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Business leaders express concern about promises in BC NDP-Green agreement

The Liberals won 43 seats in the May 9 election, one shy of a majority, but the formal, four-year agreement between the Greens and NDP would give them 44 seats, handing them a one-seat majority. That essentially means the Greens will support the NDP on legislative confidence votes. The contract provides the terms for which the Green Party will support a B.C.


Law Enforcement Torch Run raising money for Special Olympics

Law Enforcement Torch Run raising money for Special Olympics

Attendees are encouraged to line the street from the courthouse to the post office in Effingham in support of the Special Olympians who will join in the first leg of the Torch Run at 8 a.m. In 2016, District 12, Effingham, together with your help, raised $12,387.02 for Special Olympics. The annual Torch Run will begin at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday , June 7 with a leg starting from the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission in Sykesville and a leg coming from the Mount Airy Fire ...



Friday's US jobs report for May likely to show steady gains

This unseen supply was keeping wages lower. The number of those not in the labor force increased from 94,375,000 in April to 94,983,000 in May. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expected 180,000 job gains. Other measures - such as jobless claims - reflect a healthy job market. The labor force participation rate fell 0.2 percentage points - to 62.7 percent - and the employment-to-population ratio also fell 0.2 percentage points, suggesting that would-be workers are leaving the workforce ...



No evidence about Russia's interference in US polls: Putin

In a speech to global businesses gathered for the St. "It undermines trust, and in the end damages your own national security, " Putin said. Later, when the moderator asked which side of the climate change debate he stood, and whether he disagreed with Trump's stand, Modi remained diplomatically neutral.



EU and China backing Paris climate pact after Trump withdrawal

New French President Emmanuel Macron trolled President Trump in a televised speech Thursday, condemning the USA leader's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement with a call to "make our planet great again". At the rate these cuts are progressing, an analysis by Climate Interactive found that those countries are falling short of meeting this 3.6 degrees F goal and rather would likely see about 6 degrees F (3.3 degrees C) of warming by 2100.


Shane 'Shakey' Byrne leads tributes to former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden

Shane 'Shakey' Byrne leads tributes to former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden

Hayden was immediately taken to the hospital, "Maurizio Bufalini" in Rimini. The hospital's medical bulletin released on Monday, May 22, announced Hayden's death due to severe cerebral damage and multiple traumatic injuries . After narrowly missing out on the AMA Superbike title in 2001, he became AMA Superbike's youngest ever champion in 2002. The incident occurred last Wednesday, when Nicky was cycling in Italy and a vehicle collided with his bicycle.