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Nov 26th, 2004 by sj007 last post
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A good start, but thats all....
Only 18 and a half million to go..... (by Ten Packs)
Nov 26th, 2004 by Dexter Sinister last post
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US And The Darwin Theory
November 19, 2004 Third of Americans Say Evidence Has Supported Darwin's Evolution Theory Almost half of Americans believe God created humans 10,000 years ago by Frank Newport PRINCETON, NJ - Some 145 years after the publication of Charles... (by Rick van Opbergen)
Nov 25th, 2004 by Haggis McBagpipe last post
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Pandemic: Coming soon to a body near you.
If we don't get wiped out by a nuclear bomb tossing frenzy between Bush and Putin, we'll always have the avian flu to fall back on... The stupid thing about this is, international... (by Haggis McBagpipe)
Nov 24th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Israeli officer indicted in girl's shooting
Israeli officer indicted in girl's shooting Monday 22 November 2004, 16:40 Makka Time, 13:40 GMT An Israeli military court has indicted an army officer accused by his own soldiers of emptying his weapon into a Palestinian schoolgirl who was... (by moghrabi)
Nov 24th, 2004 by Rick van Opbergen last post
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15 Years Of German Reunification
Source: www.cnn.com (by Rick van Opbergen)
Nov 21st, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Iraqi civilians gunned down at checkpoint
Iraqi civilians gunned down at checkpoint by Sunday 21 November 2004 4:46 PM GMT US marines have killed several Iraqi civilians after opening fire at at bus which drove through a checkpoint in the city of Ramadi, the US military and Iraqi police... (by moghrabi)
Nov 21st, 2004 by Reverend Blair last post
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Anti-Bush Protesters Battle Police at Chile Summit
By Jason Webb Nov 19, 2:52 PM (ET) SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Hooded anti-American marchers protesting an Asia-Pacific summit in Chile on Friday hurled Molotov cocktails and stones at police who retaliated with water cannons and tear gas. A... (by moghrabi)
Nov 17th, 2004 by Andem last post
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Beavers Find a Bag of Stolen Money
Beavers Find a Bag of Stolen Money (by Paranoid Dot Calm)
Nov 17th, 2004 by Rick van Opbergen last post
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Greatest Dutchmen
They had the election "100 Greatest Dutchmen" yesterday, interesting to see, and ehh a lot of people I hadn't heard of before. Anyway, the concept seems to be that through this week, we can chose which Dutchmen will make up the top ten, in what rank. We... (by Rick van Opbergen)
Nov 17th, 2004 by Rick van Opbergen last post
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Arafat In French Hospital
It surprised me nobody made notice of this topic. Source: www.cbc.ca (by Rick van Opbergen)
Nov 16th, 2004 by Rick van Opbergen last post
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Report: U.S. Marine Kills Wounded Iraqi
NEW YORK (AP) - A U.S. Marine shot and killed a wounded and apparently unarmed Iraqi prisoner in a mosque in the former insurgent stronghold of Fallujah, according to dramatic pool television pictures broadcast Monday. A Marine spokesman in Washington... (by moghrabi)
Nov 15th, 2004 by Haggis McBagpipe last post
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Pentagon and 9/11
Have any of you guys seen this website. Bizarre stuff going on in that good ol' U S of A. (by Diamond Sun)
Nov 15th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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'Israeli' jazz star praises Yasir Arafat
While Yasir Arafat's death was met with a gloating silence by many Israelis, jazzman and writer Gilad Atzmon was one of the few who had something good to say about the departed Palestinian leader. "It is clear that this man, this brave man, this hero,... (by moghrabi)
Nov 14th, 2004 by jarusoba last post
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The 7x cent dollar the good the bad and the oogly
Well its true that the Canadian Dollar is sky-rocketing and almost hit 71c yesterday on the market but why is this not good? For one reason it hurts company's exports. Companies like the Potash Corp that does most of its exports to the US loses its... (by gnuman)
Nov 14th, 2004 by Reverend Blair last post
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Rights group blasts 'racist' US media
A rights group has blasted some US media organisations for allowing for 'racist and hate-filled speech' during its coverage of the Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat's death. (by moghrabi)
Nov 14th, 2004 by Rick van Opbergen last post
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Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has died
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Nov 13th, 2004 by Rick van Opbergen last post
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Theo van Gogh Killed In Amsterdam
Source: www.cnn.com 911 days after the murder on Pim Fortuyn (look HERE), famous Dutchman Theo van Gogh - descendant of the famous Vincent van Gogh - has been shot dead in Amsterdam. This is a real shock to me. Although I didn't agree with his ideas,... (by Rick van Opbergen)
Nov 9th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Ground Zero Suicide Driven by Election
Nov 7, 12:46 PM (ET) NEW YORK (AP) - A 25-year-old man from Georgia who was apparently distraught over President Bush's re-election shot and killed himself at ground zero. Andrew Veal's body was found Saturday morning inside the off-limits site, said... (by moghrabi)
Nov 8th, 2004 by Diamond Sun last post
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Wow - On live television
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Nov 7th, 2004 by Haggis McBagpipe last post
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For Yanks moving to Canada, eh?
Moving to Canada, Eh? Let Slate help you decide if it's really for you. By Dahlia Lithwick and Alex Lithwick Updated Friday, Nov. 5, 2004, at 3:37 PM PT Five out of seven Fraysters surveyed agree: It's time to move to Canada. And it looks like... (by Andem)
Nov 7th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Missing Antiaircraft Missiles Alarm Aides
Missing Antiaircraft Missiles Alarm Aides By Dana Priest and Bradley Graham Washington Post Staff Writers Sunday, November 7, 2004; Page A24 Several thousand shoulder-fired missiles -- the kind that could be used to shoot down aircraft -- are... (by moghrabi)
Nov 7th, 2004 by vista last post
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CIA windfall
A CIA windfall- this will simply not be destroyed. Massive haul of Colombia cocaine By Jeremy McDermott BBC Colombia corrrespondent The US authorities have just unloaded 37 tonnes of Colombian cocaine seized at sea over the last two months. ... (by vista)
Nov 7th, 2004 by vista last post
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Flashmedia: Peak Oil in a nutshell
two minutes long... (by vista)
Nov 6th, 2004 by Paranoid Dot Calm last post
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Report: Arafat Dead, Palestinians Deny It
If it is true, I'm very saddened by his death. If not, I hope they arrange something for a smooth and fair transition of power. (by Andem)
Nov 2nd, 2004 by peapod last post
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Woman Accused of Severing Man's Penis
HOUSTON Nov 1, 2004 A woman accused of cutting off her boyfriend's penis with a kitchen knife while he was sleeping was being sought by police Saturday, sheriff's detectives said. The severed organ has not been found since the attack Thursday morning at... (by moghrabi)
Oct 29th, 2004 by Paranoid Dot Calm last post
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Scientists Uncover Possible New Species Of Human
Source: CNN. (by Rick van Opbergen)
Oct 27th, 2004 by Andem last post
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Nazi doll no big deal
Why are people making such a big fuss about this action figure? There's tons of war games our there depicting Soviet and German solidiers and IMO, people are doomed to repeat history if they are not taught it. Just look at some parts of Germany where that... (by Andem)
Oct 26th, 2004 by Haggis McBagpipe last post
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Looks Like Bill O'Reilly is in Trouble
I hate to gloat, but this makes me happier than hell. This is an excerpt from Media Bistro's Daily News Feed, a newsletter I subscribe to. ACCUSER OFFERED $2M TO DROP O'REILLY SUIT Lawyers for Fox News had proposed the $2 million settlement to... (by Reverend Blair)
Oct 23rd, 2004 by Cosmo last post
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Google Might Be a Big Brother
Be it the NSA's electronic interception spyware, ECHELON or the USG's backdoor software spyware, PROMIS or Google - privacy is a myth. Google Might Be a Big Brother People who use public or workplace computers for e-mail, instant messaging and web... (by vista)
Oct 23rd, 2004 by Reverend Blair last post
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CIA Brainwash victims win cash claims
Brainwash victims win cash claims HUNDREDS of mentally ill patients who were subjected to barbaric CIA-funded brainwashing experiments by a Scottish doctor could be entitled to compensation following a landmark court ruling. Doctor Ewan Cameron, who... (by vista)
Oct 21st, 2004 by bevvyd last post
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FLU vaccine shortage
There is many areas we can go with this one but I won't tread too far. All I'll say is that I don't get this shot and I am more than happy to pass my allocation on to anyone who hasn't done their homework. (by vista)
Oct 18th, 2004 by Just the Facts last post
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Is Islam a threat to those that do not practice it POPULAR!
On other forums I'm find there is a growing resentment to those that practice Islam. Almost daily someone adds to these forums a comment or an article or a quote from the Koran. People site examples of the Islamic fundamentalist movements, the attacks... (by Chewy)
Oct 17th, 2004 by Reverend Blair last post
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Canadian Dollar Rising to 80
The Canadian dollar is about to pass 0,80$ (by Andem)
Oct 16th, 2004 by Chewy last post
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Happy Ramadan!
For all Muslims on Canadiancontent.com: happy Ramadan! (by Rick van Opbergen)
Oct 15th, 2004 by bevvyd last post
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Halifax cargo plane crash kills 7
source: www.cbc.ca (by Rick van Opbergen)
Oct 15th, 2004 by vista last post
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More electoral chaos coming in US?
E-voting vulnerable to attacks, fraud: expert CTV.ca News Staff While the words "hanging chads" still seem to make electoral officials in Florida cringe, the new electronic system may not be much better. Four years ago, the so-called hanging chads... (by eastcoastrob)
Oct 15th, 2004 by Cosmo last post
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Smoking Bans: good idea, or bad?
5-1 CITY COUNCIL VOTE SMOKING BANNED IN PUBLIC PLACES IN COLUMBUS Published: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 NEWS 01A By Mark Ferenchik THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH Opponents of the citywide smoking ban that the City Council passed yesterday are considering turning... (by American Voice)
Oct 14th, 2004 by Reverend Blair last post
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US seizes webservers from independent media sites
American authorities have shut down 20 independent media centres by seizing their British-based webservers. On Thursday a court order was issued to Rackspace, an American-owned web hosting company in Uxbridge, Middlesex, forcing it to hand over two... (by vista)
Oct 12th, 2004 by vista last post
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1918 killer flu virus to be tested in UW lab
1918 killer flu virus to be tested in UW lab -- Study needed to head off next epidemic, scientists say University of Washington scientists plan to infect monkeys with a killer flu virus grown from tissue exhumed from victims of the 1918 epidemic.They... (by vista)
Oct 12th, 2004 by Haggis McBagpipe last post
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Interesting site
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Oct 9th, 2004 by Reverend Blair last post
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Ken Bigley beheaded
Source: CNN.com (by Rick van Opbergen)
Oct 8th, 2004 by peapod last post
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This week on CBC
Welcome to the CBC-TV AND CBC NEWSWORLD Documentaries E-Mail Digest! WEB FEATURE IT'S A GIRL'S WORLD An unprecedented look inside the hidden culture of two very different girl cliques - pre-teens in Montreal and teenagers in Mission, B.C. - ruled by... (by peapod)
Oct 8th, 2004 by Rick van Opbergen last post
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Bomblasts Egyptian hotels
Source: CNN.com (by Rick van Opbergen)
Oct 7th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Reform in Islam?
As being a bit ignorant on this part, I would like to ask you: does Islam need a reform? Is that reform already there (happening)? I was wondering about this after I read an article in the Volkskrant (People's News), one of the major newspapers in the... (by Rick van Opbergen)
Oct 7th, 2004 by Rick van Opbergen last post
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U.S. report finds no evidence of Iraq's WMD
U.S. report finds no evidence of Iraq's WMD CTV.ca News Staff The top U.S. arms inspector says he has found no evidence that Iraq produced any weapons of mass destruction after 1991. The potentially damaging assertions from Charles Duelfer, the... (by eastcoastrob)