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A Battalion Apart: The History of the PPCLI
For 100 years, the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry has been one of the most storied and well-known regiments in the country. From unusual beginning — founded by the heir to a textile fortune, it was the last privately-raised regiment in the Co
Russian Hackers Stole 1.2 Billion Internet Credentials
A cybersecurity firm said it has uncovered about 1.2 billion Internet logins and passwords and more than 500 million email addresses amassed by a Russian crime ring, the largest known collection of such stolen data, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.
Teen to be punished for pot brownies 'very scared'
A 19-year-old Texas man who could face years in prison for making brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil said Wednesday he remains scared despite new evidence that his attorney believes should ...
A tick bite can make you allergic to red meat
A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick. This bizarre problem was only discovered a few years ago but i
Airstrikes on ISIS Militants Have Begun, Kurds and Iraqis Say
WASHINGTON — Airstrikes on towns in northern Iraq seized by Islamist militants began late Thursday in what Kurdish and Iraqi officials called the first stage of an American-led intervention to blunt the militants’ advance and provide emergency aid to tens
Alberta economic growth strongest in Canada
Economic growth in Alberta is expected to be the strongest in the country in 2014 and 2015 boosting employment, income and provincial revenues, says the Conference Board of Canada. In its report released Thursday, Alberta Fiscal Snapshot: Promising (But P
Lake Erie's algae explosion blamed on farmers
Huge blooms of toxic blue-green algae fouling Lake Erie recently threatened the drinking water of 400,000 people, decades after the problem was thought to be solved. Here's what scientists think is going on this time, and how it can be fixed.
Bali bomber Muhammad Cholili released after less than TEN years
An Indonesian bombmaker convicted of helping to orchestrate terror attacks on the resort island of Bali in 2005 which killed 20 people - including four Australians - was released on parole Wednesday, an official said. Muhammad Cholili, 36, was sentenced t
Death of a religion: Isis and the Yezidi
They are scared of lettuce. They abhor pumpkins. They practise maybe the oldest religion in the world. And now, after at least 6,000 years, they are finally being exterminated, even as I write this.
Outrage Builds in Army’s Deadly Abuse of South Korean Soldier
SEOUL, South Korea — The soldiers beat the 20-year-old private almost every day for more than a month. They flogged him with a mop handle until it broke. They made him eat toothpaste and lick their spittle off the floor. At one point, when he became grogg
The Muddled Road to Overhauling Corporate Taxes
Every loophole has its lover.
That’s why, despite the furor that has erupted over American companies adopting foreign headquarters to reduce their taxes, it is proving so difficult to fix a corporate tax system that most everyone agrees is badly broken
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