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Oct 19th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Dude in Scary Clown Mask
So I'm picking up Hon with the kids at the Bus stop when this 6 foot 1 dude saunters by all dressed in white wearing a frightening clown mask. He scared the Hell out of my young daughters. I decide to follow him as he approaches two young skateboarders. ... (by Hoof Hearted)
Oct 18th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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3 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at Maryland office park
3 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at Maryland office park (CNN) Radee Labeeb Prince, the suspect in Wednesday morning's shooting at a business in Maryland, also is a suspect in a shooting that happened later in the morning in Wilmington, Delaware,... (by B00Mer)
Oct 18th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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So you went hiking in Afghanistan and you met the Taliban
Boyle, 33, who is Canadian, and Coleman, his 31-year-old American wife, have been held by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network since October 2012. They were kidnapped near Kabul, Afghanistan, during a backpacking trip through Central Asia. Coleman says... (by tay)
Oct 18th, 2017 by darkbeaver last post
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No — Gravitational Waves Have Not Been Observed
No Gravitational Waves Have Not Been Observed | Space News sschirott October 16, 2017 ... (by darkbeaver)
Oct 18th, 2017 by JLM last post
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It's a crock of Bull sh*t!
A Vancouver man's S.I.N. has evaporated into cyber space since his mother died a week ago. Our high paid bureaucraps extinguished his instead of his Mother's and he's been told it will be a month until it will be reinstated. Until such time he can't... (by JLM)
Oct 18th, 2017 by Danbones last post
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Why is the CBC website so censored
I also post on CBC.ca under my real name and I find it an extremely censored site. They very seldom open up hot news stories to commenting. Its very frustrating. For instance they are are renovating their website and do not allow any comments on any of... (by Hoid)
Oct 17th, 2017 by MHz last post
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U.S. wants power taken away from panel handling NAFTA disputes
Negotiations are always fun to watch. The proposals and the procedure are being described as, "Shocking, the mood has gone from bad to worse, full of tension, challenging". IOW, it's business as usual. Each side is jockeying for the best deal. Position... (by Murphy)
Oct 17th, 2017 by darkbeaver last post
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‘Muslim Teen Raped, Killed Near Virginia Mosque’ By: MTJ
Muslim Teen Raped, Killed Near Virginia Mosque By: MTJ Tags: RELIGION/ATHEISM The brutal murder of a teenage Muslim girl in the US state of Virginia has turned into a capital murder and rape case.... (by darkbeaver)
Oct 17th, 2017 by Nanoose last post
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Mudslide hits Puerto Rico neighborhood that Trump visited
2 weeks to late.. :( It shouldn't have taken Trump down the river with the rest of thr garbage. Guaynabo, Puerto Rico (CNN) Torrential rains washed away weeks of clean-up and brought new problems for Puerto Ricans on Monday. A small creek a few... (by B00Mer)
Oct 17th, 2017 by tay last post
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8 people found dead, 30 injured in tractor trailer in apparent human-trafficking crim
8 people found dead, 30 injured in tractor trailer in apparent human-trafficking crime Eight people were found dead and 30 others injured, inside a semitrailer overnight in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas, in what officials are describing... (by B00Mer)
Oct 15th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Ozzy Osbourne's guitar raises money for hospice
A guitar signed by Ozzy Osbourne has raised 1,000 at a fundraising night for a hospice. It was donated to the hospice in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, by the Black Sabbath singer and his wife Sharon. The event was organised by Mark Campbell,... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 15th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Hogwarts Express rescues stranded family
A family stranded in the Scottish Highlands have been rescued by the "Hogwarts Express" steam train. Jon and Helen Cluett and their four young children were staying at a remote bothy (a small hut or cottage) in Lochaber when their canoe was swept... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 15th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Man gets hit by bus, stands up and goes into pub
Simon Smith was walking down Gun Street in Reading, Berkshire, when he got hit by a purple double-decker bus. But Simon is British so, rather than letting a little thing like being hit by a double-decker bus get him down, he merely got up and walked... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 15th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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First commerical flight lands on remote British island
The first scheduled commercial airline service to the remote British island of St Helena in the south Atlantic has touched down safely. The virgin flight, an SA Airlink service from South Africa, ends the island's long-standing reliance on a ship... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 14th, 2017 by petros last post
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The Shame of The University of New Hampshire
The basic facts behind Morins viral fame are true. He really did work as a librarian for 49 years, he really did amass a fortune of $4 million, and he really did keep that fortune a secret. After Morin found out in 2014 that he had colon cancer, he spent... (by tay)
Oct 14th, 2017 by Hoof Hearted last post
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Designated Ugly Fat Friend
Sophie Gregoire looks like a DUFF next to Ivanka. When I was young, I used to kinda look like Brad Pitt on crack. Now sadly, I... (by Hoof Hearted)
Oct 13th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Theresa May sets out Brexit options including 'no deal'
Theresa May sets out Brexit options including 'no deal' - BBC News Brexit looks like trying to pull teeth out. If no deal is reached, then the UK may have no choice but to go the way of Singapore to survive. Unilaterally drop all tariffs, maybe... (by White_Unifier)
Oct 13th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Knights Templar mugs? They're offensive!
A market stall holder has been banned from having a stand in a town centre because she was selling 'offensive' Knights Templar coffee mugs. Tina Gayle has been prohibited from having a stall in Loughborough Market after someone complained about the... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 13th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Angler almost died after Dover sole jumped into his mouth
An angler had to be resuscitated after accidentally swallowing a fish he had just caught. The man was kissing the Dover sole in celebration of his catch when the six-inch (14cm) fish wriggled out of his hand and jumped into his mouth, a friend... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 12th, 2017 by Hoof Hearted last post
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6 Million Lotto Prize in Limbo
$6.1M Lotto 6/49 prize in limbo after couple splits (by Hoof Hearted)
Oct 12th, 2017 by MHz last post
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The Queen will not lay a wreath at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday
Throughout her 65-year reign, she has regarded it as her most sacred duty. But next month, for the first time, the Queen will attend Britains Remembrance Sunday commemorations as a spectator. Buckingham Palace has announced that she will watch the... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 11th, 2017 by darkbeaver last post
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Happy Thanksgiving Weekend!
...to all of you on this forum!! :) (by Hoof Hearted)
Oct 11th, 2017 by White_Unifier last post
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Democrats would prefer Canadian labour chapter in new NAFTA: congressman
Democrats would prefer Canadian labour chapter in new NAFTA: congressman | National Post Hmmm... It might be a good idea in principle, but I fear the Liberals will take it too far with sky-high minimum wages and such. Heck, it's not enough to ruin the... (by White_Unifier)
Oct 11th, 2017 by Danbones last post
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Too much cheese lands driver in a pickle
A van driver was pulled over by police as he had too much cheese on board. Officers found the vehicle had about 2,822lb of cheese inside, in Sawtry, Cambridgeshire on Monday. Too much cheese lands van man in pickle with police 10 October 2017 ... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 10th, 2017 by EagleSmack last post
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2 truckers drivers try to smuggle 11 into Canada
Two commercial truck drivers have been charged under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act after 11 foreign nationals were found inside their truck traveling on the Ambassador Bridge. The Canada Border Services Agency announced Tuesday that... (by tay)
Oct 10th, 2017 by petros last post
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Medically unfit for deployment in Canada Will Get a Job
I say well done if this helps solve the homeless/suicide issue.......... The Canadian military is redesigning itself to make room for troops who may not be "deployable," but are still "employable," the country's top general said. The remarks by... (by tay)
Oct 9th, 2017 by MHz last post
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Britain draws up battle plan for war with North Korea
Britain is reportedly preparing for the possibility of war breaking out with North Korea as concerns rise that another provocative missile test could trigger a military response by the US. British officials have drawn up military plans for a... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 9th, 2017 by pgs last post
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Bullets strike homes in West Vancouver, Surrey on Thanksgiving Sunday
Bullets strike homes in West Vancouver, Surrey on Thanksgiving Sunday Police in the Cloverdale area of... (by B00Mer)
Oct 8th, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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Vancouver worst, Calgary best Canadian city to drive in: global ranking
Vancouver worst, Calgary best Canadian city to drive in: global ranking Vancouver is Canada’s worst city to drive in, while Calgary is the best, according to a new global ranking compiled by a German car parts retailer. The study by kfzteile24... (by B00Mer)
Oct 8th, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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Canadian man pleads guilty to terrorism in plot targeting NYC landmarks
Canadian man pleads guilty to terrorism in plot targeting NYC landmarks A 19-year-old Mississauga, Ont., man is awaiting... (by B00Mer)
Oct 8th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Protesters take to the streets across Russia on Putin's 65th birthday
Protesters take to the streets across Russia on Putin's 65th birthday In a challenge to President Vladimir Putin on his... (by B00Mer)
Oct 8th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Car hits pedestrians near London's Natural History Museum
Several pedestrians have been injured after a car hit people near the Natural History Museum in London, police say. The Metropolitan Police said one person had been detained following the incident in Exhibition Road in South Kensington Natural... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 7th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Trump killed Leonard Cohen
RIP Len.... (by petros)
Oct 6th, 2017 by MHz last post
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Dog on highway didn’t want to leave dead dog’s side, police say
Dog on highway didnt want to leave dead dogs side, police say THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017 06:43 PM EDT | Updated: Thursday, October 05, 2017 06:47 PM EDT NEWARK, N.J. Police in New Jersey say they had to coax a... (by spaminator)
Oct 5th, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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Secretary of State call news conference to deny he called Trump a MORON
Wouldn't it be great if Rex just ADMITTED he called Trump a moron but the still refused to resign? He must be waiting for his pension to kick in. (by B00Mer)
Oct 5th, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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Liberal MP Darshan Kang breaks & harassment probe
According to Ottawa-based newspaper the Hill Times, a young female staffer at Kangs northeast Calgary constituency office filed the complaint in June with Chief Liberal Whip Pablo Rodriguez. Liberal MP Darshan Kang breaks silence amid harassment probe... (by Durry)
Oct 5th, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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Pesticide residue detected in 75 per cent of honey sold worldwide
Pesticide residue detected in 75 per cent of honey sold worldwide - Science News - ABC News Enjoy your honey. (by White_Unifier)
Oct 5th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Polanski Not to be Extradited to US, Free man. POPULAR!
Swiss won't extradite Polanski on child sex charge By the CNN Wire Staff July 12, 2010 10:18 a.m. EDT Director Roman Polanski is under... (by Chiliagon)
Oct 4th, 2017 by petros last post
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New mandate letter makes fixing Phoenix pay system minister's No. 1 priority
A year and a half since its inception and things still aren't working. Whether you like civil servants or not, not being paid properly affects your family and life generally. I wonder how much longer this will go on? Is the government to be believed... (by Murphy)
Oct 4th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Nearly 10,000 evacuated as unexploded WWII bomb found near Berlin
Nearly 10,000 evacuated as unexploded WWII bomb found near Berlin Over 9,700 people living near the central train station in the... (by B00Mer)
Oct 3rd, 2017 by Mowich last post
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To All the Whimpering Righties. . .
Constantly on about how MEAN everybody is to you. Turns out y'all get PC protection too. CBS fired a company executive Monday after she criticized some victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting as Republican gun toters who did not deserve sympathy. ... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Oct 3rd, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Two killed in Marseille terror attack
Two people have been killed in a knife attack at Marseille's Saint Charles train station. The assailant has been shot dead by security forces in the southern French city. The incident is being treated as an act of terrorism, officials say. ... (by Blackleaf)
Oct 2nd, 2017 by Hoof Hearted last post
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Train of Life
Copy/Paste. The Train of Life: At birth we boarded the train and met our parents, (by Durry)
Oct 2nd, 2017 by MHz last post
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Semper Fi!
For the first time, the Marine Corps expects to have a female infantry officer among its ranks By Dan Lamothe September 21 The Marine Corps expects to soon have its first female infantry officer, a historic first... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Oct 2nd, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Irma, Maria unearth answers to 59-year-old flying mystery
Irma, Maria unearth answers to 59-year-old flying mystery The family of an RCAF pilot who went missing while on a training mission with the US Navy, may be closer to some answers regarding his disappearance in 1958. CTV News | News Video - Top... (by Murphy)