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This is why many Canadian veterans are troubled over the Khadr settlement

When pressed about the issue on the Senate floor Thursday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he understood Canadians’ “concerns” about the $10.5 million payout to Omar Khadr. “In fact,” he added, “I share those concerns about the money; that’s why we settled.” But to the thousands of men and women who have served in Canada’s military, their concerns go far beyond the simple dollar amount.

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Trump administration appeals Hawaii court ruling on travel ban

The Trump administration late Friday appealed directly to the U.S. Supreme Court after a federal judge in Hawaii ordered to expand the list of U.S. family relationships that refugees and visitors from six Muslim-majority countries can use to get into the country, including grandparents and grandchildren.

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Majority of Canadians polled disagree with Khadr settlement

OTTAWA — More than 70 per cent of Canadians polled disagree with the government’s decision to settle a lawsuit with Omar Khadr for a reported $10.5 million and an apology, according to the results of a new survey.

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