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7.9 Kathmandu quake causes destruction – felt as far as New Delhi

Roads cracked and buckled after the noon time quake near Kathmandu.

Kathmandu, Nepal – A 7.9 earthquake followed by another 6.6 quake is reported to have caused buildings to collapse and roads to buckle in the mountainous terrain surrounding the Himalayan area. USGS upgraded the first quake to 7.9 magnitude quake with people reporting extreme to violent shaking in Kathmandu where buildings are generally old and […]

April 25th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories,World | Read More »

Young man killed in Surrey drug war

Surrey, BC – A 22-year-old is dead after yet another shooting incident in Surrey. Police said Arun Paul Singh Bains, known to be part of the ongoing drug gang conflict,  was rushed to hospital following the 3 a. m. shooting incident but the efforts to save his life proved futile. RCMP Sgt. Dale Carr said […]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Officer Darren Wilson’s full testimony – Struggle with Brown began in cop car

Officer Darren Wilson says he suffered two punches to his face and head and feared for his life. (Photo by public prosecutor's office.)

VANCOUVER, BC. – Ferguson, Missouri cop Darren Wilson fired the first shots inside his police car with a bullet going through the door panel even as he struggled to regain control of his service pistol from the hands of Michael Brown. Wilson’s testimony was released after the grand jury failed to indict him of any […]

November 26th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

U.S. Army sued for discrimination against Sikh student


WASHINGTON – UNITED SIKHS and The American Civil Liberties Union, have sued the U.S. Army for refusing to allow a Sikh student at Hofstra University to enlist in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program unless he shaves his beard, removes his turban and cuts his hair, in accordance with Army grooming and uniform regulations. […]

November 12th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Rasode catching up in tight Surrey race


McCallum ahead on economic management, Hepner leads on arts and the environment, and Rasode is regarded as the best person to handle crime. Vancouver, BC — The race to replace Dianne Watts as the Mayor of Surrey is exceptionally close with less than a week remaining before election day, a new Insights West poll has found. […]

November 10th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Poll shows Gregor leads for Vancouver Mayor


Incumbent mayor still seen as the best choice for environment and housing, but NPA challenger connecting well with voters on development and city finances. Vancouver, BC — As the Vancouver municipal campaign enters its final week, incumbent Gregor Robertson of Vision Vancouver holds a slight edge over challenger Kirk LaPointe, with more than a quarter of […]

November 10th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Cops won’t forget he kicked Canadian flags


TORONTO – Cops remember the man who kicked down Canadian flags and showed his finger during a remembrance day service two years ago. They say the man was jogging through the grounds of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre near the Cenotaph during Remembrance Day on Nov. 11, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. “Several miniature Canadian flags had […]

November 10th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Parliament terrorist made Jihad video before attack in Ottawa


OTTAWA – A man who attacked the Canadian parliament with a gun and managed to kill an honour guard had made a Jihad video that RCMP are now analyzing, RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson said on Sunday. Some Canadians have suggested Zehaf-Bibeau was nothing more than a mentally ill man. But the video sheds light on […]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in EDITOR'S CHOICE,Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Update: 176 missing, 14 dead in Washington State slide

Devastating slide near Oso in Washington State. Photo by department of transportation.

ARLINGTON, Wa.. – (Update) There has been a sharp rise in the number of people reported missing as a result of a massive mudslide near Oso with authorities stating that 176 people now listed as unaccounted. Department of Emergency Management director John Pennington also said 14 people are now confirmed dead. Pennington stressed the number […]

March 24th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories,World | Read More »

All souls lost aboard Malaysia Airlines MH370 as sabotage feared


Kuala Lumpur – New evidence released to Malaysian authorities by the UK’s Accident Investigation Branch confirms missing Flight MH370 went down in the Indian ocean and that there are no survivors in the harsh environment where several nations have spotted possible debris. Malaysia  Airlines posted its condolences to the families of passengers and crew on […]

March 24th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »