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Chris Keon, an assistant chief of the Surrey fire department, says that brush and grass fires - mostly caused by cigarettes - are up by about 30 per cent year over year. "Checkpoints have been established on the Harrison East Forest Service Road at the 15-kilometre and 42.5-kilometre marks, north to the Shovel Creek Forest Service Road, and eastward to and including the Shovel Creek Forest Service Road", the B.C.
  • Canadian woman and husband found dead in New Mexico

    Canadian woman and husband found dead in New Mexico

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    Inside, they found the woman in the front passenger seat with a gunshot wound to the head, according to a police news release. State police are still investigating the motive behind these deaths and details of the scene. Ursula Tammy Kokotkiewicz, who was a North Dallas High School teacher, was remembered by students and colleagues on social media. According to her Instagram account, she and her husband were on a road trip travelling through national parks.
  • Kovind and Meira in direct contest for the top post

    Kovind and Meira in direct contest for the top post

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    The Congress, which fielded Meira Kumar for the President's election, has only four members of the Rajya Sabha from AP. "If Mamata Banerjee does not change her stand on support to Meira Kumar, TMC functionaries (in Tripura) will discuss the situation on Wednesday and decide the future course of action", he said.
  • Astonishing poll about Trump and media

    Astonishing poll about Trump and media

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    These numbers from the new poll are comparable to other polling done on Americans' trust in institutions. When the NPR/PBS Newshour/Marist Poll asked who America declared its independence from 77% of Americans answered Great Britain, but 23% chose other countries including, France, Mexico, Germany, and Japan.
  • Sarfraz succeeds Misbah as Test captain

    Sarfraz succeeds Misbah as Test captain

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    So, that means he will now lead Pakistan in all three formats. Sarfraz was already captain of both the 50-over and Twenty20 sides and his elevation in the longer format was expected when long-serving skipper Misbah-ul-Haq stood down in May.
  • Over 100000 migrants crossed Mediterranean to Europe since Jan

    Over 100000 migrants crossed Mediterranean to Europe since Jan

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    Almost 85,000 migrants and refugees have arrived in Italy by sea this year, the United Nations refugee agency said earlier on Monday. Italy threatened last week to close its ports to migrant rescue boats in order to force the vessels to go to other Mediterranean countries, and pleaded with other countries to take in the refugees.
  • We do not know the state of Buhari's Health - APC

    We do not know the state of Buhari's Health - APC

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    The forum stated this when they met at the residence of the former Minister for Special Duties in the ex-president Jonathan's administration, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki in Asokoro, Abuja on Monday. He said that the forum was also anxious over the unchecked menace of herdsmen who were regularly killing, raping and vandalising farmlands in communities across the country.
  • Florida man sits on gun, shoots self in penis, police say

    Florida man sits on gun, shoots self in penis, police say

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    The 38-year-old ran into the bathroom of his house, a woman who was at the house, told Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. She took the man to an area hospital where he immediately went into surgery. Jelks served five days in the county jail back in 2004, after pleading guilty to felony cocaine possession. He was carrying a handgun in the waistband of his trousers when it slipped, fell onto the ground and went off.
  • Subway plans major expansion in quest for High Street domination

    Subway plans major expansion in quest for High Street domination

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    The firm said consumer demand was the reason behind the rapid expansion and plans to revamp its menu. In the United Kingdom, three in five Subway stores are located on the high street but the firm was yet to experience any decline in demand, despite the post-Brexit squeeze on households' budgets.
  • Sonam kapoor looks like princess

    Sonam kapoor looks like princess

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    The actress who left everyone impressed with her fashion picks during the Cannes festival, did it again this time at the Paris Couture Week by her fashion credentials. She walked on the ramp effortlessly with a dramatic train behind. Sonam opted for a less heavy look for the second appearance. Sonam's dress was fully loaded with diamonds while her make-up tone was classy and minimal.
  • Accused Kidnapper of Chinese Scholar Could Face Life

    Accused Kidnapper of Chinese Scholar Could Face Life

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    An affidavit prepared by the Federal Bureau of Investigation states that Mr. Christensen said he, "drove up to the Asian female, who relayed she was late to an appointment, and stated that he offered he a ride... - Investigators sought search warrants and started "continuous surveillance" on Christensen around June 16. Christensen is being held in the Macon County Jail in Decatur.