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Magnotta trial hears from journalist who investigated him

MONTREAL – A journalist from England is testifying today at Luka Rocco Magnotta’s first-degree murder trial.

Alex West is a journalist for the Sun newspaper in London who interviewed Magnotta in December 2011 over allegations the accused posted videos of cat killings. 180 more words


800 foreign scientists urge Stephen Harper to lift restrictions on Canadian researchers

More than 800 scientists from 32 different countries have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper urging Canada to reverse funding cuts and lift restrictions on federal scientists’ ability to publicize their work. 351 more words


Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec (AP) — A man who was shot and killed by police after he struck two members of the Canadian military with his car was “clearly linked to terrorist ideology,” officials said Tuesday. 614 more words


Restoring Order - 'Spintronics' - What is 'Spin-Transport' and Why Does It Matter?

Every electrical device, from a simple lightbulb to the latest microchips, is enabled by the movement of electrical charge, or current. The nascent field of ‘spintronics’ taps into a different electronic attribute, an intrinsic quantum property known as spin, and may yield devices that operate on the basis of spin-transport. 898 more words


Canada on track to balance the books a year ahead of schedule: budget watchdog

OTTAWA – Canada’s budget watchdog says the country is on track to run a $3.6-billion surplus in 2014-15 — which would balance the books a year ahead of government predictions. 386 more words


October 1/14

When you look at the big picture, i guess, the changing of the seasons aren’t really that bad…  Welcome to October Sketchbook Comix!!!


worn to the bone

Stay a while and rest your weary feet.

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