American dentist paid big bucks to shoot well-known and beloved lion in Africa
In Zimbabwe, Cecil the lion was famous and beloved. He was a 13-year-old male lion,
the main feature at Hwange National Park.
Officials believe he was baited into leaving ...
And they’re off: Stephen Harper launches longest election campaign in Canadian history . Stephen Harper is at Rideau Hall, where he’s expected to trigger an 11-week election campaign in advance
of an Oct. 19 vote. – Continue reading ->
UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes Harper Government. On July 20, 2015 the United Nations Human Rights Committee in its 7 page Concluding Observations Report [i] adopted a number of critical observations of Canada’s human right practices, treatment of indigenous people and criticized Harper’s policies on Immigration and treatment of refugees. The Report was termed “A wake up call” on Canada’s human rights performance.
Russia cuts interest rates as Putin faces renewed crisis from falling oil prices
rate cut this year, as policymakers face tricky
task of boosting growth while controlling
China's reminder that markets are never risk-free: Don Pittis. Investors learn that even with government support markets don't just keep going up
Whitecaps FC vs. Seattle result Veteran defender Pa-Modou Kah scored his first two goals of the season for Vancouver as the Whitecaps shutout the Seattle Sounders 3-0. Captain Pedro Morales also scored for the 'Caps. Listen for sports at :15 and :45.
the Quicken Loans National that put him in
contention for his first victory in nearly two years.
BEIJING TO HOST 2022 WINTER OLYMPICS The city, which will be the first to host both a Summer and Winter Games, beat out Almaty, Kazakhstan.
[Jade Walker, HuffPost]
NASA finds closest thing yet to another Earth. Newly discovered ‘Kepler 452b’ is best bet to date for a planet that might harbor life, scientists say
Pancake emergency! Lots of online outrage this morning as this pic surfaced of a cop car in a handicap spot at IHOP in Indiana and the man who needed the spot. The officer later said he was unaware it was a handicap spot as it was not properly marked.