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Today, he's pledged to freeze B.C. Hydro rates if his party wins the May 9 provincial election. The relatively modest menu of changes would appear not to have provided much inspiration for Premier Clark, "modesty" not being a quality commonly associated with her speeches.
  • Pope washes feet of 12 prison inmates at Holy Thursday Mass

    Pope washes feet of 12 prison inmates at Holy Thursday Mass

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    During the Mass the Pontiff blesses a token amount of oil that will be used to administer the sacramen. On Saturday, the pontiff will take part in an evening Easter vigil in St Peter's Basilica, before celebrating Easter mass on Sunday and pronouncing the traditional "Urbi et Orbi" blessing to Rome and the world.
  • DPRK military warns U.S. of

    DPRK military warns U.S. of "toughest counteraction"

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    The country's official name is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. North Korea is ready for a nuclear or full-scale war if the USA wants it, he added. "Whatever comes from the USA, we will cope with it". "If the USA provokes recklessly, the revolutionary forces will take an annihilating strike", Choe Ryong Hae, a senior regime official, said in a speech at the parade.
  • Pope presides at Good Friday Colosseum procession

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    Peter's Square. Pope Francis is helped to wear his skullcap during the Good Friday Passion of Christ Mass inside St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Friday, April 14, 2017. Anti-terrorism measures have been heightened for large public crowds after several vehicle attacks in Nice, Berlin and other European cities. There was a heavier-than-usual police presence keeping watch at every aspect of the event.
  • Afghanistan says massive U.S. bomb killed 36 fighters

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    According to US Officials, target was an IS cave and tunnel complex in the district of the Nangarhar Province. For 15 years, though, the bomb was not used by the United States military. The Amaq news agency, which is affiliated to ISIL, denied any militants were killed or wounded. Ruling out any civilian casualties despite the weapon's destructive capacity, the Afghan defence ministry said over 30 Da'ish fighters were killed on Thursday at 7.30 pm local time when the bomb was dropped in ...
  • Ready to hit back with nuclear attacks, North Korea warns US

    Ready to hit back with nuclear attacks, North Korea warns US

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    The rockets carried on articulated trailers appeared to be longer than the North's existing KN-08 or KN-14 missiles, analysts said. "We're prepared to respond to an all-out war with an all-out war and we are ready to hit back with nuclear attacks of our own style against any nuclear attacks", Choe Ryong-Hae said in a speech at a ceremony before a large military parade started, which was broadcast live by the North's Korean Central TV.
  • North Korea says its 'swords drawn'

    North Korea says its 'swords drawn'

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    Kim Jong Un (R), supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ), waves as he reviews the grand celebrations marking the 105th birth anniversary of DPRK founder Kim Il Sung in central Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. Military analysts say the missiles could one day be capable of hitting targets as far away as the continental United States, although the North has yet to flight test them.
  • Survivor Contestant Outed As Transgender By Another Competitor Episode Sparks Outrage

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    What do you think of Varner's apology and Smith's process of forgiveness? Many cast members seemed upset at Varner for outing Smith, and once he realized his mistake, Varner tried to explain his reasoning. Varner, 50, apologized after the episode aired Wednesday night. While Smith chose to forgive Varner, he added a caveat. "I don't even need a cheerleader because I know I can do whatever I want to do".
  • New Zealand Hit By Cyclone Cook

    New Zealand Hit By Cyclone Cook

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    In Napier winds "like freight trains" sent outdoor furniture and trees flying. That means they are now closed until the end of the school holidays. Here is the latest update on roads and flooding as of 3pm Thursday. Though the storm was expected to match the ferocity of the 1968 Tropical Cyclone, it bypassed much of the country. "We are now experiencing widespread outages across our network regions as the wild weather wreaks havoc on the network", power company Unison, which provides ...