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  • Airline seat-switching outcry: Jewish leader calls for understanding

    A leader in Toronto's Jewish community called for understanding in response to a controversy CBC News reported about yesterday, in which a woman travelling on a Porter Airlines flight refused to move to another seat to accommodate an ultra-Orthodox man

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  • Woman Finds 15-Foot Python Harassing Her Saint Bernard

    Residents of Warren County, Missouri, finally know why small animals have been disappearing and dogs have been barking at odd times in the night. The likely culprit -- a monstrous 14-foot-7-inch Burmese Python weighing in at 160 pounds -- was found by local resident Pauline Horstdaniel in her yard, local station KTVI reports. "I was terrified," Horstdaniel recalled to KTVI. A call to a local snake expert proved fruitless, as he offered to catch the python -- but only when he got back into town days later.

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  • With Star Wars relaunch, the Force is with Electronic Arts

    Electronic Arts Inc is back from the "dark side". EA said on Thursday that "extremely strong" preorders for "Star Wars: Battlefront" were behind its decision to raise its full-year revenue forecast to $4.45 billion from $4.40 billion. "(EA) is merely trying to rein in runaway expectations for Star Wars, during a highly competitive holiday window for first-person shooters," Barclays analyst Chris Merwin, who raised his price target on EA by $14 to $82, wrote in a research report.

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  • Hitchhiking robot on cross-country trip in US meets its demise on streets of Philadelphia

    A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S. The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment told The Associated Press that someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair on Saturday, ending its first American tour after about two weeks. The kid-size robot set out to travel cross-country after successfully hitchhiking across Canada in 26 days last year and parts of Europe.

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  • Duffy, Wallin, Brazeau Senate suspensions to end with dissolution of Parliament

    Three senators will see their suspensions without pay come to an abrupt end once an election is called, but only one will be get immediate, full access to perks and expenses. The suspensions of Pamela Wallin, Mike Duffy and Patrick Brazeau would end as soon as Prime Minister Stephen Harper asks for Parliament to be dissolved, setting off the federal election campaign. Brazeau faces two criminal charges as a result of his housing claims, while Duffy is charged with 31 counts of fraud, breach of trust and bribery.

    The Canadian Press
  • Watch men react to their girlfriends as they’re catcalled on the street

    It’s something that your girlfriends probably deal with when you’re not around: catcalling.But unless you experience it firsthand — whether you’re a man who catcalls or a woman who gets catcalled — you probably don’t understand the severity of it. So,

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  • The Year's Most Lavish Royal Wedding is Happening This Weekend

    It's been a big Summer for the British royals and we got to see the Swedish royals get married in a lavish ceremony, but now the Monaco royals are grabbing the spotlight! Pierre Casirahgi and his girlfriend of six years, Beatrice Borromeo, made it official with a wedding last Saturday. The civil ceremony at Monaco's Pink Palace was followed by a garden party and a reception at Monaco's Hotel de Paris.

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  • Kelowna cop under investigation for questionable traffic stop

    Among a recent slew of investigations into police activity is a case out of Kelowna, B.C., where a Mountie is being questioned for his questionable behaviour. Shawn Michaelz of Edmonton, Alberta, was driving in Kelowna with his girlfriend when a Mountie pulled them over. Michaelz explained on Facebook that he and his girlfriend were waiting to turn left at an intersection and though they had time to turn, they waited for the slowly oncoming police officer to turn, as he had the right of way.

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  • The new look Mickey Rourke, acting legend, was spotted out and about this week with yet another drastic new look. His chiseled face, designer stubble and new ‘do make him look completely different to the actor who became a pin-up in the 80s. (Image Credit: Wenn) (11 photos)

    The new look Mickey Rourke, acting legend, was spotted out and about this week with yet another drastic new look. His chiseled face, designer stubble and new ‘do make him look completely different to the actor who became a pin-up in the 80s. (Image Credit

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  • CHCH viewers in Ontario report seeing graphic sex scene

    Some Ontario viewers who tuned in to Hamilton's CHCH television station Wednesday afternoon say they saw a few moments from a graphic adult sex scene. CHCH and its parent company, Toronto-based media group Channel Zero, have investigated and say the issue wasn't on their end. Instead, they say, it's a problem with the cable provider, Rogers.

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  • Ronda Rousey dedicates UFC 190 fight to late wrestling legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper

    “Rowdy” Roddy Piper was a huge influence on UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Over his lengthy career in professional wrestling, Piper trained under Rousey’s mentor, “Judo” Gene Lebell, with regularity. Years later, Rousey came along and trained with the martial arts legend as well.

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  • Motorcycle rider survives crash near Ponoka

    "It's really quite great news, especially on a long weekend when we hear quite sad stories," said RCMP Sgt. Steve Vince. Vince says the rider was travelling south on the highway near Ponoka when he had to hit the brakes to avoid a vehicle in front of him.

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  • Sisters organize topless march after being improperly stopped by policev

    Sat, Aug 1: The women say a police officer stopped them while riding bikes and told them it was illegal, though that's not the case. Women have had the right to go topless in public since 1996 in Ontario.

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  • World's most valuable car collection to be auctioned

    RM Sotheby's will be selling off the most valuable collection of cars ever auctioned by a single owner. One of the headline cars is this 2005 Ferrari Enzo, named after founder Enzo Ferrari. This was the last one built, which Ferrari gave to Pope John Paul II. He requested it be auctioned with proceeds going to victims of the 2004 tsunami.

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  • Catfished! Girls Scam ISIS on Social Media for Travel Money

    Three young women turned the tables on IS recruiters. If you’re low on funds for that big vacation, you could always ask to borrow some, run a Kickstarter campaign … or swindle a couple of Islamic State recruiters. The ISIS members allegedly reached out to the young women on their social media accounts, asking them to join the militant cause.

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  • Couple, son win $17.3 M in Lotto 6-49; says helping others came back to them

    An Alberta couple and their adult son say karma may have played a part in their $17.3 million lottery win. Gerald, Elizabeth, and Dean Fritsma of Grande Prairie won the millions on the June 17 draw of Lotto 6-49. Elizabeth says they've helped so many family and friends over the years that the win must be some sort of payback.

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  • Canadian oil sands producer Athabasca Oil cuts capex

    The company said it would now spend C$291 million ($224 million) this year, down from its earlier estimate of C$305 million due to a reduction in planned thermal oil expenditure. Weak prices have curbed growth in Canada's oil sands, cutting production and discouraging investment in the world's third-largest crude reserve. Athabasca's realized prices for oil fell 42.6 percent to C$59.68 per barrel in the second quarter ended June 30.

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  • Hardy and Amelia Leighton's death due to fentanyl, other drugs, coroner says

    North Vancouver couple Hardy and Amelia Leighton, whose sudden deaths left their two-year-old boy an orphan, ingested toxic levels of fentanyl, the B.C. Coroners Service confirmed Wednesday. The couple — both in their 30s — were found dead in their home on July 20, and the use of illicit drugs was suspected at the time. "Expedited toxicology testing confirmed that both Mr. and Ms. Leighton had ingested toxic levels of fentanyl in combination with other drugs," a statement from the Coroners Service said.

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  • 10 countries sitting on massive oceans of oil

    The world powers and Iran struck a deal on Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program for at least 10 years in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. Interestingly, although Iran has a huge amount of oil, the Islamic republic doesn't even make it into the top three when it comes to proven crude oil reserves. Using the data provided by Barclays commodities analyst Michael Cohen, we put together a list of the 10 countries sitting on the greatest amounts of crude oil.

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  • Leafs lowball Bernier; Bruins blame game; NHL last chance team (Puck Headlines)

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Brad Richards’ son is hungry. • Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs is taking the blame for his team's issues.

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