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Feb 29th, 2008
Knights Templar mugs? They're offensive!
A market stall holder has been banned from having a stand in a town centre because she was selling 'offensive' Knights Templar coffee mugs. Tina Gayle has been prohibited from having a stall in Loughborough Market after someone complained about the...
Angler almost died after Dover sole jumped into his mouth
An angler had to be resuscitated after accidentally swallowing a fish he had just caught. The man was kissing the Dover sole in celebration of his catch when the six-inch (14cm) fish wriggled out of his hand and jumped into his mouth, a friend...
Oct 12th, 2017 by MHz
The Queen will not lay a wreath at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday
Throughout her 65-year reign, she has regarded it as her most sacred duty. But next month, for the first time, the Queen will attend Britains Remembrance Sunday commemorations as a spectator. Buckingham Palace has announced that she will watch the...
Too much cheese lands driver in a pickle
A van driver was pulled over by police as he had too much cheese on board. Officers found the vehicle had about 2,822lb of cheese inside, in Sawtry, Cambridgeshire on Monday. Too much cheese lands van man in pickle with police 10 October 2017 ...
2 truckers drivers try to smuggle 11 into Canada
Two commercial truck drivers have been charged under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act after 11 foreign nationals were found inside their truck traveling on the Ambassador Bridge. The Canada Border Services Agency announced Tuesday that...
Oct 10th, 2017 by petros
Medically unfit for deployment in Canada Will Get a Job
I say well done if this helps solve the homeless/suicide issue.......... The Canadian military is redesigning itself to make room for troops who may not be "deployable," but are still "employable," the country's top general said. The remarks by...
Oct 9th, 2017 by MHz
Britain draws up battle plan for war with North Korea
Britain is reportedly preparing for the possibility of war breaking out with North Korea as concerns rise that another provocative missile test could trigger a military response by the US. British officials have drawn up military plans for a...
Car hits pedestrians near London's Natural History Museum
Several pedestrians have been injured after a car hit people near the Natural History Museum in London, police say. The Metropolitan Police said one person had been detained following the incident in Exhibition Road in South Kensington Natural...
Oct 6th, 2017 by MHz
Dog on highway didnít want to leave dead dogís side, police say
Dog on highway didnt want to leave dead dogs side, police say THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017 06:43 PM EDT | Updated: Thursday, October 05, 2017 06:47 PM EDT NEWARK, N.J. Police in New Jersey say they had to coax a...
Liberal MP Darshan Kang breaks & harassment probe
According to Ottawa-based newspaper the Hill Times, a young female staffer at Kangs northeast Calgary constituency office filed the complaint in June with Chief Liberal Whip Pablo Rodriguez. Liberal MP Darshan Kang breaks silence amid harassment probe...
Oct 3rd, 2017 by Mowich
To All the Whimpering Righties. . .
Constantly on about how MEAN everybody is to you. Turns out y'all get PC protection too. CBS fired a company executive Monday after she criticized some victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting as Republican gun toters who did not deserve sympathy. ...
Two killed in Marseille terror attack
Two people have been killed in a knife attack at Marseille's Saint Charles train station. The assailant has been shot dead by security forces in the southern French city. The incident is being treated as an act of terrorism, officials say. ...
Train of Life
Copy/Paste. The Train of Life: At birth we boarded the train and met our parents,
Oct 2nd, 2017 by MHz
For the first time, the Marine Corps expects to have a female infantry officer among its ranks By Dan Lamothe September 21 The Marine Corps expects to soon have its first female infantry officer, a historic first...
Irma, Maria unearth answers to 59-year-old flying mystery
Irma, Maria unearth answers to 59-year-old flying mystery The family of an RCAF pilot who went missing while on a training mission with the US Navy, may be closer to some answers regarding his disappearance in 1958. CTV News | News Video - Top...
Who needs the cow, when hou can get the milk
Why are good men so hard to find?
September 23 at 8:00 AM ET
Spend a little time with single women in their early to mid-30s, and you'll be grateful you're not one of them. The relationship scene is even more dismal today than when I was...
Oct 1st, 2017 by MHz
Two dead in Toronto shooting
Two dead after shooting in Toronto nightclub parking lot | CTV News Not a high profile case unless a person of middle eastern origin is a participant. Right now its just a 'guns don't kill people do' incident.
Prince Harry hopes to expand Invictus Games
Prince Harry says he hopes to expand the Invictus Games in the future, saying the "sky's the limit". He launched the Paralympic-style competition for injured servicemen and servicewomen and veterans in 2014. The prince was joined at the closing...
earthquake in japan
BREAKING NEWS, BIG EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN, I just this minute heard this news.
Star Wars filming request turned down by the Queen
A Star Wars request to film on land owned by the Queen was turned down, it has been revealed. The Crown Estate said no to the film franchise when it wanted to film scenes at Windsor Great Park, Berkshire. An estate spokesman said the planned scenes...
Sep 29th, 2017 by JLM
U.S. imposing 220% duty on Bombardier CSeries planes
U.S. imposing 220% duty on Bombardier CSeries planes - Business - CBC News I think the US was stupid to impose such a tariff since it will hurt the US just as much as it will Canada. That said, there is a silver lining in this. Maybe it will make...
Hugh Hefner Dies at 91...RIP!!!
Who wouldn't want to have had his life? "Well, if we hadn't had the Wright brothers, there would still be airplanes. If there hadn't been an Edison, there would still be electric lights. And if there...
So, yeah. Watching some of the Invictus Games tonight. Let me say, these people have strength that I just can't comprehend. The ability to deal with these injuries is hard to imagine.
Marriott says it will not cancel conference hosted by anti-Muslim hate group By Abha Bhattarai September 22 The nation’s largest anti-Muslim hate group is scheduled to hold its annual conference at a Marriott International property four miles from...
Sep 21st, 2017 by Murphy
Why Canadian kids canít read
This is from 2011. I was still teaching. The situation today is no better. The cause is cell phones, computers, the Internet, television, interactive games and a world that has moved away from the printed word and toward visual stimuli. The trouble...