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Finance Minister Bill Morneau has now announced that the federal government is prepared to shield Kinder Morgan against financial losses to the project caused by "Premier Horgan's attempts to delay or obstruct the project". Meanwhile Eby has written to Kathleen Ganley, Alberta's minister of justice and solicitor general, encouraging her to refer the Preserving Canada's Prosperity Act to the Alberta courts to assess its constitutionality.
  • President Trump discloses payment to lawyer in financial report

    President Trump discloses payment to lawyer in financial report

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    Giuliani, said Wednesday that the Cohen case is of no concern. Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani revealed earlier this month that Trump repaid Cohen for a $130,000 hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels . He has too much power over Congress, too much power over the investigative bodies, and I just don't think it's really going to amount to anything at this point, and again, that's very unfortunate.
  • Fatalities Reported in School Bus, Dump Truck Crash in New Jersey

    Fatalities Reported in School Bus, Dump Truck Crash in New Jersey

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    A boy who was on the bus says the bus fell over and people were left "hanging from their seat belts". The front of it is barely recognizable, a mangled chunk of broken-apart machinery spread from the highway shoulder lane through the guardrail and into the grassy median, where police and first responders are seen tending to stunned children.
  • Zuckerberg to meet European Union officials _ dodging public grilling

    Zuckerberg to meet European Union officials _ dodging public grilling

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    Wylie, a former Cambridge Analytica employee who blew the whistle on its alleged misuse of Facebook users' data, did not provide specific evidence of voter suppression campaigns taking place in the US, CNN reported. But the decision to hold the meeting with the European Parliament behind closed doors has angered others. Facebook (FB +0.3%) CEO Mark Zuckerberg heads overseas to meet with the European Parliament on Tuesday evening, where he'll discuss the use of personal data of the ...
  • Israeli Airstrikes Target Hamas Following Deadly Gaza Protests

    Israeli Airstrikes Target Hamas Following Deadly Gaza Protests

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    As a result, State Department issued a request for additional security support at regional embassies across the Middle East, as a result of the "heightened threat environment' posed to American diplomats in the region, Maj". This is a date remembered by Palestinians as the Nakba (catastrophe). US President Donald Trump claims he will be able to broker the "ultimate deal" between the sides.
  • Yanny Vs. Laurel Has Jimmy Kimmel Contemplating How Perception Shapes Reality

    Yanny Vs. Laurel Has Jimmy Kimmel Contemplating How Perception Shapes Reality

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    But New Age musician Yanni was in the yanny camp. Numerous employees have different answers. The recording seems to be a slightly altered version of vocabulary.com's pronunciation aide for the word laurel. Then rewatch the video, looking at a different word. "The trick with this is that it's a combination of all these things". Several researchers agreed that the audio recording is just too ambiguous.
  • Enlargement Stays off Agenda at Sofia Summit

    Enlargement Stays off Agenda at Sofia Summit

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    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pointed out that the summit has made even better connections with the Western Balkans which is step-by-step approaching the EU, at their own pace and according to their own merits. By working together, we will do much more, and organizing these two high-level events - in Sofia and London, shows that we are capable of doing so, said Theresa May.
  • India court allows Modi's BJP to form state govt despite lacking majority

    India court allows Modi's BJP to form state govt despite lacking majority

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    If this happens then the 104 seats that the BJP has gained will make them the party with a clear majority and Yeddyurappa can continue being the Chief Minister. "I am sure of winning the vote of confidence and my government completing five years", Yeddyurappa, who has a 15-day window by the governor to prove his majority, told reporters.
  • Congress moves Supreme Court for urgent hearing on Karnataka issue

    Congress moves Supreme Court for urgent hearing on Karnataka issue

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    For a party to form a government in the state, it needs a majority of 113 seats in the 224-member Assembly. I have given the letter to the Governor & he will call me, that is what I am hoping. The speed with which Congress agreed to support former PM's Janata Dal (S) is being read as its keenness to do whatever it can to prevent BJP from gaining and other opposition leaders see this as possible leverage.
  • Vladimir Putin meets Assad, calls for 'political process' on Syria

    Vladimir Putin meets Assad, calls for 'political process' on Syria

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    Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Assad informed the Russian leader of his decision to "send a delegation to the UN" to discuss reforming the country's constitution. Moscow has given Assad's government crucial support throughout the Syrian conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people, allowing Damascus to make large territorial gains in recent months against rebels.
  • Notorious Torturer Gina Haspel Confirmed as CIA Director

    Notorious Torturer Gina Haspel Confirmed as CIA Director

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    The nomination, confirmed 54-55, would have failed without the support of the six Democratic senators, four of whom face hard re-election campaigns this year in states that Trump carried. Haspel said she would obey current law and vowed never to restart a detention and interrogation program like the one she was involved in more than a decade ago.
  • Las Vegas police release eyewitness accounts of mass shooting

    Las Vegas police release eyewitness accounts of mass shooting

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    They got into a taxi and raced to the hospital. Earlier this month, Las Vegas police released almost three hours of body camera footage , providing details on officers' actions after the shooting. Attorneys for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reportedly feared the potential exposure of investigation techniques in the reports. At one point Paddock asked her if she was ok, and she said she told him yes.
  • Two killed in school bus accident in New Jersey

    Two killed in school bus accident in New Jersey

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    Children were seen in the median area away from the bus. He said many people got out through the emergency exit at the rear and others escaped through the emergency exit in the roof. All westbound lanes are closed near Exit 25. The eastbound right and center lanes have reopenned. Multiple ambulances were responding to the scene, according to FOX5.
  • Top Jubilee MP predicts stalemate after Sonko nominated Miguna

    Top Jubilee MP predicts stalemate after Sonko nominated Miguna

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    Commenting on the poll's results, Mr. Sonko dismissed the findings stating that the research firm had previously released findings indicating that it would be unlikely for him to be Nairobi's Governor. Topping Sonko's list was Citizen TV anchor Ann Kiguta; followed by lawyer Miguna Miguna; Nairobi County Education, Youth Affairs & Gender County Executive Committee Member Janet Ouko; businesswoman Agnes Kagure; former Starehe Member of Parliament Margaret Wanjiru; former Dagoretti North ...
  • National Weather Service confirms 2 tornadoes in Putnam Co

    National Weather Service confirms 2 tornadoes in Putnam Co

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    The second EF1 tornado moved from Southbury to Oxford with 100 miles per hour winds, according to the NWS. Men stand near buildings damaged by a storm in Newburgh, New York on Wednesday. As the leading edge of the front moved toward the region from the west-northwest, a severe line of thunderstorms rocked the region with unsafe lightning, large hail, strong and damaging gusts, tornadoes, and downbursts that caused widespread damage to communities especially north of New York City.
  • Palestinians seek Arab League unity against Israel over Gaza

    Palestinians seek Arab League unity against Israel over Gaza

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    As the humanitarian situation in the coastal enclave had badly deteriorated, "Hamas organized the demonstrations so that people would not turn on them", the man said in Arabic, in a video released by the IDF on Tuesday. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital late past year, upending decades of USA policy in a move that was welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but prompted the Palestinians to cut ties with the administration.
  • N lawmakers express reservations over Nawaz Sharif's statements

    N lawmakers express reservations over Nawaz Sharif's statements

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    Even Shehbaz Sharif, President PML-N, said Nawaz Sharif's narrative is not party's policy. The National Security Committee, Pakistan's top civil-military body, subsequently condemned the "fallacious" statement and termed Sharif's remarks as "incorrect and misleading", reported PTI.
  • Justice Karnan launches political party to contest 2019 polls

    Justice Karnan launches political party to contest 2019 polls

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    Lizaro had also said that all candidates would be allotted Rs 1 lakh each for election-related activities, at Justice Karnan's personal expense. "We will decide on the number of seats but only women candidates will be nominated for contesting", Justice Karnan told reporters on the sidelines of a convention organised by several human rights organisations in Kolkata.
  • Invite us to form government in Goa, Congress tells Governor Mridula Sinha

    Invite us to form government in Goa, Congress tells Governor Mridula Sinha

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    With the Karnataka Governor inviting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the single largest party to emerge in the recently-concluded state elections, to form the new government, opposition parties in Bihar, Goa, Meghalaya, and Manipur are now demanding dissolution of BJP governments in their respective states saying if the "single largest party" rule applies to form a government in Karnataka then it should be applied to other states as well.
  • Multiple people injured in serious crash between school bus, dump truck

    Multiple people injured in serious crash between school bus, dump truck

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    The body of the bus came completely off its chassis. Children were seen in the median area away from the bus. A red dump truck with severe front end damage was also seen at the scene. The accident involved a school bus, said Hackettstown Police Sgt. Darren Tynan. The school bus and dump truck crashed on Interstate-80 near Exit 25.
  • Sirens in Israel's Golan Heights dismissed as 'false alarm' by IDF

    Sirens in Israel's Golan Heights dismissed as 'false alarm' by IDF

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    However, the military stressed that the rocket sirens were a false alarm and that the reports about an Iron Dome interception are incorrect. "The circumstances are being looked into". It was the first time Israel has directly accused Iran of firing toward Israeli territory. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese group, said the attack marked a "new phase" in the war in Syria.
  • Traffic opens on bridge linking southern Russian Federation with Crimea

    Traffic opens on bridge linking southern Russian Federation with Crimea

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    The Russian Investigative Committee has opened a criminal case against a USA journalist who proposed blowing up the Crimean Bridge, which links southern Russia and Crimea, the committee said Thursday. The Crimean Republic reunited with the Russian Federation in mid-2014 after over 96 percent of its residents, the majority of whom are ethnic Russians, approved the move in a referendum.
  • European Union takes 6 member states to court over air quality

    European Union takes 6 member states to court over air quality

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    Bas Eickhout of the Greens/EFA group in the European parliament said that "it is shameful that some of Europe's wealthiest countries are dragging their heels on protecting their citizens' health". "That is why we are outlining the type of practical help that the Commission can provide to national authorities in their efforts to promote cleaner air for European cities and towns", said Vella .
  • Today May 16 iShares MSCI ACWI ETF (ACWI) Increases 0.42%

    Today May 16 iShares MSCI ACWI ETF (ACWI) Increases 0.42%

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    Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain period of time. The main assumption is that prices tend to reverse when ranges widen beyond historical averages. An RSI reading over 70 would be considered overbought, and a reading under 30 would indicate oversold conditions. Investors may use Price to Book to display how the market portrays the value of a stock.
  • Australia restricts live sheep exports after scandal

    Australia restricts live sheep exports after scandal

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    The Australian government, which relies on the support on rural voters, rejected a ban on live exports as it would cause too much damage to the country's agricultural sector , Agricultural Minister David Littleproud said on Thursday. Mr Littleproud, who will shortly travel to the Gulf for meetings on the future of the industry, said the government was "aware of the importance of not disrupting food security in partner nations".
  • Maryland bans

    Maryland bans "gay conversion therapy" for minors

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    Conversion therapists could potentially face loss of licensure, but the bill does not state whether they would also be subject to financial penalties. Mathew Shurka, an activist who has campaigned for the measure and experienced conversion therapy for five years between the ages of 16 and 21, said the new law marks another step toward ending the practice.
  • Premier Rachel Notley: Bill 12 will give Albertans more control over resources

    Premier Rachel Notley: Bill 12 will give Albertans more control over resources

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    During a remarkable eight-hour stopover in the national capital, an unscheduled break from a busy overseas travel itinerary, Trudeau convened a summit in Ottawa with B.C.'s John Horgan, who has staked his government's survival on opposing the pipeline, and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, whose province's economic health depends on it.
  • Mayawati Behind Hurriedly Stitched Alliance of Congress, JD-S in Karnataka

    Mayawati Behind Hurriedly Stitched Alliance of Congress, JD-S in Karnataka

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    Meanwhile, BJP's BS Yeddyurappa for the third time was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka at the Raj Bhavan. "We must give full respect to the maker of our Constitution, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar". Mamata Banerjee has always been at the centre of forming a "federal front" to fight against BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Though Vala invited the BJP to form the government, he has given 15 days to the saffron party to prove its majority in the state assembly.
  • Yeddyurappa Stakes Claim to Form BJP Govt in Karnataka

    Yeddyurappa Stakes Claim to Form BJP Govt in Karnataka

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    In a bid to shield their MLAs from switching over to the other side, the Congress party has huddled its MLAs in a hotel in Bengaluru . Addressing the media, party chief HD Kumaraswamy accused the BJP of offering huge bribes to JD (S ) lawmakers, including a 100-crore rupee bribe and berths in the cabinet.
  • Equality Alabama finds Ivey outing tweet, response 'problematic'

    Equality Alabama finds Ivey outing tweet, response 'problematic'

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    Rep. Todd, herself an out lesbian, took to Facebook and Twitter yesterday calling for someone to "out" the Republican governor. It's a disgusting lie being pushed by a paid left wing liberal political operative. Former legislator Patricia Todd's tweet went out at 7:33 p.m. Tuesday and quickly spread across the state. "I am really disappointed in that level of attack", said Public Service Commission candidate Robin Litaker.
  • 75-year-old women dies after pit bull attack

    75-year-old women dies after pit bull attack

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    In a 911 call obtained by NBC Charlotte, a woman said two pit bulls attacked her and her cat along Fite Road near Belmont Abbey College. Lucy Glenn lives on the same street where the attack happened, and she said the same two dogs have caused problems for months.
  • Kajol's next titled 'Eela' to release on this date

    Kajol's next titled 'Eela' to release on this date

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    It also features Neha Dhupia . Bollywood actress Kajol, who was last seen in Tamil film " VIP 2 " is gearing up to set the silver screen on fire with her next. According to sources close to the film, she has also been taking personal interest in the various affairs related to the filmmaking process when husband Ajay Devgn was busy with his work commitments and couldn't be around.
  • BS Yeddyurappa to take oath as Karnataka Chief Minister

    BS Yeddyurappa to take oath as Karnataka Chief Minister

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    The court's registry took the urgent plea to chief justice Dipak Misra's residence at 11.30 pm. "In case, he is given oath in the meantime, that shall be subject to further orders of this court and final outcome of the writ petition", the bench said.
  • Girl, 11, dies after tree falls on vehicle in Newburgh

    Girl, 11, dies after tree falls on vehicle in Newburgh

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    Luke's hospital where she was pronounced dead. The accident is still under investigation by the Ramapo Police Department. The storm brought torrential rain, hail, thunder and winds up to 70 miles per hour to New York City and the surrounding suburbs in the tri-state area.
  • Italy M5S leader says govt deal would be 'bomb' for establishment

    Italy M5S leader says govt deal would be 'bomb' for establishment

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    Italy's two anti-system parties appeared on the verge of clinching a deal to form a coalition government, rattling markets with radical ideas to free up billions of euros for tax cuts and welfare. "Italy were already fancied to be the next country to exit the European Union at 9/4 and recent coalition talks have only extended their lead at the front of the queue to 6/4".
  • HSBC, RBS's Saudi affiliates strike early merger deal

    HSBC, RBS's Saudi affiliates strike early merger deal

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    Following the Sabb-Alawwal deal, which will create the third largest bank in Saudi Arabia , RBS will now own around five per cent of the newly merged entity - meaning it will only have to hold just under £1bn to cover that risk. Progress on the merger had taken longer than expected, partly because the regulatory environment for bank acquisitions in Saudi Arabia is relatively untested.
  • RJD To Meet Governor To Form Govt In Bihar

    RJD To Meet Governor To Form Govt In Bihar

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    He added that he would request the governor to to dissolve the current JD (U)-BJP government and invite the RJD to form the government . In February 2017 assembly poll, Congress had emerged as the single-largest party but had failed to form the government after the BJP, with 13 MLAs, swiftly bagged support of Goa Forward Party (GFP), Maharastrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and two Independents, to reach the magic figure of 21 in the 40-member house.
  • Woman tortured to death by a pack of dachshunds

    Woman tortured to death by a pack of dachshunds

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    The owner has requested this. The group of dogs included six dachshund-terrier mixes and one border collie mix. None weighed more than 18kg. "From what it appeared, about seven dogs had attacked her", said Carter County Sheriff Chris Bryant .