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Apr 8th, 2016 by damngrumpy last post
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Canada finally returning a 149yr. old gift from the US
Its about time, after all. Just over 140 years ago, a man named Samuel Walking Coyote did something that arguably changed the course of history: he captured and raised several bison calves in Montana. It might not sound like much, but... (by Sparrow)
Apr 8th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Indiana Man Accused of Raping, Killing Baby
An Indiana man accused in the killing of 1-year-old Shaylyn Ammerman faces additional charges in connection with the case, according to KTLA sister station WXIN. Kyle Parker,... (by Locutus)
Apr 8th, 2016 by Jinentonix last post
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Parents complain after teacher hands out 'privilege' survey
TAMPA, FL (WTSP) - A Florida principal launched an investigation into a survey handed out to middle school students in Spanish class. Some parents complained after their children were asked to... (by Locutus)
Apr 7th, 2016 by darkbeaver last post
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Kettle Kanadians
G20 class-action lawsuits against Toronto police over 'kettling' get go-ahead First class actions involving group arrests to be certified in Ontario More than 1,000 people arrested in large groups and held in "inhumane conditions" at a makeshift... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Apr 5th, 2016 by darkbeaver last post
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Public-sector union boss gets house arrest for embezzling $120K from his local
Richard Turton took advantage of loose accounting practices and the unquestioning trust of his colleagues at CUPE Local 2974 to siphon $120,000 from the unions bank... (by Locutus)
Apr 5th, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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California debates its tampon tax
which costs women $20 million a year 'I'm Tired Of Being Taxed For Being A Woman' #waronwomen (by Locutus)
Apr 5th, 2016 by EagleSmack last post
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Canadian faces American Justice!
Chilliwack man charged with child enticement in Idaho - British Columbia - CBC News I doubt if this bastard (if guilty) will be bothering anyone for awhile. Canadian Justice system should pay close attention! (by JLM)
Apr 5th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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War-wounded military dog awarded medal
A military dog who lost her leg on duty in Afghanistan has received a vet charity's medal honouring the work of animals in war. Lucca, a 12-year-old German Shepherd, suffered injuries including the loss of a leg during a search for improvised... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 4th, 2016 by MHz last post
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Man Drove Six Miles With Wife Atop Car
--In what may be a new record for driving with a spouse clinging to the roof of a car, a Florida man was arrested last week after traveling six miles with his wife atop his vehicle, cops say According to investigators, Richard Addy, 69, and his wife... (by tay)
Apr 3rd, 2016 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Trailer Park Boys actor Mike Smith, who plays Bubbles, arrested in L.A
Trailer Park Boys actress Lucy DeCoutere tweeted Saturday she was resigning from the show, only hours after her colleagues released a... (by Retired_Can_Soldier)
Apr 3rd, 2016 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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NYC Taxis To Lose Their Uniqueness
New York taxi drivers to be banned from flirting with or ejaculating on passengers New York City officials have revealed new proposals that would ban taxi and hire car drivers from flirting with passengers or initiating any kind of unwanted physical... (by tay)
Apr 3rd, 2016 by MHz last post
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Third Vertical Landing a Success
American space firm Blue Origin successfully completed the third launch and vertical landing of its reusable New Shepard rocket on Saturday, company founder and Internet entrepreneur Jeff Bezos said. "Flawless BE-3 restart and perfect booster landing,"... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Apr 2nd, 2016 by Retired_Can_Soldier last post
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Ghomeshi's trial will begin next week POPULAR!
good times The trial of disgraced CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi gets underway next week in Toronto. Heres what we know about the judge, the Crown prosecutor and Ghomeshis defence lawyer: Ontario Court judge William Horkins The judge... (by Locutus)
Apr 2nd, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Ronnie Corbett, last of the Two Ronnies, dies aged 85
Entertainer Ronnie Corbett, best known for BBC comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies, died yesterday aged 85. His publicist said yesterday: "Ronnie Corbett CBE, one of the nation's best-loved entertainers, passed away this morning, surrounded by his... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 1st, 2016 by gopher last post
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State Dept Apologizes for Suggesting Americans Are Ugly
The State Department tweeted out a warning to Americans traveling overseas Wednesday and then deleted the tweet after a deluge of criticism from people who called it sexist. The tweet, sent from the State Department's @TravelGov account at 1:20... (by tay)
Apr 1st, 2016 by Murphy last post
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Ontario muslim man arrested on terrorism fears faces new terror-related charge
it's probably nothing. BRAMPTON, Ont. A man detained last week out of fear he might commit a terrorist act was charged Tuesday with a terrorism-related offence. Police allege that Kevin Mohamed... (by Locutus)
Mar 30th, 2016 by personal touch last post
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Health Canada worker fired after $20K spending spree on government credit cards
A Health Canada worker fraudulently charged almost $20,000 worth of personal items to government credit cards, including visits to a spa, meals at restaurants, clothing and cash advances. An internal report on the fraud also says the worker twice... (by Locutus)
Mar 29th, 2016 by taxslave last post
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Canada Rev Agency targeting nearly 4,000 former employees of Native Leasing Services
oh well. An Ottawa man must pay more than $190,000 in back taxes despite an arrangement through an outsourcing company that he and thousands of other indigenous employees believed made them exempt from paying personal income tax on income earned... (by Locutus)
Mar 29th, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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Plane Crash Claims the Life of Jean Lapierre and Six others
Sad news. I had a lot of respect for Jean Lapierre. My deepest sympathies to his family. Jean Lapierre among 7 killed in Îles-de-la-Madeleine plane crash - Montreal - CBC News Absolutely heart-breaking news for Jean's Mum. Apparently Jean was... (by Mowich)
Mar 29th, 2016 by DaSleeper last post
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British daredevil Guy Martin sets new world record by riding biggest Wall of Death
British motorcyle racer and TV presenter Guy Martin has set a new world record by riding the biggest Wall of Death in the world. Martin completed the immense task with a speed of 78.15mph, after initially setting the pace with 70.33mph. The ... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 29th, 2016 by Bar Sinister last post
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Frog, meet scorpion
Liberal Teacher Takes In Muslim Refugee, His Colleague Finds Whats Left Of Him math teacher Mehdi Hushmand found out the hard way that the refugee crisis... (by Locutus)
Mar 29th, 2016 by Frankiedoodle last post
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Lone gunman at White House
Looks like trouble has happened at the White House today. Thankfully the gun man has been captured. (by Angstrom)
Mar 28th, 2016 by petros last post
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Suicide bomber targeting Christians kills 65, mostly women and children
A suicide bomber killed at least 65 people, mostly women and children, at a park in Lahore on Sunday in an attack claimed by a Pakistani Taliban faction which said it had targeted Christians. More than 300 other people were wounded, officials said.... (by Locutus)
Mar 27th, 2016 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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ISIS Supporters Release Video with Exploding Eiffel Tower
it's probably nothing. A new video posted online by ISIS supporters shows the Eiffel Tower exploding and crashing to the ground... (by Locutus)
Mar 27th, 2016 by Remington1 last post
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Some Sense on Security
(by Tecumsehsbones)
Mar 26th, 2016 by Locutus last post
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Belgium Fears Nuclear Plants Are Vulnerable
to ladders and such. BRUSSELS As a dragnet aimed at Islamic State operatives spiraled across Brussels and into at least five European countries on Friday, the authorities were also focusing on a narrower but increasingly alarming threat: the... (by Locutus)
Mar 26th, 2016 by lone wolf last post
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Prince Harry welcomed to Nepal by five virgins in luck and purity ceremony
Prince Harry has been given a traditional VIP welcome to Nepal as five young virgins gave him flowers and a garland to signify luck and purity. The Panchakanya - Sanskrit for five unmarried women, or five virgins - welcomed the Prince to the... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 26th, 2016 by tay last post
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Burlington Skyway crash results in DUI and gridlock.
WHAT AN IDIOT! Now the rest of the story... A 34-year-old Brampton man has been charged with impaired driving in connection with a dump truck crash that shut down the Toronto-bound lanes of the Burlington Skyway... (by Retired_Can_Soldier)
Mar 25th, 2016 by bill barilko last post
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Fat Cop Runs in Toronto-Citizens Make Arrest Instead
This is sick but at the same time just what you'd expect (by bill barilko)
Mar 25th, 2016 by petros last post
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Photo of coffee shop workers praying with customer goes viral
VANCOUVER, Wash. - A Facebook photo showing workers at a Vancouver, Wash. coffee shop praying with a customer has gone viral. Barbara Danner said that she was at the drive-thru of the Dutch... (by Locutus)
Mar 24th, 2016 by tay last post
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LNG decision for West Coast delayed 3 months!
According to C.B.C. news at noon! Guess we know now where Justin's sentiments don't lie! (by JLM)
Mar 24th, 2016 by EagleSmack last post
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University of ND Snowflake Calls Cops On ROTC Members For Carrying Drill Guns
because edumacators are your moral and intellectual superiors. What are the odds this professor wets her bed on a regular basis? Via Campus Reform:A... (by Locutus)
Mar 24th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Sometimes we just don't appreciate how lucky we are!
Paradise woman recovering after losing fingers, toes to life-threatening infection - Newfoundland & Labrador - CBC News I don't have to look far to see someone more unfortunate than I am. Wishing that poor woman all the luck she is going to need! (by JLM)
Mar 22nd, 2016 by MHz last post
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Islamic Migrants Violently Attack Sympathetic ’60 Minutes’ Crew
Its nice when leftist news outlets like 60 Minutes want to tell the story of the poor migrants and their plight as they travel across Europe. In the past, 60 Minutes in the past has invariably attempted to present a politically correct, sympathetic... (by Locutus)
Mar 22nd, 2016 by Remington1 last post
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Section of Denver International Airport evacuated because of possible security threat
Section of Denver International Airport evacuated because of possible security threat A section of Denver International Airport is being evacuated... (by B00Mer)
Mar 22nd, 2016 by Johnnny last post
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Rob Ford to undergo a fourth round of chemotherapy
not good Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will undergo a fourth round of chemotherapy next... (by Locutus)
Mar 22nd, 2016 by Jinentonix last post
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...because she is '1.5 per cent Native American' and the family is white
outstanding Girl, six, to be LEGALLY torn away from her loving foster parents of five years because she is '1.5 per cent Native American' and the family is white Lexi, a six-year-old with one-and-a-half per cent Choctaw Native American ... (by Locutus)
Mar 22nd, 2016 by Locutus last post
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Missouri soldier’s conviction for Obama comments is upheld
WASHINGTON The nations highest military appeals court has upheld the court-martial conviction of a Missouri man whose racist-sounding diatribe against President Barack Obama raised tough free-speech questions. The former soldier, who at one... (by Locutus)
Mar 21st, 2016 by MHz last post
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Saudi Arabia may go broke before the US oil industry buckles
I haven't finished reading the article, but thought I'd post it hear for comment and thoughts. _ _____________________________________________ If the oil futures market is correct, Saudi Arabia will start running into trouble within two years. It... (by Twila)
Mar 21st, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Pork pies, Pimm's and a plastic fork: M&S unveil Queen's 90th birthday party hamper
It is, says Marks and Spencer, a hamper fit for a Queen. The retailing giant has scoured the country to find the best British products to feed the 10,000 flag-waving members of the public congregating on The Mall to celebrate the Queens 90th... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 20th, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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Medieval Islamic barbarity, banned in Iran, practised in the heart of Britain
Wielding blood-drenched chains with razor-sharp knives attached, a group of hardline Muslims flay the skin from their backs as a baying crowd looks on, chanting and beating their chests. With the force of each new sickening swing of the bladed... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 20th, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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Students freak out after teacher shows video of ISIS beheading
they freaked-out man. anyway, given the other tripe stugents are shown and taught or made to believe, a little reality (that is hidden from most adults never mind their mumbling broods) is good for the populace...learn 'em about what is actually going... (by Locutus)
Mar 20th, 2016 by SLM last post
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Heroin packages mysteriously arrive in food shipment at Calgary convenience store
Heroin packages mysteriously arrive in food shipment at Calgary convenience store {"default":"//img-s-msn-com.akamaized.net/tenant/amp/entityid/BBqCF7P.img?h=373&w=624&m=6&q=60&o=f&l=f"} Staff at a northeast... (by SLM)
Mar 20th, 2016 by Frankiedoodle last post
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Hamilton-based charity allegedly can’t account for over $90M in donations
In a detailed 21-page financial analysis of Gospel for Asia prepared in November, Morrison alleges as much as $128 million US in worldwide donations over an eight-year period went "missing" in India. ... (by tay)