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Author: 0 Christy Clark to stay on as BC premier

The Green-NDP alliance means it's nearly certain that the NDP will govern B.C. with a minority government, ending 16 years of Liberal rule. The agreement would see the legislature recalled within one month of the swearing in of an NDP government and its first order of business would be legislation to hold a referendum next year on proportional representation.

World $15 minimum wage, 3 week paid vacation coming to Ontario
Author: 0 $15 minimum wage, 3 week paid vacation coming to Ontario

Over the past three years, Ontario's economy has outperformed all G7 countries in terms of real GDP growth. Wynne says her government will work with the province's business communities on measuring the impact of the changes. The current minimum wage in Canada's most populous province is $11.40 an hour, but will rise to $14/hr on Jan 1, 2018, and then $15/hr one year later.

World IS-linked Terrorist Attack in Jakarta's Kampung Melayu Bus Station
Author: 0 IS-linked Terrorist Attack in Jakarta's Kampung Melayu Bus Station

Authorities on the island of Java on Thursday raided the homes of two men suspected of blowing themselves up in Wednesday night's attack on a bus terminal in the capital. Insp-Gen Setyo told TVOne news station that local cells might have been spurred to act after the suicide bombing in Manchester and an attack by Islamist militants in Marawi in the southern Philippines.

World Kerala Congress workers sacked for slaughtering ox in public
Author: 0 Kerala Congress workers sacked for slaughtering ox in public

Many have labelled it as "a political suicide" by the grand old party in wake of the current hysteria surrounding cow protection. Attacks against them have increased. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had deplored the incident, and the All India Congress Committee (AICC) has asked the KPCC to take strong action against those involved in the act.

Author: 0 Chelsea ace aims cheeky dig at Arsenal after losing FA Cup clash

Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring their second goal with Hector Bellerin . Diego Costa equalised for Chelsea late in the second half, after Chelsea had lost Victor Moses to a second yellow card for diving, but Wenger's men had the flawless response as Aaron Ramsey bagged the winner three minutes later.

World EU, US to meet Wednesday over in-flight laptop ban
Author: 0 EU, US to meet Wednesday over in-flight laptop ban

Officials in the United States homeland security department met last Thursday with executives from major U.S. airlines to discuss expanding the ban to flights arriving from Europe . The ban proposal is now set to be extended to Europe in some manner, a move that the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said would cost more than $1 billion to implement and be a logistical nightmare to adhere to for airlines.

Author: 0 Father of Manchester bomber says he didn't expect attack

British police have found more explosives which could have been used in follow-up attacks to the Manchester Arena bombing, a United Kingdom newspaper reports . This forced Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins to confirm Abadi's identity only hours after Prime Minster Theresa May said police were not ready to release details of the suspect.

Author: 0 Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate agreement next week

President Donald Trump is "wide open" on the Paris climate accord as "he takes in the pros and cons", U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said in an interview to air Sunday. Trump's chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, told reporters at the G-7 summit Friday that the president was growing more attuned to the European stance on climate change .

World Death toll in attack on Libya air base rises to 141
Author: 0 Death toll in attack on Libya air base rises to 141

Likewise, the PC also suspended the commander of the Third Force, Colonel Jamal Al-Treiki. Mr Mosmary said the attack on Buraq al-Shati air base in southern Libya effectively ends the ceasefire brokered by the national unity government between militias and the forces commanded by army chief General Khalifa Hifter in the area.

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

Trump added in the statement that Kushner was "respected by virtually everyone", and was busy working to help save the country "billions of dollars". "And the other pattern we have is just a continuous drumbeat of inappropriate contacts with the Russians". "What's worrying me are the patterns we're seeing".

Author: 0 Chelsea's Victor Moses got married day after FA Cup final red card

A controversial Alexis Sanchez goal opened proceedings for the Gunners, with referee Anthony Taylor over-ruling an offside decision having missed a handball from the Chilean in the build-up. "As players it's our job to deal with adversity and the manager's future, players' futures and shrug them off", said Oxlade-Chamberlain. After a torrid run of form at the start of spring, Wenger opted to alter his tactics and set his side out with a three-man defence.

Author: 0 UK police arrest 16th person in connection with Manchester attack

As runners pounded the streets of the northwestern English city, police arrested a 25-year-old man in the eastern Old Trafford area, bringing the number now detained on United Kingdom soil in connection with the attack to 12. "It seems likely possible that he wasn't doing this on his own so the intelligence services and the police are pursuing their leads in order to make sure they get all the information that they need to keep us safe", Rudd told BBC Radio, Reuters reported .

World Israeli defence minister says uneasy over US-Saudi arms deal
Author: 0 Israeli defence minister says uneasy over US-Saudi arms deal

The continuation of the current stalemate is in the interest of neither Israelis nor Palestinians, though the Palestinians are having rough time due to Israel's cruel occupation and continuous violation of their rights. In a sharp break from his predecessor Barack Obama's Mideast policy, U.S. President Donald Trump is cozying up to Israeli and Arab leaders in a bid to isolate Iran, U.S.

Author: 0 Britain's Labour Party unveils 'radical' election manifesto

The 2017 campaign is not one of them. Labour has also promised it will increase corporation tax to 26 percent by 2020. "Our proposals are of hope for the many all over this country and I am very proud to present our manifesto for the many, not the few ".

Author: 0 North Korean Nuclear Threat to Be Solved, 'You Can Bet on That'

When it comes to North Korea, President Trump has consistently sounded a core message: Beijing is the regime's top economic enabler, and the Chinese have not done enough to ratchet up economic pressure over Pyongyang's nuclear program. "If China feels it is truly on its own (in its dealings with North Korea), it will make a move", he said. US officials said Sunday that North Korea launched a medium-range ballistic missile test that landed in the Sea of Japan.

Author: 0 Macron says France, Russia agree on need for Ukraine peace talks soon

The French president also raised the issue of chemical weapons in Syria . "There is a clear red line on our side: the use of chemical weapons by anyone", Mr Macron said . "This is just an attempt to make himself look like a strong leader", Bruter said, adding that the negotiations will likely be focused on relations between Russian Federation and the West rather than on Ukrainian and Syrian issues.

World Message of Memorial Day lives on
Author: 0 Message of Memorial Day lives on

Monday at Greenwood Cemetery. In doing so, we pledge our Nation's allegiance to the great cause of freedom for which they fought and ultimately died. On May 5, 1868, a day of remembrance was established for those soldiers who died during the Civil War .

Author: 0 No surprises: Iran re-elected the President

Many experts are sceptical that a president can effect a huge change in the country as he is subordinate to the supreme leader, who is chosen by a clerical panel and has veto power over all policies and control over the security forces. "Rouhani upped the ante in the past ten days in the rhetoric that he used". According to ABC News, Brende said he echoes the sentiment of Germany's Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, who said Rouhani's re-election sends a message that Iran could be ...

World Putin a bigger threat than Islamic State: McCain
Author: 0 Putin a bigger threat than Islamic State: McCain

Senator McCain warned Russian Federation was trying to influence elections around the world, even though he'd seen no evidence they succeeded. Republican McCain - one of US President Trump's most outspoken critics in his own party - said Russia's alleged meddling in elections was a danger to democracy.

Author: 0 New Analysis of Health Care Law Affirms Increases in Hunger, Poverty

Those concerns were echoed by group after group, including AARP , the American Hospital Association , the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Association of American Medical Colleges and the March of Dimes . Kevin Brady , R-Texas, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. ICYMI, there's a lot happening with health care these days. "In terms of what the Senate will pay attention to", Fishman said , "that depends on what their constituents make them pay attention to".

World Russian Federation storm kills 11
Author: 0 Russian Federation storm kills 11

Winds up to 70 miles per hour were reported, and officials said most of the deaths were caused by falling trees. "According to the latest information, the storm killed seven people, about 70 were injured", a source in the Russian capital's medical services told Sputnik.

Author: 0 McMaster says 'not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports

Keeping with their tradition, American and Russian officials are attempting to brush off the news , asserting that there was nothing out of the ordinary in Kushner's meetings with the Russians. Trump did not come out directly and defend Kushner, but decried what he called the " fake news media" in a series of tweets earlier Sunday. "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names it is very possible that those sources don't exsist but are ...

World Schapelle posts Instagram of herself
Author: 0 Schapelle posts Instagram of herself

She has served 12 years of her sentence - the last three on parole in Bali - having been granted a reduction by Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who was president of Indonesia until 2014. A woman who said she was Ms Rose's sister and Schapelle's "Aunty Jen", who lives at the Tugun duplex, claimed she had no idea where her niece was. Thousands of Australians have voiced their disgust and displeasure over the media coverage of the convicted drug smuggler, and now one of the biggest voices in ...

World US Says it Has Shifted Strategy in Fight Against ISIS
Author: 0 US Says it Has Shifted Strategy in Fight Against ISIS

But he added that the military found residue in the area that was not consistent with the USA bomb materials, leading officials to believe the Islamic State had created a munitions stockpile in a residential area. We will do it by, with, and through other nations. Mattis then reiterated the USA military findings about the " secondary explosions " and blamed IS terrorists holding civilians hostage in the crossfire.