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Wide Image: Indonesia’s ragtag firefighters on frontline of Borneo’s forest blazes

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PULANG PISAU, Indonesia (Reuters) – From soon after sunrise, a group of volunteers gathers every day on Indonesia’s portion of Borneo island to throw themselves into the desperate fight against the worst forest fires in years. Firefighters try to extinguish forest fires at Sebangau National Park area in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia, September Read More

Suicide attack on Afghan hospital kills at least 20

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By Emily Mee, news reporter At least 20 people have been killed and more than 90 wounded in a suicide bombing on a hospital in southern Afghanistan. Hospital visitors used shawls and blankets to carry casualties inside the heavily-bombed building, while the worst of the wounded were rushed to hospitals in nearby Kandahar. The explosion Read More

Do you know who owns all the land in Canada? Not its citizens

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The second largest country in the world by total area, Canada, is one of the most highly urbanized globally. However, none of its citizens have the right to own physical land in the country. Land in Canada is solely owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, who is also the head of state. Canadian law in Read More

30-year mystery solved as South Korea’s worst serial killer likely identified

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South Korea’s worst serial killer looks like he has finally been identified after his violent crimes inspired a hit movie and confounded investigators for more than 30 years. After decades of unsuccessful searching, police believe they have finally made a breakthrough in the infamous “Hwaseong murders” case, announcing that the prime suspect is a man Read More

Top Strike Resources Corp. Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

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CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Top Strike Resources Corp. d.b.a. Vencanna Ventures Inc. (“Vencanna” or the “Corporation“) (CSE: VENI) announces its intention to commence a normal course issuer bid (the “Bid“). Under the Bid, the Corporation may purchase up to 5% of the Corporation’s issued and outstanding common shares (“Shares“). The Bid Read More

WATCH crane collapse onto buildings as Dorian makes landfall in Canada (VIDEOS)

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Published time: 8 Sep, 2019 02:22 Edited time: 8 Sep, 2019 02:43 Follow RT on After wreaking havoc and claiming dozens of lives in the Bahamas, the now post tropical cyclone Dorian has made a landfall in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, uprooting trees and power poles, triggering widespread blackouts. Nearly three quarters of Read More

Alberta coal mine reclamation project to provide green energy source

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Sept. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alberta Innovates is joining federal, provincial, municipal and industry partners in contributing to a unique clean technology demonstration project to reclaim land at an Alberta coal mine. Municipal organic waste from Edmonton will be used to replenish soil at the mine site to grow a willow Read More

Ontario to take federal carbon tax fight to Canada’s Supreme Court

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TORONTO (Reuters) – The province of Ontario has taken its fight against the Canadian federal government’s carbon tax to the country’s top court, after losing an initial challenge in a lower court. FILE PHOTO: Steam rises from a plant in an industrial zone in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada May 13, 2017. Picture taken May 13, 2017. Read More

Aviation industry labor shortage hits Canadian companies trying to replace grounded Boeing jets

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MONTREAL (Reuters) – A global shortage of pilots and mechanics is preventing some Canadian aviation service companies from meeting the needs of airlines and other customers scrambling to secure replacements for grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets. FILE PHOTO: Grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are seen parked in an aerial photo at Boeing Field in Seattle, Read More