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Ontario's basic income pilot program scrapped

Ontario's basic income pilot program scrapped

She also said that a three per cent increase in social assistance payments promised by the previous Liberal government would be cut to 1.5 per cent as the province works on a plan to revamp the syst...

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Trump reckons you need an ID to go grocery shopping

The president's support has helped DeSantis rise in the polls against Secretary of State Adam Putnam, with a month to go before the August 28 primary. For many , Trump's claim brought to mind repor...

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EFF welcomes Ramaphosa's announcement on land expropriation

While the constitution's property clause now allows the state to expropriate land with just and equitable compensation and also expropriate without compensation in the public interest "it has become p...

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Zimbabwe police invoke strict security act

Zimbabwe police invoke strict security act

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has won the most seats in parliament, according to incomplete official results. Police confirmed the death toll of three, and Mnangagwa issued a statement blaming the...

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Epic Games and McFarlane Toys to Release Fortnite Figures

This move draws many questions as to what inspired Epic games to choose this direction, one obvious reason seems to be that Epic games is seeking to avoid the 30 percent cut on sales which all the...

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Paul Manafort's bank fraud trial begins in Virginia

Paul Manafort's bank fraud trial begins in Virginia

The appellate judges said Manafort was rightfully jailed because he had decided "to push the envelope by contributing to an op-ed in a foreign newspaper" while under a gag order, and also had "repea...

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United Kingdom former far-right leader Tommy Robinson freed from prison

Tommy Robinson is still convicted of contempt in relation to his behaviour at Canterbury a year ago where he received his three month sentence for potentially derailing a fair trial. Again, the judge...

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In Tampa, Trump talks tariffs, voter ID laws, and Abraham Lincoln

Wading into Florida Republican politics and a competitive primary, President Donald Trump on Tuesday delivered a hearty endorsement for Republican Rep. Or at stores like Costco, where you need a...

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Trump calls on US attorney-general to end Russia probe 'disgrace'

He said Sessions "should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, before it continues to stain our country any further". The president's tweet contained harsh words for Mueller: Trump called him...

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Three killed in plane crash in rural Maine, US

Three killed in plane crash in rural Maine, US

A spokesperson for the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said the plane crashed on approach to Greenville Municipal Airport in ME at about 11 a.m. this morning. The Guardian was unsuccessful in rea...

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Spain rescues 1,200 migrants off coast over two days

Spain rescues 1,200 migrants off coast over two days

The Spanish have blamed the increase on the crackdown on the Mediterranean route from Libya to Italy, where the new populist government has barred rescue ships from docking. Over 1,500 people have die...

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White House expected to address Mueller probe, Manafort trial

But Democratic lawmakers have warned Trump and his allies about encroaching on the Mueller probe's independence. Sessions delegated authority over the election investigation after recusing hi...

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Google sets some ground rules for notch displays

Google sets some ground rules for notch displays

In the lead-up to the launch of its Pixel 3 smartphones (which allegedly include a notch-sporting Pixel 3 XL ), Google has posted a Developers Blog entry detailing its rules for display cutouts, and ...

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Leaked Firmware Sheds More Lights On Huawei Mate 20 Series

Leaked Firmware Sheds More Lights On Huawei Mate 20 Series

Assuming the firmware is accurate, the upcoming phones will be powered by Huawei's Kirin 980 chipset, which apparently will be capable of hitting maximum clock speeds of 2.8GHz. There is no mention ...

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Foreign tourists injured in train crash

The photos of the incident show the windows of a carriage shattered and its metal frame damaged from the impact. However, there was no immediate confirmation from government officials on how many peop...

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Oxfam charity sex scandal is 'tip of the iceberg', MPs warn

Oxfam charity sex scandal is 'tip of the iceberg', MPs warn

Abuses ranged from unwanted sexual comments to rape. The report rejects claims from the former head of Oxfam that the charity was sufficiently transparent in reporting misconduct to the government. ...

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Korean casualties reported in powerful quake in Indonesia

Korean casualties reported in powerful quake in Indonesia

The quake also dislodged tonnes of rock and mud on Mount Rinjani, leaving people with no easy way down. A rescue team of 184 people set off Monday morning to evacuate the hikers, including special m...

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Pompeo announces new U.S. investments in Indo-Pacific region

Pompeo announces new U.S. investments in Indo-Pacific region

At the Indo-Pacific Business Forum, Pompeo announced $113.5 million in new U.S. economic initiatives to support foundational areas of the future: digital economy, energy, and infrastructure. Under t...

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Donald Trump Promotes Video Of Supporters Chanting 'CNN Sucks' At Florida Rally

The president's decision to retweet the video to his more than 53 million followers marks his latest act of hostility toward the cable news network. "You can hear there is a chorus of boos and other...

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With opposition silenced, Cambodia's Hun Sen coasts to win

With opposition silenced, Cambodia's Hun Sen coasts to win

However, official results are not expected to be released until August. The White House in a statement said Cambodia's elections "were neither free nor fair and failed to represent the will of t...

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Swedish crown jewels stolen from cathedral in daring speedboat heist

Thieves snatched some of Sweden's crown jewels before escaping in a speedboat as part of a Hollywood-style heist in broad daylight. The objects were on display, but under lock and key, at the ...

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Zanu PF in landslide victory

Zanu PF in landslide victory

Elections during Mugabe's 37 years in power were largely marked by violence and allegations of fraud. A supporter of Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) party walks past a p...

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There will be civil war: Mamata

There will be civil war: Mamata

He also asked all political parties to clarify their stand on NRC. She accused the BJP of discriminating linguistic Minorities by questioning the Indianness of Indians. Is it a crime that Bangladesh...

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Trump repeats Giuliani defense: 'Collusion is not a crime'

Trump repeats Giuliani defense: 'Collusion is not a crime'

Giuliani explained that because of the great work Trump's attorneys did early on - providing Mueller with "1.4 million documents " and "32 witnesses" - Trump's legal team is in a position today in ...

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Penzone: Allowing 3D-printed guns would be irresponsible, irreversible

Penzone: Allowing 3D-printed guns would be irresponsible, irreversible

Several US states on Monday (July 30) said they would jointly sue the Trump administration for allowing the public to download blueprints for 3-D printable guns in a last-ditch effort to block the d...

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Samsung Electronics profit growth slows as Galaxy S9 misses sales targets

The Apple Inc components supplier and smartphone rival said operating profit from the mobile business recorded its steepest rate of decline since the first quarter of 2017, as cheaper Chinese-made ...

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U.S. detects new activity at North Korean nuclear missile factory

While President Donald Trump proclaimed on Twitter in recent weeks that North Korea is "no longer a Nuclear Threat", the regime continues to construct new missiles, according to US intelligence ...

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Facebook identifies ongoing political influence campaign, bans 32 pages and accounts

Facebook identifies ongoing political influence campaign, bans 32 pages and accounts

The activity had "similar qualities" to what the Russian-backed Internet Research Agency employed in advance of the 2016 elections, according to multiple sources who were briefed on the matter but n...

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Black man accuses Sean Spicer of using racial slur years ago

Black man accuses Sean Spicer of using racial slur years ago

Posting the embarrassing footage online, Rupar wrote: "A source in Brooklyn sent me this video of Sean Spicer getting heckled at a book signing in NYC tonight". "I was 14 then", Lombard said. Th...

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Aeromexico Plane Crashes In Durango, Mexico

Aeromexico Plane Crashes In Durango, Mexico

But they agree the plane was trying to take off during a storm. The Aeromexico plane crashed after taking off in the northern state of Durango, but the state's governor says there were no deaths in ...

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