An owl hit by a truck last winter has been rehabilitated and released back into the wild, much to the excitement of those who rescued her. Matt Pistell was driving about 25 kilometres north of 100 Mile House in B.C.'s Interior one dark night when a large owl flew right into his windshield. He got out to see if it had survived. It wasn't looking good, so he tried to move it off the road. But as he did, the bird regained consciousness. In a panic, Pistell called his mom, who told him to call Uncle
The Funny Girl actress said her son was taken to the hospital earlier this week due to a "scary health issue"
A father of five in Panama is encouraging other parents to talk to their kids about bullying after a Twitter post about his own eight-year-old son’s experience went viral this week.
The 30 women sat in wooden chairs, facing each other in a rectangular formation. At the front of the room was the ruling Communist Party’s hammer and sickle logo, with a sign declaring the meeting’s purpose: “Symposium of unmarried young women of the right age.” Officials in Daijiapu, a town in southeast China, had gathered the women to sign a public pledge to reject high “bride prices,” referring to a wedding custom in which the man gives money to his future wife’s family as a condition of enga
Toronto police identified a 16-year-old boy as the victim of an "unprovoked" stabbing at a subway station Saturday evening. In a news release Sunday, police said officers responded to a stabbing call at the TTC's Keele subway station just before 9 p.m. Gabriel Magalhaes of Toronto was sitting on a bench in the lower level of the station when he was approached by a man, the release said. "The suspect approached the victim and stabbed him, unprovoked," police wrote. Police said Magalhaes was trans
Some of the biggest names in Hollywood are rushing to sell their multi-million-dollar houses in Los Angeles before a new “mansion tax” kicks in on April 1.
MLB has reportedly filed similar applications for the Astros and Mariners.
NBCEven Donald Trump’s personal lawyer could not defend his deranged social media posts about a potential indictment, admitting on Sunday that a picture of Trump holding a baseball bat next to a photo of the Manhattan District Attorney’s head was “ill-advised.”“I’m not his social media consultant,” lawyer Joe Tacopina told NBC’s Chuck Todd on Meet the Press on Sunday. “I think that was an ill-advised post that one of his social media people put up and he quickly took down when he realized the rh
Pinellas County Sheriff, FacebookA Florida plastic surgeon has been charged with murdering a lawyer who vanished from his office during a bathroom break last week—and who worked for a firm representing defendants in a lawsuit filed by the doctor.Tomasz Roman Kosowski, 44, was arrested Saturday in Tarpon Springs after police searched his home. Authorities did not say if the body of the attorney, Steve Cozzi, has been found.Cozzi seemingly vanished into thin air on March 21, when he left his desk
"The other one looks great not doing much," wrote Victoria Beckham on Saturday, sharing photos of herself and husband David Beckham working out in their private gym
OTTAWA — Frederick Lea Hardy died fighting for Canada near Vimy Ridge in the First World War. Shortly before being killed in action, the teenager spent time in prison doing hard labour as a military punishment for his sexuality. Hardy was one of at least 19 members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force involved in consensual relationships who were arrested and tried for what was then known as gross indecency. The painful, often bleak, stories of these men were uncovered by Sarah Worthman while doi
MONTREAL — A theatre performance for children featuring a puppet that has been described as racist is continuing in the Montreal area. Several Black community organizations have criticized the puppet as being reminiscent of blackface minstrel shows — racist performances during which white people portrayed exaggerated stereotypes of Black people for laughs. But the show's creator — Franck Sylvestre, who is Black — has no plans to change the puppet, which he said is a caricature of his own feature
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Dogs should be allowed to sniff as many lamp posts as they want when out on a walk and not be yanked onwards by bored owners, a canine expert has said.
An Inuk social media star is urging youth to put themselves first. Speaking on a youth panel last week at the first Inuit tech forum in Iqaluit, Shina Novalinga acknowledged the positives and negatives of an increasingly online world. She said while social media presents an opportunity for young people to express themselves, it can also come with bullying, lateral violence and resulting mental health consequences. To handle the less desirable ancillaries to social media, Novalinga encourages you
Dua Lipa has just shared Instagram pictures of herself in a denim bra with cutouts, worn while she was on holiday and IG is obsessed
A Tampa-area plastic surgeon has been charged with murder, accused of killing a lawyer missing since last week from a firm that represents former co-workers the doctor has been suing in a business dispute. Largo police arrested Dr. Tomasz Kosowski on a first-degree murder charge on Saturday in the disappearance of Steven Cozzi, who was last seen Tuesday at Blanchard Law, the firm where he worked. Police said Sunday that while Cozzi's body has not been found, they have evidence that he was killed by Kosowski.
SILVER CITY, Miss. (AP) — Nothing remained of William Barnes’ home in the tiny western Mississippi town of Silver City after a killer tornado tore it off its foundations. He stood in disbelief Saturday as he surveyed the lot where he'd lived for 20 years, twisted debris of cinder blocks and mangled wood siding scattered across where his home once stood. “We lost everything but got out alive,” he said, holding his young granddaughter in his arms. Stories were similar throughout the town of just o
There aren't many NHL players who can take Wild enforcer Ryan Reaves down. Smelling salts, however, registered a near-KO on Saturday night.
Paula Gallant has never had any trouble keeping busy. It's just who she is, says her husband Ernest. For years she owned a successful bakery business that she ran out of her home near Wellington, P.E.I., making rolls and biscuits day-to-day and thousands of meat pies during the holiday season. But that came to an end in 2011, after her doctor told her she had Stage 4 breast cancer. Forced to close her business, she said keeping busy is now more important than ever. Gallant has found a way to do