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White Supremacists’ Use of Campus Propaganda Is Soaring, Report Finds

White supremacist groups are increasingly using propaganda like fliers and posters to spread bigoted messages on college campuses, a new report by the Anti-Defamation League found.<p>In the past academic year, 292 such incidents were reported — a 77 percent increase from the previous year, according …

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

FBI Agent Accidentally Shoots Man After Doing a Stanky-Leg-Induced Backflip in Bar: Report

Local police are investigating an accidental shooting courtesy of an off-duty FBI agent doing his version of the stanky leg in a Denver bar.<p>It all …

Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Fired by North Korea Lands Inside Japan’s Economic Zone

<b>(ZHE)</b> — Moments ago, President Trump delivered a statement from White House:<p><b>Update 2</b>: The Pentagon says initial assessment of North Korean launch <b>“was</b> …

North Korea

Return of Nuclear War Sirens Has Some Hawaii Residents Freaked Out

<b>(COMMONDREAMS)</b> — With President Donald Trump showing little interest in sitting down at the negotiating table with North Korea—regarded by many in …

North Korea

Fake Coastguards, Taxis Fuel Libya's Slave Trade

Deutsche Welle, 25 November 2017<p>The Libyan coast guard has saved 200 people in two rescue operations off western Libya, but found that dozens more …

Africa

St. Catharines News - Latest Daily Breaking News Stories

The St. Catharines www.stcatharinesstandard.ca is your daily St. Catharines news source. Read the latest break news from St. Catharines, and around …

North Korea: 3 US aircraft carriers creating 'worst ever' situation

The presence of three US aircraft carriers off the Korean Peninsula is pushing the region closer to nuclear war, according to a North Korean letter …

Tanks roll near Zimbabwe capital day after army's warning to Mugabe faction

Zimbabwe was on edge Tuesday as army tanks were seen outside the capital a day after the army commander threatened to "step in" to calm political …

Trudeau opens door to federal intervention on Quebec's Bill 62

Justin Trudeau has opened the door to federal intervention to challenge Quebec's new law on religious neutrality, widely seen as targeting Muslim women who wear face veils.<p>Immediately after Quebec passed Bill 62 last week, the prime minister was hesitant to come out strongly against the …

Fallen soldier's widow: 'Nothing to say' to Trump

MIAMI (AP) — The pregnant widow of a fallen U.S. soldier on Monday contradicted President Donald Trump's account of his phone call about her husband's death and said what he told her "made me cry even worse."<p>Myeshia Johnson told ABC's "Good Morning America" in an interview that Democratic Rep. …

Donald Trump

Violence Breaks Out As Far-Right Groups Protest In Toronto

4 people were arrested at duelling demonstrations.<p>Toronto police say four people were arrested during two protests at city hall on Saturday.<p>Police …

Trudeau Proposes C$1 a Gram Tax on Canada’s Recreational Pot – Bloomberg

Mr Trudeau has the right attitude on the matter and his proposal would be an effective way to combat illicit sales. In addition he also proposes that …

Three Toronto cops found not guilty of sexually assaulting parking enforcement officer

Three Toronto police officers accused of sexually assaulting a female parking enforcement officer in January 2015 were acquitted in a Toronto court …

Notley confident Trudeau government fully behind Kinder Morgan pipeline

Premier Rachel Notley says she's confident that Ottawa is fully behind the expansion of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion as it faces …

Pop Goes The Housing Boom... In Canada

We're headed for another housing bust. This time in Canada. And the key is China.<p>It's no secret that Chinese investors, seeking asylum from the …

Bank of Canada

Flint water crisis: Five charged with manslaughter

Five people, including the head of Michigan's health department, were charged with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of the beleaguered US city of Flint's lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old man who had Legionnaires' disease.<p>Nick Lyon is the highest-ranking …

14 Protein-Packed Dinners Made With A Can Of Chickpeas

Did you know chickpeas have 15 grams of protein PER CUP?! That's about 30% of your daily intake!

Politics Briefing: Americans like Trudeau more than Trump, poll suggests

<b>Good morning,</b><p>Pop quiz: What do Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron all have in common? They're all more popular among Americans than U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a new poll. …

Canada

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

North Korea: Dennis Rodman making return trip to communist nation

Basketball Hall-of-Famer Dennis Rodman will travel to North Korea for his first visit to the communist nation in more than three years, a senior Trump administration official confirmed to Fox News.<p>"He is going as a private citizen," the official said. "It's our understanding he hasn't landed …

‘Exodus’ at 40: Bob Marley’s Plea for Peace and Black Liberation After Facing Death

Bob Marley’s <i>Exodus</i> is one of the epochal albums in the history of popular music. There are a select few albums that are as culturally impactful and …

Bob Marley

‘You Can Kill a Man, but You Can’t Kill an Idea’: Remembering Medgar Evers on the 54th Anniversary of His Assassination 

On June 12, 1963, white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith assassinated Mississippi civil rights leader Medgar Evers in the driveway of his Jackson, …

Pakistan Sentences Man To Death For 'Blasphemy' On Social Media

In Pakistan, a court in Punjab province has sentenced a 30-year-old man to death over posting allegedly blasphemous content on social media.<p>Prosecutor Shafiq Qureshi confirmed the sentence against Taimoor Raza, according to The Associated Press and Reuters. It's the country's "harshest handed down …

Lawmakers across the US are finding ways to turn protesting into a crime

While there were many moments during the president’s first official trip abroad that were disconcerting to First Amendment advocates — including the failure to hold open press conferences — perhaps none was more chilling than the comments made by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross as he took note of …

It Might Soon Be Legal to Challenge Someone to a Duel in Canada

Be careful out there.<p>For over a century, it’s been illegal in Canada to “challenge or attempt by any means to provoke another person to fight a duel, …

3-on-3 Olympic basketball will be defined by the game's unique rules

<i>Correction:</i> <i>This story has been updated to clarify that the NBA had no role in 3-on-3 basketball’s inclusion in the 2020 Olympics.</i><p>Troy Justice has watched a lot of 3-on-3. The NBA’s senior director of international basketball has seen the game played at levels ranging from youth basketball around …

Dominican Republic

Canada to boost defense spending 73%

Canada's Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan has laid out a plan to ramp up Canada's defense spending by 73% over 10 years, per the Financial Times.<p>That …

Pipeline poker: How the Trans Mountain expansion project could play out in B.C.

There has been plenty of rhetoric about the future of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion. The new B.C. NDP-Green alliance is …