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President Donald Trump made waves last week when he ejected his Chief of Staff, Mick Mulvaney, for coughing while Trump was answering an interview question.

“Let’s do that over," Trump said. "He’s coughing in the middle of my answer. I don’t like that…If you’re gonna cough, please leave the room. You just can’t, you just can’t cough.”

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a sweeping ban on single-use plastics in the country by 2021.

The ban includes plastic bags, plates, straws, cutlery, and a wealth of other single-use plastics in one of the most ambitious steps to reduce plastic use and its harmful effects on the environment due to its difficulty to recycle.

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KRAKOW, POLAND - 2019/01/24: Bitcoin logo is seen on an android mobile phone. (Photo by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Cryptocurrencies—or digital forms of alternative currency like Bitcoin—have seen a huge investment spike over the last decade, often to lucrative results.

But there are still huge risks when trading in online money, as investors in Canadian cryptocurrency company QuadrigaCX have learned.

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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 17: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the inaugural meeting of the Presidents National Council for the American Worker in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on September 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Oliver Contreras - Pool/Getty Images)

It's nothing unusual for President Donald Trump to lie, but every now and then, one whopper is so bald-faced that even a jaded public is shocked.

This week's came in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. The president discussed a number of issues from the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to disdain for the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, but his false statements on the tariffs he's imposed and subsequently touted raised eyebrows everywhere.

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U.S. President Donald Trump and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Canadians are standing in solidarity with their leader following President Donald Trump's behavior at last week's G-7 summit.

President Trump had blamed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for his decision not to sign a joint communiqué with other members of the G-7. The move followed Trudeau's announcement that he would impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports because Trump imposed tariffs of 25 and 10 percent on aluminum and steel from Canada and other countries.

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U.S. President Donald Trump and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

When President Donald Trump decided to ignore existing trade agreements with United States allies and impose tariffs on Canada, Mexico, Japan and the EU, it was on the premise it would be a boon for the U.S. economy. But a new analysis out of Trump's own White House says the opposite will occur.

The White House Council of Economic Advisers review of President Trump’s trade agenda concluded the president's tariffs will hurt economic growth in the United States. The only way Trump's tariffs can benefit the U.S. economy?

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Capitalism is synonymous with American culture. It is the very thing that promotes a society dedicated to long work weeks and a competitive workforce.

Imagine that you and your coworkers are offered raises totaling $700 million. You’d celebrate your windfall, correct? Given how much of American society is driven by competitive salaries and profit margins, most Americans would jump at the offer. In Canada, however, the reaction has been the exact opposite. Doctors in Canada are resisting a proposed $700 million increase to their annual salaries.

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