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3-wheeled electric car could hit roads by 2017
A three-wheeled electric vehicle could be on the road later this year in the U.S. and Canada.         
15 points by Detroit Free Press | Automobile Vehicle Electric car Electric vehicle Lithium Internal combustion engine Canada Copyright
PolitiFact: Trump wasn’t against the Iraq War
During NBC’s “Commander-in-Chief Forum” on Sept. 7, Donald Trump said, “I was totally against the war in Iraq.”Our rulingTrump said he was “totally against the war in Iraq.” While he came to that position when the war became difficult, earlier on he was more accepting of military action. In 2002, as...
4 points by Concord Monitor | 2003 invasion of Iraq Iraq War President of the United States United States George W. Bush Iraq Canada Gulf War
Uzbekistan’s new leader pledges better ties with Russia, U.S.
MOSCOW - The acting president of Uzbekistan, chosen following the death of the country’s authoritarian leader, says he wants closer ties wit...       
7 points by USA Today | United States Uzbekistan Central Asia Islam Karimov Republic War in Afghanistan Prime minister Canada
Burlington superintendent gets approval for 3-year work visa
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Canadian man hired last year to become the superintendent of the Burlington School District will be able to stay in the United States for the next three years. The Burlington Free Press (http://bfpne.ws/2caeHLK ) reports that Yaw Obeng's three-year work visa has received federal approval. ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Vermont United States Burlington Vermont Canada U.S. state Washington D.C. University of Vermont Gannett publications
Saudi FM to meet British MPs, make case for continued arms exports despite war crime claims
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir will meet with British MPs on Wednesday in a bid to convince them not to ban UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia over concerns the Gulf kingdom is committing war crimes in Yemen. Read Full Article at RT.com
105 points by Russia Today | Human rights Canada Saudi Arabia Middle East Amnesty International Arabian Peninsula United Kingdom Yemen
Toronto: Canadian Filmmakers in the Fest Grab Global Attention
 The 2016 Toronto Intl. Film Festival’s slate of 20-plus homegrown features reveals Canadians as engaged citizens of the world, ready for action.   While Canadian films often land with domestic distribution and international sales rep set, an increasing number of films have been working the fest with U.S. reps, and finding stateside success. (Geared towards... Read more »
35 points by Variety | Emily VanCamp Toronto Canada
Abdelkader, Larkin set for World Cup exhibitions
Let’s take a moment to shy away from the start of the NFL and college football season to think about the World Cup of Hockey.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | United States Europe North America Detroit Red Wings Ice hockey Pavel Datsyuk Russia Canada
Ocean warming affecting Arctic fish and birds
Hannah Hoag, Arctic Deeply Soaring temperatures have pushed entire groups of species toward the poles, caused increases in disease in plants and animals and changed weather patterns.
88 points by UPI | Arctic Ocean Ocean Atlantic Ocean Norway Climate Arctic Canada Global warming
Abdelkader, Larkin to face Canada in World Cup exhibition
Let’s take a moment to shy away from the start of the NFL and college football season to think about the World Cup of Hockey.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | United States Europe North America Detroit Red Wings Ice hockey Pavel Datsyuk Russia Canada
Mazda recalls 2.2M vehicles worldwide; rear hatches can fall
Mazda is recalling 2.2 million cars and SUVs worldwide because the rear hatches can fall on people and injure them. The recall covers certain 2010 through 2013 Mazda 3 compact cars, as well as 2012 through 2015 Mazda 5 vans. Also included are certain 2013 to 2016 CX-5 and 2016 CX-3 SUVs. More than...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | 2010s Corrosion Station wagon Hatchback Years in the future Injury Canada Compact car
Canadian teenagers sold for sex
As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.
7298 points by CNN | Rape Human trafficking Indigenous peoples Domestic violence Slavery Commercial sexual exploitation of children First Nations Canada
After Edward Snowden Fled U.S., Asylum Seekers in Hong Kong Took Him In
At least four people seeking refuge in the city have come forward to describe how they secretly hosted the former National Security Agency contractor in June 2013.
1612 points by The New York Time | Refugee Right of asylum Canada Australia Hong Kong South China Sea Displaced person Skyscraper
Mazda recalls 2.2 million vehicles worldwide
Mazda is recalling 2.2 million cars and SUVs worldwide because the rear hatches can fall on people.
14 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Corrosion 2010s Station wagon Hatchback Canada Years in the future Compact car Mazda3
Geo Quiz: Slovakia, the Seychelles, Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta
The Puerto Rico Trench contains the deepest known part of which ocean?
2 points by The Denver Post | Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean Europe Canada Africa Saint Lawrence River United States United Kingdom
British troop surge in South Sudan ahead of major peacekeeping conference
Britain has decided to send 100 more UK troops to South Sudan as part of a UN initiative to stabilize the region. The move comes ahead of a London conference on the future of peacekeeping. Read Full Article at RT.com
28 points by Russia Today | Peacekeeping Canada United Nations Peace European Union Italy Department of Peacekeeping Operations
Welcome to Germany: Cafe Waldluft
In the pristine Bavarian Alps, Mama Flora's hotel - once a popular tourist destination - is now a home for refugees.
1721 points by Al Jazeera English | Europe Right of asylum Canada Refugee Sierra Leone Australia France League of Nations
Welcoming refugees to the pool — in a most German way
German swimming pools are seen as a metaphor for Germany — and for the challenge of integrating newcomers.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Swimming pool France Canada Refugee Angela Merkel Pool Germany Europe
Syrian opposition vision for post-Assad era could work: UK's Johnson
LONDON (Reuters) - A blueprint for a political transition in Syria, due to be presented by an opposition group in London on Wednesday, offers the first credible picture of a peaceful Syria without President Bashar al-Assad, Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said.
23 points by Reuters | Iraq Reuters Gulf War Thomson Reuters Jordan Canada United States Lebanon
‘We have a strong ally in Washington & a good friend in Beijing’ – Australian PM
Australia should not have to choose between China and the US, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said during an official visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. Read Full Article at RT.com
15 points by Russia Today | World War II Australia United States International trade Pacific Ocean Southeast Asia Papua New Guinea Canada
Terrorist threat higher in Europe than anywhere else except war zones – EUCOM chief
The threat posed by violent extremism is higher in Europe than anywhere else in the world, apart from actual war zones and hotspots, US European Command head General Curtis Scaparrotti said, commenting on Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Terrorism United Kingdom United Nations Canada Islam London Attack! Turkey
Canada passes M-103 motion against Islamophobia
Non-binding motion tasks Canadian government with study to develop ways to address racism and discrimination.
60 points by Al Jazeera English | Democracy Pierre Trudeau Islam Canada Racism Parliament Debut albums Prime minister
British politician tried in vain to save police officer stabbed in Westminster attack
A Conservative MP tried to resuscitate the police officer who died from stab wounds during in the Westminster terrorist attack. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Bournemouth East Tobias Ellwood United Kingdom David Atkinson Canada Aximili-Esgarrouth-Isthill Loughborough University Animorphs
Israel arrests suspect behind US-Jewish bomb threats
Israeli police arrest teenager in connection to more than 150 anti-Semitic bomb threats against Jewish centres.
-1 points by Al Jazeera English | Antisemitism Judaism Jews Israel Reuters Federal Bureau of Investigation West Bank Canada
Judge blocks Louisiana law that kept refugee from marrying
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge presided, and the beaming couple embraced teary-eyed well-wishers when it was over. It wasn't a wedding, but it brought Viet Anh Vo and Heather Pham a bit closer to marriage.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Refugee Law Federal government of the United States Citizenship Vietnam War Government Canada Passport
London Attacker, Born in U.K., Had Criminal Convictions, Was Probed for Extremism
Police identified the suspected Islamist terrorist who carried out the deadly rampage outside Parliament as Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old British-born man with a range of previous convictions unrelated to terror offenses.
-1 points by The Wall Street Journal | United Kingdom Westminster system Prime minister Jihad Canada Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom British Empire Parliament
Arctic adventure: Russian military vehicles set out on a freezing journey (PHOTOS)
Russian military equipment is being put to a freezing test, the country’s defense ministry has said, as the cutting-edge vehicles are heading for the Arctic. Read Full Article at RT.com
37 points by Russia Today | Laptev Sea Norway Arctic Russia Arctic Ocean Severnaya Zemlya Canada East Siberian Sea
'Victoria' Season 1, Episode 6 preview: Victoria is advised to choose a regent in "Engine of Change"
Young Queen Victoria is faced with the decision of nominating a regent in 'Engine of Change.' Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- In tonight's episode of "Victoria" on "Masterpiece," entitled "Engine of Change," Victoria is faced with the serious decision of selecting a regent, in the slim chance that she should die during childbirth. The possibility of her premature demise causes great concern among her advisors, because England would be run by Prince Albert, a German. Also, Albert and Victoria have a heated discussion on how to inform the people of England about an exciting new means of transportation: the railway. "Victoria" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on PBS.
1 points by The Plain Dealer | Germanic peoples Victoria and Albert Museum Travis Tomko England Canada English people English American Public Broadcasting Service
Germany aims to deport record number of rejected asylum seekers in 2017
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany deported a record 80,000 migrants denied asylum last year and that figure will rise again in 2017, a top official said, as Chancellor Angela Merkel seeks to win back conservative voters before elections in September.
58 points by Reuters | Reuters Christian Democratic Union Australia Thomson Reuters Canada Refugee Angela Merkel Conservatism
‘Machine’s’ latest loss
President Trump’s second pick for National Security Adviser, to replace the ousted Michael Flynn, who lasted less than a month, has now also turned down the job.Robert S. Harward, a retired vice admiral and former Navy SEAL, issued a statement explaining, “This job requires 24 hours a day, seven days a week focus and commitment to do it right. I currently could not make that commitment.”Harward is currently a top executive at Lockheed.
-2 points by Boston Herald | United States Navy United States National Security Council National security President of the United States White House Security Canada Franklin D. Roosevelt
Warning: Canada is not what you think it is
If you assume Canada is a welcoming haven from the bile and divisiveness in the age of Trump, you may be mistaken.
5 points by Al Jazeera English | Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada Canada Conservative Party Conservative Party of Canada Racism Terrorism Islam
Iraq: Trump's Muslim ban 'a matter of life and death'
The Iraqi government has come under increasing pressure to retaliate against Trump's Muslim ban.
7 points by Al Jazeera English | Iraq President of the United States Iraq War Nouri al-Maliki Syria Canada History of Iraq United States
Dingell offers NAFTA replacement ‘blueprint’ for Trump
Rep. Dingell says principles in resolution would ‘level the playing field for the American worker’        
-2 points by The Detroit News | International trade United States North American Free Trade Agreement North America Canada Mexico California Trade
NATO allies must increase spending or US will ‘moderate its commitment’ – Defense Sec. Mattis
US Defense Secretary James Mattis delivered an ultimatum to NATO allies during a visit to Europe – increase their military spending, or see America “moderate its commitment” to the alliance. Read Full Article at RT.com
1249 points by Russia Today | United States European Union NATO Iraq War Barack Obama Western culture World War II Canada
EU Approves Long-Awaited Trade Deal With Canada
After nearly eight years of talks, CETA has passed a critical step, giving the EU a rare consensus policy victory among member states. It still must be ratified by more than 30 national and regional parliaments, however.
32 points by The Wall Street Journal | European Parliament European Union Economics Canada United States International trade Council of Europe Brussels
EU parliament approves trade deal with Canada
Some governments and legislations had tried to modify or scupper the deal       
9 points by USA Today | European Union United States United Kingdom NATO Canada Legislature Netherlands International trade
Canadian govt responsible for harming aboriginal children in ‘Sixites Scoop’ – court
A Canadian court has ruled that the government harmed thousands of indigenous children who were robbed of their cultural heritage when it took them from their families. Launched eight years ago, the lawsuit could cost the government US$1bn. Read Full Article at RT.com
137 points by Russia Today | Class action Plaintiff Adoption Pierre Trudeau Federal government of the United States Canada Justin Trudeau Federal government
Harford Community College's Ken Krsolovic honored as conference AD of the year
Harford Community College Athletic Director Ken Krsolovic has been named Maryland JUCO Athletic Director of the Year, the Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference announced a few weeks ago. The award is voted on by athletic directors in the conference and is based upon individual, program and...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Baseball Basketball Cross country running National Collegiate Athletic Association Canada Major League Baseball United States Shot clock
Exclusive: Australia increases pressure, cash offers for PNG asylum seekers to return home
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Officials at an Australian immigration center in Papua New Guinea are increasing pressure on asylum seekers to return to their home countries voluntarily, including offering large sums of money, amid fears a deal for the United States to take refugees has fallen through.
687 points by Reuters | Australia Refugee Papua New Guinea Immigration Bangladesh Right of asylum Canada France
NATO Allies Increase Military Spending
America’s allies in Europe and Canada raised their defense spending in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization by $10 billion last year, a 3.8% increase that is bigger than allied officials initially expected.
295 points by The Wall Street Journal | Norway United Kingdom United States NATO Atlantic Ocean Baltic Sea Canada Jens Stoltenberg
No questions for Trump about Michael Flynn, North Korea at White House news conference
The president avoided potentially uncomfortable topics when the reporters he called on chose not to ask about them.
82 points by The Washington Post | Question Pierre Trudeau Bill Clinton Canada George W. Bush Democratic Party Barack Obama President of the United States
President Donald Trump hails new bridge to Canada, trade ties
Trump, Canadian PM meet to talk trade in Washington; Trudeau says he's not there to "lecture" on refugees        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Canada North American Free Trade Agreement Pierre Trudeau International trade Great Lakes Windsor Ontario Detroit River Michigan
Canada’s Trudeau talks trade with Trump at White House
By CATHERINE LUCEY and ROB GILLIESAssociated PressA political odd couple, President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau resolutely played up their similarities at their first meeting Monday, even as obvious differences lurked behind their public smiles.After their White House mee...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Pierre Trudeau Canada United States Barack Obama President of the United States North American Free Trade Agreement Quebec International trade
Canada's Trudeau talks trade with Trump at White House
WASHINGTON — A political odd couple, President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau resolutely played up their similarities at their first meeting Monday, even as obvious differences lurked behind their public smiles.After their White House meeting, the North American neighbors emerged to hail their close ties, with Trump promising to "build upon our very historic friendship" and Trudeau noting the "special" bond between the countries.But it was hard to escape their contrasting worldviews.
1 points by Boston Herald | Pierre Trudeau Canada United States Barack Obama President of the United States North American Free Trade Agreement Quebec International trade
President Donald Trump sees only 'tweaking' trade with Canada
Trump, Canadian PM meet to talk trade in Washington; Trudeau says he's not there to "lecture" on refugees        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Canada North American Free Trade Agreement Detroit Great Lakes Pierre Trudeau International trade Windsor Ontario Donald Trump
Why is Pakistan forcing Afghan refugees back home?
Pakistan is criticised for forcibly returning thousands of Afghan refugees.
2736 points by Al Jazeera English | Refugee Pakistan Soviet war in Afghanistan Taliban Afghanistan Canada Iran United Nations
Trump Plans 'Tweaking' of Canada Trade Pact
President Donald Trump said he seeks only modest changes in the U.S. trade relationship with Canada after talks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
1292 points by The Wall Street Journal | Canada North American Free Trade Agreement Pierre Trudeau English language North America United States British Empire Quebec
Trump soft pedals NAFTA criticism with Canadian PM, says Mexico the issue
President Trump spent his campaign criticizing the North American Free Trade Agreement       
8217 points by USA Today | Pierre Trudeau Canada United States President of the United States North American Free Trade Agreement International trade Jean Chrétien President
Watch live: Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau press conference
Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau will hold a joint press conference after privately discussing trade, the economy and security.
7 points by UPI | Mitch McConnell White House Helen Thomas Canada President of the United States Party leaders of the United States Senate United States Senate Donald Trump
Trudeau visits Trump in crucial meeting for Canada
OTTAWA, Ontario — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump will participate in a roundtable discussion about women in the work force today, an early sign of cooperation as Trudeau seeks to have good relations so Canada is not targeted in trade talks.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Canada Pierre Trudeau United States North American Free Trade Agreement President of the United States Donald Trump Jean Chrétien Ivanka Trump
Canada's Trudeau arrives in Washington to meet with Trump
WASHINGTON — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a polar opposite to President Donald Trump in almost every way, arrived in Washington Monday morning keen to build a relationship that doesn't threaten trade.In the first face-to-face meeting with the new U.S. president, Trudeau will talk about free trade at the White House.Trudeau and Trump will also participate in a roundtable discussion about women in the workplace.The prime minister's plane landed at Dulles airport after heavy winds forced a change from Andrews Air Force base.
28 points by Boston Herald | Canada Pierre Trudeau North American Free Trade Agreement President of the United States Donald Trump United States Ivanka Trump Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom