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Apr 16th, 2016 by tay last post
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Apple's Tim Cook blasts order to unlock iPhone, vowing to fight court order
Apple's Tim Cook blasts order to unlock iPhone, vowing to fight court order Apple Inc. chief executive Tim Cook says his company will fight an order to open a user's iPhone, saying to do otherwise would create a backdoor that could potentially be... (by CDNBear)
Apr 14th, 2016 by Danbones last post
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CDC conclude Zika Virus does indeed cause microcephaly & other birth defects
CBC News Alerts Verified account ‏@CBCAlerts #NEJM, CDC's Frieden cites 'turning point'... (by Locutus)
Apr 14th, 2016 by coldstream last post
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Climate change causes Bullschit Bureaucrats to kill free speech!
'complaints' HuffPost Canada Verified account ‏@HuffPostCanada Ad watchdog nixed... (by Locutus)
Apr 14th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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William and Kate meet king and queen of Bhutan
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived in the remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan and met the country's young king and queen. The royal couple were allowed into the cockpit of their Royal Bhutan Airways chartered jet as it landed at Paro... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 13th, 2016 by Locutus last post
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Guilty plea in homeless murders
Three fatal beatings caught on surveillance video A man arrested in the killings of three street people will plead guilty to... (by Locutus)
Apr 13th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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'Covered in bacteria': Bizarre new Australian $5 note is ridiculed
The new design for the $5 note has been mocked online with many pointing out that the Queen's 'digitally altered' face looks 'strange' and others saying it seems to be covered in 'bacteria'. Thousands have taken to social media to slam the... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 13th, 2016 by Walter last post
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Regimental funeral for Cst. Sarah Beckett draws thousands
Shes the first female RCMP officer to die on duty in B.C. Thousands braved the rain and cold in Victoria... (by Locutus)
Apr 13th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Zep being sued over "Stairway" infingement
Led Zeppelin Going to Trial Over "Stairway to Heaven" Copyright Claim | News | Pitchfork In my opinion: Not even close. Here's to hoping it's not some tin-eared judge from Oz who hears the case.... (by lone wolf)
Apr 12th, 2016 by Remington1 last post
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‘Go back’ spray-painted on Alberta family’s garage door; trucks lit on fire
hope they catch the cowardly prick that did this. A man whos lived near Kitscoty, Alta. for nearly six years awoke Wednesday morning to find something horrible written on his garage door: Go back. Abdul Mian said he was very shocked to see... (by Locutus)
Apr 12th, 2016 by Danbones last post
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Naval Flight Officer Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin Accused of Giving U.S. Secrets to China
A U.S. naval flight officer with an extensive signals intelligence background was accused by the service of passing secrets to China, USNI News has learned. Lt.... (by Locutus)
Apr 12th, 2016 by JLM last post
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Teens who stole 2 cars, led cops on a car chase act animals in court
nice 'folks' Three out of four teenagers accused of leading police in a chase across Broward County appeared in juvenile court, Tuesday afternoon, and the hearing quickly spiraled into chaos after a... (by Locutus)
Apr 11th, 2016 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Don't these people require attention & help before people from 1/2 way around the wor
Attawapiskat overwhelmed by suicide attempts from age 11 to 71 - Sudbury - CBC News (by JLM)
Apr 11th, 2016 by Walter last post
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Sir Tom Jones's wife Lady Melinda Rose Woodward dies aged 75
The wife of singer Sir Tom Jones has died after a "short but fierce battle with cancer", it has been announced. Lady Melinda Rose Woodward - known as Linda - who was married to the star for 59 years, died on Sunday morning at Cedars Sinai Hospital... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 11th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Hit for six! Athletic Kate plays cricket with Indian children on tour with William
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are meeting children in Mumbai for a game of cricket after landing in the city this morning to begin their first royal tour as a couple for almost two years. They were given an enthusiastic welcome upon their... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 11th, 2016 by Dixie Cup last post
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British Columbia School Districts
B.C. is divided into 60 School Districts. School Budgets are extremely tight right now and it seems to have come down to keeping under used schools open vs. closing them and transporting kids to other schools. I feel a third option is amalgamating some... (by JLM)
Apr 10th, 2016 by Angstrom last post
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Where and what is the crisis?
B.C. to investigate case of sisters left stranded overnight by Greyhound driver - British Columbia - CBC News I fail to see the crisis involved for a 16 and 12 year old girls spending a few hours in an occupied commercial establishment where members... (by JLM)
Apr 10th, 2016 by Danbones last post
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Luton Labour councillor suspended over Hitler tweet
A Labour councillor has been suspended from the party over anti-Semitic comments on her Twitter account. A message on Luton councillor Aysegul Gurbuz's Twitter feed claimed Hitler was the "greatest man in history". Another tweet on Ms Gurbaz's... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 10th, 2016 by Locutus last post
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An unrepresentative media
The game of concentration: The Internet is pushing the American news business to New York and the coasts Rather than create geographic diversity, digital news has pushed the industry into a few tight clusters. That has real impacts on the... (by Locutus)
Apr 10th, 2016 by gerryh last post
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Montreal: CARS BURNED, Police station ATTACKED
throw the kettle at 'em boys! Europe really is tomorrow's newspaper for Canada today. Those who refuse to heed Europe's warning, will mirror its future here at home. This took place in North Montreal Wednesday night April 6 2016 A demonstration... (by Locutus)
Apr 9th, 2016 by gerryh last post
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A good reminder of why we shouldn't too quick to judge.
Fake police posters label Oshawa man a sex offender - Toronto - CBC News If someone ever did this to me, I'd be livid. (by Machjo)
Apr 9th, 2016 by Johnnny last post
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Some victims are more equal than others
Collateral victim of residential schools gets 15 months for burning child 27 times with cigarette, lighter MONTREAL A Quebec aboriginal man who repeatedly burned a five-year-old girl with a cigarette, leaving permanent scars on her face, arms,... (by Locutus)
Apr 9th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Justin Welby: my secret father was Sir Winston Churchill's private secretary
The Archbishop of Canterbury has discovered he is the illegitimate son of Sir Winston Churchill’s last... (by Locutus)
Apr 8th, 2016 by damngrumpy last post
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Canada finally returning a 149yr. old gift from the US
Its about time, after all. Just over 140 years ago, a man named Samuel Walking Coyote did something that arguably changed the course of history: he captured and raised several bison calves in Montana. It might not sound like much, but... (by Sparrow)
Apr 8th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Indiana Man Accused of Raping, Killing Baby
An Indiana man accused in the killing of 1-year-old Shaylyn Ammerman faces additional charges in connection with the case, according to KTLA sister station WXIN. Kyle Parker,... (by Locutus)
Apr 8th, 2016 by Jinentonix last post
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Parents complain after teacher hands out 'privilege' survey
TAMPA, FL (WTSP) - A Florida principal launched an investigation into a survey handed out to middle school students in Spanish class. Some parents complained after their children were asked to... (by Locutus)
Apr 7th, 2016 by darkbeaver last post
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Kettle Kanadians
G20 class-action lawsuits against Toronto police over 'kettling' get go-ahead First class actions involving group arrests to be certified in Ontario More than 1,000 people arrested in large groups and held in "inhumane conditions" at a makeshift... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Apr 5th, 2016 by darkbeaver last post
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Public-sector union boss gets house arrest for embezzling $120K from his local
Richard Turton took advantage of loose accounting practices and the unquestioning trust of his colleagues at CUPE Local 2974 to siphon $120,000 from the unions bank... (by Locutus)
Apr 5th, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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California debates its tampon tax
which costs women $20 million a year 'I'm Tired Of Being Taxed For Being A Woman' #waronwomen (by Locutus)
Apr 5th, 2016 by EagleSmack last post
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Canadian faces American Justice!
Chilliwack man charged with child enticement in Idaho - British Columbia - CBC News I doubt if this bastard (if guilty) will be bothering anyone for awhile. Canadian Justice system should pay close attention! (by JLM)
Apr 5th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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War-wounded military dog awarded medal
A military dog who lost her leg on duty in Afghanistan has received a vet charity's medal honouring the work of animals in war. Lucca, a 12-year-old German Shepherd, suffered injuries including the loss of a leg during a search for improvised... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 4th, 2016 by MHz last post
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Man Drove Six Miles With Wife Atop Car
--In what may be a new record for driving with a spouse clinging to the roof of a car, a Florida man was arrested last week after traveling six miles with his wife atop his vehicle, cops say According to investigators, Richard Addy, 69, and his wife... (by tay)
Apr 3rd, 2016 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Trailer Park Boys actor Mike Smith, who plays Bubbles, arrested in L.A
Trailer Park Boys actress Lucy DeCoutere tweeted Saturday she was resigning from the show, only hours after her colleagues released a... (by Retired_Can_Soldier)
Apr 3rd, 2016 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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NYC Taxis To Lose Their Uniqueness
New York taxi drivers to be banned from flirting with or ejaculating on passengers New York City officials have revealed new proposals that would ban taxi and hire car drivers from flirting with passengers or initiating any kind of unwanted physical... (by tay)
Apr 3rd, 2016 by MHz last post
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Third Vertical Landing a Success
American space firm Blue Origin successfully completed the third launch and vertical landing of its reusable New Shepard rocket on Saturday, company founder and Internet entrepreneur Jeff Bezos said. "Flawless BE-3 restart and perfect booster landing,"... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Apr 2nd, 2016 by Retired_Can_Soldier last post
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Ghomeshi's trial will begin next week POPULAR!
good times The trial of disgraced CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi gets underway next week in Toronto. Heres what we know about the judge, the Crown prosecutor and Ghomeshis defence lawyer: Ontario Court judge William Horkins The judge... (by Locutus)
Apr 2nd, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Ronnie Corbett, last of the Two Ronnies, dies aged 85
Entertainer Ronnie Corbett, best known for BBC comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies, died yesterday aged 85. His publicist said yesterday: "Ronnie Corbett CBE, one of the nation's best-loved entertainers, passed away this morning, surrounded by his... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 1st, 2016 by gopher last post
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State Dept Apologizes for Suggesting Americans Are Ugly
The State Department tweeted out a warning to Americans traveling overseas Wednesday and then deleted the tweet after a deluge of criticism from people who called it sexist. The tweet, sent from the State Department's @TravelGov account at 1:20... (by tay)
Apr 1st, 2016 by Murphy last post
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Ontario muslim man arrested on terrorism fears faces new terror-related charge
it's probably nothing. BRAMPTON, Ont. A man detained last week out of fear he might commit a terrorist act was charged Tuesday with a terrorism-related offence. Police allege that Kevin Mohamed... (by Locutus)
Mar 30th, 2016 by personal touch last post
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Health Canada worker fired after $20K spending spree on government credit cards
A Health Canada worker fraudulently charged almost $20,000 worth of personal items to government credit cards, including visits to a spa, meals at restaurants, clothing and cash advances. An internal report on the fraud also says the worker twice... (by Locutus)
Mar 29th, 2016 by taxslave last post
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Canada Rev Agency targeting nearly 4,000 former employees of Native Leasing Services
oh well. An Ottawa man must pay more than $190,000 in back taxes despite an arrangement through an outsourcing company that he and thousands of other indigenous employees believed made them exempt from paying personal income tax on income earned... (by Locutus)
Mar 29th, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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Plane Crash Claims the Life of Jean Lapierre and Six others
Sad news. I had a lot of respect for Jean Lapierre. My deepest sympathies to his family. Jean Lapierre among 7 killed in Îles-de-la-Madeleine plane crash - Montreal - CBC News Absolutely heart-breaking news for Jean's Mum. Apparently Jean was... (by Mowich)
Mar 29th, 2016 by DaSleeper last post
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British daredevil Guy Martin sets new world record by riding biggest Wall of Death
British motorcyle racer and TV presenter Guy Martin has set a new world record by riding the biggest Wall of Death in the world. Martin completed the immense task with a speed of 78.15mph, after initially setting the pace with 70.33mph. The ... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 29th, 2016 by Bar Sinister last post
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Frog, meet scorpion
Liberal Teacher Takes In Muslim Refugee, His Colleague Finds Whats Left Of Him math teacher Mehdi Hushmand found out the hard way that the refugee crisis... (by Locutus)
Mar 29th, 2016 by Frankiedoodle last post
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Lone gunman at White House
Looks like trouble has happened at the White House today. Thankfully the gun man has been captured. (by Angstrom)