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Environment Canada has posted special weather statements for most of Nova Scotia, warning of 50 to 100 millimetres of rain through the weekend while southwestern New Brunswick can expect around 50 millimetres of rain and northwestern areas may receive 20 to 30 millimetres.
  • NKorea Ups Its Missile Tests to Send Trump Message

    NKorea Ups Its Missile Tests to Send Trump Message

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    Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea have escalated since Trump vowed he wouldn't let the hermit state develop a nuclear weapon capable of reaching America. White House national security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster told his South Korean counterpart that the USA would continue to bear the cost of the system, according to a statement Sunday from the office of the South Korean president.
  • Budget 2018 likely to be advanced, expected in January next year

    Budget 2018 likely to be advanced, expected in January next year

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    Every state is having their own new year, sometimes calendar year, sometimes academic year, sometimes financial year. Mishra also said, for a smooth transition of the new financial year the state government will try to conclude the current financial year by December 2017.
  • Plane crash caught on camera

    Plane crash caught on camera

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    The Federal Aviation Administration told KIRO 7 the aircraft was a single-engine Piper PA32 that crashed under unknown circumstances immediately after taking off from Runway 16R at nearby Paine Field . Snohomish County Public Utilities District said the clipped power lines caused a brief power outage in the area. Witness video shows cars involved in the fire.
  • Gunman opens fire in southeast Dallas, killing 1 and injuring 3

    Gunman opens fire in southeast Dallas, killing 1 and injuring 3

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    Authorities are scouring a Dallas neighborhood for a suspect after a paramedic and a civilian were shot. The injured paramedic was transported to a hospital, Dallas police told KTVT. Police said the DFR medic was the first to respond to a shooting call and began providing medical treatment upon arrival. Brown fired his gun, shooting and critically injuring one of the paramedics.
  • More unrest in Venezuela as president seeks new constitution

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    Maduro blames the economy's troubles on sabotage by his opponents and accuses them of conspiring to overthrow him. Conflicting reports of attacks by government-backed thugs or pro-opposition agitators have sown fear among citizens. "We don't believe in Maduro's fake peace, what he's done is add more fuel to the fire", said Jesus Gutierrez, 64, who was with about 100 demonstrators blocking one of the main avenues in the capital.
  • Topolobampo named outstanding restaurant by James Beard

    Topolobampo named outstanding restaurant by James Beard

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    Her pioneering farm-to-table restaurant, Restaurant Nora , will close at the end of June after a 38 year run. He was nominated for the top honor past year but didn't win. With fluid moves, Bayless danced with and around his line cooks behind the bar at his restaurant in West Town during a planned after-party, as he and a couple hundred guests reveled in the afterglow of the Outstanding Restaurant award for Topolobampo .
  • Le Pen's party in new turmoil over alleged Holocaust denial

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    Macron later gave a speech in Chatellerault, western France, taking his election battle to rural areas where disgruntled farmers have increasingly shied away from politicians or turned to the far-right following years of crisis. Newspaper articles relayed the Holocaust-related comments he is purported to have made. In 2015 she expelled her father from the party due to his controversial views.
  • India never a better investment destination than today: PM Modi

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    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Monday that India and Turkey should strengthen their already warm business and political ties, as he welcomed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to New Delhi . Asserting that India and Turkey share great historic and cultural bonds, PM Modi said present economic and commercial relations are not enough against the real potentials of both the nations.
  • Workers March Across the World for May Day

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    Hostile trade unions poured water on labour ministry's plan to celebrate the International Labour Day together on Monday. International Labour Day or May Day is observed to finish the struggle as well as to promote the requirement of the eight-hour work day .
  • Trump makes puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson, Civil War

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    Nothing in Trump's statement, however, indicates knowledge of the earlier episode, which was not part of the civil war. I do understand that he's an admirer of Andrew Jackson , whom he regards as a populist like himself. During that episode, SC asserted the state's right to void federal law, a preview of the Confederate view that those states could withdraw from the Union.
  • West Bank clashes: Dozens of Palestinians injured

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    There are approximately 6,500 Palestinians in Israeli prisons, according to Israeli human rights group B'Tselem. The Palestinian Red Cross reported that dozens of protestors were injured during clashes with the Israeli Defense Forces, Friday afternoon.
  • Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Drops Bid to Be Canada's Prime Minister

    Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Drops Bid to Be Canada's Prime Minister

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    That O'Leary was one of the front-runners seems clear. This severely limited his growth potential, taking 20 to 30 per cent of votes off the table entirely. Despite his efforts, O'Leary won little Conservative caucus support, leading a former Stephen Harper strategist to posit he was the worst-placed candidate to maintain party unity.
  • Senators Briefed on 'Grave' North Korean Threat

    Senators Briefed on 'Grave' North Korean Threat

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    This week, Trump has discussed North Korea with United Nations ambassadors, increased the US military presence in the region, and leaned on China to pressure Pyongyang. "However, we remain prepared to defend ourselves and our Allies". Foreign Relations Committee member Chris Coons, D-Del., called it a "sobering meeting".
  • D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

    D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

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    Check out this video below showing their view of how Trump's first 100 days has gone... In the clip, White House in-fighting and turmoil has escalated beyond what we've heard. Supreme Court. Miles away, Marge Simpson watches from home, horrified, as Homer attempts to calm her down. " This was supposed to last me the whole four years ".
  • BC Dairy Association sets Trump straight on cross-border trade

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    Since 2011, Canada has encouraged US producers to provide ultra-filtered milk, Ben Brancel, state secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, said on the program. But Tim Prosser, who with his father owns a dairy farm in Columbus, said the loan guarantee changes aren't immediate help to farmers like him faced with the prospect of having nowhere to send their milk starting Monday.
  • Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

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    It was reportedly drawn up by Tom MacArthur, co-chair of the Tuesday Group of moderate Republicans, with input from Mark Meadows, leader of the conservative House Freedom Caucus which spearheaded opposition to the party's initial bill. Mr. Ryan's comments suggested that he and other House Republicans have made the choice to focus on the former. Trump has threatened to withhold the money to force Democrats to negotiate on health legislation.
  • India says will 'explore all options' to bring spy Kulbhushan Jhadav back

    India says will 'explore all options' to bring spy Kulbhushan Jhadav back

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    Following uproar in the parliament, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj condemned the "farcical" trial, saying there was no evidence against Jadhav. Pakistan's armed forces are fully capable and prepared to respond to any type of threat, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said April ll. The response from MEA came days after the government warned Pakistan that executing Jadhav will have serious "consequences" on the bilateral ties.
  • Turkey arrests over 1000 people in new Erdogan crackdown

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    Earlier in the day, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said that over 1,000 alleged supporters of Gulen had been detained by the Turkish police. They are the latest indication there will be no let-up in the fight against Turkey's perceived enemies after the referendum, with fighter jets on Tuesday pounding Kurdish militant targets in Iraq and northern Syria .
  • US, Japan, S. Korea envoys discuss N. Korea

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    The latest bilateral maritime exercises come as North Korea conducted large-scale, live-fire drills Tuesday numbering 300 to 400 pieces of artillery near the eastern port city of Wonsan, South Korea's military said. aircraft carrier strike group steamed towards the region. Earlier, the Navy announced that the USS Michigan , an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine, had arrived in Busan "for a regularly scheduled port visit".
  • Iran reiterates commitment to nuclear deal

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    North Korea said it may test missiles on a weekly basis, and warned of "all-out war" if the United States takes military action. " The deal is working and there's absolutely no reason to pull away from it", Barbara Slavin, acting director at the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council in Washington , said in an interview on Wednesday.
  • Russia blocks UN Security Council condemnation of Syria attack

    Russia blocks UN Security Council condemnation of Syria attack

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    The proposed resolution would have condemned the alleged attack and expressed the council's full backing to investigators from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). strike on Syria had "crossed red lines" and that it would "respond strongly to any aggression on Syria". Haley warned the Syrian regime to "watch this vote closely".
  • France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

    France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

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    Police officers stand at attention before a national homage to salin police officer Xavier Jugele, in the courtyard of the Paris Police headquarters, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Hollande recalled that France's police and military forces are deployed on French territory and overseas to fight terrorism in Iraq, Syria and in Africa's Sahel region.
  • White House Answers Questions On Possible Shutdown

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    Senate to the White House for a rare briefing on the situation in North Korea, Reuters reported Monday , the last (as in final) Monday. "But since this is the first time that the president has invited the entire Senate over, I think we should go and hear what he has to say".
  • North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says

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    A U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday as North Korea prepared to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military amid fears of a new nuclear test. The submarine's arrival comes as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier headed toward the Korean Peninsula for a joint exercise with South Korea. Trump on Monday urged UN Security Council ambassadors to consider stronger sanctions against Pyongyang, and United States senators will be briefed on North Korea at the ...