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Forbes Names Michelin 'America's Best Employer' for Automotive

Forbes Names Michelin 'America's Best Employer' for Automotive

For the first time, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has made Forbes' list of America's Best Mid-Size Employers, ranking 69th overall and second among travel and leisure businesses. Magna was...

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Federal Liberals to reinforce Trans Mountain pipeline support with BC

The written request must be received within three days after general voting day. This allows enough time for certification envelopes containing ballots to be sent from the district where they were cas...

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Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

Mr Comey's shock dismissal ignited furore among Democrats, who suggested that the FBI's investigation into Mr Trump's campaign and Russian Federation could now be tainted, an idea the White House has ...

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Tillerson, Lavrov to meet this week in Washington

Tillerson, Lavrov to meet this week in Washington

Flynn is now one of the key figures in the investigation. The Trump administration denies claims of collusion with Russian Federation. Other former intelligence officials also described the access...

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Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Meets in DC With Tillerson

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Meets in DC With Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has thanked Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (SEHR'-gay LAHV'-rahf) for coming to Washington for talks with US officials. Commenting on his meeting with Lavrov...

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Comey 'Told Associates' Trump Was 'Crazy', 'Outside Realm of Normal'

Comey, who was sacked by Trump on Tuesday , told associates the president was "outside the realm of normal", even "crazy", after he accused Obama of wiretapping him, the New York Times reported . ...

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Rare albino orangutan rescued in Borneo

Rare albino orangutan rescued in Borneo

She was rescued from villagers on April 29 and now the foundation is giving her around-the-clock care in a dimly lit room-due to her sensitivity to light-as she gets stronger each day. Orangutans are ...

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Senate panel seeks Flynn documents in Russia probe

Senate panel seeks Flynn documents in Russia probe

In March, Flynn and his firm belatedly registered as a foreign agent with the Justice Department for the work, acknowledging it could have benefited the Turkish government. Kristen Welker , White Hous...

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Delhi HC refuses to stay tax case against Young Indian

Delhi HC refuses to stay tax case against Young Indian

Earlier, in an application filed by Bhartiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy, the Patiala House Court had given its nod to investigate the matter, which the Gandhis challenged in the Delhi High ...

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Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

Flynn repeatedly denied all dealings with Moscow, officials but later admitted he had "inadvertently briefed the vice-president-elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls wi...

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Senate at bat in dealing with health care law

Of course, none of the above is true. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters on following a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S. Not surprisingly, then, the ...

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Russian government releases photos of Oval Office meeting

Russian government releases photos of Oval Office meeting

You know that, I know that, everybody knows that". "I don't think the investigation will stop because James Comey isn't there", he said. Officials familiar with internal Federal Bureau of Investig...

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Hamas elects Haniyeh to lead terror group

Hamas elects Haniyeh to lead terror group

Haniya takes charge of Hamas as it seeks to ease its global isolation while simultaneously marginalising hardliners within the movement. In a document issued last Monday, Hamas redefines itself as a...

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No China investor meetings this weekend for Kushner firm

No China investor meetings this weekend for Kushner firm

Last weekend, Nicole Kushner Meyer, Jared's sister, pitched a group of wealthy Chinese investors on a luxury-apartment-building project in New Jersey. The Kushner project, known as One Journal Square,...

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Government pushes on with company tax cuts

There will be $75 billion of infrastructure spending over the next decade. That will include a potential buy-out of the Snowy Hydro scheme from Victoria and NSW, and a $20 billion "once in a generatio...

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Family: Slain Boston Doctors Were 'Loving, Vital People'

Family: Slain Boston Doctors Were 'Loving, Vital People'

A man is in custody over the double murder of two doctors found dead in a luxury penthouse in Boston - reportedly tied up and with their throats slit. The text message said there was a gunman in the...

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Nirbhaya's mother demands fast track courts, hanging of juvenile convicts

Nirbhaya's mother demands fast track courts, hanging of juvenile convicts

The Supreme Court reacted strongly to the heinous crime and said that acts like this do not belong to this world. A three-judge panel unanimously upheld a lower court's ruling that the crimes fit In...

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Banks hit with new levy, potentially costing billions

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten also said an increase in the nation's healthcare levy was a kick in the teeth to ordinary Australians which Labor would have avoided. The rise in the cost of the tax cut...

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C-919: China's first passenger plane completes maiden flight

C-919: China's first passenger plane completes maiden flight

People gather around China's home-grown C919 passenger jet following its maiden flight at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. The 80-minute flight was greeted with applause by more than 1,00...

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What now for the FBI's Trump-Russia probe?

The Kremlin said it hoped Mr Comey's firing would not affect Moscow's ties with Washington, saying it believed his dismissal had nothing to do with Russian Federation. "It was spy versus spy", Montoya...

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Derek Jeter thanks NYC ahead of Yankees jersey retirement

Derek Jeter thanks NYC ahead of Yankees jersey retirement

AL Rookie of the year, 14 time All Star, 5 Time World Champion, World Series MVP and the list goes on. "Jeter, whose 20th and final season in pinstripes came in 2014, write a touching tribute on Th...

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India not dependent on Virat Kohli in Champions Trophy: Kapil Dev

India not dependent on Virat Kohli in Champions Trophy: Kapil Dev

Kapil, whose wax figure was unveiled by Madame Tussauds Delhi, said India definitely have the ability but it depends on how they execute their plans during the event. I wish a fast bowler and batsman ...

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Jared Kushner's Family Apologizes for Using His Name in Investment Pitch

Jared Kushner's Family Apologizes for Using His Name in Investment Pitch

Kushner Companies however, in an email to the Post Sunday, said it "apologizes if that mention of her brother was in any way interpreted as an attempt to lure investors". They accused her of using ...

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Palestinian man charged with murder of UK student in Jerusalem

Palestinian man charged with murder of UK student in Jerusalem

Hannah Bladon, 20, was attacked as she was travelling on a light rail train near the Old City, in Israel, on Good Friday. At this point, he is alleged to have made a decision to carry out a stabbing...

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New South Korea president says he is willing to visit Pyongyang

North Korea's heightened threat could change Moon's calculus once in power. Moon told Xi that it would be easier to settle the missile-defense issue if North Korea wasn't engaging in provocations,...

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Clashes erupt at Palestinian protest to support hunger strikers

Tires were burned and rocks were thrown by the protesters. An Israeli borderguard takes aim during clashes with Palestinian demonstrators near the Jewish settlement of of Beit El, north of the West ...

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Senate blocks moves to overturn Obama-era rule on drilling

The BLM manages grazing, mining and energy development on public lands, mostly in Western states. Michael Bennet, in voting against the resolution . Afterward, McCain changed his vote. Colorado has ...

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Wenger: "It was a very convincing win"

He's always a slow starter and gets stronger and stronger. "It's hard at the moment for me to choose between (Danny) Welbeck and Giroud", said Wenger. "Opportunities, chances, good play, but no clin...

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Stephen Colbert says he knows the real reason Trump fired James Comey

Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters the president "had been considering letting Director Comey go since the day he was elected". On NBC's "Today", Sanders said s...

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North Korea has a long history of odd accusations

The report claimed that US officials bribed the North Korean citizen, who it called "human scum", with $750,000 in payments to assassinate Kim using biochemical substances. It can detect incoming ...

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Trump to launch panel to investigate voter fraud

Trump to launch panel to investigate voter fraud

It also would be forward-looking, a White House official said. WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A federal judge has given Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach until Friday to give the American Civil Liberties ...

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Diplomat scoffs at 'noise' of Russian meddling

Also attending was Sergey Kislyak , the Russian ambassador to the US who is at the center of numerous Trump administration's early Russia-related woes. After the White House meeting, Tillerson and La...

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Trump to delay decision on Paris climate agreement until after summit

Ivanka Trump, who serves as an adviser to her father, was supposed to meet separately Tuesday with Pruitt Tuesday, but that meeting was also postponed , according to a White House official who reques...

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Korea's leader willing to visit North, talk to US, China

South Korea's past decade of conservative rule has encouraged smooth relations with the U.S. Moon's more liberal approach could fuel tensions, as happened under a liberal South Korean government in th...

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Russian Federation says de-escalation zones to stay for at least 6 months

Russia's deputy defense minister said on May 5 that the implementation of the memorandum on de-escalation zones would put an end to the war. "These de-escalation zones, as I have seen them on the m...

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Hasan Minhaj's best jokes at White House correspondents' dinner

Hasan Minhaj's best jokes at White House correspondents' dinner

The "Daily Show" comedian then mocked Trump for refusing to show his face at the event. While most presidents have attended, President Donald Trump elected not to attend this year, opting instead...

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Penn State University fraternity, members charged in hazing death

Penn State University fraternity, members charged in hazing death

Eight members also face a charge of involuntary manslaughter. Eight face involuntary manslaughter charges. Defense attorneys for the students have said previously that fraternity members did not k...

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Minnesota Politicians Sound Off On Comey Firing

In defending the decision, officials leaned on a memo from Mr Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, that criticised Mr Comey's handling of the Clinton investigation. During a White House press br...

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Jordanian in Ohio accused of trying to join terrorist group

Jordanian in Ohio accused of trying to join terrorist group

Laith Waleed Alebbini, 26, of Dayton, was charged after being arrested on April 26 at Cincinnati/Kentucky International Airport, the statement said. A message was left Thursday with Alebbini's feder...

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Surprising Crystal Palace star nominated for club's Player of the Year award

Surprising Crystal Palace star nominated for club's Player of the Year award

He has been away in France. "I did not get my hopes up too much". If we can get it by playing well, being creative and scoring goals, then fine. "If the players get positive thinking right from the ...

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