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B.C. political parties very close to reaching deal, Green leader says

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Now hold on there, John. The combined votes won by the NDP and Greens speak, "pretty clearly to people not wanting another four years of Christy Clark", he told CKNW radio early Thursday. Everyone is excited about the prospects for change, he said. The results aren't 100% official, however, as the final count, which includes absentee votes, are tallied between May 22nd and May 24th. Read More »

Armour recalls 100K lbs. of sausage, which might contain metal

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The Food Safety and Inspection Service says the recall includes more than 8,000 cases of 16.6 ounce packages of "Eckrich Smok-y Cheddar Breakfast sausage, Naturally Hardwood Smoked". The representative for Armour-Eckrich Meats tells KLTV the recall does not impact retail customers, as the product was never sold in retail stores. Read More »

US President, Donald Trump arrives Isreal on his first foriegn trip

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While rumors have been circulating that the President and First Lady's marriage is on the rocks, there hadn't been all too much evidence of such until yesterday's episode. Karen LeFrak, the wife of the President's longtime friend Richard LeFrak, told Washington Post , "They are very happy!" Another addition to this list is from the United States first couple's visit to Israel . Read More »

Mulvaney defends Trump Administration's FY 2018 budget before Congress

All Americans. A budget without a heart should be dead on arrival. Andy Slavitt, a senior adviser with the Bipartisan Policy Center and former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, says states such as Colorado would have a hard time making up for a loss of $14 billion in federal funds. Read More »

Donald Trump's budget, spending cuts are 'moral,' Mulvaney says

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In his testimony Wednesday , Mulvaney defended the president's proposal as conscientious government spending. First, notice that I said "would", not "will". "This is a moral document and here's the moral side: If I take money from you and have no intention of ever giving it back, that's not debt - that is theft", Mulvaney said. Read More »

Saudi, UAE pledge $100m to Ivanka Trump's fund for women

Klein, however, expressed disappointment that Trump did not call on Muslim leaders to condemn the terror groups by name, and that Trump also did not insist Muslim leaders end the use of textbooks promoting Islamic extremism. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that President Trump will not apologize to Israeli officials for sharing highly classified intelligence about ISIS to the Russians . Read More »

Manchester bomber was in Düsseldorf 4 days before attack

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The British government has repeatedly condemned leaks to the US media of information relating to the ongoing investigation into the Manchester suspected suicide bombing on Monday that left 22 dead. United Kingdom officials were outraged when photos appearing to show debris from the attack appeared in the New York Times . Libya since then sank into lawlessness, with rebels turning into militias and undermining successive transitional governments. Read More »

Suspect in custody after police shooting

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The Richmond Police Officer and Special Agent walked up to the auto began talking with the driver. During the conversation, the special agent was shot by a passenger in the vehicle. Special Agent Mark Walter, identified late Friday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, was taken to Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. Police have not yet confirmed the trooper's identity. Read More »

Over 90 people dead, 110 missing as heavy floods hit Sri Lanka

The Meteorology Department said that rain and windy conditions are expected to continue. The Disaster Management Centre issued an urgent evacuation warning for residents living along the Kelani River and within the Divisional Secretariats of Kollonnawa, Kaduwela, Wellampitiya, Kelaniya, Biyagama, Sedawatte, Dompe, Hanwella, Padukka and Avissawella. Read More »

G7 leaders reach impasse on climate during summit in Italy

A senior Canadian government official told reporters that the USA does not even have a designated top figure to work with the other countries on the final communique that will be released at the end of the summit on Saturday. "He came here to learn - he came here to get smarter", said Cohn. However Trump on was said to be reluctant to compromise with European leaders over several key issues that prompted European council president, Donald Tusk , to admit that the meeting would be the most ... Read More »

Trump Met Pope Francis and Changed His Twitter Banner to Prove it

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The pope presented President Trump with a medal featuring an olive branch. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is reportedly "fuming" after getting left out of President Donald Trump's Vatican delegation on Wednesday. Trump's visit to the Vatican has been met with a number of smaller protests. While plenty of online jokes came from the meeting and photographs with a stone-faced pope, it sounds like the pope and first lady were in on the laughs. Read More »

After meeting Abbas, Trump vows to do all to reach Mideast peace

The sale, one of the largest in history, includes tanks, combat ships, cargo helicopters and a high-tech missile defence system. President Donald Trump received both pageantry and a warm reception on his first trip to the Middle East. Yet critics pointed out that while the symbolism of Trump's visit was significant, there were precious few details on his plan for kickstarting negotiations. Read More »

Italy backs G-7 action on climate, migrants

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However, the remarks by Trump about climate change and his criticism of Germany's trade surplus with the United States soured the atmosphere. European Council chief Donald Tusk predicted a hard summit. "Most importantly we have to defend the rule-based worldwide order". There appeared to be little expectation of any overnight breakthrough on climate change , meaning Washington's G7 allies might take the unusual step of issuing a statement just in their own names to stress their ... Read More »

Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

A legal expert says President Trump would have gotten his travel ban past the courts if he'd made a slight change. The travel ban's challengers may take some comfort from the appeals court ruling's reliance on a concurring opinion in a 2015 Supreme Court immigration case by Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative who sometimes sides with the court's liberals in big cases. Read More »

18 killed in Afghan auto bombing

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But provincial police chief Faizullah Ghairat said the victims were civilians and members of the elite Khost Provincial Force (KPF) working with USA troops. In addition to the 18 killed, six were wounded including at least two children, the MoI said. The death toll is expected to rise. The attacks are part of the so-called spring offensive launched by the Taliban in late April. Read More »

Trump uses Ramadan message to urge end to violence

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Trump's statement diverged from Ramadan greetings released in previous years by President Barack Obama, who spoke about celebrating and honoring the contributions of Muslims to American society. "This year, the holiday begins as the world mourns the innocent victims of barbaric terrorist attacks in the United Kingdom and Egypt , acts of depravity that are directly contrary to the spirit of Ramadan", the statement goes on to say. Read More »

Lack of sleep makes your brain start eating itself

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According to a new Italian study cited by ScienceAlert.com , chronic lack of sleep forces the brain's normal process of refreshing itself into overdrive. However, this finding may explain why people with chronic sleep deprivation are more susceptible to developing dementias. Much of the remodelling was of the largest synapses, which are more mature and used more intensively. Read More »

Don't like Trump's cut? Suggest others

During a House of Representatives budget committee hearing, Democrats slammed Mr Trump's budget as "cruel" and "immoral", while most Republicans praised the President's efforts to curb federal spending. DeVos answered that that was not the federal government's business, but was for states and locales to decide. Mulvaney said the proposed spending plan includes no Medicaid cuts as far as "what ordinary human beings would refer to as a cut". Read More »

Cramer's 5 RBIs helps West Virginia oust Texas Tech

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From a general glance, the reader may have anticipated that this was an easy, high-scoring victory for WVU. "That one is tough to put into words", said coach Randy Mazey, whose team trailed 6-3 in the eighth before rallying against the top-seeded and No. Read More »

Erdogan watched attack on protesters in DC

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The Secret Service announced Wednesday that it is investigating what one official called a "brutal attack on peaceful protesters" in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday by Turkish President Erdogan's security detail. Police said two people were arrested . A video posted online showed men in dark suits chasing anti-government protesters and punching and kicking them as police intervened. Read More »

Miley Cyrus's Mom Reveals the Secret Behind the Songstress's Newfound Happiness

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Cyrus: Design and Conquer . Just when we thought it wasn't possible to be this obsessed with Miley Cyrus , 24 - it happened! Here they are before Noah takes the stage. "I drive myself everywhere, but that day I chose to Uber", she said . And, to close out her performance , Miley sent the audience way back in time with her hit, "We Can't Stop"! "Now I think, not only for my safety but for everyone else, it's really been an eye opener". Read More »

Federal judge tosses life sentences for DC sniper

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Muhammad was sentenced to death for the murder of Dean Meyers in Prince William County. Malvo also was sentenced to life in prison in Maryland for the murders that occurred there. Under Virginia law, a capital murder conviction requires either a death sentence or life without parole. "We believe that Judge Jackson's ruling is consistent with the mandates of the United States Supreme Court on these sentencing issues". Read More »

Nitish at Modi lunch, politics sizzles

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The suggestion was put forth by Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar , said a person who attended the meeting, requesting anonymity. "JD (U) chief and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar recently asked the government to start the process of building a consensus on the presidential election , arguing that the Opposition will be left with no choice but to field its candidate in the absence of an initiative from the ruling camp". Read More »

Justice official says he stands by memo on Comey

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As for the separate report of a "person of interest" under investigation, the Post said the senior White House adviser "under scrutiny" is someone close to the president but did not name the person. Half of voters said they thought that was "inappropriate", while just 28% said it was "appropriate". On Thursday, Benjamin Wittes - a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a friend of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey - sent out a couple of purposefully ... Read More »

Traffic jams, break-ins could cost Germany's SPD key state vote

Armin Laschet, top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union, reacts to the first exit polls after the regional state elections of North Rhine-Westphalia. But she insisted that "the national election campaign is only beginning now". Schulz, 61, who is a former president of the European Parliament, faces an extremely tough competition against Merkel, 62. Read More »

Macron unfazed by Trump handshake

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Appearing in a photo-op with the investment-banker-turned-French-President Emmanuel Macron , Trump found himself in a stone faced, white-knuckled stand-off. The two world leaders got seemingly stuck in a handshake - possibly the most awkward in history - for nearly 10 seconds when they met in Brussels ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. Read More »

Arkansas pitchers combine for no-hitter against Auburn

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Spanberger cleared that second wall twice, and almost did it a third time. The trio of long balls broke the SEC Tournament single-game record and tied the UA record. "It's kind of hard to believe looking back that seven walks and we can't score a run or eventually get a hit". Auburn's offense was almost non-existent as well as the Tigers were no-hit by a combination of three Arkansas pitchers (Dominic Taccolini, Matt Cronin and Josh Alberius). Read More »

Memorial Day is nearly here, so be careful on the roadways

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The motivation to not have to pay a fine shouldn't be the main reason to buckle up this holiday weekend and beyond. The CDOT Highway Safety Office provides funding to Colorado law enforcement for impaired driving enforcement, education and awareness campaigns. Read More »