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Dozens dead in Connecticut school shooting

Obama cries in his comments on the Connecticut School Shooting. (Image: Carolyn Kaster/AP)

Before turning the gun on himself, a 20-year-old male opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut killing 28 people, 20 of them children ranging from five to ten years old. Approximately 600 students were inside the school.

Canada and Israel - The Ugly Canadian

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Yves Engler: PM Harper has moved Canada to become the closest ally of the Israeli hard right

Low emissions car launched in Qatar

Low emissions car launched in Qatar

Qatari non-profit organization Gulf Organization for Research and Development (GORD) launched a low emissions car at the 2012 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 18) in Doha. The car was designed and developed in Qatar.

Revealed during a press conference at the Qatar National Convention Centre, the car in addition to an internal combustion engine, includes an automotive thermoelectric generator designed to capture waste heat to produce hydrogen. GORD expects the heat waste collecting system to be compatible with any gasoline or compressed natural gas car.

Cloud services helps you keep in touch with your family friend

Cloud services helps you keep in touch with your family friend

Japanese multinational company Fujitsu launched a website for a dog pedometer which allows customers to monitor their dog's health online.

The device measures data while attached to the dog's collar. Customers are also able to add more data to the website manually, then it displays the complete set of data graphically.

Fujitsu launched the website today (Tuesday) and plans to start the sales in Japan tomorrow (Wednesday).

'Gangnam Style' officially most viewed video on YouTube

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The music video for "Gangnam Style", a song by South Korean artist Psy, has become the most viewed YouTube video of all time.

The video, which now has over 816 million views since being uploaded in July, became the most watched after overtaking the music video for "Baby", a song by Canadian singer Justin Bieber, which was placed on YouTube in 2010.

COMMENT: Straight talk on Gaza

COMMENT: Straight talk on Gaza

Palestine's democratically elected government is targeted. West Bank coup d'etat authority has no legitimacy. Abbas' term as president expired in January 2009. Israel rigged his 2005 election.

What's ongoing is illegal aggressive war. Israeli provocations caused it. Israel's entire history reflects belligerence. It lives by the sword. It's a modern-day Sparta.

Global Mining and The Ugly Canadian

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Yves Engler: The Canadian Harper government actively interferes in the affairs of other countries on behalf of mining companies registered in Canada.

Nanaimo police arrest U.S. sex offender

Nanaimo police arrest U.S. sex offender

A 49-year-old American citizen, wanted in several states for sex offence parole violations, was arrested in Nanaimo early yesterday morning.

Israel launches airstrikes against Gaza Strip, kills Hamas commander

Smoke rises following an Israeli air strike in Khan Yunis, southern Gaza Strip, on November 14, 2012.

Israel has launched a series of aristrikes against military targets inside the Gaza Strip, killing a senior Hamas leader.

Yes, Companies Are Harvesting – and Selling – Your Facebook Profile

Yes, Companies Are Harvesting – and Selling – Your Facebook Profile

by Lois Beckett: Yesterday, we got a rare look at how information on your public social media profiles—including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn—is being harvested and resold by large consumer data companies.

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