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Singh opened the can of worms Sunday, saying his party would "absolutely" consider a coalition with the Liberals to ensure Scheer does not become prime minister. Friends, Canadians, countrymen, lend me your eyes. Conservative spokesman Simon Jefferies said the Conservatives are not being negative. "So my message to Canadians is this: only a Conservative majority government can prevent a government with Justin Trudeau as the spokesman but the NDP calling the shots".
  • Canadian PM Justin Trudeau wears bulletproof vest amid reported threats

    Canadian PM Justin Trudeau wears bulletproof vest amid reported threats

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    The decision to go ahead with Saturday's rally was taken with the advice from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Trudeau said. And just like before, this will be a plan to stop the Conservatives from exercising power. High-profile security surrounds Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau as he arrives at a rally in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday. Some Conservative pundits and online voices have been warning of the idea of a coalition already, and it could become fodder for Scheer this week now ...
  • Queen's Speech: programme for government or election manifesto launch?

    Queen's Speech: programme for government or election manifesto launch?

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    While the negotiators continue at the EU's glass-and-steel Berlaymont headquarters in Brussels, Queen Elizabeth is set to deliver a speech outlining the program for government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson . If Johnson is unable to clinch a deal, an acrimonious divorce could follow that would divide the West, roil financial markets and test the cohesion of the United Kingdom.
  • UK says fatal crash suspect doesn't have diplomatic immunity

    UK says fatal crash suspect doesn't have diplomatic immunity

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    The Dunn family's lawyer, Mark Stephens, known as her "a fugitive from British justice" and insisted to SKY News , "She wasn't entitled to diplomatic immunity in the main hassle". According to BBC News, Dunn's parents are considering civil action against the diplomat's wife. Mrs Sacoolas's lawyers released a statement at the weekend describing the death of Harry, 19, in August as a "tragic accident".
  • "We're Still Here": Indigenous Peoples' Day Celebration Reflects Ongoing Resistance to Colonization

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    Columbus Day's position as a federal holiday, meaning most banks are closed and federal government workers get a paid break, stands. The holiday celebrates Native American people, their histories and cultures. Councilmember David Grosso proposed the legislation and Mayor Muriel Bowser signed it, making it effective for Monday. There has been little consistency in use of apostrophes - it's Indigenous Peoples' Day in New Mexico and Indigenous Peoples Day in Wisconsin, for example - or in the ...
  • Turkey intensifies attacks on Syria

    Turkey intensifies attacks on Syria

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    Turkey kept up its assault on Kurdish-held border towns in northeastern Syria on Saturday on the fourth day of an offensive that is drawing growing global condemnation, even from Washington. What is the U.S. doing? "The Americans sold us out and we do not expect them to help us fight the Turkish troops", one Kurdish fighter told CNN, as a U.S.
  • Ecuador sees 10th day of anti-austerity protests

    Ecuador sees 10th day of anti-austerity protests

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    Protesters in Ecuador attacked a television station and newspaper on Saturday, the outlets said. It did not specify when it would hold protests or if it would do so in defiance of the curfew. Outside of Quito's historic district, the main centre of conflict, streets were empty and shops shuttered in the city's northern and southern districts, a Reuters witness said.
  • New Calif. law shuts down private prisons

    New Calif. law shuts down private prisons

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    Newsom explained in a statement . Gavin Newsom signed a bill Friday that will end the use of private prisons and privately-run immigration detention facilities. "In yet another nod to pressure from activist groups, millions of California youth will no longer be able to experience the thrill of a circus performance featuring handsome, well cared for animals", the Southwest California Legislative Council said before the bill signing .
  • Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at home

    Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at home

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    The officers were searching the perimeter of the woman's home when they saw a person standing near a window inside and one of them opened fire, killing her, Fort Worth police said . Price promised that Chief Kraus and his staff would be conducting "a complete and thorough investigation". That's when he raises his flashlight and firearm at the window and screams, "Put your hands up, show me your hands!" And all of that was assuming the officer who killed Jefferson will ultimately be charged ...