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Leafs stars threaten to sue TSN, fan over tweet

A tweet insinuating an adulterous relationship between Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul and Elisha Cuthbert could end up costing the network.

  • Girl, 14, forced into week of sex work at downtown hotel

    Three people have been charged with human trafficking after Toronto police rescued a 14-year-old girl who they said was forced into sex work at a downtown hotel. Police said security staff responded to a noise complaint in a hotel room in the Bay Street and Dundas Street West area last Friday night. The teen told police she had been invited to the hotel by the three accused, and was then held in the room and forced to provide sexual services for a week. The girl said she feared for her safety and couldn't contact anyone because her cellphone was confiscated and the hotel phone was disabled.

    CBC
  • Helen Mirren, 69, Is a Total Bombshell in Semi-Sheer Dress on the Red Carpet: See the Photos!

    Helen Mirren attended the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2015 Spring Gala in NYC on Monday, March 2, dressed in a semi-sheer dress that made jaws drop; see the red carpet photos!

    Us Weekly
  • Nurse attacks: are bruises and black eyes the new face of B.C. health care?

    "It is a blatant lack of compliance, that's a big part of the problem," said David Durning, Senior Labour Relations Officer with the Health Sciences Association of B.C. Durning points to the fact that the hospital was fined last May for three violent incidents, including a stabbing. In fact, every B.C. health authority has been penalized by WorkSafeBC after violent incidents in their facilities. Statistics from WorkSafeBC show 3722 health care workers were injured by violence at work between 2005 and 2012. The most violent assaults of health care workers happen in emergency rooms and psychiatric wards.

    CBC
  • Wiz Khalifa Seemingly Bashes Estranged Wife Amber Rose in New Song "For Everybody" -- Listen Here

    Wiz Khalifa seemingly bashes his estranged wife Amber Rose in Juicy J's new song "For Everybody" -- listen and read the lyrics here

    Us Weekly
  • Oil glut: US running out of room to store crude; prices for oil and gasoline could plunge

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months.

    The Canadian Press
  • Teacher Erin Osmond takes stand at her own sexual exploitation trial

    A 29-year-old teacher from Prud'homme, Sask. is on trial, charged with the sexual exploitation of a high school student in Watrous in 2013. Osmond began a romantic relationship with the student that lasted for several months. Eventually, Osmond and the student, who can't be named because of a publication ban, became more and more romantic. Osmond's contract as a substitute teacher at the school was ending February 15.

    CBC
  • Federal agents target industry that helps Chinese women have American-born babies

    Federal agents searched three dozen homes Tuesday in California during a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically become American citizens. The investigation of three alleged birth tourism rings may be the biggest yet by federal homeland security agents who say that, while pregnant women may travel to the United States and deliver their babies here, they cannot lie about the purpose of their trip when applying for a visa. Authorities believe people from other countries are carrying out similar schemes but recent cases in California have catered to wealthy visitors from China, most likely due to the country's large population, recent economic boom and ties to the region. It is unclear how many women travel to the United States for maternity tourism.

    The Canadian Press
  • Japanese YouTube star covers himself in Mentos, jumps in a bathtub of Coke Zero

    Japanese YouTube star Hajime covered himself in hundreds of Mentos, then took a bath in 350 litres of Coke Zero.

    Daily Buzz
  • Computer expert warns Canadians: Watch out for 'Superfish'

    Martin Lehner is a security expert at Orange Technology in Whitehorse. He says users of Lenovo computers should get their computers checked for pre-installed software. Lehner says many Lenovo computers have software called, "Superfish", which is installed at the factory.

    CBC
  • Bible story: Israeli PM packs potent religious symbolism in US speech

    The powerful religious symbolism packed into a speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to U.S. Congress would have been self-evident even to someone lacking training in Jewish theology. What followed was a modern version — in which Netanyahu was cast in the role of protector, the threat still came from Persia, and the unwitting king in need of a wake-up call was Barack Obama, the U.S. president believed to be on the verge of a historic nuclear deal with Iran. He looked up to the gallery and applauded Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel. —He condemned details he's heard about a possible nuclear deal with Iran.

    The Canadian Press
  • Trial delayed for woman accused of committing indecent act on aircraft

    The trial of a 25-year-old woman accused of committing an indecent act on a Toronto-to-Halifax flight has been delayed because her lawyer is ill. Alicia Elizabeth Lander has pleaded not guilty to committing an indecent act, assaulting a police officer, committing an act of mischief and causing a disturbance at Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Jan. 24, 2014. Jason George Chase had pleaded not guilty to committing an indecent act, but he later changed his plea to guilty and waived his right to a trial.

    The Canadian Press
  • Jon Jones believes he can beat Cain Velasquez, but will 'super fight' ever happen?

    The term ‘super fight’ gets thrown around a lot in the sport of mixed martial arts, but a bout between the UFC's two biggest champs would be a sight to see.

    Cagewriter
  • Vancouver real estate shifting to first sellers' market in 4 years

    The latest real estate numbers for Vancouver confirm what agents and buyers have been noticing: it's been a hot winter, and shifting toward a sellers' market. In February, Metro Vancouver home sales were up 20.2 per cent compared to the 10-year average for the month, according to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. "This is a very, very strong February, stronger than normal," said board president Ray Harris. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board called last month its busiest February since 2007.

    CBC
  • Ryan Phillippe Says He Suffers From Depression, Is "Innately" Sad

    Ryan Phillippe admitted to Elle.com that he suffers from depression -- read his honest quotes about being an "innately sad person" here

    Us Weekly
  • Norwegian author's fat comment hits Canadians' self-esteem

    You’ve probably never heard of Karl Ove Knausgaard, unless you happened on the flap he caused in the last few days by trashing the eating habits of Newfoundlanders in a New York Times Magazine article. Social media is still rippling with reaction to Knausgaard’s observation that almost everyone he encountered in a restaurant in St. Anthony, N.L., during trip to visit abandoned Viking settlements at L’Anse aux Meadows was fat, and apparently proud of it.

    Daily Brew
  • Mother of child 'M' beaten and starved to death apologizes

    With her husband working night shifts, she stayed alone at home taking care of the couple’s children.

    CBC
  • B.C.'s left-lane hogs to face tougher rules, transportation minister promises

    Transportation Minister Todd Stone said Monday he plans legislation to give more power to police to ticket drivers who aren't using the lane to pass. Drivers who clog up the fast lane aren't just a nuisance, said Stone.

    CBC
  • Seniors' discounts should be scrapped, study suggests

    A new report is calling on municipal governments to scrap seniors' discounts. The study, called No Seniors' Specials: Financing Municipal Services in Aging Communities, was commissioned by the national think-tank Institute for Research on Public Policy. Many municipalities in Canada give discounts to seniors based solely on their age. Those discounts for citizens aged 55 or older include lower bus fares, cheaper fitness classes and sometimes reduced property taxes.

    CBC
  • The iPhone 6 Plus is killing tablet sales

    Consumers are shying away from tablets. Sales...

    Business Insider
  • Mom who blogged about son's constant health woes is convicted of his salt-poisoning death

    A jury in the New York suburbs found Lacey Spears, of Scottsville, Kentucky, guilty of second-degree murder in the death last year of 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears. The defence portrayed Spears as a caring mother and her son as sickly, but the prosecution argued Spears reveled in the attention his illness brought her. Video showed Spears twice taking him into a hospital bathroom with a connector tube and him suffering afterward. "The motive is bizarre, the motive is scary, but it exists," Assistant District Attorney Patricia Murphy said in closing arguments Thursday.

    The Canadian Press