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Sexual assault: Man charged bizzare assaults on female feet

York Regional Police in Toronto have arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with a series of assaults on women and their feet. The alleged assaults have all taken place in the past eight days.

Maple Leafs goalie duo feel the power of the Rangers Special

Toronto - Winners of their last three games prior to Saturday, the Toronto Maple Leafs failed to keep up their winning ways in 2014, falling to the New York Rangers in an ugly fashion at the Air Canada Centre Saturday night.

Photo Essay: Christmas comes to York Special

Christmas is celebrated in style in the old English city of York, including a market, the odd band or two, ice sculptures and plenty of merriment.

York is a beautiful UK city to visit with many historic features Special

York is a beautiful, historic city. It was founded by the Romans in 71 AD. Some portions of the ancient city walls date back to the Romans, while the rest is of Norman origin. York Minster, castle and Clifford's Tower are other famed features.

British school teacher charged with over 20 sex offenses

York - An unidentified man in York is charged with over two dozen sex crimes against children at three separate schools in the Yorkshire area.

Photo Essay: York and the National Railway Museum

York - The historic city of York, Yorkshire, England, is a mere 38.2 miles from my hometown Kingston-upon-Hull, yet we had not visited York for more than 20 years. In March 2012 we put that right, with a long weekend break as part of a 60th birthday celebration.

Photo essay: Springtime in Old York Special

York - The weather in England is wrapped in sparkling sunshine. To make use of the good weather I spent a weekend in the old English city of York, in the county of Yorkshire. Here are some of the photographs I took.

Seun Anikulapo-Kuti performs in New York

New York - Billions of people around the world know or have heard of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, the late Nigerian King of Afro Beat who passed away in 1997.

Local UK council erects fence through soccer goal

York - The local council in York, England, has “intelligently” built a fence through a soccer goal. While residents may have been enjoying the combination of the beautiful game and the great British summer, those pleasures have since been cut short.

Actress Susannah York dies at 72

British film and stage actress Susannah York died on January 15, at the age of 72, after a battle with bone marrow cancer.

Man devours 54 hot dogs to retain competitive eating title (video)

New York - While people across America are celebrating the birth of a nation, competitive food eating contestants were slamming down hot dogs by the handful today in Nathan's famous Coney dog-eating competition. The winner ate 54 hot dog to retain his title.

Jamaican drug war ends after Coke surrenders to police

Kingston - It took over a month for the Jamaican police to end the violence that was destroying their nation following an attempt to arrest drug lord Christopher Coke, a fugitive wanted in the US on multiple drug and weapons charges. Almost 80 died during the war.

African woman among elite in 4th century Britain, scientists say

Forensic techniques used in contemporary archeology reveal that Africans were among the elite during the Roman occupation of the British isles. A skull found in an elaborate grave reveals the deceased to be an African "Lady of Distinction".

Twitter Users Report Crash

Twitter users yesterday posted pictures and updates about two air crashes before the press caught on, it has today emerged.

British Airways passengers survive London crash landing

A British Airways jet from Amsterdam has been involved in an emergency incident at London City Airport, hours after a fatal incident in New York.

NY Plane Crash Kills 50

A plane crash in Buffalo, New York State, has resulted in 50 fatalities. All passengers on board the passenger plane perished in the crash.

Prelude to April 22, Residents of York, PA Remember The 1969 Race Riots

The issue of race that had made headlines in the Democratic race between frontrunners Senator Hillary Clinton of New York and Senator Barack Obama of Illinois brings back memories of the race riot in York, Pennsylvania in 1969.

Man Impaled By Iron Fence While Trying To Enter PA Rock Concert

A PA man is recovering after impaling himself with a section of wrought iron fence. Fighting his urge to drift in and out of consciousness, he held still while rescuers removed a section of fence and lowered him down

The Next Senator From New York, Bill Clinton?

Things that make you go hmmmm. I had a "Yikes" moment when this article caught my eye .... Yikes!

New York State Bill Would Ban Spinners

New York State is taking fresh legal steps to ban spinning hubcaps and wheels. Bill Number 1640 is presently being considered by the Senate Transportation Committee, and it would make such wheels illegal statewide.

New York "Protects" Citizens

New York City takes protection seriously.

New literary twist added to laundry cycle

Doing the laundry has taken on a new meaning for New Yorkers who can now watch their wash and spin cycles while listening to poetry and prose.

'I Love NY' Campaign Could Go High-Tech

The famed "I Love New York" campaign may get a new media facelift in the near future. The state is launching an ad campaign Monday seeking marketers to help energize and reinvigorate the brand.

NYC: Teacher Billed For Tutoring Dead Student

A public school teacher collected almost $6,000 in city money for tutoring a pupil who had died, a city schools investigator said.

Police Track $5 Million Diamond Heist At North York Firm

A Toronto jewellry outlet Gemstar was robbed of $5 million in diamonds.

HDR Image of New York City under Black Sky

High quality HDR images of New York City and Vancouver.

York tutor fee spurs debate

Tutoring fee? Charging students in lower grades for extra help raises the issue of a two-tiered public school system.

NYPD to ask citizens to send pictures of crime scenes via cellphones

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg said yesterday that the city is working on finding ways to make it easier for citizens to share evidence of burglars, flashers and other criminals.. one way involves an everyday gadget: the cellphone.

New York Doctors To Perform Nation's First Uterus Transplant

The New York doctors are gearing themselves for first uterus transplant in the United States. Though facing many ethical questions, the transplant is expected to offer hope to childless and intertile women.
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Historic walls with gates leading into intriguing streets  old and new
Historic walls with gates leading into intriguing streets, old and new
A special Christmas shop  with a Robbin themed window display. City of York.
A special Christmas shop, with a Robbin themed window display. City of York.
Christmas market in the city of York
Christmas market in the city of York
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York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Underneath Fountains Abbey
Underneath Fountains Abbey
York  North Yorkshire  United Kingdom
York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Ghostly figure under the Abbey
Ghostly figure under the Abbey
Christmas in York: a typical old street
Christmas in York: a typical old street
Scenery at York
Scenery at York
Part of the remaining castle in York
Part of the remaining castle in York
Interior Hall Fountains Abbey
Interior Hall Fountains Abbey
Old Bessie s tea rooms  city of York
Old Bessie's tea rooms, city of York
Ghost spotting in York
Ghost spotting in York
Yorkshire Museum
Yorkshire Museum
Pretty building in the park now used for wedding receptions and the like
Pretty building in the park now used for wedding receptions and the like
Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey
NRM engine
NRM engine
A band make merry for Christmas in the city of York
A band make merry for Christmas in the city of York

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