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'Rob Ford' makes cameo, promptly killed off in Sharknado 2

How does the sequel to SyFy's instant campy classic Sharknado meet the unexpected success of last summer's original? By sticking to the formula, says Ian Ziering, who

'The mountain came down': 30 dead after landslide buries Indian village

Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village...

Argentina slides into default as debt talks fail

The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for...

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Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION Posted: 07/31/2014 1:00 AM | Comments: The Quest Thursday, July 31 at 7 p.m., ABC and Citytv In the première of ABC's newest...

Controversy migrates

Late last year, the Robertson family of the cable TV smash Duck Dynasty waded into a treacherous swamp. Outrage exploded after Phil Robertson, the show's long-bearded...

Wife 'screamed for hours' to get help after her husband hit his head and disappeared into the water in pitch black canal tunnel

Michael Holgate drowned in Harecastle Tunnel on Trent and Mersey CanalBoat driver banged his head and fell into water while navigating dark tunnelHis wife Susan...

Wife 'screamed for hours' to get help after her husband hit his head and disappeared into the water in pitch black canal tunnel

Michael Holgate drowned in Harecastle Tunnel on Trent and Mersey CanalBoat driver banged his head and fell into water while navigating dark tunnelHis wife Susan...

Stanley Palace 'ghosts' caught on camera during paranormal investigation

Video shows three 'ghostly' figures on staircase at Stanley Palace, Chester Sefton Paranormal Investigators recorded footage during an investigationThey spotted the figures, which they say...

Mining in SPACE: Artist imagines what our solar system would look like if we tunnelled asteroids for energy and minerals

Concepts were created by artist Cuba Lee and depict how miners may extract minerals from asteroids and planetsImages shows industrial drills, gas chambers, huge crafts fitted...

Premier League footballer, 21, charged with assaulting two women, 19 and 39, after night out 

 Former Manchester United starlet was arrested yesterday He has been charged with two counts of common assault First attack allegedly happened outside a bar in Manchester He is also...

Lest we forget: Sacrifices of more than 1million soldiers lost to history as quarter of Britons don't know what their ancestors did in the First World War

An estimated 7.5million people are in the dark about their military heritageAncestry.co.uk report revealed over a million soldiers have been 'forgotten'Many say grandparents died before...

Lest we forget: Sacrifices of more than 1million soldiers lost to history as quarter of Britons don't know what their ancestors did in the First World War

An estimated 7.5million people are in the dark about their military heritageAncestry.co.uk report revealed over a million soldiers have been 'forgotten'Many say grandparents died before...

The mother and son born without arms who clean their teeth, wash up, eat and even play computer games - using their FEET

Linda Bannon, 35, and son Timmy, 9, were born with Holt-Oram syndromeRare condition affects bone growth and can cause heart problemsMrs Bannon can eat with...

Busted! Ingenious (but failed) attempts by the world's drug dealers to outsmart customs using fake nappies, surfboards and bottles of Champagne

Photos of drugs strapped to bodies released by border officials in New YorkThey saw cocaine in frozen goat meat and cannabis salt and pepper shakersHaul...

Ebola airport alert will see passengers from Africa with symptoms be sent to isolation units

Passengers thought to have virus to be barred from taking flights to UKWill be held at immigration if they appear ill on arrival and quarantined...

BREAKING NEWS: British father and two children killed in head-on crash with truck as they drove through Croatia on holiday, leaving mother and third child critically injured

The crash happened near the village of Slano in southern Croatia  The woman is critically injured and that the child had chest injuriesNo ages or names are yet availableReports: The...

Turkish women react to call for females not to smile in public

Social media flooded with pictures of defiant women smiling and laughingTerms resist women and resist laughter trend on TwitterFeminist group says the comments are not...

The Russian soldier whose selfie obsession could prove Putin is operating in Ukraine: Comms officer who operates kit like that used to down MH17 accidentally reveals he is over the border

Russian soldier Alexander Sotkin has been posting selfies on social media Several appear to show that they were uploaded from inside Ukraine One shows him...

'Keep it right here on Morning Jew': Host at liberal favorite MSNBC makes embarrassing flub after interviewing Israeli ambassador

Mika Brzezinski had quizzed ambassador to U.S. Ron Dermer on Gaza crisisBut host slipped up when popular show Morning Joe went to commercialShe called the...

Inside Sammy Davis Jnr's little black book: Everyone from Michael Jackson to Bjorn Borg grace the pages of Rat Pack crooner's 80s filofax

Names include Michael Jackson, Muhammad Ali and Liz TaylorOne unusual name is former US Defence Secretary Donald RumsfeldRumsfeld allegedly had a relationship with Davis Jr's...

Is Israel planning to widen its Gaza offensive? An extra 16,000 reservists are called up as aerial bombardments continue

Decision to call-up extra troops comes amid stalled efforts to end the warOffensive in Gaza has already claimed the lives of at least 1,360 PalestiniansYesterday...

Plans afoot for £200bn orbital railway around London's suburbs

London Mayor Boris Johnson announced project in Infrastructure 2050 PlanNew railway will connect London suburbs and even put Barking on the map£200bn needs to be...

New 'E-Plane': More personal space for passengers say designers for Lufthansa and US Airways

The 'E2' has been designed to improve passengers' airborne experiencesHas wider yet slimmer seating, personal tablet screen and touchless tapsLighter aeroplanes mean less fuel too,...

Plans afoot for £200bn orbital railway around London's suburbs

London Mayor Boris Johnson announced project in Infrastructure 2050 PlanNew railway will connect London suburbs and even put Barking on the map£200bn needs to be...

Bercow accused of behaving like Royalty after racking up £11,000 in sporting freebies to Wimbledon, West Ham and Chelsea

Commons Speaker wined and dined at major tennis and football eventsEnjoyed hospitality at Wimbledon, Queens and  football gamesHis office insists he is 'representing the Commons...

War of words: Amazon accuses publisher of JK Rowling, Ian Rankin and David Baldacci of taking too big a cut of ebook revenue at the expense of the authors 

Latest blow in a long-running dispute between Amazon and HachetteFollows reports that Amazon demanded 50% of the ebook priceBut Amazon says it is happy with...

Dundee hotel tells top Commonwealth shooter before calling the police

Rachel Carrie was confronted by staff at Malmaison hotel in DundeePolice were called and she was questioned for four hours - despite the fact she...

Mum, Dad - great news! I'm moving back in...with my husband and children: Every grandparent's nightmare? Not for this family it wasn't

Kiran Chug moved back in with her parents with husband Tony and childrenMore than 3.3 million adults aged 20 - 34 in the UK...

John Prescott's Gaza comparison to concentration camp comment angers British jews

Lord Prescott calls Gaza a 'ghetto' and said Israeli attacks are a war crimeBoard of Deputies of British Jews writes to the Labour party to...

Is Israel planning to widen its Gaza offensive? An extra 16,000 reservists are called up as aerial bombardments continue

Decision to call-up extra troops comes amid stalled efforts to end the warOffensive in Gaza has already claimed the lives of at least 1,360 PalestiniansYesterday...

Edo lawmakers walk out council boss for ‘improper dressing’

The Chairman of Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State, Morrison Okhuarobo, was on Wednesday walked out of the state House of Assembly...

Mother load

Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION By: Brad Oswald Posted: 07/31/2014 1:00 AM | Comments: HOLLYWOOD -- The relationships between mothers and daughters are, without exception, complicated. Just imagine...

On TV

Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION Posted: 07/31/2014 1:00 AM | Comments: Rookie Blue Oliver prepares Andy to defend herself at Duncan's hearing in this episode titled Deal...

Israel calls up 16,000 more reserves, says Hamas tunnels nearly destroyed

Israel's military said Thursday it was calling up another 16,000 reserves, a move that allows it to substantially widen its campaign against Hamas militants in...

Manitoba tribute for a Canadian icon

A Canadian hero is about to have a day named after him. The Manitoba government has proposed the August civic holiday be known as Terry Fox...

Photo-radar refunds on way

Drivers are relieved they'll get a refund after an administrative snafu resulted in their photo-radar speeding tickets being quashed. But they remain irked they were ticketed...

Sierra Leone declares public health emergency to combat Ebola outbreak

Security forces will guard quarantine zones Thomson Reuters Posted: Jul 31, 2014 4:20 AM ET Last Updated: Jul 31, 2014 4:20 AM ET...

Watching kites fly a joy for bird lovers

Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION By: Carol Sanders Posted: 07/31/2014 1:00 AM | Comments: All eyes are on the skies over Wellington Crescent for a sighting of...

Innovative joint collaboration

Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION By: Martin Cash Posted: 07/31/2014 1:00 AM | Comments: RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Enlarge Image The OIC’s Dale Kellington (centre), Leah Guenther,...

Russia-U.S. relations are chilly, but is this a Cold War?

Relations between Russia and the U.S. would almost certainly be described as chilly at the moment, but are they cold — as in Cold War? It's a question that's...

Sleeping in darkness improves effectiveness of breast cancer drug

Keeping a light on at night can suppress the body's production of a hormone called melatonin, possibly reducing the effectiveness of the breast-cancer drug tamoxifen, a study...