In The News


CBC News
Canada's public broadcasters' news service.
Views: 294,880
Feb 29th, 2008
Aug 21st, 2014 by DaSleeper last post
676 Views
10
College Newspaper Can’t Be Called ‘The Bullet’ Anymore Because It’s Too Dangerous
The University of Mary Washingtons newspaper is changing its name after 96 years. A Virginia university has decided to stop calling its newspaper The Bullet over... (by Locutus)
Aug 21st, 2014 by bill barilko last post
1,459 Views
10
Giant grouper fish eats hooked shark whole, leaving fishermen stunned
Giant grouper fish eats hooked shark whole, leaving fishermen stunned (VIDEO) Grouper eats 4ft shark in one bite - YouTube A BOAT of fishermen are hauling in a four-foot shark. Their catch is not far from the boat... then, BANG! A gigantic... (by B00Mer)
Aug 21st, 2014 by MHz last post
1,645 Views
45
US corporations boycott Glasgow over Gaza support
US corporations boycott Glasgow over Gaza support Hundreds of US businesspeople have scrapped plans to visit Glasgow, following the Scottish citys decision to fly the Palestinian flag... (by B00Mer)
Aug 21st, 2014 by MHz last post
670 Views
12
‘Suicide tourism’ in Switzerland doubles in three years
Suicide tourism in Switzerland doubles in three years The number of seriously ill foreigners using Swiss medical facilities for voluntary euthanasia doubled between 2009 and 2012,... (by B00Mer)
Aug 21st, 2014 by lone wolf last post
536 Views
1
Man named Stoner arrested for (you guessed it) marijuana possesion
Man named Stoner arrested for (you guessed it) marijuana possesion Whats in a name? Well quite a lot if this story is anything to go by, because a man called Paul Scott Stoner from... (by B00Mer)
Aug 21st, 2014 by gopher last post
693 Views
8
Oh YEAH!!! More Riots!! Video of deadly St Louis police shooting raises questions
Video of deadly St Louis police shooting raises questions. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department has released mobile phone footage that seems to be at odds with parts of its story... (by B00Mer)
Aug 21st, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
1,489 Views
15
New Black Panthers reportedly at protest, riots in Ferguson, Mo.
New Black Panthers reportedly at protest, riots in Ferguson, Mo. | Twitchy Now someone is shooting at Ferguson, Mo., police | Twitchy (by Locutus)
Aug 21st, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
1,244 Views
14
"Not white" cop shoots unarmed white kid in Salt Lake City
a little something for everbody eh...paging eric holder. Utah officer who shot Dillon Taylor was wearing a body camera The Salt Lake City police officer who shot 20-year-old Dillon Taylor outside a convenience store last week was wearing a... (by Locutus)
Aug 21st, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
605 Views
2
Don't See How This Could Possibly End Badly
In Compton, school police can use semiautomatic weapons By Justin Moyer August 21 Its a place thats been associated with gunfire at least since the release of N.W.A.s Straight Outta Compton in 1988: Compton, Calif., a city of 100,000 south... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Aug 20th, 2014 by gopher last post
572 Views
9
Man arrested for filming NYPD stop-and-frisk gets $125k settlement
Man arrested for filming NYPD stop-and-frisk gets $125k settlement The New York Police Department reached a $125,000 settlement with a man who says he was arrested and... (by B00Mer)
Aug 20th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
384 Views
3
Officer helps man in wheelchair stranded in storm
CTV Calgary ‏@CTVCalgary Officer in Fort Myers, Fla, helps stranded man in wheelchair during... (by Locutus)
Aug 20th, 2014 by QuebecCanadian last post
451 Views
1
Teens Charged In South Pasadena School Shooting Plot
The two boys allegedly planned to kill three staff members and gun down as many students as possible. Two South Pasadena teens have been charged with allegedly planning a shooting at their high school, prosecutors said Wednesday. ... (by Locutus)
Aug 20th, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
519 Views
3
Dead At Noon -
IMO: To choose when and how you die would be marvelous. This lady is so very lucky to have had that opportunity. I hope that should I need this option it's available to me. ... (by Twila)
Aug 20th, 2014 by Trex last post
667 Views
10
Frack the Fracking, Frackers. 4.2 Earthquake hits Oklahoma City
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Oklahoma City, hundreds report shaking Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 9:27 AM -The U.S. Geological... (by B00Mer)
Aug 20th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
518 Views
0
Police arrest man after RCMP cruiser stolen from impaired-driving checkstop
Police arrest man after RCMP cruiser stolen from impaired-driving checkstop Police arrested a man late Tuesday evening after a Cochrane RCMP cruiser was stolen at an... (by B00Mer)
Aug 20th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
902 Views
0
Drone operators could face charges of voyeurism or criminal harassment: VPD
Drone operators could face charges of voyeurism or criminal harassment: VPD A Vancouver man recently raised concerns about a drone buzzing by... (by B00Mer)
Aug 20th, 2014 by tay last post
516 Views
7
Lac-Mégantic report blames lax oversight, weak safety culture
A railroad with a “weak safety culture” and a federal regulator that was asleep at the switch combined to bring about the worst accident in modern Canadian history, says a report by the Transportation Safety Board. The agency’s investigation into... (by Locutus)
Aug 20th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
2,154 Views
38
ANOTHER Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in St. Louis near Ferguson
Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in St. Louis near Ferguson A 23-year-old African-American man was shot and killed by St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officers midday on... (by B00Mer)
Aug 20th, 2014 by spaminator last post
440 Views
0
Albino croc named Michael Jackson eats man
Albino croc named Michael Jackson eats man Qmi Agency First posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 01:37 PM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Aug 20th, 2014 by Blackleaf last post
1,181 Views
6
One illegal immigrant dead and more taken to hospital after being found in container
Basildon Hospital in Essex has said that it is 'responding to a major incident' after an illegal immigrant was found dead and others, including children, were found with 'significant health problems' at a shipping container at Tilbury Docks on the Thames... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 20th, 2014 by spaminator last post
544 Views
0
Virginia woman pleads guilty of trying to cut off children's tattoos
Virginia woman pleads guilty of trying to cut off children's tattoos REUTERS First posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 04:58 PM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Aug 19th, 2014 by gopher last post
767 Views
8
Bulgarians vandalizing soviet monuments
:lol: Russia is demanding that Bulgaria try harder to prevent vandalism of Soviet monuments, after yet another monument to Soviet troops in Sofia was spray-painted, ITAR-Tass reported. The Russian... (by Tonington)
Aug 19th, 2014 by Kreskin last post
992 Views
1
Black "straight-A" teen shot/killed in Chicago drive-by shooting
The People's Cube ‏@ThePeoplesCube ": Black "straight-A" teen shot/killed in Chicago drive-by... (by Locutus)
Aug 19th, 2014 by Twila last post
548 Views
0
Notorious killer sisters, who kidnapped and murdered babies, to become first women ex
I can't even begin to imagine what kind of darkness must lie inside these women. Notorious killer sisters, who kidnapped and murdered babies, to become first women executed in India Renuka Shinde was a poor teenage mother when she tried to steal a... (by Twila)
Aug 19th, 2014 by IdRatherBeSkiing last post
561 Views
2
Don Pardo, iconic TV announcer, dies at 96
Don Pardo, iconic TV announcer, dies at 96 NEW YORK - Announcer Don Pardo, whose booming baritone was known to fans of "Saturday Night Live," ''The Price is Right" and other... (by B00Mer)
Aug 19th, 2014 by spaminator last post
501 Views
0
California Marine's missing wife found slain, neighbour arrested
California Marine's missing wife found slain, neighbour arrested Dan Whitcomb, Reuters First posted: Monday, August 18, 2014 11:20 PM... (by spaminator)
Aug 18th, 2014 by petros last post
644 Views
8
US Coal Exports to Germany Quadrupled
Go Green!!! US coal exports to German power plants quadruple, adding pollution, as US shuts its own down By: Kirsten Grieshaber And Dina Cappiello, The Associated Press LUENEN, Germany - One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here... (by petros)
Aug 18th, 2014 by Colpy last post
599 Views
1
Justin Trudeau's Open Nominations Vow Called A 'Farce'
Justin Trudeau's Open Nominations Vow Called A 'Farce' All is not well on team Liberal. (by Grievous)
Aug 18th, 2014 by Praxius last post
596 Views
1
Here you see him, there you don't: Ukrainian rebel commander appears on Ferguson vide
Here you see him, there you don't: Ukrainian rebel commander appears on Ferguson video A video showing a prominent field commander of the East Ukrainian militia amid... (by B00Mer)
Aug 18th, 2014 by spaminator last post
532 Views
0
Maryland man killed after shooting and stabbing daughter, police say
Maryland man killed after shooting and stabbing daughter, police say John Clarke, Reuters First posted: Sunday, August 17, 2014 07:45 PM... (by spaminator)
Aug 17th, 2014 by Locutus last post
1,613 Views
15
One in 13 female Canadian soldiers sexually assaulted, but number may be higher
One in 13 female Canadian soldiers sexually assaulted, but number may be higher Statistics Canada released a survey Friday indicating one in 13 female... (by B00Mer)
Aug 17th, 2014 by gerryh last post
891 Views
3
'Horrific conditions' at Quebec fur farm: SPCA
'Horrific conditions' at Quebec fur farm: SPCA Montreal SPCA investigates Quebec Fur Farm - YouTube The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says foxes, mink and other animals are living in hell at a fur farm south of Montreal. SPCA... (by B00Mer)
Aug 17th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
762 Views
0
Amish girls kidnapped near Canadian border allegedly sexually abused
Amish girls sexually abused in N.Y. abduction: prosecutor A prosecutor says two young Amish sisters were sexually abused after they... (by B00Mer)
Aug 16th, 2014 by Ron in Regina last post
1,169 Views
15
Toronto police hunt for suspect after man stabbed in heart
Toronto police hunt for suspect after man stabbed in heart Police continue to search for a male suspect after a 33-year-old man was stabbed in... (by B00Mer)
Aug 16th, 2014 by Cliffy last post
1,184 Views
10
Canadian ISIS member killed in Iraq
Farah Mohamed Shirdon of Calgary, fighting for ISIS, dead in Iraq Multiple social media reports in Iraq say that a young Calgary man who appeared in an ISIS video four months ago has been killed... (by B00Mer)
Aug 16th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
700 Views
2
CBSA immigration arrests during spot checks stir controversy
CBSA immigration arrests during spot checks stir controversy The arrests of 21 undocumented workers during a vehicle... (by B00Mer)
Aug 16th, 2014 by tay last post
1,544 Views
30
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
411 Views
0
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
555 Views
0
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
582 Views
1
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
1,448 Views
11
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
691 Views
0
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
805 Views
10
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
647 Views
1
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
1,842 Views
29
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)