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First Hill Streetcar Opens With Lessons For Future Lines

The First Hill streetcar loads passengers on Jackson Street at Fifth Avenue. (Photo by the author) Seattle’s new streetcar route, the First Hill line, finally opened on Saturday. Despite the cold and rain, months of tantalizingly empty test runs and the pr

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https://www.theurbanist.org/2016/01/26/first-hill-streetcar-opens-with-lessons-for-future-lines/

Justin Trudeau admits that he 'won the lottery' with $1.2 million inheritance and successful speaking business

Federal Liberal leadership front-runner Justin Trudeau has provided a rare disclosure of his personal finances to quell speculation about his family's wealth and head off concerns over potential conflicts of interest. At the request of The Ottawa Citizen,

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http://o.canada.com/news/justin-trudeau-admits-that-he-won-the-lottery-with-1-2-million-inheritance-and-successful-speaking-business

Fake gun in bus rider's pants earns arrest

When a man boarded a Vancouver bus last week, sporting an antique pistol tucked into his belt, he triggered a events that led to his arrest.

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http://vancouversun.com/news/crime/vancouver-bus-rider-facing-charges-for-pistol-in-his-pants

Olli aboard: 3D printed, self-driving bus features IBM's Watson

Arizona-based startup Local Motors has created a 3D-printed, self-driving bus called Olli, capable of carrying twelve people and designed to serve as an on-demand transportation option. Like…

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http://inhabitat.com/3d-printed-self-driving-olli-bus-to-hit-the-streets-in-the-us/

World Leaders on Instagram 2016

Executive Summary Instagram may not have the reach of its better-known social media rivals, but it has an ever-increasing following - something world leaders and their advisors have not been slow to recognize. The heads of state and government and foreign

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http://twiplomacy.com/blog/world-leaders-on-instagram-2016/

Charges laid against YouTube 'moose rider' in Fort Nelson

A year after a video was posted to YouTube showing a man riding a moose, two Fort Nelson men have been charged.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/moose-riders-youtube-fort-nelson-1.3660913

blink-182 - Happy Holidays,You Bastard

blink-182 Happy Holidays,You Bastard fourth track of the album "Take Off Your Pants And Jacket" Lyrics: It's christmas eve and I've only wrapped two fuckin' presents It`s christmas eve and I've only wrapped two fuckin' presents And I hate, hate, hate your

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1fECcM0cS4

Mob burns Venezuelan man alive over $5 as rule of law fails

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The mob didn't know at first what Roberto Bernal had done, but he was running and that was enough. Dozens of men loitering on the sidewalk next to a supermarket kicked and punched the 42-year-old until he was bloodied and semi-con

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/49be3c89fe3d4ef990a944c323dffaab/mob-burns-venezuelan-man-alive-over-5-rule-law-fails

WATCH: Video captures man insulting driver on Whistler bus

A video showing an unidentified man throwing insulting remarks at the driver of a bus in Whistler has caught the attention of BC Transit.

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http://globalnews.ca/news/2802463/watch-video-captures-man-insulting-driver-on-whistler-bus/

LARO har ökat tillgängligheten och förbättrat kvaliteten - Kristianstadsbladet

Sjukvård/ För snart två år sedan fick personer med missbruksproblematik mer makt över sin hälso- och sjukvård. Då infördes vårdval för läkemedelsassisterad rehabilitering vid opiatberoende, kallat LARO. Vi i Region Skåne var först ut i landet med vårdval i

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http://www.kristianstadsbladet.se/debatt/laro-har-okat-tillgangligheten-och-forbattrat-kvaliteten/

Utredning: Värnplikt återinförs i Sverige 2019

Värnplikten återinförs 2019, med militär grundutbildning för både kvinnor och män inom ramen för lagen om totalförsvarsplikt. Det blir förslaget från utredningen om den framtida personalförsörjningen i Försvarsmakten, erfar SvD. Om förslagen genomförs är v

http://www.svd.se/utredning-varnplikten-tillbaka-2019--for-bade-kvinnor-och-man

Hassan Rouhani at the UN: RSF condemns Iranian President’s inaction

On the eve of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to New York for the 71st United Nations General Assembly, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its condemnation of Iran’s harassment of print and online media outlets and the recent arrests of th

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https://rsf.org/en/news/hassan-rouhani-un-rsf-condemns-iranian-presidents-inaction

AP Investigation: How a con man used China to make millions

ASHDOD, Israel (AP) — Gilbert Chikli was rolling in money, stolen from some of the world's biggest corporations. His targets: Accenture. Disney. American Express. In less than two years, he made off with at least 6.1 million euros from France alone. But he

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http://www.bigstory.ap.org/article/7500da6eb1d94e1dbb7e5650d1c20bd6/ap-investigation-how-con-man-used-china-make-millions

AP Investigation: How a con man used China to make millions

ASHDOD, Israel (AP) — Gilbert Chikli was rolling in money, stolen from some of the world's biggest corporations. His targets: Accenture. Disney. American Express. In less than two years, he made off with at least 6.1 million euros from France alone. But he

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http://bigstory.ap.org/article/7500da6eb1d94e1dbb7e5650d1c20bd6/ap-investigation-how-con-man-used-china-make-millions

Vancouver bus drivers take strike vote today

Frustrated bus drivers, SeaBus captains and other Metro Vancouver transit operators are taking a strike vote today to potentially put more pressure on their employer.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/vancouver-bus-strike-vote-1.3556606

1 Toronto Uber rider took almost 1,700 trips in 2016

The ridesharing company Uber has released its 2016 rider data and it has proven to be a popular transportation choice for at least one rider who has taken almost 1,700 trips this year.

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http://globalnews.ca/news/3128192/1-toronto-uber-rider-took-almost-1700-trips-in-2016/

Award-Winning Cleveland Cop Arrested for Pistol-Whipping, Raping Girlfriend at Gunpoint - PINAC News

Angered at finding his girlfriend with another man, an award-winning Cleveland cop attacked her as she slept, pistol-whipping and punching her several times in the face, pointing a gun at her and firing two rounds. The bullets tore into a mattress inches f

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http://photographyisnotacrime.com/2017/01/17/award-winning-cleveland-cop-arrested-pistol-whipping-raping-girlfriend/

West Vancouver bus service on full scale strike after negotiations fail

West Vancouver buses will not be operating on Monday morning after negotiations between their union and the District of West Vancouver failed Sunday night.

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http://globalnews.ca/news/3021308/west-vancouver-bus-service-on-full-scale-strike-after-negotiations-fail/

Omar Abdel Rahman, the ‘Blind Sheikh,’ Is Dead, by Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

Omar Abdel Rahman, the notorious “Blind Sheikh” who died on Friday night while serving his life sentence in federal prison, was never shy about being a terrorist. As he put it: What kind of name is this? Why are we afraid of it? Why do we fear the word ter

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/445052/blind-sheikh-dies-terrorist-evangelist

No Pants SkyTrain Ride attracting more people than ever, despite being just plain silly

It may seem like a stunt only a narcissist or seriously forgetful person would do, but going pantless on the SkyTrain is now a thing for hundreds of people in Vancouver. "Honestly it's skyrocketed, the no pants event skyrocketed," said Larry Piché, who org

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https://ca.news.yahoo.com/no-pants-skytrain-ride-attracting-004054192.html

The frozen pants: a Calgary mystery

Whose pants are frozen to the sidewalk on Bow Trail? In the seemingly unending deep freeze that has settled over Calgary, a pair of khaki pants stand frozen in place at the intersection of Bow Trail and 37th Street S.W. as though someone jumped right out o

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https://ca.news.yahoo.com/frozen-pants-calgary-mystery-213734439.html

TransLink bus driver sexually assaulted while operating bus

One man is in custody after a TransLink bus driver was sexually assaulted while operating her bus in Burnaby last week, Transit Police said.

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http://globalnews.ca/news/3197130/translink-bus-driver-sexually-assaulted-while-operating-bus/

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