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Canada's Trudeau spurs criticism, raises eyebrows on India trip Thursday, 22 Feb 2018

OTTAWA/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Canadian and Indian officials scrambled on Thursday to explain how a convicted Sikh extremist was invited to a New Delhi reception for Justin Trudeau, the latest misstep in the Canadian prime minister's bumpy eight-day trip to India.  Full Article

 
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British Columbia edges back from ban on increased oil shipments Thursday, 22 Feb 2018 

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - British Columbia on Thursday edged back from its pledge to block increased shipments of crude oil through the Pacific Coast province, saying it is now pursuing legal advice on whether it has jurisdiction to impose the temporary ban.  Full Article  

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Canada's Trudeau spurs criticism, raises eyebrows on India trip Thursday, 22 Feb 2018 

OTTAWA/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Canadian and Indian officials scrambled on Thursday to explain how a convicted Sikh extremist was invited to a New Delhi reception for Justin Trudeau, the latest misstep in the Canadian prime minister's bumpy eight-day trip to India.  Full Article  

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Second Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Games 5:49am EST 

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - A second Russian athlete has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, a major blow for the nation's hopes of regaining its Olympic status and drawing a line under years of doping scandals.  Full Article  

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A wartime tragedy resurfaces in Berlinale refugee study Thursday, 22 Feb 2018 

BERLIN (Reuters) - Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany, Swiss director Markus Imhoof returns to the Berlinale with "Eldorado", a meditation on Europe's attitudes to refugees arriving today.  Full Article  

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China's Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks 2:28am EST 

FRANKFURT/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks despite U.S. allegations it poses a security threat.  Full Article