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  • 'Rounder' from Ontario raped Calgary woman in front of husband in 1995, accused testifies

    A "rounder" from Ontario named Rob repeatedly raped a Calgary woman in her home — including in front of her bound husband — more than two decades ago, Jack Kramer testified in his own defence at his sexual assault trial on Wednesday.

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  • Brad Pitt cancels premiere appearance and issues new statement on divorce

    Amid his ongoing divorce from Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt has confirmed that he will not be attending the premiere of his latest film, Voyage of Time. Though the star was scheduled to make an appearance at the screening on Wednesday (Sept. 28), he revealed in a new statement that his priority is to remain "focused on my family."

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  • Jose Fernandez's best friend gives us another incredible on-field tribute

    Aledmys Diaz returned to the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, his heart still full of grief, but with one swing in the fourth inning, he gave us another incredible tribute to Jose Fernandez. On Sunday, Diaz got the horrible news: Fernandez — who lived a few doors down when they were kids in their native Cuba, a friend so close he called him brother — had died in a boating accident. Outside of Fernandez’s teammates with the Miami Marlins, the news didn’t hit anyone in baseball harder than Diaz.

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  • Kate wraps up in one of Sophie Trudeau's favourite Canadian brands

    The Duchess of Cambridge wrapped up in style while in the Great White North, stepping out in one of Sophie Trudeau's favourite labels! The grey coat she donned was from Canadian fashion brand Sentaler. During her visit to Carcross on Wednesday, the 34-year-old royal ditched her striking red Carolina Herrera overcoat for a designer brand which is often worn by the Canadian Prime Minister's wife.

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  • Shocked woman comes home to find burglars having sex on her sofa

    A woman was horrified when she returned to her home when she found it completely ransacked - and the burglars HAVING SEX on her sofa.

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  • Man's unknowing use of fentanyl changes his life forever

    Sun, Sep 25: A young Calgary man's life was changed forever when he unknowingly took fentanyl while he was a crystal meth addict. He's now paralyzed and using his story to try and warn others. He and the mothers of 2 young men who lost their lives hope their stories will help save the lives of countless others. Jill Croteau reports.

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  • This Dad Made the Coolest Built-In Bunk Beds For His Daughters

    If you want to save space, buying bunk beds for your kids is a smart bet. But if you want to save a lot of space, do as this father did and build them yourself. We're beyond impressed with the craftsmanship of one handy dad, who constructed a gorgeous bunk bed, complete with a staircase, crown molding, and built-in bookshelves, for his two young daughters. Even more impressive, the construction project cost just $800 in supplies and only took up roughly 20 inches — less than two feet — of floor space because he fit it into the wall of the spare bedroom. "It makes the room much larger than it would be with regular furniture," he said of his finished product, which featured a full mattress on top

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  • With the Help of Distasteful Raisins John Oliver Compares Clinton and Trump's Scandals

    After a month away, John Oliver is back and he's ready to return to what he does best: exposing hypocrisy and making us laugh, even if we are feeling worse about the state of all things. During Last Week Tonight,  Oliver took on both major party candidates and their respective scandals. The focus was mainly on Clinton and Trump's charitable foundations, which both have their share of shady business dealings. But while the Clinton Foundation looks questionable in certain lights, Trump's, in Oliver's opinion, is guilty of such immoral practices that he can only describe one aspect as, "on the spectrum of shittiest things you could do, that's right up there with catfishing a baby owl." Watch the

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  • Kiefer Sutherland thinks Julia Roberts calling of their 1991 wedding was 'brave'

    Back in the nineties, Kiefer Sutherland and Julia Roberts were one of Hollywood's biggest power couples - but all that changed when the actress abruptly called off their wedding just two days before it was set to take place. Media speculation ran rampant over the cause, but 25 years later Kiefer has opened up about his relationship with Julia and even praised his former fiancée for calling off the wedding. At the time of their split, Julia caused controversy by quickly starting a new romance with Kiefer's good friend, actor Jason Patric.

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  • Former exotic dancer not buying Joel North's 'white knight' defence of stripper tweet

    A former exotic dancer in St. John's says she doesn't accept the defence of Joel North — a private radio host who left his job after he told a woman she'd do better by stripping online. "He can't say, 'oh no, I was really being the white-knight of the strippers, and I was actually the one being so kind and so good-hearted here," Michelle Keep, who is also a volunteer with the St. John's Status of Women Council, said. North, a DJ on Coast 101.1, tweeted a message to a woman broadcasting herself playing video games last week, telling her she'd get more viewers if she was stripping.

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  • Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart failure: study

    Commonly prescribed anti-inflammatory painkillers, including ibuprofen, raise the risk of hospital admission for heart failure, a large European study suggests. Several previous studies have linked use of NSAIDs with increased risk of heart failure. More than 92,000 hospital admissions for heart failure in Italy, the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom were identified and compared with 8.2 million controls of the same age and sex.

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  • End of the line for Fogle and Subway

    Subway and Jared Fogle suspend their relationship after the pitchman's home was raided by federal and state investigators.

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  • Mom of kids killed in Vaughan drunk-driving crash alleges extortion attempts

    The mother of three children killed by a drunk driver in Vaughan, Ont., has penned a heartbreaking Facebook post to mark the one-year anniversary of their deaths in which she suggests that she has been the victim of extortion attempts from people who picked up items from the crash site. Jennifer Neville-Lake lost children Daniel, 9, Harrison, 5, and Milly, 2, as well as her father, Gary Neville, 65, on Sept. 27, 2015, when an SUV driven by Marco Muzzo blew through a stop sign and collided with a minivan carrying the members of the Neville-Lake family. Two other family members, the children's grandmother and her mother, suffered serious injuries in the crash.

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  • Americans living in Canada not swayed after U.S. presidential debate

    Thousands of Canadians tuned in to the first U.S. presidential debates last night but two people in Saskatoon were paying a little more attention than the average viewer. Claudia Manning and Joanna Daigle are both American expatriates living in Canada. Manning is a registered Democrat and Daigle is a registered Independent.

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  • Pitcher who allowed Tim Tebow's home run tweets funny response

    St. Louis Cardinals prospect John Kilichowski will forever be the answer to a trivia question no one thought would exist even two months ago. During Wednesday’s instructional league game against the New York Mets, he was the pitcher who allowed a home run to Tim Tebow in Tebow’s first ever professional at-bat. On the first pitch he saw, Tebow took a high-and-outside fastball from Kilichowski and basically tomahawked it over the fence in left-center field.

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  • 26 Things You Didn't Know About "Grease" (25 photos)

    It took cast changes, scene stealing, and a "crows-feet test" to make Grease the word. From Good Housekeeping

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  • A Yellowknife woman's torturous bathroom trip, and ensuing legal battle

    A Yellowknife woman with multiple sclerosis suffered a "humiliating experience" and was discriminated against by the N.W.T. legislative assembly when she raised concerns about the building's lack of automatic door openers, only to become trapped in a bathroom two years later partly because an opener still hadn't been installed. The assembly has widened doors, added companion seating for people in wheelchairs, and made sure some seats in the public gallery remain open for those with crutches.

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  • I work 50 hours a week. So why am I paid for 40?

    THE QUESTION I have always wondered why salaried employees are not eligible for overtime pay. My work week has always been 50 hours or more. It’s a running joke with my peers about how it is impossible to do my job in 40 hours. In fact, the company has always expected more than 40 hours, yet my salary has never reflected this de facto demand. THE FIRST ANSWER Bill Howatt Chief research and development officer, Morneau Shepell, Toronto You’re not alone. Whether an organization is private, public or government, many salaried employees work long hours. An employment lawyer can provide advice on your specific employee contract. Many organizations are beginning to notice the implications of the 50-hour

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  • Lawyer dubbed ‘Britain’s biggest fare dodger' is sacked from the profession

    Oxford graduate Peter Barnett made hundreds of journeys from his home in Thame, Oxfordshire to Marylebone station in London without buying tickets. A spokeswomen for the Bar Standards Board told The Times: “Dishonest conduct is incompatible with membership of the Bar. Barnett, who lives in a £600,000 house in Thame, was told by Deputy District Judge Olalekan Omotosho last year: “You had it all.

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  • Vikings Motorcycle clubhouses raided by police, 10 men arrested

    Ten men were arrested following multiple raids of known biker clubhouses in Newfoundland Wednesday in a police operation that spanned the province's Avalon Peninsula. According to the RCMP, officers executed five search warrants in St. John's — and a sixth in Cupids — in a series of raids which were linked to a two-year investigation of the Vikings Motorcycle Club. RCMP and RNC officers converged on Sports Bar on Boncloddy Street in St. John's around noon, while police cruisers blocked off the downtown street.  RCMP officers were seen searching the saddle bags on a Harley Davidson motorcycle parked outside the bar.

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