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‘Israel May Need To Invade Iran To Stop Its Entrenchment In Syria’

Jerusalem Post – by Herb Keinon Israel needs to prepare for the possibility that its battle to keep Iran from entrenching itself militarily in Syria may have to be expanded to Lebanon or to Iran directly, according to an assessment … Continue reading

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Cache of ammunition, 9/11-conspiracy films seized from Danforth shooter’s home, documents reveal

CBC  News Nearly six months after Toronto’s deadly Danforth Avenue shooting rampage, newly released details from court documents reveal a startling amount of ammunition was found in the apartment of gunman Faisal Hussain, along with a number of DVDs by the American … Continue reading

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Police in Canada can now demand breath samples in bars, at home

Global News It may sound unbelievable, but Canada’s revised laws on impaired driving could see police demand breath samples from people in bars, restaurants, or even at home. And if you say no, you could be arrested, face a criminal record, ordered … Continue reading

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Yellow vests knock out 60% of all speed cameras in France

BBC News Members of the “yellow vests” protest movement have vandalised almost 60% of France’s entire speed camera network, the interior minister has said. Christophe Castaner said the wilful damage was a threat to road safety and put lives in … Continue reading

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‘Made me feel really sick’: Lethbridge woman captures video of officer repeatedly running over injured deer

Global News A woman in Lethbridge, Alta., captured a disturbing incident on her cellphone of a police officer running over a deer multiple times with his patrol vehicle as the animal lay dying on a street in the city’s north end. Erica … Continue reading

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14 arrested as RCMP break gate at Gidimt’en camp checkpoint set up to stop pipeline company access

CBC News The RCMP have arrested 14 people and entered a fortified checkpoint on a forest service road in northern B.C. where people at the Gidimt’en camp were barring a pipeline company from access. The Mounties announced Monday they were going to enforce … Continue reading

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Netanyahu calls for U.S. to recognize Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Fox News Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made his first public appeal for the United States to officially recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. “The Golan Heights is tremendously important for our security,” Netanyahu said in Jerusalem, alongside U.S. National Security … Continue reading

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Should the US hand over Minnesota’s Northwest Angle to Canada?

BBC News It’s a geographic curiosity – a bit of US land at the top edge of Minnesota, disconnected from the rest of the state. The Northwest Angle is known to local residents, people who love to fish – the … Continue reading

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National Firearms Association tells long-gun owners to delay registering weapon

CBC News The deadline to register long guns in Quebec is fast approaching, but the National Firearm Association is encouraging members to wait until the last minute to comply, as a form of protest. The province’s long-gun registry will go into effect Jan. 29, … Continue reading

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‘Sink two aircraft carriers’: Chinese Admiral’s chilling recipe to dominate the South China Sea They’re the pride of the US fleet: enormous 100,000 tonne, 333m long nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. But Beijing thinks they’re Washington’s achilles heel. Rear Admiral Lou Yuan has told an audience in Shenzhen that the ongoing disputes over the ownership of … Continue reading

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Camp Fire: PG&E finds bullet holes, broken equipment at sites where blaze likely started

The Sacramento Bee – by Dale Kasler PG&E has acknowledged to regulators that it found bullet holes, a broken transmission-tower hook and other flaws with equipment at sites where the catastrophic Camp Fire is believed to have started last month. In its … Continue reading

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Police Nab Israeli Suspects in Colombia Child Sex Trafficking Ring

Sputnik The network is suspected of operating in a spate of Colombian cities, including the capital Bogota, the second-largest city of Medellin as well as Cartagena and Santa Marta. All of the suspects were wanted by Interpol on suspicion of … Continue reading

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Russia calls on US not to turn a blind eye on Kiev’s preparations for Donbass offensive

TASS WASHINGTON, December 11. /TASS/. Russia calls on Washington not to turn a blind eye on active military buildup by the Ukrainian forces and right-wing extremists along the contact line in Donbass that could trigger the implementation of a bloody … Continue reading

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: I Come From Sephardic Jews Who Fled To Puerto Rico

The Jerusalem Post – by Zachary Keyser Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of 435 members of the incoming US House of Representatives, said on Monday that members of her family were Sephardim who were forced to flee to Puerto Rico during the Spanish … Continue reading

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Gun controls will be tightened, Trudeau tells Montreal radio audience

Montreal Gazette The federal government is considering adopting measures that would see tighter controls applied to handguns and assault weapons, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday. In a radio interview with 98.5FM in Montréal, the prime minister said the … Continue reading

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Trump wants ‘noble nations’ to build ‘new liberal order,’ Pompeo says

CBC News U.S. President Donald Trump’s top diplomat promised on Tuesday a new democratic world order in which Washington will strengthen or jettison international agreements as it sees fit to stop “bad actors” such as Russia, China and Iran from … Continue reading

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Niagara police officer in stable condition after being shot by fellow officer

CBC News A Niagara Regional Police officer is in stable condition in a Hamilton hospital after being shot by a fellow police officer in Pelham, Ont., the service says. Around noon Thursday, several officers were investigating a collision that had happened days … Continue reading

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RCMP officers given permission to break the law a record 73 times in 2017, report shows

CBC News RCMP officers were given permission to break the law 73 times on the job last year — the highest number on record — according to a new report. Police officers are not immune from criminal liability while doing their jobs, but … Continue reading

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Melania Trump racked up $174,000 in hotel bills for a day trip to Toronto

Quartz US first lady Melania Trump ran up a six-figure hotel bill for a one-day trip to Toronto last year, according to federal spending records. Government spending data show at least six separate Toronto hotel charges ranging from just under $12,000 to nearly … Continue reading

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‘Caravan’ Full of LGBT Migrants Approaches US Border – Reports

Sputnik A caravan consisting of several thousand migrants from Central American countries has recently resumed movement towards the US border after a brief stop in the Mexican capital. At the same time, US Border Patrol and soldiers, which have been … Continue reading

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