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As the Trump administration pushes for peace in Afghanistan, a new U.S. watchdog report says Afghan security forces are shrinking, gaps in security are growing, and the Taliban are largely holding their own despite a surge in American bombing. These trends reflect what U.S. military officials call a stalemated war, more than...
https://youtu.be/ZkWn40I6J2o WARNING: video may contain graphic images. Silent Wars: Why are some conflicts left in the dark? Watch our in-depth Global News explainer As you’re reading this, there are more than 40 violent conflicts unfolding around the world. Conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria have caught the western world’s attention, mostly due to western intervention. However, many conflicts are left...
A police officer in Texas ran into a house on Saturday morning to rescue a family after discovering a fire in the garage, which was moving towards the home where a father and his five children were sleeping. A police officer in Texas is being commended for his quick act...
RRSPs come with a “best before date” that no one tells you about. They are great if you retire at 65, but not if you stay in the workforce for extra years. Bob Layton has the details in this week’s editorial. This article was originally sourced from here.
Tacks were reportedly found in bike lanes on 102nd Avenue. Did they get there by accident or on purpose? READ MORE: Cyclists call tacks found on Edmonton bike lanes ‘upsetting’ Some bikers, after the way they’ve been treated by motorists, would not be surprised if it was deliberate. READ MORE: WATCH: Cyclist smashes driver’s...
It’s an annoying part of the concert-going experience: lining up at the doors in the heat/cold/rain waiting for someone to scan/take/tear your ticket. It’s not so bad if the venue is small, but if you’re trying to get into an arena and stadium, that’s a different story. Even if...
After a couple of rough days (including having my parked car bashed while I was grocery shopping), I decided I needed some nostalgic laughs for relief. I searched around and finally decided on 1982’s Fast Times at Ridgemont High because I remembered it being really, really funny. Instead, I was...

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