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July 15, 2018 12:51 PM Trump told Theresa May to ‘sue the EU’ over Brexit, she says

LONDON—Donald Trump has advised British Prime Minister Theresa May to “sue” the European Union to resolve the tense negotiations over Britain’s impending exit from the bloc. The American president told reporters Friday at a joint press conference with May that he had given the British leader a suggestion that she found too “brutal.” Asked Sunday on the BBC’s 6

July 12, 2018 10:23 PM Trump says, ‘They like me a lot in the U.K.’ 100,000 protesters may disagree

Trump arrived around 1:45 p.m. Thursday, straight from the NATO summit. The first protest, described as “the wall of sound,” is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., when Trump heads to Winfield House, the residence of the U.S. ambassador, in Regent’s Park in London. That’s where he will spend the night. Activists planned to stir up as much noise as possible and play harrowing 7

July 5, 2018 5:41 PM ‘Trump baby’ blimp to fly over London during U.S. president’s visit

Activist Leo Murray, one of those behind the blimp, said Thursday that City Hall “originally told us that they didn’t recognize Trump Baby as legitimate protest. But, following a huge groundswell of public support for our plan, it looks like City Hall has rediscovered its sense of humour.” Anti-Trump protests are planned in London — a city the president 46

June 23, 2018 2:26 AM Hundreds of women march in Rio to demand legal abortion

RIO DE JANEIRO—Hundreds of women marched in Rio de Janeiro on Friday to demand the legalization of abortion in Brazil. The march followed a breakthrough for abortion supporters in neighbouring Argentina, where the lower house of Congress approved a bill this month that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Carrying banners 13

June 14, 2018 1:42 PM Greek opposition head plans to call no-confidence vote over Macedonia name deal

Tsipras has a four-seat majority in the 300-member parliament, but the name deal has led to a rift within the government. The stance of Defence Minister Panos Kammenos, who heads the coalition’s junior partner, the right-wing Independent Greeks party, will be crucial. Kammenos said before the deal was announced that he would oppose the agreement in a parliamentary 20

June 8, 2018 2:00 PM Trump keeps up Twitter salvos at Trudeau and supply management as he arrives at G7

U.S. president says Canada's protection of dairy farmers killing U.S. agricultural interests U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived for the G7 meeting in Quebec, where he faces the prospect of an awkward encounter with host Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — a leader he has spent the better part of the last 24 hours attacking on Twitter as an economic 15

June 7, 2018 5:18 PM The week that was: A soccer tackle becomes a law-school question and a bridge turns into a double-zedder

REPURPOSED:The tackle that forced Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah off the field in the Champions League final. It’s become a question in a law exam. Syrian Facebook pages showed part of a first-year exam at the University of Damascus, the BBC reports. The question asks why Madrid’s Sergio Ramos, the tackler, can’t be held to account from a criminal law perspective 15

June 7, 2018 4:41 PM G7 protests begin as leaders’ summit kicks off in Quebec

While the G7 summit will be held in La Malbaie, diverse groups including unions, aid organizations and anti-capitalists are expected to protest in the provincial capital. Others were gathering near the summit site itself, in an area officially designated for speaking out. Byrnes said it would be “too bad” if the often-violent clashes that occur between 15

June 6, 2018 10:37 PM Why your vote is a terrible thing to waste

Recent polling conducted for the Toronto Star and Ryerson University by Campaign Research showed that the biggest single reason given by New Canadians and young Ontarians for not voting was that they think they are ineligible: They haven’t received voting cards in the mail, because they were never added to the electoral list. But even without those voting 19

May 28, 2018 7:06 PM Elizabeth May pleads guilty to criminal contempt for pipeline protest

The Green Party leader must pay $1,500 fine for arrest at Kinder Morgan's Burnaby Mountain facility Green Party Leader Elizabeth May has pleaded guilty in B.C. Supreme Court to criminal contempt for her role in a Trans Mountain pipeline protest. The 63-year-old politician initially was ordered in court Monday morning to pay a $500 fine. Then Justice 28