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Jan 1st, 2018 by highsticky last post
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World starts to welcome 2018
The New Year has officially begun, as midnight passed in Samoa, Tonga and Christmas Island/Kiribati, the first places in the world to welcome in 2018. Eastern parts of Australia see in the New Year in just under 15 minutes' time. New Year's Eve... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 1st, 2018 by Cliffy last post
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This Is What Putin Had to Say on New Year’s Eve
https://themoscowtimes.com/static/uploads/publications/2018/1/1/95a166e378e54e4bbde4ed0646fd8830.png on the threshold of 2018. Of course, this holiday comes to us every year, but all the same we perceive it as new, good and desirable. We believe... (by bill barilko)
Jan 1st, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Notable Canadians who passed in 2017
https://www.halifaxtoday.ca/national-news/gord-downie-stuart-mclean-canadian-newsmakers-who-died-in-2017-801459 (by tay)
Jan 1st, 2018 by Danbones last post
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The CDC Just Had To Issue A Warning - Not To Eat A Part Of Their Own Body
The CDC Just Had To Issue A Warning Telling People Not To Eat A Part Of Their Own Body ... (by B00Mer)
Dec 31st, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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Multiple deputies injured after shots fired in incident in Denver suburb
Multiple deputies injured after shots fired in incident in Denver suburb http://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171231103327-highland-ranch-colorado-officers-down-exlarge-169.jpg Multiple deputies injured after shots fired in incident in Denver... (by B00Mer)
Dec 30th, 2017 by JLM last post
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Idiots have to bear some responsibility for girls' demise!
A conviction of the father of the two girls murdered in Oak Bay will show what f**ked up individuals we have setting down rulings in family court, the ruling being the girls were in no significant danger of coming to any harm. The court heard how the... (by JLM)
Dec 30th, 2017 by highsticky last post
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Facts about seniors' income POPULAR!
Copied from the Vernon Morning Star 15/03/15 Personal Best: Wealthy is not the reality (by JLM)
Dec 30th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Saturday Knight Fever: Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb to be knighted in New Year Honours
The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and Bee Gees vocalist and guitarist Barry Gibb have been given knighthoods in the New Year Honours. War Horse novelist Michael Morpurgo has also received a knighthood and Helen Sharman, Britain's first astronaut and the... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 30th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales is floated for the first time
The second aircraft carrier to be built for the Royal Navy in the record-breaking design of the £3.1 billion HMS Queen Elizabeth has passed a major milestone - it floats. As its sister ship undergoes emergency repairs for an embarrassing leak, HMS... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 28th, 2017 by Jinentonix last post
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Meghan Markle rocks Canadian designer on Christmas Day outing with royal family
Meghan Markle rocks Canadian designer on Christmas Day outing with royal family Meghan Markle rocks Canadian designer on Christmas Day outing with royal family | Daily Hive Montreal ... (by B00Mer)
Dec 28th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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'Great guy' Washington Post heir takes own life
'Great guy' Washington Post heir takes own life Brad Hunter More from Brad Hunter Published: December 27, 2017 Updated: December 27, 2017 4:42 PM EST Washington Post heir, William Graham, killed himself after suffering from heart disease for... (by spaminator)
Dec 27th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Children's Makeup Kits
Any truth to the news that some children's toy makeup kits may contain asbestos? Found that on Yahoo news. If so hope the Canadian government is already on it so I can alert my DILs. (by Rosebud)
Dec 27th, 2017 by Cannuck last post
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UK universities could face fines over 'no-platforming'
Universities must protect free speech and "open minds, not close them", Universities Minister Jo Johnson (the brother of Foreign Secretary Boris) has said in a speech in Birmingham. He said "no-platforming", the policy of banning controversial... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 27th, 2017 by White_Unifier last post
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Tax-free no more: Saudi Arabia, UAE to roll out VAT in 2018
Tax-free no more: Saudi Arabia, UAE to roll out VAT in 2018 - ABC News Saudi Arabia used to fund itself through gas royalties. Either its budget has increased or it can't sell royalties at the same price it used to, or both. Imagine if Canada could... (by White_Unifier)
Dec 27th, 2017 by Walter last post
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Buffalo broadcasting legend Irv Weinstein dies at 87
Buffalo broadcasting legend Irv Weinstein dies at 87 Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: December 26, 2017 Updated: December 26, 2017 11:46 PM EST Irv Weinstein was a long-time anchor at WKBW in Buffalo. (WKBW/HO) BUFFALO,... (by spaminator)
Dec 26th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Royal Christmas photograph reaction 'overwhelming'
A mother has been "overwhelmed" by the response to her photograph of four smiling royals, which appeared on the front of numerous national newspapers. Karen Murdoch, of Watlington, Norfolk, captured a beaming Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 26th, 2017 by Dixie Cup last post
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Dixie Cup
Merry Christmas to you and yours, Dix. And a healthy and prosperous New Year. (by Tecumsehsbones)
Dec 25th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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UK's Christian heritage stressed in PM's Christmas message
Britons should "take pride" in their country's Christian heritage at Christmas, Theresa May has said. In her Christmas message, the prime minister said there is a "confidence... that in Britain you can practise your faith free from question or fear". ... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 25th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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The Queen praises Manchester and London in her Christmas speech
The Queen praised the resilience of London and Manchester after 'appalling attacks', in a Christmas message that also paid tribute to her husband, Prince Philip, who retired from regular royal duties this year. The Queen pays tribute to 'strong as... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 25th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Meghan Markle joins the Royal Family for Christmas at Sandringham
Royal Family out for Christmas Day in Sandringham http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/12/25/14/article-5211253-479184C800000578-124_964x488.jpg Meghan Markle (shown above curtseying to the Queen) has become the first fiancee to join the Royal... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 25th, 2017 by Jinentonix last post
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Petition opposing memorial to victims of Communism continues to grow
Petition opposing memorial to victims of Communism continues to grow http://www.ctvnews.ca/polopoly_fs/1.2230012.1423609561%21/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_620/image.jpg Artist’s rendering of the Memorial to the Victims of Communism... (by SLM)
Dec 25th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Man fighting for his life after chasing monkey who stole baseball cap
Man fighting for his life after chasing monkey who stole baseball cap Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: December 24, 2017 Updated: December 24, 2017 3:53 PM EST A GoFundMe page was set up for eff "Swede" Swedenhjelm, who fell... (by spaminator)
Dec 24th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Legalized euthanasia- Good or Bad? POPULAR!
I've been mulling this over a lot and have come to the conclusion that there are up and down sides to it, but I don't agree that it's necessarily something to be ecstatic about. I see upsides, one it's going to eliminate a lot of suffering and two it's... (by JLM)
Dec 24th, 2017 by Danbones last post
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Fire at London Zoo kills an aardvark
London Zoo is shut "until further notice" after a fire which injured staff and killed an aardvark. At its height, more than 70 firefighters tackled the fire which started in the Animal Adventure section and spread to the adjacent shop. One person... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 23rd, 2017 by Cliffy last post
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Dec 23rd, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Cyclist draws 88-mile snowman
A cyclist has "drawn" an 88-mile virtual snowman across London. Anthony Hoyte, from Cheltenham, spent 10 hours cycling the streets of the city, using the exercise and route sharing app Strava to "draw" the giant festive artwork. Virtual snowman... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 23rd, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Druids and pagans gather at Stonehenge for winter solstice
Thousands of people have gathered at Stonehenge to celebrate the first sunrise after the winter solstice. Pagans and druids dressed in traditional clothing joined families and a choir to mark the end of the longest night of the year. Thick cloud at... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 23rd, 2017 by OmegaOm last post
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The wait is over. The battery revolution is here: Don Pittis
The wait is over. The battery revolution is here: Don Pittis https://i.cbc.ca/1.4456770.1513713552!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/deltro-energy-giant-batteries-toronto-commissioners-and-logan.jpg On an industrial site in... (by B00Mer)
Dec 22nd, 2017 by Danbones last post
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Fake news and the masses
It's strange that North America suddenly finds itself caught up in this whirlwind of sexual harassment. I am quite sure that many of the cases are legit, but I would hazard a guess that there is also some opportunism at play here as well. As usual the... (by Retired_Can_Soldier)
Dec 21st, 2017 by Hoid last post
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Home assessments up big time!
B.C. Assessment warns 67,000 homeowners of big increases - British Columbia - CBC News Just another god damned tax grab! (by JLM)
Dec 20th, 2017 by taxslave last post
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Assassination
Fox News contributor, channeling Alex Jones, suggests FBI plot to assassinate Trump By Kyle Swenson December 20 For weeks, Fox News and far-right pundits have been working overtime to discredit the FBI and special counsel Robert Mueller’s... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Dec 20th, 2017 by Angstrom last post
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U.S Home Sales at an 11 Year High
U.S. home sales hit 11-year high http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-home-sales-hit-11-year-high-supply-still-tight-idUSKBN1EE20H MAGA (by EagleSmack)
Dec 19th, 2017 by IdRatherBeSkiing last post
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City of Vancouver says it's ready for winter (no, for real this time)
City of Vancouver says it's ready for winter (no, for real this time) Daily Hive (by B00Mer)
Dec 19th, 2017 by tay last post
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LAUER SACKED: NBC News fires ‘Today’ host Matt Lauer over inappropriate sexual behavi
LAUER SACKED: NBC News fires ‘Today’ host Matt Lauer over inappropriate sexual behaviour Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: November 29, 2017 Updated: November 29, 2017 8:04 AM EST In this April 21, 2016, file photo, Matt... (by spaminator)
Dec 19th, 2017 by Cannuck last post
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Rail Titanic....
Breaking news - on its very first day, an Amtrak Seattle-Portland high speed train has derailed in Washington state (by lone wolf)
Dec 19th, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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White Supremacists Continue To Infiltrate Law Enforcement: Reformed Racist Speaks Out
White Supremacists Continue To Infiltrate Law Enforcement: Reformed Racist Speaks Out White Supremacists Continue To Infiltrate Law Enforcement: Reformed Racist Speaks Out - TruthFight (by B00Mer)
Dec 19th, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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Bat-Wielding Racist Recorded Screaming ‘ISIS Terrorist’ at Innocent Latino
Bat-Wielding Racist Recorded Screaming ‘ISIS Terrorist’ at Innocent Latino Bat-Wielding Racist Recorded Screaming 'ISIS Terrorist' at Innocent Latino Family is a Rich Lawyer from Influential Family - TruthFight Look at that, Danbones made the 4:00PM... (by B00Mer)
Dec 17th, 2017 by Hoid last post
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Belgium ends 19th Century telegram service
Belgium's telegram service is about to stop. Stop. One hundred and seventy-one years after the first electronic message was transmitted down a line running alongside the railway between Brussels and Antwerp the final dispatch will be sent and... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 16th, 2017 by darkbeaver last post
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Why Did the News-Media Hide This Important Fact?
Why Did the News-Media Hide This Important Fact? Posted on December 15, 2017 by Eric Zuesse. Eric Zuesse On December 13th, the following news-story was distributed for publication to virtually all U.S.-and-allied major (and... (by darkbeaver)
Dec 16th, 2017 by darkbeaver last post
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Christopher Hitchens: Dies
Christopher Hitchens’s secret: 'You must promise not to tell,' he asks Globe writer Somewhere between an off-colour joke about Cherie Blair and our second drink of Johnny Walker, Christopher Hitchens made me promise him something. He was dying and... (by Goober)
Dec 16th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Man dies after spontaneously combusting in London street
Bewildered cops are investigating after a pensioner appeared to spontaneously combust during a quiet Sunday afternoon walk. Horrified passersby desperately tried to douse the flames after John Nolan, 70, mysteriously caught fire near Tottenham... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 16th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Beard-stroking 'job' advert gets thousands of responses
More than 4,000 bearded men have applied to have their facial fuzz stroked by stressed-out Christmas shoppers. Mo Bro's Grooming Co in Leicester advertised for hirsute gentlemen to staff its "beard stroking station" in return for £30 an hour. It... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 15th, 2017 by DaSleeper last post
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Grandparents sued for child support
the daughter wants $760 a month for the grandparents to continue to see their grand child.(plus $47,000 in back pay) I wish I had of thought of this. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/grandparents-sued-child-support-1.4445981 (by Hoid)
Dec 15th, 2017 by Alternative last post
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USA and Allies to invade NK??
Is it time for ROK, UK and USA to invade NK for they threatening the world?? We let see with market forces. Thought. (by Alternative)
Dec 15th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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York police off a hostage-taker
Right on. God bless the YRP. Happened today in Vaughan. https://www.cp24.com/news/armed-suspect-shot-dead-by-police-after-hostage-situation-at-vaughan-bank-1.3720208 (by Walter)