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Spanish PM aims to banish Catalan separatist leaders, put his own people in their place and call election

BARCELONA, Spain — The Spanish government announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia’s separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new regional election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede. 893 more words

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Letter: Regina city service cutbacks annoying

Don Gunderson of Regina writes:

Just great. The city discontinued the leaf drop-off facilities.

I raked in eight large bags of leaves from the front yard, back yard and driveway. 131 more words

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Up Front Ep. 3 - Remai Modern

What does Remai Modern mean to Saskatoon?

In the latest episode of this collaboration between the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Shaw TV, City Hall reporter Phil tank and city councillor Cynthia Block look at all the angles on the new multi-million dollar gallery. 22 more words

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National Post View: Let Morneau be the test of the Liberals' principles

It would have been inconceivable not long ago to contemplate Finance Minister Bill Morneau — a smart, accomplished and evidently decent man — being laid quite this low in so short a time. 815 more words

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Lulu the dog flunked out of the CIA's 'puppy class' because she was too much of a free spirit to sniff out bombs

WASHINGTON — Let’s just get this out of the way: There are other matters of consequence going on in the world.

But in these fractious times, a series of puppy photos sent by none other than the fun-loving scamps at the Central Intelligence Agency qualifies as a feel-good, stick-it-to-the-man moment, shared by thousands of people who are marooned in office jobs. 502 more words

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Rex Murphy: Liberal A Team works diligently to seem obnoxious, evasive, out of touch

In ancient days, the Brits had a television show called That Was The Week That Was. It was a confected catalogue of absurdities, mischiefs and embarrassments delivered with all that sarcasm and parody could provide. 855 more words

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10 Things That Need to Be in The Nigerian Constitution

To whom to may concern,

PETITION FOR THE INCLUSION OF CERTAIN NECESSARY PROVISIONS IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTITUTION

Provision 1: Jollof at parties

We hereby request that the official party food be officially identified as Jollof Rice. 589 more words

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