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  1. Kim Jong Un fires back (figuratively): ‘Deranged’ Trump will ‘pay dearly’ for threats in UN speech

    Nationalpost.com - Top Stories 09.22 / 02:53 www.nationalpost.com
    ‘(Trump) made unprecedented rude nonsense one has never heard from any of his predecessors. A frightened dog barks l…
  2. Private member's bill seeks to outlaw possession of pill presses for manufacturing counterfeit drugs

    Torontosun.com - Top Stories 09.22 / 02:24 www.torontosun.com
    An Ontario teenager who nearly died after unknowingly ingesting fentanyl is supporting a private member’s bill which would make it illegal to possess or use a pill press machine to manufacture counterfeit d…
  3. Extradition of B.C. mother, uncle for alleged honour killing halted by last-minute ruling

    Nationalpost.com - Top Stories 09.22 / 01:51 www.nationalpost.com
    Reports say Punjabi police were already in Vancouver and had taken custody of the pair when the B.C. appeals court ruled it would hear a new…
  4. Mayor Tory calls on rapper Drake to help police solve homicide

    Torontosun.com - Top Stories 09.22 / 01:41 www.torontosun.com
    Drake was close enough to one of the city’s latest murder victims that he turned to social media to express his grief after his “friend” was viciously gunned down at a Scarborough highr…
  5. Toronto cop likely saved two lives during stabbing incident

    Torontosun.com - Top Stories 09.22 / 01:41 www.torontosun.com
    Thank God this cop brought a gun to a knife…
  6. City blocks subdivision of former mayor's Viewpoint property

    Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories 09.22 / 01:19 www.edmontonsun.com
    City planning officials have blocked a developer’s infill plan for the historic property of former mayor Joe Clarke.The house at 7852 Jasper Ave. is full of mould and needs to be torn down anyway. But neighbours protested a plan to subdivide the property for two narrow homes. On Thursday, city officials ruled in the favour of the residents. P…
  7. Ontario teen who lost parents urges feds to create national mental health plan

    Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories 09.22 / 01:13 www.ctvnews.ca
    A Guelph, Ont. teen visited Parliament Hill on Thursday to tell his painful personal story and bring attention to how Canada is failing those who struggle with mental…
  8. Technology solution could be key in fight against distracted driving

    Torontosun.com - Top Stories 09.22 / 00:57 www.torontosun.com
    Distracted driving is a major public safety…
  1. Trudeau: No comment on North Korea threats, let's pursue a diplomatic solution

    Ctvnews.ca - Politics 09.22 / 01:35 www.ctvnews.ca
    Justin Trudeau avoided being drawn into the tit-for-tat threats between the leaders of the U.S. and North Korea, pointing instead to signs that diplomacy might prevail in a nuclear standoff that has the countries trading…
  2. Canada sending bomb disposal experts to Iraq to train security forces

    Cbc.ca - Politics 09.22 / 01:23 www.cbc.ca
    A handful of Canadian army combat engineers will soon be in Iraq to train local security forces in the finer points of detecting and defusing roadside bombs, the Liberal government announced…
  3. Trudeau's UN speech failed to admit ongoing role in Indigenous problems: Palmater

    Ctvnews.ca - Politics 09.22 / 01:13 www.ctvnews.ca
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s speech at the United Nations on Indigenous issues was 'misleading' and attempted to 'historicize' the source of problems facing First Nations rather than take responsibility for the government’s ongoing role, a leading Indigenous advocate say…
  4. NORAD commander calls for modernization to address changing threats

    Ctvnews.ca - Politics 09.22 / 00:52 www.ctvnews.ca
    The top Canadian officer at the North American Aerospace Defence Command says the system needs to evolve to meet modern…
  5. The trickery behind Justin Trudeau’s reconciliation talk

    Macleans.ca - Politics 09.21 / 23:22 www.macleans.ca
    Jeffrey Ansloos: Decolonization through abolition of the Indian Act is not 'modernization'—it's political revolution. Does Ottawa have the stomach for it? The post The trickery behind Justin Trudeau’s reconciliation talk appeared first on M…
  6. Andrew Scheer calls environment minister to apologize for MP's sexist 'Barbie' tweet

    Cbc.ca - Politics 09.21 / 23:14 www.cbc.ca
    Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has personally apologized to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna for a Tory MP's remark referring to her as "climate…
  7. Andrew Scheer learns his job’s no fun

    Macleans.ca - Politics 09.21 / 22:19 www.macleans.ca
    Paul Wells: Hassle and woe are the hallmarks of the opposition leader role. And the Tory leader seems to be learning that the hard way. The post Andrew Scheer learns his job’s no fun appeared first on…
  8. Facebook to overhaul political ads, share some with U.S. Congress amid pressure

    Globalnews.ca - Politics 09.21 / 21:47 globalnews.ca
    CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company would share with U.S. Congress some 3,000 political ads it says Russia-based operatives ran on Facebook before the U.S. presidential…
  1. - Niger: Journalist Ali Soumana granted provisional release after 2 months in detention

    Ifex.org - World 09.22 / 03:20 ifex.org
    A High Court in Niger on September 11, 2017 granted provisional release to Ali Soumana, director of publication of a private weekly newspaper, Le Courrier, after more than two months in…
  2. - Promoting media safety ahead of Liberia's elections

    Ifex.org - World 09.22 / 03:20 ifex.org
    The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in partnership with the Liberia-based Center for Media Studies and Peace Building (CEMESP) is implementing a rapid response intervention aimed at addressing media safety issues before, during and after the 2017 elections in…
  3. Christian singer Natalie Grant undergoing thyroid surgery

    Lethbridgeherald.com - World 09.22 / 03:07 lethbridgeherald.com
    NASHVILLE – Contemporary Christian singer Natalie Grant will undergo thyroid surgery to remove tumors and will cancel shows between mid-October and November to recover. Grant posted a video message on Facebook on Thursday explaining that doctors had been monitoring several tumors or nodules on her thyroid for years and that she will have half of The post Christian singer Natalie Grant undergoing thyroid surgery appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  4. - Local Brazilian journalists sued 11 times over municipal corruption coverage

    Ifex.org - World 09.22 / 02:59 ifex.org
    Since launching their website, Fala RN, in December 2014, Francisco Costa and Josi Gonçalves have published a series of stories about embezzlement of public funds, nepotism and election fraud involving local …
  5. - Journalist Hamza Yalçin still held in Spain under Turkish request to Interpol

    Ifex.org - World 09.22 / 02:59 ifex.org
    Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its appeal to the Spanish authorities not to extradite Hamza Yalçin to Turkey. A Swedish journalist of Turkish origin, Yalçin will complete his 50th day in detention in Spain on 22 September 2…
  6. - Internet ban in Darjeeling, India: Three months and counting

    Ifex.org - World 09.22 / 02:59 ifex.org
    The ongoing Internet shutdown in Darjeeling, West Bengal in India completes 3 months this…
  7. - Indonesia's Attorney General rejects LGBT discrimination

    Ifex.org - World 09.22 / 02:59 ifex.org
    Indonesia's Attorney General's Office rescinded a job notice that barred lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons from…
  8. - Access to Information: Equipping women and men to transform their communities

    Ifex.org - World 09.22 / 02:59 ifex.org
    With an eye on the upcoming International Day for the Universal Access to Information, José Peralta shares how an ARTICLE 19 initiative in Mexico is using ATI to ensure that Indigenous women have the power to create the communities they …
  1. SIU launches investigation after suspect flees police in Leaside

    Cp24.com - Canada 09.22 / 02:59 www.cp24.com
    The Special Investigations Unit has invoked its mandate after a vehicle that was allegedly fleeing police slammed into a light standard in Leaside, injuring a 60-year-old…
  2. Dutch Second World War survivor visits Kingston to give back to Canadians that helped

    Globalnews.ca - Canada 09.22 / 02:28 globalnews.ca
    A Dutch woman visited Kingston this week to bestow a personal piece of history to the Military Communications & Electronics…
  3. Indigenous leaders want greater role for Manitoba in MMIW inquiry

    Citynews.ca - Canada 09.22 / 02:11 www.citynews.ca
    WINNIPEG – First Nations leaders in Manitoba want a greater say in the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Sheila North Wilson, grand chief of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, which represents First Nations communities across northern Manitoba, says improvements in the way the inquiry communicates with families are badly needed. The MKO…
  4. Montreal transit authority refuses to show Grand Ballets’ poster on transit network

    Globalnews.ca - Canada 09.22 / 02:07 globalnews.ca
    Montreal's transit authority won't show posters of the Grands Ballet Canadiens production of Stabat…
  5. IN PHOTOS: Spitfire plane shot down in 1944 restored and flying once again

    Globalnews.ca - Canada 09.22 / 02:07 globalnews.ca
    A Royal Canadian Air Force Spitfire plane that was shot down during the Second World War is flying once…
  6. Toronto cop likely saved two lives during stabbing incident

    Calgarysun.com - Canada 09.22 / 02:02 www.calgarysun.com
    Thank God this cop brought a gun to a knife…
  7. Feds appeal ruling that handed Canadian citizenship back to Toronto-born son of Russian spies

    Thestar.com - Canada 09.22 / 01:56 www.thestar.com
    In June, the appeal court ruled in Alexander Vavilov’s favour. The government says the “absurd result” of the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision “raises important issues about theintegrity of Canadian citizensh…
  8. Newfoundland to allow gender-neutral birth certificates

    Thestar.com - Canada 09.22 / 01:56 www.thestar.com
    Currently, only the Northwest Territories allows gender-neutral birth certificates, while Ontario has said it plans to do…