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How Canadians can help Syrian refugees

Several charities, including the Canadian Red Cross, Care Canada, Oxfam and World Vision, are providing aid and long-term support.

  • ‘Daddy Call The Police’: Mugger pleads for life after attacking Champion MMA Fighter

    This is the moment that a desperate robber was left pleading for his ‘daddy’ after attempting to attack a woman – who turned out to be a martial arts champion. MMA champion Monique Bastos traps his head in-between her legs, locking his neck in a ‘lion killer choke’ until police finally showed up. Ms Bastos had been previously approached by Araujo and another man on a street in Acailandia, Western Brazil – and pounced after the men cornered women and demanded their mobile phones.

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    232 New Jobs Hiring Now Available! Find Full Time Jobs Hiring Today.

  • Jason Day: Tiger's texts are complicated but helping me play better

    Jason Day said Woods' texts share complicated thoughts but are helpful as he is winning more tournaments

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  • Defiant Kentucky clerk goes to jail, won't accept judge's compromise offer on gay marriage

    A defiant county clerk refused a judge's compromise offer on gay marriage that could have kept her out of jail on Thursday, saying she can't promise not to interfere as her deputy clerks follow the law. U.S. District Judge David Bunning said he had no choice but to jail Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis for contempt after she insisted that her "conscience will not allow" her to follow federal court rulings on gay marriage. All but the clerk's son, Nathan Davis, promised to comply.

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  • Texas State student busted for DWI rides around campus in Barbie Jeep, gets all the lols

    The Texas State student found her new hot pink ride, complete with decals and all, on Craigslist for $60, KVUE reports. The previous owner was, as you may have guessed, a little girl. Monroe, an industrial engineering junior, reportedly had her license automatically suspended after refusing a breathalyzer while driving home from a Waka Flocka concert.

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  • Neverending Pus Flows From This Man's Leg

    Luis dropped his motorcycle on his leg, hurting it but not injuring it enough to warrant any medical attention. About four months passed before he decided to visit a doctor in his home of Peru. Since his accident, pus had been building up beneath the abrasion on his leg and when his doctor went to work on his leg, an unimaginable amount of puss and blood came flowing from his leg. It wasn’t a sight for the faint-hearted! Credit: YouTube/gordoxxtreme

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  • Beaten Waterford patient found drunk inside hospital

    The mother of a man who was brutally beaten while on a day pass from the Waterford Hospital last week now wants to know why her son was able to get drunk inside the mental health facility just five days later. Mitchell Fudge, 22, was found intoxicated and beaten up on Jensen Camp Road Friday night after being given a privileged day pass to go out on his own. On Wednesday night, Fudge's mother, Lisa, received a call that her son drank a flask of vodka inside the Waterford and caused an altercation in a hospital hallway.

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  • Pregnant Tourist Who Claimed To Be Searching For One Night Stand Dad Was A Hoax

    Natalie Amyot made an impassioned plea to find the man she slept with just once at a party while in Australia and her story was soon shared by millions who wanted to help. Andy Sellar, who owns Sunny Coast Social Media, appears in the follow-up video declaring that the whole thing was his idea and that Amyot was just an actress.

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  • Job Seeker Accidentally Sends Nude Selfies To HR Manager

    One job seeker who broke this rule found himself out of work before his start date after he accidentally sent the HR manager a naked selfie. The unnamed job seeker had applied for work at a company in St Charles, Chicago, last month and was later offered the job. At first they didn’t realise who the pictures were from but when the man rung the company, bosses recognised the number on caller ID and realised who had sent them the selfies.

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  • Veteran MMA fighter Sam (Hands of Stone) Stout says he won't risk health for money

    The 31-year-old lightweight from London, Ont., recalls asking his bank for $20,000 in cash when he wanted to buy a Dodge Avenger after one of his better UFC paydays. Stout and Tompkins were something to behold in the cage, with Stout instantly converting Tompkins' verbal commands into actions like their two brains were linked.

    The Canadian Press
  • Justin Bieber Explains VMA Tears

    Justin Bieber had the fans at the VMAs cheering, which made him break down in tears, and now he explains what had him so emotional. The 21-year-old singer appeared on "The Tonight Show" on Wednesday, where he first joked with Jimmy Fallon about his high-flying performance. Justin said the emotions he showed in front of the crowd were 100 percent real.

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  • Missouri puts man to death for the kidnapping, rape and killing of 15-year-old girl in 1989

    A man who spent nearly 25 years on Missouri's death row was executed Tuesday for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl. Roderick Nunley, 50, became the sixth death row inmate to be put to death in Missouri this year. "Despite openly admitting his guilt to the court, it has taken 25 years to get him to the execution chamber," Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said in a statement.

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  • The Most Expensive-Looking Ikea Hack We've Ever Seen (4 photos)

    Custom built-ins are one of those design elements that can step your home up from nice to magazine worthy. Unfortunately, their high style is usually matched by their price. Given this reality, you can imagine our excitement when we stumbled upon this custom built-ins hack from The Makerista. With tasteful crown molding and a sliding library ladder, this sleek built-in has all the tell-tale signs of a big-budget project, except for the steep price tag; it's made up of three Ikea Billy bookcases ranging from $40 to $60 a piece, some add-on trim, and the handiwork of a carpenter! How mind-blowingly resourceful is that? Check out a few of the awe-inspiring pictures from the project here, and head to The Makerista for the full tutorial. Want even more inspiration? Check out our favorite Ikea hacks here.

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  • Father of Syrian boys who drowned off Turkey: 'All I want is to be with my children'

    He is one among many, far too many. Aylan Kurdi, 3, was found on a Turkish beach in sneakers, blue shorts and a red shirt after the small rubber boat he and his family were in capsized in a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece. Aylan died along with 5-year-old brother Galip and his mother, Rehan, leaving their distraught father, Abdullah, to cope with his sudden, overwhelming loss.

    The Canadian Press
  • Vast Reserves of Natural Gas Found Off the Coast of Egypt

    The Italian energy company Eni S.p.A. announced on Sunday that it has discovered a “supergiant” natural gas field off the coast of Egypt, describing it as the “largest ever” found in the Mediterranean Sea. Eni said the discovery, made in its Zohr prospect “in the deep waters of Egypt,” could hold a potential 30 trillion cubic feet of gas over an area of about 40 square miles.

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  • Cindy Crawford Speaks About ‘Malicious’ Unretouched Photo Of Herself For The First Time

    The image from a Marie Claire photoshoot went viral when it was released earlier this year as it showed the model looking less-than-perfect. With wrinkles and sagging skin around her stomach, the mum-of-two - used to looking perfectly flawless in magazines and billboards - was shown in a non-flattering light. Women the world over declared that the picture was a positive thing, showing the natural flaws of a beautiful woman in their truest light.

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  • Real-life doppelgangers: Twin strangers come face-to-face for the first time

    In the video uploaded by Twin Strangers, the two meet face-to-face for the first time. The result is two identical matched strangers. Twin Strangers was set up by Niamh Geaney from Dublin, Ireland, and her two friends in April this year.

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  • Evander Kane wins back girlfriend after LA billboard stunt (Video)

    The billboard was over 1 Oak, which TMZ says is one of the hottest places in Los Angeles.

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  • The Future of eSports

    Unlike time-tested sports like golf, rowing and baseball, eSports are merely 20 years old, give or take a few.

  • Whitehorse man frustrated after audacious break-in

    Aaron Jensen says that he and his wife were watching television when he heard noise outside. After going out to investigate, Jensen saw a young man apparently trying to break into one of his vehicles. It was at that point that Jensen realized the thief had taken the keys while they were watching TV.

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  • Baby bobcats make surprise visit to Calgary home

    Katherine Reiffenstein says she had some surprise house guests practically knock on her door last Friday. "I saw the mother and one kitten, and all of a sudden kittens just started popping up," Reiffenstein said. Reiffenstein says she has spoken to Calgary police about it.

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