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Canadian Minister Quits After Blunder With Lover

Foreign boss papered love nest with government documents

(Newser) - Canada's foreign affairs minister has been forced to resign because he left NATO summit briefing documents at the home of his former girlfriend. Maxime Bernier was already under fire for his just-dumped lover's connection to Quebec biker gangs, and his resignation follows other embarrassing revelations that have plagued the Canadian... More »

Canadian FM Apologizes for Torture List

Claims US, Israel were 'wrongly' included with other countries

(Newser) - Canadian foreign minister Maxime Bernier has apologized for the inclusion of the US and Israel on a list of countries in which prisoners risk being subjected to torture, the BBC reports. The list, part of a torture awareness guide for diplomats, cited US interrogation techniques and referred to its Guantanamo... More »

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