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16 min ago | Brandon Sun
Newly disclosed records show Environment Canada obtained information from telecommunications companies about hundreds of subscribers in the last five years. Employment and Social Development Canada, the Competition Bureau, Justice Canada, the military police and the Transportation Safety Board also say they request subscriber details in the course of their work.
2 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges. The city of Rio de Janeiro and the course developer are defendants in a lawsuit that alleges environmental laws were broken in authorizing and building the course.
6 hrs ago | Trucker
Radar technology used to protect military convoys can be adapted to help central Idaho drivers avoid collisions with deer and elk on State Highway 75, a company says. "This is technology adapted from military use to animal detection," Sloan Security Technologies company co-founder Brian Sloan said about the equipment initially used in Iraq and Afghanistan.
10 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis
A man has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder, robbery and other charges in the deaths of four men at their homes in a small Ohio city. A man has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder, robbery and other charges in the deaths of four men at their homes in a small Ohio city.
A Montana hiker reported as missing after he set out alone to perform a BASE jump in Glacier National Park over the weekend has been found dead below the summit of Mount Siyeh, authorities said on Monday. Authorities identified the man as 22-year-old Beau Weiher of Missoula, who was reported missing by family and friends on Saturday night after he failed to return as expected from his outing.
A committee of MPs have given the Government a 'red card' for its efforts to prevent flooding, cut air pollution and protect wildlife The Government has been given the "red card" for its efforts to cut air pollution, protect wildlife and prevent flooding, by a committee of MPs. The Environmental Audit Committee has assessed 10 areas of environmental policy under the coalition, which David Cameron promised would be the "greenest government ever".
Attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are denying as "false" and "preposterous" an allegation that defense team members posed as FBI employees while investigating the case in Russia. Prosecutors said the allegation came from the Russian government, which expelled the investigators.
Around 6:45 p.m. PT on Saturday, Beau Browning says he was surfing about 50 yards out from shore at Manresa Beach, CA when a 15-foot great white shark knocked him off his surf board. "I caught my second wave, and barely got into it and out of nowhere, I was popped into the air, by probably like 10 to 15 feet, and I looked down and saw a shark, roll over on my board and he took a bite on the way down," Browning said.
A nudist resort in Northern California has been accused of stealing of water from a local creek during the state's severe drought, according to local media. Nudists accused of stealing water to fill swim pool A nudist resort in Northern California has been accused of stealing of water from a local creek during the state's severe drought, according to local media.
As the state moves through its third year of record drought, we're faced with wildfires, significant agricultural losses and increasing water restrictions. But I know a place where the water runs free and you can hike through a redwood forest.
Ontario Provincial Police say a man is dead in a shooting near a wildlife area in a rural municipality in southwestern Ontario. Police say the man died in a shooting around 5 p.m. Saturday in Clinton, a community in Central Huron, but say only that an investigation is continuing.
A powerful Hurricane Odile closed in on the resort area of Los Cabos on Sunday night as Mexican authorities evacuated vulnerable coastal areas and readied shelters for up to 30,000 people. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Odile's core was on a track to cross onto the south end of Baja California late Sunday and move near or over the southern portion of the peninsula Monday and Tuesday.
Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at large. Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at large.
Wildlife rehabilitation experts are working to keep two baby opossums alive after the mother was apparently beaten to death with a sharp rock. The 2-year-old mother with two babies in her pouch was found in critical condition by a security guard outside an industrial building in Fontana last week, the Press-Enterprise reported.
Authorities say a 50-year-old North Carolina man has died in a rafting accident on the Ocoee River in Tennessee. According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, the Clayton, North Carolina man and six other people were ejected from a raft when it overturned in a rapid on the river in Polk County on Saturday.
The recent arrests of six suspected poachers on a vast wildlife reserve in Mozambique is seen by conservationist as rare good news in a country that has long been seen as lacking the will and resources to stem the slaughter of elephants and other species under threat. The poaching ring had been operating in the Niassa National Reserve, which is twice the size of South Africa's flagship Kruger National Park, where the rhino population has been hit hard by poachers, many of whom cross over from Mozambique.
Trowbridge firefighter Steve Taylor, left, will be running the Bristol Half Marathon in full kit, and his colleague Richard Thwaites who will be running with him to support him with liquids Mr Taylor, 41, will be joined by Salisbury-based firefighter Alex Hardisty and another Trowbridge firefighter, Richard Thwaites, for the 13.1 mile race. They aim to aid the FireFighters Charity and Ronald McDonald House, Bristol.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:33 pm
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