Month: February 2019

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US Senator Elizabeth Warren officially launches 2020 presidential bid

US Senator Elizabeth Warren has officially launched her 2020 presidential bid. The Massachusetts Democrat had previously announced an ‘exploratory committee’ – a key first step for many presidential candidates. However, with a year to go until the first primary votes, she now formally announced her plans to run. She joins several of her Senate colleagues […]

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Chimpanzees escape enclosure at Belfast Zoo using 'improvised ladder'

Chimpanzees at Belfast Zoo have been filmed making an improvised ladder from a fallen branch in order to escape their enclosure. Images shared on social media showed several animals on the wall of the enclosure yesterday afternoon. One of the animals went for a walk about the zoo before going back to its own accord. […]

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Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh to seek Fine Gael nomination for European elections

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh is to seek a Fine Gael nomination to contest the upcoming European elections. The businesswoman will seek a nomination in the Midlands / North West constituency when the selection convention is held on February 22nd. In a statement, she said she wants to become an MEP and represent “the […]

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SDLP members vote for policy partnership with Fianna Fáil

The SDLP has voted in favor of a partnership with Fianna Fáil. At a conference in Newry, County Down this afternoon, roughly 70 percent of members backed the move (121 votes), with 30 percent in favor of a wider partnership with other parties (53 votes). Speaking after the announcement, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said it’s […]

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SDLP members vote for policy partnership with Fianna Fáil

The SDLP has voted in favor of a partnership with Fianna Fáil. At a conference in Newry, County Down this afternoon, roughly 70 percent of members backed the move (121 votes), with 30 percent in favor of a wider partnership with other parties (53 votes). Speaking after the announcement, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said it’s […]

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Torontoist has been acquired by Daily Hive

February 6, 2019 at 10:48 p.m. story Author Farhan Mohamed Toronto / Shutterstock logo In 2008, a number of friends in Vancouver realized that words were missing from our reporting in our country. The global news was global. The regions were disappearing. And, the locals seemed to disagree with his audience. So they started writing […]

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