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Heavy storms hit Manitoba during the week, with this spectacular lightning bolt shorting out the power in a large area of Winnipeg.

  • Chris Sale suspended five days after bizarre clubhouse incident

    Chris Sale is suspended five days. The other shoe has dropped on the bizarre clubhouse incident involving Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale. General manager Rick Hahn announced Sunday that Sale has been suspended five days for “violating team rules, insubordination and destroying team equipment.” He’s also been fined an undisclosed amount.

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  • Hwy. 407 crash involving coach bus leaves 3 people dead

    Three people have been killed in a crash on Highway 407 near Mississauga Road, Peel paramedics say.

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  • Muslims go on cross-country tour to thank Canadians, dispel myths

    Some of the misconceptions they say they want to address involve the veil, jihad and the Prophet Muhammad. "The best thing for a person who wants to learn about hijab is to ask the women who are actually wearing the hijab," said imam Ferhad Ghaffar, who is part of the caravan.

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  • Tim Hortons takedown: Cops with coffee bust armed drug dealer

    It's an unusual story about a criminal, a coffee shop and a loaded, sawed-off shotgun. A ruling from the B.C. Court of Appeal reveals new details about the arrest of an armed drug dealer outside a popular Prince George coffee shop in November, 2013. The Tim Hortons was busy with customers, including numerous students from a nearby high school, Two RCMP officers sat drinking coffee and looking out the window.

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  • Here’s the real secret to losing weight and staying thin (Hint: You’re not going to like it)

    A study found that metabolism rates slow more than expected years after weight loss.

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  • CNBC update: Mexico arrests drug kingpin Guzman

    Mexico says it has recaptured drug lord El Chapo; and there are reports of a shooting at an Egyptian Red Sea resort, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

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  • Yet another standout NFL player retiring under 30 for health reasons

    Former franchise left tackle Eugene Monroe is retiring from football at age 29, he announced Thursday at The Players’ Tribune (ESPN’s Josina Anderson had the news first) and cited health reasons as the biggest concern. Eugene Monroe is walking away from the NFL at age 29. The Baltimore Ravens released Monroe this offseason after three seasons with the team.

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  • The Latest: Clinton saddened by GOP's 'lock her up' chants

    Donald Trump's campaign chairman is calling on Hillary Clinton to follow Debbie Wasserman Schultz's lead and drop out of the race over her use of a secret email server. Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday she is stepping down as Democratic National Committee chairwoman following the publication of hacked party emails.

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  • Dead geese had feet ripped off for Jack Miner leg bands

    The discovery of seven dead geese near a Kingsville bird sanctuary has owners worried the animals are being targeted for trophies. Some of the geese have had their feet ripped off and leg bands removed, explained Mary Baruth, the executive director at Jack Miner Migratory Bird Foundation. Most of the birds at the sanctuary are tagged with Jack Miner leg bands, which have become a hot commodity with some of the bands selling online for hefty prices.

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  • Surprised Dog Reacts to the News That He's Getting a Brother

    Either this dog is an Oscar worthy actor, or this is the most surprised face there has ever been. Every time his owner tells him that he’s getting a little brother, his entire face drops in bewilderment. The video when the brother actually arrives should be something to behold! Credit: John Bache

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  • Sewing Hems Classes

    Learn Functional Hemming Techniques In an Online Class from Craftsy

  • Gigi Hadid Looks Post-Workout Chic (130 photos)

    Gigi Hadid has quickly become America's Sweetheart of the modeling world—with her California Girl good looks and sunny disposition—but her style says bonafide bombshell. Hadid knows how to dress her curves—from midriff-baring two pieces, to curve-hugging dresses and plunging necklines. The top model even makes a white t-shirt and jeans look totally sexy. Hey, if you got it, flaunt it. Click through to see her best looks, plus shop model off duty must-haves on ShopBAZAAR. From Harper's BAZAAR

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  • Checklist of possible behavioural warning signs of dementia

    Researchers on Sunday outlined a syndrome called "mild behavioural impairment" that may be a harbinger of Alzheimer's or other dementias, and proposed a checklist of symptoms to help identify who's at risk. The symptoms must mark a change from prior behaviour and have lasted at least six months. Among the questions:

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  • Speaker Ryan: I do not accept the nomination

    U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks about the speculation surrounding the Republican Party's nomination for President.

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  • Costco selling Christmas trees in July has people asking 'Why'?

    A big evergreen tree with shiny lights is probably the last thing you'd expect to see in a store at this time of year, which is why some shoppers were surprised to see Costco has started selling Christmas trees and decorations this week in the barbeque aisle. It's not the first time Costco has pulled out the tinsel and decorations in the summer, but it seems this year the shopping warehouse is trying to ring in the holidays extra early. At the Costco store in Moncton, many wondered just how early is too early.

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  • Brooklyn Beckham's Latest Photo of Chloë Grace Moretz Will Make You Swoon

    It looks like things are getting serious between Brooklyn Beckham and Chloë Grace Moretz. After months of speculation, the actress finally confirmed their relationship during an appearing on Watch What Happens Live in May, and the two are also heating up Instagram with adorable photos. Brooklyn took to social media in late May and uploaded a black-and-white snap of the actress sitting in what appears to be a hotel hallway with bags of takeout, writing, "Late night take out with the bae." Chloë — who graces the June cover of Glamour magazine — also shared a few photos of her and Brooklyn looking all loved up. Of course, this isn't the first time these two have been romantically linked. The two

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  • Construction worker killed at Children's Hospital of Sask. site identified as young actor

    The man killed in an industrial accident at the Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan construction site has been identified as a passionate, young actor. A friend has identified Eric Ndayishimiye as the 21-year-old who was pronounced dead at the site Thursday afternoon. Just a few hours before Paula Collins had been messaging Ndayishimiye about a possible project.

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  • Bay Bulls father, 81, sentenced for assaulting children 50 years ago

    A Bay Bulls man who beat his son and burned his daughter more than 50 years ago has been sentenced to 16 months house arrest for what the judge hearing the case called "egregious" offences. Walter Welyhorski, 81, was convicted of three assaults after a trial in March 2016, and sentencing was handed down Friday in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland. According to the facts presented during sentencing, Welyhorski assaulted his son three times between October 1964 and July 1971.

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  • Man killed, woman injured in Hwy. 401 motorcycle crash

    A male motorcyclist is dead and a female motorcyclist is dealing with injuries after a crash on Highway 401 early Saturday morning, provincial police say. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say the crash involved at least three motorcycles and a transport truck at around 3:30 a.m. on the eastbound express lanes of Highway 401 near Keele Street. Sgt. Colin Style of the OPP Highway Safety Division told CBC News that a group of motorcyclists was riding on Highway 401 when the collision with the truck occurred, adding police have not yet determined the sequence of events that led to the fatal crash and some motorcyclists have returned to the scene to give eyewitness accounts.

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  • 'Shhhh!' Quiet clubbing dance craze comes to Ottawa

    A company based in New York City that specializes in a trend known as "quiet clubbing" is now making noise in Ottawa. "It's kind of a cool concept, right, because Ottawa ... they're a little stringent with the rules," said Tyler Monette, who came out for the party at the Baja Burger Shack. "I mean, it's huge in the United States and crazy in Europe as well, so it's just time to come here to Canada," said Liz Van Den Akerboom of Quiet Events Canada.

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  • Cottage owner 'last man standing' on road blocked by neighbour

    When Erick Fritsch arrived in Nova Scotia for his annual summer vacation, he was greeted by an unfamiliar sight: a steel gate across the road leading to his cottage, and a sign identifying the route as "Pugsley Logging Road". 

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