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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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  • He should hang! US dentist targeted by angry protesters over killing of Cecil the lion

    THE dentist who hunted down Cecil the lion has been subjected to death threats as the backlash against the killing grows. There has been a outpouring of anger from a range of celebrities including models Candice Swanepoel and Cara Delevingne, who called him a ‘poor excuse of a human being’ over the killing of one of Zimbabwe’s most-loved animals. Animal charity People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), said Dr Palmer should hang for killing Cecil.

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  • Valerie Harper Speaks

    Valerie Harper is not in a coma, despite a report claiming otherwise. The actress, who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer more than two years ago, took to Facebook to explain what really happened when she fell ill at Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine

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  • Student Poses With Law Lecturer In 1995, He Goes Onto Much Greater Things

    College reunions can always be an awkward affair, as you’re forced to begrudgingly discuss your post university successes and failings with your old classmates. Yes, that’s Barack Obama – and he previously worked as a law lecturer at the University of Chicago before going on to become one of the most powerful men in the world.

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  • China Reacts To Escalator Mum Tragedy By Mocking Safety Record

    After a mother was killed in a tragic escalator incident in China last week, residents will naturally be cautious. Xiang Liujuan was seen in video footage heroically throwing her two-year-old son to safety as the escalator floor fell from beneath her, pulling her to her death. The accident has seen an outpouring of grief for the young mum - but some people in China have taken to mocking the safety record of escalators in the country by filming themselves in all sorts of weird positions getting on and off.

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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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  • Ronda Rousey dedicates UFC 190 fight to late wrestling legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper

    “Rowdy” Roddy Piper was a huge influence on UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Over his lengthy career in professional wrestling, Piper trained under Rousey’s mentor, “Judo” Gene Lebell, with regularity. Years later, Rousey came along and trained with the martial arts legend as well.

  • Letter: Double standards are rampant

    If the sisters who have complained about being told to cover their breasts were truly interested in sexual equality, they'd be campaigning for a single moral and legal standard, one that either all... q
  • Toronto rapper Redway reportedly among 3 dead in Highway 427 crash

    Toronto rapper Redway was reportedly among the three people killed in a fiery crash on Highway 427 early Saturday morning. The incident happened around 4 a.m. on the Highway 427 northbound ramp to the westbound Highway 401 when a Honda Accord struck the right side of the guardrail, according to the OPP. Police have not released the age or gender of those deceased but Sgt. Kerry Schmidt with Toronto OPP confirmed the incident involved a male driver.

  • 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

  • 10 countries sitting on massive oceans of oil

    The world powers and Iran struck a deal on Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program for at least 10 years in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. Interestingly, although Iran has a huge amount of oil, the Islamic republic doesn't even make it into the top three when it comes to proven crude oil reserves. Using the data provided by Barclays commodities analyst Michael Cohen, we put together a list of the 10 countries sitting on the greatest amounts of crude oil.

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  • Mortgage rule changes for homes with rental suites

    Wed, Jul 29: Changes to mortgage rules this fall will give homeowners with rental suites more buying power. John Hua explains.

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  • Hardy and Amelia Leighton's death due to fentanyl, other drugs, coroner says

    North Vancouver couple Hardy and Amelia Leighton, whose sudden deaths left their two-year-old boy an orphan, ingested toxic levels of fentanyl, the B.C. Coroners Service confirmed Wednesday. The couple — both in their 30s — were found dead in their home on July 20, and the use of illicit drugs was suspected at the time. "Expedited toxicology testing confirmed that both Mr. and Ms. Leighton had ingested toxic levels of fentanyl in combination with other drugs," a statement from the Coroners Service said.

  • Hit And Run Cyclist Brought To Justice

    Andrew Holland, 24, fled the scene, but was later caught when the tot’s mother Lauren Howarth posted an image taken at the scene, on social media. The court heard how “her face was covered in blood and she was taken straight to A&E”.

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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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  • World's most valuable car collection to be auctioned

    RM Sotheby's will be selling off the most valuable collection of cars ever auctioned by a single owner. One of the headline cars is this 2005 Ferrari Enzo, named after founder Enzo Ferrari. This was the last one built, which Ferrari gave to Pope John Paul II. He requested it be auctioned with proceeds going to victims of the 2004 tsunami.

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  • Troy Tulowitzki trivia on Jeopardy ruined following trade from Rockies

    As if Troy Tulowitzki's monster debut with the Toronto Blue Jays wasn't enough, we can only hope Colorado Rockies fans still upset by the trade weren't watching Jeopardy on Wednesday night. Because sometimes when the trivia isn't about Victorian Era literature or 18th century European rulers, sports answers will be weaved into the game show and in this case, be there to crush the spirit of Colorado baseball fans. Of course, "this team" is the Colorado Rockies, and as of Tuesday, Tulowitzki no longer plays for them.

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  • Naked Man Arrested After Being Caught Having Sex With A BUSH

    A pensioner has been arrested after his neighbour caught him having sex with a BUSH in his garden. Frisky Wallace Berg, 81, was found completely naked in the garden at his home in Stratford, Connecticut, at the time of the alleged incident. The neighbour then felt he had to say something and went up to Berg right in the middle of his business.

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  • Scott Disick Missing Kourtney?

    Is Scott Disick missing Kourtney Kardashian? The now-single father of three attended the wedding of his pal this weekend, and Instagrammed a message which seemed to hint single life isn't all it's cracked up to be. "When u realize the grass isn't always

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  • Where to travel with the falling Canadian dollar

    Trips to their favourite destination, the U.S., will cost about 10 per cent more than at the beginning of the year, since the Canadian dollar fell from about 86 cents U.S. to 78 cents. CBC News looked at the Canadian dollar's performance compared to 20 other major currencies and found just three countries where the Canadian dollar should go further today than it did before the Bank of Canada stepped in at the beginning of the year. The Canadian dollar story right now is mostly about the strength of the U.S. dollar as the American economy gathers steam.