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  • Winston Reid, father of slain teen Simone Reid, found dead

    The mystery surrounding the murder of an 18-year-old girl deepened Thursday after police announced that her father's body was found earlier this week. Winston Reid, 49, had been missing since the body of his daughter, Simone "Shanni" Reid, was discovered inside a Scarborough apartment building on Nov. 13. Police said Winston Reid was not considered a suspect in that case but were trying to contact him.

  • Goodbye Wi-Fi, Hello Li-Fi: New Wireless Technology Is 100 Times Faster

    New wireless technology has been tested that is 100 times stronger than Wi-Fi. The technology, which transmits information using visible light communication, is being tested in offices and other workplaces in Tallinn in Estonia. Tests in the lab have revealed that Li-Fi can be up to 100 times quicker than Wi-Fi - it uses visible light and transmits messages through binary code.

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  • Man Called ‘Phuc Dat Bich’ Admits The Whole Thing Was A Hoax

    A man who went viral all over the world after claiming that Facebook had discriminated against his name has admitted that the whole thing was a hoax. The man, who claimed to be called Phuc Dat Bich, posted a photo of his apparent passport to Facebook in January - and claimed that it was proof of his actual name. Posting under the appropriate name of Joe Carr (geddit), he wrote: ‘Facebook needs to understand that it is utterly impossible to legitimise a place where there will always be pranksters and tricksters.

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  • Mass shooting in New Orleans leaves city on edge; 'No one feels safe,' professor says

    New Orleans officials are quite sure someone knows the identities of the shooters who opened fire on each other in a crowd of hundreds of people during a block party — and they are urging them to come forward. Police Superintendent Michael Harrison says the shootout that wounded 17 people Sunday night was probably gang-related. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu told a news conference Monday that given the number of people at the playground, it's "pretty clear that people do know" who the shooters are.

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  • Police warn about increase in one-punch attacks with deadly consequences

    Thu, Nov 26: Vancouver police are issuing a warning today about a disturbing increase in "one punch" attacks - when an unsuspecting victim is knocked down - often with a single punch. As Grace Ke reports, that single punch can cause life-altering injuries and even kill a person.

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  • Six reasons why celebrating American Thanksgiving is even better in Canada

    All the food and sales, but none of the awkward family encounters? Sign us up!

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  • RCMP seek 2 men who allegedly behaved suspiciously near Rogers Centre in August

    RCMP are seeking help in identifying two men they allege behaved suspiciously near the Rogers Centre nearly three months ago but will not disclose what it is the pair was reportedly doing. Supt. Lise Crouch said a passerby told private security about seeing the men on the John Street Bridge near the stadium in the afternoon of Aug. 31.

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  • Trudeau tells BBC interview in London he left Canadian detractors 'in the dust'

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has used an interview with an influential BBC current affairs show in London to issue his most pungent retort yet to his Canadian detractors. Trudeau, 43, endured more than two years of Conservative party attack ads declaring him "just not ready" before sweeping prime minister Stephen Harper from power in last month's federal election. Asked by BBC television's NewsNight program about his famous family name, Trudeau didn't deny that having had his father Pierre Trudeau lead the country for almost 16 years opened some doors.

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  • Donald Trump Blasted After ‘Mocking Reporters Disability’

    Presidential hopeful Donald Trump has once again come under fire after he appeared to mock a reporter’s disability.

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  • Turkey-Russia spat over downed Russian plane deepens with Moscow moving to cut economic ties

    A tug-of-war over a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria escalated Thursday, with Moscow drafting a slew of economic sanctions against Turkey and the Turkish president defiantly declaring that his military will shoot down any new intruder. Turkey shot down the Russian Su-24 military jet on Tuesday, insisting it had violated its airspace despite repeated warnings. The incident marked the first time in half a century that a NATO member shot down a Russian plane, raising the threat of a military confrontation between the alliance and Moscow.

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  • This Amazing App Lets You ‘See’ The Invisible Wi-Fi Signals That Surround You

    An impressive new smartphone and tablet app enables you to ‘see’ the Wi-Fi signals that are completely invisible to the naked eye. The Architecture of Radio app shows users a 360-degree augmented reality view of the all of the wireless networks around them using their GPS location. “We are completely surrounded by an invisible system of data cables and radio signals from access points, cell towers and overhead satellites.

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  • Sidney Crosby, Mario Lemieux have 'big falling out': Report

    “I’ve heard over coaching, I’ve heard also after the (2014) playoffs when they lost out,” Barnaby said. “Maybe the personnel isn’t right?”

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  • Kevin Chan and Kayla Drumonde charged with gang sex assault

    A private math tutor and his fiancée have been charged with gang sexual assault and sexual interference involving a 14-year-old girl, Toronto police say. Kevin Chan, 32, and fiancée, Kayla Drumonde, 23, were arrested on Tuesday. Chan was the girl's math tutor for a number of years, while Drumonde volunteered at the school the girl attended and the couple befriended the student.

  • Springdale doctor admits to sexual relationship with former patient

    A central Newfoundland doctor has admitted that he had a sexual relationship with a former patient, while practicing at the Green Bay Health Centre. Dr. Todd Young, 45, admitted Thursday to the three-year relationship at a St. John's hearing of the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Physicians and Surgeons. Young, who is originally from Springdale, graduated from medical school at McMaster University in 2003, and practiced in rural Ontario.

  • Devoted Couple Forced To Spend Final Days Apart After Carer Stole Life Savings

    AN elderly couple whowere inseparable for 63 years were forced to spend their final daysin separate care homes after their carer robbed them of theirsavings.

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  • Boy Fines Mum An INCREDIBLE Amount For Talking On The Phone

    Parents sometimes need a bit of a break from their kids but one mum who dared speak on the phone in front of her little boy is paying the price.

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  • The $46M mega-mansion hidden in plain sight

    Take an exclusive tour of the 6-story luxury listing that's hidden in plain sight.

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  • Pakistan mourns first death of female fighter jet pilot (5 photos)

    The small community of female fighter jet pilots is mourning its first loss this week. Flying Officer Marium Mukhtiar was killed in a training accident near Mianwali, Pakistan November 24, 2015. In 2013, Pakistan had a total of 19 female fighter jet pilots, the first of which to be combat ready was Ayesha Farooq. There are no numbers currently available for the total number of women who are training or qualified to be fighter jet pilots in the military today, but it remains a very small group.

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  • Who Ordered The Extra Large Calamari? Giant Squid Is Caught Off Spanish Coast

    THIS monster from the deep has been caught off the coast of Spain. The 33ft, 330lb giant squid was snared by fishermen aboard the boat Minchos, some miles from off coast of Villaviciosa, a town in the Asturias region of northern Spain.

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  • Teenage Boy Praised For Taking Care Of Blind Parents Since He Was FOUR

    A teenager has been praised for his bravery and kindness after taking care of his blind parents for nearly a decade. Feng Molin, 13, has been looking after his mum and dad since he was just four-years-old after his dad was blinded by acute meningitis. The teen is currently studying in Yanmen Primary School in Yanmen, China, and unlike other boys his age, spends virtually no time playing with his friends after school.

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