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  • Naked woman filmed riding pillion on motorbike through city streets

    She felt the wind in her hair - and everywhere else. A naked woman was caught on camera riding pillion on a motorbike through a Russian city’s streets. Police in Voronezh are now hunting for the clothed rider and his completely peeled passenger - who

    Yahoo Canada News
  • American tries to figure out what Canadian road signs mean, fails

    Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr returned home to Massachusetts this week after spending some time "car camping" near the coast of New Brunswick with his wife. Burr's friends and family on Facebook were equally confused by a photo he posted of a green-and-white River Valley Scenic Drive signpost. "The signs of New Brunswick's highways and byways aren't exactly done wrong, but they seem to require a cognitive leap of which our American sensibilities, enfeebled by reality TV shows and Katy Perry songs, are incapable," he explained.

    CBC
  • Police identify intruder fatally shot by former CNN reporter at Albuquerque motel

    The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said. Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Tanner Tixier (tih-SHAY) said late Thursday that Tomorio Walton had absconded from parole out of Memphis and it wasn't clear how long he had been in New Mexico. Chuck de Caro and his wife, Lynne Russell, were in their room when Walton, 27, allegedly tried to rob them, authorities said.

    The Canadian Press
  • City of Vancouver considers what to do about romantic Love Lock gesture

    Thu, Jul 2: The City of Vancouver is hoping to get ahead of a new tradition by lovers that has caused problems in other cities. Nadia Stewart explains.

    Global News
  • 'Manly' Dad Proves He's A Softie When Learning He'll Be A Grandpa

    Over the years, we've seen the many dramatic reactions people have had when they find out they're going to be grandparents -- crying, screaming, jumping up and down, and sheer disbelief. But not when it comes to one grandpa-to-be. YouTube user Justin Hall uploaded this video showing how he and his wife told his in-laws they were going to be grandparents. The couple created a pregnancy announcement on a wall with baby clothes, accessories and a sign announcing the little one's expected arrival ... then they waited for "grandma and grandpa" to walk in so their reactions could be captured on a hidden camera.

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  • Macy's cuts ties with Trump, New York City reviews contracts

    Macy's Inc said on Wednesday it would end its business relationship with Donald Trump, and New York City said it was reviewing its contracts with the billionaire developer and U.S. presidential hopeful because of his comments insulting Mexicans. Calling Trump's remarks "disgusting and offensive," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a statement, "Trump’s comments do not represent the values of inclusion and openness that define us as New Yorkers." In New York City, where Trump built his fortune in real estate, his company has a contract to run a golf course at Ferry Point in the Bronx. Trump also manages two public skating rinks in Manhattan's Central Park.

    Reuters
  • Kentucky couples sue for marriage licences after clerk's refusal

    Four couples, including two same-sex couples, on Thursday sued an eastern Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licences to anyone following last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage, the Kentucky chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Ashland with the legal support of the ACLU, claims Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has purposefully violated the plaintiffs' rights.

    CBC
  • Affleck Talks Being Batman

    If you were among those surprised to hear Ben Affleck had been cast as the next big screen Batman, you're not alone.  The actor himself was caught pretty off guard, too. "My first reaction was, 'Are you sure?'" the newly single star told Entertainment

    Access Hollywood
  • No doubt aboot it: Canada is better than America in at least 7 ways

    It is the place where Americans threaten to move when things aren't going well at home (this is, perhaps surprisingly, true of both liberals and conservatives in America). It is also the butt of endless jokes, generally involving Canada being America's hat or Toronto's crack-smoking mayor or Robin Sparkles. Today is Canada Day.

    Vox.com q
  • Battle of Alberta, restraint among winners, Canucks losers on free-agency day

    Free agency day didn't have the wild money tossed around like usual, and trades overshadowed most of the signings. With the weakest free-agent pool in recent history, NHL general managers kept themselves from overpaying. No contract was longer than six years, Andrej Sekera's US$33 million with the Oilers was the most money and Mike Green's $6 million with the Red Wings the highest cap hit.

    The Canadian Press
  • Man chooses dog over his dog-hating girlfriend

    After four years together, a Reddit user, by the name of ‘Getzen’, decided that it was finally time for him to move in with his girlfriend. Little did he know, however, just how much she despised his dog Molly. When his girlfriend gave him an ultimatum – either she goes or the beagle goes – Getzen had no choice but to put an ad up on Craigslist with a title that read: FREE TO ANY WILLING HOME.

    Daily Buzz
  • Transit referendum: Who will pay for transportation improvements now?

    With a resounding No vote in the transit plebiscite, Metro Vancouver's old problem is new again: everyone wants more transit, but can't agree on how to pay for it. "Doing nothing is simply not an option," said B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone said shortly after the No vote. A Yes vote would have meant higher sales tax in Metro Vancouver and $7.5 billion in transit improvements, including the Broadway subway in Vancouver, light rail in Surrey and Langley, and 11 new rapid bus routes.

    CBC
  • 7 Extraordinary Household Uses for Beer (8 photos)

    According to the Beer Institute, a group that represents 2,800 U.S. brewers and suppliers, the making and selling of Americans’ favorite alcoholic drink is a $264.5 billion industry—so it’s probably safe to say that most of us usually have a bottle or

    Bob Vila
  • Homeless man wins the Internet with his moving piano performance

    Donald Gould, a homeless man in Sarasota, was caught playing a beautiful cover of Styx’s “Come Sail Away” on a public piano in the city, where he dazzled a small audience. The delicate performance was then uploaded to Facebook, and has since been viewed more than 4.5 million times, and has racked up over 150,000 shares. Gould, known to the locals as “Boone,” treats passers-by on the streets of Sarasota to a five song set-list that he learned as a child, WWSB reports.

    Daily Buzz
  • What does the Islamic State consider 'sorcery'?

    The self-declared Islamic State (IS) has beheaded two women and their husbands in eastern Syria, after accusing all four of sorcery, according to the BBC. IS beheaded a male street performer in a public square in Syria in early January. The magician was known for entertaining locals with innocuous magic tricks like making coins and cell phones disappear, reported Haaretz.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Nathan O'Brien case: Police found bloody scene at Liknes house

    Police found blood in the bedrooms and garage, as well as drag marks and a bloody dumbbell, when they initially searched the home of missing Calgary couple Alvin and Kathy Liknes a year ago, court documents reveal. The two disappeared in June 2014, along with their five-year-old grandson, Nathan O'Brien, who was sleeping over at his grandparents' house.

    CBC
  • Princess Charlotte's christening: A balance between private celebration and public show

    Princess Charlotte's christening Sunday will be a private family affair to celebrate the newest member of the House of Windsor. Members of the public have been invited to wait and watch from the paddock near St. Mary Magdalene Church on the Queen's Sandringham estate, where the two-month-old daughter of Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, will formally receive her history-laden name: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Kensington Palace has said William and Kate are "hugely grateful" for the warm wishes they received since Charlotte's birth on May 2, and that the couple, known for vigilantly guarding the privacy of their family, are "delighted" the paddock will be open to the public.

    CBC
  • Top Scientist Claims Aliens ARE Real And They Look Like Humans

    If you had any doubt in the existence of aliens then you can now be sure - they are definitely real and they even look just like us. In fact, he thinks it’s surprising that we haven’t already discovered human-like beings, given the amount of Earth-like planets that have already been detected.

    Yahoo News
  • Forward Ryan O'Reilly signs $52.5 million, 7-year extension with Buffalo Sabres

    The Buffalo Sabres have made newly acquired forward Ryan O'Reilly their highest-paid player by signing him to a $52.5 million, seven-year contract extension on Friday. The Sabres announced the signing, while two people familiar with discussions revealed the value of the contract to The Associated Press. The people spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Sabres did not disclose the monetary terms.

    The Canadian Press
  • Couple Turn Back Of White Van Into Dream Home After Getting Fed Up With Renting

    A young couple fed up with rent bills using up all of their money have now moved into their dream home - in the back of a VAN. Adam Croft, 29, and Nikki Pepperell, 32, bought a beat up old white van and spent a year converting it into their new home. The couple, from Stroud, Glos, spent £3,5000 on the extra-large Ford Transit Luton and another £6,500 doing it up while they lived with their parents.

    Yahoo News