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  • $4.1M lottery win a loss for former friends

    In a decision which serves as a parable both about friendship and the importance of writing things down, Justice Marguerite Church details the sad demise of the friendship Rosas once enjoyed with her friend Hermenisabel Toca.

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  • ‘Miracle’ student wiggles her toe moments before doctors planned to switch off life support

    A woman has been dubbed a “walking miracle” after wiggling her toe moments before medics were preparing to turn off her life-support machine. The law graduate, 22, suffered severe head injuries when the car her boyfriend was driving flipped over on the motorway.

    Yahoo News
  • Google removes restaurant review that focused on employee's face

    The review was posted last week by someone identifying himself as Jeff Chambers. "I want to thank you and CBC for feeling that the issue was something that needed attention," wrote Bernaudo in an email sent to CBC this morning.

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  • Kate Hudson wouldn't mind if her next boyfriend looked like Brad Pitt

    Since splitting from ex fiancé Matt Bellamy in 2014, the 37-year-old actress opened up on Howard Stern's radio show this week about her dating prospects and the fact that she wouldn't turn down the newly single star. "You know what I really want right now?" Kate said. Kate has been linked to a number of famous faces in the past – including Nick Jonas, Derek Hough and Alex ‘A-Rod’ Rodriguez.

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  • New Zealand dairy industry worries over Canada pricing plan

    By Rebecca Howard and Rod Nickel WELLINGTON/WINNIPEG (Reuters) - New Zealand is closely watching changes in how Canada prices dairy products, New Zealand's trade ministry said on Friday, as industry groups in several countries complain of unfair Canadian competition. Canada's dairy farmers and processors, which include Saputo Inc and Parmalat Canada [PLTPRC.UL], struck a pricing agreement in July that industry groups in New Zealand, Australia, the European Union, Mexico and the United States say would price domestic milk ingredients for cheese-making below cost, under-cutting their exports.

    Reuters
  • 'Rounder' from Ontario raped Calgary woman in front of husband in 1995, accused testifies

    A "rounder" from Ontario named Rob repeatedly raped a Calgary woman in her home — including in front of her bound husband — more than two decades ago, Jack Kramer testified in his own defence at his sexual assault trial on Wednesday.

    CBC
  • Friend texted worries about boating with Marlins' Fernandez

    Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was a patron at a Miami River bar and restaurant the same night he and two friends were killed in a boat crash, a spokeswoman for the establishment confirmed Tuesday. American Social Bar & Kitchen spokeswoman Dana Rhoden said in an email that Fernandez was there before the accident. The statement did not say whether Fernandez had been drinking or what time he left.

    The Canadian Press
  • All the Cute Things Prince George and Princess Charlotte Have Done On the Royal Family's Canada Tour (7 photos)

    Sure, everyone's paying attention to Prince William and Kate, but these kids are the real stars. From Redbook

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  • See how celebrities responded to the first presidential debate

    An estimated 70 million people tuned in to watch the first of three presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Monday night's showdown set the Internet on fire and celebrities like Katy Perry, Jessica Chastain and Lena Dunham jumped on social media to join in on the conversation. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in the first of three presidential debates.

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  • This newborn baby has the looks of an 80-year-old after being born with rare condition

    A boy has been born with a rare ageing condition that makes him more like a pensioner than a baby.

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  • Mom of kids killed in Vaughan drunk-driving crash alleges extortion attempts

    The mother of three children killed by a drunk driver in Vaughan, Ont., has penned a heartbreaking Facebook post to mark the one-year anniversary of their deaths in which she suggests that she has been the victim of extortion attempts from people who picked up items from the crash site. Jennifer Neville-Lake lost children Daniel, 9, Harrison, 5, and Milly, 2, as well as her father, Gary Neville, 65, on Sept. 27, 2015, when an SUV driven by Marco Muzzo blew through a stop sign and collided with a minivan carrying the members of the Neville-Lake family. Two other family members, the children's grandmother and her mother, suffered serious injuries in the crash.

    CBC
  • Landlord's lawyer says tenants 'sabotaged' Fairview apartments

    George Tsimiklis is the owner and landlord of the 12-unit building at 22 Evans Avenue in the Halifax neighbourhood of Fairview. Moore said the family-run company, which advertises under the name Olive Branch, rents to people who receive income assistance and a shelter allowance.

    CBC
  • Details on Prince William and Kate's romantic date night and hotel room

    Duchess Kate and Price William are spending their only night of the tour away from Prince George and Princess Charlotte on Tuesday (Sept. 27), and they're definitely getting the royal - or rather presidential - treatment. The British royals will enjoy the Coast High Country Inn's presidential suite and the dining experience that comes along with it. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s visit to the Yukon territory onTuesday marks the only night of their eight-day royal tour of Canada that they will spend apart from their young children.

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  • 3 Chinese fishermen dead after clash with SKorea coast guard

    Three Chinese fishermen likely died from smoke inhalation after a fire erupted when South Korean coast guard officers threw "flashbang" grenades into their boat, which had been fishing illegally, officials said Friday. The latest in a series of violent clashes between South Korea's coast guard and Chinese fishing boats venturing farther from their increasingly barren home waters occurred Thursday when a South Korean coast guard vessel tried to stop the Chinese boat from suspected illegal fishing about 70 kilometres (45 miles) from an island off South Korea's southwestern coast. The vessel, which carried 17 fishermen, initially resisted and fled before South Korean coast guard officers managed to board the boat and threw flashbang grenades into its locked steering room, the coast guard said in a statement.

    The Canadian Press
  • Grieving mother calls provincial pothole fix 'total insult' to daughter's memory

    "The turn's so sharp when she looked up there was a truck and a travel trailer coming towards her," said Michelle. Michelle was told Amber had nearly gained control of the vehicle when the car came up on a second dip in the road. "I was every day making phone call after phone call, not getting answers," Michelle told CBC News.

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  • Father’s announcement to children about his cancer diagnosis goes viral on social media

    Mon, Sep 26: Mike Smith was diagnosed with stage four testicular cancer, and as Angie Seth reports a video announcement telling his kids he is cancer-free has become a message of hope for others around the world.

    Global News
  • Ponzi schemer Rashida Samji sentenced to 6 years in prison

    Rashida Samji was found guilty on 14 counts of fraud relating to 284 named investors and companies who were led to believe their money was being invested in a winery's planned expansion to South Africa and South America. Rideout also said Samji used her victims' money to live the kind of comfortable lifestyle she could no longer afford. Samji hooked investors by promising steady, secure returns of up to 12 per cent. In reality, money from new investors was used to pay dividends to old ones.

    CBC
  • WATCH: Adorable donkeys see green grass for the first time ever

    This adorable video of donkeys seeing green grass for the first time has gone viral. The sanctuary wrote on Facebook: “This is what it looks like when an Arizona burro sees green grass for the first time!

    Yahoo News
  • 'A young man threatened to kill me and my whole family': Calgary nightclub bouncer on what the job is like

    An experienced doorman says the death of Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks outside the Marquee Beer Market and Stage highlights the escalating violence at nightclubs in the city.

    CBC
  • Kiefer Sutherland thinks Julia Roberts calling of their 1991 wedding was 'brave'

    Back in the nineties, Kiefer Sutherland and Julia Roberts were one of Hollywood's biggest power couples - but all that changed when the actress abruptly called off their wedding just two days before it was set to take place. Media speculation ran rampant over the cause, but 25 years later Kiefer has opened up about his relationship with Julia and even praised his former fiancée for calling off the wedding. At the time of their split, Julia caused controversy by quickly starting a new romance with Kiefer's good friend, actor Jason Patric.

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