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Fireball explodes over Yellowknife
A fireball exploded and lit up the skies over Yellowknife early Thursday morning, but was not believed to have caused any damage. The exploding meteor was described as being so bright that it turned the night sky blue.
Harper, world leaders reject proposed Crimean referendum
The Canadian government joined the German and U.S. governments in rejecting the legitimacy of the referendum, saying it will not recognize the results. The parliament in Crimea, which enjoys a degree of autonomy under current Ukrainian law, voted 78 with
Kunming train station 'terrorist' attack leaves 29 dead
More than 10 knife-wielding attackers slashed people at a train station in southwestern China late Saturday in what authorities called a terrorist attack by Uighur separatists, and police fatally shot five of the assailants, leaving 34 people dead and 130
Putin puts troops in western Russia on alert
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin ordered an urgent drill to test the combat readiness of the armed forces across western Russia on Wednesday, flexing Moscow's military muscle amid tension with
Russia's underwear trade ban incites panty protests
A trade ban on lacy lingerie has Russian consumers and their neighbours with their knickers in a twist. The ban will outlaw any underwear containing less than six per cent cotton from being imported, made, or sold in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
Saturday's gold medals will contain pieces of meteorite
Olympic gold medal winners will receive a second medal this Saturday that contains a piece of the large meteorite that lit up the skies over Russia a year ago. Meanwhile, the United Nations is calling for efforts to ramp up preparations for the next objec
U.S. billionaire suggests rich people should get more votes
A billionaire venture capitalist suggested Thursday that wealthy Americans should get more votes. Asked for an idea that would "change the world" at a speaking engagement in San Francisco, Tom Perkins said: "The Tom Perkins system is: You don't get to vot
Copenhagen Zoo kills giraffe, Marius, to prevent inbreeding
Saying it needs to prevent inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo kills a two-year-old giraffe and feeds its remains to lions as visitors watch, ignoring a petition signed by thousands and offers from other zoos and a private individual to save the animal.
Iran says warships headed close to US borders
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranian warships dispatched to the Atlantic Ocean will travel close to U.S. maritime borders for the first time, a senior Iranian naval commander said Saturday.
North Korea says B-52 run imperils family reunions
From Yahoo News Canada: A nuclear-capable U.S. B-52 bomber sortie over South Korea has endangered plans for reunions between families from the North and South of the country and risks triggering a further escalation of military tension, North Korea said o
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