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20 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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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CBC News

Wynne, Horwath trade barbs over Ontario budget: Robert Fisher

Premier Kathleen Wynne has been trading budget-related barbs with NDP Leader Andrea Horwath in recent days.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Pressure mounts on Putin over MH17

A pro-Russian fighter guards the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine Vladimir Putin's closest allies could be targeted by European Union sanctions as the West grows increasingly frustrated with Russia's leader over his refusal to use the influence he holds over pro-Moscow separatists to secure the ... (more)

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Globe and Mail

Premier Couillard under fire for Quebec budget's austerity measures

Just past 100 days into a fresh mandate, the Quebec government is making few new friends after adopting a budget and ongoing spending and taxation reviews that promise austerity for the first half of Philippe Couillard's mandate.

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Examiner

$3 saving on Spirit fare

PASSENGERS will save $3 a trip and $6 on their vehicle travelling on the Spirit of Tasmania, now that the federal government's carbon tax has been scrapped, according to state Infrastructure Minister Rene Hidding.

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Malaysia Chronicle

What a Joker! Be thankful you live in M'sia where the govt 'has not...

WHAT A JOKER! Be thankful you live in M'sia where the govt 'has not disappointed' - Najib tells MH17 presser Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak tonight told of his sleepless nights following the shock downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.

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Brandon Sun

Ontario aviation fuel tax hike will put province at disadvantage: industry

At a time when other provinces are moving to encourage airline traffic by decreasing or eliminating aviation fuel taxes, Ontario's decision to hike them will likely boost air fares and put the province at a competitive disadvantage, airline and airport officials say.

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