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This man in Granite Bay had a close encounter with a massive tiger shark which had been caught on a drum line, and dwarfed his jetski.

  • Former teacher and badminton coach charged with historical sex crimes against young males

    Victoria police have arrested a former youth badminton coach for alleged sexual assaults dating back to the 1970s and is asking for additional victims to come forward. Harry Charles Sadd, 70, has been charged with one count of sexual assault from 1983 and three counts of indecent assault by a male on a male person between 1978 and 1981. In a statement, police say a victim, who is now an adult, came forward to report multiple alleged sexual assaults that occurred while he was a child and teen.

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  • Woman, 59, Dies After Falling 40ft From Go Ape Zip Wire

    Chris Swallow, Director of Go Ape, said in a statement: “The Go Ape team is deeply saddened by this tragic occurrence. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends and in particular to those who were on the course with her at the time.

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  • Yankees startled by unexpected visitor in Safeco Field dugout

    The New York Yankees were going about their business in impressive fashion on Wednesday when an unexpected and unwelcomed visitor dropped into their dugout. Fortunately, the Yankees were in the field at the time of the incident. The Yankees dugout had mostly emptied out in the middle of the eighth inning as the Bombers took the field for the bottom of the frame.

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  • Brother: Deaf man shot by state trooper was afraid of police

    Standing beside a memorial where his brother died near the family's home, Sam Harris said police are all too often inaccessible to deaf people, relating his own story about how he ended up with a gun in his face because he, too, is deaf and couldn't follow the officer's shouted orders. Daniel Kevin Harris "had times where because of the inaccessibility with police, there were misunderstandings that led to him being afraid of the police," his brother said through an interpreter near a large picture of Harris with "Police Brutality Domestic Terrorism" written underneath. Daniel Harris had arrests in several states on minor charges, including three for resisting police officers.

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  • Usain Bolt pictured in bed with student after dancing with woman at Rio nightclub

    Usain Bolt stirred up controversy after a 20-year-old Rio student named Jady Duarte reportedly shared photos of herself in bed with the Jamaican sprinter. This comes following reports of the nine-time Olympic gold medallist spotted twerking with an unidentified woman while celebrating his birthday at a Rio nightclub on 21 August.

    International Business Times
  • China raps Ottawa as dispute over Canada canola exports deepens

    By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - A dispute over Canadian canola exports to China intensified on Thursday when Beijing criticized Ottawa's insistence that bilateral relations could not improve until the matter is settled. The situation is threatening to mar Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's official visit to China next week to deepen ties between the two nations. Canada, the world's biggest exporter of canola, wants China to drop plans to toughen inspection standards on Sept 1.

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  • How Much Money You Should Really Give at a Wedding (14 photos)

    Writing a check should be borderline thoughtless. So why does it always end up being so stressful when it comes to weddings? We went to industry experts to get to the bottom of this tricky situation. But remember: You should never give beyond your personal means. After all, it's the thought that counts. From House Beautiful

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  • Potential 25 billion barrels of oil in Orphan Basin: report

    A new report suggests the Orphan Basin could hold twice as much oil as the Flemish Pass. The provincial government released a resource assessment by Beicip-Franlab on Thursday that suggests there are potentially 25.5 billion barrels of oil in the West Orphan Basin, compared to the 12.5 billion barrels the Flemish Pass is believed to hold. It's a study the provincial government hopes will attract even more investment than the Flemish Pass, which garnered $1.2 billion in bids last year.

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  • Sask. women struggling after Canada Child Benefit payments cut

    Many Saskatchewan women receiving federal Canada Child Benefit payments are upset after random case reviews have led to months of delayed payments. Introduced by the federal Liberal party, the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) was touted as a "game changer", especially for low-income families. It replaced the Canada Child Tax Benefit, the National Child Benefit Supplement and the Universal Child Care Benefit programs.

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  • Man gets 40 years for pouring scalding water on gay couple

    Jurors deliberated for about 90 minutes before finding Martin Blackwell, 48, guilty of eight counts of aggravated battery and two counts of aggravated assault in the February attack on Anthony Gooden and Marquez Tolbert. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Henry Newkirk said the evidence was overwhelming and that Blackwell had behaved in a soulless and malicious way. "You had so many outs where the voice of reason could have taken over," the judge told Blackwell, who had faced up to 80 years in prison.

    The Canadian Press
  • Train found at the bottom of Lake Superior, 106 years after derailment

    The final resting place of a freight train that derailed more than 100 years ago near Schreiber, Ont., has been discovered. A Minnesota-based underwater recovery expert named Tom Crossmon found CPR 649 on the bottom of Lake Superior on July 22. The train derailed on June 9, 1910, near Mink Harbour, when it hit a boulder on the track, Crossman said. It then dropped 20 meters to Lake Superior, and descended another 60 metres to the bottom of the lake.

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  • Girl Has Absolutely Massive Blackhead Removed From Bellybutton

    Jamie Davis recently posted this video of his sister removing a giant blackhead from her bellybutton. The clip, which has gained media attention, was shot in Moore, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, and shows a tweezers used to extract an extremely eye-opening blackhead that had been there for the previous nine months. Jamie and his sister reacted with increasing excitement and surprise as the video progressed until its satisfying conclusion. Credit: YouTube/Jamie Davis

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  • Bad Dog! Guilty Pooch Turns Away In Shame After Owner Presents Chewed-Up Shoe

    When confronted with a gnawed on insole, the shame-faced pitbull can’t look his owner in the eye. The hilarious video was shared by owner Daniel Martino, who lives with his two dogs in the city of Tortuguitas, Buenos Aires. The scenes of Daniel questioning his pets about the chewed-up insole has gone viral, and viewers can’t get enough of the pitbull’s blatant guilt.

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  • Hailey Baldwin Looks Like She's Wearing a Simple Swimsuit — Until You Spot This Little Detail

    Sadly, the Summer — along with its beach, pool, and sun-filled days — is coming to a close. But while many are making the most out of their favorite swimsuits, celebrities are still breaking out brand-new options. Take Hailey Baldwin, for instance, who 'grammed a pic of a green one-piece while celebrating her pal Kylie Jenner's 19th birthday. At first glance, the sleek, high-cut Zigilane design looks pretty sexy — in a simple way. But a quick look at the side and you'll spot a few statement-making cutouts, taking Hailey's beachside look to the next level. Take another look at the It model's suit ahead, then shop some similar options before Fall rolls on in.

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  • 23 things you should never say to your coworkers, even if you're friends

    Getting along with your coworkers can make your workday less dreary, help you focus better, and make you more productive. But according to Rosalinda Oropeza Randall, an etiquette and civility expert and the author of "Don't Burp in the Boardroom," your chummy coworker relationship can become problematic when you cross the line. Aside from the obvious — like profanity and insults — here are some words and phrases you should never utter to your coworkers:

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  • CAQ takes issue with RCMP's decision to allow Muslim women to wear hijab

    A week after coming out against burkini swimsuits, the Coalition Avenir Québec has now taken issue with police officers wearing the hijab. Quebec's right-leaning party took the stance in reaction to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's announcement Tuesday that it would allow its officers to wear a head scarf if they want. The RCMP said Wednesday the new policy aims to better reflect diversity in Canadian communities and to encourage more Muslim women to consider the RCMP as a career option.

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  • ATV-riding teen survives close call with cable on west Quebec trail

    A teenager from Arnprior, Ont., suffered painful neck injuries after accidentally driving her all-terrain vehicle into a steel cable strung across a private road that she had been using for almost a decade. Taylor Yach, 16, was thrown from her ATV and knocked unconscious after running into the three-metre cable on Saturday near her family's cottage in Ladysmith, Que. She was taken to hospital and her family called police. Yach admitted she was operating her ATV on private property at the time of the collision, but said she had been using the narrow dirt road near Highway 303 since she was a small child to tap maple trees and splash through puddles.

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  • 'We do love Canada': Americans aim to repay Sarnia for $8K rescue of floating partiers

    The neighbours to the south are rallying behind an online fundraiser designed to repay the kind southwestern Ontario city and its taxpayers. Joe Wiedenbeck, a pipefitter from Marysville, Mich., joined the online conversation and on a lark created a campaign to raise money to cover Sarnia's rescue costs. "I feel like, since all these people ended up in Canada, and Canada had to incur the cost to haul everybody back, then maybe everybody should step up and cover the cost," he said.

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  • B.C. family upset over wiggling worm discovered in fish for dinner

    Ram claims that he went to the T&T Supermarket in SW Marine Drive on Sunday and purchased some fresh halibut that was on sale. Ram said he then called the T&T Supermarket and was advised to bring it back.

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  • Man, 27, dies after workplace incident at oil rig near Estevan, Sask.

    Another worker has died in Saskatchewan, this time after an incident at a rigging operation near Alameda, Sask., about 60 kilometres east of Estevan. 

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