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How you can help with relief efforts in Nepal

The federal government says it will match donations as Canadian Red Cross sets up a special fund, and charities like CARE and UNICEF fundraise.

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    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones ran from a Sunday crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab "a large handful of cash" from the car, witnesses told police. The driver, whom an off-duty officer identified as Jones, ran from the scene but then returned for the cash before fleeing again, police said. Albuquerque Officer Simon Drobik said authorities are searching for Jones, who's wanted for questioning, but he has not been located.

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    A Calgary couple is sharing their buyer beware story after almost losing a deposit they put on a new car. Sonia Ambrosio and her husband went to Sunridge Nissan one weekend to replace the fob for their 13-year-old car.

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  • Bruce's First Wife Speaks Out

    Chrystie Scott, Bruce Jenner's college sweetheart and first wife, watched his Diane Sawyer special on Friday night, along with nearly 17 million other Americans. In an exclusive interview with Access Hollywood's Stephanie Bauer (the day after the "20/20" episode aired), she explained that she is "so relieved" the world finally knows this "big, big, big dark secret" that she had been guarding, and that she no longer has to cover for her ex-husband. Chrystie revealed to Access that the broadcast of the two-hour interview was a family affair.

    Access Hollywood
  • London schoolgirls who joined ISIS tweet of new 'jihadi bride' lives

    London schoolgirl Amira Abase, 15, has tweeted from inside the Islamic State for the first time, bragging about a western-style takeaway dinner of including fried chicken, chips, pizza and kebab.

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  • Glimpses: Aftermath of the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal and India (26 photos)

    A massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse, witnesses said. More than 758 people have been killed and hundreds others have been

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  • Man pops huge cyst using a needle, pliers and a screwdriver

    This gruesome video shows how a man popped a huge cyst in his arm with a needle, screwdriver and a pair of pliers. The man, known only as Jason, from Vancouver, uploaded the clip to YouTube after his wife filmed the stomach-churning moment.

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  • Bali Nine pair to be shot after the stroke of midnight on Wednesday

    Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will be executed just after the stroke of midnight on Wednesday (3am AEST), it has been confirmed. The date - April 29 - became official when a local funeral director in Cilacap, the nearest port to Nusakambangan, or Death Island, was instructed to inscribe the names of those to be shot by firing squad and the date of their deaths.

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  • 'Tell me everything': Robert Downey, Jr., cheers up fan who’s had a bad day

    Last week, we shared the story of how Chris Pratt helped raise $92,000 for a 12-year-old boy with brain cancer, just by tweeting his story and retweeting his supporters. Aiden’s mother took a photo of the injury and posted it on Twitter, asking Iron Man star Downey, Jr., if he could spare a moment or two to cheer up her son. Soon Aiden and Downey, Jr., were chatting over Twitter, the exchange making Aiden’s day.

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    Shocking footage has emerged of the terrifying moment two film crew stood in a tiny dinghy while a 6 metre great white shark charged them, just off New Zealand's Stewart Island.

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  • Guide dog goodbye difficult for owners

    Saying goodbye to a faithful guide dog is an emotional time for their masters.  Randy Quinn is preparing himself for the day he will let Lucy go to a new home to enjoy her retirement harness free.  Lucy is a 13-year-old black Labrador that was

    CBC
  • 'Shark Tank' investor Lori Greiner explains why she still invests in 'one-hit wonder' companies

    ("Shark Tank"/ABC)"Shark Tank" investor Lori Greiner.A phrase you'll commonly hear on "Shark Tank" is, "You're a product, not a company," and the investor most likely saying it is either Kevin O'Leary or Mark Cuban. O'Leary said it in the fourth season, for example, about the car accessory Drop Stop. Greiner, who made a deal with Drop Stop for $300,000 in exchange for 20% equity, says this is an instance where she fundamentally disagrees with some of her fellow Sharks.

    Business Insider
  • Google executive Dan Fredinburg among hundreds dead from Nepal earthquake

    Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other Google employees climbing Mount Everest.

    The Canadian Press
  • With Nicholson and Chiarelli in charge, McDavid has already helped Oilers

    Connor McDavid hasn't donned an Edmonton Oilers' jersey yet, but already he has changed the franchise's path. McDavid hadn't even been the Oilers' prospective first overall pick in June's NHL draft for 48 hours when former Hockey Canada president and CEO Bob Nicholson was put in charge of Edmonton's business and hockey operations. "When you look at McDavid day, it was so exciting for all of us," Nicholson said.

    The Canadian Press
  • Deflation? Oil's 45 percent rebound could be markets' next headache

    Whisper it, but the next challenge for financial markets and policymakers may not be deflation, but the remarkable surge in oil prices from the six-year low touched in January. Since then, Brent crude futures have risen 45 percent. No fewer than 27 central banks around the world have eased monetary policy to some extent this year in a battle against deflation, slowing growth or both.

    Reuters
  • Surviving the ‘unsurvivable’ plane crash: Tom Wilson woke up soaked in fuel. He was on fire

    Tom Wilson was dozing during a short flight to a remote work site in the mountains north of Vancouver when he awoke with a start. “It was over so quick, nobody even had a chance to scream,” Wilson says, recalling the November 2008 crash that claimed the lives of everyone else on board. Five of the Albertan’s friends and co-workers died, as did the pilot and a sub-contractor en route to the same hydroelectric construction project near the head of Toba Inlet, northwest of Vancouver. Wilson, a 35-year-old business supervisor on the project, awoke still strapped in his seat, soaked in aviation fuel.

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  • Justin Bieber Crashes Senior Prom

    Justin Bieber crashed a prom on Saturday and managed to live to tell the tale. The 21-year-old showed up unexpectedly to the Chatsworth High School dance in Los Angeles and was met by a mob of screaming seniors who nearly crushed him! At one point, the Biebs was even knocked to the ground. "THANK YOU @justinbieber FOR THE BEST PROM," wrote one teen, who also posted, "Still can’t believe I danced w/ @justinbieber at prom."

    The Insider
  • Canada’s complicated income tax system costing Canadians: report

    With the annual income tax deadline just a few days away, Canadians can be forgiven for being a bit more irritable. Whether you do your own taxes, or hand over a shoebox filled with receipts to an accountant, many would argue the tax system is becoming increasingly complicated. “Canadian families and businesses incur significant costs complying with the tax system,” states the Fraser Institute report called Measuring Tax Complexity in Canada.

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  • Progress Eagle: The plane of tomorrow - CNN.com

    (CNN)Designer and aviation enthusiast Oscar Vinals is slightly addicted to crafting concept planes. Last year, he came up with the design for the AWWA Sky Whale, a futuristic aircraft that he said would revolutionize green air travel and carry an astonishing 755 passengers. With his newest design, the AWWA-QG Progress Eagle, he imagines the future of travel as a triple-decker aircraft with zero carbon emissions. Rather than relying on traditional fossil fuels, the plane (which he envisions taking to the skies in 2030) would rely on six hydrogen engines to lift the plane off the ground.

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  • Miracle of the Mengele babies: Auschwitz prisoners hid pregnancies

    Dr Josef Mengele conducted experiments at Auschwitz and sent thousands to their deaths. Anka Nathanova (pictured) lied about her pregnancy and raised her baby in the death camp.

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  • Neighbourhood distraught after 3-year-old Wallace Passos falls from 17th floor of condo

    The neighbourhood near Weston Road and Lawrence Avenue West is shaken up after a three-year-old boy fell to his death from the 17th floor of a west-end condo building on Sunday. Manfred Wietzmann stood at the foot of the condo on Sunday, looking up at the 17th floor. Police were called to 3 Hickory Tree Crescent just after 2 p.m. on Sunday to find the injured boy.

    CBC