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An airplane carrying American doctor Kent Brantly who has the Ebola virus, arrives at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Georgia on Aug. 2, 2014. The same plane is now carrying the second Ebola patient Nancy Writebol.

From Economy 1:22 pm

American Doctor Dr Kent Brantly Survives Deadly Ebola, Released from Hospital, Sent Home

The experimental drug ZMapp to counter the deadly Ebola virus seemed to be working. Its first human recipients, American missionaries Dr Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, have been discharged by Emory University Hospital. Both have been declared as virus-free, safe for release and ok to go home.

A man smokes marijuana during a gathering to welcome back marijuana advocate Marc Emery in Windsor, Ontario

From Economy 12:22 pm

Medicinal or Otherwise, Canadian Doctors Oppose Marijuana Smoking

Even if their group has denied to give their participation to a government campaign, doctors in Canada remain against smoking marijuana, be it for medicinal purposes or not.

Handout shows U.S. journalist James Foley speaking at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications in Evanston, Illinois

From Politics & Policy 10:55 am

James Foley: Release of Beheading Video by ISIS Meant to Attract More Recruits to Join the Cause – Intelligence

More than retaliation for the recent US airstrikes, ISIS released for all the world to see the beheading video of American journalist James Foley to attract more recruits into the cause.

Some Of Bitcoin Enthusiast Mike Caldwell's Coins Are Pictured At His Office In Sandy, Utah

From Economy 9:16 am

Australian Tax Office Bitcoin Guidelines a 'Disappointment'; Virtual Currency Not Treated As Money

The Australian Tax Office has finally released its official guidelines for the tax treatment of Bitcoin in Australia. Industry experts believe Bitcoin consumers will be the most affected with the tax rule.

Australian PM Abbott delivers keynote speech during B20 Summit in Sydney

From Economy Aug 21

Muslim Leaders Refuse to Approve Tony Abbott’s Terrorism Law

Australian Muslim leaders dismissed the proposed terrorism law.

A man takes pictures of a soldier sitting in a military vehicle, with a machine gun mounted on it, after the Thai army took their positions in central Bangkok May 20, 2014.

From Politics & Policy Aug 21

Canadian Veteran’s Watchdog Say Half of Badly Wounded Soldiers Fail to Receive Disability Cheque

Canada's veterans watchdog has just released a new report that stated 50 per cent of the country's most seriously injured former soldiers fail to receive their disability cheque. Moreover, those who do receive only get the lowest grade of the benefit.

Highly contaminated water leaked from a large storage tank is seen at the H6 area of the contaminated water storage tanks, at Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture in this Februar

From Politics & Policy Aug 21

Tsunami Warning Issued Against Japan Island That was Created by a Volcano (VIDEO)

Japan's earthquake experts give forewarnings for a possible tsunami occurrence.

Still image taken from video of a man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi making what would be his first public appearance at a mosque in Mosul

From Politics & Policy Aug 21

Malaysia Police Busts Group, Thwarts Plans to Create Islamic State Across SE Asia

A group of 19 suspected militants have been arrested by Malaysian police, who allegedly have plans to stage a wave of bombings across Southeast Asia, inspired by the extremist group ISIL.

A Member Loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa

From Politics & Policy Aug 21

James Foley: Sharing Beheading Video is a Crime, Police Says; #ISISmediaBlackout Erupts

The world has gone up against the terror group Islamic State in Iraq. Sans military artillery of mass destruction, the global populace put up a united front against the militant group right on social media where ISIS put for all to see the video beheading of US photojournalist James Foley. The hashtag #ISISmediaBlackout erupted immediately after the video went up on YouTube.

A Woman WearsSunglasses in the Shape of Canadian Flags During Canada Day Celebrations in Ottawa

From Politics & Policy Aug 20

Canada Employment: Energy Sector Gives Off Highest Salary Hikes

Canadian workers seeking higher and better financial compensation may want to transfer to the country's energy sector. A survey released by global consulting firm Mercer on Monday said the energy sector is forecast to experience a pay hike of 3.7 per cent in 2015.