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  • Calgary actress Shannon Madill's body found, husband charged with murder

    After a months-long police search, the body of Shannon Madill has been found at the Calgary home the actress shared with husband Joshua Burgess, who has now been charged with second-degree murder. Madill, 25, was reported missing Dec.1 after failing to show up for a family event the day before. "It transitioned from a missing-person investigation to a homicide investigation within the last week," said StaffSgt. Colin Chisholm of the homicide unit.

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  • Ben Affleck DENIES Rumours That Jennifer Garner Split Was Because Of Margot Robbie

    Ben Affleck has worked with many absolutely gorgeous women throughout his career, but of course the fact that he just so happened to be starring in a film alongside the stunning Margot Robbie at around the same time as he and Jennifer Garner announced their split lead to some speculation that Margot was the reason. Anyways, unsurprisingly, Ben’s camp has wasted no time in denying the vicious rumour, clearing Margot’s name of any wrongdoing as she is still very happy with her own long term boyfriend, Tom Ackerley. Ben and Jen broke our #Bennifer ship hearts last week when they confirmed that they were divorcing after ten year of marriage, saying in a joint statement: “After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce.

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  • Florida man sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for having sex on the beach in broad daylight

    A man convicted of having sex on a Florida beach in front of families was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on Monday. Jose Caballero, 40, and Elissa Alvarez, 21, were convicted in May of two counts of lewd and lascivious behaviour in a case that drew international attention for the couple's brazen act. Caballero told jurors that he and Alvarez were not having sex and that witnesses were mistaken.

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  • City of Regina deposits $576K in property tax cheques by mistake

    The City of Regina says it accidentally double dipped when depositing a batch of 90 property tax payments last month. $576,000 worth of cheques were scanned twice on June 22 by an employee. "As soon as we identified the error and made sure there was nothing else that had happened, [we] made sure there was no personal banking information that was compromised," said June Schultz, director of finance for the City of Regina.

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  • Ottawa man working in Edmonton wins $12.5M in Lotto Max; 1 of 4 who shared $50M

    EDMONTON - An Ottawa man got lucky in Edmonton, winning $12.5 million in a Lotto-Max draw.Eddy Mushibuka had been working in Alberta and bought his ticket at a Safeway Gas Bar in west Edmonton in June.When he recently went to a store to check it, the

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  • Villagers Shocked By Noise From 500 Swingers At Weekend SEX FESTIVAL

    Rather than enjoying a peaceful and relaxing weekend, the villagers of Flaxey were forced to put up with the sound of moaning when a sex festival set up camp for the weekend.The small village in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, was picked as the place

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  • Kourtney & Scott Split!

    Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick are reportedly calling it quits. According to E! News, the reality TV couple split over the Fourth of July weekend. "Kourtney has always taken Scott back and been by his side, but now with three kids it has gotten

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  • Why other drivers speed up when you’re trying to pass

    Except, probably, he’s not – as New Zealand sociologist Carl Davidson is only too happy to explain. “Those people you’re overtaking in the passing lanes most of the time aren’t thinking about the other person that is passing them at all,” said Davidson, head of insight at Christchurch-based firm Research First, in an interview with Yahoo Canada.

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  • 13 remaining free agents who can help NBA teams

    The first few days of the NBA's 2015 free agency period have proceeded at a breakneck pace, with several teams already having emerged as the biggest winners and losers of the offseason. Here are 13 of the most notable remaining free agents, all of whom could make impacts next season. LeBron James: Yes, the best player in the world is technically a free agent after having opted out of his contract in late June.

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  • Joshua Burgess makes first court appearance

    Mon, Jul 6 : Joshua Burgess, the man accused of killing his wife, 25-year-old Shannon Burgess, made his first appearance in court Monday. Tracy Nagai reports.

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  • This Hack For Hanging Outdoor String Lights Will Make Your Summer (9 photos)

    Make outdoor entertaining extra special with this supereasy (and cheap!) DIY for outdoor string lights from blogger Caitlin Halberstadt of Bright July. This past Labor Day, we made posts to hang string lights around our deck. Cafe-style string lights are something I've wanted for our deck since the day we built it.

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  • Scarily Accurate — This Quiz Tells You Exactly How Rational You Are

    Beyond the Meyers-Briggs test lies a fount of other, even more strangely enticing quizzes designed to probe and expose different aspects of your personality. What does your birth order say about your personality? Just in case you've gotten to the bottom of all of these questions, the folks over at ClearerThinking have developed a quiz that measures your capacity for rational thinking against that of the average person. Founded by Spencer Greenberg, a mathematician and entrepreneur, ClearerThinking is set up as a one-stop shop for solving any problems you may have with decision-making and — here's where it all comes together — clearer thinking overall.

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  • US judge awards $134M in lawsuit against Omar Khadr

    A U.S. judge has granted $134.2 million in damages to the widow of an American soldier killed in Afghanistan and another soldier partially blinded by a hand grenade in their lawsuit against former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr. In their lawsuit, Tabitha Speer and Layne Morris, alleged a teenage Khadr was responsible for the death of Sgt. Christopher Speer and Morris's injuries in Afghanistan in July 2002.

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  • Miss Universe Paulina Vega refuses to give up her crown, despite Trump calling her a hypocrite

    The reigning Miss Universe has refused to relinquish her crown despite a tide of condemnation following pageant owner Donald Trump's remarks on Mexican immigrants. Paulina Vega on Monday said she would continue doing the organization's social work and dismissed Trump's accusation that she is a hypocrite for condemning his recent comments but declining to step down as Miss Universe. In his June presidential campaign announcement, Trump said that some Mexican immigrants to the U.S. bring drugs and crime, and some are rapists.

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  • Boy in fatal canoeing accident was not wearing life jacket, say witnesses

    A three-year-old boy who survived a fatal canoeing accident Saturday evening north of Kingston, Ont., was not wearing a life jacket, cottagers who live nearby said Monday. The boy was pulled from Bob's Lake, off Mica Point Lane in the Township of South Frontenac, at around 8:45 p.m. after he and two adults fell out of their canoe. Beth Schnurr, who lives near the lake, said the canoe capsized no more than 50 metres from the shore, in water about two to 2.5 metres deep.

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  • Report clears U of T course that teaches anti-vaccination materials

    "If I had any sense that is what the outcome had been I would have expressed concern," Dr. Vivek Goel, the university's vice president for research and innovation, told The Canadian Press in an interview. "As a public health physician I am firmly convinced of the benefits of immunization. It looked into a course entitled Alternative Health: Practice and Theory, taught in the health studies program of the department of anthropology at the university's Scarborough campus.

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  • Murder complaints filed against owner and crew of capsized Philippine ferry that left 59 dead

    Police in a central Philippine city said Saturday that they have filed murder complaints against the owner and the crew of a ferry that capsized shortly after pulling out of port, leaving more than 50 people dead. The complaints were filed with the local prosecutor late Friday as the M/B Kim Nirvana was lifted from the water, said Ormoc City police Senior Inspector Rio Tan. The prosecutor will review the complaints to determine whether there is enough evidence to file charges.

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  • Caitlyn Jenner Thanks Supporters

    Caitlyn Jenner is opening up about her journey. In a new article for WhoSay – the first in an original series by the former Olympian titled "The Real Me," Caitlyn thanked supporters and admitted she has a lot of "catching up" to do when it comes to the transgender community. "Up until now, I have totally isolated myself from the transgender community so I have a lot of catching up to do.

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  • Smoke-filled air envelops southern B.C., as provincial wildfires turn deadly

    Dozens of wildfires prompted by scorching temperatures in British Columbia have forced residents from their homes, prompted extraordinary health advisories and lead to the death of one man. There have been almost 900 wildfires across the province since the season started April 1, and 184 of those are still burning, said Chief Fire Information Officer Kevin Skrepnek. Smoke has created a heavy blanket of stagnant grey haze over the province's south coast, setting off unusual air quality advisories across southern Vancouver Island, along the mainland coast, Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.

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  • Alien Life May Have Been Discovered On Comet

    Alien life may not be science fiction any more as a pair of top astronomers have claimed that life may have been discovered on a comet. The Philae lander famously landed on the 67P comet last year and after examining pictures of the rock, scientists think they show signs of Microbial alien life. Astronomer and astrobiologist Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe was involved with the mission to land Philae from the Rosetta space craft and made the game changing claims after studying the data.

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