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Canadians will be able to buy bonds to support Ukraine, prime minister says

Canadians will be able to buy bonds to support Ukraine, prime minister says

WINNIPEG — The federal government is issuing new savings bonds to raise money for Ukraine and is imposing sanctions on 35 more Russians.
Advocates urge Ottawa to remove quota on Afghan refugee sponsorship program

Advocates urge Ottawa to remove quota on Afghan refugee sponsorship program

TORONTO — A group of advocates is urging the federal government to remove the limit on applications to sponsor certain Afghan refugees in Canada – or at least stop counting rejected applications towards it.
As Canada faces potential recession, Freeland to give fall economic statement Nov. 3

As Canada faces potential recession, Freeland to give fall economic statement Nov. 3

OTTAWA — A looming recession and Canada's need to keep up with the United States on clean energy investments will be front and centre next week when Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland delivers her fall mini-budget.
Abortion foes seek ouster of 5 Kansas Supreme Court justices

Abortion foes seek ouster of 5 Kansas Supreme Court justices

TOPEKA, Kan.
Hundreds of anti-fascists march in Mussolini's birthplace

Hundreds of anti-fascists march in Mussolini's birthplace

PREDAPPIO, Italy (AP) — About 1,000 anti-fascists celebrated the anniversary of the 1944 liberation of Benito Mussolini’s birthplace Friday, as scattered fascist nostalgics quietly marked the 100th anniversary of the March on Rome that brought the It
UK delays calling N Ireland election amid Brexit impasse

UK delays calling N Ireland election amid Brexit impasse

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland's political deadlock deepened Friday when the U.K. government delayed calling an early election for the Belfast-based Assembly after a deadline to restore the mothballed administration expired.
Renewed clashes in east Congo send residents fleeing

Renewed clashes in east Congo send residents fleeing

GOMA, Congo (AP) — Renewed clashes between government soldiers and M23 rebels in eastern Congo forced more people from their homes Friday, deepening a crisis that the U.N. says already displaced 40,000 in a week's time.

Belarus lists military unit members among 625 'extremists'

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Authorities in Belarus on Friday added 625 people with alleged ties to “extremists” to a list that prohibits them from holding public office and other activities, further ramping up pressure on the beleaguered opposition.
US sanctions Iranian group that put bounty on Rushdie's life

US sanctions Iranian group that put bounty on Rushdie's life

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is imposing financial penalties on an Iranian-based organization that raised money to target British-American author Salman Rushdie, who was violently attacked in August at a literary event.
Outgoing senators backing US recognition for 2 state tribes

Outgoing senators backing US recognition for 2 state tribes

MOUNT VERNON, Ala. (AP) — Testifying before Congress, Chief Framon Weaver said his Alabama-based tribe, with roots dating back to the 1830s, held a distinction no one else wanted when it came to being recognized by the U.S.
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