New York police officers killed in Brooklyn

Al Jazeera - 1 hour 17 min ago
Gunman dies of self-inflicted gun wound after shooting two US police officers inside their patrol car, officials say.

Pakistan steps up campaign against Taliban

Al Jazeera - 1 hour 43 min ago
Aerial strikes in Khyber Agency reported as military intensifies attacks on suspected Pakistani Taliban stronghold.

Castro says US must respect communist system

Al Jazeera - 3 hours 19 min ago
Cuban leader says his country will not give up its socialist principles as Havana works to restore ties with US.

Military apologizes to ex-corporal who accused superior of sexual assault

CBC Canadian News - 6 hours 11 sec ago

In a 21-page letter to former corporal Stéphanie Raymond, the Canadian Armed Forces' Chief of Staff admitted the treatment she experienced after filing a complaint of sexual assault against a superior was not in line with military procedures.

Polar bear plunge dos and don'ts

CBC Canadian News - 6 hours 40 min ago

Whether you are challenging yourself as a new year's resolution or raising money for your favourite charity, there are safety tips to keep in mind before you make the plunge.

Canadian Kaillie Humphries makes bobsled history

CBC Canadian News - 7 hours 51 min ago

Canada’s Kaillie Humphries makes bobsled history by becoming one of the first women to compete in the four-man bobsled event, finishing in 15th place.

Will Tunisia pass the transition test?

Al Jazeera - 7 hours 53 min ago
Tunisians go to the polls to choose their first democratically elected president since 2011 revolution.

N Korea seeks joint probe over Sony hacking

Al Jazeera - 8 hours 3 min ago
Pyongyang warns of "serious" consequences if US does not cooperate after FBI accused it of hacking into Sony Pictures.

Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing for Gazans

Al Jazeera - 8 hours 7 min ago
Temporary reopening of access point to Gaza Strip will allow Palestinians stranded in Egypt to go home.

Afghan civilian casualties 'hit record high'

Al Jazeera - 8 hours 23 min ago
UN says casualties are expected to exceed 10,000 by end of 2014, making it deadliest year for noncombatants since 2009.

Mustard Seed campaign uses airbnb ads to raise awareness for homelessness

CBC Canadian News - 8 hours 53 min ago

Travellers looking online for a short-term rental in Calgary over the holiday season may be offered a few cheap but less-than-appealing listings.

B.C. avian flu virus has Asian origin new to North America

CBC Canadian News - 9 hours 6 min ago

The avian flu virus involved in an outbreak in British Columbia is related to a deadly strain that has spread through Asia and is now affecting North American poultry for the first time, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says.

US releases four Afghans from Guantanamo

Al Jazeera - 9 hours 17 min ago
Defence Department says release of detainees, arrested between 2002 and 2003, followed thorough review of their case.

Scarborough girl killed by transit bus identified as Amaria Diljohn

CBC Canadian News - 9 hours 17 min ago

The 14-year-old-girl struck and killed in Scarborough by a transit bus that failed to remain at the scene has been identified as Amaria Diljohn.

Saudi police kill 'terrorists' in Shia area

Al Jazeera - 9 hours 22 min ago
Interior ministry says four men shot in eastern Awamiya region were behind the killing of a member of security forces.

Cuba's Castro to attend Americas summit

Al Jazeera - 9 hours 44 min ago
President Raul Castro will potentially have his first meeting with Obama since US announced it is restoring ties.

Tainted street drugs send 10 to hospital in Saskatoon

CBC Canadian News - 11 hours 37 min ago

Potentially deadly ingredients mixed into cocaine and ecstasy sent 10 people to hospital on Friday night, and police in Saskatoon are warning others to be careful.

Erdogan defends crackdown on opponents

Al Jazeera - 12 hours 10 min ago
Turkish president calls clampdown on critical journalists and move to arrest US-based arch-foe "clean" legal process.

Le mépris n'a pas sa place

Presse-toi a gauche! - 12 hours 55 min ago

Comment interpréter les offres méprisantes qui nous sont tombées dessus cette semaine autrement qu'en se disant qu'elles ont été pensées et rédigées par des gens qui ont une totale indifférence pour les services publics et pour celles et ceux qui y travaillent ?
Une première gifle
Gel salarial, refonte complète des retraites, atteinte aux droits des travailleuses et travailleurs à statut précaire, etc., tout cela n'était que le premier acte de cette offensive en règle contre les personnes travaillant (...)

- Les blogues de Presse-toi à gauche ! / , , ,

Charges laid after 101-year-old WWII vet robbed, left with plastic bag over head

CBC Canadian News - 13 hours 8 min ago

A 59-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly forcing his way into the home of a 101-year-old war veteran, robbing him and leaving him bound with a plastic bag over his head.

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