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January 15, 2013

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Allan W Janssen
Middle aged white, Anglo-Saxon, protestant, semi retired, semi-sane, semi-serious male. An endangered species who is not going quietly.




 
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Golf-Jacklin thrilled rookie Gallacher proved him wrong

By Tony Jimenez LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Former captain Tony Jacklin is delighted Ryder Cup rookie Stephen Gallacher made him eat his words by securing a place in Europe's team for the showdown with the United States in Scotl...
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Nova Scotia food and film fest offers feast for eyes and bellies alike

By Geordon Omand Foodies and film fans alike will have common cause to celebrate this fall as a small community in the heart of Nova Scotia’s wine country gets ready to host what organizers are billing as the world’...
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Young jihadists are twisted, evil and clueless

Back in 2002 American journalist Daniel Pearl was kidnapped and beheaded by an Islamist gang.Before he was murdered he was forced to "confess" that he was a Jew. Pearl had been eager to tell the Pakistani story, the Islamic sto...
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Craft distilleries in Vancouver area serve up cocktails, offer tours

VANCOUVER — There’s a thriving craft distillery scene in and around Vancouver, which is being helped by recent changes to B.C. liquor regulations. Thirsty visitors have plenty of options. Some highlights suggested o...
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Somali officials say U.S. struck where al Shabaab were meeting

(Reuters) - An air strike by U.S. military forces struck an area where leaders of Somalia's al Qaeda-linked militants were meeting, intelligence sources said on Tuesday, but it was unclear whether any insurgent commanders were ...
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Study dismisses London mayor’s plan to close Heathrow airport

By Kari Lundgren London Mayor Boris Johnson’s plan to close Heathrow airport and build a new hub on a peninsular in the Thames estuary was dismissed by an official study as too expensive and complex to address Britain&rsq...
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Saudi arrests 88 suspects in alleged al-Qaida cell

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia says it has arrested 88 men who are suspected of being part of an al-Qaida cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom. The announcement Tuesday comes amid the adva...
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Health Canada overwhelmed by medical marijuana licence applications, approvals slow

OTTAWA — The number of Canadian firms applying for lucrative medical marijuana licences has topped 1,000, as a so-called “greenrush” continues to overwhelm Health Canada. So far, only two new licences hav...
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Nexus 9 rumoured to have Bluetooth keyboard case

Last week brought plenty of rumours about the Nexus X, but there’s still room for some talk about Google’s plans for the Nexus tablet...
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US flight diverted over reclining seat dispute

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Delta Air Lines flight from New York to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted to Jacksonville because of a dispute between passengers over a reclining seat. Jacksonville station News 4 Jax (http://...
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In first for 9/11 anniversary, memorial plaza at ground zero will be open to public that night

By Jennifer Peltz NEW YORK — The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks’ anniversary this year, the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date...
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Littering a crime of inconvenience for Canadians (with video)

A little known fact: The average Canadian litterbug walks 12 steps in search of a garbage can before giving up and dropping the trash on the ground. Yes, it appears our litterbugs are a lazy lot. Cigarette butts are the [&helli...
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6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

MOGADISHU, Somalia – A member of the Somali group al-Shabab says its leader was travelling in one of two vehicles hit Monday night in a U.S. military strike but the spokesman would not say if the leader was among the &hel...
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New plans for a huge port in Venice despite large cruise ships ban

By Nick Squires Plans for a massive port in Venice have been announced despite a government ban on cruise ships from 2015 to save the threatened historic city. Paolo Costa, a former mayor of the World Heritage city and now [&he...
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What Book Changes Are Revealed in These Game of Thrones Photos?

More turns on the Star Wars rumor-mobile, including information on villains and casting. There's a denial of a grim Batman v. Superman character rumor. And another of Ryan Murphy's favorite actors may be showing up on American...
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Things Are Good: You Should Replace Should With Could

Some new research hints that you should change how you think about issues and what to do. Often we think about things we should do and what we ought to do is ask what we could do.

Asking yourself, for example, “...

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Iranian cleric issues fatwa against the Internet

A prominent hard-line Iranian cleric has denounced high-speed mobile Internet and 3G services as “immoral and unlawful.”

Last week, Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem-Shirazi said 3G mobile services are again...
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Obama takes the title of “Mr. Dithers!”

Dear Readers: We used to call Prime Minister Paul Martin “Mr. Dithers,” but due to recent events, we here at the Perspective Research Department think that President Obama has deservedly taken that tittle as his o...
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Round-Up: Sep. 2, 2014

Check out my latest article at The Mary Sue about how all the Star Trek series do on the Bechdel Test. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Kate McInturff looks at how Harper’s Economic Action Plan for the N...
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Babel-on-the-Bay: Morning Line for Toronto: Chow at 6 – 1.

Olivia Chow has become something of a long shot in Toronto’s 2014 mayoralty contest. After a strong campaign launch in the spring, it has become clear to the media and the people hearing her speak that she lacks the on...

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Widower goes back to university to study the cancer that killed his wife

EDMONTON — Powel Crosley was lost after his wife died of a rare form of ovarian cancer. But he felt compelled to carry on her fight somehow against the disease and to help find a treatment for others — so ...
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Saudi court jails imam for Eid sermon glorifying violence that wasn’t officially religiously condoned Saudi violence

RIYADH — A court in Riyadh sentenced an imam to five years in prison after he was convicted of glorifying takfirist (accusing others of apostasy) organizations in a sermon he delivered more than a year ago, Asharq Al-Awsa...
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New Brunswick Liberals tout education plan

MONCTON, N.B. – Liberal Leader Brian Gallant says his party would take a non-partisan approach to improving New Brunswick’s education system if elected on Sept. 22. Gallant says he would work with other political pa...
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Kei Nishikori ousts Milos Raonic in early morning battle at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Milos Raonic was eliminated from the U.S. Open by Japan’s Kei Nishikori in five sets early Tuesday. The 10th-seeded Nishikori prevailed 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4 to advance to the quarter-fina...
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Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder Cup

VIRGINIA WATER, England – European captain Paul McGinley chose Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as his wild-card selections Tuesday for the Ryder Cup — leaving former No. 1 Luke Donald off the team. D...
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Hearing for infamous timber company Sino-Forest begins

Top of the Morning Ian Campbell of Reuters Breakingviews makes the case that the prospects for gold aren’t too shiny despite widespread geopolitical tensions: The outlook for gold remains bad.…

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"They said you must never refer to that again, you must never refer to Asian men"

"And [the] other response was to book me on a two-day ethnicity and diversity course to raise my awareness of ethnic issues."
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Inside the New Canada Conference: Shaping our future

Charlottetown’s quiet calm on this Labour Day Monday belied the frenzied mood in its Confederation Centre, where I, along with 99 colleagues, packed in to begin the New Canada Conference. Challenged to come up with a visi...
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How can Canada achieve its vision of a just and inclusive society?

The first full day of New Canada Conference programming was punctuated by a multifaceted but distinct idea: that Canada can and must rise to its great potential domestically and globally. Cultivating critical self-awareness, at...
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UK deputy leader criticizes ill boy case

LONDON – U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said Tuesday it was inappropriate to throw the full weight of the law at a family who took their ill 5-year-old child to Spain in order for him to receive a revolutionary &he...
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