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  • Five killed in Quebec seniors home fire; death toll expected to rise

    A fire that swept through a home for seniors in the Quebec town of L'Isle-Verte likely took the lives of many of the 30 frail and elderly residents now listed as missing, authorities in the Canadian province said Friday. Five of the 52 people registered...
  • Al Jazeera America faces more than the usual new-kid challenges

    Al Jazeera America faces more than the usual new-kid challenges
    The combination of Al Jazeera and America doesn't exactly sound like a match made in Heaven, or Jannah for that matter. But that's not stopping the deep-pocketed media giant, funded by the government of Qatar, from spending hundreds of millions of...
  • News of the Weird: Painting With the Vomit of Houseflies

    News of the Weird: Painting With the Vomit of Houseflies
    The conflicted double life of Israeli Orthodox Jew Shadar Hadar, 34, might be as formidable to manage as that of an international spy. Though deeply and defiantly religious, he typically around midnight "trades his knitted white yarmulke" for a "wavy...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he'll seek reelection, not rehab

    Toronto city leaders on Wednesday urged disgraced Mayor Rob Ford to resign or take a leave of absence to "address your challenges privately," calling his admissions to smoking crack cocaine a distraction and a stain on the city's reputation. But the...
  • 'I'm a role model,' says crack-smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

    'I'm a role model,' says crack-smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
    He’s not resigning, he’s not taking a leave of absence and he’s not admitting he has a problem. So what’s next for Rob Ford, Toronto’s delusional crack-smoking mayor? “There might be a hanger left in my closet,”...
  • Toronto City Council votes to strip Mayor Rob Ford of key powers

    Toronto City Council members voted overwhelmingly Friday to strip Mayor Rob Ford of his powers of appointment and emergency rule, an act of damage control as the leader of Canada's biggest city continues to provoke scandal and revulsion. The City...
  • Toronto mayor apologizes for crack use, defies calls to resign

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologized to the residents of Canada's largest city Tuesday after admitting that he lied for six months about smoking crack cocaine, declaring "I love my job" and saying he would stay in it "for the sake of the taxpayers." In...
  • News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville

    News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville
    “With its neatly cut lawns and luscious tropical vegetation,” wrote a BBC News reporter in July, Miracle Village, Fla., is an “idyllic rural community” of 200 residents — about half of whom are registered sex offenders,...
  • Canadian Helmer Greyson Released From Egyptian Jail

    ROME - Egyptian authorities have released Canadian filmmaker John Greyson and physician Tarek Loubani after they spent nearly 50 days in a crowded Cairo prison without charges being pressed. Their detention had prompted a campaign for their release...
  • Te'o girlfriend hoax: Manti story captivates nation

    Te'o girlfriend hoax: Manti story captivates nation
    The Manti Te'o story has captivated more than the sports media with publications ranging from People to Forbes Magazine featuring him prominently on their websites Thursday. The linebacker caught the attention of almost every major news outlet,...
  • Engineer in Canada rail disaster unfairly blamed, lawyer says

    Engineer in Canada rail disaster unfairly blamed, lawyer says
    The train engineer on duty during the July 6 Canadian rail disaster that killed at least 50 people and incinerated the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic is devastated and in seclusion, his lawyer told Canadian journalists Tuesday. Tom Harding, who was the...