(USMCA)-Text of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement
October 4th marks an important date in Canada-U.S. trade relations. In 1987, both countries agreed to the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement (CUSFTA). Negotiations toward a free trade agreement with the U.S. began in 1986. The two nations agreed to a historic agreement that placed Canada and the United States at the forefront of trade liberalization.Key elements of the agreement ... [Read More]
Image of Brexit news: Farage says second referendum will SILENCE Remoaners | Politics | News | Express.co.uk
Brexit news: Farage says second referendum will SILENCE Remoaners | Politics | News | Express.co.uk
The former Ukip leader tweeted: “It’s the last thing I’ve ever wanted but I fear it may be forced upon us. “We have to be prepared.”He claimed a second vote would see an even bigger majority for the Leave campaign and silence the “whingeing” of Remainers for a generation. But he said it was vital that Brexiteers began organising to see off the challenge from hardline EU supporters such as Tony Bla... [Read More]
Image of Prosecutors clarify UK law on offensive social media posts - Our Social Times - Social Media for Business
Prosecutors clarify UK law on offensive social media posts - Our Social Times - Social Media for Business
The Director of Public Prosecutions has said that people should only face trial if their social media comments go beyond being offensive. This year there have been a... This year there have been a host of arrests due to malicious or misjudged tweets and comments on social media.A memorable example would be the arrest of a 17 year-old after a series of tweets he directed at Olympic diver Tom Daley.... [Read More]
Image of The Austrian elections should terrify Europeans  (opinion) - CNN
The Austrian elections should terrify Europeans (opinion) - CNN
(CNN)The commanding victory of populist parties in Austria's national election on Sunday is certain to reverberate beyond the borders of the nation of 8.5 million. Coming on the heels of record gains made by the far right in Germany last month, nationalist and anti-immigrant forces across the European Union are feeling emboldened by the vote, which could well bring Austria's Islamophobic Freedom P... [Read More]
Image of Brexit news: Labour Brexiteer demands control of UK waters in Commons tirade | UK | News | Express.co.uk
Brexit news: Labour Brexiteer demands control of UK waters in Commons tirade | UK | News | Express.co.uk
A BREXITEER has called for the UK to give the EU some “clarity” and demand Britain gets its fisheries back under control. The Brexit supporting Labour MP, Kate Hoey, called for the UK to respond to the EU’s need for “certainty” and outline how British waters will come under the Britain’s control after March 2019. The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, has outlined how the UK would “have control”... [Read More]
Image of French Parliament Advances a Sweeping Counterterrorism Bill - The New York Times
French Parliament Advances a Sweeping Counterterrorism Bill - The New York Times
PARIS — The French government on Tuesday moved a significant step closer to making permanent some of the emergency measures put in place after the terrorist attacks of 2015, expanding the powers of the security forces to combat terrorism in ways that critics say may also curtail civil liberties.The legislation, approved by a wide margin in the lower house of the French Parliament, codifies measure... [Read More]
Image of Media Asks Americans To 'Rewrite' and 'Fix' Second Amendment » Alex Jones' Infowars
Media Asks Americans To 'Rewrite' and 'Fix' Second Amendment » Alex Jones' Infowars
MORE ON INFOWARS.COMOn the back of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the LA Times decided that because the Second Amendment is 145 characters in length, and that’s almost like a tweet, that it would be a good idea to ask for readers to ‘rewrite’ it.“It’s about the length of a tweet and has been interpreted to give us the right to bear arms. To own and carry a gun. To defend ourselves.” the Times wro... [Read More]
Image of Background on the State Secrets Privilege | American Civil Liberties Union
Background on the State Secrets Privilege | American Civil Liberties Union
The state secrets privilege, when properly invoked, permits the government to block the release of any information in a lawsuit that, if disclosed, would cause harm to national security.  However, the Bush administration is increasingly using the privilege to dismiss entire lawsuits at the onset.  The government has invoked the privilege to evade accountability for torture, to silence na... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-'UK to lose 10,000 finance jobs after Brexit'
PressTV-'UK to lose 10,000 finance jobs after Brexit'
About 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of the UK or created overseas in the next few years if Britain is denied access to the European Union’s single market, according to a survey of international firms.Frankfurt, Germany, was by far the most popular destination for the new roles, with Paris, France, a distant second, according to the Reuters survey of firms employing the bulk of workers in... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-UK says will not pay a penny more for Brexit bill
PressTV-UK says will not pay a penny more for Brexit bill
Junior Brexit minister Steve Baker says Britain will not pay the European Union a penny more than it needs as part of its Brexit settlement."We know that we have rights and obligations and we are testing the European claims, but we won't pay a penny more than we need to," Baker told Sky News on Thursday.Baker also criticized colleagues trying to avert a so-called hard Brexit, insisting there will ... [Read More]
Image of Exclusive: Roger Stone Responds To Obama's Lawsuit Against Him And President Trump » Alex Jones' Infowars
Exclusive: Roger Stone Responds To Obama's Lawsuit Against Him And President Trump » Alex Jones' Infowars
Alex Jones discuss the Democrat establishment’s outrageous lawsuit aimed at Roger Stone as well as the Trump campaign.The lawsuit, introduced by “Protect Democracy,” a group run by former Obama administration lawyers, is absurdly alleging that Stone and the Trump campaign somehow conspired with Russia to have their personal information exposed in the trove of Democratic emails and files released b... [Read More]
Image of Crime Increase Sparks Criminal Justice Reform Debate in California: May 2017
Crime Increase Sparks Criminal Justice Reform Debate in California: May 2017
LOS ANGELES—Crime has been going up in California, and some members of law enforcement and their support organizations are blaming a series of changes to California’s criminal justice system in recent years.Violent crime in California increased 10 percent and property crime increased 8.1 percent from 2014 to 2015, according to the California Office of the Attorney General. In Los Angeles, violent ... [Read More]
Image of What is Forfeiture (more) |  What is Civil Forfeiture? | End Civil Forfeiture
What is Forfeiture (more) | What is Civil Forfeiture? | End Civil Forfeiture
Civil forfeiture laws allow the government to take cash, cars, homes and other property suspected of being involved in criminal activity. Unlike criminal forfeiture, with civil forfeiture, the property owner doesn’t have to be charged with, let alone convicted of, a crime to permanently lose his property.Civil Forfeiture: A Threat to Private Property and the Impartial Pursuit of JusticeCivil forfe... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-There are no sharia courts in UK: Lawyer
PressTV-There are no sharia courts in UK: Lawyer
There are no sharia courts (Islamic religious courts) in the United Kingdom or in the wider Atlantic World, says Barry Grossman, an international lawyer and political analyst.Grossman, who is based on the Indonesian island of Bali, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Monday while commenting a statement by Paul Nuttall, the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP).Nuttall said on Su... [Read More]
Image of EU vows unity as Britain braces for Brexit
EU vows unity as Britain braces for Brexit
London (AFP) - With the clock ticking on Britain's EU membership, the bloc's leadership vowed unity while in London the government was set to begin the arduous task of disentangling itself from Brussels."This is a moment to unite," European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday, hours after Britain formally started procedures to end its 44-year membership of the EU.With just two ye... [Read More]
Image of Rewriting the Rules of Presidential Succession
Rewriting the Rules of Presidential Succession
American politics is deep into the theater of the absurd—but unfortunately, it is a deadly absurdity, like being in a horror funhouse where the creatures leaping out at you have real knives and chainsaws. Americans now have to face at least the possibility, a tangible one, that the election itself was subverted by a hostile foreign power in league with the winning presidential campaign, with impli... [Read More]
Image of Theresa May signs Article 50 letter to trigger Brexit
Theresa May signs Article 50 letter to trigger Brexit
By Faisal Islam, Political EditorTheresa May will strike a conciliatory tone as she invokes Article 50 this afternoon, offering a partnership with the rest of the European Union and imploring Britain to "come together".The Prime Minister will formally launch the process for the UK to leave the European Union in a letter that will be hand delivered to European Council President Donald Tusk at aroun... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-British Queen signs Brexit bill into law
PressTV-British Queen signs Brexit bill into law
The British Queen has authorized Prime Minister Theresa May to begin the process of leaving the European Union by signing the Brexit bill.The Speaker of the House of Commons in Parliament, John Bercow, announced Thursday that the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill has received Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II.The bill, which was passed by Parliament on Monday, allows the prime minister to no... [Read More]
Image of Philip Hammond scraps national insurance rise for the self-employed
Philip Hammond scraps national insurance rise for the self-employed
This article titled “Philip Hammond scraps national insurance rise for the self-employed” was written by Heather Stewart and Peter Walker, for theguardian.com on Wednesday 15th March 2017 12.27 UTCPhilip Hammond has dropped plans to increase national insurance contributions (NICs) for the self-employed, conceding that it breached the wording of the Conservative manifesto.In a letter to Andrew Tyri... [Read More]
Image of Media pivots on Trump’s prosecutor purge after learning Clinton, Obama did the same
Media pivots on Trump’s prosecutor purge after learning Clinton, Obama did the same
Media outrage over the Trump administration’s resolution to sack 46 federal prosecutors landed with a thud once they have been rapidly reminded that former Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama had performed the same factor, however some in the press have pivoted with a brand new spin.It’s outrageous, NBC’s Chuck Todd mentioned, as a result of Attorney General Jeff Sessions (who was summarily f... [Read More]
Image of FLASHBACK VIDEO : In 1993 Janet Reno Fired ALL 93 US Attorneys in One Day – TruthFeed
FLASHBACK VIDEO : In 1993 Janet Reno Fired ALL 93 US Attorneys in One Day – TruthFeed
While liberals are freaking out over Attorney General Jeff Sessions firing 46 US attorney’s, people forget that Bill Clinton’s AG Janet Reno did the same thing back in 1993. [Read More]
Image of FLASHBACK: When Bill Clinton Had 93 U.S. Attorneys FIRED IN ONE DAY (VIDEO) – American Lookout
FLASHBACK: When Bill Clinton Had 93 U.S. Attorneys FIRED IN ONE DAY (VIDEO) – American Lookout
Tom FranklinAttorney General Jeff Sessions requested the resignations of Obama holdovers in the Department of Justice.Predictably, the Dishonest Media went crazy.Liberals said there’s something bad behind this. They said Trump must be wanting to stop corruption investigations. They said this is an affront to everything everyone holds dear.Here’s one example about Preet Bharara from CNN:The problem... [Read More]