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Aug 4th, 2014 by Praxius last post
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The nerve of this woman
Outrage in Saudi Arabia after female British TV presenter becomes the first woman ever to read the news in the country without a veil Newsreader appeared on the Kingdom-owned Al Ekhbariya news channel Her bulletin prompted several news stories... (by Locutus)
Aug 4th, 2014 by SLM last post
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Friends don't let friends take selfies...
...and a candidate for a Darwin Award. A man died of a gunshot wound while attempting to take a selfie with a gun.... (by Tonington)
Aug 4th, 2014 by SLM last post
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Poltergeist Under Couple's Bed Turns Out to Be a Jibrat
A Seattle couple returned home to discover that an intruder had trashed their apartment. It was only after the cops had left that they found the human beast hiding under their mattress with a knife. Its been a little hard for Brian ONeill to catch... (by petros)
Aug 4th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Family of 5 found shot to death at Virginia home
CULPEPER, Va. Police said a family of five, including 3 children, has been found shot to death at a home in Virginia. Detective Angela Deavers with the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office said the victims were two adults, both 35 years old, and... (by Locutus)
Aug 3rd, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Caribana stabbing victim in critical condition
I've missed these stabbings...glad they brought them back. A man is in critical condition after being stabbed Saturday on the Caribbean Carnival parade route in Toronto, according to police. The victim, a Toronto-area... (by Locutus)
Aug 3rd, 2014 by Tonington last post
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Pathetic Canadian 'journalism'
@calgaryherald reporter / estark@calgaryherald.com Erika M. Stark ‏@erikamstark ... (by Locutus)
Aug 3rd, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Ok that's it, no more helping anyone, ever.
No cookies, spare change, cigarettes or emergency phone calls...y'all can bugger off. Two victims were stabbed in San Diego's North Park neighborhood early Saturday morning after lending a cell phone to a stranger on the street, authorities... (by Locutus)
Aug 3rd, 2014 by SLM last post
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Thai surrogate says Australian couple abandoned baby with Down syndrome
Thai surrogate says Australian couple abandoned baby with Down syndrome Jesse Tahirali, CTVNews.ca ... (by SLM)
Aug 2nd, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Caribana 2014...
One event I would like to attend not the pride parade.... Anyone going?? Ford will probably be there..... (by DaSleeper)
Aug 2nd, 2014 by tay last post
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Severe Toxin Warning in Toledo ; 'Do not drink, do not boil' in Toledo
Lake Erie, which is a source of drinking water for the Toledo water system may have been impacted by a harmful algal bloom (HAB). These organisms are capable of producing a number of toxins that may pose a risk to human and animal health. HABs occur when... (by tay)
Aug 1st, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Alleged U.S. kidnapper killed in Idaho; teenage girl found safe Read more: http://ww
Alleged U.S. kidnapper killed in Idaho; teenage girl found safe CASCADE, Idaho San Diego County Sheriff's officials say the man suspected of abducting 16-year-old Hannah Anderson has been killed in Idaho and the teen has been found safe. ... (by SLM)
Aug 1st, 2014 by Blackleaf last post
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What our leaders would say if they really cared about defending Britain's Jews
Melanie Phillips attacks the appalling silence from Britain's political leaders at a time of rising anti-Semitic racism.... What our leaders would say if they really cared about defending Britain's Jews This lynch-mob mentality has been building... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 31st, 2014 by mentalfloss last post
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Man, 27, accused of posing as Toronto teacher
A 27-year-old Toronto man is accused of posing as a teacher to gain entry to a number of Toronto schools. Police say from the beginning of April until early June the man convinced staff at five... (by Locutus)
Jul 31st, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Winnipeg Man Dies In Standoff With Police
Winnipeg police say a 52-year-old man is dead after a North End standoff with officers. But they aren’t saying how he died. Police say they were called to a home on Stella Avenue yesterday morning by someone who said the man who lived there may have... (by Locutus)
Jul 31st, 2014 by Colpy last post
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Open-carry neuroscientist causes a stir at airport
that's right, a neuroscientist...anyway, why do people (even the cops) keep calling an AR-15 an 'assault' rifle...it's a goddamn rifle ok. An Arizona brain scientist was arrested last week after two women said he pointed a semiautomatic rifle at... (by Locutus)
Jul 31st, 2014 by Retired_Can_Soldier last post
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SaskPower to remove 105,000 smart meters following fires
The Saskatchewan government has ordered its power utility SaskPower to remove 105,000 so-called smart meters installed at homes and businesses across the province, following concerns about eight unexplained fires associated with the units. The... (by Locutus)
Jul 31st, 2014 by SLM last post
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Three RCMP Shot Dead in Moncton NB POPULAR!
The New Brunswick RCMP have confirmed that three officers have been killed and two have been wounded in a shooting in Moncton, N.B. A police manhunt is stillunderway for Justin Bourque, 24, after at least two people were shot. The RCMP say Bourque is... (by Colpy)
Jul 31st, 2014 by Nuggler last post
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Ohio man gets life for killing mother and living six months with body
Ohio man gets life for killing mother and living six months with body Kim Palmer, Reuters First posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:42... (by spaminator)
Jul 31st, 2014 by Grievous last post
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Oil spill clean-up ship hit sandbar en route to government news conference in Vancouv
VANCOUVER - British Columbias largest oil spill response vessel got stuck on a sandbar en route to a federal news conference about strengthening Canadas oil spill defences. The shipping-industry-funded company in charge of the vessel confirmed it... (by Cliffy)
Jul 31st, 2014 by JLM last post
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Florida dad beats man he found allegedly raping his son
I guess he fukkin' well did. A Florida dad who told police he walked in on a man sexually abusing his child, left the suspect motionless and... (by Locutus)
Jul 31st, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Florida mom charged with felony child neglect for
letting her son walk to the park alone Via Reason. Their house is half a mile, or a 10-minute walk, away. There are registered sex offenders in the area. Should letting junior go alone be moms call or the states? This isnt the only case... (by Locutus)
Jul 31st, 2014 by Locutus last post
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The mysterious woman in black walking across the US
Some locals have called her a ghost, others have called her a prophet, but regardless of her true identity, a mysterious woman shrouded in black has left Americans spellbound as she travels by foot across the country. This "woman in black," as ... (by Locutus)
Jul 31st, 2014 by PoliticalNick last post
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Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot, killing one person
Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot, killing one person REUTERS First posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:34 AM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Jul 31st, 2014 by BaalsTears last post
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Illegal immigrant kills cop driving on the wrong side of the freeway drunk
ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT KILLS COP DRIVING ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE FREEWAY DRUNK An illegal immigrant who killed a police office while driving the wrong way... (by B00Mer)
Jul 30th, 2014 by SLM last post
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Quebec couple gets threatening letter for flying gay pride flag
'We don't want your kind in our neighbourhood,' letter reads A same-sex couple in Longueuil, Que., is scared after receiving an anonymous letter threatening them for hanging a gay pride flag from their balcony. The pair, granted anonymity by... (by Locutus)
Jul 30th, 2014 by Goober last post
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The 100-year conflict that is the First World War How a reckless dance into the abyss
How a reckless dance into the abyss in 1914 set the stage for our times The 100-year conflict that is the First World War - World - CBC News It has been called the "seminal catastrophe" of modern times and the calamity from which all other calamities... (by Goober)
Jul 30th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Boy found dead in landing gear of U.S. military plane
Boy found dead in landing gear of U.S. military plane REUTERS First posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 08:27 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Jul 29th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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First U.S. Krokodil case recorded by doctors: 'Cannibal heroin' hits St. Louis Read
A flesh-eating drug that is popular in Russia and more deadly than heroin has reached St. Louis, with doctors confirming a case in the American Journal of Medicine. Doctors at St Mary's Heath Center have come forward with the story of a patient they... (by Sparrow)
Jul 29th, 2014 by SLM last post
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'Caucasians' shirt, parody of Indians mascot, a hit in Canada
'Caucasians' shirt, parody of Indians mascot, a hit in Canada DJ NDN (right) sports a "Caucasians" shirt... (by SLM)
Jul 29th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Al Quds Day 'hateful' comments prompt TTC probe
TORONTO - The TTC is reviewing video footage from a controversial Al Quds Day event which shows a transit employee in work wear making anti-Israeli comments. The footage, taken Saturday, shows a man who doesn’t identify himself, talking to a crew... (by Locutus)
Jul 29th, 2014 by lone wolf last post
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Artist sues after TV show films Montreal building that he had tagged with graffiti
that's right... MONTREAL To the untrained eye, the spray-painted letters look like just another of the thousands of graffiti tags that cover Montreal walls. But when Alexandre... (by Locutus)
Jul 29th, 2014 by Twila last post
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Mom's 'gift from God' gets prison for raping woman, 92
CINCINNATI — To his mother, Samuel Onyenweaku was God's gift who took care of her as she aged. To a 92-year-old victim, though, the nurse's aide... (by Locutus)
Jul 28th, 2014 by lone wolf last post
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Girl nearly killed by TTC bus running red light
running is being generous...it was a long way from the intersection. lucky day for a lot of people. video: Video: Dashcam captures TTC bus running red; nearly striking pedestrian | 680News (by Locutus)
Jul 28th, 2014 by Colpy last post
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US Supreme Court allows some employers to drop contraception coverage from healthcare
US Supreme Court allows some employers to drop contraception coverage from healthcare plans The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government cannot... (by B00Mer)
Jul 28th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Livestock Auction Owner Convicted of Animal Cruelty Following MFA Investigation
A Mercy For Animals undercover investigation at Ontario Livestock Sales, the largest livestock market in southern California, has led to the historic conviction of the facility owner. This morning, Horacio Santorsola pled guilty to violating... (by Locutus)
Jul 28th, 2014 by Grievous last post
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Obamacare Has Helped Americans Save Nearly $2 Billion On Their Insurance Premiums
Obamacare Has Helped Americans Save Nearly $2 Billion On Their Insurance Premiums Millions of Americans can expect to get a refund from their insurance companies this year, at an average of about $80 dollars per family, thanks to a little-known... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 28th, 2014 by DaSleeper last post
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Trial to begin over video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
OKLAHOMA CITY A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved. The case is at the heart of Jesse Trentadue's quest to explain his brother's... (by Locutus)
Jul 28th, 2014 by SLM last post
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Audio Released of Exchange Between Angry Pilot, Controller
Audio Released of Exchange Between Angry Pilot, Controller | Video - ABC News drama (by Locutus)
Jul 27th, 2014 by gopher last post
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Leading By Example
Calgary's Muslim, Jewish leaders meet at synagogue following Gaza rallies The Canadian Press Published Friday,... (by SLM)
Jul 27th, 2014 by QuebecCanadian last post
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Another baby dies in a hot car in Wichita :(
(CNN) -- The death of a 10-month-old girl left in a hot car in Wichita, Kanas -- the latest in a string of hot-car child deaths in the United States -- triggered the quick arrest of the girl's foster father and on Friday prompted state officials to launch... (by QuebecCanadian)
Jul 27th, 2014 by Blackleaf last post
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The birthday prince and the butterfly
Today is Prince George's first birthday and, to mark the occasion, Kensington Palace has released two beautiful new photographs of him with his parents. The photos show the clearly enchanted young family in the midst of the ‘Sensational Butterflies’... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 27th, 2014 by SLM last post
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Sunwing threat suspect, released on bail
Ali Shahi, Sunwing threat suspect, released on bail 25-year-old released on bail could be heading for psychological assessment at the family's request CBC News Posted: Jul 26, 2014 11:04 AM ET Last Updated: Jul 26, 2014 4:21 PM ET... (by QuebecCanadian)
Jul 26th, 2014 by taxslave last post
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Air lines need straight jackets!
Ali Shahi, Sunwing threat suspect, released on bail - Toronto - CBC News Having a straight jacket on board would preclude the necessity to interrupt the flight to return obstreperous customers back to the point of departure right away and would have... (by JLM)
Jul 26th, 2014 by lone wolf last post
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Police Probe Mysterious Porcelain Dolls Left In Front of Homes of Girls They Resemble
ok then Police are investigating a strange... (by Locutus)
Jul 24th, 2014 by DaSleeper last post
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"Innocent" Canadians in jail!
Provincial jails clogged with legally innocent Canadians - Canada - CBC News This demonstrates what I've maintained all along about the bullsh*t contention of Canadian law that you are innocent until proven guilty. (by JLM)