Saturday, 21 Sep 2019

Climate Protesters and World Leaders: Same Planet, Different Worlds

UNITED NATIONS — This is the world we live in: Punishing heat waves, catastrophic floods, huge fires and climate conditions so uncertain that children took to the streets en masse in global protests to demand action. But this is also the world we live in: A pantheon of world leaders who have deep ties to […]

Challenge to identify the next mass shooter remains despite spike in tips: police

It had all the makings of a massacre. Six guns, including a Colt AR-15 rifle. About 1,000 rounds of ammunition. A bulletproof vest. And an angry Southern California man who threatened to kill his co-workers at a hotel and its guests. But a concerned colleague intervened, alerting authorities who arrested 37-year-old Rodolfo Montoya, a cook […]

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran. “Be careful, a limited aggression will not remain limited. We will […]

Whitey Bulger’s family filing wrongful death suit against DOJ

The family of James “Whitey” Bulger signaled its intent Friday to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the Justice Department, nearly a year after the Boston gangster was beaten to death in federal prison. Bulger, who was 89 when he died last October, had been moved into the general population of the federal penitentiary in […]

Man wanted by police for secretly divorcing his wife without her knowing

A Texas man is wanted by police after he allegedly filed for and completed divorce proceedings against his wife without her knowledge.  Paul Nixon, 51, was accused of aggravated forgery — a felony charge — after authorities discovered his fraudulent divorce paperwork, the Houston Chronicle reports. Nixon apparently filed the paperwork on Feb. 15, the day after […]

Kitchener’s a great spot for a cheap date: study

If you are frugal and are either in love or looking for love, Kitchener is one of the better cities in Canada for you. A new study released by the dating website EliteSingles looked at the cost of a date in 15 Canadian cities and Kitchener was the sixth cheapest. In fact, the average date […]