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  • Naked woman filmed riding pillion on motorbike through city streets

    She felt the wind in her hair - and everywhere else. A naked woman was caught on camera riding pillion on a motorbike through a Russian city’s streets. Police in Voronezh are now hunting for the clothed rider and his completely peeled passenger - who

    Yahoo Canada News
  • American tries to figure out what Canadian road signs mean, fails

    Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr returned home to Massachusetts this week after spending some time "car camping" near the coast of New Brunswick with his wife. Burr's friends and family on Facebook were equally confused by a photo he posted of a green-and-white River Valley Scenic Drive signpost. "The signs of New Brunswick's highways and byways aren't exactly done wrong, but they seem to require a cognitive leap of which our American sensibilities, enfeebled by reality TV shows and Katy Perry songs, are incapable," he explained.

    CBC
  • Police identify intruder fatally shot by former CNN reporter at Albuquerque motel

    The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said. Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Tanner Tixier (tih-SHAY) said late Thursday that Tomorio Walton had absconded from parole out of Memphis and it wasn't clear how long he had been in New Mexico. Chuck de Caro and his wife, Lynne Russell, were in their room when Walton, 27, allegedly tried to rob them, authorities said.

    The Canadian Press
  • 'Manly' Dad Proves He's A Softie When Learning He'll Be A Grandpa

    Over the years, we've seen the many dramatic reactions people have had when they find out they're going to be grandparents -- crying, screaming, jumping up and down, and sheer disbelief. But not when it comes to one grandpa-to-be. YouTube user Justin Hall uploaded this video showing how he and his wife told his in-laws they were going to be grandparents. The couple created a pregnancy announcement on a wall with baby clothes, accessories and a sign announcing the little one's expected arrival ... then they waited for "grandma and grandpa" to walk in so their reactions could be captured on a hidden camera.

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  • City of Vancouver considers what to do about romantic Love Lock gesture

    Thu, Jul 2: The City of Vancouver is hoping to get ahead of a new tradition by lovers that has caused problems in other cities. Nadia Stewart explains.

    Global News
  • Kentucky couples sue for marriage licences after clerk's refusal

    Four couples, including two same-sex couples, on Thursday sued an eastern Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licences to anyone following last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage, the Kentucky chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Ashland with the legal support of the ACLU, claims Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has purposefully violated the plaintiffs' rights.

    CBC
  • Trump showed worst face of US: Mexican billionaire

    Donald Trump showed the "worst face of America" when he made derogatory comments about Mexican immigrants, Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas said Thursday. "I know that most Americans don't think like that, and it's a disgrace that somebody could

    CNBC
  • Princess Charlotte's christening: A balance between private celebration and public show

    Princess Charlotte's christening Sunday will be a private family affair to celebrate the newest member of the House of Windsor. Members of the public have been invited to wait and watch from the paddock near St. Mary Magdalene Church on the Queen's Sandringham estate, where the two-month-old daughter of Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, will formally receive her history-laden name: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Kensington Palace has said William and Kate are "hugely grateful" for the warm wishes they received since Charlotte's birth on May 2, and that the couple, known for vigilantly guarding the privacy of their family, are "delighted" the paddock will be open to the public.

    CBC
  • Man chooses dog over his dog-hating girlfriend

    After four years together, a Reddit user, by the name of ‘Getzen’, decided that it was finally time for him to move in with his girlfriend. Little did he know, however, just how much she despised his dog Molly. When his girlfriend gave him an ultimatum – either she goes or the beagle goes – Getzen had no choice but to put an ad up on Craigslist with a title that read: FREE TO ANY WILLING HOME.

    Daily Buzz
  • No doubt aboot it: Canada is better than America in at least 7 ways

    It is the place where Americans threaten to move when things aren't going well at home (this is, perhaps surprisingly, true of both liberals and conservatives in America). It is also the butt of endless jokes, generally involving Canada being America's hat or Toronto's crack-smoking mayor or Robin Sparkles. Today is Canada Day.

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  • 12 Household Favorites Born in the USA (13 photos)

    To keep your home patriotic long after the fireworks have faded and your red, white, and blue decorations have been packed away, take a look at these favorites—all made in the USA. Consider them just a dozen reasons to buy American. | By BobVila.com,

    Bob Vila
  • Transit referendum: Who will pay for transportation improvements now?

    With a resounding No vote in the transit plebiscite, Metro Vancouver's old problem is new again: everyone wants more transit, but can't agree on how to pay for it. "Doing nothing is simply not an option," said B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone said shortly after the No vote. A Yes vote would have meant higher sales tax in Metro Vancouver and $7.5 billion in transit improvements, including the Broadway subway in Vancouver, light rail in Surrey and Langley, and 11 new rapid bus routes.

    CBC
  • Homeless man wins the Internet with his moving piano performance

    Donald Gould, a homeless man in Sarasota, was caught playing a beautiful cover of Styx’s “Come Sail Away” on a public piano in the city, where he dazzled a small audience. The delicate performance was then uploaded to Facebook, and has since been viewed more than 4.5 million times, and has racked up over 150,000 shares. Gould, known to the locals as “Boone,” treats passers-by on the streets of Sarasota to a five song set-list that he learned as a child, WWSB reports.

    Daily Buzz
  • Top Scientist Claims Aliens ARE Real And They Look Like Humans

    If you had any doubt in the existence of aliens then you can now be sure - they are definitely real and they even look just like us. In fact, he thinks it’s surprising that we haven’t already discovered human-like beings, given the amount of Earth-like planets that have already been detected.

    Yahoo News
  • Free agent frenzy analysis; Nonis to Ducks; Visnovsky not done yet (Puck Headlines)

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. The thighs are great but this is still the best photo of Martin St. Louis and my life goal. • For your Hall of Fame consideration: Martin St. Louis laying on a gurney while having beer fed to him as he appears to be getting stitches.

    Puck Daddy
  • Greece 'no' vote could lead to anarchy: Economist

    Erik Nielsen, global chief economist at UniCredit, says a "no" vote in the Greek referendum will lead to the introduction of a new currency.

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  • What does the Islamic State consider 'sorcery'?

    The self-declared Islamic State (IS) has beheaded two women and their husbands in eastern Syria, after accusing all four of sorcery, according to the BBC. IS beheaded a male street performer in a public square in Syria in early January. The magician was known for entertaining locals with innocuous magic tricks like making coins and cell phones disappear, reported Haaretz.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Nathan O'Brien case: Police found bloody scene at Liknes house

    Police found blood in the bedrooms and garage, as well as drag marks and a bloody dumbbell, when they initially searched the home of missing Calgary couple Alvin and Kathy Liknes a year ago, court documents reveal. The two disappeared in June 2014, along with their five-year-old grandson, Nathan O'Brien, who was sleeping over at his grandparents' house.

    CBC
  • Calgary nurse, doctor save 4-year-old with rare disease

    For a child with a rare blood disease, Ben Anderson is lucky. The four-year-old's condition could have gone undetected until it caused organ failure if it weren't for the quick action of health-care workers at the Alberta Children's Hospital. "There was really no symptoms," said his mother Shannon Anderson.

    CBC
  • Honeymoon is over for penniless Greek couple in NYC, begging after bank cards were declined

    Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless. The couple skipped a few meals before spending their last dollars on dinner at McDonald's. Strangers from two Greek Orthodox churches in the city's Queens borough came to the rescue, giving them survival cash until their flight home to Greece on Friday. "Everything was all right — then 'boom!' in New York," Limnioti said.

    The Canadian Press