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Leafs stars threaten to sue TSN, fan over tweet

A tweet insinuating an adulterous relationship between Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul and Elisha Cuthbert could end up costing the network.

  • Girl, 14, forced into week of sex work at downtown hotel

    Three people have been charged with human trafficking after Toronto police rescued a 14-year-old girl who they said was forced into sex work at a downtown hotel. Police said security staff responded to a noise complaint in a hotel room in the Bay Street and Dundas Street West area last Friday night. The teen told police she had been invited to the hotel by the three accused, and was then held in the room and forced to provide sexual services for a week. The girl said she feared for her safety and couldn't contact anyone because her cellphone was confiscated and the hotel phone was disabled.

    CBC
  • 'Blurred Lines' Trial Reveals How Much Money Robin Thicke's Song Made

    As the Blurred Lines trial resumed, jurors got an inside peek at the financial success of the song credited to Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I..

    Yahoo Music Canada
  • Paris Hilton's brother Conrad agrees to plead guilty to misdemeanour assault on flight

    Paris Hilton's youngest brother, Conrad, agreed to plead guilty to assaulting flight attendants on a trip from London to Los Angeles last year during which authorities say he called other passengers "peasants" and threatened to kill crew members. Hilton, 20, signed the agreement Tuesday and is set to appear in court Thursday, but will officially plead guilty to the misdemeanour later, said the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles. Hilton's attorney, Robert Shapiro, did not immediately reply to an after-hours phone message seeking comment. According to an FBI affidavit, Hilton acknowledged calling other passengers "peasants" and said he had would have killed one flight attendant if another passenger hadn't calmed him down during the 10-hour July 31 flight.

    The Canadian Press 21 mins ago
  • Helen Mirren, 69, Is a Total Bombshell in Semi-Sheer Dress on the Red Carpet: See the Photos!

    Helen Mirren attended the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2015 Spring Gala in NYC on Monday, March 2, dressed in a semi-sheer dress that made jaws drop; see the red carpet photos!

    Us Weekly
  • Teacher Erin Osmond takes stand at her own sexual exploitation trial

    A 29-year-old teacher from Prud'homme, Sask. is on trial, charged with the sexual exploitation of a high school student in Watrous in 2013. Osmond began a romantic relationship with the student that lasted for several months. Eventually, Osmond and the student, who can't be named because of a publication ban, became more and more romantic. Osmond's contract as a substitute teacher at the school was ending February 15.

    CBC
  • Nurse attacks: are bruises and black eyes the new face of B.C. health care?

    "It is a blatant lack of compliance, that's a big part of the problem," said David Durning, Senior Labour Relations Officer with the Health Sciences Association of B.C. Durning points to the fact that the hospital was fined last May for three violent incidents, including a stabbing. In fact, every B.C. health authority has been penalized by WorkSafeBC after violent incidents in their facilities. Statistics from WorkSafeBC show 3722 health care workers were injured by violence at work between 2005 and 2012. The most violent assaults of health care workers happen in emergency rooms and psychiatric wards.

    CBC
  • Japanese YouTube star covers himself in Mentos, jumps in a bathtub of Coke Zero

    Japanese YouTube star Hajime covered himself in hundreds of Mentos, then took a bath in 350 litres of Coke Zero.

    Daily Buzz
  • Federal agents target industry that helps Chinese women have American-born babies

    Federal agents searched three dozen homes Tuesday in California during a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically become American citizens. The investigation of three alleged birth tourism rings may be the biggest yet by federal homeland security agents who say that, while pregnant women may travel to the United States and deliver their babies here, they cannot lie about the purpose of their trip when applying for a visa. Authorities believe people from other countries are carrying out similar schemes but recent cases in California have catered to wealthy visitors from China, most likely due to the country's large population, recent economic boom and ties to the region. It is unclear how many women travel to the United States for maternity tourism.

    The Canadian Press
  • Oil glut: US running out of room to store crude; prices for oil and gasoline could plunge

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months.

    The Canadian Press
  • Hilary Duff's Post-Divorce Life

    Hilary Duff went into her marriage with the idea that she and Mike Comrie would be together forever. Now, after nearly five years of marriage and her recent divorce filing, the actress admits her views on matrimony have changed. "A marriage of 20 years, the accomplishment of that must feel really great, but there are also huge sacrifices," she continued.

    Access Hollywood
  • Bible story: Israeli PM packs potent religious symbolism in US speech

    The powerful religious symbolism packed into a speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to U.S. Congress would have been self-evident even to someone lacking training in Jewish theology. What followed was a modern version — in which Netanyahu was cast in the role of protector, the threat still came from Persia, and the unwitting king in need of a wake-up call was Barack Obama, the U.S. president believed to be on the verge of a historic nuclear deal with Iran. He looked up to the gallery and applauded Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel. —He condemned details he's heard about a possible nuclear deal with Iran.

    The Canadian Press
  • Mother of child 'M' beaten and starved to death apologizes

    With her husband working night shifts, she stayed alone at home taking care of the couple’s children.

    CBC
  • Computer expert warns Canadians: Watch out for 'Superfish'

    Martin Lehner is a security expert at Orange Technology in Whitehorse. He says users of Lenovo computers should get their computers checked for pre-installed software. Lehner says many Lenovo computers have software called, "Superfish", which is installed at the factory.

    CBC
  • Ronda Rousey's latest movie project revealed amid criticism from rival

    If fans were wondering what’s next for UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey after her UFC 184 win, they needn’t wonder any longer.

    Cagewriter
  • Vancouver real estate shifting to first sellers' market in 4 years

    The latest real estate numbers for Vancouver confirm what agents and buyers have been noticing: it's been a hot winter, and shifting toward a sellers' market. In February, Metro Vancouver home sales were up 20.2 per cent compared to the 10-year average for the month, according to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. "This is a very, very strong February, stronger than normal," said board president Ray Harris. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board called last month its busiest February since 2007.

    CBC
  • Norwegian author's fat comment hits Canadians' self-esteem

    You’ve probably never heard of Karl Ove Knausgaard, unless you happened on the flap he caused in the last few days by trashing the eating habits of Newfoundlanders in a New York Times Magazine article. Social media is still rippling with reaction to Knausgaard’s observation that almost everyone he encountered in a restaurant in St. Anthony, N.L., during trip to visit abandoned Viking settlements at L’Anse aux Meadows was fat, and apparently proud of it.

    Daily Brew
  • Mom who blogged about son's constant health woes is convicted of his salt-poisoning death

    A jury in the New York suburbs found Lacey Spears, of Scottsville, Kentucky, guilty of second-degree murder in the death last year of 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears. The defence portrayed Spears as a caring mother and her son as sickly, but the prosecution argued Spears reveled in the attention his illness brought her. Video showed Spears twice taking him into a hospital bathroom with a connector tube and him suffering afterward. "The motive is bizarre, the motive is scary, but it exists," Assistant District Attorney Patricia Murphy said in closing arguments Thursday.

    The Canadian Press
  • Spy inside al-Qaeda goes public

    An agent who infiltrated al-Qaeda on behalf of British intelligence has spoken to the BBC for the first time, the BBC's Gordon Corera reports.

    BBC News q
  • Sex shows streamed from Windsor libraries probed by police

    Sex shows streamed live online from two branches of the Windsor Public Library are being investigated by police. CBC News discovered more than 50 graphic sex shows were streamed from the Riverside and Fontainebleau branches in east Windsor between November of last year and the end of January. Police spokesperson Sgt. Matt D'Asti said investigators are asking for the public's help and for anyone who saw anything to come forward. The woman, who used the screen name "lilsecrett," streamed video of herself flashing her breasts, masturbating and using sex toys in front of a webcam for an online audience while using computers at the Riverside and Fontainebleau branches of the library.

    CBC
  • The iPhone 6 Plus is killing tablet sales

    Consumers are shying away from tablets. Sales...

    Business Insider