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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.

Call for Nestlé to pay for groundwater extraction Special

Toronto - A consumer group has demanded that the British Columbia Premier call in Nestlé’s water rates for review. This is, the group insists, to protect Canada’s water supply.

Action on tobacco's two-in-three death toll Special

Toronto - The Ontario Lung Association has called for for a substantial increase in provincial tobacco taxes as soon as possible. This is seen as the action necessary to cut smoking and smoking related diseases.

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.

Op-Ed: Here's hoping the Edmonton Oilers go on a 10 game win streak

Let's start here: I am not an Edmonton Oilers fan. Never have been. I do not loathe them, mind you, and being a Canadian if they were the last Canadian team in the playoffs I might even cheer for them.

Shooting in Toronto at McDonald's leaves 2 dead, one injured

Details are sketchy but it is known that two men were shot dead inside a McDonald's restaurant in Toronto in the early hours of Saturday. A third man was sent to hospital with a minor gunshot wound to his hand.

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.

Bat avoidance tactics of the Luna moth

New research has shown how Luna moths can use their long tails to throw bats off their trail. This avoids them being eaten by the flying predators.

Car damaged at West Edmonton Mall after concrete falls on top

Edmonton - As she started her day on Monday this week, all that Raven Nickerson was expecting was a bit of snow falling from the sky.

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.

Warning: Great white shark stalking waters off Washington state

Police in the Washington state community of Ocean Shores are telling people to stay out of the water as they believe a large great white shark is trolling the shores. They issued the warning after tests were done on a seal that was bitten in half.

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.

Op-Ed: Canadian spy agency collects Canadian emails to government sites

Ottawa - Canada's Communications Security Establishment(CSE) is collecting millions of emails sent by Canadians to government sites on the Internet. The collected emails are searched for malware that could attack government computer networks.

Rights lawyer Clooney slams Canada over Al-Jazeera journalist

Montreal - Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney lashed out at the Canadian government, accusing Ottawa of "woefully inadequate" efforts to secure the repatriation of Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy from Egypt.

Second child in the family dies due to pesticide poisoning

Fort Mcmurray - It was a sad day for the residents of Fort McMurray in Alberta after a two-year-old boy joined his eight-month-old sister in death due to pesticide poisoning.

Two men charged for the stabbing incident at downtown food court

Edmonton - Edmonton police have charged two men with aggravated assault, after investigations proved that they attacked and stabbed a man in a downtown food court bathroom, on Thursday.

Review: Cloud Warriors is a trivia game played on a Twitter wall Special

Toronto - Everyone has heard of cloud computing, but for the first time ever, an event promoter in Mississauga, Ont. has created cloud competing. Cloud Warriors is a cool new trivia game played by using smartphones to tweet answers to a Twitter Wall.
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