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October 22, 2018 3:18 AM Prime Minister formally apologizes to Australian child sex abuse victims

The government will also commit to reporting every year for the next five years on the progress of the royal commission’s recommendations. It has already accepted 104 of the commission’s 122 recommendations, including a redress payments program, with the other 18 still under examination. The government has also established a new office of child safety 5

October 22, 2018 12:10 AM Jordan plans to revoke parts of its peace treaty with Israel

JERUSALEM—Jordan’s King Abdullah II announced Sunday that he does not plan to renew parts of the country’s 24-year-old peace agreement with Israel, amid public pressure to rebuke the Israeli government following the U.S. Embassy’s move to Jerusalem and ongoing violence in Gaza. In Israel, the announcement was received with surprise. Analysts said it was a populist 6

October 20, 2018 1:48 PM Australia’s ruling coalition forced into minority government

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Australia’s ruling coalition was forced into minority government on Saturday after a massive swing against its senior partner, the Liberal Party, in a byelection for the seat of the prime minister the party itself had dismissed. In a stinging backlash from the electorate after the fourth toppling of an Australian leader by internal 10

October 19, 2018 11:47 AM Turkey suggests Khashoggi’s remains taken out of consulate

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who visited Saudi Arabia and Turkey this week, told reporters on a plane to Mexico that he’s neither seen nor heard such a recording. Citing an anonymous senior Turkish official, ABC News reported on Thursday that Pompeo heard the alleged recording during meetings in Turkey and received a transcript of it. Turkish 7

October 17, 2018 8:30 PM Cannabis-filled films you can watch legally

TORONTO—Mary Jane and the movies have been a long-time pairing, from 1936’s propaganda film Reefer Madness to contemporary onscreen stoners like Vancouver’s Seth Rogen. Reefer Madness: Worth watching just to see how far viewpoints on cannabis have changed since the 1930s. Louis J. Gasnier’s black-and-white fictional film became unintentional satire over the years 9

October 16, 2018 6:04 PM Ethiopia’s new Cabinet made up of 50 per cent women

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA—Ethiopia’s new Cabinet is now a record 50 per cent female, including the country’s first woman defence minister, after lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously approved the nominations put forward by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. “Our women ministers will disprove the old adage that women can’t lead,” Abiy said while presenting his choices 12

October 12, 2018 3:34 PM Canada ‘clear, strong’ with Saudi Arabia on human rights, Trudeau says

WASHINGTON—Justin Trudeau says Canada has been and continues to be clear and strong with the kingdom of Saudi Arabia about defending human rights. The prime minister also says Canada has “serious issues” around reports about the disappearance of U.S. journalist Jamal Khashoggi, although he says there is still more to learn before he’ll comment further 14

October 11, 2018 12:10 PM Justin Trudeau praises Michaelle Jean at Francophonie summit

YEREVAN, ARMENIA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid tribute to Michaelle Jean in his speech at the opening of the summit of la Francophonie on Thursday in Armenia, just hours before the former governor general finds out whether she’ll be able to continue on as secretary general. Jean, who has been in the top job at the organization of French-speaking 13

October 10, 2018 10:03 PM Auston Matthews has forced himself into the greatest-player-in-the-world conversation

Auston Matthews is on pace for 143.5 goals this season, but if anybody offers a wager, take the under. John Tavares is on pace for 123, but the same rule applies. The last time two teammates scored at least six goals in their first four games one of them was named Wayne Gretzky, and the other merely reached the Hall of Fame. It’s a good start. Look, the Toronto 12

October 10, 2018 7:19 PM EU says Brexit deal ‘within reach’ if negotiations make progress before summit

BRUSSELS—The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator said Wednesday that an agreement on Britain’s exit “is within reach,” if negotiations make progress before a summit next week. Michel Barnier said that up to 85 per cent of the work is done on the deal for the U.K’s departure and post-Brexit relationship with the EU, but the issue of ensuring a transparent 12