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ISSpresso, long-awaited coffee machine, set to arrive at space station

The next space station grocery run will carry caffeine to a whole new level: aboard the SpaceX supply ship is an authentic espresso machine straight …

Guard suspended after son of former Hells Angels kingpin walks out of prison early

MONTREAL -- A Quebec prison guard was suspended Tuesday as police tried to solve the mystery of how the son of former Hells Angels boss Maurice (Mom) …

Anti-terrorism bill really about suppressing aboriginals, critics say

Prominent aboriginal lawyer and activist says Bill C-51 would hand extremists what they want by shackling civil liberties<p>OTTAWA – The federal …

SeaWorld tries to paint over Blackfish stain with new ad campaign

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. is mounting a public defense of its animal handling in a new advertising campaign that began Monday, after a highly …

Congolese hospital sees rise in rape of girls as young as 18 months

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Girls as young as 18 months are being raped and left with horrific injuries in eastern Congo after being stolen from their homes at night, a charity said on Tuesday.<p>The children, many of them under five, have been treated at the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, South …

Africa

Vancouver homeless count confirms challenge of Vision’s 2015 goal

Bernie was at home in his tent on Tuesday morning when a pair of Vancouver city councillors on a mission showed up to chat. It was a surprise.<p>To get to the tent, Andrea Reimer and Raymond Louie plunged onto the slippery mud upon which Bernie had placed recycling bins, a bicycle, stacks of wood and …

Witness in Brazeau assault trial cries as she listens to 911 call

The central Crown witness in the criminal trial for suspended senator Patrick Brazeau wiped away tears Tuesday as she listened to her own panicked voice on emergency recordings that were played in court.<p>The woman, whose identity is protected under a publication ban, was testifying for a second day …

Parliament’s $3-billion renovation running ahead of schedule, Public Works says

The cost of renovating Canada's Parliament buildings has reached $3-billion, but officials insist the massive project is going well and is even running slightly ahead of schedule.<p>Public Works officials faced skepticism from Members of Parliament on the cost and timing of the construction during a …

Neda Topaloski explains why she went topless to protest Bill C-51

Femen and the theory of toplessness as protest<p>Neda Topaloski briefly interrupted the business of the House of Commons yesterday—forever entered into …

Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds in northern Nigeria town: residents

DAMASAK, Nigeria (Reuters) - Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 400 women and children from the northern Nigerian town of Damasak that was freed this month by troops from Niger and Chad, residents said on Tuesday.<p>Colonel Barmou Salaou (L), commander of Niger's armed forces in the Diffa …

Africa

What is Bill C-51, and how will it affect the well-being of Canadians? - Canada Q&A

Darren Calabrese/THE CANADIAN PRESS)<p>From Rosemary Ganley, Peterborough, Ont.<p>Rosemary Ganley in Peterborough, Ont. asks: “Please tell us what is the content of Bill C-51, and how will it affect Canadians’ well-being?”<p>Globe Politics has recently explained the bill, its reasoning and its reactions. …

Phil Robertson, 'Duck Dynasty' Star, Delivers Speech About Atheist Family Getting Raped And Killed

<b>*** WARNING: This article contains offensive language, and will probably be disturbing to any and all readers. ***</b><p>Phil Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" …

What the party leaders said about expanding the war against ISIS

The transcript of what Stephen Harper, Tom Mulcair and Justin Trudeau told the House of Commons on Tuesday<p>On Tuesday, March 24, Prime Minister …

German Airbus crashes in French Alps with 150 dead, black box found

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (Reuters) - An Airbus operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings budget airline crashed into a mountainside in the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board including 16 schoolchildren.<p>A rescue helicopter from the French Gendarmerie hovers in front of the crash site …

Airplanes

Memories

Science has determined over time that memories are not stored in the human brain the way that libraries store books, or that hard drives store …

The Michelangelo, An Extremely Advanced Prosthetic Hand Designed for Everyday Activities

The Michelangelo is a state-of-the-art prosthetic hand created by Austin, Texas-based medical manufacturer Ottobock that is designed to help wearers …