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  • Former ISIS fighter explains why he joined the terror army — and why he left after just 3 days

    A former Islamic State militant recently spoke with NBC news about his experience fighting with the group in Syria — and why he surrendered after just three days on the frontlines. The man, a 24-year-old single father and college dropout who traveled from New York back to his native Turkey, told NBC what has become a familiar story. This is a common profile among those recruited by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, who are often young men (and women) seeking purpose and identity.

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  • Man Arrested After Shooting Down Drone Hovering Over His Property

    A man has been arrested in Kentucky after shooting down a camera-equipped drone that was hovering on his property. Considering the drone’s presence above his property to be an invasion of privacy, William H. Merideth blasted it out of the sky using a shotgun. Merideth told Ars Technica:  "It was hovering, I would never have shot it if it was flying.

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  • Airline seat-switching outcry: Jewish leader calls for understanding

    A leader in Toronto's Jewish community called for understanding in response to a controversy CBC News reported about yesterday, in which a woman travelling on a Porter Airlines flight refused to move to another seat to accommodate an ultra-Orthodox man

  • Topless sisters stopped by Kitchener officer go bare-chested whenever they can

    One of three Ontario sisters stopped by Kitchener police last week for riding their bikes topless says that she, her siblings and their mother exercise their right to go topless whenever they can. Mohamed and her sisters were then told that there had been complaints about their exposed breasts, which they countered.

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  • Actress Jennifer Beals confronted after leaving dog in West Van car

    Wed, Jul 29: A well-known actress is the latest pet owner to be alerted to the dangers of leaving a dog in a car on a hot day. Catherine Urquhart reports.

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  • Baby Owl Questioned In Owlbsolutely Adorable Police Encounter

    A sheriff's deputy in Boulder County, Colorado, came across this suspicious baby owl last week. After a brief and clearly tense standoff, it seemed clear the northern saw-whet owl was guilty of being owl-bsolutely owl-dorable. One Twitter user asked if the owl revealed how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop.

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  • Minnesota dentist tells patients to seek care elsewhere, says he rarely discussed hunting

    Walter James Palmer remained secluded in the face of protests at his suburban Minneapolis clinic and intense condemnation online. In Zimbabwe, a hunting guide and a farm owner appeared in court on allegations they helped Palmer kill the lion named Cecil. Zimbabwe police have said they are looking for Palmer, whose exact whereabouts were unknown.

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  • These 2 unlikely fast-food restaurants are killing the rest of the industry

    Arby's just reported same-store sales growth of 7.6% compared with last year's second quarter. Burger King's sales are up 7.9%. "It's been a process," Arby's CEO Paul Brown told Business Insider in February.

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  • Blue Jays miss Jose Reyes after trade with Rockies for Troy Tulowitzki

    The chemistry of the Toronto Blue Jays' clubhouse has been altered. Shortstop Jose Reyes — one of the liveliest and most popular players among his teammates in Toronto — was sent to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday along with reliever Miguel Castro and minor-league pitchers Jeff Hoffman and Jesus Tinoco. Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins were sent to Toronto in return.

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  • Safe Sex In A Can: Design Student Invents Spray-On CONDOM

    Design student Michele Chu has come up with the spray-on condom as part of her Girlplay condom company - and it’s aimed at both men and women. Michele wants to revolutionise the condom market - and the spray-on version is the centrepiece of her designs. The student of Pratt College of Art and Design said: “I thought the condom market needed some refreshing.

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  • The Not-So-Super Food: Kale Eaters Issued A Warning

    Lauren, who runs I.AM.YOU.Studio in New York, warns that Kale can make you bloated, slow down your metabolism and even cause kidney stones. Lauren also points out that Kale is a high oxalate food, which some experts suggest plays a part in the formation of kidney stones.

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  • Woman, 40, Jailed For Having Sex With Boy, 12, Having His Child

    The mum-of-four was sentenced at the Victorian County Court (Picture: Google)An Australian woman has been jailed for six years for having sex with a 12-year-old boy and bearing his child.The 40-year-old Melbourne mother - who cannot be named - was sentenced

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  • 'Fuller House': Twins Are Back! 

    Well, at least one set of twins is confirmed to join "Fuller House." Nicky and Alex are back! The actors who played Uncle Jesse and Aunt Becky's sons on '90s sitcom "Full House" are returning for the upcoming spin-off. Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit and Blake Tuomy-Wilhoit shared Instagram shots of their scripts for the series' first episode on Monday and Tuesday, respectively.

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  • Naomi Wolf slammed after telling young women to drop 'vocal fry'

    You've probably heard it countless times before without even noticing, or maybe you're guilty of it yourself — a speech pattern known as vocal fry, described as a creaky, nasally growl at the back of throat. This week, the seemingly innocuous mannerism made its way into the public consciousness thanks to prominent feminist writer Naomi Wolf. In an op-ed for theGuardian, she wrote that vocal fry — which is often described as "baby talk" and associated with female celebrities like Britney Spears and the Kardashians — undermines women's voices, making them sound less competent, less trustworthy, less educated and less hireable.

  • Japan Has Just Fired The World’s Most Powerful Laser

    Researchers at Osaka University in Japan claim to have fired the world’s most powerful laser, prompting comparisons to the planet-destroying Death Star laser in Star Wars. While the powerful laser beam only lasted for a trillionth of a second, it’s power was measured as 2 petawatts or 2 quadrillion watts.

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  • Hardy and Amelia Leighton's death due to fentanyl, other drugs, coroner says

    North Vancouver couple Hardy and Amelia Leighton, whose sudden deaths left their two-year-old boy an orphan, ingested toxic levels of fentanyl, the BC Coroners Service confirmed Wednesday. The couple — both in their 30s — were found dead in their home on July 20, and the use of illicit drugs was suspected at the time. "Expedited toxicology testing confirmed that both Mr. and Ms. Leighton had ingested toxic levels of fentanyl in combination with other drugs," a statement from the Coroners Service said.

  • China Reacts To Escalator Mum Tragedy By Mocking Safety Record

    After a mother was killed in a tragic escalator incident in China last week, residents will naturally be cautious. Xiang Liujuan was seen in video footage heroically throwing her two-year-old son to safety as the escalator floor fell from beneath her, pulling her to her death. The accident has seen an outpouring of grief for the young mum - but some people in China have taken to mocking the safety record of escalators in the country by filming themselves in all sorts of weird positions getting on and off.

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  • 5 Overlooked Ways to Cool Down a Hot Room (7 photos)

    There's one in every home. Whether it's a finished basement or a converted attic, a west-facing sunroom or a live-in garage, there always seems to be a particular spot in the house where the temperature soars in the summer. While other rooms under the

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  • Calgary home prices expected to fall slightly this year

    Housing prices in Calgary won't be dropping dramatically despite fewer sales and uneasiness about the slumping economy, says the local real estate board. "We do anticipate that housing sales will remain weak due to these slow employment levels in the second half of the year," said Ann-Marie Lurie, chief economist with the CREB. The board is forecasting almost 20,000 sales in Calgary this year, down 22 per cent from last year.

  • Orphaned best friends from India reunited 10 years later in Canada

    Ten years ago, two best friends at an orphanage in India were separated. Tara Singh was four when she was adopted into a Kelowna, B.C., family, while a family in Norway welcomed five year old Anna Dalhaug. The two girls have kept in touch through Facebook, but for the first time since their adoptions, they were reunited in Canada thanks to Mohini Singh, Tara's adoptive mother.