Julia Pierson, a 30-year veteran of the Secret Service agency who became director in 2013, was forced to resign under pressure as director Wednesday after breaches of White House security that resulted in nobody getting hurt and no damage to property. 419 more words
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Canada was once a leader on the world’s most pressing ethical issues, such as apartheid. When it comes to climate change, Prime Minister Harper prefers silence, says Tony Burman. 60 more words
An estimated 700 Buddhists marched together in last week’s demonstration.
“I know that my path to enlightenment will only come from being connected to the world around me,” Njeri Matheu, a member of Brooklyn Zen Center, explained as she marched through the streets of midtown Manhattan. 367 more words
Canadian Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt said his government is increasing efforts to settle land claims with aboriginal groups to ease opposition to resource projects such as pipelines. 625 more words
To vote Friday on Kinder Morgan. Pipelines are federal business, goes the argument – especially if they go through your backyard. Try explaining that at a town hall meeting… 690 more words
#AceWorldNews – MEXICO – September 25 – Mexico overcame 75 years of nationalist pride to reform its flagging, state-owned oil industry AP reported.
But as it prepares to develop rich shale fields along the Gulf Coast, and attract foreign investors, another challenge awaits: taming the brutal drug cartels that rule the region and are stealing billions of dollars’ worth of oil from pipelines. 58 more words