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Hate Crime Charges Laid Against Mississauga Man

Ontario’s attorney general is not commenting on a hate crime charge that’s been laid against a Mississauga man. Kevin J Johnston has been charged with willful promotion of hatred, specifically “communicating statements other than in private conversation, willfully promote hatred against an identifiable group”, in this case, Muslims. Attorney General Yasir Naqvi says the government takes hate crimes … Read more

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This Restaurant Will Only Serve You One Drink If You Are With Your Children And Driving

A restaurant in New York has a new policy. They are now limiting parents who are dining with their children and driving home, to only one drink.  Peddlers Bar & Bistro in Clifton Park has been notifying customer’s that if they have children with them and they are driving, they can only have one alcoholic drink.  “We love children.  Read more

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On Wednesday McDonalds Will Be Offering These If You Try Their New Delivery Option

Please note: Since this story was published, McDonald’s Canada has clarified the following: McDelivery Collection will not be available through delivery in Canada. Instead, McDonald’s will be surprising Canadians in UberEATS markets (Toronto, Edmonton, Montreal and Ottawa) with a one-day celebration popping up around the city, where some of the McDelivery Collection will be available.

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8 People Found Dead In Sweltering Tractor Trailer At A San Antonio Walmart

A phone call from a Walmart employee led to the discovery of eight bodies and 30 people severely injured in the back of a tractor-trailer in Texas early yesterday.  “We are looking at a human-trafficking crime here,” San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said.  The employee told authorities the trailer was parked at a Walmart lot in San … Read more

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Sears Is Paying Millions In Executive Bonuses But No Severance For Laid Off Employees

An online campaign that calls for a boycott of Sears Canada is gaining traction on social media. Sears Canada intends to cut approximately 2,900 jobs without paying out any severance to their employees. However, they will be paying out $9.2-million dollars in retention bonuses to executives. A Sears Canada spokesperson says the payments are common during the creditor protection process … Read more

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[Video] Michael Phelps Races A Great White Shark

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps’ much-hyped race against a great white shark aired last night on Discovery.  “Phelps vs Shark: Great Gold vs Great White,” was part of Discovery’s famous “Shark Week” summer programming.  In the end, Phelps was able to swim 100 meters off South Africa in 38.1 seconds but the shark won with a time of 36.1 seconds.  However, … Read more

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USDA Recalls A Coffee That Is Having A Viagra-Like Effect

A Texas coffee company is recalling one of its roasts because it was making some men a bit too excited.  Bestherbs Coffee LLC issued the voluntary recall for its ‘New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee’ after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found it contains desmethyl carbodenafil, which is similar to sildenafil in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra.… Read more

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Lottery Winner Is Giving Up $168 Million By Taking The Lump Sum Payout

U.S. Lottery officials say the holder of the sole winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million has come forward.  Winner Jeff Lindsay could have received his full $447.8 million dollar prize in installments over between 20-30 years. However, he decided to take his winnings in a single lump sum payment of $279.1 million, before taxes. Because of that decision, he is … Read more

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OJ Simpson Will Walk Free In October With A Lot Of Money

Yesterday OJ Simpson was granted parole from a Nevada prison. Simpson has served nearly nine years of a 33-year sentence after being convicted on charges including kidnapping, armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. Simpson does have conditions on his parole, such as not associating with convicted felons. He will walk from the Lovelock medium security prison in October … Read more

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The 400 Was Closed Twice Yesterday Due To Serious Accidents

Two accidents caused closures along Highway 400 yesterday. The first crash happened around 1:30 pm, north of Newmarket. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer which spilled a dangerous substance, believed to be paint thinner. Some people stuck in their vehicles near the scene were asked to evacuate as firefighters worked to contain the liquid. The second crash happened last … Read more

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