• Voter turnout hits 60 per cent in 2017 BC election

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    In Courtenay-Comox, there were about 3,500 absentee ballots cast in 2013 and they slightly favoured the NDP, tightening Liberal Don McRae's margin of victory by less than one percentage point. The BC Liberals had about a one-in-10 chance of taking a majority government in his simulations; the NDP, only a 1.4-to-six-per-cent chance of taking more seats than the Liberals.
  • Truck driver charged in Hwy. 401 crash that left four dead

    Truck driver charged in Hwy. 401 crash that left four dead

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    The collision happened at about 1:30 a.m. on Highway 401 westbound between Joyceville Road and Highway 15 in the City of Kingston. They previously said four people in the same auto died when their vehicle caught fire during the crash. Work to identify them is ongoing. Police say truck driver Dunhill Tabanao of Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que. has been charged with four counts of risky operation of a vehicle causing death and two counts of unsafe operation causing bodily harm.
  • Trump appeals Ukraine and Russian Federation for peace in social network

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    In 2006, Lavrov, the foreign minister of Russian Federation, put Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in an awkward position when technicians did not turn off the microphones at a lunch in Moscow. When Trump met with Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, the latter of whom figures prominently in the Michael Flynn saga, members of the American press were barred from attending or documenting the occasion.
  • USA warns against travel to North Korea

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    The Donald Trump administration reportedly told Pyongyang through Beijing that it would "provide security guarantee" for the Kim Jong-un regime and invite the North Korean leader to the US for direct talks if Pyongyang scraps its missile and nuclear weapons program, according to the Japan Times Tuesday.
  • Officials from Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns

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    The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that a declaration on commitment to peace, stability and cooperation in the Arctic region will be approved during the Arctic Council ministerial meeting. The secretary of state is in Fairbanks for a meeting with the world's eight Arctic nations amid concerns about the future of the sensitive region after President Donald Trump called for more oil drilling and development.
  • ASEAN leaders air concerns over threats to peace, stability

    ASEAN leaders air concerns over threats to peace, stability

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    That would have been a direct jab at China. This year's statement from ASEAN did not mention the historic July 12, 2016, ruling of the Permanent Arbitration Court in The Hague nor the issue of island building. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei ...
  • Woman may have been abducted after being struck by vehicle in Scarborough

    Woman may have been abducted after being struck by vehicle in Scarborough

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    According to police, witnesses saw a man and woman arguing inside a white SUV outside an apartment building near McCowan Rd. and Blue Lagoon Ct.at about 2:30 a.m. Three men allegedly picked the woman up and put her in the back of a silver sedan and drove off. All three vehicles then pulled out of the parking lot and were last seen travelling south on McCowan.
  • Fired by Trump, former acting AG to testify on Russian Federation

    Fired by Trump, former acting AG to testify on Russian Federation

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    He's also accused Obama officials of illegally leaking classified information about Flynn's contacts with Kislyak. She said she had briefed the Trump White House so that they could take "the action that they deemed appropriate" and that she believed the Russians already had the same information about the calls.
  • Shropshire hospitals not affected by cyber-attack on NHS

    Shropshire hospitals not affected by cyber-attack on NHS

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    The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is now working to support the NHS. York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has said its system is completely down at all of its hospitals, including York, Scarborough, Malton and Selby. Pictures posted on social media showed screens of NHS computers with images demanding payment of 300 United States dollars worth of the online currency Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" GP surgeries in York have been affected, with York ...
  • Two vehicles involved in collision on Longwoods Road

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    Police say the driver of the fertilizer/grain hauler Mack truck was transported to a local hospital and the driver of the other vehicle was deceased at the scene of the collision. This can take several hours and motorists are urged to take alternate routes. Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Chatham-Kent Traffic Unit at 519-355-1092.
  • Korea Reports on South's Presidential Election

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    South Korea's new president has told his Chinese counterpart that he plans to send a special delegation to Beijing for talks on North Korea and a contentious US missile-defense shield. Tensions in Korean Peninsula escalated in recent months after Pyongyang conducted a number of nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches. "A Korean-style, anti-terrorist offensive will be commenced to mop up the intelligence and plot-breeding organizations of the US and South Korea", mission said in a ...