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VIDEO: Warthog surprises leopard and thwarts attack

Most animals would probably run in fear from a leaping leopard, but the big cat soon meets its match in this wild pig's tusks.

  • Bali Nine pair to be shot after the stroke of midnight on Wednesday

    Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will be executed just after the stroke of midnight on Wednesday (3am AEST), it has been confirmed. The date - April 29 - became official when a local funeral director in Cilacap, the nearest port to Nusakambangan, or Death Island, was instructed to inscribe the names of those to be shot by firing squad and the date of their deaths.

    Daily Mail q
  • London schoolgirls who joined ISIS tweet of new 'jihadi bride' lives

    London schoolgirl Amira Abase, 15, has tweeted from inside the Islamic State for the first time, bragging about a western-style takeaway dinner of including fried chicken, chips, pizza and kebab.

    Daily Mail q
  • A tree that is older than Stonehenge is feared to be dying

    A 4,000-year-old tree thought to be Britain's oldest living organism may be dying according to its custodian. The stunning Ashbrittle Yew, in the churchyard of the parish's Church of St John the Baptist, in Somerset, has a girth of 38ft and an enormous vast canopy.

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  • Glimpses: Aftermath of the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal and India (26 photos)

    A massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse, witnesses said. More than 758 people have been killed and hundreds others have been

    Yahoo Canada News
  • New immigrants to Canada face unexpected costs

    When Mehmet Gulec looks back on the days and weeks following his family’s arrival in Canada from Turkey in December 2013, he says he’s still amazed by everything the foursome overcame in fleeing their homeland. Gulec, who worked for 20 years as a production manager in the automotive industry in Turkey, says several organizations helped the family get established, including the Centre for Skills Development & Training, which offers a program called Enhanced Language Training to help immigrants who are beginning their careers in Canada. According to a new study by BMO Wealth Management, immigrants arrive here with an average of $47,000 in savings to help them get settled, while 19 per cent come with no savings at all.

    Pay Day
  • Kim Kardashian's Earth Day Bikini

    Kim Kardashian is saving Mother Earth one bikini selfie at a time! The selfie-obsessed star did her part in raising awareness about environmental causes on Earth Day while posing in a bikini near some plants – and plugging her book.  

    Access Hollywood
  • Losing bidder questioned N.L. ferry contract decision

    An unsuccessful bidder questioned whether taxpayers were getting the best value for the Bell Island and Fogo Island/Change Islands ferry replacement contract, citing the winner's lack of local experience and a $25-million extra tariff cost. Chilean shipyard Asenav wrote then-transportation minister Nick McGrath last year, after the province announced the award of the contract to a Dutch company, Damen Shipyards. Asenav noted that its bid was nearly the same as Damen's winning bid — just over $50 million per ship.

    CBC
  • Christopher Phillips email describes uses for osmium tetroxide

    CBC News has obtained the document at the centre of the case against Christopher Phillips, an email he sent to a friend describing how he could use a highly toxic chemical. Phillips is the 42-year-old Cole Harbour man accused of threatening police and possessing a dangerous weapon. Police say the weapon is the chemical osmium tetroxide, which can be absorbed through the skin and can be lethal.

    CBC
  • Yazidi girls have abortions after being sex slaves for Isis fighters

    Traumatised after months of rape and torture at the hands of ISIS militants, some of victims have returned after falling pregnant by their captors and further at risk at being ostracised by their community, which frowns upon pre-marital sex.

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  • New York TV affiliate says Islanders Game 7 win could force Game 8

    It’s not like the Islanders are a novelty. Check out the above picture (thank you @TomLiodice), and below link, of NBC’s New York affiliate saying if the Islanders beat the Capitals in Game 7, then hello ... Game 8 (S/t Deadspin). From a factual perspective, if the Islanders beat the Capitals in Game 7 on Monday, Game 1 of the next round will be held at Madison Square Garden against the New York Rangers and the game numbers will reset.

    Puck Daddy
  • My secret three-year affair with Sex Bomb Tom Jones - aided by his son

    Because today, as a coach in the hit television series The Voice alongside Rita Ora and Will.i.am, and with a new world tour beginning in June, Tom Jones’s distinctive baritone and charismatic appeal have won him a whole new generation of fans. Indeed, since transforming himself from a penniless miner’s son from the Valleys into a £190 million music legend thanks to classics such as It’s Not Unusual, Delilah and The Green, Green Grass of Home, Sir Tom, now 74, has famously stayed firmly married to his childhood sweetheart Linda, whom he married when both were 16.

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  • Quick whistle costs Ottawa Senators tying goal in Game 6 (Video)

    The Ottawa Senators are playing for their season in Game 6 against the Montreal Canadiens. The blown call would cost Ottawa as they fell 2-0 to Montreal, ending their season in six games. "I think the referee there just had bad puck luck," said Senators coach Dave Cameron afterward.

    Puck Daddy
  • Gymnast left paralysed after plunging four floors from hotel balcony

    A British gymnast has been left paralysed from the neck down after falling 50ft from a hotel balcony. Dina Amos-Larkin was attending a four-day sports festival in Salou, Spain when she fell while talking to her mother on the phone on April 3.

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  • Models strip off and pose seductively with a BEAR for bizarre anti-hunting campaign (so why did one of the women decide to wear a fur coat?) 

    Bizarre pictures have emerged of two models posing seductively with a giant brown bear as part of an anti-hunting campaign. The photos, taken in a forest outside Moscow in Russia, show Maria Sidorova and Lidia Fetisova hugging and kissing the 650kg bear, named Stephen.

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  • Peggys Cove search for Ontario man ends

    RCMP divers ended the search Sunday for the body of James Donald Quattrocchi of Smiths Falls, Ont. "The conditions over the last number of days out there, as people who are aware of that area can attest to, it's very rough sea conditions, large swells for most of the days that followed this incident," said Nova Scotia RCMP Cpl.

    CBC
  • Bruce Jenner's High School Girlfriend Speaks

    Michelle Williams-Rosenthal, Bruce Jenner's prom date and high school sweetheart, appeared on Thursday's Inside Edition and spoke about her former flame. In response to reports that Jenner is transitioning to a woman, Williams-Rosenthal said, "I would

    TV In No Time
  • TFSA, RRSP and RRIF rule changes miss the mark

    Now if it would just address the real flaws in Canada’s retirement system. Last week’s federal budget showered goodies on the grey-haired set, ranging from more time for seniors to tap their registered retirement income funds (RRIFs) to vastly expanded limits on contributions to tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs). Neither move addresses what is arguably the most important goal of the retirement system – ensuring all Canadians over 65 enjoy a decent standard of living. Canada has been a world leader in this regard and our old-age poverty rate remains among the 10 lowest in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

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  • Buyer beware: The most dangerous products to order online

    Eloise Aimee Parry accidentally overdosed on pills that contained the toxic ingredient dinitrophenol (DNP). According to the World Health Organization, medicines purchased over the Internet from sites that conceal their physical address are counterfeit in more than 50 per cent of cases.

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  • Everybody Loves Raymond Actor Sawyer Sweeten Dead at 19 After Reportedly Shooting Himself -- Details

    UPDATE: Sawyer's sister Madylin has released a statement about his tragic death: "This morning a terrible family tragedy has occurred. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the young actor is believed to have died of suicide. Sweeten played Geoffrey Barone on Everybody Loves Raymond from 1996 to 2005.

    Us Weekly
  • Dr. Phil Questions Bruce Jenner's Gender Transition: "He's Kind of Past Prime"

    "I was wondering if it breaks your heart that Bruce Jenner is going to speak to Diane Sawyer on Friday night instead of coming to your show," Kimmel asked the talk show host. "It would be boring to talk to me about that," Dr. Phil replied.

    Us Weekly