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  • Calgary bobsled track incident kills twin brothers, injures 6 other teens

    Two teenage twin brothers are dead and six of their friends are injured after attempting to use their own toboggan on the bobsled track at Canada Olympic Park, according to CBC sources. "Part way down, the group hit a large gate used to separate the bobsled and luge tracks," according to police. Staff Sgt. Paul Wyatt said police are continuing their efforts to identify all those involved.

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  • Regina family's dream vacation in Cuba turns to 'nightmare'

    Members of a Regina family say their dream vacation in Cuba "turned into a nightmare". "Everything was great for the first few days," Kelly Morrison said in a news release. On the morning of Jan. 30, Morrison opened their hotel room safe and found her wedding rings and money were nowhere to be found.

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  • Decorated soldier ordered out of Winnipeg shopping mall

    WINNIPEG — Dozens of people have staged a protest at Winnipeg’s Portage Place shopping mall over the expulsion on the weekend of a decorated soldier and respected elder. Joseph Meconse said he and a friend sat down to tea in the mall’s food court on Saturday when a security guard approached him and told him he had half an hour before he would have to leave. Meconse said he then went to get a plate of food and as he was eating, the guard returned and told him he had to leave immediately. Meconse, 74, joined the military at the age of 20 and served for a decade at posts in Germany and Cyprus. When he eventually came home to work as a corrections officer, it was as a decorated soldier with a chest

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  • Toronto bride wed by trailblazing NYC Fire Dept. chaplain amid fatal crane collapse

    Nesh Pillay, 25, a Toronto native, was at a Manhattan hair salon on Friday with her mother and sister getting ready for her wedding when they felt the earth shake as a construction crane collapsed outside, killing one person and injuring three others. "So I kind of went into the bathroom and put my wedding dress on and left, knowing at this point I was very late," Pillay said. Pillay was standing outside in her wedding gown in the slushy cold weather in the middle of the crane collapse scene, when Rev. Ann Kansfield of the New York City Fire Department swooped in, covered the bride in a protective firefighter jacket and escorted her to city hall where groom Aaron Vanderhoff was waiting.

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  • Apology issued to decorated war veteran kicked out of Winnipeg shopping mall

    A Winnipeg shopping mall has issued an apology to a decorated Manitoba war veteran and aboriginal elder who was told to get out last weekend. Joseph Meconse, 74, said he and a friend sat down to tea in Portage Place’s food court on Saturday when a security guard approached him and told him he had half an hour before he would have to leave.

    The Canadian Press
  • Demi Moore joins the fun at daughter Tallulah Willis’ birthday party

    When Tallulah Willis celebrated her 22nd birthday, not only did she do it in style but she also made it a family affair. The Bandits actress shared a fun snap of her and Demi embracing. The birthday girl and her guests enjoyed a fun karaoke session, where Tallulah performed a rendition of Britney Spears' "Baby One More Time" while everyone cheered her on.

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  • Check out these glamorous mother-daughter duos... (9 photos)

    Star kids and their super glamorous mommies are always in the news for their sparkly appearances at promotional events, awards functions, celebrations, parties and what have you! Here’s a look at some of our famous mother-daughter duos who never fail to impress.

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  • Anger grows over Vancouver's vacant homes

    Thu, Feb 4: There's simmering anger over the number of multi-million dollar homes in Metro Vancouver that are just sitting empty. Some of them are even slowly rotting. Nadia Stewart looks at the consequences of this growing reality.

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  • Tortured Italian student died 'slow death': Egypt official

    The body of an Italian graduate student who disappeared last month has been found with multiple stab wounds, cigarette burns and other signs of torture and a "slow death" on a roadside on the outskirts of Cairo, an Egyptian prosecutor said Thursday. Giulio Regeni, a 28-year-old Cambridge University PhD candidate who had been researching labour rights in Egypt, went missing on Jan. 25, the fifth anniversary of the popular uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak. An Italian government delegation cut short a visit to Cairo and Italy summoned the Egyptian ambassador in Rome, calling for a full investigation with participation by Italian experts.

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  • Jian Ghomeshi trial: Lucy DeCoutere asked about publicity she's gotten from case

    Actress Lucy DeCoutere, the second complainant to testify at​ Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault and choking trial, was cross-examined for two hours by the defence about the publicity she's gained from her involvement in the case. Lawyer Marie Henein also repeatedly asked the Trailer Park Boys actress Thursday afternoon about her decision to spend more time with the former CBC Radio host during the weekend he allegedly sexually assaulted and choked her. Ghomeshi, 48, has pleaded not guilty to four counts of sexual assault and one of choking to overcome resistance, with the charges involving three women.

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  • CM Punk finally gets first UFC opponent with Mickey Gall's submission win

    Gall is now set to be the first person to fight the former WWE champion.

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  • This Insane Fact About Store-Bought Eggs Is Going Viral

    How did we not know this gross truth? ​

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  • Breathtaking Photos Show the Undeniable Beauty of Freckles

    In 2012, photographer Brock Elbank was playing in a weekend-league football match in Sydney when a spectator caught his eye. It was his teammate’s son, Eddie, 10 at the time, with “an incredible face full of freckles, like I’d never seen before,” he says.

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  • Justin Theroux says it's 'a laugh a minute' with wife Jennifer Aniston

    Jennifer Aniston made her comedic prowess well known as Rachel on Friends and the many comedic films she has under her belt, but the actress's husband insists she's also a hoot at home. In a recent interview, Justin Theroux said there are plenty of laughs to go around at home.TAP FOR FULL GALLERY: Justin says his wife Jennifer is quite the comedian.

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  • Some refugees turning down housing options in Ottawa, centre says

    A lack of affordable housing and desires to be settled close to other refugees and mosques are complicating the search for permanent homes for incoming families, according to Carl Nicholson, executive director of the Catholic Centre for Immigrants. Only half of the more than 600 government sponsored refugees who have arrived in Ottawa since Dec. 31 have found homes.

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  • Mother and Infant Son Die From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning As Dad Shovels Out Car

    ​​Their deaths were the result of a tragic accident that could happen to anyone. 

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  • Indonesian 'Tree Man' Dies Aged 42 After Years Of Battling Rare Illness

    A Indonesian man who was dubbed ‘Tree Man’ due to the warts covering his body has died after a long battle with the incurable condition causing the growths. Dede Koswara, 42, suffered from an extremely rare disease known as Lewandowsky-Lutz dysplasia - responsible for causing huge scaly warts resembling tree bark to cover his body. Dede’s battle with the condition was so severe that the warts are believed to have weighed more than 13lbs.

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  • Here's What Happens When You Attach a GoPro to Your Dog and Leave the House

    Dog owners, this might turn you into a pile of mush. Titled "What my dog does when I leave," this YouTube video shows what happens when you attach a GoPro to your dog once you step out the door. The video has been viewed over 18 million times. Kind of the opposite of the best use of a GoPro, when someone attached it to a bottle of Fireball at a wedding and passed it around. 25 of the Cutest Puppy GIFs Ever Prepare to Fall in Love With the World's Laziest Puppy OMG, This Puppy Looks Just Like a Teddy Bear

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  • The One Thing Stylish Italian Women Never Wear

    We regularly profess our love for French women's effortlessly cool style, but make no mistake: We're equally captivated with the signature looks of other cultures as well. Case in point: Italian women, who have long been known for their particular brand of sophisticated style.  So what sets Italian women apart from others? Veteran supermodel Mariacarla Boscono spoke to Vogue.com about the one thing they all have in common: an affinity for getting dressed up and an avoidance of all things casual. "You would never see anyone go to a restaurant in Milan wearing a jumpsuit!" Boscono told Vogue.com. "We have a history; we love to dress up and be well-groomed … I grew up with a saying: 'It doesn’t

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  • Larry Bird: Not 'many 7-footers walking around at the age of 75'

    The NBA legend is among many former players now staring down old age, as the league attempts to support its retirees.

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