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Canadian Muslims Can Expect More Discrimination Under Bill C-51
World  (tags: Canada, Human Rights, Muslims, Bill C-51, anti terrorism, society )

- 2 days ago -
"People need to understand a terrible injustice was done to me. I was labelled a terrorist because I happened to be Muslim ... That is racial profiling ... Canadian officials ruined my life without a second thought, and that is really hard..."
Polish Nurse Cat, Rademenes, Comforts Sick Shelter Animals Until They Feel Better
Animals  (tags: cats, Rademenes, animals, GoodNews, nurse cat )

- 2 days ago -
Rademenes may look like an average cat, but that's far from the truth. This adorable feline has a very special duty to perform at his Bydgoszcz, Poland shelter. He comforts other animals when they're sick, and has been given the title of "nurse cat."
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 )

- 2 days ago -
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.
Camera-Shy Chimpanzee Swats Drone From the Sky
Offbeat  (tags: Netherlands, Koninklijke Burgers' Zoo, chimpanzees, drone, camera, off-beat )

- 4 days ago -
A chimpanzee at a zoo in the Netherlands took offence to being filmed and swatted a drone from the sky that was being used to collect footage of apes for a television show.
The Iranian Ascendancy
World  (tags: middle-east, iran, iraq, israel, usa, politics, china, air strikes, Iranian Islamic Revolution, Shia Islam, Sunni Islam )

- 5 days ago -
âEUR¦ just about every time Washington has committed another blunder in the Middle East, Iran has stepped in to take advantage. Consider that country the rising power in the region and credit American clumsiness for the new Iranian ascendancy.
Canada Became More Unequal Under Stephen Harper
World  (tags: Canada, Stephen Harper, inequality, politics, government, ethics )

- 7 days ago -
Canada has become a more unequal society under Stephen HarperâEUR¦failing to invest in universal child care and concentrating on the petroleum sector to the exclusion of other areasâEUR¦moved Canada away from the path set by many western European democracies
Cakewalk Cotton and 'Kill the Deal' Kristol's Easy War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, ethics, Iran deal, politics, propaganda, nuclear weapons, republicans, Tom Cotton, Bill Kristol )

- 9 days ago -
Tom Cotton argued that stopping Iran's nuclear programs could be achieved through "several days of air and naval bombing." âEUR¦ they wouldn't require "150,000 heavy mechanized troops on the ground in the Middle East again as we saw in Iraq."
Netanyahu: Israeli Cabinet United In Opposition To Iran Nuclear Deal
World  (tags: iran, israel, nuclear negotiations, Netanyahu, ethics, politics, United Nations, enriched uranium, IAEA )

- 15 days ago -
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he and his Cabinet are united in "strongly opposing" an emerging framework agreement on curbing Iran's nuclear program and demanded that any final deal contain Iranian recognition of Israel's right to exist.
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 )

- 15 days ago -
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 )

- 22 days ago -
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,"
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