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Woman sucked out of Southwest plane window 'was wearing seatbelt' and died from blunt impact trauma

The woman who was killed when she was partially blown out of a Southwest Airlines plane was wearing a seatbelt at the time, but died from blunt impact trauma, according to authorities.<p>Spokesman James Garrow of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health said Wednesday evening that banking …

Airplanes

Canadian Woman Who Instagrammed Her Cocaine-Smuggling Cruise Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

A Canadian woman was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison after attempting to smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine into Australia on …

Crime

NHL Playoffs 2018: Yes, that really was 'Seinfeld's' David Puddy in face paint at the Devils game

Patrick Warburton is bringing back an old 'Seinfeld' character to support the team<p>Before the NHL playoffs started, we told everyone the exact reason …

Ice Hockey

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots as Hollywood's blockbuster "Black Panther" premiered in Saudi Arabia's first movie theater.<p>Though it was a private, invitation-only screening on Wednesday evening, for many Saudis it marked …

Saudi Arabia

'Roof of Japan': Giant snow corridor opens to visitors

Hiking

Beaten, tortured, sexually abused: An American ISIS widow looks for a way home

<b>Northern Syria (CNN) —</b> For Samantha Sally, a vacation was all it took to flip her quiet middle-American world of muscle cars, cotton candy and an Indiana packing company, into the horror of the ritual beatings, serial rape, torture and propaganda videos of ISIS's so-called Caliphate.<p>A holiday is …

Cotton Candy

Trump says if he doubts worth of Kim Jong Un meeting 'we're not going'

"If I think that it's a meeting that is not going to be fruitful, we're not going to go," Trump said.<p>President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he may walk away from planned talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un if he isn’t confident that progress will be made.<p>Speaking to reporters during an …

North Korea

Where, exactly, rising interest rates may leave Canadians in danger of losing their homes

<b>WATCH ABOVE: These Canadian communities are at risk of drowning in debt if interest rates continue to rise.</b><p>When we visited Ellisa Atherton’s living …

Canadian Real Estate

5 Scientifically-Based Presentation Hacks to Captivate Any Audience

Your audience gets bored easily. Create multisensory experiences to keep their attention.<p>Molecular biologist John Medina once told me, "The brain does not pay attention to boring things." The statement profoundly shaped my approach to communication skills. My mission is to give readers the tools …

Public Speaking

It Took Steve Jobs Less Than 60 Seconds to Share the Best Leadership Advice You'll Hear Today

Resist the urge to fix all your team's problems, and do this instead<p>Back in the spring of 1992, Steve Jobs was invited to speak to a group of students at the MIT Sloan School of Management. (According to MIT, the lecture was a bit of a surprise, the result of the efforts of a Sloan student whose …

Leadership

Why you shouldn't buy a new car ... ever

<b>"Name me something that you use less than 4 percent of the day, all the while it loses value."</b><p>There are days when I feel like I drive the oldest car …

Personal Finance

Penguins' Sidney Crosby isn't impressed with Flyers fans' urinal prank

Sidney Crosby has a message for Philadelphia Flyers fans: You can do better.<p>Flyers fans took their trash-talking to a new level Sunday at Wells Fargo Center, putting pictures of the Pittsburgh Penguins captain’s face in arena urinals during Game 3.<p>“It’s not the first building that’s happened in," …

Sidney Crosby

Russian reporter Borodin dead after mystery fall

<b>A Russian investigative journalist who wrote about the deaths of mercenaries in Syria has died in hospital after falling from his fifth-floor flat.</b><p>Maxim Borodin was found badly injured by neighbours in Yekaterinburg and taken to hospital, where he later died.<p>Local officials said no suicide note was …

Russia

Rick Zamperin: Earth to Leafs, push the panic button now!

Forget about just pushing the panic button.<p>The Toronto Maple Leafs should slam that button with all their might following a disastrous start to their …

Ice Hockey

The Capitals are probably screwed again

Washington dominated Columbus in Game 2 but lost to go down 0-2 anyway. Time is running short.<p>It’s hard to play better than the Capitals did in Game 2 of their series against the Blue Jackets. It’s perhaps even harder to lose while being that good, but that’s just what they did.<p>Columbus’ 5-4 …

Ice Hockey

North Korean slaves found working abroad where they 'give up being human' to prop up Kim Jong Un's life of luxury

Hundreds of North Korean nationals in Europe and Russia are forced to undertake manual labour without breaks, sleep at their workplace, and send their earnings to prop up Kim Jong Un's lavish lifestyle, BBC Panorama has reported following an undercover investigation.<p>An unidentified North Korean …

North Korea

Boy unearths treasure of the Danish king Bluetooth in Germany

Discovery by a 13-year-old and an amateur archaeologist leads to hoard linked to king who brought Christianity to Denmark<p>A 13-year-old boy and an amateur archaeologist have unearthed a “significant” trove in Germany which may have belonged to the Danish king Harald Bluetooth who brought …

Archaeology

Hospitalized Humboldt Broncos get visit from Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup visited the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon on Saturday where some Humboldt Broncos players are recovering.<p>“The Stanley Cup is …

Stanley Cup

Pentagon: None of Syria-Bound Missiles Were Deflected, Despite Claims

(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon says none of the missiles filed by the U.S. and its allies was deflected by Syrian air defenses, rebutting claims by the …

Military

Nipawin's team faces daunting bus ride after Humboldt crash

Doug Johnson admits he hasn't been thinking about hockey much during the last week.<p>Johnson coaches the Nipawin Hawks, the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey …

Junior Hockey

Russia claims Syria air defences shot down 71 of 103 missiles

Moscow says Syria’s Soviet-era systems downed majority of US, UK and French missiles<p>Military strikes launched against Syria – live updates<p>The Russian military has claimed that the Syrian air defences, whose most modern weapon is a three-decades-old Russian-supplied anti-aircraft system, shot down …

Military

Here’s the income you need to pass the mortgage stress test across Canada

The latest set of federal mortgage rules has been blowing a cool wind over almost every Canadian real estate market. With the exception of Ottawa, …

Canadian Real Estate

The 5 Foods You Should Eat Every Day, According to a Harvard Professor (One is, Oh, Very Difficult)

I couldn't eat one of these every day. I just couldn't.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Think about the things you ingest every single day.<p>Coffee is likely one. Chocolate is surely one, if you have any taste.<p>What else? Cereal? …

Nutrition

World reacts to overnight strikes on Syria by US, UK and French forces

Iran and Russia condemn attack but support comes from allies including Canada and Israel<p>The decision by the US president, Donald Trump, to launch air strikes on Syria with backing from the UK and France has proved globally divisive, with some countries praising the military action while others …

Middle East

This $15 Book Subscription Box Is Honestly Life-Changing

Because it's way easier to choose a book from five awesome options, than it is to walk into a bookstore and choose one from thousands.

Books

'Sexual hunger': Youth who slipped 24/7 supervision to attack victim perplexes system

The 17-year-old watched the two women from the window of the home where he lived under 24/7 supervision.<p>One was pregnant. Her 58-year-old mother had …

Crime

Chinese baby born 4 years after parents died in a car crash

The child was born after grandparents won a legal battle to use their children's embryos.<p>Four years after his parents died in a car crash, a boy in China was born using a surrogate mother and embryos frozen before, the BBC reports.<p>Tiantian was born to a surrogate mother from Laos.<p>His parents had …

Pregnancy

12-year-old hockey player endures 6 years of racial slurs, latest tormentor suspended

The father of a 12-year-old Nova Scotia peewee hockey player says a boy from an opposing team has been handed a 45-day suspension after using a …

Ice Hockey

Syria 'chemical attack': France's President Macron says he has proof

<b>France's President Emmanuel Macron says he has "proof" that the Syrian government attacked the town of Douma with chemical weapons last weekend.</b><p>He said he would decide "in due course" whether to strike Syria.<p>Western states are thought to be preparing for missile strikes in response to the alleged …

Middle East

Russia 'must give answers' after watchdog confirms spy and daughter poisoned with 'high purity' Novichok

Boris Johnson has said the the Kremlin “must give answers” after an international watchdog confirmed that Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with a "high purity" strain of Novichok nerve agent in Salisbury.<p>The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said that it had …

Russia