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Third orca calf born to endangered killer whale pods in 2 months

The endangered southern resident killer whale population has grown again with the birth of the third orca calf in the past two months. This calf was born to the 'L' pod, the other two were born to the 'J' pod.

Manny Pacquiao arrives in L.A. as Floyd Mayweather disses him

Manny Pacquiao touched down in L.A. on Sunday morning and was whisked away in a Cadillac Escalade while waving to scores of fans who met him at the airport. Meanwhile, Floyd Mayweather Jr., his opponent on May 2, already began taking shots at him.

Pacquiao likes underdog role but Mayweather favorite for reason

While Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the early betting favorite to beat Manny Pacquiao on May 2 and keep his unblemished record it is not by much. And more pundits and former fighters seem to feel Mayweather has the edge, but again not by much.

Woman to be sentenced for performing dangerous butt enhancements

A woman from Newmarket, Ontario will be sentenced on March 26 for injecting silicone into the buttocks of numerous women. The women had answered her ad and were looking to enhance their buttocks.

Death from cigarettes: Leonard Nimoy died urging others to quit

The death of Leonard Nimoy at 83 highlights the dangers of cigarettes and in his final year Mr. Spock made public his regret for decades of smoking. Diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), in 2014 he began urging others to quit.

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: WBC to award special belt to winner

It's been a fight in the making for six years now so why not add something extra to it? That's exactly what World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman said the WBC is going to do as they will mark the occasion with a special belt.

Op-Ed: Basketball player in Philippines dumped for Manny Pacquiao insult

Are they sensitive in the Philippines? Too sensitive? Maybe when it comes to insulting a national hero such as Manny Pacquiao they are. An American basketball player lost his job in the country's pro league after comments about Pacquiao.

Canadian judge tells woman to remove hijab or leave courtroom

The CBC in Canada has obtained a recording of a judge in a Quebec courtroom telling a Muslim woman to remove her hijab if she wants her case heard. The woman was appealing to the court to get her impounded car back.

Baby born without heartbeat for 8 minutes is now doing well

The Daily Mail in the U.K. had a heartwarming story this week about a now-healthy five-month-old baby boy, who came into this world without a heartbeat. He was for all intents and purposes dead for the first eight minutes of his life.

Australia v New Zealand World Cup 2015 live in Auckland

Auckland - In what should be an exciting encounter, Australia takes on New Zealand in the 2015 World Cup clash on Saturday at the Eden Park in Auckland.

Man arrested with 400 pounds of marijuana chocolate bars

Chocolate is something a lot of people like and marijuana is something that, well, some people like. A California man appears to have gotten the bright idea to put the two together. The problem? He got caught doing it in the wrong state.

Australia warns women IS no 'romantic adventure'

Sydney - A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called Islamic State group "jihadi brides", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Thursday, warning against notions of a "romantic adventure".

Dramatic footage as sinkhole swallows up South Korean couple

A truly awful, experience for a couple in South Korea this week — there's no other way of putting it but to say the Earth swallowed them up, collapsing and taking them away. But they survived.

Robbery suspect arrested with loot having coffee a block from bank

Let's say you are gonna rob a bank. I mean just saying. And maybe you also have a hankering for a cup of coffee. Here's a tip: don't rob the bank and then go for a coffee at an establishment a block away from the bank. Not a good idea.

Manny Pacquiao training, Floyd Mayweather going to NBA games

While both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather are renowned for being extremely hard trainers, to date it looks as if Pacquiao has the jump on his rival when it comes to training for their May 2 fight. It's early but the Pacman's already working hard.

Australia 'very disappointed' at Indonesia death row ruling

Sydney - Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Wednesday she was "very disappointed" at the failure of the latest bid to spare two Australians on death row in Indonesia, as Jakarta signalled that execution preparations were almost complete.

Massacre in Czech town, 9 dead, terrorism not suspected

There has been a shooting today in a small Czech Republic town that has left at least nine people dead and one badly injured. Police do not know what motivated the attack.

Driver films argument with cop who 'estimated' he was speeding

Coonabarabran - When a seemingly clairvoyant highway patrol officer 'estimated' that the truck driver he issued a ticket to was speeding, the driver filmed the incident and posted it on the social media.

Manny Pacquiao still in Philippines training for Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao is already preparing to fight Floyd Mayweather, training in General Santos City, on the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines. Monday media were invited to watch the Pacman begin the journey to the May 2 fight in Las Vegas.

Julianne Moore's Oscar shines light on Alzheimer's Disease

Actor Julianne Moore has made a wonderful career brilliantly playing real women in real life situations. Her Oscar win for Best Actress tonight comes as a just reward for this latest performance and others. It was her fifth nomination and first Oscar.
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