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BC launches challenges Alberta's ban on wine

BC launches challenges Alberta's ban on wine

Trade Minister Bruce Ralston says Alberta's actions threaten the livelihood of the families that have worked to build B.C.'s wine industry. In addition to the trade challenge, the Province is suppor...

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Spring Severe Weather Preparedness Week, tips from MEMA

Spring Severe Weather Preparedness Week, tips from MEMA

The National Weather Service will conduct a statewide tornado drill at 10 a.m. Wednesday in conjunction with Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Today's focus is on severe thunderstorms. First Alert Wea...

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Trump tells Cornyn he's open to tweaking gun background check

White House staff said all drivers were replaced after the incident. Trump has been criticized for his response to last week's high-school shooting that left 17 people dead . "This is a rea...

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U.S. school shooting survivors to march for gun control

U.S. school shooting survivors to march for gun control

The petition came after young student organisers told USA media outlets on Sunday that they were determined to make the shooting , which left 17 students and staff members dead, a turning point in ...

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Court quashes government's decision to suspend passports of Orengo, Ndii and Wanjigi

Court quashes government's decision to suspend passports of Orengo, Ndii and Wanjigi

Siaya Senator James Orengo and billionaire businessman Jimmy Wanjigi were barred by immigration officials from jetting to Zimbabwe, where they were set to attend the funeral of the country's oppositio...

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The Government Is Reviewing 'Over-Priced' University Tuition Fees

The Government Is Reviewing 'Over-Priced' University Tuition Fees

Universities can now charge up to GBP9,250 (US$12,930) per annum in tuition fees, and student living costs average at GBP12,200 (US$16,950) per year. Freezing fees at £9,250 will reduce the debt of ...

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ECJ adviser: Increased logging in Białowieża forest breaches European Union law

ECJ adviser: Increased logging in Białowieża forest breaches European Union law

They held protests and brought the case before the court a year ago. In 2016 the Polish environment minister authorised an increase in wood harvesting in the forest. "She added: "We hope that Minist...

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Parkland Shooting Students Marching To DC For Gun Control

Parkland Shooting Students Marching To DC For Gun Control

On Friday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation admitted it had failed to investigate Cruz, even after someone close to him called the agency's tip line in January to warn them "about Cruz's gun owners...

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Southern Miss completes sweep with 5-2 win over Miss State

Southern Miss completes sweep with 5-2 win over Miss State

I wouldn't be happy giving or taking the points to be honest so I generally take them when I feel that way... Mississippi State travels Tuesday to No. Ole Miss is hoping to snap a six-game skid. Wit...

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Joint Korean women's hockey team plays final match

Joint Korean women's hockey team plays final match

Men's assistant coach Richard Park believes hockey is poised for growth in South Korea and around Asia, which will host the next Winter Olympics in Beijing in 2022. Also adding to their totals were ...

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Regime forces kill 77 in Syria

Regime forces kill 77 in Syria

Syrians in the capital have for always been calling for the elimination of the rebels' mortar attacks , which, in many cases, paralyzed the lives of the people in the eastern Damascus neighborhood...

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Inter-Korean Women's Ice Hockey Team Defeated in Final Match

Inter-Korean Women's Ice Hockey Team Defeated in Final Match

China and Canada were penalized, moving Italy from bronze to silver. There are only so many ways to say that Norway is completely dominating the 2018 Winter Olympics , but every day forces us to ...

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Drought-stricken Cape Town's Day Zero moves to July

Drought-stricken Cape Town's Day Zero moves to July

Water consumption averaged 523 megalitres per day (MLD) which, although significantly better that the 1 130MLD in 2014, was way off the target of 450MLD. "I urge the residents of Cape Town not to ease...

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OR Tambo Airport back to normal after evacuation

OR Tambo Airport back to normal after evacuation

So, people are back in the airport terminal building". "Even staff were evacuated", she told The Citizen yesterday. Airport spokesperson, Leigh Gunkel-Keuler, said when the unattended bag was obse...

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BJP pocket most municipalities in Gujarat civic polls

BJP pocket most municipalities in Gujarat civic polls

Gujarat Municipal Elections happened on 17 February in 2,763 polling centers across the state. The villagers in 295 gram panchayats chose their "sarpanch" unanimously. Interestingly, the BJP had lost...

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Trump tweet angers survivors of Parkland shooting

Trump tweet angers survivors of Parkland shooting

Many students who survived the Parkland shooting have been vocal about what they experienced, and about the action they want to see from those in power. They are also calling for anti-gun violence de...

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Landmine kills poll candidate in troubled district of Indian state

Landmine kills poll candidate in troubled district of Indian state

Earlier, in many remote areas in Williamnagar constituency, anonymous posters had appeared saying, "If anybody dares to vote for Jonathone, he would be killed". "The blood of innocent spilled by the...

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Circling the drain on gun violence

Circling the drain on gun violence

I have written on this subject in the past - so many mass shootings ago that I can not even count them - but nothing seems to change. Does the sociopath or terrorist chose to kill based on the love ...

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South Carolina Republicans want 'parody marriages' to circumvent marriage equality

South Carolina Republicans want 'parody marriages' to circumvent marriage equality

Almost three years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled same-sex couples have the same rights and responsibilities to marriage as different-sex couples, Republican lawmakers in two different states ar...

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'Ignore this stupidity... I'm still punching!' Sylvester Stallone denounces death hoax

'Ignore this stupidity... I'm still punching!' Sylvester Stallone denounces death hoax

An Instagram post from the actor urged netizens to "ignore the stupidity " of false reports of his demise. "Alive and well and happy and healthy.Still punching!" "Wow Sylvester Stallone died & I ...

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Oyo-born twins, 473 Boko Haram suspects freed

Oyo-born twins, 473 Boko Haram suspects freed

Salihu Isah . " The states are also to provide appropriate training in the manner and for the period that the state deemed appropriate and reasonable ". The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt General Tukur...

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Boko Haram Attacks Girls' School in Yobe

Boko Haram Attacks Girls' School in Yobe

A resident, Alhaji Ibrahim, told newsmen that the attackers stormed the village in six Hilux vans through the eastern part of the town while shooting sporadically into the air. The conflict is estimat...

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Irish gov't reiterates opposition to direct rule in Northern Ireland

Irish gov't reiterates opposition to direct rule in Northern Ireland

The Irish language act has become one of the main stumbling blocks in the power-sharing talks in the North, with both Sinn Fein and the DUP completely divided on the issue. He reiterated Dublin's "fir...

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Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP)'s Trend Unknown, Especially After Increased Shorts

Chickasaw Capital Management LLC now owns 4,696,102 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $136,375,000 after purchasing an additional 285,075 shares during the period. The rating was downgraded...

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Worst cold snap for FIVE YEARS: Siberian freeze to savage United Kingdom with

Dr Penny Woods, chief executive of the British Lung Foundation, said: "Cold weather can really impact people living with a lung condition". He said: "We now have greater confidence that a cold spell...

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Bernstein Upgrades Analog Devices (ADI) to "Outperform"

The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, August 24 by Oppenheimer. (NASDAQ: ADI ) to report $1.29 EPS on February, 21.They anticipate $0.35 EPS change or 37.23% from last quarter's $0.94 EPS. It incr...

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Ark City High School student arrested for criminal threat

Ark City High School student arrested for criminal threat

The district's superintendent, Matthew Wendt, said he appreciated the work of police, noting their "vigilant partnership" to "keep our schools safe places for teaching and learning". A preliminary i...

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$50000 reward after postal worker killed

$50000 reward after postal worker killed

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. All lanes of eastbound I-30 as well as the ramp to southbound I-35 were closed for hours for the investigation of the incident. According to the USPS we...

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Trump denies forcibly kissing Rachel Crooks in Twitter rant

Trump denies forcibly kissing Rachel Crooks in Twitter rant

She claims he asked whether she wanted to be a model, before kissing her for two whole minutes. The president, apparently seeing the story, denied her account. "The people of this country, at a d...

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Bijepur by-poll: Naveen, Smriti Irani to hit campaign trail

Bijepur by-poll: Naveen, Smriti Irani to hit campaign trail

The truth will come out", said Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan said while talking to reporters here on Monday. The fact remains that both the ED and the Income Tax department are under the BJP-led...

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This Is It: Ferrari 488 Pista Leaks Ahead Of Official Reveal

This Is It: Ferrari 488 Pista Leaks Ahead Of Official Reveal

The leaked images match stills from a video teaser of the upcoming vehicle that Ferrari itself released last week of a Porsche 911 GT2 RS-hunting future supercar, so it's nearly certain we're look...

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Oxfam boss Mark Goldring 'sorry' over Haiti scandal

Oxfam boss Mark Goldring 'sorry' over Haiti scandal

Mr Goldring also apologised for remarks made about murdering babies in cots which he made in defending Oxfam. Full marks to Penny Mordaunt, the relatively new International Development Secretary, fo...

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Turkey Denies Reports That Syria Will Aid Kurds

Turkey Denies Reports That Syria Will Aid Kurds

A senior Kurdish official said at the weekend a deal had been struck for the Syrian army to enter Afrin and fight back against the Turks. A United States announcement that it would build a 30,000-st...

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Philippines: Risks rising with China challenging United States at sea

Philippines: Risks rising with China challenging United States at sea

When President Donald Trump came to power, Southeast Asian officials were uncertain how deep the USA would get involved in the issues in the South China Sea, where his predecessor, Barack Obama , was...

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Thomas Balks as Court Denies Review to California Guns Case

Thomas Balks as Court Denies Review to California Guns Case

A San Francisco-based federal appeals court upheld the 10-day waiting period. "Purporting to apply intermediate scrutiny, the Court of Appeals upheld California's 10-day waiting period for firearms ...

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Belgium court rules against Facebook in privacy case

As for Belgium, this is the second time a court has ruled that the company is violating privacy protections. Without obtaining the user's "valid" consent, the court said, Facebook not only fails to ...

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Pope accepts resignation of bishop after ordering priests to accept him

Pope accepts resignation of bishop after ordering priests to accept him

Former Catholic Pope, Benedict, had in 2012, appointed Okpaleke as bishop of Ahiara, but the appointment was visited with fierce protests as the protesters prevented him from ever taking over the di...

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Social media video shows teacher body slamming middle school student in Greensboro

Social media video shows teacher body slamming middle school student in Greensboro

The boy's mother shared the video, filmed by another student, on Facebook and demanded " justice " after her son was suspended following the fight on Wednesday. "We reported the behavior to law enforc...

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RB Blount sounds eager to stay with Eagles

RB Blount sounds eager to stay with Eagles

I feel like Duce is one of the best running back coaches, one of the best coaches I've ever had in my entire life. Working against Blount's return is a tight salary cap and three other viable backs on...

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Thousands in Zimbabwe bid farewell to 'People's General' Tsvangirai

Thousands in Zimbabwe bid farewell to 'People's General' Tsvangirai

Tsvangirai's rural home is in Buhera, which is situated some 300 kilometres from the capital Harare . Tsvangirai beat Mugabe in the first round of presidential polls in 2008 but narrowly fell short...

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