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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)
Aug 6th, 2014 by Blackleaf last post
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ISIS Moves Into Lebanon
ISIS Moves Into Lebanon, Obama Remains Detached ISIS militants streamed over the Syrian border into Lebanon Sunday taking over a number of police outposts, a military barracks, and a small city Arsal City. It was in response to a Lebanese soldier... (by B00Mer)
Aug 6th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Putin pushes back on sanctioning.
Putin bans agricultural imports from sanctioning countries for 1 year A 1-year ban has been imposed on certain agricultural produce, foods and raw materials from countries that have... (by B00Mer)
Aug 6th, 2014 by Spade last post
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Congressman says ISIS will use southern border to enter US: Muslim prayer rug found o
Congressman says ISIS will use southern border to enter US: Muslim prayer rug found on Arizona border Could this be another reason Obama... (by B00Mer)
Aug 6th, 2014 by JLM last post
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Newsmax predicts Dow will plummet to 6000!
Dear Reader, The man who predicted nearly every major economic trend over the past 30 yearsincluding the 1991 recession, Japan's lost decade, the 2001 tech crash, the bull market and housing boom of the last decade and, most recently, the credit... (by JLM)
Aug 6th, 2014 by Kreskin last post
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'It just makes no sense:' Son of Canadians detained in China
'It just makes no sense:' Son of Canadians detained in China Christina Commisso, CTVNews.ca ... (by SLM)
Aug 5th, 2014 by Colpy last post
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Life in Calgary: Good Times Beatin' Up Jews
via sda: Pro-Gaza protests worldwide tainted by anti-Semitism; Calgary organizer to apologize for violence | National Post 8 Calgary Truth Media 10546896 512604868840001 1310850194 n2 - YouTube In Naheed Nenshi's "Progressive" Calgary,... (by Locutus)
Aug 5th, 2014 by BaalsTears last post
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Border Patrol agent robbed, killed
RAYMONDVILLE Two Mexican nationals are in custody after authorities said they confessed to killing an off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent and wounding the agents father. ... (by Locutus)
Aug 5th, 2014 by darkbeaver last post
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Fired Nova Scotia woman 'not black enough' for co-worker's liking
Rachel Brothers wins human rights case for wrongful firing Woman gets $11K in wrongful dismissal case against N.S. Black Educators Association An employee of the Black Educators Association was... (by Locutus)
Aug 5th, 2014 by darkbeaver last post
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The Commonwealth marks centenary of entry into WWI
Just the day after the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games have finished, the Commonwealth family has come together again in the same city to mark the 100th anniversary of Britain's entry into WWI, exactly a week after the conflict started. 1,100 people,... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 5th, 2014 by darkbeaver last post
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Ukraine ain't seen nothing yet.............................
; link no good.............whatever. (by Nuggler)
Aug 5th, 2014 by Blackleaf last post
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RAF Typhoon escorts Qatar Airways flight into Manchester Airport
An RAF Typhoon was scrambled to escort a Qatar Airways plane into Manchester Airport earlier today. Residents of the city said that the fighter plane "came out of nowhere" to escort QR23, which was flying to Britain from Qatari capital Doha, to the... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 5th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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Clinic owner charged with distributing steroids to MLB players
MIAMI The owner of a now-defunct Florida clinic was charged Tuesday with conspiracy to distribute steroids, more than a year after he was accused of providing performance-enhancing drugs to New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez and other players. ... (by Locutus)
Aug 4th, 2014 by taxslave last post
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Google catches pedophile through his Gmail
raising questions about scope of scanning Summary: Google tipped off police that a Gmail user was emailing explicit ... (by Locutus)
Aug 4th, 2014 by PoliticalNick last post
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Sgt. Tahmooressi returned to prison following hearing
I'm sure everyone is following this closely, but just in case... Our #MarineHeldInMexico, Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, was returned to his cell following... (by Locutus)
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)