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BC Greens slam NDP proposal to end trophy hunting of grizzly bears

BC Greens slam NDP proposal to end trophy hunting of grizzly bears

Earlier this year, Safari Club International put its name behind a $60,000 fundraising effort for the Guide Outfitters. "The main factor was the long delay where we had a place-holder government of four months", he said. "They're trying to appease environmentalists and at the same time trying to not offend hunters". Environmental groups were more supportive. The worst thing about the decision, he says, it that is based on emotion, not science.



Britain seeks 'temporary customs union' with EU

What is the customs union? The EU customs union allows goods to circulate freely, with no tariffs between member states. This could involve, for instance, a tracking mechanism, where imports to the United Kingdom were tracked until they reached an end user, or a repayment mechanism, where imports to the United Kingdom paid whichever was the higher of the UK's or the EU's tariff rates and traders claimed a refund for the difference between the two rates when the goods were sold to an end ...


'Create 'New India' by 2022; it must not discriminate on religious background'

'Create 'New India' by 2022; it must not discriminate on religious background'

There was a sense of caring and of sharing, and of interdependence. "New India must be a society rushing towards the future, but also a compassionate society". The President expressed confidence that strong partnership between citizens and the government will allow the country to meet the goals of New India.


Barack Obama's Charlottesville Tweet Is Second-Most Liked Tweet of All Time

Barack Obama's Charlottesville Tweet Is Second-Most Liked Tweet of All Time

Obama's posting of a quote from Nelson Mandela's autobiography Long Walk to Freedom and a photo of himself with children of different races has racked up 2.5 million likes since Saturday. He also said "there is no place for this kind of violence in America". Saturday's violent, extremist rally saw a auto plough through a crowd of anti-fascist protesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer, a paralegal and activist.


Man Accused of Deadly Car-Ram in Charlottesville Denied Bail

Man Accused of Deadly Car-Ram in Charlottesville Denied Bail

James Alex Fields (picture) was arrested for allegedly steering his auto into a group of people protesting against the white nationalist rally, killing one. "I didn't know it was white supremacists". He has been charged with offences including second-degree murder . "U.S. Attorney Rick Mountcastle has commenced a federal investigation and will have the full support of the Department of Justice".


Swiss hotel sparks outrage by asking Jewish guests to shower before swimming

Swiss hotel sparks outrage by asking Jewish guests to shower before swimming

A second notice, in the kitchen, instructed "our Jewish guests " that they could only access the facility's freezer between 10 and 11am and between 4.30 and 5.30pm. He said that they attempted to speak with the hotel director about the offensive signsŲŒ but she was nowhere to be found. "Unfortunately, anti-Semitism in Europe is still a reality and we must make sure that the punishment for incidents such as these will serve as deterrents for those who still harbor the germ of anti-Semitism", ...