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    Justin Trudeau Survives Canadian Election

    Despite being tarnished by scandals, such as the discovery of old photos showing him wearing blackface, Canada's prime minister will keep his job after his Liberal Party won a plurality in national elections yesterday. But he'll lead a minority Liberal government that'll require other parties' votes to pass laws and budgets. "I've heard your frustration," Trudeau told Canadians in western regions where his party suffered its biggest losses.

    What's next? Analysts say the results are a reality check for the 47-year-old, who was elected in a 2015 landslide but now faces the challenge of straightening out relations with Canada's provinces.

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