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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Terrorists call for attacks on malls, names West Edmonton Mall

The terrorist group Al-Shabaab has issued a video calling for attacks on malls around the world, specifically naming numerous malls including Canada's massive West Edmonton Mall.

Dude, pass the chips: Study finds why you get marijuana munchies

For people who've smoked marijuana there is no need for a study to confirm the munchies exist. For them it's a case of been there, done that. But a new study went further - it found out why pot users get the munchies. And the results were a surprise.

Online petition to save monarch butterfly from GMOs, Monsanto

The Sierra Club has begun an online petition to convince the U.S. government to do more to save the monarch butterfly. Monarch numbers have dwindled dramatically and the club says scientists know the cause to be a product made by the Monsanto company.

Chelsea football club invites Paris metro victim, family to game

The Chelsea football club has reached out to a black man treated abominably on the Paris metro by supporters of the club. White men prevented the man from boarding a train Tuesday and they sang a racist song at him.

Ready to rumble: Both Mayweather - Pacquiao have signed contract

The longtime boxing writer Mark 'Scoop' Malinowski may have managed the biggest scoop of his career. Malinowski said a trusted source told him the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight contract is signed and will be announced by Mayweather in a day or two.

Two Nicki Minaj road crew stabbed in Philadelphia , one dead

Two crewmembers who work for Nicki Minaj were stabbed in Philadelphia Tuesday night and one died. They were in the city preparing for Minaj to begin rehearsing for a European tour next month.

Mayweather says neither he or Pacquiao have signed a contract

The seemingly never-ending negotiations to get Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather into the ring have taken another twist. Sunday at the NBA all-star game Mayweather denied a deal has been signed by either party.

Study on Alzheimer's finds mood changes come before disease

A study on Alzheimer's Disease and dementia recently published found that common mood changes come long before the actual illnesses. These mood changes can indicate a person is likely to have Alzheimer's before more common symptoms begin to occur.

Op-Ed: Mayweather fight coming, but Pacquiao keeps playing games

A fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will happen. This time it is a done deal. Throughout all of this Pacquiao and his camp have played games, making themselves out to be the ones that want it and Mayweather out to be reluctant.

Some women's infertility may be due to celiac disease

A recent study from India doesn't prove Celiac disease causes infertility, but it shows a strong correlation between the two. Strong enough that infertile women should investigate it, researchers say.

New research on implant for Alzheimer's Disease shows promise

Doctors at the Centre for Alzheimer’s Research in Sweden published results of their new study this week and say it shows promise. The study involved implanting nerve proteins into the brain to fight the degradation of cells that causes Alzheimer's.

Gunfire at Copenhagen free speech talk, 1 dead, 3 police wounded

Shots were fired through windows of a Copenhagen cafe hosting an event on free speech on Saturday, killing a civilian and wounding three police officers. Speakers included cartoonist Lars Vilks, who has offended Islamist with cartoons in the past.

Pacquiao in training, says Mayweather deal is 'hammered out'

A report from the Philippine-based media outlet GMANetwork quotes boxer Manny Pacquiao saying that he has started training and adding the fight with Floyd Mayweather is a go. He said the deal "has been hammered out" and will soon be announced.

Study: Every year 13 million tonnes of plastic dumped in ocean Special

A study published in the Feb. 13 issue of the journal Science has some grim news for the world's oceans. Up to 13 million tonnes of plastic debris are being dumped in the oceans each year, the study said. And that number will grow.
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