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Source: Global News

Chrystia Freeland laid down on floor of Trudeau’s office — exhausted — after sealing USMCA

Thursday 04:15 GMT

After more than a year of leading intense trade negotiations with the United States and Mexico, the first thing Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland did when the new agreement was reached was lie down on the floor of the Prime Minister’s office.

Freeland agreed that her reaction was due to exhaustion and just the thrill of the tumultuous 14 month-long process finally being over. The new trilateral pact between the U.S., Mexico and Canada, commonly referred to as USMCA, was reached at the 11th-hour on Sept. 30 and sets to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Source: Fox News

Ellison claimed ex-wife abused him during their marriage in unsealed divorce records

Thursday 16:23 GMT

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., said in a 2015 court filing that his ex-wife repeatedly hit him and threatened to stab him during their 25-year marriage, according to records unsealed Wednesday.

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune and the conservative news site Alpha News had sued for access to Ellison's divorce file, arguing it was a matter of public interest after an ex-girlfriend of Ellison accused him of domestic abuse earlier this year.

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Source: BBC

Sri Lanka v England: Tourists seal series with win in rain-hit fourth ODI

Saturday 13:35 GMT

The weather and a limited Sri Lanka side have ensured this series has not offered the world number one ODI side many tests to their status as favourites to win the World Cup on home soil next year.

Sri Lanka have not won a home one-day series since beating West Indies in 2015 and never looked like breaking that streak against a superior England outfit. Dinesh Chandimal's side did post a total that could have proved challenging though, with Dickwella - who smashed 36 from 20 balls in the rain-shortened third ODI - adapting a more circumspect approach in overcast conditions.

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Source: DW

Lewis Hamilton on course to clinch F1 title after securing US Grand Prix pole position

Today 11:45 GMT

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has secured his 81st career pole position and taken a major step toward securing his fifth career Formula One championship.

Lewis Hamilton set a blistering track record at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, putting him in pole position for what could be a championship-deciding US Grand Prix on Sunday.


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