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  • Flash flooding closes highways in B.C. Interior

    Two major British Columbia highways have been closed in both directions after a heavy storm caused flooding in Cache Creek in the B.C. Interior. Hwy 1 and Hwy 97 are closed in both directions near Cache Creek due to the flooding, according to DriveBC. Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the South Thompson region.

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  • Andrei Arlovski knocks out Travis Browne in Fight of the Year candidate

    For being former roommates, Andrei Arlovski and Travis Browne fought like bitter enemies on Saturday night at UFC 187. The fight didn’t even make it out of the first round as former heavyweight champion Arlovski scored a first-round TKO over Browne and took one step closer to a career resurgence that just a few years prior seemed unthinkable. Arlovski has now rattled off three consecutive victories since his return to the UFC, toppling foes Brendan Schaub, Antonio “Bigfoot” Sivla, and now his former teammate at Jackson-Winklejohn in Browne.

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  • ISIS recruiter: 'We've already got you a husband'

    This is an edited transcript of two online conversations between Y, the undercover Daily Mail reporter posing as a 16-year-old-British Muslim girl, and F, the Islamic State fixer, whom we have called Fatima. Aisha is Fatima’s younger sister, aged 16. Y: I spoke to your friend and she said you are from London and could help me make Hijrah [travel to Islamic State]. F: There is another sister the same age as you, also from London with the same amount of cash as you, looking to make Hijrah roughly end of this month.

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  • Moscow issues travel warning over U.S. 'hunt' for Russians

    Russia's foreign ministry has warned its citizens traveling abroad of the risks posed by U.S. law enforcement bodies and special services, which it said were hunting for Russians around the world. In a statement on Friday it also accused Washington of kidnapping Russians, citing cases such as that of Vladimir Drinkman, who was extradited to the United States from the Netherlands earlier this year. "By believing that it is allowed to do all it wants, Washington goes as far as kidnapping our citizens," the foreign ministry said.

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  • Leah Remini Speaks Out Against Scientology; Faces Backlash From Church

    Leah Remini opens up about her life in the controversial scientology religion and her decision to leave it.

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  • ISIS claims it is 'infinitely' closer to buying a nuclear weapon

    Islamic State has claimed it is 'infinitely' closer to buying a nuclear bomb from Pakistan and smuggling it into the US. An article, apparently penned by British hostage John Cantlie for the terror group’s magazine, Dabiq, says the scenario is 'more possible today than it was just one year ago'.

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  • Donald Cerrone breaks John Makdessi's jaw to close in on lightweight title shot

    Donald Cerrone assured anyone and everyone who would listen that he wasn’t taking his UFC 187 late-replacement bout against John Makdessi lightly. If Makdessi’s broken jaw is any indication of Cerrone’s desire, then “not taking it lightly” may just be the understatement of the year. Cerrone dissected Makdessi with kicks to the legs and body for the entirety of their bout.

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  • Artificial turf: Homeowners risk fine for 'year-round' grass

    There's a reason why the grass is greener on some Toronto lawns: it's not real and it can result in a costly municipal penalty. In fact, homeowners who opt for artificial turf run the risk of a $1400 fine for breaking city landscaping rules. Karen Stintz, a former city councillor for Ward 16, has a personal connection to the issue: she herself has an artificial lawn.

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  • Lovin' it! Kanye West picks up McDonald's in his $750,000 Lamborghini

    It was a happy meal for Kanye West on Thursday as he picked up a McDonald’s at the drive-thru in Los Angeles. Hopefully Kanye didn’t spill any ketchup, because he was driving around in his $750,000 black Lamborghini. Kanye was friendly with the McDonald’s employees as they handed him a brown paper bag full of food at the pick-up window, before he sped off home.

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  • Stony Plain man has car stolen by Kijiji bandits

    A Stony Plain man had his Subaru stolen Thursday evening by a pair of car thieves who answered his ad on Kijiji. RCMP say the man listed his 2013 Subaru on Kijiji, and got two calls from a blocked number. The seller met a man and a woman in the parking lot behind an apartment complex at 4910-50 Street in Stony Plain.

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  • Canadian vehicles recalled because of potentially deadly airbags

    An unknown number of cars, trucks and SUVs in Canada contain Takata-made airbags that can deploy with potentially lethal force and shoot shrapnel. The massive recall affects more than 53 million vehicles worldwide. The defective airbags contain a chemical that can break down and rupture in high humidity, according to U.S. regulators. “Over time, that moisture causes changes in the structure of the chemical propellant that ignites when an airbag deploys,” the U.S. department of transportation said in a press release Tuesday.

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  • Curry scores 40 points, Warriors beat Rockets 115-80 to move a win away from NBA Finals

    Stephen Curry scored 40 points and the Golden State Warriors made it look easy against Houston, beating the Rockets 115-80 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. The Warriors won the first two games by just five points combined. There would be no such drama in this one, with Curry leading them to a 26-point advantage in the second quarter.

    The Canadian Press 59 mins ago
  • Rumsfeld 'helped Iraq get chemical weapons'

    US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld helped Saddam Hussein build up his arsenal of deadly chemical and biological weapons, it was revealed last night. As an envoy from President Reagan 19 years ago, he had a secret meeting with the Iraqi dictator and arranged enormous military assistance for his war with Iran. The CIA had already warned that Iraq was using chemical weapons almost daily.

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  • 9 Fabulous Decor Tricks You've Never Thought Of (9 photos)

    Turns out there's more than one way to revamp your place in a pinch. One example? Easy switch-ups, like swapping out your flowers or spray-painting your frames. The other? Tricks that are totally unexpected but worth the payoff in every way. It's time

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  • Bodies of 2 former Metro Vancouver men recovered from Mexican lake

    The bodies of two former Metro Vancouver men and an American have been recovered from the waters of Lake Chapala in Jalisco, Mexico.  Family members reported John Danilkiewicz, 64, and Zane Bennett missing on Monday when they failed to return from

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  • Donations pour in for Arizona dog found hanging from tree; Sunny recovers with foster family

    More than $20,000 has poured in for an Arizona dog that was found hanging from a tree more than a week ago but is now recovering in a foster home. Sunny the dog made headlines when someone found him on May 12. José Ocaño, director of shelter operations for the Pima Animal Care Center, said Sunny has slowly began to recover and is now being taken care of by a foster parent.

    The Canadian Press
  • Former UN worker claims to have proof of dead aliens on Mars

    In his latest bizarre 'discovery', a former United Nations worker claims to have uncovered proof of aliens and bio-robots on Mars. Andre Gignac, a prolific UFO hunter, says he spotted what he believes to be a dead alien in a Nasa photograph of Mount Sharp. In his latest bizarre 'discovery', a former United Nations worker claims he has uncovered proof of aliens and bio-robots on Mars.

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  • How Doris Day's third husband cost her sanity - and her £66million fortune

    Doris Day was one of Hollywood's biggest names, starring in more than 40 films during the Fifties and Sixties. Married for the third time and aged just 27, Doris Day desperately wanted to be the wholesome housewife she so often portrayed in her movies.

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  • 6 things that make Canada a world player

    North of the world’s largest economy sits Canada, a wealthy, peaceful, nation that is often overlooked in discussions of the global economy and financial markets. Contrary to popular belief, Canada is far more than its relationship with the U.S. In many ways, the nation runs counter to many global trends — what Canada enjoys in abundance, much of the world lacks. Here’s why everyone in the world should be paying more attention to Canada. The Canadian economy and financial markets are one of the most underutilized barometers of global economic activity.

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  • 7 Facts About Cockroaches You Won't Want to Believe (9 photos)

    With ancestors tracing back more than 280 million years, cockroaches have been around for an incomprehensibly long time, and they're here to stay. Because no other household pest provokes such fervent anxiety, disgust, and downright terror, we teamed

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