Six In the Morning

1 KILLER CLIMATE Former United Nations leader Kofi Annan's think tank just released a study that estimates global warming causes 300,000 deaths a year. (Guardian)

2 QUIET ON THE KOREAN FRONT U.S. Defence Secretary Robert Gates says missile-happy North Korea isn't moving its troops to attack the South. And speaking of South Korea, that country is mourning its former president, who jumped off a cliff last Saturday. (New York Times)

3 DOLLAR GOES UP! The Loonie flexes its might. (Globe And Mail)

4 TRUST GOES DOWN! An NDP MP says a Canada Post contract with Purolator smells fishy. (CBC)

5 IT WOULD BE SIMPLER IF WE JUST LEGALIZED POT The Supreme Court says a convicted, home-based marijuana farmer--a 57-year old Vancouverite whose garden was showcased in Gardens West magazine--will keep her house. (Toronto Star)

6 STEVE'S FAVOURITE HOCKEY TEAM IS IN TROUBLE Noooo! I went through all this nonsense with the Jets! Now my current favourite NHL team, the Columbus Blue Jackets, are in trouble and making noises about needing public sector help. Boo! Hiss! Boooo!

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