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Oct 2nd, 2018 by petros last post
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Why are we refining Russian oil instead of using our own?
As August began, three tankers with a combined capacity of almost two million barrels of oil prepared to pass through the Strait of Juan de Fuca to refineries in Washington state. Two of these ships were American, en route from Alaska. The third, the... (by petros)
Oct 2nd, 2018 by MHz last post
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Freemen of the City of London herd sheep across London Bridge
Alan Titchmarsh drove a flock of sheep across London Bridge as part of a centuries-old tradition. The TV gardener was joined by more than 600 Freemen of the... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 2nd, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Fort McMurray under seige... POPULAR!
Fort McMurray neighbourhood given evacuation order as wildfire nears. (by Nick Danger)
Oct 1st, 2018 by MHz last post
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Net neutrality — beyond dumb
Steve ForbesVerified account ‏@SteveForbesCEO This editorial says it all in reference to... (by Locutus)
Oct 1st, 2018 by Mowich last post
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The Benny Hill Show Is Not a Documentary About Sexual Assault
Just thought I'd clear that one up for the #metoo movement. In the beginning that movement had it's heart in the right place...fighting back against rape and sexual assault. But then the pendulum swung way too far...to the point of conflating simple... (by Hoof Hearted)
Sep 30th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Elon Musk to Step Down.....
Elon Musk will step down as Tesla's chairman for 3 years and pay a $20 million fine in an S.E.C. settlement. He will remain as C.E.O. ... (by Ocean Breeze)
Sep 30th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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First F-35B lands on HMS Queen Elizabeth
Landing a fighter jet on an aircraft carrier at sea is one of the biggest challenges a pilot can face. But when Royal Navy Commander Nathan... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 30th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Woman 'identifies' Salisbury suspect as Anatoliy Chepiga
A woman in the far east of Russia has told the BBC she recognises one of the key suspects in the Salisbury attack as a military intelligence officer. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 30th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Fans told to keep away from Thames beluga
Benny the beluga is spending his fifth day in the Thames but appears to be healthy and swimming normally, the Port of London Authority (PLA) has said. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 29th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Some Air Canada staff to be banned from using cannabis while off duty
It looks like the law will soon translate to the freedom to toke until employed. We should apply this policy to our... (by White_Unifier)
Sep 28th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Pentagon's Best-Kept Secret: F-35 Fighter Is Progressing Nicely
If you pay any attention to media coverage of the F-35 fighter program, then you know the Pentagons biggest weapons program is troubled (to use the favored adjective of reporters). Flight tests are lagging, costs are skyrocketing, and overseas... (by Locutus)
Sep 27th, 2018 by taxslave last post
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TransCanada to begin Keystone XL pipeline construction in 2019
Bummer for the ecofascist Sierra Club. LINCOLN, Neb. — The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans to start construction next year, after a U.S. State Department review ordered by a federal judge concluded that major environmental damage from... (by petros)
Sep 26th, 2018 by Kreskin last post
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Tiger wins .
Tiger Woods wins the Tour Championship to claim his first victory in five years Woods, whose last win came in August 2013, had a three-shot lead heading into the final round in Atlanta after shooting a 5-under 65 in Saturday��s third round. He... (by Ocean Breeze)
Sep 26th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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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)
Sep 25th, 2018 by Liberalman last post
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SPACE: -The Extraordinary.
Something Big Crashed into Uranus and Changed It Forever (by Ocean Breeze)
Sep 23rd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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The moment the Queen giggled over a chirruping bird
She's been dubbed One-Take Windsor by broadcasters for her professionalism in always getting things right first time. But the Queen had to... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 22nd, 2018 by taxslave last post
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Canadian companies are losing ground to China in the developing world, Trudeau's UN a
Let me get this straight. Canada wants to protect its milk... (by White_Unifier)
Sep 22nd, 2018 by taxslave last post
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Authorities searching for man who threatened to shoot Trump
Authorities searching for man who threatened to shoot Trump Law enforcement authorities are searching for a man who's suspected of threatening to shoot... (by B00Mer)
Sep 22nd, 2018 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Men walk from seabed to the top of Britain's highest mountain
A team of divers has completed a challenge to walk from the seabed to the summit of Ben Nevis while wearing a vintage diving suit. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 21st, 2018 by MHz last post
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Canada one step closer to marijuana legalization POPULAR!
Canada one step closer to marijuana legalization The federal government has announced the first step toward an eventual legalization of marijuana in Canada, with a law... (by B00Mer)
Sep 19th, 2018 by Mowich last post
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Hilarious! Weather Reporter Fakes That There Are High Winds
He keeps bracing himself against these so-called powerful gusts, as two young men take a leisurely stroll in the background behind him! (by Hoof Hearted)
Sep 19th, 2018 by Twin_Moose last post
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Canada loses 51,600 jobs in August, pushing up unemployment rate
The government should lower the minimum wage, cautiously deregulate (we still need healthy food and stable banks for example), and aggressively seek out free trade... (by White_Unifier)
Sep 17th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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UK pub chain ditches EU-made drinks
Pub company JD Wetherspoon is to increase its range of drinks from UK and non-EU producers from later this month, it has announced. The company said the... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 17th, 2018 by Walter last post
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Kerry Is Such A Nice Man
And he has a good PR Man: (by Jillyvn)
Sep 16th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Salisbury Novichok poisoning: Two Russian nationals named as suspects
Two Russian nationals have been named as suspects in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 15th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Pot stocks seesaw as report suggests investors, employees may be banned from entering
It would seem fair to me that the US ban any recreational user and any owner or part-owner of a recreational-pot business from entering the US for life. I don't see the point in... (by White_Unifier)
Sep 15th, 2018 by taxslave last post
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The News lies through omission.
I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance. -Reuben... (by Cliffy)
Sep 15th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Around the world in a Silver Spitfire
At the tail end of next summer, two British aviation enthusiasts, Matt Jones and Steve Brooks, intend to take off in a polished silver Spitfire Mark IX from southern England, head north-east, and return to Blighty by Christmas having pushed the... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 13th, 2018 by petros last post
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Crude-by-rail exports surge in Canada as pipeline restraints squeeze oil industry
Analyst estimates shipments could... (by petros)
Sep 12th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Ottawa to declare federal holiday to mark legacy of residential school system POPULAR!
Ottawa to declare federal holiday to mark legacy of residential school system | CBC News If the Federal Government wants to cease all non-essential services on that day, by all means, but don't impose it onto the private sector: we have enough... (by White_Unifier)
Sep 12th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Syrian refugee Ibrahim Ali charged with murder of 12 year old girl in BC
Thank You Trudeau. The man arrested and charged with the 2017 murder of Burnaby teen Marrisa Shen arrived in Canada as a refugee from Syria just months before she was killed, say police. ... (by B00Mer)
Sep 11th, 2018 by EagleSmack last post
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Canadian Army Sent to the Border: Canada's Refugee Crisis
Canadian Soldiers Building a Tent City to temporary house refugees. Canada's army build tent city for refugee Haitians from US | Daily Mail Online ... (by EagleSmack)
Sep 11th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Canada's 10 NAFTA demands: A list of what Canada wants as talks start this week
Canada's 10 NAFTA demands: A list of what Canada wants as talks start this week - Politics - CBC News "Freer movement of professionals "NAFTA includes a list of professions where people can easily get a visa to work across the border. It's an old... (by White_Unifier)
Sep 10th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Passengers on grounded Arctic cruise ship to fly out, ice and weather permitting POPULAR!
Ice Free Since 2013... KUGAARUK, Nunavut -- Dozens of passengers from an Arctic cruise ship that ran aground last week were expected to be flown back south Saturday night, weather and sea ice permitting. "We're considering it," said Catherine Lawton... (by petros)
Sep 9th, 2018 by taxslave last post
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Royal Navy confronts Argentine vessel 'snooping for oil' near Falkland Islands
An Argentine ship has been caught in Falklands waters 'snooping for oil', the Royal Navy has revealed. HMS Clyde was scrambled to see off a ship... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 9th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Did you hear about the horse that walked into a bar?
Hold your horses youre barred! A pony is led out of a pub after... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 9th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Nerve agent poisoning too sloppy to be Russia's work: Kremlin adviser
Is it right to interpret this to mean: 'We have so much experience in doing this that there is no way we could do such an amateurish... (by White_Unifier)
Sep 8th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Bus crashes into building that survived the Great Fire of London
A building which is believed to be the only structure to have survived the Great Fire of London on the Strand has been damaged after a bus crashed into it. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 7th, 2018 by Walter last post
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Nike faces new worker abuse claims
Nike faces new worker abuse claims - CTV News SUKABUMI, Indonesia Workers making Converse sneakers in Indonesia say supervisors throw shoes at them, slap them in the face and call them dogs and pigs. Nike, the brand's owner, acknowledges that such... (by Praxius)
Sep 7th, 2018 by EagleSmack last post
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Elon Musk acted like a jerk, and Tesla stock paid the price
He didnt take his lithium Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk held a long, odd earnings conference call Wednesday in which he insulted analysts, the media, federal regulators and people who died behind the wheel of his cars, and then told anyone... (by petros)
Sep 7th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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NFL suspends anthem rule - again
In yet another change of course the NFL has decided its "players on the field must stand" rule is no longer viable - given the backlash... (by Hoid)
Sep 7th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Hungry burglar cooked himself pie and chips
A hungry burglar cooked himself pie and chips as he attempted to raid a flat. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 6th, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
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Tour of Britain bike turned into a penis
Pranksters have turned a giant bicycle created to celebrate the Tour of Britain into a giant penis. ... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 6th, 2018 by pgs last post
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You Can't Make This Shit Up -‘Eco-grief’ over climate change.
VANCOUVERClaire Dooley was 13 when climate change first hit home. It was 2015, and the first year she saw the wildfire smoke blanketing her Vancouver neighbourhood. ... (by petros)
Sep 6th, 2018 by Liberalman last post
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-Burt Reynolds dead
Burt Reynolds died of cardiac arrest today one of the greats in the entertainment arena R.I.P. (by Liberalman)