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Aug 16th, 2014 by tay last post
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The REAL War On Women
And yet all we hear about is how gubmint should pay for birth control and abortion. Man convicted for killing wife who didn’t make goat for dinner | New York Post Pakistani woman stoned to death BBC News - Two India girls gang raped and hanged in... (by Walter)
Aug 16th, 2014 by JLM last post
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So what is the truth with education funding in British Columbia?
It seems to be hard to get an answer for this that is universally accepted. The figures I saw was that education in B.C. is funded at a level $1000 per student per year less than the average of Canadian provinces. Since then from several anecdotal... (by JLM)
Aug 16th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Utah woman critical after drinking restaurant's tainted tea
Utah woman critical after drinking restaurant's tainted tea Jennifer Dobner, REUTERS First posted: Friday, August 15, 2014 06:35 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Aug 16th, 2014 by Blackleaf last post
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Giant inflatable turtle cruises into Sydney Harbour
Giant inflatable turtle cruises into Sydney Harbour A giant, mottled turtle named Alphie floats around Australia's most famous harbour, raising awareness of the health of the Great Barrier Reef Giant inflatable turtle cruises Sydney Harbor -... (by B00Mer)
Aug 15th, 2014 by MHz last post
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ISIS Issues Threat To White House; Secret Service Taking "Appropriate Steps"
ISIS Issues Threat To White House; Secret Service Taking "Appropriate Steps" While ISIS has issued direct threats against the US in the past week now that the US is officially droning and "humanitarianly advising" it (after having armed it for the past... (by B00Mer)
Aug 15th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Passengers’ Bank Accounts Being Accessed Unknowingly
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Passengers Bank Accounts Being Accessed Unknowingly, Money Goes Missing ... (by B00Mer)
Aug 15th, 2014 by petros last post
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Arizona math teacher arrives drunk to class and keeps drinking: Police
Arizona math teacher arrives drunk to class and keeps drinking: Police 'Learning math can be hard enough' REUTERS First posted: ... (by spaminator)
Aug 15th, 2014 by tay last post
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Chemical used by Colgate Total toothpaste to fight off gum disease is linked to cance
Chemical used by Colgate Total toothpaste to fight off gum disease is linked to cancer A chemical that has been linked to cancer cell growth is being used by millions of Americans in toothpaste every day, it has emerged. The company behind Colgate... (by B00Mer)
Aug 14th, 2014 by Praxius last post
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BREAKING :Iraq’s PM Maliki gives up his post, supports his successor Abadi - State TV
Iraq’s PM Maliki gives up his post, supports his successor Abadi Iraq’s Nour al-Maliki has announced his resignation... (by B00Mer)
Aug 14th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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‘Finish the job!’ Thousands of Israelis rally in support of Gaza offense
Finish the job! Thousands of Israelis rally in support of Gaza offense Thousands of people in Tel Aviv rallied to show support for the IDF's military campaign in Gaza, urging the government... (by B00Mer)
Aug 14th, 2014 by Grievous last post
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Residents Complain of Smell of Growing Pot Filling the Air in Denver
Now that marijuana is legal in Colorado, the pot-growing industry has exploded in Denver's industrial areas. Consequently the smell of the growing pot is now filling Denver's air, as the indoor pot farms bring an acrid, skunky smell to the city and... (by Locutus)
Aug 14th, 2014 by Kreskin last post
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NSA bot MonsterMind can wage cyberwar on its own – Snowden
NSA bot MonsterMind can wage cyberwar on its own – Snowden The US National Security Agency owns a “MonsterMind” program designed to prevent foreign cyberattacks and, also,... (by B00Mer)
Aug 14th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Historical sex abuse: Sir Cliff Richard's home searched by police
Outing white, middle-aged, male celebrities as "historical paedophiles" has become a national sport in recent years, with the Met's "Operation Yewtree" going into full swing. Whilst it has outed a few white, middle-aged, male celebrities as people who... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 14th, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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14-year-old boy lived in Walmart for four days without being noticed
14-year-old boy lived in Walmart for four days without being noticed Young boy lives in Walmart for four days - YouTube CORSICANA, Texas — A 14-year-old Texas boy lived inside a Walmart for four days without being noticed, according to a report from... (by B00Mer)
Aug 14th, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Big Brother at it's best, smile you're on candied camera.
Satellites may soon be able to snap photographs of your face. Satellites run by Google and other private companies may soon have the ability to capture images of a persons face and other... (by B00Mer)
Aug 14th, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Yazidi refugees: ‘Can you take me to Canada?’
A displaced Iraqi child from the Yazidi community rests after crossing the... (by Praxius)
Aug 14th, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Rocket fired from Gaza into S. Israel hours before 3-day ceasefire expiry
Rocket fired from Gaza into S. Israel hours before 3-day ceasefire expiry A rocket landed in southern Israel two hours before the end of a temporary cease-fire agreed... (by B00Mer)
Aug 14th, 2014 by petros last post
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Bountiful is Back in the News
According to the CBC the characters at Bountiful BC are back in the news. Blackmore and his former partner in the community have again been charged with Polygamy and transporting under age girls across the border to the USA. The court actions happened... (by damngrumpy)
Aug 13th, 2014 by JLM last post
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And why would no criminal charges be laid?
David Michael Michaels guilty of $65M investment fraud - British Columbia - CBC News How can one steal $65 and lie about it and not commit a crime? The justice system appears to be just as sleazy as the criminals! (by JLM)
Aug 13th, 2014 by Praxius last post
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Rob Ford says a bomb threat made against City Hall
how original...resign or else...anyway: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says City Hall has been the subject of a bomb threat, after he says an anonymous e-mail sent to Councillor Doug Ford said that if the mayor does not resign, “City Hall will blow.” ... (by Locutus)
Aug 13th, 2014 by petros last post
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Seven "Brave" So-Called Men Charged in Connection to Regina Man’s Death
REGINA Regina police arrested seven men in connection to an investigation that began Thursday that has since been deemed a homicide. Police were called to the 200 block of Quebec Street north, shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday, after reports of a... (by petros)
Aug 13th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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UN says Iraq humanitarian crisis at highest level
UN says Iraq humanitarian crisis at highest level BAGHDAD (AP) The United Nations says the humanitarian crisis in... (by B00Mer)
Aug 13th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Did ya see the 'baby stroller blown onto the subway tracks' video yet?
Probably, but those that didn't, watch Mr Helpful in the headphones as it all unfolds. Video - Canada - News - MSN CA (by Locutus)
Aug 13th, 2014 by petros last post
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Text and bump me? That's a stabbing for you pal.
Toronto man allegedly stabbed in the heart after bumping into someone while texting and walking A 33-year old man is in critical condition after being stabbed in the heart at Yonge-Dundas Square Wednesday morning after he bumped into two men while... (by Locutus)
Aug 13th, 2014 by Walter last post
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Tax increases for Canadians
Media reports the following gleaned from Statscan. "The Canadian Consumer Tax Index compares how much the average taxpayer forks out today, compared with 1961, posing the question: Are Canadians getting enough bang for their bucks? It finds taxes... (by Trex)
Aug 13th, 2014 by tay last post
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Canada A Lackey To USA in Marc Emery Extradtition, Free Marc Emery!!!!!
Saw a documentary last night on the CBC how our lackey federal govt is not resisting what is essentially a political attack on Marc Emery in trying to extradite him. It is also an attack on our political system from the anti-drug zealots in the Drug... (by dumpthemonarchy)
Aug 13th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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California man accused of stabbing to death parents, sons and dog
California man accused of stabbing to death parents, sons and dog Dana Feldman, Reuters First posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 09:15 PM... (by spaminator)
Aug 12th, 2014 by talloola last post
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Lauren Bacall Has Died at Age 89
Lauren Bacall Has Died at Age 89 Moviegoers fell in love with Lauren Bacall about the same time Humphrey Bogart did: during the scene in her first movie, 1944s To Have... (by B00Mer)
Aug 12th, 2014 by Praxius last post
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'Prince of Pot' Marc Emery arrives back in Canada
'Prince of Pot' Marc Emery arrives back in Canada after serving U.S. prison sentence | CTV News Through a cloud of marijuana smoke, the “prince... (by Praxius)
Aug 12th, 2014 by gerryh last post
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Audi mechanic takes car home for weekend, owners outraged
Audi mechanic takes car home for weekend, owners outraged ... (by SLM)
Aug 12th, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes Ecuador's capital of Quito
Two dead, several trapped following double earthquake in Ecuador A 5.1 earthquake has struck around 22.5 km northeast of Ecuador's capital, Quito, followed by a 4.3 magnitude aftershock.... (by B00Mer)
Aug 12th, 2014 by damngrumpy last post
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Ontario Going Bankrupt ?
From National Post a warning to the Ontario Liberals from Germany "Germany the country on which Ontario modelled its approach to renewable energy development has a $412-billion lesson for Ontario. Thats the amount the country has spent on subsidies... (by Trex)
Aug 12th, 2014 by Nuggler last post
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British woman jailed for trying to have former co-worker raped
British woman jailed for trying to have former co-worker raped QMI Agency First posted: Monday, August 11, 2014 09:49 AM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Aug 12th, 2014 by Blackleaf last post
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Royal Mail's eight great PMs (but no Blair or Cameron)
The Royal Mail has released a set of 97p and first class stamps featuring Britain's greatest-ever Prime Ministers. And it may not surprise you to know that political pygmies Blair and Cameron are NOT included in the set, and neither is Lloyd George,... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 12th, 2014 by petros last post
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Emery supports Just In!
According to C.B.C. radio this morning. I think that may "take care" of Jr.! (by JLM)
Aug 12th, 2014 by JLM last post
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Texas teen arrested and charged with shooting parents dead
Texas teen arrested and charged with shooting parents dead Reuters First posted: Monday, August 11, 2014 11:00 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Aug 12th, 2014 by JLM last post
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How is justice best served in a case like this?
Emma Paulsen, B.C. dog walker, charged in deaths of 6 dogs - British Columbia - CBC News First of all I'm a dog owner and I love dogs. I think what this woman did was incredibly stupid and then things escalated. I don't think throwing her in jail... (by JLM)
Aug 11th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Reporters robbed while working on story about 'sketchy' neighborhood app
Reporters robbed while working on story about 'sketchy' neighborhood app A Washington, DC news crew got more than it bargained for while working on a story about a... (by B00Mer)
Aug 11th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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American held without bail after tweets in support of Islamic State (ISIS)
American held without bail after tweets in support of Islamic State (ISIS) An American accused of conspiring to aid the militant group Islamic State was ordered by a New... (by B00Mer)
Aug 11th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Scientists create water ‘tractor beam’ to manipulate floating objects (VIDEO)
Scientists create water tractor beam to manipulate floating objects (VIDEO) Australian scientists have created a water-based tractor beam a wave generator that is able... (by B00Mer)
Aug 11th, 2014 by Twila last post
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Hollywood execs may blacklist Cruz, Bardem for accusing Israel of 'genocide'
Hollywood execs may blacklist Cruz, Bardem for accusing Israel of 'genocide' Hollywood producers have signaled a potential blackballing of actress Penelope Cruz and her husband, actor Javier... (by B00Mer)
Aug 11th, 2014 by DaSleeper last post
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Australia boy 'displays severed head in Syria'
Australia boy 'displays severed head in Syria' - BBC News Australian PM Tony Abbott has voiced strong condemnation after an image emerged showing a boy, reportedly the son of an Australian ex-terror convict, holding a Syrian's severed head. The... (by Praxius)
Aug 11th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Lockdown USA: Congress plans 700-mile ‘surge’ on Mexico border
Lockdown USA: Congress plans 700-mile ‘surge’ on Mexico border U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents patrol along the international border between Mexico and the... (by B00Mer)
Aug 11th, 2014 by captain morgan last post
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Appeals court allows extradition of Alberta terrorism suspect
Appeals court allows extradition of Alberta terrorism suspect ... (by B00Mer)
Aug 11th, 2014 by skookumchuck last post
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Antisemitism on rise across Europe 'in worst times since the Nazis'
Antisemitism on rise across Europe 'in worst times since the Nazis' | Society | The Guardian Canada seems to be following, our "progressives" must be very proud of themselves. (by skookumchuck)