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Air Canada plane crash lands at Halifax airport

25 people were taken to hospital after flight AC624 skidded off a runway during a snowstorm.

  • Five-year-old girl recognises missing dog in a dog meat stall 

    This is a nightmare moment for any dog owner: recognising their missing pets served in a roast shop. The unidentified girl is reported to be living in the countryside of northern Vietnam. Devastated: The little girl, who is believed to be living in northern Vietnam, finds her beloved pet 'Flower' already cooked outside a dog meat stall.

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  • Moment pro-surfer jumps overboard as major wave hits his boat

    Mark Healey, 33, was at big wave surfing spot Mavericks in California. When Healey saw the wave coming he turned to his friends and said he was jumping. They held on to the railing instead.

    Daily Mail q 55 mins ago
  • Stray dogs show up at funeral for woman who used to feed them

    A funeral for a woman in Mexico took an unexpected turn when a number of stray dogs unexpectedly showed up to pay their respects. Animal lover Margarita Suarez of Merida, Yucatan, passed away earlier this month after battling illness. During her life she was known for her kindness to all kinds of animals and every morning she would feed the stray dogs and cats that would show up at her home.

    Daily Mail q 34 mins ago
  • Amy Childs shows off killer curves as she joins Gemma Collins

    Former TOWIE star Amy, 24, looked incredible in a form-fitting black mini dress which showed off her slim figure.

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  • Robin Williams' wife, children head to court in fight over late comedian's personal belongings

    Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian's estate. The attorneys are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge on Monday, as they argue over who should get clothes and other personal items the actor kept at one his Northern California homes. In papers filed in December, Williams' wife, Susan, says some of the late actor's personal items were taken without her permission.

    The Canadian Press
  • Footage reveals one of most common scams targeting tourists in Paris

    It's one of the most common schemes tourists encounter when they visit Paris, with plenty of guides and websites warning holidaymakers to turn and walk away. Filmed in the tourist-heavy area along the river Seine in Paris, this footage shows a woman trying to pressure a holidaymaker into signing a petition, without explaining why or what it is for.

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  • Death café starts up in Halifax

    Halifax is the latest city to host a death café, a gathering where people can talk about what for many is a taboo subject.  The idea started in England half a dozen years ago, when people came together in a coffee shop to talk about

    CBC
  • Future Shop stores lost out to fulfilled online shoppers

    Electronics stores are suffering from the rise of the pampered, fulfilled cybershopper who can now get everything online, even advice. Experts say it’s no surprise that Future Shop shut down on Saturday, closing 66 of its stores and converting the other 65 to Best Buy outlets. While online shopping is growing in popularity, bricks and mortar electronics stores always had something extra to offer — the opportunity for consumers to experience the product plus expert advice from staff who could decode those complicated gadgets.

    CBC
  • Canadian trailer maker Manac to explore sale

    Manac Inc, the largest manufacturer of truck trailers in Canada, said on Monday its board has begun a strategic review to explore the possibility of a sale or merger, sending its shares up 7.5 percent in early trading. Saint Georges, Quebec-based Manac said it plans to continue normal business activities through the strategic review process, and that its business operations will be unaffected. Manac said it has engaged Stifel as its financial adviser in connection with the review process.

    Reuters 16 mins ago
  • Twins delivered after car crash that killed mother are allowed home

    Twins born via caesarean section minutes after a car crash that killed their mother have been released from hospital. Ashton Hughes was driving home from a doctor's appointment in Spartanburg, South Carolina on January 6 when she ran into the back of a stopped SUV.

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  • Father accused of leaving kids home alone so he could play pool

    A 33-year-old Barrie man returned home to find his kids were safe and sound last night, immediately before he was arrested by officers who were trying to determine who was responsible for his children. Police say they were called to a house on Saturday

    CBC
  • Electric cars: are they really more polluting than gas?

    Most people think if you drive an electric car, then you are helping the environment. In Nova Scotia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, electric cars generate more carbon over their lifetimes than gas-powered vehicles, Chris Kennedy, a professor of civil engineering at the University of Toronto, told CBC Radio's The Current last week.

    CBC
  • The incredible true story behind the Toronto mystery tunnel

    The digger Elton McDonald grew up on what’s probably the toughest street in Toronto—maybe even Canada—and he still lives there with his mother and two sisters. Elton’s sister Anora Graham went to the man’s aid, pressing a shirt she’d run to fetch against the wound. The townhouse, in a public housing development in the city’s far northwest called Driftwood Court, is small: a kitchen and living room on the ground floor, three bedrooms on the second.

    Maclean's
  • Putin letter to Arab summit triggers strong Saudi attack

    By Yara Bayoumy and Mahmoud Mourad SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy on Sunday, telling an Arab summit that he should not express support for the Middle East while fuelling instability by supporting Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. In a rare move, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced that a letter from Putin would be read out to the gathering in Egypt, where Arab leaders discussed an array of regional crises, including conflicts in Syria, Yemen and Libya. "We support the Arabs' aspirations for a prosperous future and for the resolution of all the problems the Arab world faces through peaceful means, without any external interference," Putin said in the letter.

    Reuters
  • Carrie Underwood Shares First Real Shot of Adorable Baby Son Isaiah, Says He Wants to Be a Hockey Player: Pic

    Put me in coach! Not much is known about Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's newborn son Isaiah, but on Sunday, March 29, the "Something in the Water" singer, 32, gave fans an adorable first look at her little boy.  PHOTOS: Carrie and Mike's romance Posting

    Us Weekly
  • Barman who has lived in UK for 50 years is branded 'illegal immigrant'

    A pub landlord has been fined £15,000 for employing an 'illegal immigrant' - despite the barman having a British mother and having lived in the UK for more than 50 years. Mike Hill, 50, had been paying 56-year old former postman Robert Jordan - a family friend over 30 years - to serve drinks and collect glasses at his Manchester pub since 2009.

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  • Air Canada AC624 passengers speak about ordeal

    Here's what some of the 133 passengers on Air Canada flight 624 said after the plane crashed at Halifax early Sunday. - LIVE BLOG REPLAY | Air Canada crash landing in Halifax Karim Marzouk: "Heads were down. It was the force you’d expect during

    CBC
  • Crash pilot was psychiatric patient, planned big gesture: paper

    The Bild newspaper published an interview with a woman who said she had a relationship in 2014 with Andreas Lubitz, the man French prosecutors believe locked himself alone in the cockpit of the Germanwings Airbus on Tuesday and steered it into the French Alps, killing all on board. "He did it because he realized that, due to his health problems, his big dream of working at Lufthansa, of a having job as a pilot, and as a pilot on long-distance flights, was nearly impossible." "He never talked much about his illness, only that he was in psychiatric treatment," she told the paper, adding they finally broke up because she was afraid of him. The company and its low-cost subsidiary Germanwings took out full-page advertisements in major German and French newspapers on Saturday, expressing "deepest mourning".

    Reuters
  • 'Walking Dead' Finale Recap

    In its first ever extended finale, "The Walking Dead" delivered 90-minutes of shocks, surprises and twists. In the back, a man wakes from his slumber – it's Lennie James' Morgan! At a small campfire, he boils some water and makes some instant oatmeal. "What's the 'W' for?" Morgan asks the man, who has the letter carved into his forehead.

    Access Hollywood
  • Outrage after pictures of resort guests partying with baby elephant

    A holiday resort in Thailand has come under fire after it posted a picture online of drunken guests riding a baby elephant around its swimming pool. The picture, which drew widespread criticism immediately after it was posted, was accompanied by a caption that stated it was ‘amazing Sunday brunch’.

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