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ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Premier Christy Clark remains premier, and she'll get the first shot at forming a new government when she visits Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon. Several ridings were decided by fewer than 300 votes, including Courtenay-Comox, where the NDP won by a mere nine votes.



Bankers prepare for showdown with Treasury

Our wealthiest banks with be hit with a special 0.015 per cent levy on liabilities to raise $6.2 billion over four years. "This is the bank's contribution to the budget fix task; it's something that happens in the United Kingdom and Europe and brings Australia in line with other jurisdictions".



Trump Threatens James Comey, Implies He Taped Conversations

Why did the president seek assurances from Comey that he was not a target of the FBI's ongoing investigation into Russia's interference with the 2016 election? While presidents have the authority to fire their FBI directors for any reason, Mr Comey is only the second FBI Director ever to be dismissed.


Lib Dems would triple EYPP

Lib Dems would triple EYPP

Farron said: "We want to give all our children a brighter future in a fairer Britain where people are decent to each other, with good schools and hospitals, a clean environment and an innovative economy". Rochdale Liberal Democrat candidate Andy Kelly commented: "Public sector workers in Rochdale are facing a double blow, with years of pitiful increases to pay combined with a squeeze caused by inflation".


Mexico's president calls for more protection of journalists

Mexico's president calls for more protection of journalists

Journalists and demonstrators hold up pictures of journalist Javier Valdez during a demonstration against his killing and for other journalists who were killed in Mexico, at the Interior Ministry building in Mexico City , Mexico May 16, 2017.