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  • Justin Bieber's Roasters Revealed

    Justin Bieber – are you sure you want to go through with this Roast? Comedy Central announced the names of celebrities and comedians who will be skewering the headline-making pop star and it's on! AccessHollywood.com ranks the roasters based on how

    Access Hollywood
  • Windsor library woman fired by employer,says lawyer for U.S. webcam sex provider

    The woman who made raunchy sex shows for an online audience in public places, believed to include public libraries in Windsor, Ont., has been fired by her employer. Lawyer Lawrence Walters of Walters Law Group in Longwood, Fla., says the woman was a contract model for website MyfreeCams.com. Police say they are confident some of the videos were shot at Windsor library branches, and that the woman would cover up when people walked past.

    The Canadian Press
  • Kim Kardashian Goes Blonde!

    Kim Kardashian – we barely recognize you! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are seen on March 5, 2015 in Paris (Getty) The reality star stepped out in Paris on Thursday debuting her new blonde hair. The 34-year-old was spotted with husband Kanye West heading

    Access Hollywood
  • These 15 mega-yachts are worth $5.5 billion — here are the lucky men who own them

    (1000zen / Flickr) Yacht ownership has always been a beloved hobby of the well to do. But the recent phenomenon of the mega-yacht — sometimes called the superyacht — has taken it to a whole new level. With prices ranging from $200 million to a incredible

    Business Insider
  • A grocery chain no one talks about is becoming Whole Foods' biggest threat

    (Associated Press) Kroger's strategy is helping it buck trends in the industry. Kroger is also expected to surpass Whole Foods Market within two years and become the nation's top seller of organic and natural food, according to a recent report by JPMorgan Chase. Much like Costco and Aldi, Kroger mainly offers private-label products, keeping prices low.

    Business Insider
  • Here's Mark Zuckerberg's one tip for hiring employees

    Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. Over the past 11 years, Mark Zuckerberg has built a $200 billion company with more than 9,000 employees everywhere from Austin to Auckland, Washington D.C. to Warsaw. Zuckerberg has revealed his one rule for hiring at the Mobile World Congress tech conference held in Barcelona, the Telegraph reports.

    Business Insider
  • Elton McDonald tells newspaper why he built the mysterious Toronto tunnel

    The architect of a mystery underground tunnel found near the Rexall Centre at York University in Toronto says it was just a fun project for him and some friends. Elton McDonald, a 22-year-old construction worker, has come forward to say he meant no harm by building the bunker discovered near the venue for the upcoming Pan-Am Games. “It was not meant as a bad thing,” McDonald told the Toronto Sun in an interview.

    Daily Brew
  • Kendall Jenner Did the Unthinkable: She Smiled on the Runway at Paris Fashion Week!

    Changing the game! Helping to launch Paris Fashion Week, Kendall Jenner hit the H&M runway in the City of Light on Wednesday, March 4, and for once, she donned the one accessory you're never fully dressed without: a smile! PHOTOS: Kendall's best runway

    Us Weekly
  • Saskatchewan community in mourning after tot killed by TV falling on him

    A three-year-old boy has died after a TV fell on top of him at a home on a Saskatchewan reserve. Paramedics were called to a residence on the Beardy's Okemasis First Nation, north of Saskatoon, earlier this week. Chief Rick Gamble says the boy was climbing and he fell and the TV fell on top of him.

    The Canadian Press
  • Quebec wants women to have lots of sex before they become eligible for in vitro

    Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a long period. Health Minister Gaetan Barrette says his proposed legislation would oblige women to make the declaration in a doctor's office, although it would not have the force of law.

    The Canadian Press
  • Mirror, mirror on the wall: Albertans not willing to take blame for fiscal fall

    Premier Jim Prentice has stirred up a whirlwind of anger by saying Albertans need to "look in the mirror" if they want to know who is responsible for the province's fiscal mess. The Twitter hashtag #PrenticeBlamesAlbertans went viral Thursday with a torrent of sarcasm, memes and outrage, and was a top trender in Canada for a time. NDP Leader Rachel Notley demanded Prentice and his four-decade-old Progressive Conservative government publicly apologize for "profoundly insulting" Albertans.

    The Canadian Press
  • 'Dr. Phil' to air 'intervention' with Nick Gordon, hospitalized Bobbi Kristina Brown's partner

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "Dr. Phil" will air what the TV show is describing as an "intervention" conducted with Nick Gordon, the partner of hospitalized Bobbi Kristina Brown . In a release Thursday, the show said Gordon and his mother, Michelle, described him as haunted by what happened to Brown and the similar tragedy that befell the late Whitney Houston. Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of Houston and singer Bobby Brown, was discovered face-down in a bathtub in her Georgia home on Jan. 31.

    The Canadian Press
  • Kristin Cavallari Calls Out NFL Player Kyle Long After He Says Olivia Munn is Hotter

    This WAG is wagging her finger no! Kristin Cavallari called out her husband's teammate Kyle Long via Twitter on Wednesday, Mar. 4, after the NFL player implied that Olivia Munn was hotter. Long, 26, hosted an informal Twitter Q&A after fans who were worried that the Chicago Bears guard and Jay Cutler's teammate would be traded to the Philadelphia Eagles.

    Us Weekly
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  • Florida Panthers offer practice backup goaltending tryout as promotion

    Congratulations Florida Panthers, you have created maybe the best reactionary promotion ever.  The Florida Panthers announced today the club’s plans for their “Goal of a Lifetime” contest that will give one lucky Panthers' fan the opportunity to sign a one-day amateur try-out and serve as Florida’s back-up practice goalie for a day. “We are very excited to launch this contest and expect a great turnout for this ultimate fan experience,” said Florida Panthers Executive Chairman Peter Luukko.

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  • Dr. Saira Malik's former patients not surprised by reprimand

    In addition to the reprimand, Dr. Saira Malik will have to take a record keeping course, complete a program to address her "disrespectful style and generally unprofessional behaviour," and take part in an audit that will review deficiencies.

    CBC
  • Nine puppies rescued from dumpster in California

    The individual had spotted the pups, Rottweiler/Lab mixes all in good condition, beside a dumpster in San Rafael. “It’s heartbreaking to think of someone dumping these adorable puppies like so much trash but we know they’ll soon find good homes!” the Marin Humane Society wrote on Facebook. The humane society posted four photos of the adorable rescued pups on Facebook, which prompted Facebook users to post their own photos of their beloved rescued pets — and to thank the good Samaritan for doing the right thing.

    Good News
  • Youth shoots himself outside school in Saskatchewan hamlet

    A tiny francophone community in Saskatchewan is reeling after a youth fatally shot himself outside the local school. RCMP said Wednesday morning an initial investigation has revealed that a boy under the age of 18 died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound outside of École St. Isidore in the hamlet of St. Isidore-de-Bellevue.

    CBC
  • Overheard on the ladies' coach

    A year in London taught me that people on underground trains rarely speak but on the Delhi metro, on the coach reserved for women, the ladies unabashedly share their experiences with their friends - and occasionally with strangers. One has harsh words for her boss, though she may have adopted a more conciliatory tone face-to-face.

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  • The apps Edward Snowden recommends to protect your privacy online

    There are a host of free, easy-to-use apps and programs that can help protect your privacy online, and if everybody uses them it can provide a sort of "herd immunity" said Edward Snowden in a live video chat from Russia on Wednesday. Snowden appeared via teleconference in an event hosted by Ryerson University and Canadian Journalists For Expression, to launch the CJFE's online database that compiles all of the publicly released classified documents the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor leaked. In response to a Twitter question,Snowden expanded on what tools he recommends for privacy. "You need to ensure your communications are protected in transit," said Snowden.

    CBC
  • Canadian pastor detained, charged in North Korea, Ottawa tells his family

    A Toronto pastor who lost contact with his family over a month ago while on a humanitarian mission in North Korea has been detained in that country, a spokeswoman for the man's family said Thursday. Lisa Pak said Canadian authorities notified Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim's family that North Korea's government had confirmed his detention. Lim left Canada on Jan. 27 with a few days stopover in South Korea before travelling on to China and crossing into North Korea on Jan. 31, Pak said, adding the family has not heard from him since then.

    The Canadian Press