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CRTC okays Bell Media buying out 35.8% of English-speaking media market in Canada

CRTC okays Bell Media buying out 35.8% of English-speaking media market in Canada

Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE)'s most recent bid to buy Astral Media's television and radio services for CAD$3.4 billion has been approved on Thursday by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the Canadian regulatory body which supervises broadcasting and telecommunications.

Device used after-hours in Castlegar getting panned in Australia as discriminatory

Device used after-hours in Castlegar getting panned in Australia as discriminatory

A device known as the Mosquito, set for trials in New South Wales (NSW), Australia by

New state in US?

New state in US?

Citing anger over state policies, commissioners from the northeastern Colorado counties of Weld, Morgan, Logan, Sedgwick, Phillips, Washington, Yuma, and Kit Carson expressed interest, at a meeting in early June, in withdrawing from Colorado to form a new U.S. state, named "North Colorado".

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: 'I don't want to live in a society that does these sort of things'

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Guardian's Glenn Greenwald talks to Edward Snowden, the source behind the NSA files about his motives for the biggest intelligence leak in a generation.

Scientists find mammoth remains with preserved DNA

Scientists find mammoth remains with preserved DNA

An extremely well preserved woolly mammoth has been found by Russian scientists in Siberia, announced Wednesday.

Anti-Government Protests Rock Turkey

Anti-Government Protests Rock Turkey

In 2001, Recep Tayyip Erdogan established the Justice and Development Party (AKP). In November 2002, it won nearly two-thirds of parliamentary seats. It did so with 35% of the vote.

Earlier dominant parties were rebuffed. Hard times aroused public anger. Voters rejected corrupt political rule. At the time, Istanbul newspaper Sabah called AKP’s triumph a “revolution by impoverished Anatolia against the old political guard.”

Australian politician injured by kangaroo

Australian politician injured by kangaroo

A kangaroo injured Australian politician Shane Rattenbury in the Australian capital, Canberra, on Thursday. Mr. Rattenbury was taking a morning jog in the Canberra suburb of Ainslie when the kangaroo surprised him, and in the ensuing confrontation, Mr. Rattenbury was scratched several times on the leg.

White House releases Benghazi emails

White House releases Benghazi emails

The United States White House released roughly a hundred pages of emails on Wednesday related to the September 11, 2012 attack on the United States diplomatic post in Benghazi,

Murdoch’s Circle: The Growing News International Scandal

Murdoch’s Circle: The Growing News International Scandal

Bank of Canada unveils new bills from International space station

Bank of Canada unveils new bills from International space station

Canada’s new and more secure $5 and $10 polymer bank notes were unveiled today at the Bank of Canada’s Ottawa head office, and from aboard the International Space Station. Both of the new notes will begin circulating, at the same time, this November.

Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney and Paul G. Smith, Chairman of the Board at VIA Rail Canada, were joined via satellite by Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Commander of the International Space Station, to unveil these final two notes in the new Polymer series.

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