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Christy Clark remains BC premier until all votes counted
- May 17, 2017

BC Liberal canadidate Stephen Roberts said, "obviously there's been a bit of a wind change in the air here ..." "Once the cards are known, it's going to be interesting to see how it plays out". He's already discussing his bargaining chips. Shortly before 1 a.m. Weaver, who won his seat in Oak Bay-Gordon Head handily addressed the crowd gathered in Victoria at the Delta Ocean Pointe Hotel. (more...)
Activists say Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa
- May 15, 2017

The Turkish government opposes the US plan to provide equipment including mortars and armored cars to the Kurdish militia group YPG in Syria, which it regards as a terrorist group linked to the separatist Kurdish PKK in southeast Turkey. (more...)
Senators eliminate Rangers from NHL playoffs Senators eliminate Rangers from NHL playoffs
- May 15, 2017

Ottawa Senators' Mark Stone (61) and Erik Karlsson (65) celebrate with teammates during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in NY. "The season is on the line but you can't be holding the stick too tight or really getting nervous about it and thinking too much", defenseman Dan Girardi said. (more...)
Interviews well underway for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director to replace Comey
- May 15, 2017

Trump taping phone conversations when he was a businessman said they had no knowledge of whether or not Mr. Trump used his taping methods now that he is president. "No. ... The final decision to move forward with it was yesterday". "I know many of my conversations when I called him were recorded before and after I was working there". (more...)
Australia plans major spending plus surplus in 3 years Australia plans major spending plus surplus in 3 years
- May 15, 2017

Labor will describe it as "Labor lite". "Every single parliamentarian feels very strongly about the NDIS and we have a shared commitment to make sure it's there with all people with a disability". "It is clear it is a tax on earnings", Karara Capital investment manager Rohan Walsh said. Banks face a liquid coverage ratio (LCR) that aims to ensure they have sufficient assets on hand to cover short-term outflows. (more...)
The Auburn Women's Tennis Defeats DePaul to Advance in the NCAA Tournament The Auburn Women's Tennis Defeats DePaul to Advance in the NCAA Tournament
- May 14, 2017

The Rebels will face UC Santa Barbara in the first round Friday at 12 p.m. CT from the Sunset Canyon Tennis Courts on the campus of UCLA. "They're all tough this time of year because every team in the NCAA can play". 3 Vanderbilt University. "It is nice and they're right next door", Eppley said. It paid off for us in a couple of key points. "We really responded when they took the lead in the first half". (more...)