January 19, 2022

Megacap Tech Stocks Lift Futures; Omicron Risks Linger

U.S. stock index futures inched higher on Monday, boosted by megacap companies, while hundreds of Omicron-driven flight cancelations kept investors on edge at the start of this year’s final trading week. Travel-related stocks, typically sensitive to news around the coronavirus, slid after U.S. airlines called off many flights for a third day on Sunday as…

‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Director Jean-Marc Vallée Dead at 58

Jean-Marc Vallée attends the 71st Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Calif., on Sept. 22, 2019. (Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images) LOS ANGELES—Director and producer Jean-Marc Vallée, who won an Emmy for directing the hit HBO series “Big Little Lies” and whose 2013 drama “Dallas Buyers Club” earned multiple Oscar nominations, has died. He was…

Bodies of Migrants Drowned in English Channel Returned to Iraq

At least 16 bodies of Iraqi Kurdish migrants who died trying to cross the English Channel last month have arrived in northern Iraq on Sunday. The Nov. 24 disaster, during which 27 people died, has been described as the worst on record involving illegal immigrants trying to cross the perilous passage to Britain from France. The…

Retail Sales Jump During This Year’s Holiday Season: MasterCard

Holiday retail sales registered an 8.5 percent increase over the past year, according to a Mastercard report published on Dec. 26, as the economy continues to struggle with the highest inflation rates in almost 40 years combined with product shortages. Mastercard SpendingPulse measures sales numbers from Nov. 1 through Dec. 24 and includes in-store and…

FACT CHECK: Did Justin Trudeau Say He Was ‘Limiting Your Human Rights’?

A video shared on Facebook purportedly shows Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stating that he was going to limit human rights. Verdict: Misleading The video clip leaves out key context. Trudeau was actually talking about a clause in the Canadian Constitution that he does not agree with. Fact Check: In the video, Trudeau says: “Regardless…

Justin Trudeau Goes Full Woke: ‘2SLGBTQQIA+ People’

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went full woke this week, using the phrase “2SLGBTQQIA+ people” in a recent social media post, showcasing how far the left continues to go in its rejection of the fundamental reality of biological sex and the two corresponding genders. “People across the country are lighting candles to honour Indigenous women,…

Biden Is Down For A Stanley Cup Wager With Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

President Joe Biden accepted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Stanley Cup Final wager in a late Monday evening tweet. Trudeau tweeted out his respect for both teams and teased a possible wager between himself and Biden in the middle of the first quarter of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, prompting an almost-immediate response…

President Trump Gives ‘Hurt’ Trudeau And ‘Rip-Off’ EU An Economics Lesson — ‘Fair Trade’ Is ‘Fool Trade’

President Trump: ‘Fair Trade Is Now To Be Called Fool Trade’ The ongoing feud between President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continued Sunday evening when Trump defined nonreciprocal trade as “fool trade” in a tweet. Why should I, as President of the United States, allow countries to continue to make Massive Trade Surpluses, […]

Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back,’ did ‘a great disservice to the whole G7,’ WH economic adviser Larry Kudlow says.

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow Trump slams ‘meek’ Trudeau for ‘dishonest’ news conference Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “stabbed us in the back” with a “double cross” at the G7 summit, National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Sunday, ratcheting up already sky-high tensions between the two neighboring allies. “He holds a press conference, and […]

President Trump Slams ‘Dishonest And Weak’ G7 Performance From Trudeau.

President Donald Trump took aim at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after learning about a press conference Trudeau held following Trump’s early departure from the G7 Summit. Trump called Trudeau “very dishonest and weak” after claiming that the prime minister had been friendly at the summit only to attack once his back was turned. (RELATED: Trump And […]

Trump Hits Back at Trudeau, Macron Ahead of G-7 Summit.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called President Trump’s new tariffs “insulting” earlier this week, wondering why the U.S. was suddenly treating its Northern neighbor like a national security threat. Then, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke up. Despite his “bromance” with Trump, he too let the U.S. leader know he’s not pleased with the new tariffs […]

Trump Hits Justin Trudeau Square In The Jaw Over Trade.

President Donald Trump hit back at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s protests at the recent leveling of tariffs on steel and aluminium imports to the U.S. from his country. Canada has treated our Agricultural business and Farmers very poorly for a very long period of time. Highly restrictive on Trade! They must open their markets and […]

Trump Defends Refugee Policy In Trudeau Meeting: ‘I’m Just Doing What I Said I Would Do’

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday to discuss trade, security, and the challenges faced by women in the workforce, among other issues. Trudeau notably decided not to use the meeting as an opportunity to criticize Trump for his immigration policies publicly. Trudeau praised the venue […]

Trudeau Makes Emergency Call To Premiers After Trump’s Inauguration

President Donald Trump’s “America first” inauguration speech prompted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to make an emergency conference call Friday night to his provincial and territorial counterparts. Trudeau was reportedly trying to convince Canadian premiers that his Liberal government is prepared to meet the formidable trade challenges that a Trump presidency presents, most importantly renegotiating […]