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  • Patrick Dempsey leaves it all behind: Role worth $10M, wife of 15 years, and now his Malibu Tin House too

    The corrugated tin house you see here is — if Patrick Dempsey gets his $14.5 million asking price — about a season and a half's worth of "Grey's Anatomy" salary. The leading man is leaving a lot behind all at once: first his marriage of 15 years, then the role that made him an American heartthrob, and now the Malibu home that his family bought in 2009. The character he'd played for a decade on "Grey's Anatomy," Dr. Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd, was just killed off last week, even though Dempsey had a year left on his contract.

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  • Torii Hunter offers apology, explanation for tweet about Floyd Mayweather

    Minnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter created an unexpected — at least in his mind — uproar on Saturday night when he tweeted that what Floyd Mayweather does in the ring is strictly business, and what he does outside the ring is non- essential or should have no impact on how Mayweather the fighter is viewed.

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  • Net loss! Dragon forced to tear up tennis court hidden on giant estate

    When you’ve got a sprawling 200-acre home in the country, finding room for a tennis court doesn’t usually present too many problems. There has even been speculation that his error only came to light when eagle-eyed staff spotted the court nestled in a wood thanks to an aerial shot on Google Earth.

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  • Writer makes 'thin' and 'fat' dating profiles to see which men prefer

    Yvette Caster, 33, from London, created two profiles on free online dating site, OKCupid, using pictures of herself at different times of her life, where her weight has fluctuated.

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  • A whiff of falsehood: Cow pasture carries evidence debunking Obama KXL claim

    U.S. President Barack Obama's claims about the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline have been raising eyebrows lately in this tiny oil-industry town in eastern Montana. The locals smell falsehood — evidence of it lies in a cow pasture just outside their town. The scent of untruth emanates from Obama's oft-repeated claim that the pipeline would simply ship Canadian oil, a statement he's made several times while talking down the project's economic benefit for Americans.

    The Canadian Press
  • Russia is creating a $100B rival to the IMF

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified an accord Saturday to set up a $100-billion reserve fund for the so-called BRICS — the five leading emerging economies that include Russia, China, Brazil, India and South Africa. Moscow is expected to contribute $18 billion to the reserve, well behind the $41 billion China has promised to pour into the fund that was set up after an agreement signed in July 2014 in Brazil. The emerging economies also plan to form their own international bank based in Shanghai to challenge western dominance over international money markets.

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  • Bruce Jenner -- Ex-Wives By His Side (PHOTO)

    Bruce Jenner got support from 2 of his ex-wives as they watched the west coast feed of the Diane Sawyer special, but if you think Kris Jenner's absence is…

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  • The 1-Step Hack That Makes an Ikea Cabinet Unrecognizable (4 photos)

    Interior designer Victoria Solomon of Victoria Elizabeth Design had a mission: to add a media cabinet to her small NYC apartment that would add extra storage while hiding the ugly wires under her TV. In her dreams, she envisioned a 140-inch built-in-looking

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  • Shipping container housing to be stacked up in communities across Canada

    They were once rusting hulks relegated to junkyards. Now shipping containers are being repurposed into stylish homes that developers plan to roll out in housing-crunched communities across Canada. What started as a pilot project on the Downtown Eastside is expanding in the city — and the same model is set to be stacked up in aboriginal communities in British Columbia, Alberta and Nunavut.

    The Canadian Press
  • Wal-Mart laid off 2,200 workers, then told them to avoid chocolate and alcohol

    Wal-Mart abruptly closed five stores earlier this month and laid off more than 2,200 employees in the process. The company said it closed the stores because of severe plumbing problems that, in addition to other potential upgrades, could take as long as six months to fix. Wal-Mart denies those claims.

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  • Toronto woman lives pet owner's worst nightmare

    Sat, May 2: A woman spending the night at a friend's home suddenly realized her dogs ran away. She frantically searched for hours until an unlikely reunion in the streets of downtown Toronto. Cindy Pom reports.

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  • Ottawa West-Nepean, Sudbury, Peterborough byelections on Oct. 19

    Three federal ridings in Ontario will hold by-elections on Oct. 19, the fixed election date, to fill the departures of two Conservative MPs and one NDP MP, Elections Canada has announced. The riding of Ottawa West-Nepean has been vacant since March when former Conservative cabinet minister John Baird officially resigned his seat. Baird had told the House of Commons in early February he was leaving politics for private industry.

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  • Grieving mother cat who lost her own kittens adopts three others 

    A mother cat who lost her kittens received three more thanks to a cat-rescue organization. Mikey was stricken with grief when her three, newborn kittens died as a result of being born too early.

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  • Prince William and wife Kate face transition with new baby girl and new job for William

    It is a period of transition for Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, with the birth of a daughter even as William adjusts to a new job as a helicopter ambulance pilot. Palace officials said Saturday morning that Kate gave birth to a baby girl hours after she went into the hospital. The country home is also better located for William's new role as a pilot for Bond Air Services, a helicopter operator that serves East Anglian Air Ambulance.

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  • Guelph man critical after motorcycle collides with SUV in Oakville

    A Guelph man is in critical condition after his motorcycle collided with an SUV in Oakville on Saturday night. Halton Regional Police and other emergency responders were called to the intersection of Dundas Street and Eighth Line just after 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. The motorcycle driver was rushed to hospital in Hamilton.

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  • Man caught driving drunk in a Camaro with kids inside, police say

    Police say an alleged drunk driver was caught doing "donuts" with a sports car in the middle of a Barrie, Ont., intersection last night, with two children inside the vehicle. A news release indicates that a police officer saw a "cloud of smoke" in the intersection of Stanley Street and Birchwood Drive, just before 7 p.m. Saturday.

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  • Woman shows off her 'tiny house' in Saskatoon

    Are you looking to downsize? A Saskatoon woman says you'd be surprised at how small of a place you can live in comfortably. Lydia Holden built a 136 square foot home in 2012 with the help of family and friends. She said she wanted a small home because

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  • Selfie-loving MP's wife Karen Danczuk helps out at car wash

    Selfie-loving MP's wife Karen Danczuk was happy to help out a local charity today - by scrubbing cars alongside a team of firefighters at a fundraising car wash. Mrs Danczuk, the wife of MP Simon, has built her reputation on never shying from the spotlight and recently rocketed to prominence for the risque selfies she posts on social media.

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  • Bobbi Kristina Brown Update: 'Dr. Phil' Staffer Fired After Leaking Nick Gordon Interview

    Dr. Phil really got to the bottom of one problem close to home. When the famed television psychologist learned that information about his exclusive interview with Bobbi Kristina Brown’s boyfriend, Nick Gordon,  had been leaked from behind the scenes, he took matters into his own hands. Dr. Phil reportedly staged an interrogation of his staff in order to find the perpetrator in his employment. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dr. Phil McGraw held a meeting with his staff to ask the person responsible for leaking the inside info to a British tabloid come forward.

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  • Grande Prairie's Craig Drysdale found on banks of Wapiti River

    Craig Drysdale, 28, was riding an all-terrain vehicle with friends about 15 kilometres southeast of Grande Prairie when he got separated from the group on April 30. Drysdale was uninjured and in good spirits, RCMP say. "For the first night he lit a small fire in a densely treed area. In the morning he began walking until he came across the Wapiti River.

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