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Trudeau to Meet with U.K. and Japanese Prime Ministers Ahead of G7 Summit

Trudeau to Meet with U.K. and Japanese Prime Ministers Ahead of G7 Summit

By Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a bilateral meeting during the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

BIARRITZ, France — As leaders of the now-fractious Group of Seven countries gathered in France on Saturday, even the weather seemed divided.

Beams of sunlight cut through dark clouds as the G7 leaders paraded in for a greeting from French President Emmanuel Macron at the launch of this year’s summit, which is expected to be driven by debates over the merits of free trade and nationalism.

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Trump Pardons Conrad Black for 2007 Fraud Convictions in U.S.

Trump Pardons Conrad Black for 2007 Fraud Convictions in U.S.

By The Associated Press

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President Donald Trump has granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump. Conrad Black poses at the University Club in Toronto on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump.

Black’s media empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times and The Daily Telegraph of London.

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Canada Signs onto New NAFTA Despite the Persistence of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Canada Signs onto New NAFTA Despite the Persistence of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

By Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right to left, participates in a signing ceremony for the new North American Free Trade Agreement with President of the United States Donald Trump and President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Signing on to a revamped NAFTA alleviates the serious economic uncertainty that lingered throughout the negotiating process, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday while flanked by U.S. President Donald Trump and outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at a highly-anticipated formalizing of the trade pact in Buenos Aires.

Uncertainty would have only worsened and caused additional economic damage had the deal not been reached, Trudeau added.

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Asylum Seeker’s Death Failure by Ottawa to Get Trump to Change Policies: Premier

Asylum Seeker’s Death Failure by Ottawa to Get Trump to Change Policies: Premier

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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Migrants from cross into Canada from the United States by walking down a train track early Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, into the town of Emerson, Man. Officials with an organization that helps asylum seekers says their greatest fear has been that someone dies while trying to illegally cross into Canada.The body of 57-year-old Mavis Otuteye, who authorities believe was a citizen of Ghana in western Africa, was found Friday in a field close to the Canadian border near the Minnesota town of Noyes, according to the Kittson County Sheriff’s Office. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says the federal government has failed to reduce the risk in illicit border crossings because it has not tried to persuade the U.S. president to soften his immigration and deportation policies.

A woman who authorities believe was originally from Ghana was found dead from apparent hypothermia near the U.S.-Manitoba border on Friday. Mavis Otuteye, 57, was found roughly one kilometre south of the border near Noyes in a remote part of northwestern Minnesota.

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Currie: Where’s the Class in This U.S. Election Cycle?

Currie: Where’s the Class in This U.S. Election Cycle?

By Roger Currie

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shake hands after the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

With just over two weeks to go until voting day, many Americans are feeling a strange mix of mostly negative emotions about the truly bizarre campaign involving Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

“How on earth did we get here?” some of them are no doubt asking. Just when you think it can’t sink any lower, the Donald hits the down button once again. This is not to suggest that Hillary has held the bar up very high either. A charitable view might suggest that the Democratic nominee is the victim of what the late Jack Matheson used to call the “Bozo Syndrome.”

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How Amish See Donald Trump, Whom They’ve Never Heard Speak

How Amish See Donald Trump, Whom They’ve Never Heard Speak

By Alexander Panetta, The Associated Press

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump applauds after singing the National Anthem during a rally at the Anaheim Convention Center, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

INTERCOURSE, Pa. – On the outskirts of a town called Intercourse, an entire community of people has survived this election season with the chastity of its eardrums never once penetrated by the sound of Donald Trump‘s voice.

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