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May Loses Again, No Deal Opposed, & ID For Porn???

"The cabinet proposed 21 days to prepare a Plan B if the House decided that it did still not support May’s deal on Brexit. MPs voted down this proposal, meaning May has three days to come up with something substantial." Writes James Smith in this week's roundup. Don't forget to check out his weekly column on Being Libertarian every monday as well!
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China Meeting With North Korea & Saudi Refugee

"Kim Jong Un visited China this last week which is interested as it is prior to the next US-North Korea Summit. In Thailand is a developing story where a Saudi Arabian woman locked herself into a Thai hotel to escape having to return to Saudi Arabia. China is coming under the microscope as their censorship policies are going to be upgraded this year with the new challenges of 2019." All in this week's South & East Asian News Roundup

Gidimt’en Block Pipeline, Trudeau Breaks Rules, & Tax Hikes

"This week we’ll be diving into important federal tax changes, an indigenous tribe from First Nations expects RCMP push back, and Trudeau in hot water over a new video."
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Hong Kong Yellow Umbrella Movement & North Korea Denuclearization

Hong Kong Yellow Umbrella movement? Yes really.

Calorie Caps & Economic Uncertainty

"It is speculated that Hunt’s latest move might be a genuine response to stories like these, combating what is seen as a politically correct orthodoxy that gives some religious minorities a free pass as egregious crimes are missed."
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Human Rights Lawyer Jailed, Attack In Afganistan, & IP Law Woes

"In Afghanistan, there’s an attack on a government building in Kabul so far with 47 confirmed killed. In China, there’s a new bid for a law on intellectual property amidst the trade war with the US and there’s a human rights lawyer who was on trial the day after Christmas."

“Stupid Woman” May Thankful Eyes Diverted From No Deal Plans

After Jeremy Corbyn was thoroughly humiliated by the Prime Minister’s “pantomime” gag regarding this half-a-job, footage was taken of the opposition leader mouthing what looked like, “stupid woman” directed at May. This sparked hours of debate in the Commons about the appropriate response - Speaker of the House John Bercow did not witness the incident so could not make a judgment.

Electoral Reform Bill Passes & Carbon Tax Support

"This week on the Canadian News roundup we see bill C-76 on electoral reform passing, support for carbon tax from private businesses, and more."

Obamacare Out, White House Staff In

Our healthcare laws could see a rapid change, end-of-year staff shake-ups continue in the White House, and another funding deadline means another shutdown threat....

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Malaysia Goes Nationalistic, & Cotton On The Moon

"The news this week is quite spicy compared to other weeks as we’re looking at two things involving China and the passage of a nationalistic law in Malaysia." This week's is a good one!
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Bad Arguments Vol. 30 – “Don’t You Lock Your Door?”

"In my personal opinion, there have been valid and consideration-worthy arguments from both sides...Both sides have their talking points, each of which carries its own weight. The “lock your door” argument is not among them."

Ridesharing Restricted, Canadian To Be Killed, & Shelter Shutdown

Welcome back to the Canadian News Roundup where each week we look at major news from across the Great White North. This week: A...