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All The News - 02.14.2013

Redskins Name Change: GM Bruce Allen Says 'There's Nothing That We Feel Is Offensive'

AP   |   February 14, 2013

RICHMOND, Va. -- Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said Thursday the team isn't considering a new nickname, adding that it's "ludicrous" to suggest that...

Le propriétaire des Lakers Jerry Buss souffre d'un cancer, dit le L.A. Times

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 15, 2013

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LOS ANGELES, États-Unis - Le propriétaire des Lakers de Los Angeles Jerry Buss a été hospitalisé pour combattre un cancer, a indiqué le quotidien 'Los...

Vulnerable Valentines losing millions to scammers

CBC   |   February 15, 2013

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A CBC News Investigation has learned three Metro Vancouver women lost nearly a million dollars in online dating scams, and experts warn the true cost...

LeBron James scores 39 but his NBA-record streak ends as Heat pound Thunder 110-100

CP   |  Jeff Latzke, The Associated Press   |   February 15, 2013

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OKLAHOMA CITY - With LeBron James playing at his best level yet, the Miami Heat powered into the All-Star break with a reminder to the...

Mindfulness Meditation: How It Works In The Brain

  |   February 15, 2013

Mindfulness may be so successful in helping with a range of conditions, from depression to pain, by working as a sort of "volume knob" for...

Rogers president and CEO Nadir Mohammed to retire in January 2014

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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TORONTO, Cananda - Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.A) says president and CEO Nadir Mohamed has decided to retire in January 2014 but will continue to lead...

LeBron James marque 39 points, et le Heat écrase le Thunder 110-100

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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OKLAHOMA CITY - LeBron James a inscrit 39 points, en plus de récolter 12 rebonds et sept assistances, et le Heat de Miami a pris...

La «croisière du cauchemar» Carnival Triumph se termine dans un port d'Alabama (PHOTOS)

AFPQC   |  Agence France-Presse   |   February 15, 2013

Le calvaire des passagers du Carnival Triumph, en avarie depuis dimanche dans le golfe du Mexique, a pris fin, jeudi soir, avec l'arrivée sous remorque...

Obamas Minibar: President And First Lady Eat At José Andrés Restaurant On Valentine's Day

  |   February 15, 2013

WASHINGTON -- The Obamas ate Valentine's Day dinner at chef José Andrés' restaurant Minibar. It was a choice that pleased foodies, and caused some grumbling...

Hejduk et Duchene marquent en fusillade et l'Avalanche bat le Wild 4-3

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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ST. PAUL, États-Unis - Milan Hejduk et Matt Duchene ont fait vibrer les cordages en tirs de barrage et l'Avalanche du Colorado a défait le...

Nadir Mohamed, Rogers CEO, Stepping Down In January 2014 To Retire

CP   |   February 15, 2013

Rogers Communications Inc.'s investors have a double-dose of news to digest, strong financial results including a dividend increase and plans for its CEO to retire...

Sequestration Warnings May Be Overblown, Experts Say

Reuters   |   February 14, 2013

* Cuts mean longer airport lines, more homeless -administration * U.S. military not seen compromised at 2007 funding levels * Government furloughs could take weeks...

Guatemala: une avocate de la défense bien en vue est tuée par balle

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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GUATEMALA CITY - Une avocate bien en vue du Guatemala, qui a reçu des menaces après avoir géré des dossiers délicats, est morte après avoir...

Le Mossad "sur le pont" pour étouffer l'affaire du "prisonnier X" dans la presse

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Le Mossad a tout mis en oeuvre, selon un journaliste australien, pour étouffer la publication dans la presse israélienne des révélations de la télévision australienne...

Heat Pound Thunder 110-100: LeBron James' Streak Ends, Still Dominates OKC (VIDEO)

AP   |  JEFF LATZKE   |   February 14, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY — LeBron James had 39 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat trampled the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-100 in a...

‘We Tried To Understand, And We Tried To Get Help. But We Didn’t Get Help’: Father Cites Mental Illness In Son’s Death

Edmonton Journal   |   February 14, 2013

EDMONTON - For two years, Florentino Jajoy and his wife tried to make her better. For two years, she took different medications to deal with...

Le paquebot américain endommagé arrive dans un port d'Alabama

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le paquebot endommagé Carnival Triumph est arrivé jeudi dans le port de Mobile (Alabama, sud des Etats-Unis), à l'issue d'une croisière cauchemardesque pour quelque 4.000...

LE MONDE EN BREF DU VENDREDI 15 FEVRIER 2013

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Voici le monde en bref du vendredi 15 février à 04H00 GMT:Europe-alimentation-Allemagne-France-GBPARIS - La France a désigné un premier coupable dans le tentaculaire scandale européen...

Los Angeles police release photos, video of missing Canadian woman

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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VANCOUVER - Police in Los Angeles have released a video and photo of a Canadian woman who was last seen in a local hotel at...

Rinne enregistre son 2e jeu blanc d'affilée dans un gain de 3-0 des Predators

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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NASHVILLE, États-Unis - Pekka Rinne a réalisé 19 arrêts pour mériter son deuxième jeu blanc consécutif, jeudi soir, dans un gain de 3-0 des Predators...

One Billion Rising Dancers Rally To End Domestic Violence

CBC   |   February 15, 2013

A group of Torontonians gathered in Nathan Phillips Square Thursday, not to celebrate Valentine's Day, but to unite to bring an end to violence against...

Sami Rahamim Finds A Religious Mandate For Gun Control After Father's Death

Religion News Service   |  Beth Kissileff   |   February 14, 2013

(RNS) A disgruntled former employee murdered Sami Rahamim's father, Reuven, last September. But the teen doesn't want to be known for what happened to him....

URGENT ¥ Le paquebot endommagé arrive dans un port d'Alabama

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le paquebot endommagé Carnival Triumph est arrivé jeudi dans le port de Mobile (Alabama, sud des Etats-Unis), à l'issue d'une croisière cauchemardesque pour quelque 4.000...

Aaron Saltzman: EU considers new rules on perfume ingredients

CBC   |   February 15, 2013

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The European Union is considering new regulations made by its own scientific committee recommending limits on the use of more than 100 perfume ingredients that...

Postes Canada assure que le courrier sera livré cinq jours par semaine

CP   |  Terry Pedwell, La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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OTTAWA - Le courrier continuera d'être livré par Postes Canada cinq jours par semaine, malgré un reportage suggérant le contraire, affirme la société de la...

Rene Bourque scores in overtime to give Canadiens 1-0 victory over Panthers

CP   |  Paul Gereffi, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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SUNRISE, Fla. - The Montreal Canadiens took advantage of solid goaltending and a puck that finally bounced their way.Rene Bourque scored 2:10 into overtime and...

Beyoncé Blows Us Away On Our Best-Dressed List This Week (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Christina Anderson   |   February 15, 2013

This week, celebrities stepped out of their comfort zones and hit the red carpet in brightly colored gowns that had us stopping in our tracks....

Tavares tranche le débat en fusillade, permet aux Islanders de l'emporter 4-3

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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NEW YORK, États-Unis - John Tavares a inscrit l'un des trois buts des Islanders de New York en deuxième période et il a scellé l'issue...

Fehr marque deux fois et Perreault amasse trois passes dans le gain des Caps 4-3

CP   |  Mark Didtler, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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TAMPA, États-Unis - Eric Fehr a marqué deux fois, Mathieu Perreault a amassé trois passes, et les Capitals de Washington l'ont emporté pour la troisième...

Nouveau record du monde du plus long baiser: 58 heures 35 minutes 58 secondes (PHOTOS)

AFPQC   |  Agence France-Presse   |   February 15, 2013

58 heures 35 minutes et 58 secondes les lèvres collées l'un à l'autre. Epuisé mais heureux, un couple de Thaïlandais a battu de plusieurs heures...

Le pétrole mitigé en Asie, tiraillé entre l'Europe et les Etats-Unis (97,34 USD)

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le pétrole était mitigé vendredi matin en Asie, tiraillé entre les chiffres décevants sur la croissance en Europe et des données encourageantes sur l'emploi aux...

Le Canadien défait les Panthers 1-0 en prolongation grâce à Rene Bourque

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 15, 2013

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SUNRISE, États-Unis - Le soleil de la Floride a fait le plus grand bien au Canadien qui a conclu un court périple parfait, jeudi, en...

Canucks say Karlsson's injury was preventable because of kevlar technology

CP   |  Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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VANCOUVER - Vancouver Canucks players are calling for NHLers to wear kevlar socks in wake of Ottawa Senators' defenceman Erik Karlsson injury."It's a personal choice,...

Carnival Triumph Docking: Disabled Cruise Ship Reaches Mobile, Alabama, Port

AP   |  JAY REEVES and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI   |   February 14, 2013

MOBILE, Ala. — The first buses carrying passengers from a disabled cruise ship are pulling away to take them to next stop on their odyssey....

Nouvel an: les Pékinois remerciés pour avoir tiré moins de feux d'artifice

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le nouveau maire de Pékin a exprimé sa gratitude et salué le civisme des habitants qui ont limité leurs tirs de feux d'artifice et leurs...

Massive Food Fight At Minneapolis High School Turns Into All Out Brawl

  |   February 14, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS — A food fight quickly turned into a brawl involving hundreds of students at a Minneapolis high school on Thursday, forcing police to use...

Les Hurricanes triomphent pour la 3e fois d'affilée, battent les Maple Leafs 3-1

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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RALEIGH, États-Unis - Joe Corvo a marqué un but et a ajouté une mention d'aide à sa fiche et les Hurricanes de la Caroline ont...

Le Canadien défait les Panthers 1-0 en prolongation grâce à Rene Bourque

PC   |  Presse canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

SUNRISE, Fla. _ Le soleil de la Floride a fait le plus grand bien au Canadien qui a conclu un court périple parfait, jeudi, en...

Megan Thode's Lawsuit Against Lehigh University Over C+ Rejected By Judge

AP   |   February 14, 2013

EASTON, Pa. -- A judge in eastern Pennsylvania ruled Thursday against a former Lehigh University graduate student who sued to have a grade of C-plus...

América lleva paso de campeón con siete victorias en ocho partidos oficiales

The Huffington Post   |  Juez de Línea   |   February 14, 2013

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO - Aunque jugadores y cuerpo técnico en el América piden mesura, los números del equipo en lo que va de temporada son...

Obama On Drones: Americans Deserve To Know More About Program

Reuters   |   February 14, 2013

* President insists on need for "checks and balances" * Appears to rule out targeting citizen on U.S. soil * Has intensified program started by...

Director general disputes report on Montreal's hiring practices

CBC   |   February 15, 2013

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Montreal's director general is pointing the finger at the Montreal Public Service Commission after it leaked a report about the city's hiring practices. The report,...

Cheval: première sanction en France, 3 arrestations au Royaume-Uni, risque sanitaire en Europe

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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La France a désigné un premier coupable dans le tentaculaire scandale européen de la viande de cheval, alors que la police britannique a procédé jeudi...

Pleins feux sur le nouveau théâtre Kabukiza avant son ouverture en avril

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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C'est sous une blancheur impeccable révélée par des éclairages rythmés au gré des heures et saisons que s'est dévoilé jeudi soir le nouveau Kabukiza à...

Corée du Nord: rassemblement de masse à Pyongyang pour célébrer le tir nucléaire

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Plus d'une centaine de milliers de soldats et de civils se sont rassemblés à Pyongyang pour célébrer l'essai nucléaire nord-coréen effectué cette semaine et fêter...

Venezuela: l'absence du président Hugo Chavez inquiète l'opposition

CP   |  Fabiola Sanchez, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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CARACAS, Venezuela - Le chef de l'opposition vénézuélienne demande à savoir pourquoi le président Hugo Chavez ne s'est pas exprimé en public depuis plus de...

Hurricanes extend winning streak to 3 with 3-1 victory over Maple Leafs

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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RALEIGH, N.C. - Joe Corvo's confidence is growing for the Carolina Hurricanes.Corvo opened the scoring and assisted on the go-ahead goal in Carolina's 3-1 victory...

Ombudsman says communication a problem at City Hall

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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City Hall is suffering from a lack of communication that is obstructing business, according to the city's ombudsman. Toronto's alleged shortcoming was highlighted in Fiona...

Pietroniro marque le but vainqueur et les Cataractes défont les Sea Dogs 3-2

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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SAINT-JEAN, N.-B. - Phil Pietroniro a inscrit le but victorieux alors qu'il restait un peu moins de trois minutes à faire au match et les...

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CP   |   February 15, 2013

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Health officials say synthetic marijuana has been linked to kidney damage in some teens and young adults.Sixteen people who smoked synthetic...

Marc Jacobs closes New York Fashion Week like no one else, in sepia light and fur glamour

CP   |  Samantha Critchell, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Marc Jacobs does the "show" part of a fashion show as well as he does the "fashion."He closed New York Fashion...

PGA - Los Angeles - 1er tour: Matt Kuchar et Sergio Garcia bien partis

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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L'Américain Matt Kuchar a pris le meilleur départ jeudi lors du tournoi de Los Angeles, une épreuve du circuit nord-américain de golf (PGA), devant l'Espagnol...

Justin Trudeau Cries When Given Photo Of Father Pierre During Loyalist College Visit (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 15, 2013

BELLEVILLE, Ont. - It's a familiar old photograph, but it can still move Justin Trudeau to tears.The famous shot — Pierre Trudeau toting his young...

Debate over Merry Christmas bus ads in Saskatoon still not settled

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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SASKATOON - An ongoing debate about a bus ad declaring "Merry Christmas" has been bounced back to the mayor and councillors at Saskatoon city hall.On...

Marc Jacobs en sépia met un point final à la Fashion week

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Marc Jacobs a mis un point final jeudi soir à à la Fashion week de New York, avec un défilé couleur sépia, où les mini-shorts,...

Le Mossad "sur le pont" pour étouffer les infos sur le "prisonnier X" (ABC)

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Les services secrets israéliens ont tout mis en oeuvre pour éviter que ne paraissent dans la presse du pays les révélations de la télévision australienne...

David Hausman, Rhino Horn Buyer In New York City, Gets Fine And Jail Time

AP   |   February 15, 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City antiques dealer who admitted he illegally bought rhinoceros horns has been sentenced to six months in prison....
Christina Wilkie

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NRA Brands Obama State Of The Union Speech 'Fraudulent Manipulation'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Christina Wilkie   |   February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON -- National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre on Thursday renewed his call for armed guards in every school and said President Barack Obama's State...

Marcia Celeste la supuesta envenenadora de Gaby Spanic habla: 'Yo sé que no lo hice' (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

Luego del escándalo en el que Gabriela Spanic acusó a su ex asistente, Marcia Celeste Fernández, de haberla querido envenenar a ella, su hijo, su...

«Argo»: l'ex-ambassadeur canadien en Iran déplore le travail du scénariste

CP   |  Cassandra Szklarski, La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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TORONTO - Le héros canadien représenté dans le thriller «Argo» affirme que le scénariste Chris Terrio, en nomination pour un Oscar, «n'a aucune idée de...

Neighbors Build Sled To Get Pregnant Connecticut Woman To Hospital During Blizzard (VIDEO)

  |   February 15, 2013

Quick thinking by a group of neighbors helped get a pregnant woman to the hospital -- on a makeshift sled. On Sunday morning, shortly after...

Neighbors Build Sled To Get Pregnant Connecticut Woman To Hospital During Blizzard (VIDEO)

  |   February 15, 2013

Quick thinking by a group of neighbors helped get a pregnant woman to the hospital -- on a makeshift sled. On Sunday morning, shortly after...

Une dépouille est retrouvée à Rimouski dans le fleuve Saint-Laurent

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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MONTRÉAL - Une dépouille humaine a été retrouvée dans le fleuve Saint-Laurent jeudi après-midi à Rimouski, dans le Bas-Saint-Laurent.C’est un passant qui aurait aperçu un...

Prévisions internationales du vendredi 15 février (ADDITIF)

AFPQC   |   February 15, 2013

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Italie-élections-politique-MontiROMESans doute le célébral professeur d'économies Mario Monti ne déclenche-t-il pas les passions, mais ses partisans sont persuadés que le mélange de cure économique drastique...

RCMP ignored alleged children sexual abuse in Cambodia, non-profit says

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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A French non-profit organization, which operates in Cambodia, says the RCMP ignored reports that a Montreal man was allegedly sexually abusing two young girls in...

Kesler expected to return to Canucks lineup Friday against Stars

CP   |  Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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VANCOUVER - Ryan Kesler no longer has to worry about wearing a grey jersey in practice.After having discarded the grey duds that signal an injured...

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Recipe for cherry-topped coffee-roasted pork tenderloin

CP   |  J.M. Hirsch, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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Coffee has become my new favourite ingredient when roasting meat.It's an effortless way to add gobs of flavour to whatever I am making. All I...

Cheverton et Lacroix obtiennent une médaille chacune au GP des États-Unis

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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ORLANDO, États-Unis - Les membres de l'équipe olympique canadienne Samantha Cheverton et Audrey Lacroix ont respectivement remporté une médaille d'argent et de bronze, jeudi, à...

F-35: les coûts élevés pourraient entraîner une baisse des achats d'armes

PC   |  Murray Brewster, La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

OTTAWA - Si le gouvernement Harper va de l'avant avec son controversé programme des chasseurs F-35, les appareils furtifs pourraient ne pas larguer autant de...

Pamela Wallin's Travel Bill Suggests Campaigning On Taxpayer's Dime: NDP

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

OTTAWA - Senator Pamela Wallin charged taxpayers nearly $26,000 in travel expenses during the last federal election period while appearing at a series of Conservative...

Veterans relieved $900M clawback settlement close

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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An almost $900-million class-action settlement over the clawback of military pensions is expected to be completed over the next two days in Halifax. On Thursday,...

La Nasa ne quitte pas des yeux l'astéroïde qui va frôler la Terre vendredi

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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La Nasa continue à traquer de très près un astéroïde de 45 mètres de diamètre qui frôlera la Terre vendredi, mais sans risque de collision.L'astéroïde,...

Un accident de motoneige a coûté le vie à un homme de 70 ans à Price

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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MONTRÉAL - Un accident de motoneige a coûté le vie à un homme âgé de 70 ans jeudi après-midi dans la municipalité de Price, dans...

Correa appelle à rendre "irréversible la révolution" en Equateur

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le président socialiste d'Equateur Rafael Correa, grand favori pour un nouveau mandat lors des élections générales de dimanche, a appelé jeudi ses partisans à rendre...
Hannah Bricker

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San Francisco Gay Marriage Advocates Head To City Hall For Annual Valentine's Day Protest (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Hannah Bricker   |   February 15, 2013

While couples decked out white dresses and tuxedos descended upon City Hall for Valentine's Day nuptials, a parade of LGBT advocates crowded the clerk's office,...

Après une pause de 3 semaines, Matt Kuchar se hisse en tête au Riviera

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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LOS ANGELES, États-Unis - Après avoir bénéficié d'une pause de trois semaines, Matt Kuchar ne devait pas s'attendre à l'avoir aussi facile.Il a entamé sa...

Police charge Whitby man in GO train assault

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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Toronto police have arrested a man in connection with a sexual assault on the GO train. The incident occurred on Feb. 6 on the Lakeshore...

Asteroid DA14: Don't Worry, Flying Hunk Of Space Rock Won't Hit Earth

CP   |  Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

MONTREAL - An asteroid about half the size of a football field will make a very close visit to Earth on Friday and will even...

Qué maquillaje usar para una cita romántica

The Huffington Post   |  Marinés Arroyo   |   February 15, 2013

Quieres lucir espectacular para impresionar a tu pareja, pero tampoco quieres abusar de los colores. Después de todo la intención no es cubrir tu belleza,...

Nerlin Sarmiento, Woman Accused Of Killing Son, Suffering Severe Depression: Husband

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 15, 2013

EDMONTON - The husband of an Edmonton woman charged in the death of their seven-year-old son says his wife has been suffering with severe depression...

L'Equateur, un pays riche en pétrole instable avant l'arrivée de Correa

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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L'Equateur, où se déroulent des élections générales dimanche, est présidé depuis 2007 par le socialiste Rafael Correa, qui a rétabli la stabilité dans ce petit...
Matt Sledge

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NYPD Stop-And-Frisk Policy Challenged In Court By 'The Wire' Actor

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Matt Sledge   |   February 14, 2013

NEW YORK -- Gbenga Akinnagbe went on trial Thursday. The actor who played Chris Partlow on HBO's "The Wire" wasn't in a Brooklyn courtroom for...

Correa, une longévité record à la tête de l'Equateur

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Favori à la présidentielle de dimanche en Equateur, le chef d'Etat sortant, Rafael Correa, cherche à parachever sa "révolution socialiste" qui lui a donné une...

Obama To Work On Drone Policy With Congress

AP   |   February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says he'll work with Congress to help the public understand the circumstances under which the government will target an American...

Crise aux Maldives: l'ONU appelle au calme

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le secrétaire général de l'ONU Ban Ki-moon a demandé jeudi à tous les protagonistes de la crise aux Maldives de "faire preuve de retenue" et...

B.C. government to relocate main liquor warehouse in Vancouver by 2015

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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VICTORIA - The B.C. government says it's going to move the main liquor distribution warehouse in Vancouver to a new location and sell the land...

More Than 100 Plants Seized After Edmonton Marijuana Grow-Op Busted

Edmonton Journal   |   February 14, 2013

Police found more than 100 marijuana plants after busting a marijuana grow operation Thursday morning at a south Edmonton home. Members of the Alberta Law...

Une opposition émiettée face au président Correa en Equateur

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Sept candidats tenteront dimanche le pari, impossible selon les sondages, d'enrayer la réélection du président socialiste Rafael Correa, grand favori de la présidentielle de dimanche...

Kim Kardashian Divorce: Kris Humphries' Lawyer Wants Out Of Divorce Case

AP   |   February 14, 2013

LOS ANGELES — A lawyer for Kim Kardashian's estranged husband wants to end his involvement in the former couple's divorce proceedings. Marshall Waller says irreconcilable...

Corporate Profits May Be Hurt By Minimum Wage Hike, Obama Says

Reuters   |   February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that raising the minimum wage, as he has proposed, might trim corporate profits, but...

Ken Taylor: 'Argo' Unbalanced, Documentary Will Provide Better View Of Iran Hostage Crisis

CP   |  Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press   |   February 15, 2013

TORONTO - The real-life Canadian hero portrayed in the popcorn thriller "Argo" says the film's Oscar-nominated screenwriter "had no idea what he's talking about."Canada's former...

Rafael Correa, une voix forte de la gauche en Amérique latine

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Malgré un tempérament volontiers provocateur, le président d'Equateur, Rafael Correa, grand favori pour un nouveau mandat lors des élections de dimanche, a réussi à rétablir...

Minnie Driver Cast As Female Lead In 'About A Boy' Adaptation For NBC

  |   February 14, 2013

NBC has cast Minnie Driver as the female lead in their adaptation of "About A Boy," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Driver will play Fiona,...

Le cabinet Lisée soupçonne une comptabilité créative sous les libéraux

RCQC   |  Radio-Canada.ca   |   February 14, 2013

EXCLUSIF - Le cabinet du ministre Jean-François Lisée pense avoir découvert des méthodes comptables créatives au ministère des Relations internationales. Radio-Canada a appris que des...

L'Arménie, ex-république soviétique du Caucase

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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L'Arménie, où une élection présidentielle se déroule lundi, est une ancienne république soviétique du Caucase, indépendante depuis 1991.SITUATION GEOGRAPHIQUE : Sans accès maritime, l'Arménie, d'une...

Présidentielle en Equateur ou chronique d'une victoire annoncée pour Correa

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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L'élection présidentielle en Equateur s'annonce dimanche comme la chronique d'une victoire annoncée pour le chef de l'Etat, Rafael Correa, déterminé à boucler le dernier chapitre...

L'Arménie, un petit pays enclavé du Caucase en proie à un blocus économique

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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L'Arménie qui élit lundi son président, est un petit pays enclavé du Caucase du Sud de quelque 3 millions d'habitants, qui souffre depuis 20 ans...

121 charges laid in break-and-enter ring

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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Toronto police have arrested three people in a break-and-enter ring in the city's north end as a total of 121 charges were laid. A 20-year-old...

Liga Mexicana de Béisbol impide a sus peloteros ir al Clásico

AP   |   February 14, 2013

MEXICO (AP) — La Liga Mexicana de Béisbol anunció el jueves que no modificará su decisión de sancionar a cualquier pelotero del circuito que dispute...

Serge Sarkissian, un défenseur du Karabakh devenu président de l'Arménie

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Serge Sarkissian, qui brigue lundi à 59 ans un deuxième mandat de président de l'Arménie, est un natif du Nagorny Karabakh, région séparatiste en Azerbaïdjan...

Hawkins serait le nouvel entraîneur des Alouettes, dit The Gazette

PC   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

MONTRÉAL - Dan Hawkins serait le nouvel entraîneur-chef des Alouettes de Montréal, a révélé deux sources au fait du dossier au quotidien The Gazette jeudi.Le...

DOSSIER élections présidentielles en Equateur

AFPQC   |   February 15, 2013

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L'Arménie élit son président dans un scrutin test pour la démocratie

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Les Arméniens élisent lundi leur président à un scrutin où le chef de l'Etat Serge Sarkissian est donné grand favori, un test crucial pour la...

Chris Dorner In Pop Culture: Murderer Gains Cult Following As 'Outlaw Hero'

AP   |  CHRISTINA HOAG   |   February 14, 2013

LOS ANGELES -- The death of ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner in a fiery standoff with authorities has done little to quell online chatter...

Powerball Jackpot Winners, Dave And Nancy Honeywell, Claim $217 Million Prize (PHOTO)

  |   February 15, 2013

The identities of one very lucky Virginia couple were released Thursday, as they claimed one of the highest Powerball payouts in state history. Dave and...

Ferry captain 'fired for raising safety concerns'

CBC   |   February 15, 2013

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The captain of the B.C. ferry that slammed into an island and sank in 2006 says he wasn't fired over the sinking, but for raising...

Chasse à l'homme: le corps calciné retrouvé est bien celui de Christopher Dorner

CP   |  Tami Abdollah And Haven Daley, The Associated Press   |   February 15, 2013

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BIG BEAR LAKE, États-Unis - Des responsables ont annoncé jeudi que les restes calcinés trouvés dans un chalet de montagne, en Californie, avaient été positivement...

Felix Hernandez to get $27 million in final year of new deal, includes conditional 8th year

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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SEATTLE - Felix Hernandez will make $27 million in the final year of his new $175 million, seven-year contract with the Seattle Mariners, which includes...

Asteroid DA14 Facts: Feb. 15 Space Rock's Size, Speed, Proximity & More (SLIDESHOW)

  |   February 15, 2013

Even though there's no chance that the asteroid known as DA14 will hit earth on Feb. 15, that doesn't mean you should ignore it. The...

Tesla, New York Times Still Feuding Over Model S Review: Elon Musk Releases Data, Reviewer Counters

The Huffington Post   |  Ryan Grenoble   |   February 15, 2013

A New York Times reviewer in early February took issue with Tesla's new "Model S" and panned the distance the electric car could travel between...
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Dogs, Cats Bring Cuddly Bid For Adoption To Congress (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Will Wrigley   |   February 15, 2013

WASHINGTON -- Nothing brings everyone together quite like puppies and kittens. This goes for lawmakers, too. Thursday's "Paws for Love" adoption event on Capitol Hill...

BC Treaty With Tla'amin Closer To Ratification (VIDEO)

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

VICTORIA - The law that would ratify another B.C. treaty, giving thousands of hectares of land and millions of dollars to a Sunshine Coast First...

Report: Lakers owner Jerry Buss hospitalized with cancer

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Lakers owner Jerry Buss has been hospitalized with cancer, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday.The 79-year-old Buss has spent time in...

Dick Lee Pastry, San Francisco Restaurant, Accused Of Wage Theft, Ordered To Pay $525,000

  |  Robin Wilkey   |   February 14, 2013

A San Francisco restaurant was ordered to pay sizeable back wages and penalties after allegedly forcing employees to work up to 80 hours per week...

ATP - Sao Paulo: Nadal passe son premier obstacle

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Financial Crisis Cost Tops $22 Trillion, GAO Says

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Eleazar David Melendez   |   February 14, 2013

The 2008 financial crisis cost the U.S. economy more than $22 trillion, a study by the Government Accountability Office published Thursday said. The financial reform...

Thursday's Scoreboard

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 15, 2013

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A deux semaines des coupes automatiques, aucun accord en vue à Washington

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Aucun accord n'était en vue jeudi à Washington pour régler la question des coupes budgétaire automatiques qui doivent entrer en vigueur le 1er mars, après...
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DOJ: John Brennan Didn't Officially Disclose CIA Drones Program

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Ryan J. Reilly   |   February 15, 2013

WASHINGTON -- John Brennan, President Barack Obama's nominee to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency, didn't officially acknowledge the CIA's role in the use...

Will Ferrell For Eric Garcetti: 'There Will Be Free Waffles Every Tuesday' (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

They don't call him the Hollywood councilman for nothing. Comedian Will Ferrell wants everyone to know he supports Eric Garcetti to be the next mayor...

DOSSIER sur les élections présidentielles en Arménie

AFPQC   |   February 15, 2013

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La nageuse canadienne Julia Wilkinson annonce sa retraite de la compétition

PC   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

La double olympienne Julia Wilkinson abandonne la compétition en natation.L'athlète originaire de Stratford, en Ontario, a expliqué qu'elle n'est plus animée du désir de s'entraîner...

Redskins' GM says team not considering name change, says it's 'ludicrous' to suggest offence

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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RICHMOND, Va. - Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen says the team isn't considering a new nickname, adding that it's "ludicrous" to suggest the franchise...

Steve Cohen: Daughter Was Recipient Of Deleted Tweets

  |   February 14, 2013

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) said Thursday that the woman he tweeted during President Obama's State of the Union address is his daughter. Cohen, who on...

Steve Cohen: Daughter Was Recipient Of Deleted Tweets

  |   February 15, 2013

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) said Thursday that the woman he tweeted during President Obama's State of the Union address is his daughter. Cohen, who on...

San Francisco Jail Dance Flash Mob: Embattled Sheriff Organizes Dance To Combat Domestic Violence

  |  Aaron Sankin   |   February 15, 2013

The San Francisco Sheriffs Department held a series of dance flash mobs at the city's jails on Thursday as part of an international campaign to...

Cavale de Christopher Dorner: l'autopsie confirme la mort de l'ex-policier suspecté de la mort de quatre personnes en Californie

AFPQC   |  Agence France-Presse   |   February 15, 2013

Le corps calciné retrouvé dans la nuit de mardi à mercredi dans un chalet de la région de Los Angeles est bien celui de Christopher...

Pell Grant Changes Hurt Southern College Students, University Of Alabama Study Finds

The Huffington Post   |  Tyler Kingkade   |   February 14, 2013

A new study released this week found that changes in eligibility for Pell Grants, designed to help low-income students afford college, have greatly impacted students...

BC Deer Cull: Cranbrook Approves Plan Despite Legal Challenge

CP   |  Sally MacDonald, Cranbrook Daily Townsman   |   February 15, 2013

CRANBROOK, B.C. - Cranbrook is pushing forward with plans to cull up to 30 mule deer roaming the city, despite pledging last year to hold...

Chubby Checker, Legendary Singer, Sues Over Penis-Measuring App With Same Name

  |   February 15, 2013

The legendary rock 'n' roll star behind the hit "The Twist" is suing Hewlett Packard over an app that measures penis size. Chubby Checker (real...

Annie Villeneuve et le hockeyeur Guillaume Latendresse attendent leur 1er enfant

PC   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

MONTRÉAL - La chanteuse Annie Villeneuve a annoncé qu'elle et son conjoint, le hockeyeur Guillaume Latendresse des Sénateurs d'Ottawa, attendent leur premier enfant.La nouvelle a...

USA: un antiquaire condamné pour trafic de cornes de rhinocéros

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Un antiquaire new yorkais a été condamné jeudi à New York à six mois de prison pour obstruction à la justice dans le cadre d'une...

Stampeders quarterback Drew Tate goes MMA route with off-season training

CP   |  Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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CALGARY - Calgary Stampeders quarterback Drew Tate has adopted the training methods of a former mixed martial arts fighter to increase his durability for the...

Le Russe Lavrov ne prend pas l'Américain Kerry au téléphone

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le secrétaire d'Etat américain John Kerry ne parvient pas à joindre au téléphone son homologue russe Sergueï Lavrov malgré plusieurs tentatives depuis l'essai nucléaire nord-coréen...

Which Do Guys Prefer: Nude Gloss Or Hot Pink Lips?

Peoplestylewatch.com   |   February 14, 2013

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Watch as PeoplestyleWatch.com editors Andrea and Zoe discuss which is hotter, which will wow your friends and the surprising (and very strange!) reason guys strongly...

Danica Patrick discute de sa relation avec un autre pilote, Ricky Stenhouse fils

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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DAYTONA BEACH, États-Unis - Danica Patrick a participé à la journée des médias du circuit NASCAR jeudi et les a rapidement informés qu'elle ne répondrait...

Opéré jeudi, Zubrus ratera entre quatre et six semaines d'activités

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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NEWARK, États-Unis - L'ailier gauche Dainius Zubrus des Devils du New Jersey a été opéré au poignet gauche, jeudi.L'équipe a précisé que la période de...

The Hottest Couples In Fashion

Fashionista.com   |   February 14, 2013

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Happy Valentine's Day! In honor of this oft-dreaded, always-candy-filled day, we've rounded up the coolest--and most powerful--couples working in fashion....

Wynne willing to have committee probe gas plant controversy

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said on Thursday that she intends on creating a special committee that will examine the pricey cancellation of two GTA gas...

'Hannibal': Premiere Date Announced For NBC Drama

  |   February 14, 2013

Hours after NBC released a tantalizing batch of photos for freshman drama "Hannibal," series creator Bryan Fuller announced its premiere date: Thursday, April 4 at...

What These Fashion Editors Wore To Fashion Week

Refinery29.com   |   February 14, 2013

One of the best things about working at R29 HQ during NYFW is getting to see how everyone tackles their week's worth of outfits....

DOSSIER élections présidentielles en Aquateur

AFPQC   |   February 14, 2013

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Fashion week: Ralph Lauren très Russie impériale, Calvin Klein militaire

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Présentation aux accents militaires chez Calvin Klein, toques de fourrure et longues robes de soie très Russie impériale chez Ralph Lauren, la dernière journée de...

Le NPD veut des réponses au sujet des dépenses de la sénatrice Pamela Wallin

PC   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

OTTAWA - La sénatrice Pamela Wallin a facturé près de 26 000 $ en dépenses de voyage lors de la dernière campagne électorale fédérale, alors...

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Arrested: Activist Defends Keystone Pipeline Protest At White House (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington   |   February 15, 2013

A day after Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was arrested during a climate change rally outside the White House, the environmental activist joined HuffPost Live to...

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Arrested: Activist Defends Keystone Pipeline Protest At White House (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington   |   February 15, 2013

A day after Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was arrested during a climate change rally outside the White House, the environmental activist joined HuffPost Live to...

Affleck, Lawrence et Chastain remettront des statuettes aux Oscars

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Les actrices Jennifer Lawrence et Jessica Chastain, ainsi que l'acteur-réalisateur Ben Affleck, vainqueur suprise de la majorité des prix hollywoodiens ces derniers mois, viendront remettre...

Eugenie Bouchard subit l'élimination au tournoi de Cali, en Colombie

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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La joueuse de tennis Eugenie Bouchard a été éliminée, jeudi, au deuxième tour de la Coupe Bionaire, un tournoi de la WTA présenté à Cali,...

Les horribles lacérations sont monnaie courante dans les sports sur glace

CP   |  Bill Beacon, La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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Les horribles lacérations comme celle qui a mis un terme à la saison du défenseur des Sénateurs d'Ottawa Erik Karlsson ne sont pas étrangères au...

La Bourse de Tokyo ouvre en baisse de 0,60% avant le G20 Finances

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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La Bourse de Tokyo a entamé la séance de vendredi en baisse de 0,60%, à cause d'une remontée du yen sur fond de prudence avant...

Chris Dorner Identified: Officials Positively ID Charred Remains Of California 'Cop Killer'

AP   |   February 14, 2013

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- Officials say burned remains found in a California mountain cabin have been positively identified as fugitive former police officer...

Une nouvelle histoire fantastique dans le viseur de AMC

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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Persistent Cat's Hilarious Knock On Bedroom Door (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

The cat -- whose name we think is Mimi Chan -- will respect your privacy by knocking. Just don't expect eye contact until after he's...

Utah High School Reverses Policy, Allows Same-Sex Valentines

The Huffington Post   |  Meredith Bennett-Smith   |   February 14, 2013

A Utah high school has reversed course this week, after controversy arose over a potential ban on same-sex Valentine's Day messages. The issue at Copper...

Pete Rose Topps Cards Omission: Baseball Card Company Omits All-Time Hit King

  |   February 14, 2013

Pete Rose accrued 4,256 career hits during 24 seasons in Major League Baseball. That is a fact. Every player scratching out base hits in an...

Oscar Pistorius Court Hearing: 'Blade Runner' Faces Murder Charge After Death Of Girlfriend

Reuters   |   February 15, 2013

* 'Blade Runner' charged with one count of murder * Charge disputed "in strongest terms" - family, agent * Model girlfriend died of gunshot wounds...

Le champion en titre Nicolas Almagro défait Capdeville en trois sets au Brésil

CP   |  Tales Azzoni, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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SAO PAULO - Le champion en titre Nicolas Almagro d'Espagne a défait, jeudi, le Chilien qualifié Paul Capdeville 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-2 pour atteindre les...

Les étrangers, fous du vin et des spiritueux français

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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Nouveau record de vente pour le vin et les spiritueux français en 2012. Selon un bilan dressé jeudi 14 février par la Fédération des exportateurs...

Improv and the barrel of an AK-47: how a Canadian Oscar-nominated film came together

CP   |  Nelson Wyatt, The Canadian Press   |   February 15, 2013

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MONTREAL - Oscar nominee Kim Nguyen admires the tight structure and esthetic control of filmmakers such as Stanley Kubrick and Francis Ford Coppola.However, when it...

Coronation Street's Kevin Webster, Actor Michael Le Vell, Charged With Child Sex Offences

PA   |   February 14, 2013

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell, who plays garage boss Kevin Webster in the TV soap, has been charged with child sex offences. Le Vell,...

Fiona, Calgary Zoo Penguin Dies After Surgery To Remove Large Stick

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

CALGARY - A penguin at the Calgary Zoo has died after swallowing a large stick it found in its exhibit.Fiona, an adult Gentoo penguin, died...

Obama Minimum Wage: Job Seekers, Hourly Workers, Employers Call For $9 An Hour

The Huffington Post   |  Alexander Eichler   |   February 15, 2013

Driving to the next town. Saving money instead of scraping by. Moving yourself -- and your infant son -- out of your parents' home. These...

Jets forward Evander Kane says he faces some criticism because he's black

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette reçoit le prix «Artiste pour la paix» de l'année 2012

PC   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

MONTRÉAL - L'auteure et cinéaste Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette a reçu jeudi le titre d'Artiste pour la paix de l'année 2012.Cette distinction lui est décernée le jour...

Police praise citizens for stopping suspected drunk drivers in two incidents

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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ADC, Arab Civil Rights Organization That Hosted Chuck Hagel, Also Featured Prominent Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Luke Johnson   |   February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON-- Opponents of former Sen. Chuck Hagel's nomination as defense secretary have zeroed in on a 2008 speech he gave to the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee...

John McCain: Chuck Hagel Opposition Stems Partially From Attacks On Bush

The Huffington Post   |  Mollie Reilly   |   February 14, 2013

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Thursday that Republican opposition to defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel can be traced back to the former Republican senator's attacks...

É.-U.: les changements climatiques tiennent le haut du pavé politique

CP   |  Lee-Anne Goodman, La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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'The Vampire Diaries': Joseph Morgan Talks Klaus, Major Death, 'The Originals' And More

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jaimie Etkin   |   February 14, 2013

"The Vampire Diaries'" Joseph Morgan is one of the most beloved villains on TV. But in last week's episode, fans saw his character Klaus' softer...

Lenore Matusiewicz, Widow Of Delaware Courthouse Gunman Tom Matusiewicz, Denies Involvement

AP   |  RANDALL CHASE   |   February 14, 2013

BAYVILLE, N.J. — The tearful widow of a man who killed his former daughter-in-law and another woman at a Delaware courthouse before fatally shooting himself...

Lenore Matusiewicz, Widow Of Delaware Courthouse Gunman Tom Matusiewicz, Denies Involvement

AP   |  RANDALL CHASE   |   February 14, 2013

BAYVILLE, N.J. -- The tearful widow of a man who killed his former daughter-in-law and another woman at a Delaware courthouse before fatally shooting himself...

Les USA ne quitteront pas l'Europe pour l'Asie, dit Kerry pour la St-Valentin

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Washington ne délaissera pas sa relation avec l'Europe au profit de l'Asie, a promis jeudi le secrétaire d'Etat John Kerry à son homologue européenne Catherine...

Oscar Pistorius Arrested, Facing Murder Charges In Shooting Of Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

AP   |  JON GAMBRELL and GERALD IMRAY   |   February 14, 2013

PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee sprinter dubbed the Blade Runner, was charged Thursday in the Valentine's Day slaying of his girlfriend at...

Le Kosovo, l'un des pays les plus pauvres d'Europe

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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La série "Under the Dome" complète son casting avec Mike Vogel

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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New Weather Instrument To Hitch A Ride On Space Station

Climate Central   |   February 14, 2013

In a high-flying example of recycling, NASA recently announced plans to combine leftover hardware from a now-defunct satellite with new equipment in order to improve...

Sur le paquebot américain, la "croisière du cauchemar" touche à sa fin

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Les grandes dates du Kosovo

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Sloth On A Boat Is Amazing (VIDEOS, GRAPHIC LANGUAGE)

  |   February 15, 2013

This sloth (seen above) might be moving faster than any member of its species ever recorded on video. That is, until Iran tries to send...

Canfor Corp swings to fourth quarter profit as lumber market rallies

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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Frank Lecerf, French Driver, Trapped In Renault Speeding 125 Mph

  |   February 15, 2013

A French driver found himself re-enacting the Hollywood thriller "Speed" this week after his car sped up to 125 mph and wouldn't stop. According to...

Au Kosovo indépendant, le glas sonne pour les derniers Serbes de Pristina

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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U.S. Sea Level Rise Along East Coast To Accelerate With Gulf Stream Slowdown

  |   February 14, 2013

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: Experts on the sea level rise triggered by climate change have long known that it will proceed faster in...

Harlem Shake: Yeah, AOL And HuffPost Weird News Did It Late, Don't Care (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Andy Campbell   |   February 14, 2013

Groan all you want. No, nobody danced the actual Harlem Shake move. Yes, we were weeks -- no, decades -- late to this meme. And...

Cinq ans après, au Kosovo, le malaise d'une indépendance inachevée

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Dégel entre Belgrade et Pristina, cinq ans après l'indépendance du Kosovo

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Feu vert américain au premier oeil bionique commercialisé dans le monde

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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LaQuan Smith's 'Bond Girl' Fall 2013 Collection (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Julee Wilson   |   February 14, 2013

We're not the only ones with the iconic beauty and strength of Bond Girls on the brain. Fashion designer LaQuan Smith used the cinematic divas...

Les esthéticiens irakiens rompent avec des années de peur

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Longtemps victimes de la guerre confessionnelle dans leur pays, les meilleurs coiffeurs et esthéticiens d'Irak ont organisé un festival dans le centre de Bagdad pour...
Gustavo Heredia

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¿Jessica Alba latina?: 'No sé cómo responder esa pregunta' (Entrevista)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Gustavo Heredia   |   February 14, 2013

Jessica Alba estrena esta semana la cinta animada "Escape From Planet Earth", en donde presta su voz a la villana Lena, que haría todo lo...

Le marathon de Tel Aviv plus populaire que jamais

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 15, 2013

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35 000 coureurs sont attendus pour le marathon de Tel Aviv, le 15 mars prochain. Un record pour le rendez-vous israélien.Selon The Jerusalem Post, cette année...

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Sea Shepherd's Plea To Lift Japan Whaling Ship Injunction

Agence France Presse   |   February 14, 2013

The US Supreme Court has denied a plea from anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd to end restrictions on its movement as Japan's whalers accused the activists...

Random House Penguin Merger Approved By Department Of Justice

AP   |   February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has closed an investigation of a proposed merger between Penguin and Random House and will take no action to stop...

En Indonésie, les montreurs de singes ne veulent pas disparaître

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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"Qu'est-ce qu'ils veulent qu'on fasse? Qu'on mendie?": pour subsister, Ilin Satrio fait danser un macaque au bout d'une chaîne. Mais la pratique, décriée pour sa...

DOSSIER pour les cinq ans d'indépendance proclamée par le Kosovo

AFPQC   |   February 15, 2013

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Nous allons vous transmettre avant 06H00 GMT le dossier spécial suivant pour les cinq ans d'indépendance proclamée par le Kosovo:Serbie-Kosovo-UE-politique-indépendanceBELGRADELe Kosovo célèbre dimanche les cinq...

Hachikyo, Seafood Restaurant In Japan, Fines Patrons Who Don't Finish Salmon Roe Dish

The Huffington Post   |  Rachel Tepper   |   February 14, 2013

Being a member of the "clean plate" club isn't as virtuous these days as it used to be, but the distinction is still highly esteemed...
Jennifer Bendery

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Obama: Penny Is Obsolete, A 'Metaphor' For Some Of The Problems With Government

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jennifer Bendery   |   February 15, 2013

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that it might be time to stop making pennies, calling them obsolete and a "good metaphor" for some...

Angelina et Brad rejoignent Depardieu et les autres dans les vignes

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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"Mis en bouteille par Jolie-Pitt & Perrin": Angelina Jolie et Brad Pitt vont rejoindre la longue liste des célébrités internationales qui investissent dans le vin,...

Goldcorp says profits rose in fourth quarter, gold production hit record

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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Les républicains bloquent la nomination de Chuck Hagel à la Défense

PC   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON - Les républicains ont bloqué, du moins temporairement, la nomination de l'ancien sénateur républicain Chuck Hagel au poste de secrétaire à la Défense des...

LNH - Ottawa: fin de saison pour le Suédois Karlsson, absent 3 à 4 mois

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le défenseur international suédois Erik Karlsson sera absent entre trois et quatre mois après avoir été opéré d'une blessure au tendon d'achille gauche jeudi, a...

Rodriguez Oliver remporte la quatrième étape du Tour cycliste d'Oman

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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Prévisions magazines du vendredi 15 février

AFPQC   |   February 15, 2013

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Haïti: des détenues vivent "un moment de liberté" en musique

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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"Un rare moment de bonheur et une sensation de liberté": les 289 détenues d'une prison en Haïti ont vécu jeudi, le jour de la Saint...

The 11 Most Awkward TwitAmore Crushes

The Huffington Post   |  Alexis Kleinman   |   February 14, 2013

If you can't spend Valentine's Day with the one you love, you can always spend it with the one you love on Twitter. TwitAmore will...

Fairfax Financial renoue avec les profits au quatrième trimestre

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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TORONTO, Cananda - Fairfax Financial Holdings (TSX:FFH) soutient avoir renoué avec les profits en 2012 après la série de pertes de l'année précédente.La société de...
Michael Calderone

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Bill Roggio's The Long War Journal Becomes Go-To Source For Drone Coverage

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Michael Calderone   |   February 15, 2013

NEW YORK –- If you turned to The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press or USA Today this month for coverage of the...

Peter Fassbender To Run For BC Liberals In Surrey

The Huffington Post B.C.   |   February 14, 2013

Peter Fassbender, the current mayor of Langley, will be the high-profile candidate for the B.C. Liberals who suffered a setback last week when a star...

Oscar Pistorius comparaît pour le meurtre de sa petite amie

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Federer défait De Bakker pour atteindre les quarts de finale à Rotterdam

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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ROTTERDAM, Pays-Bas - Le champion en titre Roger Federer n'a accordé qu'un point de bris pour se défaire facilement de Thiemo de Bakker 6-3, 6-4,...

Liv Tyler, Chrissy Teigen & More Stars Love Stella McCartney's Peplum Dress (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Rebecca Adams   |   February 14, 2013

In Hollywood, it's a stylist's nightmare to send a celebrity client to a red carpet event in a dress that's -- gasp -- already been...

Revers pour Obama, les républicains bloquent Chuck Hagel pour le Pentagone

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Les républicains du Sénat américain ont réussi jeudi à bloquer temporairement la nomination à la tête du Pentagone de Chuck Hagel, dont l'éventuelle entrée en...

Tiffany & Co. Subsidiary Sues Costco For Allegedly Selling 'Counterfeit' Rings

AP   |   February 14, 2013

NEW YORK -- A Tiffany & Co. subsidiary is suing Costco, claiming the wholesale club operator has been selling engagement rings wrongly labeled "Tiffany" rings....

Lady Gaga Visits Terminally Sick Girl In Chicago Despite Canceling Tour Due To Hip Injury (PHOTO)

  |   February 14, 2013

Lady Gaga may have canceled her tour, but she made one "little monster" -- as she lovingly calls her fans -- very happy. Kayleigh Gurbynski,...
Paul Blumenthal

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In Virginia Governor's Race, Super PAC-Candidate Coordination Can Occur Legally

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Paul Blumenthal   |   February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON -- The general understanding of super PACs and other outside groups with political goals is that they must operate independently of candidates and that...
Katy Hall

BIO

NRA Scare Tactics: Things You Must Arm Yourself Against

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Katy Hall   |   February 14, 2013

NRA chief Wayne LaPierre issued a strange warning to Americans in a Daily Caller op-ed Wednesday, suggesting that guns will protect us against everything from...

Valentine's Day Ideas: Make A Beautiful DIY Paper Rose Bouquet For Your Honey (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Rain Embuscado   |   February 15, 2013

Our favorite reason? You won't have to spend a small fortune at the florist.
Katherine Bindley

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'KillSwitch' App Deletes Traces Of Your Ex From Facebook

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Katherine Bindley   |   February 14, 2013

These days, the digital trail of a relationship is a long one. There are emails, Gchats, text messages and, of course, the rampant evidence on...

Thinning Ice Is Turning The Arctic Into An Algae Hotspot

Climate Central   |   February 14, 2013

Shrinking, thinning Arctic sea ice appears to be accelerating the growth of algae in polar waters, a new study finds, a development that could alter...

Immigration Canada's Refugee 'Safe' Countries List Expands, Adds Israel, Mexico

CP   |  Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

OTTAWA - Mexico, a country currently in the throes of an epidemic of drug-related violence, is no longer considered by Canada to be a genuine...

U.S. Temperature Record Set For February 2012 To January 2013 Time Period

  |   February 14, 2013

From Climate Central's Lauren Morello: January was warmer and wetter than average in the contiguous U.S., despite the persistent drought in the nation's heartland, the...

Eve Suggests Britney Spears Didn't Sing On 'Scream & Shout' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Cavan Sieczkowski   |   February 14, 2013

Rap singer Eve threw some shade at Britney Spears when she suggested the pop superstar didn't actually sing on will.i.am's hit new track, "Scream &...

Poseidon Concepts veut revoir les résultats financiers de trois trimestres

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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CALGARY - Les actions de Poseidon Concepts (TSX:PSN) ont plongé de près de 70 pour cent, jeudi, après que l'entreprise de services à l'industrie pétrolière...

«Rebelle» aux Oscar: en attendant le prochain Nguyen (VIDÉO)

PC   |  Mlanie Marquis, La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

MONTRÉAL - «Tu dis que la préparation aux Oscar, c'est comme organiser un mariage, mais on a précisé que toi, tu ne faisais rien», lâche...
Christina Wilkie

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Law Enforcement Alliance Of America, NRA Front-Group, Spends Millions To Elect Pro-Gun Judges

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Christina Wilkie   |   February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON -- The National Rifle Association has spent more than $2 million to fund a group that helps elect conservative pro-gun judges and state attorneys...

Marion Cotillard tiendra "Le Journal d'une femme de chambre"

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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La star française sera l'héroïne d'une nouvelle adaptation du roman d'Octave Mirbeau, par Benoît Jacquot, rapporte Variety.Prix Louis-Delluc 2012 avec "Les Adieux à la reine",...

Red Light District: Detroit City Council Hopeful Attie Pollard Proposes Sex Zone In City

  |   February 15, 2013

Here's an interesting proposition. How about setting up a red-light district in Detroit? Attie Pollard, who is collecting signatures to run for Detroit City Council...

Dirk Skreber 'Pain(t)ology': German Artist Talks Drones, Pussy Riot And Pentagon Conspiracies (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Katherine Brooks   |   February 15, 2013

At first glance, the multi-media artworks of German artist Dirk Skreber seems to have one thing in common -- chaos. From crashed vehicles to gliding...

Iran Using China To Smuggle Nuclear Material? David Albright's ISIS Report Raises Concerns

Agence France Presse   |   February 14, 2013

Iran tried to smuggle thousands of specialized magnets through China for its centrifuges, in an effort to speed its path to reaching nuclear weapons capability,...

Lasagnes au cheval : les Français méfiants, l'industrie montrée du doigt

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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Les Français affichent clairement leur méfiance vis-à-vis des industriels, distributeurs et marques mis en cause par le scandale des lasagnes au cheval, censées être au...

HUFFPOST HILL, sponsored by America's Health Insurance Plans - Marco Rubio's Water Addiction, Day 2: America Tries To Understand

  |   February 14, 2013

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Today is Valentine's Day, when Washingtonians pretend to care about someone other than themselves. President Obama doesn't want to mint pennies anymore, but don't expect...

GM turns 2012 profit despite losses in Europe

CP   |  Tom Krisher, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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DETROIT - General Motors has strung together a tidy three-year run of profits by making big dollars in its backyard.Now the question is whether its...

John Baird quietly making rare visit to Cuba, Venezuela

CBC   |   February 15, 2013

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John Baird is making a rare visit to Venezuela by a Canadian foreign affairs minister and the first official visit to Cuba since 1998, his...

L'armée égyptienne admet avoir tué un enfant par erreur et s'excuse

CP   |  Sarah El Deeb, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

LE CAIRE, Égypte - L'armée égyptienne a présenté de rares excuses, jeudi, en admettant avoir tiré par erreur sur un vendeur de rue âgé de...

Iconic Canadarm to settle into Ottawa museum in next two months

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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LONGUEUIL, - The original Canadarm, which touched down on the last flight of the U.S. Space Shuttle Endeavour in May 2011, has itself a home...
John Celock

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North Dakota Legislators Reject LGBT Discrimination Ban

HuffingtonPost.com   |  John Celock   |   February 15, 2013

The Republican-controlled North Dakota state Senate rejected legislation Thursday that would have made it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation. The vote came shortly...

National Defence to buy fewer bombs if F-35 selected as new air force fighter

CP   |  Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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OTTAWA - If the Harper government proceeds with its controversial F-35 program, the stealth fighters might not drop as many bombs or fire as many...

Group challenges use of Highway Safety Code to break up protests

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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Some people arrested during an anti-police brutality demonstration in Montreal two years ago were in court to challenge the city's use of an article in...

Célèbres et vignerons: Les "Brangelina" sortent leur cru en Provence

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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"Mis en bouteille par Jolie-Pitt & Perrin": Angelina Jolie et Brad Pitt vont lancer leur rosé en mars, produit sur leur domaine, dans le Var,...

La pesadilla del crucero averiado en fotos. Se dirige a tierra

  |   February 14, 2013

Los desafortunados pasajeros a bordo del funesto crucero Carnival regresan lentamente a tierra firme el jueves después de que la tripulación reparó un cable del...

Des bébés bilingues distinguent les grammaires des deux langues dès 7 mois

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Même avant de parler, des enfants élevé bilingues peuvent distinguer les différences grammaticales de deux langues dès l'âge de sept mois, selon une recherche présentée...

Melissa Rauch, 'Big Bang Theory' Star, Made First TV Appearance As 'The View' Audience Member (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

These days, Melissa Rauch plays Bernadette on CBS' mega-hit comedy "The Big Bang Theory." But back in 1998, the actress made her TV debut as...

Québec: jeunes et bronzés, oui mais plus aux ultraviolets

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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Les mineurs québécois qui veulent conserver un teint hâlé permanent doivent désormais se contenter de sprays autobronzants: les solariums à ultraviolets leur sont interdits à...

La croissance au pays devrait reprendre de l'élan plus tard en 2013, dit le FMI

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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WASHINGTON - Le Fonds monétaire international (FMI) a affirmé jeudi que la croissance économique du Canada devrait prendre de nouveau de l'élan plus tard en...

Nunavik man accused in slaying of 15-year-old girl

CBC   |   February 15, 2013

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An 18-year-old Akulivik, Que., man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of a 15-year-old girl. Eli Qingalik is also charged...

Bruce Springsteen Tour Tops List Of North America's Big Sellers

AP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

-- The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in...

Dating Coach Says When It Comes To Latinos Dating, It's OK To Slow Down

Fox News Latino   |   February 14, 2013

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For the clients of dating coach DeAnna Lorraine, Valentine’s Day can feel like either Christmas morning or toilet cleaning day. For the last seven years,...
Aaron Sankin

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San Francisco Earthquake Retrofit Proposal Could Put Renters At Risk

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Aaron Sankin   |   February 14, 2013

A proposal to seismically retrofit some 3,000 buildings in San Francisco has come under fire due to fears that it could cause a wave of...

Le restaurant El Bulli bientôt star d'un long métrage de fiction

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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Les cuisines d'El Bulli seront au coeur d'un film de fiction préparé par Vendome Pictures, a annoncé la société de production.Au stade de l'écriture, le...

Two-time Olympian Julia Wilkinson announces retirement from competitive swimming

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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Two-time Olympian Julia Wilkinson is retiring from competitive swimming.The Stratford, Ont., native says she doesn't have it in her to train at the level needed...

Spinach Recall In 39 States After Taylor Farms E. Coli Scare

The Huffington Post   |  Hunter Stuart   |   February 14, 2013

If you live in one of the 39 states listed below, you may want to check your spinach. Taylor Farms Retail Inc. announced in an...

Poseidon says its will restate earnings for three quarters, shares plunge 70%

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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CALGARY - Poseidon Concepts Corp. (TSX:PSN) shares plunged 70 per cent Thursday after the oilfield services company said it will restate its financial results for...

Le Cloud Player d'Amazon désormais disponible dans les voitures Ford

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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Le service de streaming musical en ligne d'Amazon, le Cloud Player, est désormais compatible avec le système Sync de connectivité embarquée du constructeur américain.Cette compatibilité...

'A Good Day to Die Hard' Review: The Pros and Cons of the Bruce Willis Sequel

Moviefone   |  Alex Suskind   |   February 15, 2013

This weekend, the fifth film in the “Die Hard” franchise, “A Good Day to Die Hard,” opens in theaters. This time around, Bruce Willis's character...

CPP reform essential in light of sagging savings

CBC   |   February 15, 2013

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The stalled engine of pension reform sputtered back to life late last year with surprising word that federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and his provincial...

California Legislator Wants Condoms On Porn Actors

AP   |  JOHN ROGERS   |   February 14, 2013

LOS ANGELES -- Just in time for Valentine's Day, a state assemblyman is proposing a special gift for porn actors – condoms for every adult...

Keyera posts $56.7 million profit in fourth quarter, reversing year-earlier loss

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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CALGARY - Midstream natural gas company Keyera Corp. (TSX:KEY) posted a $56.7 million profit during the last three months of 2012, turning around a year-earlier...

Tamagotchi Returns As An Android App

AP   |  By DERRIK J. LANG   |   February 15, 2013

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tamagotchi is re-hatching as an app. Bandai Co. and Sync Beatz Entertainment are hoping to revive the electronic pet craze of...

Le maire de New York est OK pour la marijuana, pas les verres en plastique

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le maire de New York Michael Bloomberg a promis jeudi quelques initiatives marquantes pour ses derniers temps à la tête de la ville, dont un...

Incoming BBC Boss: First Personnel Decisions Announced

The Hollywood Reporter   |   February 14, 2013

UPDATED: Tony Hall expands Tim Davie's role as head of BBC Worldwide and names BBC News director Helen Boaden as head of BBC Radio. Incoming...

Brit Awards 2013: Memorable Brits Moments From The Past (VIDEO, PICS)

  |   February 15, 2013

The Brit Awards are never short of an eyebrow-raising incident or three. Whether it was the presenting fiasco of Sam Fox and Mick Fleetwood...

Rebels Free Hostages In Colombia

AP   |   February 14, 2013

BOGOTA, Colombia — The expected releases of three hostages held by Colombian rebels have been postponed, representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross...

Pitbull shot with crossbow 'point blank' in Quebec

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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A one-and-a-half-year old pitbull is recovering at a south Ottawa veterinary hospital after he was shot with a crossbow in west Quebec. Police in the...

Pérou: annulation d'une visite du chef de la diplomatie vénézuélienne, appelé à Cuba

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le ministre vénézuélien des Affaires étrangères, Elias Jaua, a annulé au dernier moment un voyage officiel à Lima après avoir été appelé à Cuba par...

Shaker Aamer, Guantánamo Prisoner, Marks 11th Valentines Day In Detention (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

This Valentine's Day marks a different kind of anniversary for British resident Shaker Aamer. On February 14th, 2002 Aamer was first brought into detention Guantánamo...

Norman and Norma Burmah, Longest Known Married Couple In The U.S., Celebrate 82nd Wedding Anniversary (PHOTO)

  |   February 15, 2013

At 102 and 99 years old, Norman and Norma Burmah have more than a few historic milestones to commit to their memory bank -- from...

Jenna Dewan-Tatum In Lingerie: Channing's Actress Wife Gets Sexy For Esquire (PHOTOS)

  |   February 15, 2013

Channing Tatum is one lucky man. Just in time for Valentine's Day, Tatum's wife Jenna shows off her gorgeous body for Esquire -- and she's...

Will Latinos Join The Religious Right? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |   February 14, 2013

Will Latinos fuel the future growth of the religious right? Though Latinos voted overwhelmingly in favor of President Barack Obama in last year’s presidential election,...

Christopher Dorner Conspiracy Theories Abound Over Body In Cabin (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Meredith Bennett-Smith   |   February 15, 2013

The ballad of Christopher Dorner may have ended Wednesday in a hail of bullets in the snowy California mountains. Or did it? As the country...

Pros And Cons Of Keeping A Secret Fund In Case You Divorce

www.forbes.com   |   February 14, 2013

As a Divorce Financial Strategist, I’ve helped many women and their divorce attorneys decide on the most advantageous way to divide marital assets, compute alimony...

Le Guellec termine 10e de l'épreuve de 20 km aux Mondiaux de biathlon

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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Jane Seymour Style Evolution: From Modestly Covered To Skin-Tight And Short (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Dana Oliver   |   February 15, 2013

No matter what movie or television show she stars in, Jane Seymour will forever be "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" in my mind. She was the...

J.A. Happ preps to be a starter but future is uncertain with Jays' additions

CP   |  Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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DUNEDIN, Fla. - J.A. Happ chooses his words carefully as reporters circle his locker.The gist of the conversation is that the Jays' off-season marquee pitching...

Colombie: report de la libération de deux policiers otages des Farc (CICR)

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Warren Buffett, investisseur de légende et milliardaire aux goûts simples

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Jason Statham, 'Fast 7' Bad Guy? New 'Fast & Furious 6' Trailer Brings New Rumor

  |   February 14, 2013

Is Jason Statham the latest burly star to join Universal's "Fast and Furious" franchise? That's the rumor from Ain't It Cool News, which reports that...

Les USA, l'UE et l'ONU exhortent l'Iran à faire des efforts sur le nucléaire

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le chef de la diplomatie américaine John Kerry, son homologue européenne Catherine Ashton et le secrétaire général de l'ONU Ban Ki-moon ont exhorté jeudi l'Iran...

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

  |   February 15, 2013

Well, friends, Valentine's Day 2013 is now behind us. Whether you're single or in a relationship, we sincerely hope you ate as much chocolate as...

Ethics Commissioner A-OK'ed Justin Trudeau Events As An MP

Ottawa Citizen   |   February 14, 2013

Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau says lucrative public speaking appearances he made after becoming an MP were approved by the federal ethics commissioner and listed...

Wedding On TV: Couple Gets Engaged And Married Live On 'Good Morning America'

  |   February 15, 2013

Brian Bondy asked his girlfriend, Melissa Cohn, two important questions during an appearance on "Good Morning America" Thursday. First, he asked her if she would...

Carnival Triumph Passengers Spell Out 'Help' With Their Bodies (PHOTO)

The Huffington Post   |  Mark Hanrahan   |   February 14, 2013

Passengers aboard the stricken Carnival Triumph cruise ship were photographed spelling out 'HELP' with their bodies for passing helicopters. Travelers on the stranded vessel have...

Des titres énergétiques contribuent au recul de la Bourse de Toronto

CP   |  Malcolm Morrison, La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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L'armée afghane tente de recruter des femmes au sein des forces spéciales

CP   |  Rahim Faiez, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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Obama Presidents Day 2013: Commander In Chief To Spend Holiday Weekend In Florida

AP   |  DARLENE SUPERVILLE   |   February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will spend the long holiday weekend in Florida, relaxing with friends. The White House said this week that Obama would...

Model Karlie Kloss Talks Hair, Kookies & Crushes During Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (VIDEOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Rebecca Adams   |   February 14, 2013

Karlie Kloss has become one of our favorite models to watch during New York Fashion Week. The girl has one of the fiercest walks in...

Une Saint-Valentin étudiante sous le signe de la contestation à Montréal

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Plusieurs dizaines d'étudiants se sont rassemblés jeudi à Montréal pour demander "à l'occasion de la Saint-Valentin" à la Première ministre Pauline Marois de "montrer du...

Un ex-soldat est innocenté de la mort d'un collègue en Afghanistan

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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SHILO, Man. - Un adjudant à la retraite de l'armée canadienne a été reconnu non coupable de meurtre non prémédité, jeudi en cour martiale, en...

Jerry Buss Has Cancer, Hospitalized: REPORTS

  |   February 14, 2013

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss is suffering from cancer and has been hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A., as first reported by RadarOnline.com....

Judge says Canucks co-owner can keep wine in pre-trial divorce hearing

CP   |  Keven Drews, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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VANCOUVER - The co-owner of the Vancouver Canucks won't be forced — for now — to sell an extensive wine collection valued at $789,000 to...

Une taxe carbone proposée pour la première fois au Sénat américain

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Deux sénateurs américains connus pour leur fibre écologiste ont présenté jeudi le premier projet de loi américain instaurant une taxe des émissions de CO2, deux...

Bicycle front forks recalled due to risk of breakage, fall hazard: Health Canada

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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OTTAWA - The front forks on several models of bicycles are being recalled because the structures can break, posing a fall hazard, Health Canada said...
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Elizabeth Warren Embarrasses Hapless Bank Regulators At First Hearing (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Ryan Grim   |   February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON -- Bank regulators got a sense Thursday of how their lives will be slightly different now that Elizabeth Warren sits on a Senate committee...

Wallin's Senate expense-claim audit called 'random'

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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The current review of Senator Pamela Wallin's travel expenses began as the first of a series of "random" audits by the body's board of internal...

Eight-day NY Fashion Week closes with tastemakers mulling looks from tough to tailored

CP   |  Samantha Critchell, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Influencers finish up New York Fashion Week on Thursday with a taste of what's to come next fall, their appetite whet...

Video shows B.C. woman missing in L.A. acting strangely

CBC   |   February 15, 2013

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The Los Angeles Police Department has released a disturbing video of a 21-year-old Vancouver woman missing in the area. The video shows Elisa Lam exhibiting...

Iceland Porn Ban: Minister Says Pornography On Internet Must Be Blocked To Protect Children

The Huffington Post   |  Andres Jauregui   |   February 14, 2013

It looks as if Iceland is about to get a little colder. Iceland's government is considering a sweeping ban on Internet pornography that would prevent...

10 Gay Valentine's Day Songs Not To Play If You're Single, Bitter Or Lonely

The Huffington Post   |  Glennisha Morgan   |   February 14, 2013

While many will be celebrating love today, there are a ton of single, separated and/or heartbroken people who won’t be. For some, Valentine’s Day is...

Contaminated Water From Medicine Threatens Wild Fish Populations, Study Shows

AP   |  JEFF DONN   |   February 14, 2013

BOSTON -- What happens to fish that swim in waters tainted by traces of drugs that people take? When it's an anti-anxiety drug, they become...

La Caisse aide Colabor à mettre la main sur le grossiste T. Lauzon

CP   |  Sylvain Larocque, La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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MONTRÉAL - Le plus important distributeur alimentaire au Québec, Colabor (TSX:GCL), a reçu un important appui financier de la Caisse de dépôt et placement pour...

Choisir son sextoy en toute sécurité

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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Les sextoys sont avant tout axés sur le plaisir mais certaines matières, plus sûres et plus écologiques, sont à privilégier. Voici quelques conseils issus de...

Europa League - 16e de finale aller: Chelsea peine, l'Atletico coule

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Chelsea, vainqueur de la Ligue des champions 2012 éliminé cette année dès la phase de poules, a souffert pour s'imposer sur le terrain du Sparta...
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Ilyse Hogue, NARAL President, Is 'Tired Of Playing Defense'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Laura Bassett   |   February 15, 2013

Ilyse Hogue, the newly tapped president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, is in some ways an unlikely pick for the role. Instead of working her way...

Europa League - 16e de finale aller: les résultats

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Résultats des 16e de finale aller de l'Europa League de football disputés jeudi:Zenit Saint-Pétersbourg (RUS) - Liverpool (ENG) 2 - 0Anzhi Makhatchkala (RUS) - Hanovre...

David Pompeo, RCMP Officer, Guilty In BC Shooting

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

DUNCAN, B.C. - An RCMP officer has been found guilty of aggravated assault for shooting a man in the shoulder during a traffic stop on...

UN Human Rights Officials Urge Venezuela To Free Judge Maria Lourdes Afiuni

AP   |   February 14, 2013

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Human rights officials from the United Nations called on the government of Hugo Chavez on Thursday to free a judge who has...

Ottawa s'excuse pour la perte des données d'un demi-million de Canadiens

PC   |  Stephanie Levitz, La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

OTTAWA - Des hauts fonctionnaires du gouvernement fédéral ont présenté leurs excuses officielles, jeudi, suite à la perte de renseignements personnels de plus d'un demi-million...
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Chuck Hagel Confirmation: Senate Vote Fails To End Filibuster On Obama Pick

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Sabrina Siddiqui   |   February 15, 2013

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans successfully foiled attempts to confirm Chuck Hagel for the post of defense secretary on Thursday, by denying him the 60 votes...

Revers au Sénat américain sur la nomination de Chuck Hagel au Pentagone

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Les républicains du Sénat américain ont réussi à bloquer temporairement jeudi la nomination de Chuck Hagel comme secrétaire à la Défense, repoussant d'au moins dix...

Oscar De La Renta Fall 2013 Collection Hits The Runway With Some Of John Galliano's Flair At NYFW (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |   February 14, 2013

With electric violet gowns and sleek black belted jackets, Oscar de la Renta's Fall 2013 collection sashayed down the runway on Tuesday night as the...

Syrie: "nous marchons dans le sang et le monde s'en lave les mains" (nonce)

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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"Nous marchons dans le sang des victimes" et on a l'impression que la communauté internationale "s'en lave les mains", a déclaré jeudi le nonce (ambassadeur)...

Le ton monte à l'audience du 11-Septembre, après la "mise à sac" de cellules

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Les protestations véhémentes d'un des accusés contre la saisie de lettres, de livres ou de papier toilette griffonné, et la colère visible du chef des...

Radwanska élimine l'ancienne no 1 mondiale Ivanovic au tournoi du Qatar

CP   |  Michael Casey, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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Childhood Cancer: Joint Project Boost Treatment Of Kids With Cancer In Caribbean

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 15, 2013

TORONTO - The SickKids Foundation in Toronto is launching a project aimed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and serious blood disorders in...

URGENT ¥ Revers au Sénat américain sur la nomination d'Hagel au Pentagone

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Les républicains du Sénat américain ont réussi à bloquer au moins temporairement jeudi la nomination de Chuck Hagel comme secrétaire à la Défense, repoussant de...

Why Didn't All The Aid Reach The Poorest? Here's Why

www.takepart.com   |   February 14, 2013

When academics or the media criticize aid organizations for inefficiencies or promises unfulfilled, I think about the vast and endlessly tangled complexities of this work....

Student Loan Info Lost: Ottawa Sorry For Missing Data

CP   |  Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

OTTAWA - We're sorry — and we're trying to make sure it never happens again.That was the message Thursday from senior federal bureaucrats responsible for...

Piden que reforma migratoria incluya a los deportados

AP   |  Por E.J. TAMARA   |   February 14, 2013

LOS ANGELES (AP) — La coalición que reúne a las más grandes organizaciones comunitarias pro-inmigrantes del país dijo el jueves al grupo de senadores que...

New Brunswick government to release rules for shale gas development

CP   |  Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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FREDERICTON - Long-awaited regulations for oil and gas exploration in New Brunswick will be released Friday amid heated opposition to shale gas development but also...

Mobinet, pour voyager plus vite et mieux en Europe

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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L'Union Européenne (UE) a donné le coup d'envoi à un projet de développement d'une plate-forme de services mobiles visant à faciliter les voyages sur le...
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Gay Murders In NYC Have Advocates Discussing Safety Of Hook-Up Sites

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Lila Shapiro   |   February 14, 2013

NEW YORK -- The night before Valentine's Day, a group of around 35 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender New Yorkers gathered in the Jackson Heights...

Réfugiés: Ottawa ajoute huit pays dont le Mexique à sa liste de pays sûrs

CP   |  Stéphanie Marin, La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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OTTAWA - Ottawa ajoute le Mexique à sa liste de pays qu'il considère comme «sûrs», rendant les demandes d'asile des réfugiés mexicains beaucoup plus difficiles.Le...

Lutte à la corruption: la CAQ veut créer un poste de super commissaire

CP   |  Alexandre Robillard, La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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QUÉBEC - La Coalition avenir Québec (CAQ) souhaite créer un nouveau poste de super commissaire à la lutte à la corruption qui pourrait amorcer des...

Chuck Hagel's Increasingly Ridiculous Opposition Explored

Salon   |  ALEX PAREENE   |   February 14, 2013

Here it is, everyone, the absolute epitome of Lindsey Graham statements:...
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Valentine's Day At The Gun Range: 'We Wanted Gun-Shaped Chocolates But Godiva Doesn't Do That'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Saki Knafo   |   February 14, 2013

Last weekend, employees of the Godiva company gave out chocolate bars at a gun range in Texas. "They came out and set up a table,...

Getting A Divorce: Should It Be More Difficult To Obtain A Divorce?

  |   February 15, 2013

Should divorcing couples be forced to spend more time contemplating the consequences of a split -- or is the divorce process already arduous enough as...

Marin closes Sudbury-related cases after council votes to use different service

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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TORONTO - Ombudsman Andre Marin says his office is wrapping up ongoing Sudbury cases after the northern Ontario city's council voted Tuesday to stop using...

Le paquebot américain à la dérive devrait arriver en Alabama jeudi soir

AFPQC   |  Agence France-Presse   |   February 14, 2013

Un paquebot américain à la dérive depuis dimanche dans le golfe du Mexique devait arriver jeudi soir dans l'Alabama, après le remplacement d'un câble de...

Valentine's Day Music: Let An Expert Do The Choosing

  |   February 14, 2013

It's not always easy to choose the right Valentine's Day music, and on a day (and night) when there are so many important decisions to...

Anti Social Behaviour 'Crushes Lives', MPs Say.

The Huffington Post UK/PA   |  Tom Moseley   |   February 15, 2013

Low-level anti-social behaviour "crushes lives" and "breeds criminality", MPs have warned. The Home Affairs Select Committee said the government's flagship 'community trigger' - set up...

Sotheby's Sued Over Caravaggio Attribution

The Art Newspaper   |   February 14, 2013

Sotheby's is being sued for damages over a work it attributed to a "follower" of Caravaggio that sold at auction in London to the late...

Obama Minimum Wage: When The Working Poor Can't Take A Sick Day

The Huffington Post   |  Alexander Eichler   |   February 15, 2013

Life isn't easy at $7.25 an hour. Following President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, where he called for increasing the national hourly...
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'Spartacus' Final Season Scoop: Creator And Stars Talk About The Darkest Season Yet

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Maureen Ryan   |   February 14, 2013

Nobody truly expects "Spartacus" to have a happy ending, but the Starz drama's final season, "War of the Damned," goes to some very dark places...

Le Canada prolonge d'un mois le prêt de son avion militaire à la France

CP   |  Murray Brewster, La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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OTTAWA - Le ministre de la Défense nationale, Peter MacKay, a indiqué jeudi qu'un avion-cargo canadien continuera d'appuyer les forces françaises au Mali pendant encore...
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Obama On Preschool Education: 'Let's Give Our Kids That Chance'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Joy Resmovits   |   February 14, 2013

President Barack Obama visited an early education center in Decatur, Ga., Thursday to make his case for dramatically expanding pre-school access. After sharing a classroom...

Wall Street hésite entre indicateurs mitigés et une salve de méga opérations

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Wall Street a peu bougé jeudi, hésitant jusqu'à la fin de la séance entre les craintes liées à la situation économique en zone euro ou...

Mali: Washington félicite Paris mais se fait vilipender pour sa frilosité

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le secrétaire d'Etat américain John Kerry a félicité jeudi la France pour son intervention "réussie" au Mali, mais son gouvernement s'est fait tirer l'oreille au...

Música romántica para festejar el Día del amor y la amistad (AUDIO)

  |   February 14, 2013

Pocas cosas enamoran más que una buena canción. Coincidir con alguien en el mismo gusto musical y hasta en el mismo tema, es una señal...

Changes to mentally ill law could mean fewer opt for treatment: review board

CP   |  Dene Moore, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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VANCOUVER - It was a horrific crime, so grotesque that Allan Schoenborn, the B.C. father found not criminally responsible for killing his three children, became...

Take It Outside: 11 Toys For Winter Fun

iVillage   |   February 14, 2013

Put down the shovel, mama: Lots of winter snow means it's time to play outside! From snowball launchers to super-fast saucers, we've rounded up 11...

Raising Healthy Boys Means Letting Them Run A Little Wild

good men project   |   February 14, 2013

Written by Julie Gillis for The Good Men Project My boys were outside on an unseasonably warm January day. Both had on their Spartan warrior...

9 Things In Our Homes That Symbolize Love (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Michelle Manetti   |   February 14, 2013

Yes, we believe our KitchenAid loves us back.

South Florida Mortgage, Credit Card Debt Balances Drop Sharply

Sun Sentinel   |  Donna Gehrke-White   |   February 14, 2013

South Floridians are taking their New Year's resolutions seriously when it comes to reducing their debt. Average credit card balances dropped a whopping 12 percent...

Canada extends C-17 mission to Mali by 30 days

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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Canada is once again extending its support for the French military intervention in Mali, Defence Minister Peter Mackay confirmed in Ottawa on Thursday. Canada's contribution...

Ex-Stanford Executives Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison Over Role In $7 Billion Ponzi Scheme

Reuters   |   February 14, 2013

(Reuters) - The final two defendants convicted for helping the former Texas billionaire financier Allen Stanford swindle investors were each sentenced on Thursday to 20...

Benoît XVI pourrait encore influencer son successeur après sa retraite

PC   |  Nicole Winfield, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

VATICAN, État de la Cité du Vatican - Les observateurs se demandaient jeudi quelle influence aura Benoît XVI sur son successeur, après que le Vatican...

Hayden Hoskins, Baby Born With Omphalocele, Survives Despite Organs Outside His Body (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Ron Dicker   |   February 14, 2013

Andy Hoskins gushed on his blog Wednesday that his newborn son, Hayden, had gained weight. Small milestones for many infants are big ones for Hayden,...

Calvin Klein's Costa puts some menswear details into chic womenswear

CP   |  Samantha Critchell, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - After eight days of New York Fashion Week previews, there was still something new to see on the Calvin Klein runway,...

Bunny Ultrasound Raises Some Serious Questions (PHOTO)

  |   February 14, 2013

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New Miami City Ballet Director Lourdes Lopez Reveals Plans For Company, MCB Audience

AP   |  JENNIFER KAY   |   February 14, 2013

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Lourdes Lopez says she had heard the rumors about Miami City Ballet, that it was a failing institution in a cultural...

Walmart's British Supermarket Arm Finds Horse DNA In Bolognese Sauce, Pulls Products

Reuters   |   February 14, 2013

LONDON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc's British supermarket arm, Asda, said on Thursday it had discovered horse DNA in its beef bolognese sauce...

City Of Doral Votes Against Spanish As Official Second Language

AP   |  CHRISTINE ARMARIO   |   February 14, 2013

DORAL, Fla. — In many parts of Miami, Spanish is used as frequently – or more often – than English. That's certainly case in the...

Paul Osbaldiston conserve sa place au sein du personnel d'entraîneurs des Ticats

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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HAMILTON - Paul Osbaldiston sera de retour chez les Tiger-Cats de Hamilton au poste d'adjoint au coordonnateur des unités spéciales.L'équipe de la LCF a annoncé...

Funniest #SenatorSongs On Twitter

The Huffington Post Canada   |   February 14, 2013

What if your favourite songs were about Canada's Senators? That's the question that took off on Twitter Thursday afternoon, with users tweeting under the hashtag...

John Kerry: Syria Death Toll Could Be 90,000, Saudis Say

Agence France Presse   |   February 14, 2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday the death toll in Syria may have reached 90,000, citing figures given to him by his Saudi...

Canada's growth to pick up later in 2013; debt, high housing prices of concern

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund says Canada's economic growth is expected to pick up again later in 2013, but noted that high household debt...

Recul marqué des demandes d'assurance-emploi aux États-Unis

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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WASHINGTON - Les perspectives pour le marché de l'emploi aux États-Unis s'améliorent après qu'un rapport gouvernemental eut fait état jeudi d'une baisse marquée dans les...

Calgary Light Pollution: Council Considers New Policy For Developers To Cut Down On Bright Bulbs

The Huffington Post Alberta   |   February 14, 2013

Does Calgary continue to throw off too much light pollution? City hall seems to think so. City council is debating adding a new policy to...

Inquest into starvation death of Toronto boy postponed

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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A long-awaited inquest into the death of Jeffery Baldwin, a five-year-old boy who died from starvation and neglect while in the care of his grandparents...

Fernández Ordóñez iba a meter en vereda a Rodrigo Rato en Bankia, pero Guindos se adelantó

Europa Press   |   February 14, 2013

El exgobernador del Banco de España Miguel Ángel Fernández Ordóñez ha revelado ante el juez de la Audiencia Nacional Fernando Andreu que el organismo regulador...

Maryland Police Shooting: Trainee In Critical Condition After Firearm Accident

AP   |   February 12, 2013

BALTIMORE — A Maryland police trainee is in critical condition after being shot in the head in a training accident. Authorities said at a news...

Les Cardinals prolongent leurs ententes avec leur d.g. et leur gérant

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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JUPITER, États-Unis - Les Cardinals de St. Louis ont prolongé de trois ans le contrat de leur directeur général John Mozeliak, jeudi, en plus de...

MAC Marketing Solutions Exposed For Fake Vancouver Real Estate Investors

The Huffington Post B.C.   |   February 15, 2013

A Vancouver marketing company that sells real estate projects has apologized for deceiving local media by presenting two employees as condo investors. Mac Marketing Solutions...

Syrie: l'ONU dément l'existence d'un nouveau plan de paix

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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L'ONU a démenti jeudi l'existence, évoquée par un quotidien saoudien, d'un nouveau plan de paix en Syrie sous l'égide des Nations unies."Ni le secrétaire général...

L'Orchestre philharmonique de Vienne en tournée au Canada et aux Etats-Unis

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le prestigieux Orchestre philharmonique de Vienne, sous la direction du chef autrichien Franz Welser-Möst, effectuera du 27 février au 3 mars une tournée de concerts...

Réforme du secteur financier: le "Far West, c'est fini" (Barnier)

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le commissaire européen aux Services financiers, Michel Barnier, a affirmé jeudi que la réforme de la finance mondiale allait mettre fin au "Far West" en...

Ángel Carromero podrá dormir en su casa al serle concedido el control telemático

El HuffPost / Agencias   |   February 14, 2013

La Junta de Tratamiento del Centro de Inserción Social (CIS) Victoria Kent de Madrid ha decidido conceder el control telemático al dirigente de Nuevas Generaciones...

Frack Chemicals Spill Near Windsor Contained After Nearly 30 Hours (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

A gas well just north of Windsor, Colo. leaked greenish-brown frack fluid for nearly 30 hours before being capped late in the afternoon on Tuesday....

BVO In Powerade: Petition Asks Coca-Cola To Remove Additive From Drinks

  |   February 14, 2013

Last month, after a flurry of consumer complaints, PepsiCo Inc. removed brominated vegetable oil (BVO) from its Gatorade drinks. BVO, which is patented as a...

Venezuela: Capriles accuse le gouvernement de "mentir" sur la santé de Chavez

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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La principale figure de l'opposition vénézuélienne, le gouverneur Henrique Capriles, a de nouveau accusé jeudi le gouvernement de "mentir" au sujet de la santé du...

Supreme court dismisses Dorval case against youth detention centre

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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The Batshaw Youth and Family Centre will go ahead with the expansion of its facility in Dorval after the Supreme Court of Canada decided not...
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Virginia Gay Marriage Protest: Same-Sex Couples Apply For Wedding Licenses (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Chelsea Kiene   |   February 14, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Janice Canterbury and Nadia Malley of Arlington have been committed partners for 14 years -- a commitment that has withstood a battle...

Best Screen Cuisine: Chefs Pick Favorite On-Screen Food Moments

AP   |  MICHELLE LOCKE   |   February 14, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO -- What happens when you ask a group of food world luminaries to come up with their picks for Best Food Scene in...

It Feels Like I Haven't Slept In A Week!

BabyCenter   |   February 14, 2013

I literally cried out loud in sync with my 1-year-old who was weeping desperately. A new round of the flu had found its way into...

Virginia Tech Lawsuit: Parties Seek High Court Hearing

AP   |  STEVE SZKOTAK   |   February 12, 2013

RICHMOND, Va. — Attorneys for the parents of two students who were killed in the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre want a state Supreme Court hearing...

David Stephan, Collet Stephan's Charges Targeted: Family

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

RAYMOND, Alta. - A relative of an Alberta couple charged after a toddler died of meningitis thinks the family's belief in nutritional supplements is behind...

Southsiders Kicked Out Of Canucks Game For Cheering

The Huffington Post B.C.   |   February 14, 2013

Two boisterous soccer fans were ejected from Rogers Arena after trying to bring some zip to a Vancouver Canucks game. The fans were are part...

Vacation Sex Preferred By Canadian Women, According To Ipsos Reid Poll

The Huffington Post Canada   |   February 14, 2013

It's February and love is in the air. And on the beach. And in hotel rooms. And just about everywhere Canadian couples travel for vacation,...
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Chuck Hagel Rumormongers Have Media Sippin' On Some Weak Tea

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jason Linkins   |   February 14, 2013

At the moment, the sturm und drang over the nomination of former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel has current Republican senators executing a filibuster over his...

Wall Street finit à l'équilibre: Dow Jones -0,06%, Nasdaq +0,06% (provisoires)

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Wall Street a peu bougé jeudi, hésitant jusqu'à la fin de la séance entre les craintes liées à la situation économique en zone euro ou...

Beverly Hills Hotel's Ties To Sultan of Brunei's 'State-Sponsored Homophobia' Prompts Boycott

The Huffington Post   |  Glennisha Morgan   |   February 14, 2013

Things aren’t looking too bright for the prestigious Beverly Hills Hotel. On Feb. 13, a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocacy...

L'Iran a tenté de se fournir en Chine pour ses installations nucléaires (rapport américain)

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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L'Iran a tenté de se procurer des milliers de petits aimants spéciaux en Chine pour ses installations nucléaires, dans le but d'accélérer ses recherches pour...

Couronné champion d'Afrique, le Nigéria monte de 22 places au classement FIFA

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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GB: des indemnisations proposées aux familles des victimes du "Bloody Sunday" (BBC)

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Les familles de 13 personnes tuées lors du drame du "Bloody Sunday", en Irlande du Nord en 1972, se sont vu proposer 50.000 livres d'indemnisations...

Divorce Cost: Father Of Four Opens Up About 'Incredibly Burdensome' Split (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

After a decade of marriage, Dennis Kelsch's wife filed for divorce, leaving him with the "incredibly burdensome" task of providing for two households and paying...

Accusée d'avoir harcelé Alec Baldwin, Geneviève Sabourin aurait rejeté une entente

PC   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

MONTRÉAL - La Québécoise Geneviève Sabourin, accusée d'avoir harcelé l'acteur américain Alec Baldwin, aurait rejeté une entente sur plaidoyer qui lui aurait permis d'éviter de...

De Beers investit dans une nouvelle mine de diamants en Afrique du Sud

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le diamantaire De Beers a annoncé vendredi un investissement d'environ deux milliards de dollars dans une mine de diamants dans le nord de l'Afrique du...

Le Canada prolonge à nouveau son soutien logistique à la France au Mali

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le Canada a annoncé jeudi qu'il prolongeait d'un mois la mission de son avion géant C-17, mis à la disposition de la France pour transporter...

Pizza Hut Perfume Gets HuffPost Weird News Photo Shoot, Just In Time For Valentine's Day (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Andy Campbell   |   February 14, 2013

On Valentine's Day, men have two things on their minds: sex and snacks. We understand that at HuffPost Weird News. We understand why products...

Pizza Hut Perfume Gets HuffPost Weird News Photo Shoot, Just In Time For Valentine's Day (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Andy Campbell   |   February 15, 2013

On Valentine's Day, men have two things on their minds: sex and snacks. We understand that at HuffPost Weird News. We understand why products...

Obama Valentine's Day: President Gets Ready For Date With First Lady

AP   |  STACY A. ANDERSON   |   February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON — Flowers? Check. A gift? Check. President Barack Obama said he had both and was ready for a Valentine's Day date with the first...

Le mystère de l'origine des rayons cosmiques éclairci

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Les rayons cosmiques, des particules à haute énergie qui bombardent la Terre en permanence, proviennent bien de l'explosion d'étoiles en fin de vie --les supernovas--,...

Eddie Pasquale practises with Jets for first time since being called up from AHL

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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WINNIPEG - Eddie Pasquale is ready to step on the ice in his first NHL game if called upon."You look at guys like Jake Allen,...

Best Love Story: What's Your Pick For The Greatest Book About Love?

Random House   |   February 14, 2013

The staff at any given book publisher read a lot of books, and Random House Canada is no exception. While the subjects enjoyed can range...

Jennifer Lopez's Butt: Star's Behind Takes A Backseat (PHOTOS)

  |   February 14, 2013

At one point it was nearly impossible to mention Jennifer Lopez without talking about her butt. The actress and dancer arguably made larger behinds sexy...

Canada's Mali Mission Extension Catches Opposition Off Guard

CP   |  Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

OTTAWA - Defence Minister Peter MacKay says a heavy-lift Canadian air force transport plane will continue to assist French forces in Mali for another month.The...

Los 'dreamers' tienen el apoyo del alcalde de Nueva York

AP   |  Por CLAUDIA TORRENS   |   February 14, 2013

El alcalde de Nueva York, Michael Bloomberg, dijo el jueves que su principal prioridad en el congreso estatal será aprobar una medida para que jóvenes...

Cheval: premières arrestations au Royaume-Uni, risque sanitaire en Europe

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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La police britannique a procédé jeudi aux trois premières interpellations dans le tentaculaire scandale européen de la viande de cheval, qui porte sur plus de...

Trump Plaza for $20 million; lowest sale price ever for an Atlantic City casino

CP   |  Wayne Parry, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Trump Plaza, the Boardwalk centerpiece of Donald Trump's one-time Atlantic City empire, was sold Thursday to a California company for $20...

Climate change efforts on front burner in U.S. with Keystone a flashpoint

CP   |  Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's State of the Union clarion call for action on environmental issues has put climate change at centre stage in the...

Le FMI reste prudent sur la croissance au Canada, suggère des réformes

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le Canada devrait connaître en 2013 une croissance de 1,8%, a estimé jeudi le Fonds Monétaire International (FMI), se montrant plus prudent que la banque...

Marriage Weight Gain: Reasons You've Gained Weight Since The Wedding

  |   February 14, 2013

When the honeymoon is over, it's not unusual for newlyweds to notice their waistlines expanding. A 2011 Ohio State study found that weight gain of...

Radiohead travaillera sur un nouvel album à la fin de l'été

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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Après "The King of Limbs", sorti en 2011, Radiohead travaillera sur un nouvel album dès la fin de l'été. Les informations sur ce nouveau projet...

Street Style Stars Spotted At Harlem's Fashion Row Fall 2013 Show (VIDEOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Julee Wilson   |   February 14, 2013

Harlem is a hotbed for cultural movements, iconic landmarks and fierce fashion trends. With that said, we knew there would be plenty of well-dressed folks...

#Wild13 Valentine's Day Photos By Parks Canada Spread The Love

The Huffington Post Alberta   |   February 14, 2013

It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air in western Canada's national parks. The parks celebrated the day of love by posting online photos...

Man United prospering on and off pitch, reporting record revenue while closing in on EPL title

CP   |  Rob Harris, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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LONDON - Manchester United is running away with the English Premier League title, and achieving record success off the pitch as well.The club on Thursday...

Jennifer Lopez Against Breast Cancer: Latina Star Launches Lovely Collection For A Good Cause (PHOTOS)

  |   February 14, 2013

Actress, singer and entrepreneur Jennifer Lopez returns with a new collection for Kohl's department stores that offers fashionable and stylish apparel, jewelry and gifts at...

Revenue Quebec collects $160M in tax-evasion crackdown

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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Revenue Quebec announced today that it collected an additional $160 million in sales taxes since forcing restaurants to install sales-recording modules in the fall of...

Angels eager to get started with sluggers Josh Hamilton, Albert Pujols, Mike Trout together

CP   |  Janie McCauley, The Associated Press   |   February 15, 2013

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TEMPE, Ariz. - As Josh Hamilton hammed it up with a series of good-natured wisecracks, a serious Albert Pujols sat in silence two seats away,...

How One Of The World's Biggest Banks Became 'Too Big To Jail'

Rolling Stone   |  MATT TAIBBI   |   February 14, 2013

The deal was announced quietly, just before the holidays, almost like the government was hoping people were too busy hanging stockings by the fireplace to...

Obama Meets James Carter IV, Opposition Researcher Behind '47 Percent' Video

The Huffington Post   |  Luke Johnson   |   February 14, 2013

President Barack Obama on Thursday met James Carter IV, the man behind the '47 percent' video that helped sink Mitt Romney's presidential candidacy, Politico reported....

Rupert Grint Cast In CBS' 'Super Clyde' And More Pilot News

  |   February 14, 2013

Harry who? Ron Weasley's making a comeback. Rupert Grint has landed the lead role in CBS' "Super Clyde" pilot as a burger-flipper at a fast...

Landing On Thin Ice In McMurdo Station, Antarctica

National Geographic   |   February 14, 2013

The sea ice around McMurdo Station, Antarctica has been especially soft this year with devastating consequences for those who live there. There have been no...

Pygmy Chameleon Photos Show Stunning Creature In Natural Habitat

  |   February 14, 2013

From National Geographic's Mera McGrew: As the sun went down over the southernmost extension of the Great African Rift Valley, Harvard University entomologist and renowned...

Synthetic Marijuana Linked To Kidney Damage

AP   |  MIKE STOBBE   |   February 14, 2013

NEW YORK — Health officials say synthetic marijuana has been linked to kidney damage in some teens and young adults. Sixteen people who smoked synthetic...

Vivez la London Fashion Week en direct grâce à Topshop et Google

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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Une première: le géant de la mode britannique Topshop et le géant de l'internet Google vont s'associer pour  ‘The Future of the Fashion Show’, à...

5 Questions: Flames' Leland Irving has priorities in order

CBC   |   February 15, 2013

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Two years ago, Calgary Flames goalie coach Clint Malarchuk introduced prospect Leland Irving to a book called Sports Psyching: Playing Your Best Game All of...

Karlsson injury causes NHL players to consider using cut-proof equipment

CP   |  Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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Gruesome cuts like the one that ended Ottawa Senators defenceman Erik Karlsson's season are not new to hockey or any sport played on skates.But when...

ATP - Sao Paulo - 4e journée: les résultats

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Résultats de la 4e journée du tournoi ATP de Sao Paulo, disputée jeudi:Simple messieurs (2e tour):Carlos Berlocq (ARG) bat Albert Ramos (ESP/N.8) 7-6 (9/7), 6-4Filippo...

Les Argonauts prolongent le contrat de leur directeur général Jim Barker

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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TORONTO - Les Argonauts de Toronto ont prolongé le contrat de leur directeur général Jim Barker.Barker, qui allait entreprendre la dernière année de son entente...

The Family 'Addiction' I Hadn't Noticed

Circle of Moms   |   February 14, 2013

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The other day, I was reading something on my iPhone. My husband asked me a question and I didn't hear him. However, I definitely heard...

Parejas gay famosas que siguen más enamorados que nunca (FOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Gustavo Heredia   |   February 14, 2013

En este Día del Amor y la Amistad, Cupido está a todo lo que da flechando parejas por doquier. En la comunidad LGBT, hay varios...

The Best And Worst Movie-Themed Wedding Invites

www.nextmovie.com   |   February 14, 2013

Everyone loves a good wedding: free booze, awkward speeches and creepy DJs — what more could you want? All too often, however, the invites don't live...

Chris Dorner Reward Loophole Could Keep Anyone From Collecting Million Dollar Bounty

  |   February 14, 2013

Authorities may be hesitant to put their money where their mouths are after offering a huge reward for Christopher Dorner, the man held responsible for...

Marco Rubio Water Bottle Quenches Media Thirst

The Huffington Post   |  Lisa_Miller   |   February 14, 2013

Supporters of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) can now purchase a signature water bottle -- one that's probably more eco-friendly than the Poland Spring container he...

Miss America Heads Back To Atlantic City, NJ

AP   |  WAYNE PARRY   |   February 14, 2013

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Miss America, Atlantic City's prodigal pageant, is coming home, and the spectacle that became synonymous with the New Jersey seaside resort...

NDP looking for 'action' from Wynne ahead of spring budget

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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TORONTO - NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says she's looking for some action from Premier Kathleen Wynne to make Ontario's minority parliament work.Horwath, who met with...

'Revolution' On NBC: Spring Premiere Poster Revealed (PHOTO)

insidetv.ew.com   |   February 14, 2013

Revolution is coming back next month and NBC is launching a new teaser poster. Here’s the Revolution gang walking — of course they’re walking! —...

Homeless dogs arrive in Halifax after eight-day RV road trip from California

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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HALIFAX - Little Louis shivered in the crisp air of the Maritimes on Thursday as the tiny, blind, black-and-brown puppy was placed in the arms...

Maureen O'Connor, Ex-San Diego Mayor, Wagered Over $1 Billion Gambling, Misappropriated Funds

AP   |   February 15, 2013

BY ELLIOT SPAGAT, ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO -- A former San Diego mayor and fast-food heiress acknowledged Thursday that she took $2.1 million from her...

Maureen O'Connor, Ex-San Diego Mayor, Wagered Over $1 Billion Gambling, Misappropriated Funds

AP   |   February 15, 2013

BY ELLIOT SPAGAT, ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO -- A former San Diego mayor and fast-food heiress acknowledged Thursday that she took $2.1 million from her...

L'Irak ne va pas dans la bonne direction, selon un général américain

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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La situation en Irak, où les tensions politiques et confessionnelles se multiplient, devient "plus problématique", a estimé jeudi le général Lloyd Austin, nommé pour prendre...

L'ancien dirigeant de RIM, Jim Balsillie, n'a plus d'actions de BlackBerry

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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TORONTO - Jim Balsillie a déjà contracté une deuxième hypothèque sur sa maison afin d'assurer l'avenir du fabricant du téléphone intelligent BlackBerry, mais à la...

Comic Book Stores Boycott DC Comics Over Anti-Gay 'Superman' Author

The Huffington Post   |  Cavan Sieczkowski   |   February 14, 2013

Comic book fans and store owners are boycotting DC Comics after the company tapped anti-gay writer Orson Scott Card to pen a portion of an...

El 21% de la población de Internet usa Twitter

The Huffington Post   |  Valeria Biegun   |   February 14, 2013

Un estudio de la consultora GlobalWebIndex arrojó datos sorprendentes sobre el comportamiento de la gente en las redes sociales durante 2012. Según se pudo saber,...

Liban: les assassins de Rafic Hariri seront punis "tôt ou tard" (fils)

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Les assassins du dirigeant libanais Rafic Hariri seront punis "tôt ou tard", a affirmé jeudi son fils Saad Hariri, à l'occasion du 8e anniversaire du...

Chrysler adds 278,000 pickups and SUVs to recall for axle-locking problem

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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DETROIT - Chrysler is recalling more than 370,000 pickup trucks and SUVs, more than 63,000 of them in Canada and some 278,000 in the United...

BC NDP Threaten Liberal Majority In Legislature Votes

CP   |  Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark is confident her Liberal government can survive a threat by the Opposition New Democrats to test what appears to an...
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Oscars 2013: Is There Still Time to Campaign?

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Gary Susman   |   February 15, 2013

If you search the Academy Awards acceptance speech database, you'll find that, over the past four decades or so, winners have thanked Jesus three times...

Ryan Hollins Kicks Jeremy Lin During Rockets-Clippers Game, Technical Foul Is Called (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

Jose Martinez, Complex Sports After scoring 46 points in the first quarter (!), you would think that the Clippers would take a more relaxed approach...

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie's Wine, Miraval, To Debut In March

The Huffington Post   |  Rachel Tepper   |   February 15, 2013

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are about to embark on a new journey together -- owning a wine label. The Hollywood couple has partnered with...

16 Reasons 'Beautiful Creatures' Is Nothing Like 'Twilight'

Moviefone Canada   |  Rick Mele   |   February 14, 2013

You may have heard people call the upcoming "Beautiful Creatures" "the next 'Twilight,'" partly because those people apparently forgot they already used that comparison for...

Whitney Cummings' Talk Show Canceled: E! Axes 'Love You, Mean It With Whitney Cummings'

  |   February 14, 2013

Whitney Cummings' talk show has been canceled, according to The Hollywood Reporter. E!'s "Love You, Mean It With Whitney Cummings" premiered in November and broadcast...

Oscar Pistorius: un tweet reprenant la théorie de l'erreur et du voleur resurgit

Huffington Post   |   February 14, 2013

Il y a parfois des détails qui prennent un tout autre sens avec lactualité. Alors qu'Oscar Pistorius, le champion handisport sud-africain, a été inculpé...

Europa League - 16e de finale aller: Chelsea par la plus petite des marges

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le champion d'Europe Chelsea, reversé en Europa League après son élimination dès la phase de poules de la Ligue des champions, a souffert pour battre...

B.C. Liberals face dwindling majority

CBC   |   February 15, 2013

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Due to a dwindling number of majority MLAs, the B.C. Liberal government could fall before the May provincial election. For the first time in their...

Wayne LaPierre: NRA Members Need Guns To Fight Mexican Drug Cartels

The Huffington Post   |   February 14, 2013

Wayne LaPierre says Americans need guns to combat Mexican drug gangs. The National Rifle Association spokesman pointed to Latin American drug gangs as a major...

Le releveur no 1 des Athletics Grant Balfour subira une athroscopie au genou

CP   |  Janie McCauley, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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PHOENIX, États-Unis - Le releveur de fin de match des Athletics d'Oakland Grant Balfour a subi une arthroscopie au genou droit, jeudi, afin qu'on puisse...

'So God Made A Gay Man' Video By Crew Magazine Riffs On Dodge Ram Commercial

  |   February 14, 2013

The Dodge Ram Super Bowl "So God Made A Farmer" commercial, which debuted earlier this month, started a brand new meme. In the last week...

Premier vote crucial jeudi au Sénat sur la nomination d'Hagel au Pentagone

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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La Maison Blanche a qualifié d'"impensable" jeudi une obstruction des élus républicains contre le candidat de Barack Obama pour diriger le Pentagone, Chuck Hagel, alors...

Elezioni 2013: il ministro delle finanze tedesco Wolfgang Schäuble: "Sì, Berlino sta con Monti. Ha dato stabilità all'Italia"

L'Espresso   |   February 14, 2013

"Sarà un efficiente stratega elettorale Silvio Berlusconi. Ma il mio consiglio agli italiani è di non ripetere l'errore già fatto e di non continuare a...

Pêche: le Maroc signe un accord avec Moscou, appelle l'UE à revoir son offre

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Le Maroc a signé jeudi un sixième accord de pêche avec la Russie, qui prévoit une augmentation sensible de sa rétribution financière, et a exhorté...

Illinois Senate Votes To Legalize Gay Marriage

AP   |  SARA BURNETT   |   February 14, 2013

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The push to allow same-sex marriages in Illinois got its biggest victory to date Thursday with a historic Valentine's Day vote in...

Ariane Moffatt annonce qu'elle sera maman : des jumeaux en vue

Le Huffington Post Québec   |  Marie-Josée Roy   |   February 14, 2013

Ariane Moffatt a tweeté une très bonne nouvelle à ses admirateurs, jeudi après-midi : sa fiancée, Florence Marcil-Denault, et elle, seront mamans de jumeaux l’été...

Kate Middleton And 9 Other Great Celebrity Noses

TheKit.ca   |  Mary Kim   |   February 15, 2013

We’re already jealous of Kate Middleton for her perfect hair and wardrobe, but now we can add her nose to the list of enviable...

Bypass iPhone's Lock Screen: Bug In iOS 6.1 Appears To Leave Smartphone Data Exposed

The Huffington Post   |  Ryan Grenoble   |   February 14, 2013

Think your iPhone's lock screen is keeping your information safe from prying eyes? It might not be. That's if a new video is to be...

Fantino refers potential conflict of interest case to watchdog

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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International Co-operation Minister Julian Fantino has referred a potential conflict of interest case to the public sector integrity commissioner. A former executive with the Canadian...

Sugar Land Police Chief Burglarized: Conner Hinton, Taylor Nuttal Broke Into Chief's Home, Police Say

The Huffington Post   |  Steven Hoffer   |   February 14, 2013

Sugar Land may be one of the safest cities in America, but that doesn't mean the Texas town's police chief doesn't see his share of...

Sugar Land Police Chief Burglarized: Conner Hinton, Taylor Nuttal Broke Into Chief's Home, Police Say

The Huffington Post   |  Steven Hoffer   |   February 15, 2013

Sugar Land may be one of the safest cities in America, but that doesn't mean the Texas town's police chief doesn't see his share of...

Maggie Smith Has Never Seen 'Downton Abbey' (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

"Downton Abbey" star Maggie Smith -- who plays The Dowager Countess -- has a shocking confession: She's never seen the Masterpiece series. When asked in...

Middle East Water Loss: NASA Pictures Reveal Massive Water Loss (VIDEO)

AP   |  MICHAEL CASEY   |   February 12, 2013

DOHA, Qatar — An amount of freshwater almost the size of the Dead Sea has been lost in parts of the Middle East due to...

Kate Upton Single: Model Denies Relationship With Detroit Tigers Pitcher Justin Verlander (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

It appears to be a Valentine's Day miracle for Kate Upton admirers who have been dreaming about the bombshell ever since she wowed on the...

Les nouvelles canettes Coca-Cola Light signées Marc Jacobs disponibles dès ce jeudi

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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Coca-Cola Light dévoile la nouvelle ligne de ses canettes imaginées par le styliste américain Marc Jacobs. Les fans de la boisson à l'aspartame découvrent cette...

Israël: nombreuses zones d'ombre après l'apparent suicide du "prisonnier X"

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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La polémique s'est amplifiée alors que de nouveaux détails émergeaient sur le mystérieux "prisonnier X", un Israélo-Australien incarcéré en Israël pour des raisons de sécurité,...

Man accused of killing brother, stabbing parents testifies in court

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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A 22-year-old man from Matane accused of killing his brother and attempting to kill his parents said he was not in control of his own...

Amanda Palmer 'The Bed Song': Singer Releases New Video For Latest Single From 'Theatre Is Evil' (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra just released their newest video for "The Bed Song," a single off their Kickstarter-backed album, "Theatre is Evil."...

Conference Board: Québec devrait avoir la plus forte croissance dans la province

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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OTTAWA - Québec devrait afficher en 2013 la plus forte croissance économique des cinq régions métropolitaines de recensement (RMR) de la province à l'étude du...

Le pétrole monte à New York, porté par de bons chiffres sur l'emploi aux USA

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Les cours du pétrole ont fini en légère hausse jeudi, soutenus par de bons chiffres dans le secteur de l'emploi aux Etats-Unis, de bon augure...

Langley police investigate attempted abductions

CBC   |   February 15, 2013

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The Langley Serious Crimes Unit is investigating two recent attempted abductions of young girls, which they believe may be connected. The most recent incident took...

Louis C.K. Does Not Want To Take A Picture With You (VIDEO)

  |   February 15, 2013

If you ever have the pleasure of bumping into Louis C.K., know one thing: he does NOT want to take a photo with you. But...

L'attaquant des Canucks Manny Malhotra ne jouera plus cette saison

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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VANCOUVER - Le vétéran attaquant Manny Malhotra ne pourra plus jouer cette saison, ont fait savoir les Canucks de Vancouver.Le club a inscrit le nom...

Guantanamo Defense Attorneys Claim Detainees' Confidential Legal Documents Seized

Reuters   |   February 14, 2013

* Documents vanished while defendants were in court * Their cells were ransacked, defense lawyers say * Defendants are charged with plotting September 11 attacks...

New seatbelt rules coming in Canada in 2015

CBC   |   February 14, 2013

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The makers of all new cars sold in Canada will need to have lap and shoulder seatbelts installed in the centre-rear seat position as of...

Jim Jones Arrested In New Jersey Following Police Altercation

AP   |   February 14, 2013

FAIR LAWN, N.J. — Rapper Jim Jones has been arrested after allegedly becoming belligerent with police in the New Jersey town where he lives. NorthJersey.com...

Three Arrested In British Horsemeat Scandal

Reuters   |  Sybille de La Hamaide   |   February 15, 2013

The European Union has agreed the immediate launch of tests for horse DNA in meat products, seeking to reassure nervous consumers that their food is...

Obama Preschool Photos May Make Your Day, Regardless Of Your Early Education Stance

  |   February 14, 2013

President Barack Obama on Thursday visited the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center in Decatur, Ga., where he elaborated on his plan to expand preschool...

Topshop, Topman LA Opening Party Pulls Out A Host Of Hollywood Names

styleblazer.com   |   February 14, 2013

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Last night Topshop held their Topman LA Opening Party at the Italian restaurant, Cecconi's. The occasion brought out a host of celebrities like Solange, Kim...

Molson Coors says full recovery from NHL lockout unlikely until fall

CP   |  Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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Megyn Kelly Pregnant With Third Child (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

Megyn Kelly shared a very happy piece of news on Thursday's "America Live": she's pregnant. The Fox News host is expecting her third child. Kelly...

El Bulli Restaurant To Reopen For Lucky Few

AP   |   February 14, 2013

MADRID -- Spain's famous elBulli restaurant will temporarily reopen later this year as renowned chef-owner Ferran Adria trains actors for a movie based on his...

'Hannibal' On NBC: Hugh Dancy In Pictures From The New Drama (PHOTOS)

  |   February 14, 2013

"Hannibal" doesn't have a premiere date on NBC yet, but the Peacock network is rolling out the photos. In the gallery below, get your first...

Obama Mural Repainted: Artist Reginald Adams Creates Fourth Portrait After Defacement In Houston (PHOTO)

  |   February 14, 2013

A mural depicting President Barack Obama is back up on the wall of a Houston building just weeks after the painting was vandalized for the...

Le maire Ford s'excuse auprès du médecin conseil en santé publique de Toronto

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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TORONTO - Le maire de Toronto, Rob Ford, s'est excusé auprès du médecin conseil en santé publique de la Ville, neuf mois après l'avoir sévèrement...

L'action de Barnes & Noble recule avec les pertes de la liseuse Nook

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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L'action de Barnes & Noble chutait jeudi après que le libraire eut indiqué s'attendre à ce que les pertes liées à sa liseuse Nook soient...

'Oz The Great and Powerful' Premiere: James Franco, Mila Kunis Hit the Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

  |   February 14, 2013

Last night, as the stars of "Oz The Great and Powerful" gathered for its world premiere in Los Angeles, one thing was certain: We're not...

Frank Lautenberg Not Seeking Reelection, Senator Says

The Huffington Post   |  Paige Lavender   |   February 14, 2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) will not seek reelection in 2014, the Star-Ledger reports. “While I may not be seeking re-election, there is plenty of work...

17-Year-Old Voters? California Assemblymember Kevin Mullin Introduces Youth Voter Amendment

Patch   |  Joan S. Dentler   |   February 14, 2013

In a continuation of his father's efforts to expand voting access, California State Assemblymember Kevin Mullin has introduced ACA 7, a California Constitutional amendment to...

Lauren Holly plays sexy medical examiner in 'howdunit' TV series 'Motive'

CP   |  Bill Brioux, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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VANCOUVER - Lauren Holly wasn't born in Canada, but she’s been making up for that lapse ever since.Born in Bristol, Pa., the future “Picket Fences,”...

Argentine: elle a épousé l'assassin de sa jumelle le jour de la Saint-Valentin

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Une Argentine de 22 ans a épousé jeudi, jour de la Saint-Valentin, l'homme condamné pour le meurtre de sa soeur jumelle, sous les huées d'habitants...

Erik Karlsson a été opéré et ratera le reste de la saison des Sénateurs

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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OTTAWA - La saison d'Erik Karlsson est officiellement terminée.Le défenseur des Sénateurs d'Ottawa a fait l'objet d'une intervention chirurgicale, jeudi matin, après qu'il eut subi...

Tompkins Square Park Heroine Dedicates Life To Helping NYC Street Kids

  |   February 14, 2013

By Ray LeMoine, TakePart Since the early ’80s, Tompkins Square Park in Manhattan’s East Village has been a primary hub for New York’s homeless. Back...

Kristin Chenoweth Supports Gay Marriage With Valentine's Day Tweet

  |   February 14, 2013

Stage and screen diva Kristin Chenoweth offered her gay fans a special Valentine's Day treat on Twitter earlier today. The award-winning star of "Wicked" and...

Chris Brown, Drake Lawsuits: Singers Sue Each Other Over Night Club Brawl (Report)

  |   February 14, 2013

Chris Brown and Drake are taking their feud to court. Brown and Drake have reportedly sued each other over the nightclub brawl that went down...

Un Tibétain s'immole par le feu à Katmandou pour protester contre la Chine

CP   |  Binaj Gurubacharya, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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KATMANDOU, Népal - Un Tibétain qui s'est immolé par le feu dans la capitale du Népal pour protester contre la domination de la Chine sur...

If Men Are Scarce, Women Have Smaller Babies

TIME   |   February 14, 2013

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It’s about evolution; if dads aren’t around, mothers-to-be make subconscious calculations to balance their needs against those of their children. In a report published in...

Washington ajoute l'un des principaux commandants d'Aqmi à sa liste noire

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Les Etats-Unis ont annoncé jeudi avoir ajouté un des principaux commandants d'Al-Qaïda au Maghreb islamique (Aqmi), Yahya Abou El Hamame, à leur liste noire des...
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Drone Attacks Spur Legal Debate On Definition Of 'Battlefield'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  David Wood   |   February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON -- After a CIA Predator drone released its guided bomb high over Yemen on Nov. 3, 2002, the resulting explosion did more than kill...

Horse Meat Found In Asda Spaghetti Bolognese

  |   February 14, 2013

Asda spaghetti bolognese has become the latest product to be withdrawn from sale after it was found to contain horse meat. The 500g beef bolognese...

GM says Blue Bombers have signed or are close to signing Turner and Denmark

CP   |  Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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WINNIPEG - With defensive lineman Bryant Turner and receiver Clarence Denmark signed or nearly there, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers have locked down the last of...

'Parks & Rec' Drinking Supercut Proves Pawnee Is Pretty Much Always Wasted (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

We knew there was a reason the denizens of Pawnee seemed like so much fun. As this supercut from Slacktory proves, Leslie Knope and pals...

John Baird On Zombies: Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Says Country Will Never Be 'Safe Haven' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Sara Gates   |   February 14, 2013

The living dead better take note: Zombies are not welcome in Canada, at least not according to Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird. On Wednesday...

Les discussions vont bon train entre les parties concernant les JO de Sotchi

CP   |  Ira Podell, The Associated Press   |   February 15, 2013

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NEW YORK, États-Unis - Une décision concernant la participation des joueurs de la LNH aux Jeux olympiques de Sotchi ne sera vraisemblablement pas prise cette...

Ralph Lauren mi-russe mi-espagnol, pour le dernier jour de la Fashion Week

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 14, 2013

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Avec des toques de fourrure, de longues robes de velours, des jupes flamenco mais aussi des manteaux épaulés à galons et boutons dorés, Ralph Lauren...

'Scandal' Spoilers: Bellamy Young Talks Stripping Down In Upcoming Episode (VIDEO)

  |   February 14, 2013

Get ready for some sexy spoilers, "Scandal" fans. Bellamy Young, who plays First Lady Mellie Grant on the ABC political drama, stopped by HuffPost Live...

A Orly, des bornes géolocalisent les voitures des voyageurs tête-en-l'air

AFPRelQC   |  Relaxnews   |   February 14, 2013

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Finies les heures passées à chercher sa voiture égarée dans le parking de l'aéroport: à Orly, un service de géolocalisation permet désormais aux voyageurs de...

Michelle Obama Fiola Dinner: First Lady Dines At Top D.C. Restaurant, Eats Foie Gras

  |   February 15, 2013

WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama enjoyed a sometimes-forbidden food at a hot D.C. restaurant on the night before Valentine's Day. Fiola declined to say...

'What to Expect' writer Heidi Murkoff is a grandmother; daughter gives birth to boy

CP   |  Leanne Italie, The Associated Press   |   February 14, 2013

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Emma Bing, the inspiration for the pregnancy bible "What to Expect When You're Expecting," has given birth in Los Angeles to...

Près d'un reptile sur cinq menacé d'extinction, selon une étude

AFPQC   |  AFP   |   February 15, 2013

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Quelque 19% des reptiles de la planète seraient menacés d'extinction, d'après une étude présentée vendredi par l'Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN).Parue...

Man Allegedly Drives Car While Sucking On Dildo

  |   February 14, 2013

Cops say this guy sucked. According to an arrest report obtained by The Smoking Gun, police in Trenton, Mich. received a 911 call Monday morning...

7 Kissing Animals For Valentine's Day

www.yourtango.com   |   February 14, 2013

The birds do it, the bees do it... Even cats, dogs, and kangaroos like to show their love with a big smooch....

Canucks' Manny Malhotra to miss rest of season as eye injury remains a problem

CP   |  Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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VANCOUVER - Manny Malhotra's season is over because he has not adapted sufficiently following his career-threatening eye injury, says Vancouver Canucks general manager Mike Gillis.The...

Vancouver Canucks Valentine's Cards Wish You A Lovely Day (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post B.C.   |   February 14, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks are celebrating Valentine's Day in sweet-but-groan-worthy style with lovey-dovey cards featuring the players. The cards originate in a CanucksTV video where reporter...

Tamar Braxton Is On Preggers Watch, As She & Vince Herbert Play Love Games On '106 & Park'

The YBF   |   February 14, 2013

Tamar Braxton and her husband Vince Herbert stopped by "106 & Park" yesterday where they played love games and discussed her forthcoming album Love and...

Carnival Triumph Rescue Operation: Towing Stopped, Tow Line Snapped

AP   |  JAY REEVES and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI   |   February 15, 2013

MOBILE, Ala. -- A cruise ship disabled for days at sea has pulled into the port at Mobile, Ala., but passengers who have described miserable...

Sean Bielat Enters Massachusetts Senate Republican Primary

The Huffington Post   |  Luke Johnson   |   February 14, 2013

Sean Bielat, a businessman and former Marine, has entered the Massachusetts race for U.S. Senate as a Republican, according to papers filed with the Federal...

Rob Ford Apologizes For Blasting Toronto's Medical Officer Of Health

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

TORONTO - Nine months after sharply criticizing Toronto's medical officer of health on a radio talk show, Mayor Rob Ford has apologized.The mayor's apology is...

Cenovus dit pouvoir aller de l'avant avec ses nouveaux projets d'exploitation

CP   |  La Presse Canadienne   |   February 14, 2013

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CALGARY - Cenovus Energy (TSX:CVE) affirme être en mesure d'aller de l'avant avec ses nouveaux projets d'exploitation des sables bitumineux même si l'entreprise, à l'instar...

Devalued Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal boosted to $47M from $20 after talks

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   February 14, 2013

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VICTORIA - Political pressure has helped plug an expensive land-value disagreement that had threatened municipalities that have BC Ferries terminals with the loss of hundreds...