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German Authorities Believe Islamic State has 11,000 Blank Syrian Passports

German authorities believe the Islamic State group holds some 11,100 blank Syrian passports that can be completed with any individual’s details, weekly newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported on Sunday.

Investigators have assembled a list of serial numbers of the blank passports and the authorities that issued them, the newspaper reported, citing confidential documents from federal police and the interior ministry.


Trudeau is one of the wealthy Canadians he says benefit from small-business tax deductions

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau could draw on personal experience when he claimed that a “large percentage” of small businesses are used by wealthy people to shield income from taxation.

Trudeau was asked about his plans for changes to taxation on small businesses during an interview with CBC, broadcast Tuesday night.

“A large percentage of small businesses are actually just ways for wealthier Canadians to save on their taxes,” he said. “We want to reward the people who are actually creating jobs, and contributing in concrete ways. So there’s a little tweaking to do around that.”


Sudan: Christian refugee children must recite Islamic prayers before receiving food

Christian children in Sudan’s refugee camps are not receiving food unless they say Islamic prayers, according to reports received by sources close to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need. A contact, who asked to remain anonymous for security reasons, described how Christian refugees from South Sudan are “in a terrible situation” in refugee camps in Sudan.


Hillary Clinton: ‘I Am Done With Being a Candidate’

Clinton – who on Tuesday will release What Happened, her memoir of the 2016 campaign – does plan to stay involved in national politics, just not as an “active politician” who may launch a campaign.

“But I am not done with politics, because I literally believe that our country’s future is at stake,” she said in an interview with Jane Pauley.

Coup time!


‘We believe this is a genocide’ dozens gather in Saskatoon to protest growing Rohingya crisis

Members of Saskatoon’s Muslim community along with supporters have joined the international outcry over the Rohingya crisis.

Saturday afternoon dozens of people rallied outside city hall, calling for an end to what many are calling the genocide of the Rohingya, a minority group of Muslims in Myanmar (formerly Burma).

Conservative MP Kevin Waugh, one of the invited speakers, declared “we believe this is a genocide.”


 

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