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      QP Live: Let an anti-terror debate consume the Commons
      Feb02

      QP Live: Let an anti-terror debate consume the Commons

      Adrian Wyld/CP Maclean’s is your home for the daily political theatre that is question period. If you’ve never watched, check out our primer. Today, QP runs from 2:15 p.m. until just past 3. We livestream and liveblog all the action. Where were we? Stephen Harper often talks about how we all live on a scary planet. He’s not...

      As Central Americans move through courts, thousands wait In limbo
      Feb02

      As Central Americans move through courts, thousands wait In limbo

      SAN ANTONIO – Thousands of immigrants seeking legalization through the U.S. court system have had their hearings cancelled and are being told by the government that it may be 2019 or later before their futures are resolved. Some immigration lawyers fear the delay will leave their clients at risk of deportation as evidence becomes dated, witnesses...

      Freedom declines worldwide as terrorism, authoritarianism rise
      Jan28

      Freedom declines worldwide as terrorism, authoritarianism rise

      NEW YORK – Global freedom has suffered a disturbing decline with 60 per cent of the world’s population, or 2.6 billion people, living in countries that are not completely free, according to a report released Wednesday. Freedom House’s annual study which evaluated the state of freedom in 195 countries and 15 territories determined that...

      Did 65 million people get an iPhone 6 for Christmas?
      Jan27

      Did 65 million people get an iPhone 6 for Christmas?

      Tech Week continues today, with Apple and Yahoo! releasing their quarterly earnings – and the big question is how many iPhone 6s Apple just sold (the average estimate: 65 million.) Tomorrow, Facebook reports their quarterly earnings – following a brief outage this morning that prompted panic among many a social-media addict. Today’s also...

      Russia announces anti crisis plan after junk credit rating
      Jan27

      Russia announces anti crisis plan after junk credit rating

      MOSCOW – After a top ratings agency cut Russia’s credit grade to “junk” status, the government in Moscow on Tuesday announced a plan that will see the economy return to a budget surplus in 2017. Standard & Poor’s downgraded Russia’s rating to BB-plus late on Monday, a non-investment grade, for the first time since 2004,...

      Survivors mark 70th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz
      Jan27

      Survivors mark 70th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz

      OSWIECIM, Poland – When the Soviet army entered Auschwitz exactly 70 years ago, finding piles of corpses and prisoners close to death, a Russian soldier took a small and hungry 11-year-old girl into his arms and rocked her tenderly, tears coming to his eyes. That girl, today the 81-year-old Paula Lebovics, doesn’t know who that soldier was,...

      From Microsoft to Google to Nokia, it’s Big Tech reporting season
      Jan26

      From Microsoft to Google to Nokia, it’s Big Tech reporting season

      This week it’s all about iPhones, tablets, search engine optimization, plus, how many Facebook ads you’re willing to see before you defect to old-fashioned calling and emailing (probably a lot.) That’s right – it’s tech company reporting season. Microsoft will report second-quarter earnings today, and as the week goes on...

      Fast talks free trade in Kyiv as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine
      Jan25

      Fast talks free trade in Kyiv as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

      OTTAWA – International Trade Minister Ed Fast arrived in Kyiv on Sunday for two days of meetings as fighting intensifies between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the embattled country. Fast, who has been to Ukraine twice is the last six months, is there to talk free trade his counterpart, Aivaras Abromaviius, but also...

      How your brain heals itself
      Jan23

      How your brain heals itself

      Photograph by Jaime Hogge A South African man with Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder that often leaves its sufferers immobile, walks his symptoms into submission. A Broadway singer, silenced for 30 years by multiple sclerosis, recovers his voice. And in California, a psychiatrist and pain specialist rids himself of 13 years of...

      Hillary Clinton calls on Canada to fight terrorist propaganda
      Jan22

      Hillary Clinton calls on Canada to fight terrorist propaganda

      Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. (John Woods/The Canadian Press) WINNIPEG – Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton is calling on Canada to continue fighting the “ideology of hate” and extremist propaganda fuelling terrorism. Clinton told about 2,000 people at a Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce luncheon that the...