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Theresa May A resilient politician facing a tough fight

LONDON — As Cabinet ministers quit and lawmakers demanded her resignation, cricket-loving British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned the spirit of one of her sports heroes. Asked by a reporter “how many wickets need to fall” before she was out, … more

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UN human rights expert says UK cuts to services causing harm

LONDON — A U.N. human rights expert says cuts to Britain’s social support are causing misery for poorer citizens. Philip Alston, the U.N. rapporteur on poverty, concluded Friday that Britain’s government remains in a state of denial about the impact … more

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Philippines’ Duterte to cut short APEC trip, officials say

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will cut short his participation in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Papua New Guinea just days after coming under criticism for skipping some regional meetings in Singapore. A … more

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AP PHOTOS Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean published in the past week. The first members of the Central American migrant caravan that has been moving across … more

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  • Louis Riel, “Father of Manitoba,” Executed for Treason (1885)


    on 11/16/2018 at 5:00 am

    Of French and Métis parentage, Riel grew up in the Red River Settlement in what is now Manitoba, whose establishment in 1870 he precipitated by leading a revolt of Métis and indigenous peoples against the transfer of the Hudson’s Bay Company territory to Canada. Riel was outlawed for his role in the rebellion, but that did not deter him from […]