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Freight train drivers report falling asleep on the job
Train operators in Canada’s burgeoning freight rail industry say they are falling asleep at the controls and reporting to work exhausted at an alarmingly high rate, according to an on-going CBC News investigation into rail safety.
Cardston votes to keep booze ban
A ban on alcohol sales that has been in place since Alberta first became a province will remain in effect in the southern Alberta town of Cardston.
The terrible truth about cannabis
The paper by Professor Wayne Hall, a drugs advisor to the World Health Organisation, builds a compelling case against those who deny the devastation cannabis wreaks on the brain.
ISIS’ Ammunition Is Shown to Have Origins in U.S. and China
In its campaign across northern Syria and Iraq, the jihadist group Islamic State has been using ammunition from the United States and other countries that have been supporting the regional security forces fighting the group, according to new field data ga
Navy: Self-guided unmanned patrol boats make debut
Self-guided unmanned patrol boats that can leave warships they're protecting and swarm and attack potential threats on the water could join the Navy's fleet within a year, defense officials say, adding the new technology could one day help stop attacks li
Vancouver’s cabbies take aim at Uber
It’s a multi-billion-dollar struggle for control of urban transportation across the globe, pitting Silicon Valley investors against traditional taxi companies, and Vancouver is now a key battleground.
Reaper drones pinpoint Jihadi John
The Islamic State terrorist known as Jihadi John has been tracked by drones flying over the Syrian city of Raqqa. They are also believed to have identified hostages wearing orange jumpsuits.
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