#1 — CNews | Young refugee sues B.C. government for alleged solitary confinement
VANCOUVER — A teenage refugee from South Sudan is suing the British Columbia government alleging the Children’s Ministry is responsible for him enduring solitary confinement for four months.
#2 — CTV | Homicide rate 6 times higher for aboriginal Canadians: StatsCan
Aboriginal Canadians were victims of homicide at a rate approximately six times higher than non-aboriginals in 2014, according to new findings from Statistics Canada that show nearly one quarter of homicide victims were aboriginal – a group that accounts for only five per cent of the country’s population.
#3 — Al Arabia | Putin sends S-400 missiles to Syria to deter Turkey
In a move raising the potential threat of a Russia-NATO conflict, Russia said on Wednesday it will deploy long-range air defense missiles to its base in Syria and destroy any target that may threaten its warplanes following the downing of a Russian military jet by Turkey.
BBC | Turkey releases audio of ‘warning’ to downed Russia jet
BBC | Russia sends clear message to Turkey: Don’t try it again
#4 — BBC | Islamic State: Merkel vows Germany will do more to fight extremists
Germany will do more in the fight against Islamic State militants, Chancellor Angela Merkel has said.
#5 — CNS | Debt Under Obama Up $8,000,000,000,000
(CNSNews.com) – The debt of the federal government has now increased by more than $8,000,000,000,000 during the time President Barack Obama has been in office, according to the official debt numbers published by the U.S. Treasury.
#6 — DM | Large Hadron Collider smashes energy record
The Large Hadron Collider has shattered another record, allowing specialists to study a state of matter that existed just after the Big Bang.
The LHC recently smashed together lead-ions at 1045 trillion electron-volts – two times higher than any previous experiment of this kind.
#7 — Fox | Dollar Bill: Clinton opening fundraising spree for wife’s 2016 campaign
WASHINGTON – Former President Bill Clinton is going on a fundraising swing reminiscent of his presidential campaigns of the 1990s. But this time he’s doing it for his wife.
#8 — NYP | US soldiers suspended for deadly airstrike on hospital
WASHINGTON — American soldiers and airmen who killed and wounded dozens of civilians in a strike on an Afghanistan hospital violated US rules of engagement and have been suspended as they await disciplinary action that could include criminal charges, military officials said Wednesday.
#9 — Tass | Russia to strengthen control over food supplies from Turkey — Ministry of Agriculture
MOSCOW, November 26. /TASS/. Russia will strengthen control over food supplies from Turkey and will perform additional border and production checks, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture said on Thursday.
#10 — WT | Obama green energy project Abengoa on verge of bankruptcy; demise recalls Solyndra
If you were wondering what the Spanish word for “Solyndra” is, this week provided the answer: “Abengoa.”
Abengoa is a Spanish company that was another of President Obama’s personally picked green energy projects, and it’s now on the verge of bankruptcy too, potentially saddling taxpayers with a multibillion-dollar tab and fueling the notion that the administration repeatedly gambles on losers in the energy sector.