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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.

    Big League Stew
  • 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

    Access Hollywood
  • Greece, lenders must reach deal by early May, Deputy PM tells paper

    Greece and its lenders must reach a reform deal by early May to address Greece's need for cash, Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragasakis said in an interview with a Greek newspaper published on Saturday. Shut out of international markets and locked in talks with its European Union and International Monetary Fund creditors over its proposed reform-for-cash deal, Greece risks running out of cash within weeks. Athens must pay the International Monetary Fund almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in May. It has said it wants to honor its obligations and needs lenders to offer something in return.

    Reuters
  • 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.

    Daily Mail q
  • Kulemin scores with 9:27 left as Islanders force Game 7 with 3-1 win over Capitals

    Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series. Islanders captain John Tavares had a goal and assist, and Nick Leddy had two assists in what could still be the franchise's final game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Cal Clutterbuck then got the loud crowd on its feet to seal the win with an empty-net goal with 53 seconds remaining.

    The Canadian Press 39 mins ago
  • Experts gathered in Nepal a week before quake to prepare for 'nightmare waiting to happen'

    Nepal's devastating earthquake was the disaster experts knew was coming. Just a week ago, about 50 earthquake and social scientists from around the world came to Kathmandu, Nepal, to figure out how to get this poor, congested, overdeveloped, shoddily built area to prepare better for the big one, a repeat of the 1934 temblor that levelled this city. "It was sort of a nightmare waiting to happen," said seismologist James Jackson, head of the earth sciences department at the University of Cambridge in England.

    The Canadian Press
  • Swedish cops hit headlines for breaking up fight in N.Y.

    Four vacationing Swedish police officers on their way to a Broadway show found themselves in the headlines and making hearts swoon. The four officers — Eric Jansberger, Erik Naslund, Samuel Kvarzell and Asberg — met with NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, who praised their quick action. The aftermath of the incident was captured on video by New York resident Ray Casanova, who didn't realize at first that the men involved were police officers from Sweden.

    CBC
  • 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
  • Miss World Canada runner-up sues organizers

    Fri, Apr 24: A young woman who was first runner-up of the Miss World Canada competition is suing the organizers. Jennifer Palma reports.

    Global News
  • Chilling video of mystery creature chewing itself out of a steel cage

    The disturbing video, which apparently comes from Shenzhen Reservoir in China, has been the subject of heated online debates over the species of the mysterious creature.

    Daily Mail q
  • 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 BobVila.com, BobVila.com

    Bob Vila
  • Man who TOOK the photo that sent the internet into a frenzy speaks out

    The father of the little girl who starred in a photograph that sent the internet into a frenzy because of a mystery pair of boots has 'no idea' what the object could be.

    Daily Mail q
  • Patrick Dempsey Talks Shocking Grey's Anatomy Exit: "I'm Still Processing It"

    McDreamy has left the building. Grey's Anatomy fans were left shocked and upset on Thursday, April 23, when it was revealed that Dr. Derek Shepherd would never return to Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital. Patrick Dempsey opened up about the shocking twist (that car crash!) with Entertainment Weekly, in a story that leaked early to some subscribers.

    Us Weekly
  • Student has carried disabled friend to class every day for three years

    A high school student in China has spent three years literally shouldering the responsibility of ensuring that his physically disabled best friend gets to all his classes. 18-year-old Xie Xu met his 19-year-old classmate Zhang Chi when the pair began attending school together at Daxu High School in Xuzhou, a large city in the northern province of Jiangsu, in China. Zhang suffers from muscular dystrophy, a condition that weakens skeletal muscle which often makes it very difficult for those with the disease to walk or carry their own weight.

    Daily Mail q
  • 33 charged in $2M cross-Canada fraud investigation

    Investigation into the bust dubbed "Operation Springston" started in Hamilton and quickly spread to Halton and the Greater Toronto Area, but also included fraudulent transactions in British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec and Nova Scotia. "This project sends a clear and strong message that identity fraud and theft will not be tolerated," said acting Superintendent Ryan Diodati from Hamilton police. The investigation started when people from Hamilton started coming to police with complaints of identity theft.

    CBC
  • Everybody Loves Raymond Actor Sawyer Sweeten Dead at 19 After Reportedly Shooting Himself -- Details

    UPDATE: Sawyer's sister Madylin has released a statement about his tragic death: "This morning a terrible family tragedy has occurred. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the young actor is believed to have died of suicide. Sweeten played Geoffrey Barone on Everybody Loves Raymond from 1996 to 2005.

    Us Weekly
  • ISIS killers hug men accused of being gay before stoning them death

    Depraved militants fighting for the Islamic State in Syria have brutally stoned two gay men to death only seconds after they were photographed embracing and 'forgiving' them. The shocking images were taken in ISIS-held territory in the province of Homs and show the two accused men being savagely executed by up to four jihadis.

    Daily Mail q
  • 6 Surprising Ways to Make Serious Cash Off Your Old Clothes

    If you're like most women, you aren't wearing at least 20 percent of what's in your wardrobe. Even worse, according to a new report from fashion resale site ThredUp.com, those pieces — currently taking up precious closet space — are costing

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  • Women held captive for decade in Cleveland house recount chains, manipulation in new memoir

    When Amanda Berry's toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn't always get to her — because she was chained and couldn't move that far. Big, heavy chains were a regular part of Berry's life for years as she, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were held captive in a Cleveland home by Ariel Castro before finally escaping in 2013. "We are free, we love life," the women said in the note to readers at the beginning of "Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland," which they wrote with journalists Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan.

    The Canadian Press
  • Edmonton fire sparked by unattended BBQ

    A burning BBQ is the cause of an early morning fire that has forced nearly a dozen people from their homes in southwest Edmonton Saturday.  The fire started around 1:00 a.m. on the deck of a home on Rutherford Road, according to fire investigator

    CBC