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Cafe in Belgium: Dogs Allowed, Jews Are Not
The caption appeared in both French and Turkish on the window of a cafe near the east Beligian city of Liège, alongside a Palestinian flag and an Israeli flag with a red X across it.
Ukraine Crisis Is Testing E.U.’s Resolve
BRUSSELS — As it pushed efforts to coalesce around tougher sanctions against Russia, the European Union on Thursday was preparing to draw up lists of oligarchs close to President Vladimir V. Putin, working out how it could limit Russian access to European
Mapping the Spread of Drought Across the U.S.
Droughts appear to be intensifying over much of the West and Southwest as a result of global warming. Over the past decade, droughts in some regions have rivaled the epic dry spells of the 1930s and 1950s. About 34 percent of the contiguous United States
World's biggest aquatic insect claimed by China
An insect with huge horn-like jaws and a wingspan similar to a sparrow's has been reported by Chinese state media as the largest aquatic insect in the world. A similar creature that's almost as big lives in Quebec.
ISIS orders female genital mutilation in Iraq
The al-Qaeda-Inspired Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has ordered all girls and women between the ages of 11 and 46 in and around Iraq's northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation, the United Nations said on Thursday.
Dogs feel jealousy, science confirms
Dogs are a man's best friend, and new research says canines want to keep it that way. The study shows that dogs are capable of feeling jealousy.
RCMP sells sleek plane for half of asking price
The RCMP is getting far less than its asking price after the online auction of a controversial plane ordered by former commissioner Giuliano Zaccardelli. The luxury turboprop was listed on the government of Canada's surplus website last spring at $2.5 mil
Provincial jails clogged with legally innocent Canadians
A young suspect was told in bail court he could be thrown in jail for refusing to make his bed at home — one example of how unnecessary bail conditions are helping to clog up the provincial jail system with legally innocent people, the Canadian Civil Libe
HMCS Toronto to join NATO in Mediterranean
Minister of Defence Robert Nicholson will announce the immediate deployment of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto to join NATO Reassurance measures in the Mediterranean.
Cuomo’s Office Hobbled Ethics Inquiries by Moreland Commission
With Albany rocked by a seemingly endless barrage of scandals and arrests, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo set up a high-powered commission last summer to root out corruption in state politics. It was barely two months old when its investigators, hunting for violati
Canada's crime rate continued downward trend in 2013
Canada's crime rate fell by eight per cent in 2013 over the previous year, according to police-reported crime numbers released by Statistics Canada, although some offences were reported more frequently, including sexual violations against children.
Michael Moore Owns Nine Homes
The divorce between filmmaker, anti-capitalist Michael Moore and his wife is bringing many details to surface, including that the two own nine homes, and are worth $50 million.
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