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  • Usain Bolt pictured in bed with student after dancing with woman at Rio nightclub

    Usain Bolt stirred up controversy after a 20-year-old Rio student named Jady Duarte reportedly shared photos of herself in bed with the Jamaican sprinter. This comes following reports of the nine-time Olympic gold medallist spotted twerking with an unidentified woman while celebrating his birthday at a Rio nightclub on 21 August.

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  • ​Winnipeg man uses Google Maps to successfully fight photo radar ticket

    Danial Mercer used Google Street View pictures of the area where he got slapped with a photo radar ticket to have his traffic violation thrown out of court. Mercer was driving through the school zone on Harrow Street just north of Warsaw Avenue on April 6, 2015 when a photo enforcement vehicle snapped a photo of him travelling 49km/h in the 30km/h school zone in front of St. Ignatius School. Mercer said he's driven that stretch of Harrow Street often and is aware of the school zone.

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  • Edmonton Girl's Leg Split Open By Makeshift Water Slide

    [Warning: This story contains graphic details and might be disturbing to some of our readers] Edmonton mom Ashley Field called it "the scariest night of her life." In a Facebook post, Field recounted the how her six-year-old daughter needed more than 37 stitches after her leg was split open by a metal peg during a trip to the park earlier this week. Field brought Kennedy and son Peyton to Westview Village Park where a makeshift water slide had been laid down by Green Shack program staff, the Edmonton Journal reports. The program regularly hosts activities for kids ages six to 12 during the summer. That day organizers sprayed water on a blue tarp that was nailed into the grass with metal pegs.

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  • New Canadians, mostly Filipinos, snapping up homes in St. John's region

    The housing market may be slowing in the St. John's region, but there's a refreshing spike in the number of new Canadians who are snapping up homes. Veteran real estate agent and mortgage broker Debbie Hanlon has sold 22 homes to immigrant families in the past 12 months, mostly to newcomers from the Southeast Asian nation of the Philippines. It's a refreshing trend for a province that manages to retain, on average, just 25 per cent of the immigrants and refugees that come to Newfoundland and Labrador.

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  • Indian marathoner who ran without water in Rio heat thought she would die

    An Indian woman thought she was going to die after not being provided enough fluids while running the marathon in “the scorching heat” at the Rio Olympics last week, according to reports. Questioning the Athletics Federation of India’s efforts to provide fluids, O.P. Jaisha told the Press Trust of India, via BBC, she only received water from Rio organizers every eight kilometers, while others got water and energy drinks from officials in their countries’ athletic federations every two kilometers. Jaisha finished the race in 89th place with a time of 2:47.19. On the day the women’s marathon was held in Rio, temperatures reached 86 degrees.

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  • Philippines President Duterte threatens to leave UN

    "When were you here last time? Nothing. Never. Except to criticize." The comments come days after the UN urged Duterte's administration to step back from its violent approach to drug crime. The crackdown since Duterte took office in late June has seen over 650 police killings -- deaths Duterte and his top police officer, Roland Dela Rosa, say are justified self-defense killings -- alongside as many as 900 unexplained murders perpetrated by suspected vigilantes. Duterte has also publicly accused dozens of officials and politicians of being involved in the drug trade. A woman cradles her husband, next to a placard which reads "I'm a pusher," who was shot dead in Manila on July 23, 2016. Police

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  • Nate Diaz could face suspension for vaping cannabis after Conor McGregor fight

    Nate Diaz was seen casually vaping on the dais when speaking to the media following his Saturday night loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 202. Little did he know that it may get him into some hot water with USADA. “It’s CBD,” Diaz said.

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  • This “Harry Potter” fan just pointed out something seriously AWFUL about Snape that we never noticed!

    The great Snape debate has been a hot-button issue among Harry Potter fans ever since Deathly Hallows first hit shelves in 2007. According to the Redditor, Snape seems to give particularly grisly detentions to his Gryffindor students…and in some instances, he makes little Gryffindors cut up the same kinds of animals that they keep as pets. Poor l’il Neville Longbottom, for example, before he got really cute and badass.

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  • Giving up alcohol opened my eyes to the infuriating truth about why women drink

    I’m newly sober and dog-paddling through the booze all around me. It’s summer, and Whole Foods has planted rosé throughout the store. Rosé is great with fish! And strawberries! And vegan protein powder! (Okay, I made that last one up.) At the office, every desk near mine has a bottle of wine or liquor on…

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  • There's an important reason why there are tiny holes in airplane windows

    You don’t have to be an aeronautical engineer to know that an airplane cabin is pressurised to keep us from passing out as we soar through the skies, 11,000 metres (36,000 feet) above sea level. It also stands to reason that – to keep that pressure contained – the cabin can’t have any holes in it. So why, you might be wondering, is there a scary-looking small hole in every airplane window? Well, in short, despite what it seems, it’s there for your safety. According to Mark Vanhoenacker, a British Airways pilot who reports about aviation for Slate, these tiny window holes are actually called 'bleed holes', and they're wedged between two other panes of acrylic material, meaning that when you look

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  • Costco's Credit Card Nightmare Just Got Even Worse

    Costco is facing more problems.

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  • Vancouver real estate vulnerable after tax on foreign buyers: Fitch

    By Leah Schnurr OTTAWA (Reuters) - With a new tax on foreign homebuyers in Vancouver expected to slow purchase activity, there is a greater risk that the city's lofty real estate prices would be vulnerable to a potential jump in local unemployment, Fitch Ratings said on Monday. Earlier this month, Vancouver implemented a 15 percent tax on foreign home buyers to try to address a lack of affordability for residents. The new tax will likely be effective in tamping down buyer activity, Fitch analysts wrote, but with signs that the market may have begun to cool even before the tax, that leaves Vancouver home prices more exposed to potential changes in Canada's economy.

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  • Alien Megastructure? 'Tabby's Star' Continues to Baffle Scientists

    Nearly a year after first making headlines around the world, "Tabby's star" is still guarding its secrets. In September 2015, a team led by Yale University astronomer Tabetha Boyajian announced that a star about 1,500 light-years from Earth called KIC 8462852 had dimmed oddly and dramatically several times over the past few years. Boyajian and her colleagues suggested that a cloud of fragmented comets or planetary building blocks might be responsible, but other researchers noted that the signal was also consistent with a possible "alien megastructure" — perhaps a giant swarm of energy-collecting solar panels known as a Dyson sphere.

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  • Prince likely did not know the ‘Watson 385’ pills he ingested were counterfeits laced with fentanyl

    When the autopsy report for Prince surfaced in June, it became clear that the singer died from a lethal dose of a powerful opioid called fentanyl. Now investigators have found reason to believe that the pop icon did not know what he was taking. During a search of Prince’s Minnesota estate after his death in April, authorities found an Aleve bottle filled with two dozen pills. The pills tested positive for fentanyl, a drug that can be up to 100 times as powerful as morphine. But they weren’t labeled as such: The Associated Press reports that the pills were marked “Watson 385.” That’s a label found on a generic painkiller that contains acetaminophen and hydrocodone – the ingredients of many commonly

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  • Eat Like an Olympian: Here's Exactly What Olympic Athletes Eat For Breakfast (5 photos)

    If nothing else, the Olympics encourage full emulation and admiration for the superhuman elite athletes competing to take home gold. We want to know their workout routines, how they keep their hair in makeup in such perfect place while flipping through the air at high speeds, and, of course, what their diets really entail. If we can't make it to the Olympics like them, at least we can eat like them right? In that spirit, we grilled a few Olympians about what they regularly scarf down for breakfast. Keep scrolling to find out what you need to add to your shopping list to truly begin eating the breakfasts of champions.

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  • Saskatoon family making each day count after devastating diagnosis of 3-year-old boy

    The Wilson family is spending each day as if it's the last for three-year-old Tanner. Tanner's mother, Leeanne, still doesn't fully understand the diagnosis her son received just a few weeks ago, but she knows Leigh syndrome is breaking down her son's central nervous system. Leeanne said Tanner had always been a healthy boy, but when he was two, he started going downhill.

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  • Katherine Kitts should get 12-14 months for sexually exploiting student: Crown

    An educational assistant who was based out of Sir Robert Borden High School in Ottawa should be sentenced to 12 to 14 months in jail for sexually exploiting a student over a two-year period, argued the Crown attorney at her sentencing hearing Monday. Katherine Kitts, 46, was arrested in 2014 after a mother found sexually explicit texts on her son's phone and contacted police with concerns about Kitts's relationship with him. The offences happened between April 2012 and April 2014 while Kitts was working at Sir Robert Borden High School.

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  • Hailey Baldwin Looks Like She's Wearing a Simple Swimsuit — Until You Spot This Little Detail

    Sadly, the Summer — along with its beach, pool, and sun-filled days — is coming to a close. But while many are making the most out of their favorite swimsuits, celebrities are still breaking out brand-new options. Take Hailey Baldwin, for instance, who 'grammed a pic of a green one-piece while celebrating her pal Kylie Jenner's 19th birthday. At first glance, the sleek, high-cut Zigilane design looks pretty sexy — in a simple way. But a quick look at the side and you'll spot a few statement-making cutouts, taking Hailey's beachside look to the next level. Take another look at the It model's suit ahead, then shop some similar options before Fall rolls on in.

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  • This Tragically Hip Meme Pretty Much Says It All

    You may have already seen this Tragically Hip meme. But when Toronto city council Kristyn Wong-Tam tweeted it out Saturday night following the CBC broadcast of the band's final concert in Kingston, Ont., we had only one thought: Nailed it.

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  • Ryan Lochte, U.S. swimmers face ‘further action’ from USOC after Rio

    As the Rio Olympics ended, the United States Olympic Committee celebrated its gold medals, its medal count and the continued domination of its athletes. “But it was not perfect,” CEO Scott Blackmun said. The shadow of LochteGate loomed over the victory lap by the USOC.

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