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Brexit Debate Continues: Have The Brexiteers Lost?

May’s Last-Minute Concessions To The Tory Rebels PM Theresa May has left the door open for some adjustments on the Brexit. “Backstop,” the transitional period....

US Demands Release Of Two Americans From China

We are following up on a couple of developing stories as well as some new stories this week in Sri Lanka, Japan, and China....

French Language Rally & Oil Woes in East & West

"Welcome back for another dose of news from the Great White North with the Canadian News Roundup. Going forward editions of this particular roundup will be moved to Tuesday rather than Wednesday so you get the news a whole day early! This week we cover Alberta production cuts, French language protests in the capital, and New Brunswick pushing to restart their pipeline."

May Has Two Weeks To Convince Parliament on Deal

"As long as Corbyn doesn’t suggest we have another referendum, I suppose this is something to look forward to. It would have been better to have a Rees-Mogg in the opposing chair though, as Corbyn will see this as a general election campaign opportunity. Regarding the EU, his heart isn’t in one place or another - he will nail May for poor leadership."

Pakistan Corridor, Missing Photographer, & More

While Asia has seemed to be a constant landscape of human rights violations across countries that are blatantly tyrannical, this week we will see...

GM Closure, First Nations, & The Post Strike

"In Halifax, prominent members of First Nations tribes across Canada met for a special summit on self-governance. The primary focus was on the self-determination of the local Atlantic tribe the Mi'kmaq. Much of the summit focused on the quality of life differences experienced by indigenous tribes and the push for sovereignty for First Nations tribes."

May Shows Her Colours & Royals Cough Up To US

Relationship With EU Post-Withdrawal Settled The UK and EU have settled on terms for their relationship post-Brexit and will be finalized this weekend. Prime Minister...

Singapore Seized Computers & Myanmar Military

We come back to a few parallel stories as a result of larger continuing stories from the past few weeks. With the continued atrocities...

Yes To Guns, No To Post, & Yikes For RCMP

Today on the Canadian News Roundup I'll cover some interesting stories from the Great White North. We have Scheer taking a stance on handguns,...
EU/UK

How Bad Is May’s Brexit Deal? Very

Over 21 Members of Parliament have submitted letters of no-confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May’s leadership after submitting a Brexit deal plan that pleases...

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