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  • Kim Kardashian Goes Blonde!

    Kim Kardashian – we barely recognize you! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are seen on March 5, 2015 in Paris (Getty) The reality star stepped out in Paris on Thursday debuting her new blonde hair. The 34-year-old was spotted with husband Kanye West heading

    Access Hollywood
  • Elton McDonald tells newspaper why he built the mysterious Toronto tunnel

    The architect of a mystery underground tunnel found near the Rexall Centre at York University in Toronto says it was just a fun project for him and some friends. Elton McDonald, a 22-year-old construction worker, has come forward to say he meant no harm by building the bunker discovered near the venue for the upcoming Pan-Am Games. “It was not meant as a bad thing,” McDonald told the Toronto Sun in an interview.

    Daily Brew
  • Windsor library woman fired by employer,says lawyer for U.S. webcam sex provider

    The woman who made raunchy sex shows for an online audience in public places, believed to include public libraries in Windsor, Ont., has been fired by her employer. Lawyer Lawrence Walters of Walters Law Group in Longwood, Fla., says the woman was a contract model for website MyfreeCams.com. Police say they are confident some of the videos were shot at Windsor library branches, and that the woman would cover up when people walked past.

    The Canadian Press
  • These 15 mega-yachts are worth $5.5 billion — here are the lucky men who own them

    (1000zen / Flickr) Yacht ownership has always been a beloved hobby of the well to do. But the recent phenomenon of the mega-yacht — sometimes called the superyacht — has taken it to a whole new level. With prices ranging from $200 million to a incredible

    Business Insider
  • Kendall Jenner Did the Unthinkable: She Smiled on the Runway at Paris Fashion Week!

    Changing the game! Helping to launch Paris Fashion Week, Kendall Jenner hit the H&M runway in the City of Light on Wednesday, March 4, and for once, she donned the one accessory you're never fully dressed without: a smile! PHOTOS: Kendall's best runway

    Us Weekly
  • Quebec resident Alain Philippon to fight charge for not giving up phone password at airport

    The case has raised a new legal question in Canada, a law professor says. Alain Philippon, 38, of Ste-Anne-des-Plaines, Que., refused to divulge his cellphone password to Canada Border Services Agency during a customs search Monday night at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. According to the CBSA, the minimum fine for the offence is $1,000, with a maximum fine of $25,000 and the possibility of a year in jail.

    CBC
  • Kristin Cavallari Calls Out NFL Player Kyle Long After He Says Olivia Munn is Hotter

    This WAG is wagging her finger no! Kristin Cavallari called out her husband's teammate Kyle Long via Twitter on Wednesday, Mar. 4, after the NFL player implied that Olivia Munn was hotter. Long, 26, hosted an informal Twitter Q&A after fans who were worried that the Chicago Bears guard and Jay Cutler's teammate would be traded to the Philadelphia Eagles.

    Us Weekly
  • Julie Andrews: I'm "Still Dealing" With Death of Husband Blake Edwards

    The Oscar-winning actress, 79, appeared on the show in recognition of the 50th anniversary of The Sound of Music, and took some time to speak about her marriage and her husband, who passed away in 2010 at the age of 88. "We were married 41 years and it was a love story, it was," Andrews said of the time she spent with the filmmaker. After divorcing first husband Tony Walton in 1967, she married Edwards in 1969.

    Us Weekly
  • Bell blames Manitoba customer for not noticing billing error

    Jeremy Bender wishes he’d paid more attention to his. The Birds Hill, Man. man says he recently realized he’d been  paying $15 a month for a PVR that he was told was included free-of-charge when he signed a two-year subscriber contract with Bell in April 2013. “Yeah, I should have caught it,” Bender said in an interview, acknowledging he should have read the bill more closely.

    CBC
  • Greg Cosell's analysis: Breaking down the Eagles-Bills trade

    The Philadelphia Eagles are a fascinating team this offseason, and their big trade this week makes them even more interesting. Let’s assume Eagles coach Chip Kelly wants to draft University of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. What that ultimately means is that if the Eagles have any chance of moving up to draft Mariota, they have to give up draft picks, and likely draft picks from this season.

    Shutdown Corner
  • Mother of slain Winnipeg girl 'terribly surprised' top court orders new trial

    The mother of a Manitoba girl killed 30 years ago expressed surprise Thursday following a Supreme Court decision that ordered a new trial for the man she firmly believes killed her daughter. "We are totally flummoxed, totally in shock," Wilma Derksen said as she sat in her living room beside her husband, Cliff. Candace Derksen was 13 when she disappeared on her way home from school in Winnipeg in 1984.

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  • Dr. Saira Malik's former patients not surprised by reprimand

    In addition to the reprimand, Dr. Saira Malik will have to take a record keeping course, complete a program to address her "disrespectful style and generally unprofessional behaviour," and take part in an audit that will review deficiencies.

    CBC
  • McGill University gym women-only hours proposal causes uproar

    A proposal by two McGill law faculty students to have women-only hours at the downtown campus gym is causing an uproar at the Montreal university. When student Soumia Allalou, 23, decided to get back into shape, she contacted the university's gym and asked when women-only hours were.

    CBC
  • Justin Bieber goes shirtless on Men's Health cover: His six biggest reveals

    Justin Bieber didn’t just reveal his chest for the cover of the (fitting) "Reinvention Issue" of Men’s Health’s. The 21-year-old “Boyfriend” singer also revealed plenty of hidden truths about his life. Bieber revealed he used “mathematical algorithms” to solve a Rubik’s Cube in under a minute. According to Bieber, he was a fighter as far back as grade six.

    Celebrity News
  • Canada's job quality sinks to record low: CIBC

    This won’t be a surprise to many Canadians toiling away at work right now, but the quality of Canadian jobs is at its lowest level in more than two decades, a new report from CIBC shows. The bank’s latest Canadian Employment Quality Index, has fallen across measures including part-time versus full-time work, paid versus self-employment and compensation trends. What’s more, CIBC says the Bank of Canada’s move to lower interest rates, in an attempt to spur economic growth and in turn job creation, won’t cure the problem.

    Insight
  • Animal cruelty: Crown wants Tony Barrett sent to jail

    A Burin Peninsula farmer convicted of letting some of his animals starve to death should go to jail, a Crown attorney told a court in Grand Bank Wednesday. During a sentencing hearing for Tony Barrett, his lawyer, Marcus Evans, described that suggestion as "incredible" and said his client should serve his time at home. Barrett isn't a danger to the community, said Evans, and that he should receive a conditional sentence.

    CBC
  • Seinfeld Reunion! Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, and Michael Richards Will Make You Want to Grab a Cup of Coffee and Some Soup

    Not that there’s anything wrong with that! On Wednesday, March 4, Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, and Michael Richards made Seinfeld fans’ dreams come true at a charity event hosted by the beloved sitcom’s leading man.  PHOTOS: Costars reunited The trio

    Us Weekly
  • UK teacher sentenced to 6 years for attempting to join Islamic State group

    A teacher whose family helped thwart his plans to travel to Syria to fight alongside the Islamic State group was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday in a case that highlighted the struggles of parents trying to stop their children from being radicalized. Alarmed at Jamshed Javeed's transformation from science teacher to would-be jihadi, his sister recorded family arguments in which he insists he will go to Syria. "It was clear from the evidence in this case that the family were absolutely set against him joining this terrorist group in Syria," Det.

    The Canadian Press
  • Reinhart, Ehlers and Nylander lead scouts’ take on top 10 NHL-drafted prospects

    From Buffalo Sabres top draft choice Sam Reinhart to Winnipeg Jets first-rounder Josh Morrissey, BTN teamed up with a scouting team to lay out the top 10 NHL-drafted prospects. The prospects eligible for this list require a birthdate no later than 1994 and can’t have played more than nine NHL games. The list is courtesy of International Scouting Services scouts Matt Grainda and Paul Dionne.

    Buzzing The Net
  • The apps Edward Snowden recommends to protect your privacy online

    There are a host of free, easy-to-use apps and programs that can help protect your privacy online, and if everybody uses them it can provide a sort of "herd immunity" said Edward Snowden in a live video chat from Russia on Wednesday. Snowden appeared via teleconference in an event hosted by Ryerson University and Canadian Journalists For Expression, to launch the CJFE's online database that compiles all of the publicly released classified documents the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor leaked. In response to a Twitter question,Snowden expanded on what tools he recommends for privacy. "You need to ensure your communications are protected in transit," said Snowden.

    CBC