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Pence, Nikki Haley to Address Upcoming AIPAC Conference

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), whose annual policy conference draws more than 15,000 people and is arguably the world’s largest pro-Israel gathering, Thursday announced the highest-level dignitaries who will address the lobby’s 2017 conference later this month.

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Canada: Jihadists Receive Life Sentence for Mass Murder Train Plot

The judge noted that the most important evidence was obtained by the FBI. An undercover FBI agent produced 25 hours of secretly-recorded conversations between him and the two would-be Jihadists. The agent posed as a wealthy Islamist Saudi Arabian interested in funding terrorism in Canada and the US. Jaser and Esseghaier also considered using a sniper rifle to murder “wealthy and prominent Jews” in Toronto.

A police van carrying suspect Chiheb Esseghaier leaving Montreal's courthouse on April 23, 2013 after his court appearance on suspicion of what police say was an Al-Qaeda-backed plot to derail a Canadian passenger train in the Toronto area. Esseghaier, 30, and Raed Jaser, 35, were arrested for allegedly planning to …

Canadian Politics Bound To Repeat

Canadian federal elections typically have the half-life of a Vegas wedding. At a minimum of 36 days and rarely more than 47, the journeys to electing a Prime Minister have little time for the superfluous, but at the same time are too

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Canada PM Harper’s Secret Weapon: Tom Mulcair

Canada likes to position itself as the social conscience of the north. Canadians enjoy telling themselves that though they are America’s neighbours (with a ‘u’), they are the good the neighbour, the compassionate, the better neighbour.Young Canucks like to sew a maple leaf

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Canadian Socialists Propose Possible Ban On Handguns

The socialist NDP’s 2015 “Policy Book” contains a proposal to “enable all municipalities, provinces, and territories to implement a ban on handguns.” This follows many times its leader Thomas Mulcair has called for a registration of all firearms via a “gun registry,” ostensibly in the interests of public safety.

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Former Legislator: Ban Political Ads from Canadian TV, Radio

A former Canadian Liberal legislator is calling for a permanent ban on political television and radio ads in Canada, citing the status quo of restrictions on political messaging in Britain as his model. In Britain, John Milloy says, “major political parties” are each apportioned an equal amount of time by on government-licensed television stations to make their pitches.

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‘Crunch Time for U.S., Israel’: Royce Reacts to Bibi Speech

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) on Tuesday reacted to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s historic address to Congress by warning that time is of the essence, writing that it is now “crunch time” for the U.S. and Israel in the face of a growing terrorist threat.

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