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Swedish man's roar scares off charging bear

What should you do when faced with a charging bear? Most of us would either freeze or run, but one hunter from Sweden had another idea in mind.

Op-Ed: Did Sweden deny Ananta Bijoy Das's fundamental human rights?

Ananta Bijoy Das was murdered last week for his work as a secular activist and blogger. Sadly, his death may have been prevented if Sweden had granted him a visa to speak on human rights at a conference.

Sweden seizes Pirate Bay web domains

Stockholm - A Stockholm court on Tuesday seized the Swedish web domains of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay over repeated copyright violations in a bid to end the site's activities.

Sweden's Carl Bildt advises Ukraine President and Russian group

Stockholm - Sweden's former foreign minister Carl Bildt has been appointed as an advisor to Russian-controlled investment group LetterOne, the company said Monday, just days after he joined an advisory group to Ukraine's President.

Todd McLellan talking to teams in quest for new NHL coaching gig

Mike Babcock is still head coach of the Detroit Red Wings and yet he is likely the most sought-after coach on the NHL market. A close second would be Todd McLellan. McLellan is busy just now but he's still in the news and has a big decision to make.

Study says Canadians have a shorter attention span than goldfish

I am Canadian so take umbrage at the newly-released Microsoft study that found us Canucks have a shorter attention span than...hi. Um. Yes. Shorter attention span than goldfish. Goldfish can focus for nine seconds, one full second more than Canadians.

Sweden slammed for denying visa to murdered blogger

Stockholm - A free speech group launched a blistering attack on Sweden on Wednesday after it denied a travel visa to a secular Bangladeshi blogger who was then hacked to death by suspected Islamists.

'Gay sailor' to deter Russian subs from Swedish waters

Stockholm - A Swedish peace group said Tuesday it has lowered a sonar device into the Baltic Sea off Stockholm to deter Russian submarines, emitting the message "This Way if You Are Gay".

Swedish Supreme Court rejects Assange appeal

Stockholm - Sweden's Supreme Court said Monday it had rejected an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange against his arrest warrant for alleged rape and sexual assault.

Black bears have close call with tourists blocking bridge

Montana Parks and Wildlife posted a video reminding tourists that although they may want to, no one should ever get too close to a bear.

Two children injured when wind blows tree crashing down

Strong winds caused a huge tree to come crashing down and injuring two young children playing in park. Incident caught on video.

Celebrities speak up about Jade Helm

The Jade Helm military training exercise has caused quite a media frenzy. From conspiracy theorists to the Governor of Texas, everyone is on high alert. Now celebrities have begun to speak up about the mysterious military operation.

College student caught on video putting Windex in roommates food

A student at the University of South Carolina is facing criminal charges after she was allegedly caught on a hidden camera secretly poisoning her roommate's food.

Terry Fox Day introduced by health minister in Canadian province

Manitoba Health Minister Sharon Blady introduced a bill to the province's legislature Monday that would see a day named in honor of Terry Fox, who died of cancer in 1981 after embarking on a cross-country run to raise money to fight the disease.

Op-Ed: 'Floyd Mayweather fears Manny Pacquiao' nonsense ends with win

So many times and from so many people we've heard the refrain that Floyd Mayweather was afraid to fight Manny Pacquiao. Boxing fans and boxing 'experts' alike have trotted out that tired cliche since 2009. Afraid? Really? PLACE LOUD BUZZER SOUND HERE.

Breakthrough test can predict all cancers 13 years before onset

A joint Northwestern University and Harvard research team has found a method of cancer screening it says can predict 13 years in advance if you'll get the disease. Future testing will determine cancer with certainty, the group believes.

Filipinos warned to save power for Pacquiao v. Mayweather fight

There have been power outages in the Philippines of late and due to concern they could occur during Manny Pacquiao's fight with Floyd Mayweather on Saturday, a special plea has been issued. People, and businesses, are being asked to conserve.

Swedish court to hear Assange arrest warrant appeal

Stockholm - Sweden's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it will hear an appeal by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange against his arrest warrant for alleged rape and sexual assault.

Op-Ed: Is Jade Helm a training operation to impose U.S. martial law?

In video footage recently released, American military is seen training to escort civilians to FEMA camps and initiate martial law. Is there more to the Jade Helm training operation than authorities are saying?

Swedish hostages held by Syrian jihadists return home

Stockholm - Two Swedish men held hostage by Syrian jihadists have been reunited with their families in Sweden, the country's foreign ministry said on Sunday.
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