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Potential hazmat situation on Knight Street in Vancouver, suspicious death investigation

Police say there is no further information. According to a VPD news release, it's being treated as a "possible hazmat incident and a suspicious death investigation". Police and firefighters have surrounded the building, near Knight and Kingsway. Residents are being allowed to leave their homes, but no one is being allowed back in the building.

Qatar rejects Arab states' 'baseless' terrorism blacklist

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain, as part of their commitment to combating terrorism, have listed 37 individuals and six entities in a statement that addresses threats posed by Qatar linked and based terrorism support networks, a report said.

UK leader holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

She is now seeking an alliance with a hardline unionist party in Northern Ireland to cling on to power. The election has resulted in a hung parliament after the Conservatives lost majority in the House of Commons. Even the idea of an alliance is complicated, however. But a deal with the DUP would risk destabilising the political balance in Northern Ireland by increasing the influence of pro-British unionists who have struggled for years with Irish Catholic nationalists who want Northern ...

After talk of Comey's 'lies,' Democrats want Trump to testify under oath

If Trump hadn't violated all good sense and asked for a private session with Comey to ask (allegedly) for loyalty and for him to drop the Michael Flynn investigation, Comey would have had little to testify about, given that he can't talk about the Russian Federation investigation.

Parents of man released from NK say he's in coma

The release comes as basketball star Dennis Rodman , a close friend of Kim Jong-un, visits North Korea, touching down a few hours ago. Tillerson said in a statement that the State Department secured Warmbier's release at the direction of President Donald Trump .

Corey Lewandowski: James Comey is part of the 'deep state'

President Donald Trump claimed "total and complete vindication" the day after former FBI Director James Comey testified on Capitol Hill, tweeting his first response to the bombshell testimony after spending all of Thursday off his social media site of choice.

Trump to reveal whether or not he taped Comey conversations

It's unclear if Trump's outside attorney, Marc Kasowitz, will file the complaints according to CNN . When Trump asked Comey to stay behind following an Oval Office meeting in mid-February involving Sessions and several aides, Comey said that Sessions (and Jared Kushner!) "lingered" by his chair until Trump again signaled he wanted to speak with Comey alone.

The 1975 lead Manchester tribute at Parklife

They were followed on the main stage by people who helped the attack's victims, including paramedics, firemen, nurses and police officers, and festival directors Sacha Lord and Jon Drape. "Let's have a big round of applause". He added: "I don't want DUP". Sunday saw headline act Frank Ocean play his first United Kingdom festival since 2014, and he was welcomed by the extremely muddy people of Manchester.

U.S. wholesale inflation eases in May but still elevated, PPI shows

Policymakers said last month they believed the weakness in the economy likely was "transitory" and a rate hike would be appropriate "soon", although they also promised to wait for confirmation the recovery has resumed before increasing the benchmark lending rate.

House prices in England and Wales reach new peak

However, the figures contradict data from Halifax and Nationwide suggesting that house price growth is slowing down. In April 2016 the 3 per cent surcharge for second homes saw a surge followed by a sharp drop off in property purchases in Camden.

British cabinet discussed DUP talks

In fact, they fell so short that without the support from the DUP the party would nearly certainly have had to make way for Jeremy Corbyn and Labour. How has the election panned out for the four main parties? The leader of Northern Ireland's DUP, Arlene Foster, arrived in Downing Street on Tuesday for talks with May.

Cyclone Mora won't bring any immediate danger to India

About 8,000 residents moved to storm shelters and hotels. Briefing the media at his office, the minister said a child was reported missing during the storm. Cyclone Mora started to form after recent monsoon rains which led to landslides and flooding in nearby Sri Lanka . Twenty people were killed when Cyclone Roanu hit the southern coast in May past year.

Dominion Bank (TD) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.10 EPS

Toron Capital Markets Inc increased its stake in Toronto Dominion Bk Ont (TD) by 7.82% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Toronto-Dominion Bank's quarterly revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

01:18Sessions Disagrees With Ninth Circuit Decision to Block Trump's Travel Ban

Another appeals court, the Richmond, Virginia-based 4 US Circuit Court of Appeals, last month upheld a Maryland judge's ruling that also blocked Trump's ban . An earlier version of the travel ban , issued by Mr Trump just days after taking office, sparked confusion at airports and protests. The court said the order makes no finding that nationality alone renders classifying a broad class of people as a heightened security risk to the U.S.

Macron opens a 'demanding' dialogue with Putin in France

And the AP notes that on Monday, he did not hesitate to say two Russian media outlets, Sputnik and Russia Today , acted as spreaders of "propaganda" during the campaign. Putin said that sanctions placed on Russian Federation over its acts in Ukraine were "in no way" helping stabilize the situation. Standing in the opulent Gallery of Great Battles, a spacious ode to France's military achievements, the two men vowed close cooperation in fighting terrorism - though it was plain that ...

Labour's Tom Watson questions Rupert Murdoch 'influence' on Michael Gove's Cabinet return

Theresa May on 11 June 2017 appointed her close ally Damian Green as her first secretary of state, effectively her deputy prime minister. The lack of an outright Conservative majority means radical reform in any area will be hard to get through Parliament, but we may see sensible incremental changes as a result of the review of automatic enrolment.

Norway Chess-2017: Armenia's Aronian beats Kramnik in Round 6

Anand moved up to 2.5 points out of a possible six and two white games out of the remaining three rounds might just help him recover more. On a day when Levon Aronian stunned Vladimir Kramnik in 34 moves of Queen's Gambit Declined to join Hikaru Nakamura in the lead at four points, three other boards ended with honours even.

Facebook is making a reality show with a former 'Ninja Warrior' producer

Facebook is reportedly willing to shell out as much as six figures per episode for their original shows, so expect some insane features on Last State Standing . Facebook has been looking to beef up its video content in recent months. Social media giant Facebook is apparently planning to foray into scripted television with Nicole Byer comedy series " Loosely Exactly Nicole ".

Suspected North Korean drone photographs US missile-defense site

The drone was suspected to be from North Korea , the official added. North Korea has hinted that it could test a long range missile capable of hitting NY, months after President Donald Trump insisted: "It won't happen ". " North Korea just stated that it is in the final stages of developing a nuclear weapon capable of reaching parts of the U.S", he wrote . With 700,000 active troops and another 4.5 million in the reserves, North Korea can call upon nearly a quarter of its ...

Qatar Downplays Effects of Diplomatic Crisis

Qatar's riyal currency, pegged at 3.64 to the US dollar, was under pressure last week as banks reacted nervously to the diplomatic rift. During his visit, the prime minister is expected to hold talks with the Saudi leadership on the latest situation developing among the GCC countries, according to Radio Pakistan.

Qatar Airways chief calls on United Nations body to declare Qatar measures illegal

The president has previously spoken by phone with the leaders of Qatar, Russia, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia in a bid to ease the row. "The US sees Hamas as a terror organization, but to the rest of the Arab nations it is a legitimate resistance movement", Al-Thani said during a visit to Russian Federation.

State of emergency declared on quake-hit Greek island Lesbos

Authorities in Lesbos said dozens of homes were damaged in parts of the island and some roads were closed. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties in Turkey . Extensive damage was reported at a village on Lesbos , which was at the forefront of a migration crisis two years ago when hundreds of thousands of war refugees landed there seeking a gateway into Europe.

Qatar Hits Out at Gulf States 'Policy of Domination and Control'

Still, Jubeir says Saudi Arabia is willing to provide food and medical supplies through the King Salman Center, a Saudi humanitarian agency. Qatar's regional rivals insist it funds and supports political Islam, al Qaeda-linked Syrian militias and the Muslim Brotherhood - as well as accusing the small state of being too cosy with Iran, the Shia regional superpower.

Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to tie at Mexico

Bradley scored from 40 yards out on the attack. Vela's goal was a decent finish, but it doesn't have a patch on Bradley's effort. Only 15 seconds after Bobby Wood had his close-range shot blocked, Mexico countered as Carlos Vela equalized from just outside the box past Guzan into the lower right corner in the 23rd minute.

Eric Trump Goes Off On His Father's Critics: 'They're Not Even People'

Several of the charities , which received portions of these re-directed donations, have later become clients of Trump's golf courses . Eric, who serves as vice president of the Trump Organization , said that anti-Trump protest and criticism were evidence that "morals have flown out the window" in the country.

UP CM says inherited 1.21L-km potholed roads, clears new projs

He added that the event is likely to see around 15 crore pilgrims. While the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) - the implementing authority of the project - will purchase steamers for ferrying pilgrims between the cities, the minister urged the UP government to invite private players for procuring more vessels for the objective.

IS threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

ISIS had claimed responsibility for the violence at the parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Iran's Intelligence Ministry said yesterday five of the attackers were Iranian nationals recruited by Islamic State who had fought in the militants' main strongholds in Syria and Iraq.

Comey testimony: What was that reference to 'meddlesome priest'?

During his appearance before the committee on Capitol Hill, Comey was asked about how he interpreted President Donald Trump's request to drop the F.B.I.'s investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn . " Thomas Becket . That's exactly the same situation", King said. Exactly what he said is a matter of debate among historians, though the sentiment remained the same, and Comey's quote is among the popular variants.

Starbucks and Lady Gaga team up for new seasonal drinks

The collection consists of four drinks chosen by Lady Gaga , which include the beloved Pink Drink , the Ombré Pink Drink , and two brand new beverages, Matcha Lemonade and the Violet Drink . Buy any of these colorful specialty drinks from Tuesday through next Monday during the " Cups of Kindness " campaign, and a portion of the purchase will go toward Gaga's "Born This Way" foundation .

Nike ends the KD debate after Warriors win title

Kevin Durant and Steph Curry were superb for Golden State in Game 5. What made them great: With a dominant inside-outside combination of O'Neal and Bryant, the Lakers stormed to their second of three straight titles, sweeping three 50-win teams along the way in the Western Conference playoffs.

Talks between Theresa May and DUP 'going well'

Theresa May says not to worry about DUP views on 'LGB.what's the rest of it?' "Going overseas and being seen to be the prime minister and talking to the president of France, being seen to be wheeler-dealing on the global stage, is a classic move to shore up authority at home", he told AFP .

United States attorney general to testify in open hearing

The public testimony Tuesday before the Senate intelligence committee should yield Sessions' most extensive comments to date on questions that have dogged his entire tenure as attorney general and that led him three months ago to step aside from the Russian Federation probe.

US envoy to Qatar to step down in midst of crisis

The State Department maintains that Smith, who was appointed by former President Barack Obama in 2014, is stepping down after three years as many US ambassadors do. Other Middle Eastern countries-including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt-recently cut diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar.

Profile of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors

LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists. Durant still has to sign a new deal with the Warriors this offseason, but with reports that he's willing to take less money to keep this core together and Andre Iguodala implying everyone will be back next season , this could be the first of many titles for the former Oklahoma City Thunder superstar.

Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public

Since then, lawmakers have raised questions about a possible third meeting at a Washington hotel, though the Justice Department has said that did not happen. "The president's new at this", he said . Yet Comey dropped hints in his blockbuster testimony last week that there may be much more to the story.

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