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Feb 8th, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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Civil court rejects appeal of Carlos the Jackal's psychologist
Civil court rejects appeal of Carlos the Jackal's psychologist Dr Michel Dubec found to have breached patient confidentiality when he spoke publicly of Ilich Ramírez Sánchez’s ‘psychological emptiness’ ... (by B00Mer)
Feb 8th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Bus blows up on Lambeth Bridge in central London
A double decker bus has exploded on Lambeth Bridge in central London. Londoners looked on in shock as the explosion blew off the vehicle's roof and spread debris across the road. However, far from being a very unfortunate accident or the handiwork... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 8th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Migrants - Migrants Everywhere
Five migrants among seven young men who 'laughed, danced and sang in Arabic as they gang raped unconscious girl of 17' HORRIFIC footage has emerged of a group of young men, including five migrants, laughing, dancing and singing in Arabic as they gang... (by Locutus)
Feb 8th, 2016 by gerryh last post
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Pro-rape ‘pick up artist’ group to meet in Victoria plus...
This is disturbing. I'm thinking it might be time to start up a meet up group for people who like to beat up rapists. A U.S. pick up artist, Daryush Valizadeh, who has published material suggesting rape inside a private home should be legal, is... (by Twila)
Feb 7th, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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Bighorn sheep in B.C. dying from domestic sheep pneumonia
Bighorn sheep in B.C. dying from domestic sheep pneumonia A bighorn sheep herd in B.C.'s interior is in trouble after... (by B00Mer)
Feb 7th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Lucha libre wrestler from Victoria finds 'grande' success
Lucha libre wrestler from Victoria finds 'grande' success You could say Kira Forster has led a bit of a double life. Growing up in her... (by B00Mer)
Feb 7th, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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Utah legislators back plan to declare porn a health crisis
Utah legislators back plan to declare porn a health crisis SALT LAKE CITY -- A state senator in the predominantly Mormon state of... (by B00Mer)
Feb 7th, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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Bald eagle plays ball on UBC Thunderbird field
Bald eagle plays ball on UBC Thunderbird field The UBC Thunderbirds might have a new mascot. Mitchell Barnett was walking... (by B00Mer)
Feb 7th, 2016 by Bar Sinister last post
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Japanese & Muslims
Copy/Paste (not sure of its accuracy?) -------------------- Subject: Japan some interesting facts ... Japan - some interesting facts. * In just ten years??? Hiroshima returned to what it was: economically vibrant, before the fall of the atomic... (by Durry)
Feb 7th, 2016 by Bar Sinister last post
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Is Justin's Gov't starting to wobble?
Andrew Coyne: Trudeau’s first three months in power big on symbolism, short on substance | National Post (by JLM)
Feb 6th, 2016 by captain morgan last post
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Tennessee boy, 11, convicted of killing 8-year-old girl
Tennessee boy, 11, convicted of killing 8-year-old girl THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Saturday, February 06, 2016 01:28 AM EST |... (by spaminator)
Feb 6th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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The Queen to be saluted with gun salute to celebrate accession anniversary
Today marks 64 years since the Queen took to the throne. Accession Day commemorates the start of the Queen's reign, which began on the death of her father, King George VI. As she does most years, the Queen is likely to be reflecting on the ... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 6th, 2016 by petros last post
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Doctor Drops Patient in Vernon
Michelle Schroth dropped by family doctor over walk-in clinic visits - British Columbia - CBC News How ethical is this? We have one doctor in town with a poor reputation in regards to things like bedside manner and lack of listening skills but so... (by JLM)
Feb 5th, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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Feral pigs: B.C. allows hunting 'anywhere and at any time'
Licensed hunters can now take aim at feral pigs in British Columbia, which have been officially designated as invasive, problem wildlife. The animals, which can be aggressive and weigh up to 350 kilograms, have been included on a provincial list that... (by Twila)
Feb 5th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck voice actor dead
BUGS BUNNY, DAFFY DUCK VOICE ACTOR DEAD Joe Alaskey, who voiced legendary cartoon characters like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety and Sylvester the Cat has died. ... (by B00Mer)
Feb 5th, 2016 by Toro last post
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Trudeau's Energy Development Stance Sows Confusion Over First Nations Veto Pledge
Trudeau's Energy Development Stance Sows Confusion Over First Nations Veto Pledge Trudeau's Energy Development Stance Sows Confusion Over First Nations Veto Pledge Oh oh (by CDNBear)
Feb 5th, 2016 by Dixie Cup last post
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Speaking of nefarious and flaky media...
brilliant summary: YOU SAY IT... WE'LL PRINT IT!!! No tedious fact-checking required... and for what it's worth, "professional journalists", in Toronto anyway, apparently don't cross-contaminate their uber-padded j-school cocoons by looking... (by Locutus)
Feb 4th, 2016 by Walter last post
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Russians know what to do
Refugees Learn What Separates Russia From Cologne | The Daily Caller (by Walter)
Feb 4th, 2016 by Twila last post
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A New Advocacy Group Is Lobbying for the Right to Repair Everything
Who knew? _____________________________________________________________________ Last summer, when the Copyright Office asked if anyone wanted to defend the right for video game console jailbreakers to mod or repair their systems, no one had a... (by Twila)
Feb 4th, 2016 by IdRatherBeSkiing last post
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White Zimbabwean farmer frogmarched from farm after claim by black British doctor
As moronic students at Oxford say they "refuse to back down" after Oriel College refused to take down the statue of Cecil Rhodes - students who should devote more of their time to actually studying rather than worrying about the university's statuary and... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 4th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Man may have fallen from plane after explosion
Man may have fallen from plane after explosion Abdi Guled and Dusan Stojanovic, The Associated Press First posted: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 12:31 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Feb 4th, 2016 by Bar Sinister last post
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Muslim school set to open in Kitchener
Muslim school set to open in Kitchener | CTV Kitchener News and not only that, Egypt Sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood Members To Death - Meanwhile Muslim Brotherhood Opens A New School In Kitchener Egyptian court sentences 529 Muslim... (by Locutus)
Feb 3rd, 2016 by Walter last post
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Muslims donate 30,000 bottles of water to Flint, Michigan during water crisis
Muslims donate 30,000 bottles of water to Flint, Michigan during water crisis A Muslim... (by B00Mer)
Feb 2nd, 2016 by JLM last post
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U.S. doesn't screw around with these bastards!
Seattle coach gets 8 years for recording girls at Silver Star ski resort - British Columbia - CBC News (by JLM)
Feb 2nd, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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North Carolina man accused of planning an ISIS inspired attack
District Attorney David Learner said a grand jury in Burke County indicted Justin Nojan Sullivan, 19, on Monday on a murder charge. A federal indictment unsealed Monday charges Sullivan with attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State,... (by tay)
Feb 2nd, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Canadian Military Ill-Prepared For Peacekeeping Role: Report
Canadian Military Ill-Prepared For Peacekeeping Role: Report OTTAWA The Trudeau government has promised to get Canada back into the peacekeeping business, but a new report... (by B00Mer)
Feb 2nd, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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Listen to what our ancestors’ language sounded like 6,000 years ago
Is it possible that this is how the language of our ancestors sounded in the distant past? The Indo-European languages ​​constitute the largest family of languages ​​in the world in numbers of speakers. To this incredible list, belong most of the... (by Twila)
Feb 2nd, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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Stolen vehicles and drugs are slipping past Canada’s border guards
Stolen vehicles and drugs are slipping past Canada’s border guards ... (by B00Mer)
Feb 2nd, 2016 by Bar Sinister last post
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Australian driver deliberately killed 17 kangaroos: Group
Australian driver deliberately killed 17 kangaroos: Group The Associated Press First posted: Monday, February 01, 2016 07:38 AM EST |... (by spaminator)
Feb 2nd, 2016 by personal touch last post
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Omar Khadr's sister Zaynab detained in Turkey
shocking Zaynab Khadr was under investigation by the RCMP for terror-related offences before she moved to Turkey in 2012. Zaynab Khadr, the outspoken sister of former Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr, is in custody in Turkey, the Star has learned. ... (by Locutus)
Feb 2nd, 2016 by Walter last post
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Canada ex-mafia boss Rocco Zito shot dead in Toronto
Canada ex-mafia boss Rocco Zito shot dead in Toronto A former Mafia boss has been shot dead at his home in the Canadian city of Toronto. Rocco Zito, 87, had been a... (by B00Mer)
Feb 1st, 2016 by darkbeaver last post
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Visa Lifts Sanctions Against Crimea
Visa Lifts Sanctions Against Crimea Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ 1st February, 2016 rusnext (by darkbeaver)
Feb 1st, 2016 by darkbeaver last post
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BC Chisles Off. 6 4 million Hectares to IMF For Debt
Final agreement reached to protect B.C.s Great Bear Rainforest JUSTINE HUNTER BELLA BELLA, B.C. The Globe and Mail Last updated Monday, Feb. 01, 2016 3:59PM EST The 20-year battle to protect the Great Bear Rainforest the largest coastal... (by petros)
Feb 1st, 2016 by CDNBear last post
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Torstar: Get off high horse
Torstar: Get off high horse Torstar: Get off high horse | Toronto & GTA | News | Toronto Sun Must be cuz of the Star's pedigree. (by CDNBear)
Feb 1st, 2016 by MHz last post
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Prince Charles, the multi-million pound artist
New figures released by the Royal Household show the Prince of Wales has sold 2 million worth of lithographs through his shop at Highgrove, making the heir to the throne one of Britain's most successful living artists... Prince Charles, the... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 31st, 2016 by JLM last post
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EI whistleblower suspended without pay
EI whistleblower suspended without pay A federal fraud investigator has been suspended without pay, after she leaked documents showing that investigators had... (by B00Mer)
Jan 31st, 2016 by petros last post
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Chrysler CEO tells Kathleen Wynne hydro costs making Ontario too expensive for busine
Chrysler CEO tells Kathleen Wynne hydro costs making Ontario too expensive for businesses Chrysler CEO tells Kathleen Wynne hydro costs making Ontario too expensive for businesses | National Post I'm not holding my breath that she'll listen. It's... (by CDNBear)
Jan 31st, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Veteran BBC broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan has died aged 77
Sir Terry Wogan, the Irishman who was one of the most famous names on British radio and television for 50 years, has died today aged 77. In a statement, his family said: "Sir Terry Wogan died today after a short but brave battle with cancer. "He ... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 30th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Has mysterious Manchester serial killer known as The Pusher struck again?
The body of a man has been pulled from a canal in Greater Manchester - increasing fears that a serial killer has claimed his 29th victim. An astonishing 85 bodies - mostly men - have been pulled from the city's waterways in the last seven years. ... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 30th, 2016 by SLM last post
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Half of Canadian soldiers faced childhood abuse, study indicates
Half of Canadian soldiers faced childhood abuse, study indicates - Health - CBC News "Prevalence much higher in military than in general population, Canadian-led research suggests." I wonder how improving mental health cervices for for veterans and... (by Machjo)
Jan 30th, 2016 by Murphy last post
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Squirrel knocks out power for 5,400 customers in Halifax neighbourhood
Squirrel knocks out power for 5,400 customers in Halifax neighbourhood HALIFAX Nova Scotias power utility, which has blamed blackouts on everything from crows... (by B00Mer)
Jan 30th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Montreal plans to dump 8 billion litres of raw sewage into St. Lawrence River
Montreal green-lights plan to dump 8 billion litres of raw sewage into St. Lawrence River City green-lights plan to dump 8 billion litres of raw sewage into St. Lawrence River | Montreal Gazette The city of Montreal said Friday there is no way... (by B00Mer)
Jan 30th, 2016 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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The plight of Syrian refugees is not on a par with Jews fleeing the Nazis
Over the past few months, as the refugee crisis in Europe has spiralled out of control, the term Kindertransport (childrens transport) has been bandied about in a lazy and dishonest manner. Those who use it, including MPs, charity leaders and... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 30th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Richard Littlejohn on Brussels' tentacles interfering in every aspect of our lives
Richard Litttlejohn on Brussels' tentacles interfering in every aspect of our lives and some of the big stories of the week - more Elf N Safety madness; pathetic Labour MPs attacking David Cameron for saying "bunch of migrants" during PMQs; the pro-EU... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 29th, 2016 by JLM last post
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Syrian Refugees!
Having not heard any news on the Refugees for a couple of weeks now, I'm just wondering if progress is still being made. Are we going to see 25,000 by Feb. 29 or has someone finally thought better of the plan? (by JLM)