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  • SHAMED: Foreign aid fat cats who built £1.4billion empire... with YOUR tax money

    A Mail on Sunday investigation exposes the shocking truth behind all those soft-soap promises of politicians and charity chiefs to change the world with our tax billions.

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  • Donald Cerrone breaks John Makdessi's jaw to close in on lightweight title shot

    Donald Cerrone assured anyone and everyone who would listen that he wasn’t taking his UFC 187 late-replacement bout against John Makdessi lightly. If Makdessi’s broken jaw is any indication of Cerrone’s desire, then “not taking it lightly” may just be the understatement of the year. Cerrone dissected Makdessi with kicks to the legs and body for the entirety of their bout.

    Cagewriter
  • Crown recommending four-year prison sentence for ex-Quebec vice-regal Thibault

    Former Quebec lieutenant-governor Lise Thibault burst into tears Friday when a judge asked her whether she had anything to say following a prosecutor's recommendation she receive a four-year prison sentence for fraud and breach of trust. "I never thought for one second I'd be standing before you," an emotional Thibault, 76, told Quebec court Judge Carol St-Cyr. Prosecutor Marcel Guimont said the ex-Quebec vice-regal should also reimburse a total of $430,000 to the province and the federal government.

    The Canadian Press
  • Wanted: Feed of Jiggs for Alberta-living Newfoundlanders

    If you're a Newfoundlander and Labradorian living away, how far would you go for a traditional meal of Jiggs dinner? A couple of roommates in Alberta have such a hankering for salt meat and pease pudding they've made a plea online for someone to tackle the full meal for them. Joel Whalen and his roommates posted an ad on Kijiji — serious inquiries only — for someone to cook Sunday dinner, the way nan would.

    CBC
  • New seasonal allergy treatments offer some hope

    It's that time of year again, when along with warmer weather, millions of Canadians are welcoming the sniffling, sneezing and itchiness of seasonal allergies. The number of people who suffer from these airborne allergies, a condition known as rhinitis, has been on the rise in recent decades, especially in northern areas like Canada, where pollen is sticking around for longer than usual. "The spring pollen seems to be earlier than it was 15, 20 years ago," says Estelle Levetin, an aerobiologist at the University of Tulsa.

    CBC
  • ISIS recruiter: 'We've already got you a husband'

    This is an edited transcript of two online conversations between Y, the undercover Daily Mail reporter posing as a 16-year-old-British Muslim girl, and F, the Islamic State fixer, whom we have called Fatima. Aisha is Fatima’s younger sister, aged 16. Y: I spoke to your friend and she said you are from London and could help me make Hijrah [travel to Islamic State]. F: There is another sister the same age as you, also from London with the same amount of cash as you, looking to make Hijrah roughly end of this month.

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  • 'Fuller House': Olsen Twins Out

    "Fuller House" just got a little less full. Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen will not be returning to the upcoming Netflix "Full House" spinoff. "Although Ashley and Mary-Kate will not be a part of 'Fuller House,' I know how much 'Full House' has meant to them

    Access Hollywood
  • 9 Fabulous Decor Tricks You've Never Thought Of (9 photos)

    Turns out there's more than one way to revamp your place in a pinch. One example? Easy switch-ups, like swapping out your flowers or spray-painting your frames. The other? Tricks that are totally unexpected but worth the payoff in every way. It's time

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  • Former UN worker claims to have proof of dead aliens on Mars

    In his latest bizarre 'discovery', a former United Nations worker claims to have uncovered proof of aliens and bio-robots on Mars. Andre Gignac, a prolific UFO hunter, says he spotted what he believes to be a dead alien in a Nasa photograph of Mount Sharp. In his latest bizarre 'discovery', a former United Nations worker claims he has uncovered proof of aliens and bio-robots on Mars.

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  • It's official: Josh Hamilton will join Rangers on Monday

    The Texas Rangers have set a time and a place for Josh Hamilton's return. Speaking on Saturday night, general manager Jon Daniels confirmed that Hamilton will be activated and available for duty when they meet the Cleveland Indians on Monday at Progressive Field. Hamilton is scheduled to fly into Cleveland on Sunday where his teammates will meet him following their Sunday night game against the New York Yankees.

    Big League Stew
  • We just got another sign that the world's economic center is moving east

    "I propose creating a new, high-speed combined transport route — the Eurasian transcontinental corridor," Kazakhstan president Nursultan Nazarbayev stated on Friday at an economic forum in Astana, according to the Moscow Times. "The route will connect not only China and Kazakhstan, but also Russia and Europe, and it will have access to the Central Asian countries," he said, according to Vedomosti.

    Business Insider
  • Artificial turf: Homeowners risk fine for 'year-round' grass

    There's a reason why the grass is greener on some Toronto lawns: it's not real and it can result in a costly municipal penalty. In fact, homeowners who opt for artificial turf run the risk of a $1400 fine for breaking city landscaping rules. Karen Stintz, a former city councillor for Ward 16, has a personal connection to the issue: she herself has an artificial lawn.

    CBC
  • St. John's families forced to vacate million-dollar dream homes

    A secluded, picturesque lane called Scout's Place in the Goulds area of St. John's has become the centre of a complex and heated dispute between home-building twin brothers, another land owner in the area and the City of St. John's. The controversy revolves around disputed ownership of a right-of-way that brothers Ian and Jed Kieley say is forcing them and their young families to vacate their unfinished million-dollar homes — possibly as early as Friday — even though they have been occupying without a permit for months. It seems the only thing the Kieleys and Malone can agree on is who to pin the blame on — the City of St. John's.

    CBC
  • High school grad strikes back at dress code with amazing yearbook quote

    Chloe Cross was fed up. Fed up with her school’s dress code, fed up with being harassed by boys, fed up with being punished for what she wore. Cross posted a picture to Tumblr of her yearbook from San Mateo High School, about 20 miles south of San Francisco, with a senior quote that struck at the core of every young girl’s argument that dress codes are sexist and send the wrong message.

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  • ISIS claims it is 'infinitely' closer to buying a nuclear weapon

    Islamic State has claimed it is 'infinitely' closer to buying a nuclear bomb from Pakistan and smuggling it into the US. An article, apparently penned by British hostage John Cantlie for the terror group’s magazine, Dabiq, says the scenario is 'more possible today than it was just one year ago'.

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  • Antoine Vermette goes from healthy scratch to playoff hero as Blackhawks beat Ducks in double-OT thrill ride

    CHICAGO — Thursday night, Antoine Vermette was a healthy scratch. He was 32 years old, a veteran of 68 NHL playoff games, a player the Chicago Blackhawks acquired for a prospect and a first-round pick at the trade deadline. But he hadn’t scored in eight

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  • Leah Remini Speaks Out Against Scientology; Faces Backlash From Church

    Leah Remini opens up about her life in the controversial scientology religion and her decision to leave it.

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  • Guilty French bulldog evades owner's question regarding chewed up pen

    Dogs might be unable to communicate with humans vocally but they can certainly wear their guilt on their face, as this French bulldog named Niko did when its owner confronted it over a chewed up pen.

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  • We can create babies without men, claim scientists

    The stunning discovery has alarmed medical ethics campaigners, who described it as turning nature on its head. Any babies born from the process would be female and genetically identical to their mother. The discovery was made by researchers from the Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Genetics in Los Angeles. In normal human reproduction, an egg carrying 23 pairs of chromosomes, the building blocks of life, is fertilised by a sperm, which also carries 23 sets.

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  • Man throws naked tantrum because his flight was overbooked

    'I was not expecting to see nothing like that, I've never seen nothing like that at Charlotte Douglas airport. Travelers at a North Carolina airport had a rude awakening on Wednesday morning when a man stripped naked to protest at his flight being overbooked. According to witnesses at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the man was attempting to get on board a US Airways flight to Jamaica.

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