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Horrific video of what appears to be animal abuse at Florida dairy farm leads to 3 arrests

An animal rights group released video footage appearing to show horrific treatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm, leading to the arrest of at least …

Elderly woman forcibly removed from residence, jailed days before 94th birthday

Florida police arrested and jailed a 93-year-old woman days before her 94th birthday.<p>Body cam video of the arrest, as seen in the video above, shows …

Peter Jackson Reveals Harvey Weinstein Blacklisted Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino From ‘The Lord of the Rings’

"There it is, confirmation that Harvey Weinstein derailed my career," Sorvino said in response to the revelation that Weinstein told Jackson not to …

Airline defendants to pay $95 million in 9/11 settlement

Insurers for defendants including American Airlines and United Airlines have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the Sept. 11 attacks.<p>The settlement was described in papers filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. Developers of the new World …

This man is about to launch himself in a homemade rocket to prove the earth is flat | The Star

And it was based on round-earth technology.<p>Hughes only recently converted to flat-Eartherism, after struggling for months to raise funds for his …

'Free Cyntoia Brown': Rihanna and Cara Delevingne call for release of teenager jailed for murdering man who solicited her for sex

The case of a US woman serving life in jail for murdering a man who solicited her for sex when she was a teenager has been thrust to prominence after a string of celebrities have called for her release, including Rihanna, Cara Delevingne and Kim Kardashian.<p>Cyntoia Brown was 16 when she shot dead …

Video appearing to show slave auction in Libya prompts talk of sanctions

France demanded on Wednesday an urgent U.N. Security Council session on human trafficking in Libya and raised the possibility of sanctions on the …

This $40 million robotic 'plantscraper' will feed over 5,000 people per year

By 2050, the world's population is expected to swell to 9.6 billion, with around 66% living in urban areas. This projection is leaving many cities wondering how they will feed all those people.<p>A Swedish food-tech company called Plantagon is proposing that cities consider building what it calls …

Aquaponics

Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans

NEW YORK — Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched.<p>The recall announced Saturday covers vehicles from the 2011-17 model years. About 800,000 of the affected minivans were sold in the United States.<p>Honda says it …

Acura

Time traveler caught in Charlie Chaplin’s 1928 film ‘The Circus’

A very interesting clip has surfaced on Twitter courtesy of Horror Bible. Apparently, in the background of Charlie Chaplin’s silent film, the Circus …

The Daddy's Home 2 disaster: Mel Gibson's ill-advised move into family comedy has produced the worst movie of the year

If you're looking for fun family fare this Christmas, why not try Daddy's Home 2? It stars that lovable scamp Mel Gibson. You know, the actor who hit his girlfriend in the face so hard that (she has claimed) her teeth broke, and was reportedly recorded telling her "if you get raped by a pack of …

Pinery Provincial Park closed ‘until further notice’ due land claim demonstration

A southwestern Ontario provincial park has been closed to the public after demonstrators set up a trailer at the front gate in support of what police …

The Fungus That Turns Ants Into Zombies Is More Diabolical Than We Realized

Carpenter ants of the Brazilian rain forest have it rough. When one of these insects gets infected by a certain fungus, it turns into a so-called …

How big is Canada’s tax gap and who’s not paying their fair share? You’d be surprised

As the sun sets over the week-long Paradise Papers media blitz, the sky clouded with 13-million pages of illegally-obtained privacy-breaching …

Canada

Nike unveils jerseys for 2018 Olympics — who will look best in Pyeongchang?

Team Canada and Team USA had their jerseys unveiled earlier in the week, but check out a ranking of all 13 Olympic sweaters after Nike unveils every …

Revealed: Justin Trudeau's close adviser helped move huge sums offshore

It is absolutely unacceptable that there be people not paying their fair share of taxes Justin Trudeau<p>You can’t have interest-free loans between related parties Reuven Avi-Yonah, University of Michigan<p>The chief fundraiser and senior adviser to the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, who played …

Corruption

Black lawyer denied entry to Ontario’s law society headquarters settles racial-profiling complaint

TORONTO — A Toronto lawyer who says he felt humiliated when a security guard denied him entry to the headquarters of Ontario’s law society has …

Mentally-ill female inmates housed in male facility: report

Some female inmates with serious mental-health conditions are being sent to a men's facility for treatment, a practice the federal prison ombudsman calls "completely unacceptable" in a new report.<p>Canada's correctional investigator, Ivan Zinger, also said that while the use of solitary confinement …

Flight carrying OKC Thunder hits something in mid-air, resulting in huge dent

The Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team took a night flight from Minnesota to Chicago. When they landed, the players noticed something strange about their plane.<p>The chartered plane had apparently encountered some unexpected object while flying, and was left with a giant dent in the nose.<p>The …

More German car manufacturers raided by EU regulators in cartel case

European Union anti-trust regulators have raided more German automakers, days after they made a similar swoop on the offices of BMW. It’s a fresh …

Antitrust Laws

Unlikely champion wins Venice Marathon after leaders make wrong turn

Italian Eyob Faniel won the Venice Marathon on Sunday after a bizarre incident in which the leading six runners took a wrong turn.<p>Favourites Abdulahl …

Drug charges dropped against Orangeville man in jail — because police couldn’t find him | The Star

An Orangeville man had his drug charges stayed after police claimed they couldn’t find him for nine months when he was already in jail over other …

Inside the Las Vegas killer’s room: Stephen Paddock’s body found amid 23 high-powered weapons

Over four days, gunman Stephen Paddock assembled a formidable arsenal in his hotel room.<p>Paddock’s body was found amid a cache of 23 high-powered …

'We saw people fall': Las Vegas gunman kills 59, injures over 500

A gunman unleashed a hail of bullets from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel and casino on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least …

The One Sandwich You Should Never Order From The McDonald's Menu, According To An Employee

When you're in the mood for good fast food at a reasonable price, McDonald's has got you covered. The fast food chain has become our go-to place for …

Hugh Hefner dead at 91: Playboy founder parlayed 1950s sexual revolution into a multimedia empire

LOS ANGELES — Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, the pipe-smoking hedonist who revved up the sexual revolution in the 1950s and built a multimedia empire …

Los Angeles

Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen Are No Longer Being Invited Back To Fuller House

Miss your old familiar friends from <i>Full House</i>? Fortunately, Netflix's <i>Fuller House</i> has reunited all of them...err, almost, anyway.<p>Still noticeably …

Kim Jong Un fires back (figuratively): ‘Deranged’ Trump will ‘pay dearly’ for threats in UN speech

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in an extraordinary and direct rebuke, called President Donald Trump “deranged” and said …

Thanks to Trudeau’s tax proposals, big fish are moving billions out of Canada, former finance minister says

OTTAWA — A big Canadian player has quietly picked up his chips and is heading for the exit amid all the tumult over the Trudeau government’s …

Canada