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    These are the new faces of Trudeau’s refreshed cabinet
    Jan10

    These are the new faces of Trudeau’s refreshed cabinet

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new changes to his cabinet this afternoon, with an eye to preparing his government for the incoming Trump administration. Between the foreign affairs minister who’s banned from Russia to the new ambassador to the European Union who hasn’t even accepted the job yet, here’s what you need to...

    Rex Tillerson Senate confirmation hearings: what the Senate needs to ask
    Jan10

    Rex Tillerson Senate confirmation hearings: what the Senate needs to ask

    When he sits down Wednesday for his confirmation hearing, Secretary of State-nominee Rex Tillerson will immediately become one of the most unusual picks to be the America’s top diplomat in recent US history. A former ExxonMobil CEO, Rex Tillerson has no experience inside the US government and a long record of working with foreign powers,...

    Trudeau reshuffles cabinet
    Jan10

    Trudeau reshuffles cabinet

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reshuffled his cabinet yesterday to prepare for Donald Trump’s presidency, according several media reports.International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland – credited with reanimating the free trade agreement with the European Union last year – will take over the country’s foreign affairs...

    New U.N. Chief Urges Security Council to Do More to Prevent War
    Jan10

    New U.N. Chief Urges Security Council to Do More to Prevent War

    New United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the Security Council on Tuesday to take more action to prevent conflicts instead of just responding to them as he pledged to strengthen the world body’s mediation capacity. “The United Nations was established to prevent war by binding us in a rules-based international order....

    Trudeau shuffles cabinet, Freeland named top Canada diplomat
    Jan10

    Trudeau shuffles cabinet, Freeland named top Canada diplomat

    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has shaken up his cabinet less than two weeks before Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president. Trudeau on Tuesday named Chrystia Freeland as Canada’s new foreign minister amid worries Trump will renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. Freeland was trade minister...

    Trump wants health care law swiftly replaced
    Jan10

    Trump wants health care law swiftly replaced

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on activities in Congress: (All times EST): 2:09 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump is pushing for an immediate repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, contradicting the wishes of some in his own party. Some Republican lawmakers want to quickly repeal President Barack Obama’s signature legislative...

    Some Senate Republicans are trying to stop Trump from lifting sanctions on Russia
    Jan10

    Some Senate Republicans are trying to stop Trump from lifting sanctions on Russia

    President-elect Donald Trump has made it clear that he wants to build closer ties with Russia. But it’s been difficult to gauge how much his own party, traditionally distrustful of and hostile toward Moscow, is on board with the pivot. The fact that five Republican senators are now backing a new bill — led by a Democrat — to slap additional...

    Latvian expert put in charge of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority
    Jan10

    Latvian expert put in charge of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority

    A Latvian expert on port operations, Raivis Veckagans has been appointed as the acting head of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure announced. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Xi to be First Chinese President to Attend Davos Forum
    Jan10

    Xi to be First Chinese President to Attend Davos Forum

    GENEVA — China’s President Xi Jinping will attend the World Economic Forum next week, becoming the first Chinese head of state to do so at the annual gathering of business leaders, politicians and cultural icons in the Swiss Alpine town of Davos. As part of an official visit to Switzerland, Xi will attend and open the annual economic...

    Monument to WWII Massacre of Poles Ransacked in Ukraine
    Jan10

    Monument to WWII Massacre of Poles Ransacked in Ukraine

    A monument to the victims of a World War II massacre in a western Ukrainian village has been destroyed by vandals, local police said on Tuesday. National Police in the Lviv region said in a statement that vandals destroyed a stone cross in Huta Pieniacka that commemorated Polish villagers who were massacred in 1944 by a Nazi unit mostly composed...