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Safety concerns on Saanich road have residents demanding action

A group of concerned residents is calling on the District of Saanich to make improvements along what it calls a dangerous stretch of road.<p>Jo-Anne …

Vancouver Island

Ontario Man Arrested After ‘Numerous’ Acts of Child Molestation: Police

Police on Wednesday arrested an Ontario man accused of molesting a family member.<p>Ernesto Santos, 49, allegedly committed “numerous” acts of lewd and …

Ontario

B.C. Wildfires: Evacuations ordered as wildfires burn in southern B.C. Interior

Evacuation orders and alerts have been issued in parts of British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley after a cluster of wildfires broke out following a …

Western Canada

Study Suggests Dads Who Do THIS Will Have Healthier Babies

When it comes to pregnancy, there’s a lot of focus on the health of the mother-to-be, and rightfully so. After all, she is nurturing an entire human being into existence—she deserves that peanut butter and banana sandwich she’s craving at 3 in the morning, dammit.<p>But growing a healthy baby starts …

Medical Journals

Will California chainsaw horror add fuel to immigration fight?

It was a horrific scene: a screaming woman running from her house — her upper torso sliced by a chainsaw.<p>Her husband, the alleged assailant, came out …

Immigration

Burnaby orders eviction of Trans Mountain pipeline protest camp

The City of Burnaby has issued an immediate eviction notice to a pipeline protest camp outside a Kinder Morgan facility in the city.<p>City manager …

Protest

Partygoer bites off woman’s nose after being asked to leave

An unhinged Texas boozehound allegedly chomped off and swallowed a woman’s nose — because she was infuriated when she was asked to leave an …

Crime

Pair charged in violent Lethbridge robbery caught on camera

Lethbridge police say a 26-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man have been charged in connection with a robbery and assault at a grocery store …

Crime

Man says horse gave him sexual consent by winking at him

A man has been jailed for having sex with a horse he claimed had given him consent.<p>Daniel Raymond Webb-Jackson broke into the stables and was caught …

Crime

Why People Have Sex With Animals

In a new study, researchers surveyed nearly 1,000 zoophiles about frequency of sex with animals, beliefs about zoophilia, and their sexual preferences and practices.<p>In 1948, Alfred Kinsey shocked the world when he released his first publication about Americans’ sexual behaviors. Among his more …

Animals

Canada's tiny bureaucratic tweak could be a huge blow to U.S. trade

Is Canada ready to move on from America?<p>Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday added a single word to the position of "minister of …

Canada

Loner Study Reveals the Biological Reason Isolation Isn’t Always a Problem

Going it alone might help some species survive.<p>Most of us have been taught that a preference for being alone is a bit of a red flag, even if research …

Psychology

A paroled sex offender cut off his ankle monitor before going on a killing rampage, Houston police allege

There was a wedding to plan. Allie Barrow, a 28-year-old Texan with a tiny ring looping through her nostril, was the bride-to-be. Like her future husband, she punched the clock at a Mattress Firm, a gig she’d settled into after skipping around some — history degree from Sam Houston State …

Crime

‘An Entire Community Got Together to Rape a Child’: India Recoils at Girl’s Assault

NEW DELHI — For months, the police say, a group of men took turns raping an 11-year-old girl.<p>In the gated community in Chennai, India, where the girl lived with her parents, the men gave her soft drinks laced with drugs, the police said. They filmed themselves raping her, brandishing knives and …

India

Brakeless boat trailer made of pallets, duct tape nets Abbotsford driver $2K in fines

It was anything but smooth sailing this weekend for one would-be Abbotsford boat captain.<p>Abbotsford police pulled an SUV over on Sunday towing a …

Fraser Valley

Mom found after fleeing hospital when baby tested positive for drugs: cops

A California mother was found Friday night after she fled a hospital with her baby when the child tested positive for drugs, police said.<p>Tina Baiz, …

Crime

Surrey fire chief says a simple change to fire hydrant rules will create 2,600 new parking spaces

Most drivers know they are not supposed to park too close to a fire hydrant. But many may not know the exact distance they’re supposed to keep …

Fraser Valley

Mom accused of killing her sons in hot oven due in court

ATLANTA -- The woman accused of killing two of her sons by placing them inside a hot oven is due in court for a case management hearing Monday …

Crime

At least one member of Burari family tried to save self at last minute, say police

Delhi Police suspect that at least one member of the Burari family, who were found hanging from an iron grille inside their north Delhi home on July …

Crime

Vancouver home donated to city for affordable housing, community services

It’s a classic Kitsilano house from the early 20th century, one of a row of them on a quiet side street only three blocks from the water.<p>Like all of the houses in the area, its value has shot into the stratosphere in the last half century, and it was assessed at $2.89-million in the most recent …

Housing

Mysterious source of illegal ozone-killing emissions revealed, say investigators

A mysterious surge in emissions of an illegal ozone-destroying chemical has been tracked down to plastic foam manufacturers in China, according to an on-the-ground investigation published on Monday.<p>The chemical, trichlorofluoromethane or CFC-11, has been banned around the world since 2010 and is a …

Pollution

Man avoids conviction after brutally kicking dog

<b></b>A Gold Coast man has been fined after admitting he punched and kicked his dog in an incident that sparked widespread anger.Shocking video of Brett …

Crime

Thai cave: Wife and father mourn 'hero' diver

Saman Gunan, a former Thai navy diver, died while taking part in efforts to rescue 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand.<p>He lost consciousness on his way out of the Tham Luang cave complex on Thursday 6 July, where he had been delivering oxygen tanks.<p>His wife, …

Thailand

4 Things You'll Learn About an Egyptian-Themed Sect Hiding Child Sex Abuse, on Monday's PMI: Cults

On May 8, 2002, cult leader Dwight “Malachi” York, was arrested as he was walking into a grocery store in Eatonton, Georgia — putting an end, …

Crime

LEVY: Lawlessness follows druggies into downtown neighbourhoods

She was screaming obscenities at two security officers from Ryerson University when I happened upon her outside The Works — the Toronto Public Health …

Toronto

Scientists defy 'force of nature' to unlock secrets of Hawaii volcano

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Dressed in heavy cotton, a helmet and respirator, Jessica Ball worked the night shift monitoring "fissure 8," which has been spewing fountains of lava as high as a 15-story building from a slope on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.<p>The lava poured into a channel oozing toward the …

Geology

Kempegowda International Airport / HOK

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The expansion of Terminal 1 repositions South India’s busiest airport as an important hub for …

Architecture

Newly Discovered Wasp Has a Terrifyingly Large Stinger

Scientists just discovered a parasitic wasp with a monstrous stinger almost as big as its body.<p>Scientists discovered a new wasp species with a terrifyingly large stinger. Researchers from the University of Turku in Finland recently discovered the <i>Clistopyga crassicaudata</i>, which lives between the …

Zoology

Swimming pool design and architecture | Dezeen

Architecture studio OOPEAA plans to introduce waterborne swimming pools to coastal and riverside cities around the world, with the first set to be …

This is what happens when you get arrested at a Kinder Morgan protest

Some of the people who sat down June 30 in violation of an injunction.<br>Photograph By CONTRIBUTED“I was convicted yesterday.”Andrew Larigakis smiled as …

Kinder Morgan