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Jul 8th, 2015 by Blackleaf last post
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Helium is leaking from massive earthquake fault, the"big one" could be devastating
Helium is leaking from massive earthquake fault in LA raising fears that "big one" could be more devastating than thought A huge fault in the Earth's crust near... (by B00Mer)
Jul 7th, 2015 by 55Mercury last post
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July snowmobiler charged with impaired
July snowmobiler charged with impaired THESSALON A young Northern Ontario man proved on Saturday that driving your snowmobile down the street in July is a good... (by B00Mer)
Jul 7th, 2015 by Twila last post
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Man on hunger strike over weight-loss surgery
ROFLMAO!!! _________________________________________________________ In what may appear to be a slightly self-defeating protest, a Rotorua man is going on hunger strike because ACC won't fund his weight-loss surgery. Jason Patterson has been... (by Twila)
Jul 7th, 2015 by lone wolf last post
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Cougar caught dog - then fist
Cougar snatches dog, gets punched in face | CTV News (by lone wolf)
Jul 7th, 2015 by Gilgamesh last post
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BAE Systems achieves major Sampson milestone.
23 Jun 2006 BAE SYSTEMS ACHIEVES MAJOR SAMPSON MILESTONE SAMPSON radar on transfer to Cumbria ... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 7th, 2015 by petros last post
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Abbotsford jolted by 3.3 magnitude earthquake
Update: Abbotsford jolted by 3.3 magnitude earthquake The Big One is coming Vancouver.... It was minor, but for those in Abbotsford... (by B00Mer)
Jul 7th, 2015 by DaSleeper last post
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Britain commemorates 10th anniversary of 7/7
Britain fell silent today as the victims of the July 7 attacks were remembered, a decade after 52 people were murdered and hundreds more injured in four suicide bomb explosions on the London transport network. Families of the victims joined... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 7th, 2015 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Barack Obama says ISIS will be defeated by ideas, not guns
Barack Obama says ISIS will be defeated by ideas, not guns The complex threat of the ISIS extremist group will not be ultimately defeated by... (by B00Mer)
Jul 7th, 2015 by captain morgan last post
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Harper vs. Canada case update
Harper vs. Canada case a precedent to protect Fair Elections Act, lawyer argues A lawyer for the Attorney General of Canada is citing an old court challenge Stephen Harper launched as a private citizen as precedent for stopping an injunction seeking to... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 6th, 2015 by grainfedpraiboy last post
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Al-Qaeda cleric linked to Tunisian terror attack living in UK on benefits
Al-Qaeda cleric linked to Tunisian terror attack living in UK on benefits Al-Qaeda cleric Hani al-Siba, who is suspected of having plotted the Tunisian beach massacre, is living on disability... (by B00Mer)
Jul 6th, 2015 by petros last post
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Juxtaposing at Kanata Estates
A few years ago the good citizens of Kanata (a suburb in Ottawa's west end), in the name of Mother Nature, successfully petitioned city and provincial governments to put a halt to a planned development so that Blanding's Turtles could have a swampy... (by Locutus)
Jul 6th, 2015 by lone wolf last post
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Atheist clergy should remove masks It’s high time United Church stopped being so ni
so incredibly strange. _________________________________________________ To most non-United Church of Canada members who have followed the peculiar case of the semi-famous Rev. Gretta Vosper, it’s a no-brainer. Why on earth, outsiders ask, would... (by Twila)
Jul 6th, 2015 by SLM last post
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Thousands queue for ‘most exclusive website’ to see
Thousands queue for most exclusive website to see Thanks to curiosity, something mysterious known as the most exclusive website has made international headlines recently. Thousands of people are... (by B00Mer)
Jul 6th, 2015 by B00Mer last post
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South carolina senate votes to remove confederate flag from state capitol
South Carolina legislature debates Confederate flag presence at state capitol The South Carolina Senate voted 37-3 in favor of removing the Confederate battle... (by B00Mer)
Jul 6th, 2015 by captain morgan last post
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Man walks around central London draped in ISIS flag, yet is not arrested
A man was seen walking through central London, right by government buildings, draped in an ISIS flag (the BBC refuses to call ISIS terrorists because they don't want to offend ISIS's enemies, so they call them a "militant group" instead). Not only that,... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 6th, 2015 by B00Mer last post
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Report of single shot heard on Walter Reed Medical Center campus in Bethesda
Report of single shot heard on Walter Reed Medical Center campus in Bethesda BETHESDA, Md. (AP/WJLA) - Police say they are checking on a report of a single shot fired at Walter Reed National... (by B00Mer)
Jul 5th, 2015 by lone wolf last post
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Baby girl rescued after drifting out to sea in inflatable crib
Baby girl rescued after drifting out to sea in inflatable crib CTVNews.ca Staff ... (by SLM)
Jul 5th, 2015 by lone wolf last post
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TV Land pulls re-runs of 1980s sitcom "Dukes of Hazzard amid Confederate flag debate
LOS ANGELES - TV Land has pulled re-runs of the 1980s sitcom "Dukes of Hazzard," the U.S. cable network said on Wednesday amid controversy over portrayals of the Confederate flag, which is notably featured on the show's "General Lee" vehicle. ... (by Locutus)
Jul 5th, 2015 by B00Mer last post
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Body of missing Calgary actress found, husband charged with murder
Body of missing Calgary actress found, husband charged with murder Calgary police have located the remains of Shannon Madill... (by B00Mer)
Jul 4th, 2015 by Walter last post
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Weenies vs Bikers
fun times. Weenies burn flag to protest cops, get attacked by bikers, need cops to save their asses Now they probably love the cops. A group of flag-burning anti-NYPD protesters needed New Yorks Finest to save their skin from a gang of... (by Locutus)
Jul 4th, 2015 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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The open-carry phone case 1 Attachment(s)
trigger me timbers. sounds like an excellent idea. Cops and anti-gun advocates warn against 'deathtrap' iPhone case shaped as handgun: 'This is going to get our kids killed' ... (by Locutus)
Jul 4th, 2015 by SLM last post
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Two women kicked off plane at Pearson after refusal to muzzle guide dogs
Two women kicked off plane at Pearson after refusal to muzzle guide dogs Two blind Toronto women were booted from a flight to Europe on Canada Day after they refused to muzzle their guide dogs. ... (by SLM)
Jul 4th, 2015 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Swiss railway posts signs explaining how to go to the toilet
because 'Asian tourists dont use them properly' Diagrams apparently aimed at visitors from Southeast Asia and Middle East They explain how one should sit on a loo seat, rather than squat Also, they should put toilet paper into lavatory, rather... (by Locutus)
Jul 4th, 2015 by Walter last post
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How the New York Times describes a totalitarian communist dictatorship
hey... (by Locutus)
Jul 3rd, 2015 by lone wolf last post
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Gulf brand gas stations returning to Canada after 30 years
Gulf brand gas stations returning to Canada after 30 years The last time Gulf was a prominent gas station brand... (by B00Mer)
Jul 3rd, 2015 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Dylann Roof’s sister tried to crowdfund her wedding and honeymoon
Dylann Roofs sister tried to crowdfund her wedding and honeymoon The older sister of... (by SLM)
Jul 3rd, 2015 by B00Mer last post
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Jim Carrey issues apology after tweeting photo of autistic teen in vaccine tweet
self-righteous celeb scumbag Jim Carrey has issued an apology after posting a series of tweets expressing outrage over the California governor's decision requiring all children going to school to get vaccinated, regardless of the circumstance.... (by Locutus)
Jul 3rd, 2015 by petros last post
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Canada's economy isn't in recession, despite report, Joe Oliver says
Despite an economy that's shrunk every month for which we have data this year, the federal*finance minister says Canada is not in a recession and is poised for growth later in 2015. At an event in Toronto on Friday, Finance Minister Joe Oliver told... (by petros)
Jul 3rd, 2015 by Walter last post
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NBC to Donald Trump - You're FIRED!!
NBCUniversal cuts ties with Donald Trump More... (by B00Mer)
Jul 3rd, 2015 by SLM last post
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Blind Army Veteran Finishes Ironman Triathlon: 'It Was a Feeling of Completeness'
Blind Army Veteran Finishes Ironman Triathlon: 'It Was a Feeling of Completeness' Record-breaking heat caused 188 competitors to quit an Ironman triathlon this past Sunday... (by SLM)
Jul 3rd, 2015 by Blackleaf last post
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Tunisia attack: Minute's silence to be held for victims
A minute's silence will be held across the UK at midday to remember the 38 people - including 30 Britons - killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago. Flags will be flown at half-mast over Whitehall and Buckingham Palace, while play at... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by pgs last post
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Mohammed cartoon exhibition in London to invite Geert Wilders as speaker, anti-Sharia
Mohammed cartoon exhibition in London to invite Geert Wilders as speaker, anti-Sharia group says An anti-Sharia Law campaign group has announced plans to hold an exhibition in... (by B00Mer)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by gopher last post
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Montana polygamist applies for marriage license, cites same-sex ruling
Montana polygamist applies for marriage license, cites same-sex ruling Citing the historic Supreme Court ruling recently legalizing same-sex marriage, a Montana man has applied for a second marriage... (by B00Mer)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by gopher last post
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N.S. motorcyclist injured after hitting car stopped for ducks
N.S. motorcyclist injured after hitting car stopped for ducks MELANSON, N.S. -- RCMP in Nova Scotia say a man on a motorcycle was... (by B00Mer)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by Twila last post
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Robot kills autoworker at Volkswagen plant
Witnesses say " he was a quiet robot that kept to himself". Robot kills autoworker at Volkswagen plant Prosecutors reportedly considering whether to bring charges and if so, against whom A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's... (by petros)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by Walter last post
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Honeymoon is over for penniless Greek couple in NYC, begging after bank cards were de
Honeymoon is over for penniless Greek couple in NYC, begging after bank cards were declined ... (by B00Mer)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by SLM last post
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Homeless man who found, turned in $2,400 leaves police with one more surprise
Homeless man who found, turned in $2,400 leaves police with one more surprise VICTORIA, B.C. A homeless man in Langford, B.C., who turned in $2,400 he found on the street has also rejected thousands more that were raised for him after his story... (by SLM)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by B00Mer last post
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Toronto man launches court challenge against police carding
Toronto man launches court challenge against police carding A Toronto man who claims he has been repeatedly carded by Toronto... (by B00Mer)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by IdRatherBeSkiing last post
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Judge awards US soldiers $134M by default in lawsuit against Omar Khadr
Judge awards US soldiers $134M by default in lawsuit against Omar Khadr A federal judge in Utah has awarded a $134.2 million default judgment... (by B00Mer)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by B00Mer last post
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Canadian farmers invest in robots to work 'smarter, not harder'
Canadian farmers invest in robots to work 'smarter, not harder' Dairy farmers Gerhard and Heather Ritzema used to be tied to routine. They would milk their cows three... (by B00Mer)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by Twila last post
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Burmese fishing slave makes long journey home after 22-year odyssey aboard Thai fishi
TUAL, Indonesia (AP) All he did was ask to go home. The last time the Burmese slave made the same request, he was beaten almost to death. But after being gone eight years and forced to work on a boat in faraway Indonesia, Myint Naing was willing to... (by Twila)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by taxslave last post
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Saudi government funding private Islamic schools in Canada
Saudi government funding private Islamic schools in Canada The Saudi government is donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to help finance the expansion of private... (by B00Mer)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by B00Mer last post
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Navy Yard In DC Locked Down After Gunfire Report
Navy Yard In DC Locked Down After Gunfire Report Staff at the defence facility were told to shelter as video showed two people jumping a fence before gunfire was reported. ... (by B00Mer)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by spaminator last post
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13 people die after flight crashes into river
13 people die after flight crashes into river A TransAsia plane with 58 people on board clipped a bridge shortly after take-off and crashed into a river in northern Taiwan on Wednesday morning, killing at least 13 people. The ATR 72-600 propeller... (by B00Mer)
Jul 2nd, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Corn starch powder catches fire at Taiwan's water park concert
hundreds serverely burned www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7TSqFNmMmw (by tay)