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Terror attack hits close to home for Okanagan couple and their daughter

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For Mike Bullock and his wife Josephine, the terror attack in Manchester, England was a little too close for comfort.“It was very, very close to where she was,” Bullock said.The West Kelowna man is referring to his daughter Sarah Beth Keeley. Keeley is a musician who used to live in the Okanagan. She and her…

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“Es una oportunidad que no queremos dejar pasar” — Macri en China

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Así lo manifestó el primer mandatario al exponer en el foro “Una Franja y una Ruta para la Cooperación Internacional” (OBOR) sobre la temática “Política de sinergia para una asociación más cercana”, en la ciudad de Beijing, donde además remarcó que la posibilidad de que Sudamérica converja con ese foro “es una oportunidad que no…

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Video leads to charges for attack on cerebral palsy patient

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Video of the incident was recorded by the store’s surveillance cameras and released by the DA’s office on Monday. Luckily, the video footage of the attack led police officers to arrest the assailant. West Chester Police Chief Scott Bohn said, “The defendant’s actions are appalling”. “You wonder what would make an individual treat somebody like…

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Karlsson remains Senators not-so-secret weapon: Arthur

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Karlsson remains Senators not-so-secret weapon: Arthur

OTTAWA—So, Chris Wideman has just landed at the airport, middle of the night after some game or another, and he and Tommy Wingels are sharing a car on the way home. Wingels arrived in Ottawa in January via trade, from San Jose. He found something he didn’t expect.“He says, ‘Now that I’ve played with Erik…

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Vernon, B.C. man accused by North Koreans of being assassin hired by Donald Trump

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Vernon, B.C. man accused by North Koreans of being assassin hired by Donald Trump

Vernon resident James Leigh just returned from North Korea — where very few Canadians have travelled before. Leigh used to work for the U.S. Intelligence department and does contract work for a private military company. His background has taken him to some of the most dangerous places in the world. While travelling a few months…

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Maduro propone que Asamblea Constituyente sesione en Parlamento controlado por opositores

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Maduro propone que Asamblea Constituyente sesione en Parlamento controlado por opositores

Tras un debate del que solo participó la mayoría opositora, la Asamblea Nacional (AN, Parlamento) aprobó un acuerdo, según el cual se desconocen las “bases comiciales para la convocatoria de una Asamblea Nacional Constituyente presentadas por Nicolás Maduro”. Cabe recordar que a inicio de mayo, Maduro convocó a una Asamblea Nacional Constituyente, apostando por una…

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Faster, higher, rustier: Rio Olympics medals are damaged

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Faster, higher, rustier: Rio Olympics medals are damaged

Kyle Snyder made history at the Rio Olympics by becoming the youngest American wrestler to win a gold medal.The medal will soon be history as well, to be replaced by the IOC and Rio organizers because of damage.Snyder and Helen Maroulis, another U.S. gold medallist wrestler, are among a group of more than 100 athletes…

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High winds, big waves could cause trouble along Okanagan Lake

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High winds, big waves could cause trouble along Okanagan Lake

The waters of Okanagan Lake are now higher than they have been in 27 years, and the threat to lakeshore properties is growing.Crews are preparing public areas for high wind and wave action in the forecast Tuesday night. A storm with 40 to 60 km/h winds could hit Kelowna, with the potential to down vulnerable…

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Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Trial Started Today

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Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Trial Started Today

Jury selection got underway Monday for Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial, with the disgraced U.S. comedian accused of drugging and assaulting a woman at his home 13 years ago. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). Defense lawyers are expected to grill Constand on her credibility, including why she did not report the incident until the following year…

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Fox News retracts Seth Rich conspiracy theory report, Sean Hannity doesn’t

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Fox News retracts Seth Rich conspiracy theory report, Sean Hannity doesn’t

NEW YORK – Fox News says it has removed from its website a speculative story about the 2016 murder of Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich because it “was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting.”The report, published a week earlier, quoted a private investigator suggesting…

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