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Jason Kenney will seek Alberta PC leadership, sources say


CALGARY — The woman who tried to unite Alberta’s two right-of-centre parties says she’d still like to see the province’s conservatives come together, but she’s not convinced federal MP Jason Kenney is the guy to do it. “It’s going to be an uphill battle for him … because of some …

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Muslims worldwide come to grips with a bloody Ramadan


BEIRUT (AP) – As Muslims around the world celebrate the end of Ramadan, many are struggling to comprehend a wave of attacks that killed 350 people across several continents during the holy month and made urgent the question of what drives the militants to ever more spectacular violence against civilians. …

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RSS behind Smriti Irani’s removal as HRD Minister?


New Delhi: In a strong message to his colleagues that controversy is no substitute for good work, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday removed his one-time hand-picked high-profile Smriti Irani from the crucial Human Resource Development Ministry and gave her the responsibility of the low-profile Textiles Ministry. Irani’s exit is …

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VAT refund in five months if AAP wins, says Kejriwal


Promising to clear the value-added-tax (VAT) refund backlog in five months if his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was voted to power in the state, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked industrialists and traders to suggest other issues to include in the manifesto. Industrialists have told him they need more …

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