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Feb 29th, 2008
Hey, guess what?...more racism stuff
College Board apologizes over 'racially insensitive' T-shirt The College Board apologized for a "culturally and racially insensitive" T-shirt and some comments made at its Advanced Placement World History exam grading event last month. On the...
Jul 14th, 2014 by JLM
Relatively new building demolished.................WHY?
Sir John Carling building demolition carried out - Ottawa - CBC News Seems like an utter waste to me. Couldn't this building have been converted to housing for the homeless or a long term care centre for ailing seniors. W.T.F. is it in Ottawa that...
Flickering ghost captured on CCTV standing at bar in my local pub
CCTV has captured footage of a flickering ghost standing by the bar of a pub in the centre of my hometown. Manager Tony Dooley discovered the spectre after heading downstairs in the early hours of the morning on Valentine's Day and stumbling upon a...
Pope Francis: 'About 2%' of Catholic clergy paedophiles
Pope Francis has been quoted as saying that reliable data indicates that "about 2%" of clergy in the Catholic Church are paedophiles. The Pope said that abuse of children was like "leprosy" infecting the Church, according to the Italian La...
Shipwrecked Concordia floated for journey to scrapheap
GIGLIO, Italy (AP) The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping 30 months after it struck a reef and capsized killing 32 people. The operation to float the Concordia from an...
Jul 13th, 2014 by Spade
The need for speed
Editorial: Its time for Canada to increase highway speed limits B.C. is going to let drivers go 120 km/h on some highways. The rest of Canada needs to get up to speed. ...
Jul 12th, 2014 by petros
CONSERVATIVES are stupid?? :)
A photo of director Steven Spielberg posing alongside a dead triceratops has gone viral after people commenting on the photo on Facebook somehow mistook the large animatronic beast as an...
Jul 12th, 2014 by petros
What's the difference??
The "progressive" response to the military wife on the left posting her pic...........the idiots obviously don't know the difference, that's the scary part.
Kurdistan - Will it happen?
Kurdistan - Will they declare? Iraqi Kurds take step toward independence - The Washington Post BAGHDAD — Iraq’s Kurdish minority took one step closer Thursday to going its own way, even as politicians in Baghdad, including Kurds, wrangled over the...
Jul 11th, 2014 by Locutus
Grassy Narrows loses Supreme Court logging rights decision
Top court finds province of Ontario, not First Nation or federal government, has jurisdiction over logging The Supreme Court of Canada ruled today in favour of the Ontario government's right to permit industrial logging on a First Nation's ...
As Israel strikes back, fake Gaza images dominate social media
A BBC report has found that many of the photographs used to illustrate the situation in Gaza are from years ago, and even from the conflicts in Iraq and Syria. A significant part of any battle nowadays is waged in the media, as each sides tries to...
Back over in Britain again...
"Blimey, it was a good idea for us to steal this minibus so we could drive home instead of walking." "Right, jolly good idea, what's that in the back?" "Oh, bloody hell" derp
"Journalism isn't stenography "
The late Democratic senator and all-around sage Daniel Patrick Moynihan put it best: "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts." There have been, are and always will be plenty of issues to argue about. What's the best way to...
Jul 9th, 2014 by gopher
Sterling says he won't sell team, calls wife pig
so there...:thebirdman: LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Donald Sterling denounced his wife, her lawyers and the NBA from the witness stand Wednesday, saying he would never sell the Los Angeles Clippers and vowing a lifetime of lawsuits against the league. ...
Jul 9th, 2014 by Twila
Parole of convicted mob killer notorious for his explosive temper tested by road raging motorist | National Post
Jul 9th, 2014 by Goober
Jim Coutts was the most powerful Liberal you’ve never heard of
Bruce Yaccato: Jim Coutts was the most powerful Liberal youâve never heard of | National Post The first time I saw Jim Coutts in action was during the Liberal campaign in 1979. Like the plane we were on, Pierre Trudeaus party was at cruising altitude....
AP Stealth Edits Iraq WMD Story
Your Moral And Intellectual Superiors No one has ever found weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Not ever. And certainly, not now.
Jul 9th, 2014 by petros
20 'Powerful Elite' Part Of Decades Old British Pedo Ring
'Powerful elite' of at least 20 establishment figures may have been part of paedophile ring that abused children for decades Former child protection manager claims abusers operated for 65 years Peter McKelvie first raised alarm about paedophile...
Jul 9th, 2014 by Walter
Fourth of July weekend toll: 82 shot, 14 of them fatally, in Chicago
For 10 minutes, it seemed like the shooting was everywhere in the South Chicago neighborhood. It started when someone shot and wounded a couple, then two people fired at the shooter, then there was a chase and shots exchanged and a man sitting on a...
All your drone belong to us
Two drone pilots learn the hard way that NYPD helicopters can outsmart their drones when confronted in the air Two men from Inwood arrested after they flew drone near George Washington Bridge, nearly hit NYPD helicopter ...
Eleven dead in Poland parachute club plane crash
Eleven people have been killed when a plane carrying members of a parachute club crashed in southern Poland. Rescue workers said only one of the 12 people on board survived and had suffered serious injuries. The Piper Navajo light...
Jul 7th, 2014 by gopher
Foreign 'terrorists' breach u.s. Border
FOREIGN 'TERRORISTS' BREACH U.S. BORDER Almost nine years after terrorists murdered 2,751 people on Sept. 11, 2001, the U.S. is still facing a major threat as hundreds of illegal aliens from countries known to support and sponsor terrorism sneak across...
Another 'why greenpeace sucks' moment
Greenpeace send Rainbow Warrior to block the removal of wrecked Costa Concordia, saying its five-day voyage to scrapyard is a potential environmental disaster Authorities preparing to remove cruise liner two and a half years after it sank...
Jul 6th, 2014 by SLM
Free the Nipple Campaign.
I am so behind the times. I had no idea this was even a thing! #FreeTheNipple: This Bikini Top Sticks Two Fingers Up To Censorship ?
Jul 6th, 2014 by tay
Arthur Porter arrested - Will make some Cons nervous I would say
Arthur Porter arrested - Will make some Cons nervous I would say. And possibly SNC Lavalin. Starting to get really interesting. Arthur Porter arrested in Panama on fraud, conspiracy charges - Montreal - CBC News Former CSIS watchdog boss Arthur...
Queen to name new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth
The MoD has confirmed that the Queen will officially name one of the Royal Navy's new 65,000-tonne Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth at a ceremony on Friday 4th July. The event will be held at Rosyth dockyard in Fife where...
Jul 4th, 2014 by Spade
Why Gorbachev? Gorbachev is of the same age as I am. Several days ago I read a post (on a Russian forum) in which he was accused of being responsible for the disintegration of the Soviet Union. In my opinion the country disintegrated spontaneously,...