EU ready for ‘hard’ talks with Brexit Britain, warns on Irish border

BRUSSELS — The European Union is ready for talks on future ties with Brexit Britain ranging from trade to security but the process will be “very hard” and could fail if London does not secure the Irish border as earlier agreed, ministers said on Tuesday. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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Chris Selley: Let’s kill The Canadian, surely the First World’s most dysfunctional train

With the Ontario Provincial Police somehow finally roused to action in Tyendinaga, Ont., it seems the CN railway blockade may not last its third week. This outstanding achievement in law enforcement will come as a relief in particular to the nation’s business community, people who enjoy staple foods, and the propane-dependent. The minority of travellers […]

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Egyptian presidency mourns Mubarak as ‘war hero’ and offers condolences to family – statement

CAIRO — Egypt’s presidency said in a statement on Tuesday that it mourned the death of ousted President Hosni Mubarak as a “military leader and war hero” and has offered its condolences to his family. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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‘Oh Hell Naw’: Woman Calls Kandi Burruss’ Kids ‘Ugly’ and Fans Leap to the ‘RHOA’ Star Defense

Look here, Kandi Burruss said there ain’t gon’ be no calling her out of her name or calling her babies ugly! While giving fans an update on her life, the O.G. “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member shared why she made her phone number available to the public, as well as how she enjoys interacting […]

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South Korean Crisis-Response Coordinator Commits Suicide As Cases Near 1,000: Live Updates

South Korean Crisis-Response Coordinator Commits Suicide As Cases Near 1,000: Live Updates Update (0650ET): It’s not even 7 am in the US, and it looks like a new outbreak is beginning in Central Europe. Local news agencies report that Croatia has confirmed its first case, while the Austrian Province of Tyrol has confirmed two cases. […]

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Jonathan Kay: Canada’s cultural elites have seen the enemy — and it is Canadians

If you’re interested in history, there’s no better podcast than Mike Duncan’s “Revolutions,” which takes listeners through detailed accounts of the great historical upheavals of the last 400 years. Canada gets scant treatment, of course, since this country never truly witnessed a real revolution. But we do get a significant cameo during Duncan’s 15-episode arc […]

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Turkish-backed rebels say they seized town in Syria’s Idlib in first advance

ANKARA/AMMAN — Syrian rebels backed by the Turkish military have seized the town of Nairab in northwest Syria’s Idlib province, Turkish and rebel officials said on Tuesday, the first area to be taken back from advancing Syrian government forces. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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