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Death and chaos as massive 7.9 earthquake rocks Kathmandu, Nepal

A massive earthquake hit 50 miles from Kathmandu, Nepal just before noon Saturday, with people reported buried in the debris. As of now there are no hard figures on the number of dead but it has been confirmed that deaths have occurred.

Justin Bieber settles one lawsuit with photographer, more on way

A lawyer for Canadian singer Justin Bieber has confirmed the embattled, misbehaving pop star has come to a settlement with a Florida photographer that filed a lawsuit against him. Bieber's lawyer, Jeremiah Reynolds, did not release the details.

Wife of fundamentalist Latter-Day Saints leader makes rape claims

A wife of Lyle Jeffs, the unofficial leader of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS) has filed for divorce in Utah. In her petition she has also made shocking accusations against the church.

Chill in the air as Arctic nations meet

Iqaluit - Arctic nations warned Friday of the dangers facing the environment and the peoples of the remote region, as it now also becomes a new flashpoint in global tensions with Russia.

Canadians set the nature challenge Special

Toronto - An environmental organization is calling on Canadians to put away their computers and turn off the television, and instead spend more time outdoors.

Some German theaters are boycotting Avengers: Age of Ultron

Theaters have pulled the movie Avengers: Age of Ultron, before its release. It is said the boycott is to send a message to Disney regarding oppressive business practices.

Bruce Jenner transitioning to woman but kids will call him dad

The entertainment site Radar Online revealed that reality star, and former Olympian, Bruce Jenner, in the process of transitioning from a man to a woman, will still be 'dad' to his children. He has six of them.

Woolly Bully: Scientists can now de-extinct the woolly mammoth

The entire genome of the extinct woolly mammoth has now been sequenced and for the first time science has a blueprint, a step-by-step guide or manual, on how to assemble one. There are no plans to do so — yet.

Guantanamo ex-inmate granted bail in Canada, May release likely

Ottawa - A Canadian court on Friday granted bail to former Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr, who was 15 when he was captured on an Afghan battlefield in 2002 and sent to the US jail in Cuba.The Canadian government, however, said it would appeal the bail decision....

Manny Pacquiao: Olympic dream of fighting for Philippines over

As a young boxer Manny Pacquiao fought for two years as an amateur for his country, but never at an Olympics. For 2016 the Olympic rules concerning the participation of professional boxers are being relaxed — but Pacquiao still won't be included.

Meet Vancouver's most polluted and 'flameproof' bird

Vancouver - A Cooper's hawk found near a Vancouver-area waste transfer station is thought to be the most polluted bird in the world. While it is a stretch to say it is "flameproof," it had enough of a certain chemical in its liver to qualify it as such.

Alzheimer's breakthrough drug may 'dramatically change' treatment

Researchers in the U.K. will soon begin testing a drug that they say may be the breakthrough for Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia that the world awaits. The drug, Liraglutide, is already on the market as a treatment for diabetes.

Op-Ed: Sex and the city: Survey ranks most sex-happy cities in U.S.

In this month's issue of Men's Health, the magazine reports on a survey it conducted on the most sex-happy cities in the U.S.

Canadian mom, 3 kids murdered, suspect dead but baby still alive

A mother and three of her children were found murdered in a mobile park home in Tisdale, Saskatchewan early Wednesday morning. The suspect, a male, is believed to have killed them all was found dead in a town about 90 minutes from Tisdale.

Officers pull unconscious man from burning vehicle

Mesquite - Mesquite police officers are seen in a dash cam video pulling a man from a burning vehicle moments before it becomes engulfed in flames.

Mental Health Commission of Canada gets 10 more years Special

Toronto - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has had its mandate renewed by the Federal Government. The organization has outlined its plans for the future.

Op-Ed: Fans count Canuckleheads out, say Vancouver is done like dinner

The Calgary Flames are playing great playoff hockey while the Vancouver Canucks...not so much. Mind you they have had good stretches, even in losses, but their fans aren't buying any of that. It seems that many are counting them out.

Toronto Union-Pearson Express service to start June 6

Toronto - Starting June 6 of this year, travelers wanting to get from downtown Toronto to Pearson Airport can do so via the Union Pearson Express.

Vet who killed cat with arrow through head to be charged: Sheriff

That Texas veterinarian who shot a cat through the head with a bow and arrow and then posted a disturbing photo of herself with the dead animal is going to be charged. The Sheriff's office has investigated and posted the decision on Facebook Tuesday.

Op-Ed: Floyd Mayweather tells ESPN he's better than Muhammad Ali

No question confidence is a necessary ingredient if you wanna be a superstar athlete but sometimes it goes too far. That will be the opinion of many after boxer Floyd Mayweather said he's better than Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson.
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