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Taco Bell Is Opening A Theme Resort In Palm Springs

Taco Bell has announced plans to open a themed resort, complete with a salon where visitors can get taco-inspired nail art and vacation braids, and sleep in the lap of low-budget luxury.  The Bell, in Palm Springs, Calif., will open for a limited time starting on August 9. Reservations will open up sometime in June through Taco Bell’s social media … Read more

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Gas Prices, What’s Closed And Everything Else You Need To Know For The Long Weekend

It’s here. We are heading into the May 24 long weekend. There are various things taking place this weekend and some closures on Monday. Here is what you need to know: … Read more

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Siberian Husky Stolen In Toronto Has Been Found Safe

Good news. A Siberian Husky who police say was snatched from outside a Toronto store has been reunited with its owners. Charlie the Husky was reportedly untied and taken by two men and a woman on Wednesday. A Good Samaritan says she found the dog on the boardwalk yesterday with two men who took off when she asked about the … Read more

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This New Shower Design Washes Your Body For You

For anyone who loves their morning shower but are usually too tired to do anything but stand under the water, here is the perfect invention for you.  Finish engineer Matti Paaso has built a “human car wash” for people that want the same deep clean as their vehicles.  The innovative machine, dubbed the “Humanwash,” is installed … Read more

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Uber Launches Quiet Mode For Passengers Who Don’t Want A Chatty Driver

Uber wants to make it easier for users to ride in silence.  They are launching a new in-app feature that lets users request minimal conversation from the driver while they’re on their way to a destination.   However, users will have to pay a little extra to take advantage of it, as the tool, called “Quiet Mode,” is only … Read more

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63-Year Old Scarborough Woman Charged With Stunt Driving

A 63-year-old Scarborough woman is facing stunt driving charges after she was clocked going 53 km/h over the posted speed limit on Broadway in Orangeville on Tuesday morning. Around 11:15am police spotted her Volkswagen traveling west at a high rate of speed. Radar had her going 103 km/h in a 50 zone.  Police seized the vehicle for a 7-day vacation … Read more

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Help ID This Suspect – Wanted For Performing An Indecent Act In A Mississauga Laundry Room

Police are searching for a man who allegedly exposed himself and performed an indecent act in front of a 31-year-old woman doing laundry in Mississauga last month. On April 16 at around 5:30pm a woman was folding clothes in the laundry room of an apartment building near Cawthra Rd and Dundas St East when a male entered the room. Investigators … Read more

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Helicopter Crashes Into The Hudson River After Pilot Misses Landing Pad

A helicopter fell short of a landing pad in Manhattan and was submerged in the Hudson River yesterday afternoon.  The pilot, who was the only person on board the chopper, climbed out of the water soon after the crash.   The aircraft equipped with flotation devices was pulled from the river soon after.  Emergency crews rushed to the scene near 12th … Read more

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A List Of 10 Fun Things To See And Do In Milwaukee

Heading to Milwaukee to cheer on the Raptors in the Eastern Conference Final? Here is a list of the fun things you can experience while you’re in town: … Read more

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UK Insurance Company Offering A Policy Covering You For Game Of Thrones Spoilers

Endsleigh Insurance Services in the UK has announced a new spoiler coverage plan for “GoT” fans who’ve been subjected to unwanted plot leaks.  “With the show historically airing on US screens ahead of the UK, spoilers have always been an issue,” says Julia Alpan, head of marketing for Endsleigh, in a statement. “We wanted to address that Read more

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[Video] Police Looking For Witnesses To This Hit And Run On The 410

The OPP are asking for the public’s help to locate a driver who created a very dangerous situation on the 410 and caused an accident. The incident happened back on Friday May 3, 2019 at 4:50pm. Police say the vehicles involved were in the northbound HOV lane, approaching Derry Rd. Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says, “The driver is well aware Read more

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A Storm On The Sun Means You Should See The Northern Lights This Weekend

Heading up north this May 24 weekend?  Good news! Thanks to a geomagnetic storm from the sun, skywatchers across the far northern U.S. and most of Canada later this week could see the aurora borealis, aka the northern lights.  The Space Weather Prediction Center on Tuesday issued a G2 (moderate) geomagnetic storm watch for tomorrow, meaning an aurora borealis could … Read more

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[Video] Teenager User A Times Square Billboard For A Promposal

A New York teenager made a huge impression with his “promposal” when he used a Times Square billboard to ask a girl to prom.  Kyle Gelber, a senior at Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, was able to use the T-Mobile billboard in Manhattan to ask junior Phoebe Spar to go to the prom with him.  Gelber said his father … Read more

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Westjet Shares Soar After Airline Is Purchased By Onex Corporation – No Direct Job Losses Expected

Shares in WestJet soared yesterday, closing nearly 60 per cent higher at 29 dollars and 61 cents, on news that the company is being bought by Toronto-based private equity firm Onex Corporation in a friendly deal worth $5-billion dollars. Subject to shareholders’ approval, the deal would see the Calgary-based airline operate as a privately held company after two decades on … Read more

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Ontario May Be Scrapping The Enhanced Drivers License

The “enhanced driver’s licence” that lets Ontarians cross the U.S. border without a passport could be on its way out. The provincial government is proposing to eliminate the licence, which was introduced in 2009 when the U.S. government required passports or other secure I.D. for anyone entering the country by land or sea. The province says there hasn’t … Read more

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Today Is Pizza Nova’s That’s Amore For Kids Supporting Variety Village

Today Pizza Nova hosts their 20th annual ‘That’s Amore For Kids’ day in support of Variety Village –The Children’s Charity. From 11:00am-9:00pm, customers can walk in to any of the 130+ participating locations across Southern Ontario and purchase a medium pepperoni pizza for only $4.39 plus tax. Pizza Nova will donate $1 from each pizza sold to Variety Village. There … Read more

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Amber Alert In Effect – Last Seen Traveling From Sudbury To Toronto

There is an Amber Alert in effect. Police are looking for 25-year old Breana Gooden and 3-year old William Gooden. They were last seen yesterday in Sudbury, boarding a bus for Toronto. Little William was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, black pants and a Montreal Canadiens hat. Brena is about 5’6, black shoulder length hair, 150 lbs, has a … Read more

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Ariana Grande Is The New Face Of Givenchy

Get ready for #Arivenchy! Ariana Grande has been announced as the new face of Givenchy. In a statement, the company said, “It is with great excitement that the House of Givenchy reveals its new face — a strong, independent woman of refreshing character and style: the multi-talented Ariana Grande.” Ari is proud to be working with the brand, saying, “It … Read more

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This Is A Criminals’ New Favourite Thing To Steal On A Car

According to police in New York, side-view mirrors on cars, trucks and SUVs are more valuable to criminals than ever before and that’s why more and more vehicles are having their mirrors stolen.  In just one eight-week period between March 1 and April 26 of this year, 19 vehicles on the Upper West Side of New York City had their … Read more

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Natural Light Hiring Interns To Drink Beer For 40 Dollars An Hour

Natural Light (also known as: Natty Light) has announced they’re hunting for summer interns who are up for the task of getting paid to drink beer.  “We’re looking for a well-rounded, fun human being, who knows how to get things done,” brand manager Leon Solimani said in a recruitment video.  For $40 an hour, interns will be expected … Read more

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Raptors Win In Game 7 – Full Schedule For The Eastern Conference Finals

What a game, what a shot, what a feeling! The Toronto Raptors are going to the eastern conference finals for just the second time in franchise history. Kawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner, at the buzzer, then squatted and watched as the ball bounced off the rim four times before dropping in to give the Toronto Raptors a … Read more

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Vancouver Woman Finds Venomous Scorpion In Her Home Three Weeks After A Cuba Trip

A Canadian woman who found a venomous Caribbean scorpion on the floor of her kitchen said she doesn’t know where the animal came from — but she did recently visit Cuba.  Gail Hammond was washing dishes in her Vancouver home when she spotted what she initially thought was a tiny fake scorpion on her floor.  Hammond realized the creature was … Read more

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Shawn Mendes Breaks The Internet Again With Latest Calvin Klein Ad And Pics

Shawn Mendes is back at it, unveiling photos and a video of himself from his Calvin Klein campaign.  In the video (posted below), Shawn stands alone on a stage, in the middle of what looks like huge jewelry box set on its edge.  The camera zooms in and we see he’s wearing nothing but a pair of white boxer briefs. … Read more

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61-Year Old Sharon Stone Recreates Her Basic Instinct Scene And Poses Topless For Vogue Portugal

Sharon Stone posed topless and recreated her iconic scene from the movie “Basic Instinct” in a new cover shoot for Vogue Portugal’s Sex Issue.  The 61-year-old actress posed for the cover as well as sat down for an interview in which she talked about the strategic way in which she made herself seem “f—able” to studio … Read more

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Jeff Bezos Unveiled The Amazon Lunar Lander At Mysterious Invite Only Event In Washington

Blue Origin is now in the running to put Americans back on the moon by 2024.  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the ambitious next steps for his aerospace company at a highly-secretive media event in Washington, D.C. yesterday.  During the event, Bezos started off by sharing elaborate concept images of self-sustaining space habitats reminiscent of the film Interstellar, with lush … Read more

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Uber Hits The Stock Market Today

Uber’s next stop is … the stock market. The company is hoping to pick up more investors willing to bet on the ride-sharing and food delivery market brimming with potential and conspicuously lacking in profits. Uber has priced its long-awaited initial public offering at $45-dollars per share to set the stage for its stock to begin trading this morning. The … Read more

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Instagram Will Soon Let You Appeal Posts That Have Been Deleted

Instagram will soon allow users to submit an appeal if they feel their content was taken down in error.   As part of the new appeals process, users will be able to contest the decision to have their post removed and it may be sent to another Instagram employee for further review.   Instagram expects to roll out this feature in the … Read more

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Kraft Is Offering To Pay For A Babysitter So Mom Can Enjoy Mother’s Day

Attention moms: Kraft wants you to take a break this Mother’s Day by paying for a babysitter.  Kraft, famous for its boxed mac and cheese, announced a new “Mother’s Day Away” promo to give mothers help to take a much needed break.  Kraft shared a special note to all mothers on their promotional website.  “Mom, this year we got Read more

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GM Is Repurposing The Oshawa Assembly Plant

The union representing auto workers at the GM assembly plant is Oshawa is claiming a partial victory in its fight to save jobs at the facility. Unifor and GM Canada say the automaker is investing $170-million dollars to convert the plant into a “part-stamping and autonomous vehicle testing facility”. GM says transition will save 300 of the 2,600 … Read more

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Canada Wide Warrant Issued For This Guy – Considered Armed And Dangerous

Police have issued a Canada-wide warrant for an 18-year-old man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting at a house party north of Toronto. York regional police say Jahdea Paterson is wanted on a charge of first degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Rizwaan Abookbabar Wadee of Vaughan. The high school student was pronounced dead at the scene of … Read more

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The Government Says You Need To Switch Now

The provincial government is going to set a firm end date to cancel all of the remaining “red and white” health cards. Ontario began phasing out the cards in 1994 in favour of the more modern ones with a photo ID. Now, the Ministry of Health is working with Service Ontario to set a final day after which red and … Read more

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One Inmate Dead And Five Others Recovering After A Suspected Overdose At The Milton Jail

One inmate is dead and another five others from the same cellblock are recovering from suspected drug overdoses at a correctional facility west of Toronto. Halton Regional Police and paramedics were called to the Maplehurst Correctional Complex in Milton at 5:50 p-m Tuesday to tend to multiple ailing inmates. Investigators won’t say yet what type of drug was used, how … Read more

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Justin Trudeau To Skip Question Period Today After The Case Against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman Is Dropped

There’s word that federal Crown prosecutors are about to pull the plug on one of the most politically charged criminal cases in Canadian history. Without saying why, sources confirm to The Canadian Press that the Crown will drop its breach-of-trust case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman. The case against the military’s suspended second-in-command was due back in an Ottawa court today … Read more

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Doug Ford Cleared By The Integrity Commissioner In The Appointment Of Ron Taverner As OPP Commissioner

Ontario’s integrity commission says there are no grounds to conduct an inquiry into Premier Doug Ford’s alleged involvement in the firing of deputy OPP commissioner Brad Blair. Opposition New Democrat MPP Keven Yarde had filed a request for the inquiry after Blair was fired just months after he asked the courts to force the ombudsman to investigate the appointment of … Read more

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Twitter Has Made Changes To The Way You ReTweet

Twitter has announced a change to the way we tweet.  They are now allowing users to add photos, videos and GIFs to “retweets”.  Before the announcement, users could only reply to or compose a new tweet with photos or videos.  Users had been urging Twitter to enable this capability for many months prior to the announcement.  “Starting today, you Read more

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Today is McHappy Day

Today is McHappy Day at McDonald’s locations across the country, in support of Ronald McDonald House and local hospitals. $1 dollar will be donated for every Big Mac, Happy Meal and hot McCafe beverage sold today. This year marks the 26th McHappy Day in Canada. Over the years, McHappy Day has raised more than $70 million in support of … Read more

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Today Denver Is Holding A Referendum To Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms

The city of Denver,  a leader in the movement to legalize recreational marijuana, could achieve a new first today, as residents vote in a public referendum that would decriminalize hallucinogenic mushrooms.  Psilocybin mushrooms or “magic mushrooms” have been banned by the federal government since 1970 due to their hallucinogenic effects, which have long been used by some cultures … Read more

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The U.S. Government Is Predicting Record High Water Levels For The Great Lakes

This could be bad news if you live close to the lake.  Officials in the U.S. are predicting water levels will surge to record highs in some parts of the Great Lakes over the next six months. Yesterday the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a report saying the lakes have been rising steadily for several years and are getting … Read more

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Ontario Has Opted Out Of Tomorrow’s Cell Phone Test Of The Emergency Notification System

The federal government will be testing Canada’s Alert Ready emergency notification system again tomorrow, but Ontario won’t be part of that test. The governments of both Ontario and Quebec have informed Public Safety Canada they won’t be participating in the test broadcast, which was set to be pushed out to cellphones.  They say they’re opting out of this test because … Read more

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Luke Perry Laid To Rest In One Of These Eco-Friendly Mushroom Burial Suits

Luke Perry was laid to rest in an environmental-friendly “mushroom burial suit,” fulfilling “one of his final wishes,” his 18-year-old daughter Sophie said in a Friday Instagram post.  “Any explanation i give will not do justice to the genius that is the mushroom burial suit, but it is essentially an eco friendly burial option via mushrooms,” … Read more

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Scott Fox
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