Sep 022014
 
Boko Haram Seizes Another Nigerian Town

Reports indicate Boko Haram has seized the northeastern Nigerian town of Bama and displaced “thousands of civilians” in the process. Last month Boko Haram tried to duplicate ISIS’s formation of a state in Iraq and Syria by declaring an Islamic state in the parts of Nigeria under its control.  According to BBC News, residents say [...]

Sep 022014
 
Anti-semitism? Rape gangs? Never blame Islam. Always the 'Far Right'

Andrew Norfolk is the heroic, crusading Times chief investigative reporter who broke the Rotherham child sex story. But admirable though he surely is, does anyone else find something a bit disturbing about this statement he made this week? “I didn’t want the story to be true because it made me deeply uncomfortable. The suggestion that [...]

Sep 022014
 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Libertarians in Ohio cried foul Tuesday after learning a Republican consultant and appointee of Gov. John Kasich was responsible for hiring the law firm whose challenge pushed two of their candidates off the statewide ballot. Terry Casey worked for Kasich’s 2010 campaign and the governor has since appointed him to the [...]

Sep 022014
 

Copyright © Canada Free Press RSS Feed for Judi McLeod Judi McLeod is an award-winning journalist with 30 years’ experience in the print media. A former Toronto Sun columnist, she also worked for the Kingston Whig Standard. Her work has appeared on Rush Limbaugh, Newsmax.com, Drudge Report, Foxnews.com, and Glenn Beck. Judi can be emailed [...]

Sep 022014
 
Texas Leads Nation in Online Education

HOUSTON, Texas — A new study by OnlineColleges.com shows that Texas is the best state for students to receive an online college education. Texas ranked number one due to a variety of factors, including the state’s earning potential, low unemployment rate, and high job growth, according to Valley News Live. The study additionally reported that Texas-based Bachelor’s degree holders have [...]

Sep 022014
 

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) – It’s a hot, sunny morning at the newly refurbished Sosan Football Stadium in Pyongyang. Two women’s soccer teams head to the sidelines of the artificial turf, leaving only a row of archers to continue their practice before several senior sports ministry officials. So sure are they of their aim – [...]

Sep 022014
 
Four Labour Members Suspended Over Rotherham Abuse Cover-Up

Labour has finally acted against party members responsible for the widespread cover-up of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham by suspending four members pending an investigation. The suspended councillors are former leader Roger Stone (pictured), ex-deputy leader Jahangir Akhtar, as well as Cllr Gwendoline Ann Russell, who chairs the looked-after children panel, and former mayor Shaukat [...]

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