SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe Harper government is considering a proposal that would keep hundreds of Canadian troops in Afghanistan until 2014 in a non combat, training role, The Canadian Press news agency has learned. The move would extend Canada’s military presence in Afghanistan three years past the July 2011 withdrawal deadline set by Parliament, but would remove troops from the front lines of fighting.It is under consideration because the Conservative government faces international pressure publicly and privately to leave behind at least a contingent of military trainers to help address a shortfall in the NATO led mission.Read moreDo you think Canada should extend its Afghan mission? Take our survey.Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests.
According to the Stanford University researchers behind the study, changes in genes controlling brain size, connectivity and function may have made the human mind as we know it today possible, while also opening the door for neural disorders. Of particular note is the CACNA1C gene, which belongs to a family of genes responsible for making calcium channels that support cells in multiple ways. On this gene, highly repeated sequences of DNA displayed abilities to activate gene expression and were tightly linked to genetic markers for bipolar and schizophrenia susceptibility..
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Apart from that it was a fairly funny, lighthearted film. There are only so many times you can watch a slow motion joust but it passed a couple of hours easily enough. The performance of the actor who plays Chaucer was class, he was superb as gangster number 1 and superb in this.
Market share for cars dipped to 13.1% from 14.9% the year before. To lure customers to their cars, auto makers often have to resort to heavy discounts that eat into profits.Related: $2 gas will be back after Iran nuclear dealGM relieved investors by reporting encouraging results in China, which is grappling with a significant slowdown in growth. GM CEO Mary Barra acknowledged “challenging conditions” in China, but the auto maker still generated $500 million of profits there last quarter.