Saturday November 01, 2014

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

  • Should security be tightened at Parliament Hill and other government buildings in the wake of the shootings in Ottawa?
  • Yes
  • 79%
  • No
  • 21%




International News


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Leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremists denies cease-fire, says all kidnapped girls married off

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off....

posted: November 1,2014





International News

Bangladesh goes dark in blackout as transmission line bringing electricity from India fails

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighbouring India failed, but power was restored to many parts of the country within a few hours, an official...


After protests push president from power, 2nd Burkina Faso soldier declares he's head of state

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the West African ...


Witnesses tell NTSB that Kansas small plane drifted to the left of runway before crashing

WICHITA, Kan. - Six eyewitness have reported that a small plane drifted to the left side of the runway after taking off from a Kansas airport, then made a steep left bank before crashing into a flight training facility, the National...


Mexican judge orders immediate release of jailed US Marine, family spokesman says.

SAN DIEGO - A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns....


US judge rejects state's attempt to restrict movements of nurse who defied Ebola quarantine

FORT KENT, Maine - A judge gave a nurse who returned to the state of Maine from West Africa the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in America's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty,...


Judge rejects Maine's attempt to restrict movements of nurse who defied Ebola quarantine

FORT KENT, Maine - A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola....








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