• Five-year-old girl recognises missing dog in a dog meat stall 

    A picture of a girl crying by a roast dog she believed to be her missing pet has quickly gone viral on the internet. The five-year-old from northern Vietnam found 'Flower' in a dog meat stall.

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  • Grandmother’s hilarious real-estate photos go viral

    Yolie Ball and her husband are trying to sell their Florida home. When Ball’s daughter arrived to take some real-estate photos for the couple, 86-year-old Ball insisted on posing in some of them. Ball’s 15-year-old granddaughter, Makenzie Ball, found the photos so hilarious she posted them on Twitter where they went viral.

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  • Ryan Phillippe: My Daughter Ava Freaks Out When People Think I'm Her Brother

    Forty’s the new twenty, according to people who spot Ryan Phillippe. The baby-faced star, who hit the big 4-0 in September, admitted to Variety he still gets “carded constantly.” And his youthful appearance isn’t only causing confusion at restaurants

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  • Germanwings Crash: The Latest Chilling Details, Airline's New Statement

    On Monday, March 30, representatives for the airline and its parent company Lufthansa released a new statement about Germanwings Flight 9525, which crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday, March 24, failing to reach its destination of Düsseldorf, Germany after leaving Barcelona, Spain. Under a header reading "Our deepest sympathies," Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr and Thomas Winkelmann, spokesman for Germanwings' executive board, wrote a statement about the tragedy. The official statement comes as further revelations about co-pilot Andreas Lubitz come to light.

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  • Deadly crime wave ends with 50 charges in B.C. and Alberta

    A violent crime wave that began in Edmonton and spanned two province came to an end this month, when police arrested and charged two men with more than 50 crimes, including murders, shootings and home invasions. Edmonton police partnered with B.C. police agencies and RCMP to arrest the suspect. Evidence uncovered in both killings revealed a history of violence and involvement in unsolved shootings, break-ins and robberies across Alberta and B.C.

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  • Ottawa man meets online classifieds buyers at police station

    An Ottawa man is asking potential buyers to meet him at the police station when selling high-priced items to strangers on classified websites, such as Kijiji and Craigslist. Vladimir Kostine said he started taking extra precautions with his expensive sale items, like his smartphone, after the charred remains of an Ancaster, Ont. man who was trying to sell his truck online were found in 2013. Kostine said he has had fewer responses to ads asking to meet at the police station — and he believes that means his extra precautions are having the desired effect.

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  • 'We're cashing in nest egg': Make the most of the pensions revolution

    The moment the new pension freedoms were unveiled, Graham Hadfield knew they were for him. The 57-year-old self-employed builder had never wanted to use an annuity to turn his retirement savings into an income for life. ‘The freedoms are brilliant.

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  • Temporary foreign workers: mass exodus expected after April 1

    A Calgary immigration lawyer says changes to the temporary foreign workers program could affect everyday Albertans as early as this week. You go to a Tim Hortons and all of sudden your lineup doubles," said ​Peter Wong of Caron & Partners LLP. April 1 is the day that permits expire for temporary foreign workers who have been in Canada for more than four years.

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  • Air Canada plane was airborne again after initial impact at Halifax airport

    Investigators from the Transportation Safety Board spent Monday sifting through the debris of a plane crash in Halifax and documenting the site where the Air Canada flight touched down short of a runway before skidding to a stop, sending 25 people on board to hospital. "This kind of approach and landing accident is very much something that we pay very close attention to," said Mike Cunningham, the agency's regional manager of air investigations. The board is in the early stages of its investigation into the crash of AC624 and it is highlighting the fact that approach-and-landing accidents have been on its watch list of issues that pose the greatest risk to the country's transportation system.

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  • Selena's father has mixed feelings about events marking 20-year anniversary of singer's death

    Twenty years after Selena's murder, the Latin world will remember "The Queen of Tejano" with concerts, lookalike contests, dances and a massive festival. "Of course I'm happy that, today, people remember Selena more than ever," Abraham Quintanilla Jr. said via phone from his office in Corpus Christi. Selena began performing as a child, singing in Los Dinos, a band formed by her father that featured her brother A.B. on bass and sister Suzette on drums.

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  • Chip Wilson plans giant dock project at Point Grey but the joke's on irate neighbours

    Wilson posted a development notice on his property in the pricey Point Grey neighbourhood about his plans to build an 8,000-square-foot heliport dock. The development application states that the proposed heliport is permitted under the site's existing RS 2 zoning and was anticipated when the Point Grey Road bicycle lanes were rezoned. Billionaire Wilson is one of the richest men in British Columbia with his wealth built on yoga pants.

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  • Stray dogs show up at funeral for woman who used to feed them

    A funeral for a woman in Mexico took an unexpected turn when a number of stray dogs unexpectedly showed up to pay their respects. Animal lover Margarita Suarez of Merida, Yucatan, passed away earlier this month after battling illness. During her life she was known for her kindness to all kinds of animals and every morning she would feed the stray dogs and cats that would show up at her home.

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  • Moment pro-surfer jumps overboard as major wave hits his boat

    Mark Healey, 33, was at big wave surfing spot Mavericks in California. When Healey saw the wave coming he turned to his friends and said he was jumping. They held on to the railing instead.

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  • Malaysian fishmonger sentenced to death for killing 2 British students in Borneo

    A Malaysian court on Tuesday sentenced a fishmonger to death for killing two British medical students last year on Borneo island. Prosecutor Muhamad Iskandar Ahmad said the high court found Zulkipli Abdullah, 23, guilty of stabbing to death Aidan Brunger and Neil Gareth Dalton in Sarawak state last August. The defence failed to raise any reasonable doubts in the case," Muhamad Iskandar said.

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  • Josh Murray Says He Doesn't Miss Ex-Fiancee Andi Dorfman: "It Just Doesn't Work"

    Josh Murray is seemingly over his relationship with ex-fiancée Andi Dorfman. The season 10 Bachelorette alum told E!’s Marc Malkin at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday, March 29, that he doesn’t miss his former wife-to-be.

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  • Future shop severance packages not up to snuff, says lawyer

    First Target said it would take a mulligan on the 133 stores it had opened in Canada, and then Future Shop welcomes its employees to work this past Saturday with notices telling 1,500 of them they’re out of a job. Now a group of workers turfed out by Best Buy’s decision to shut down its Future Shop stores say the severance cheques they were offered are too low, and not in line with Canadian labour practices. “What I discovered pretty much consistently amongst all the people that I’ve spoken to is that the offers were completely inadequate,” says Lior Samfiru, a labour lawyer retained to negotiate for higher packages for a number of former employees.

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  • Robin Williams' wife, children head to court in fight over late comedian's personal belongings

    Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian's estate. The lawyers are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge Monday to argue over who should get clothes and other personal items the actor kept at one of his Northern California homes. In papers filed in December, Williams' wife, Susan, says some of the late actor's personal items were taken without her permission.

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  • 3 changes to BC Liquor Stores you will start to notice on April 1

    B.C.'s liquor review has been a long process with a number of incremental changes, but there are a number of changes coming into effect on April 1 that consumers will notice right away. Starting Wednesday, select grocery stores will officially be allowed to sell B.C. wine on their shelves, but its unclear when the first of these stores will be ready to start selling wine. There are also a number of changes to the government-operated BC Liquor Stores.

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  • Girl, four, eats 30 pots of Petits Filous yoghurt a day

    A fussy four-year-old girl refuses to eat anything other than Petits Filous- munching her way through 30 pots a day. The youngster won't touch chocolate, sweets or ice cream and even bursts into tears if she is offered an alternative brand.

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  • NBA Playoff Picture Update: Raptors soar past Rockets

    With just a few weeks remaining until the NBA postseason, every night can impact the standings. NBA Playoff Picture keeps you up to date on all the most important news for all 16 berths and seeds. A Raptors Resurgence?: While the Toronto Raptors have already clinched the Atlantic Division and are still very much in play for the No. 3 seed in the East, the team has been in a slump for more than a month.

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