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VIDEO: Judge, suspect know each other from school

"This was the nicest kid," the judge tells the court after the suspect starts crying. "I used to play football with him... and look what has happened."

  • Naked woman filmed riding pillion on motorbike through city streets

    She felt the wind in her hair - and everywhere else. A naked woman was caught on camera riding pillion on a motorbike through a Russian city’s streets. Police in Voronezh are now hunting for the clothed rider and his completely peeled passenger - who

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  • No doubt aboot it: Canada is better than America in at least 7 ways

    It is the place where Americans threaten to move when things aren't going well at home (this is, perhaps surprisingly, true of both liberals and conservatives in America). It is also the butt of endless jokes, generally involving Canada being America's hat or Toronto's crack-smoking mayor or Robin Sparkles. Today is Canada Day.

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  • Man chooses dog over his dog-hating girlfriend

    After four years together, a Reddit user, by the name of ‘Getzen’, decided that it was finally time for him to move in with his girlfriend. Little did he know, however, just how much she despised his dog Molly. When his girlfriend gave him an ultimatum – either she goes or the beagle goes – Getzen had no choice but to put an ad up on Craigslist with a title that read: FREE TO ANY WILLING HOME.

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  • Drivers getting creative to use Pan Am HOV lanes

    Fri, Jul 3: It looks like many commuters are looking for ways to use the infamous Pan Am Games HOV lanes around the Toronto area. Nicole Bogart reports.

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  • US judge awards $134M in lawsuit against Omar Khadr

    A U.S. judge has granted $134.2 million in damages to the widow of an American soldier killed in Afghanistan and another soldier partially blinded by a hand grenade in their lawsuit against former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr. In their lawsuit, Tabitha Speer and Layne Morris, alleged a teenage Khadr was responsible for the death of Sgt. Christopher Speer and Morris's injuries in Afghanistan in July 2002.

    The Canadian Press
  • America Ferrera Slams Trump

    Donald Trump's recent comments about Mexican immigrants continue to haunt the Presidential hopeful, but now he's being thanked by America Ferrera. The actress penned an open letter to Trump on Huffington Post Latino Voices taking aim at his "ignorant and racist" remarks he made last month when he announced he was running for the Oval Office (Trump labeled Mexican immigrants as "rapists" and claimed they were "bringing crime" to the country). "You see, what you just did with your straight talk was send more Latino voters to the polls than several registration rallies combined! Thank you for that.

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  • England wakes to more soccer pain as women's team exit World Cup in agonizing fashion

    England's national teams keep finding ways to make agonizing exits from major soccer tournaments. There have been six of those by England's men alone since the World Cup semifinals in 1990. England midfielder Frank Lampard's shot that crossed the line but wasn't awarded as a goal in the 2010 World Cup quarterfinal exit to Germany still rankles, and led to the introduction of goal-line technology.

    The Canadian Press
  • There's an algorithm that can see whether a photo has been faked

    The Czech company works with banks, insurance firms, media companies, and even online dating sites to spot fake images.

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  • Prepare to Be Floored by This Affordable Bathroom Makeover (8 photos)

    Contrary to popular belief, it is actually possible to renovate an entire room in your home without spending thousands of dollars. Just take a look at Bless'er House blogger Lauren Shaver's rustic bathroom remodel via Hometalk. When we first started picking

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  • Transit referendum: Who will pay for transportation improvements now?

    With a resounding No vote in the transit plebiscite, Metro Vancouver's old problem is new again: everyone wants more transit, but can't agree on how to pay for it. "Doing nothing is simply not an option," said B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone said shortly after the No vote. A Yes vote would have meant higher sales tax in Metro Vancouver and $7.5 billion in transit improvements, including the Broadway subway in Vancouver, light rail in Surrey and Langley, and 11 new rapid bus routes.

    CBC
  • Honeymoon is over for penniless Greek couple in NYC, begging after bank cards were declined

    Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless. The couple skipped a few meals before spending their last dollars on dinner at McDonald's. Strangers from two Greek Orthodox churches in the city's Queens borough came to the rescue, giving them survival cash until their flight home to Greece on Friday. "Everything was all right — then 'boom!' in New York," Limnioti said.

    The Canadian Press
  • Eugenie Bouchard's first-round Wimbledon loss: how it played

    Genie Bouchard left Wimbledon behind rather quickly, home in Montreal less than 24 hours after she crashed in the first round to qualifier Ying-Ying Duan of China. Bouchard was on the 2 p.m. flight from Heathrow (Eh Game's got spies everywhere), with brother Will. The Daily Mail played it straight, but did note the "bra flap" - the potential egregious breach of Wimbledon's all-white rule.

    Eh Game
  • Police identify intruder fatally shot by former CNN reporter at Albuquerque motel

    The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said. Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Tanner Tixier (tih-SHAY) said late Thursday that Tomorio Walton had absconded from parole out of Memphis and it wasn't clear how long he had been in New Mexico. Chuck de Caro and his wife, Lynne Russell, were in their room when Walton, 27, allegedly tried to rob them, authorities said.

    The Canadian Press
  • Dog hilariously lets his dislike of his brother be known

    Hell hath no fury like a dog scorned. If there’s anything that we’ve learned through a dog/human friendship, it’s that dogs have a different code of conduct than us humans.  From an early age we’re told to play nice and to be the “bigger person” in the

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  • Homeless man wins the Internet with his moving piano performance

    Donald Gould, a homeless man in Sarasota, was caught playing a beautiful cover of Styx’s “Come Sail Away” on a public piano in the city, where he dazzled a small audience. The delicate performance was then uploaded to Facebook, and has since been viewed more than 4.5 million times, and has racked up over 150,000 shares. Gould, known to the locals as “Boone,” treats passers-by on the streets of Sarasota to a five song set-list that he learned as a child, WWSB reports.

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  • Diana Douglas, first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael, dies at 92

    Diana Douglas, the first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, died Saturday in Los Angeles. Douglas died of cancer at a motion picture industry retirement home in the Woodland Hills neighbourhood, according to an obituary from Michael Douglas's production company, Furthur Films. It cited Diana Douglas's husband of fifteen years, Donald A. Webster of Washington, D.C.

    The Canadian Press
  • IMF's Lagarde says Greece must reform before debt relief

    By Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One day after Greece became the first developed economy to default on a loan with the International Monetary Fund, the head of the international lender on Wednesday suggested Greece should move to reform its economy before its European creditors give it a break on its debt. In an interview with Reuters, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde avoided any pointed criticism of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras but still hinted at frustrations as she noted that Greece's economy had been on the road to recovery before the current left-wing Syriza party came to power. Lagarde was asked which should come first, commitments to reform by Athens or relief on its debts from euro zone governments.

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  • Salmon poaching leads to 3 arrests, seizure of truck and boats

    Tips from the public have turned into charges for three men in two separate incidents for illegally netting Altantic salmon. Fish and wildlife officers from Springdale, Grand Falls-Windsor, Stephenville and Corner Brook took part in the extensive surveillance recently of Brent's Cove, on the Baie Verte Peninsula. Officers seized items that the men were using, including a pick-up truck, a side-by-side ATV, boat and motor, net, and a dozen salmon.

    CBC
  • Vancouver dog waste removal urged by city resident

    A Vancouver resident is urging the city to install special garbage bins for dog waste to keep it from ending up in landfills. According to the David Suzuki Foundation, conditions in landfills prevent dog waste from decomposing. In Metro Vancouver, a dog waste diversion program is already in place at Pacific Spirit Park, which gets over 360,000 dog visits a year.

    CBC
  • 'Does your pee smell kinda strange?': Quirky ads launched for N.L. Healthline

    The Newfoundland and Labrador government has relaunched its Healthline with a series of quirky jingles in an effort to get more residents to pick up the phone, rather than go to a clinic for answers to health-related questions.

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