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Canada's inflation rate sits at 1.6 per cent

Canada's inflation rate sits at 1.6 per cent

For the year as a whole, pump prices were almost 16 per cent higher in April than they were in 2016. The decline in food prices was broad-based, with cheaper fresh fruit and vegetables, meat and dairy products sending the segment down 1.1 percent.


South Sudan government forces killed 114 civilians, UN says

South Sudan government forces killed 114 civilians, UN says

The report exposes cases of indiscriminate shelling of civilians; targeted killings; looting and burning of civilian property and cases of sexual violence perpetrated against women and girls, including those fleeing fighting. The U.N. says the crimes "may amount to war crimes or crimes against humanity" and warrant further investigation. South Sudan's conflict has proceeded along ethnic lines-President Kiir is from the majority Dinka, while Machar is a Nuer, an ethnic minority-and has ...



Ex-FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia investigation

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein knew President Trump planned to fire FBI Director Jim Comey before he sat down to write a memo criticizing Comey's conduct. "No, no. Next question", Trump said, cutting off a reporter mid-question. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) came out of a Senate-wide briefing Thursday by the USA deputy attorney general with the impression that the federal probe into Russia's interference in the US election has entered criminal territory.


US imposes sanctions in joint action with Saudi Arabia

US imposes sanctions in joint action with Saudi Arabia

The agency's counterterrorism bureau wrote on Twitter that this marked the first-ever joint terrorist designation. The United States has imposed sanctions on Hezbollah senior leader Hashem Safieddine and the Daesh terror group (banned in Russia) senior operative in Egypt Muhammad al-Isawi, the US Department of State said in a press release on Friday.



Trump says he fired Comey because of Clinton investigation

He also brought up Comey's blunder while addressing the Senate the week before Trump sacked him, when he gave inaccurate information about longtime Clinton aide Huma Abedin - saying she forwarded "hundreds of thousands" of emails to her husband, disgraced ex-Rep.



Four-some Harry puts the boot in for Spurs

After then scoring the victor against Sunderland eight days later, an ankle injury sustained as he tackled Papy Djilobodji ruled Kane out for seven weeks - with the striker returning on 2 November to get the equaliser in the 1-1 north London derby draw against Arsenal.