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Black Doctor From Canada Served in U.S. Civil War, Attended Dying Abe Lincoln
Society & Culture  (tags: Anderson Ruffin Abbott MD, culture, ethics, usa, civil war, doctor, Union Army, Abe Lincoln, assassination )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - cbc.ca
Anderson Ruffin Abbott was a young doctor when he left Toronto to work as a surgeon during the U.S. Civil War. He came to know President Abraham Lincoln, visiting his bedside after he was shot.
Rob Nicholson: Mohamed Fahmy Can Get New Passport When Egypt Clears Him For Travel
World  (tags: Canada, Egypt, Mohamad Famhy, passport, trial, ethics, government, politics, terrorism )

Lynn
- 14 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson was accused Thursday of incompetent, disgraceful conduct for not agreeing to issue Mohamed Fahmy a new Canadian passport while he awaits trial in Egypt.
Colorblind People See Certain Colors For The First Time Ever, Are Visibly Moved
Science & Tech  (tags: colour blindness, innovation, EnChroma, glasses, science )

Lynn
- 21 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
It's easy to take the little things for granted. Like seeing certain colors, for instance. âEUR¦The video was made in partnership with EnChroma, a company that makes glasses that "enable colorblind people to see color for the first time in their lives,"
A Snowstorm Can't Stop Halifax's Flowers From Blooming
Offbeat  (tags: environment, humor, off-beat, spring, flowers )

Lynn
- 28 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Neville MacKay of Halifax floral shop My Mother's Bloomers had seen flowers on March 19 every year leading up to the present day. And he'd be damned if he was going to let snow stop them this year.
At Last, a Western Country Stands Up to Saudi Arabia on Human Rights
World  (tags: Sweden, Saudi Arabia, palestine, middle-east, arms sales )

Lynn
- 31 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Saudi Arabia bought some $39 million in Swedish military equipment last year alone. The kingdom recently became the world's biggest arms importer; it's Sweden's third-largest non-Western customer for weapons.
ExxonMobil's NAFTA Win Over Oil R&D Called 'Corporate Bullying'
Business  (tags: NAFTA, corporate bullying, oil, energy, law, International Centre for Settlement of I, Newfoundland, Exxon Mobil, Murphy Oil )

Lynn
- 41 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes made the decision through a recent tribunal, about three years after the two U.S. companies had successfully argued their NAFTA challenge. . .NAFTA
Boehner Makes Republicans 'Tools and Dupes' of Netanyahu's Election Campaign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, congress, Boehner, Netanyahu, George Washington, SCOTUS, United States v. Curtiss-Wright Export C, Madison, AIPAC, Iran )

Lynn
- 44 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
One of the defining precepts of the American Republic from its earliest days to today has been that the president of the United States represents the country in its dealings with the world.
Free QatarâEUR(TM)s Modern Slaves --- PLEASE SIGN!!
World  (tags: Qatar, Human Rights, modern slavery, death, ethics, society, world, Avaaz, petition, 2022 FIFA World Cup )

Lynn
- 53 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Forced to work under the desertâEUR(TM)s scorching sun, denied food, drinking water, and barred from escaping home, thousands of men in Qatar are modern day slaves. And we can help free them.
 
 
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