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Eleven per cent of respondents said they weren't sure who the Greens should support. Fewer than two-in-five residents would be "happy" if the BC NDP formed a minority government without Horgan as Premier (39%), if the BC Liberals formed a minority government with Clark as Premier (38%) or with a BC Liberal majority mandate (37%).
  • Trump meets with Abe on 'big problem' North Korea

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    The Group of Seven world leaders, or rather Six excluding Trump , tried to tame the USA president. and failed. Transatlantic tensions on trade resurfaced after reports that Trump had described the Germans as " bad, very bad " and vowed to stop them selling millions of cars in the United States , during a meeting with senior European Union officials in Brussels on Thursday.
  • Trump meets Pope, calls it an 'honour'

    Trump meets Pope, calls it an 'honour'

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    A day earlier Trump met Pope Francis at the Vatican. Trump arrived for a short private audience at the Apostolic Palace along with his wife Melania , daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner. He then travelled on to meet the Israeli and Palestinian leaders and was in Rome on Wednesday to meet the Italian government and Pope Francis for the first time.
  • Crude oil stabilizes after yesterday's plunge; global markets steady

    Crude oil stabilizes after yesterday's plunge; global markets steady

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    The cuts, agreed at a meeting of OPEC and other major producers led by Russian Federation in Vienna on Thursday, were aimed at tightening the market and support the plummeting prices. July WTI futures traded around $48.65 p/b into the U.S. open with Brent around $48.65. "OPEC production cuts are most effective when they support a rebalancing that is already [taking] place, and that is indeed what it looked like at the time of the previous OPEC meeting" in November, said Rats.
  • Climate, trade, security, migration to figure in tough G7 summit

    Climate, trade, security, migration to figure in tough G7 summit

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    European Council chief Donald Tusk predicted a hard summit. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni is chairing the meeting in Taormina on the southern Italian island of Sicily . Not only have numerous faces changed at this year's Group of Seven summit of leading wealthy democracies, but also many national positions. Officials acknowledge the summit, one of the shortest in the body's history, is effectively about damage limitation against a backdrop of fears among United States ...
  • Trump travel ban fight heads toward Supreme Court showdown

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    This week, however, the U.S. Department of Justice asked the court to reconsider that ruling . George Washington University Law Professor John Banzhaf says the president should not have limited the travel ban to just six "Muslim-majority" countries.
  • Afghanistan: 18 killed in vehicle bomb attack targeting security forces

    Afghanistan: 18 killed in vehicle bomb attack targeting security forces

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    Police chief General Faizullah Ghairat said the police have launched an investigation into the incident that also left about six persons injured in the attack in Khost, capital of Khost province bordering Pakistan. This is the second attack in Shah Wali Kot within the last three days, as 10 soldiers and 12 insurgents were killed in another Taliban attack on the base and a check post early Tuesday morning.
  • Trump uses Ramadan message to urge end to violence

    Trump uses Ramadan message to urge end to violence

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    He said fasting helps Muslims fortify their taqwa , an Islamic concept of consciousness of one's self and actions regarding Allah. Muslims observing the holiday fast from all foods, drinks (including water), gossiping and other bad deeds between sunrise and sunset for 30 days.
  • 'Republicans care about poor people,' OMB Director Mulvaney says

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    Mulvaney told the House Budget Committee that he went "line by line" through the federal budget and asked "Can we justify this to the folks who are actually paying for it?" But Mulvaney stood by the administration's position, and slammed the "certain narrative" that Republicans "don't care about poor people", standing by the confidence social safety nets give people to "take risks and go out on their own".
  • Cramer's 5 RBIs helps West Virginia oust Texas Tech

    Cramer's 5 RBIs helps West Virginia oust Texas Tech

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    That cut the TTU lead to 6-4, and sent the WVU dugout into a frenzy that helped complete the comeback in the ninth inning. The Mountaineers (34-23) still must beat Oklahoma State twice on Saturday to reach the Big 12 championship game, but they've already solidified their case for making an NCAA regional next weekend.
  • United States decries Washington, DC, brawl during Erdogan's visit

    United States decries Washington, DC, brawl during Erdogan's visit

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    The Turkish ambassador should be thrown " the hell out of the United States of America " after bodyguards for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan beat and kicked protesters gathered outside the ambassador's Washington D.C. stand in contrast to the First Amendment rights and principles we work tirelessly to protect each and every day", the police statement said. Washington Police Chief Peter Newsham said at a news conference on Wednesday that police had a good idea of most of the ...