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Philadelphia demolition worker turns self in
A heavy equipment operator who authorities say was high on marijuana when a Philadelphia building collapsed onto a thrift store, killing six people, has turned himself in to face charges.
Stranded on a plane, passengers play classical music
An impromptu concert broke out on a plane when four Philadelphia Orchestra musicians on board reached for their string instruments and played a portion from Antonin Dvorak’s string quartet “American,” much to the delight of the other passengers. The plane
Research sheds new light on Viking travels in N.L.
An American researcher has uncovered new information about the movement of the Vikings in Newfoundland and Labrador which suggests they may have moved further inland than previously thought, and may have travelled to other parts of Atlantic Canada.
Study reveals how birds lost their penises
New research sheds light on why some birds have lost their penises over the course of evolution. Land fowl, such as chickens, have normally developing penises as early embryos, but only have rudimentary organs as adults.
Stephen Harper's official jet gets eye-catching makeover
When Stephen Harper flies to Europe next week, he'll have some bling to show off — a jet with a fancy new paint job.
The once drab grey military Airbus jet is fresh out of the paint shop, transformed with an eye-catching paint scheme that features red,
Police officer charged with impersonating a police officer
Robert Dugan, 47, lives in Upland Borough, Pennsylvania, which is in Delaware County. He works as a patrolman for the Delaware County Courthouse and Park Police. He is also a Pennsylvania State Constable. He probably would like to be a member of the Uplan
Jury acquits escort shooter
Gilbert, 30, embraced defense attorneys Bobby Barrera and Roy Barrera Sr. with tears in his eyes after the not guilty verdict was read aloud by state District Judge Mary Román. Had he been convicted, he could have faced up to life in prison for the slayin
Blackhawks take stranglehold on series
Marian Hossa scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks moved to the brink of the Stanley Cup final with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night in Game 4 of the Western Conference final.
The D-Day invasion as it happened
The largest amphibious invasion in history began early on the morning of June 6, 1944, as the Allied forces began the bloody task of securing a toehold in western Europe, which Nazi Germany had conquered four years earlier.
Paris skinheads beat leftist to death
A group of skinheads beat a French far-left activist to death in the heart of Paris's shopping district, officials said Thursday, in an attack that raised fears of increased far-right violence.
Russia's Putin, wife announce divorce
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila said Thursday they are divorcing after nearly 30 years of marriage, making the announcement on state television after attending a ballet performance at the Kremlin.
Meet 'Schmeat': Lab-grown meat hits the grill this month
A hamburger patty made from lab-grown meat — or schmeat — is expected to be unveiled and grilled later this month at an event in London that is highly anticipated by animal rights activists and other backers. The Current explored the significance of this
Syphilis epidemic hits B.C.
The B.C. Centre for Disease Control and health officials issued a warning Thursday to gay and bisexual men about an alarming epidemic of syphilis infections.
Teen Girl Superheros Fight 'Nerd Discrimination'
One of the truest truisms of all is that high school sucks for a lot of people. At worst, it can be a stultifying, judgmental, depressing environment (with obvious exceptions — however, I think we can all agree that the narrative of the "downtrodden nerd
MP Rathgeber refuses to be 'cheerleader' and quits Tory caucus
A backbench MP from Alberta who has not been afraid to criticize his own government resigned from the Conservative caucus last night, citing the gutting of his private member's bill as the last straw in his discomfort with Stephen Harper's government.
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