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BC, Alberta stand-down may turn out to be a brief truce

BC, Alberta stand-down may turn out to be a brief truce

She announced Alberta will suspend its embargo on B.C. wine imports, which began earlier this month. The trade dispute erupted February 6 when Alberta Premier Rachel Notley launched the boycott on B.C. The legal battle challenging Alberta's right to stop the flow of B.C. wine into the province is building on several fronts as stakeholders and a constitutional rights group consider a court challenge to the boycott. Read More

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Trump warns of 'very rough' sanctions on NKorea

Trump warns of 'very rough' sanctions on NKorea

The Security Council a year ago adopted a series of resolutions to tighten and expand export bans aimed at cutting off revenue to North Korea's military programs. The Treasury Department also released pictures that it claims show false identification information on North Korean ships in order to highlight deceptive shipping practices used by North Korea to evade sanctions. Read More

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Missouri Governor Indicted On Felony Invasion Of Privacy Charge

Missouri Governor Indicted On Felony Invasion Of Privacy Charge

The governor's fiscally conservative, anti-abortion, pro-gun rights politics have played well in conservative Missouri, but his criticism of elected officials as corrupt, career politicians has rubbed many legislators the wrong way. The governor was taken into custody by law enforcement and was booked at the St. Louis Justice Center. Greitens is due in court for his first hearing on March 16, before Circuit Judge Rex Burlison. Read More

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New charges filed against former Trump campaign associates

New charges filed against former Trump campaign associates

President Donald Trump's former campaign chair, Paul Manafort , is accused of making secret payoffs to European politicians. Some of the covert lobbying took place in the U.S. Gates told investigators on February 1 that Manafort told him that nobody brought up Ukraine at the meeting. Court filings go on to say Manafort and Gates "generated tens of millions of dollars" through the Ukrainian government but failed to disclose their work to federal authorities. Read More

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Trump suggests arming teachers, giving them a bonus

Trump suggests arming teachers, giving them a bonus

Survivors of a school shooting in Florida, USA, have told President Donald Trump that they want tighter gun controls. The president had invited the teen survivors of school violence and parents of murdered children in a show of his resolve against gun violence in the wake of last week's shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and in past years at schools in CT and Colorado. Read More

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Police investigate shooting threat at Verona Area High School

Police investigate shooting threat at Verona Area High School

After a search Tuesday of the home of the 17-year-old student, police said they determined that he never had a weapon in his possession and used a photo he found online. The student has since been charged with making terroristic threats, creating a false public alarm and harassment, and was later transferred to the Morris County Juvenile Detention Center for a psychological evaluation, according to Schafer. Read More

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Donald Trump Takes To Twitter To Deny Latest Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Donald Trump Takes To Twitter To Deny Latest Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Trump has dismissed Crooks's allegations of sexual misconduct before. Russian Federation already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for military parade: "We have a Napoleon in the making" MORE on Tuesday denied claims made by a woman who says he forcibly kissed her in the lobby of an office building in New York City a decade ago. Read More

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Turkey Suspected Of Using Chemical Weapons Against Syria, Issues Denial

Turkey Suspected Of Using Chemical Weapons Against Syria, Issues Denial

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Friday released a report accusing Turkish forces of a chemical weapons attack in Afrin. The operation in Afrin - bordering Turkey's Hatay and Kilis provinces - was widely expected in the wake of Turkey's Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria, which cleared Daesh terrorists from Turkey's border between August 24, 2016, and March 2017. Read More

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Senate Hopeful Mitt Romney On Immigration, Russia And Guns

Senate Hopeful Mitt Romney On Immigration, Russia And Guns

Senate seat left open by the retirement of Utah's Orrin Hatch . Romney said he won't run for president again but wouldn't rule out seeking re-election in six years if he wins Utah's Senate seat this November. Romney is considered a heavy favorite for the Senate seat held by Orrin Hatch . Romney made the remarks at a speech Friday night before core members of Utah's Republican Party at a party fundraising dinner in Provo. Read More

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Freezing rain expected to make Monday morning hard

Colder air will infiltrate from the north, allowing for freezing rain to develop in our northern areas during the afternoon and central sections in the evening through overnight. Most of the precipitation will move out by 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. Tonight , the low will be 18, according to the weather service. Saturday's low in Madison was 14 at 2:56 a.m., 2 degrees below the normal low and 30 degrees above the record low of 16 below for February 17, set in 1973. Read More

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United States to reveal drill plan next month

United States to reveal drill plan next month

South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo said he and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis would make the drill announcement, and added neither country ever promised to completely stop all drills. "The North seems to urgently need to improve relations with Seoul ", he said, pointing to the impact of United Nations and USA sanctions on the regime. Read More

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Winter Storm Watch For Saturday Night Snow

Winter Storm Watch For Saturday Night Snow

Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday . During the approaching storm, the weather service is urging the public to "Plan on hard travel conditions". Rain chances surge by sunrise Monday along with the temperatures. Sunday: Early snow , then sunshine. After enjoying a handsome, spring-like day Thursday, Parkland residents are seeing a steep drop in temperatures this morning as a cold front moves through the region, and brings along with it the chance for a wintry mix Saturday morning . Read More

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Trudeau kicks off India visit with namaste greeting

Trudeau kicks off India visit with namaste greeting

As far as the worldwide Sikh community is concerned the peak of Trudeau's visit to India is when he is in Punjab and the Sri Harmandir Sahib Complex on 21 February with his 35-member media delegation from Canada. He will be in Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad the next day. The Prime Minister will later deliver a key note address at the Canada-India Business Summit. Read More

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Ramaphosa replaces South Africa's Zuma

Ramaphosa replaces South Africa's Zuma

As deputy president, Ramaphosa will assume the role of acting president when Zuma steps down . Cyril Ramaphosa became South Africa's president with a message of clean government and inclusiveness on Thursday, stirring the hopes of many South Africans that he can reverse a corrosive period of decline and division under his predecessor, Jacob Zuma . Read More

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Israeli attorney general lauds police probe into Netanyahu

Israeli attorney general lauds police probe into Netanyahu

Netanyahu was speaking with Arnon ("Noni") Mozes, publisher of Yedi'oth Acharonoth, Israel's most widely read Hebrew-language daily; they discussed passage of the law in exchange for favorable coverage. Some lawmakers in the premier's conservative Likud party have said Netanyahu should not resign even if indicted. "He can not be any longer the prime minister of Israel". Read More

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Trump threatens retaliatory levy over trade

Trump threatens retaliatory levy over trade

The administration has another two months to decide on possible retaliatory action. But Trump also said he "wants to hear from both sides before making a trade decision". China is anxious about the "serious tendency of USA protectionism in the field of steel products", he said. "But we buy a lot of aluminum and we buy a lot of steel as well". Read More

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Tensions Escalate In Middle East With Israel-Iran Drone Standoff

Tensions Escalate In Middle East With Israel-Iran Drone Standoff

The weekend battle in which an Israeli warplane was shot down for the first time since the 1980s, struck by a hail of Syrian antiaircraft missiles provided by Russian Federation, sharply raised the stakes for Israel and Iran . For now, at least, the United States appears ready to leave Russian Federation in the lead in Syria . " Israel will continue to maintain aerial superiority and control the skies of the region". Read More

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Kuwait pledges $2 billion in loans, investments to Iraq

Kuwait pledges $2 billion in loans, investments to Iraq

In a bid to assist in the rebuilding of Iraq, from the destruction the nation witnessed during it fight against Islamic State extremists, Kuwait has pledged to lend $1 billion and another $1 billion in investment to the country. "Iraq can not commence the mission of rebuilding itself without support, which is why we are all here today from all around the world, to stand by Iraq's side", Sheikh Sabah said. Read More

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West Ham chief urges fans to pull together

West Ham chief urges fans to pull together

West Ham United manager David Moyes spoke ahead their next Premier League match against Watford at London Stadium on Saturday and confirmed new signing Patrice Evra could make his debut. "Today wasn't our best performance, I think West Ham were more aggressive than us, they dominated both areas". Michail Antonio has scored six goals in his last seven league matches against Watford but has failed to score in his last 19 home appearances. Read More

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