Canada has decided to boycott the UN’s proposed “Durban III” conference. Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said that the event would encourage racism rather than fight it, and said that his country could no longer take part in such a “charade”.
In other news, President Obama was accidentally elbowed in the lip by an opposing player in a basketball game at Ft. McNair. The president required twelve stitches to close the cut.
Meanwhile, India has created two new divisions — more than 36,000 soldiers — and deployed them in the northeast of the country to guard against a Chinese attack through Burma.
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