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Bill Morneau tries to calm tax-reform fears of farmers and fishers Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau is expected to announce changes today to his controversial tax proposals to address the concerns of farmers and fishers. The event begins at 9:15 a.m. ET in Erinsville, Ont. and will carry it live. | Oct 19, 2017 12:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. university spending over $500K on security for speech by 'radical white separatist' Hundreds of police will be deployed at the University of Florida today as thousands are poised to protest a speech by an avowed white nationalist. The event prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency. | Oct 19, 2017 12:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
North Korea threatens 'unimaginable strike' on US ship State news agency describes USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier as a prime 'target' as it carries out war games.
Al Jazeera | Oct 19, 2017 12:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Governments grappling with how to keep pot bought online out of the hands of underage users The Liberal government's point man on pot legalization says strict safeguards will be put in place for home delivery of the drug once it is available for purchase online as planned. | Oct 19, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sears managers, execs will still pocket big cash bonuses even though retailer is closing Sears Canada will pay a final $2.8 million in retention bonuses to 36 head office staff, even though the retailers restructuring efforts failed and the company is closing its remaining 130 stores. | Oct 19, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Quebec law banning face coverings is neither neutral nor constitutional To meet the Charter's requirements, the benefit of a law needs to outweigh the harms imposed, and here religious freedoms will be violated for entirely illusory benefits. | Oct 19, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Politics: the latest fashion accessory for the super-rich You're a billionaire. What next? Why not run a country? Politics at the top the latest fashion accessory for the very rich. Take the Czech Republic's Andrej Babis, who is poised to become the country's next prime minister. | Oct 19, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Catalonia leader will declare independence if government takes control of region Catalonia's leader has threatened to explicitly declare independence from Spain if no talks are offered and central authorities follow through on a threat to take control of the region's semi-autonomous powers. | Oct 19, 2017 08:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Catalonia to press ahead with independence if Spain imposes direct rule In an unprecedented move since Spain returned to democracy in the late 1970s, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will impose direct rule in Catalonia unless the region's leader, Carles Puigdemont, retracts by 4 a.m. ET an ambiguous declaration of indepe | Oct 19, 2017 12:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'I felt a burning sensation': Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre The gunman who unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history first wounded an unsuspecting hotel security guard who promptly radioed for help, according to a TV interview broadcast with the guard and a hotel building engineer whose life he | Oct 19, 2017 12:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend