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‘It wasn’t rain, it was bullets’: Justin Trudeau’s tribute to war dead – archive video | Guardian News

‘It wasn’t rain, it was bullets’: Justin Trudeau’s tribute to war dead – archive video | Guardian News

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Amid the furore over the cancellation of Donald Trump's trip to the American military cemetery in Belleau, France, due to wet weather, a clip has resurfaced of the Canadian prime minister in rain-soaked Dieppe last year. As Justin Trudeau paid tribute to the service personnel who were killed during the second world war, he took down his umbrella and told onlookers: 'As we sit here in the rain, thinking how uncomfortable we must be … it's all the more fitting that we remember on that day, in Dieppe, the rain wasn't rain – it was bullets' Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► Trump cancels US cemetery visit amid diplomatic embarrassment ► Today in Focus podcast ► Support the Guardian ► The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► Owen Jones talks ► Guardian Football ► Guardian
Donald Trump jokes about ‘getting drenched’ during Armistice speech | Guardian News

Donald Trump jokes about ‘getting drenched’ during Armistice speech | Guardian News

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‘You look so comfortable up there, under shelter,’ Donald Trump said while addressing second world war veterans at his armistice ceremony speech in Paris. ‘We are getting drenched, you’re very smart people,’ he said. The US president's comments come a day after he cancelled a trip to a cemetery due to bad weather. Trump then went on to compliment the veterans: ‘You look like you’re in really good shape all of you. I hope I look like that someday, you look great’ Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► Today in Focus podcast ► Support the Guardian ► The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► Owen Jones talks ► Guardian Football ► Guardian Sport ► Guardian Culture ►
‘A massive wall of fire’: wildfires rage in California | Guardian News

‘A massive wall of fire’: wildfires rage in California | Guardian News

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At least nine people have died after a northern California wildfire incinerated most of a town with a population of about 30,000, authorities said. Only a day after the fast-moving fire began, the blaze near the town of Paradise had grown to nearly 140 sq miles. With fires also burning in the south of the state, officials put the total number of people forced from their homes at 157,000 California wildfires: nine killed as blaze incinerates town
Acting attorney general says judges should have a ‘biblical view of justice’ – archive video | Guardian News

Acting attorney general says judges should have a ‘biblical view of justice’ – archive video | Guardian News

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Matthew Whitaker, now acting attorney general after the president fired Jeff Sessions, said of prospective federal judges, 'are they people of faith? Do they have a biblical view of justice? Which I think is very important.' Whitaker made the remarks at a conservative forum in April 2014, where he appeared as a candidate for the Republican US Senate nomination in Iowa
The trailblazing candidates who have broken barriers in the midterms | Guardian News

The trailblazing candidates who have broken barriers in the midterms | Guardian News

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From the first Muslim women in Congress to the nation’s first Native American congresswomen, a diverse range of candidates have made history at the midterms. According to an analysis by the New York Times, these victories have resulted in the share of House, Senate and gubernatorial candidates who are white and male to be at its lowest point in four elections A night of firsts: the candidates who made history in the 2018 midterms
‘I’m as hopeful as I’ve ever been’: Beto O’Rourke fails to beat Ted Cruz | Guardian News

‘I’m as hopeful as I’ve ever been’: Beto O’Rourke fails to beat Ted Cruz | Guardian News

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Beto O'Rourke, the Democratic candidate for Senate in Texas, narrowly lost his bid to topple the Republican incumbent, Ted Cruz. O'Rourke told supporters in his concession speech that he was 'as inspired and as hopeful as I have ever been' • Midterm elections latest: Democrats win back House, Republicans hold Senate – live