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Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

In pictures: Devastated by mudslide, Washington town digs out

Tuesday's rain turned the mud covering Oso, Wash. into a virtual quicksand, placing further strain on rescue efforts

Aboriginals adopted into white families want formal apology

Some aboriginal people who were adopted into white families during the so-called Sixties Scoop say it's their turn for reconciliation and are calling for a formal apology from the federal government.<p>Dozens of adoptees gathered in Winnipeg on Monday to tell their stories – many for the first time – …

Halifax's free-money folk hero lands in psychiatric ward after handing out money to strangers

All last week, Halifax was roiled by sightings of a “mystery man” roaming the city and handing out money to strangers.<p>The sums were large: $100, $50 …

‘Chicken from hell,' clawed, giant dinosaur, finally gets worthy scientific name: Anzu wyliei, or ‘feathered demon’

NEW YORK — It’s called the chicken from hell: a birdlike dinosaur some 2.1 metres tall that weighed around 226 kilograms when it roamed western North …

Alberta PC associate minister Donna Kennedy-Glans quits in another blow to Alison Redford’s already shaky leadership

A second MLA has announced she would sit as an independent, further imperilling premier Alison Redford’s already-shaky long-term leadership prospects.<p>…

Rookie backbenchers openly challenging Redford will not be disciplined – for now

Alberta Premier Alison Redford's House Leader says two rookie backbench MLAs openly challenging her will be left alone for now.<p>"Those two members will make their decisions [on whether to quit Ms. Redford's caucus] in a timely fashion, and I'll respect those decisions," Robin Campbell told reporters …

New blood test will give three-year warning about whether healthy will develop Alzheimer’s

Print<p>Related<p>A blood test for Alzheimer’s capable of predicting whether a person will develop dementia has been developed in a breakthrough hailed by …

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Malaysia Airlines MH370 searchers scramble ships after commercial flight reports debris field off Vietnam

Vietnam’s Maritime Search and Rescue Services was scrambling ships to a debris field after a commercial Cathay Pacific airliner Monday en route to …

Search intensifies for Malaysian airliner and 239 people, rescue ships head to sea

(CNN) -- Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared Saturday after air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane, the airline said.<p>"At the moment we have no idea where this aircraft is right now," Malaysia Airlines Vice President of Operations …

California bill would ban orca shows at SeaWorld

A California state legislator is proposing to ban the captivity of killer whales for entertainment at SeaWorld in the wake of CNN's controversial documentary "Blackfish."<p>"It is time that we embrace that the long-accepted practice of keeping orcas captive for human amusement must end," state …

Body suit 'can lift 50kg in each hand'

Engineers in Italy have developed a wearable robot which they claim is the most sophisticated built in the world to date.<p>The "body extender" has been built by the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory (Percro) at Pisa's Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna.<p>The machine can enable users to lift up to 50kg in each …

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Government sends cheque for 1 cent to soldier's mother in 'fragile state' after son committed suicide

OTTAWA — Canada’s defence minister has apologized to the family of a soldier whose mother received a government cheque for one penny following her …

Israeli sea raid seizes dozens of advanced Iranian rockets on their way to Gaza, navy says

JERUSALEM — Israeli naval forces raided a ship in the Red Sea early Wednesday and seized dozens of advanced rockets from Iran destined for …

'Unacceptable incident' that saw one-cent cheque sent to dead soldier's mother will not be repeated, Defence Minister says

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said the government blunder that delivered a one-cent cheque to the mother of a dead Canadian soldier will …

Passenger on B.C.-bound WestJet flight leaves sexist note for female pilot

Print<p>A female WestJet pilot says she was shocked by a passenger’s note on a napkin that suggested women don’t belong at the controls of an …

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National Post Photos

SMILE FOR YOUR DINNER: A 700 kilogram saltwater crocodile, Rex, eats a rabbit at Wildlife Sydney Zoo in Sydney March 3, 2014. The event was organised …

Twelve-year-old girl with rare disease pleads for Ontario to fund life-saving drug that costs $350,000 a year

A 12-year-old girl pleaded Monday for the Ontario government to cover the cost of an expensive drug to fight her rare disease.<p>Madi Vanstone from …

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Baby drowned in batch of homebrew alcohol while mother slept nearby

FORT VERMILION, Alta. — Little Lexi Ribbonleg drowned in a batch of homebrew while her mother, who had earlier been seen drinking the alcohol, slept …