Terrorists End Canada's Innocence
Full Article The Daily Beast
22 Oct 2014

Gunman attacked parliament in an unprecedented attack that brought real terrorism to the country for the first time. An unprecedented attack shook Canada on Wednesday as at least one gunman attacked parliament and the country's war memorial in the capital, Ottawa. A fundamentally quiet and orderly town, Ottawa rocked by the shooting of a...

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5**Andre Senecal is silhouetted behind a Canadian flag at the University of Vermont Canadian Studies building, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, in Burlington, Vt.. For a quarter of a century, Senecal has been trying to get Americans to understand that Canada is more than polar bears, red-coated constables, hockey and long winters. Senecal introduces students to Quebec literature and leads delegations to Ottawa where they visit the Gothic revival Parliament building and learn some of the intricacies of the European style of governm
photo: AP / Alden Pellett

updated 22 Oct 2014; published 22 Oct 2014
Canada Parliament Shooting - Terror Attack at National War Memorial Canada Ottawa
updated 22 Oct 2014; published 22 Oct 2014
updated 22 Oct 2014; published 22 Oct 2014
Shots fired near Canada parliament Latest Updates: Canadian Soldier shot at War Memorial
updated 22 Oct 2014; published 22 Oct 2014
Raw Video Canadian parliament shooting lockdown shooting |'Parliament Hill is Under Attack
updated 22 Oct 2014; published 22 Oct 2014
Canadian Soldier shot at War Memorial, shots fired on Parliament Hill
updated 22 Oct 2014; published 22 Oct 2014
ALERT: Canadian Parliament Hill attacked, soldier shot at National War Memorial in Ottawa
Two World War II Battle Ships Discovered Off North Carolina
Full Article Yahoo Daily News
22 Oct 2014

Two World War II vessels that sunk within moments of each other 72 years ago have been rediscovered on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean, resting only a few hundred yards apart. The Allied merchant freighter Bluefields and the German U-boat U-576 went down on July 15, 1942, part of the larger Battle of the Atlantic that raged throughout the war. The...

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ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 6, 2012) The Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Wyoming (SSBN 742) is underway. Wyoming surfaced to accept Midshipmen for professional training and to conduct a proof of concept for personnel evacacuation from a submarine witha V-22 Osprey.
photo: Public Domain / Official Navy Page

updated 18 Sep 2013; published 18 Sep 2013
Russian Destroyer war ship in storm. North Atlantic trip in 2004
updated 22 Oct 2014; published 22 Oct 2014
World War II Ships Found Deep in 'Graveyard of the Atlantic'
updated 21 Feb 2013; published 21 Feb 2013
Battlefield: Battle of the Atlantic Part 1
updated 02 Jun 2014; published 02 Jun 2014
Atlantic Convoys: The War at Sea 1/2 (History War Documentary)
updated 22 Oct 2014; published 22 Oct 2014
Wreck of WWII German U boat found off North Carolina
updated 03 Oct 2013; published 03 Oct 2013
The Battle Of The Atlantic:( 2 / 3) Keeping Secrets
When only 4 per cent of those killed by US drone strikes are named members ...
Full Article The Independent
22 Oct 2014

Responding to a question about drone strikes on BBC’s Hard Talk last year, US Secretary of State John Kerry laid out a clear message. “The only people we fire a drone at are confirmed terrorist targets at the highest level,” he said. “We don't just fire a drone at somebody and think they're a terrorist.” Earlier this month, the US completed its...

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File - A U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle sits on a ramp in Afghanistan Sept. 30, 2007, during Operation Enduring Freedom.
photo: USMC / Rinze_200@f-m.fm

updated 16 Sep 2013; published 16 Sep 2013
Protest Against Drone Strikes In Pakistan At Wilson Center In Washington, DC
updated 08 Sep 2013; published 08 Sep 2013
NATO Accused Of Killing Afghan Civilians
updated 05 Oct 2014; published 05 Oct 2014
US Navy Video of New Aircraft Strikes Against Islamic State
updated 29 Apr 2012; published 29 Apr 2012
Officials: Al Qaeda is Diminished, Not Capable of Big Attack
updated 20 Jul 2011; published 20 Jul 2011
Afghanistan safer after US withdrawal?
updated 10 Sep 2012; published 10 Sep 2012
Californians think Sears Tower was attacked by Decepticons on September 11th 2001
Climate change: What does real action mean for Europe?
Full Article Al Jazeera
22 Oct 2014

Well over half a million people in 2,000 communities around the globe marched last month to demand real action on climate change. That was an unprecedented scene. On the next day, several financial businesses announced they would no longer invest in the carbon intensive economy, but rather shift to invest in the new climate economy. Two days later...

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A damaged house in Jawhar Nagar Area which still is submerged in water three weeks after flash floods in Srinagar, India, Tuesday on September 30, 2014.
photo: WN / Imran Nissar

updated 22 Sep 2014; published 22 Sep 2014
Quantifying the impacts of climate change in Europe
updated 08 Aug 2007; published 08 Aug 2007
The Emissions Trading System - putting a price on carbon
updated 10 May 2013; published 10 May 2013
EU Climate and Energy Policy: moving to a competitive low-carbon economy
updated 24 Sep 2014; published 24 Sep 2014
UN climate change summit China pledges emissions cuts
updated 04 Jul 2013; published 04 Jul 2013
Cambridge climate change adviser argues the EU Emission Trading System is working as designed
updated 17 May 2013; published 17 May 2013
EU Cities and Regions: Taking Action against Climate Change, Committee of the Regions
UN chief Ban Ki-moon to set up Gaza conflict inquiry
Full Article BBC News
22 Oct 2014

The UN secretary general has said he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip. Ban Ki-moon said the independent investigation would look into most serious cases where innocent people were killed. He said it would also analyse the reported use...

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A Palestinian woman walks in the rubble of her home in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah on October 12, 2014, which was destroyed during the 50-day conflict between Hamas militants and Israel
photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb

updated 22 Oct 2014; published 22 Oct 2014
UN chief Ban Ki-moon to set up Gaza conflict inquiry
updated 22 Oct 2014; published 22 Oct 2014
Ban criticizes Israeli operations in Gaza
updated 21 Jul 2014; published 21 Jul 2014
Ban Ki-Moon seeks urgent end to Israeli-Hamas violence
updated 30 Jul 2014; published 30 Jul 2014
Gaza conflict: US and UN condemn school shelling
updated 20 Jul 2014; published 20 Jul 2014
Gaza conflict Obama warns Israel amid rising death toll
updated 28 Jul 2014; published 28 Jul 2014
Gaza is in a critical condition: Ban Ki Moon

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London Evening Standard
Tough female bosses have had a bad press. Even now, as ever more women claw their way to the top of industry and poke pinholes in the glass ceiling, there are still mutterings...
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Yahoo Daily News
An apparently jealous man on Monday warned President Obama to stay away from his fiancée. No, we are not making this up. It is actual news. Mr. Obama was casting his vote early at...

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper meets with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009.
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Travel deals WASHINGTON - (AP) -- President Barack Obama condemned fatal shootings in Canada on Wednesday as "outrageous attacks." ''We're all shaken by it," he said. Obama said the motive for the shootings remained unknown. But he said as more...
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Families of the victims of the September 2007 shooting by Blackwater security guards are seen at the prime minister's office in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 18. 2010.
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October 22, 2014 -- Updated 1938 GMT (0338 HKT) (CNN) -- After marathon deliberations, a federal jury found four ex-Blackwater Worldwide contractors guilty Wednesday in a deadly 2007 mass shooting in Baghdad's Nusoor Square. Nicholas Slatten, 30, of...
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Canadian Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, Canada
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A gunman shot and fatally wounded a soldier in Ottawa and then entered the country's parliament buildings chased by police, with at least 30 shots fired in dramatic scenes in the heart of the Canadian capital. A suspected gunman was shot dead inside...
photo: GFDL / Steven W. Dengler.
Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat MD speaks during a news conference following a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday, July 29, 2009 in Atlanta.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that all travelers will be monitored for 21 days after arriving in the U.S. from the three West Africans...
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A Palestinian woman is back dropped by the Dome of the Rock Mosque, in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, also known to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City, Tuesday, May 18, 2010.
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Israeli police shot and wounded the driver of a car who rammed a group of pedestrians in Jerusalem Wednesday, injuring nine, in a suspected 'terror attack.' Shortly before 6:00 pm (1500 GMT), a car hit pedestrians at the Ammunition Hill...
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Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is the front-runner in Turkey's presidential election
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October 22: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today criticised as "wrong" the airdrops of ammunition and weapons by US planes to Kurdish fighters battling jihadists in the Syrian town of Kobane. In an indication of the tensions that remain...
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President Blaise Compaore of Bukino Faso speaks to reporters outside the Friendship Hall in Khartoum, Sudan, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006 during the last day of the sixth African Union summit. African leaders handed the African Union presidency to the Republic of Congo Tuesday, officials said, after Sudan's bid to lead the 53-nation bloc failed due to concerns over allegations it sponsored genocide in its western Darfur region.
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OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Opposition parties in Burkina Faso accused President Blaise Compaore on Wednesday of preparing a "constitutional coup d'etat" and called for nationwide protests against moves to remove a two-term limit for the...
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