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War in the West Wing: Inside Steve Bannon’s final days in Trump’s White House

Team Leader 22/08/2017

By Jeremy W. Peters and Maggie Haberman WASHINGTON — John F. Kelly, the new White House chief of staff, told Stephen K. Bannon in late July that he needed to go: No need for it to get messy, Kelly told Bannon, according to several people with firsthand knowledge of the exchange. The two worked out a mutually amicable departure date for mid-August, with U.S. President Donald Trump’s blessing. But as Trump struggled last week to… War in the West Wing: Inside Steve Bannon’s final days in Trump’s White House

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Outdoor Fire Pit

Team Leader 18/08/2017

Oh, those summer nights! Outdoor fire pits are the hottest trend this season and are quickly becoming the most popular backyard additions for any time of year. A backyard hearth provides a stunning entertaining space that is separate from the patio table. Let Outdoor Pro Carson Arthur show you how to ignite summer nights with this must-have. Ready for s’mores and ghost stories? Enter our #FunInTheSunSweepstakes for your chance to win $1,500 and a personal… Outdoor Fire Pit

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Chilling confession, taunt from purported killer renews focus on stalled B.C. murder probe

Team Leader 12/08/2017

A public claim of responsibility and a taunting message to police who have struggled for more than nine years with an unsolved B.C. murder is drawing renewed attention to the startling murder of a young realtor who was killed while showing a million-dollar home to mysterious clients. Real estate agent Lindsay Buziak, 24, died in a second-floor bedroom of an empty executive house in Saanich, B.C., on Feb. 2, 2008, the victim of multiple stab… Chilling confession, taunt from purported killer renews focus on stalled B.C. murder probe

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Eerie quiet, eagles and distress calls: The isolated life of Nootka Island’s lighthouse keepers

Team Leader 10/08/2017

On the northwest coast of Vancouver Island, crescent-shaped Friendly Cove serves as a welcome mat for a former First Nations village called Yuquot. In 1778, Captain James Cook’s arrival here represented “first contact” between Europeans and First Nations on the west coast. Once home to a village of Mowachaht people, today only one couple remains, elders Ray and Terry Williams. Their only neighbours, Mark and Joanne Tiglmann, run a lighthouse at the cove’s entrance. As… Eerie quiet, eagles and distress calls: The isolated life of Nootka Island’s lighthouse keepers

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Shrubs for Privacy

Team Leader 07/08/2017

Want to get away from it all right in your own backyard? No need to build a fence or plant trees at the end of your property line when shrubs offer the perfect solution! Nature offers ways to add beauty and privacy to your backyard space. Outdoor Pro Carson Arthur shows you how to create a secluded retreat in a shorter amount of time, and that’s not all!  Enter our #FunInTheSunSweepstakes for your chance to… Shrubs for Privacy

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Why more of us are living in multigenerational households

Team Leader 03/08/2017

TORONTO — About a year after Yi Jiang and her family moved to Ottawa from China, they found themselves sharing a two-bedroom apartment with her parents. After living together in Shenzhen, it seemed only natural that once the entire family was in Canada, her parents would live with her, her husband and their young son, she said. The couple has since had another child, and last year all six moved to a house in the… Why more of us are living in multigenerational households

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No buyers? Asking price for Trump’s Caribbean estate slashed by more than $11M

Team Leader 02/08/2017

By Matea Gold The trust that oversees President Donald Trump’s assets is intensifying its efforts to shed a luxury beachfront estate he owns on the Caribbean island of St. Martin, slashing the asking price of US$28 million by more than $11 million in recent weeks. Lesley Reed, the agent for Sotheby’s International Realty who is representing the property, confirmed that the sales price of $16.9 million now listed for Le Chateau des Palmiers on the… No buyers? Asking price for Trump’s Caribbean estate slashed by more than $11M

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Pakistan’s high court removes Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from power in historic ruling

Team Leader 29/07/2017

Shaiq Hussain and Pamela Constable ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was ousted from power Friday by the country’s Supreme Court after months of hearings on corruption charges against Sharif and his family, throwing Pakistan’s political future into turmoil. In an historic ruling, all five members of a high court bench voted to disqualify Sharif from office, reinforcing its previous findings that the prime minister had lied to the nation about his family’s wealth and… Pakistan’s high court removes Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from power in historic ruling

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