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Victorious against IS, Iraqi PM flunked fight with corruption

Baghdad - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi won plaudits for overseeing the war to defeat the Islamic State group -- but his failure to beat corruption appears to have cost him at the polls.

China's parliament gives Premier Li second term

Bejing - China's rubber-stamp parliament gave Premier Li Keqiang a second five-year term on Sunday, but he faces a tenure deeper in the shadow of the country's powerful leader Xi Jinping.

Who will be Turkey's next prime minister?

Ankara - Wanted: a new prime minister for Turkey who should be ultra-loyal to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, obedient but still strong enough to steer the government of a country of almost 79 million.

Plane debris 'very likely' from a Boeing 777: Malaysian PM

Kuala Lumpur - Plane wreckage found in an Indian Ocean island is "very likely from a Boeing 777", Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday, as speculation mounted that it could be debris from missing flight MH370.

Alberta Premier Alison Redford resigns

Edmonton - In an emotional speech early Wednesday evening, Alberta's Premier Alison Redford announced her resignation, effective this Sunday, March 23.

West Brom appoint Spaniard Mel as new manager

Birmingham - West Brom have appointed Pepe Mel as their new manager on an 18-month contract in the hope of turning around the Baggies' run of poor form.

Petition to regulate Ontario zoos and aquariums goes to Premier

Toronto - Former workers at Marineland are presenting a petition to Ontario's Premier today demanding a response to allegations of neglect at the Niagara Falls attraction. They want new laws to regulate aquariums and zoos.

Former Saskatchewan Premier Allen Blakeney dies at 85

Allan Blakeney, who had no plans to stay in Saskatchewan when he arrived there in 1950, but ended up as the province' premier from 1971 to 1982, died on Saturday following a brief battle with cancer.

Ontario Premier to Toronto Mayor: There's no more money for city

Toronto - After Toronto Mayor Rob Ford made a plea to the province of Ontario for $150 million, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty rejected the request and said the province doesn't have any more money to give to the city.

Canada: Christy Clark is BC's new premier

Vancouver - The long wait and nail-biting is over. British Columbia's ruling Liberal party has voted in a new leader in the person of the charismatic Christy Clark, a one time deputy premier.

Kathy Dunderdale becomes Newfoundland's first female premier

Saint John's - Kathy Dunderdale became the first female premier of Newfoundland and Labrador when she was sworn in during a ceremony in St. John’s on Friday.

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams resigns

Mount Pearl - Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams announced that he is resigning effective Dec. 3 and will leave politics for good. Williams was elected as Premier in 2003 and his Deputy Premier will take the reins.

New Brunswick Premier Shuffles Cabinet

New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham has shaken up the senior ranks of his cabinet. The shake up involves moving three of his most controversial ministers to lower-profile positions.

Op-Ed: Ontario votes October 10, 2007

Ontarian's go to the polls tomorrow to either re-elect Dalton McGuinty, or to take a chance on a new Premier. The main players in the election are McGuinty, John Tory, and Howard Hampton.


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It’s G-Day: Google Launches Apps Premier

Google Launches Google Apps Premier, 10GB unlimited mail accounts, Doc&Spreadsheets, Gtalk, Unlimited Call Support, and many other features for $50/year

Premier League Soccer - Chelsea v Blackburn

Chelsea keep pace with Manchester United (elsewhere winning 4-0) with an easy win over Blackburn.

Premier League Soccer - Newcastle v Manchester United

Highlights from Manchester United's 2-2 draw with Newcastle.

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Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of Prince Edward Island and president emeritus of the University of Prince Edward Island.
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Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty delivering a speech.
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