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Toronto Store Attack POPULAR!
What's this? Woman screaming 'Allahu Akbar' charged in Toronto store attack: Sources | Toront (by EagleSmack)
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Tesla to cut thousands of jobs as Elon Musk warns the ‘road ahead is very difficult’
But but but... Tesla Inc. will cut its full-time employee headcount by 7 per cent, with Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk saying "the road ahead is very difficult to make electric cars affordable for the mass market." The shares fell 7.6 per cent... (by petros)
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Police speak to Prince Philip for not wearing seat belt
Norfolk Police say they have spoken to the Duke of Edinburgh after he was pictured driving without a seat belt, 48 hours after being involved in a crash near Sandringham in Norfolk. ... (by Blackleaf)
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Canadian Robert Schellenberg sentenced to death in China
If he is guilty, and I hope he got a fair trial, then let this be an example to other smugglers. (by White_Unifier)
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Capitalism will save this world
Watch this entrepreneurs capitalize on the shortage of cheap housing and a abundant supply of cheap plastic material. New homes to be built from 18 tonnes of recycled plastic... (by Angstrom)
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2019 deaths of notables
Another year to keep track of deaths of notables. Ave atque vale. (by Walter)
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Star Trek Fan Sues After License Plate Revoked For Being 'Inappropriate'
It's a word. Who concluded that it referred to indigenous peoples in any way? (by White_Unifier)
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Lunacy of the Left POPULAR!
Clift is nuts. MRC DisHonors Awards: Eleanor Clift Wins Quote of the Year for Insisting Amb. Stevens Wasn't Murdered (by Walter)
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Thuggery of the Left POPULAR!
Unbelievable, except that it happened. Wisconsin's Shame: âI Thought It Was a Home Invasionâ | National Review Online (by Walter)
3 days ago by White_Unifier last post
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Canadian Mosque Issuing Polygamous Marriage Certificates, Illegal In Canada
Canadian Mosque Issuing Polygamous Marriage Certificates, Illegal In Canada A recent investigative report by the Fifth Estate has revealed that a Toronto... (by B00Mer)
4 days ago by Serryah last post
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8 Pedophiles Found Dead After Being Exposed By Online Vigilantes
8 Pedophiles Found Dead After Being Exposed By Online Vigilantes source: ... (by B00Mer)
4 days ago by Serryah last post
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Israeli Army Chief Admits to Arming Syrian Rebels in Golan Heights
Israeli Army Chief Admits to Arming Syrian Rebels in Golan Heights Says arming rebellion was for 'self-defense' Jason Ditz Posted on... (by MHz)
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Trump announces new “Space Force” military branch
www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-gwVFfTCnM So the POTUS who's so worried about the US' balance of trade deficit has decided to spend like a drunken sailor to grow that deficit even more. Oh no, he's raising tariffs to prevent that. OK, so just growing public... (by White_Unifier)
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DUI suspect accused of hitting family returning from Disneyland had been deported 15
DUI suspect accused of hitting family returning from Disneyland had been deported 15 times ... (by B00Mer)
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Illegal Immigrant Deported 8 Times Caught With $1 Million In Meth and Cocaine During
Illegal Immigrant Deported 8 Times Caught With $1 Million In Meth and Cocaine During Traffic Stop In Utah Detectives arrested a man found to... (by B00Mer)
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Water is Life POPULAR!
A federal judge has issued a temporary halt to SOME construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota that Native American tribes have been protesting. Some of those protests turned violent over the weekend. Lawrence reports what he learned at the... (by Cliffy)
1 week ago by White_Unifier last post
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World's longest aircraft retired
The world's longest aircraft has been retired from service as developers prepare to start work on a new model. ... (by Blackleaf)
1 week ago by White_Unifier last post
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Minister ignores suggestions to fix free flag program — despite century-long wait lis
Simple solution. Raise or lower the fee until the waitlist falls to between one and five years. Whenever it exceeds five years, raise the fee. Whenever it falls to within a... (by White_Unifier)
1 week ago by Danbones last post
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The British island that celebrates Christmas today
The rest of the country celebrated Christmas Day on 25th December, but there's one part of the UK that is celebrating it today. Foula - whose name means "bird... (by Blackleaf)
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Researchers find bottom of Pacific getting colder, possibly due to Little Ice Age
The rift must be closing. LOL! A pair of researchers, one with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the other Harvard University, has found evidence of deep ocean cooling that is... (by petros)
1 week ago by Curious Cdn last post
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Big Maple Leaf' $1-million coin stolen from Berlin museum
Big Maple Leaf' $1-million coin stolen from Berlin museum A huge $1-million Canadian gold coin, known as the Big Maple Leaf, was stolen from a museum in Berlin... (by B00Mer)
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Should the US hand over Minnesota's Northwest Angle to Canada?
OK, so let's see how this would work out. Let's suppose a US judge agreed that it was a survey error and that that land had to be returned to Canada. Think of the mess this would create. Any person... (by White_Unifier)
1 week ago by Blackleaf last post
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YouGov survey: British sarcasm 'lost on Americans'
Britons like to think they have a "special relationship" with the US, based on a common language and cultural, historical and political ties. ... (by Blackleaf)
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Pilots did everything right
Animation of Hudson River Landing.....I was impressed. Pilots did everything right. YouTube - Hudson River Plane Landing (US Airways 1549) Animation with Audio (by #juan)
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Toronto Eaton Centre shooting kills 1, injures 7
Toronto police have confirmed that a Saturday evening shooting in the Eaton Centre has left one man dead and seven others injured. Const. Victor Kwong said that one victim was... (by B00Mer)
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Olympic chat POPULAR!
I started chatting in the other thread made by karrie and realized it was for behind the scenes... Thus I thought I would start this brag/cry thread. Canada jut had a good skate in the couples but they don't look so happy with their scores....US is... (by Sal)
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Isis POPULAR!
Can we combine all the ISIS threads please. (by Goober)
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Two explosions at Boston Marathon finish line injure dozens: reports POPULAR!
I have a cousin running the Boston Marathon today, and she just posted to facebook that she finished the marathon, despite two explosions that went off near the finish line, injuring runners and spectators. So far the news has no real details about... (by karrie)
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Nissan Leaf sales collapse in Ontario after incentive axed
No shit? Since taking power, Ontarios Doug Fordled government has been heavy-handed with cuts across the board. The Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle and Charging Incentive Programs are a few of the rebate programs that got the axe in... (by petros)
1 week ago by petros last post
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2018 was 4th warmest year since 1951 climate change report finds
Last year was the fourth warmest on record (since 1951 when the record started) extending a scorching streak driven by a buildup of man-made greenhouse gases, the European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service said on Monday. ... (by petros)
1 week ago by White_Unifier last post
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MPs debate Brexit deal
It looks like the UK will be heading towards another referendum. Question: should it be a choice between remain or leave like last time or a choice between two different leave options? ... (by White_Unifier)
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CNN dying POPULAR!
Delicious. (by Walter)
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Web giants make last-minute plea with FCC to preserve net neutrality
The 120-day window established by the Federal Communication Commission earlier this year to hear comments from the public concerning its open... (by B00Mer)
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Wisconsin girl, 12, stabbed 19 times by friends
Wisconsin girl, 12, stabbed 19 times by friends Brendan O'Brien, Reuters First posted: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 08:59 AM EDT ... (by spaminator)
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Another Shooting in Toronto-What a Dump That Place Is POPULAR!
Not the worst area like the notorious Jane Finch either Still and all Toronto can't wait to ape the worst of our uber-violent southern neighbours and this is where it leads them. Condolences to the families of the innocent deceased. (by bill barilko)
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Canadians among 2 per cent of world controlling half of global wealth
By Gregory Bonnell TORONTO (CP) - Canadians are among the richest two per cent of the global population who control more than half of the world's wealth, a United Nations study released Tuesday has found. In contrast, more than half of the planet's... (by sanctus)
2 weeks ago by White_Unifier last post
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'Brexit 50-50' if May's deal rejected, says Liam Fox
If I were the UK Parliament, I'd call a new referendum: 1. Remain in the EU. 2. Unilateral global free trade. If the final Brexit deal is even worse than remaining in the EU, then I imagine even... (by White_Unifier)
2 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Caught on Cam, a brawl at McDee's over a straw
Caught on Cam, a brawl at McDee's over a straw :lol: (by B00Mer)
2 weeks ago by bill barilko last post
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Homes worth close to $1 million — but no city plows
Homes worth close to $1 million but no city plows You'd think they could pool their money and hire a company to clean the road.. :lol: ... (by B00Mer)
2 weeks ago by MHz last post
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racist year in review
From Roseanne to Pool Patrol Patty 2018 has been a banner year for racists in America. White people mad! (by Hoid)
2 weeks ago by White_Unifier last post
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Since Huawei executive's arrest, 13 Canadians have been detained in China
Since Huawei executive's arrest, 13 Canadians have been detained in China Way to go Trudeau.. (by B00Mer)
2 weeks ago by spaminator last post
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Shermans' untimely deaths
What's to be made of it? Murder, murder: murder, suicide or suicide, suicide? (by JLM)
2 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Yule be scared: Woman photographs a ghost in her Christmas tree
A woman claims she snapped a ghost haunting a Christmas tree - moments after a glass bauble mysteriously smashed on its own. ... (by Blackleaf)
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2018 deaths of noteables POPULAR!
Bettina Bien Greaves 1917-2018 A life well lived. RIP (by Walter)