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Global Media Liberal Leader Christy Clark explains difference between Liberal, NDP donations
Author: 0 Liberal Leader Christy Clark explains difference between Liberal, NDP donations

The debate is one of the few opportunities the leaders have to directly challenge each other, all the while under the intense glare of live TV cameras where body language counts as much as scoring verbal points. An author of the BC Labour Market Report says Wednesday's debate tells him a new provincial government needs to train mill workers. And here's another problem for Clark: At the same time she rails against US protectionism, the governing Liberals have accepted $1.7 million in campaign ...

Author: 0 Trump Moves to Support Wisconsin Dairy, Lumber by Slapping Tariff on Canada

The U.S. lumber coalition that filed the trade action, its fifth since the 1980s, cheered the decision and noted that a second preliminary ruling on its claim of lumber "dumping" from Canada is due June 23. British Columbia Premier Christy Clark echoed Carr, "Despite there being no actual evidence of unfair trade practices, the U.S.is taking a "presumed guilty until proven innocent" approach with the rest of our industry".

Global Media What does Trump's order to review national monuments mean?
Author: 0 What does Trump's order to review national monuments mean?

President Donald Trump's sweeping review of more than two decades' worth national monument designations includes a unique undersea area 150 miles off the New England coast that CT lawmakers fought to preserve past year. The monuments covered by the review will range from the Grand Staircase in Utah created by President Bill Clinton in 1996 to the Bears Ears monuments created by President Barack Obama in December 2016 in the same state, covering millions of acres of land overlying ...

Author: 0 AIADMK: Merger talks delayed as two factions slug it out

However, he denied paying money to the middleman, the sources said, adding the Crime Branch officers also confronted Dinakaran and Sukesh. A senior official said Dinakaran was asked about the money trail, his association with Chandrasekar and whether he had met any Election Commission official.

Global Media Getting defensive: Redskins tab 'Bama DL Jonathan Allen 17th
Author: 0 Getting defensive: Redskins tab 'Bama DL Jonathan Allen 17th

Anderson had an excellent motor in college, finishing with 8.5 sacks and 18.5 tackles for loss past year. Overall, the Redskins continue doing a good job of picking players who will help the team now and in the future. "Every team I've talked to [said my] shoulders were medically cleared, no problem". Allen becomes the fifth player selected by the Redskins all-time with the No.

Author: 0 Kent woman arrested as police shoot Willesden woman in terror raid

During the course of the operation, a woman who was one of the subjects was shot. She has not yet been arrested due to her condition, Basu said. Two of the further arrests were made when a man and a woman, both aged 28, returned to the address later that night, he said.

Global Media President Trump calls for new United Nations sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 President Trump calls for new United Nations sanctions on North Korea

He sent the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group for exercises in waters off the Korean peninsula as a warning to North Korea and a show of solidarity with USA allies. North Korea has an air base in Wonsan and missiles have also been tested there. The latest meeting involves Kim Hong-kyun, special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs at the foreign ministry, and his US and Japanese counterparts, Joseph Yun and Kenji Kanasugi.

Author: 0 Erdogan: 'Fresh page' for US relations with Trump

Trump has already gladdened Erdogan by congratulating him on his victory in the April 16 referendum on expanding his powers, whereas the reaction of most European Union leaders was more circumspect. Ahead of the meeting in Malta, the EU's Mogherini responded to questions from members of the media, touching upon the significance of Turkey while vowing to protect relations with the country.

Global Media Not EVMs, but people: Kumar Vishwas on AAP washout in MCD polls
Author: 0 Not EVMs, but people: Kumar Vishwas on AAP washout in MCD polls

Aam Aadmi Party's top leadership including Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, Ashutosh Kumar etc have also been blaming EVMs for their party's defeat and BJP's victory in elections. EVMs should not be blamed exclusively. "We could not convince people about work done by the Delhi government did", the AAP leader said. In the north body, the BJP won 64 wards, AAP 21 and Congress 15.

Author: 0 Myles Garrett brings the heat for his first pitch in Cleveland

The Browns had their eyes on North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky, a local kid who grew up a Cleveland fan, but he was surprisingly selected at No. He's a dynamic playmaker who creates turnovers, exactly what the Colts did not have past year and desperately needed. That also gave them the flexibility to use their first pick on Charlton.

Global Media Gorsuch Takes The Bench, Showing A Flair For Debate
Author: 0 Gorsuch Takes The Bench, Showing A Flair For Debate

And, according to Feldman's count, Gorsuch was wordier than all of his colleagues during their first time out, save for Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. The court's newest justice showed no freshman anxiety Monday, jumping into the questioning barely 15 minutes after the first argument began. In May 2006, Gorsuch was nominated by former president George W Bush to take up a position at the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Global Media BJP sweeps MCD, AAP comes distant second with 48 seats
Author: 0 BJP sweeps MCD, AAP comes distant second with 48 seats

Forty-five minutes later, the BJP was leading the vote count for the municipal elections, which were held on Sunday, in 65 seats in the North Delhi Municipal Corporation, 49 seats in the East corporation and 68 in the South corporation. Contrary to AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal's stand, Mann said there was no use in finding fault with the electronic voting machines ( EVMs ).

Global Media Explosions Rock Damascus Airport Following Cargo Flights From Iran
Author: 0 Explosions Rock Damascus Airport Following Cargo Flights From Iran

An Israeli military spokeswoman declined to comment on the allegations. Alongside weapons, hundreds of Shi'ite militia fighters from Iraq and Iran are also flown into Syria from Damascus worldwide airport. The group is at odds with Israel over territory along the Lebanon-Israel border. The same military source added that "the Israeli aggression comes as a desperate attempt to raise the collapsed morale of terrorist groups due to the Syrian army's blows and this aggression will not dissuade ...

Global Media Trump's first tariffs: Canada's lumber imports
Author: 0 Trump's first tariffs: Canada's lumber imports

The 20 percent lumber tariff will raise $1 billion a year on the approximately $5 billion worth of Canadian softwood lumber used in US home construction. There are concerns that President Trump's new tariff on Canadian lumber imports could jack up the prices of newly built homes. We have massive trade deficits.

Global Media Heroes Of The Storm Gets New Overwatch-Themed Event
Author: 0 Heroes Of The Storm Gets New Overwatch-Themed Event

The update, so-called "Heroes of the Storm 2.0", changes the way you get access to more items as well as the overall progression for your ranking. The number is not a specific one, as there is no indication on the breakdown among all three platforms and other details such as how many of these players fire up the game daily.

Author: 0 Oilers say nothing changes as Ducks face injuries heading into Game 2

But the gauntlet had been dropped - Kesler's chops, verbal barbs and stares weren't going to let up. Ryan Getzlaf leads Anaheim with four goals, Rickard Rakell has three assists and Jakob Silfverberg has 21 shots on goal. "But I thought we were good". It's a good test for us right now and stepping up we definitely have the confidence. NOTES: Lindholm returned after leaving the Ducks' last game early with an injury, but D Sami Vatanen sat out his fourth straight game with an upper-body ...

Global Media Liberals Balance Budget, Promise Billions In Health Care
Author: 0 Liberals Balance Budget, Promise Billions In Health Care

That program provides prescription drug coverage to more than 2.3 million seniors and about 900,000 people receiving social assistance. According to the new plan, eligible Ontarians will be able to walk into any pharmacy across the province, show their OHIP card and pick up free medicine funded through the Ontario Drug Benefit Program.

Global Media Stop destabilising the situation: USA to North Korea
Author: 0 Stop destabilising the situation: USA to North Korea

In this Monday, April 24, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan is greeted as it arrives in Busan, South Korea, for a scheduled port visit while conducting routine patrols throughout the western Pacific.

Author: 0 Southeast Asian leaders wrestle over China at summit

The region's top diplomats released the statement after convening in Manila for the 30 ASEAN Summit, during which they also discussed the "South China Sea, transnational crimes and terrorism", Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Spokesperson Robiespierre L.

Global Media Reasons Why: season 2 renewal is
Author: 0 Reasons Why: season 2 renewal is "near"

In Ontario, the Ministry of Education warned teachers not to use it as a classroom tool - but also encourages discussion of suicide. Experts feel the series may be romanticizing suicide and not encouraging teenagers to seek help. "That way they can give them an answer versus, them hearing something somewhere else", Pollite said. "I tried to grow up too fast, and I wasn't really that kind of a person".

Global Media Pentagon Probes Flynn Payments
Author: 0 Pentagon Probes Flynn Payments

He was also paid over $500,000 to lobby for the Turkish government. In the past, the Pentagon has advised retiring officers that because they can be recalled to military service, they may be subject to the Constitution's rarely enforced emoluments clause, which prohibits top officials from receiving payments or favors from foreign governments.

Author: 0 FMs Reaffirm ASEAN's Role to Promote Peace, Stability

Tensions have soared in the region in recent weeks in the wake of a series of North Korean missile tests and tough rhetoric from Washington on the isolated nation's rogue weapons program. Tavares, the Indonesian Foreign Ministry's director general for ASEAN affairs, said. The situation on the Korean peninsula has been tense since Pyongyang launched two nuclear bomb tests past year and conducted a number of missile firings.

Author: 0 Syria blames Israel for Damascus airport blast

Citing a regional intelligence source, Reuters reported weapon supplies from Tehran, Iran are routinely sent to the area near Damascus airport by commercial and military cargo planes. The Shiite group is aligned with Iran and is fighting in Syria alongside forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The blasts were reported at 4 a.m.

Author: 0 Trump's trade actions bring uncertainty to Canadian lumber country

The trade fight with Canada could portend a more hard renegotiating process for the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump has said he will either rework or scrap. Ross has said that lumber and dairy have erupted as irritants because they are not properly addressed in the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump had threatened to scrap if it can't be renegotiated.

Author: 0 Christy Clark optimistic as BC election approaches halfway mark

Green party Leader Andrew Weaver has called the New Democrats hypocrites for berating the Liberals over accepting large corporate donations. However the party pulled in more than 1,200 votes in 2013, more than enough to play spoiler should soft NDP or Liberal supporters decide to go Green.

Author: 0 North Korea releases alarming photographs of its artillery drill

Mr Cha Du Hyeogn, crisis information adviser to former South Korean president Lee Myung Bak, told NK News that having the radar at Seongju to track North Korea's projectiles would still contribute to the defence of Seoul generally. Harris testified ahead of an unusual meeting at the White House on Wednesday, when all 100 USA senators are expected to attend a classified briefing on North Korea.

Author: 0 Trump tells NRA: 'You have a true friend' in White House

According to numbers from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, applications for background checks have fallen since Trump's election to March of this year, and overall in the first quarter of 2017, by about 10 percent. "We know that they've got those bigger issues going on right now", said Jon Spears, 37, from Somerset, Ky. During an address at the National Rifle Association leadership conference, Trump took a dig at the Massachusetts Democrat, whom he regularly calls "Pocahontas" in what ...

Global Media Marine Le Pen's party boots leader over Holocaust denial quote
Author: 0 Marine Le Pen's party boots leader over Holocaust denial quote

Marine Le Pen, a frontrunner in the French presidency race, on Friday called on hard-left voters to block centrist rival Emmanuel Macron. Resentful at what they see as German-imposed austerity directed from Brussels over the heads of weak past presidents, left-wingers are the targets of intense wooing by National Front (FN) leader Le Pen as the run-off approaches.

Global Media Macedonian opposition chief shuns emergency political talks
Author: 0 Macedonian opposition chief shuns emergency political talks

The violence erupted after around 100 nationalist protesters supporting the rival VMRO-DPMNE party entered parliament waving Macedonian flags and singing the national anthem. Police intervened only after 8pm when they shut off the electricity in the building and used stun grenades to drive the crowd out of the parliament and evacuate MPs and journalists.

Author: 0 Turkey strikes Kurds in Iraq, Syria, drawing condemnation

Turkish warplanes killed more than two dozen Kurdish fighters Tuesday in strikes in Syria and Iraq, where the Kurds are key players in the battle against the Islamic State group. The targets were hit to prevent PKK from sending " terrorists , arms, ammunition and explosives to Turkey", the statement said, adding that the operation was conducted "within the scope of the global law".

Author: 0 More Americans support legalizing marijuana than ever before

Under the ordinance, dispensaries, which are permitted by the state to sell medical marijuana products, could be located within certain township zoning classifications : mixed commercial use areas, rural village-high density zones, community commercial centers, or manufacturing and technology districts.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump contradicts her father on Syrian refugees

Sitting on a G20 panel with female leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, Donald Trump's daughter caused the audience to bristle when she praised "my father's advocacy" and his role as "a tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive".

Author: 0 Leaders weigh in on their debate performance

Both columnists also gave NDP leader John Horgan credit for staying cool, after a heated exchange between himself and Clark in the last debate. Prince says there is a lot riding on on the televised debate for all three party leaders - 15 to 20 per cent of B.C.

Global Media China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier
Author: 0 China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier

The Chinese state media said that the carrier, designed in China and built in the northeastern port of Dalian , is not expected to enter service until 2020. In recent months, Beijing has been irked by USA naval patrols near islands that China claims in the South China Sea. China is pursuing a long-term strategy of integrating these "floating sovereign airfields" into military operations, Cronin said.

Global Media Federal judge blocks Arkansas execution plan
Author: 0 Federal judge blocks Arkansas execution plan

A U.S. federal judge on Saturday blocked a plan by the southern state of Arkansas to execute a series of inmates there over a 10-day period this month, citing a constitutional amendment banning "cruel and unusual punishment". But Hutchinson's plan faces other legal obstacles. Griffen, a Pulaski County circuit judge, said he's morally opposed to the death penalty and that his personal beliefs alone shouldn't disqualify him from taking up certain cases.

Global Media Afghan defense minister, army chief of staff resign over military base attack
Author: 0 Afghan defense minister, army chief of staff resign over military base attack

The incident led to the resignation of both the Afghan Defense Minister, Abdullah Habibi and the Afghan Army Chief of Staff, Qadama Shah Shahim. That official, briefing journalists about intelligence reports on condition of anonymity, said Taliban fighters are now using Russian-supplied weapons in the southern provinces of Helmand, Kandahar, and Uruzgan.

Global Media China launches its first home-made aircraft carrier
Author: 0 China launches its first home-made aircraft carrier

China on Wednesday launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier, which will join an existing one bought second-hand, amid rising tensions over North Korea and worries about Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea. " With each new aircraft carrier, China is sending a signal that it has no peer among its neighbours ", he said . "China has no need for this", he said.

Global Media Dairy, lumber, pharma: Trump team signals broader renegotiation of NAFTA
Author: 0 Dairy, lumber, pharma: Trump team signals broader renegotiation of NAFTA

New Democrat Leader John Horgan says he's disappointed by the American tariffs and is accusing Clark of failing to make the ongoing trade dispute enough of a priority. The problem is worse. Ross said that while no immediate further actions against Canada are being contemplated, the trade disputes point to the need to renegotiate NAFTA sooner rather than later.

Global Media Appealing for calm, China says U.S. wants talks on North Korea
Author: 0 Appealing for calm, China says U.S. wants talks on North Korea

He also added that an "all-out war" would result if the USA took military action against the country. President Trump received a dire warning from his predecessor, President Obama , about a major national security threat he'd face upon entering the Oval Office: the impulsive dictator of a nuclear-armed North Korea, Kim Jong-un, who is suspected of assassinating his own half-brother, executing his uncle and disposing of high-ranking military officials at will.

Author: 0 U.S. to honour 'dumb' refugee deal with Australia

US President Donald Trump may have branded a deal the Obama administration struck with Australia to resettle up to 1,250 refugees in America as "dumb", but his vice president has now assured the Aussies that Washington will honor it anyway.

Global Media Macron? Le Pen? Fillon? Melenchon? Which duel for the presidency?
Author: 0 Macron? Le Pen? Fillon? Melenchon? Which duel for the presidency?

The euro hit three-week highs against the U.S. dollar today in anticipation of a Macron victory, before paring some gains at the time of writing. The leftist leader recently spoke in Marseille, where he described his candidacy as a third option for voters who are dissatisfied with extreme right-wing politics and supporters of free market economics.

Global Media President Erdogan Slams European 'Islamophobia' After Human Rights Criticism
Author: 0 President Erdogan Slams European 'Islamophobia' After Human Rights Criticism

As experts describe the controversial PACE decision to monitor Turkey as being "politically motivated" and "populist", President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, speaking to Reuters news agency on Tuesday, said Turkey is ready to reconsider its position on joining the European Union, asserting: "If their [the EU] actions are not honest, we have to find a way out".

Global Media B.C. leaders get personal during election debate 2017
Author: 0 B.C. leaders get personal during election debate 2017

Throughout the debate, Clark seized on the softwood lumber issue, using it to play to her core message of job creation and economic stability, painting herself as the level head that can pull B.C. Weaver challenged Horgan about being a "career politician" who has spent 16 years in opposition, saying no to the B.C. Liberals. The B.C. Liberal, NDP and Green leaders will hold a TV debate Wednesday night, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Author: 0 Chattisgarh: CRPF termed Sukma attack a raid by Naxals

Chief Minister Raman Singh has called for an emergency meeting to review the situation. Singh, for his part, dubbed it a "cold blooded murder". "The sacrifice of our fearless jawans will not go in vain", he told a press conference. The Maoists used large number of children, women and old people as a shield to advance near the road construction site. Bastar divisional commander Raghu, Jagargunda area head Papa Rao and PLGA battalion commander Hidma, who is said to be behind the latest ...

Global Media Housing, the overdose crisis, leadership feature in feisty BC leaders' debate
Author: 0 Housing, the overdose crisis, leadership feature in feisty BC leaders' debate

He dismissed Horgan's repeated remarks that the NDP has tried six times to introduce new rules barring corporate and union donations to political parties but the Liberals would not agree as hypocritical, as long as the NDP does the same. Green Leader Andrew Weaver says he plans to avoid engaging in similar clashes in this debate and will stick to policy instead of personal insults.

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