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Global corruption a bigger scourge than terrorism
Anti-corruption protests are growing all over the world from central Europe to South America and some of the poorest parts of Africa. They are being fuelled by social media and the growing sense that enough is enough, Brian Stewart writes.
DOJ Says iPhone Encryption Will Kill a Child, Which, C'mon Man
Here we go again. Just a few days after a former FBI agent argued that the new iOS 8 encryption would cause somebody to die, a Department of Justice boss upped the ante. At a meeting on October 1, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told a room full off Ap
Gaza militants test-fire rockets into sea, Israel says
The Israeli military says militants in the Gaza Strip have test-fired rockets into the Mediterranean Sea, in an apparent attempt to show off their capabilities amid increased tensions in the wake of this week's deadly synagogue attack.
Buffalo snowstorm causing problems for Bills' game
The Buffalo Bills are looking for anyone with a snow shovel and plenty of spare time. With 4 feet of snow having fallen at Ralph Wilson Stadium over the past two days, the Bills are racing the clock and Mother Nature to have the facility cleared in time t
Sabres Patrick Kaleta forced to take snow day
While parts of Buffalo only received a few inches of snow, Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta was unable to escape the four feet that blanketed his home in Hamburg, N.Y., and missed the Sabres' home game Tuesday night against the San Jose Sharks.
New York pay phones to be changed into Wi-Fi hubs
Pay phones on New York City streets would become a thing of the past under a plan announced Monday that would replace them with stand-alone devices offering free Wi-Fi and nationwide phone calls as well as mobile phone charging capability.
How Barack Obama's presidency has come undone
He held out hope and promise, but at last count at least 120 of those promises have gone unfulfilled, Neil Macdonald reports. Barack Obama himself must be wondering where it all went sideways.
‘Jellified’ lakes coming to Canada
Lakes in the Canadian Shield are slowly becoming "jellified," a legacy of acid rain that changed the water chemistry and has made life easier for a tiny crustacean with a big jelly blob on its back.
Clampdown on foreign workers puts Banff in a bind
The TFW program helped the Alberta town weather a hot economy and stiff competition from the booming oil-sands region, but now businesses say service could suffer this season if they are unable to find qualified workers
NATO leader sees 'serious military buildup' in Ukraine
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg denounced on Tuesday what he called a serious Russian military buildup both inside Ukraine and on the Russian side of the border and urged Moscow to pull back its troops.
Sears Canada future looks bright, retailer insists
Sears has closed locations, sold off stores and has its fair share of detractors, but the venerable retailer has a bright future and is here to stay, an executive with the company tells Dianne Buckner.
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