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    What’s next on the Trump impeachment trial schedule?

    The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office formally began on Thursday. Read More…
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    Supreme Court rejects B.C. appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline case

    The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an attempt by British Columbia to assert authority over what can flow through…
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    Politicians past and present expected in St. John’s for John Crosbie funeral

    A state funeral will be held at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in the provincial capital. Read…
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    Trump’s impeachment trial officially underway in U.S. Senate

    The events will be a test not only of his presidency but also of the nation’s three branches of power…
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    U.S. Senate expected to green light new NAFTA in long-awaited vote

    The Senate is expected to approve the deal and send the measure to Trump’s desk for his signature before it…
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    RCMP civilian advisory board ramps up, but Wally Oppal stands down

    One year after the government announced plans to create a civilian advisory board, is the RCMP on the right track?…
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    Ukraine’s president was told no U.S. aid without Biden investigation: Giuliani associate

    Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani, made several potentially explosive claims in a televised interview Wednesday night with MSNBC’s…
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    Stephen Harper steps down from Conservative Fund board as potential candidates gear up

    “Yes, Mr. Harper has left his position on the Conservative Fund,” said a Conservative spokesperson. Read More Source
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    Trump impeachment: Democrats need only 4 Republicans to get Senate trial

    The House Democrats presenting the case at trial face the unique challenge of persuading a handful of senators to cross…
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    Supreme Court to hear B.C. case attempting to halt Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

    The B.C. government will ask Canada’s high court Thursday to give it authority over what can flow through the expanded…
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    Democratic presidential candidate views differ on ‘endless wars’ in the Middle East

    The war in Afghanistan, which the U.S. started by invading in 2001, has lasted longer than any in American history.…
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    The Russian government just resigned. Here’s what you need to know

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced his resignation while sitting next to President Vladimir Putin on state television. Read More…
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    Plane crash black boxes ‘are with Iran,’ Canada prepared to help decode: Garneau

    Canada is considering providing interim compensation to victims and providing aircraft to bring back remains. Read More Source
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    Iran president slams disqualification of over 9,000 candidates from upcoming elections

    Although hard-liners were among those disqualified by the powerful Guardian Council, most of those rejected were reformist and moderate candidates.…
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    Watchdog to probe Liberals, Tories, NDP for alleged misuse of big data

    The Centre for Digital Rights flagged what it calls the large-scale misuse of big data and targeted digital advertising Read…
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    Peter MacKay expected to announce he will run for the Conservative leadership

    Former Tory cabinet minister Peter MacKay will make a run to replace Andrew Scheer as leader of the Conservative Party.…
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    Trump impeachment: House poised to vote on sending articles to Senate

    Trump’s trial will be only the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history, and it comes against the backdrop of…
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    Here are key takeaways from the U.S. Democratic presidential debate in Iowa

    The remaining candidates covered a lot of ground in the first debate of 2020 — the final forum before the…
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    Russian prime minister resigns after Putin calls for constitution changes: report

    The resignation follows the Russian leader’s proposal to amend the constitution to increase the powers of prime ministers and Cabinet…
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    Trump’s impeachment articles head to Senate — Here’s what to watch for

    The articles of impeachment against United States President Donald Trump don’t move to the Senate by themselves. Read More Source
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    ‘Incomprehensible’: Sanders denies Warren’s woman presidency claim during debate

    The sudden “he-said, she-said” dispute over gender involving two longtime allies, Sanders and Warren, loomed over the event, though it…
    3 days ago

    Democratic presidential debate highlights vanishing diversity of candidates

    For a Democratic field that was once the most diverse in history, the debate stage will be the starkest example…
    3 days ago

    Trump impeachment: House Democrats release new documents on eve of Senate trial

    Among the documents, obtained from Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas, is a screenshot of a previously undisclosed letter from Giuliani…
    3 days ago

    Michael Kovrig has now been detained by China for 400 days

    Kovrig was the first of two Canadians detained in apparent retaliation for Meng Wanzhou’s arrest. Read More Source
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    Zelensky, Trudeau discuss need to ‘punish’ Iranians responsible for plane shooting

    It came as Canada, Ukraine and their international allies prepared for a meeting on Thursday to push Iran for justice…
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    Iran plane crash: Canada’s transport authority ‘cannot confirm’ who has the black boxes

    It is unclear which country has possession of the black boxes recovered from the downed plane. Read More Source
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    Baird report on why Tories lost the election is finished, but won’t be made public

    A Conservative source would not say whether the caucus would get to see the report. Read More Source
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    Vince Vaughn shakes hands with Donald Trump, dividing the internet

    Many Twitter users vowed to boycott Vince Vaughn’s movies, while others applauded him for being cordial to the president. Read…
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    Public invited to pay respects to John Crosbie at House of Assembly visitation

    An urn containing John Crosbie’s ashes will be displayed at the House of Assembly, open to the public between 2…
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    Bryan Brulotte drops out over tight rules for Conservative leadership race

    In early January, Bryan Brulotte began rolling out an early campaign. Read More Source

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