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B.C. election brings unwelcome uncertainty for business as Greens hold balance

B.C. election brings unwelcome uncertainty for business as Greens hold balance

If the former happens, the chances of a minority government lasting are slim, with majority failing within 18 months, he noted. "He's a smart, thoughtful, reasonable guy, and so we've found places where we can work together". The Liberals shouldn't have been so clumsy to miss it. She embraced his call for changes to protect women on university campuses, and on the eve of the election she adopted Weaver's suggestion that women can't be required to wear high heels to work.



Philippine church says priest, churchgoers taken hostage

Battles abated on Wednesday as the military tried to isolate Maute fighters while awaiting reinforcements to the city of 200,000 people, which an official described as a ghost town. Almost 50 gunmen in all managed to enter the city, Ano said. Troops sealed off major entry and exit points to prevent Hapilon from escaping, Ano told The Associated Press by telephone from Moscow, where he was accompanying Duterte.


Trump declares Palestine ready for peace talks

Trump declares Palestine ready for peace talks

Carefully navigating the precarious nature of Jerusalem in global politics, Trump declined an offer from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accompany him on his visit to the holy site. To be clear: No one has reported that Trump did name Israel when speaking with Russia's foreign minister and ambassador to the United States. Despite Israeli annexation of Jerusalem , the worldwide community has roundly rejected claims of complete Israeli sovereignty over the city.


We have a victor! Congratulations to Portugal's Salvador Sobral

We have a victor! Congratulations to Portugal's Salvador Sobral

Bulgaria's contestant in this year's Eurovision Song Contet, the youngest participant, 17-year old Kristian Kostov came second with his song Beautiful Mess , Bulgaria's best achievement ever, reported BNR. Portugal had been one of the favourites to win, along with Italy's entry, which came sixth. The final outcome was decided by a 50:50 split between professional juries and televoting from all 42 participants.


Trump to Palestinians, Israelis: Compromise for peace

Trump to Palestinians, Israelis: Compromise for peace

The initiatives that won Nobel Peace Prizes, the Camp David accords in 1978 and the Oslo agreement in 1993, arose from talks begun in secret. Trump initially sparked deep concern among Palestinians when he backed away from the long U.S. Spokesman Sean Spicer said the president was being kept up to date on the blast by his national security team. "In the beginning it looked like Kushner really admired Dermer, really hung on his every word".



Manchester Concert Attack Kills At Least 2213:30

Officials are examining his trips to Libya. The government said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed instead of police Wednesday in high-profile sites in London and elsewhere. A 23-year-old man has also been arrested as part of the investigation but officials have released no details about him. "I don't think I would ever veto a concert if my children really wanted to go but I will always be relieved if they decide for whatever reason not to be in crowds", Boyd Cadiou said.