Daily Archives: October 17, 2017

Former hostage Caitlan Coleman rushed to hospital, husband says

In this file image from video released by Taliban Media in December 2016, Caitlan Coleman talks in the video while her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle holds their two children. (AP) The American woman who was held captive by a Taliban-affiliated group in Afghanistan and rescued last week by Pakistani troops was rushed to the hospital on Monday for an unspecified ...

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Apple censored pro-life group by dropping app, activists say

Pro-life organization Human Coalition says that their app, which is still on the Google Play Store where it boasts a five-star rating, was removed from the App Store by the brass at Apple after they were criticized by pro-choice activists and liberal-leaning media. Pro-life? There’s an app for that, but you might not know by looking at your iPhone. Tech ...

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Cash for access fundraising law should be widened, says ethics commissioner

Proposed legislation designed to curb political cash for access fundraisers should be amended to include parliamentary secretaries to cabinet ministers, says Canada’s ethics watchdog. Testifying before members of the procedure and House affairs committee, Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson said Bill C-50 doesn’t go far enough. “I welcome the move to make all party leaders and leadership ...

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John Dunsworth, Mr. Lahey on Trailer Park Boys, dead at 71

John Dunsworth, a Nova Scotia actor best known as the irreverent trailer park supervisor Jim Lahey, has died at the age of 71. Dunsworth played Mr. Lahey on Trailer Park Boys, and is also known for his portrayal of Dave Teagues in the series Haven. “With heavy and broken hearts the family of John F. Dunsworth would like to let people know ...

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Can Iraq and the Kurds set aside their differences to finish off ISIS?

Western nations, including the United States and Canada, face a new and difficult task in Iraq: getting two former allies who recently turned their guns on each other to refocus their battlefield efforts on a shared enemy, ISIS. Iraqi security forces continue their campaign to restore Baghdad’s full control over the contested region around the northern oil city of Kirkuk. On Monday, ...

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Spurs coach Popovich calls Trump a 'soulless coward'

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