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Humberto leaves 28,000 without power in Bermuda

Hamilton - Hurricane Humberto headed northward in the Atlantic Thursday after tearing off rooftops and knocking out power to more than 28,000 customers as it brushed past Bermuda, forecasters and local news reports said.

Hurricane Humberto brushes Bermuda

Hamilton - Residents of the tiny British archipelago of Bermuda battened down the hatches as Hurricane Humberto, a major category 3 storm packing fierce winds and punishing rain, brushed near the islands Wednesday evening.

Coast Guard rescues man running in bubble on the ocean — Again

Pompano Beach - An ultra-marathoner who likes to "run" in an enormous, inflatable bubble on the ocean may want to contemplate the cliche "No means no." That's because he was rescued by the Coast Guard for the second time, while trying to run from Florida to Bermuda.

Wake-up! Vancouver-area hit by 4.9 magnitude earthquake

An earthquake hit the Vancouver, Victoria and Georgia Strait area at about 11:39 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29. There have been no reports of injuries but it woke some sleepers while others slept right through it.

Massive sinkhole in Australia swallows cars, entire campsite

A sinkhole in Queensland, Australia has swallowed an entire campsite. The phenomena started in the night and sleeping campers had to wake up quickly and scramble for safety. There were no fatalities.

Passionate Mind: From hair stylist to web designer and dream job Special

There are no shortages of careers in our world but the trick is to find the one that challenges you, the one you are the most passionate about. It took two decades for Jeanette Duguay to do that but she managed it and now she's not looking back.

Nudity ban on Instagram relaxed, sometimes nipples can be shown

Instagram has relaxed some its rules concerning nudity, in particular with regard the female nipple. You still can't show it in most instances, but in some you now can.

Study: Species of Tyrannosaurus may have been a cannibal

A species of Tyrannosaurus dinosaur may have been prone to eating its own kind. That bit of gruesome information comes from a new study published Thursday, April 9 in a science journal called PeerJ.

South Africa has first official nudist beach on African continent

It may be surprising to some to learn that the African continent did not have a single sanctioned nudist beach until now. But those are the bare facts, with the first one revealing itself on South Africa`s South Coast Saturday.

Op-Ed: Mayweather could retreat once he feels Pacquiao's power

Manny Pacquiao's underdog status could trigger the occurrence or revival of his killer instinct when he confronts Floyd Mayweather in the ring on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Study finds smokers have thin brain cortex and impaired thinking

New research published this week has found that smoking is not just harmful to the heart and lungs - we knew that - but also harmful to the brain. That aspect of the danger of cigarettes hasn't been studied much but this study may lead to more.

Prince George is cute as a button in new Royal Christmas photos

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released new photos for Christmas of their Royal baby, Prince George. The little guy is seen sitting about a courtyard at Kensington Palace and is very cute indeed.

Canadian who shot dead 3 Mounties gets 75 years with no parole

A 24-year-old man who crept about Moncton, New Brunswick, shooting and killing 3 RCMP officers and wounding 2 others, has been sentenced to 75 years with no chance of parole. In effect, Justin Bourque will in all likelihood never again be a free man.

Bermuda 'takes a licking' but spared the worst from Gonzalo

Hamilton - Bermuda residents spoke of their relief and began a major clear-up after Hurricane Gonzalo spared the Atlantic archipelago from catastrophic damage, despite scoring a direct hit.

Hurricane Gonzalo spares Bermuda the worst

Hamilton - Bermuda residents breathed a collective sigh of relief Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo appeared to have spared the Atlantic archipelago from catastrophic damage.

Bermuda gears up for dangerous Hurricane Gonzalo

Hamilton - The resort island chain of Bermuda braced Friday for a hit from Hurricane Gonzalo, forecast to produce flooding, strong winds and a life-threatening storm surge.The capital Hamilton was eerily quiet as people retreated to the safety of their homes.

Beyonce's sister lays a beating on Beyonce's husband, Jay-Z

A good whipping was administered to rapper Jay-Z, husband of Beyonce, laid on him by his wife's sister, Solange Knowles. Video from the Standard Hotel shows a one-sided scrap as the trio were returning to their rooms after the Met Ball last week.

Canada gets its first marijuana vending machine — Guess where?

Vancouver - Let's do away with the suspense created by the title: Canada has its first marijuana vending machine in, naturally, Vancouver. The city's a haven for the pot movement but this vending machine is strictly about medical marijuana.

Justin Bieber is again kaput with Selena Gomez, dates Spaniard

Like other Justin Bieber stories, this one may or may not be true; after all, it's hard to really know what's going on in his world. But here's this: reports now say he again split with Selena Gomez and is now with an 18-year-old Spanish model.

Scuba diver Jason Neilus filmed giving seal pup bellyrub, tickles

In the waters off of the wild Farne Islands in Northumerland, England, diver Jason Neilus often encounters seals. He filmed himself with one particularly friendly 'sea dog' and being friendly himself, the result is pretty awesome.
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