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Students choose NDP in mock election

The NDP won 41 seats and the Green Party three. However, the Greens' and New Democrats' stance on electoral reform may be a deal breaker with the Liberals, Harrison said. "British Columbians have waited 16 years for a government that works for them, and we're going to have you to wait a while longer, until all the votes are counted", said NDP Leader John Horgan , whose party aligns closely wi... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump refers to 'tapes' that may exist of James Comey conversations

President Donald Trump may find it totally appropriate to ask appointees like former FBI Director James Comey to pledge their loyalty to the administration, but there is little indication that Trump has any allegiance to any of his top staffers. [Full Article...]

Senate panel subpoenas Michael Flynn for documents in Russia probe

Senate panel subpoenas Michael Flynn for documents in Russia probe Investigators have been looking into whether Flynn properly disclosed payments from clients with links to foreign governments, including Russian Federation and Turkey, CNN said. Mr Flynn, who was sacked from his White House position in February after lying about phone calls he had with Mr Sergey Kislyak, the Russian Ambassador to the U.S., is under investigation in Congress, the Federal Bureau of ... [Full Article...]

North Korea sends rare letter of protest over new US sanctions

North Korea sends rare letter of protest over new US sanctions A woman has been arrested in connection with his murder, Malaysian police said. On Friday, the North's official Korean Central News Agency accused the United States and South Korea of trying to assassinate Kim Jong Un with a biochemical weapon. [Full Article...]

US Defense chief affirms commitment to protecting Turkey

A senior Republican senator is firmly backing the Trump administration's decision to supply Syria's Kurds with the heavier weapons they need to effectively fight the Islamic State group. US Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirm met in a half-hour, closed-door meeting in London on Thursday, where they both were attending a conference on Somalia. [Full Article...]

#LetsMakePeace: Trump goes on odd tweetstorm praising Russian Federation - and Rosie O'Donnell

#LetsMakePeace: Trump goes on odd tweetstorm praising Russian Federation - and Rosie O'Donnell On Wednesday morning before meeting with Trump, Lavrov even cracked a joke about his hosts' political predicament, laughingly claiming not to have heard of the Comey firing while standing alongside Trump's secretary of state, Rex Tillerson. [Full Article...]

Latest fighting kills 37 people in Central African Republic

Latest fighting kills 37 people in Central African Republic The bodies of three missing Cambodians were found on Tuesday. "Those who accept to work in hard conditions show remarkable courage and I am humbled by the courage of the personnel of the Mission", said Mr. The Christian anti-Balaka militia then retaliated with a backlash against Muslim civilians. Some 890,000 people have been displaced inside the country and into neighboring Cameroon, the Unite... [Full Article...]

White House: Yates was a 'political opponent of president'

White House: Yates was a 'political opponent of president' Yates described a series of meetings and phone calls with White House Counsel Donald McGahn between January 26 and January 30, during the second week of the Trump administration. Mr Flynn had told Vice President Mike Pence that he did not discuss American sanctions on Russian Federation, a statement that was later shown to be wrong. [Full Article...]

Atkins: Senate GOP feeling heat over Obamacare repeal

This is especially true of health care professionals, including doctors and executives of hospitals and health care facilities. At a White House event, they heaped praise on their effort and brushed off worries that health coverage could be imperiled for many people if the Senate goes along with the legislation. [Full Article...]

North Korea wants South's spy chief extradited over alleged Kim plot

Trump's recent words have made the situation worse, they said, referring to his demand that South Korea pay for the deployment of the THAAD missile defense system and his threat to renegotiate or terminate the bilateral free trade agreement. [Full Article...]

US Joins Arctic Council In Calling For Action To Curb Climate Change

Delegates plan to continue work on several issues, including climate change, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US will remain a member of the council. Donald Trump, in his presidential campaign, described climate change as a Chinese hoax, but since then there has been a huge debate raging inside the administration about whether to pull out of the Paris treaty , signed in 2015, or to l... [Full Article...]

White House Fumes After Moscow Releases Trump Meeting Photos

White House Fumes After Moscow Releases Trump Meeting Photos On May 10, 2017 Trump met with two high level Russian officials at the White House, and barred the USA media from attending the meeting. The White House admitted Thursday that it was unaware Russian Federation would be releasing photos from the closed-door meeting, with one official telling CNN: "They tricked us". [Full Article...]

PM Modi to begin his two-day Sri Lanka visit today

PM Modi to begin his two-day Sri Lanka visit today Briefing reporters on PM Modi's visit, Joint Secretary (Indian Ocean Region) in the External Affairs Ministry, Sanjay Panda said Prime Minister's visit to Sri Lanka assumes significance because this is a reflection of the shared Buddhist heritage of the two countries spanning over centuries. [Full Article...]

Trump creates advisory body to look into possible voter fraud in elections

Since the Supreme Court struck down in 2013 a key part of the Voting Rights Act, Kobach has been at the center of many legal skirmishes over voting requirements nationwide. They warned that the panel would be used to lay the groundwork for stricter voting requirements that could make it more hard for poor and minority voters to access the ballot box. [Full Article...]

Tories 'leading fightback against SNP' with major gains in local elections

The Tories won an extra 161 seats compared to the previous local elections in 2012, mostly at Labour's expense. James Kelly, Scottish Labour's general election campaign manager said: "It's clearer now than ever before that only Labour can defeat the SNP in vast swathes of Scotland". [Full Article...]

Russian photographer blasts United States media for 'hysteria' over photoshoot

He's with the Russian news agency TASS and was there as kind of the official government photographer. The meeting was held in the Oval Office, and though no US media outlets were permitted to cover the meeting, reports revealed that a Russian photographer was allowed to take photos for Russian state news agencies. [Full Article...]

Trump invites South Korean president Moon to Washington

Conservative critics have anxious Moon's rise to power might cause a friction with Trump, who wants to increase pressure on North Korea with the help of China, the North's largest trading partner and aid benefactor. He asked them to help in curbing North Korea's nuclear program and both promised to. The U.S. and North Korea aren't now involved in any diplomacy. [Full Article...]

US reviews Syria safe zones but warns 'devil's in the details'

Mattis was circumspect when asked if the plan had any hope of ending the civil war that has killed some 400,000 people and displaced almost half the country's population since 2011. Relief workers unload humanitarian aid in the rebel-held besieged Syrian town of Douma, Damascus , Syria May 3, 2017. Russian Federation has circulated a draft resolution at the United Nations that calls "on all mem... [Full Article...]

Trump attacks 'showboat' Comey after sacking

FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Intelligence Committee hearing into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election on March 20, 2017 . "My decision", Mr Trump said. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has publicly urged him to do so. At a May 10 press briefing , Sanders said the president, members of Congress and the Department of Justice had lost confidence in Com... [Full Article...]

U.S. Prosecutors Told to Push for More, Harsher Punishments

U.S. Prosecutors Told to Push for More, Harsher Punishments The American Civil Liberties Union said Sessions' move would return the government to failed policies and could prompt long mandatory minimum sentences. The Obama-era policies led to a sharp decline in the number of drug offenders hit with mandatory minimum sentences, from 62 percent in 2013 to 44 percent a year ago, according to U.S. [Full Article...]


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