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  • Ontario storm knocks out power for thousands

    Nearly 50,000 customers were without power across southern Ontario after an intense storm battered the province on Sunday, bringing heavy winds, rain, hail and possible funnel clouds. The outages were spread over an area from Lake Huron to Toronto. Toronto Hydro was also reporting multiple outages across the city including one at Yorkdale Shopping Centre.

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  • Fake licence plates fooling photo radar, and even Calgary police

    Some people on Calgary roads will go to any lengths to avoid a speeding ticket, even creating home-made licence plates. "In one case we're aware of there was a plate that was made out of cardboard and it was a pretty good knock-off.  But it was made out of cardboard and then the motorist covered it with a plastic cover to protect it from the weather," said Sgt. Paul Stacey.

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  • Ronda Rousey's continued dominance puts focus back on potential 'Cyborg' bout

    UFC president Dana White has plenty of motivation to match up UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, his mainstream, breakthrough star, against her rival-in-exile, Invicta FC featherweight champ Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino. "I think that fight does 2.5 million buys," a giddy White said late Saturday night, after Rousey knocked out Bethe Correia in 34 seconds. "I fight in the UFC 135-pound division," Rousey said at the UFC 190 post-fight news conference in Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Quadrus Investment fined $40K, but Halifax victims feel silenced

    A Nova Scotia couple who lost much of their life savings to a financial advisor is speaking out about the treatment they have received from the Nova Scotia Securities Commission. Roberta and John Hancock — who works for the CBC — recently settled with Quadrus Investment Services after the couple lost their pension savings and home after they trusted financial advisor Glenn Dunbar. Roberta Hancock says the couple complained to the Nova Scotia Securities Commission, the industry regulator.

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  • Apprentice Star Stuart ‘The Brand’ Baggs Found Dead, Aged 27

    Stuart ‘The Brand’ Baggs, the memorable star of BBC’s The Apprentice, has been found dead at an address on the Isle Of Man.The 27-year-old, famed for his memorable catchphrases on the show, was discovered by police, who have yet to determine a cause of

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  • Richest man of all time? Try king of Timbuktu

    Bill Gates may be the richest man alive. According to a comparison of wealth across history done by Time, Gates-net worth $78.9 billion-ranked ninth on the list of the richest people of all time, just ahead of Genghis Khan (10th) and just behind Alan Rufus, better known as "Alan the Red" of England, who helped his uncle William the Conqueror in the Norman conquest. Oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, America's first billionaire, ranked seventh.

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  • Kelowna cop under investigation for questionable traffic stop

    Among a recent slew of investigations into police activity is a case out of Kelowna, B.C., where a Mountie is being questioned for his questionable behaviour. Shawn Michaelz of Edmonton, Alberta, was driving in Kelowna with his girlfriend when a Mountie pulled them over. Michaelz explained on Facebook that he and his girlfriend were waiting to turn left at an intersection and though they had time to turn, they waited for the slowly oncoming police officer to turn, as he had the right of way.

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  • China says 'many' countries sending troops for war anniversary

    China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that "many" countries were sending troops to participate in or watch a military parade in central Beijing in September to commemorate the end of World War Two, but would only name Russia amongst those nations. With just a month or so to go until the parade, which will take place through Beijing's Tiananmen Square, China has given few details about who will be attending, aside from Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian soldiers. President Xi Jinping could be left standing on the stage with few top Western officials, diplomats have told Reuters, due to Western governments' concerns on several issues, such as the presence of Putin and Russian troops.

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  • Not guilty pleas entered on 33 federal charges for Charleston church shooting suspect

    The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he wouldn't do so until prosecutors say whether they'll seek the death penalty. During a brief arraignment in federal court, defence attorney David Bruck said that he couldn't advise his client, Dylann Roof, to enter a guilty plea without knowing the government's intentions. U.S. Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant then entered a not guilty plea for Roof, 21, who faces federal charges including hate crimes, weapons charges and obstructing the practice of religion.

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  • Amell & Padalecki: Shirtless Sunday!

    Stephen Amell and Jared Padalecki are showing off their summer physiques for a good cause. The "Arrow" star posted a shirtless shot of him and his "Supernatural" pal on Facebook on Aug. 2, urging fans to support the relaunch of Jared's Always Keep Fighting platform. My buddy Jared Padalecki wants you to Always Keep Fighting," Stephen wrote alongside the pic, featuring him and Jared flexing their muscles on a lakeside dock.

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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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  • The new look Mickey Rourke, acting legend, was spotted out and about this week with yet another drastic new look. His chiseled face, designer stubble and new ‘do make him look completely different to the actor who became a pin-up in the 80s. (Image Credit: Wenn) (11 photos)

    The new look Mickey Rourke, acting legend, was spotted out and about this week with yet another drastic new look. His chiseled face, designer stubble and new ‘do make him look completely different to the actor who became a pin-up in the 80s. (Image Credit

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  • With no sign of oil price rebound, Shell wields axe again

    Royal Dutch Shell is to axe 6,500 jobs this year and step up spending cuts as it seeks to reassure investors it can withstand an extended period of lower oil prices, even through its planned $70 billion acquisition of BG Group. "Perhaps we left the impression that we will wait for the cavalry to arrive in the form of higher oil prices and that we were going to be lazy in terms of cost takeout," Chief Executive Officer Ben van Beurden said on Thursday. Shell said it anticipated 6,500 staff and direct contractor reductions globally in 2015 from a total of nearly 100,000 employees, as it grapples with a halving in oil prices to around $55 per barrel in a year.

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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 king with 100 wives - CNN.com

    (CNN)Abumbi II, the 11th fon, or king, of Bafut, Cameroon, has close to 100 wives. According to local tradition, when a fon dies, his successor inherits all his wives and then marries his own queens. "The queens have a great role to play in the fondom," notes Prince Nickson, also of Bafut, noting that it is up to these women behind the man to shape him in his kingly role. "Behind every successful man must be a very successful, staunch woman," says Abumbi's third wife, Queen Constance.

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  • 10 countries sitting on massive oceans of oil

    The world powers and Iran struck a deal on Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program for at least 10 years in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. Interestingly, although Iran has a huge amount of oil, the Islamic republic doesn't even make it into the top three when it comes to proven crude oil reserves. Using the data provided by Barclays commodities analyst Michael Cohen, we put together a list of the 10 countries sitting on the greatest amounts of crude oil.

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  • Miranda & Shania: Girls Night!

    Miranda Lambert is continuing her #MusicIsMedicine mission in the wake of her divorce form Blake Shelton. The country superstar attended Shania Twain's show in Nashville on Friday night and got a little backstage time with the "That Don't Impress Me Much

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  • Theatre racism

    Fri, Jul 31: It’s a shock wave through the Vancouver theatre scene. Allegations of systemic racism, that pull the curtain back on an issue often whispered about but never addressed. Nadia Stewart shows us how it’s a wake up call that could change what you see up on stage.

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  • Catfished! Girls Scam ISIS on Social Media for Travel Money

    Three young women turned the tables on IS recruiters. If you’re low on funds for that big vacation, you could always ask to borrow some, run a Kickstarter campaign … or swindle a couple of Islamic State recruiters. The ISIS members allegedly reached out to the young women on their social media accounts, asking them to join the militant cause.

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  • Bin Laden Family Members Killed in Hampshire Plane Crash

    A light plane crashed into a carpark at Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire on July 31, then burst into flames. The BBC reported that British Car Auctions in Farnham, Surrey, confirmed the plane crashed into its warehouse at the airport. The Saudi Embassy later reported that the passengers in the plane were members of Osama bin Laden’s family – his stepmother and his sister and her husband. The Jordanian pilot of the plane was also killed. Credit: Twitter/Tubman Thomas

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