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  • My secret three-year affair with Sex Bomb Tom Jones - aided by his son

    Because today, as a coach in the hit television series The Voice alongside Rita Ora and, and with a new world tour beginning in June, Tom Jones’s distinctive baritone and charismatic appeal have won him a whole new generation of fans. Indeed, since transforming himself from a penniless miner’s son from the Valleys into a £190 million music legend thanks to classics such as It’s Not Unusual, Delilah and The Green, Green Grass of Home, Sir Tom, now 74, has famously stayed firmly married to his childhood sweetheart Linda, whom he married when both were 16.

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  • Google executive Dan Fredinburg among hundreds dead from Nepal earthquake

    Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other Google employees climbing Mount Everest.

    The Canadian Press
  • Miracle of the Mengele babies: Auschwitz prisoners hid pregnancies

    Dr Josef Mengele conducted experiments at Auschwitz and sent thousands to their deaths. Anka Nathanova (pictured) lied about her pregnancy and raised her baby in the death camp.

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  • Kris Humphries: 'Glad I Got Out'

    Many celebrities took to social media to cheer Bruce Jenner on following his transgender revelation, but Kris Humphries' reaction seemed less than supportive. The athlete – who was married to Bruce's stepdaughter, Kim Kardashian, for 72 days back in 2011

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  • Highway 400 closed after fatal crash on icy roads

    The crash happened north of Highway 89 near Innisfil at about 2:15 a.m. Sgt Kerry Schmidt told CP24 the northbound truck lost control on the slippery surface and "punched through" the centre wall and struck the southbound Mustang. He said the woman in the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Miley Cyrus, Patrick Schwarzenegger Split For Good: "She Thought He Was a Nice Guy"

    Cabo came in like a wrecking ball. As suspected, Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger have called it quits for good on their five month long relationship, sources confirm to Us Weekly. The news comes after the pair attempted to reconcile following Arnold

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  • Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky Look So in Love It Hurts

    Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky are all about sharing sweet snaps of their three children, India, Tristan, and Sasha, but what might be even cuter are the pictures of just them as a duo. Start scrolling to see Chris and Elsa's picture-perfect couple pics and then check out all the most ridiculously hot images of Chris.

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  • Mercury found in Mexican pyramid could lead to finding king's tomb

    Archaeologist Sergio Gomez found the liquid mercury in a deep tunnel of Teotihuacan, an ancient city that was once the largest in the Americas. He thinks it will lead him to the king's tomb.

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  • Kris Jenner Reportedly Threatens Legal Action in Regards to Bruce’s Friday Tell-All

    We’ve all seen the promos and are eagerly awaiting Bruce Jenner’s interview this Friday with ABC’s Diane Sawyer. But according to a report, ex-wife Kris does not believe her best interests are at heart when it comes to this highly anticipated tell-all. She’s allegedly even going so far as to threaten a defamation suit, demanding that she sees the TV special before it airs. As for the former Olympian, the first image of him dressed as a woman surfaced Tuesday on the cover of the New York Daily News. The pic

    The Insider
  • 9 Insanely Easy 1-Hour Backyard Projects (10 photos)

    Taking time to work on creative projects can be a challenge, especially if you have other obligations. But each one of these simple outdoor DIYs takes only 60 minutes—and gives (at least) a full season of enjoyment! | By,

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  • NHL Three Stars: Hudler sends Flames onward; Keith's late heroics advance Hawks

    The Flames forward was a dynamo against the Canucks in Calgary’s 7-4 come-from-behind series clinching win. The star blueliner notched his second game winning goal of the Chicago’s series against Nashville, which sent the Blackhawks into the second round in a deciding 4-3 Game 6 win over the Predators.

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  • U.S. border officers could face Canadian justice for serious crimes under pact

    A U.S. border officer who commits an on-duty crime in Canada would generally face justice in an American court under a new binational agreement. The arrangement will expand the American customs presence on Canadian soil and is expected to see Canada establish similar operations in the United States. In the rail mode, for example, this could mean preclearing passengers and their luggage in Canada before travellers leave the train station, thereby avoiding a stop at the Canada-U.S. border, the federal government says.

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  • Couple's anger after lifetime of paying off their mortgage is wasted

    A couple who spent a lifetime paying off their mortgage have said it was a waste of time after a council scheme to sell neighbouring homes for just £1 has turned the street into a 'ghetto'. Linda and George Hunter, who raised their four children in their home in Garrick Street, Wavertree, Liverpool, became mortgage free around 15 years ago.

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  • TCH crash fatality identified by friends as missing person Sheldon Quinton

    Two friends of Sheldon Quinton are unsatisfied with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary's and RCMP's efforts to locate Quinton whose body was discovered near his vehicle off the Trans-Canada Highway near the Foxtrap Access Road Thursday morning. Quinton's truck was located by his girlfriend, Kim Carter, and his friend Duane Andrews around 6:30 a.m., at the bottom of a steep embankment off the highway's westbound lanes. "We were up 5:00 this morning, we left Airport Heights, that's where he left from Monday morning," Andrews told CBC's Cecil Haire at the scene of the crash Thursday morning.

  • Jobs cut as tough times loom for Canada’s billionaire banks

    Canada’s banks have been ranked the strongest in the world for seven straight years and recently reported first quarter profits that topped $8 billion for the group. According to reports this week, Bank of Montreal has cut some 50 jobs on its capital markets side, and Toronto-Dominion is paring jobs from several departments. This follows Scotiabank’s announcement in the fall that it will cut 1,500 jobs, most of them in Canada.

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  • Hydrogen fuel breakthrough made, scientists claim

    A breakthrough has been made in the development of clean hydrogen power, scientists claim. At the moment, while hydrogen fuel is appealing, the production of hydrogen is incredible difficult - requiring huge amounts of energy.

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  • Toronto gang targeted in country-wide human trafficking probe by police

    Toronto police have arrested nine people and laid 61 charges in a multi-province investigation into an alleged human trafficking operation. From October 2014 to April 2015, the Sex Crimes Human Trafficking Enforcement Team were looking into a Toronto street gang called the Complex Crip Gangsters for what they believed to be a Canada-wide human trafficking network.

  • Teen left with cauliflower ear after piercing goes wrong

    A student who was left with an unsightly cauliflower ear following a botched piercing says she wishes she had listened to her mother who told her not to get it done. Remmie, 18, had a thick bar put through her ear as an act of teenage rebellion, and initially hoped it would make her stand out from the crowd.

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  • Hacker talks to 3-year-old boy over baby monitor, freaks everyone out

    “For months, my son was telling his family that the ‘telephone’ was telling him to stay in bed,” the mother wrote to KIRO 7. The terrified parents, who have asked to remain anonymous for fear that their privacy will be compromised even more, believe the device — which includes a camera, connects to the Internet and includes a smartphone app for remote checking-in — was hacked by a total stranger who figured out how to watch their son and spy on their family. Foscam, the company that sold the monitor to the family, admitted that it is possible for someone to remotely control the device, although it couldn’t track down who or from where.

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  • Blue Jays release former All-Star pitcher Ricky Romero

    When Ricky Romero was named to the All-Star game in 2011 it appeared it was just the start of a long and prosperous career with the Toronto Blue Jays. Then he suddenly lost the ability to pitch effectively at the major league level and now his career in Toronto is over. The Blue Jays released Romero on Saturday, less than four years after he received that All-Star nod.

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