• Camilla 'utterly devastated' by death of brother in New York

    Mark Shand, chairman of an elephant conservation charity, was in New York for a charity auction at Sotheby's. The New York Police Department said he had arrived at the Gramercy Park Hotel's Rose Bar just before 1 a.m. Wednesday accompanied by a relative. British royal officials at Clarence House…

    The Canadian Press21 mins ago
    • Jodie Foster Marries Girlfriend!

      Jodie Foster can add a new title to her impressive resume - blushing bride! Jodie and girlfriend Alexandra Hedison have tied the knot, her rep confirmed to Access Hollywood . The exciting news comes 15 months after Jodie took the stage at the 2013 Golden Globes to accept the Cecil B. DeMille…

      Access Hollywood
      • 6.7 earthquake rattles area off northern Vancouver Island; no tsunami expected

        PORT HARDY, B.C. - Glass rattled, buildings swayed, but no damage was reported after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit off the northern coast of Vancouver Island on Wednesday night. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the epicentre was about 94 kilometres south of Port Hardy and struck at a depth…

        The Canadian Press
        • Kate Middleton’s Classic (and Gross) Mom Move We’ve All Done a Million Times

          I'm finding it seriously hard to believe that our beloved Duchess, Kate Middleton, is being criticized for wiping baby drool on her dress. She's the mom of a nine month old, people! Let's break the "offense" down, shall we?

          Parenting
          • Paramedics called to Canada PM Harper's home on Sunday

            By Louise Egan OTTAWA (Reuters) - Paramedics were called to the residence of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the weekend, police and municipal officials said on Wednesday, but circumstances of the emergency, which did not involve Harper or his family, were unclear. The Globe and Mail and…

            Reuters
            • Builders bring container house concept to Alberta

              The 640 square foot, two-storey house was shipped from China in steel shipping containers. What’s different is that the shipping containers themselves make up the home’s foundation.

              CBC
              • Russia says it will respond if Ukraine interests attacked

                By Pavel Polityuk and Alastair Macdonald KIEV (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States of being behind the political upheaval in Ukraine and said Moscow would respond if its interests came under attack. Lavrov's comments came a day after U.S. Vice President Joe…

                Reuters33 mins ago
                • Air Canada passenger wins $1,050 after seat-bumping spat

                  A Nova Scotia man has won a $1,050 judgment against Air Canada after he was bumped off a flight and sued the country's largest passenger airline after it refused to compensate him.

                  CBC
                  • Buying sex was 'a rush', married man opens up as a john

                    A married man talks openly about the overwhelming urge he had to buy sex from prostitutes in back alleys while his wife and children were at home.

                    CBC
                    • 'Bachelorette' Contestant Dies in Paragliding Accident

                      Eric Hill, one of the suitors vying for Andi Dorfman's roses in the upcoming season of ABC's "The Bachelorette," has died following a paragliding accident over the weekend. He was 32.

                      Celebrity News
                      • Tori Spelling: I Thought Dean McDermott and I "Had a Very, Very Good Sex Life"

                        Tori Spelling tells Us Weekly she thought she and husband Dean McDermott had a "very, very good sex life" before he cheated on her with Emily Goodhand

                        Us Weekly
                        • 15-year-old stowaway homesick for Africa had no clue he was in Maui after jumping from plane

                          HONOLULU, Hawaii - Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner's wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after the freezing, low-pressure ordeal, airport officials said…

                          The Canadian Press
                          • Expectant Parents Asked the Internet to Name Their Child. And the Winning Name Is…

                            In January of this year, an expectant father named Stephen started the website NameMyDaughter.com, where anyone on the Internet could suggest and vote on potential names for Stephen’s forthcoming baby girl. Well, as noted by the folks at Betabeat, Stephen’s wife Alysha gave birth on April 7. And…

                            Yahoo News
                            • Chinese-only sign creates stir in Richmond, B.C.

                              There's another language controversy, of sorts, brewing in Canada. No, this one is not happening in Quebec — it's taking place on the west coast, in Richmond, British Columbia. According to the Richmond Review newspaper, there are rumblings about the … Continue reading →

                              Canada Politics
                              • Body of Korean boy who raised ferry alarm believed found

                                By James Pearson and Kahyun Yang SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean boy whose shaking voice first raised the alarm that an overloaded ferry with hundreds of children on board was sinking has been found drowned in the submerged wreckage of the vessel, his parents believe, the coastguard said on…

                                Reuters24 mins ago
                                • 7 Sodas that Aren't Terrible for You

                                  There's no denying that America has a love affair with soda--in just one year, the average American guzzles 44 gallons of the sweet stuff. We scoured the shelves to find the best sodas out there.

                                  Healthy Living
                                  • What One Mom Found in Her Son’s Backpack. Funny or Not So Much?

                                    I was perusing Facebook the other day and up popped this photo with the caption “Look what I just found in Orion's backpack. I have no words.” It was posted by a friend whose five-year-old son is in kindergarten

                                    Team Mom
                                    • Sriracha hot sauce makers head for next showdown in California

                                      By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Southern California makers of the popular Sriracha brand of hot sauce faced another potential showdown on Wednesday with the city of Irwindale over a peppery smell emitted from the company's chili-processing factory in town. The city council was expected…

                                      Reuters
                                      • 15 Things Introverts Love

                                        You're all in favor of a long conversation with a friend. But small talk with strangers? Not so much.

                                        Healthy Living
                                        • Japan's Mitsui pays China to release seized ship-court

                                          BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd paid about $29 million for the release of a ship seized by China over a dispute that dates back to the 1930s war between the countries, China's Supreme Court said on Thursday. The Chinese government has described the case as a simple…

                                          Reuters55 mins ago