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'Blinkered approach' – Opposition TDs hit out at rural broadband plan

OPPOSITION politicians have hit out at the government’s plan for the roll-out of rural broadband claiming the announcement has happened now for electoral purposes. The government has hailed the €3bn National Broadband Plan (NBP) and the appointment of the preferred bidder as the biggest investment in rural Ireland since electrification. Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy claimed there has been a […]

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New Jersey Millionaires Tax Has No Chance, Top Lawmaker Says

New Jersey’s highest-ranking state lawmaker said Governor Phil Murphy’s proposed millionaire’s tax won’t happen, a sign of the deep divide among his fellow Democrats on the issue less than two months before the fiscal 2020 budget deadline. Murphy’s $38.6 billion spending plan, for the fiscal year that starts July 1, counts on more taxes from those with incomes exceeding $1 […]

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Hillary Clinton’s 'stolen election' remark is shameful and embarrassing, Republican strategist says

Hillary Clinton says the 2016 election was ‘stolen’ from her During her speaking tour, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton suggested that the 2016 election was “stolen” from her. American Majority CEO Ned Ryun reacts to her claim. Hillary Clinton has come under fire from conservative and Republican voices for suggesting to her audience that the 2016 was “stolen” during the […]

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St. James Civic Centre rink may be renamed for local hockey legend

An iconic St. James arena may soon be renamed for one of the neighbourhood’s most famous sons. St. James Coun. Scott Gillingham is pushing for the arena at the St. James Civic Centre to be named after Ab McDonald – the first-ever captain of the Winnipeg Jets, as well as a four-time Stanley Cup winner with the Montreal Canadiens and […]

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Noah gives Meghan and Harry the ultimate royal baby name suggestion

The most anticipated baby in British royal history (at least for American fans of the royal family) has finally arrived!  Duchess Meghan gave birth to baby Sussex early Monday morning. And Prince Harry was beaming like the proud dad that he is when he reassured the world during an unexpected news conference that mother and baby boy were doing well. He even took […]

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Tory MPs demand Theresa May sets out ‘a road map for resignation’

Mrs May is facing opposition on all sides over her efforts to strike a Brexit deal with Labour amid warnings many Tory MPs could block a compromise agreement.  Nigel Evans, a member of the influential 1922 Committee of Conservative backbenchers, said: “If there is a compromise that turns out to be a kind of Brexit in name only, involving anything […]

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