Trump’s False Claims Breaking the Country Apart

www.nytimes.com/2020/08/08/us/politics/voting-nov-3-election.html

Saudi Crown Prince sent hit squad to Canada, exiled spy chief alleges – The Globe and Mail

Plot to assassinate former Saudi intelligence officer Saad Aljabri foiled by Canada Border Services less than two weeks after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi
— Read on www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-saudi-crown-prince-sent-hit-squad-to-canada-exiled-spy-chief-alleges/

Real news or fake news?

Despite far fewer riders, suicide attempts remain significant problem on TTC network amid COVID-19, new records show | The Star

Experts who spoke to the Star emphasize that suicide is preventable and there are effective treatments for people experiencing thoughts of self-harm.
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/gta/2020/08/05/despite-far-fewer-riders-suicide-attempts-remain-significant-problem-on-ttc-network-amid-covid-19-new-records-show.html

Symbolic of widespread despair amid the pandemic. De-escalation includes pumping out regular positive media messages and success stories from structural changes in our institutions.

Erin O’Toole’s team is going door to door with a photocopier. Here’s why | The Star

Socially-distanced voting parties, portable photocopiers, and a race to mail it in. Conservative leadership hopefuls get inventive in face of unusual …
— Read on www.thestar.com/e politics/federal/2020/08/05/erin-otooles-team-is-going-door-to-door-with-a-photocopier-heres-why.html

The complexity gets more complex.

How an abandoned ship became a ‘ticking time bomb’ in Beirut – The Globe and Mail

Explosives experts say 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate removed from a vessel impounded in 2013 and abandoned by its Russian owner was long considered dangerous before a welding accident caused it to explode
— Read on www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-how-an-abandoned-ship-became-a-ticking-time-bomb-in-beirut/

What a horrendous oversight!