• Holiday-bound parents leave blunt instructions to children

    The parents of Katie and Robbie Ewart did not mince their words when they left their children a four-page instructional note before heading out on holidays. “I know you both like to try and outdo each other in the ‘who can f*** up the most’ category, so don’t feel the need to express yourselves when I’m gone.

    The Daily Buzz
  • 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.

    CBC
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    Christina Cormier said she even had the tickets to prove that she and her two-year-old daughter were allowed four suitcases that weighed slightly more than the usual limit since they were evacuees going back to the town. "I've been away from Fort McMurray for two months. El Jazouli booked the Air Canada tickets for Cormier and their daughter using their Red Cross registration numbers.

    CBC
  • Man kills woman with machete in Germany, is arrested

    Police spokesman Bjoern Reusch told The Associated Press that witnesses said the 21-year-old asylum-seeker, who was known to police, was having an argument with the woman before attacking her about 4:30 p.m. The suspect, whose name was not released, wounded another woman and a man as he fled. The attack comes as Germany is on edge following a rampage at a Munich mall on Friday night by an 18-year-old who suffered psychological problems in which nine people were killed, and an axe attack on a train a week ago that left five wounded in southern Germany, for which the Islamic State has claimed responsibility.

    The Canadian Press
  • 'Underdiagnosed' variety of heart attack striking new moms

    After the birth of her third child, Nadia Lappa, 37, marvelled at how easily she was recovering compared to her previous pregnancies — until she suffered an unusual type of heart attack while visiting her co-workers at the office with her newborn son, Nicholas.

    CBC
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  • Massive Hells Angels gathering met with calm in Carlsbad Springs

    Hundreds of Hells Angels gang members from across Canada have descended this weekend on the quiet east Ottawa community of Carlsbad Springs — but people there don't seem too concerned. The Ottawa Police Service has been bracing for the arrival of the Hells Angels, who chose Carlsbad Springs as the location for a national gathering to mark the 15th anniversary of the gang's 11 Ontario chapters. Attendance at the so-called "Canada Run" is mandatory, with hefty fines being levied against members who don't show up.

    CBC
  • Road rage incident leads to attempted murder charges

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    Global News
  • Hitchin' a ride for 17 years: Polish world traveller crosses Yellowknife off list

    Since 1999, Krzysztof Chmielewski has made his way across 49 countries by sticking his thumb out and hitching a ride — now the Polish traveller can cross Yellowknife off his list. Chmielewski says he started by hitchhiking in Poland's neighbouring countries 17 years ago. Now he's doing North America, and committed to going to every province, and most territories, in Canada and every state in the U.S. — otherwise it wouldn't count.

    CBC
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  • Obama: Trump's NATO comments show 'lack of preparedness'

    President Barack Obama says that GOP nominee Donald Trump's recent suggestion that the U.S. might not come to the defence of NATO allies is another sign of Trump's "lack of preparedness" on foreign policy.

    The Canadian Press
  • One man’s incredible conquering of Pac Man

    Well, one man committed a great deal of time, energy and focus to master the arcade game, which was a staple of the 1980s. Billy Mitchell is considered the greatest arcade gamers of all time, after being the first person to get a perfect score on Pac Man - 3,333,360 points.

    The Daily Buzz
  • 12-year-old Hailey Grace Elizabeth McClelland missing from White Rock

    Police in White Rock are asking for help in finding a 12-year-old girl who was last seen on Friday, but not reported missing until 24 hours later.

    CBC
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  • Winnipeg women challenge 'period shame,' collect feminine hygiene products for North Point Douglas

    Two women are helping others access feminine hygiene products in Winnipeg's North Point Douglas, where rooming houses, poverty and low-income families are ubiquitous. Zacharias said while volunteering, she noticed feminine hygiene products were number one on the centre's donation wish list. Anything, Zacharias said, that women and families in the area might need.

    CBC
  • History of famous Vancouver Chinatown restaurant revealed through collected menus

    The WK Gardens was once a popular Chinese restaurant in Vancouver's Chinatown that hosted special dinners for notable figures like former Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson and was visited by stars like actor Gary Cooper and Frank Sinatra. The daughter of the family who ran the restaurant has some of the personalized menus that the WK Gardens created when hosting various dignitaries, as well as vintage and modern menus from other Chinese restaurants. Imogene Lim has shared that collection with the Museum of Vancouver, and it's currently featured in the their latest exhibit All Together Now: Vancouver Collectors and Their Worlds.

    CBC
  • Nova Scotia researchers studying why friendships fail

    As far as breakups go, romantic ones often command the most attention, but a pair of Halifax researchers instead are focusing on the complicated reasons why friendships fail. "There is a fairly robust literature on friendships, but so little of that deals with what happens when those relationships start to fall apart," said Dalhousie University social anthropologist Laura Eramian. Eramian, along with St. Francis Xavier University sociologist Peter Mallory, is interviewing people aged 22 to 65 in the Halifax area.

    CBC
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  • Man walking on rural road dies after being struck by vehicle

    RCMP are investigating what may be a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle on a rural road near Meadow Lake, Sask. According to RCMP, around 5 a.m. CST Saturday, officers responded to a call about a pedestrian who appeared to have been struck by a vehicle on the Matchee-Neeb Road, which is approximately 20 kilometres east of Meadow Lake. Officers from the Meadow Lake detachment as well as specialists in forensics and collision reconstruction are involved in the case.

    CBC
  • SIU investigating after Toronto shooting leaves man dead

    Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has invoked its mandate after a shooting left a man dead an a woman seriously injured in Toronto's west end. The man was shot in the torso, while the woman was shot in the leg, Toronto paramedics said. Danny Antonopoulos, deputy commander of Toronto Paramedics Services, said the man had no vital signs en route to hospital.

    CBC
  • The Latest: World tennis body expects Russia's team in Rio

    The International Tennis Federation says it expects Russia's eight-player Olympic tennis team to compete at the games in Rio de Janeiro. The ITF's announcement came after the International Olympic Committee allowed individual sports to decide whether to allow Russians at the games.

    The Canadian Press
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  • Whitehorse Bhangra dancer shows off Yukon to the world

    A Whitehorse man is turning  his love for Bhangra dancing into a way to showcase Yukon around the world. Gurdeep Pandher has been posting videos online of himself and dancing partner Manuela Haemmerli at locales in the Whitehorse area. "People are talking about the Yukon, people are talking about Whitehorse, even many, many people who didn't know that area," Pandher said.

    CBC
  • Fire destroys Catholic church in St-Isidore, Ont.

    Several hundred residents in the eastern Ontario town of St-Isidore were temporarily evacuated Saturday as a massive fire destroyed the community's Catholic church. Terrence Prendergast, archbishop of the Ottawa Diocese, said many local residents were baptised, confirmed and married in the church. "It's part of their soul, isn't it? It's part of their memories, part of their life of faith," Prendergast said.

    CBC
  • Syrian refugees combat fear of water in Edmonton-area lake

    According to figures released by the UN Refugee Agency, the current count for the dead and missing in the Mediterranean sits at 2,951 for 2016. For many refugees here in Canada that, unsurprisingly, has translated into a fear of water. The fear is particularly prevalent among younger refugees, says Ghada Ageel, a refugee support manager with the Islamic Family and Social Services Association.

    CBC
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  • Search under way for Calgary boy who fell into Yoho River

    A search is under way for an 11-year-old Calgary boy who fell into the Yoho River and was swept away, according to Parks Canada officials. Two boys fell into the river at about 7:40 p.m. on Friday near the Takakkaw Falls Day Use Area in Yoho National Park, said Parks Canada spokeswoman Tania Peters. "What I do know is that they were on the banks of the Yoho River and two boys actually slipped and fell in," Tania Peters told CBC News.

    CBC
  • Mother of homicide victim Ali Husain Jean recalls last moments, forgives killer

    Dominique Narcisse loves making lasagna on her birthday and two years ago was delighted by her son's expensive gift – a Lagostina pan to cook it in. Ali Husain Jean, or "Sainy" as she called him, assured her it was a good investment.

    CBC
  • First Zika Baby Born in the US

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    Global News
  • Brexit Sends Interest Rates Into Free-Fall

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  • Pokeball truffles, Pokestops and more! St. John's businesses cash in on Pokemon Go

    One of the first businesses to try and target Pokemon Go players was the Newfoundland Chocolate Company on Duckworth Street, where one young employee said he was surprised to discover the mural and mermaid statue outside the business were both Pokestops. "I think it would be great," said Denine.

    CBC
  • New artificial reef is sunk off Florida's Pompano Beach

    Cheering and whistle blowing filled the coast of Pompano Beach on Saturday as approximately 300 boats watched Lady Luck sink on Saturday afternoon. "I think it went down just the way that we wanted," said Dennis MacDonald, the artist of the underwater casino. South Florida Divers sent a team of 12 divers into the water immediately after the sinking to verify the former tanker's location.

    The Canadian Press

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