresa May maintains strong election lead in weekend opinion polls Theresa May maintains strong election lead in weekend opinion polls

But we, the whole Labour movement and the British people, can t afford not to seize our moment". "They're individual contests being fought in very differing situations, from local council-level, issue-driven campaigns up to large mayoral fights with ...

Changes: How Does the American Health Care Act Impact You? Changes: How Does the American Health Care Act Impact You?

Following weeks of in-party feuding and mounting pressure from the White House, lawmakers voted 217 to 213 to pass a bill dismantling much of Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and allowing USA states to opt out of numerous law's key health benefit g...

Tense France chooses new president, deciding Europe's fate Tense France chooses new president, deciding Europe's fate

Macron has been endorsed by President Francois Hollande, Republican candidate Francois Fillon and the Socialist Party's Benoit Hamon. "I want it to be one of hope and renewed confidence", Macron said . "Anyone who bet on this has probably made a for...

Canada's Trudeau Defends Dairy System After Trump Criticism Canada's Trudeau Defends Dairy System After Trump Criticism

President Donald Trump over remarks claiming unfair dairy trade practices between Canada and the U.S. and the affects on the American dairy industry's revenue and jobs. Trump made it obvious his complaints from earlier this week in Wisconsin were spe...

Merkel's spokesman hails Macron success in French election

With 96% of polling stations declared, newcomer Macron was leading the field with 23.7%. The rise may be short-lived since markets are wary Le Pen could win in the next round. Voter turnout was 69.42 percent, according to the French interior mi...

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen advance to final French presidential vote Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen advance to final French presidential vote

The euro jumped 2 percent to more than $1.09 after the initial results were announced because Macron has vowed to reinforce France's commitments to the European Union and euro - and opinion polls give him a big lead heading into the second round.

Pollsters project Macron vs. Le Pen in French runoff Pollsters project Macron vs. Le Pen in French runoff

The sun glistened across most of France as voters - and candidates - cast their ballots. The ideological underpinnings of the two candidates' eurosceptism are worlds apart, however. It could also be damaging to USA interests, Brattberg said: "Le Pe...

France enters final stage of nail-biting general election

Nevertheless, earlier this month she denied the French state was responsible for the roundup of Jews during World War II, drawing condemnation from other presidential candidates and Israel's Foreign Ministry. Le Pen also met recently with Russian...

Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

Here's what you need to know. A gunman killed one cop and wounded two others on Thursday on the Champs-Élysées in an apparent act of terrorism, just days before France is set for a pivotal Sunday presidential vote in which far right populist Marine...

Gorsuch sworn in as US Supreme Court justice Gorsuch sworn in as US Supreme Court justice

While Kennedy, a tall, bespectacled Californian with a formal manner evinced by coordinated tie and pocket-square, has joined the justices on the left on crucial cases, he appears to regard himself as a center-right justice, readier for a successor n...

French candidate leaks Obama call ahead of Sunday poll French candidate leaks Obama call ahead of Sunday poll

Macron meanwhile took advantage of Monday's thwarted "imminent" attack in France to portray himself as the only candidate who can "guarantee" the security of the French people. "As we wait for more definite information, I think we need to attend to o...

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US

Wang's comments came amid a mounting war of words between Washington and Pyongyang. "This is the day we all release our tax returns to the man who won't release his ", "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert opened Tuesday. "So the eyes of the world are ...

Cuba cautions against foreign meddling in Venezuela's crisis Cuba cautions against foreign meddling in Venezuela's crisis

The scene grew violent after Maduro put troops on the streets and gave guns to pro-government civil militias, ignoring calls from 11 neighboring countries and the United States to respect citizens' right to protest. "All military police and civil s...

Examine all evidence in Syria gas attack

The House passed the Caesar bill a year ago unanimously. Trump issued a string of tweets regarding Obama's desire to use the military against Assad. The Democrats, along with their opponents, have been part of the bipartisan push for expanding exec...

Trump administration declines to brand China a currency manipulator Trump administration declines to brand China a currency manipulator

Do you remember when George W. Bush declared North Korea part of the axis of evil and he said "The United States of America will not permit the world's most risky regimes to threaten us with the world's most destructive weapons". China , Germany...

2nd gas attack launched on Iraq troops in Mosul 2nd gas attack launched on Iraq troops in Mosul

Security sources disclosed that missiles loaded with chlorine were fired at al-Abar neighborhood, injuring at least seven troops. Lieutenant-General Raed Chaker, the chief of the militarized federal police, said that his forces had launched a su...

Russian Federation blocks United Nations resolution on Syria attack Russian Federation blocks United Nations resolution on Syria attack

The U.S. envoy said the two countries "have agreed to establish a working group to address smaller issues and make progress towards stabilizing the relationship". "But I do think it's going to happen at a certain point", Trump said, adding that it'...

Pence warns NKorea not to mistake US resolve

The test reportedly failed, but the Republic of Korea still described it as a threat to the world and warned of punitive action if Pyongyang attempts to test a long-range missile. He noted to the soldiers that his late father, Edward, served in the U...

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