Julian Assange, at center. (credit: acidpolly) Federal prosecutors have accidentally revealed that criminal charges have been filed against “Assange”—an apparent reference to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. The feds filed the revealing document back in August, but the slip-up wasn’t noticed until it was flagged in a Thursday evening tweet. The filing was in an unrelated […]
Kuduro, Angola’s signature dance style since the late 1990s, moves the masses … and the asses. From the coolest dance floors of Luanda’s lively nightlife to the city’s sprawling slums and the most far-flung villages, the blaring beat takes center stage. Literally translated, kuduro means “hard ass” — and it’s what you’re likely to have […]
The downing of the Russian Il-20 plane looks like “a chain of tragic circumstances,” Vladimir Putin said in response to a reporter’s question on whether it could be compared to Turkey’s downing of a Russian military jet in 2015. Read more “When people are dying – especially under such circumstances – it is always a […]
MEMORABLE: Author Robin Green worked with the legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz, right (Image: HASSELBLAD X1D/MARC POKEMPNER) For example, Sylvia Patterson’s I’m Not With The Band featured not only her fantastic pop reminiscences but also her relationship with her alcoholic mother. In The Only Girl, Robin Green not only recalls her entertaining memories of working on […]
Alberta could be on track to break — or at least tie — a rather alarming record, with an average of two people in the province dying each day from opioids.
A mysterious explosion in Gaza city has killed at least two teens, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. While the cause of the blast is still being investigated, police have reportedly discovered fireworks at the incident site. On Saturday afternoon an explosion rocked the Shujaeya neighborhood in Gaza City. Ambulances immediately arrived at the site of […]
Camilla Parker Bowles suffered a wardrobe malfunction on the red carpet for the NHS Heroes Awards 2018 held at London Hilton tonight. The 70-year-old Duchess of Cornwall wore a pretty blue dress with a stunning pearl necklace. Her hair and her dress were caught in the strong wind at the event. Camilla’s blue dress had […]
Five academics from universities across the country are being awarded the prestigious Killam Prize, which honours researchers, scientists, doctors and scholars whose body of work has bettered the lives of people in Canada and beyond.
Available data from the provinces and territories indicate that at least 2,923 people died from apparent opioid-related overdoses between January and September 2017.
Published time: 7 Mar, 2018 23:17 Edited time: 7 Mar, 2018 23:40 One student has been killed at a high school in a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, while another is in critical condition. The shooting was “accidental,” local authorities said, without elaborating. “Two students were involved in a shooting during dismissal today at Huffman High […]