Sunday, January 30, 2011

Was shah's son 'murdered' by regime on U.S. soil?

   On Jan. 4, just after the New Year, the youngest son of the late shah of Iran, Alireza Pahlavi, was found dead in his Boston apartment at the age of 44, his head blown off by a double-barrel shotgun – both chambers of which had discharged.
   Following news of Alireza's death, with lightning speed the Suffolk County district attorney quickly declared it a suicide.
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Thousands of inmates escape jails in Egypt turmoil

   Hundreds of Muslim militants were freed from jails and thousands of other inmates vanished as protests in Egypt descended into anarchy on Sunday.
   Gangs of armed men attacked at least four jails across Egypt before dawn on Sunday, while shopping malls and the streets of Cairo were similarly overrun.
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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Grand Forks Bruins Release Coach

   With 9 games left in the 2010/11 season and out of playoffs contention, the Border Bruins have relieved Head Coach/General Manager Jesse Dorrans of his duties.
   Dorrans had spent 2 seasons behind the Bruins' bench, posting a record of 13-75-1.
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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Different Courts

   The Russian Supreme Court says that of nearly 800,000 criminal defendants brought into federal courts during the first nine months of last year, 99.3 percent were convicted.

Friday, January 21, 2011

The Five Year Shadow of Stephen Harper

On the big things, on the things that really count, Stephen Harper has governed well. But that doesn’t mean he deserves your vote.
The daily noise of politics can drown perspective. But when taking stock at an anniversary, or as a possible election approaches – or both – it’s best to focus on what really matters.

Monday, January 17, 2011


   International Forest Products Ltd. (Interfor) has broken their silence in the conversation about the mill slated to re-open in Midway. Interfor says that information presented by Boundary Sawmill Inc. (BSI) and Vaagen Brothers Lumber Inc. in their meetings being held across the region are not accurate and that the re-opening of the Midway mill may well jeopardize the future of the Grand Forks mill.
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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Three Years For Death Of Children

A Saskatchewan man whose two young daughters froze to death after he drunkenly dragged them outside in the middle of a blizzard is being released from prison.

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Sunday, January 9, 2011

Things Heard

Once the ancient question was: how do I conform my soul to objective reality? The answer was: by virtue and discipline.

Today the question is: how can I reconfigure reality to conform to my passions?