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Bodies found in New Zealand search for avalanche Canadians

Wellington - New Zealand police searching for a pair of missing Canadian students said Monday that two bodies had been found in avalanche debris near the area they were hiking.

Shipwreck over a century old discovered in Nova Scotia harbour

A team of seven divers were the first to visit a shipwreck over a century old in Pictou Harbour, N.S. on Friday. The divers came back with photos and the news that considering how long it has been down there. the ship is in remarkably good condition .

Study: Exercise reduces Alzheimer's Disease symptoms

There has been a lot of hopeful news at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Washington, and on Thursday came news of the benefits of exercise for patients. A study found exercise makes patients feel better and improves memory.

Alzheimer's Disease: New drug may be breakthrough science seeks

A drug treatment that may halt the progress of Alzheimer's Disease, but only if caught early, is being introduced at a conference on Alzheimer's this week. The Washington conference will see the introduction of the promising drug Solanezumab.

Why is a woman hanging sex toys on power lines all over Portland?

It is uncertain why she's doing it, it's even uncertain if it is her doing it, but what is certain is someone is hanging sex toys on power lines - dozens - all over Portland. They're being seen by all ages and a young woman has claimed responsibility.

Navy officer dies of wounds from Chattanooga lone-wolf attack

A fifth member of the U.S. military has died as a result of being shot in the lone-wolf attack on two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn. Thursday. A Navy Petty Officer died Saturday from wounds sustained in the attack.

Obama talks to Netanyahu by phone over Iran nuclear deal

With news of a deal between Iran and the U.S. still fresh, and reaction still pouring in, President Barack Obama put in a call to an interested bystander today. Obama called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to talk about the agreement.

New cancer research uses 2 viruses to find and kill cancer cells

A novel method of fighting cancer being studied in Canada may be the big breakthrough the world has been waiting for. It is early but by using two viruses researchers may be able to target and kill off cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone.

AC/DC drummer avoids jail over drugs, kill threat

Tauranga - AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd on Thursday avoided prison after threatening to kill an employee, but a New Zealand judge warned him jail beckoned if his "rock star lifestyle" continued.

Sex and happiness: Study finds more sex don't mean more happiness

A study newly released in the 'Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization' suggests having more sex is not the way to finding more happiness that you might think it would be. Indeed, the study found more sex may lead to less happiness? What?!

Theatre patron jumps on Broadway stage — to charge his cell phone

New York City - More often the problem with cell phones at a theatre performance revolves around an audience member forgetting to turn one off. But at a July 2 Broadway show the problem was altogether different as an audience member jumped on stage - to charge his cell.

Op-Ed: My friend Walter, alcohol and drug addiction and good people lost

I worked at a drug and alcohol treatment center on a small island near Vancouver not long ago. It was not the best but nor was it the worst. There were compassionate counselors but the administration caused more confusion than was helpful.

Anger still crackles 30 years after France bombed Greenpeace ship

Wellington - Thirty years after France's deadly bomb attack on the Rainbow Warrior in New Zealand, anger still crackles in Pete Willcox's voice when he discusses the sinking of the Greenpeace flagship.

Soaring obesity rates due to abundance of calorie-laden food

Rising obesity rates worldwide may be linked to the increasing availability of energy-dense foods within society according to a new study.

Japan to defy world opinion, set to begin whaling in Antarctic Special

Going against the tide of public opinion and an international court ruling, Japan's whaling boats will head for the Southern Ocean. A chief negotiator for whaling decisions told reporters that the country will resume whaling in Antarctica in Dec. 2015.

Prank video as terrified Paris Hilton told plane is crashing

It's not certain where an Egyptian TV show thought the humor was but they went ahead with a prank on Paris Hilton, convincing her the small plane she was in was about to crash. They even had an actor in on it thrown off the plane as it neared water.

Giant goldfish 'size of dinner plates' are becoming huge problem

You may not think a tiny goldfish could grow into a massive problem in Canadian, American and world waterways, but it can. It seems that when families no longer want Goldie they often dump the little guy into a lake, stream or other waterway.

Alzheimer's: Low memory test scores may be early sign of dementia

A new study has found low scores on memory and thinking tests may be a signal a person will develop Alzheimer's Disease. Researchers found that a signal that Alzheimer's is there may be detected up to 18 years before a diagnosis of the illness.

Humpback whale tangled in nets survives after dramatic rescue

A juvenile humpback whale in waters off Powell River in B.C. became tangled in the ropes of a prawn fisherman's nets over the weekend and almost died because of it. It was rescued in a lengthy operation by fisheries officials.

Glitch temporarily grounds all aircraft in New Zealand

Wellington - All commercial and civilian aircraft in New Zealand were temporarily grounded on Tuesday when a fault crippled the nation's air traffic control system, causing long delays and some cancellations.
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