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Georgia's 'guns everywhere' bill celebrated by pro-gun lobby
A bill that is awaiting the signature of Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been called the most extreme gun bill in America by its critics and a historic victory by its supporters. It will allow guns in schools, churches, bars and airports, among many other ch
Blood moon eclipse on April 15 is a special event
A rare series of total lunar eclipses begins just after midnight on April 15. Sky watchers are getting ready for an evening of viewing, while some Christians point to what they call a prophecy of Blood Moons.
Hockey parents get 3-year ban for dressing-room brawl
A Winnipeg mother and father have been been banned from watching their eight-year-old son play hockey for three years after they got into a fist fight with the opposing team's coaches during a kids tournament in Fargo, N.D., earlier this year.
Smyth: Provincial government making fools of B.C. tax slaves
If you’re feeling acute pain in your wallet from Tuesday’s hikes in B.C. Hydro rates and ferry fares — not to mention recent Insurance Corporation of B.C. and Medical Services Plan increases — try to look at it from the government’s point of view.
Canadian students rank high in problem solving: Take the test
New results, released Tuesday, by the OECDï¿½s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) shows that Canadian 15-year-olds rank seventh in problem solving, the first English-speaking nation behind Asian countries like Singapore, Korea and Japan
4 Senators Mauled During Congressional Tiger Show
WASHINGTON: Four United States senators are reportedly recovering in Washington-area hospitals today following a shocking and grisly incident Thursday night, when a 480-pound male tiger brutally mauled the elected officials in front of a full audience
Accidental voicemail catches RCMP mocking assault complainant
A Nova Scotia woman has lodged a complaint with the federal RCMP watchdog after listening to an inadvertent voicemail message in which several "Neanderthal" officers could be heard cursing and making light of a domestic assault she had reported.
CIA Misled Public About Terror Detainees
The Washington Post newspaper says according to a congressional report the CIA misled the public for years over its now-defunct enhanced interrogation program of suspected terrorists. The Post reports Tuesday the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has con
Stakes are high for LNG export plan
Stakes are high for LNG export plan. Richmond, Va.-based Dominion Resources now wants to turn its entire Cove Point operation around, reversing the flow so it can liquefy the natural gas now pouring out of Pennsylvania wells and load it onto tankers bound
SKorea fires shells at NKorean waters after drills
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Monday returned fire into North Korean waters after shells from a North Korean live-fire drill fell south of the rivals' disputed western sea boundary, a South Korean military official said.
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