Daily Archives: September 7, 2017

NO LAUGHING MATTER? Trump haters beg Irma to destroy Mar-a-Lago

A spate of social media posts expressing hope that Hurricane Irma trashes President Trump’s Palm Beach, Fla., resort is producing a backlash of disgust and criticism. The president’s famed Mar-a-Lago estate – the so-called “winter White House” in southeast Florida ...

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Deaths and destruction as Hurricane Irma powers through

Hurricane Irma has plowed past the Dominican Republic towards Haiti after devastating a chain of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people. With winds of around 290 kilometres per hour, the Category Five superstorm is one of the most powerful ...

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Somalia: Rebel Leader Transferred to Addis Was Terrorist, Regional Threat

[VOA] The government of Somalia is defending a controversial decision to hand over a prominent Ogaden rebel leader to authorities in Ethiopia. AllAfrica News: Latest

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Why is my dog digging up holes and eating dirt?

THERE are two distinctive features of this behaviour: the digging and the eating of dirt. Digging in itself is a natural behaviour for many dogs. It could be that they can smell something appetising buried under the lawn or hear ...

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Bannon: Cohn should have resigned

Steve Bannon said his former colleague and top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn should have resigned after publicly rebuking President Donald Trump for his response to racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. CNN.com – RSS Channel – US

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Derek Saretzky to appeal convictions in southern Alberta triple murder

Triple murderer Derek Saretzky is asking the Alberta Court of Appeal for a new trial. On Thursday, the day before the deadline, Saretzky filed his notice of appeal, arguing his life sentence with no chance of parole is “unconstitutional” and ...

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MORE LIKE 'I'M ENTITLED' Jarrett: 'What Happened' needs a better name

Hillary Clinton has always been adept at blaming everyone but herself. Her soon to be published memoir of the 2016 presidential election is no exception.  It’s officially called “What Happened.” Based on the excerpts reviewed so far, it bears little ...

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What's Myanmar government doing to end Rohingya crisis?

The UN secretary-general has called on the government of Myanmar to end what he calls the “vicious cycle of violence”. At least 164,000 Muslim Rohingya have crossed the border into Bangladesh, escaping from violence in the western state of Rakhine. ...

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