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Thank the ancient Romans for 'street food'
Grabbing something hot and tasty on the move? You have the ancient Romans to thank. 'Street food' was their invention, generally enjoyed with wine, gambling or even prostitutes.
Nagasaki marks 70th anniversary of atomic bombing
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki by renewing his commitment to a nuclear weapons free Japan, following criticism for not making the same pledge on the anniversary of the Hiroshima b
Canadian Heritage stalls rare airplane swap with U.S. museum
A rare Martin Mars seaplane, among the biggest ever built, is at the centre of a dispute between a B.C. businessman and the Canadian Heritage Department. Wayne Coulson wants to fly the aircraft to a Florida museum, but bureaucrats say he must first convin
VE-Day tarnished by new war of words between Russia, the West
After the end of the Cold War, VE-Day became the occasion to bring former wartime allies Russia and the West together. Today, amid the tensions over Ukraine, it seems to have become a week simply to unleash history's demons, Brian Stewart writes.
Quebec man charged in fatal Wyoming pileup
A man from Longueuil has been arrested on a charge of aggravated vehicular homicide, following a fiery crash that killed one person and sent up a column of thick black smoke in southeast Wyoming.
Holocaust survivor Lisa Hurd: Her story, 76 years later
Actress and long-time St. John's resident Lisa Hurd is the special guest speaker at the Jewish Community Havura's annual Holocaust memorial service on Sunday night. Hurd said it's taken her almost eight decades to speak publicly and finally tell her famil
Punjab seeks apology from Canadian Parliament over tragedy
The Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Wednesday sought an apology from the Canadian Parliament for the Komagata Maru tragedy in which 19 freedom fighters were killed by British forces on the shores of Calcutta (Kolkata) in July 1914 after their ship was not allowed
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