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GOA Gets Its Day In Court On Bump Stocks

Gun Owners of America – by Eric Pratt GOA Defends Bump Stocks and AR-15s in Court On Wednesday, I left the federal district court in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where Gun Owners of America delivered its oral arguments in opposition to the ATF’s … Continue reading

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U.S. closes consulate in Jerusalem, merging it with embassy

CBC News The United States has officially closed its consulate in Jerusalem, downgrading the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by folding it into the U.S. Embassy to Israel. For decades the consulate functioned as a de facto … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccination billboards in Toronto being removed, company says

CBC A series of digital billboards that went up around the city implying that vaccines are dangerous for children are being removed, according to the media company that posted them. The billboards were called “deeply disturbing, and potentially dangerous,” by Coun. Joe … Continue reading

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‘Somebody is going to be shot’: Top bureaucrat says partisan mudslinging has gone too far

CBC News – by John Paul Tasker Canada’s most senior federal public servant says he is worried about the nation and the state of its political discourse — fearing it has sunk to such lows that it could lead to … Continue reading

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Military exercises rattling nerves around LA

ABC News 7 LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Army helicopters landing on Wilshire Boulevard and other military activities are turning parts of Los Angeles into scenes from a war movie this week. The military is conducting training exercises, but they have … Continue reading

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US to buy Israeli Iron Dome missile defence system

BBC News The US military has announced plans to buy and test out Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system. The system, which uses radar and interceptor missiles to combat incoming threats, has been in use since 2011.  

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Trump administration cuts all aid to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza

National Post The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has ceased all assistance to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza, a U.S. official said on Friday. The decision was linked to a Jan. 31 deadline set by new … Continue reading

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War on drugs no more a priority: Mexican president

Press TV Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has declared the end of his country’s war on drugs, saying that his government no longer considers the fight against narcotics a priority. Obrador said during a press conference at the National Palace … Continue reading

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The White House is preparing for Donald Trump to declare a national emergency Donald Trump is reportedly preparing to declare a national emergency along the US-Mexico border. While the President’s advisers have been divided on the issue, the White House is moving forward with plans to bypass Congress and declare a national … Continue reading

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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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