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Liberals hold province-wide lead

Clark has won her Westside-Kelowna riding. The party lost in the northern riding of Skeena, which the Liberals haven't picked up since 2001, but picked up seats across Metro Vancouver, knocking off four cabinet ministers, including Attorney General Suzanne Anton, TransLink Minister Peter Fassbender, and Naomi Yamamoto in North Vancouver-Lonsdale - a riding that hasn't gone orange since 1991, when the vote was split on the right. Read More »

First 100 days of office most successful in United States history


President Trump has been candid about the public education he's received in the ways of Washington and the world over his first 100 days. The 30-second television advertisement released on Monday was the latest example of Trump's extraordinarily early return to politicking at a time when most Presidents would be spending their time pushing through their highest legislative priorities, The News York Times reported. Read More »

Conservatives claim there are no more 'no-go areas' in Scotland

Beyond Hadrian's Wall Labour lost their majority on Glasgow City Council after almost 40 years dominance. They go into it with 54 - and most of them with large majorities. But the story of the night was the Tory revival, or rather continuing revival given its surprisingly good performance at last year's Scottish Parliament elections. Read More »

Jordan welcomes UNESCO vote in favour of Palestine

Twenty-two states voted in favor of the decision, which refers to Israel as an occupying power and declares all its legislative and administrative measures in Jerusalem "null and void". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Jews have a special bond to the city. Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday the White House continues to give "serious consideration" to moving the U.S. Read More »

Comey's Firing and the Clinton Emails: The Backstory

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer also asked for a briefing for senators with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy Rod Rosenstein. She said Trump became concerned about Comey's efforts to work outside the Justice Department's chain of command during the Clinton investigation, citing congressional testimony from last week that provided more details of his actions a year ago. Read More »

Moon Jae-in sworn in as new South Korean President

He said he would fly straight to Washington if required and would also go to Beijing and Tokyo. But while tensions on the Korean peninsula ensured the election was closely watched, for South Koreans the priority has been corruption and the economy, with youth unemployment stubbornly high. Read More »

China tests new guided missile in Bohai Sea


The tests of new missiles and weapons were carried out by the People's Liberation Army's Rocket Force in recent days and were created to "raise operational capability" of the armed forces to "effectively respond to threats" to national security, the statement said. Read More »

BC Greens begin talks with other parties

Recounts and absentee ballots could still sway the final tally. That echoes criticism by NDP leader John Horgan, 57, a former pulp mill worker, who during the campaign slammed Clark for governing for her "rich friends and donors". And Sonia Furstenau broke through after a nailbiter with NDP candidate Lori Iannidinardo, in Cowichan Valley . Our interactive results tracker above will update in real time as votes are counted. Read More »

Chibok girls 113 kidnapped students still with Boko Haram - BBOG tells FG

Two others walked into freedom on their own, making 105 girls out of the Boko Haram clutches. Though Boko Haram has abducted thousands of people during its eight-year insurgency that has spilled across Nigeria's borders, the Chibok mass kidnapping horrified the world and brought the extremist group worldwide attention. Read More »

German polls: Merkel party leads in local vote


A coalition of CDU, the Greens and the FDP is possible, as is a coalition of SPD, the Greens and the FDP - or a grand coalition of the CDU and SPD. The result in Schleswig-Holstein, a region of 2.3 million voters that juts north of Hamburg and borders Denmark, is an even bigger blow for the Social Democrats because they have been the main ruling party there since 2012. Read More »

IS attacks US advisers' Iraq base

According to the United Nations, about 403,000 displaced people used to live in jihadist-occupied western region in 2014, while the remaining 32,000 have not been able to go back to the eastern neighborhoods. Baghdadi, who made his only public appearance at a mosque in the old city of Mosul in July 2014, has urged his men to fight to the death to defend what was the de facto Iraqi capital of his now crumbling "caliphate". Read More »

Kurdish supporters hail Donald Trump after key arms decision


Turkey's top diplomat has criticized a USA decision to provide arms to Syrian Kurdish fighters, saying every weapon given to them poses a threat to Turkey . Earlier Wednesday, Lavrov met with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who said the get-together was a chance for the two to "continue our dialogue" and "exchange of views" that they started last month in Moscow. Read More »

US risks a backlash for its growing role in Syrian conflict


He said the USA should distinguish between the YPG and their Arab allies in the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance, and that the Arabs should be the ones to enter Raqqa. On Wednesday, the SDF said it captured the country's largest dam from the Islamic State group. The showing no sign of changing the decision. Read More »

India Toughens Stand on Pakistan's 'Dastardly' Act

The Indian Army had earlier claimed that Pakistan mutilated bodies of two Indian soldiers who were killed in a ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Krishna Ghati sector. The Indian Army confirmed the involvement of the BAT in the gruesome act beheading Indian soldier. "The sacrifice of these two soldiers will not go in vain", Jaitley said. Read More »

AAP's former Punjab chief Gurpreet Ghuggi quits party


The party also chose to constitute a separate Political Affairs Committee for Punjab so that the state unit may take independent decisions. Today, the newly appointed state co-convenor, Aman Arora, met Khaira and tried to convince him to stay at his post in the interest of the party.When contacted, Khaira said Aman Arora was like his younger brother but his decision to relinquish the post of chief whip was final and he would not reconsider it. Read More »

Always Dreaming Wins The 143rd Derby Win


Always Dreaming won the 143rd Kentucky Derby, pulling away in the final straight on a sloppy track at Churchill Downs in Louisville to claim the first jewel in United States flat racing's Triple Crown. The large 20-horse field and the potential for a wet track at Churchill Downs could make for a highly randomized outcome. Battle of Midway, the place horse in Santa Anita's Derby, took third money in Kentucky and paid $20.80 to show. Read More »

Hamas selects popular Gaza politician Ismail Haniyeh as its new leader

On June 14, 2007, Haniyeh was dismissed from his post as prime minister by Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. This week, Hamas issued a new policy document that for the first time indicated the group was willing to accept the idea of a future Palestinian state falling within borders that existed in 1967 before Israel took control of the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem. Read More »

Setback for Kejriwal as AAP leader Sanjay Singh issues resignation


As the results became clear, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweeted: "Grateful to the people of Delhi for the faith in BJP". The AAP is also staring at the spectre of a mid-term poll in Delhi as the Election Commission is expected to deliver its verdict soon on a petition seeking disqualification of 21 AAP MLAs over the "office of profit" issue. Read More »

Cambodian UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic

The three soldiers confirmed dead were warrant officer Seang Norint, assistant warrant officer Mom Tola and medical staffer Mao Eng, Mr. Hun Sen said. The latest fighting began in February and Human Rights Watch said last week that at least 45 people have been killed and 11,000 displaced in attacks by armed groups which have also targeted civilians. Read More »

China clamps down on online news with new security rules


The new regulations , released by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) on its website, extend restrictions on what news can be produced and distributed by online platforms, requiring all services to be managed by party-sanctioned editorial staff. Read More »

PM Modi congratulates French President-elect Macron


But if another party wins a majority, the new president could be pressured to choose a prime minister from that party, a situation the French call "cohabitation". The FN holds just two parliamentary seats now, but is hoping to increase that number to 20 following the presidential election. The incoming French president will not be directly involved in the Brexit negotiations, which are being conducted by the European Commission's Michel Barnier on behalf of the remaining 27 European Union ... Read More »

AAP suspends Kapil Mishra from party's primary membership

Today I will lodge an FIR against you. "If Kejriwal is not found guilty, then he must file a defamation case against the concerned person and if found guilty then must resign within a second", Hazare told ANI. Mishra's allegations were made after he was sacked as Delhi's Water Minister on Saturday. Mishra said he was out to demolish the labyrinth of lies, betrayal and corruption and would go to any extent in his fight against corruption. Read More »

New photo of Princess Charlotte released ahead of second birthday

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have said they are "delighted" to share this new photograph of Princess Charlotte enjoying the outdoors to mark their only daughter's second birthday on Tuesday May 2. Children's party planner Antonia Voss has revealed to FEMAIL what she predicts from the princess' second birthday celebrations. And in an exclusive interview with HELLO! at the time, a representative for the brand opened up the demand of the royal children. Read More »

New Hamas chief vows support for Palestinian prisoners

The election of Ismail Haniyeh as a new chief of Hamas's political bureau ushers in a new era for the Palestinian resistance group, analysts believe. Haniyeh succeeds Hamas' longtime exiled leader Khaled Mashaal, and the move comes shortly after Gaza's rulers unveiled a new, seemingly more pragmatic political program aimed at ending the group's worldwide isolation. Read More »

Obama Warned Trump About Flynn

But Trump stunned Obama advisers with his March 4 tweets accusing Obama of wiretapping his NY skyscraper during the election, an explosive allegation that has been denied by FBI Director James Comey and other national security officials. She said she had warned him that Mr Flynn had apparently misled the administration about his communications with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador. Read More »

We're nearly at 100 days. What is Trump's approval rating?

On one hand, Trump wants to highlight his achievements during his first 100 days, including his various executive orders and the successful battle to install Judge Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court. U.S. President Donald Trump attends a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni (not in picture) at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on April 20, 2017. Read More »

Canadian Press projects BC Liberals win minority government

This leaves open the possibility of Green MLAs holding the deciding votes in a legislature without any party having the 44 seats required to form a majority. Among the casualties of the night so far is prominent BC Liberal cabinet minister Peter Fassbender, the former education minister, who conceded defeat to the NDP's Jagrup Brar. Read More »

These Republicans Lashed Trump for Firing Comey


Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office". Comey reportedly laughed when he was told he had been fired, assuming it was a prank. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the vice chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, said the firing made "clear to me that a special counsel also must be appointed". Read More »

Boko Haram releases 82 Chibok girls


Buhari is expected to see the schoolgirls at 4 p.m. local time (1500GMT). Buhari said last month that the government was in talks to secure the release of the remaining captives. Some relatives did not live to see their daughters released. But the groundswell eventually waned and the Associated Press reports , numerous girls were forced into marriages with their captors and others were feared to have been forced into suicide bombing missions. Read More »

S.Korea's new president says willing to visit rival N.Korea

Even so, North Korea's relations with Moon's conservative predecessor, Park Geun-hye, were extremely bad, so it is nearly certain to be cautious about any Moon proposals for increased engagement. Over the last nine years, conservative presidents - especially Park - cut all contacts with North Korea to try to push it toward denuclearisation. But it is. Read More »

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Israel Independence Day

Deputy Director of the Foreign Affairs Ministry's Europe desk, Rodica Gordon told the Swedish ambassador that "this is a clear step against Israel, which is part of your voting pattern at UNESCO". The resolution, submitted by Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and Sudan, was approved by 22 member states, with 10 voting against and 23 abstaining. Read More »