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Feb 29th, 2008
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Wife pleads for Hamilton man's safe return POPULAR!
Wife pleads for Hamilton man's safe return HAMILTON - Its just a truck. Sharlene Bosma looked into the cameras and with tears streaming from her eyes and a flash of anger in her voice pleaded with the men she believes took her 32-year-old husband... (by SLM)
3 weeks ago by darkbeaver last post
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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)
3 weeks ago by MHz last post
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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)
3 weeks ago by Hoof Hearted last post
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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)
4 weeks ago by petros last post
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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)
4 weeks ago by Walter last post
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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)
4 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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)
4 weeks ago by spaminator last post
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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)
4 weeks ago by B00Mer last post
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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)
4 weeks ago by B00Mer last post
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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)
4 weeks ago by spaminator last post
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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)
4 weeks 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)
Jan 13th, 2019 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)
Jan 12th, 2019 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)
Jan 12th, 2019 by coldstream last post
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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)
Jan 12th, 2019 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)
Jan 11th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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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)
Jan 11th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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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)
Jan 11th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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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)
Jan 10th, 2019 by MHz last post
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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)
Jan 10th, 2019 by petros last post
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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)
Jan 9th, 2019 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)
Jan 9th, 2019 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)
Jan 8th, 2019 by Danbones last post
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CNN dying POPULAR!
Delicious. (by Walter)
Jan 8th, 2019 by Dixie Cup last post
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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)
Jan 8th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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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)
Jan 6th, 2019 by Curious Cdn last post
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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)
Jan 6th, 2019 by spilledthebeer last post
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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)
Jan 5th, 2019 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)
Jan 4th, 2019 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)
Jan 4th, 2019 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)
Jan 4th, 2019 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)
Jan 4th, 2019 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)
Jan 4th, 2019 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)
Jan 3rd, 2019 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)
Jan 2nd, 2019 by Curious Cdn last post
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2018 deaths of noteables POPULAR!
Bettina Bien Greaves 1917-2018 A life well lived. RIP (by Walter)
Jan 2nd, 2019 by White_Unifier last post
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Vegans demand that village of Wool change its name
An animal rights group has been roundly mocked after suggesting the Dorset village of Wool change its name - as it currently promotes cruelty to sheep. ... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 2nd, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Big Ben's black hands and numerals to revert back to original colour
It is one of the worlds most familiar landmarks and has been a spectacular feature of London's skyline for almost 160 years. ... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 1st, 2019 by spaminator last post
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World starts to welcome 2019
Auckland (by Blackleaf)
Dec 29th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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New Year honours for Palin, Twiggy, Southgate and cave rescuers
Monty Python star Michael Palin has been knighted and model Twiggy made a dame in a New Year Honours list that also recognises the achievements of England manager Gareth Southgate. ... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 29th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Fox found napping on microwave
A fox was found snoozing on top of a microwave after it sneaked into a south-west London home. The animal came in through the cat flap and smashed... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 28th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Nearly 2000 years of England-Wales tolls come to an end
From tomorrow, after nearly 2000 years, travellers crossing the UK's longest river between England and Wales no longer have to pay tolls... ... (by Blackleaf)