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Nazis vs. Anarchists — America's Sectarian War Has Begun

I am against an increase of dead bodies on the street. Call it a tick. The recent killing of a counter-protester in Charlottesville, Virginia, was horrifying. By now everyone has either seen the video or have been given the gory description of what happened.

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NAFTA Talks: First Round Concludes With 'Great Deal' Of Negotiations Still Needed

WASHINGTON — North American countries concluded their first round of negotiations toward a new continental trade agreement Sunday with a statement that suggested major issues needed to be sorted out in the talks ahead. A joint statement from the three countries couldn’t even agree what to call this process: A ”modernization,” which implies simple changes and is the preferred term ...

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Trudeau Marches In Montreal Pride With Ireland's 1st Openly Gay Leader

MONTREAL — Justin Trudeau marched with his Irish counterpart in Montreal’s Pride parade on Sunday, marking the first time a foreign head of government has joined a prime minister in a Canadian Pride celebration. Trudeau waved a rainbow flag and occasionally danced, while Irish leader Leo Varadkar walked beside him and waved to the crowds that lined the street. At ...

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Quebec City Protesters Clash With Police Outside Far-Right Event

Quebec City police in riot gear clashed with protesters on Sunday as a counter demonstration that was organized in opposition to a planned right-wing event turned violent. Several hundred people gathered around a building to oppose a gathering planned by La Meute, a group considered close to the far right. Masked members of the… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All ...

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Canadian Thrill-Seekers Head South For 'Great American Eclipse'

Clayton Uyeda and his wife Jo will be on a ferry — en route from Swartz Bay on Vancouver Island to Tsawwassen on the mainland — when the partial solar eclipse in Canada begins in Victoria at 9:08 a.m. Monday. “It’s more intimate,” says Uyeda, 59, a math, physics and astronomy teacher at Victoria High School. “I am expecting to ...

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Comedian Jerry Lewis Dead At 91

Longtime actor and comedian Jerry Lewis has died early Sunday morning, his family said.  “Famed comedian, actor and legendary entertainer Jerry Lewis passed away peacefully today of natural causes at 91 at his home in Las Vegas with his family by his side,” the Lewis family said in a statement to Reuters. Lewis faced m… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – ...

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Justin Trudeau Says 'Racists' Won't Change Canada's Openness To Immigrants

MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians should maintain confidence in the immigration system even as thousands of asylum seekers continue to pour into the country. He stresses that all those walking across the United States border won’t receive any special advantage and must go through the usual security checks and immigration evaluations. <blockquot… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – ...

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