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Why people can't agree on the colour of this dress

It was a debate that took over the web and now Yahoo's David Pogue can explain why some see it as white and gold and others see black and blue.

  • Kanye West Gets Birth Dates of North, Mom Donda Tattooed on His Wrists: See Photos

    Inked with love! Kanye West is already tattooed up and down his arms, but likely none of his ink is more meaningful than the tattoos West received on Friday, Feb. 27. During a 4 a.m. trip to a London tattoo parlor with wife Kim Kardashian, the "Only One" rapper commemorated the birth dates of both his late mother, Donda, and daughter North, by tattooing them on his wrists. Written in Roman numerals, West's latest tattoos mark the June 15, 2013 birth date of North, and the July 12, 1949 birth date of Donda, who died in 2007 after complications from plastic surgery.

    Us Weekly
  • What's new on Netflix Canada, Shomi, CraveTV in March?

    A monthly look at what's scheduled to be added to the catalogues of streaming services Netflix Canada, Shomi and CraveTV:TOP PICKS— After NBC decided it wouldn't fit into its prime-time lineup, Netflix snagged the rights to stream the debut season of

    The Canadian Press
  • Couple married 67 years dies holding hands in their California home, just as they wished

    After spending 67 years together as devoted husband and wife, there was no question how Floyd and Violet Hartwig would end their lives — together. Sensing the couple was close to death, their children pushed their two hospice beds together and gently placed their father's hand in the mother's palm. Violet, 89, followed five hours later. "They wanted to go together," their daughter, Donna Scharton, said Thursday.

    The Canadian Press
  • Will Smith Reveals Cause of Struggle in His High-Profile Marriage to Jada Pinkett Smith

    Will Smith revealed to Us Weekly and other reporters at the Focus premiere in Hollywood on Tuesday, Feb. 24, that his high-profile marriage to Jada Pinkett Smith has experienced its fair share of bumps. "Jada and I have struggled with that a little bit.. The problem is one person is in work mode while the other person is in chill mode.

    Us Weekly
  • Time is now for someone to stand up to FIFA over 2022 World Cup scheduling farce

    It wasn't that long ago when a skittish FIFA was caught in the headlights. FIFA had little interest in changing. One representative of the IGC, Alexandra Wrage, resigned her position in frustration and said FIFA were determined to ignore any recommendations.

    Yahoo Sports
  • STM bus driver refuses to lower ramp for woman with walker

    Aimée Louw says she’s fed up with the way city bus drivers in Montreal treat people with mobility issues. The saga began as Louw tried to board the city bus on Sherbrooke Street near Décarie Boulevard.

    CBC
  • Quebec judge wouldn't hear case of woman wearing hijab

    A Quebec judge told a woman appearing in her Montreal courtroom she would not hear her case until she removed her hijab. In an audio recording of the proceedings obtained by CBC News, Judge Eliana Marengo is heard telling Rania El-Alloul on Tuesday that the courtroom is a secular place and that she is not suitably dressed. El-Alloul was in court to apply to get her car back after it was seized by Quebec's automobile insurance board, the SAAQ.

    CBC
  • Regina gas prices back above $1

    A number of Regina outlets have posted prices of around $1.02 per litre of regular. "Some of it is warranted because there is a changeover from winter gas to summer gas that takes place in March through early May, so there can be a little bit of ... small shortages of gasoline," he said.

    CBC
  • Lawyer for Canadian journalist on trial in Egypt lashes out at Harper govt

    The high-profile human rights lawyer for a Canadian journalist on trial in Egypt is lashing out at what she calls Canada's "woefully inadequate" efforts to bring him home. Mohamed Fahmy spent more than a year in a Cairo prison after being arrested along with two colleagues while working for satellite news broadcaster Al Jazeera English. Although his legal case continues to wind its way through the courts, Fahmy has been hoping to leave Egypt under a law which allows for the deportation of foreigners convicted of crimes.

    The Canadian Press
  • Yukon family facing deportation gives up fight

    Sergio Rojas says he and his wife are giving up their fight to remain in Canada with their two young sons. This comes after today's announcement by Yukon MP Ryan Leef that he is withdrawing support for the family. Leef says the family altered a letter from the Child Development Centre in Whitehorse, adding a paragraph that says staff "feel strongly" that Jonathan needs to be in Canada for medical care.

    CBC
  • Lisa Rinna: My Husband Harry Hamlin Said He'd Divorce Me If I Joined Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

    Drama even before Bravo! Lisa Rinna revealed during Live! with Kelly and Michael on Wednesday, Feb. 25, that her husband Harry Hamlin initially threatened to throw their marriage out the window if she joined The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Rinna, of course, joined the Bravo series anyway in July 2014, but only after Hamlin, 63, took some time to mull over the idea. The Days of Our Lives actress went on to joke that she has survived RHOBH up to this point because she knew all of the women before joining the show — except for Brandi Glanville.

    Us Weekly
  • HST on giftcard at Bridgewater Walmart called 'double-taxing'

    When Susan Mosher's 15-year-old daughter bought a $50 Kobo gift card from Walmart and was charged $7.50 in HST, right away she complained to her mom she was over-charged. "She was definitely worked up," said Mosher.

    CBC
  • Goodbye, Canadian Curling Association. Hello, Curling Canada

    As the 2015 Brier gets ready to really rev up in Calgary, the Canadian Curling Association has announced a big change: It will no longer be known as the Canadian Curling Association and it will no longer use this logo:  The name that it has used since

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  • Self-described 'wild child' who wanted to shine on 'America's Next Top Model' killed

    She was a Serbian-born model and self-described "wild-child" who said she began walking runways in her new North Carolina hometown at age 12. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say 19-year-old Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of the 19-year-old Puhar and two other victims. She told the newspaper that her family fled Serbia after the Kosovo War and moved to North Carolina a decade later. Shortly after that, she was cast on "America's Next Top Model," a reality show on The CW network that pits aspiring models against each other.

    The Canadian Press
  • STU professors concerned by lewd comments from students

    Lewd comments written by students on evaluation forms for female professors is a causing some concern at St. Thomas University. Karla O'Regan, an associate professor of criminology, says she "felt nauseous" the first time she received a sexually explicit comment on a course evaluation by a student. O'Regan says she only receives a handful of such comments in a year, but says they bear talking about, given discussions about campus sexual assaults and sexually related online comments at the dentistry school at Dalhousie University in Halifax earlier this year.

    CBC
  • First Nation woman calls Air Transat's kids activity package racist

    A First Nation woman says a vacation airline should remove a children's activity package from flights that features a red-skinned cartoon character wearing a feathered headdress. Maria Morrison says she and her 12-year-old daughter were returning to Winnipeg on a Feb. 24 Air Transat flight, following a vacation in the Dominican Republic. As they were boarding the plane, an attendant gave her daughter an activity package.

    CBC
  • Madonna says she hit her head, suffered whiplash in widely viewed stage tumble at Brit Awards

    Madonna says she hit her head and suffered whiplash when she was yanked backward down some steps while performing live at the Brit Awards. Madonna's dancers tugged at her flowing Armani cape, but instead of coming loose it dragged the singer down three steps. The surprising tumble has been nicknamed "Cape Fear" — but Giorgio Armani said the wardrobe malfunction wasn't his fault.

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  • Attackers in Bangladesh hack to death American blogger and voice against religious extremism

    A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday. The attack Thursday night on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, occurred on a crowded sidewalk as he and his wife, Rafida Ahmed, were returning from a book fair at Dhaka University. It was the latest in a series of attacks on secular writers in Bangladesh in recent years.

    The Canadian Press 50 mins ago
  • 44 cases of snow removal equipment damage in Ottawa this winter

    City of Ottawa snow removal equipment has damaged 44 pieces of property so far this winter, including thousands of dollars of damage to a legally parked car. David Azzi said his 2012 Kia Forte was legally parked when a snowblower clearing snow from his curb ran into it. The City of Ottawa says its snow-clearing equipment has damaged 14 vehicles so far this winter, cases where no fault insurance takes over, and has paid out $960.50 — with the caveat that many claims take several weeks to process.

    CBC
  • Cash found in Value Village drapes given to next of kin

    On Thursday, police said they’d heard from the woman who donated the drapes, and other items, all of which belonged to a loved one who died in January. The Guysborough County link convinced her to contact police in case it was her mother’s money.

    CBC