• BC Liberal government throne speech borrows heavily from NDP and Greens
BC Liberal government throne speech borrows heavily from NDP and Greens

Clark didn't share many details today, stating more information would be explained in Thursday's throne speech , however, she did estimate this plan could mean 150,000 children could be eligible for a subsidy once their parents can find a child care space.

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  • Conway Thanks Those Who 'Snarkily' Called Georgia Race a 'Referendum' on Trump
Conway Thanks Those Who 'Snarkily' Called Georgia Race a 'Referendum' on Trump

The Carolina outcome was closer than in Georgia but drew little national attention. A special Georgia congressional election billed as a referendum on Trump's presidency was won by Republican Karen Handel by almost 3 points in a suburban Atlanta district over Democrat Jon Ossoff .

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  • Amit Shah rules out bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan
Amit Shah rules out bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan

After pitching for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat as the next president, Shiv Sena on Friday also proposed the name of leading agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan for the post, reported DNA . "We have announced our support for Ram Nathji. In turn I also suggested him two names which he said the BJP will consider", Thackeray add...

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  • Charges framed against Sasikala in FERA violations case
Charges framed against Sasikala in FERA violations case

The proceedings against Jayalalithaa for corruption abated after her death in December a year ago. On February 15, Sasikala was sent to jail after she surrendered before a trial court at Bengaluru , a day after the Supreme Court restored her conviction in the disproportionate assets case.

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  • Footage of ISIS conquering city in Philippines
Footage of ISIS conquering city in Philippines

The State Department noted the killings in a report this year, with USA officials saying that while they want to work with the government in Manila on areas of mutual interest, they have concerns about killings by both Philippine police and vigilantes.

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  • Missing sailors found dead in ship damaged off Japan: US Navy
Missing sailors found dead in ship damaged off Japan: US Navy

The weather was clear with a swell of about 1.8m at the time. Aucoin said there would be multiple investigations into the collision, including one by the Navy's Judge Advocate General and one by the US Coast Guard. The mother of a U.S. Navy sailor who survived a direct hit to his sleeping berth during a collision at sea says her son kept diving b...

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  • EU Sure About That Hat, Your Majesty?
EU Sure About That Hat, Your Majesty?

Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Wednesday to listen more closely to business concerns about Britain leaving the European Union as she set out a Brexit-focused government programme, pared back to reflect her weakened authority. The queen's speech also omitted flagship policies that were hugely contested, including the scrapping of univer...

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  • US Senate Republicans to release healthcare bill Thursday
US Senate Republicans to release healthcare bill Thursday

The plan takes out language that would restrict federal funds for plans that cover abortion, since that could hurt the effort to pass it under "budget reconciliation" rules that require a simple majority vote. But Senator John Thune, a member of the Republican leadership, said on Tuesday the phase-out in the bill might just be three years. "None of...

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  • Karen Handel wins Georgia's 6th congressional district
Karen Handel wins Georgia's 6th congressional district

Rep. Brian Mast , R-Palm City, campaigned last month for Karen Handel in a high-stakes special House race in Georgia. "Focus on the future". A loss is a loss, and this was a big one for Democrats. "But Democrats can not let this defeat tamper our enthusiasm". And after Democrats spent $25 million in a losing effort, it may be more hard looking...

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  • Senate GOP leaders will present health bill this week
Senate GOP leaders will present health bill this week

But later, he simply chortled when asked if he was confident the measure would pass, a victory that would elude him if just three of the 52 GOP senators voted no. A majority of voters in deeply red congressional districts oppose the health care overhaul approved by the House last month, a finding that could complicate efforts to get the legisla...

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  • Otto Warmbier's family objects to autopsy
Otto Warmbier's family objects to autopsy

South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed condolences to Warmbier's family, according to the Korean publication Chosun Ilbo . Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio did not mince their words as they expressed outrage over the death of the 22-year-old, who was released back to the U.S.

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  • Shiv Sena Agrees to Back Kovind, Opposition Braces For Contest
Shiv Sena Agrees to Back Kovind, Opposition Braces For Contest

Kovind is likely to file his papers on June 23, BJP president Amit Shah said after a almost two-hour meeting of the BJP parliamentary board. A final call on the anti-Kovind candidate will be taken at a meeting of the opposition front on June 22, Raja said.

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  • Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss
Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss

Focus on the future. And as shorthand for "liberal", you can't get much better than the House minority leader from San Francisco. South Carolina Democratic House candidate Joe Cunningham, who is running to unseat Rep. "The fight to defeat President Trump's and the Republican majority's extreme agenda is more important than ever", he said. Tha...

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  • GOP has chance to show us on health bill
GOP has chance to show us on health bill

With a 52-48 Senate majority, Republicans can afford to lose only two votes to pass a health care bill . Ted Cruz, a member of a core group of 13 Republicans who have been working on the legislation, told reporters the bill did not yet do enough to lower health insurance premiums.

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  • North Korea detainee's death investigated
North Korea detainee's death investigated

Japan says at least several dozen of its nationals are being held in the country. Warmbier had planned to study in China during his third year of college and had heard about travel companies offering trips to North Korea . And we will continue to hopefully build on the relationship and the dialogue that we've had with China. A North Kore...

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  • U.S. sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea
U.S. sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea

He was returned home in a coma last week after 17 months. Trump announced Monday that Warmier has died . Short of a total ban, Sen John McCain , Republican-Arizona, proposed that prospective American travellers complete a form declaring they won't hold the United States government responsible for what happens.

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  • UK's Hammond says new UK-EU regulatory process needed after Brexit
UK's Hammond says new UK-EU regulatory process needed after Brexit

Philip Hammond said the United Kingdom would take a "pragmatic approach" to how London's financial sector is supervised once Britain leaves the bloc. Philip Hammond made the remarks during his annual Mansion House speech , delivered today, and acknowledged that the European Investment Bank (EIB), and the European Investment Fund (EIF), had...

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  • Sky Sports Dampen Cristiano Ronaldo Excitement With Their Latest Update
Sky Sports Dampen Cristiano Ronaldo Excitement With Their Latest Update

But Perez said: "We have not received any offers and what we think is that Ronaldo is a Real Madrid player and will continue to be just as the rest". The frenzy of speculation began soon after Ronaldo was accused last week of a 14.7 million euro tax evasion through offshore companies. Perez, a 70-year-old construction magnate, was elected uno...

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  • Handel to make Georgia history as its first GOP congresswoman
Handel to make Georgia history as its first GOP congresswoman

Seth Moulton (D-MA). The latest GOP victor is Karen Handel , who won about 52 percent of the vote in Georgia's 6th Congressional District to quell the upstart phenomenon of Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old Democrat who raised more than $23 million and became a symbol of opposition to President Donald Trump .

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  • Former Homeland Security chief says Russian cyberattacks didn't alter ballots
Former Homeland Security chief says Russian cyberattacks didn't alter ballots

Rep. Jackie Speier on Wednesday disputed former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's contention that the Democratic National Committee declined his agency's help after its computers were hacked by Russian Federation during last year's election.

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