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Feb 29th, 2008
Deadly tick-borne Powassan virus surfaces in New York state
A Saratoga County resident is recovering from a rare but emerging illness carried by deer ticks that transmit Lyme disease, according to a county health official. While extremely rare, Powassan virus is deadlier than other tick-borne illnesses ...
B.C. Wildfires 2018: Province declares state of emergency
B.C. Wildfires 2018: Province declares state of emergency | CBC News This is costing the taxpayer much money. We should ban smoking tobacco. Besides, e-cigarettes are less unhealthy anyway and, more importantly, pose less of a fire hazard.
Aug 14th, 2018 by petros
Water is Life
A federal judge has issued a temporary halt to SOME construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota that Native American tribes have been protesting. Some of those protests turned violent over the weekend. Lawrence reports what he learned at the...
Real American Revolution!
White supremacists held a rally in Washington on Sunday, but if they were hoping for a convention-size crowd, they ended up with a club meeting. Jason Kessler, one of the organizers of last year’s violent and deadly Unite the Right rally in...
Hundreds of sea potatoes cover beach
Hundreds of baseball-like sea creatures have washed up on a Cornish beach. The small heart-shaped orbs were sea potatoes, a sea urchin that lives buried in sandy and muddy sea beds all around UK coasts... Hundreds of sea potatoes cover Penzance...
Mystery of the tiny robots left on a beach
Tiny wooden robots have been found on a beach, sparking a social media appeal to track down their creator. The 6in high figures have been left at Portobello Beach, on the outskirts of Edinburgh, over recent weekends... Mystery over tiny robots left...
Aug 12th, 2018 by JLM
Gerald Stanley Not Guilty
Shouts of 'murderer' in courtroom after Gerald Stanley acquitted in Colten Boushie shooting. Several people in the courtroom yelled "Murderer!" seconds after a Saskatchewan jury found Gerald Stanley not guilty of killing Colten Boushie early Friday...
Tree flowers for the first time in 100 years
A rare Chinese tree in Cardiff has flowered for the first time since it was planted more than 100 years ago. The creamy-white flowers on Roath Park's Emmenopterys henryi are thought to be the result of a cold winter followed by heatwave conditions....
Why Aussies suddenly want a portrait of the Queen
Australians have emailed MPs with dozens of requests for free portraits of the Queen, after the little-known entitlement was publicised this week. Under official rules, citizens may ask for "nationhood" material - things such as Australian...
The real "Fake News"
Still only second to the "New York Times" and "The Sun" Stephen Colbert Stiffing Staffers As Ratings Take Off | National Enquirer
They won't be satisfied until Rush Limbaugh is silenced
The Left would like nothing more than to duct-tape Rush Limbaugh's mouth shut. I think that's pretty much what everybody's wish is Last week, Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow said she is gearing up for hearings. Can you imagine station owners, Rush...
Boa constrictor kills and eats pigeon on London street
This is the horrifying moment a giant boa constrictor crushed a pigeon to death in broad daylight on a busy London street. Sickened pedestrians watched on as the fearsome serpent wolfed down the bird on Leytonstone High Road... HISS OF DEATH...
Albertan Shoots German in the Head
German tourist shot in suspected road rage incident while driving with family near Morley Um. . . Alberta? WWII ended quite a while back.
Grandfather grows giant cucumber
A grandfather in Derby says praying to his cucumber has helped it grow to a potential world-record size. Raghbir Singh Sanghera, who worked as a farmer in India before coming to the UK in 1991, grew the 51in (129.54cm) ribbed vegetable in his ...
Another Shooting in Toronto-What a Dump That Place Is
Not the worst area like the notorious Jane Finch either Still and all Toronto can't wait to ape the worst of our uber-violent southern neighbours and this is where it leads them. Condolences to the families of the innocent deceased.
(by bill barilko)
Man puts pier fire out by peeing on it
A man put out a fire on the world's longest pleasure pier by urinating on it. Thomas Watson noticed a small fire on the deserted Southend Pier and took matters into his own hands by relieving himself over the flames... Man puts out Southend Pier...
Aug 4th, 2018 by petros
TransCanada and Enbridge shed renewable energy portfolios.
CALGARY Canadas pipeline giants are gradually trimming their stakes in renewable energy assets, reversing a bullish trend among midstream operators amid soaring valuations for clean energy developments. On Thursday, TransCanada Corp. announced it...
Rob Ford lost his race
Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford dies after 18-month struggle with rare form of cancer | Globalnews.ca Rest in Peace
(by lone wolf)
Momentum is growing against the Trudeau carbon tax.
This morning a poll was released from Angus Ried which shows how 88% of Saskatchewan Residents and 72% of all Canadians support the decision to challenge the Trudeau Carbon Tax in court. July 26, 2018 In the emerging federal-provincial battle over...
Missing airliner carrying 239 triggers Southeast Asia search
Hanoi Rescuers from several nations mounted an air and sea search Saturday for a Malaysia Airlines jet that has gone missing over Southeast Asia, with grave fears for the 239 people on board. Vietnam authorities said contact with Flight MH370 was...
Jul 29th, 2018 by MHz
Canadian air force drops raft on Florida home, smashing roof
Canadian air force drops raft on Florida home, smashing roof Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: February 28, 2018 Updated: February 28, 2018 8:55 PM EST The Royal Canadian Air Force is investigating how and why an uninflated raft...
Woman films mystery tailed creature in her home
Sometimes they say the animal is more scared of you than you are of it. And sometimes the wildlife is so disgusting you know you are more scared of it. But when this - a five-inch long specimen that looks like a sausage with a thin tail - was...
Farewell, Sgt Ryan Russell
I managed to hold it together through most of Sgt Ryan Russells funeral today until that is a very poignant and most fitting rendition of You Are the Wind Beneath My Wings. If ever a song was more fitting I dont know what it would be the tears that...
Bear attacks family's car... in Bedfordshire
A safari park has said it is not a "petting zoo" after a family were left "terrified" when a bear attacked their car. Sophie Mallaney, from Leighton Buzzard, was visiting Woburn Safari Park in Bedfordshire on Monday when a 6ft black bear climbed on...
Britain unveils futuristic new Tempest fighter jet
Defence chiefs yesterday unveiled the UK’s next generation of fighter jet — which does not need a pilot. The Government is investing 2billion over the next seven years to develop the Tempest. It is due to take over from the Typhoon by 2035... ...
Jul 27th, 2018 by Hoid
Roseanne - racist in denial
Poor Roseanne. Kicked off her own show because she's a racist. And really, she isn't. "I made a mistake" "I was on drugs" "I wish I worded it better" "I never meant to hurt anybody"
Jul 25th, 2018 by Hoid
Comox Valley crime wave
This serious incident occurred, shaking the community to the core and prompting the RCMP to go public. Be on the alert and lock your doors.
Jul 22nd, 2018 by Walter
Rare Byron memorial ring sells for £9,200
A rare gold and enamel ring created in memory of Lord Byron following his death in 1824 has sold at auction. The ring, which is thought to have come from Byron's Nottinghamshire home of Newstead Abbey, was sold for 9,200 at Tennants sale room in...