Bookmark This Page

 

 

 

 

\

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*  *  *  T  O  P     S  T  O  R  I  E  S  *  *  *

 

 

Supply rocket headed to ISS explodes

An unmanned NASA-contracted rocket exploded early Tuesday evening along the eastern Virginia coast, causing a huge fireball but no apparent deaths. According to NASA, the Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft were set to launch at 6:22 p.m. ET from the Wallops Flight Facility along the Atlantic Ocean. It was set to carry some 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station. [ More ]

 

 

Drugmakers bet on Ebola treatments

Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address the worst outbreak of Ebola in history. It's unclear who will pay for their products, but companies are betting that governments and aid groups will foot the bill. There are no proven drugs or vaccines for Ebola, in large part because the disease is so rare. And the West African nations hardest hit by the outbreak are unlikely to be able to afford new Ebola vaccines and drugs. [ More ]

 

 

CDC releases new Ebola gear guidelines

Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients. Officials released the advice, which health workers had pushed hard for after two Dallas nurses became infected while caring for the first person diagnosed with the virus in the US. CDC officials will be demonstrating the recommended techniquesat NYC's Javits Center, with an expected attendance of thousands. [ More ]
 

 

Ebola crisis puts pressure on human rights

Some doctors in countries hit hardest by the deadly Ebola disease decline to operate on pregnant women for fear the virus could spread. Governments face calls from frightened citizens to bar travel to and from afflicted nations. The stakes get higher as more people get sick, highlighting a tricky balance between protecting people and preserving their rights in a global crisis. The world could impose more restrictions to ward off the disease. [ More ]

 

 

High court's gay marriage surprise

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for legal same-sex marriages in five more states. The court refused to hear cases from the states -- Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin — seeking to keep their same-sex marriage bans in place. Couples in some of those states began applying for marriage licenses just hours after the Supreme Court's decision. Officials in Virginia began issuing same-sex marriage licenses at 1 p.m. Monday. [ More ]

 

 

                STRANGE DAYS   —   Odd and Weird News                       

 

Kentucky candidate’s ‘With Jews We Lose’ slogan not going over well

FLORENCE, Kentucky (AP) -  A white supremacist is running a write-in campaign for U.S. Senate in Kentucky to promote his anti-Semitic slogan: “With Jews we lose.” Robert Ransdell’s name won’t appear on ballots, but county clerks must count write-in votes for the Cincinnati coordinator of National Alliance who is also affiliated with the KKK. [ More ]

 

Police: Jail inmate died from eating cellmate's drug-soaked underwear

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Kentucky (Gawker) -  A Kentucky jail inmate is under investigation for murder after he allegedly shared his contraband drug-soaked underwear with a cellmate, who died of a methadone overdose. Jessamine County jailers said Michael Jones, 55, soaked the underpants in liquid methadone during a temporary funeral leave. He allegedly ripped up the dosed undies and shared them with cellmates.  [ More ]

 

Redhead sent home from school for 'disruptive' hair

MUSCLE SHOALS, Alabama (ABC) -   Personal style is designed to make a statement. Still, Hayleigh Black never expected that hers would land her in the principal's office. No sooner had she arrived for her first day back at school this year than the 16-year-old was told to go home. According to the Muscle Shoals school system in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, her red hair was too disruptive to remain in the building. [ More ]

 

Wife of top Texas anti-gay crusader divorces him to be with lesbian partner

SOMEWHERE-IN-TEXAS (Raw Story) -  The leader of an anti-LGBT group who has joined with Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to ban same-sex marriage had his own marriage end after his wife began a romantic relationship with another woman. Corrine Morris Rodriguez Saenz was dating another woman when she filed for divorce in 2011. Six months later, Jonathan Saenz became president of the state’s anti-gay group, Texas Values. [ More ]

 

Many Kenyan men flee to avoid forced circumcisions

 NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The circumcision season among Kenya's Bukusu ethnic group brings a festive atmosphere: music, food and free-flowing beer. For the uncircumcised men from other tribes in the area, it's time to flee. At least 12 men from other tribes have been forcibly circumcised since the start of the circumcisions in August, according to police and local authorities. Others have sought refuge in police stations to avoid the knife's cut. [ More ]

 

Vietnam’s taste for ‘little tiger’ leaves cat owners in constant fear

HANOI, VIETNAM (Raw Story) -  The enduring popularity of “little tiger” as a snack to accompany a beer in Vietnam means that cat owners live in constant fear of animal snatchers, despite an official ban. At an unassuming restaurant next to a carwash in central Hanoi, a cat is prepared for hungry clients: drowned, shaved and burned to remove all fur before being cut up and fried with garlic.  [ More ]

 

Japanese high school girl 'dismembers classmate'’

SASEBO, JAPAN (BBC) - A high school girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering a classmate, Japanese police say. The 15-year-old was arrested on Sunday in Sasebo city in Japan's southern Nagasaki prefecture. Police said the girl beat her friend and then strangled her on Saturday. She then severed the victim's head and cut off one of her hands, they said. [ More ]

 

‘Allah’ handle gets Turkish Twitterer sentenced to 15 months in prisons

SOMEWHERE-IN-TURKEY (Washington Times) -  A Turkish Twitter user learned the hard way that Muslim hardliners mean business when they preach against disrespecting their god’s name: He was sentenced to prison for using a social media handle that included the word “Allah.” The man adopted the Twitter handle “@CenabiAllah.” He was arrested and charged with “humiliating the religious values accepted by a part of the people.” [ More ]
 

Nun tells students: Masturbation and ‘lack of masculinity’ make you gay

CHARLOTTE, NC  (Raw Story) -  Officials at Charlotte Catholic High School in North Carolina apologized to parents and students on Wednesday following a guest speaker’s remarks condemning homosexuality at a school assembly. “The statement she basically made was that homosexuality was something developed from lack of masculinity or a lack of father figures in one life,” one student told WSOC regarding the speech from Sister Jane Dominic Laurel. [ More ]

 

Back to the 8th Century: Afghanistan plans stoning adulterers to death

SOMEWHERE-IN-THE-CAVES-OF-AFGHANISTAN (Al Jazeera) -  Afghanistan's government is considering restoring stoning for adultery, a punishment used by the Taliban during its time in power. "Men and women who commit adultery shall be punished based on the circumstances to one of the following punishments: lashing, stoning [to death]," states article 21 of a draft of the new penal code. Article 23 specifies that the stoning should be public. [ More ]

 

Israeli "police officer" rapes two Palestinian boys

RAMALLAH, Palestine (Kawther) - Two Palestinian children were sexually assaulted by an armed Israeli assailant dressed in a police uniform. The perpetrator, driving a white car with Israeli license plates, approached the two boys while they grazed their goats in a field. With his firearm visible, he ordered them to strip from the waist down and sexually assaulted them one at a time. Asked to comment, Paris Hilton said, "that's hot!" [ More ]
 

 

Email:  info@natparty.com

300 Coxwell Avenue

P. O. Box 3037

Toronto ON  M4L 2A0  Canada

      

More Headlines

 

 

KKK outfit worn in Australia Muslim veil protest

 

German police injured in clashes with far-right hooligans

 

Army major general, troops quarantined after Ebola aid trip

 

Quarantined nurse slams Gov. Chris Christie

 

Australia: No immigration from Ebola nations


Seoul officials say Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery

 

Washington State High School shooter lured victims to cafeteria using text message, police say

 

FBI director warns against cellphone encryption; wants to keep ability to tap cellphone conversations at will

 

Arrested Catholic Archbishop’s computer contained over 100,000 images of children

 


So-called "Isis" terrorist thugs crucify 17-year-old boy in Syria

Syrian Defector: Assad Poised to Torture and Murder 150,000 More - See more at: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/07/31/syrian-defector-assad-poised-to-torture-and-murder-150-000-more.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+thedailybeast%2Farticles+%28The+Daily+Beast+-+Latest+Articles%29#sthash.f5TX5EFl.dpuf
Syrian Defector: Assad Poised to Torture and Murder 150,000 More - See more at: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/07/31/syrian-defector-assad-poised-to-torture-and-murder-150-000-more.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+thedailybeast%2Farticles+%28The+Daily+Beast+-+Latest+Articles%29#sthash.f5TX5EFl.dp

 

Chinese city bans Islamic costumes on public transport

 

David Cole breaks years of silence at IHR meeting


Grisly video evidence could take a toll on jurors
 

 

San Antonio teen accused of killing dad with ax reportedly laughs at his booking

Read more:
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/11/24/san-antonio-teen-accused-killing-dad-with-ax-reportedly-laughs-at-his-booking/?test=latestnews#ixzz2DG1OjBRc
 
San Antonio teen accused of killing dad with ax reportedly laughs at his booking

Read more:
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/11/24/san-antonio-teen-accused-killing-dad-with-ax-reportedly-laughs-at-his-booking/?test=latestnews#ixzz2DG1OjBRc
 
 
 

San Antonio teen accused of killing dad with ax reportedly laughs at his booking



Read more:
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/11/24/san-antonio-teen-accused-killing-dad-with-ax-reportedly-laughs-at-his-booking/?test=latestnews#ixzz2DG1bl6Ej
 
 
 

San Antonio teen accused of killing dad with ax reportedly laughs at his booking



Read more:
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/11/24/san-antonio-teen-accused-killing-dad-with-ax-reportedly-laughs-at-his-booking/?test=latestnews#ixzz2DG1bl6Ej
 
 
 

San Antonio teen accused of killing dad with ax reportedly laughs at his booking



Read more:
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/11/24/san-antonio-teen-accused-killing-dad-with-ax-reportedly-laughs-at-his-booking/?test=latestnews#ixzz2DG1bl6Ej
 
 
 

San Antonio teen accused of killing dad with ax reportedly laughs at his booking



Read more:
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/11/24/san-antonio-teen-accused-killing-dad-with-ax-reportedly-laughs-at-his-booking/?test=latestnews#ixzz2DG1bl6Ej
 

C A N A D A

 

Back to boring: Toronto elects John Tory to end Ford reign

 

CBC radio host blames firing on 'consensual' rough sex
 

Online hate speech could be curtailed under new anti-terror push

 


Toronto security increased after Ottawa shootings

 

Doug Ford would ‘round up’ everyone on RCMP watch list

 

Soldier gunned down near Parliament Hill identified as Hamilton man

 

Man arrested near War Memorial where Harper lays wreath

 

Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack
 

Canada tops list of Americans' favorite countries
 

Tributes to Doug Christie

 

Victoria lawyer Doug Christie, who defended Zundel and Keegstra, is dying - See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/victoria-lawyer-doug-christie-who-defended-zundel-and-keegstra-is-dying-1.80575#sthash.K3ROXUwt.dpuf
Victoria lawyer Doug Christie, who defended Zundel and Keegstra, is dying - See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/victoria-lawyer-doug-christie-who-defended-zundel-and-keegstra-is-dying-1.80575#sthash.K3ROXUwt.dpuf
Victoria lawyer Doug Christie, who defended Zundel and Keegstra, is dying - See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/victoria-lawyer-doug-christie-who-defended-zundel-and-keegstra-is-dying-1.80575#sthash.K3ROXUwt.dpuf
Victoria lawyer Doug Christie, who defended Zundel and Keegstra, is dying - See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/victoria-lawyer-doug-christie-who-defended-zundel-and-keegstra-is-dying-1.80575#sthash.K3ROXUwt.dpuf
Victoria lawyer Doug Christie, who defended Zundel and Keegstra, is dying - See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/victoria-lawyer-doug-christie-who-defended-zundel-and-keegstra-is-dying-1.80575#sthash.K3ROXUwt.dpuf
Victoria lawyer Doug Christie, who defended Zundel and Keegstra, is dying - See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/victoria-lawyer-doug-christie-who-defended-zundel-and-keegstra-is-dying-1.80575#sthash.K3ROXUwt.dpu

Tori Stafford killer Terri-Lynne McClintic admits prison assault

     

 

© 2014  (All Rights Reserved)