Breaking News – 2008/08/16

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Local, regional, national, and international. Whatever catches my attention and interests me. Updated throughout the day!

Disclaimer: I regret that I can only ensure the validity of these links at the time that the articles are published. The (unscrupulous?) practise of some media outlets to subsequently redirect links to advertisements is completely out of my control and beyond my capacity to monitor.

Canada/Ontario/London

Health Ministry denies it’s financial responsibility
Police Media Releases

Canada/Ontario

Costly legal system makes justice improbable
Disreputable SIU secrecy
Liberal disability legislation is seriously flawed

Canada/Other

Another confirmed case of mad cow in Alberta
Eye on Wal-Mart: union contract ordered; now what?
Municipalities shouldn’t bully garbage-pickers

International

Olympics: deported for hanging a sign
Olympics: Phelps’ success raises questions
U.S. orders Russia to withdraw troops

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