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Feb 29th, 2008
Canada finally returning a 149yr. old gift from the US
Its about time, after all. Just over 140 years ago, a man named Samuel Walking Coyote did something that arguably changed the course of history: he captured and raised several bison calves in Montana. It might not sound like much, but...
Indiana Man Accused of Raping, Killing Baby
An Indiana man accused in the killing of 1-year-old Shaylyn Ammerman faces additional charges in connection with the case, according to KTLA sister station WXIN. Kyle Parker,...
G20 class-action lawsuits against Toronto police over 'kettling' get go-ahead First class actions involving group arrests to be certified in Ontario More than 1,000 people arrested in large groups and held in "inhumane conditions" at a makeshift...
Canadian faces American Justice!
Chilliwack man charged with child enticement in Idaho - British Columbia - CBC News I doubt if this bastard (if guilty) will be bothering anyone for awhile. Canadian Justice system should pay close attention!
War-wounded military dog awarded medal
A military dog who lost her leg on duty in Afghanistan has received a vet charity's medal honouring the work of animals in war. Lucca, a 12-year-old German Shepherd, suffered injuries including the loss of a leg during a search for improvised...
Apr 4th, 2016 by MHz
Man Drove Six Miles With Wife Atop Car
--In what may be a new record for driving with a spouse clinging to the roof of a car, a Florida man was arrested last week after traveling six miles with his wife atop his vehicle, cops say According to investigators, Richard Addy, 69, and his wife...
NYC Taxis To Lose Their Uniqueness
New York taxi drivers to be banned from flirting with or ejaculating on passengers New York City officials have revealed new proposals that would ban taxi and hire car drivers from flirting with passengers or initiating any kind of unwanted physical...
Apr 3rd, 2016 by MHz
Third Vertical Landing a Success
American space firm Blue Origin successfully completed the third launch and vertical landing of its reusable New Shepard rocket on Saturday, company founder and Internet entrepreneur Jeff Bezos said. "Flawless BE-3 restart and perfect booster landing,"...
Ghomeshi's trial will begin next week
good times The trial of disgraced CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi gets underway next week in Toronto. Heres what we know about the judge, the Crown prosecutor and Ghomeshis defence lawyer: Ontario Court judge William Horkins The judge...
Ronnie Corbett, last of the Two Ronnies, dies aged 85
Entertainer Ronnie Corbett, best known for BBC comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies, died yesterday aged 85. His publicist said yesterday: "Ronnie Corbett CBE, one of the nation's best-loved entertainers, passed away this morning, surrounded by his...
Apr 1st, 2016 by gopher
State Dept Apologizes for Suggesting Americans Are Ugly
The State Department tweeted out a warning to Americans traveling overseas Wednesday and then deleted the tweet after a deluge of criticism from people who called it sexist. The tweet, sent from the State Department's @TravelGov account at 1:20...
Mar 29th, 2016 by Ludlow
Plane Crash Claims the Life of Jean Lapierre and Six others
Sad news. I had a lot of respect for Jean Lapierre. My deepest sympathies to his family. Jean Lapierre among 7 killed in Îles-de-la-Madeleine plane crash - Montreal - CBC News Absolutely heart-breaking news for Jean's Mum. Apparently Jean was...
Frog, meet scorpion
Liberal Teacher Takes In Muslim Refugee, His Colleague Finds Whats Left Of Him math teacher Mehdi Hushmand found out the hard way that the refugee crisis...
Lone gunman at White House
Looks like trouble has happened at the White House today. Thankfully the gun man has been captured.
Mar 26th, 2016 by Locutus
Belgium Fears Nuclear Plants Are Vulnerable
to ladders and such. BRUSSELS As a dragnet aimed at Islamic State operatives spiraled across Brussels and into at least five European countries on Friday, the authorities were also focusing on a narrower but increasingly alarming threat: the...
Mar 26th, 2016 by tay
Burlington Skyway crash results in DUI and gridlock.
WHAT AN IDIOT! Now the rest of the story... A 34-year-old Brampton man has been charged with impaired driving in connection with a dump truck crash that shut down the Toronto-bound lanes of the Burlington Skyway...
Sometimes we just don't appreciate how lucky we are!
Paradise woman recovering after losing fingers, toes to life-threatening infection - Newfoundland & Labrador - CBC News I don't have to look far to see someone more unfortunate than I am. Wishing that poor woman all the luck she is going to need!
Mar 22nd, 2016 by MHz
Islamic Migrants Violently Attack Sympathetic ’60 Minutes’ Crew
Its nice when leftist news outlets like 60 Minutes want to tell the story of the poor migrants and their plight as they travel across Europe. In the past, 60 Minutes in the past has invariably attempted to present a politically correct, sympathetic...
Mar 22nd, 2016 by Locutus
Missouri soldier’s conviction for Obama comments is upheld
WASHINGTON The nations highest military appeals court has upheld the court-martial conviction of a Missouri man whose racist-sounding diatribe against President Barack Obama raised tough free-speech questions. The former soldier, who at one...
Mar 21st, 2016 by MHz
Saudi Arabia may go broke before the US oil industry buckles
I haven't finished reading the article, but thought I'd post it hear for comment and thoughts. _ _____________________________________________ If the oil futures market is correct, Saudi Arabia will start running into trouble within two years. It...
Mar 20th, 2016 by Ludlow
Students freak out after teacher shows video of ISIS beheading
they freaked-out man. anyway, given the other tripe stugents are shown and taught or made to believe, a little reality (that is hidden from most adults never mind their mumbling broods) is good for the populace...learn 'em about what is actually going...