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November 6, 2018 10:31 PM Justin Trudeau treads carefully on U.S. election day

While Americans were rendering their verdict on Donald Trump’s politics on Tuesday, Justin Trudeau was on CNN, talking about the “elephant and moose” relationship between Canada and the United States. Canada is still “massively outweighed” in that metaphor, Trudeau told CNN interviewer Poppy Harlow, but “will stand securely in our own strength and our own approach 14

November 2, 2018 1:03 PM Boston Marathon bomber’s friend deported to Kazakhstan

DALLAS, TEXAS—Immigration officials say a college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been deported to his native Kazakhstan after he was convicted of concealing evidence in the case. Dias Kadyrbayev was sentenced in 2015 to six years in prison for removing items from Tsarnaev’s dorm room at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 9

October 30, 2018 11:49 PM GOP house member denounces fellow Republican for ‘hate’ comments

King has a long history of incendiary remarks on race and immigration throughout his 16 years in Congress. Last year, King was widely criticized after he declared in a tweet that he agreed with far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders that “our civilization” cannot be restored “with somebody else’s babies.” But the lawmaker’s actions have drawn increased 14

October 30, 2018 11:49 AM Trump eyeing executive order to end citizenship for children of non-citizens born on U.S. soil

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that would seek to end the right to U.S. citizenship for children of noncitizens born on U.S. soil, he said in a television interview taped on Monday. The move, which many legal experts say runs afoul of the Constitution, would be the boldest yet by a president elected to office 12

October 29, 2018 7:04 PM Yazidi refugee woman urges government for help navigating new world

Adiba, 27, fled her home in northern Iraq’s Sinjar district after Daesh, also known as ISIS and ISIL, militants massacred Yazidi villages, capturing women as sex slaves, and says some of her family members were among the 10,000 Yazidis who were killed in the genocide. Her parents are still living in a refugee camp in Kurdistan and she did not use her last name out of fear for their 12

October 29, 2018 5:15 PM American Apparel is staging a comeback with a few twists and a Canadian owner

TORONTO—One of America’s most controversial clothing brands is making a comeback, but ditching some of its signature traits. American Apparel will return to the Canadian market with an online store on Nov 1., a year after its bankruptcy and closure. This time the brand will be Canadian-owned and for now, won’t have any physical stores in the country 10

October 19, 2018 2:28 PM Migrants prepare to cross Guatemala-Mexico border

TECUN UMAN, GUATEMALA—Members of a 3,000-strong U.S.-bound migrant caravan massed in a Guatemalan border town and prepared to begin crossing the muddy Suchiate River to Mexico Friday, in spite of U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats of retaliation. The first members of the group began arriving in Tecun Uman on buses and trucks early Thursday, but the bulk of the caravan 15

October 11, 2018 4:55 PM U.S. border ban on Canadian cannabis workers lifted

VANCOUVER—Canadians who work in the domestic cannabis industry will be allowed free entry to the United States according to an update made quietly on Tuesday to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s policy on cannabis and the border. The update came with little fanfare but it indicates an enormous shift in a policy stance that had generated fears 15

October 9, 2018 1:37 PM Jeff Sessions joins European talks on terrorism, migration

The officials held talks Monday night on immigration, despite the starkly different views between Italy’s anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and others, including the French hosts who are seeking a regionwide solution to migrant arrivals. The interior ministers of Britain, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland and Morocco are taking part. Sessions 17

October 6, 2018 3:59 PM Britain expresses concern over Hong Kong speech rights

Rights groups have called the visa rejection the latest sign of Beijing’s expanding restrictions on the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The London-based Financial Times said in a statement that it was given no reason why Asia editor Mallet’s application was rejected. “This is the first time we have encountered this situation in Hong Kong,” it said. In response 15