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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:52:51 +0000
The Harper government is trying to win support for its pipelines and resource agenda by pushing First Nations to sideline their aboriginal rights in exchange for business opportunities, documents reveal. The news that Canada’s Ministry of Aboriginal A...
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:26:45 +0000
Despite public opposition, no evidence of similar policies working anywhere in the world, major questions on cost, precise scope of powers and human rights implications going unanswered, and the government’s own Communications Minister on the record d...
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:18:48 +0000
Uruguay’s Jose Mujica, the “world’s poorest president,” passed the presidential torch this weekend, leaving the executive office in the hands of successor – and predecessor – Tabaré Vázquez. Vázquez has a strong track record of economic g...
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:15:03 +0000
Weeks of investigation by federal and state agencies have failed to uncover how a potential bioterror agent escaped from a Louisiana laboratory four months ago, or how far it has spread. Since November, four rhesus macaque monkeys and a USDA investigato...
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 23:38:18 +0000
More than 300 young people have been groomed and sexually exploited by gangs of men in Oxfordshire in the past 15 years, a damning report into the failures of police and social services to stop years of sexual torture, trafficking and rape will reveal, ...
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:11:48 +0000
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:55:21 +0000
Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 17 U.S.C. § 106 and 17 U.S.C. § 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as cri...
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:49:19 +0000
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:26:22 +0000
A young dance music fan who spectacularly failed to enjoy a set after spending the whole time trying to identify which tracks were playing has been hospitalised for mental health issues. Brian Tucker was playing a Soundcloud link of a DJ set in the comp...
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:43:51 +0000
The sci-fi series could be making a return to our screens