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Conrad Black: The genius of Donald Trump

National Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Even in the week that he is nominated by the Republican party for the presidency of the United States, intelligent people fail in droves to understand what Donald Trump has accomplished.
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PSA: Lauren Conrad's Mascara Tear Isn't What You Think

Refinery29 - ‎12 hours ago‎
With Lauren Conrad returning to MTV for The Hills' 10th-anniversary special, The Hills: That Was Then, This Is Now, more of the "reality" behind the show is finally coming to light.

Letters: Vladimir Putin casts a long shadow

National Post - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Conrad Black is right, Donald Trump's remarkable achievement must be labelled “genius.” Almost single-handed he weathered the universal wrath of the media and triumphed over a deep-pocket assault by the Republican top brass.

Letters: Beware of the 'Streisand Effect'

National Post - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Conrad Black continues to reveal himself as a buffoon in his repeated support of Donald Trump's violent, unconstitutional and insane rhetoric.
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Momentum Is With Trump As Hillary Is Stranded At the Gate of Liberalism

New York Sun - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The last of the endless refuges of the Never Trump brigades were vacated as the once unthinkable Trump campaign departed Cleveland victorious.

July 28, 2016 | Odds 'n' Sods : Cobalt's silver boom and the rise of mining media in Canada

The Northern Miner (subscription) - ‎13 hours ago‎
In 1989, the paper was acquired by Southam Business, which later sold it to Conrad Black's Hollinger International. The Miner is now owned by Vancouver-based Glacier Media, whose primary focus is the global energy, agriculture, mining and environmental ...

Letters: Simple solution — stop using oil

National Post - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Apparently Conrad Black has decided that ” successful businessman” Mr. Donald Trump deserves being called a genius for making a great deal of money using real estate tax loopholes not available to ordinary citizens, exploiting the bankruptcy laws on ...

EPHRAIM HARDCASTLE: Sacked Chancellor George Osborne consoled by Remain expats

Daily Mail - ‎11 hours ago‎
The ex-Telegraph boss Conrad Black did this with his Order of Canada after he was jailed, saying: 'I would not give junior officials the aphrodisiacal pleasure of throwing me out.
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Look out world, here comes Boris

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
There is a Conrad Black connection to Boris Johnson, the oddball politician chosen last week in an equally oddball decision by new British Prime Minister Theresa May to be her troubled country's foreign affairs minister.
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Lauren Heuser: The complex job of branding a politician, and how it comes at the expense of more important things

National Post - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Margaret Thatcher would be pleased. Despite being dead for 13 years, she is getting as much play from Theresa May's ascent to power as May herself.
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Michael Den Tandt: Clinton, Democrats face tough job connecting with the disaffected

National Post - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Here's the fascinating thing about U.S. politics this cycle, as we've seen it displayed at the national conventions of Republicans last week and Democrats this week: These two parties, though now polar opposites in tone, are drawing from the same ...
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Mysterious 1934 death of Belgium's King Albert I may be solved thanks to some bloody leaves

National Post - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
On the afternoon of Feb. 17, 1934, King Albert I of Belgium asked his valet to wait in the car while he went for a climb in Marche-les-Dames, where the rock peaks reach 200 metres above the River Meuse.

Rex Murphy: What do Rob Ford, the Brexit and Donald Trump have in common?

National Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
In the days of the greatest turmoil for the late and much-lamented Toronto mayor Rob Ford, when his presence in office was seen as offensive to all right-thinking people, there remained a mystery at the heart of what was rightly called the “Ford ...
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No hiding under sheets: White supremacists gather to celebrate Trump's nomination in Cleveland

National Post - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
They sat at the marble bar as Spencer explained his position on blacks, Hispanics and Jews. They challenged him repeatedly and expressed shock at how calmly he dismissed their rejection of his ideals.

Mining executive Robert McEwen is selling his Rosedale mansion for $27.5 million

Toronto Life - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Conrad Black's Bridle Path mansion, also larger than the McEwen residence, reportedly sold for $16.5 million. But this property has something neither of those other places has: a location right in the middle of Rosedale, on a quiet cul-de-sac ...

Michael Den Tandt: Make America scared again

National Post - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Dear Mr. Trump;. I love your show. I have to tell you up front, I'm a huge fan of the genre. I've read and watched them all, beginning with The Stand by Stephen King, published back in 1978.

Rashid Razaq: Is it the outsiders who hold a mirror up to our society?

Evening Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
We're all the same. It's often meant as an expression of a shared humanity, as a riposte to xenophobes and racists or to anyone who seeks to spew hatred or cause division.
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The Toronto Sun's Christina Blizzard Is Wrong About Transit (Again)

Torontoist - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Alongside the likes of Margaret Wente, Conrad Black, Rosie DiManno, Joe Warmington, and Christie Blatchford, the Toronto Sun's Christina Blizzard is considered an institution at her newspaper.
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Head to Head: Are we getting smug about New Zealand's success in Super Rugby? - ‎11 hours ago‎
While there are a few international sides who have the ability to push the All Blacks, and even pull off the occasional upset, no-one has been able to constantly do so since 2009.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Umit Bektas/Reuters)

National Review Online - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
I will maintain, until next week when the Republican convention will be over, my self-imposed gag on substantive comments about the presidential race.