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  • You Have to Read Lena Dunham's Body-Positive Statement About Running

    The remainder of the Instagram caption explained the mental transition Dunham has undergone and her newfound appreciation for running: "[Producer] @jennikonner is directing the season finale of Girls and decided that as Hannah evolved so would her run, so she got me a training session with Matt Wilpers from Mile High Run Club. Who wants to go for a run today?

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  • Miranda & Shania: Girls Night!

    Miranda Lambert is continuing her #MusicIsMedicine mission in the wake of her divorce form Blake Shelton. The country superstar attended Shania Twain's show in Nashville on Friday night and got a little backstage time with the "That Don't Impress Me Much

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  • Airline seat-switching outcry: Jewish leader calls for understanding

    A leader in Toronto's Jewish community called for understanding in response to a controversy CBC News reported about yesterday, in which a woman travelling on a Porter Airlines flight refused to move to another seat to accommodate an ultra-Orthodox man

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  • Giant, hungry snails are eating the stucco off houses in Florida

    Florida plant detectives are on the trail of a slippery foe, an invasive African land snail that is wily, potentially infectious, and can grow as big as a tennis shoe. In the four years since Giant African Snails were discovered in Miami, they have slowly but surely spread to new territory, alarming residents in the southern suburbs and the neighboring county of Broward. Since 2011, Florida has spent $10.8 million on the Giant African Snail eradication program, according to state agriculture department spokesman Mark Fagan. "The fact is they're a human- and animal-health threat, and they're a threat to Florida's agriculture," said Fagan.

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  • 20 Bridal Parties Who Flawlessly Executed The Mismatched Dress Trend

    In case you haven't heard, the days of mandatory bridesmaids uniforms -- the same boring dress in the same drab color -- are over. And what a relief it is! More and more brides are letting their 'maids

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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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  • The king with 100 wives - CNN.com

    (CNN)Abumbi II, the 11th fon, or king, of Bafut, Cameroon, has close to 100 wives. According to local tradition, when a fon dies, his successor inherits all his wives and then marries his own queens. "The queens have a great role to play in the fondom," notes Prince Nickson, also of Bafut, noting that it is up to these women behind the man to shape him in his kingly role. "Behind every successful man must be a very successful, staunch woman," says Abumbi's third wife, Queen Constance.

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  • Fake licence plates fooling photo radar, and even Calgary police

    Some people on Calgary roads will go to any lengths to avoid a speeding ticket, even creating home-made licence plates. "In one case we're aware of there was a plate that was made out of cardboard and it was a pretty good knock-off.  But it was made out of cardboard and then the motorist covered it with a plastic cover to protect it from the weather," said Sgt. Paul Stacey.

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  • Sisters organize topless march after being improperly stopped by policev

    Sat, Aug 1: The women say a police officer stopped them while riding bikes and told them it was illegal, though that's not the case. Women have had the right to go topless in public since 1996 in Ontario.

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  • Gatineau woman fights to change baby's name to recognize infant's deceased father

    A Gatineau woman is fighting to get her child's name changed to recognize the baby's father, who died of flesh-eating disease before the little girl was born. "I can't give her her father," Roxanne Lauzon said of two-month-old baby Faith. Lauzon's boyfriend Robert Lajambe died suddenly in May after flesh-eating disease took over his body.

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  • White House petition to extradite Cecil the Lion killer reaches threshold - CNNPolitics.com

    Washington (CNN)A White House petition requesting that dentist Walter Palmer, who killed a prized lion in Zimbabwe, be extradited to the African nation to face justice should receive a response from the Obama administration. The petition needed to receive 100,000 signatures by August 27 to get a response. "We urge the Secretary of State John Kerry and the Attorney General Loretta Lynch to fully cooperate with the Zimbabwe authorities and to extradite Walter Palmer promptly at the Zimbabwe government's request," the petition said.

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  • Kelowna cop under investigation for questionable traffic stop

    Among a recent slew of investigations into police activity is a case out of Kelowna, B.C., where a Mountie is being questioned for his questionable behaviour. Shawn Michaelz of Edmonton, Alberta, was driving in Kelowna with his girlfriend when a Mountie pulled them over. Michaelz explained on Facebook that he and his girlfriend were waiting to turn left at an intersection and though they had time to turn, they waited for the slowly oncoming police officer to turn, as he had the right of way.

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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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  • Yellowhead Trail crash: 2 killed, 3 injured in early morning collision

    Police say at least three people were in a Toyota Camry that was going against traffic in the eastbound lanes of Yellowhead Trail at 3:10 a.m. MT when they crashed into a Mercedes just west of Victoria Trail. Police closed Yellowhead Trail between Victoria Trail and 50 Street for several hours during the investigation.

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  • California teen charged in death of 8-year-old girl in artist complex to appear in court

    A 15-year-old boy charged with murder, kidnapping and rape in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists' complex in a California beach town is scheduled to appear in court. Police say Adrian Jerry Gonzalez lured Madyson Middleton into his family's apartment from a courtyard where she had been riding her scooter over the weekend. Gonzalez is expected to be arraigned Thursday in a Santa Cruz court.

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  • Justin Trudeau says Stephen Harper 'changing the rules' to hold power

    Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says Prime Minister Stephen Harper has "changed the rules" to give himself an advantage in the coming election. Harper is expected to call an election Sunday for Oct. 19 — setting off the longest Canadian election campaign in modern times.

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  • Safe Sex In A Can: Design Student Invents Spray-On CONDOM

    Design student Michele Chu has come up with the spray-on condom as part of her Girlplay condom company - and it’s aimed at both men and women. Michele wants to revolutionise the condom market - and the spray-on version is the centrepiece of her designs. The student of Pratt College of Art and Design said: “I thought the condom market needed some refreshing.

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  • Joyce Mitchell's confession: Sex, a painting and a plan - CNN.com

    (CNN)Former prison worker Joyce Mitchell pleaded guilty this week in relation to her role in the sensational June escape of two inmates in upstate New York. As part of her plea, she submitted detailed statements of her involvement with the convicted murderers David Sweat and Richard Matt. Sexually graphic in parts, her confession describes how her relationship with one of the inmates, Matt, developed and how and why she brought tools into the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora that the prisoners used to tunnel their way to freedom.

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  • The Year's Most Lavish Royal Wedding is Happening This Weekend

    It's been a big Summer for the British royals and we got to see the Swedish royals get married in a lavish ceremony, but now the Monaco royals are grabbing the spotlight! Pierre Casirahgi and his girlfriend of six years, Beatrice Borromeo, made it official with a wedding last Saturday. The civil ceremony at Monaco's Pink Palace was followed by a garden party and a reception at Monaco's Hotel de Paris.

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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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