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Before and after: Nepal's historic landmarks in ruins

The sheer power of a 7.8-magnitude quake is captured in these harrowing shots of the city's major monuments now crumbling.

  • B.C. man 'shaken and upset' after naked 4-year-old prompts police visit

    Ian McIlwaine of Squamish, B.C., said his family is "shaken and very upset" after RCMP, responding to a complaint by neighbours, visited the family's home because his four-year-old son was playing in the yard naked. On Sunday, McIlwaine took advantage of the warm weather to wax his car outside his home, with his two sons, Tyler, and Conner, 6, playing nearby. Tyler got his pants wet and McIlwaine told him to put on some shorts.

    CBC
  • Bar owner refuses to get rid of two-way mirror in the women's restroom

    A bar is under police investigation after a comedian discovered a secret two-way mirror hanging on a door across from the toilet in the women's restroom. Tamale Rocks was performing at Chicago bar, Cigars and Stripes, when she stumbled on the creepy looking glass and filmed a video of the discovery on her smartphone - revealing that opening the door took her into a closet providing a clear view of the stall.

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  • Carey Price given silent treatment by Canadiens after shutout in hilarious video

    Carey Price, you’ve just shutout the Ottawa Senators. You’re awesome, wonderful, you’ve sent your Montreal Canadiens into the second round of the playoffs. And … nobody on your team cares. It’s because you just got punk'd! Great move by the one and only

    Puck Daddy
  • Actor Sawyer Sweeten of 'Everybody Loves Raymond' dies at 19

    Sawyer Sweeten, who played one of Ray Romano's twin sons in the CBS comedy "Everybody Loves Raymond," has died. The comedy tended to focus on the fractured family dynamics of the sportswriter character Romano played, his parents and brother.

    The Canadian Press
  • Final goodbyes before Indonesian firing squad - CNN.com

    (CNN)The families of death row prisoners who are expected to be executed within the next 24 hours by Indonesian firing squad made their final visit to the island where they're being held. The Indonesian government has not confirmed the timing of the executions, but lawyers say the signs are pointing to the firing squad being given their orders shortly after midnight Tuesday. It's a day their families and friends hoped would never come, but it's also one that Indonesia, despite years of protest and legal appeals, has insisted has to happen. Under Indonesian law, the death penalty is carried out by a 12-man firing squad, although only three guns are loaded with live ammunition.

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  • Income tax filing deadline extended to May 5 due to 'human error'

    Canadians are getting more time to file and pay their taxes due to a mistake by the Canada Revenue Agency. The deadline for most Canadians was set for the end of April. "Minister Findlay has made it clear that this incorrect information is unacceptable and therefore she has directed her officials to ensure no Canadians are penalized for the CRA's error," Carter Mann said in an email.

    The Canadian Press
  • $50M Lotto Max mystery deepens as BCLC tries to verify winner

    "It is unusual," said BCLC spokeswoman Laura Piva-Babcock. In the meantime, the promise of the hidden jackpot sparked a lawsuit between members of a Shoppers Drug Mart lottery pool who believe one of their group was hiding the ticket.

    CBC
  • 'Thin home' sells for $1.35M in Vancouver's Point Grey

    One of Vancouver's rare 'thin homes' sold last week for $1.35 million, but don't expect to see more of them popping up to solve the city's housing crunch, according to one real estate agent. The Point Grey home, which was built in 1987, is one of roughly 60 in Vancouver that were built on half-sized lots. Realtor Ken Wyder says while he's never sold one, he's been in a few, and they have a certain charm.

    CBC
  • Grandma's agony over poison pen letters she's received for EIGHT years

    Kathleen Fortun, 72, who lost her hearing after a bout of meningitis as a child, has received the poison pen letters to her St Brelades, Jersey home. The cruel notes, which are typed in handwritten envelopes, started arriving in 2008, and are sent twice a year, but she says police are baffled as to who is sending them.

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  • Netflix and HBO border-hopping: Is anyone getting caught?

    On any given night, thousands of Canadians are breaking the rules set out by Netflix and other online video streaming services. They're watching content restricted to other countries, such as the original Star Trek series or Skyfall — the latest James

    CBC
  • The Invincible Yard: 12 Ideas for Lazy Landscaping (13 photos)

    Some people love the backbreaking business of tending to lawn and garden. Then there’s the rest of us—who’d rather relax and let that little piece of heaven largely take care of itself. Ahead, easy ways to make your outdoor space the envy of the neighborhood

    Bob Vila
  • Russell Crowe: 'I Didn't Get Married to Get Divorced'

    Russell Crowe sat down with Charlie Rose on CBS This Morning to talk about his latest film, The Water Diviner. When Rose asked him about the end of his 9-year-marriage to Danielle Spencer, Crowe pointed out that they weren't officially divorced, Rose asked if he was hoping to reconcile. Crowe replied, "I didn't get married to get divorced."

    TV In No Time
  • Prentice says Alberta has 2 choices: PC or NDP

    PC leader Jim Prentice talked a lot about the NDP during the interview he did with the Calgary Eyeopener Tuesday morning. In fact, he mentioned the party seven times — in about seven minutes. Prentice did not utter the word 'Wildrose,' even once

    CBC
  • Bo Jackson drills 331-yard drive at charity golf outing (Video)

    Bo Jackson may be 51 years old, but he’s still in great shape. The Auburn great put that on display at Monday’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl charity golf tournament by hitting a whopping 331-yard drive, the best the day. Monday, day one of the event, featured “Long Drive” and “Closest to the Pin” competitions.

    Dr. Saturday
  • RCMP officer cleared in hot tub touching incident

    An RCMP officer won't be charged with sexual assault after he touched a female officer's buttocks during a Christmas party, according to the Nova Scotia's Serious Incident Response Team. SIRT says the man, who was a supervising officer, the female officer and another male officer were all sitting in a hot tub during a party in November. According to SIRT, he and the female officer were intoxicated.

    CBC
  • Fight breaks out on board London to Oman flight in row over legroom

    A mid-air altercation over legroom turned into a brawl on a flight from London Heathrow to Oman, after one passenger allegedly attacked another with a shoe. The fight broke out on the Oman Air flight 102 to Muscat after one man decided to move seats because the plane wasn't full.

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  • Willow 'Upset' By 'DWTS' Exit

    "Hunger Games" actress Willow Shields, and her partner, Mark Ballas, were eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" on Monday – shocking the actress and fans! Access Hollywood spoke to the 14-year-old and her partner after the show. "Once I knew Chris [Soules] and Witney [Carson] were safe, I knew I was going home, it was a bit of a shocker," Willow told Access .

    Access Hollywood
  • Six-year-old girl's permanent facial scars after cockapoo attack

    A six-year-old was left with life-changing scars after she was attacked by her neighbour's cockapoo dog. Demi Brazier was playing at the home next door when the designer dog - a cocker spaniel and a poodle cross named Alfie - turned on her and bit her face. A deep scar: Demi Brazier, 6, will have permanent scarring on her face after being attacked by her neighbour's cockapoo.

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  • Britain's buffest twins have trained together every day for 20 years

    Meet the two identical twins who are have become superstars of the health and fitness industry, having started training together at the age of just 15. Delroy and Trevor Thomas, 35, from east London have trained together every day for 20 years in pursuit of the most outstanding natural physiques. Architect Delroy, and civil engineer Trevor, both from Woodford Green, both took home titles at the Miami Pro World fitness championships with Delroy awarded an MP Pro card and Trevor winning an MP Elite Pro card.

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  • Man pops huge cyst using a needle, pliers and a screwdriver

    This gruesome video shows how a man popped a huge cyst in his arm with a needle, screwdriver and a pair of pliers. The man, known only as Jason, from Vancouver, uploaded the clip to YouTube after his wife filmed the stomach-churning moment.

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