WORLD ON THE RUN II

The Daily Beast – The whole “Scotch and Canadian is ‘whisky’ and Irish and American is ‘whiskey’” thing is tedious, persnickety, a historical bullshit. Quality...

Toronto Star – Most people in Canada’s biggest city now identify as visible minorities, as new census data shows increasing diversity in Toronto and many of...

Associated Press – Survivors will gather at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow servicemen killed in the early morning raid...

BBC – Canadian Gerard Comeau liked to drive to pick up beer in the neighbouring province of Quebec, where he could get a bargain on a...

Politico – North Korea says a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula has become a matter of when, not if, as it continued to lash out...

Bloomberg – The Louvre Abu Dhabi is getting Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi,” which sold last month at a Christie’s auction for $450 million, the most...

ABC News – Firefighters across Southern California are battling four major fires, and brutal Santa Ana winds are expected to continue fanning the flames into Thursday. The weather...

Reuters – The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President...

Toronto Life – Chanel has upgraded its Toronto headquarters from a glass-enclosed corner plot on Bloor Street to a yellow-brick heritage building on Yorkville Avenue. The...

It will hope to get a major boost from hosting the year-long celebration of arts and performance. Read the whole story at BBC News

NPR – Congress, once again, finds itself days away from a potential government shutdown, and a fight over immigration could stand in the way of a...

EU Observer – Cyprus, Greece, Italy, and Israel have signed up to a gas pipeline that would reduce EU dependency on Russia. The EastMed pipeline is to...

Huffington Post – HuffPost recently visited 25 cities across the United States on our Listen to America bus tour. We talked to more than 1,700 people about their...

Franken’s decision follows calls from fellow Democrats to step down Senator accused by more than six women of groping or trying to kiss them Senator...

CNN – Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken will speak from the Senate floor Thursday about his future in office following a raft of allegations he...

Fox News – Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett said Robert Mueller’s probe into President Donald Trump is “illegitimate and corrupt.” Jarrett made the remarks citing...

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