Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Nineteenth NewsWatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Nineteenth NewsWatch-

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(US-Trump-Iran) (Audio: 132)

Former U-S president Barack Obama says his successor's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement is misguided -- especially because Iran has been complying with the terms of the deal.

In a statement, Obama warns the United States could eventually be left with a losing choice between a nuclear-armed Iran or another war in the Middle East.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned his country might -- quote -- "start enriching uranium more than before," in the wake of President Donald Trump's decision.

Iran's government must now decide whether to follow the U-S and withdraw or try to salvage what's left with the Europeans. (19)

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(Trudeau-Jew-Apology)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's decision to turn away a ship full of Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany in 1939 is a blight on our collective past.

Trudeau announced Tuesday evening that he will issue a formal apology in the House of Commons, but didn't provide a date.

From 1933 to 1945, only about five-thousand Jewish refugees were accepted into Canada due to the so-called "none is too many" immigration policy in place at the time. (19)

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(Shopify-Trudeau) (Audio: 159)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadian entrepreneurs come up with really great ideas, but the country needs to be more bold in promoting them.

Speaking at e-commerce giant Shopify's annual conference in Toronto, Trudeau says Canadian innovations are too susceptible to international investors. …

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