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Canada's Green Party looks to build political sway beyond British Columbia

More than two weeks after voting day, absentee ballots favour a win for NDP candidate Ronna-Rae Leonard in Courtenay-Comox, giving the NDP 41 seats in the new 87-seat B.C. "Wow!" he said. "What a race, what a contest, what an election campaign and how excited are we today?" The change represents one of the victories for the Greens, as the rate increase is more ambitious than the one proposed by th... [Full Article...]

UN chief urges Israelis, Palestinians to resume negotiations

UN chief urges Israelis, Palestinians to resume negotiations Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel will maintain security control over all of the West Bank, with or without a peace agreement with the Palestinians. Fifty years of ongoing occupation, compounded by several failed attempts to end it, are normalizing the anomaly. Oren said the fate of Area C has to be decided in negotiations. [Full Article...]

British police name two London attackers

British police name two London attackers Anti-terror raids are continuing across east London as authorities try and determine if they acted alone. Zaghba was reportedly working in a London restaurant and had not been seen in Italy since 2016. TfL confirmed to The Guardian that he had worked as a trainee customer services assistant for six months a year ago. Police said there would be "increased physical measures on London's br... [Full Article...]

London Mayor Leads Vigil For Attack Victims

London Mayor Leads Vigil For Attack Victims A spokesman for Khan had noted in response to an earlier Trump tweet that Khan's comment referred to the increased police presence on London's streets. Christine Archibald, a 30-year-old Canadian who had worked in a shelter for the homeless before moving to Europe to be with her fiance, was the first of those who died to be named. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan: Explosion outside mosque in Herat, 7 killed

Afghanistan: Explosion outside mosque in Herat, 7 killed Abdul Ahad Walizada, spokesman for the Herat police, said the bomb went off as people made their way to the mosque for prayers. 10 people have been killed so far, but "the death toll could rise", he said. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. The two blasts, which ripped apart the Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Tuesday are second such incident within a week. [Full Article...]

'Wonder Woman' Hits $228 Million Global Debut

Wonder Woman is definitely turning the tide for the burgeoning DC Extended Universe. Posting an article from the associated press announcing the North American debut of the female-led superhero film reaching $100.5 million in the box office, Evans gave a warm and explosive congrats to Wonder Woman . [Full Article...]

Philippines President Duterte declares martial law on Mindanao island after ISIS attack

Philippines President Duterte declares martial law on Mindanao island after ISIS attack Foreign jihadists have been fighting with local militants in the southern Philippines in an "invasion" aimed at establishing a caliphate of the Islamic State in the country, officials say. He also heads an alliance of at least 10 smaller militant groups, including the Maute, which have a heavy presence in Marawi and were instrumental in fighting off government forces in this week's battles. [Full Article...]

Qatar seeks Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab nations shun it

Qatar seeks Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab nations shun it Monday's decision forbids Saudi , UAE and Bahraini citizens from travelling to Qatar, residing in it or passing through it, instructing their citizens to leave Qatar within 14 days and Qatari nationals were given 14 days to leave those countries. [Full Article...]

Qatar Says Ready for Mediation to Ease Crisis With Arab Nations

Qatar Says Ready for Mediation to Ease Crisis With Arab Nations Football's world governing body said it had spoken with "the Qatar 2022 Local Organizing Committee and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy handling matters relating to the 2022 FIFA World Cup". "My suspicion is (they felt) emboldened by what Trump said on his visit and. that they feel they have got some kind of backing", said a former USA official. [Full Article...]

Google and Facebook Join Cities in Challenging Trump on Climate

Google and Facebook Join Cities in Challenging Trump on Climate The firms who were noticeably absent were Oracle, IBM, and all the major telecommunications providers. California, New York and Washington , which have formed their own alliance, represent more than one-fifth of USA gross domestic product and account for at least 10 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, their governors said. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says it intercepted U.S. B-52 bomber over Baltic Sea

Russian Federation says it intercepted U.S. B-52 bomber over Baltic Sea A severe military incident occurred on Tuesday over the Baltic Sea when a Russian fighter jet intercepted a US Air Force bomber, forcing it to change course. US personnel and kit are now situated in the region around the Baltic for two annual exercises-the 1,500-strong Saber Strike in Estonia and the naval Baltops exercise, which will involve 50 vessels and around 50 aircraft. [Full Article...]

US Senate Adopts Symbolic Resolution Hailing Reunification of Jerusalem

The US Senate has called on President Donald Trump to move the US embassy in the occupied Palestinian lands to Jerusalem al-Quds, a controversial campaign pledge that he has failed to fulfill so far. The legislation stated that the embassy located in Tel Aviv should be moved to Jerusalem not later than May 31, 1999. During his presidential campaign, President Donald Trump promised to move the US... [Full Article...]

Putin dismisses U.S. claims about Trump, election

A day after referring to hackers as "artists" who are creative in their work and choose their targets according to their mood, Putin said they could be anywhere. who has expressed his desire to develop better our relations and our common interests". In the clip, Kelly asks Putin about Russia's purported attempts to influence the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Pakistani born British citizen named as one of the London attackers

Pakistani born British citizen named as one of the London attackers Berry said it had been bustling earlier with young adults and families. "But we've still got some more inquires to do to be 100 percent confident of that". He was shot and killed by police. The attack happened about a week after another apparent terrorist strike at the Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande concert. [Full Article...]

Algeria calls on Arab states to resolve differences by dialogue

Doha said hackers were behind the release of false remarks attributed to Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani published on the website of its national news agency . The move came just two weeks after US President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia and vowed to improve ties with both Riyadh and Cairo to combat terrorism and contain Iran . [Full Article...]

Sadiq Khan: 'Sick and evil extremists' will be defeated

Sadiq Khan: 'Sick and evil extremists' will be defeated Butt, 27, was married with children and lived in Barking, east London for a number of years. Redouane, a Moroccan-Libyan, had been living in Dublin until late 2016, according to Irish police sources. Of the 48 people taken to the hospital following the violence that started on London Bridge and continued in Borough Market, officials said Monday that "36 are now being cared for in London ... [Full Article...]

PIA to bring back Pak pilgrims stranded in Qatar

PIA to bring back Pak pilgrims stranded in Qatar Ordinary Qataris, however, were to be found crowding into supermarkets to stock up on goods against the crisis. On June 5 , the governments of Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt said in statements they're cutting diplomatic relations with Qatar and will suspend air and sea travel to and from Qatar. [Full Article...]

Dufner Lays Claim To the Memorial

Dufner Lays Claim To the Memorial Through two rounds he was 30 of 32 from inside 10 feet and Dufner, not known for his putting prowess, finished 47th in Strokes Gained: Putting for the week. And I definitely feel that I'm a better player than that. I haven't played a major or WGC this year. Bubba Watson overcame a heckler on the 18th hole with a birdie for a 68 and was four shots behind along with Justin Thomas (69) and Dufner. [Full Article...]

Putin in Versailles: Macron pays Russian president highest honor

In response, Putin appeared to deny that Russian hackers targeted the French election ("that would have been impossible"), and he insisted that there was "nothing to discuss" regarding other foreign elections and hacking. " Any use of chemical weapons would results in reprisals and an immediate riposte, at least where France is concerned", Macron said at a joint news conference with Puti... [Full Article...]

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Donald Trump Will Not 'Divide Our Communities'

The Canadian victim of the London attack, Christine Archibald, has inspired a forthcoming charity and acts of kindness by people around the world. But he appeared in a Channel 4 documentary entitled " The Jihadis Next Door " about British extremists that was broadcast past year, according to local media. [Full Article...]


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