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    Thailand opposition party rallies thousands, urging them to stand up for democracy

    Thanathorn Juangroongruangkrit, leader of the Future Forward Party, made an impassioned speech urging Thailand to stand up and fight for…
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    Johnson’s victory may pave the way for Brexit, but could also cause U.K. breakup

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s victory could potentially imperil the future of the United Kingdom of England, Scotland, Wales and…
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    ‘Wild week’ in Washington as U.S. lawmakers push ahead with Trump impeachment

    As the uncertain politics of the effort to remove Trump from office collide with critical year-end legislative deadlines, Washington, for…
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    With NDP in fourth place, Singh says he’d rather press Liberals than work with Tories

    Looking to 2020, Singh says he hopes to work with the Liberals to implement a universal, single-payer pharmacare program and…
    2 days ago

    5 takeaways from Trudeau’s ‘mandate letters’ to his cabinet

    While many of the instructions to cabinet come straight from the Liberal campaign platform, there are a few things that…
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    Top Tory fired after approving use of party funds for Scheer children private school

    The move comes after Global News broke the news that Scheer had been using party funds. Read More Source
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    Supreme Court agrees to hear Trump’s pleas to keep tax info private

    The justices are poised to issue decisions in June, amid Trump’s bid for a second term. Read More Source
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    U.K. election results put Scottish independence back in spotlight

    A majority of Scottish voters voted against independence in 2014, but now that a separatist, anti-Brexit party has won a…
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    COMMENTARY: Andrew Scheer didn’t know when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em

    Andrew Scheer’s exit was inevitable, despite some notable accomplishments, says Tasha Kheiriddin. Read More Source
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    COMMENTARY: Earth to Andrew Scheer — never tick off Stephen Harper

    The major takeaway for any Conservative leader from this week’s events is that you must not anger former leader Stephen…
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    Brad Wall not interested in Conservative party leadership, hopes Rona Ambrose is

    Brad Wall said Friday he’s honoured people are thinking of him, but he’s finished with elected politics and is enjoying…
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    First Mi’kmaw MP asks question in his language in House of Commons

    Jaime Battiste, Liberal MP for Sydney-Victoria, used his first statement in House to speak the Mi’kmaq language.  Read More Source
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    A look at ‘the other opioid crisis’ — one that’s destabilizing the world’s poorest nations

    Mass abuse of the opioid tramadol spans continents, from India to Africa to the Middle East. Read More Source
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    ‘We pulled it off, didn’t we?’: Boris Johnson secures majority in the U.K.

    With 649 of the 650 results declared on Friday, the Conservatives had 364 seats and the main opposition Labour Party…
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    Canadian businesses brace for ‘Hard Brexit’ following U.K. election results

    There are around 600 Canadian companies operating in the U.K., and they’ve been waiting for more than three years to…
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    EU ready to move forward with Brexit negotiations after U.K. vote

    EU leaders will meet the bloc’s Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, on Friday morning about next steps ahead in Britain’s impending departure from…
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    U.K. Labour leader Corbyn faces calls to quit as election defeat looms

    Projections show a collapse in traditional strongholds for the Labour Party and the party’s worst election defeat in 84 years.…
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    EU leaders agree on 2050 climate neutrality target, but leave Poland out

    The agreement came after hours of haggling with Eastern European states demanding funds to support a transition away from fossil…
    3 days ago

    With a Tory majority expected in the U.K., Brexit may seem like a slam dunk — but it’s not

    Mel Cappe, a former Canadian high commissioner to the U.K., doesn’t have high hopes for Brexit, which he firmly says …
    3 days ago

    Failure to tackle climate crisis will lead to economic disaster, UN chief warns

    UN chief Guterres urged officials from almost 200 countries to embrace the economic opportunities that come with cutting greenhouse gases.…
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    New Brunswick’s minority government to put bill to confidence vote

    Premier Blaine Higgs says the legislation needs to pass before the end of the month, and he will make the…
    3 days ago

    A dog and politician show: Brits bring their pooches to the polls

    It was not clear how many dogs got into voting booths. Read More Source
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    Premier Doug Ford thanks Andrew Scheer for service as federal Tory leader steps down

    Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he wishes Andrew Scheer all the best after the federal Conservative leader announced he is…
    3 days ago

    Scheer steps down: A brief timeline of his career on Parliament Hill

    A look back at key moments in his career so far. Read More Source
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    Jane Philpott forbidden from paid work with Ontario First Nation due to ethics law

    Jane Philpott’s new job ran afoul of the Conflict of Interest Act, which stipulates that former ministers must adhere to…
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    Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to resign imminently

    Tory sources tell Global News Scheer used party funds to pay for his children’s private schooling. Read More Source
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    Fact check: Scheer says Trudeau’s mandate is ‘weakest’ in history. Is that true?

    He used the claim most recently in response to the speech from the throne, in which the government rolls out…
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    U.K. voters decide who they want to resolve Brexit stalemate in critical election

    With so much at stake, political parties have pushed the boundaries of truth, transparency and reality during five weeks of…
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    MPs pay tribute to late Tory MP and ‘fun uncle’ Deepak Obhrai

    Obhrai died of liver cancer over the summer. Read More Source
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    Family of Ontario man detained in Egypt pleads for help from Ottawa

    Yasser Ahmed Albaz, a 51-year-old engineer from Oakville, Ont., has been in a Cairo prison since February, when he was…

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