• 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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  • Germanwings Crash: The Latest Chilling Details, Airline's New Statement

    On Monday, March 30, representatives for the airline and its parent company Lufthansa released a new statement about Germanwings Flight 9525, which crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday, March 24, failing to reach its destination of Düsseldorf, Germany after leaving Barcelona, Spain. Under a header reading "Our deepest sympathies," Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr and Thomas Winkelmann, spokesman for Germanwings' executive board, wrote a statement about the tragedy. The official statement comes as further revelations about co-pilot Andreas Lubitz come to light.

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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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  • Ottawa man meets online classifieds buyers at police station

    An Ottawa man is asking potential buyers to meet him at the police station when selling high-priced items to strangers on classified websites, such as Kijiji and Craigslist. Vladimir Kostine said he started taking extra precautions with his expensive sale items, like his smartphone, after the charred remains of an Ancaster, Ont. man who was trying to sell his truck online were found in 2013. Kostine said he has had fewer responses to ads asking to meet at the police station — and he believes that means his extra precautions are having the desired effect.

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  • Ryan Phillippe: My Daughter Ava Freaks Out When People Think I'm Her Brother

    Forty’s the new twenty, according to people who spot Ryan Phillippe. The baby-faced star, who hit the big 4-0 in September, admitted to Variety he still gets “carded constantly.” And his youthful appearance isn’t only causing confusion at restaurants

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  • 'We're cashing in nest egg': Make the most of the pensions revolution

    The moment the new pension freedoms were unveiled, Graham Hadfield knew they were for him. The 57-year-old self-employed builder had never wanted to use an annuity to turn his retirement savings into an income for life. ‘The freedoms are brilliant.

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  • Malaysian fish seller sentenced to death for killing 2 British medical students in Borneo

    A Malaysian court on Tuesday sentenced a fish seller to death for killing two British medical students last year on Borneo island. Prosecutor Muhamad Iskandar Ahmad said the high court found Zulkipli Abdullah, 23, guilty of stabbing to death Aidan Brunger and Neil Gareth Dalton in Sarawak state last August. The defence failed to raise any reasonable doubts in the case," Muhamad Iskandar said.

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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 affect 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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  • Air Canada plane was airborne again after initial impact at Halifax airport

    Investigators from the Transportation Safety Board spent Monday sifting through the debris of a plane crash in Halifax and documenting the site where the Air Canada flight touched down short of a runway before skidding to a stop, sending 25 people on board to hospital. "This kind of approach and landing accident is very much something that we pay very close attention to," said Mike Cunningham, the agency's regional manager of air investigations. The board is in the early stages of its investigation into the crash of AC624 and it is highlighting the fact that approach-and-landing accidents have been on its watch list of issues that pose the greatest risk to the country's transportation system.

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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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  • Deadly crime wave ends with 50 charges in B.C. and Alberta

    A violent crime wave that began in Edmonton and spanned two province came to an end this month, when police arrested and charged two men with more than 50 crimes, including murders, shootings and home invasions. Edmonton police partnered with B.C. police agencies and RCMP to arrest the suspect. Evidence uncovered in both killings revealed a history of violence and involvement in unsolved shootings, break-ins and robberies across Alberta and B.C.

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  • Future shop severance packages not up to snuff, says lawyer

    First Target said it would take a mulligan on the 133 stores it had opened in Canada, and then Future Shop welcomes its employees to work this past Saturday with notices telling 1,500 of them they’re out of a job. Now a group of workers turfed out by Best Buy’s decision to shut down its Future Shop stores say the severance cheques they were offered are too low, and not in line with Canadian labour practices. “What I discovered pretty much consistently amongst all the people that I’ve spoken to is that the offers were completely inadequate,” says Lior Samfiru, a labour lawyer retained to negotiate for higher packages for a number of former employees.

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  • Josh Murray Says He Doesn't Miss Ex-Fiancee Andi Dorfman: "It Just Doesn't Work"

    Josh Murray is seemingly over his relationship with ex-fiancée Andi Dorfman. The season 10 Bachelorette alum told E!’s Marc Malkin at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday, March 29, that he doesn’t miss his former wife-to-be.

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  • Chip Wilson plans giant dock project at Point Grey but the joke's on irate neighbours

    Wilson posted a development notice on his property in the pricey Point Grey neighbourhood about his plans to build an 8,000-square-foot heliport dock. The development application states that the proposed heliport is permitted under the site's existing RS 2 zoning and was anticipated when the Point Grey Road bicycle lanes were rezoned. Billionaire Wilson is one of the richest men in British Columbia with his wealth built on yoga pants.

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  • North Pole travel advisory: Check ice before leaving

    The North Pole is hard to get to, but the back door is easy. Canada has long been the gateway to the North Pole for an excruciatingly demanding journey that can take weeks. The journey begins in Moscow but ends, on a chartered plane, at an ice base just a few kilometres from the top of the world.

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  • Retirement revolution is chance to turn your savings into a fortune

    From April 6, rules that allow you unfettered access to your retirement funds from the age of 55 mean savers will be able to nurture their nest egg from the day they first start saving right up to the end of their working life — and beyond. With prudent planning, timing and carefully selected investment funds (and a bit of luck), you could withdraw a chunk of your pension cash and still grow what’s left of your nest egg on the stock market. Saving for retirement is something that’s easy to put off because it is, literally, a lifetime away.

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  • Terrifying moment cable lifting digger out of 100ft hole SNAPS

    The 17-tonne digger was being lifted out of a hole in Santiago, Chile, when a cable snapped causing it to plummet to the ground. Workers are demanding higher safety standards following the accident.

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  • Canada, eh? What's your favourite uniquely Canadian word?

    Our uniquely Canadian vocabulary sets us apart from our American neighbours and other English-speaking countries.  No doubt you’ve had some quizzical looks when you say something like, 'Hey, I like your toque!’ when you're beyond Canadian borders.

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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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  • West Island homelessness a growing concern

    Some West Islanders who have struggled with homelessness are joining community organizations in sounding the alarm over what they see as a serious problem. Action Jeunesse de l'Ouest-de-l'Île (AJOI), an outreach organization based in Sainte-Geneviève, says it regularly encounters an alarming amount of new cases of people, especially teens and young adults, who find themselves without a place to live. “[It’s] twice a week, at least, that we have somebody saying…they just got kicked out of the house, for plenty of different reasons, but we still have to find a solution,” said AJOI Co-Founder and Director Benoit Langevin.

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