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    What they said: Three leaders on foreign policy
    Sep29

    What they said: Three leaders on foreign policy

    On accepting Syrian refugees: What image do we want to project on the world stage? Do we want a closed-off image of Canada, a laggard? Or an image of Canada that respects human rights?” – NDP Leader Tom Mulcair Security has always been a concern, and we have always been capable of striking a balance. – Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau I think...

    Obama and Putin hold first tête-à-tête in years and it’s all ‘very good’
    Sep29

    Obama and Putin hold first tête-à-tête in years and it’s all ‘very good’

    You could see it on their emotionless faces and in their mirthless handshake — Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin would have preferred to have been somewhere else, anywhere perhaps other than sitting face to face with one another in New York City on Monday. But there they were, the presidents of the United States and Russia, toasting each other,...

    Obama and Putin duel over Islamic State, Ukraine in UN speeches
    Sep29

    Obama and Putin duel over Islamic State, Ukraine in UN speeches

    The post Obama and Putin duel over Islamic State, Ukraine in UN speeches appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...

    Here’s everything coming to Netflix in October
    Sep29

    Here’s everything coming to Netflix in October

    September’s nearly through and Netflix just announced its lineup of new releases for the month of October. It’s a good one. With all your favorite shows coming back to TV, the streaming site has a lot of series for you to catch up on from “Arrow” to “American Horror Story.” There are also a lot of Netflix...

    Obama And Putin Share Icy Exchange During First Formal Meeting In Two Years
    Sep29

    Obama And Putin Share Icy Exchange During First Formal Meeting In Two Years

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With a stony-faced handshake, U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday began their first formal meeting in more than two years, a discussion expected to lay bare their deep differences over the chaos in Syria.The meeting came hours after the leaders outlined their contrasting visions...

    10 Things Canada’s Human Rights Policy Should Include
    Sep29

    10 Things Canada’s Human Rights Policy Should Include

    Thus far, election discourse has been dominated by exchanges on the economy and related issues such as jobs, growth, taxes, and the like, and where the term “middle class” has become metaphor and message of that discourse. Accordingly, the Munk Debates on foreign policy are a welcome addition to the political discourse, particularly as foreign...

    Russia To Ban Ukrainian Air Traffic In Retaliatory Move
    Sep29

    Russia To Ban Ukrainian Air Traffic In Retaliatory Move

    Russia is closing its airspace to Ukrainian airlines starting October 25 in reprisal for a ban that Ukraine imposed last week on Russian carriers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    #FreeSavchenko Day Seeks Release of Ukrainian Pilot From Russian Prison
    Sep29

    #FreeSavchenko Day Seeks Release of Ukrainian Pilot From Russian Prison

    Push for Savchenko’s freedom comes as Putin, Obama meet to discuss Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Atlantic Daily: Water on Mars, United Nations in New York, Donald Trump on Taxes
    Sep29

    The Atlantic Daily: Water on Mars, United Nations in New York, Donald Trump on Taxes

    What We’re Following: Buzz Aldrin Is Freaking Out Right Now Because NASA confirmed there is water on Mars. “Not just hunks of ice or evidence of ancient, dried-up oceans—but wet, trickling, salty droplets of water on Mars right now,” as Adrienne LaFrance perspectives, and share your own, here. Verbs Pumpkin spice lattes scorned, “Dismaland”...

    Obama and Putin Meet to Discuss Syria
    Sep29

    Obama and Putin Meet to Discuss Syria

    UNITED NATIONS — With a stony-faced handshake, U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday began their first formal meeting in more than two years, a discussion expected to lay bare their deep differences over the chaos in Syria. The meeting came hours after the leaders outlined their contrasting visions for...