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The 'Hunger Games' And 'Mulan' Mashup That Will Make Your Day

Elizabeth Perle | December 2, 2012 | Teen
Original Song: "Honor To Us All" from Disney's "Mulan" (watch the video below for a refresher) Cover Artist: The hilarious folks over at "Not Literally" Productions How It's Different: Well, for one thing, Katniss from "The Hunger Games" is singing it. But we are now beginning to see...

Afghanistan Attack: U.S.-Afghan Base Attacked In East Of Country, Officials Say

AP | January 31, 2013 | World
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Taliban suicide bombers assaulted a joint U.S.-Afghan air base in eastern Afghanistan early Sunday, detonating explosives at the gate and sparking a gunbattle that lasted at least two hours with American helicopters firing down at militants before the attackers were defeated. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said they...

Mitt Romney Orders Boston Market For Thanksgiving, Paper Reveals

Benjamin Hart | December 2, 2012 | Politics
Ever since conceding to President Obama in the early-morning hours of November 7, Mitt Romney has kept a low public profile. After blaming his election loss on Obama's "gifts" to minorities in a phone call to donors--comments that drew criticism from many in his own party--the...

Benjamin Netanyahu Calls Stephen Harper, Says Thank You For Palestinian Vote At UN

Joanna Adams | January 31, 2013 | Canada Politics
OTTAWA - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked Prime Minister Stephen Harper for Canada's vote at the United Nations this week against recognizing a Palestinian state.Harper tweeted on Saturday that he spoke to Netanyahu and that he "thanked Canada for its friendship and principled position this week at the...

Doha Climate Conference: Demonstration Held Outside UN Talks In Qatar

Joanna Zelman | January 31, 2013 | Green
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A few hundred people marched in a peaceful demonstration Saturday for "climate justice" in Doha, where negotiators from nearly 200 countries are debating about how to slow global warming and help protect the most vulnerable countries from rising seas and other impacts of climate change. Waving...

Susan Wells Dies In Tanzania: Ontario Woman Dead Of 'Unknown Circumstances' While Volunteering In East Africa

Joanna Adams | December 1, 2012 | Canada Impact
COLLINGWOOD, Ont. -- An Ontario woman has died in unknown circumstances while volunteering to help children in the east African country of Tanzania. Family friend Rev. Brian Goodings of Trinity United Church says Foreign Affairs has confirmed that Collingwood resident Susan Wells, 41, died on Wednesday. He says Wells left...

Avalanche Risk High In Parts Of B.C.

Joanna Adams | January 31, 2013 | Canada British Columbia
The Canadian Avalanche Centre is warning skiers and snowboarders about a high avalanche risk in parts of the province. The warning includes the Sea to Sky and Kootenay Boundary regions, as well as the North and South Columbia regions. Alpine area are at the highest level of warning while areas...

Giant Sequoia Tree 'The President' Tops 'General Grant,' National Geographic Photographs The Forest

Joanna Zelman | January 31, 2013 | Green
FRESNO, Calif. — Deep in the Sierra Nevada, the famous General Grant giant sequoia tree is suffering its loss of stature in silence. What once was the world's No. 2 biggest tree has been supplanted thanks to the most comprehensive measurements taken of the largest living things on Earth. The...

Holiday Drunk Driving Offences On The Rise

Joanna Adams | January 31, 2013 | Canada Living
The number of people charged with drinking and driving offences during the holidays in 2011 more than doubled from the previous year. Toronto police are teaming up with members of parliament and Mothers Against Drunk Driving to officially launch their Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) campaign Saturday night. However, It...

Hugh Hefner, Crystal Harris Engaged Again: Couple Set To Wed On New Year's Eve (REPORT)

Leigh Blickley | December 3, 2012 | Celebrity
Sounds like these exes are giving their love another shot. According to TMZ, Hugh Hefner, 86, and Crystal Harris, 26, are engaged again after Harris called off their first wedding in June 2011. The couple is set to tie the knot at the Playboy mansion on New...

Montreal man to be deported to Pakistan

CBC | January 31, 2013 | Canada
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Immigration Canada is planning to deport a 24-year-old man to Pakistan, even though he was granted a stay in 2009. Sami Sheikh has lived in Montreal since he was 12 years old. He was born in Dubai, but says that Montreal is all that he knows. Sheikh's parents are from...

Christmas Music 2012: Mariah Carey Tops Holiday Charts, The Killers Introduce Festive New Single

Madeline Boardman | December 5, 2012 | Entertainment
With the arrival of December, Christmas music is pretty much inescapable. Whether it's "Jingle Bells" playing at the grocery store or "Here Comes Santa Claus" on the radio, holiday music is everywhere. But the one song that is getting just a little bit more play than the rest? Mariah Carey's...

Awards honour Canada's young farmers

CBC | January 31, 2013 | Canada
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Canada's top young farmers were honoured Friday night at a special awards gala on P.E.I. with the goal of encouraging future farmers to kickstart the declining agriculture sector across the country. In an elegant hotel ballroom, Canada's up and coming farmers celebrated a year's hard work and shared secrets to...

Kidnapping, assault suspects wanted by Mission RCMP

CBC | January 31, 2013 | Canada
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Police in Mission, B.C., are looking for two men who have been charged with kidnapping, unlawful confinement and assault. Gurdev “Dave” Hair, 41, and Steve Douglas Godard, 41, are wanted in connection with the kidnapping of a 44-year-old man on Nov. 25. Police say the victim was held, tortured and...

Canada's 'toughest cop' remembered for his sweet side

CBC | January 31, 2013 | Canada
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The man dubbed Canada's "toughest cop" was remembered Saturday by friends and family in Mascouche, Que. Albert Lisacek died of cancer at the age of 79 on Nov. 20. Known for his bold attitude and for carrying a Model 1927 semi-automatic gun, Lisacek came toe-to-toe with some of Montreal's...

RCMP Hunts For Kidnapping, Torture Suspects In Mission, B.C.

Joanna Adams | January 31, 2013 | Canada British Columbia
MISSION, B.C. - RCMP are asking for the public's help in finding two people who have been charged with kidnapping and torturing a man in Mission, B.C.Sgt. Peter Thiessen says Gurdev Hair, also known as Dave, and Steve Douglas Godard are suspects in the incident on Nov. 25.Thiessen says they...

Man charged with drug trafficking

CBC | January 31, 2013 | Canada
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Toronto Police have charged a 46-year-old man with drug trafficking. On Thursday officers pulled over a car at Kennedy Road and Bonie Avenue and found 25 kilograms of cocaine hidden inside. The drugs are worth about $2.5 million on the street, according to officers with the drug squad. Donald Lee...

Pedestrian struck in Surrey, B.C.

CBC | January 31, 2013 | Canada
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Mounties in Surrey, B.C., are investigating a hit and run accident Friday evening. Police say a man believed to be in his 70s was hit at about 7 p.m. PT in the area of 132nd Street and Huntley Avenue. RCMP Staff Sgt. Blair McColl says police are looking for the...

Trudeau Calls Long-Gun Registry 'A Failure'

Jacqueline Delange | January 31, 2013 | Canada Politics
Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau called the long-gun registry "a failure" during an Ontario campaign stop in the Conservative riding of Glengarry–Prescott–Russell on Friday. "The long-gun registry, as it was, was a failure and I'm not going to resuscitate that," Trudeau said while visiting the DART Aerospace plant in Hawkesbury....

DSM-5: Psychiatrists OK Vast Changes To Diagnosis Manual

Melissa Jeltsen | January 31, 2013 | Healthy Living
CHICAGO -- The now familiar term "Asperger's disorder" is being dropped. And abnormally bad and frequent temper tantrums will be given a scientific-sounding diagnosis called DMDD. But "dyslexia" and other learning disorders remain. The revisions come in the first major rewrite in nearly 20 years of the diagnostic guide used...
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