Morning Update February 11th, 2012 (10)

CANADA

#1 — CNews | Pension reform target 2020: Flaherty

OTTAWA – Planned reforms to Old Age Security are unlikely to be rolled out before 2020, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says.

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#2 — Globe | Suspect in shooting of two Alberta Mounties arrested

A man wanted in the shooting of two Alberta RCMP officers has been arrested without incident.

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#3 — LFP | St. Clair River faces proposed changes

SARNIA – Fish in the St. Clair River could soon have company.

Two projects under consideration could change the river bed, but some advocates are concerned about the potential impacts.

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#4 — NP | Dozens injured in Alberta bus rollover

REDWATER – More than 30 people were injured when a Red Arrow bus rolled over Friday on a highway about 10 kilometres west of Redwater.

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#5 — OC | Drunk driver gets five years for causing Christmas Day crash

OTTAWA — A repeat drunk driver who ran a red light and seriously injured a young family on Christmas Day 2008 was sentenced Friday to five years in prison.

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WORLD

#6 — BBC | Twitter fuels Kim Jong-un assassination rumour

A rumour that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was assassinated in Beijing has spread across social media websites all over the world.

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CNN | No evidence North Korean leader is dead

#7 — CNN | Billions at stake as Russia backs Syria

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Russia’s controversial stance in the Syrian crisis has left many wondering what Moscow stands to gain by backing the brutal regime of Bashar al-Assad.

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#8 — Fox | Navy names ship after Gabrielle Giffords

In a teary-eyed ceremony Friday, the U.S. Navy honored the former congresswoman from Arizona by adding her name to its latest littoral combat ship, USS Gabrielle Giffords.

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#9 — DM | Britain will send body armour to Syrian rebels

Britain is preparing to send body armour to rebels in Syria seeking to oust dictator Bashar al Assad.

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#10 — Telegraph | Power cuts in Serbia as Europe’s deep freeze threatens national grid

Serbia has started implementing power cuts in a desperate bid to stave off the collapse of its national grid as the country suffers the effects of days of freezing temperatures.

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