Day: December 12, 2019

Bank of Canada
monetary policy
Stephen Poloz

New NAFTA deal lifts cloud of uncertainty hanging over Canadian business: Poloz

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz suggested Thursday that the ratification of a new North American free-trade deal is key to finally eliminating uncertainty that has hovered over businesses trying to make investment decisions since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. Following a lunchtime speech to a business crowd in Toronto, Poloz told reporters […]

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Election results 2019: Tories on course to win majority – exit poll

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHuw Edwards announces the results of an exit poll for the BBC, ITV and Sky The Conservatives are set to win an overall majority of 86 in the general election, according to an exit poll for the BBC, ITV and Sky News. The survey taken at UK […]

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Kim Jong-Un
national security
North Korea
The Cipher Brief
Tim Willasey-Wilsey

Kim Jong Un’s Frustration and the Risk of Hybrid Warfare

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Inside Sam Faiers’ VERY extravagant Christmas decor with personalised placements and floral displays

Inside Sam Faiers’ VERY extravagant Christmas decor: Star pulls out all the stops as she covers her dining room in festive balloons, personalised placemats and detailed floral displays By Rianne Addo For Mailonline Published: 14:30 EST, 12 December 2019 | Updated: 14:37 EST, 12 December 2019 She’s been sharing her delight over the holiday season […]

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Subduing Terrorist on London Bridge, He Was Prepared to Die

LONDON — A woman’s scream was the first sign John Crilly had of a terrorist attack. For a moment, he wasn’t sure it signaled real distress, he said, but then “it got a lot louder, a lot more intense.” It sounded like they were both in the same building, the historic Fishmonger’s Hall on the […]

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Body found in underwater search for missing pilot David Last

The latest headlines in your inbox A body has been found in the search for a pilot missing since the aircraft he was flying disappeared  off the coast of Wales.  Professor David Last , 79, has not been seen since his plane disappeared from radar contact off the south east coast of Anglesey on November […]

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71 Soldiers Killed In Attack On Army Camp In Niger : NPR

Nigerien commandos simulate a raid on a militant camp during U.S.-sponsored exercises in Ouallam, Niger, in April 2018. A spokesman for the Nigerien army says 71 soldiers were killed in an attack on Tuesday. Aaron Ross/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Aaron Ross/Reuters Nigerien commandos simulate a raid on a militant camp during U.S.-sponsored exercises in […]

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L.A. County and Planned Parenthood to open 50 high school sexual health and well-being centers

A high school senior decided recently that she wants to become sexually active with her boyfriend. But she is not yet comfortable talking to her mom about birth control and would be unable to get to a doctor’s appointment on her own. Instead, she walked over to the new well-being center at school during a […]

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UK news

Woman blames Tory cuts after scan missed she was riddled with cancer

A woman battling incurable cancer blames Tory NHS cuts for the disease being missed for months and spreading throughout her body. Bodybuilder Gemma Sisson was told she had the all clear after her last NHS scan, but was sure something was still wrong. The desperate 38-year-old ended up paying £330 for a more comprehensive private […]

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donald trump
House of Representatives
Trump impeachment inquiry
US news
US politics

Trump impeachment: House prepares for crucial vote amid whistleblower row – live | US news

As we await the impeachment hearing that starts at 9am ET today, the president has had a manic morning on Twitter so far. Most of it does not need national and international news coverage. But the blog must pause to note that the President of the United States has just taken a spiteful pop at […]

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