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Alberta Election: Voter Turnout At Highest Level In Decades, Unofficial Results Show

EDMONTON — An unofficial turnout shows nearly 70 per cent of Albertans voted in Tuesday’s provincial election — the highest in decades. Elections Alberta said about 2,615,000 people in Alberta were registered to vote. Deputy chief electoral officer Drew Westwater said the unofficial turnout was 69.9 per cent, based on numbers crunched by mid-afternoon Wednesday. […]

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Thunder Bay Police Arrest 2 People After Receiving More Than A Dozen Threats Against Ontario Schools

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Two people have been arrested after a string of anonymous threats to schools in Thunder Bay, Ont., led to regular disruptions to classes, police announced Wednesday. Police received at least 13 threats to schools between mid-February and mid-April, most targeting Hammarskjold High School, Lakehead Public Schools has said. In 11 of […]

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Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel think Trump is losing his one-sided fight against Bernie, Fox News

While President Trump “waits for someone to convert the Mueller report into a finger-puppet show, he is keeping his thumbs occupied” tweeting about Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Stephen Colbert said on Wednesday’s Late Show. “Sanders did a town hall on Monday night on Fox News, which left Trump feeling burned.” He read Trump’s tweet complaining […]

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Stephen Colbert amuses himself before the Mueller report’s release by poking fun at Julian Assange

After two years, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report will be made public Thursday, Stephen Colbert half-celebrated on Wednesday’s Late Show. Attorney General William Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein will discuss the report at 9:30 a.m., before releasing it hours later, and it “will undoubtedly blow the lid off Donald Trump’s corruption,” Colbert deadpanned, holding […]

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Canada’s Embrace Of Women Leaders Under Scrutiny After Notley Defeat In Alberta Election

The gradual disappearance of women from the ranks of Canada’s premiers raises questions about society’s willingness to embrace true equality, former female leaders and political pundits said Wednesday. Women made up nearly half of the country’s provincial and territorial leaders in 2013, but those ranks have slowly thinned as a succession of female premiers covering […]

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