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Monday, November 24, 2014

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Today in the Ottawa Valley
Sunrise 7:11am   Sunset 4:26pm   
Sun is 147,754 km away from us today
Moonrise 07:03am Moonset 04:57pm
Moon is 379,557 km away from us today
ISS Today @ 6:07am Visible 3 min
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Tues.Nov 18 - Pittsburgh 4 @ Montréal 0
Thurs.Nov 20 - St. Louis 1 @ Montréal 4
Thurs.Nov 20 - Nashville 2 @ Ottawa 3
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Sat..Nov 22 - St. Louis @ Ottawa @ 3:00pm
Sat..Nov 22 - Montréal @ Boston @ 7:00pm

Opinions & Analysis

Rex Murphy: Contest of the liars — Bill Clinton vs. Barack Obama

Robert Reich

How do the rich spend their money? Jets, Yachts & Politics - And Now the Richest .01 Percent Robert Reich ReadHere

Thomas Freidman

Who Are We? ISIS is forcing many in the Middle East to acknowledge the reality of their repressive society TheNewYorkTimes

Gwynne Dyer

 Abe’s Gamble: Snap Election in Japan ReadHere

Breakthrough On Climate Change ReadHere



Delay, deny and die: The Harper government and veterans IPolitics

'Party of One' by Michael Harris : An Indictment of Stephen Harper TheTyee


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* Buffalo snowed in; Vets are furious again; CF18s bombing ISIS; Pipeline woes in BC and QC; Sex on a streetcar; Rob Ford very sick; Obama rules on immigrants and deadline for deal on Iran nuclear approaches.

Canadian jets bomb ISIS; Sona gets 9 months; Zehaf radicalized; ‘Million-dollar baby’ shows insurance problem; Tim Horton's up a dime

*Torries win two by-elections; Robert Latimer can't leave Canada; Yukon birds in little drunk tanks; Decision in Ferguson will be violent; Charles Manson to wed; 35 Million ENSLAVED!

* Gordie Howe not doing so well; Could weed cure cancer? Rex Murphy: liars; Ottawa to address harassment in secret; Ottawa & Public Service fight like scorpions; Glenna Mae: no bodies found; Bailing out a Canadian company that pays workers $1. a day; Refugees get 2nd chance; Star Trek farming; Peladeau could beat Couillard. ISIL beheads another aid worker; Putin walks out of summit; Cosby won't talk.

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* Pope Francis: "Never war, never war,” he said. “I am thinking, above all, of children who are deprived of the hope of a worthwhile life, a future. Dead children, wounded children, mutilated children, orphaned children, children whose toys are things left over from war, children who don't know how to smile.” This was the moment when the tears came. “Please stop,” said Francis. “I ask you with all my heart, it's time to stop. Stop, please!”

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Vice News - Beyond the Headlines Nov 21

The Graduate director Mike Nichols, dead at 83.

Mind - Boggling Box -- People, animals, ideas, and things that boggle the mind.

Money & Power

Part 2 - Oil: The Secret of the Seven Sisters

Exxon, BP, Shell, Texaco, Chevron, Gulf, Mobil

The Keystone XL Pipeline debate explained in detail. VOX here

UPDATE Snow-covered Buffalo area faces new risk: flooding - Sharply warmer melting weather coming this weekend, as death toll from storm rises to 12

Local - National - World - $$ - Features

Two pre-teens cross picket line to protest Kinder Morgan pipeline VancouverSun&video

Father says hacker behind Ottawa police, Supreme Court cyber attacks has evidence that clears sonOttawaCitizen

Kyle Sinclair, 27, died in 'freak accident' at CFB Petawawa

Government pays $35M to end relocation contract dispute

Mental health in the Canadian military: Feds to spend $200M over 6 years - 128 regular forces and 32 reservists have committed suicide in the past decade

‘Is she a victim or a suspect?’ The tale of the Dutch ‘Princess’ who fell in love with her jihadi ‘Robin Hood’

Quebec home to 46 of Canada’s 94 abortion facilities, while P.E.I. doesn’t have a single clinic, study finds

‘So wrong and ugly’: Father of victim speaks out about prominent Nova Scotia child pornography case

NDP accused of trying to stifle conflicts as 2 more staffers come forward CBCnews

Poll suggests 7 out of 10 Quebecers against oil port in Cacouna

Ontario and Quebec governments sign cooperation agreements on Energy East, climate change

Russia criticizes Canada for voting against its UN resolution to combat ‘glorification of Nazism’


The next pop can? How Ford’s new F-150 trucks are shaking up the aluminum industry

Doug Ford still undecided on Ontario PC leadership run, says elements in party are too far right

Toronto Zoo revenues down $8.3 million despite pandas’ arrival


Rare white deer seen in northwest Ontario ReadHere
Rob Ford to undergo a fourth round of chemotherapy
Heritage Moment - Jacques Plante

Dingo’s Got My Baby’: Lindy Chamberlain's Trial by Media NewYorkTimes

Seals discovered having sex with Penguins - Things are heating up in the cold climes of the sub-Antarctic. On a remote, and mostly desolate island, seals have been caught engaging in an extreme form of sexual behaviour. VideoBBCNews


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Stocks & Money

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FP 500Canada's biggest companies by 2013 revenueTheFinancial Post

Wall Street sees gold falling further TheFinancialPost

Six banks fined £2.6bn by regulators over forex failings BBCNews

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World News Digest

Barack Obama enforces US immigration overhaul BBCNews

Iran nuclear talks enter make-or-break stage ALJazeera

Mass murderer Charles Manson gets marriage license to marry 26-yr old Reuters

FBI Warns Ferguson Decision ‘Will Likely’ Lead to Violence By Extremists ProtestersABCNewsVIDEO

In Ferguson, Tactics Set for Grand Jury Decision in Michael Brown Case NewYorkTimes

Islamic State: What the Kassig murder video tells us BBCNews

Iran uses China bank to transfer funds to terrorist group Quds

Putin walks out of G20 summit 'to sleep' Brisbane meeting ends with Russian leader leaving hours before close in apparent snub at being criticised over Ukraine.

ISIL beheads Syria troops and US aid worker
US confirms footage showing killing of at least 12 Syrian military officers and US aid worker Peter Kassig is authentic.

Obama Condemns Islamic State’s Killing of Peter Kassig

Erdogan says Muslims discovered Americas Turkish leader says Muslims, not Christopher Columbus, discovered continent in 1178, offering to build a mosque in Cuba.

Bill Cosby will not discuss sex assault allegations: lawyer

Nato Secretary General: Russia's warplanes are risking passenger jets TheIndependent

U.S. It’s Official: Mormon Founder Had Up to 40 Wives

UPDATE - European Probe Philae makes historic comet landing - After 10 years and 4 billion miles - Story BBCNews Key Points & Video

Violence continues in Mexico protests - Demonstrators set fire to ruling party's regional headquarters in Guerrero over the killing of 43 students. ALJazeera

Russia to build Iran atomic reactors at Bushehr - Russia has agreed to build up to eight nuclear reactors in Iran, 12 days before a deadline for a deal to curb Iran's nuclear activity. BBCNews

Special Features

The 2014 Global Slavery Index & Report

Index & Report ReadHere


Definition of modern slavery includes debt bondage, forced marriage and exploitation of children

Report: 35.8 million people enslaved

New report says Mauritania is the biggest offender while India has the highest number of modern-day slaves.

Read Story Here AlJazeera




Faces of War
Home Front
After the War
Memory Project


The U.N.’s latest report on climate change is terrifying

A Reminder - The Difference Between Sunni and Shiite Muslims and Why It Mattersr-
TheHistory Network

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