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Canada's First Somali-born MP Being Sworn in

New members of Canada's parliament are being sworn in Wednesday, and one of them is the first Somali-born lawmaker to be elected. Ahmed Hussen, who immigrated to Canada at the age of 17, is a member of the Liberal Party, which won the country's recent election, ending nearly a decade’s long reign of the Conservatives led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Speaking about his election win, Hussen said it "means that Canada is a country that really embraces diversity and...

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