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Canadian returns “cursed” artifacts stolen from Pompeii

A Canadian tourist has returned artifacts stolen from the ancient site of Pompeii, claiming they are “bad luck”. The 36-year-old woman, identified only as Nicole, sent a package of the relics and a note saying she had taken them to a local travel agent in Campania, Italy, the Telegraph reported. “Take them back, please, they bring bad luck,” the woman …

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Trudeau Throne Speech: Why This is a Big Moment for the Canadian Prime Minister

Image rights AFP via Getty Images Image description Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will unveil his agenda for Canadian pandemic recovery As Canada’s parliament returns and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tries to put an ethics scandal behind him, his government will reveal its plans on Tuesday for responding and recovering from the country’s pandemic. The last time Mr. Trudeau’s government …

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Woman suspected of sending ricin to the White House, arrested near the Canadian border

An arrest was made while investigating an envelope addressed to the White House that was intercepted on Saturday and classified as “suspicious”, the FBI said in a statement on Sunday. The Associated Press reported, citing three police officers, that a woman was arrested on the New York-Canada border. She is suspected of sending an envelope containing poison ricin. The woman …

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Canadian police make arrests as tempers flare up in the lobster feud

Image rights Getty Images Image description Lobster is Nova Scotia’s most valuable seafood export Police in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia have arrested two people amid mounting tensions over an indigenous lobster fishery. Officers arrested two people for assault when crowds gathered to mark the launch. Members of the Sipekne’katik First Nation claim they have the right to issue …

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Canadian police make arrests as tempers flare up in the lobster feud

Image rights Getty Images Image description Lobster is Nova Scotia’s most valuable seafood export Police in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia have arrested two people amid mounting tensions over an indigenous lobster fishery. Officers arrested two people for assault when crowds gathered to mark the launch. Members of the Sipekne’katik First Nation claim they have the right to issue …

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Canadian protesters tear down the statue of the nation’s first prime minister charged with racist politics

Canadian activists have reportedly demolished a statue of the nation’s first prime minister whose policies resulted in the deaths of many indigenous peoples. A video showed the moment protesters were able to pull down the statue of Sir John A MacDonald, his head ricocheting after the statue hit the ground. A protester who then posed his head for a photo, …

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Canadian brewery apologizes for Maori pubic hair beer

Image rights Reuters Image description The Canadian company said it used the word to mean its beer was “feather light”. A Canadian brewery apologized for unwittingly naming one of their beers after a Maori word commonly used for pubic hair. Hell’s Basement Brewery in Alberta said they released their Huruhuru Pale Ale two years ago and thought it meant “feather”. …

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China sentenced fourth Canadian to death on drug charge

China has sentenced a fourth Canadian citizen to death on drug charges in less than two years after ties fell sharply over the arrest of an executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei. Ye Jianhui was sentenced by the Foshan Municipal Intermediate Court in southern Guangdong province on Friday. The court said in a short statement that they were found guilty …

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Trump re-introduces U.S. tariffs on raw Canadian aluminum Trump News

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has decided to impose 10 percent tariffs on some Canadian aluminum products to protect US industry from an “increase” in imports, which upset Ottawa and some US groups of companies. Canada promised retaliatory measures as tensions between its close allies increased just weeks after a new continental trade agreement between the US, …

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