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Retriever does lousy, but lovable job in dog show in Finland

This story, this video, is really an illustration of what life's about. Do you do things to make those around you happy? Or do you go for the gusto, making yourself happy and letting the chips fall where they may? The latter is what a Finnish dog did.

U.K. couple together 70 years die side by side, ten minutes apart

A couple in the U.K. who were in love for 70 years, married for 65, died side by side at an old folks home in the U.K. this month. She was sick, he was not, but when she died he lay next to her and was gone, too, just 10 minutes later.

Ebola scare: New York woman, back from West Africa, drops dead

A seemingly healthy woman of 40 who returned from a trip to West Africa 18 days ago, died suddenly while having her hair done in a New York salon on Tuesday. Officials believe she died of a heart attack but are testing her remains for the Ebola virus.

Shocking information on infertility revealed in U.S. study

A study just released from the National Institute of Health (NIH) in America has found chemicals in sunblock and other personal care items have a negative effect on a man's sperm count. The chemicals are intended to block UV rays.

Canadian father of 10, a grandpa, hit in Israel synagogue attack

A Canadian man, who is also Israeli and lives in Jerusalem, was wounded in the attack on a synagogue there and is in serious condition in a local hospital. Already he has undergone more than one surgery and likely faces more.

Court says Eli the pot-bellied pet pig must go, family devastated

A court in Alberta in Canada has ruled an Edmonton family cannot keep Eli, their pet pot-bellied pig. The two little girls in the family, and Mom and Dad, are "devastated." They argued to the court that Eli was a pet, not just a pig, but it didn't work.

Man stealthily films wife rapping; great singer, awesome reaction

If you haven't visited the site 'What's Trending' you might consider doing so. Cool stuff, some you may not see anywhere else, and they pick out funny videos from Youtube. They don't just feature celebs, some videos are of just plain folks.

Band Aid 30 single raises $1.5 million for Ebola in 5 minutes

It did not take long for the single put out by a group of philanthropic British musicians to begin raising money. Band Aid 30, the 2014 incarnation of the Band Aid supergroup who sang to help a famine crisis in Ethiopia, has already raised $1.5 million.

Female bishops coming to the Church of England at last

It has been a very long time coming but the Church of England has at last jumped the last hurdle and the ordaining of women bishops is here. The final, formal approval was given today with a simple show of hands.

World chocolate supplies running low as consumption grows

The demand for chocolate in our world is outstripping the supply of the stuff and experts are saying it could lead to increased prices and even stockpiling. The good news is media is all over the story. But does knowledge of the looming crisis help?

Napoleon Bonaparte's hat sells for $2.4 million at auction

Should you be looking for a two-pointed black felted beaver fur 'bicorne' hat formerly owned by Napoleon then, well, you just missed a chance at one. The Osenat auction house near Paris just sold one such hat at auction for a tidy sum.

Female students banned from a library in India, court rules no

Young women going to the Aligarh Muslim University in India have been banned from using the University library but the courts may come to their rescue. A petition filed by a law intern, and supported by a human rights group, seeks to overturn the ban.

MH17 crash video, newly released, shows plane nearly hit village

Amateur footage was released of the moments after the crash of Malaysian Flight MH17, shot down in July in Ukraine. The video, taken from a cellphone by a local, shows how close the plane came to landing on the small village of Hrabove.

U2 cancels week-long Jimmy Fallon appearance after Bono hurts arm

U2 is a man down, and an important one, after Bono had a cycling accident and injured his arm. The Irish band made it to New York, Bono had his fall in Central Park, but the group had to cancel an appearance on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.'

Studies: Alzheimer's Disease to double by 2050, but help on way

The School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California released a new study on Alzheimer's and, unlike one released last week, it is not encouraging. The USC study suggests that in the U.S. the number of cases will double by the year 2050.

G20 Summit turning into war of words as leaders attack Putin

The G20 Summit is underway in Australia and a meeting intended to focus on the economy is turning into a battleground as nations line up to take a shot at Russian President Vladimir Putin. The subject of the Ukraine is threatening to derail the meeting.

Justin Bieber in legal tiff as judge in Argentina issues summons

An investigative judge in Buenos Aires, Argentina has issued a summons for Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber. Bieber, who toured Argentina in 2013, is being sought over allegations made against him by a photographer.

U2 singer Bono has harrowing flight as door detaches from plane

The singer for the Irish band U2 is lucky that things ended well after a door in the rear compartment of the private jet he was riding across Europe in fell off. He lost his luggage in the mishap but is happy that is all he lost.

Duck-billed dinosaur, 80 million years old, discovered in Canada

Bones of a duck-billed dinosaur have been discovered in a river in the Canadian province of Alberta, the Royal Tyrrell Museum revealed this week. Two fisherman came upon the find in September and it may be from a previously unknown species.

Rapper Eminem lowers bar with rap about punching Lana Del Rey

Eminem is the biggest selling rapper ever, period, but the man might also be the most offensive, and least sensitive. The Detroit rapper made headlines again by rapping about violence to women, this time picking on pop singer Lana Del Rey.
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