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Speaking at the Players Championship in Florida on Friday, McIlroy acknowledged that he had aggravated his back. In his first event since becoming a married man, using new Taylormade clubs and golf balls as part of a $100m deal, a made cut and the chance of moving up the leaderboard at the weekend is a success .
  • BC's Okanagan prepares for record flooding as residents protect property

    BC's Okanagan prepares for record flooding as residents protect property

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    Despite less severe than expected weather overnight, rain and snowpack melt remain in the forecast and the Central Okanagan is not out of the woods yet. Northwest of Kelowna in Merritt, longtime resident Eleanor Ware said the Nicola River bust its banks, sending water streaming towards her home. "My house is completely surrounded", said Ware.
  • Trump congratulates South Korea's Moon on election win

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    Xi told Moon that China has always upheld the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and that the nuclear issue should be resolved through talks, which are in everyone's interests, according to the state television report. "I will also go to Beijing and Tokyo and even Pyongyang in the right circumstances". Moon took charge as the president of South Korea today, after the National Election Commission declared him victor yesterday.
  • Energy projects in question as Liberals win BC minority

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    Which of these scenarios unfolds will depend on a number of factors and ultimately hinge on one figure: Lt. -Gov. "I know Norm, the premier (Clark) and myself, we are looking forward to celebrating tonight but then the work starts again for us right away", said Thomson in his acceptance speech Tuesday night after taking 58 per cent of the vote in Kelowna-Mission.
  • Trump's North Korea Policy Just Got More Complicated

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    The new U.S. sanctions ban ships owned or hired by North Korea from operating in USA waters or docking at United States ports. Tension has been high for weeks over North Korea's nuclear and missile development and fears it will conduct a sixth nuclear test or test-launch another ballistic missile in defiance of U.N.
  • Russia says agrees with US to implement Syria air agreement: agencies

    Russia says agrees with US to implement Syria air agreement: agencies

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    The de-escalation zones' deal went into effect in Syria at midnight Saturday. Russian Federation remains Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's most powerful ally while Turkey has backed the opposition in the conflict. The other three zones are in northern Homs province, the Eastern Ghouta region east of Damascus and along the Jordanian border in southern Syria. The deal aims to establish the zones for six months and are meant to enforce the cessation of all hostilities between government and ...
  • Pound tumbles after the Bank of England's latest report

    Pound tumbles after the Bank of England's latest report

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    The alarm over family incomes was sparked by the Bank forecasting that average weekly earnings will rise by just two per cent in 2017 - way down on the three per cent it expected in February. The "dividend policy remains progressive. but 2017/18 dividend growth [is] to be lower than the 10% previously anticipated", the telecom services company said in its fourth-quarter report.
  • United Kingdom health service hit by ransomware, amid possible global attack on systems

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    Romania's intelligence service says it has intercepted an attempted cyberattack on a government institution which it said likely came from cybercriminal group APT28 also known as Fancy Bear. The spokeswoman did not know whether patients who would normally be sent to A&E at Lister Hospital in Stevenage would be sent instead to Harlow as part of the support being offered by the trust.
  • Death toll in Baluchistan attack at 25

    Death toll in Baluchistan attack at 25

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    At least 12 people were killed in the bombing and more than two dozen with injuries were taken to the city's main hospital, another police official Mohamed Akbar said. Haideri to Quetta ", he said. "We have opted for the path of democracy and the constitution and we will stay the course". "After the air cleared, we saw bodies everywhere".
  • Syrian Kurdish forces to push on IS capital this summer

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    Commanders of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, speak during a press conference in the Syrian town of Tabqa , on May 12, 2017, as they advance in their battle for the ISIS stronghold in nearby Raqqa.