VIDEO: Hawk rescued from near-fatal snake attack

Snakes are usually prey for hawks, but this one turned the tables until he was denied his meal by a Macedonian man who just had to intervene.

  • Man killed, woman injured in Hwy. 401 motorcycle crash

    A male motorcyclist is dead and a female motorcyclist is dealing with injuries after a crash on Highway 401 early Saturday morning, provincial police say. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say the crash involved at least three motorcycles and a transport truck at around 3:30 a.m. on the eastbound express lanes of Highway 401 near Keele Street. Sgt. Colin Style of the OPP Highway Safety Division told CBC News that a group of motorcyclists was riding on Highway 401 when the collision with the truck occurred, adding police have not yet determined the sequence of events that led to the fatal crash and some motorcyclists have returned to the scene to give eyewitness accounts.

  • Speaker Ryan: I do not accept the nomination

    U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks about the speculation surrounding the Republican Party's nomination for President.

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  • Airline bans and heavy bills await Jetstar party boys for mid-air antics

    Six Australian men return home after spending six days in Indonesian holding cells at Bali airport.

  • Gay Republicans for Trump confront 'most anti-LGBT platform' ever

    The Grand Old Party is having a gay old time here at the Republican National Convention. Consider, for instance, that the hottest ticket in town on Wednesday morning is a brunch supporting LGBT rights. Its co-headliner is Caitlyn Jenner, a transgender woman whose celebrity factor is so big it's expected to draw at least 500 Republicans to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Not far away in downtown Cleveland, the gay conservative group the Log Cabin Republicans helped organize "American Idol vs. The Voice," a concert featuring singers who regularly perform at Pride events.

  • Surprised Dog Reacts to the News That He's Getting a Brother

    Either this dog is an Oscar worthy actor, or this is the most surprised face there has ever been. Every time his owner tells him that he’s getting a little brother, his entire face drops in bewilderment. The video when the brother actually arrives should be something to behold! Credit: John Bache

  • Brooklyn Beckham's Latest Photo of Chloë Grace Moretz Will Make You Swoon

    It looks like things are getting serious between Brooklyn Beckham and Chloë Grace Moretz. After months of speculation, the actress finally confirmed their relationship during an appearing on Watch What Happens Live in May, and the two are also heating up Instagram with adorable photos. Brooklyn took to social media in late May and uploaded a black-and-white snap of the actress sitting in what appears to be a hotel hallway with bags of takeout, writing, "Late night take out with the bae." Chloë — who graces the June cover of Glamour magazine — also shared a few photos of her and Brooklyn looking all loved up. Of course, this isn't the first time these two have been romantically linked. The two

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  • Grandparents charged in death of 5-year-old Emilio Perdomo

    Calgary police have charged the grandfather and step-grandmother with manslaughter in the death of five-year-old Eneas Emilio Perdomo after a year-long "monstrous" investigation. Allan Edgardo Perdomo Lopez and Carolina Del Carmen Perdomo were charged Friday after the investigation determined the death was a homicide late last month. Emilio was brought to hospital on July 10, 2015, suffering from injuries his grandparents described at the time as the result of numerous accidents.

  • Banff wolves worry officials after train deaths and persistent bad behaviour

    The wolves in Banff National Park are taking a licking. This particular yearling has continued to exhibit "inappropriate behaviour," in its quest to find human food, said Steve Michel, Parks Canada human-wildlife conflict specialist.

  • Costco selling Christmas trees in July has people asking 'Why'?

    A big evergreen tree with shiny lights is probably the last thing you'd expect to see in a store at this time of year, which is why some shoppers were surprised to see Costco has started selling Christmas trees and decorations this week in the barbeque aisle. It's not the first time Costco has pulled out the tinsel and decorations in the summer, but it seems this year the shopping warehouse is trying to ring in the holidays extra early. At the Costco store in Moncton, many wondered just how early is too early.

  • 'Masked Bride' says she is not a danger to Winnipeggers

    The Masked Bride of Toronto, who would not give her name because of the anonymity of her performance art, is here to perform alongside the Winnipeg Fringe Festival. The actor came to the CBC Manitoba newsroom because she was worried about people mistaking her for the masked teenage girl arrested Tuesday after holding a gun to her head in the middle of Portage and Main, Winnipeg's busiest intersection. Part of the Masked Bride's character is she never speaks.

  • Baby found locked in hot car in Markham parking lot

    An infant was left unattended for almost an hour in a car parked at a Markham Costco on Tuesday evening, police say. York Regional Police say they arrived at 6:18 p.m. at a Costco location on Yorktech Drive near Woodbine Avenue and Highway 7. Laura Nicolle says a passerby noticed the two-month old baby inside the car, with no parents in sight.

  • Matt Adams ends 16-inning marathon with homer, ferocious bat flip

    As soon as Matt Adams connected, the remaining fans at Busch Stadium erupted. The St. Louis Cardinals slugger blasted a majestic walkoff home run in the 16th inning on Friday to give St. Louis a much-needed 4-3 victory over the wild card-leading Los Angeles Dodgers. Adams’ big fly came against Bud Norris, a starting pitcher who was needed in emergency extra-inning duty, and it traveled an estimated 444 feet.

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  • US woman given body cavity searches at border settles case

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection agreed to pay $475,000 to a New Mexico woman who accused agents of forcing her to undergo body cavity probes and then got charged for the exams, civil liberties advocates said Thursday. The settlement in the case, which drew national attention three years ago, also will require new training for hundreds of customs officers, American Civil Liberties Union affiliates in Texas and New Mexico said. Agents strip-searched her and did cavity searches but found no evidence of drugs, court documents said.

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  • Brad Pitt Shows Off His Cool Dad Style While Catching Flight in L.A.

    There's no question that Brad Pitt has definitely still got it. The father of six was snapped while arriving at LAX airport this afternoon to catch a flight out of Los Angeles, and he looked completely handsome. For the occasion, the 52-year-old husband of Angeline Jolie stepped out of his car wearing a casually hip ensemble that included a white button-down shirt and carefully whiskered dark denim jeans. He topped off his outfit with a neutral fedora, aviator sunglasses, a brown leather belt, and matching suede shoes. A black leather bag and coordinating watch rounded out the actor's perfect jet-setting look. But this isn't the first time that Pitt has shown off his winning travel style. Last q
  • Cottage owner 'last man standing' on road blocked by neighbour

    When Erick Fritsch arrived in Nova Scotia for his annual summer vacation, he was greeted by an unfamiliar sight: a steel gate across the road leading to his cottage, and a sign identifying the route as "Pugsley Logging Road". 

  • Tim Hortons takedown: Cops with coffee bust armed drug dealer

    It's an unusual story about a criminal, a coffee shop and a loaded, sawed-off shotgun. A ruling from the B.C. Court of Appeal reveals new details about the arrest of an armed drug dealer outside a popular Prince George coffee shop in November, 2013. The Tim Hortons was busy with customers, including numerous students from a nearby high school, Two RCMP officers sat drinking coffee and looking out the window.

  • Construction worker killed at Children's Hospital of Sask. site identified as young actor

    The man killed in an industrial accident at the Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan construction site has been identified as a passionate, young actor. A friend has identified Eric Ndayishimiye as the 21-year-old who was pronounced dead at the site Thursday afternoon. Just a few hours before Paula Collins had been messaging Ndayishimiye about a possible project.

  • Woman Gets Even With Creamer Stealer By Filling Bottle With ‘Breastmilk’

    Anyone who’s ever lived or worked with other people know the sheer, sanity-draining frustration of having them nick your stuff.

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  • Strangers on a train: GO riders unite to help Syrian family get to their destination

    When Valerie Taylor spotted a family of newcomers looking lost in the hustle and bustle of rush hour at Toronto's main Union Station on Wednesday, she offered to help them find their train. Taylor, a psychiatrist at Toronto's Women's College Hospital, said she was heading home on Wednesday after what had been a hectic few days. The heat was blazing, she was tired and looking forward to getting home, when she spotted a family of seven with two baby strollers and several heavy bags.