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The grizzly trophy hunt has always been the target of activists and conservationists, who applauded the NDP decision to end to all grizzly hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest . Although some communities generate revenue from the trophy hunt, wildlife-viewing and ecotourism in the Great Bear Rainforest alone is estimated to generate 10 times as much revenue, according to the Raincoast Conservation Society.
  • US Vice President Pence To Begin Latam Tour In Colombia

    US Vice President Pence To Begin Latam Tour In Colombia

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    Pence did not directly answer the question, instead saying, "As I said today, we condemn in the strongest terms the hate and violence advocated by groups like white supremacist and neo-Nazis and their ilk". Pence did not directly rule out the idea of USA military action. Maduro has consistently argued that the USA is trying to remove him to get hold of Venezuela's oil reserves - the largest in the world, reports the BBC.
  • Va. Paralegal Identified as Car Attack Victim

    Va. Paralegal Identified as Car Attack Victim

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    Peaceful protesters were marching downtown, carrying signs that read "black lives matter" and "love" when a silver Dodge Challenger came barreling through the crowd and smashed into another vehicle. James Fields Jr. of OH, 20, faces a second-degree murder and other charges after plowing into a crowd in Virginia Saturday, which killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injured 19 others who were gathered Saturday to oppose a rally held by white nationalists and other groups protesting the ...
  • Dead After Shooting At Great Lakes Dragaway

    Dead After Shooting At Great Lakes Dragaway

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    Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth told press that three male victims were fatally shot. Two of the men were pronounced dead at the scene while a third died while being transported to an area hospital. "It has not helped us", Beth said. The shooting happened as some 15,000 people attended "Larry's Fun Fest" at the raceway on a mild Sunday evening. Malecki said authorities are trying to figure out what precipitated the shootings and who was involved.
  • Tropical Storm Gert forms in Atlantic near Bermuda

    Tropical Storm Gert forms in Atlantic near Bermuda

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    Satellite imagery indicated that the cyclone had become better organized and was showing signs of strengthening. The upper level winds that have been from the west and northwest, bringing down another cool front will curve the storm out to sea.
  • Canadian pastor released by North Korea returns home

    Canadian pastor released by North Korea returns home

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    South Korea, the USA and others often accuse North Korea of using foreign detainees to wrest diplomatic concessions, and foreigners have said after their release that their declarations of guilt were coerced while in North Korean custody. One of the things my father shared is that as a Canadian going to North Korea for him was to be able to share the blessing of Canada to those in North Korea", the pastor's son said.
  • Drier Weather for Sunday

    Drier Weather for Sunday

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    Highs in the 80s statewide. Northeast wind at 5-10mph. Highs in the lower 90s. Skies turn cloudier tomorrow as we start to trend more humid again. Tuesday will be cloudy to partly sunny with a few showers and storms possible. Scattered storms remain possible through next weekend . Tuesday .
  • Bryce Harper injured in Nationals' 3-1 win

    Bryce Harper injured in Nationals' 3-1 win

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    Now, it looks like Harper could eveen be back this season if all goes well. Harper was unable to put weight on his leg and was carried off the field by his hitting coach and the team trainer. Even though first baseman Ryan Zimmerman is having an All-Star season, Washington's title hopes hinge largely on Harper's health. Following the mishap, Brian Goodwin covered right field while Andrew Stevenson entered the game to take over in center field.
  • Iran Allocates $520Mln for Missile Program in Response to New US Sanctions

    Iran Allocates $520Mln for Missile Program in Response to New US Sanctions

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    The bill cites "hostile" US policies against Iran, and American "adventurism in the region aimed at creating divisions", Tasnim reported. Iran's parliament voted on August 13 to allocate $520 million to develop its missile programme to fight Washington's "adventurism" and sanctions, and to boost the foreign operations of the country's Revolutionary Guards.
  • 29 killed, 88 injured in train crash in Egypt's Alexandria

    29 killed, 88 injured in train crash in Egypt's Alexandria

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    The previous death toll stood at 28 people killed and 74 others injured. In Egypt's worst train disaster, a fire tore through seven carriages of an overcrowded passenger train in 2002, killing at least 360 people. Authorities said as a result of the collision, several train cars derailed and overturned. Figures as of late discharged by the state's insights organization demonstrate that 1,249 prepare mishaps occurred a year ago, the most astounding number since 2009 when the number achieved ...
  • Sunderland house destroyed in explosion

    Sunderland house destroyed in explosion

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    She was treated for burns and rushed to Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary in a serious but stable condition. She was found in a pile of rubble by emergency services following the explosion at about 8.50am on Friday, in which she suffered burn injuries.