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  • Girl sexually exploited by 13 men in Winnipeg, police say

    Thirteen men have been charged in connection to the sexual exploitation of a girl, which started when she was only 12 years old. The men, who range in age from 41-69, would give the girl cash in exchange for sexual services, police said. The incidents all occurred in Winnipeg, police said.

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  • Jessica Simpson's Latest Instagram Photo Poses So Many Questions

    Jessica Simpson is in love, and she doesn't care who knows it. The singer celebrated an anniversary with her husband, Eric Johnson, on Thursday by posting a sexy photo on Instagram. In the black-and-white photo, captioned, "The sexiest day of my life was 5yrs ago when Johnson came into my home #MAY21," Jessica cozies up to her man in a restaurant booth. It's unclear exactly what significance May 21 has to the couple, but Jessica's caption implies a number of things.

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  • ISIS slaughters 400 mostly women and children in Palmyra, Syria

    Eye-witnesses have reported the streets of Palmyra in Syria are strewn with bodies of women and children – the latest victims of the Islamic State's unrelenting savagery.

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  • Edmonton inmate stomped to death owed $287 LRT fine

    Barry Stewart owed $287. Rather than pay the fine, he chose to spend three days in the Edmonton Remand Centre. Two days into his sentence, in the small hours of the morning, he was stomped to death by a fellow inmate, a mentally ill man he should not have shared a cell with.

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  • Jacques Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or in upset finale of 68th Cannes Film Festival

    The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festival's coveted top honour, the Palme d'Or. The choice of "Dheepan," as selected by a jury led by Joel and Ethan Coen, left some critics scratching their heads. While the dapper French filmmaker has drawn widespread acclaim for films such as "A Prophet" and "Rust and Bone," some critics were disappointed by the thriller climax of Audiard's film.

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  • Former NHL enforcer pleads guilty to assault, three driving charges in B.C.

    A former NHL enforcer has pleaded guilty to an assault charge and three charges of driving while prohibited in separate incidents last year in Kamloops and Merritt, B.C. Rudy Poeschek's case will be back in court on July 2 to set a sentencing date. Poeschek played for the New York Rangers, Winnipeg Jets, Tampa Bay Lightning and St. Louis Blues over his 12-season career that ended in 2001.

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  • Landlord David Goodine calls renting a 'nightmare'

    Goodine alleges the tenants were two months late paying rent when he sent eviction letters. "My son had to shovel countless baby diapers out of the bathtub," said Goodine. "We cleaned out 16 great big bags of garbage. Goodine says he had to enlist his son Andrew to help clean up.

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  • Dear Air Canada, you’re clamping down on the wrong behaviour

    As of Monday, anyone flying out of Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson Airport with Air Canada will want to pay special attention to their baggage, emotional and otherwise. This week, the airline began issuing red tags to those passengers whose carry-on luggage conforms to the company’s size regulations. The salvo represented a new turn in the so-called Carry-on Crisis that began last fall when the airline announced it would start charging for checked bags on domestic flights.

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  • Conservatives love this video of Ted Cruz trashing a reporter who asked him about gay rights

    A video clip in which Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) attacks a reporter who asked him about gay rights has delighted conservatives this week. The reporter apparently asked Cruz multiple times whether he had "personal animosity" toward gay Americans. "Let me ask a question: Is there something about the left — and I am going to put the media in this category — that's obsessed with sex?" Cruz replied.

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  • Why former UFC heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski isn't pining for a title shot

    For being a former UFC heavyweight champion in the midst of an unlikely career resurgence, Andrei Arlovski's nonchalant approach toward redemption is kind of refreshing. "One step at a time," said the 36-year-old after a rousing first-round knockout of former teammate Travis Browne at UFC 187. Grinning from ear to ear after the fight, the victorious Belarusian was understandably pleased with his performance against Browne.

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  • Saudi Arabia's £67billion desert city to be finished by 2035

    The man leading the construction of Saudi Arabia's new £67billion super-city in the middle of the desert has announced that the ambitious project will be finished by 2035 - with 50,000 people moving in just five years from now. Fahd al-Rasheed, the Group CEO of Emaar Economic City, which is behind the gargantuan development, declared 'the sky's the limit' for the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), ten years after work began and with roughly 15 per cent of the pop-up metropolis complete. Built entirely from scratch, the KAEC will eventually house two million residents spread across 70 square miles - nearly double the size of both Manchester and Liverpool and roughly the same size as the US capital, Washington DC.

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  • Police: Man shoots 11-year-old boy in chest with BB gun, says boy once shot his 5-year-old son

    A Pennsylvania man shot an 11-year-old boy in the chest with a BB gun on a playground because he said the boy had previously shot his own young son with the same kind of weapon, authorities said Monday. Albert Clark, 31, of McKeesport, approached the boy Sunday outside the former George Washington Elementary School and fired twice, police said. The boy fell to the ground, saying he couldn't breathe, and was later hospitalized in critical condition, police said.

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  • Former teacher not guilty of sex charges

    Mon, May 25 - A former Saskatchewan teacher has been found not guilty of the sexual exploitation of a former student. Meaghan Craig says Erin Osmond walked out of court Monday a free woman.

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  • This border post shows how Turkey's ISIS problem keeps getting worse

    Pipes, ammonium nitrate, and other bomb-making materials are being transported across Turkey's border into Syria by agents of ISIS while Turkish border guards look the other way, Jamie Dettmer of The Daily Beast reports. The relaxed border policies Turkey adopted between 2011-2014 enabled extremists who wished to travel to Syria and join the rebels in their fight against the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.

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  • 12 Supercute DIY Ideas That'll Make Your Rental Feel Like Home (11 photos)

    So you've moved into an apartment. Your landlord hands you a list of rules, and on it are the dreaded words, "No painting, wallpaper, or excessive hanging." What's a girl to do? Well, thanks to a host of creative bloggers, we've got more rental-friendly

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  • Art Garfunkel 'created a monster' in Paul Simon, singer tells The Telegraph

    In an interview with The Sunday Telegraph, the singer says he still can't understand why Simon went off to start a musical career on his own when the pair were seemingly at the height of their popularity. Nothing I would have done," Garfunkel, 73, told The Telegraph's Nigel Farndale. "How can you walk away from this lucky place on top of the world, Paul?

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  • Girl, 16, on the run with man three times her age 'has dyed her hair'

    A teenage girl missing for more than a week after disappearing with a man three times her age may have dyed her blonde hair black to hide from police. Fears were today growing for Kaylie Hatton, 16, from Sidcup, south-east London, who disappeared from her home after a row with her grandmother about her relationship with Fred Finch, 51.

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  • How Kasandra Bolduc's body ended up in Lake Ontario still a mystery

    Dunn reported Bolduc's disappearance to police in the fall of 2012 and on May 22, 2013 her body was discovered wrapped in a plastic bag in Lake Ontario. Toronto Police have described Bolduc's death as "suspicious," but they haven't ruled it a homicide. Toronto Police are once again asking for information from the public.

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  • Anti-Semitism in Malmö reveals flaws in Swedish immigration system

     "A Jew, I cannot believe that you cannot be a Jew in Sweden!" says Siavosh Derakhti. Cultural tension in the town has been building for years, much of it directed against the new immigrants, but anti-Semitism has also been rising. The Simon Weisenthal Center in Los Angeles issued a travel advisory to Jews in 2010 – don't go to Malmö.

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  • Rape of my childhood: Brutal abuse of Britain's most exciting pianist

    Concert pianist James Rhodes, suffered five years of brutal abuse at the hands of Peter Lee - an experience that haunted him for the rest of his life until he finally found solace in music.

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