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The DAILY DIGEST: INFORMATION and OPINION from ST. JOHN'S to VICTORIA.
ARCHIVED at http://cdndailydigest.blogspot.com/

OPINION AND INFORMATION

>>>>>>>>>>CANADA<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>HEADLINES ACROSS CANADA
<http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/>CTV
Atlantic  <http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/>CTV
Montreal  <http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/>CTV
Ottawa  <http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/>CTV
Toronto  <http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/>CTV
Northern
Ontario  <http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/>CTV
<http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/>Kitchener
<http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/>CTV
Winnipeg  <http://regina.ctvnews.ca/>CTV Regina
<http://saskatoon.ctvnews.ca/>CTVSaskatoon
<http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/>CTV
Calgary  <http://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/>CTV
Edmonton  <http://bc.ctvnews.ca/>CTV British
<http://bc.ctvnews.ca/>Columbia <http://www.cbc.ca/bc/>


<http://www.cbc.ca/bc/>CBCRritish
<http://www.cbc.ca/bc/>Columbia
»<http://www.cbc.ca/calgary/>Calgary
<http://www.cbc.ca/edmonton/>Edmonton
»<http://www.cbc.ca/sask/>Saskatchewan»
<http://www.cbc.ca/manitoba/>Manitoba»
<http://www.cbc.ca/thunderbay/>Thunder Bay»
<http://www.cbc.ca/sudbury/>Sudbury »
<http://www.cbc.ca/windsor/>Windsor »
<http://www.cbc.ca/kitchener-waterloo/>Kitchener-Waterloo
<http://www.cbc.ca/hamilton/>Hamilton
<http://www.cbc.ca/toronto/>Toronto
»<http://www.cbc.ca/ottawa/>Ottawa
<http://www.cbc.ca/montreal/>Montreal
»<http://www.cbc.ca/nb/>New Brunswick
»<http://www.cbc.ca/pei/>Prince Edward Island
<http://www.cbc.ca/ns/>Nova Scotia
»<http://www.cbc.ca/nl/>Newfoundland & Labrador»
<http://www.cbc.ca/north/>North

<http://magzcanada.com/actunews/autres-deboires-pour-snc-lavalin-cette-fois-au-bangladesh/>RCMP
charge ex-bigwig Kevin Wallace, later head of SNC's CANDU Energy
<http://business.financialpost.com/2013/09/18/snc-lavalin-senior-executive-charged-with-bribing-official-in-bangladesh/>SENIOR
SNC-LAVALIN POOHBAH CHARGED WITH BRIBING BANGLADESH OFFICIAL
<http://www.theprovince.com/business/Canada+dominates+World+Bank+corruption+list+thanks+Lavalin/8926869/story.html>Canada
now dominates World Bank corruption list, thanks to SNC-Lavalin



>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>CP
<http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/police-meet-quebec-lib-leader-couillard-says-questions-were-about-party-not-him-224284421.html>Police
meet Quebec Lib leader; Couillard says questions were about party, not him
         <http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/joe-oliver-says-keystone-is-worth-the-costs-of-ongoing-us-lobbying-efforts-224287961.html>Joe
Oliver says Keystone is worth the costs of ongoing U.S. lobbying efforts
<http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/police-conclude-anonymous-emails-to-n-s-ndp-not-criminal-1.1460378>Police
conclude anonymous emails to N.S. NDP not criminal
         <http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/n-s-ndp-gave-polling-firm-wrong-names-of-rival-candidates-in-two-ridings-1.1459884>N.S.
NDP gave polling firm wrong names of rival candidates in two ridings
<http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/pq-cautions-potential-changes-to-quebec-values-charter-will-be-minor-1.1460265>PQ
cautions potential changes to Quebec values charter will be minor
         <http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/safety-board-long-urged-new-rail-level-crossing-regulations-safety-assessments-224246441.html>Safety
board long urged new rail level-crossing regulations, safety assessments
<http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/dad-of-rehtaeh-parsons-disgusted-by-dating-website-ad-featuring-daughters-photo-224209991.html>Dad
of Rehtaeh Parsons disgusted by dating website ad featuring daughter's photo
         <http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/business/blackberry-unveils-larger-smartphone-with-a-five-inch-screen-224188481.html>BlackBerry
unveils larger smartphone with a five-inch screen
<http://www.cbc.ca/news/2.4792/liberals-tories-promise-home-for-colored-children-inquiry-1.1858496>Liberals,
Tories promise Home for Colored Children inquiry

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>CBC
<http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-ndp-leader-adrian-dix-steps-down-1.1859145>B.C.
NDP Leader Adrian Dix steps down
         <http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/ottawa-was-warned-about-arctic-patrol-ships-high-price-1.1859387>Ottawa
was warned about Arctic patrol ships' high price
<http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/via-train-ottawa-bus-crash-draws-transport-investigators-1.1859118>Via
train, Ottawa bus crash draws transport investigators
         <http://www.cbc.ca/news/former-snc-lavalin-vp-charged-in-bangladesh-bribery-probe-1.1858961>Former
SNC-Lavalin VP charged in Bangladesh bribery probe
<http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/politicians-tweet-condolences-following-ottawa-bus-crash-1.1859218>Politicians
tweet condolences following Ottawa bus crash
         <http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/multiple-fatalities-after-oc-transpo-double-decker-bus-hit-by-via-train-1.1858868>Ottawa
police ID 3 of 6 killed in Via train-bus crash
<http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/inmates-file-suit-over-transfer-of-mentally-ill-prisoners-1.1858515>Inmates
file suit over transfer of mentally ill prisoners
         <http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/porter-flights-cancelled-due-to-computer-outages-1.1858520>Porter
flights cancelled due to computer outages

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The Tyee

<http://goto.thetyee.ca/t?r=1472&c=925165&l=36872&ctl=16DF2DA:D52C09EA3BD686D98062E57362A924C08F7D795DAFB9E650&>To
Break Residential Schools' Dark Legacy, Understand Why
         Know the roots of Canada's incarceration
of native children and see why effects linger.
<http://goto.thetyee.ca/t?r=1472&c=925165&l=36872&ctl=16DF2DB:D52C09EA3BD686D98062E57362A924C08F7D795DAFB9E650&>Big
Question at Cities' Shindig: What Will Dix Do?
         Catch the UBCM dish on tax changes,
trash talk and more in this reporter's notebook.
<http://goto.thetyee.ca/t?r=1472&c=925165&l=36872&ctl=16DF2DC:D52C09EA3BD686D98062E57362A924C08F7D795DAFB9E650&>US
Hedge Funds Squeezing Profitable Postmedia: Union
         As media giant makes 17 per cent profit,
Sun, Province publisher says more fat to cut.
<http://goto.thetyee.ca/t?r=1472&c=925165&l=36872&ctl=16DF2DD:D52C09EA3BD686D98062E57362A924C08F7D795DAFB9E650&>Disasters
Foretold in Northern Gateway Danger Zones
         Enbridge already knows where, and how
much, the proposed pipeline could leak.
<http://goto.thetyee.ca/t?r=1472&c=925165&l=36872&ctl=16DF2DE:D52C09EA3BD686D98062E57362A924C08F7D795DAFB9E650&>Vancouver
International Film Festival starts soon!
         <http://goto.thetyee.ca/t?r=1472&c=925165&l=36872&ctl=16DF2DF:D52C09EA3BD686D98062E57362A924C08F7D795DAFB9E650&>VIDEO:
Does speed kill? Not according to this video
<http://goto.thetyee.ca/t?r=1472&c=925165&l=36872&ctl=16DF2E0:D52C09EA3BD686D98062E57362A924C08F7D795DAFB9E650&>Ministry
working on inter-provincial child welfare changes: Cadieux
         <http://goto.thetyee.ca/t?r=1472&c=925165&l=36872&ctl=16DF2E1:D52C09EA3BD686D98062E57362A924C08F7D795DAFB9E650&>Call
for storytellers: Generation Rent
<http://goto.thetyee.ca/t?r=1472&c=925165&l=36872&ctl=16DF2E2:D52C09EA3BD686D98062E57362A924C08F7D795DAFB9E650&>BC,
Saskatchewan agencies 'failed' First Nations toddler: report
         <http://goto.thetyee.ca/t?r=1472&c=925165&l=36872&ctl=16DF2E3:D52C09EA3BD686D98062E57362A924C08F7D795DAFB9E650&>Ottawa's<http://goto.thetyee.ca/t?r=1472&c=925165&l=36872&ctl=16DF2E3:D52C09EA3BD686D98062E57362A924C08F7D795DAFB9E650&>
last-minute pipeline talks worry BC First Nations leader



>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Yahoo News

<http://ca.news.yahoo.com/upbeat-bank-canada-says-economy-162912434.html>Upbeat
Bank of Canada says economy at tipping point 6 hours ago
         <http://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/dailybrew/one-six-canadians-needed-mental-health-treatment-last-222656938.html>One
in six Canadians say they needed mental health
treatment last year, StatsCan reports 2 hours 33 minutes ago
<http://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/dailybrew/mississauga-ont-marilyn-monroe-condos-garner-best-skyscraper-203800711.html>Mississauga,
Ont. 'Marilyn Monroe' condos garner best skyscraper award4 hours ago
         <http://ca.news.yahoo.com/blackberry-plans-lay-off-much-40-per-cent-191632634--finance.html>BlackBerry
plans to lay off as much as 40 per cent of its employees: report 5 hours ago
<http://ca.news.yahoo.com/flaherty-extends-tax-break-manufacturers-says-helps-canada-165548000--finance.html>Flaherty
extends tax break for manufacturers, says it helps Canada compete 5 hours ago
         <http://ca.news.yahoo.com/former-snc-lavalin-vp-charged-bangladesh-bribery-probe-163237186.html>Former
SNC-Lavalin VP charged in Bangladesh bribery probe 8 hours ago
<http://ca.news.yahoo.com/parti-quebecois-no-quick-compromises-values-plan-165344589.html>Parti
Quebecois: No quick compromises on values plan 2 hours 30 minutes ago
         <http://ca.news.yahoo.com/allyson-mcconnell-reportedly-found-dead-australia-064204392.html>Mother
who drowned sons in Alberta reportedly commits suicide 3 hours ago
<http://ca.news.yahoo.com/homicide-team-looks-body-found-surrey-b-c-191930396.html>Homicide
team looks into body found in Surrey, B.C., park 5 hours ago
         <http://ca.news.yahoo.com/yukon-time-trial-tatchun-bridge-contract-case-185921213.html>'Yukon
Time' on trial in Tatchun bridge contract case 6 hours ago
<http://ca.news.yahoo.com/university-b-c-says-250-000-pledged-anti-173129561.html>University
of B.C. says $250,000 pledged for anti-rape
counselling, education 2 hours 36 minutes ago
         <http://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/dailybrew/canada-post-vulnerable-acts-terrorism-according-rcmp-143813841.html>Canada
Post vulnerable to 'acts of terrorism,' according to RCMP 10 hours ago
<http://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/pulseofcanada/should-canada-do-more-to-free-the-canadian-men-detained-in-egypt-153006659.html>Should
Canada do more to free the Canadian men detained in Egypt? 9 hours ago



>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Huffington Post




<http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/keith-beardsley/ndp-twitter-question-period_b_3942024.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics>The
NDP's Latest Snoozefest Has Nothing on Trudeau
         <http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/arthur-gallant/canada-mental-health-system_b_3938568.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics&ir=Canada%20Politics>Canada's
Two-Tiered Mental Health System
<http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/amber-rehman/quebec-charter-of-values-teens_b_3938577.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics>Quebec
Teens Feel Bullied By the Charter of Values
         <http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/beverly-akerman/inclusive-quebec-manifesto_b_3927597.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics>Manifesto
for an Inclusive Quebec (English Translation)
<http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/errol-p-mendes/syria-us-uk_b_3926467.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics>With
Syria, the US and Britain Are Trapped in the Past
         <http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/keith-beardsley/ndp-twitter-question-period_b_3942024.html>The
NDP's Latest Snoozefest Has Nothing on Trudeau
<http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/bernie-farber/reject-quebecs-charter-of_b_3942003.html>Reject
Quebec's Charter of Intolerance




         <http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/09/18/james-moore-wireless_n_3950026.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics&ir=Canada%20Politics>Tories
Cast Selves As Defenders Of Consumers
<http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/09/18/james-moore-wireless_n_3950026.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics&ir=Canada%20Politics>Moore
Takes Credit For Liberals' Corporate Donation Ban
         <http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/09/18/harper-israel-bird-centre_n_3948514.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics>Odd
Bird Tribute For Harper In Nation He's Never Visited
<http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/09/18/oc-transpo-bus-crash-train-ottawa_n_3948540.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics>More
Than 250 Collisions In The Last 10 Years
         <http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/09/18/oc-transpo-bus-crash-train-ottawa_n_3948540.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics>Officials
Have Long Pushed Feds For Change
<http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/09/18/joe-oliver-keystone-lobbying_n_3950074.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics>Keystone
Benefits Outweigh U.S. Lobbying Costs, Oliver Says
         <http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/09/18/quebec-values-charter-parti-quebecois_n_3949030.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics>PQ
Not Ready To Water Down Charter
<http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/09/18/anonymous-nova-scotia-ndp_n_3949516.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics>Anonymous
Emails Not Illegal
         <http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/09/18/justin-trudeau-expenses-michelle-simson_n_3946222.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics>Shunned
Ex-MP: Trudeau On Right Track
<http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/09/18/ontario-pc-train-wreck_n_3949031.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics>Ontario
Tories Use 'Train Wreck' In Statement, Regret It

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>NATIONAL NEWSWATCH

<http://www.canada.com/news/should+cancel+armoured+vehicles+procurement+report/8927839/story.html>DND
should cancel armoured vehicles procurement

>>>>>>>>>>FOREIGN AFFAIRS<<<<<<<<<<

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Global Research E-Newsletter
The Global Economic Crisis: We Cannot Afford to Remain Powerless
http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-global-economic-crisis-we-cannot-afford-to-remain-powerless/30375

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The European Union Times
10 reasons why diplomatic solution is unlikely in
Syria
<http://presstv.com/detail/2013/09/13/323776/10-reasons-why-war-is-coming-to-syria/>Source

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<http://www.eutimes.net/2012/08/turkey-gives-surface-to-air-missiles-to-syrian-rebels/>Turkey
gives surface-to-air missiles to Syrian rebels
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2012/08/france-deploys-troops-to-syria-jordan-border/>France
deploys troops to Syria-Jordan border
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2012/06/cia-secretly-operates-on-syrian-border-supplies-arms-to-rebels/>CIA
secretly operates on Syrian border, supplies arms to rebels
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/09/us-irrefutable-evidence-for-syria-chemical-weapons-claims-lacking/>US:
'Irrefutable' evidence for Syria chemical weapons claims lacking
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/08/fifth-us-warship-deployed-to-syria/>Fifth
US warship deployed to Syria
Syrian special forces ready to attack USA?
<http://english.pravda.ru/hotspots/conflicts/13-09-2013/125650-syrian_special_forces_usa-0/>Source

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<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/09/cia-starts-arming-syrian-rebels-overtly/>CIA
starts arming Syrian rebels overtly
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/09/us-will-bomb-syria-with-long-range-bombers-official-says/>US
will bomb Syria with long-range bombers, official says
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/09/us-senate-foreign-relations-committee-approves-plan-to-strike-syria/>US
Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves plan to strike Syria
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<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/09/russia-unable-to-stop-usa-from-attacking-syria/>Russia
unable to stop USA from attacking Syria
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/09/kerry-us-tests-show-sarin-used-in-syria-chemical-attack/>Kerry:
'US tests show sarin used in Syria chemical attack'
NSA spy center in Vienna snooping on citizens
<http://presstv.com/detail/2013/09/14/323793/nsa-spy-center-in-vienna-stirs-ruckus/>Source

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<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/09/nsa-act-like-they-are-at-war-with-ordinary-us-citizens/>NSA
act like they are at war with ordinary US citizens
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/08/nsa-spied-on-un-videoconferencing-meetings/>NSA
spied on UN videoconferencing meetings
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/08/switzerland-warning-against-obama-regime-stuns-russia/>Switzerland
Warning Against Obama Regime Stuns Russia
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/08/germany-cancels-surveillance-pact-with-us/>Germany
cancels surveillance pact with US
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/07/nsas-xkeyscore-gives-one-click-real-time-access-to-almost-any-internet-activity/>NSA's
XKeyscore gives one-click real-time access to almost any internet activity
'Monsanto Protection Act' quietly extended by
Congress <http://rt.com/usa/monsanto-protection-extended-house-741/>Source
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/03/monsanto-protection-act-slips-silently-through-us-congress/>'Monsanto
Protection Act' slips silently through US Congress
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/03/obama-signs-monsanto-protection-act-written-by-monsanto-sponsored-senator/>Obama
signs 'Monsanto Protection Act' written by Monsanto-sponsored senator
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/03/new-monsanto-protection-act-gives-monsanto-power-over-us-government/>New
'Monsanto Protection Act' Gives Monsanto Power Over US Government
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/07/unapproved-gm-rice-found-in-us-exports-to-over-30-countries/>Unapproved
GM rice found in US exports to over 30 countries
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/06/monsanto-contamination-by-all-means-necessary/>Monsanto:
Contamination by all means necessary
Russia to expand Mediterranean fleet to 10
warship <http://rt.com/news/navy-warship-syria-mediterranean-800/>Source
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/09/russia-sends-missile-cruiser-to-eastern-mediterranean/>Russia
sends missile cruiser to Eastern Mediterranean
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/05/russian-med-fleet-returns-an-unintended-consequence/>Russian
Med fleet returns, an unintended consequence
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/09/russias-carrier-killer-moskva-enters-mediterranean/>Russia's
'carrier-killer' Moskva enters Mediterranean
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/01/russia-launches-largest-naval-drills-in-post-soviet-history/>Russia
launches largest naval drills in post-Soviet history
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2012/07/russia-reopens-its-naval-bases-in-soviet-era-ally-countries/>Russia
reopens its naval bases in Soviet-era ally countries
Spain's public debt climbs to record 92.2% of GDP
<http://presstv.com/detail/2013/09/13/323698/spain-debt-hits-record-922-of-gdp/>Source<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/05/europe-economy-falling-nine-countries-are-in-recession/>Europe:
Economy falling, nine countries are in recession
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/03/5-million-people-unemployed-in-spain/>5
million people unemployed in Spain
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2012/09/europe-begs-spain-for-a-yes-or-no-answer-on-bailout/>Europe
begs Spain for a yes or no answer on bailout
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2012/05/eu-places-spain-on-top-of-list-of-europe-critical-economies/>EU
places Spain on top of list of Europe critical economies
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2012/02/european-commission-eurozone-faces-deeper-recession-in-2012/>European
Commission: Eurozone faces deeper recession in 2012
Fewer Americans than ever trust govt. to handle
problems: Gallup
<http://presstv.com/detail/2013/09/13/323711/us-gallup-poll-federal-government/>Source

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<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/06/russia-not-to-permit-no-fly-zone-over-syria-foreign-ministry/>Russia
not to permit no-fly zone over Syria: Foreign Ministry
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/05/obama-bush-blair-must-be-put-on-trial-at-icc-chomsky/>Obama,
Bush, Blair must be put on trial at ICC: Chomsky
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<http://www.eutimes.net/2012/06/americans-afraid-of-obamas-drones/>Americans
afraid of Obama's drones
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2012/01/government-could-strip-citizenship-from-americans-under-enemy-expatriation-act/>Government
could strip citizenship from Americans under Enemy Expatriation Act
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<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/08/obama-to-seek-congress-approval-for-syria-strike/>Obama
to seek Congress approval for Syria strike
North Korea launches plutonium reactor again, US
says
<http://english.pravda.ru/news/world/12-09-2013/125644-north_korea_plutonium_reactor-0/>Source

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<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/05/north-korea-fires-general-us-sends-warships/>North
Korea fires general, US sends warships
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<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/04/north-korea-issues-ultimatum-to-the-south-warns-of-immediate-retaliation/>North
Korea issues ultimatum to the South, warns of immediate retaliation
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<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/04/us-committed-to-protecting-japan-amid-korean-tensions/>US
committed to protecting Japan amid Korean tensions
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/04/us-nuclear-strike-on-pyongyang-will-raise-anger-of-south-koreans/>US
nuclear strike on Pyongyang will raise anger of South Koreans
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<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/04/south-korea-raises-alert-status-to-vital-threat/>South
Korea raises alert status to 'vital threat'
CIA starts arming Syrian rebels overtly
<http://rt.com/usa/us-weapons-syrian-rebels-745/>Source
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<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/06/kerry-condemns-assad-for-threatening-peace-talks-as-cia-prepares-to-arm-rebels/>Kerry
condemns Assad for threatening peace talks as CIA 'prepares' to arm rebels
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/05/britain-u-s-hold-secret-talks-on-how-to-arm-syrian-rebels/>Britain,
U.S. hold secret talks on how to arm Syrian rebels
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<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/09/inside-the-battle-for-syrias-ancient-christian-village/>Inside
the battle for Syria's ancient Christian village
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<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/09/kerry-us-tests-show-sarin-used-in-syria-chemical-attack/>Kerry:
'US tests show sarin used in Syria chemical attack'
    *
<http://www.eutimes.net/2013/08/obama-to-seek-congress-approval-for-syria-strike/>Obama
to seek Congress approval for Syria strike

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Israel Wants Syria and Iran, Crushed
         It looks as though Israel, while
remaining largely mute about its interests in the
civil war raging there, has been doing a great
deal to pressure the White House into direct
involvement in Syria.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr603HVaROrHYuj-nktEH1TEpPt7ugUvjgrlCkeaPiDhzT5K7d7l3eq0eJADWJ9qHRcuPCUK-ESn5uRmctI7qW7_E496VAxvxdLD9si74RJARWrF6oPrjxsuxjh7KIG7-XlKrKwoDFEomgxA3l7H_X8xbvgZRV6hjU8Z0=>http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36267.htm
Syria's New Game: The Russian Factor
         Putin is not exactly a peacenik, but his
country has indeed succeeded in breaking, at
least for now, a predictable pattern of American
military interventions in the Middle East which
are mostly aimed at ensuring Israel's military and political supremacy.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr600NlYDtZtaGrq-kmWkPy1WbjBlpE3PhL_uzKwg_rywnq-n-ZTGsL_o2LIJysifKRkBNEciB28xU1XVCdCJ_dkmSvXHhKlxpIX7EfksLkbF9WZ_103BHpNZ_WfIm3opH3jF3syznbumHRwWCGVVZIpw8EDig0jCub4Y=>http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36268.htm
Talented Mr Kerry Backslides on Russian Deal over Syrian Chemicals
         The obvious point is that US Secretary
of State John Kerry is not a man whose word can be trusted.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr602jp0ypGB_2K8g8NUMvsbpiM_Du0S0oEOYwtT8gcOx1JFs0ELaNpuWzg_K8jaEgjjz2bdpj80yToivictJHWmDac7v1IyZ4f4-IHU6fMpoqF9VQEzgt3T38Jdg05aMnku6sa-tZodAcIipoQ9DqG2z8lpbzYp9nzAI=>http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36273.htm
New York Times on Syria: All The Propaganda Fit to Print
         The story's headline, "UN implicates
Syria in using chemical weapons," is a cynical
distortion of reality tailored to meet the needs
of the US government for war propaganda.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr602ATsWsffmM_DyqXItycJSQg_S5jQv37yYT82wFlDLBU9fNmTxPklfNy8YdUUtDZTUo6aN3QNiHe6w3gnw4myj5wXx8QU-dTHSwHV6UT640QuG9dTvZZDTF4anWlry_4w-I4jFX6WpnDi_Nq-uhAN3ptT2RpGhXn5o=>http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36271.htm

Unverified Videos Allegedly Show Syria Rebels Using Chemical WeaponsVideo
         Video, allegedly shows Syrian rebels
using chemical weapons on 21st of August.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr601weL2lswWgrCkWts0SKs4FbDAFMm6vhKY0DETWSROS4XDkJh8BqbavNdTRRbw8yGw0uCl56iij0OHqvNDpOY4iT3nRvuIQq2izcBQSilQN0ctdgXHG71iwnA_B0cEzWBCm5UmFBOOAhmXOYNXC47KX_l6jQlLkrD0=>http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36264.htm
  The "Indispensable Nation" Threatens Another War Against Children
         Considering the barely imaginable oceans
of dollars US war departments spend on selling
their newest illegal, manufactured war of
aggression, they certainly spend little on
wordsmiths.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr602c7Rh1kS8EbNlXOjq-X_29_8S-YokeV-CCaEBm8mn55HIPqJxr8AB-7XMh6POOwjsM2oztOj6A2oq8qB0IeMWvb5FfnPBNX78hlZ-c3cU7SdVLWAmr85bjoyhvmnzIWTOspOK01nO4Rp_J2_9o6o6MIKiLr3w_CmY=>http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36270.htm
US Sanctions Are Genocidal : Fmr US Attorney GeneralVideo
         Former US Attorney General, Ramsey
Clark, discussing Iraq before the first Gulf War and his opinions on Syria.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr603ARsV8O2Q7z3lI3tij5zD7higNHh_FLzL_7Ci7zCFfX3YegRQgf_KTrPVSIq1ETUNadYfp3f2CBmG2hjM0zl1V3rpLx7DIjmo25I7WmCCpg7HqfxzfPMBWcQp9vTGT7_l1PWNC42S5q_EP8mlOyMB6pMTXOBjF9oc=>http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36269.htm

Canadian Billionaire Predicts End of US Dollar as World's Reserve CurrencyVideo
         " In my view, the dollar is about to
become dethroned as the world's de facto
currency. I'll tell you how I came to that conclusion so quickly... "
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr603BqNokvgy-RjogjbDfa9FSTF6A698Mpp9eQcKPCiub9Tz4d5Pqri2YLAHZ0gaDu7hQ3JYFKpqqbWIvOHtLjKxWMyhzcP1g0QtgmLJtPLiz0GKfXU5whrqtooa_QnPkadI-NRkksLOmu6A5X6hOVb4_M4gnYwjsRG8=>http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36274.htm

The Armageddon Looting Machine: The Looming Mass Destruction from Derivatives
         Five years after the financial collapse
precipitated by the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy on
September 15, 2008, the risk of another
full-blown financial panic is still looming
large.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr603J-8LJbBVdYnCTtk0FUoZ_svLH-Rw1DzOp3UfhzbaG___mKhhzwQBfMqE7aQRzEEQYZF6NR95W6JNPy-FAD0n0YnJsT-M7y1228LdugW4RBlaAMP9QCnkzax-DOyTe2VxyEWO4No8dPfjqyG9K2oBS7vr9nh_fuiI=>http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36272.htm
Your Household Lost $7,000 Last Year. Where Did It Go?
         The average under-65 household in the
United States has lost $7,490 in annual income
since the year 2000, according to 2012 census
data. Less money has been going to the average
household in wages because more money is going into corporate profits.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr603UDx92rqQ-o6lKO_TReKjKKZLjOsfNcfVrWjMHzii7yaF3vKsoYzn95M5_DCHCbTNTLPe-RdG5f_dkj4qv0OKh7z-9jP4c2QjpTAn2sToa0BOg5xsOLh5UoEkIvmf9GDZYqV4Grrcih9EZ54jOA9zqG-kHofPxBTw=>http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36265.htm
Republican Controlled House Scheduled To Vote On Aid To Poor
         September 19 the Republican controlled
House of Representatives are scheduled to vote on
a Farm Bill; part of which includes a $40 billion
cut in the food stamp program.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr601XHQkvqWF9M0LOo7ioaIB65YtsiLoSdQJOleJwlGZkpQDE5_fHwbWegh8THdLSWUdhNS_sbNqq11dky01eQTrWoW512N8Egp5xgOfeG0kwjy2cBFIUj5uQVY1TeFBvTmeIt-H0VW3R7CHYq4ylwYPSO2KhGJQIARI=>http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36266.htm
Syria claims rebels behind chemical weapon attack, gives evidence to Russia:
         Evidence supporting the claim has been
given to Russia, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei
Ryabkov said on Wednesday. However, he refused to
divulge any more
details.<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr603hSQ8BkXFf9OKtfcaVYYkMMDepaRbTssnCFwEa2NM0DSkn4Td4fjJSUkyXp6E0lo1Li4Vuhs23TUxbAPKynqrQRkAxCXcOpWHJ3IJL4Mo6Dw==>http://is.gd/HCKZwA
Russia claims chemical attack in Syria provocation, calls for investigation:
         "There is a wide variety of evidence
that a large-scale provocation was organised in
Ghouta on August 21 in order to encourage foreign
military intervention in the Syrian conflict,"
Russian Representative to the United Nations said
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr603z4SG2ZzOpZbkCOlfJHNsNYOwXf_v6YqVB96Y5wQYVT43j8aMRrB27isHEUKpPIE4UuAvckdu-D7uXVcLqYCgyBttIAtEfnMGOonpzJ_KzaMHs5H5mna4hxiMpa0aOMO6nEQqcbw6M9Q==>http://www.itar-tass.com/en/c32/881321.html

Turkey confirms Syrian rebels with Al Qaida ties sought chemical weapons:
         This marked the first time that Turkey
confirmed claims by Russia and Syria that Al
Qaida-aligned rebel militias were acquiring CW
precursors for attacks against the Syrian Army
and security forces.
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr602s9i0RvxfF8g3ob4vY8FbEyfOucgrFVjYQ6_a-pP4QFdQIFVaP0_e7_wyuygObO5v3N1YA3dDfw2xMdzNuiRfQH-_rbxnnc-IETxL5M9aTSQ==>http://is.gd/LIoJK9
Russia demands 'immediate return' of UN inspectors to Syria:
         Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said the UN
inspection mission should also investigate "the
incident on March 19 near Aleppo as well as
incidents of intoxication of Syrian government
troops on August 22 and
24-25."<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr601fwodF_SvrPJ6wOrSsrWfTqU4eBDEiMa38TQ6c9LWNgkzDs4AZMUBiMJYEX4rlWKIcQ0Ci4VNgwYqBkqhQQ5BR2hdSc-H6cGgmzxlfwewNWQ==>http://is.gd/rFccJO

Chemical experts to return to Syria: UN:
         UN chemical weapons inspectors will
return to Syria soon to investigate various
accusations against the regime and opposition,
their chief told AFP on
Wednesday.<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001jWiteegr600mEHUQED1YbS5Qes9Aw8flBv4GEu2zQ-LV1nZCN6mqY7HQEmQIuXyY6fNM2-Lz_TjgRit5yO3PtTS5GV-yTzGZxIs12d1didlbtfKXBLMBJw==>http://is.gd/3nL6gN
Fact or fiction? UN Report Suggests Regime Behind Sarin Attack:
         A U.N. inspectors report on last month's
chemical weapons attack in Syria suggests the
rockets containing the nerve agent sarin were
fired from the regime's elite military units