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Trudeau insists he was trying to protect SNC-Lavalin jobs — even as its CEO says he didn’t raise them

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues to affirm that he was trying to protect Canadian jobs when he and his staff spoke with former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould about a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with SNC-Lavalin.

Trudeau said this in the same week that the engineering firm’s CEO has insisted he never brought up potential job losses with the prime minister.


There are ‘limitations’ to free speech, says London Mayor after street preacher’s arrest

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has addressed the recent arrest and subsequent de-arrest of a street preacher outside Southgate tube station.

Video footage of Oluwole Ilesanmi being arrested by police for a “breach of the peace” went viral on social media and has now been viewed over 2 million times.


MI5: Far Right Terror Cases ‘Absolutely Dwarfed by Islamist Cases’

MI5 specialises in counter-espionage and domestic security, in contrast to the foreign intelligence-oriented Secret Intelligence Service – better known as SIS or MI6, made famous by Ian Flemming’s James Bond books. The assessment of the relative seriousness of the Islamist terror threat and the far-right terror threat was disclosed halfway through a Guardian report focusing heavily on the latter, later republished by other media outlets including CNN and Microsoft-owned MSN.


Greenpeace Co-Founder: Global Warming ‘Is A Complete Hoax And Scam’

Fear has been used all through history to gain control of people’s minds and wallets and all else, and the climate catastrophe is strictly a fear campaign — well, fear and guilt — you’re afraid you’re killing your children because you’re driving them in your SUV and emitting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and you feel guilty for doing that. There’s no stronger motivation than those two.


Wow: Study finds Google’s search biases may have cost Republicans House seats in 2018 midterms

A new study by a researcher who, for months, has been looking into how social media platforms can influence election outcomes, found that search biases introduced by Google into its algorithms last year likely cost at least three Republicans their congressional seats.

The study was conducted by Dr. Robert Epstein, a San Diego-based Harvard Ph.D. who founded the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. Epstein is the Senior Research Psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology (AIBRT), a University of California-San Diego visiting scholar, and served as editor-in-chief of Psychology Today.

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