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Aydin Coban gets 11-year sentence in sex cyberbully case

Aydin Coban gets 11-year sentence in sex cyberbully case

The man charged in connection to the death of Amanda Todd has been sentenced in The Netherlands. Aydin Coban has been found guilty, and will serve a sentence of 10 years and 243 days. The cyberbullying of Todd was brought to mainstream attention after she posted a Youtube video depicting her story with handwritten signs. Read More »

Transport truck flips on side on 401 near Chatham (Photo)

Transport truck flips on side on 401 near Chatham (Photo)

All westbound collectors lanes on Highway 401 between Allen Rd. and Avenue Rd. are closed due to a rollover coach bus Thursday morning, Ontario Provincial Police say. The accident happened at Allen Road at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 16. “It’s a single motor vehicle collision involving the bus,” OPP Const. Ian Michel said. “For unknown reasons he lost control, ... Read More »

Mammals Shrink When Earth Heats Up, A New Research Reveals

Mammals Shrink When Earth Heats Up, A New Study Reveals

A new research reveals that warm-blooded animals such as mammals may tend to get smaller as the Earth heats up. This does not include the people. The scientists looked at fossilized teeth and jaw fragments of four animals that existed in the late Paleocene (59 million to 56 million years ago) through the early Eocene (56 million to 48 million ... Read More »

NASA Releases First Images Of TRAPPIST-1 System (Photo)

NASA Releases First Images Of TRAPPIST-1 System (Photo)

The newly discovered planets of the TRAPPIST-1 system could be a playground for rock-riding microbes. The TRAPPIST-1 system has planetary scientists feeling like kids on Christmas morning. In addition to having a record-breaking number of rocky, Earth-size worlds, at least three of the Earth-size planets are in the “habitable zone” of the star, where liquid water could potentially exist on ... Read More »

Statins may up diabetes risk in older women, says new study

Statins may up diabetes risk in older women, says new study

Older Australian women taking cholesterol-lowering statins face a significantly increased risk of developing diabetes, according to a University of Queensland study. UQ School of Public Health researcher Dr Mark Jones said women over 75 faced a 33 per cent higher chance of developing diabetes if they were taking statins. The risk increased to over 50 per cent for women taking ... Read More »

Canadian 22-year-old millionaire Karim Baratov arrested in massive Yahoo hack

Canadian 22-year-old millionaire Karim Baratov arrested in massive Yahoo hack

Police have arrested 22-year old Karim Baratov, a Canadian of Kazakh origin, in connection with the 2014 massive hack into Yahoo user accounts. A grand jury in California indicted Baratov and three others, two of them allegedly officers of the Russian Federal Security Service, for computer hacking, economic espionage and other criminal offenses. The U.S Department of Justice said in ... Read More »

Australian influencer Belle Gibson found guilty of lying about her cancer

Australian influencer Belle Gibson found guilty of lying about her cancer

Conwoman Belle Gibson is facing more than $1 million in fines after she was found to have misled vulnerable cancer patients. In her judgement in the Federal Court on Wednesday, Justice Debra Mortimer said: “All Ms Gibson’s marketing of herself and her company projected the image of a successful, booming enterprise with a wholesale dedication to charitable giving. “Any reasonable ... Read More »

Woman’s Headphones Explode While Sleeping On Plane (Picture)

Woman's Headphones Explode While Sleeping On Plane (Photo)

An airline passenger traveling from Beijing, China, to Melbourne, Australia, had burns to her face after her battery-operated headphones suddenly exploded. “As I went to turn around I felt burning on my face,” the woman, who has decided to remain anonymous, told the ATSB. “I just grabbed my face which caused the headphones to go around my neck. I continued ... Read More »

China’s ‘airpocalypse’ linked to Arctic sea ice loss, says new research

China's 'airpocalypse' linked to Arctic sea ice loss, says new research

China has become a world leader in the fight against global warming, but its severe winter air pollution has worsened—likely as a result of changing atmospheric circulation caused by climate change, according to a new study published in the journal Science Advances. The research published in the U.S. journal Science Advances suggests that melting Arctic sea ice and increasing Eurasian ... Read More »

Josh Chubbs allegedly ran in-home circumcision practice

Josh Chubbs allegedly ran in-home circumcision practice

A man is alleged to have performed illegal circumcisions without a medical licence out of his “cabin in the woods”. Josh Chubbs, 23, was reported to police by a female acquaintance because he reportedly asked her unprompted questions about her son’s penis on Facebook and allegedly offered to circumcise the minor at his remote home in Carbonear in Newfoundland and ... Read More »