Honorine Sindeu

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Breaking a 700-Year-Old Tradition: The American Islamic Gospel Drummer

Inside Flipboard / July 25, 2014<p>When the Islamic holy month of Ramadan wraps up at the end of July, a small group of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims …

South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferry | News Home | Reuters

ANSAN South Korea (Reuters) - Six teenagers who survived South Korea’s worst maritime disaster in 44 years told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry sank, killing more than 300 people.<p>A man stands in …

Coast Guard

Satellite images prove Russia fired rockets into Ukraine after MH17 crash, U.S. says http://ow.ly/zDIbb

Sierra Leone Ebola patient, recovered from family, dies in ambulance | News Home | Reuters

FREETOWN (Reuters) - A Sierra Leone Ebola patient whose family sparked a nationwide hunt when they forcefully removed her from a treatment center and took her to a traditional healer, died in an ambulance on the way to hospital, a health official said.<p>Health workers take blood samples for Ebola …

Disease

Young Canadian reunites Haitian 'orphans' with parents | News Home | Reuters

MIAMI (Reuters) - Morgan Wienberg, a slight 22-year-old from Canada, was only 18 when she joined the wave of volunteers who flew to Haiti to help out after the catastrophic earthquake in 2010.<p>Morgan Wienberg (L), 22, poses with 14-year-old Ysaac Jeudy of Haiti, an orphan who lost his mother in the …

United Nations

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Supreme Court rejects Harper appointee Marc Nadon

The Supreme Court has dealt a stunning blow to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, ruling that his latest appointee to that court, Justice Marc Nadon of Quebec, is not legally qualified for the job.<p>The court ruled 6-1 that the purpose of the special appointment rules for Quebec judges is "to ensure …

Canada

Abandoned 'baby hatch' scheme suspended in southern Chinese city | News Home | Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have suspended operations at a “baby hatch”, where anonymous mothers can safely abandoned new-born babies, in the city of Guangzhou as a surge in the number of infants has overwhelmed the center which only opened in late January.<p>Many Chinese cities have set …

China

Malaysian airplane investigators look at suicide as possible motive | News Home | Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The co-pilot of a missing Malaysian jetliner spoke the last words heard from the cockpit, the airline’s chief executive said on Monday, as investigators consider suicide by the captain or first officer as one possible explanation for the disappearance.<p>Malaysia Airlines …

Airplanes

Defense at bin Laden son-in-law trial cites alleged 9/11 mastermind | News Home | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law Suleiman Abu Ghaith, on trial in New York, had no role in al Qaeda military operations, said Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the September 11 attacks, according to court documents filed late on Sunday.<p>An artist sketch shows …

Al-Qaeda

Jean Chrétien: The great survivor of Canadian politics

From the archives: Mark Steyn on the liddle guy from Shawinigan<p><b>This Mark Steyn feature first appeared in Maclean’s on Oct. 29, 2007, revived today on</b> …

What I wish I had known: 16 student tips on how to find a job

<i>The Globe and Mail Student Advisory Council is composed of university and college students and recent graduates talking about life on Canadian campuses and in the classroom.</i><p>1. Most employers would rather train someone they like than work with an experienced person whom they dislike.<p>2. Let your …

Four hard truths I’ve learned about divorce

T.S. Eliot knew a lot about misery, but he was wrong about April. By any objective standard, January is the cruellest month.<p>I'm not just talking about the wind chill or the post-holiday credit-card bills or even the extra set of hips that bulges out from over your jeans as if it were unpasteurized …

Poll Suggests Canadians Slightly Prefer Trudeau For Prime Minister

His party is polling ahead of its rivals and his approval ratings are miles ahead of the prime minister.<p>But do Canadians think Justin Trudeau is the …

5 Reasons Why Central Africans Are Living At The Airport (PHOTOS)

Over the past month, fighting between militia groups has devastated Central African Republic. In an effort to rein in the violence, the president and prime minister’s resignations were announced Friday at a summit in neighboring Chad.<p>Meanwhile, Central Africans desperately seek safety wherever they …

Math-obsessed parents should sit back, relax and count to 10

Babies really should come with warnings taped to them: "May break if dropped," "Contains explosive material" and, most important, "Likely to cause math anxiety."<p>The anxiety won't set in immediately, of course. Babies aren't inherently mathematically complex, since they come with two of nearly …

Mathematics

An Open Letter to Bad Tippers

A reader, "MJ," sent me this:<p>Dear Matt,Can you write something about people who don't tip??? I see you've posted about people who are rude to customer service and people who leave their carts in the parking lot... what about people who don't leave tips. I'd like to tell you about what happened to …

Customer Service