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by | May 13, 2017 | 12:13

The BC Liberals - a different party to the ruling federal Liberals - won in 43 of the province's 87 districts , while the left-leaning New Democratic Party took 41. Bill Tieleman is a former NDP strategist. Johnston said that geographic shift in the Liberal caucus could mean trouble for Clark. One of Clark's surprise moves during the campaign was to pledge to ban or tax out of viability USA thermal coal exports through B.C.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:07

Jean Launay, who was involved in Republic on the Move's selection process, said at least a dozen or so others who weren't selected won't face an opponent from Macron's party. "If there's a traitor, someone who killed Hollande, it's Valls", Macron said. The partial list - his newly re-named Republic on the Move party had said previously that it would stand in every one of the National Assembly's 577 seats - represented Mr Macron's first stab at creating a parliamentary power base that would ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:04

India had always considered its smaller neighbour to be within its sphere of influence but watched Sri Lanka drift closer to China under former strongman President Mahinda Rajapakse. China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang, however, said Beijing's relationship with Colombo was good for peace and stability in the region.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:01

British Prime Minister Theresa May said there was no evidence that patient data had been compromised in the attack, and that it had not specifically targeted the National Health Service. In the US, the Computer Emergency Readiness Team, or CERT, says it has "received multiple reports of ransomware infections in several countries around the world".

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:03

If we are to keep up with competitor countries, we need a new system that welcomes worldwide students and staff and promotes the United Kingdom as one of the best places in the world for higher education and research, ” Dame Julia said .

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:55

More drama erupted over the the assailant's affiliation with both AAP and BJP terming him an activist of the rival party. Yesterday, in another letter, Mishra challenged the AAP chief to contest elections against him. Mishra sat under a tent pitched close to what was his office till a few days ago, with a garlanded photograph of Mahatma Gandhi behind him. Mishra alleged that the man was associated with the Mohalla clinic programme run under Health Minister Satyendar Jain.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:56

Overall revenue was down 24.5% to $285.8 million due to aggressive refranchising, but that topped expectations of $281.9 million. Company-operated restaurant margin of approximately 18.5 percent. The Q2 2017 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$0.13 per share. The Zacks Consensus Estimate of 46 cents is also pegged within the guided range.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:50

If that is true, May, emboldened by a large and pliant Tory party in the Commons, will do much as she pleases on everything from Brexit to immigration and foreign students - all worrying indicators for Indians and Indian corporates. Dave Wilcox, Derbyshire's former Labour group leader, gave a statement following the control of his council passing to the Conservative Party, one in which he recalled what previous Labour voters told him personally when asked about their upcoming election choices.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:48

In the photo, taken in April, Charlotte can be seen wearing a traditional Fair Isle cardigan in baby blue and yellow from John Lewis with a slightly crumpled Peter Pan collar poking out of the top. And, besides, both kids are just so darn cute. Princess Charlotte has only been photographed a handful of times officially. Prince William , Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge , Prince George and Princess Charlotte arrive at a children's party at Government House in Victoria, British ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:44

Three days later, for reasons unrelated to Flynn, Trump fired Yates for refusing to defend his travel ban on individuals from seven Muslim-majority countries. Instead, that job will fall to deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who conducted her first briefing just last week. The committee had previously requested those documents from Flynn in an April 28 letter, but Flynn, through his counsel, declined, according to Burr.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:39

In addition to vowing to "ruthlessly punish" anti-state criminals, North Korea is also denying consular access to the American detainees, the Department of State revealed , adding that the recent string of detentions highlight "the risk associated with travel to North Korea".

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:35

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said yesterday that his government would abide by the terms of the plan so long as rebels also observed it, although the Syrian government has also said it will continue to fight what it calls terrorist groups, reported Reuters.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:34

Officers say the tragedy began when an elderly man accidentally crashed into a fire hydrant. Dreyer immediately dropped into a five- or six-foot hole. After the collision, Dryer exited the SUV but was pushed under the vehicle when the water from the broken fire hydrant gushed out, pinning him underneath.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:35

It said that in the first two months of 2017, 807 personnel of Afghan security forces had been killed and 1,328 injured. "They did not heed the warning and we have clear orders to engage them", Durani said, adding two Afghan border police were wounded.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:37

You might also be interested in. "Somehow, her emails were being forwarded to Anthony Weiner, including classified information, His then-spouse, Huma Abedin, appears to have had a regular practice of forwarding emails to him for him to print out for her, so she could deliver them to the secretary of state", he said.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:34

Palestinians seek eastern Jerusalem as their future capital. In fact, it's yet another in a series of UNESCO resolutions denying any Israeli connection to, e.g., the Temple Mount. Netanyahu's statement marks the third time in less than a year that Israel has reacted to United Nations resolutions it deems biased against it by announcing the slashing of its payments to the body.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:30

On Tuesday, the Pentagon announced that U.S. President Donald Trump had approved the arming of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) ahead of an attempt to drive ISIL from Raqqah. The news of the USA directly arming Kurdish forces made global headlines and prompted strong condemnations from Turkey, but it is not that drastic a move.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:26

The White House was evidently duped into believing that the Russian with the camera was the state photographer assigned to Lavrov, not also a member of TASS. "They tricked us", an angry White House official said. The White House has come under criticism after photos emerged of Donald Trump meeting with Russian officials.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:24

Alhassan explained that the 82 girls released recently were undergoing medical screening, and would afterwards go for psychosocial therapy and refresher courses to facilitate their quick reintegration into the society. Psychologist Somiari Demm, who counseled former Boko Haram captives sponsored to go to the United States to study, said the girls' families must play a big part in their healing.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:23

And I said - and now they want to buy more aircraft carriers - I said, 'What system are you going to be?' 'Sir, we're staying with digital .' I said, 'No, you're not. Probably because steam looks cooler, but could it be the president feels threatened by the " digital " option-the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:27

Police in Macedonia's capital have fired flash grenades and clashed with protesters gathered in front of the country's parliament, leaving several people injured. Authorities in Kosovo also expressed concern. Outside the parliament, the protests that are being held nearly on a daily basis intensified when news of Xhaferi's election broke, with the organisers of the protests, the civil association For United Macedonia , claimed it was a coup.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:24

Higginbotham said it was interesting, too, that Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, said in his statement Thursday he regretted meetings of the countries' military chiefs of staff had ended. 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 lower the level of USA commitments.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:18

Mr Corbyn, said: "We've just concluded our meeting of the shadow cabinet and national committee". A leak on Thursday of Labour's draft manifesto featured on many of Friday's newspaper front pages, with the Sun describing it as "Labour's day of disasters" after a auto carrying Corbyn ran over a BBC cameraman's foot.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:17

China, as North Korea's principal patron, has the most immediate leverage to wield on this front. Hwang Woo-yea, the education minister under Ms Park, said that they were meant to teach "the proud history of South Korea, which has achieved both democratisation and industrialisation in the shortest time in the world history".

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:14

Nebraska is the leading exporter of red meat in the U.S. Farmers exported more than $1.1 billion worth of beef previous year. -China relations. Sure, the current level of comity between Beijing and Washington may have come at the cost of blatant corruption (congratulations to Ivanka on those trademarks).

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:11

Security Council resolutions. "We urge the relevant authorities to immediately detect and arrest and hand over to the DPRK the masterminds of the disgusting state-sponsored crime, accomplices and their followers", the office said , referring to the country by the initials of its official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:07

Consistently the student quality is expanding hugely. 2,96,426 girls and 2,84, 708 boys have passed the examinations respectively. The board has made a decision to improve the evaluation system and the results . Bidar district has the lowest pass percentage at 42.05%. After the results announcement candidates, those who are doubt about the paper correction can apply for recorrection or recounting.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:06

Now, in an interview with NBC's Lester Holt , Trump has admitted it did. Burr said the timing and rationale for Comey's firing "doesn't make sense to me". McCabe refused to respond to panel questions over Trump's claim, made as he announced Comey's firing, that the former FBI chief told him on three occasions he was not under investigation.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:03

Last month, North Korea reconvened the Foreign Affairs Committee, which was abolished in the late 1990s, in what analysts saw as an attempt to improve relations with the outside world amid its deepening isolation. The statement said the organizers also gave him instructions to report on the "creed" of the person who would carry out the attack "and the state of his 'brainwashing, '" and to make sure the preparations were ideal, as there could be a war if it was revealed that South Korea's ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:01

It was just the latest example of the White House's rationale for the Comey firing falling to pieces in a very public way. Needless to say , Mr. Comey did not have the backing of the Democratic Party. "I was going to fire Comey - my decision". "He's a showboat, he's a grandstander". Senator Mark Warner, the senior Democrat on the committee, said: "It's hard to avoid the conclusion that the President's decision to remove Director Comey was related to this investigation and that is truly ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 10:59

The White House opposes the idea. "In fact, when I made a decision to just do it, I said to myself, I said, you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story". 2 Justice Department official Rod Rosenstein. "And we think that we've actually, by removing Director Comey, taken steps to make that happen". John Hudak of the Brookings Institute, a policy research group in Washington , said any indication that Rosenstein wrote the memo to furnish Trump ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 10:56

During the election, the ICBA supported the Liberals, touting their five straight balanced budgets, a top-level credit rating, low personal income taxes, the near-elimination of operating debt and the 220,000 new jobs created since 2011. "British Columbians sent a very strong message to all sides of the legislature". And with absentee ballots still to be counted, I am confident that they will strengthen our margin of victory.

by | May 13, 2017 | 10:44

Bogdanov said. "That's not going to happen". The talks with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov were the highest-level public contact between Trump and the government of Russian President Vladimir Putin since the Republican took office on January 20.

by | May 13, 2017 | 10:40

Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday, saying he had lost confidence in Comey over his handling of an election-year email scandal involving then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Flynn, a former confidant of President Donald Trump, was sacked 18 days after taking office for failing to disclose that he discussed sanctions with Russia's ambassador in Washington while Barack Obama was still president.

by | May 13, 2017 | 10:38

The Pentagon on Tuesday said it was aware of concerns in Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally that has given vital support to a US-led campaign against ISIS in Syria and Iraq. Washington has stepped up its support for the YPG in recent days, announcing it would arm the Kurdish fighters in a break with its previous policy of arming only the Arab groups in the alliance.