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Canadian Friends of Peace Now is deeply concerned about the potential for the escalation of violence at the Gaza border. We are alarmed and saddened by the killing and wounding of unarmed protesters last week. We call on both sides - Palestinians and Israelis - to exercise restraint and act responsibly to prevent further bloodshed. (Full Story)
The Islamist terrorists who attacked a natural gas plant in the Sahara included two Canadians, according to Algeria’s prime minister. It was coordinated by a Canadian named Chedad, the prime minister said.   (Full Story)
DENVER, Colorado (USA) – Twelve people have been killed Friday in a Denver suburb when a masked gunman opened fire and killed 12 people at a midnight showing of the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises. According to reports, at least fifty other persons have been injured.
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The Pentagon will send a large floating base to the Middle East, The Washington Post said. The plan comes amid rising tensions with Iran, al Qaeda in Yemen and Somali pirates. (Full Story)
RESTON, VA – comScore (NASDAQ : SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 56 days of the November – December 2011 holiday season. (Full Story)


Iranian students have stormed the UK embassy in Tehran, chanting "death to England" and bringing down the British flag. Students clashed with riot police as they climbed over the embassy's gate, rushed into the building and started throwing documents from the windows. (Full Story)

Muammar Gaddafi is dead, Libya's new leaders said, killed by fighters who overran his hometown on Thursday October 20, 2011. (Full Story)
Prices for commercial computers decreased by 0.5% from July 2011 to August 2011, while consumer computer prices declined by 0.6%. In the case of computer peripherals, monitor prices increased by 0.3% while printer prices decreased by 2.0%. (Full Story)
McGill law student Anthony Morgan witnessed a frosh event at the University of Montreal’s Hautes Études commerciales on Wednesday September 14, 2011, which made him uncomfortable and which he considers racist. (Full Story)
The first-ever U.S. credit downgrade is sparking a new round of political infighting over the country's continuing economic woes. The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Republican John Boehner, blamed the downgrade on decades of reckless spending, accusing leading Democrats of refusing to make “tough choices.” (Full Story)
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