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to your health than drinking sugar-laden soft drinks.LONG READ FOR A LONG COMMUTEPoliceman Dave Richardson wrote the lyrics to 1970s power ballad WildflowerOne night in 1970, Dave Richardson’s exhausted girlfriend returned home after a devastating nursing shift during which two patients had died. She went off to cry.
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The words written in a rush by Mr. Richardson,, would become some of the most performed in Canadian popular music. With an expressive melody composed by the guitarist Doug Edwards, the songWildflowerwas a massive hit for the band Skylark in the spring of 1973.
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Why would anyone believe the US intelligence service? Been there before. That war is still going on. Give world domination a rest US. Stay out of it. Attack on Saudi lol facilities came from the Globe and Mail. Press freedom applies to everyone, where's my colum? Must have some BIG batteries on these drones! The attack almost certainly came from the within Saudi Arabia, probably from the Eastern Province. To suggest otherwise is dim witted.
Chicago Cubs await update on first baseman Anthony Rizzo (ankle) - TSN.caStar first baseman Anthony Rizzo was pulled from a game Sunday with a sprained right ankle, putting a damper on the Chicago Cubs' 16-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed a three-game sweep.
Crude prices jump most on record in the single worst sudden disruption to the oil market everPresident Donald Trump aid the U.S. is ‘locked and loaded depending on verification’ that Iran staged the attack on an Aramco oil facility in Saudi Arabia on Saturday Trump has better listen to his advisors here. Iran would love nothing more than to have a couple of Yemini wedding parties blown up. According to the plan.... all other speculations didn’t work..... So much for reducing carbon emissions. What tonnage of GHG is actually being released from this fire?
U.S. blames Iran for Saudi oil attack, Trump says 'we are ... locked and loaded'Global energy prices spiked on Monday after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on record, an assault for which U.S. President Donald Trump warned that the U.S. was 'locked and loaded' to respond.
Iran dismisses U.S. allegation it was behind Saudi oil attacksIran has denied that it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world's biggest oil processing facility and an oil field in Saudi Arabia. Iran will own the US when the Democrats get back in power. Biden will forget who Iran is Quit LIEING Iran 🇮🇷 or your days are numbered ! 👇 U.S. pointing fingers again? Wonder whos fingers were up whos arse to point.
Attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid U.S.-Iran tensionIran has denied that it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world's biggest oil processing facility and an oil field in Saudi Arabia. It's not serious !! As usual US close his eyes For a given quantity of `X'. How about “unprecented disruption & opportunity for Canadian energy?” 5% of global consumption taken offline & 🇨🇦 using 25% of our drill rig fleet for past 5 years can’t make up the lost barrels in our own county (east) let alone displace Saudi in global markets. 🤦♂️ insanity!
U.S. indicates Iran to blame for Saudi oil strike; Iran deniesThe U.S. tried to build its case Monday that Iran was behind the fiery weekend attack on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities that raised new war worries and sent energy prices spiraling worldwide. Iran denied responsibility, while President Donald Trump said the United States was 'locked and loaded' to respond if necessary. Please for the love of god don’t let this start another war... Iran and it’s people are slimy and aren’t to be trusted ... US reconnaissance plane operated drones that attacked Hmeymim — defense official cdnpoli bcpoli ... ... cdnpoli bcpoli