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The Globe and Mail – Canada’s annual inflation rate retreated to 2.0 per cent in November, as tumbling energy prices took a big bite out...

The New York Times – President Obama has been lambasted for spying in Brazil, accused of being a warmonger by Bolivia, dismissed as a “lost...

AFP – A Pakistani government prosecutor said Friday he will challenge a court order granting bail to the alleged mastermind of the 2008 terror attacks...

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Reuters – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen. Other data...

The Guardian – Anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders will be prosecuted in the Netherlands for alleged discrimination and inciting hatred against Moroccans during election campaigning in...

Al Jazeera – Jordan has submitted a draft resolution on ending Israel’s occupation of Palestinian lands captured in 1967 to the UN Security Council for a possible...

AP – The surprising move by President Barack Obama to restore U.S. ties with Cuba reignited long-simmering political passions over the fate of the island...

National Post – Scientists at the University of British Columbia searching for ways to slow the deterioration of blood vessels may have stumbled on to...

Deutsche Welle – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Friday blamed North Korea for a damaging attack against Sony Pictures. The agency formally acknowledged...

CBC News – A Calgary recruiter in the energy sector says hiring has started to slow down and big companies are starting to let go...

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Huffington Post – The United States said on Thursday a cyber attack on Sony Pictures was a serious national security matter and the Obama administration...

The Guardian – One of Australia’s worst mass murders, leaving eight children from the same family dead, has left the city of Cairns in shock....

Yahoo News – A mysterious shadow appearing in the waters of Oke Bay, off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island, on Google Earth has...

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The Times of India – A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Thursday granted bail to LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, charged with involvement in the Mumbai...

The New York Times – American officials have concluded that North Korea was “centrally involved” in the hacking of Sony Pictures computers, even as the...

EU Rules Obesity A Disability

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BBC – Obesity can constitute a disability in certain circumstances, the EU’s highest court has ruled. The European Court of Justice was asked to consider...