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Toronto, ON, Canada

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Past articles by James:

Trump looking to put troops near Canadian border amid coronavirus fears

Justin Trudeau confirmed talks are ongoing on U.S. border concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Exclusive: Video shows Trudeau in blackface in 3rd instance of racist makeup

Global News has obtained video showing Liberal leader Justin Trudeau in blackface, the third instance of racist dress to come to light in 12 hours. → Read More

White House takes credit for jobs numbers despite Trump’s repeated claims the data is fake

President Donald Trump has frequently questioned the validity of monthly unemployment data. → Read More

Orlando shooting: A timeline of America’s deadliest mass shooting

Fifty people were killed inside the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida Sunday. Here's what we know so far. → Read More

Rising oil prices push Canadian dollar to 9-month high

Rising oil prices have pushed the Canadian dollar to highs not seen since the summer of 2015 as the loonie climbed above 79.40 cents US Wednesday morning. → Read More

Donald Trump ‘reflects the best of New York values,’ newspaper says in endorsement

For all his “rookie mistakes” and ”amateurish, divisive” language, Donald Trump is the best reflection of “New York values,” according to the New York Post. → Read More

Jian Ghomeshi trial: Sexual assault survivors rarely lie about violence

Jian Ghomeshi trial: Justice Horkins said some of the testimony was "demonstrably false" but almost no sexual assault survivors lie about violence. → Read More

George Clooney calls Donald Trump a ‘xenophobic fascist’

Academy award winning actor and admitted Hillary Clinton supporter George Clooney had some harsh words for Donald Trump recently during a sit-down interview with a British newspaper. → Read More

New museum features relics of lost love in Museum of Broken Relationships

The Museum of Broken Relationships, opening its second location in Los Angeles, makes art displays from reclaimed relics of failed relationships. → Read More

Man launches website to lure Trump-sick Americans to Cape Breton – says he’s got ‘serious’ inquiries

Are you American and worried about Donald Trump becoming the 43rd president of the United States? Well, move to Canada – Cape Breton, specifically, says one man from the island. → Read More

Homeless man saves family from house fire after they let him stay in spare bed

A homeless man sleeping in the spare bedroom of his friend’s house in Houston managed to save the lives of a woman and her two granddaughters Friday when a “big old boom” woke him while everyone else was sleeping, unaware their home was on fire. → Read More

Canadians in Beijing warned to ‘exercise a high degree of caution’ after threats

The federal government warned Canadians on Thursday morning to “exercise a high degree of caution” when travelling to Beijing due to an increased risk of possible terrorist activity. → Read More

After San Bernardino shooting, 2015 on pace to be deadliest year for mass shootings in U.S. since 2012

The Wednesday mass shooting in San Bernardino, California is the deadliest since the massacre of schoolchildren at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut three years ago. → Read More

Trudeau pledges $2.6B to developing nations to fight climate change

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that Canada would expand its role in fighting climate change in developing countries ahead of next week’s climate talks in Paris. → Read More

U.S. forces misidentified Afghanistan charity hospital as target, says Pentagon report

The crew of a U.S. warplane that repeatedly pummeled a medical charity's hospital in Afghanistan misidentified the target, according to an investigation report obtained Wednesday. → Read More

‘That’s for Paris’: Russia inscribes cruise missile in Syria after Paris attacks

The Russian military inscribed “That’s for Paris” on the side of one of its bombs as it ramped up the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria in the wake of the Paris attacks. → Read More

Paris officials say terror cell raided Wednesday was ready to act

Paris prosecutor says a terror cell neutralized on Wednesday was ready to act. → Read More

Football fans yell ‘Muslims suck’ during moment of silence, are chastised by Aaron Rodgers

Football fans yelling “Muslims suck” loudly interrupted a moment of silence for the victims of the attacks in Paris during a football game Sunday. → Read More

How to watch the 2015 Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to be at the Remembrace Day ceremony in Ottawa Wednesday. Globalnews.ca coverage begins at 10 a.m. ET with the ceremony starting at 1030 a.m. ET. → Read More

Trudeau government creates committee to fast-track refugee resettlement

The federal government is creating a new committee tasked with fast-tracking the resettlement of 25,000 refugees before the New Year. But the Liberals still don’t know how they’ll fulfil Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s election promise in that tight time frame. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister John McCallum said Monday “Canadians can and must do more to help Syrian refugees.” “This… → Read More