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Source: Fox News

Kamala Harris, who defended death penalty as California AG, now cheers Newsom's decision to end it

Thursday 21:50 GMT

Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris of California is praising Gov. Gavin Newsom after he said he'd sign an executive order halting the death penalty in the state.

At the time of the case, The San Francisco Chronicle argued in an opinion piece, “Why Does Kamala Harris Defend the Death Penalty?” that prosecutors have wide discretion when recommending punishment for defendants with “no obligation to pursue the death penalty.”

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Source: Fox News

Pitzer College votes to end study-abroad program with Israel, cheered on by Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Saturday 12:40 GMT

JEWISH GROUPS CONDEMN RASHIDA TLAIB OVER TIES TO RADICAL PRO-HEZBOLLAH, ANTI-ISRAEL ACTIVIST. According to the Claremont Independent, a motion approved by the College faculty in November called for the ending of the program until "the Israeli state ends its restrictions on entry to Israel based on ancestry and/or political speech and...the Israeli state adopts policies granting visas for exchanges to Palestinian universities on a fully equal basis as it does to Israeli universities.” Earlier this week, Tlaib was pictured on social media holding a folder labeled: "#SuspendPitzerHaifa.". “Why would we not suspend our program with China?

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Source: Global News

Scheer criticized after New Zealand mosque attack statement neglects to mention the word ‘Muslim’

Sunday 12:38 GMT

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer was criticized Friday evening after the initial statement he released about Thursday’s attack on two New Zealand mosques failed to mention the word “Muslim.”

New Zealand PM says Christchurch shooting suspect planned to continue his attack. “Freedom has come under attack in New Zealand as peaceful worshippers are targeted in a despicable act of evil. All people must be able to practice their faith freely and without fear,” his statement, which was posted on his Twitter page, read.

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Source: CTV

Conservatives call on ethics committee to pick up SNC-Lavalin study

Today 08:05 GMT

In the Conservatives' latest push to keep parliament’s study of the SNC-Lavalin issue alive, the opposition has asked the parliamentary ethics committee to launch a look into the allegations the prime minister’s office interfered in a criminal trial.

The mandate of the ethics committee is to study matters related to multiple watchdog positions, including the commissioners of lobbying, privacy and ethics.

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Source: Common Domain

Stock market keeps rising, so why is nobody cheering?

Today 08:05 GMT

Yet, the stock market, as for much of this decade-long bull market (except maybe from the 2016 election through the end of 2017), hasn’t gotten a whole lot of love.

Over the past five trading days, 620 stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange achieved new 52-week highs while only 95 notched new lows, a bullish 6.5-to-one ratio.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte