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  • Girl sexually exploited by 13 men in Winnipeg, police say

    Thirteen men have been charged in connection to the sexual exploitation of a girl, which started when she was only 12 years old. The men, who range in age from 41-69, would give the girl cash in exchange for sexual services, police said. The incidents all occurred in Winnipeg, police said.

    CBC
  • Jessica Simpson's Latest Instagram Photo Poses So Many Questions

    Jessica Simpson is in love, and she doesn't care who knows it. The singer celebrated an anniversary with her husband, Eric Johnson, on Thursday by posting a sexy photo on Instagram. In the black-and-white photo, captioned, "The sexiest day of my life was 5yrs ago when Johnson came into my home #MAY21," Jessica cozies up to her man in a restaurant booth. It's unclear exactly what significance May 21 has to the couple, but Jessica's caption implies a number of things.

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  • Edmonton inmate stomped to death owed $287 LRT fine

    Barry Stewart owed $287. Rather than pay the fine, he chose to spend three days in the Edmonton Remand Centre. Two days into his sentence, in the small hours of the morning, he was stomped to death by a fellow inmate, a mentally ill man he should not have shared a cell with.

    CBC
  • Dear Air Canada, you’re clamping down on the wrong behaviour

    As of Monday, anyone flying out of Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson Airport with Air Canada will want to pay special attention to their baggage, emotional and otherwise. This week, the airline began issuing red tags to those passengers whose carry-on luggage conforms to the company’s size regulations. The salvo represented a new turn in the so-called Carry-on Crisis that began last fall when the airline announced it would start charging for checked bags on domestic flights.

    Daily Brew
  • Why 7 Families Ditched the Dining Room (8 photos)

    Formal dining rooms are starting to go the way of the formal living room—out of service. While many homes have dining rooms, the square footage devoted to them often isn't justified by the little use most families get out of them. And who wants to waste

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  • Josh Duggar: '19 Kids and Counting' Star Responds to Sexual Abuse Claims

    TLC pulls the reality show after allegations of Josh's alleged misconduct went public. Josh Duggar and his family are portrayed as a picture of wholesome perfection now. The show has been puld as josh faces accusations he sexually molested rurnd under aged girls when he was a teenager.

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  • Governor General's flight to pay respects to Saudi king cost $175K

    The January flight to send Gov. Gen. David Johnston to Saudi Arabia to offer Canada's condolences for the death of King Abdullah cost taxpayers $175,000, according to records obtained by CBC News. Logs released by National Defence under the Access to Information Act show the Jan. 25-30 trip to Riyadh took more than 40 hours, including a side trip on the way home to Vancouver. According to Julie Rocheleau, spokeswoman for the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General, Johnston was accompanied by an aide, an official photographer, security person and two government program officers.

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  • Alberta energy sector suffers as jurisdictional risk increases under new NDP government

    Companies operating in jurisdictions that face uncertainty, like those lacking rule-of-law or transitional governments that could potentially challenge the existing terms of oil and gas development, will often be deemed higher risk and, therefore, face a higher cost of capital. A great example was Alberta’s then Premier Ed Stelmach’s disastrous royalty review whereby he and his government refused to listen to all stakeholders equally, especially those in the oil and gas industry.

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  • Canada salmonella outbreak leaves 34 people sick after poultry contact

    Canadian health authorities are investigating after 34 people became sick with salmonella infections after contact with live baby poultry, the country's Public Health Agency said on Monday. Symptoms of salmonella infection, called salmonellosis, include fever, cramps and vomiting. It often clears up without treatment in healthy people, the Public Health Agency said, but some can become severely ill.

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  • Girl, 16, on the run with man three times her age 'has dyed her hair'

    A teenage girl missing for more than a week after disappearing with a man three times her age may have dyed her blonde hair black to hide from police. Fears were today growing for Kaylie Hatton, 16, from Sidcup, south-east London, who disappeared from her home after a row with her grandmother about her relationship with Fred Finch, 51.

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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger teases Daniel Cormier about belly after his UFC title win

    Arnold Schwarzenegger knows a thing or two about what it takes to become a champion. The Hollywood legend was on hand Saturday for UFC 187 to witness one of the best fight cards in recent memory, and to congratulate the various athletes on their performances. The highlight of the night came when Schwarzenegger interrupted a backstage interview with newly minted light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier fresh off his third-round submission victory over Anthony Johnson.

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  • Crash destroyed MY life, claims 'hit-and-run' cyclist who struck girl

    The cyclist branded callous for knocking down a toddler on a pavement has said his life has been ‘destroyed’ after the CCTV footage of the accident was released. It showed Lucie Wilding, three, being hit by the rider moments after she stepped out of her front garden.

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  • Are we all going to die next Wednesday?

    Is the end of the world nigh? In fact, since 1994, when the collider was first mooted by the multi-national European nuclear research organisation (CERN), a small number of doomsayers have claimed that by replicating the conditions pertaining at the start of the universe (Big Bang), about 13,700 million years ago, there would be a small but real risk an unstoppable cataclysm would take place.

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  • The best-selling beers in the world aren't what you think

    Snow, a Chinese beer, has grown sales 573% over the past decade to become the world's top seller, according to Bloomberg. Despite its popularity in China, Snow is available only at specialty US retailers. Another Chinese beer, Tsingtao, is the runner-up behind Snow. The brands have benefitted from the emerging middle class in China.

    Business Insider
  • Police: Man shoots 11-year-old boy in chest with BB gun, says boy once shot his 5-year-old son

    A Pennsylvania man shot an 11-year-old boy in the chest with a BB gun on a playground because he said the boy had previously shot his own young son with the same kind of weapon, authorities said Monday. Albert Clark, 31, of McKeesport, approached the boy Sunday outside the former George Washington Elementary School and fired twice, police said. The boy fell to the ground, saying he couldn't breathe, and was later hospitalized in critical condition, police said.

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  • Fashion's greatest hits, misses on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet for 2015

    Cannes' red carpet can be as kind as it is cruel when it comes to fashion. For 12 days, major Hollywood actresses such as Marion Cotillard, Emily Blunt, Naomi Watts and Sienna Miller graced the film festival's red carpet in clothes designed by the world's greatest. Here are the 68th Cannes Film Festival's fashion hits and misses.

    The Canadian Press
  • Saudi Arabia's £67billion desert city to be finished by 2035

    The man leading the construction of Saudi Arabia's new £67billion super-city in the middle of the desert has announced that the ambitious project will be finished by 2035 - with 50,000 people moving in just five years from now. Fahd al-Rasheed, the Group CEO of Emaar Economic City, which is behind the gargantuan development, declared 'the sky's the limit' for the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), ten years after work began and with roughly 15 per cent of the pop-up metropolis complete. Built entirely from scratch, the KAEC will eventually house two million residents spread across 70 square miles - nearly double the size of both Manchester and Liverpool and roughly the same size as the US capital, Washington DC.

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  • Sikh Good Samaritan who removed turban to help injured child gets surprise reward

    The Good Samaritan, Harman Singh, said he "wasn't thinking about the turban" when he saw that a child was bleeding on the ground following an accident outside his home in Auckland on May 15. A passerby who witnessed the scene snapped a photo of Singh cradling his turban under the boy's head at the scene of the accident.

    CBC
  • Nova Scotia Power willing to work with customers shocked by high bills

    Nova Scotia Power says it's willing to work with customers who have received higher than usual power bills this month. The New Democratic Party says that's not acceptable. "Well, those numbers are just staggering really," said leader Maureen MacDonald.

    CBC
  • The truth about poo: 'We're doing it wrong', says microbiologist

    Giulia Enders, a German microbiologist, adds the sitting technique may also explain why piles and constipation are more common in the West than in Asia, where squatting is the norm.

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