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2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

DA guru caught in salary storm abroad

Nick Clegg faces the embarrassment of being hauled in front of a British House of Commons committee to explain why taxpayers are paying his election strategist - former DA spindoctor and chief adviser to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille - a six-figure salary.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canberra Times

An anti-corruption body with real powers? That's so Sydney

Former Premier Bob Carr says ICAC has "confirmed its authority in New South Wales politics" after the resignation of Premier Barry O'Farrell.

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NEWS.com.au

Premier Barry O'Farrell has resigned

BREAKING: NSW premier Barry O'Farrell has resigned after what he described as "significant memory fail" over receiving a $3000 bottle of Grange.

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Squamish Chief

PQ member Gendron holds record for longest service in Quebec legislature

Parti Quebecois member Francois Gendron made Quebec political history on Tuesday, becoming the longest-serving member of the province's legislature.

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CTV

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, and her partner Jane...

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, and her partner Jane Rounthwaite, right, greet supporters and her caucus at a rally during the party's annual general meeting in Toronto on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

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CBC News

Youth feminists fighting to improve abortion access

A Fredericton teenager is one of the people leading the charge to improve access to abortions now that the Morgentaler clinic in Fredericton plans to close in July over a lack of government funding.

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Coast Reporter

Libyan gunmen abduct Jordanian ambassador in Tripoli, officials say

This image Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 file photo made from AP video shows Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of Libya's former dictator Moammar Gadhafi, inside a cage in a courtroom in Zintan, Libya.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Canada

Nor'Wester

Province backs shrimp harvesters

While the provincial government is backing shrimp fishermen, the federal government remains firm on its latest quota decisions.

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The Toronto Star

Liberals detour from transit vision to stay alive: Cohn

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is flanked by Toronto Transit Commission chair Maria Augimeri and Minister of Infrastructure Glen Murray Monday as they ride the subway while en route to Wynne's speech at the Toronto Region Board of Trade in Toronto.

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The Toronto Star

Use of antipsychotics soaring at Ontario nursing homes

Ontario nursing homes are drugging helpless seniors at an alarming rate with powerful antipsychotic drugs, despite warnings that the medications can kill elderly patients suffering from dementia.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Long Term Care, Medicine, Zyprexa, Zydis, Olanzapine (generic), Canada,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

South China Morning Post

Blow for Taiwan's KMT as just one runner remains in opposition leadership race

Dr Tsai Ing-wen became the only candidate for the top post in Taiwan's main opposition DPP after the other two dropped out.

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Related Topix: Democratic Progressive Party, World News, Taiwan, Kuomintang, Canada

Ottawa Citizen

Former premier Redford brought daughter on dozens of government flights

The Alberta government's fleet of aircraft came under renewed scrutiny Monday after new revelations showed former premier Alison Redford took her young daughter on dozens of flights during her time in office, including a long weekend in Jasper during the height of flood recovery last year in southern Alberta.

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Townsville Bulletin

Topsoil taken by flood, crops hit hard

Justin Porter of Eden Produce with Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan look over damaged eggplants on the banks of Eden Lassie Creek WHITSUNDAY region growers have been brought to their knees with millions of dollars' worth of produce destroyed just weeks before it was due to be harvested.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Tories continue to eschew taxpayer subsidy

PC Leader Brian Pallister said today his party wants nothing to do an NDP-inspired political party subsidy the Tories call the "vote tax."

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Iol.co.za

Icasa delay concerns DA

Icasa had taken more than 48 hours to hear a DA complaint against the SABC over the pulling of an election advert, Democratic Alliance MP James Selfe said on Monday.

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CBC News

David Alward's property tax policy helping 60 seniors

Robert Jones has been a reporter and producer with CBC New Brunswick for 24 years.

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Yahoo!

Barry O'Farrell to give evidence at ICAC

Barry O'Farrell will on Tuesday become the third sitting NSW premier to give evidence at the Independent Commission Against Corruption .

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Calgary-Signal Hill's Gain is No One's Loss

When the results came in a shockwave rippled throughout Canadian politics: Calgary West MP Rob Anders has lost his nomination.

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The Huffington Post

Keystone XL Opponents Carve Anti-Pipeline Message Into Field

MARCH 07: Activists hold signs as they march to the State Department for a rally to protest against the Keystone XL pipeline March 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Neligh, NE, Canada

Jerusalem Post

Bennett: Who is Israel's PM - Netanyahu or Abbas?

Bayit Yehudi leader calls on government to take hard stand against Palestinian demands for peace talks; Netanyahu cancels meeting with "childish" economy minister; Liberman, Livni gang up on Bennett.

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