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How the Greens could wield power in a minority government

Both the NDP and Greens favoured changing the voting system to some form of proportional representation and vowed to ban corporate and union donations to political parties, issues the Liberals failed to fully appreciate. The Liberal leader also injected a note of humility on the drop in Liberal seats. A dialogue about how we do things, what we should do, how we want to shape the future of our province.


Ernst: arming Kurds in Syria 'an enormous milestone'

Ernst: arming Kurds in Syria 'an enormous milestone'

The zeal and obstinacy of Turkey's official authorities, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's harsh remarks towards the United States leadership on this issue only fuel the already strained relations between the two countries and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners.



On Moving the US Embassy, Trump Was Right the First Time

The Israeli Prime Minister 's Office issued a statement Sunday urging Trump to move the embassy after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the president was "being very measured" about the decision. Mr Abbas quickly reasserted the goal of a Palestinian state as vital to any rejuvenated peace process, reiterating that it must have its capital in Jerusalem with borders based on pre-1967 lines.


Iranian First Vice-President withdraws candidacy in Iran's presidential race

Iranian First Vice-President withdraws candidacy in Iran's presidential race

Donald Trump's administration is likely to uphold its part of the historic nuclear deal with Iran this week and extend sanctions' relief, people close to the issue have told the Financial Times. While the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions has alleviated pressure on Iran's struggling economy, many European firms remain fearful of investing in Iran due to the remaining USA sanctions, some of which threaten to punish third parties that violate them.


Liberals leading in early BC election results

Liberals leading in early BC election results

Olsen has 42.91 percent of the vote with 49 of 113 ballot boxes counted. Lyle said in retrospect, he feels NDP leader John Horgan's campaign slogan "This isn't as good as it gets" resonated with Lower Mainland voters in particular while the Liberal leader Christy Clark ran on a message of being a fiscal success running government so vote for them again failed to excite those same voters.


Plane with CEO, 3 others, missing in Bermuda Triangle

Plane with CEO, 3 others, missing in Bermuda Triangle

As reported by the Inquisitr yesterday, yet another plane has gone missing over the Bermuda Triangle , a treacherous area of sea located near Florida. James Ramsey , former husband of Jennifer Blumin and father of her two children. Pilot Ulrich is the founder and owner of Xootr, a manufacturer of folding kick scooters.