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  • Actor Richard Hong killed at Stroumboulopoulos's Los Angeles home, police say

    Actor Richard Hong has been identified as the man found dead early Friday at the Los Angeles home rented by television personality George Stroumboulopoulos. Police said Hong was a 41-year-old Canadian who lived in Los Angeles. Stroumboulopoulos, the former "Hockey Night in Canada" host, said in a prepared statement that he's "heartbroken" after a "dear friend" was found dead.

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  • Man spends 43 YEARS in a wheelchair after receiving the wrong diagnosis

    A man who spent the past 43 years confined to a wheelchair has had to learn how to walk again after discovering he was misdiagnosed as a teenager. Rufino Borrego was told he had incurable muscular dystrophy when he was 13 years old and has used a wheelchair to get around ever since. The rare disease can actually be treated simply by taking asthma medication and just a year after his new diagnosis, Borrego was able to walk for the first time to his local cafe.

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  • See the 3 star hotel where Prince William and Kate will spend a romantic night in Canada

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to enjoy one romantic night alone during their royal tour of Canada, away from their two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte – and have chosen to stay in a modest, three-star hotel. The pair are planning to spend the night stay in the Coast High Country Inn in the town of Whitehorse, which usually costs around $180 a night for a stay. Meanwhile, three-year-old Prince George and one-year-old Princess Charlotte will be cared for by their nanny, Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo, who will accompanying the family on their trip as part of their 12-person entourage.

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  • Report: Zookeeper screamed for help before tiger attack

    A zookeeper screamed for help into her radio before she was fatally attacked by a Malayan tiger, but the 350-pound animal crushed her neck before her co-workers could reach her, an autopsy report released Friday showed. The Palm Beach County medical examiner determined that Stacey Konwiser, 38, died of a fractured spine, a lacerated jugular and other neck injuries suffered when she was attacked on April 15 by the tiger named Hati.

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  • Brangelina Update

    US Weekly reports that Brad Pitt's alleged abusive incident on a plane that sparked Angelina Jolie's divorce filing is caught on tape. ET Canada has the latest.

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  • Canada Border Services Agency officer found dead at Pearson Airport

    A Canada Border Services Agency officer was found dead in Terminal 3 of Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday night, the agency confirmed on Saturday. Peel Regional Police said they received a call for medical assistance at about 8:20 p.m. Mark Fischer, spokesperson for Peel Regional Police, said Friday night that a man shot himself inside the airport but not in a public area.

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  • Alton Towers Smiler rollercoaster ‘crashed with the force of a 90mph car accident’

    The crash on the Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers that left five passengers with life-changing injuries was so powerful that it was the equivalent of a 90mph car crash, a court has heard. Vicky Balch (above), then 19, and Leah Washington, then 17, who each lost a leg in the devastating crash in June last year and several other people who were trapped for hours attended Stafford Crown Court today for the sentencing hearing. Prosecuter Bernard Thorogood told the court that the passengers on the £18 million ride watched with “disbelief and horror” as realised they were going to collide with an empty carriage.

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  • Domino’s Pizza customer gets the best reward for handing in cash found in her delivery

    A woman who found a LOT of money in her Domino’s delivery has been rewarded with free pizza for a YEAR for handing it in. Selena Avalos was feeling peckish and ordered a box of chicken wings from a branch of the fast food giant in San Jose, California. Selena decided to do the honest thing and inform Domino’s of the little mix up and a driver rushed round to pick up the cash, which turned out to be the restaurant’s bank deposit.

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  • Man confesses to murder that his identical twin has served 13 years in jail for committing

    A man has confessed to a murder 13 years after his identical twin was found guilty for the crime. Karl Smith (above, right) stunned a Chicago court last week after he admitted to the killing of Antwan Carter that his brother, Kevin Dugar (above, left), has served 13 years in jail for. The brothers, who have different surnames after Smith changed his to their mother’s maiden name, became active in gangs while growing up together.

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  • Rent-free: Well-dressed 'professional tenant' won't leave Toronto apartment

    "It's been a living hell for the past two months," Robin Ennis said in an interview with CBC News. The tenant, James Regan, 62, lost a similar dispute at the board earlier this year over another property he was occupying.

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  • Worker covered in hot tar in industrial accident, saved by protective suit

    A worker covered in hot tar has serious burns but is expected to survive following an industrial accident in the Toronto area of Logan Avenue and Danforth Avenue, police say. 

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  • Man whose truck fell off Change Islands ferry still seeking compensation

    Dean Snow was driving his dump truck full of sand off the MV Capt. Earl W. Winsor when he noticed the ship's ramp started to drift away from the wharf. The dump truck fell into the icy water. "Obviously our position is that liability is quite clearly against the operators of the ferry," said Steve Marshall, Snow's lawyer.

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  • Brad Marchand coy about playing with Sidney Crosby on Penguins

    TORONTO – Brad Marchand might not be “Brad Marchand” anymore.

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  • Canadian diplomat's son in deadly Florida shooting deported home

    A Canadian diplomat’s teenage son has been deported from the United States following his involvement in a fatal drug-related shooting, effectively nullifying the house arrest and probation he had been sentenced to serve, a national news agency reported on Sunday. Marc Wabafiyebazu, 15 at the time of the Miami shooting, was deported on Sept. 6, according to the Canadian Press. The news agency did not clearly cite its source, but quoted the teen's mother, Roxanne Dube, Canadian consul general in Miami at the time of the incident, as saying: "It's done.

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  • Heli error: Mistake will cost picturesque Alberta town its landmark water tower

    An iconic water tower overlooking a scenic town in west-central Alberta is headed for the scrap heap because of a mistake made during the construction of a new hospital helipad. Alberta Health Services said it asked its consultants whether the massive blue and white tower jutting high into the sky next door would be an issue. It turns out, under Transport Canada regulations, the tower would have to be painted in an orange-and-white checkerboard pattern to make it more visible for air ambulance pilots.

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  • Multiple people shot by gunmen in Baltimore (6 photos)

    Eight people, including a three-year-old girl, were hurt in a shooting that Baltimore police called an act of “retaliatory violence” on Saturday night, authorities said. A spokesman of the Baltimore Police Department told reporters at a news conference that the shooting appeared to be in response to a fatal shooting on Labor Day that left one person dead and others injured. Police said the attack was “planned” and involved three shooters, two with handguns and one with a long gun that seemed to be a shotgun. Police said all the eight victims were expected to recover from their injuries. Further details were not immediately available on the shooting or identities of the shooters. A separate shooting in Baltimore on Saturday left two people with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. (Reuters) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.

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  • Financially struggling Alexander First Nation residents disturbed by controversial audit

    Life is not easy for Dorothy Powder and her husband on the Alexander First Nation reserve, where they have been waiting for power poles for six years. On Aug 4, Dorothy attended a band membership meeting where accountants presented a scathing report identifying $2.1 million in "unexplained payments" between 2013 and 2015 to a former band chief Herbert Arcand and seven administrative staff. "It's very bad," said Brent Burnstick, adding he is concerned about the health of his six children.

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  • MacArthur concussed in Senators camp, fight breaks out (Video)

    At Ottawa Senators camp, defenseman Patrick Sieloff – who was acquired in the offseason for Alex Chiasson – made contact with the head of Clarke MacArthur in a play along the boards. MacArthur immediately went to the ice clutching his head. Bobby Ryan, who is not known for being much of a fighter, went directly after Sieloff.

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  • Home Depot pulling Scary Peeper Creeper from stores

    Home Depot says it will pull the Scary Peeper Creeper from its shelves after a woman who saw the Halloween window decoration in a Markham, Ont., store complained it makes light of predatory behaviour against women. Equipped with suction cups for mounting outside a window, the decoration costs $29 and features the full-sized head, face and hands of a creepy-looking, hooded man peering into a window.

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  • Gigi Hadid says Milan Fashion Week prankster is 'lucky' Zayn wasn't around

    Gigi Hadid is the latest star to be accosted by serial prankster Vitalii Sediuk, but during the incident at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday (Sept. 22) she proved more than capable of handling herself. The model hit back at the Ukranian media personality when hepicked her up from behind as she left a fashion show with her sister BellaHadid – a move he said was a protest against "well-connected cute girlsfrom Instagram" dominating the fashion world. However Gigi didn't need her boyfriend to protect her thanksto her intense boxing training – a skill she referred to on Twitter.

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