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House votes today on extension for mission against ISIS

The Tories want the military's work to continue for up to a year, while the NDP says there's no evidence ISIS is a domestic threat.

  • Grandmother’s hilarious real-estate photos go viral

    Yolie Ball and her husband are trying to sell their Florida home. When Ball’s daughter arrived to take some real-estate photos for the couple, 86-year-old Ball insisted on posing in some of them. Ball’s 15-year-old granddaughter, Makenzie Ball, found the photos so hilarious she posted them on Twitter where they went viral.

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  • Five-year-old girl recognises missing dog in a dog meat stall 

    This is a nightmare moment for any dog owner: recognising their missing pets served in a roast shop. The unidentified girl is reported to be living in the countryside of northern Vietnam. Devastated: The little girl, who is believed to be living in northern Vietnam, finds her beloved pet 'Flower' already cooked outside a dog meat stall.

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  • Temporary foreign workers: mass exodus expected after April 1

    A Calgary immigration lawyer says changes to the temporary foreign workers program could effect everyday Albertans as early as this week. You go to a Tim Hortons and all of sudden your lineup doubles," said ​Peter Wong of Caron & Partners LLP. April 1 is the day that permits expire for temporary foreign workers who have been in Canada for more than four years.

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  • When sperm meets egg: At conception, the 2 sexes are produced at equal rates, study says

    The work, released Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, also estimates the ratio of males to females at various points in pregnancy. Orzack is president of the non-profit Fresh Pond Research Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. To estimate the sex ratio at conception, they examined data on nearly 140,000 embryos that had been routinely screened at fertility clinics in the United States and elsewhere for genetic problems.

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  • NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak Will Go on a Road Trip in Bravo's NeNe and Kim: The Road to Riches -- Read More About Bravo's New Shows

    What a long, strange trip! Bravo's latest Real Housewives spinoff pairs up Real Housewives of Atlanta vets NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak for an epic road trip across the country that will be documented in a new reality series, NeNe and Kim: The Road to Riches. Just think about how quickly you'd go crazy if you were paired up with one of RHOA's biggest personalities as you drove from Atlanta to Los Angeles — then be grateful you can just watch the drama unfold when the show premieres on Bravo at some point in the future.

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  • Air Canada AC624: Catherine Ouellet searches for man who carried aunt from plane

    A Halifax woman is trying to find the man who picked up her 80-year-old aunt and carried her away from the wreckage of AC624. Ouellet and her aunt, Ruth Macumber, were in row 20 above the wing that was destroyed in the crash. Macumber was supposed to be at the window, but the man sitting in the aisle offered to switch seats in Toronto so she would be more comfortable.

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  • Calgary teen suffers serious injuries after being struck twice by Hummer

    A teenager is in hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle this morning. Emergency Medical Services found him after being called to Beddington Boulevard and Beddington Drive northeast. Calgary Police say it appears the teen was hit twice by the same vehicle  — a Hummer.

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  • Moment pro-surfer jumps overboard as major wave hits his boat

    Mark Healey, 33, was at big wave surfing spot Mavericks in California. When Healey saw the wave coming he turned to his friends and said he was jumping. They held on to the railing instead.

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  • Stray dogs show up at funeral for woman who used to feed them

    A funeral for a woman in Mexico took an unexpected turn when a number of stray dogs unexpectedly showed up to pay their respects. Animal lover Margarita Suarez of Merida, Yucatan, passed away earlier this month after battling illness. During her life she was known for her kindness to all kinds of animals and every morning she would feed the stray dogs and cats that would show up at her home.

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  • Arizona coach Sean Miller to dissatisfied fans: 'Go cheer for ASU'

    Like the Buffalo Bills teams that made four straight Super Bowls without winning one or the Atlanta Braves teams that perennially reached the playoffs but captured only one championship, Arizona coach Sean Miller wishes all his fans could see the bigger picture. Miller has resurrected a program in transition post-Lute Olson by amassing a 283-99 record in Tucson and leading the Wildcats to three Elite Eights in the past five years, yet he still occasionally endures criticism for not ending Arizona's 14-year Final Four drought. The notion that Arizona's 2014-15 season wasn't a success is one Miller addressed on Twitter late Sunday night.

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  • Angelina Jolie Wows at First Post-Surgery Appearance: All the Details on Her Kids' Choice Awards Style!

    Making her first appearance since announcing that she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, Angelina Jolie, with children Zahara, 10, and Shiloh, 8, by her side, stunned at the 2015 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in L.A. on Saturday, March 28. PHOTOS: What everyone wore to the 2015 KCAs! Jolie also worked Versus Versace sandals and Sydney Evan fine jewelry.

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  • Prosecution rests its case against Boston Marathon bomber with gruesome autopsy testimony

    Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 terror attack. Tsarnaev's lawyer told the jury during opening statements that Tsarnaev participated in the twin bombings but that his older brother, Tamerlan, was the driving force behind the attack. Prosecutors believe the brothers were seeking retaliation against the U.S. for wars in Muslim countries.

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  • Cash found at Scotia Square Starbucks under a chair

    Halifax Regional Police are investigating another case of found money. On Saturday, officers were called out to Scotia Square after an employee at Starbucks found an envelope of cash under a chair around 11:20 a.m.

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  • Maple Leafs sign 11-year-old Garrett Gamble to one-day contract, they finally win

    On Saturday, the Toronto Maple Leafs signed their youngest player yet: 11-year-old Garrett Gamble. The team signed the “top-flight prospect” and mega-Leafs fan from Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, for just one day — as the puck-dropper for their game against the Ottawa Senators. Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan signed off on the special deal.

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  • Robin Williams' wife, children head to court in fight over late comedian's personal belongings

    Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian's estate. The lawyers are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge Monday to argue over who should get clothes and other personal items the actor kept at one of his Northern California homes. In papers filed in December, Williams' wife, Susan, says some of the late actor's personal items were taken without her permission.

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  • Loyal dog tries to protect his friend when hit by a car in Turkey

    This heartbreaking video shows the moment a dog runs on to a busy motorway in Turkey to protect his friend after he his hit by a car.

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  • Amy Childs shows off killer curves as she joins Gemma Collins

    Former TOWIE star Amy, 24, looked incredible in a form-fitting black mini dress which showed off her slim figure.

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  • Barman who has lived in UK for 50 years is branded 'illegal immigrant'

    A pub landlord has been fined £15,000 for employing an 'illegal immigrant' - despite the barman having a British mother and having lived in the UK for more than 50 years. Mike Hill, 50, had been paying 56-year old former postman Robert Jordan - a family friend over 30 years - to serve drinks and collect glasses at his Manchester pub since 2009.

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  • Billionaire Lynn Tilton vows to fight fraud charges

    In an exclusive interview with CNBC in mid-March in anticipation of the allegations, Tilton, CEO of Patriarch Partners, said the SEC charges are "ill-founded," and she vowed to fight them rather than settle. Tilton also vowed to continue running her more than 70 companies, which she said would be unaffected by the charges and wouldn't be sold off in any kind of fire sale. "My No. 1 priority is protecting my company and my people so that I can maximize the value of the funds," Tilton told CNBC.

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  • 'Open the goddamn door!': Desperate final pleas of Germanwings captain

    Dramatic recordings from the Germanwings flight’s black box have revealed the captain’s desperate attempts to break into the cockpit to regain control of the plane. According to transcripts published today, captain Patrick Sondheimer screamed ‘Open the goddamn door!’ as his killer co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew the aircraft into an Alpine ravine after he had left to go to the toilet.

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