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Air Canada plane crash lands at Halifax airport

25 people were taken to hospital after flight AC624 skidded off a runway during a snowstorm.

  • Five-year-old girl recognises missing dog in a dog meat stall 

    This is a nightmare moment for any dog owner: recognising their missing pets served in a roast shop. The unidentified girl is reported to be living in the countryside of northern Vietnam. Devastated: The little girl, who is believed to be living in northern Vietnam, finds her beloved pet 'Flower' already cooked outside a dog meat stall.

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  • Moment pro-surfer jumps overboard as major wave hits his boat

    Mark Healey, 33, was at big wave surfing spot Mavericks in California. When Healey saw the wave coming he turned to his friends and said he was jumping. They held on to the railing instead.

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  • Robin Williams' wife, children head to court in fight over late comedian's personal belongings

    Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian's estate. The attorneys are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge on Monday, as they argue over who should get clothes and other personal items the actor kept at one his Northern California homes. In papers filed in December, Williams' wife, Susan, says some of the late actor's personal items were taken without her permission.

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  • Stray dogs show up at funeral for woman who used to feed them

    A funeral for a woman in Mexico took an unexpected turn when a number of stray dogs unexpectedly showed up to pay their respects. Animal lover Margarita Suarez of Merida, Yucatan, passed away earlier this month after battling illness. During her life she was known for her kindness to all kinds of animals and every morning she would feed the stray dogs and cats that would show up at her home.

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  • Germany says Greece must flesh out reforms to unlock aid

    By Lefteris Papadimas and Caroline Copley ATHENS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Greece's biggest creditor Germany said on Monday that the euro zone would give Athens no further financial aid until it has a more detailed list of reforms and some are enacted into law, adding to scepticism over plans presented last week. A senior official in Brussels on Sunday had dismissed the list as "ideas" rather than a plan that Greece could submit to EU and IMF lenders to avoid running out of cash next month. Euro zone states are still waiting for Greece to send a more comprehensive list, a German finance ministry spokesman said.

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  • Amy Childs shows off killer curves as she joins Gemma Collins

    Former TOWIE star Amy, 24, looked incredible in a form-fitting black mini dress which showed off her slim figure.

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  • Fiancee of ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez says in his murder trial she removed box at his request

    The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez testified in his murder trial Monday that she removed a box from their basement at his request the day after the slaying. Shayanna Jenkins testified for a second day after being called to the stand by prosecutors. Jenkins, 25, is Hernandez's high school sweetheart and the mother of his 2-year-old daughter.

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  • Forget the proverb: An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away, new study finds

    Apple eaters had more education and were less likely to smoke than apple shunners, and fewer of them were white. Apple eaters were slightly less likely to use prescription drugs, but the study lacks information on use of over-the-counter medication and alternative medicine.

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  • Future Shop stores lost out to fulfilled online shoppers

    Electronics stores are suffering from the rise of the pampered, fulfilled cybershopper who can now get everything online, even advice. Experts say it’s no surprise that Future Shop shut down on Saturday, closing 66 of its stores and converting the other 65 to Best Buy outlets. While online shopping is growing in popularity, bricks and mortar electronics stores always had something extra to offer — the opportunity for consumers to experience the product plus expert advice from staff who could decode those complicated gadgets.

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  • Brian Jean to move forward with $100K floor-crossing clause

    The new leader of the Wildrose Party is proposing a $100,000 fee for future floor-crossers. Fort McMurray’s Brian Jean, 52, captured the party leadership this weekend with about 55 per cent of the votes. In December, nine WildroseMLAs— including former leader Danielle Smith — crossed the floor to join the Progressive Conservative party.

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  • Katie Holmes, Suri Cruise Live It Up at the 2015 Kids' Choice Awards: Pics!

    Life of the party! Katie Holmes treated her daughter Suri Cruise to a fun night out at the 2015 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, where they rubbed shoulders with the likes of Angelina Jolie, Shiloh and Zahara Jolie-Pitt, Nick Jonas, and Jennifer Lopez. Suri, 8, looked to be having a blast at the show, which took place at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Sporting a multicolored dress and denim vest, Holmes' mini-me grinned and threw her hands up in delight as orange blimp-shaped confetti rained down on the audience of young, screaming fans. Incidentally, Holmes' main man Jamie Foxx was also in attendance at the slime-tastic event.

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  • Barman who has lived in UK for 50 years is branded 'illegal immigrant'

    A pub landlord has been fined £15,000 for employing an 'illegal immigrant' - despite the barman having a British mother and having lived in the UK for more than 50 years. Mike Hill, 50, had been paying 56-year old former postman Robert Jordan - a family friend over 30 years - to serve drinks and collect glasses at his Manchester pub since 2009.

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  • Twins delivered after car crash that killed mother are allowed home

    Twins born via caesarean section minutes after a car crash that killed their mother have been released from hospital. Ashton Hughes was driving home from a doctor's appointment in Spartanburg, South Carolina on January 6 when she ran into the back of a stopped SUV.

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  • It could have been me: Regina women recount terrifying brushes with violence

    It could have been me. That's what four women from Regina believe. All of them have been in dangerous situations where they could have been hurt, or even killed, by a man. In some cases, a total stranger, in others, a man they were in a relationship

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  • Electric cars: are they really more polluting than gas?

    Most people think if you drive an electric car, then you are helping the environment. In Nova Scotia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, electric cars generate more carbon over their lifetimes than gas-powered vehicles, Chris Kennedy, a professor of civil engineering at the University of Toronto, told CBC Radio's The Current last week.

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  • Lynette's Family Daycare's licence suspended after toddler found half-kilometre away

    A Colwood, B.C., woman's daycare licence has been suspended after a toddler in her care was found wandering alone along the side of a road a half-kilometre away. Vancouver Island Health Authority has suspended the licence of Lynette Johner, who operates Lynette's Family Day Care. The daycare has a licence to care for up to seven children.

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  • Loyal dog tries to protect his friend when hit by a car in Turkey

    This heartbreaking video shows the moment a dog runs on to a busy motorway in Turkey to protect his friend after he his hit by a car.

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  • US officials: 1 dead in shooting at NSA gate at Fort Meade; FBI says no link to terrorism

    A firefight erupted Monday when two people in a car tried to ram a National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade, killing at least one person, according to preliminary reports cited by two U.S. officials. An FBI spokeswoman said the incident was not believed to be linked to terrorism. The two federal officials said at least one of the people in the car died after the firefight ensued.

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  • Prosecutors: Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago

    The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed into the French Alps last week had received treatment for suicidal tendencies several years ago, prosecutors said Monday. Duesseldorf prosecutors say co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 27, had received psychotherapy "with a note about suicidal tendencies" for several years before becoming a pilot. "In the following period, and until recently, further doctor's visits took place, resulting in sick notes without any suicidal tendencies or aggression against others being recorded," prosecutors' spokesman Ralf Herrenbrueck said in a written statement.

    The Canadian Press 55 mins ago
  • 29 Photos That Will Make Your Brain Explode With Happiness

    Need a little pick-me-up? Read on to see some photos that will crush your negativity and imbue you with happiness. Source: Getty

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