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But Coiteux said Quebecers must be realistic and realize things will not return to normal for sometime. Hundreds of residents have been forced to leave their homes with more than 120 communities hit hard by flooding, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) reported.
  • Macron 'carries hopes' of millions of Europeans: Merkel

    Macron 'carries hopes' of millions of Europeans: Merkel

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    But he started his own movement called En Marche! past year. The newly elected president, who is the youngest president to ever be elected in France, has pledged to end everyday homophobia as well as workplace anti-LGBT discrimination. Michael Roth, Germany's deputy foreign minister, applauded Macron's win but said the result was marred by the fact that 11 million people in France voted for Le Pen.
  • Sorry, but drinking tequila probably won't help your bones, after all

    Sorry, but drinking tequila probably won't help your bones, after all

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    As reported by Science Daily , both minerals are essential to maintaining good bone health. The procedure consisted of removing the ovaries from female mice in order to induce osteoporosis. Extend pioneer Dr Mercedes Lopez says these impacts are down to a communication between the fructans and microorganisms in the digestive organs which permit sugar atoms to catch supplements and help transport them to bone cells.
  • Death toll in Turkish raids on Syria Kurds hits 28: Monitor

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    He added: "We have expressed those concerns to the government of Turkey directly". The U.S. military says Turkey gave coalition forces less than an hour's notice before striking Kurdish troops in Syria this week. In a statement , the Turkish military said "the determined terrorist targets were hit" and that it had struck because of weapons being carried into Turkey .
  • Dead, Dozens Reportedly Trapped In Iranian Coal Mine Blast

    Dead, Dozens Reportedly Trapped In Iranian Coal Mine Blast

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    Poisonous gas inside the tunnel has hampered the rescue work. Other reports gave contrasting figures. Iranian media gave conflicting accounts of how many people were in the mine at the time of the blast . Some images showed dazed workers, covered in coal dust, being helped by bystanders or laying on the ground as rescuers rushed past with oxygen bottles.
  • North Korea Accuses CIA of Trying to Assassinate Kim Jong Un

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    The North's ministry of state security said in a statement on Friday that the Central Intelligence Agency "assassination by use of biochemical substances including radioactive substance and nano poisonous substance is the best method that does not require access to the target".
  • Jakarta Governor Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Blasphemy

    Jakarta Governor Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Blasphemy

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    Protesters opposed to Jakarta governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama in front of the Supreme Court in Jakarta , Indonesia, May 5, 2017. However, the North Jakarta District Court convicted Ahok of blasphemy under Article 156 (a) of the Criminal Code and sentenced him to two years' imprisonment.
  • BJP sweeps Delhi civic polls, blow to AAP

    BJP sweeps Delhi civic polls, blow to AAP

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    According to the Delhi election office, the BJP had won 174 wards, AAP 44, Congress 27 wards so far. He said it was "unbelievable" that the BJP could return to power in the civic bodies with such a massive win even as the MCDs had in the last 10 years failed to ensure upkeep of the city.
  • Israel rebukes Sweden for supporting UNESCO resolution

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered in December that $6 million be deducted from the budget when the U.N. Security Council passed Resolution 2334. Israel's ambassador to UNESCO, Carmel Shama-Hacohen, was draped in an Israeli flag as he condemned the resolution's passage. The agreement, which was promoted by Germany, called for Arab states to agree to the softer wording in exchange for the European countries' commitment to support the resolution or abstain from voting.
  • Japan warship to escort USA supply vessel in Pacific

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    North Korea's state media has said the North's military is capable of sinking the USA aircraft carrier with a single strike. (AP Photo/Richard Drew). North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from a site in South Pyeongan province north of Pyongyang early Saturday, South Korean and US military officials said.
  • Facebook to hire 3000 extra staff to monitor inappropriate content

    Facebook to hire 3000 extra staff to monitor inappropriate content

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    The reviewers will scrutinize reports of violent videos, but also content that violates Facebook's terms, such as hate speech and child exploitation . This move by Facebook, indeed, acknowledges the fact that the tech giants need more than just the automated bots to identify and tackle these problems.
  • Senior al Shabaab chief, 3 other fighters killed in Somalia raid

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    This is the fourth USA service member to be killed within the past week, with the casualties spread out over three war zones. A number of Shabab militants were believed to have been killed, officials said. "We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken", said U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King in a joint statement .