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  • Woman Finds 15-Foot Python Harassing Her Saint Bernard

    Residents of Warren County, Missouri, finally know why small animals have been disappearing and dogs have been barking at odd times in the night. The likely culprit -- a monstrous 14-foot-7-inch Burmese Python weighing in at 160 pounds -- was found by local resident Pauline Horstdaniel in her yard, local station KTVI reports. "I was terrified," Horstdaniel recalled to KTVI. A call to a local snake expert proved fruitless, as he offered to catch the python -- but only when he got back into town days later.

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  • He should hang! US dentist targeted by angry protesters over killing of Cecil the lion

    THE dentist who hunted down Cecil the lion has been subjected to death threats as the backlash against the killing grows. There has been a outpouring of anger from a range of celebrities including models Candice Swanepoel and Cara Delevingne, who called him a ‘poor excuse of a human being’ over the killing of one of Zimbabwe’s most-loved animals. Animal charity People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), said Dr Palmer should hang for killing Cecil.

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  • Student Poses With Law Lecturer In 1995, He Goes Onto Much Greater Things

    College reunions can always be an awkward affair, as you’re forced to begrudgingly discuss your post university successes and failings with your old classmates. Yes, that’s Barack Obama – and he previously worked as a law lecturer at the University of Chicago before going on to become one of the most powerful men in the world.

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  • Woman’s ad showing her face rejected by Facebook for high chance of ‘negative feedback’

    Lisa Goodman-Helfand has dealt with some hardships as a result of her scleroderma, but she wasn’t expecting rejection by Facebook for the appearance of her face to be one of them. Scleroderma, a chronic condition that causes the skin and connective tissues in the body to harden and contract, is a topic that the Chicago-area blogger is well versed in, as she has been dealing with it personally for 30 years. Goodman-Helfand writes about scleroderma as well as body image, confidence and more on her blog Comfortable In My Thick Skin.

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  • China Reacts To Escalator Mum Tragedy By Mocking Safety Record

    After a mother was killed in a tragic escalator incident in China last week, residents will naturally be cautious. Xiang Liujuan was seen in video footage heroically throwing her two-year-old son to safety as the escalator floor fell from beneath her, pulling her to her death. The accident has seen an outpouring of grief for the young mum - but some people in China have taken to mocking the safety record of escalators in the country by filming themselves in all sorts of weird positions getting on and off.

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  • Toronto rapper Redway reportedly among 3 dead in Highway 427 crash

    Toronto rapper Redway was reportedly among the three people killed in a fiery crash on Highway 427 early Saturday morning. The incident happened around 4 a.m. on the Highway 427 northbound ramp to the westbound Highway 401 when a Honda Accord struck the right side of the guardrail, according to the OPP. Police have not released the age or gender of those deceased but Sgt. Kerry Schmidt with Toronto OPP confirmed the incident involved a male driver.

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  • Abbotsford police issue warning for sex offender James Conway

    Police in Abbotsford, B.C. are warning the public about a convicted sex offender who has moved to the area. "If anyone sees him out there and he's by himself, he would be in breach of his court conditions," said Const.

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  • Ronda Rousey dedicates UFC 190 fight to late wrestling legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper

    “Rowdy” Roddy Piper was a huge influence on UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Over his lengthy career in professional wrestling, Piper trained under Rousey’s mentor, “Judo” Gene Lebell, with regularity. Years later, Rousey came along and trained with the martial arts legend as well.

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  • Lottery winner wanted to shout her news to the world

    Edmonton's newest millionaire Sheila Cleasby wanted to scream to the world, "I won a million dollars!" Cleasby was at a store last May checking her ticket when the screen revealed her life was never going to be the same.  "I kept looking at the

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  • The Not-So-Super Food: Kale Eaters Issued A Warning

    Lauren, who runs I.AM.YOU.Studio in New York, warns that Kale can make you bloated, slow down your metabolism and even cause kidney stones. Lauren also points out that Kale is a high oxalate food, which some experts suggest plays a part in the formation of kidney stones.

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  • Intel's miracle chip could make your gadgets 1,000 times faster

    Intel and Micron have developed a new chip that combines memory and data storage in one. Intel and Micron say they have a new computer chip that will make your gadgets significantly faster, more durable and able to store way more data. The new technology, called 3D XPoint, was developed by combining a computer's memory (RAM) and data storage (hard drive or Flash drive) into a single chip. By putting those two elements so close together, Intel (INTC, Tech30) and Micron (MU) say gadgets running 3D XPoint will be 1,000 times faster and durable.

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  • Adam Whalen facing 28 charges after 3 high-speed chases

    Adam Whalen, the man accused of leading the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary on three separate chases in the St. John's area earlier this week, made a first appearance in St. John's provincial court Friday to face 28 charges. An arrest warrant was issued for Whalen, 19, on Wednesday, two days after he allegedly sped away from police in a stolen SUV, not once, but twice in different parts of the city. The incident ended early Monday morning, when another SUV, allegedly driven by Whalen, smashed into a car on Gower Street, setting off a three-vehicle collision.

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  • The new look Mickey Rourke, acting legend, was spotted out and about this week with yet another drastic new look. His chiseled face, designer stubble and new ‘do make him look completely different to the actor who became a pin-up in the 80s. (Image Credit: Wenn) (11 photos)

    The new look Mickey Rourke, acting legend, was spotted out and about this week with yet another drastic new look. His chiseled face, designer stubble and new ‘do make him look completely different to the actor who became a pin-up in the 80s. (Image Credit

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  • Where to travel with the falling Canadian dollar

    Trips to their favourite destination, the U.S., will cost about 10 per cent more than at the beginning of the year, since the Canadian dollar fell from about 86 cents U.S. to 78 cents. CBC News looked at the Canadian dollar's performance compared to 20 other major currencies and found just three countries where the Canadian dollar should go further today than it did before the Bank of Canada stepped in at the beginning of the year. The Canadian dollar story right now is mostly about the strength of the U.S. dollar as the American economy gathers steam.

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  • Mortgage rule changes for homes with rental suites

    Wed, Jul 29: Changes to mortgage rules this fall will give homeowners with rental suites more buying power. John Hua explains.

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  • Hitchhiking robot on cross-country trip in US meets its demise on streets of Philadelphia

    A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S. The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment told The Associated Press that someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair on Saturday, ending its first American tour after about two weeks. The kid-size robot set out to travel cross-country after successfully hitchhiking across Canada in 26 days last year and parts of Europe.

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  • Diver Luke Seabrook died after Nova Scotia Power dam gate left open, brother says

    It's been exactly two weeks since Luke Seabrook died in a workplace accident at Nova Scotia Power's Annapolis Tidal Power Plant. Seabrook, a 39-year-old commercial diver from Dartmouth, was underwater inspecting the gates controlling the flow of the powerful tides of the Annapolis River, when something went terribly wrong, fast. Garth Seabrook has been searching for answers since his brother's death.

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  • How Insulting Canada Has Become an Industry

    The Canadian news media are again proving to be a PR bonanza for a smart satirical comedy show south of the border. Comedy Central, HBO and others have learned that all you have to do is insult Canada in any way and you're guaranteed free publicity from coast to coast to coast.

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  • Cathay Pacific flight makes emergency landing in Alaska's Aleutians

    All 276 passengers and 18 crew members aboard flight CX884, a Boeing Co 777-300ER, are safe, airline representative Tracey Kwong said in an email. U.S. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said in an email the emergency landing went without incident before dawn at Eareckson Air Station in Shemya, Alaska.

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  • Awaiting Drogba's debut, Impact look to rein in NYC scoring star David Villa

    Before Didier Drogba makes his Montreal debut, there's another superstar the Impact need to pay attention to — David Villa of New York City FC. Villa has been on a rampage in Major League Soccer, scoring 10 goals in nine leagues games since May 30 and adding an impressive goal in the MLS all-star game on Wednesday night. "He's a lot like (former Impact star) Marco Di Vaio, he knows where to be," Montreal goalkeeper Evan Bush said of Villa.

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