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    Buyer wanted for space firm COM DEV
    Oct14

    Buyer wanted for space firm COM DEV

    COM DEV, Canada’s second largest space firm, is up for sale, according to various reports. Media reports suggest that COM DEV has approached Comtech Telecommunications Corp, Honeywell International Inc, L-3 Communications Holdings Inc and Thales SA, to see if any of these firms are interested in purchasing the satellite component...

    Overcoming America’s failure
    Oct14

    Overcoming America’s failure

    A Syrian man carries his two girls as he walks across the rubble following a barrel bomb attack on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on September 17, 2015. Once Syria’s economic powerhouse, Aleppo has been ravaged by fighting since the rebels seized the east of the city in 2012, confining...

    Putin: IMF Should Give Ukraine $3 Billion To Repay Debt To Russia
    Oct14

    Putin: IMF Should Give Ukraine $3 Billion To Repay Debt To Russia

    President Vladimir Putin called on the International Monetary Fund to lend an additional $3 billion to Ukraine so it can pay its debt to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Defends Decision Not To Close Airspace In MH17 Case
    Oct14

    Ukraine Defends Decision Not To Close Airspace In MH17 Case

    Ukraine defended its decision not to close airspace in the east of the country where a Malaysian airliner was shot down last year, saying it was unaware that anti-aircraft weapons were being used in the area. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hunter lost in the Australian desert for six days survives by eating ants
    Oct14

    Hunter lost in the Australian desert for six days survives by eating ants

    An Australian man is lucky to be alive after getting lost in the remote West Australian desert for six days, and apparently eating ants to survive. Reginald Foggerdy, 62, was found on Tuesday by Specialist Tactical Response Group trackers 170 kilometres (105.63 miles) east of the town of Laverton, the Western Australia Police said in a statement...

    MH17 crash report findings sharpen suspicions and denials
    Oct14

    MH17 crash report findings sharpen suspicions and denials

    JUDY WOODRUFF: A 15-month-long investigation into what brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last year is over. And, as most expected, it concluded a missile targeted the plane. The airliner was traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it was struck over Eastern Ukraine. No one has taken responsibility, but today’s report set...

    Jeb Bush: Russia Should Face Consequences Over Syria
    Oct14

    Jeb Bush: Russia Should Face Consequences Over Syria

    By Steve HollandPETERBOROUGH, N.H., Oct 13 (Reuters) – Republican Jeb Bush vowed on Tuesday to take a more aggressive approach to countering Russia if he is elected president next year, calling Vladimir Putin an “agile adversary” who is exploiting a vacuum of U.S. leadership in Syria and elsewhere.In an interview with Reuters,...

    Poll: Ukrainians Unhappy About Corruption, Incomplete Reforms
    Oct14

    Poll: Ukrainians Unhappy About Corruption, Incomplete Reforms

    Ukrainians are unhappy with their current government. In a recent poll conducted in Ukraine, only 7 percent of the respondents said they felt the fight against corruption was yielding any results, and only 6 percent saw successful reforms in the legal and law enforcement spheres. Forty percent of the respondents admitted having bribed someone in...

    Liberal momentum has Trudeau’s spending promises under scrutiny
    Oct14

    Liberal momentum has Trudeau’s spending promises under scrutiny

    Conservative Leader Stephen Harper looks on as Nicole Ropp throws money on the counter as they illustrate how Liberal tax hikes will affect Canadians during a Conservative campaign event at an apple farm in Waterloo, Ont., Monday, Oct. 12, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward TORONTO — With the keys to 24 Sussex Drive now thought to be...

    Report: Malaysia plane was hit by missile from rebel territory
    Oct14

    Report: Malaysia plane was hit by missile from rebel territory

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands — A missile launched from rebel-held Ukraine ripped the cockpit from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Dutch investigators reported Tuesday, adding that some passengers may have remained conscious for another minute or so as the airflow tore off their clothes and objects spinning through the cabin killed people in...