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Aboriginal tourism operator rebuked for opening burial boxes for travellers

18 hours 9 min ago
PORT ALBERNI, B.C. - The actions of an aboriginal tourism operator in British Columbia who gave some travellers access to ancient burial boxes, including revealing the skeletal remains inside, have been condemned by his fellow First Nations.
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G20 says nearing growth goal, but more needed from Europe

18 hours 50 min ago

By Ian Chua and Cecile Lefort CAIRNS Australia (Reuters) - The Group of 20 leading nations say they are tantalisingly close to adding an extra $2 trillion to the global economy and creating millions of new jobs, but Europe's extended stagnation remains a major stumbling block. The finance ministers and central bank chiefs gathered in the Australian city of Cairns claimed progress on fireproofing the world's financial system and on closing tax loopholes exploited by giant multinationals. ...


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China says will not alter policy because of one economic indicator

20 hours 54 min ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will not dramatically alter its economic policy because of any one economic indicator, Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said on Sunday, in remarks that came days after many economists lowered growth forecasts having seen the latest set of weak data. Lou made the comments at a meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors from the G20 countries in Australia, according to a statement from the People's Bank of China, China's central bank. "China will not make major policy adjustments due to a change in any one economic indicator," he said. ...


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AP Interview: El-Sissi portrays Egypt as a model in the fight against extremism

21 hours 34 min ago

CAIRO - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East.


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New Brunswick premier says Progressive Conservatives ran a positive campaign

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 23:40

MONCTON, N.B. - New Brunswick's premier said Saturday he feels good about the campaign waged by his Progressive Conservatives while his Liberal rival tried to visit as many ridings as possible ahead of Monday's provincial election.


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Secret Service chief steps up White House security after fence-jumper with knife gets inside

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 22:49

WASHINGTON - The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.


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Conservative MP Rob Anders a no-show as he loses nomination in Bow River

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 22:28

BROOKS, Alta. - In the end he never even showed up to hear the final results.


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