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How you can help with relief efforts in Nepal

The Canadian Red Cross has set up a special fund, while charities like CARE and UNICEF are also accepting donations.

  • Kim: Bruce Found 'Pure Happiness'

    Kim Kardashian says stepdad Bruce Jenner is now at his best since going public with his transition in becoming a woman. "I'm really happy for him that he is living his life the way he wants to live it," Kim told the "Today" show's Matt Lauer in an interview on Monday. "And that he has found inner peace and just pure happiness.

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  • London schoolgirls who joined ISIS tweet of new 'jihadi bride' lives

    London schoolgirl Amira Abase, 15, has tweeted from inside the Islamic State for the first time, bragging about a western-style takeaway dinner of including fried chicken, chips, pizza and kebab.

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  • Man pops huge cyst using a needle, pliers and a screwdriver

    This gruesome video shows how a man popped a huge cyst in his arm with a needle, screwdriver and a pair of pliers. The man, known only as Jason, from Vancouver, uploaded the clip to YouTube after his wife filmed the stomach-churning moment.

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  • Guide dog goodbye difficult for owners

    Lucy is a 13-year-old black Labrador that was trained as a service dog. Quinn is getting a new guide dog in a few weeks. Frank Larkin made a different decision when his service dog, Leroy retired after being with him for 11 years.

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  • Glimpses: Aftermath of the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal and India (26 photos)

    A massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse, witnesses said. More than 758 people have been killed and hundreds others have been

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  • Bali Nine pair to be shot after the stroke of midnight on Wednesday

    Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will be executed just after the stroke of midnight on Wednesday (3am AEST), it has been confirmed. The date - April 29 - became official when a local funeral director in Cilacap, the nearest port to Nusakambangan, or Death Island, was instructed to inscribe the names of those to be shot by firing squad and the date of their deaths.

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  • Shocking footage of the moment a great white attacks a small dinghy

    Shocking footage has emerged of the terrifying moment two film crew stood in a tiny dinghy while a 6 metre great white shark charged them, just off New Zealand's Stewart Island.

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  • Justin Bieber Crashes Senior Prom

    Justin Bieber crashed a prom on Saturday and managed to live to tell the tale. The 21-year-old showed up unexpectedly to the Chatsworth High School dance in Los Angeles and was met by a mob of screaming seniors who nearly crushed him! At one point, the Biebs was even knocked to the ground. "THANK YOU @justinbieber FOR THE BEST PROM," wrote one teen, who also posted, "Still can’t believe I danced w/ @justinbieber at prom."

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  • My secret three-year affair with Sex Bomb Tom Jones - aided by his son

    Because today, as a coach in the hit television series The Voice alongside Rita Ora and Will.i.am, and with a new world tour beginning in June, Tom Jones’s distinctive baritone and charismatic appeal have won him a whole new generation of fans. Indeed, since transforming himself from a penniless miner’s son from the Valleys into a £190 million music legend thanks to classics such as It’s Not Unusual, Delilah and The Green, Green Grass of Home, Sir Tom, now 74, has famously stayed firmly married to his childhood sweetheart Linda, whom he married when both were 16.

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  • Deflation? Oil's 45 percent rebound could be markets' next headache

    Whisper it, but the next challenge for financial markets and policymakers may not be deflation, but the remarkable surge in oil prices from the six-year low touched in January. Since then, Brent crude futures have risen 45 percent. No fewer than 27 central banks around the world have eased monetary policy to some extent this year in a battle against deflation, slowing growth or both.

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  • Surviving the ‘unsurvivable’ plane crash: Tom Wilson woke up soaked in fuel. He was on fire

    Tom Wilson was dozing during a short flight to a remote work site in the mountains north of Vancouver when he awoke with a start. “It was over so quick, nobody even had a chance to scream,” Wilson says, recalling the November 2008 crash that claimed the lives of everyone else on board. Five of the Albertan’s friends and co-workers died, as did the pilot and a sub-contractor en route to the same hydroelectric construction project near the head of Toba Inlet, northwest of Vancouver. Wilson, a 35-year-old business supervisor on the project, awoke still strapped in his seat, soaked in aviation fuel.

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  • 'Shark Tank' investor Lori Greiner explains how she sees businesses differently from Kevin O'Leary and Mark Cuban

    ("Shark Tank"/ABC)"Shark Tank" investors Kevin O'Leary and Lori Greiner.A phrase you'll commonly hear on "Shark Tank" is, "You're a product, not a company," and the investor most likely saying it is either Kevin O'Leary or Mark Cuban. O'Leary said it in the fourth season, for example, about the car accessory Drop Stop. Greiner, who made a deal with Drop Stop for $300,000 in exchange for 20% equity, says this is an instance where she fundamentally disagrees with some of her fellow Sharks.

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  • Neighbourhood distraught after 3-year-old Wallace Passos falls from 17th floor of condo

    The neighbourhood near Weston Road and Lawrence Avenue West is shaken up after a three-year-old boy fell to his death from the 17th floor of a west-end condo building on Sunday. Manfred Wietzmann stood at the foot of the condo on Sunday, looking up at the 17th floor. Police were called to 3 Hickory Tree Crescent just after 2 p.m. on Sunday to find the injured boy.

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  • Navy lieutenant Mitch Harris realizes dream of pitching in the majors

    Mitch Harris would have preferred to make his big league debut under different circumstances, but given where he's been before it was no surprise to see him navigate through a potentially difficult situation. When St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright went down with an injury during his start Saturday, manager Mike Matheny tabbed Harris to take the mound in Wainwright's place. Harris' insertion into the game carried slightly more significance than any old pitching change.

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  • Salma Hayek says she hopes 'The Prophet' can inspire young generations to think out of the box

    Salma Hayek said on Monday that the animated feature film "The Prophet" she co-produced has been a personal project, one she hopes can inspire young viewers to think outside the box about ways to improve the world. "I think the whole world could use a little bit of message of peace, and more than a message of peace, to watch something that's uplifting for the spirit and joyous, and that you can share with your family, " Hayek said as she walked down the red carpet for the movie premiere in a downtown Beirut cinema complex. Hayek also provides the voice of the girl's mother, Kamila.

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  • Google executive Dan Fredinburg among hundreds dead from Nepal earthquake

    Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other Google employees climbing Mount Everest.

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  • Halifax police seeking man who offered girl $100 for a ride

    Halifax Regional Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who they say approached a girl in Halifax and offered her $100 to drive her to school. An 11-year-old girl was walking on Castle Hill Drive, off Kearney Lake Road, on her way to Grosvenor Wentworth Park School when a man in a car pulled up next to her at about 8:40 a.m. on Monday. "It's very concerning given the age of the student," said Halifax Regional Police Const.

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  • A tree that is older than Stonehenge is feared to be dying

    A 4,000-year-old tree thought to be Britain's oldest living organism may be dying according to its custodian. The stunning Ashbrittle Yew, in the churchyard of the parish's Church of St John the Baptist, in Somerset, has a girth of 38ft and an enormous vast canopy.

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  • Why the Liberals' budget wishes are practically impossible to grant

    The Liberals have already started balking at cuts in the upcoming budget. Liberal education critic Dale Kirby pointed to other provinces that he says have shielded health and education from cuts. "They are the primary reasons why government exists. I think it's absolutely ridiculous they would choose to cut either unduly," Kirby told reporters.

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  • Kim Kardashian Speaks On Bruce Jenner's Transition

    Now that Bruce Jenner's interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer has aired, other members of the Jenner and Kardashian family are starting to weigh in. Kim Kardashian was on Today and talked about how they're handling Bruce's transition. Kardashian told Matt Lauer, "I think there still is an adjustment and there is family therapy and we're really close. I see reports that say, you know, 'This one doesn't support him and this one's over here and my mom feels this way.' It's all really so made up. We all really support him. Is it a hard adjustment? Yes." When Matt Lauer asked for an example of something Bruce's family has had to adjust to, Kardashian replied, "I mean even just the discussion, we have been talking to people from, you know, the GLAAD organization, and just different organizations on what do we call him? Do we say her or him? How do we be respectful?...Until that transition is done, we've learned that you do refer to him as 'him.'" Kardashian then gave insight on how Bruce informed the family of the news, saying "There were lots of family meetings...There is hundreds of family meetings. We still have them. Say what you

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