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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Blaine Higgs warns economic recovery 'at risk' in election

Finance Minister Blaine Higgs warns the province's continued economic recovery is contingent on the re-election of the Progressive Conservatives in the Sept.

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7 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

At least 60 killed in attack on Iraq prison convoy

An onslaught on a convoy transferring inmates north of Baghdad left at least 60 dead Thursday , even as politicians and diplomats stepped up efforts to end Iraq's worst crisis in years.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Prison, Canada

11 hrs ago | Times-series.co.uk

Hundreds of businesses fear being left homeless over "senseless"...

More than 160 firms in Premier House, in Station Road, Edgware, have been given between two weeks to six months notice to pack up and leave the building, which is owned by Reichmann Properties.

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Related Topix: Canada, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Toronto Star

Four years of foreplay and afterthoughts on sex-ed: Cohn

Four years after Dalton McGuinty first lost his nerve - and his judgment - when confronted by a rump group of religious and right-wing provocateurs, the Liberals are still no further ahead on the sex-ed issue, writes Martin regg Cohn.

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Related Topix: Canada, Human Sexuality

Silicon Alley Insider

MH17 Crash Exposes UK Arms Sales To Russia, And It's A Huge Embarrassment For Cameron

The shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine is turning out to be a huge embarrassment for Britain's Conservative prime minister, David Cameron.

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Related Topix: Canada, Vladimir Putin

WTEN-TV Albany

US movie theaters to show Premier League games

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.

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Related Topix: Canada, US News, US Supreme Court

Warrnambool Standard

Reekie keen to fly flag for ALP in Wannon

Mr Reekie has put his hand up to be preselected in the seat. If successful, it will be the third time he has contested South West Coast and his fourth political tilt.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Thai junta defends strong powers under new charter

A senior army official said Wednesday that the leader of Thailand's ruling junta is allowed to serve as interim prime minister under a new temporary constitution that gives the military government sweeping powers in the run-up to a planned 2015 election.

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The Globe and Mail

Thai junta chief could remain PM under new government: adviser

Thai Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks during a meeting with members of the International Chamber of Commerce at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok June 19, 2014.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Globe and Mail

Metrolinx employees to get pay hike under pre-election deal

Metrolinx employees will receive a pay hike of more than 8 per cent as a result of a deal struck mere days before last month's provincial election.

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Horizon

Erdogan Launches New Attack on Israel with Hitler Comparison

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday launched a fresh virulent attack against Israel over its actions in Gaza, comparing the mentality of some in the Jewish state to Adolf Hitler.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Canada

Parksville Qualicum News

B.C. back in black, deep in debt

When the audited public accounts confirmed a $353 million surplus for the last fiscal year, B.C. Liberal political staff were quick to remind reporters of the NDP's main theme from last year's election campaign.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Canada, Opinion

Suria

Thai king endorses junta's new...

Thailand's junta won approval from the king Tuesday for an interim constitution mapping out year-long political reforms expected to curb the influence of fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra.

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Brandon Sun

Wait for airport cash drags on

The city's airport expnsion project is at a standstill as officials wait to hear if funds will be secured through the federal government's New Building Canada Fund.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Cambodia opposition ends year-long boycott of parliament

Cambodia's main opposition party announced Tuesday that it had struck a deal with strongman premier Hun Sen to end its year-long boycott of parliament triggered by a disputed election.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Hun Sen, Canada,

The Winnipeg Free Press

PC leader keeps far from flood fight's crucial front lines

It is the biggest story in Manitoba, and yet not big enough to draw the presence of Manitoba Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion, Travel

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Globe and Mail

Ontario Liberals dodge credit-rating downgrade from Standard and Poor's

Standard & Poor's on Monday opted to leave the province's rating unchanged, at AA- for long-term debt and A-1+ for short term credit with a negative outlook, sparing the Liberal government a downgrade just a week after reintroducing its budget.

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Prince George Citizen

B.C. LNG cleans air, wipes out debt, Premier Clark tells political summit

Premier Christy Clark and Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman told North American political and business leaders that British Columbia's liquefied natural gas industry will not only fight air pollution it will clean up the province's debt.

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The Daily Star

Hariri blasts critics over presidential initiative

Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri speaks on a TV screen during an Iftar held at BIEL in Beirut, Friday, July 18, 2014.

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The Ararat Advertiser

Ararat community raises issues with Deputy Premier

Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Development, Peter Ryan addressed a number of issues affecting Ararat people during his visit to the region last Thursday.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Canada,

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