U.S. ‘mother of all bombs’ death toll rises to 94- The number of militants killed in an attack by the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military has risen to 94, an Afghan official said..
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Blues vs Wild game 5 result - Magnus Paajarvi scored 9:42 into overtime giving St.Louis a 4-3 win. The Blues win the series 4-1 and play the Nashville Predators in the next round.
MLS: Whitecaps vs Timber result - Portland scored twice in the first half and hung on to beat Vancouver 2-1. Whitecaps fall to 2-4-1 on the season. Listen to sports at :15 and :4
The 11 Best First Episodes in TV History - Shows that were perfect from the beginningFOR THE DEFENSE OF TRADITION, FAMILY HISTORY AND LINEAGES.
Our Delegate for Lebanon, Dr.Prof.Varant Zareh Seropian, has proudly forwarded us information about his son, 6 years old, Lordling Zareh Varant Seropian, who was invited to play piano at Gananchina Musical College affiliated with the High Musical Conservatory of Yerevan.
US-Israel extradition battle looms in case of teen JCC bomb hoaxer. Youth, said to be unrepentant, was charged on 31 counts in the US on Friday and faces a lengthy jail term there; Israel is set to charge him on Monday
Power outage cripples San Francisco for 7 hours.The blackout started just after 9 a.m. (noon ET/1600 GMT) and at one point affected nearly 90,000 customers, according to PG&E. The cause of the fire was a circuit breaker failure at the substation, PG&E spokesman Paul Doherty said.
One dead after bus crash near Quesnel - One person is dead and seven others are injured after a crash involving a Greyhound bus on Highway 97 near Quesnel. The bus was enroute from Clinton to Prince George when the crash happened around 5PM.
How big money corrupts politics: BC’s Wild West of campaign funding needs reform (Elizabeth Murphy, Common Ground, April 2017)
Sinixt First Nation not extinct after all, court rules. Judge rules the Sinixt have not lost their connection to a huge swath of southern B.C.
‘Enough now’: Standing Rock tribe formally asks protesters to leave camps. Hundreds remain in camps set up to oppose contentious $3.8B Dakota Access pipeline project.* Visit Native American Peoples
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The next French president’s nuclear problem - 4/19/17, 1:44 PM CET - Candidates face tough decisions on the country’s nuclear energy future.
French President Marine le Pen’s First 100 Days. Hypothetical French election
Bank of Canada gets nerdy to celebrate anniversary OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Bank of Canada may not be known for its humor but it marked the nation’s 150th anniversary with a bit of whimsy, embedding a computer code in its website that lets users unlock a digital celebration.