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  • Alabama woman convicted in girl's running death dies

    An Alabama woman convicted of capital murder in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter died Friday less than a year into her life-without-parole sentence for the killing. Joyce Hardin Garrard, 50, died five days after being stricken at the state's women's prison, prison spokesman Bob Horton said. The cause of death wasn't immediately available, but defence attorney Dani Bone said Garrard apparently suffered a heart attack Sunday minutes after visiting relatives at the state women's prison.

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  • Saskatoon man poses as teen girl online, confronts potential sex offender

    Craig Charles arranged to meet a man whom he led to believe would have a sexual encounter with the fake underage girl. After a series of messages, Charles arranged  to meet the older man near the Delta Bessborough Hotel in Saskatoon. Charles filmed the encounter and posted the video to Facebook on Thursday.

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  • You've Never Seen A Gymnast With A Routine Like This One

    Sophina DeJesus whipped, nae nae-ed and absolutely owned her gymnast routine over the weekend. The 21-year-old athlete from University of California, Los Angeles displayed a hip hop-inspired gymnast routine like no other — and seriously, we can't stop watching. From her tumbles to splits to her incredible dance moves, she ended up with an almost perfect score of 9.925. “I love dancing,” DeJesus told the New York Times. “I wanted to end my senior year with a bang.” And on top of the Internet admiring her moves (this YouTube video has been seen over one million times), one of our favourite things about her routine is her teammates cheering (and dancing) with her from the sidelines. Watch the video

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  • The Seven: The most shocking thing about the Dion Phaneuf trade

    The Seven: A weekly look at the NHL's seven Canadian teams -- the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks & WInnipeg Jets.

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  • Ontario man believed missing or dead for 30 years to be reunited with his family

    An Ontario man who disappeared three decades ago and was believed dead is about to be reunited with his family. Niagara Regional Police say Edgar Latulip was reported missing in 1986 from Waterloo region. Phil Gavin says Latulip took a bus to the Niagara region, where he suffered a head injury that robbed him of much of his memory.

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  • Liam Neeson on reports that Kristen Stewart is his 'incredibly famous' new love

    Liam Neeson's proclomation that he's dating an "incredibly famous" woman set the world guessing who his mystery love could be, and a recent article in Jezebel speculated that it could be Kristen Stewart. And now Liam's spokesperson has laid the claim to rest, confirming to the Independent that it is just "meaningless speculation", and telling Gossip Cop that the rumours were false and "stupid". Irish star Liam, 63, has refused to name his new love interest in case he 'embarrasses' her.

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  • Retro ‘60s Property That Hasn’t Been Touched In 50 Years Up For Sale (12 photos)

    With its psychedelic floral wallpaper, dark wooden panels and retro patterned carpets, it’s easy to see why this home was crowned ‘House of the Year’ at the Ideal Home Show in 1967. And the property hasn’t been touched since - even the kitchen and bathroom fittings haven’t had an update and the unique exterior staircase stands intact. The four-bedroom home in Birmingham is now going under the hammer, and is expected to fetch up to £240,000. Whether the new owners decide to bring it up to date or stick with the vintage style remains to be seen.

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  • The worst cities to try to find a job in Canada

    Sudbury, the hub of Ontario’s mining sector, continues to have the worst labour market of Canada’s 33 largest  cities, according to this month’s edition of BMO’s Labour Market Report Card. The city, founded on the back of Canada’s booming nickel ore industry, has since become a poster child for the struggling commodities market with its population only growing 0.2 per cent and employment falling 7 per cent versus last February’s numbers.

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  • Why Do Severed Feet Keep Washing Up On America’s West Coast?

    16 human feet - all wearing shoes - have washed up on north America’s west coast since 2007. The detached extremities have been found in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington state in the US, with the latest being discovered on Botanical Beach, Vancouver Island, earlier this week. The Coroners Service has been confirmed that the remains are human, and it’s hoped that DNA testing will identify the deceased.

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  • Cut your cellphone bill in half? Here's how

    When Nancy Hebert's phone kept shutting off randomly, that was only the beginning of her frustration. Canadians pay some of the highest rates in the world for cellphone service, and all three major companies have raised their rates this year. In fact, frustration with customer service has spawned its own industry, companies that will call cellphone providers to handle problems with service and billing on your behalf.

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  • Taylor Swift denies being warned about derogatory lyrics in Kanye West's song 'Famous'

    A representative for Taylor Swift says that the singer was unaware that Kanye West included derogatory lyrics about her in his new song "Famous." The rapper name-checked the super star when he premiered his new album The Life of Pablo during the presentation of his Yeezy 3 collection at New York Fashion Week. In the song, Kanye claims to have made Taylor famous. "Kanye did not call for approval, but to ask Taylor to release his single 'Famous' on her Twitter account," the singer's spokesperson said in a statement to People.

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  • Autopsy reports found from 1929 Valentine's Day massacre

    Written by hand, the autopsies on the seven bullet-riddled bodies vividly describe why the Valentine's Day massacre of 1929 is still considered Chicago's most infamous gangland killing. The reports were recently unearthed with inquest transcripts from a warehouse after eight decades, and the Cook County medical examiner's office is now considering how best to preserve and display them. Executive officer James Sledge, a local history fan and a Chicago native, said he felt a chill down his back when he first read the documents outlining the attack at a Lincoln Park garage that left seven men dead and more than 160 machine-gun casings littering the scene.

    The Canadian Press
  • Inside the revolt against Uber in Canada and abroad

    Earlier this week, hundreds of taxi drivers slowed down early morning traffic around Montreal’s international airport to protest ride-hailing company Uber. It was the latest action by taxi drivers riled up about its UberX service. UberX is available through downloadable apps for smartphones and allows private car owners to effectively act as taxi drivers by picking up and dropping off customers at locations much like traditional taxi cabs.

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  • Freezing temperatures surprise NBA superstars coming to Toronto for All-Star Weekend

    Thu, Feb 11: Despite an unseasonably warm winter, this weekend is shaping up to be the coldest this year. Peter Kim reports.

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  • Death of officer, 2nd killed in line of duty, shakes Fargo

    North Dakota's largest city has been shaken by the fatal shooting of a decorated police officer, the first death of a Fargo officer in the line of duty in more than 130 years. Officer Jason Moszer, 33, died Thursday of a gunshot wound suffered while responding to a domestic disturbance hours earlier. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney said in a statement the city was "profoundly saddened" by the death of Moszer, who won a Silver Star commendation after he and another officer were credited with risking their lives in 2011 to rescue two children from an apartment fire.

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  • Toronto man‘s spoof ad for used car he can’t sell goes viral, gets him hundreds of offers

    Rob Comeau had been trying to get rid of his 2012 Nissan on Craigslist for over a year. The typical ad on the site didn’t seem to be working, so he wrangled a few co-workers from his job at Know Hau Media to film a spoof highlighting the used car’s features. “Honestly he’d been complaining about the car for quite a while now,” Lucy Martin, who handles Know Hau Media’s strategy, told CBC News.

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  • Canadian dollar strengthens as crude oil prices surge

    By Fergal Smith TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar rose against its U.S. counterpart on Friday as a surge in oil prices supported the risk-sensitive commodity currency, even as solid U.S. retail sales data helped drive broader gains for the greenback. The rally in the Canadian dollar is "a function of what oil prices have done today," said David Tulk, chief Canada macro strategist at TD Securities, who views the rebound in oil as position-driven.

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  • Daddy-long-legs spider wins lopsided battle with deadly snake

    Aussie farmer Patrick Lees snapped this photo last past weekend when he noticed a venomous brown snake caught in the web of spider on his farm, reports ABC. “I’ve heard about it, but I’ve never seen it, let alone a daddy-long-legs,” Lees told ABC. Lees decided to leave the snake alone, as a group of the eight-legged arachnids had already begun encasing the brown snake in web.

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  • British Tourist Refused Entry To Thailand After Using Passport As Toilet Paper

    A woman’s holiday plans were ruined after Thai authorities refused to let her into the country - because she’d used her passport as toilet paper. Faye Wilson had hoped to spend a month in Thailand before heading to Australia to work for a year. Faye, 28, from the Lake District, said: “Thai immigration opened my passport and started looking through it, and asked ‘what’s happened here’?

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  • First Nations basketball player excluded from games, native identity questioned

    "There's no shame in having multiple identities," said Don Wilson, Josiah's father, a Calgary-based doctor born to an aboriginal father and Caucasian mother, who was raised in Bella Bella, B.C. Roth said in the complex web of issues surrounding identity, she has a hunch he may have been sidelined for another reason.

    The Canadian Press