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  • Winston Reid, father of slain teen Simone Reid, found dead

    The mystery surrounding the murder of an 18-year-old girl deepened Thursday after police announced that her father's body was found earlier this week. Winston Reid, 49, had been missing since the body of his daughter, Simone "Shanni" Reid, was discovered inside a Scarborough apartment building on Nov. 13. Police said Winston Reid was not considered a suspect in that case but were trying to contact him.

  • Goodbye Wi-Fi, Hello Li-Fi: New Wireless Technology Is 100 Times Faster

    New wireless technology has been tested that is 100 times stronger than Wi-Fi. The technology, which transmits information using visible light communication, is being tested in offices and other workplaces in Tallinn in Estonia. Tests in the lab have revealed that Li-Fi can be up to 100 times quicker than Wi-Fi - it uses visible light and transmits messages through binary code.

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  • Man who killed wife, posted Facebook photo of body convicted of 2nd-degree murder

    A Florida man who killed his wife and posted a photo of the bloody corpse on Facebook was convicted Wednesday of second-degree murder after failing to convince a jury that he shot her eight times in self-defence. The jury verdict came in the third week of Derek Medina's trial in the August 2013 killing of 27-year-old Jennifer Alfonso at their South Miami home. Medina, who did not testify in his own defence, admitted in the police statement taking a cellphone photo of his dead wife's body and uploading it on Facebook, along with a posting that said he expected to go to prison but was forced to kill her following years of physical abuse.

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  • Police warn about increase in one-punch attacks with deadly consequences

    Thu, Nov 26: Vancouver police are issuing a warning today about a disturbing increase in "one punch" attacks - when an unsuspecting victim is knocked down - often with a single punch. As Grace Ke reports, that single punch can cause life-altering injuries and even kill a person.

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  • Family asks woman to take off hijab out of safety fears

    This past week has been unnerving, if not outright scary, for people who are Muslim in Toronto.

  • RCMP seek 2 men who allegedly behaved suspiciously near Rogers Centre in August

    RCMP are seeking help in identifying two men they allege behaved suspiciously near the Rogers Centre nearly three months ago but will not disclose what it is the pair was reportedly doing. Supt. Lise Crouch said a passerby told private security about seeing the men on the John Street Bridge near the stadium in the afternoon of Aug. 31.

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  • Anonymous Have Now Unleashed Rick Astley In The Battle Against ISIS

    In a video statement about its #OpParis campaign, Anonymous said, “It is time to realise that social media is a solid platform for ISIS’s communication as well as neutering their ideas of terror amongst youth. “We must all work together and use social media to eliminate the accounts used by terrorists.

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  • VPD appeals for help in bizarre 'one-punch' assault case

    Vancouver Police are looking for additional witnesses, including a woman described as "possibly having a prosthetic leg," to come forward in their investigation of a serious assault that has left a man with life-altering injuries. Joshua Albertson, the 34-year-old victim, was punched in the face and knocked unconscious around 2:40 a.m. PT Oct. 25 in front of the Roadhouse Bar at 670 Smithe St. He fell and hit his head on the concrete causing severe injuries and brain damage. Cst. Brian Montague says it's the latest "one-punch" incident in Vancouver where a person has been rendered unconscious by a single punch before hitting the ground.

  • Woman saved by Doo Doo the Clown says attack was no laughing matter

    A woman saved by Doo Doo the Clown from a vicious assault earlier this week in downtown Toronto has told her story to CBC News, and it was no laughing matter. Sonnenberg was walking near Front Street West and Bathurst Street with a friend Sunday when the assault happened. It was then that Doo Doo the Clown in his clown car came out of nowhere to save the day. Sonnenberg said she was shaken up but not traumatized by the event.

  • Sidney Crosby, Mario Lemieux have 'big falling out': Report

    “I’ve heard over coaching, I’ve heard also after the (2014) playoffs when they lost out,” Barnaby said. “Maybe the personnel isn’t right?”

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  • Pakistan mourns first death of female fighter jet pilot (5 photos)

    The small community of female fighter jet pilots is mourning its first loss this week. Flying Officer Marium Mukhtiar was killed in a training accident near Mianwali, Pakistan November 24, 2015. In 2013, Pakistan had a total of 19 female fighter jet pilots, the first of which to be combat ready was Ayesha Farooq. There are no numbers currently available for the total number of women who are training or qualified to be fighter jet pilots in the military today, but it remains a very small group.

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  • Airlines resent paying tab to return passengers rejected by Canada

    Major Canadian airlines say they're unfairly shouldering the costs of removing from Canada people who arrive with a passport or other valid document only to be turned away by federal officials. There are "numerous scenarios" in which air carriers must pay the tab for returning such inadmissible arrivals to their home country, Air Canada says in a submission to a federal review panel studying transportation policy. "In extreme cases, should the passenger become ill and be hospitalized before they leave Canada, carriers are even expected to pick up the medical bills," Air Canada says in its submission to the review of the Canada Transportation Act.

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  • Man released after 44 years in jail marvels at a changed world

    Otis Johnson went to jail in 1970 for assaulting a police officer. Upon his release, a team from Al Jazeera English accompanied him as he adjusted, and made a moving six-minute documentary about Johnson’s re-entry into a world that at times he struggles to understand.

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  • This Amazing App Lets You ‘See’ The Invisible Wi-Fi Signals That Surround You

    An impressive new smartphone and tablet app enables you to ‘see’ the Wi-Fi signals that are completely invisible to the naked eye. The Architecture of Radio app shows users a 360-degree augmented reality view of the all of the wireless networks around them using their GPS location. “We are completely surrounded by an invisible system of data cables and radio signals from access points, cell towers and overhead satellites.

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  • Plans For ‘Detachable Cabin’ To Let Passengers Board Before Plane Lands

    A radical new concept for boarding planes would see passengers on board and strapped up in their seats before the jet even lands. The ‘detachable cabins’ design has just been patented by Airbus, who are hoping it will be able to drastically reduce the amount of time it takes between planes landing and taking off at airports. Travellers who have just landed would see their cabin instantly removed and taken away for passengers to disembark as usual.

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  • Who Ordered The Extra Large Calamari? Giant Squid Is Caught Off Spanish Coast

    THIS monster from the deep has been caught off the coast of Spain. The 33ft, 330lb giant squid was snared by fishermen aboard the boat Minchos, some miles from off coast of Villaviciosa, a town in the Asturias region of northern Spain.

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  • Trudeau’s cabinet and baby skills lands him on Vogue’s unconventionally sexy list

    “Sexy, feminist, and capable of balancing a baby on one hand: Prime Minister Trudeau gets our vote.”

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  • Boy Fines Mum An INCREDIBLE Amount For Talking On The Phone

    Parents sometimes need a bit of a break from their kids but one mum who dared speak on the phone in front of her little boy is paying the price.

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  • Turkey-Russia spat over downed Russian plane deepens with Moscow moving to cut economic ties

    A tug-of-war over a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria escalated Thursday, with Moscow drafting a slew of economic sanctions against Turkey and the Turkish president defiantly declaring that his military will shoot down any new intruder. Turkey shot down the Russian Su-24 military jet on Tuesday, insisting it had violated its airspace despite repeated warnings. The incident marked the first time in half a century that a NATO member shot down a Russian plane, raising the threat of a military confrontation between the alliance and Moscow.

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  • Cat Covered In Concrete Found Curled Up On Doorstep

    A cat found covered in concrete on a doorstep has been saved after its fur was completely shaved off. The two-year-old ginger tom, who has been given the name Grant, was discovered by Faye Richards outside her home in Withywood in Bristol. Because the cat was covered from head to tail in concrete, the 39-year-old medical receptionist didn’t even know it was an animal at first, mistaking it for a bundle of parcel tape.

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