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  • Toronto councillor asks if Beyoncé could be banned from Canada

    Due to her show-stopping performance, she may be en route to getting banned from Canada – if Toronto councillor Jim Karygiannis has anything to say about it. The pop star is slated to play at the Rogers Centre in Toronto as a part of her Formation tour in a few months. During the spot, Beyoncé gave shout-outs to the Black Panthers and Malcolm X. She also wore a bullet vest that was somewhat of a tribute to Michael Jackson’s 1993 halftime performance.

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  • Kayla had a new job and life — until a cop exposed her sex worker past

    VANCOUVER—When Cheryl’s manager discovered the 38-year-old used to work in the sex trade, she says he joked that a name plate on her desk read “pubic relations.” Kayla, 61, was in a new job too when she says a police officer informed a colleague she had formerly been a “prostitute and a junkie.” She lost the job and saw no option but returning to the sex industry. Both women encountered the degrading treatment when they attempted to leave sex work for new occupations, an obstacle that a recently published study calls the “whore stigma.” The women were among 22 Vancouver sex workers interviewed for a peer-reviewed article in the Canadian Review of Sociology. The women, whose names were changed

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  • Ghomeshi's accusers exchanged 5,000 messages before and after going to police

    Two of Jian Ghomeshi's accusers discussed their allegations of sexual assault against the former broadcaster in thousands of messages they exchanged before and after they went to police, with one of them acknowledging in court that she deliberately misled investigators by withholding information.

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  • Acquittal would be just result in Ghomeshi case

    “Two complainants down. One to go.” Jian Ghomeshi has not spoken to the media since his trial began, but he may think this phrase says it all in assessing how well his trial has gone so far. In the meantime, given the revelations in the first two cross-examinations, articles with headlines such as “Don’t Dismiss Ghomeshi’s Accusers over their After the Fact Behaviour” have appeared in mainstream and, especially, social media, ostensibly supporting the complainants by reminding us that real victims of sexual violence are often inconsistent in retelling their abuse, and sometimes engage in post-event conduct that seems incompatible (to some) with a prior lack of consent. We should expect more of

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  • Katie Holmes perfects the little black dress on Jimmy Fallon

    But Katie Holmes just reignited our love affair with the wardrobe staple after a seriously flawless appearance. The actress looked incredible in a Zac Posen number as she appeared on The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon. Back in November, Katie opened up about her "very normal" life.

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  • 'Shadow flipping' not limited to Vancouver real estate market

    Imagine your realtor sold your home for $500,000 more than the price you agreed to — but you didn't see a penny of that extra cash. A controversial sales technique called "shadow flipping" allows realtors to score two or even three times their standard commission on a single house by reassigning the sale to different owners at ever higher prices. An increasing number of real estate transactions in the Vancouver region feature what's called an "assignment clause," which allows the buyer to transfer or sell his or her interest in the property before the closing date.

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  • There is a new threat lurking on the internet that targets kids ages 10-13 years old

    Tue, Feb 9: It's called a sextortion, and as Angie Seth reports, many kids are victims.

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  • Dad and his identical twin mess with baby

    Everyone knows that the reason people have babies is so that they can pull hilarious pranks on them, and what’s funnier than introducing your baby to your identical twin brother? Stephen Ratpojanakul is the father of an adorable baby boy named Reed. Stephen also has an identical twin named Michael, and the brothers — who really do look exactly alike — thought it might be fun to mess with little Reed’s head for a bit.

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  • Woman Keeps McDonald’s Happy Meal Untouched For Six Years – And This Is The Shocking Result

    A mum claims to have conducted an experiment where she kept a McDonald’s Happy Meal for SIX years – just to see if it would decompose. 

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  • Guide to the NBA trade deadline: Raptors

    It might be tough for the Eastern Conference's No. 2 seed to get better.

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  • Teacher ‘Who Had Sex With Female Student’ Is Banned From Seeing Her Own Children

    A married teacher has been banned from seeing her own children after she allegedly had sex with one of her teenage students. Laura Garrigus, 30, is said by police to have had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female student that went on for several months. Following her arrest, the mum-of-three resigned from her job at the Cumberland International Early College in North Carolina.

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  • Woman filmed 'trying to leave scene' of serious Sunshine Coast crash

    A tow truck driver has recorded an extraordinary confrontation with a young woman trying to leave the scene of a serious accident.

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  • Bobsled track accident scene poses PTSD risk for 1st responders

    Police, paramedics and firefighters responding to Canada Olympic Park in Calgary on the weekend discovered a gruesome situation  they couldn't have been prepared for, even with training or experience. A total of eight teenagers suffered various degrees of injury, with 17-year-old twins Jordan and Evan Caldwell, who had worked at the park, dying on the hill while attempting to toboggan down the bobsled track. "They were confronted with a grim scene," said EMS spokesman Stuart Brideaux of the 15 paramedics who arrived around 1:30 a.m. MT Saturday.

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  • Animal Lovers Blast Dog Owner Who Dyes Her Puppies To Look Like Pandas

    Animal lovers and welfare groups have condemned a woman who has dyed her three pet dogs to look like baby pandas. Meng Jiang caused quite a stir when she was spotted walking her adorable Chow Chow pups - named Tudou, YuMi and DouDou - through the streets of Singapore. Onlookers thought she was walking tiny pandas on a lead but it turned out she had simply used black dye around the dogs’ eyes, ears, legs and tails to create the distinctive look.

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  • Customer Gets Her Just Desserts After Ranting About Michelin Restaurant On TripAdvisor

    The TripAdvisor user wrote a scathing review of Glynn Purnell’s restaurant in Birmingham – saying it was "immoral [for it] to charge such prices for food". “Maybe the chef should watch Masterchef The Professionals for a few lessons to see how food should be served and give some decent portions of wonderful food not just the content of a decent starter over 6 courses. “In regards to Masterchef, Glynn is well celebrated and well received in the public scene.

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  • Happy Chinese New Year! This is what the Chinese zodiac says about you

    Happy Chinese New Year! The Chinese zodiac is based on a 12-year cycle, with an animal representing each year. As 2016 is the year of the monkey, it is believed that those born under this sign will have a good year with plenty of luck and opportunities ahead. The Chinese zodiacs are determined by birth year, and every zodiac gets the spotlight every 12 years. Chinese folklore says that their order was determined by a race, which the rat won, only by riding on the ox's back until it was able to cross the finish line first.  According to Chinese zodiac, your birth year is telling of more than just your age. The Chinese believe that the animal ruling your birth year has a profound influence on personality,

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  • Quotes from Tom Mulcair's letter to NDP supporters following interim report

    OTTAWA - Some quotes from a letter NDP Leader Tom Mulcair released Wednesday following the release of interim findings on the party's election campaign:

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  • Get An Exclusive First Look at Karlie Kloss and Liya Kebede’s Spring Joe Fresh Campaign (4 photos)

    Between the ‘80s pop music blasting throughout the studio and flower arrangements lining the set, hanging out at the Joe Fresh spring campaign shoot feels more like a dance party than a major fashion campaign. (The fact that Karlie Kloss has zero qualms about showing off her impressive moves between takes might help the vibe, too.) Sure, the Canadian retailer’s newest ads star two of the most famous models in the world—along with Kloss, the brand has enlisted Ethiopian-born stunner Liya Kebede—but the attitude here still remains decidedly laid-back. “I have to admit that, yes, some days are not near this fun,” Kloss said on a break, sipping on a latte. “Last spring was the first campaign I did [for Joe Fresh], so this year we’ve gotten to really know each other. It’s really fun to come back together and just work with a team that you enjoy spending time with.” Of course, easygoing attitude might have something to do with the clothes themselves. Ever since Joe Fresh established itself stateside back in 2011, the Toronto-based company has become known for updating classics like trench coats, breezy dresses, and printed blouses—both for work and the weekend—with signature modern twists. For spring, the brand expanded on its go-to offerings with utilitarian jackets, patterned trousers, wrap dresses, and the ultimate seasonless essential: denim. Fortunately for us (and for Kloss, who said that “finding the perfect pair of jeans is like finding your soulmate”), there are plenty of options to choose from. And as for tips on how to wear them, there’s really nobody better to ask than the pros themselves. Kloss and Kebede schooled us on denim shopping, spring dressing, and more backstage. Yahoo Style: Most jeans aren’t made for 6’1” supermodels. So what are some tips for finding the perfect pair? Karlie Kloss:  Growing up, I was a string bean; I was so tall and skinny. I would have these jeans that would actually be long enough, but they’d be four sizes too big. So I’d have this belt that would be holding them on and there’d be way too much fabric on the top…it’s just hysterical. For me, the problem is always if it’s long enough or if it doesn’t fit in the right places. Usually the jeans that do fit in the right places don’t even fit my ankles. Finding the perfect pair of jeans is like finding your soulmate. When you find them, you just have to buy as many pairs as possible. What sorts of qualities do you look for in a pair of “soulmate”-worthy jeans? Liya Kebede: Comfort is really important, especially now. Last season I was always wearing these super tight jeans, and now I can’t bother—I just want really loose jeans. Besides denim, what are some other classic pieces you always stock up on? LK: I just keep buying more and more nice loose T-shirts— you know, super simple. I like men’s shirts a lot. I am really into button down shirts now, I just think that it’s an easy thing that you just pull and it looks good with everything. KK: Sweaters, blouses, good T-shirts…just the kind of stuff you can wear year-round.   Help us plan the perfect outfit behind a quintessential spring activity. What would you suggest wearing for brunch outside? KK: I love the spring because it’s sort of that in-between season. It’s not hot, but there’s still that optimism of it getting sunnier. In the [Joe Fresh] collection there’s been a lot of cute skirts. There were also a lot of light dresses that are perfect for brunch with your friends. They’re really comfortable and light but you can also layer sweaters on top, because it’s not quite warm enough yet. What about for a road trip? KK: When I travel, I live in jeans. I spend so much time in transit that I find that just being comfortable is really key. I’m so tall that I don’t actually have to wear heels. When I wear heels I hardly fit through the door! I wear a lot of boots and flats, paired with jeans and a really comfy cashmere sweater. You’re both superwomen in the fact you’re pursuing impressive side gigs in addition to modeling. Tell us about them. LK: I was an ambassador for the World Health Organization. I am from Ethiopia—I had my children in New York—one of the number one killers of women in undeveloped countries is childbirth. I started working with them as a spokesperson, and I later started my own foundation to help continue the advocacy. We try to raise awareness and fund maternity centers and training programs for midwives and skilled caregivers, just to make sure that women can deliver safely.  KK: I just started at NYU this fall, so I have been in class. I started a non-profit called Kode with Karlie, which creates scholarships for girls to teach them how to code and just to bring awareness and advocacy to the space. We’re building that out and continuing to grow—we want to get more girls involved, and raise more money to be able to sponsor more girls. I also have a YouTube channel, Klossy. Why YouTube? Why not become a Snapchat star? KK: YouTube is obviously a platform but it’s a community as well. There are so many people that use it as a way to take Instagram or take social media one step further to offer a three dimensional look into their world, which is my goal with it. I mean, there’s no rhyme or reason why some things are really successful and some get less hits. And when something goes viral…there are no rules. Do you read the comments on your videos? KK: Oh my god, I read all the comments! It’s really amazing. It definitely feels a lot more intimate even than any other platform, so it’s been fun and a new experience. Between your side projects—and the fact that you two are both some of the most in demand models in the world, we need to know—do you have any guilty pleasures? LK: Yes, Netflix. A lot of Netflix Walk us through your queue! LK: I am obsessed with Homeland, which is not on Netflix. On Netflix, it’s House of Cards, until I die. Game of Thrones, which is also not on Netflix…HBO. I am watching How to Get Away With Murder and I am obsessed. I started thinking, “Eh, it’s going to be okay,” and then four episodes later I am like, “Oh my god, I am still watching this show!”

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  • Funeral Home ‘Dumped Bodies In Corridor Next To Old Bike And Christmas Trees’

    A funeral home stored coffins containing bodies in a corridor next to an old bike and Christmas trees, it has been claimed. The Sun reported that the coffins were stored on a shelf next to a rusty bicycle and discarded Christmas trees in a room with a mouldy ceiling at the Midcounties Co-operative Funeralcare home in Walsall. Midcounties Co-operative said it will investigate the claims.

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  • A Real-Life Titanic Replica Is To Set Sail In 2018

    Artist’s impressions of the new ship. (Picture: Blue Star Line)

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