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Dec 10th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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The Ant.
The ant works hard in the withering heat and the rain all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks the ant is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away. Come winter, the shivering... (by Durry)
Dec 10th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Singer Chris Rea collapses on stage
Singer Chris Rea is said to be in a stable condition in hospital after collapsing during a performance. Fans posted on Twitter that they saw the 66-year-old "fall backwards" mid-song at the New Theatre Oxford. Rea, who is known for his hits "Driving... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 10th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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The Queen commissions HMS Queen Elizabeth
On Thursday morning, the Queen welcomed Britain's new 3.1 billion aircraft carrier into the Royal Navy fleet and declared it the "best of British". ... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 9th, 2017 by Alternative last post
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Trump's plan
15 day voter. (by Alternative)
Dec 9th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Training exercise turned into chaos as Paras and Gurkhas fought each other
MORE than 100 Paras and Gurkhas fought with poles, bats and heavy machine-gun barrels as a training exercise exploded into mayhem... TRAINING PUNCH-UP More than 100 Paras and Gurkhas fought with poles, bats and heavy machine-gun barrels as... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 9th, 2017 by Alternative last post
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Backlash/ Correction
Quite often in the past, a so-called madman has become the focal point/ lightning rod of a disgruntled, disenfranchised group. The Silence Breakers are now on the cover of Time Magazine. The original cause was right. But I find the pendulum has swung... (by Hoof Hearted)
Dec 8th, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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9 dead in London area in bacterial outbreak
9 dead in London area in bacterial outbreak Health officials have issued an alert, saying nine people have died in an... (by B00Mer)
Dec 8th, 2017 by coldstream last post
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South Carolina cop kills man over Traffic Stop in the BACK!! POPULAR!
SC Cop Faces Murder Charge After Video Shows Him Fatally Shoot Man in Back A South Carolina police officer is facing a murder charge after shooting an African-American man in the back at least eight times. The Post and Courier reports that not only... (by B00Mer)
Dec 8th, 2017 by White_Unifier last post
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Don't lose any sleep over the Republican's deep tax cuts ó Canadians better off
Don't lose any sleep over the Republican's deep tax cuts Canadians will still be better off than Americans The show to the south, filled with sex scandals and political hand-wringing, is a distraction... (by B00Mer)
Dec 8th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Scientists just found the oldest known black hole, and itís a monster
Big deal. We found the oldest brown... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Dec 7th, 2017 by Hoid last post
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This guy just got 20 years
first time went to mistrial but they finally got this guy and gave him 20. would have been more but it was only a black guy. (by Hoid)
Dec 7th, 2017 by avro23 last post
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Alleged racist attack on SkyTrain in Vancouver prompts police investigation
Alleged racist attack on SkyTrain in Vancouver prompts police investigation Transit Police say they are investigating, after an alleged racist attack on the the SkyTrain on Monday night. In... (by B00Mer)
Dec 7th, 2017 by Walter last post
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US to deport undocumented immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle death
US to deport undocumented immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle death Kate Steinle death: US to deport Mexican man acquitted in killing - CNN If I was the brother of that girl, Id be hunting that bastard (by B00Mer)
Dec 6th, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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Jihadist Plot to Kill British Prime Minister Thwarted
Jihadist Plot to Kill British Prime Minister Thwarted Two men appeared in court Wednesday in London on terror charges over an alleged plot to kill British Prime... (by B00Mer)
Dec 6th, 2017 by avro23 last post
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Note to All Women
Just because you never rose to your full potential, doesn't mean it was because some man mentioned that he wish he could see you naked, or perhaps played a game of grab-ass. Get over yourself. Stop building yourself up by bringing down those who DID... (by Hoof Hearted)
Dec 6th, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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Road rage incident involving Canada Post driver goes viral
Road rage incident involving Canada Post driver goes viral A road rage incident involving the driver of a Canada Post truck in Surrey was caught on camera and is now going viral. The video, which was shot by Jessica Ashlee Thomson, who was the... (by B00Mer)
Dec 6th, 2017 by Murphy last post
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War criminal dies after drinking poison
The reporter in the video warns viewers that the image may be disturbing, but it isn't. He drinks from a small brown bottle, but does not fall over. He does not gag, foam at the mouth, vomit, or pass out. Ne worry pas, cowlips. From the South China... (by Murphy)
Dec 6th, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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New ads warn Canadians about driving while high
New ads warn Canadians about driving while high OTTAWA - Ahead of its July deadline for legalizing recreational marijuana use in Canada, the federal government has launched a campaign warning of the risks of drug-impaired driving. Public Safety... (by B00Mer)
Dec 5th, 2017 by White_Unifier last post
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Sexsomnia: My boyfriend raped his ex 'in his sleep'
Sexsomnia: My boyfriend raped his ex 'in his sleep' - BBC News While I can empathize with a man raping a woman in his sleep, you'd think at the very least that a judge should legally be allowed to ban him from consuming alcohol other than as prescribed... (by White_Unifier)
Dec 5th, 2017 by Alternative last post
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Racist tirade at Calgary grocery store sparks hate crime probe
Racist tirade at Calgary grocery store sparks hate crime probe 2EyeL6OeZjU Calgary police are investigating a potential hate crime caught on video at a grocery store checkout, where one man can be heard hurling racially-charged insults. The... (by B00Mer)
Dec 5th, 2017 by taxslave last post
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1 billion dollars? Ontario spends that in cancelation feeís
1 billion dollars for Ontario? What a joke (by Angstrom)
Dec 5th, 2017 by Dixie Cup last post
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This is a feel good story, borne out of violence and fear
North Korean defector's life-saving surgery Paula Newton of CNN gains exclusive access to video inside the operating room as doctors save the life of a young North Korean defector. Apart from the obvious - he wanted out of NK - it will be... (by Murphy)
Dec 4th, 2017 by Hoof Hearted last post
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Time Announces Cover Short List
I know it's Person of the Year, but I feel THE WEATHER should be the top Newsmaker of 2017. Anybody else agree with me? (by Hoof Hearted)
Dec 4th, 2017 by Retired_Can_Soldier last post
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Slow News Cycle?
Is it just me, or is nothing going on. Everyone on this forum keeps rehashing old threads and most are walking around like Zombies bumping into and hissing at one another. Or perhaps I've simply become inured to Trump, mass shootings and sexual... (by Hoof Hearted)
Dec 4th, 2017 by gopher last post
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Cdn military pers no longer have to pay income tax when deployed on international ops
Good news for the military. When you're away from Canada, sometimes for years, they still collected income tax from you. The Ontario rate was levied. This change was long overdue. Canadian military personnel no longer have to pay income tax when... (by Murphy)
Dec 3rd, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Devon pub's fire hasn't gone out in 172 years
This is the English pub which has kept its own log fire burning continuously for a staggering 172 years - and manages to burn through three transit vans full of logs each month. The Warren House Inn in Postbridge on Dartmoor, Devon, sits 1,425ft above... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 3rd, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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OMG happy bday! Txt msgs turn 25 2day :-) x
We send 96 billion text messages every day in the UK but the very first, sent 25 years ago today, was pretty simple: "Merry Christmas." "Spelt with the full words - not Xmas," says Neil Papworth, the British engineer who sent it, eschewing the... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 3rd, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Family's camera falls into sea off Yorkshire and ends up 350 miles away in Germany
The hunt is on for a family, videoed enjoying their seaside holiday, after their camera containing the footage washed up 350 miles away in Germany. Incredibly, the small waterproof camera still works and recorded the last moments at Thornwick Bay... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 2nd, 2017 by Johnnny last post
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Liberals want to limit prosecutions of people who don't reveal HIV status to sex part
Liberals want to limit prosecutions of people who don't reveal HIV status to sex partners - Politics - CBC News I'm sorry, but if a person asks a potential sex partner if that person has HIV, I think he'd expect that potential partner to be legally... (by White_Unifier)
Dec 1st, 2017 by Hoid last post
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Musk's battery officially launches in Australia
Musk's record-breaking battery officially launches in Austral Awesome. Congratulations !!! (by Ocean Breeze)
Dec 1st, 2017 by Murphy last post
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South Dakota oil spill repairís underway
TransCanada excavates damaged part of Keystone pipeline in South Dakota Thats it? Looks like 3 days of work once the workers and equipment is mobilized. ... (by Angstrom)
Dec 1st, 2017 by Angstrom last post
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$100 million for gay purge victims as PM apologizes for LGBTQ discrimination POPULAR!
I feel so self righteous right now. But I can’t help but feel sad, socially for military veterans. If we’re going to piss away money can we help the veterans... (by Angstrom)
Dec 1st, 2017 by Angstrom last post
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Inmates at Ontario jail sue province for $15M after seeing, hearing fellow prisoner k
If they are white males. Im willing to bet this gos nowhere. White males dont get handouts. Its the Communist law of equality Inmates at Ontario jail sue province for $15M after seeing, hearing fellow prisoner killed | National Post (by Angstrom)
Nov 30th, 2017 by gopher last post
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R.i.p jim nabors, the beloved star of 'gomer pyle, u.s.m.c.' and 'the andy griffith s
R.I.P JIM NABORS, THE BELOVED STAR OF 'GOMER PYLE, U.S.M.C.' AND 'THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW' R.I.P Jim Nabors, the beloved star of 'Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.' and 'The Andy Griffith Show' (by B00Mer)
Nov 30th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Judge refuses Todorovic's request to stay in youth jail
TORONTO - On the eve of Christmas, what a gift it is to witness the system finally working as it should. Not even a master manipulator like Melissa Todorovic could pull the strings of a Superior Court judge. She may have been able to convince her... (by Locutus)
Nov 30th, 2017 by Jinentonix last post
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US man arrested for yelling sexist obscenity at Canada reporter
US man arrested for yelling sexist obscenity at Canada reporter - BBC News I hope that teaches him a lesson. (by White_Unifier)
Nov 30th, 2017 by Jinentonix last post
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Charges laid after fatal 401 pile-up involving two transport trucks
Charges laid after fatal 401 pile-up involving two transport trucks Ontario Provincial Police have laid charges in connection with a deadly crash on Highway 401 late Monday. The crash between... (by B00Mer)
Nov 30th, 2017 by Danbones last post
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BREAKING! Santa Fired!
For inappropriate workplace harassment. Apparently he told a female Elf, "While you're down there..." Updates to follow! (by Hoof Hearted)
Nov 29th, 2017 by petros last post
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Is Sesame Street's Mr. Hooper Derogatory Against Gays?
I mean, the name Mr. Hooper certainly implies he likes it a different way doesn't it? Is Mr. Hooper offensive to gays, and should his character be eliminated from the Sesame Street show? Thoughts? (by Hoof Hearted)
Nov 29th, 2017 by Hoid last post
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Distracted by devices, dozens of drivers net $490 tickets
Distracted by devices, dozens of drivers net $490 tickets In just two hours, officers with Ottawas traffic unit netted more than three dozen drivers distracted by their devices. A total of 39 people... (by B00Mer)
Nov 29th, 2017 by Cannuck last post
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Trudeau sends a message, or three, on Asian summit tour POPULAR!
Trudeau sends a message, or three, on Asian summit tour - Politics - CBC News Trudeau scuttles TPP because it didn't go his way. Way to isolate Canada! (by White_Unifier)
Nov 29th, 2017 by Alternative last post
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Not too much coming out of Afghanistan
because, as of this post, it is 0300 hrs there. It's dark and US observation a/c will need to snoop around when it gets light out in order to access what's happening in the area. I am hopeful that we will start hearing things in about three hrs. ... (by Murphy)
Nov 28th, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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North Korea launches ballistic missile... it's WAR!!!
North Korea launches ballistic missile.. Washington (CNN)North Korea fired a ballistic missile early Wednesday local time, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs... (by B00Mer)
Nov 28th, 2017 by pgs last post
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Canadians to be charged a fee for entering the USA POPULAR!
The United States is now adding a new fee to Canadians entering their country via plane or water. If you drive, no extra charge. Each person, will pay an extra $5.50 now. People interviewed made comments like, a tax on tax, Canada is having to pay for the... (by VanIsle)
Nov 27th, 2017 by taxslave last post
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German firms told to prepare for hard Brexit or face heavy losses
From a strictly economic point of view, Germans would have preferred a soft Brexit. A soft Brexit would benefit all sides whereas a hard brexit... (by White_Unifier)