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15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

MP Del Mastro resigns after being found guilty in election overspending trial

Disgraced Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro abruptly resigned his House of Commons seat Wednesday, less than a week after a judge found him guilty on three counts of violating the Canada Elections Act.<p>Del Mastro, a former parliamentary secretary to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, was convicted of …

Canada

Canada Should Reconsider the Death Penalty After Bourque and Bibeau

The 75-year sentence handed down to convicted cop killer Justin Bourque has reignited the debate over the death penalty in Canada. Some are satisfied …

Trudeau suspends two MPs over ‘personal misconduct’ allegations

Two Liberal members of Parliament are facing harassment allegations from two NDP MPs, a development revealed on Wednesday when Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau suspended the MPs from his party caucus.<p>On Oct. 28, Mr. Trudeau was approached by a female New Democrat MP who relayed the accusations to him …

Canada

New York businesswoman guilty of manslaughter in son's death

A New York jury Wednesday found former pharmaceuticals executive Gigi Jordan guilty of first-degree manslaughter for feeding a lethal drug concoction to her autistic 8-year-old son.<p>The jury accepted her claim that she acted in a state of "extreme emotional disturbance." Jordan faces a 5- to 25-year …

The six biggest barriers facing small businesses in Canada

With the loonie hovering around $0.90 (U.S.), a report by CIBC suggests small businesses in Canada are best-positioned to benefit from U.S. growth and to serve as our nation's growth engine over the next five years.<p>"Just as small and medium enterprises are less responsive to a rise in the value of …

Small Business

Remedy or ripoff? 5 things to watch out for

With hundreds of natural-sounding treatments on store shelves vying for our attention, it’s hard to know what works.<p>And with sales of natural …

Want more bang for your Starbucks? We tested 8 money-saving hacks

Even if you're a die-hard penny pincher, your daily Starbucks routine may be a habit you're just not willing to kick. Fortunately, there's no shortage of Starbucks addicts online, sharing tips for how to shave cents or even dollars off each cup. We tested eight of the hacks they brag about the …

2 tread water for 14 hours off Florida coast until chance rescue

Some off-duty public safety workers ended up with an unusual catch when they went fishing off the coast of Florida on Saturday morning.<p>They found a man and woman splashing in the water 7 miles from shore who said they'd spent the last 14 hours treading water, the Broward County Sheriff's Office …

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl moved to outpatient care in Texas

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, released from Taliban captivity last month, has been moved from inpatient care at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio to outpatient treatment for reintegration and medical care at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, the Army said Sunday.<p>It is the latest step in …

The return of Muqtada al-Sadr? | Iraq

Fighters belonging to the group,the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), are making territorial gains in Iraq, pushing the army further from cities and towns across the north and west. But as the army is pushed, others are threatening to join the fight.<p>On Saturday, thousands of supporters …

Syria hands over remaining chemical weapons for destruction | News Home | Reuters

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Syria on Monday handed over the remaining 100 tonnes of toxic material it had declared to the global chemical weapons watchdog, but the country cannot be declared free of the weapons of mass destruction, the organisation’s chief said.<p>Containers on the Ark Futura, a …

Middle East

Top Malaysian court dismisses 'Allah' case

Malaysia's highest court has dismissed a bid by Christians for the right to use the word "Allah", ending a long legal battle that has caused religious tensions in the Muslim-majority country.<p>The Catholic Church had been seeking to reverse a government ban on it referring to God by the Arabic word …

Peter Greste's parents 'shattered' over Egypt court sentence

Australian correspondent among 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists sentenced to 7 years<p>The elderly parents of Australian reporter Peter Greste, one of …

'Invisible' in India: The story of the disabled boy tied to Mumbai bus stop

When I first heard that a nine-year-old boy had been found tied to a bus stop in Mumbai, I was surprised. He can't have been, I thought. In Mumbai?<p>When I found out where the bus stop in question was, I was even more surprised. I pass by that area often. I'd never seen a young boy chained to a …

Cabinet doors no longer locked for women at Queen's Park

Tomorrow afternoon, Kathleen Wynne will unveil the makeup of her cabinet: a mix of old and new, women and men — all important decisions for Ontario’s …

Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Monday, June 23

<i>John Kerry visits Iraq as the country gets pummeled by militants. Soccer star Hope Solo heads to court after cops say she attacked her sister and nephew. And a Louisiana company is offering a cold summer treat made from pickle juice.</i><p><i>It's Monday, and here are 5 things to know for your new day:</i><p><b>1.</b> …

Judge Gives Deployed Sailor Ultimatum: Appear In Court Or Lose Your Daughter

Matthew Hindes is currently serving on the USS Michigan under the Pacific Ocean, so there is no way he can appear in court.<p>"He's protecting the rights of others, but who is protecting his rights?" Hindes' wife Benita-Lynn told CBS Local.<p>Hindes was awarded custody in 2010, after his daughter Kaylee …

Child Protection

Itzhak Perlman, disabled virtuoso violinist, 'abandoned' at Toronto airport

'I'm not your personal assistant,' airport official reportedly told violinist<p>Air Canada says it's investigating complaints from Itzhak Perlman after …

Vitamin D no magic bullet, review concludes

Alarm bells should ring over failure of vitamin D supplements to hold up in gold-standard trials<p>Historically, vitamin D has been linked to skeletal …

Bernard Drainville campus selfies reviewed by Elections Quebec

Quebec’s chief electoral officer is looking into whether Parti Québécois candidates, including Bernard Drainville, broke electoral laws.<p>Drainville …

Why more medical tests and treatments aren't always better

Canadian Medical Association's Choose Wisely campaign offers list of 40 tests, treatments to question<p>Patients and doctors must face a culture change …

Andre Harvey Richard wanted after Langley house fire, alleged attack on family

Langley RCMP have issued an arrest warrant for Andre Harvey Richard in connection with an apparent attempted murder and arson at a house in the …

Prostitution law consultations find little consensus among police

There's no consensus among Canada's police chiefs on what the federal government should do now that the Supreme Court of Canada has struck down three …

Methane-spewing microbe blamed in worst mass extinction

'Great dying' caused by archaea population explosion, study suggests<p>A very tiny organism may have caused the worst mass extinction the Earth has ever …

Lev Tahor community in Ontario raided by border agency

6 members taken into custody by Canadian border agents<p>The Canada Border Services Agency has arrested six members of the Lev Tahor sect over suspected …

Steven Blaney responds to RCMP voice mail mocking assault

'So did she deserve to get hit?' officer says while laughing in recorded message<p>A Nova Scotia woman has filed a complaint after an RCMP officer …

Eve Adams's fight over $6 car wash drew PMO involvement

For at least the second time in recent months, Stephen Harper is being called on to deal with the conduct of Eve Adams, an Ontario MP who was once …

Canada

Brampton courthouse shooting suspect a 'gentle' man, ex-wife says

Mystery surrounds the motivation of alleged courthouse gunman Charnjit Singh Bassi<p>Five days after Peel Regional Police officer Mike Klarenbeek was …