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Aug 11th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Reporters robbed while working on story about 'sketchy' neighborhood app
Reporters robbed while working on story about 'sketchy' neighborhood app A Washington, DC news crew got more than it bargained for while working on a story about a... (by B00Mer)
Aug 11th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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American held without bail after tweets in support of Islamic State (ISIS)
American held without bail after tweets in support of Islamic State (ISIS) An American accused of conspiring to aid the militant group Islamic State was ordered by a New... (by B00Mer)
Aug 11th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Scientists create water ‘tractor beam’ to manipulate floating objects (VIDEO)
Scientists create water tractor beam to manipulate floating objects (VIDEO) Australian scientists have created a water-based tractor beam a wave generator that is able... (by B00Mer)
Aug 11th, 2014 by Twila last post
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Hollywood execs may blacklist Cruz, Bardem for accusing Israel of 'genocide'
Hollywood execs may blacklist Cruz, Bardem for accusing Israel of 'genocide' Hollywood producers have signaled a potential blackballing of actress Penelope Cruz and her husband, actor Javier... (by B00Mer)
Aug 11th, 2014 by DaSleeper last post
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Australia boy 'displays severed head in Syria'
Australia boy 'displays severed head in Syria' - BBC News Australian PM Tony Abbott has voiced strong condemnation after an image emerged showing a boy, reportedly the son of an Australian ex-terror convict, holding a Syrian's severed head. The... (by Praxius)
Aug 11th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Lockdown USA: Congress plans 700-mile ‘surge’ on Mexico border
Lockdown USA: Congress plans 700-mile ‘surge’ on Mexico border U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents patrol along the international border between Mexico and the... (by B00Mer)
Aug 11th, 2014 by captain morgan last post
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Appeals court allows extradition of Alberta terrorism suspect
Appeals court allows extradition of Alberta terrorism suspect ... (by B00Mer)
Aug 11th, 2014 by skookumchuck last post
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Antisemitism on rise across Europe 'in worst times since the Nazis'
Antisemitism on rise across Europe 'in worst times since the Nazis' | Society | The Guardian Canada seems to be following, our "progressives" must be very proud of themselves. (by skookumchuck)
Aug 10th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Dateline: New Orleans: not wishing to be outdone by Chicago...
Three people killed, six wounded in separate New Orleans shootings New Orleans police said that three people were dead and six others wounded, including a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old, in two separate shootings Sunday. Authorities said that... (by Locutus)
Aug 10th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Mount Poly tailing pond breaches............................
Mount Polley mine tailings pond breach called environmental disaster - British Columbia - CBC News One of those "won't ever happen things", that happened. (by Nuggler)
Aug 10th, 2014 by Grievous last post
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Patient with Ebola-like symptoms quarantined in Canada as UK develops new vaccine
Patient with Ebola-like symptoms quarantined in Canada as UK develops new vaccine A patient with symptoms resembling Ebola has been placed in an isolation unit in a hospital near Toronto, health... (by B00Mer)
Aug 10th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Meanwhile, down under...
Australian Jewish leaders condemn 'hate bus attack on Jewish students in Sydney Police say they do not believe the children were targeted because they were Jews, despite claims that the eight teen boys shouted 'Kill the... (by Locutus)
Aug 9th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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In Rifle, Colorado, Even the Waitresses Carry Heat
In Rifle, Colorado, Even the Waitresses Carry Heat Armed Waitresses At 'Shooters Grill' Restaurant - YouTube Nearly everyone is armed at Shooter's Grill in the tiny town of Rifle, Colo. KUSA's Matt Renoux reports. Watch Weird News: In Rifle,... (by B00Mer)
Aug 9th, 2014 by eh1eh last post
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O Canada! Hitchhiking Robot Reaches Halfway Point
O Canada! Hitchhiking Robot Reaches Halfway Point HitchBOT, the hitch-hiking robot, is now at the halfway point... (by B00Mer)
Aug 9th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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SARS: French scientists lose 2,300 samples of potentially deadly virus
SARS: French scientists lose 2,300 samples of potentially deadly virus The renowned Institut Pasteur... (by B00Mer)
Aug 9th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Derp Derpson nabbed again
Man arrested on suspicion of burglary after winning police-sponsored doughnut eating contest ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. A North Carolina man celebrated out-eating some police officers, only to find out that he... (by Locutus)
Aug 9th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Snow in the summer? 18-metre-high snow pile still stands in Winnipeg
Snow in the summer? 18-metre-high snow pile still stands in Winnipeg ... (by B00Mer)
Aug 9th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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NASA releases amazing HD footage of 'Flying Saucer' supersonic near-space flight
NASA releases amazing HD footage of 'Flying Saucer' supersonic near-space flight The US space agency released a spectacular video detailing the testing of an interplanetary... (by B00Mer)
Aug 9th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Russian Navy ‘forces US submarine out’ of Arctic boundary waters
Russian Navy forces US submarine out of Arctic boundary waters A supposed US submarine was detected and forced out by the Russian anti-sub forces... (by B00Mer)
Aug 9th, 2014 by Spade last post
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War Crimes Suspect Arrested Sneaking Into The USA
A Rwandan man accused of war crimes was arrested by the U.S. Border Patrol in northern Maine after a local citizen reported a "suspicious person" walking near the Canadian border. Jean Leonard Teganya, 42, a Rwandan who authorities said had... (by tay)
Aug 9th, 2014 by Spade last post
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Why can't they just report the news?
Ont. hospital treats patient, who recently visited Nigeria, for flu-like symptoms - Toronto - CBC News What hare brained yokel put this out before they KNOW anything? (by JLM)
Aug 9th, 2014 by gopher last post
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Smokey Bear turns 70, and he's burning up social media
Smokey Bear turns 70, and he's burning up social media LOS ANGELES -- Smokey Bear is turning 70 on Saturday - but don't bring any candles to the party, please. As the friendly, huggable bear with the brimmed hat... (by B00Mer)
Aug 9th, 2014 by petros last post
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NATO (Canadian) plane arrives in Ukraine with $4.5 mn worth of military aid
NATO (Canadian) plane arrives in Ukraine with $4.5 mn worth of military aid for Kiev troops A massive Canadian transport plane has arrived in Kiev carrying US$4.5 million worth of non-lethal... (by B00Mer)
Aug 8th, 2014 by petros last post
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Take that ya big bully
ABC NewsVerified account ‏@ABC Girl's thief-shaming sign helps police... (by Locutus)
Aug 8th, 2014 by darkbeaver last post
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US Border Patrol apprehends Rwandan man for crimes against humanity
US Border Patrol apprehends Rwandan man for crimes against humanity American Border Patrol officials in Maine have arrested a Rwandan man wanted by the Canadian government for reportedly... (by B00Mer)
Aug 8th, 2014 by darkbeaver last post
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‘Texting’ comic to sue MTA for subway fall
It's always someone else's fault via Fark: No joke, there's a stand-up comic in NYC that's suing the city because she fell on to the subway tracks because she was to busy texting and the train operator didn't stop fast enough ... (by Locutus)
Aug 8th, 2014 by darkbeaver last post
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Justin Bourque pleads guilty to murder in RCMP shootings
Justin Bourque has pleaded guilty to three counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder in the Moncton shootings that sent the New Brunswick city into lockdown and mourning in early June of this... (by Locutus)
Aug 8th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Rabid Opposition to Ebola: Epidemiology Meets Hyperbole
I wanted to make a separate thread for this because it seems that people (and the media) are exaggerating the severity of this situation and we need a shot of context. Rabid Opposition to Ebola: Epidemiology Meets Hyperbole To be quite blunt... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 8th, 2014 by EagleSmack last post
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Kate Upton Interrupted on ABC
ABC Interrupted Kate Upton On ‘Live With Kelly And Michael’ For Breaking News And People Weren’t Happy Because the US bombed Iraq. Thanks Obama! ;) (by EagleSmack)
Aug 8th, 2014 by MHz last post
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Hamas leader ‘executed’ in Gaza
Hamas leader executed in Gaza A former Hamas spokesperson was found dead in his apartment in Gaza. Reports claim he was executed by Hamas on suspicion of spying for Egypt. Read more: Israel... (by B00Mer)
Aug 8th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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'Fed up' Florida grandmother accused of stabbing grandson to death
'Fed up' Florida grandmother accused of stabbing grandson to death QMI Agency First posted: Thursday, August 07, 2014 11:37 AM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Aug 8th, 2014 by El Barto last post
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Visitors will not deal with female CBSA staff
And we allowed these scum into our country?? WTF!! -------- Canada Border Services Agency managers at Toronto's Pearson airport allowed a small group of Hindu priests to avoid screening by female border guards to comply with their religious beliefs,... (by Durry)
Aug 8th, 2014 by BaalsTears last post
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Middle school principal fired in texas......
A Texas principal who sparked national controversy after she told students at her heavily-Hispanic middle school to speak English in class claims she is being persecuted for following state education rules. Amy Lacey, who was fired as principal of... (by DaSleeper)
Aug 7th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Unintended consequences: Sanctions on Russia hurt US dollar dominance
Unintended consequences: Sanctions on Russia hurt US dollar dominance The US dollar, the dominant global currency since 1944, may lose some of its luster due to the... (by B00Mer)
Aug 7th, 2014 by darkbeaver last post
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Islamist extremists a 'serious threat' in Canada: CSIS
Islamist extremists a 'serious threat' in Canada: CSIS OTTAWA -- An alarming CSIS threat assessment concludes dangerous Islamists have made Canada... (by B00Mer)
Aug 7th, 2014 by JLM last post
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Good candidate for cell mate for Pamela Wallin!
Premier Alison Redfordâs flights had 'false passengers,' auditor general says - Edmonton - CBC News (by JLM)
Aug 7th, 2014 by BaalsTears last post
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US major general killed in Afghan insider attack
KABUL — A gunman dressed in an Afghan uniform opened fire Tuesday on foreign troops at an officers’ training school, killing an American and wounding more than a dozen other foreign troops, including a German general, Afghan and international officials... (by Locutus)
Aug 7th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Smartphone hack: Malware able to steal anything infects 500,000+ devices
Smartphone hack: Malware able to steal anything infects 500,000+ devices Banks should look for new secure ways of exchanging information with their clients after the emergence of malicious... (by B00Mer)
Aug 7th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Drone crashes into Yellowstone National Park's largest hot spring
Drone crashes into Yellowstone National Park's largest hot spring A tourist recently crashed a camera-equipped drone into the largest hot spring in Yellowstone National Park, a park official said... (by B00Mer)
Aug 7th, 2014 by mentalfloss last post
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News of the obvious:.......................................
Harper government's legal setbacks suggest strategy of confrontation - Politics - CBC News no shyte sherlock 8O (by Nuggler)
Aug 7th, 2014 by Blackleaf last post
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Ontario retiree’s flushless home urinal makes international splash
Ontario retirees flushless home urinal makes international splash ... (by SLM)
Aug 6th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Video: Australian commuters tip train car to help trapped man
Australian Commuters Tip Train Car to Free Trapped Man - YouTube SYDNEY – Dozens of people helped rescue a fellow commuter in Australia by pushing against a train car to free the man whose leg slipped between the platform and the train. ... (by Locutus)
Aug 6th, 2014 by Twila last post
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Boy, 12, charged with killing 9-year-old at Michigan playground: Police
Boy, 12, charged with killing 9-year-old at Michigan playground: Police ... (by SLM)
Aug 6th, 2014 by SLM last post
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Aug 6th, 2014 by Northboy last post
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Mount Polley Mine Thread
Mount Polley Mine tailings water 'very close' to drinking quality, company says - British Columbia - CBC News It seems to me that the provincial government considers northern BC an industrial zone. It'll be interesting to see how they're going to... (by Northboy)