UK PM Johnson on right side of the law over Brexit delay letter – lawyer

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on the right side of the law after he reluctantly sent a letter requesting a Brexit delay at his opponents’ behest, a lawyer who has worked on high-profile cases challenging the government said on Monday. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost

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Rugby-Springboks know chances against Wales will be few and far between

TOKYO — For all of South Africa’s physical dominance of Japan in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final on Sunday, the Springboks are aware that they were lucky to get away with a 26-3 win after they squandered several point-scoring opportunities. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost

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N.Irish DUP lawmaker: we shall not support EU customs union proposal

LONDON — A lawmaker from the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party said on Monday that it would not support a possible amendment to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal that would put the United Kingdom in a customs union with the European Union. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost

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White House race shake-up: ‘Bloomberg is in if Biden is out’

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is at it again – teasing a presidential run. At 77, he won’t even be the oldest in the field, and the billionaire is certainly not short of funding to be able to throw his hat in the ring.Over the past several weeks, he’s signalled renewed interest in the […]

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‘Hung Parliament’ could give Governor General tricky line to walk

OTTAWA — With Canada facing a potential minority government after votes are cast Monday, Governor General Julie Payette, the former astronaut who has shown a propensity for bucking tradition and doing things her own way during her two years in office, could have a critical role to play in what follows. Read More …read more […]

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Liberals bracing for losses in Atlantic Canada as polls open on the East Coast

HALIFAX — Four years after Atlantic Canadians gave Justin Trudeau a sweeping electoral endorsement — handing his Liberals all 32 of the region’s seats — the party is bracing for losses that could have a significant impact on the final tally later tonight. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost

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