Monday, November 28, 2022

Trudeau pirogues Parliament, ending WE investigations and leaving Commons empty for weeks

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prorogued Parliament Tuesday, ending damaging committee investigations into his government’s WE scandal and leaving the House of Commons on the sidelines during a global crisis.(National Post)

The world is a better place without Qassem Soleimani

Trump made it clear that he would not tolerate attacks on Americans and after the Iranian assault on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, which trashed the reception centre and required the Marines to tear-gas the mob, the Iranian ruler Ayatollah Khamenei gloated on Jan. 2 that there was “Not a damn thing (Trump) can do about it.” There was and he did, and Trump warned that if there were any retaliation that injured Americans the response would be “immediate and disproportionate.” (National Post)

Divided in Vancouver: Duelling Hong Kong protests

Pro-Hong Kong and pro-Beijing protesters faced off against each other for the second day in a row in Vancouver, a sign of tensions in Hong Kong spilling over into the Chinese diaspora in B.C. (The Province)

Julian Assange rape investigation dropped by Sweden

Sweden dropped a preliminary investigation Tuesday into an alleged rape by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Deputy Chief Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson made the announcement as she gave an update on the Swedish case, saying the rape investigation has been discontinued. (Fox News)

Rochester rocked by third night of Daniel Prude protests

Violence erupted on the third night of protests in Rochester against the death of Daniel Prude, with anti-police demonstrators terrorizing diners inside a restaurant and setting off what looked like fireworks near officers. (New York Post)

New crime data contradicts government gun plans

The latest crime data released by Statistics Canada make a mockery of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s posturing on gun violence. (Edmonton Sun)
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    TAPACHULA, Mexico - Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. stretched out on rain-soaked sidewalks, benches and public plazas in the southern Mexico city of Tapachula, worn down by another day's march under a blazing sun. (CTV)

    FBI officials discussed ‘media leak strategy’ ahead of major Trump-Russia revelation

    WASHINGTON, DC - Newly released text messages show disgraced FBI official Peter Strzok asked to speak to former FBI lawyer Lisa Page about a “media leak strategy” during a crucial period of the Trump-Russia investigation in 2017. (Daily Caller)

    Jody Wilson-Raybould takes a wrecking ball to the House of Commons

    Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould took a wrecking ball to the House of Commons today with her testimony before the Standing Committee on Justice when she described the pressure, direct and indirect, interference applied to her and her Chief of Staff to abandon the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin over bribery charges resulting from business dealings in Libya. (True North)
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