• This is the beginning of the end for dollar strength: UBS economist

    Paul Donovan, senior global economist at UBS, explains how the emerging market slowdown will affect the oil market and what the future holds for the dollar.

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  • Suspected drunk driver in crash that left 4 dead remanded in custody

    Marco Muzzo, 29, was in handcuffs when he entered the courtroom wearing jeans and a black short-sleeved shirt overtop a white one. Outside the courthouse, Muzzo's high-powered defence lawyer, Brian Greenspan, said his client wants to express his condolences to the family of the victims following the crash in Vaughan, Ont., on Sunday. Greenspan said it was "premature" to discuss how his client would plead and would not comment on where Muzzo was before the Sunday afternoon crash, saying only that the information would come out in court.

    The Canadian Press
  • Harper's inbox receives emails about allegations involving Sen. Don Meredith

    Angry Canadians called for Sen. Don Meredith to be removed from the Senate after allegations emerged that he had an improper relationship with a teenager. The demands for Meredith — who is facing the prospect of a police investigation into the allegations — to lose his Senate seat landed in the Prime Minister's Office inbox, according to emails obtained by The Canadian Press. Some Canadians had seemingly been pushed too far by yet another senator caught in a scandal and, more specifically, another one appointed by Stephen Harper.

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  • Wedding Guest Billed By Newlyweds For No-Show, Prompting Massive Online Debate

    A US woman received an invoice in the post after failing to show up to a family wedding - and it’s since gone viral. Jessica Baker, from Andover, Minnesotta, pulled out of the child-free nuptials at the last minute after her mother annouced she could no longer babysit. A note on the bottom of the invoice said: “This cost reflects the amount paid by the bride and groom for meals that were RSVP-ed for, reimbursement and explanation for no show, card, call or text would be appreciated”.

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  • India's first male supermodels: Then and now (7 photos)

    At some point of time in the 90s, after our country opened its gates for economic liberalisation and before the runway merged with Bollywood, Indian fashion was all about four men – Arjun Rampal, Milind Soman, Marc Robinson and Rahul Dev – the first and also the last of their kind. Of course there was John Abraham, whom Atul Kasbekar regarded as a ‘combination of all the aforementioned models’; subsequently, the breed of  male supermodels sort of died out in India. Today the lines that define masculinity have become more or less blurred, with the assimilation of metrosexual and androgynous; on the other extreme, stands the brawny men, and individuality got pushed into the periphery somewhere along the way. There is an abundance of models, but dearth of characters, contrary to the days when Milind Soman, Arjun Rampal, etc., were household names. The highlight of any fashion shows these days are the Bollywood stars, whose roles have extended to that of a show stopper. Even brands resort to the big screen when they are looking for a face to sell their products. Change is inevitable and good, but it also brings a sense of loss; all we can do is reminisce the good old era of male supermodels. In pics: How the Big Four – Arjun Rampal, Milind Soman, Marc Robinson and Rahul Dev – have changed through the years. Image credit: Yogen Shah, AFP, AP, facebook.

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  • Canada's refugees: Where they come from by the numbers

    Refugees from nearly every country have come to Canada over the years. And often the countries they came from reflect the history of international crises, like Syria and Iraq today or Chile and Bangladesh in the 1970s and Sri Lanka and Haiti more recently. Of that number, an average of about 11,000 were refugees who came to Canada and successfully claimed refugee status and 4,000 were their dependants. Seven thousand refugees received government assistance to resettle in Canada, and 4,000 were privately sponsored.

  • Vatican confirms pope met with gay former student and his partner in new twist to Davis affair

    The Vatican turned the tables Friday on the pope's meeting with Kim Davis: Not only did it distance the pontiff from her claims that he endorsed her stand on same-sex marriage, it said the only "real audience" Francis had in Washington was with a small group that included a gay couple. The revelations, doled out during the course of the day, put a new twist on Pope Francis' encounter with Davis after she and her lawyers insisted that her invitation to meet the pope on Sept. 24 amounted to an affirmation of her cause. The Davis case has sharply divided the United States, and news of Francis' meeting with the Kentucky clerk, who went to jail after refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, had upended his six-day U.S. tour.

    The Canadian Press
  • Long Distance Lorry Driver Snaps 'Ghost Of Drowned Man’ Wandering In Rush Hour Traffic

    A long distance lorry driver claims to have photographed the ghost of a drowned man wandering into a tunnel. Driver George Furst’s colleague Stephen Smyth took the snap last week as they drove into a tunnel heading into Cork, Ireland. On checking the picture, they spotted what they believe could be a ‘Downton Abbey’ period ghost.

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  • Blue Jays' Buehrle gets only two outs, fails to reach 200-inning milestone

    Mark Buehrle didn't get his milestone as the Toronto Blue Jays' desperate attempt to get the left-hander to 200 innings went horribly wrong. Buehrle, starting for the second time in three days in an effort to get him two more innings to reach 200 for the 15th consecutive season, got only two outs before manager John Gibbons pulled him. Only four pitchers in major-league history have thrown 200 or more innings in 15 or more consecutive seasons: Hall of Famers Cy Young (19), Warren Spahn(17), Don Sutton (15) and Gaylord Perry (15).

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  • Free Event in Washington DC Area October 13th - 17

    Join us for Than Merrill's, the star of A&E's 'Flip this House', free 2 hour training event in the Washington DC area. Register before seats are gone!

  • Canada election race narrowing to two parties as NDP stumbles

    By Allison Lampert and Randall Palmer MONTREAL/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's tight three-way election race may be turning into a two-party contest. The left-leaning New Democrat Party (NDP), which had surged into top spot after an unexpected May victory against the ruling Conservatives in Alberta, has stumbled in national polls as support in its stronghold of Quebec wanes. The NDP, down from first to third place in national polls, appears to have been hurt by its backing of Muslim women who want to wear the face-covering veil, or niqab, during citizenship ceremonies, while its plans to fund a universal day-care proposal have been greeted with skepticism.

  • Woman intentionally blinds herself to fulfill her lifelong dream

    Jewel Shuping has Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID), a condition that makes able-bodied people believe they are supposed to be disabled. Shuping claims that when she was 21, she found a psychologist who agreed to pour drain cleaner into her eyes. My eyes were screaming and I had some drain cleaner going down my cheek burning my skin,” Shuping told People.

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  • Friend of Muzzo family comes to their defence

    Fri, Oct 2: Appearances on reality TV, personal drivers, private security and a billion-dollar estate. But a close friend of the Muzzos tells Caryn Lieberman money has nothing to do with who they really are and that includes the accused in the Vaughan fatal crash, Marco Muzzo.

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  • Billionaire moves one step closer to mining moon

    Start-up Moon Express plans to mine for riches on the moon, and a new rocket deal is bringing its lunar mining plan one step closer to reality.

  • Mum-to-be Stunned To See 'Face Of Dead Grandfather' Kissing Unborn Baby In Scan

    Jade Hornsby, 21, visited Harley Street for the scan, and was stunned to see the apparent profile of her late granddad Jack Hornsby - who passed away in 2007 - in the corner of the 4D image. Jade, from Dagenham, East London, said: “It’s really spooky.

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  • Craig: How Long He'll Be Bond

    There's been a lot of talk about who will play James Bond next – but the current 007, Daniel Craig, is far from done!

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  • 'Minor electrical fire' in vehicle involved in fatal Vaughan crash: police

    The vehicle belonging to a man charged in an alleged drunk driving incident that killed three children and their grandfather experienced a "minor electrical fire" while being held by police this week. York Regional Police seized the jeep belonging to Marco Muzzo after the deadly crash on Sunday in Vaughan, Ont., north of Toronto. On Monday evening, while the vehicle was being held in the secure evidence bay at police headquarters, police say a small fire began in the front grill of the vehicle and was quickly extinguished.

    The Canadian Press
  • Bachelor party ball-and chain teasing ends in $553K bill for groom

    Leelund Turner was also wearing pink tights, a lace shirt and a feather boa when a drunken Joshua Robinson accosted him in the final moments of his bachelor party in Invermere, B.C., in July 2010. The groom insisted he was happy to be tying the knot, but when Robinson stepped in front of him, Turner pushed the 24-year-old to the ground. In a 46-page decision Justice Jon Sigurdson found that even though provoked, Turner was still liable for Robinson's injuries.

  • Class act: Joey Votto tips his cap to retiring A.J. Burnett

    Joey Votto withl the ultimate sign of respect to A.J. Burnett.

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  • WATCH: Shock Footage Of Russian Toddler Inches From Death On Eighth-floor Window Ledge

    This is the stomach-churning moment an oblivious toddler teeters on the window ledge of an eighth-floor flat. The child, aged about two-years-old, is just inches from a fatal fall as he stands casually, often without holding on.

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  • Minimum wage rises in 5 provinces today

    Thousands of workers in five provinces across Canada get a raise on Thursday.