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October 22, 2018 10:46 AM Clock ticking for New Brunswick legislature to select Speaker as political deadlock winds on

FREDERICTON—The clock is ticking for New Brunswick members of the legislature to select a Speaker as the province’s political deadlock winds on. The Liberals say there will be a candidate for Speaker when the legislature sits tomorrow, but it remains unclear whether Premier Brian Gallant can cling to power. Acting Liberal house leader Lisa Harris said Friday 7

October 22, 2018 3:18 AM Prime Minister formally apologizes to Australian child sex abuse victims

The government will also commit to reporting every year for the next five years on the progress of the royal commission’s recommendations. It has already accepted 104 of the commission’s 122 recommendations, including a redress payments program, with the other 18 still under examination. The government has also established a new office of child safety 5

October 21, 2018 4:29 PM Changing course, Donald Trump accuses Saudis of ‘deception’ in killing of Jamal Khashoggi

WASHINGTON—U. S. President Donald Trump shifted his tone on Saudi Arabia again late Saturday, expressing doubt about the Saudi government’s claim that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed accidentally during a fist fight with a team of Saudi operatives. “Obviously, there’s been deception and there’s been lies,” Trump said in a telephone interview with The Washington 6

October 20, 2018 1:48 PM Australia’s ruling coalition forced into minority government

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Australia’s ruling coalition was forced into minority government on Saturday after a massive swing against its senior partner, the Liberal Party, in a byelection for the seat of the prime minister the party itself had dismissed. In a stinging backlash from the electorate after the fourth toppling of an Australian leader by internal 10

October 18, 2018 8:07 PM U.S. pulls out of Saudi meeting amid Khashoggi controversy

WASHINGTON—Sending mixed signals, the U.S. pulled out of a major Saudi investment conference Thursday amid global pressure over the apparent death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also said the kingdom should be given more time to investigate before the U.S. lays any blame or considers action. While Turkish officials 10

October 18, 2018 12:57 AM Manitoba NDP calls for inquest into Indigenous man’s death on a bus

WINNIPEG—The leader of Manitoba’s Opposition has called for an inquest into the death of an Indigenous man who died during a 10-hour bus trip for a medical appointment. Abraham Donkey of Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation was travelling from Thompson to Winnipeg for a followup appointment after a recent heart surgery. “In a circumstance like this where he was on a bus — alone 11

October 17, 2018 4:02 AM Nurse scores winner, McDavid has four points as Oilers top Jets in OT

The coach only had to watch McDavid score twice and add two assists as the Oilers overcame a three-goal deficit to beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 Tuesday on Darnell Nurse's goal 1:25 into overtime. "He's our captain, he's our leader," McLellan said of McDavid. "He's, in my opinion, the best player on earth right now and he decided that he was going to will his team to a win." McDavid 13

October 16, 2018 2:33 AM Koreas and UN Command meet to discuss disarming border

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA—The rival Koreas and the U.S.-led United Nations Command were meeting Tuesday to discuss efforts to disarm a military zone the rivals control within their shared border under a peace agreement between the Koreas. South Korea’s Defence Ministry said the talks at the Panmunjom border village mark the first meeting between the Koreas 10

October 11, 2018 5:23 PM Donald Trump welcomes Kanye West to the Oval Office

The White House had said that Trump and West would discuss a range of issues, including manufacturing, prison reform, preventing gang violence and reducing violence in Chicago, which is where West grew up. Trump calls West a longtime friend. Trump told Fox and Friends Thursday: “He’s a different kind of guy and that’s OK with me.” The White House has said they will talk about 10

October 10, 2018 5:22 PM N.B. Greens say no deal with Liberals

FREDERICTON—Premier Brian Gallant will convene a new session of the New Brunswick legislature on Oct. 23, but he has been unable to come to a formal agreement with the Greens in his bid to stay in power. Gallant’s Liberals won 21 seats in last month’s provincial election — one fewer than the Progressive Conservatives. The Green Party and the People’s 12