News Bites

News Bites

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[box] Canucks’ prospect fails Though tensions run high due to the NHL lockout, it has been said that the Canucks top prospect, Nicklas Jensen, is likely to stay in Sweden, regardless of whether the lockout comes to an end or not. [/box]

[box] Criminal returns to Canada

Well known pedophile, Christopher Neil, returned to Vancouver on Friday, after being released from a Thai jail. Trial now awaits him in Canada, while controversy arises over what the general public feels a fair and deserving sentence should be for such a criminal. A global warrant was issued for Neil’s arrest in 2007, for sexually abusing 12 boys and distributing around 200 photographs of their assaults over the web. [/box]

[box] Attack In Afghan mosque

On Friday, which happened to be a major Muslim holiday, a suicide bomber detonated explosives outside of a northern Afghanistan Mosque. During the explosion 41 people were killed, though the many senior regional officials in the building were able to escape unharmed. Many of those counted in the fatalities were soldiers and police. [/box]

[box] Hurricane Sandy

On Thursday night Hurricane Sandy ripped through the central Bahamas, destroying everything in its path with violent winds and torrential downpour. This was after it had already raged through the Caribbean, where it took 21 lives. At press time the storm was making landfall on the Eastern Seaboard. Early damage reports include the Atlantic City Boardwalk being washed out. [/box]

[box] Trump beats a dead horse

Just when you thought the US Presidential debate couldn’t get more dramatic Donald Trump stepped back into the ring. The business mogul took to YouTube this week to request that President Obama release his college records and official birth certificate, in exchange for $5 million dollars to the charity of his choice. As of yet the President has not responded. [/box]

[box] 7.7 Earthquake on BC’s Coast

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck 202 kilometers south of Prince Rupert. Despite tsunami warnings spreading as far as Hawaii, tidal stations reported only minor changes, with the highest wave being 69 centimeters. SFU geology professor Brent Ward said that the quake is unrelated to “The Big One” that’s been long predicted to hit the West Coast. [/box]

De-Classifieds

De-Classifieds

Scandle of the evangelical mind

Scandle of the evangelical mind