• This is the beginning of the end for dollar strength: UBS economist

    Paul Donovan, senior global economist at UBS, explains how the emerging market slowdown will affect the oil market and what the future holds for the dollar.

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  • Suspected drunk driver in crash that left 4 dead remanded in custody

    Marco Muzzo, 29, was in handcuffs when he entered the courtroom wearing jeans and a black short-sleeved shirt overtop a white one. Outside the courthouse, Muzzo's high-powered defence lawyer, Brian Greenspan, said his client wants to express his condolences to the family of the victims following the crash in Vaughan, Ont., on Sunday. Greenspan said it was "premature" to discuss how his client would plead and would not comment on where Muzzo was before the Sunday afternoon crash, saying only that the information would come out in court.

    The Canadian Press
  • Canada Conservatives buoyant over election, see boost in votes

    By David Ljunggren and Randall Palmer OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's ruling Conservatives, buoyed by polls showing they are starting to break away in the run-up to the Oct. 19 election, predict they will do even better than forecast given their past ability to beat polls that underestimate voter support. Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives, seeking a rare fourth consecutive term, had 34 percent support in an Angus Reid poll released on Thursday, compared with 27 percent support for the rival Liberals and New Democrats. Party insiders note the Conservatives have historically captured about 3 percentage points more than polling numbers heading into the ballot box.

  • Long Distance Lorry Driver Snaps 'Ghost Of Drowned Man’ Wandering In Rush Hour Traffic

    A long distance lorry driver claims to have photographed the ghost of a drowned man wandering into a tunnel. Driver George Furst’s colleague Stephen Smyth took the snap last week as they drove into a tunnel heading into Cork, Ireland. On checking the picture, they spotted what they believe could be a ‘Downton Abbey’ period ghost.

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  • Class act: Joey Votto tips his cap to retiring A.J. Burnett

    Joey Votto withl the ultimate sign of respect to A.J. Burnett.

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  • Billionaire moves one step closer to mining moon

    Start-up Moon Express plans to mine for riches on the moon, and a new rocket deal is bringing its lunar mining plan one step closer to reality.

  • Vatican confirms pope met with gay former student and his partner in new twist to Davis affair

    The Vatican turned the tables Friday on the pope's meeting with Kim Davis: Not only did it distance the pontiff from her claims that he endorsed her stand on same-sex marriage, it said the only "real audience" Francis had in Washington was with a small group that included a gay couple. The revelations, doled out during the course of the day, put a new twist on Pope Francis' encounter with Davis after she and her lawyers insisted that her invitation to meet the pope on Sept. 24 amounted to an affirmation of her cause. The Davis case has sharply divided the United States, and news of Francis' meeting with the Kentucky clerk, who went to jail after refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, had upended his six-day U.S. tour.

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  • India's first male supermodels: Then and now (7 photos)

    At some point of time in the 90s, after our country opened its gates for economic liberalisation and before the runway merged with Bollywood, Indian fashion was all about four men – Arjun Rampal, Milind Soman, Marc Robinson and Rahul Dev – the first and also the last of their kind. Of course there was John Abraham, whom Atul Kasbekar regarded as a ‘combination of all the aforementioned models’; subsequently, the breed of  male supermodels sort of died out in India. Today the lines that define masculinity have become more or less blurred, with the assimilation of metrosexual and androgynous; on the other extreme, stands the brawny men, and individuality got pushed into the periphery somewhere along the way. There is an abundance of models, but dearth of characters, contrary to the days when Milind Soman, Arjun Rampal, etc., were household names. The highlight of any fashion shows these days are the Bollywood stars, whose roles have extended to that of a show stopper. Even brands resort to the big screen when they are looking for a face to sell their products. Change is inevitable and good, but it also brings a sense of loss; all we can do is reminisce the good old era of male supermodels. In pics: How the Big Four – Arjun Rampal, Milind Soman, Marc Robinson and Rahul Dev – have changed through the years. Image credit: Yogen Shah, AFP, AP, facebook.

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  • Hero Dad Dies From Cancer After Raising £500k To Help Daughter Battling Same Disease

    An inspirational dad who spent his final days raising £500,000 for his young stepdaughter’s cancer treatment while battling his own brain tumour has died.

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  • Pregnant Muslim woman attacked by Montreal teens, police say

    Montreal police are investigating after an attack on a pregnant Muslim woman. Police say the woman was going to pick up her daughter from school on Tuesday in the city's north end, near the Galeries D'Anjou, when two teenagers came up behind her on their bikes and tried to rip off her hijab.

  • Donald Trump's tax plan carries big price tag - CNNPolitics.com

    (CNN)The first reviews are in and they agree on this much: Donald Trump's tax plan carries a hefty price tag. Analysts at the left-leaning Citizens for Tax Justice and the conservative-leaning Tax Foundation released top-line estimates on the Republican presidential front-runner's tax plan that was unveiled Monday. According to the Citizens for Tax Justice, Trump's tax proposal would reduce revenues by around $900 billion per year, which would translate to about $9 trillion over a decade. The Tax Foundation is singing a similar tune: It predicts that the billionaire's plan would reduce tax revenue by some $10 trillion over the next 10 years (when measured alongside economic growth). The real

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  • Minimum wage rises in 5 provinces today

    Thousands of workers in five provinces across Canada get a raise on Thursday. 

  • WATCH: Shock Footage Of Russian Toddler Inches From Death On Eighth-floor Window Ledge

    This is the stomach-churning moment an oblivious toddler teeters on the window ledge of an eighth-floor flat. The child, aged about two-years-old, is just inches from a fatal fall as he stands casually, often without holding on.

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  • Three dead, at least 15 injured in pileup on Highway 401 at Whitby, Ont.,

    "It is a huge scene here," Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said Saturday morning of the collision Friday night on Highway 401 at Whitby, Ont. A man, a woman and a boy died in the pileup, Schmidt said, adding that as many as 20 vehicles, including four tractor-trailer trucks, were involved in the collision in the westbound lanes of the highway. Five of the injured were initially in critical condition with life-threatening injuries and that another 11 suffered serious injuries and had been taken to hospitals across the region, Schmidt said.

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  • Friend of Muzzo family comes to their defence

    Fri, Oct 2: Appearances on reality TV, personal drivers, private security and a billion-dollar estate. But a close friend of the Muzzos tells Caryn Lieberman money has nothing to do with who they really are and that includes the accused in the Vaughan fatal crash, Marco Muzzo.

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  • France tells Putin that Russia must confine airstrikes in Syria to Islamic State targets

    With Russian warplanes bombing Syria for a third day, French President Francois Hollande told President Vladimir Putin on Friday that Moscow's airstrikes must be confined to attacking Islamic State militants, not other rebels opposing the Damascus government. Hollande used a meeting on Ukraine to address Western concerns that Russia's airstrikes would serve to strengthen Syrian President Bashar Assad by targeting rebels — perhaps including some aligned with the U.S. — rather than hitting IS fighters it has promised to attack.

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  • Man plans to fight parking ticket altered after the fact

    Koran Merth received the ticket Aug. 28 after parking on 117th Street just north of 100th Avenue. Chrystal Coleman, a spokeswoman for the city's community services department, acknowledged an error was made on the first ticket.

  • Miley Cyrus' 'SNL' Monologue!

    Miley Cyrus kicked off the 41st season of "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, serving as host and musical guest.

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  • No shows at wedding get dinner bill from bride and groom

    Wedding season is wrapping up, which means we can all expect Thank You cards in the mail from the newlyweds who said “I do” this summer, but one couple Minnesota is sending out bills. Jessica Baker of Golden Valley Minnesota, had RSVP’d and planned to attend a cousin’s wedding in St. Paul last month, but had to cancel at the last minute. “This cost reflects the amount paid by the bride and groom for meals that were RSVP’d for, reimbursement and explanation for no show, card, call or text would be appreciated,” explained the invoice.

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  • Zack Kassian suffers 'minor injuries' in early morning car crash

    The Canadiens said Kassian suffered “minor injuries” and is “under the care of the Montreal Canadiens doctors.”

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