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Johnny Depp entered into a depression over his divorce to Amber Heard and crumbling financial situation. In January 2017, the Pirates of the Caribbean actor sued ex-managers Joel and Robert Mandel at The Management Group (TMG) for $25 million in damages, alleging fraud and negligence, claiming they ... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for the state to launch its medical marijuana program, reversing and dismissing a judge's ruling that prevented officials from issuing the first license for businesses to grow the drug. Pulaski County Judge Wendell Griffen ruled in March tha... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Crews are cleaning up at the Baffin Correctional Centre in Nunavut after inmates barricaded themselves in a wing overnight and caused significant damage. Justice Minister Jeannie Ehaloak says nobody was hurt in the disturbance. She says her department is considering how to transfer inmates to jails ... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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The summer solstice is here and it is coming in like a lion! In addition to a thunderstorm watch, there is also a heat warning in effect for the Interior of British Columbia. The heat warning went into effect 4 a.m. Thursday morning and is expected to last until early [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the entire Okanagan Valley, including Vernon, Kelowna, and Penticton. Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may produce heavy rain. The strong upper ridge of high pressure has moved into Alberta which ... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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It was a flying frankfurter and not a foul ball that left a baseball fan with a black eye in Philadelphia. Kathy McVay says she was at Monday night's Phillies game when the team's mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, rolled out his hot dog launcher. McVay was sitting near home plate [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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A suspect has been charged in the shooting death of rising rap star XXXTentacion, authorities in Florida said Thursday. Dedrick Devonshay Williams, 22, of Pompano Beach was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, the Broward Sheriff's Office said in a news release sent Thursday morning. Jahseh... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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A judge has awarded Dow Chemical Canada $1.06 billion in damages against Nova Chemicals Corporation in a dispute over a massive ethylene plant in central Alberta. The dispute centred around the operation of a production facility in Joffre known as E3. E3 started operating in 2000 as a joint venture,... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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A crash has claimed the life of a motorcycle rider in Surrey. Just before 9 p.m. Wednesday, a man riding north on 181A Street collided with a small SUV stopped waiting to turn onto 61B Avenue, police say. The rider was pronounced dead at the scene. Speed is a possible [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is resigning after the company learned of what it's calling a consensual relationship with an employee. Intel said Thursday that the relationship was in violation of the company's non-fraternization policy, which applies to all managers. Chief Financial Officer Rober... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Illegal shellfish harvesting is on the rise in B.C. – and authorities warn much of the activity is happening in areas off limits due to contamination. Nanaimo and the Sunshine Coast are particular hot spots, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans says. Almost 3,000 pounds of contaminated shell... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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East Vancouver's infamous Canuck the Crow has lost its entire brood of chicks. The semi-tame bird known for riding on SkyTrain and dive bombing mail carriers appeared to be settling down recently and paired up with a female bird fans dubbed Cassiar. "It is my sad duty to inform all [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Statistics Canada says wholesale sales gained 0.1 per cent to $63.1 billion in April. The small increase came as gains in machinery, equipment and supplies and the food, beverage and tobacco subsectors were offset by a drop in the motor vehicle and parts subsector. The agency says wholesale sales in... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Search and rescue teams in northwestern British Columbia say a family of four from Oregon has been found safe in a remote and rugged area just 250 kilometres south of the Yukon border. Dave Jephson with Terrace Search and Rescue says the couple, Jeffery Phan and Michelle Lesaca, both 24-years-old, [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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I'm a huge advocate of online shopping, especially for finding good deals. One of the best places to do this is auction site eBay. EBay was the first person-to-person selling site established on the web, founded in 1995, and is still the largest worldwide auction site. Many steals can [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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One of the world's fastest-growing airlines is spreading its wings to Canada this fall as Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA enters the country's increasingly crowded travel market. The airline plans to launch flights from Montreal to islands in the French Caribbean this fall. Three days per week win... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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One of the world's fastest-growing airlines is spreading its wings to Canada this fall as Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA enters the country's increasingly crowded travel market. The airline plans to launch flights from Montreal to islands in the French Caribbean this fall. Three days per week win... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Your beer is about to undergo a government makeover. Federal officials are proposing changes to national beer standards that would widen the number of ingredients permitted in a pint and force brewers to list every ingredient on a can or bottle. Even the Canadian definition of "beer" would... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating television networks from the Time Warner company it just bought. The WatchTV service, a cable-like package of more than 30 TV channels delivered over the internet, is an example of the "skinny bundles" coming from telecom and broa... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes. Perhaps they would find an old peace symbol? Or a strand of hippie beads? Or Jimi Hendrix's guitar pick? Th... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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