ISIS leadership surrenders after Canada announces Iraq mission


MOSUL (The News Desk) — Following Canada’s announcement that it would join the coalition mission against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the militant group announced today that it would surrender unconditionally.

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NHL bans hockey from fighting

TORONTO (The News Desk) — NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced on Saturday morning that beginning next week, hockey will be banned from the sport of fighting.

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Vancouver ranked the most city in the world


VANCOUVER (The News Desk) — Vancouver has been ranked the most city in the world, according to a ranking of 230 cities released by a Brussels think tank last week.

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Stephen Harper refuses to answer questions about cape


OTTAWA (The News Desk) — Prime Minister Stephen Harper continued to frustrate political opponents when he refused to answer questions about his cape during question period on Parliament Hill.

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Student stuck at the top of stairs


VANCOUVER (The News Desk) — University of British Columbia science undergraduate David Wakefield was found stuck at the top of a flight of stairs near the Main Library on Tuesday.

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University announces plan to increase mature student tuition by 10,000%


VANCOUVER (The News Desk) — Students were shocked on Wednesday when the University of British Columbia announced plans to increase mature student fees by more than 10,000 per cent.

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Other Nobel prizes


The Nobel Prize in Computers

Awarded to the person who can get the apple working with the new kind of cable they got at the Costco.

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TransLink unveils tiny bus program


VANCOUVER (The News Desk) — Following months of secrecy, Vancouver’s transit authority TransLink unveiled a new $75-million “tiny bus” program on Thursday morning.

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