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    NASA’s retiring top scientist says we can terraform Mars and maybe Venus, too [makes me wonder why all the fuss about so-called global warming]:

    https://economictimes.indiatimes.com...8.cms?from=mdr
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    Competition Bureau open to deal on Rogers' bid for Shaw ['The commencement of litigation does not prevent the parties and the Bureau from reaching an agreement'. Canada’s competition bureau said on Friday that its decision to start litigation to block a $26-billion (US$15.5 billion) bid by Rogers Communications Inc. for Shaw Communications Inc. does not mean a settlement cannot be reached.]:

    https://financialpost.com/telecom/co...s-bid-for-shaw
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    Rex Murphy: If Liberals are 'rigging the system,' why are you supporting them, Jagmeet Singh? [Being in league with the Liberals means you are supporting having carbon taxes on gas and raising them in a time of record inflation]:

    https://nationalpost.com/opinion/rex...-jagmeet-singh
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    Randall Denley: Doug Ford's big edge in Ontario election is his unappealing opponents [Despite their obvious limitations, Steven Del Duca and Andrea Horwath apparently believe that they are imbued with magical powers. How else to explain their platforms?]:

    https://nationalpost.com/opinion/ran...ling-opponents
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    theguardian.com/world/2022/may/13/Ukraine has repelled Russia's attempt to cross Donbas River, UK confirms:

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...er-uk-confirms

    Ukraine War: India To Reopen Embassy In Kyiv [In a communique today, the foreign ministry said, "The Indian Embassy in Ukraine, which was temporarily operating out of Warsaw (Poland), would be resuming its operation from Kyiv w.e.f 17 May 2022".]:

    https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/ukra...n-kyiv-2973323

    Ukraine crisis: Could India cut its defence ties with Russia?:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-61274042

    On the other hand...
    "If Everyone Starts...": G7 Criticises India's Move To Stop Wheat Exports ["If everyone starts to impose export restrictions or to close markets, that would worsen the crisis," German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said at a press conference in Stuttgart.]:

    https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/g7-c...xports-2975981

    Russian forces withdraw far from Kharkiv - mayor:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/live/world-europe-61441664
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    12 may 2022’s coronavirus news: Province’s top doctor urges Ontarians to get booster shots; Ontario reports 175 people in ICU, 1,451 hospitalizations [Meanwhile, as the U.S. passes one million deaths from COVID-19, President Biden calls it an “irreplaceable loss.”]:

    https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/...io-may-12.html

    13 may 2022’s coronavirus news: Ontario reports 18 new COVID-19 deaths, slight decrease in hospitalizations [Meanwhile, Yukon is making fourth doses of the COVID-19 vaccine available for residents aged 50 and older.]:

    https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/...da-may-13.html
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    Bill Maher says critics are right to call Biden's Disinformation Board the [Orwellian-style] ‘Ministry of Truth’ [{also applies to Trudeau's internet control designs} "Government should not be involved in deciding what’s true or not true," Maher said.]:

    https://thepostmillennial.com/bill-m...istry-of-truth
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    Exclusive: Turkey 'not closing door' to Sweden, Finland NATO entry:

    https://www.reuters.com/world/exclus...ys-2022-05-14/
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    New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern tests positive for COVID:

    https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/new-zea...ovid-1.5903026

    New Zealand launches trade dispute against Canada in growing dairy backlash [Accuses Trudeau government of breaking its promises on dairy imports under the Trans-Pacific Partnership]:

    https://financialpost.com/news/econo...dairy-backlash
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    Somewhat old article:
    How Taiwan used simple tech to help contain Covid-19 [today, CNN online heading is 'With eye on China's {widely hated} Zero-Covid policy, Taiwan seizes chance to open up']:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-60461732
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