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Video of British hostage released
A new video is released showing a British man, identified as journalist John Cantlie, believed to be held hostage by Islamic State militants.
No, Snowden's Leaks Didn't Help The Terrorists
Did Edward Snowden’s revelations on NSA surveillance compromise the ability of intelligence agencies to monitor terrorist groups? Contrary to lurid claims made by U.S. officials, a new independent analysis of the subject says no. As reported by NBC:
Anny Sauvageau alleges political, bureaucratic interference
Dr. Anny Sauvageau has raised concerns interference by provincial government representatives may affect the public's trust in the integrity of the death-investigation system, specifically in relation to deaths of children in provincial care, prison inmate
Baltimore Orioles sweep the Toronto Blue Jays with 6-1 win
Steve Pearce homered twice and drove in four runs as the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 Wednesday night for a three-game sweep. Pearce, one of the key components of Baltimore's surprising season, hit a solo shot in the t
Maven spacecraft to reach Mars after 10-month journey
This weekend, NASA's Maven spacecraft will reach Mars following a 10-month journey spanning 711 million kilometres. If all goes well, the robotic explorer will hit the brakes and slip into Martian orbit Sunday night.
CN Rail to be fined for failing to move enough grain
Canadian National Railway will be fined for failing to comply with an order that it move a minimum amount of grain each week, a spokeswoman for federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said Wednesday in a move that caught the railway by surprise.
California wildfire growth a 'challenge' for crews
Just days after a wildfire tore through a small Northern California town and destroyed scores of homes, crews spent the day another fast-moving blaze in the region that was also threatening residences.
Hurricane Odile: Mexico airlifts thousands of tourists
Mexico's government airlifted thousands of stranded foreign tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort of Los Cabos, as a weakened Odile headed over the Gulf of California Wednesday on a path toward the U.S. state of Arizona.
German kayakers reach Bering Sea from Hay River, N.W.T.
Four months after shoving off from Hay River, N.W.T., high school buddies Jan Kruger and Janosch Hagen have reached the Bering Sea in Alaska after paddling the Mackenzie and Yukon Rivers and braving a 160-kilometre portage through the Richardson Mountains
Pictou County butcher ordered to stop slaughtering turkeys
For 36 years, Gordon Fraser has been slaughtering chickens, cattle, pigs and up until recently, turkeys. That’s because the general manager of the Nova Scotia Turkey Producers Marketing Board recently came to his shop and ordered the popular Pictou County
Historic Boblo boat S.S. Columbia leaves Detroit for good
The S.S. Columbia, the iconic Boblo boat that created happy memories for hundreds of thousands of school children and tourists for nearly a century, has been hauled away from the edge of the River Rouge waterfront in Detroit to start a new life in Toledo,
Petro Poroshenko: 'I am thankful to Canada'
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he's thankful to Canada for its support as Ukraine edges closer to the West. Poroshenko is on an official visit to Canada and spoke to Parliament.
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