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Facebook Scans the Photos and Links You Send on Messenger

Facebook Inc. scans the links and images that people send each other on Facebook Messenger, and reads chats when they’re flagged to moderators, …

Canada’s privacy commissioner isn’t surprised by Facebook privacy scandal

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien told reporters on Wednesday afternoon that he wasn’t surprised by the news that approximately 600,000 …

Privacy

Antibiotics Can’t Cure ‘Super-Gonorrhea’—Here's What That Means

The sexually transmitted infection has been steadily becoming more resistant to antibiotics.<p>A man in the U.K. has contracted what is being called the "worst-ever" case of "super-gonorrhea." This venereal disease appears to be the first instance in which the infection can't be treated with common …

Helmets no longer mandatory for turban-wearing Sikh motorcyclists in Alberta

Effective April 12, 2018, Sikhs over the age of 18 will be permitted to operate or be a passenger on a motorcycle without a helmet in Alberta.

Canada

Absolutely Addictive Apple Pie Butter Tarts

Even if you prefer your butter tarts raisin free, you’ll find this super sweet pie-like combination irresistible. Just like the traditional version, …

Weird New Theory Presents Unexpected Reason Huge Mammals Live in the Sea

"It’s not that water allows you to be a big mammal."<p>Fifty million years ago, whales were four-footed, tailed land mammals about the size of wolves. …

Bieber parties with another woman during Selena break

Justin Bieber has sparked rumors that he’s moved on from Selena Gomez after being spotted clubbing with a mystery blonde.<p>The “Sorry” hitmaker was …

Justin Gets Handsy With a Girl at a Nightclub After Taking a Break From Selena

eAre Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez really done for good? It sure seems that way. Just days after Selena was spotted getting cozy on a yacht with a mystery guy in Australia, Justin hit The Roxy nightclub in LA with a mystery girl — who's now been identified as Patrick Schwarzenegger's girlfriend's …

Gas Prices To Hit Sky-High Levels In Some Parts Of Canada

British Columbia and Quebec, we feel for you.<p>This has already been a pricey season for Canada's motorists, but it's about to get worse, especially in …

Man charged with 3 counts of 2nd-degree murder in Ajax triple homicide

A 29-year-old man charged with three counts of second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of a woman and her two teenage children in Ajax, …

Cameron Diaz Has Reportedly Retired from Acting

Selma Blair says her fellow actress is "done" with Hollywood.<p>Cameron Diaz has retired from acting, according to her close friend and former co-star, Selma Blair. Her friend appeared to accidentally reveal the news when discussing whether there would ever be a sequel to their movie, <i>The Sweetest …

12 Best Slow Cooker Recipes

Love your slow cooker? Try one of these top-notch recipes for stews, tacos, lasagna, and more.<p>Slow-Cooker Vegetarian Chili With Sweet …

Rev Run's Best Recipes from Sunday Suppers

Aunt Chelle's Three-Cheese Macaroni and Cheese<p>The melty blend of Gouda, American and extra-sharp cheddar cheese bubbles up and browns to a crunchy …

Cooking

How to Make Slow Cooker Carnitas That Rival Chipotle - Chowhound

About a year and a half ago, my wife was a bridesmaid for one of her best friends. The bachelorette party was in Chicago, and the beginning and end …

Cooking

A Mom of 4 Shares Her 12 Go-To Recipes for Meal Planning

When you get a homemade dinner on the table in a timely manner <i>and</i> all your children actually eat it? That's the holy grail of meal planning, right …

Cooking

Crispy Ranch Chicken Bites Appetizer

<b>Crispy Ranch Chicken Bites Appetizer</b> is a three-ingredient recipe that is super simple to make and delicious as well. This recipe is perfect for both …

Cooking

Our Top Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes to Make in 2018

Baby it’s cold outside.<p>There’s nothing like a slow-cooker recipe to help you out during busy weeks. Simply add the ingredients, press a button, and …

7 Whole30 Recipes to Get You Through the Last Week

Honestly, whether you’re on day one or day 20, there’s always room for more Whole30 recipes in your arsenal. After all, variety is key when you're …

Cooking

Netflix has 31 new original shows and movies premiering in January – here’s the full list

Is there any question whatsoever that Netflix completely ruled 2017? Other streaming content companies definitely stepped up their game, including …

SNES Classic Edition consoles are back in stock at Best Buy right now

Best Buy announced on Friday morning that the SNES Classic Edition is back in stock at retail stores. Unsurprisingly, there is only a limited …

This Fairytale Norweigian Retreat is a Dream Come True

Norway is a country that frequently tops rankings — from the happiest country in the world — to one of the wealthiest. And now you have another …

20 best Christmas recipes: part 1

Yotam Ottolenghi’s black miso sticky rice with peanuts and brussels sprouts<p>Old ingredients in a new light. It’s great to shake up the Christmas sprouts with some Asian assistance. Frying them for just a few minutes means they retain the bite they so often lack when boiled and overcooked, and also …

Christmas Recipes

Yetis? Nope. DNA study says bears

A new DNA study of purported Yeti samples from museums and private collections is providing insight into the origins of this Himalayan …

A Haltom City man took out the trash with his young son. A parent's nightmare ensued.

Hector Alvarez and his 2-year-old son made three trips to the curb Tuesday evening, taking out the trash.<p>Each time, his young son walked up with his …

Crime

‘Dial-a-dealer’ coke rings busted

Thirty-six people - 28 men and eight women - were arrested last month and police seized 468 grams of cocaine, 196g of MDMA, $120,000 cash, two loaded …

730 volunteers search for missing girl in Onslow County

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. -- In a press conference Friday afternoon, officials revealed 730 volunteers turned out Friday to help in the search for missing …

North Carolina missing girl's father questions ex-wife's abduction statement

The father of a missing North Carolina toddler has questioned his ex-wife’s statement alleging the 3-year-old girl vanished from her home late Sunday.<p>Alex Woods, the father of Mariah Woods, told WCTI-TV Tuesday the explanation by his ex-wife, Kristy Woods, of how the child vanished from her home …

Crime

Dad charged with murder after 7-year-old finds mom's body

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Kansas City man with stabbing his wife to death, saying the couple's 7-year-old daughter told a …

Crime