'You f***ed it up': Boris aide Cummings lays into Remainers after vote

‘You f***ed it up’: Boris Johnson’s Brexit guru Dominic Cumming tears into ‘better-than-average educated Remainer’ MPs as Boris Johnson’s crushing election victory means the UK WILL leave the EU in January The Vote Leave mastermind tore into political opponents after the Tory landslide Tories racked up 365 seats in the first December election for nearly a century  Cummings said ‘People […]

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UK election: Conservatives make net gain of 40 seats so far

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives have made a net gain of 40 seats so far. Here is a list of the Conservative party’s gains and losses. CONSERVATIVE GAINS: 49 From Labour: Blyth Valley, Darlington, Peterborough, Wrexham, Vale of Clwyd, Workington, Leigh, Stockton South, Clwyd South, Blackpool South, Scunthorpe, Redcar, Burnley, Ipswich, West Bromwich West, Hyndburn, Ynys Mon, […]

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OHL Roundup: Thursday, December 12, 2019

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – The Ontario Hockey League game between the Niagara IceDogs and the London Knights was postponed Thursday after Niagara goaltender Tucker Tynan was injured and taken off the ice on a stretcher following a scary on-ice collision. The team said in a tweet that Tynan was stable and undergoing surgery Thursday night. Video of the play showed […]

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Myanmar's lawyer to critics on genocide case: Everyone has right to defense

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Canadian lawyer William Schabas, an international scholar on genocide, has been criticized by friend and foe for first researching crimes against the Muslim Rohingya of Myanmar, and now defending the state accused of perpetrating them. Schabas helped research a report in 2010 on systematic attacks against the Rohingya, which concluded that they met the international threshold […]

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Sweden PM: Brexit will happen now, little time for trade deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Friday that Britain’s election results, according to exit polls, meant Brexit would now materialize and that time was short to seal a new relationship deal between the EU and Britain. “It is a very clear result – it will not change by tomorrow morning,” Lofven told reporters on leaving an […]

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Surrey’s mayor says ‘large amount’ of residents don’t want ridesharing. Here’s what the numbers say

Mayors from Metro Vancouver almost all voted Thursday to fast-track a regional business licence model for ridesharing companies at the TransLink mayor’s council. All, that is, except for one. Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum was the sole voice of opposition around the table — voting against the motion because many residents of Surrey don’t want ridesharing in the city at all, […]

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