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Military Town Residents Take Ottawa to Court in $200 Million Suit
MONTREAL—Marie-Paule Spieser won’t drink water from a tap. Any tap. Anywhere. Such is the psychological legacy of learning 10 years ago that the well from which she and her young children were drawing their drinking water was laced with a toxic chemical, trichloroethylene, at levels considered...
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Rare Earth Metals Mine is Key to US Control over Hi-Tech Future
Approval secured to restart operations, which could be crucial in challenging China's stranglehold on the market
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US Diplomat Richard Holbrooke Has Died
Holbrooke Dies Days After Heart Surgery
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Bat Disease Threatens Ecological Catastrophe
A virulent and deadly pathogen in America is exterminating a predator that is vital to farmers for controlling insect pests
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Canada Seeks to Drop Native Peoples from New Biodiversity Pact
NAGOYA, Japan - Blame Canada if countries fail to agree to a new binding treaty to curb the rapid loss of plant, animal and species that form the intricate web of life that sustains humanity. That is the view of indigenous representatives from Canada in response to a late night move by the Canadian...
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Lessons from Arizona: Direct Action Organizing from 1999 to Now
Arizona’s legislature passed the highly contested Senate Bill 1070 last April. The bill targets people who have crossed our southern border without documentation in a variety of ways. One example is that Arizona law enforcement officers, if following SB1070 as it was written, are required to obtain...
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Arctic Ice in Death Spiral
UXBRIDGE, Canada - The carbon dioxide emissions from burning such fossil fuels have now melted the Arctic sea ice to its lowest volume since before the rise of human civilisation and dangerously upsetting the energy balance of the entire planet, climate scientists are reporting. "The Arctic sea ice...
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France's Debt of Dishonour to Haiti
After Haiti won independence, France extorted compensation for its slave-owning colonists. Now Nicolas Sarkozy must repay it
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Kurdish General Again Insubordinate, Angles for US to Remain in Iraq
The public statement by Iraqi chief of staff Lt. General Babakr Zebari, at a defense conference that the Iraqi army would not be ready to stand on its own until 2020 and US troops should remain until then is not a statement about security issues in general but is a highly ethno-sectarian piece of...
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Protesters Charged with Mischief, 'Breaking Out' After Calgary Greenpeace Action
CALGARY - Calgary Police have laid charges against nine people in connection with Tuesday's Greenpeace protest at the Calgary Tower. Two Calgarians are among the nine, each of whom are charged with one count of "breaking out" related to leaving the tower and climbing onto the roof, and one count of...
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