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Moncton Tragedy: How a Community Heals

In light of the recent shooting of three RCMP officers, the Moncton, New Brunswick community can breathe easier now that they are free from imminent violence and danger, but now the difficult part begins – grief and healing. 392 more words


Key to leading in crisis? Build trust now

Three months ago, the City of Guelph mourned the death of local police officer, Jennifer Kovach, who was killed when her police cruiser collided with a city bus on her way to a call. 1,159 more words


Vast Oklahoma Tornado Kills at Least 51 - NYTimes.com

Sad tragedy developing right now in Oklahoma as Tornado rips through communities and causes death and destruction.

“A giant tornado, a mile wide or more, killed at least 51 people as it tore across parts of …” 9 more words


The New Sick Man of Europe: the European Union | Pew Global Attitudes Project

European hegemony may no longer be sustainable.  The European economic community is being held together by a fragile piece of paper called the Euro.  Aside from the currency, which a Pew Foundation survey reports is still favored by most European countries, there is little else Europeans agree about or even like about each other.   290 more words


Man accused in case of poison-laced letters has history of legal and other troubles - The Washington Post

Looking for evil in all the wrong places…

The media repeatedly expected them to be “dark Middle Eastern.” The Boston Bombers and the poisoned letter sender are not only “home grown” they all appear to be “home boys!” 54 more words


2010 > FDA Approves New Formulation for OxyContin

Oxycontin is still a drug abuse problem in our society… The FDA approved a new version of the drug back in 2010 and the company is supposed to do a followup study to tell us how safe the new FDA approved version is…. 301 more words


Petraeus Says U.S. Tried to Avoid Tipping Off Terrorists - NYTimes.com

In their desperation, the Republicans tried to make a mountain out of a small hill when they tried to ride the unfortunate attack in Libya up the public opinion polls …   They lost the election and now look unpatriotic by attacking a diplomat who was doing her job and going against a President Obama who, if nothing else, has been an ace on foreign policy… 34 more words