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Two men get hit by an SUV during a demo of the car's self-parking system. Turns out the the 'pedestrian detection' feature wasn't activated!

  • State of Alberta finances 'behind the curtain' unexpected: Notley

    Premier Rachel Notley says she and her cabinet have been surprised by the state of Alberta's finances in the first few days since the NDP took over from Jim Prentice and the Progressive Conservatives. The premier has said there will be an interim budget in the coming weeks to keep the province functioning while the government works to have a full budget ready by the fall.

    The Canadian Press
  • Driver reaches 248 km/h, not fast enough to elude Leduc RCMP

    Despite the extreme speed, the officer was able to pull the car over and charge the driver, a 44 year old man from Spruce Grove, with dangerous driving. It was the second time in two weeks that Leduc RCMP charged a driver for extreme speeding.

    CBC
  • STOCKS GET SLAMMED, DOLLAR SURGES: Here's what you need to know

    The dollar surged to an eight-year high against the Japanese Yen, and crude oil fell at the start of the four-day week. "We believe that should West Texas Intermediate crude oil prices remain near $60/bbl, US producers will ramp up activity given improved returns with costs down by at least 20%," the Goldman analysts wrote in a note published Friday.

    Business Insider
  • Girl, 15, beaten in Winnipeg remains in hospital months after attack

    A 15-year-old girl who was badly beaten and sexually assaulted is still in hospital recovering from her injuries. She can't communicate, sit up or move around. "She's very limited in what she can do. [We] don't expect her to be perfect or the same

    CBC
  • Bates Family 'Praying' For Duggars

    The Bates family (left), The Duggar family (right) (Getty/TLC) Following the molestation allegations against Josh Duggar, and advertisers pulling out of TLC's "19 Kids and Counting," the Bates Family are praying for their friends, the Duggar family.

    Access Hollywood
  • Parents of Luka Gordic, 19-year old killed in Whister, push for tougher laws

    Luka Gordic's parents say they're living a nightmare in the loss of their youngest son — a "beautiful kid" with an "army of friends" who was stabbed in the heart in Whistler, B.C., 10 days ago. "This could have been anybody's child," said his tearful mother, Clara Gordic. "Hopefully we are going to be able to do something so that no parents again cry like we do," said his father, Mitch Gordic.

    CBC
  • Man accused of killing Calgary boy and his grandparents to stand trial

    Relatives of a Calgary boy and his grandparents who were slain nearly a year ago say they were somewhat satisfied that the man accused of killing them was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on upgraded charges. Douglas Garland was arrested last year following the disappearance of Alvin and Kathy Liknes and five-year-old Nathan O'Brien. Judge Bob Wilkins ruled there was sufficient evidence presented at a preliminary inquiry to send Garland, who is 55, to trial.

    The Canadian Press
  • Teens terrorizing themselves with #CharlieCharlieChallenge and filming the results

    Move over Ouija boards and “Bloody Mary.” There’s a new creepy game in town, and it involves a sombrero-wearing demon named Charlie. Teens everywhere are convinced they’ve been able to summon a Mexican demon named Charlie through a new Ouija board-inspired game called the Charlie Charlie Challenge.

    Daily Buzz
  • ‘He broke the rod!’ Florida fisherman catches 552-pound giant goliath grouper

    Joe Black, a tackle shop owner from Cape Coral, Florida, recently caught the largest fish every from a kayak in Sanibel: a 552-pound giant goliath grouper. “He broke the rod!” Black yelled, both shocked and excited by the massive catch.

    Daily Buzz
  • Car crash survivor has head reattached to spine, hopes to return home soon

    By all accounts, Tony Cowan is lucky to be alive. Paramedics resuscitated Cowan, 29, before rushing him to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary via police escort. As Cowan’s partner, Karen Dawson, his mother and the rest of his family gathered to say goodbye, he opened his eyes.

    Good News
  • 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.

    Daily Mail q
  • U2 mourns 'irreplaceable' tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, found dead in Los Angeles

    U2's tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, was found dead in his Los Angeles hotel room on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack, officials confirm. The band's frontman Bono posted a statement Wednesday on U2's website about Sheehan's death. Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Chris Reade said that first responders were called to the Sunset Marquis Hotel in West Hollywood around 5:30 a.m. local time for a reported cardiac arrest.

    CBC
  • Keep, Don't Kill: 9 Weeds to Welcome (10 photos)

    One man's weed is another man's best friend. That's certainly true for many of the weeds that are found in backyards around the country. While some gardeners labor to rid their patches of earth of any stray stem or sprout, they might do well to live and

    Bob Vila
  • Patient seen with Perry on night of death says she talked of aliens

    A young male psychiatric patient who was seen with Serena Perry the night she died said he left her in the amphitheatre of the Saint John Regional Hospital after she started talking about an alien that was following her. The statement from the young man — whose name is protected by a publication ban — was made in an email to the coroner's inquest in Saint John, N.B., into Perry's death. Perry, 22, was unresponsive when she was found on the floor of the Saint John Regional Hospital on Feb. 14, 2012 with a blue hospital house coat wrapped around her neck.

    The Canadian Press
  • First Nations $300M federal housing fund builds just 99 homes

    A $300-million aboriginal housing fund created by the Conservative government is falling far short of its promise of creating thousands of new homes on reserves that desperately need dwellings. A CBC News investigation has found the First Nations Market Housing Fund helped build just 99 homes to date and is nowhere near meeting its ambitious target of 25,000 privately owned dwellings by 2018. "Frankly, it's taken us a little longer than anticipated," says John Beaucage, chair of the fund's board of trustees.

    CBC
  • Hydro utility sold equipment acquired for $79 million as scrap metal for $75,000

    Quebec's hydro utility was criticized Wednesday for selling new and unused nuclear power equipment acquired in 2011 for $79 million as scrap metal for a paltry $75,000. The 2015-16 report of Quebec Auditor General Guylaine Leclerc stated Hydro-Quebec performed a "weak assessment" of the value of the equipment for the reactor's turbine and did not issue a formal call for tenders. "Hydro-Quebec issued a restricted call for tenders to sell the equipment on the metal recycling market based on a weak assessment of the market value of the assets," Leclerc said in a statement released Wednesday.

    The Canadian Press
  • 'Shark Tank' investor Robert Herjavec explains why you should be wary of all business advice

    Business Insider recently spoke with the cyber security entrepreneur at a press conference for Deluxe's entrepreneur initiative, Small Business Revolution. "You know, people always ask that question: 'What's the one piece of advice that changes everything?'" Herjavec said. To him, that piece of advice doesn't exist.

    Business Insider
  • Former teacher not guilty of sex charges

    Mon, May 25 - A former Saskatchewan teacher has been found not guilty of the sexual exploitation of a former student. Meaghan Craig says Erin Osmond walked out of court Monday a free woman.

    Global News
  • Family unable to draw woman with drug addiction away from North End home

    The family of 25-year-old Shanastene McLeod drummed in front of three homes in the North End Tuesday night, hoping to convince her to leave a life of drugs and come home to safety. McLeod went missing May 21. McLeod's family said she has a drug problem and they believed she was holed up in a home well known to law enforcement.

    CBC
  • Crude oil is getting smoked

    (REUTERS/Yehuda Ben Itach) Crude oil is getting smoked. On Tuesday, West Texas Intermediate crude was down by more than 3%, falling to as low as $57.72 per barrel. Brent crude, the international benchmark, was down more than 3% at about $63.84 per barrel

    Business Insider