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Feb 29th, 2008
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Man is hit by car, misses lottery win and sets fire to his home - on the same day
Pensioner Barrie Enderby has staked a strong claim to be the UK's unluckiest man after he was knocked off his bike, causing him to miss out on a lotto win of 10,000. ... (by Blackleaf)
2 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Hamilton buyer offered twice the price for a gun — why suspicious seller said 'not a
Seems to point to registration as a partial solution. (by White_Unifier)
2 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Haiti, Zimbabwe, now South Africa, falling into chaos
The black dominated govt in South Africa is doing very little to protect white farmers, which feed the country.. These farmers are being killed and the SA govt is doing very little to protect them. South African farmers are beng wooed by other... (by dumpthemonarchy)
2 weeks ago by petros last post
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Notley pulling Alberta out of federal climate plan
Welcome to the club Rachel... Hours after a stunning Federal Court of Appeal decision in which Ottawas approval of the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion was overturned, Premier Rachel Notley addressed Albertans about the latest hurdle to... (by petros)
2 weeks ago by Danbones last post
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Senator Commander John McCain, 1936-1918 POPULAR!
Senator Captain John McCain, 1936-2018, American Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea, But such a tide as moving seems asleep, Too full for sound and foam, (by Tecumsehsbones)
2 weeks ago by Danbones last post
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Bizarre moment driver discovers man stuck head first in clothes recycling bin
This is the hilarious moment a driver noticed a pair of legs sticking outside of a clothes recycling bin. Ashley Kerr came across a man who was stuck head first in the bin at around 8am Friday morning in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. Bizarre moment... (by Blackleaf)
2 weeks ago by bill barilko last post
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Toronto tries Saskatchewan’s method for stopping crime before it starts
Toronto has seen 25 shootings and four killings in three days, as well as other gun-related deaths in some of the most public and perceived safe spaces – a community barbecue, ice cream parlour, primary school playground and popular downtown mall – all... (by petros)
2 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Satnav sends tourists to Wales rather than Wales
Sat navs are sending tourists and lorry drivers trying to find Wales 186 miles off course to a Yorkshire village due to a post code mix-up. Foreign visitors expecting the beautiful... (by Blackleaf)
2 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Feds register surplus of $3.2 billion over first 2 months of fiscal year
OK, at least we can subtract that from the deficits and interest of the last few years. It only begins to make up for it though. (by White_Unifier)
3 weeks ago by Danbones last post
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Sadiq Khan balloon takes to the skies over London
A controversial giant balloon of London Mayor Sadiq Khan dressed in a bikini has been flown over Parliament Square. The 29ft blimp is part of a campaign that is trying to get him removed from office. Sadiq... (by Blackleaf)
3 weeks ago by coldstream last post
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Systemic Abuse in Catholic Organisation-Church
BREAKING NEWS An archbishop claimed that Pope Francis was complicit in covering up abuses by a U.S. prelate, clouding the pontiff's trip to Ireland. ... (by Ocean Breeze)
3 weeks ago by Danbones last post
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Whoopee-do.......
In Kapuskasing! The buzz at coffee this morning.... A quick survey of everyone in the Coffee shop... Not a single individual was... (by DaSleeper)
3 weeks ago by Walter last post
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Obama will seek to close Guantanamo swiftly: advisers
Obama will seek to close Guantanamo swiftly: advisers We'll have to see. (by Praxius)
3 weeks ago by Liberalman last post
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Scheer going to India to 'repair' relationship after 'disastrous' Trudeau trip
Those protein tarrifs being dropped would be nice. OTTAWA -- Six months after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's foreign policy prowess was pummelled by a disorganized state visit to India, his chief opponent is heading to New Delhi to try to "repair and... (by petros)
3 weeks ago by JLM last post
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HEADS UP- Protection from rental scams
According to a discussion I just heard on C.B.C. radio, rental scams are running rampant, especially in areas where rental availability is under 4%. Typically people make a deposit and the property doesn't materialize. I would suggest one should do... (by JLM)
3 weeks ago by Mowich last post
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MP Maxime Bernier quits 'morally corrupt' Conservatives, plans to start new party
I think Bernier has potential. Most people in most riding suffer from supply-management. On the matter of immigration, Bernier never said he was anti-immigration per se. I think... (by White_Unifier)
3 weeks ago by JLM last post
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Oh, oh. Shoot up at Mall in Jacksonville!
Several fatalities! The gun banners will be out in force. This will put an end to guns for sure. :) (by JLM)
3 weeks ago by Danbones last post
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U.N. agency sees Venezuelan exodus nearing a crisis point
Are we still doing that "open arms" thing? The exodus of migrants from Venezuela is building toward a "crisis moment" comparable to events involving refugees in the Mediterranean, the United Nations migration agency said on Friday. Growing numbers... (by petros)
3 weeks ago by pgs last post
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Pipe line protesting hypocrites POPULAR!
How many of these protestors obstructing the construction of the Pipe line drive cars to the protest site or travel by gas burning vehicles of other descriptions? How many of them heat their homes with oil? How many of them are packing cell phones (also... (by JLM)
3 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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100 Celebrity Women Rebuke #metoo Movement
Like any well-intentioned movement, it starts out altruistically...but then the pendulum swings way too far... Good on these... (by Hoof Hearted)
4 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Trudeau Liberals say 'no' to Canadian oil and gas independence
Hooray for trade deficts killing GDP and mediocrity! With the Kinder Morgan pipeline hanging by a thread, the federal Liberals had a chance on the weekend to express support for Alberta and the national economy. They didn’t. The party’s annual... (by petros)
4 weeks ago by Curious Cdn last post
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Man who fled biker gang to become Australia's first known refugee sues Canadian offic
'Stevan Utah believes officials didnt take him seriously because he was a white asylum claimant from a... (by White_Unifier)
4 weeks ago by Twin_Moose last post
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Whites are at it again - nothing but problems POPULAR!
Canada-wide warrant issued for Alberta woman | Globalnews.ca RCMP are asking the public for help locating a Rimbey woman who is wanted on a... (by Kreskin)
4 weeks ago by spaminator last post
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FOX News #1 POPULAR!
Still! Fox News Tops All Of Basic Cable In May; CNN Stays Ahead Of Improved MSNBC | Deadline (by EagleSmack)
4 weeks ago by Bar Sinister last post
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At least 7 Pennsylvania priests accused of sex abuse were sent to Toronto-area clergy
At least 7 Pennsylvania priests accused of sex abuse were sent to Toronto-area clergy rehab | CBC News I don't profess the Christian Faith but from my reading of the Gospel, the behaviour described in the article seems so un-Christian. (by White_Unifier)
4 weeks ago by Curious Cdn last post
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NAACP wants removal of Confederate generals from Stone Mountain
ICYMI a couple weeks back: The Atlanta chapter of the NAACP officially called for the elimination of all symbols of the Confederacy from Stone Mountain. This comes on the heels of the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the South Carolina... (by Locutus)
4 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Former Nazi camp guard, 95, deported from U.S. to Germany
Former Nazi camp guard, 95, deported from U.S. to Germany Associated Press Published: August 21, 2018 Updated: August 21, 2018 11:29 PM EDT BERLIN A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived quietly in New York City for decades... (by spaminator)
4 weeks ago by spaminator last post
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Isis POPULAR!
Can we combine all the ISIS threads please. (by Goober)
4 weeks ago by spaminator last post
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Police seek two men after 15 people injured in Mississauga restaurant explosion
Police seek two men after 15 people injured in Mississauga restaurant explosion An explosion police say was caused by an improvised explosive device injured 15 people inside a Mississauga restaurant Thursday night. Fire crews and paramedics arrived... (by mentalfloss)
4 weeks ago by Bar Sinister last post
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Trump announces new “Space Force” military branch
www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-gwVFfTCnM So the POTUS who's so worried about the US' balance of trade deficit has decided to spend like a drunken sailor to grow that deficit even more. Oh no, he's raising tariffs to prevent that. OK, so just growing public... (by White_Unifier)
4 weeks ago by Danbones last post
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Dow Jones
Take a gander at it this morning. Trump is doing something right! :) :) :) (by JLM)
4 weeks ago by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Take the Knee ?
Copy/paste (not politically correct but has to be said) The knee's not the problem . . . Children raised in fatherless homes, especially black children, are far more likely than children raised in two parent homes to engage in criminal behavior... (by Durry)
4 weeks ago by Cliffy last post
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Ugly American Goes Into Hiding After Killing Cecil The Lion POPULAR!
Lion killer's dental practice getting some new Yelp reviews... (by tay)
4 weeks ago by Walter last post
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Bitcoin storms past $11,000 Signals a lost in confidence in traditional investments POPULAR!
Bitcoin storms past $11,000 amid dire warnings: 'The biggest bubble of our lifetimes' And housing continues it’s unlikely climbing amid pressures to slow it, in Toronto Vancouver and now even Montreal, as condo sells skyrocket in the Quebec city. ... (by Angstrom)
4 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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One carrot gold: Woman finds lost ring on vegetable
A gold ring that was lost in a vegetable garden 12 years ago has been found on a carrot dug up for dinner. Lin Keitch, 69, from Monkton Heathfield near Taunton, Somerset, noticed it while washing her home-grown vegetables. Somerset lost gold... (by Blackleaf)
4 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Trump doubles metal tariffs on Turkey as lira falls by 20%
Trump tweeted: 'I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish Lira, slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar!... (by White_Unifier)
4 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
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Record set at 10th annual All England Open Stone Skimming Championships
A new record has been set at a national competition for stone skimmers in the Lake District. The 10th annual All England Open Stone Skimming Championships took place at Fell Foot Park on Lake Windermere. Record set at 10th stone skimming event on... (by Blackleaf)
4 weeks ago by Curious Cdn last post
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CRTC's unlocked phone rule has sparked a crime spree, Bell and Rogers say
CRTC's unlocked phone rule has sparked a crime spree, Bell and Rogers say | CBC News We should introduce mandatory SIM registration. (by White_Unifier)
4 weeks ago by petros last post
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The Anthropocene
Why scientists suspect proof of a turning point in Earth's history is sitting in a lake in Milton, Ont. | CBC News As you know I normally eschew these climate related topics but this one is so cool. Trying to pinpoint the beginning of a geologic era.... (by Hoid)
4 weeks ago by spaminator last post
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Four Killed in New Brunswick Shooting
2 police officers among 4 killed in Canada shooting; a suspect is in custody (by EagleSmack)
Aug 18th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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HMS Queen Elizabeth to set sail to the US
The UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is to set sail to the US where fighter jets will land on its flight deck for the first time. The Royal Navy's 3.1bn future flagship is expected to leave Portsmouth Naval Base at about 18:00 BST.... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 17th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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How Jen Gerson Became One of Canada's Most Popular Political Pundits
How Jen Gerson Became One of Canada's Most Popular Political Pundits The backstory to her seemingly overnight success shows how Jen Gerson masterfully positioned herself to be the perfect person in the perfect position to write... (by Colpy)
Aug 17th, 2018 by EagleSmack last post
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Is Trudeau finally starting to mind his own business?
Looks like he may finally be getting the picture- about 2 years too late. I just heard Jenny Kwan on the radio screaming like a banshee. She... (by JLM)
Aug 17th, 2018 by EagleSmack last post
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Dakota Access Pipeline Bringing in More than $6 Million a Month in Tax Revenue POPULAR!
Dakota Access has increased North Dakota tax revenue by more than $6M a month | North Dakota News | bismarcktribune.com *snicker* Keep up the good fight! LOL (by EagleSmack)
Aug 16th, 2018 by Durry last post
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Honour, my a s s
Three family members arrested in Rideau Canal drownings July 22, 2009 Andrew Chung Torstar News Service MONTREAL Three members of the Montreal family in which three sisters and their aunt were found dead in their car that that plunged into... (by Walter)