Remove

EMOTIONAL REUNION

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."

  • Photos of Greece's colossal shipping port show you why the economy is in tatters

    The Greek referendum on whether or not to accept the country's international bailout deal has made international headlines, and the queues outside the country's banks have become a symbol of what's going wrong in the country. It's not far from Athens and is the national hub for shipping, one of Greece's biggest industries.

    Business Insider q
  • U.S. man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

    A young man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, fatally injuring himself, U.S. authorities said Sunday. Devon Staples and his friends had been drinking and setting off fireworks Saturday night in the backyard of a friend's home in the small eastern Maine city of Calais, said Stephen McCausland, a spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety. Staples, 22, of Calais, placed a fireworks mortar tube on his head and set it off, he said.

    CBC
  • Winnipeg police make arrest in law office bombing

    Police are questioning a person of interest in connection with the Winnipeg law office bombing on Friday that seriously injured 38-year-old lawyer Maria Mitousis. At a press conference Sunday afternoon, Supt. Danny Smyth said police took a 49-year-old man into custody Saturday night. Police were called to the Petersen King law office in the 200 block of River Avenue at 10:15 a.m. Friday after reports of shots fired or an explosion.

    CBC
  • Greeks defy Europe with overwhelming referendum 'No'

    Thousands of jubilant Greeks waving flags and bursting fire crackers poured into Athens' central square as official figures showed 61 percent of Greeks had rejected a deal that would have imposed more austerity measures on an already ravaged economy. "You made a very brave choice," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a televised address. "The mandate you gave me is not the mandate of a rupture with Europe, but a mandate to strengthen our negotiating position to seek a viable solution." The surprisingly strong victory by the 'No' camp defied opinion polls that had predicted a tight contest after a week of rising desperation as banks shut and cash machines ran dry.

    Reuters
  • David Ortiz did something no Boston first baseman has ever done Sunday

    The Boston Red Sox started David Ortiz at first base Sunday, and wound up making franchise history. In fact, if you were evaluating Ortiz's defense at home, you didn't have much to go on. The Red Sox induced just two ground ball outs during the contest.

    Big League Stew
  • Details released in Liknes/O’Brien case

    Fri, Jul 3 : Information around the first time Calgary police were called to the home of Alvin and Kathy Liknes has been released. Stefan Keyes reports. Warning graphic details.

    Global News
  • 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.

    Access Hollywood
  • RCMP to stand sentry at National War Memorial to honour historic officer

    RCMP members will stand sentry at Canada's National War Memorial on Sunday to mark the anniversary an officer who received the Victoria Cross for bravery during the South African War. Sgt. Arthur Richardson earned the honour in July 1900 after he rode through heavy crossfire to rescue an injured Canadian trooper whose horse had been shot. Richardson was the first member of the Canadian Armed Forces to be awarded the prize.

    The Canadian Press
  • Windsor Raceway fire site too dangerous for investigator

    It's not clear what started the Canada Day fire at the Windsor Raceway — and it may never be clear. District Chief Kenneth Hunt told CBC News that it was risky to let firefighters get close enough to put the blaze out. On Thursday, the fire department was monitoring the local air quality but tweeted during the afternoon that it had concluded all fire suppression activities at the site.

    CBC
  • The 10 Best Stocks to Hold Forever

    Few people realize these stocks exist. But many of the richest, most successful investors have been cashing in on them for decades. Now you can too...

  • Alert fan catches flying bat in Washington, gets a kiss for his efforts

    We've already had our fill of scary flying bat incidents this season. That's why everybody watching cringed and held their breath on Friday night when San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy lost his grip and sent his bat barreling into the stands at

    Big League Stew
  • Pair arrested in Ontario after alleged abduction of Edmonton girl

    An 11-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted in Edmonton over the weekend has been found safe in Ontario. The girl disappeared after spending Friday visiting her father, police said. She was dropped off at Westmount Mall in Edmonton around 11 a.m. and was scheduled to return to her mother's care later that day. Aubrey Zalaski said an Amber Alert was not issued in the case because it didn't meet the criteria: chiefly, police at no time thought the girl was in immediate danger.

    CBC
  • Taylor & Calvin's BBQ Bash! 

    The couple that grills together, stays together? That's what Calvin Harris seems to think! The DJ has spoken proudly of Taylor Swift's barbecue skills.   She cooks too ������ A photo posted by Calvin Harris (@calvinharris) on Jul

    Access Hollywood
  • Vancouver's record dry conditions lead to tough new watering restrictions

    Vancouver is stepping up its water restrictions in the wake of record-breaking dry weather, reminding people "It's hot, it's dry. Metro Vancouver officials announced Friday that lawn watering will be reduced to one day a week, in the wake of the driest spell since 2003. "As we all know healthy lawns only need watering once a week,and if you don't water it at all and it just goes dry it will just go dormant and you will be able to have a healthy lawn in the fall when the rains come again," said Darrell Mussatto, Mayor of North Vancouver.

    CBC
  • Peru's See-Through Pod Hotel Has A Terrifyingly Awesome View

    This could be the most terrifying night of your life -- in the best way. True daredevils will jump at the chance to sleep in Skylodge, a trio of transparent capsules wedged high on a mountainside in the Peruvian Andes, not far from the city

    The Huffington Post q
  • Air Canada confirms bomb threat called into Saint John

    The Saint John Airport is the latest to report a bomb threat called in about an Air Canada flight. David Allen, the chief executive officer of the Saint John Airport, confirmed a commissionaire with the airport authority received a threat about an Air Canada flight travelling from Halifax to Toronto on July 1. Peter Fitzpatrick, a spokesperson for Air Canada, said the company's security experts determined the threat was not credible.

    CBC
  • Paul Bernardo applies for day parole in Toronto; families of victims devastated

    Paul Bernardo has applied for day parole in Toronto, though lawyers say he has almost no chance of succeeding. The lawyer for the families of Bernardo's murder victims, 14-year-old Leslie Mahaffy and 15-year-old Kristen French, said Correctional Service Canada sent out a form letter to the families last week advising them of his application. It is Bernardo's right to apply for day parole three years before he is eligible for full parole on his life sentence, but this has left families of both girls devastated, even though they knew this day was coming, said their lawyer Tim Danson.

    The Canadian Press
  • 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

    PopSugar Home
  • Tiger Woods closes Greenbrier with bogey-free 67

    At no point on Sunday was Tiger Woods a factor to win The Greenbrier Classic. Woods' Sunday effort -- his first bogey-free round on the PGA Tour since Round 1 of the 2013 Barclays -- was more reminiscent of the opening 66 on Thursday, where Woods appeared in almost complete control of his game. Despite the balky putter, Woods was encouraged by his ball-striking and shot-shaping.

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Province-wide wildfires blanket B.C. communities in smoke

    More than 60 new wildfires have sprung up across British Columbia over the weekend, putting people out of their homes or on evacuation alert, resulting in several communities declaring states of emergency. Smoke from the fires cast an early morning haze over Vancouver on Sunday. Three of the new fires are in the Kootenays in southeastern B.C.,  where an evacuation alert has been issued for about 350 homes along Highway 3A between Sitkum Creek and Willow Point.

    CBC
  • Controversial 'fish pedicures' now offered in Gander

    When you think of a day at the spa, sticking your feet in a basin of fish probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind. However, a spa in Gander is offering "fish pedicures" which involve just that. Gloria Brown is the local franchise owner

    CBC