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VIDEO: 'Self-parking car' demo goes horribly wrong

Two men get hit by an SUV during a demo of the car's self-parking system. Turns out the the 'pedestrian detection' feature wasn't activated!

  • RCMP warn of online sex scam that ends in blackmail

    The New Brunswick RCMP are warning people about getting involved in an online sex scam that results in them being blackmailed. "There are all kinds of online fraud scams out there and we are asking people to take measures to protect themselves.

    CBC
  • STOCKS GET SLAMMED, DOLLAR SURGES: Here's what you need to know

    The dollar surged to an eight-year high against the Japanese Yen, and crude oil fell at the start of the four-day week. "We believe that should West Texas Intermediate crude oil prices remain near $60/bbl, US producers will ramp up activity given improved returns with costs down by at least 20%," the Goldman analysts wrote in a note published Friday.

    Business Insider
  • U2's longtime tour manager found dead after band kicks off Los Angeles-area stint

    Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, has died at a Southern California hotel, a day after the band kicked off a five-night stint in the Los Angeles area. U2 frontman Bono posted a statement Wednesday on the band's website about Sheehan's death. Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Chris Reade said first responders were called around 5:30 a.m. to reports of a man in cardiac arrest.

    The Canadian Press
  • State of Alberta finances 'behind the curtain' unexpected: Notley

    Premier Rachel Notley says she and her cabinet have been surprised by the state of Alberta's finances in the first few days since the NDP took over from Jim Prentice and the Progressive Conservatives. The premier has said there will be an interim budget in the coming weeks to keep the province functioning while the government works to have a full budget ready by the fall.

    The Canadian Press
  • Parents of Luka Gordic, 19-year old killed in Whister, push for tougher laws

    Luka Gordic's parents say they're living a nightmare in the loss of their youngest son — a "beautiful kid" with an "army of friends" who was stabbed in the heart in Whistler, B.C., 10 days ago. "This could have been anybody's child," said his tearful mother, Clara Gordic. "Hopefully we are going to be able to do something so that no parents again cry like we do," said his father, Mitch Gordic.

    CBC
  • ‘He broke the rod!’ Florida fisherman catches 552-pound giant goliath grouper

    Joe Black, a tackle shop owner from Cape Coral, Florida, recently caught the largest fish every from a kayak in Sanibel: a 552-pound giant goliath grouper. “He broke the rod!” Black yelled, both shocked and excited by the massive catch.

    Daily Buzz
  • Bates Family 'Praying' For Duggars

    The Bates family (left), The Duggar family (right) (Getty/TLC) Following the molestation allegations against Josh Duggar, and advertisers pulling out of TLC's "19 Kids and Counting," the Bates Family are praying for their friends, the Duggar family.

    Access Hollywood
  • Teens terrorizing themselves with #CharlieCharlieChallenge and filming the results

    Move over Ouija boards and “Bloody Mary.” There’s a new creepy game in town, and it involves a sombrero-wearing demon named Charlie. Teens everywhere are convinced they’ve been able to summon a Mexican demon named Charlie through a new Ouija board-inspired game called the Charlie Charlie Challenge.

    Daily Buzz
  • Fishy photo from Kim Jong Un as he visits North Korean salmon farm

    The secretive state of North Korea has long been accused of fishy goings-on but Kim Jong Un has embraced it in these latest photos. The dictator said his 'shoulders naturally shook with joy' when he visited the army-ran salmon farm on Saturday, just days after losing his temper over the 'incompetent' management of a turtle farm in Pyongyang.

    Daily Mail q
  • What Happens When a Harvard Engineer Gets Robbed?

    He designs a smarter home security system—without contracts, installation fees or sneaky salesmen. Discover a smarter way to protect your home today.

  • 12 players pull out of Byron Nelson for myriad reasons

    Almost 10 percent of the original field for this week's AT&T Byron Nelson Championship has withdrawn ahead of the Thursday opener. Ian Poulter withdrew on Wednesday morning, citing on Twitter a "strain" he suffered in a gym workout. This was to be Poulter's final PGA Tour event of that season that wasn't a major, World Golf Championships or FedEx Cup playoffs event.

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Former teacher not guilty of sex charges

    Mon, May 25 - A former Saskatchewan teacher has been found not guilty of the sexual exploitation of a former student. Meaghan Craig says Erin Osmond walked out of court Monday a free woman.

    Global News
  • Keep, Don't Kill: 9 Weeds to Welcome (10 photos)

    One man's weed is another man's best friend. That's certainly true for many of the weeds that are found in backyards around the country. While some gardeners labor to rid their patches of earth of any stray stem or sprout, they might do well to live and

    Bob Vila
  • Girl, 15, beaten in Winnipeg remains in hospital months after attack

    A 15-year-old girl who was badly beaten and sexually assaulted is still in hospital recovering from her injuries. She can't communicate, sit up or move around. "She's very limited in what she can do. [We] don't expect her to be perfect or the same

    CBC
  • Gander 'not open' to Outlaws Motorcycle Club, mayor warns

    The mayor of Gander has issued a stern warning to members of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club, whom Claude Elliott suspects is looking to rent a property for their members. Elliott is cautioning renters that the Outlaws, which the RCMP has labelled as a criminal organization, is looking for a new commercial or residential space to rent. "Gander's doors are not open and we don't want you here," Elliott told CBC News on Wednesday.

    CBC
  • Paracetamol Challenge: warnings over latest 'dangerous' social media craze

    The 'Paracetamol Challenge' has spread via Facebook and Instagram. Children are risking their lives in a new social media craze involving the abuse of over-the-counter paracetamol. The dangerous 'Paracetamol Challenge' appears to have spread via Facebook and Instagram, and encourages youngsters to take multiple painkillers.

    Yahoo News
  • What is "swatting" and why does it keep happening?

    The dispatcher advised him to stay hidden and tried to reassure him saying that police officers were almost there. According to the FBI who first warned about this practice in 2008, pranksters place a convincing call to 911 about a fake emergency, such as a bomb threat or a threatening gunman, to get police ­— usually a SWAT team — to respond. In the Richmond Hill incident, police have not disclosed how the call was made to appear to come from Yan’s phone number, but they warned the public not to share personal details, such as home addresses, on social media.

    Daily Brew
  • Apple finds bug that causes iPhones to crash

    The bug, which includes symbols and Arabic characters, was first reported by Apple news blog MacRumors on Tuesday night, adding that it was noticed on social news hub Reddit earlier in the day. "We are aware of an iMessage issue caused by a specific series of unicode characters and we will make a fix available in a software update," an Apple spokesperson said in an e-mail. Sending a reply message or having someone send you a message can solve the problem, MacRumors added.

    Reuters
  • Hydro utility sold equipment acquired for $79 million as scrap metal for $75,000

    Quebec's hydro utility was criticized Wednesday for selling new and unused nuclear power equipment acquired in 2011 for $79 million as scrap metal for a paltry $75,000. The 2015-16 report of Quebec Auditor General Guylaine Leclerc stated Hydro-Quebec performed a "weak assessment" of the value of the equipment for the reactor's turbine and did not issue a formal call for tenders. "Hydro-Quebec issued a restricted call for tenders to sell the equipment on the metal recycling market based on a weak assessment of the market value of the assets," Leclerc said in a statement released Wednesday.

    The Canadian Press
  • Pakistani student defers U of M graduation after mother denied visa

    Nabeel Fakhar should have graduated with the rest of his undergraduate class Tuesday at the University of Manitoba. Instead he has deferred his graduation after finding out his mother's application for a visa to come to Canada for the ceremony was denied. Fakhar, an international student from Pakistan, told CBC's Information Radio the completion of his economics degree was not simply a symbol of his success but one he shared with his mother.

    CBC
  • Girl, 16, on the run with man three times her age 'has dyed her hair'

    A teenage girl missing for more than a week after disappearing with a man three times her age may have dyed her blonde hair black to hide from police. Fears were today growing for Kaylie Hatton, 16, from Sidcup, south-east London, who disappeared from her home after a row with her grandmother about her relationship with Fred Finch, 51.

    Daily Mail q