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on January 14, 2015 in World News

Bobcat nearly makes off with cat

Bobcat nearly makes off with cat A homeowner in Kettle Valley met an unwelcome intruder in his garage recently after the intruder tried to take off with his cat. The seemingly cuddly bobcat (pictured above) snatched a Kettle Valley man’s cat and nearly got away with it, if it weren’t for some helpful neighbours. “Apparently, his neighbours saw this bobcat grab a hold of his cat and proceed to drag it off, so they ran after the bobcat, and the bobcat released the cat, and they both ran into the bush. When they got a hold of the house cat’s… View Article

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on January 14, 2015 in World News

Russian politicians and bankers think oil will reach $60-$80 in 2015

Russian politicians and bankers think oil will reach $60-$80 in 2015 An average oil price in 2015 will probably be in the range of $60 to $80 a barrel, say leading Russian politicians and bankers talking at the Gaidar Economic Forum in Moscow. The Head of Sberbank German Gref suggests oil will return to the level of $60-70 a barrel in the near future. “I do not believe it will continue to be low at $40, but it may stay at $60-70 for several years,” Gref told reporters at the economic forum in Moscow Wednesday. READ MORE: Oil plummet: Crude… View Article

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on January 14, 2015 in World News

Gender-neutral single-stall restrooms now required in West Hollywood

Gender-neutral single-stall restrooms now required in West Hollywood A West Hollywood law requiring all single-stall restrooms in businesses and public places to be gender-neutral will go into effect this week. lRelated West Hollywood to reconsider removal of rainbow flag atop City Hall L.A. Now West Hollywood to reconsider removal of rainbow flag atop City Hall The law, which will have no impact on multiple-stall restrooms, mandates that any facility designed for use by no more than one person not be restricted to a specific sex or gender identity by signage, design or installation of fixtures. Businesses and public facilities will… View Article

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on January 14, 2015 in World News

The New Ukraine Is Run by Rogues, Sexpots, Warlords, Lunatics and Oligarchs

The New Ukraine Is Run by Rogues, Sexpots, Warlords, Lunatics and Oligarchs Prominent Ukrainian MP denounces Obama’s weakness, calls him a ‘shot-down pilot’ Anti-government protesters clashing with police in Independence square, February 20, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. Hopes that Ukraine would mature into a western democracy have decayed as a motley crew of leaders has taken center stage (Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images.) There were times in Ukraine’s recent history when even the country’s military brass were kneeling before the U.S. Literally. In June 2013, then-U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Tefft received the saber of the Ukrainian Cossack in the… View Article

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on January 13, 2015 in World News

ISIS Hack of Pentagon Twitter Accounts Traced Back to Maryland

ISIS Hack of Pentagon Twitter Accounts Traced Back to Maryland According to the group which identifies itself as Anonymous, the ISIS hack of the Pentagon’s Twitter accounts traces back to Maryland – home of the National Security Agency. Twitter and YouTube accounts belonging to the U.S. military command that oversees operations in the Middle East were reportedly hacked by ISIS sympathizers earlier today, with messages being sent out for almost an hour before the accounts were temporarily shut down. “American soldiers, we are coming, watch your back, ISIS,” the hackers posted on the U.S. Central Command Twitter feed. USA Today… View Article

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on January 13, 2015 in World News

OH COME ON: ISIS Just So Happens to Hack CENTCOM Just as Obama Is Announcing New Cyber Security Legislation?

OH COME ON: ISIS Just So Happens to Hack CENTCOM Just as Obama Is Announcing New Cyber Security Legislation? Could it really get any more convenient than this? The top story today everywhere is that ISIS hackers attacked U.S. Central Command and posted sensitive info on the agency’s official Twitter page. Via The Washington Free Beacon: Hackers with the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, posted links on U.S. Central Command’s official Twitter page to what it claimed was “confidential data from your mobile devices.” “ISIS is already here, we are in your PCs, in each military base…. View Article

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on January 13, 2015 in World News

Ankara Mayor Gökçek: Mossad is behind Paris attacks

Ankara Mayor Gökçek: Mossad is behind Paris attacks Ankara Mayor Melih Gökçek has alleged that last week’s deadly attacks on a French satirical magazine and a kosher supermarket in Paris that left 17 people dead are the result of France expressing support for Palestine, and that Israeli intelligence is behind the attacks, the semi-official Anadolu news agency reported. According to a report from Anadolu circulating in the Turkish media, Gökçek attended the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Gölbaşı youth branch fourth ordinary district congress on Sunday and mentioned the terrorist attacks in France. He said Israel was annoyed with… View Article

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on January 13, 2015 in World News

Mayor of Rotterdam tells fellow Muslims ‘pack your bags and f*** off’ on live TV

Moroccan-born mayor of Rotterdam tells fellow Muslims who do not appreciate the ‘freedoms’ of living in the West to ‘pack your bags and f*** off’ on live TV Ahmed Aboutaleb, a Moroccan-born Muslim, spoke after Paris attack The mayor said Dutch Muslims who ‘don’t like freedom’ can f*** off He added: ‘Vanish from the Netherlands if you cannot find your place here’ Aboutaleb became the first immigrant mayor in the Netherlands in 2008 The Moroccan-born mayor of Rotterdam has said Muslim immigrants who do not appreciate the way of life in Western civilisations can ‘f*** off’. Ahmed Aboutaleb, who arrived… View Article

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Man Puts Gun To Pizza Delivery Woman’s Head, Gets Shot In Face

Man Puts Gun To Pizza Delivery Woman’s Head, Gets Shot In Face On January 11, a robbery suspect put a gun to the head of a DeKalb County, Georgia pizza delivery woman, ordered her to the ground, and got shot in the face when the woman pulled her own gun in self-defense. According to Channel 2 Action News, police found the suspect–24-year-old Donquaz Devon Stevenson–“nearby with a gunshot wound to his face.” He “was arrested and charged with armed robbery.” A second, “unidentified” suspect is now being sought. This suspect allegedly fled the scene in a “silver 2000 Honda Accord”… View Article

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