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Rarely seen in Oregon, blue whale carcass washes ashore
A 24-metre-long dead blue whale weighing over 100 tons washed ashore this week north of Gold Beach, Oregon. The emaciated whale was dead for about two weeks before it washed onto the sandy beach Monday 16 kilometres north of Gold Beach
Stand up paddleboarding to debut at 2016 Yukon River Quest
For the first time in a decade, the Yukon River Quest has added a new category to its 715 kilometre race from Whitehorse to Dawson City. Solo stand up paddleboarding will be added to the roster in 2016, as an experimental class exempt from prize money.
Balancing Diwali celebrations on Remembrance Day
One of the biggest parties in Indian culture has fallen on one of Canada's most solemn occasions. Diwali is also known as the Festival of Lights. Fireworks are a major part of the celebrations and festival organizers wanted to know whether fireworks were
Brazilian village buried in mudslide
At least two people were killed when two dams burst in rural Brazil last week, inundating a village in a sea of viscous, clay-red mud and tailings from a mine, officials said Friday. Many bodies may remain buried in mud that reached roof level, officials
Canadiens unveil Winter Classic jersey
The Montreal Canadiens on Friday unveiled the jersey they'll wear for the upcoming NHL Winter Classic. Montreal will play the Boston Bruins on New Year's Day at Gillette Stadium, home of the NFL's New England Patriots.
Scientists, ministers get green light to speak under Trudeau
You're about to start hearing a lot more from elected officials and government scientists. For nearly a decade, the Prime Minister's Office has exercised tight control over the release of information, but reporters are hopeful they can now do a better job
Hot weather is now affecting Belgian beer too
One of the most renowned Belgian beer brewers said Friday it is a victim of climate change because increasingly high temperatures have shortened the brewing season by about a month compared with the 1950s.
Man helps save woman, children from flaming car wreck
Brian Duncan is one of a handful of heroes who saved the lives of three people on Tuesday night outside of Fredericton. A car left the road, rolled, and started to burn. About thirty seconds later Brian and Bev Duncan hit that same stretch of road.
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