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    Kilford: On Remembrance Day, our freedoms and values remain on solid ground
    Nov09

    Kilford: On Remembrance Day, our freedoms and values remain on solid ground

    Inés Fiedler, Sideqa Haqani, Alice Guimond, Joo Hee Chung, Darynn Bednarczyk, Hareem Masroor, Ginny Hsaing and Owen Brown – just a few of the past and present senior winners of the Royal Canadian Legion’s annual Poster and Literary Contest. The aim of the contest is to nurture and advance the tradition of remembrance in Canada, and with...

    The Latest: WADA welcomes doping report on Russian athletics
    Nov09

    The Latest: WADA welcomes doping report on Russian athletics

    GENEVA (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local): ___ 5:10 p.m. The World Anti-Doping Agency says the report by Dick Pound’s commission into Russian doping “will shock and appall athletes and sports fan worldwide.” WADA says it “welcomed” the report by an independent panel that detailed widespread doping in Russian...

    The Latest: WADA panel says Moscow lab destroyed samples
    Nov09

    The Latest: WADA panel says Moscow lab destroyed samples

    GENEVA (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local):___4:50 p.m.The head of Russia’s medical agency says the World Anti-Doping Agency’s report into Russian doping is part of a “politically motivated” campaign.Vladimir Uiba, the head of the Federal Medical-Biological Agency which provides medical services...

    Netanyahu’s Washington Visit
    Nov09

    Netanyahu’s Washington Visit

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu comes to Washington to collect his payoff for being disgruntled over the agreement limiting Iran’s nuclear program, which was signed by that country and the world’s great powers. Although President Obama and Netanyahu seem to personally dislike each other, because of Israel’s clout in...

    Characters From Renaissance Paintings Take Over The Streets Of Ukraine
    Nov09

    Characters From Renaissance Paintings Take Over The Streets Of Ukraine

    For his series “The Daily Lives of Gods,” Alexey Kondakov juxtaposes the modern and oft bleak streets of Kiev, Ukraine, with classic Renaissance paintings. The idea came to the Ukrainian art director when he discovered the 17th century Caesar van Everdingen painting “Nymphs Offering the Young Bacchus Wine,” while surfing...

    Daredevil Climbs Eiffel Tower, Records A Stomach-Churning Video
    Nov09

    Daredevil Climbs Eiffel Tower, Records A Stomach-Churning Video

    File this under: Things not to try on your next family vacation. James Kingston, a Youtuber and adventurer who has previously climbed the Dnopro Towers in Ukraine and somehow manages to capture his terrifying stunts on video, is back at it for a new climb. This time, up the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Without any visible ropes or safety...

    Human rights group: Ukraine Jewish mausoleum fire may have been arson
    Nov09

    Human rights group: Ukraine Jewish mausoleum fire may have been arson

    (JTA) — A Jewish mausoleum in western Ukraine burned down in what a human rights group said may have been a deliberate arson attack connected with a dispute over a commemoration project. The gravesite of Hillel Lichtenstein, a 19th century Jewish sage and former chief rabbi of the Ukrainian city of Kolomyia, was partially destroyed last week in a...

    Child’s Play Turns Tragic In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov09

    Child’s Play Turns Tragic In Eastern Ukraine

    Eleven-year-old Kolya was playing with his friends near a Ukrainian military base when they stumbled on a rocket-propelled grenade. The accidental detonation shattered Kolya’s limbs and killed his younger brother. The boys are among an untold number of victims of the conflict in Ukraine’s east, where land mines and unexploded ordnance...

    The Citizens of Nowhere
    Nov08

    The Citizens of Nowhere

    Greg ConstantineGreg Constantine has spent a decade photographing people with no papers, and no rights. Working with various refugee groups and non-governmental organizations, Constantine has visited stateless communities in 18 countries—including Sri Lanka, Kenya, Kuwait, Crimea, Italy, and the Dominican Republic. His new book, Nowhere People,...

    Live From New York, It’s Donald Trump
    Nov08

    Live From New York, It’s Donald Trump

    NBCTo protest Donald Trump’s appearance on Saturday Night Live this week, the group DeportRacism.com offered $5,000—in cash—to anyone on set or in the audience who would disrupt Trump in his hosting role. And who would do that, specifically, by calling him a racist. Trump was, in the end, called a racist on live TV. But the interrupting...