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NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen addresses the media ahead of the NATO summit in Wales, at the Residence Palace in Brussels, Monday Sept. 1, 2014. Russia and Ukraine will be the top story this week when NATO heads of state attend the NATO summit in Wales, starting Wednesday. Yves Logghe Associated Press
NATO leaders' focus could be split between ISIS and Russia

NATO's leaders are set to talk about the Ukraine crisis this week in Wales, but the growing threat in the Middle East could take up much of the oxygen at the 60-country summit.

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  • A polar bear keeps close to her young along the Beaufort Sea coast in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska in a March 6, 2007 file photo. Oil from a spill or oil well blowout in the Arctic waters of Canada's Beaufort Sea could easily become trapped in sea ice and potentially spread more than 1,000 kilometers to the west coast of Alaska, a World Wildlife Fund study showed on July 25, 2014. REUTERS Susanne Miller USFWS handout  UNITED STATES - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS DISASTER  FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - RTR40582 Susanne Miller ReutersPolar bears: Endangered species or political pawn?
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-02 11:32 PM

    Reports of the polar bear's dwindling population have made it an ideal symbol for the real world effects of climate change. But some say those numbers are overstated, and it's the politics around polar bears that's really at play.

  • Omar Khadr could be liable for more than $130 million US if the suit brought in Utah prevails. Janet Hamlin ReutersOmar Khadr reattempts to sue Canada for $20M
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-02 6:37 PM

    Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr tries again Wednesday to expand his civil lawsuit against the federal government to include a claim that Canada conspired with the United States for what he says was the abuse of his rights and torture.

  • Willow Reichelt quit teaching after 14 years.B.C. teachers' strike: former teacher quit over special needs stress
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-02 8:30 PM

    After 14 years, Willow Reichelt walked away from teaching because she could no longer properly support the special needs kids in her class

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  • Sports-related concussion needs action:report
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-09-02 9:04 PM

    TORONTO - Sports-related concussions in children and youth constitute a significant public health issue which requires serious reform in public policy to address the harm associated with them, a new Canadian paper argues.

  • CEO resigns after alleged dog abuse in B.C.
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-09-02 5:32 PM

    VANCOUVER - A man alleged to have abused a dog while being video taped in a Vancouver hotel elevator has resigned from his post as CEO of a high-profile catering company.

  • Black inmate sues over alleged KKK beating
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-09-02 4:59 PM

    KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A black inmate is suing the province of British Columbia, alleging he was targeted by the Ku Klux Klan behind bars and endured “torture” at the hands of a sheriff and a guard.

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  • Video purports to show beheading of US journalistVideo purports to show beheading of US journalist

    BEIRUT - Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."

  • 3 dead in US shooting rampage; gunman kills self

    GREENVILLE, S.C. - South Carolina authorities say a gunman killed two security guards and his stepfather and wounded a police officer before fatally shooting himself in the head.

  • Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastatedLawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

    PHOENIX - An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.

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Designed to simulate smoking, electronic cigarettes continue to be caught up in possible regulations and restrictions. Do you think they should be treated the same as cigarettes?

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  1.  
    40 %
    No. They came into existence for a reason – to be a less harmful alternative to smoking.
    1,610 votes
  2.  
    50 %
    Yes. A cigarette is a cigarette whether it’s a vaporized version or not.
    1,976 votes
  3.  
    9 %
    Not sure.
    362 votes
  4.  
    1 %
    Maybe.
    58 votes

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