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    From BBC breaking news... rioting breaks out at Jerusalem Holy site, and more...:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/topics/c302m85q5ljt/israel
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    Meanwhile, here's a link re: the latest on a colossal boondoggle that may be shaping up for the city of Ottawa - the initial phase of LRT (Light Rail Transit) is now not expected to be completed and ready for the public to use by Canada Day, in the latest of several delays:

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottaw...-day-1.5161347
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    Not quite news, but fwiw, here's the wiki re: near death experiences (seems to be a slow big news week, to me at least):

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Near-death_experience
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    Fwiw, here's Wikipedia's entry on the year 2019, including a summary of notable events that have happened thus far in this year:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019
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    Here's an article from the Toronto Sun re: Captain Stumble lashes out (hypocritically) on national unity:

    https://torontosun.com/opinion/colum...national-unity
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    Here's the wiki on the NHL team, the St. Louis Blues (this year's Stanley Cup Champions, for their first time); it seems to me that the Blues have often been a solid team defensively for much of their history:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Louis_Blues
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    Fwiw, here's the wiki on a historical figure from a couple of centuries ago, who still has a considerable degree of influence on the world to this day:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon
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    Here's the wiki on the only Canadian NBA basketball team, the Toronto Raptors, who have won this year's NBA playoff Championship (for their first time):

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto_Raptors
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    A recent BBC article on the high tensions in the Gulf between the US and Iran:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-48631320
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    From the nationalpost.com/opinion: John Robson: A real debate about climate if that's even possible:

    https://nationalpost.com/opinion/joh...-even-possible
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