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  • 'Swatting' hoax leads to 'traumatic' night for Richmond Hill family

    Vincent Yan's family was asleep in their Richmond Hill, Ont., home early this morning when they were awoken by loud bangs on the front door. It was a terrifying and traumatic few minutes for Yan and his family. An unknown caller told York police that a man at Yan's address had shot his family with an assault rifle and was now barricaded inside.

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  • Crash destroyed MY life, claims 'hit-and-run' cyclist who struck girl

    The cyclist branded callous for knocking down a toddler on a pavement has said his life has been ‘destroyed’ after the CCTV footage of the accident was released. It showed Lucie Wilding, three, being hit by the rider moments after she stepped out of her front garden.

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  • Are we all going to die next Wednesday?

    Is the end of the world nigh? In fact, since 1994, when the collider was first mooted by the multi-national European nuclear research organisation (CERN), a small number of doomsayers have claimed that by replicating the conditions pertaining at the start of the universe (Big Bang), about 13,700 million years ago, there would be a small but real risk an unstoppable cataclysm would take place.

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  • Actress, comedian Anne Meara, wife of Jerry Stiller and mom of Ben, dies at 85

    Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday. The couple performed as Stiller & Meara on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and other programs in the 1960s and won awards for the radio and TV commercials they made together.

    The Canadian Press
  • ISIS slaughters 400 mostly women and children in Palmyra, Syria

    Eye-witnesses have reported the streets of Palmyra in Syria are strewn with bodies of women and children – the latest victims of the Islamic State's unrelenting savagery.

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  • 5 Simple Steps to Renew Your Concrete Driveway (6 photos)

    In an alternative universe—in a world with neither vehicles nor inclement weather—your concrete driveway might never lose its pristine, freshly poured look. Stains and cracks, depressions and flaking are all common problems with concrete driveways, and they only get worse with time.

    Bob Vila
  • 'Please don't let my boys see me die': Jade begs family to keep sons away from her death bed as she nears the end

    Jade Goody has begged her family and friends not to let her two young sons witness her death, it emerged today.

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  • Why Gary Bettman really should have kept his mouth shut on CTE

    Gary Bettman is a lawyer. The commissioner of the National Hockey League held an informal media scrum during the first intermission of Game 3 of the Western Conference final between the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks.

    Yahoo Sports
  • Greek PM says on final stretch toward deal with lenders

    By George Georgiopoulos ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday his government was on the final stretch of negotiations with its international lenders on a cash-for-reforms deal that would not involve further pension cuts and harsh austerity. After four months of talks with its euro zone partners and the International Monetary Fund, Athens is scrambling for a deal that could release up to 7.2 billion euros ($7.9 billion) in remaining aid to avert bankruptcy as it remains shut out of bond markets. "We are on the final stretch of a painful and tough period shaped by the government's negotiations with the institutions," Tsipras, back from an EU summit in Riga, told his party's central committee.

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  • B.C. mayor declares emergency, orders evacuations following violent flooding

    The mayor of a British Columbia village has declared a state of emergency and ordered dozens of residents to leave their homes after a violent storm tore through the province's Interior, leaving a trail of flooding and destruction in its wake. It could be weeks or even months before some residents are allowed back, said Cache Creek Mayor John Ranta on Sunday.

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  • New York Rangers hope Entourage movie love brings 'victory'

    New York’s last two games have become intrinsically linked with the former HBO series that aired from 2004-11 and the film, which is set to debut June 3. Oh, and there’s Kevin Dillon who plays “Johnny Chase” and “Entourage” creator Doug Ellin at Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final at Madison Square Garden, Via the New York Daily News. OK, Ellin is totally repping Tequila Avion in that photo. Because Rangers forward Rick Nash held an advanced screening of the movie for the team the night before its 5-1 Game 4 drubbing of Tampa at Amalie Arena which knotted the series at 2-2.

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  • Florida woman released after 9 nights in jail in long-running fight over son's circumcision

    A Florida woman jailed in a long-running dispute over her son's circumcision has been released after nine nights behind bars. Heather Hironimus, 31, posted bond and was released at 10:18 p.m. Saturday, jail records show. Hironimus and her 4-year-old-son's father, Dennis Nebus, have been warring for years over whether to have the boy's foreskin removed.

    The Canadian Press
  • David Jorge of Surrey, B.C., wins "MasterChef Canada"

    The concrete contractor from Surrey, B.C., pocketed $100,000 in the sizzling finale of "MasterChef Canada," which saw him battle it out with Line Pelletier, a Canadian military veteran and computer specialist from Moncton, N.B. Judges Michael Bonacini, Alvin Leung and Claudio Aprile were concerned there would be an unwelcome charred flavour when her pan caught fire, but pronounced the result delicious. Pelletier's elk tenderloin and "enchanted potato forest" entree was an innovative tribute to contestant Tammy Wood of Agassiz, B.C., who cooked that protein for her first "MasterChef Canada" dish, and her father, with whom she went hunting when she was a kid.

    The Canadian Press 39 mins ago
  • Yukon's record breaking temperatures enter second week

    Yukon's hot, dry weather continues to shatters records across the territory as a heat wave enters its second week, keeping fire crews on high alert. David Millar, a retired meteorologist based in Whitehorse, says temperatures broke records in seven

    CBC
  • Mama June Threatens to Sue TLC for Not Canceling 19 Kids and Counting

    TLC is already in hot water in the wake the 19 Kids and Counting sex scandal, but the network could be facing even more trouble. Mama June is threatening to sue.

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  • Man pulled from Lake Ontario dies in hospital

    A man pulled from Lake Ontario Sunday morning has died.  Firefighters responded to the call at 1225 Lake Shore Boulevard West, the address of the Argonaut Rowing Club, at 8:47 a.m. ET.  When they arrived, the man was still in the water, according

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  • Grim job continues to excavate bodies of those buried at Bedlam

    Remarkable new images have emerged of the skulls, jawbones, arms, legs and spines pulled from a historic London burial site as researchers continue excavating what they can of its estimated 20,000 corpses. Taken from the site of London's notorious Bedlam Hospital, they are the long-buried remains of many asylum patients once subjected to the cruel and brutal treatments that characterised our early understanding of mental health. Archaeologists have spent months painstakingly excavating the remains of thousands buried at the site, to make way for construction of London's new Crossrail project.

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  • Bear in Fort Smith shreds truck interior, drinks coffee

    "I saw all these foam pieces on the ground and I tried to remember if I parked beside all this garbage," recalls Genevieve Côté​. In retrospect, she says it may have been helpful to have carried a phone in case the animal had stuck around.

    CBC
  • Artificial turf: Homeowners risk fine for 'year-round' grass

    There's a reason why the grass is greener on some Toronto lawns: it's not real and it can result in a costly municipal penalty. In fact, homeowners who opt for artificial turf run the risk of a $1400 fine for breaking city landscaping rules. Karen Stintz, a former city councillor for Ward 16, has a personal connection to the issue: she herself has an artificial lawn.

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  • Can you guess which of these women spends £1,000 at the hairdresser

    The average woman spends £40,000 in her life on her hair. But does what you spend really make that much difference? Here, Sadie Nicholas asks five women how much they pay for their hair.

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