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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
Categories:Breaking News, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Open Government
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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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