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OxyContin maker Purdue pleads guilty to charges related to opioid crisis

Company admits it impeded efforts to combat the deadly crisis The Associated Press OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma has formally admitted its role in the opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths over the past two decades. … Continue reading

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The US is Out of the Open Skies Treaty. What’s Next? – Air Force Magazine

“… The treaty, which allows nearly three dozen signatory countries to inspect others’ military installations from above, entered into force in 2002, but U.S. officials have raised complaints about Russia’s conduct and argued that satellite imagery is a better option. … Continue reading

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Provinces pursue OxyContin maker for $67B US in costs associated with Canada’s opioid crisis | CBC News

‘Staggering’ claims against Purdue Pharma filed in U.S. bankruptcy court OxyContin was introduced as a pain medication about two decades ago, marking what addiction experts recognize as the beginning of the opioid crisis. (Toby Talbot/The Associated Press) (Toby Talbot/The Associated … Continue reading

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AOC: Democrats lost congressional seats because of lack of online ads – Business Insider

https://www.businessinsider.com/aoc-democrats-lost-senate-seats-facebook-ads-2020-11

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Decoding the U.S. election: What data reveal about who voted for Biden and Trump

The 2020 presidential election highlighted divides in the United States that have only grown deeper since 2016, with votes split along race, gender, age, education and economic lines. Joe Friesen – Globe and Mail Published November 7, 2020 Updated 18 … Continue reading

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U.S. election results: Joe Biden elected 46th president of the United States

Nov 7 2020 U.S. election results: Joe Biden elected 46th president of the United States https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/us-politics/article-us-election-results-joe-biden-elected-46th-president-of-the-united/ Updates U.S. election updates: Biden says he ‘seeks not to divide, but to unify’ in address, plus catch up on what you may have … Continue reading

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Canada urged to enact sanctions on Chinese officials for actions in Hong Kong

After Canada enacted sanctions against officials in Belarus for human rights violations they urged to follow the US in doing the same on Chinese officials for actions in Hong Kong. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-canada-urged-to-enact-sanctions-on-chinese-officials-for-actions-in/

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For the U.S.-Canada relationship, Biden’s win changes everything – and nothing at all

Opinion John Ibbitson – Globe and Mail November 6, 2020 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-for-the-us-canada-relationship-bidens-win-changes-everything-and/ Archive

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United States Postal Service crisis and its affect on the 2020 US Elections

“Between a pandemic that sidelined a chunk of its workforce and a Trump-appointed postmaster general whose changes hampered its ability to deliver the mail, the United States Postal Service has had a rocky year, all the way through Election Day … Continue reading

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Elusive bear cub caught attempting Canada-U.S. border crossing in northern B.C.

Only in Canada https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bear-cub-border-crossing-alaska-bc-1.5790354

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