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Police fire tear gas on crowd during Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown


Police fired tear gas at an angry crowd in Sierra Leone on Saturday after they threw stones at officials during a three-day national lock down that the government hopes will accelerate the end of the Ebola epidemic, residents said.

3 dead in house fire on reserve east of Calgary

Siksika fatal fire

Three people have been killed in a house fire on the Siksika First Nation east of Calgary.

Grant Arnold scores twice, Denver beats Boston College 5-2 in East Regional semifinals

Denver's Grant Arnold (39) and teammates Larkin Jacobson (14) and goalie Tanner Jaillet celebrate a third-period goal during the regional semifinal against Boston College in the NCAA college hockey tournament Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Gretchen Ertl)PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Grant Arnold scored twice and Trevor Moore had a goal and an assist to help Denver beat Boston College 5-2 on Saturday in the East Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.

Police investigating multiple unrelated stabbings in GTA

Whitby stabbing

Police across the GTA are busy investigating multiple unrelated stabbings that took place Friday night and Saturday.

Canada drops women's world hockey championship opener 4-2 to U.S.

Canada's coach Doug Derraugh stands during the Women's Hockey World Championship group A match between the USA and Canada, at Malmo Isstadion, in Malmo, southern Sweden, Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo /TT, Claudio Bresciani)Canada was reminded early at the world championship that the United States has the best power play in international women's hockey. The U.S. scored every time a Canadian was in the penalty box in the opening period of Saturday's game. Both countries play their second Pool A game in as many days Sunday when Canada takes on Russia and the defending champion U.S. meets Finland. Jocelyne Lamoureux, Kacey Bellamy and Kendall Coyne scored for the U.S. in the first period and Hilary Knight even-strength in the third.

'Teen Beach 2' Exclusive!

'Teen Beach 2' movie poster -- Disney ChannelMaia Mitchell and Ross Lynch are back for a second summer of fun, music and dancing in "Teen Beach 2."

We were made to love and love again: Study

We were made to love and love again: Study

20s vs. 30s: What's the right age to get hitched?

20s vs. 30s: What's the right age to get hitched?

Amy's Kitchen recalls frozen meals because of Listeria risk

Amy's Kitchen recalled a collection of its organic frozen meals because of Listeria concerns.

Three people found dead in fire at Alberta aboriginal community

Mounties say the fire happened on the Siksika Nation early Saturday morning.

John Baird, ex-foreign affairs minister, to advise Barrick Gold

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Former foreign affairs minister John Baird, who left the Conservative cabinet in February, has a new job as an adviser to global mining giant Barrick Gold, the corporation has confirmed.

Nigerian voters brave Boko Haram bullets to cast ballots

Under the watchful gaze of heavily armed troops, thousands of Nigerians cast their ballots on Saturday in the northeast, braving threats by Boko Haram to bomb polling stations and shoot voters.

Police investigating multiple unrelated stabbings in GTA

Police investigating multiple unrelated stabbings in GTADurham police have not taken anyone into custody in that incident. He was taken to Sunnybrook Hospital to be treated and is expected to recover.

Montreal linebacker Archambault impresses in bench press at CFL combine

Byron Archambault made quite a first impression Saturday at the CFL's national combine. The linebacker with the Vanier Cup-champion Montreal Carabins opened the two-day camp with 41 reps in the 225-pound bench press. "I was at 48 in my mind, I'm always trying to be the best," Archambault said. The six-foot, 240-pound Archambault's personal-best is 45 reps but he certainly felt the weight of expectation being under the watchful eye of scouts, coaches and GM representing all nine CFL teams.

Young fashionistas set up shop at Royal B.C. Museum

This weekend, the Royal B.C. Museum is daring its visitors to participate in a live performance where their clothes will be transformed into works of art by young fashionistas. Those daring to opt in may then be chosen as fashion models by small groups of scissor-wielding youngsters. "I think often people don't put enough faith in kids and what they can do," The MakeHouse's Jenny Ambrose told North By Northwest's Sheryl MacKay. At the end of the night, those whose clothes were altered will show them off on a catwalk.

Stanley Cup playoff format creates debate


Would Canucks fans rather their team face St. Louis or Los Angeles in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. It’s the difference between the NHL’s old playoff format and current system. Which do you like most?

Bruins goalie Rask removes himself vs. Rangers


Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask has left Saturday's game against the New York Rangers 10 seconds into the second period for an unknown reason.

Sunshine Girl


Sharla landing SUNshine Girl Sharla, 24, is a self-professed cosmetics guru who owns her own beautification company. Sharla has her pretty eye on having her own line of cosmetics some day, and getting chauffeured to and from work. A bit of a country girl, Sharla admits to having a hankerin’ for Blue Rodeo. JACK BOLAND/QMI AGENCY

Groupon takes Banana Bunker sale sex jokes in stride

Banana Bunker banana cases bring out the joker in everyone, it seems.

This truly is a 'gay' sweater

OTTAWA -- Jeremy Dias' sweater is so gay and he'd be the first to tell you.

Elephants rescue stranded 18-wheeler

When an 18-wheeler truck became stranded by the side of a Louisiana road, two elephants inside came to the rescue.

Dog rescued thanks to Ont. firefighters and Facebook post

The tale of a Siberian husky trapped on a frozen canal came to a happy ending on Friday thanks to crafty firefighters and social media.

Boy, 10, killed in Toronto house fire, family hospitalized

A 10-year-old boy was killed and his three siblings hospitalized along with their mom after flames erupted in an east-end townhouse Saturday morning.

Nuclear waste plans stir concern in northern Ont.

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization is scouting for a permanent storage solution for the waste produced by Ontario Power Generation Inc., Hydro-Quebec and the New Brunswick Power Corporation reactors.

Group says Canadian pilots undergo thorough medical exams

Airline pilots in Canada regularly undergo thorough medical exams to ensure they are "fit for duty," the Canadian chapter of the Air Line Pilots Association said Friday.

How cold was this winter? Duo cross ice of Georgian Bay on foot

How cold was this winter? Duo cross ice of Georgian Bay on foot
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