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Daily Archives: May 9th, 2017

It’s a dead heat in British Columbia: Major parties tied for seats, BC Greens hold balance

Excerpt: Who will be the next Premier of British Columbia? That’s a question we still don’t know the answer to, despite polls having closed across Canada’s western-most province over three hours ago, because the results have been incredibly close. As of around 11:10 PM Pacific Time, incumbent Premier Christy Clark and the governing Liberals (who, despite […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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You’re fired: Donald Trump has ousted FBI Director James Comey, effective immediately

Excerpt: James Comey is out as the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation after being sacked by Donald Trump in a surprise dismissal, the regime said today in a bombshell announcement that instantly became top news. In a letter addressed to Comey, Trump wrote: “I have received the attached letters from the Attorney General and […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Ed Murray to end political career; won’t seek reelection as Mayor of Seattle

Excerpt: At a press conference this morning at Alki Beach, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that he has decided not to seek a second term as leader of the state’s largest city, saying “it tears me to pieces to step away“. Flanked by loyal supporters, Murray reflected on his accomplishments before saying the 2017 mayoral race […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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