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  1. Australian anti-Muslim senator wears burka in Parliament in campaign for ban on Islamic face covers

    08.17 / 15:07 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burka in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face…
  2. Military solution for North Korea would be ‘horrific,’ top U.S. officer warns

    08.17 / 15:07 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    Gen. Joseph Dunford said it's "absolutely horrific if there would be a military solution to this problem, there's no question about…
  3. Donald Trump slams removal of ‘beautiful’ Confederate statues

    08.17 / 14:45 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    Trump defended Confederate symbols saying “you can’t change his…
  4. Donald Trump says the ‘alt-left’ shares the blame for Charlottesville. Here’s where that term came fro

    08.17 / 12:17 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    Who are the "alt-left" Trump was referring to? Experts aren't quite…
  5. Donald Trump fires back at Lindsey Graham’s ‘moral equivalency’ comment after Charlottesville racist violence

    08.17 / 11:55 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    In a series of tweets Thursday morning Trump blasted the Senator and denied he had drawn a “moral equivalency” between white supremacists and cou…
  6. Donald Trump turnabout on Charlottesville violence spurs talk of White House departures

    08.17 / 04:02 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    President Donald Trump’s turnabout on the violence in Charlottesville has rocked his administration, leading to rising speculation that some top officials may be looking for a way o…
  7. Plaques honouring Gen. Robert E. Lee removed in NYC; Gov. Cuomo wants streets renamed

    08.17 / 02:38 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    Plaques honouring Gen. Robert E. Lee were removed from a church property in Brooklyn on…
  8. Phoenix mayor asks Donald Trump to delay rally as U.S. is ‘still healing’

    08.17 / 01:37 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    The mayor of Phoenix, Ariz. is “disappointed” U.S. President Donald Trump is going to host a campaign-style rally in his city rally later this month in the wake of the violence that took place in Charlottesville last wee…
  9. What is Antifa? A quick primer on the far-left group

    08.16 / 23:51 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    The name 'antifa' has come up in the new of late. What does it…
  10. Chrystia Freeland, Rex Tillerson jointly denounce Charlottesville violence

    08.16 / 20:44 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    The foreign ministers of Canada and the United States have jointly condemned the racist-fuelled violence in…
  11. Bush presidents issue joint statement calling on America to ‘reject racial bigotry’

    08.16 / 20:02 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    The former presidents issued a statement in the wake of the events in…
  12. Donald Trump wrong to link General Lee with founding fathers, scholars say

    08.16 / 18:57 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    Is it really so far-fetched to put Robert E. Lee in the same category as George Washington, as President Donald Trump suggested…
  13. Donald Trump praises North Korea’s ‘wise’ decision on holding off on Guam missile threat

    08.16 / 12:40 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    U.S. President Donald Trump praised Kim Jong Un on Wednesday for delaying a decision on attacking against the U.S. territory of Guam and pausing an escalation in tensions between the two…
  14. Are people more open about being racist? Some blame the political climate

    08.16 / 12:18 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Politics
    Some sociologists say the political climate has made people more comfortable to express racist…