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Form progressive wing of Democratic Party - theday.com


Form progressive wing of Democratic Party
theday.com
I'm responding to Paul Choiniere's column, “Sanders supporters could turn Green” (July 24). Speaking as a former registered member of the Green Party and now as an unaffiliated voter who donated to Bernie Sanders, I am hoping that Sanders will act as a ...

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 8:41 pm

The Latest: Pope Francis: 'Cruelty Did Not End in Auschwitz' - New York Times


CBC.ca

The Latest: Pope Francis: 'Cruelty Did Not End in Auschwitz'
New York Times
A Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, says an estimated 800,000 people took part with Pope Francis in an artistic Way of the Cross ceremony at Blonia meadow in Krakow. Francis has called on young pilgrims attending World Youth Day ...
Rabbi behind meeting between pope and Polish rescuersCTV News
Pope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive "so much cruelty"Toronto Sun
Pope Francis visits Auschwitz death camp in silenceThe Globe and Mail
NBCNews.com -Irish Times -The Catholic Register -Catholic Herald Online
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 8:09 pm

Germans balancing attitudes on asylum seekers, terrorism after string of attacks - Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

Germans balancing attitudes on asylum seekers, terrorism after string of attacks
Globalnews.ca
WATCH: There is enhanced security at airports, train stations and other public places across Germany after a series of violent attacks. The latest: a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a music festival. As Jeff Semple reports, many Germans are ...
Germany: Welcome wears thinFinancial Times
The German Extremist Attacks Are Not Hurting MerkelNewsweek
Has Angela Merkel totally lost the plot over her open-door immigration policy?Express.co.uk
Western Journalism -The Guardian -MINA -Daily Mail
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 7:57 pm

Brazil's Lula to stand trial for obstruction of justice - court - Reuters


Reuters

Brazil's Lula to stand trial for obstruction of justice - court
Reuters
SAO PAULO Brazil's ex President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and the former chief executive of investment bank Grupo BTG Pactual SA will stand trial for obstruction of justice, documents from a federal court in Brasilia showed on Friday. Lula was ...

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 7:39 pm

MH370 Pilots Flight to Nowhere Proves Nothing - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

MH370 Pilots Flight to Nowhere Proves Nothing
Daily Beast
Once more dubious Malaysian sources are used to damn the crew who, instead of being villains, were likely fighting to save the airplane. The vilification of Zaharie Ahmad Shah began early. Within a week of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight ...
Will the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ever be solved?Chicago Tribune
Malaysia Airlines investigators say wings washed up in Tanzania 'highly likely' to be MH370Daily Mail
What lies beneath: Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 search a sham?The Australian
International Business Times -The Straits Times -CTV News -The Inquisitr
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 6:06 pm

Bill Cosby drops lawsuit against Canadian sex assault accuser - Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

Bill Cosby drops lawsuit against Canadian sex assault accuser
Globalnews.ca
Comedian Bill Cosby dropped his breach of contract lawsuit Thursday against Andrea Constand, his accuser in a pending sexual assault case. The lawsuit could have required the accuser to repay the money he paid her in their confidential 2006 court ...
Bill Cosby drops remainder of lawsuit against Canadian accuserThe Globe and Mail
Bill Cosby Drops Lawsuit Against Accuser in Assault CaseNew York Times
Cosby drops litigation against accuser in sex assault caseCTV News
The Intelligencer -Daily Mail -WIAT 42 -KTIC
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 3:51 pm

A look back at Prince Charles and Princess Diana's iconic wedding - HELLO! Canada


A look back at Prince Charles and Princess Diana's iconic wedding
HELLO! Canada
Though their marriage would end in divorce in 1996, the wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana had all the makings of a fairytale. The Prince announced his engagement to 19-year-old aristocrat Diana Spencer on February 24, 1981. The Queen's ...

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 3:40 pm

Hillary Clinton, Democrats react to balloons at DNC like seeing snow for the 1st time

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Hillary Clinton’s speech drew wild enthusiasm from Democratic convention-goers, but the joy in Philadelphia didn’t end there: The tens of thousands of red, white and blue balloons that came floating down after her historic address also had them reacting as if they were seeing snow for the first time.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 3:35 pm

Conservatives surprised American Sniper actor Bradley Cooper is a Democrat

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Bradley Cooper's appearance at the Democratic National Convention has irked some conservative fans of the actor's portrayal of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's American Sniper.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 3:31 pm

Fact-checking Clinton's big speech and Trump's swipes from the sidelines - The Globe and Mail


Washington Times

Fact-checking Clinton's big speech and Trump's swipes from the sidelines
The Globe and Mail
In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination on Thursday, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already ...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's misreading of Iran dealTimes Colonist
FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton's Speech Accepting Democratic NominationBloomberg
Fact-checking Wednesday's claims from the Democratic Convention, TrumpOcala
The Oakland Press
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 3:29 pm

U.S. Democratic congressional group confirms it was hacked

DEM 2016 Convention

The U.S. Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee confirmed on Friday that it had been the target of a cyber security incident similar to other recent attacks, including the theft of documents from the Democratic National Committee.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 3:15 pm

War memorials, Holocaust museum ask to be removed from Pokemon Go

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The creators of Pokemon Go say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile gaming sensation.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 3:15 pm

War memorials, Holocaust museum ask to be removed from Pokemon Go

NINTENDO-RESULTS/

The creators of Pokemon Go say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile gaming sensation.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 3:15 pm

1st locally transmitted cases of Zika reported in Florida

Mosquito Factory: Adult Female Mosquitos — June 21, 2016

The first cases of Zika likely transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland have been reported in Florida, the state's governor said Friday.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 3:14 pm

'Some people just don't know what to make of me': Clinton sets out to redefine image

DEM 2016 Convention

During the four-day Democratic Party convention, Hillary Clinton, her husband Bill Clinton, U.S. President Barack Obama and many other speakers set out to redefine her and change her narrative as she tries to convince Americans that she is best suited for the presidency.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 3:00 pm

Turkish president slams U.S. for lack of support in wake of failed coup attempt

Turkey Military Coup

Turkey's president slammed the United States on Friday, claiming it was not standing firmly against a failed military coup and accused it of harbouring the plot's alleged mastermind.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 2:14 pm

Hillary Clinton hits the campaign trail LIVE

Hillary Clinton hits the campaign trail LIVE

Democratic presidential nominee and her running mate, Tim Kaine, embark on bus tour across Pennsylvania and Ohio one day after the DNC

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 2:13 pm

Zoo elephant throws stone at visitors, killing girl, 7

African elephant

Experts at a zoo in the Moroccan capital of Rabat are trying to understand why an elephant hurled a stone toward visitors, killing a 7-year-old girl.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 2:07 pm

The War of Whitehall: 10 Downing's Larry the Cat blamed for missing fur on Foreign Office's puss Palmerston - National Post


National Post

The War of Whitehall: 10 Downing's Larry the Cat blamed for missing fur on Foreign Office's puss Palmerston
National Post
The Whitehall cat saga continues — Larry, the Number 10 cat, appears to have struck back after a fight with Palmerston resulted in him injuring his paw. As Palmerston, the cat for the Foreign Office, feasted on a dead bird, his bald patch was plain to ...
Tensions escalate between feuding felines of British politicsMetroNews Canada
Gladstone the cat comes to Whitehall - but will he get along with Larry and Palmerston?Telegraph.co.uk
Gladstone the cat gives Treasury some purr-fect PRThe Guardian
CNN -Daily Mail -BBC News -Mirror.co.uk
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 1:46 pm

Terror group announces split with al Qaeda

Syrian jihadist group Jabhat al Nusra has announced it is severing ties with al Qaeda and changing its name to Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham, according to a video statement from leader Abu Mohammad al-Golani.
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 1:00 pm

New Sandy Hook school to open, 4 years after massacre

USA-SHOOTING/NEWTOWN

The old Sandy Hook Elementary School was torn down after a gunman's rampage in December 2012. Now, a new $50 million US, 86,000-square-foot school has been built to replace it.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 12:52 pm

San Diego police officer killed, another injured in traffic stop shooting - CBC.ca


CBC.ca

San Diego police officer killed, another injured in traffic stop shooting
CBC.ca
One San Diego police officer was killed and another was wounded in a shootout following a late-night traffic stop, authorities said Friday. A suspect was wounded and taken into custody a short time later and hours later police surrounded a home as they ...
One San Diego officer shot dead; another seriously woundedCTV News
San Diego gang officer killed, another expected to survive after late-night shooting during traffic stopNational Post
SDPD officer killed and second wounded in Southcrest shooting identifiedCBS 8 San Diego
The Guardian -CNN -Fox News Latino -NBCNews.com
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 12:15 pm

4 executed by firing squad

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 11:37 am

1 San Diego police officer killed, another injured in traffic stop shooting

USA-POLICE/SANDIEGO

A traffic stop led to a shootout that killed an anti-gang police officer and seriously injured another, authorities said Friday. A suspect was shot and taken into custody while authorities searched for others who may have been involved.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 11:15 am

The week in 27 photos

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 10:37 am

What it takes to deliver a game-changing speech

BARACK Obama makes it look so easy, but delivering a moving speech takes a lot more work than you realise.
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 9:27 am

'We have to heal the divides in our country,' Clinton says in historic convention speech met with tears

DEM 2016 Convention

Hillary Clinton entered the history books last night in becoming the first female presidential nominee for a major party in the U.S. Democrats. As she delivered the biggest speech of her life, cheering party supporters at the convention in Philadelphia reacted with pride, determination and tears.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 9:07 am

Haiti case points to loopholes allowing cops to avoid disciplinary action

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The case of two Quebec provincial police officers who retired before facing allegations of sexual misconduct in Haiti has exposed loopholes that allow some officers to dodge disciplinary action, critics say.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 9:00 am

Cops gunned down in San Diego street

TWO San Diego police officers have been shot and locals have been told to stay indoors while a manhunt is underway to find an accomplice after one suspect was caught.
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 8:59 am

Pope Francis makes sombre visit to Auschwitz

Poland Pope

Pope Francis paid a sombre visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, with his only public comment a guest book entry begging God's "forgiveness for so much cruelty."

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 7:53 am

‘Insulting’: Donald Trump hits back hard

DONALD Trump has responded to Hillary Clinton’s big speech, calling it a “ridiculous collection of cliches”...among other things.
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 7:31 am

'World's deepest' underwater sinkhole found

Scientists have discovered what's being described as the world's deepest underwater sinkhole in the South China Sea, China's state broadcaster CCTV reported.
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 7:08 am

‘America is at a moment of reckoning’

IN AN historic speech at the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton has slammed the gun lobby and political opponent Donald Trump.
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 5:53 am

Girl killed by zoo elephant

A seven-year-old Moroccan girl has died after a zoo elephant threw a rock at her.
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 5:12 am

CCTV reveals creepy intruder

A CHICAGO couple got the shock of their lives when their home CCTV captured a hooded intruder watching over them after breaking into their home.
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 1:23 am

MH370: Course to Indian Ocean

DATA from the MH370 pilot’s home flight simulator showed someone had used to it to plot a course to the area the plane is thought to have crashed.
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Posted: July 29, 2016, 12:19 am

Donald Trump’s biggest mistake

PRESIDENT Obama’s rousing speech yesterday made one thing absolutely clear: Donald Trump has made a massive mistake.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 11:23 pm

A chance to flee for people in besieged Aleppo

Syrian and Russian forces are to open humanitarian corridors for people to flee the besieged city of Aleppo, both countries' state media reported Thursday, the day after Syria's army announced it had encircled the city and cut off rebel supply routes.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 11:10 pm

Pope trips over before Mass

POPE Francis missed a step and fell to the ground as he was coming to an open-air altar to celebrate Mass at Poland’s holiest shrine.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 11:08 pm

‘Dark days’ as drug traffickers executed

FOUR convicted drug traffickers have been put to death by firing squad after desperate families’ appeals for clemency were rejected.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 10:47 pm

Rolf Harris’s vile prison song

DISGRACED entertainer Rolf Harris has allegedly penned a track called ‘Gutter Girls’ which he plans to release once he has been released from prison.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 10:21 pm

J.K. Rowling slams website using her image

J.K. Rowling denounced a web site that is using her name and image to pitch a workshop that promises best-seller success.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 6:11 pm

Syrian Nusra Front announces split from al-Qaeda

The Syrian jihadist group Jabhat al-Nusra announces it has split from al-Qaeda, in the first ever recording by its leader.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 6:01 pm

Syria conflict: Why this family needs an exit corridor

Russia says it is working to open 'exit corridors' to allow civilians and rebel fighters to leave the besieged city of Aleppo. The BBC has been in contact with one family living under siege.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 5:06 pm

Babylon 5 actor Jerry Doyle dies aged 60

Actor Jerry Doyle, best known for his role in the sci-fi series Babylon 5, has died at the age of 60.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 4:55 pm

French media refuse to publish terrorist photos

How should the media report terror attacks? It's a question many in France have been asking after an 86-year-old priest was killed by ISIS terrorists Tuesday -- the latest in a slew of terror attacks in the country.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 4:37 pm

Terror feels like the new normal in Europe

A new normal shrouds Europe now.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 4:32 pm

Why the latest developments in Aleppo are so significant

Syrian and Russian forces are to open humanitarian corridors for people to flee Aleppo, the day after Syria's army announced that it had encircled the besieged city -- cutting off supply lines and creating relief sites to distribute food and medicine to civilians.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 4:21 pm

Germany's Merkel stands by refugee policy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday described recent attacks in the country and across Europe as "shocking, depressing and terrifying," but she refused to back down from an open-door refugee policy that has attracted fierce criticism following recent assaults in the country.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 4:05 pm

Trump: Russia remarks on Clinton emails were sarcasm

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump says he was being sarcastic when he appeared to invite Russian hackers to find Hillary Clinton's missing emails.
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Posted: July 28, 2016, 3:46 pm

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