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The story behind the world's first private refugee sponsorship program

Forty years ago, an estimated three million Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, Vietnamese and ethnic Chinese people fled their homes following the ...


How minority governments can influence foreign policy

When Stephen Harper's government was defeated in 2015, we tried to figure out what drove its thinking on foreign policy. ...


The digital economy's environmental footprint is threatening the planet

Modern society has given significant attention to the promises of the digital economy over the past decade. But it has ...


3 injured in Toronto's shooting

North York [Canada], Dec 08 (ANI): Three people have suffered injuries in shooting in North York on Saturday [local time], ...


International

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Mounting alarm over treatment of protesters in Iran

GENEVA, Switzerland - In the wake of recent protests in Iran, the top United Nations human rights official expressed alarm ...

Scores perish in factory blaze in Indian capital

DELHI, India - Dozens of people have died in a fire in a large factory in Delhi.Fire engines streamed through ...

UK and U.S. officials charge two Russian nationals after hacking spree

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Justice last week joined with the U.S. Department of State and the United ...

A Critique of Ferguson and Maxwell

I have already written a short critique of the majority ruling, and here I wish to expand some of its ...

Second shooting at U.S. Navy base this week leaves four dead

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. investigators are trying to determine what caused a Saudi air force pilot in the United States ...

The $120,000 banana: how to have your art and eat it

For his latest work at the international Art Basel fair, Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan bought a banana, duct-taped it to ...

North America

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Second shooting at U.S. Navy base this week leaves four dead

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. investigators are trying to determine what caused a Saudi air force pilot in the United States ...

The $120,000 banana: how to have your art and eat it

For his latest work at the international Art Basel fair, Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan bought a banana, duct-taped it to ...

Former US Fed Reserve chairman Paul Volcker dies at 92

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 9 (ANI): Paul Volcker, who served as the former chairman of the US Federal Reserve under ...

Michelle Obama, Julia Roberts urge Vietnam girls to stay in school

Former US first lady Michelle Obama and Hollywood A-lister Julia Roberts toured a high school in rural Vietnam on Monday, ...

Britain's Spies Probe Russian Election Meddling

Britain's cybersecurity agency is investigating whether state-sponsored Russian hackers were behind the leaks of British government documents used by opposition ...

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Vince leaves Paarl Rocks to join Big Bash on eve of MSL final

Cape Town - England Cricket World Cup winner James Vince has left the Paarl Rocks team to join the Sydney ...


French judge tasked with Qatar 2022 World Cup inquiry

Paris - French prosecutors said Monday that they had handed to an investigating judge their inquiry into suspected corruption in ...


Benzema could face trial over sextape allegations

Paris - Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema may be facing a criminal trial after France's highest court of appeal on ...


Nuno impressed by Wolves' attitude

Cape Town - Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo relished his team's fighting spirit as they improved their unbeaten streak in ...


'A coach's suitcase is always ready,' says under-pressure Ancelotti

Milan - Under-pressure Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti said "a coach's suitcase is always ready" ahead of Tuesday's crunch final Champions ...


Lampard challenges young Chelsea players to step up

London - Frank Lampard has challenged his young Chelsea players to "make a mark" ahead of their crucial Champions League ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...