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on November 6, 2015 in World News

Conservatives choose Alberta MP Rona Ambrose as new interim leader

Conservatives choose Alberta MP Rona Ambrose as new interim leader By Stephanie Levitz Alberta MP Rona Ambrose stepped into Stephen Harper’s leadership shoes Thursday — albeit on an interim basis — as the Conservatives gathered for the first time since last month’s election demoted them to the official Opposition. Ambrose, who served as health minister in the last Parliament, had campaigned on a promise to bring a respectful and civil tone to debate in the House of Commons. “I’m excited that we are going to be moving forward with a strong opposition with confidence and optimism,” she said, flanked by… View Article

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on November 6, 2015 in World News

Exxon Mobil Investigated for Possible Climate Change Lies

Exxon Mobil Investigated for Possible Climate Change Lies by New York Attorney General By JUSTIN GILLIS and CLIFFORD KRAUSS The New York attorney general has begun an investigation of Exxon Mobil to determine whether the company lied to the public about the risks of climate change or to investors about how such risks might hurt the oil business. According to people with knowledge of the investigation, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued a subpoena Wednesday evening to Exxon Mobil, demanding extensive financial records, emails and other documents. The investigation focuses on whether statements the company made to investors about climate… View Article

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on November 6, 2015 in World News

Clinton Calls for Exxon Probe After Company Cuts Off Foundation Funding

Clinton Calls for Exxon Probe After Company Cuts Off Foundation Funding BY: Alana Goodman Hillary Clinton is calling for a federal investigation of ExxonMobil’s climate change activities just months after the company neglected to renew its sponsorship of the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting. ExxonMobil, which is being accused by global warming activists of misleading the public about climate change, has given between $ 1 million and $5 million to the Clinton Foundation and sponsored the CGI annual meeting in 2014. But this year, the oil giant was one of six major corporations that stopped sponsoring the event, according to… View Article

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on November 5, 2015 in World News

Muslims in Germany: Your Children Will Pray to Allah or Die

Muslims in Germany: Your Children Will Pray to Allah or Die Children of Sindelfingen, Germany threatened Radical jihadi Muslims in Germany are warning their hosts what they can expect in the future.\ The banner above was attached to an autobahn overpass in Sindelfingen, Germany, near a Mercedes Factory. It reads: “Your children will pray to Allah or die.” There was no claim of responsibility for the message and the threat was not reported by the German media. The media, however, has reported on opposition to the Muslim invasion in a negative light. From the Express today: Police in the besieged nation have been… View Article

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on November 5, 2015 in World News

Russian jets hit 263 terror targets in Syria in 2 days

Russian jets hit 263 terror targets in Syria in 2 days The Russian Air Force has carried out 81 sorties hitting 263 Islamic State (IS) targets in two days in Syria, the Defense Ministry said in a statement. TrendsRussian anti-terror op in Syria Russian jets hit targets that mostly belong to Islamic State and other militants in such provinces as Aleppo, Damascus, Deir ez-Zor, Idlib, Latakia, Raqqa, Hama and Homs, Igor Konashenkov, a Defense Ministry spokesman, said Thursday. After their combat missions all the jets returned to the Russian Khmeimim airbase in Latakia, he said. Russian Su-24M bombers destroyed IS… View Article

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on November 5, 2015 in World News

Moms Demand Action: Teaching Gun Safety to School Children Is ‘Atrocious’

Moms Demand Action: Teaching Gun Safety to School Children Is ‘Atrocious’ by AWR Hawkins Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America deputy director Jennifer Hoppe says news that Forest Hills Elementary School teaches a gun safety course to kindergarteners—then repeats it to those same students again when they are in third grade—is “atrocious” and a “disingenious” way for adults to dodge the responsibility they face for owning guns. Forest Hills Elementary is located in Sidman, Pennsylvania, and each October they teach an optional course titled, “Gun Shop” to kindergarteners and third graders. Yahoo News reports that the course is… View Article

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on November 5, 2015 in World News

$64,370 Cost to Resettle One Middle Eastern Refugee In U.S.

$64,370 Cost to Resettle One Middle Eastern Refugee In U.S. by Caroline May The estimated cost to resettle an average, single Middle Eastern refugee in the U.S. over the first five years is $64,370 — or 12 times the United Nations estimates it costs to support a refugee staying in a neighboring Middle Eastern country, according to an analysis from the Center for Immigration Studies. With the Obama administration planning to admit thousands of refugees from Middle Eastern hotspots like Syria to the U.S., a new CIS report slated for release Thursday and obtained in advance by Breitbart News, compares… View Article

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on November 5, 2015 in World News

Houston Mayor Picks Fight With Citizens

Houston Mayor Picks Fight With Citizens by Mike Flynn Houston voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot initiative aimed at instituting sweeping new “anti-discrimination” laws, primarily aimed at sexual orientation and gender identity. Setting aside whether or not the proposed new law had any merit, the reaction of supporters to the loss tells us a lot about the state of the left today. “I fear that this will have stained Houston’s reputation as a tolerant, welcoming, global city,” Houston Mayor Annise Parker said on election night. “I absolutely fear that there will be a direct economic backlash as a result of this… View Article

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on November 5, 2015 in World News

Harjit Singh Sajjan, new defence minister

Harjit Singh Sajjan, new defence minister, a Canadian military veteran who knows ‘reality of war’ by Adrian Humphreys Many defence ministers pose for photos with military hardware, but few pull off the true badass combat stance as well as Harjit Singh Sajjan — draped in flak jacket and camouflage, gripping an assault rifle on an actual battlefield. Sajjan was, until recently, a decorated Lieutenant-Colonel in the Armed Forces, the first Sikh Canadian to command an army regiment. “Command breaks down barriers because no one looks at what you look like when the bullets are flying,” he said in 2011. “Having to… View Article

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on November 5, 2015 in World News

New Conservative leader to be chosen; could signal change in party tone

New Conservative leader to be chosen; could signal change in party tone Conservatives will pick an interim replacement today for former leader Stephen Harper — a decision that could, at least temporarily, mark a shift to how the party operates. There are eight members of Parliament running for the temporary position, which was vacated by Harper after the Tories lost the October federal election. Behind the scenes, the candidates have been lobbying hard to win the job, but some have been criticized for being too closely associated with Harper’s team, or for having embraced the former leader’s tone. Each candidate… View Article

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