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May 2018

NYT plans to return thousands of ISIL files to Iraq

The New York Times says it plans to digitise more than 15,000 pages of ISIL and make them public. Source: Aljazeera

More From May 2018

Trump says US-North Korea talks in New York 'very positive'

US president says a denuclearisation deal with Pyongyang might require more than one meeting. Source: Aljazeera

Italy's Giuseppe Conte to be sworn in as PM on Friday

Italian President Sergio Mattarella asks Conte to form new government after Five Star Movement and League reach deal. Source: Aljazeera

Rain needed as seeding nears completion in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan farmers have seeded most of the 2018 crop, now rain is needed to help crops emerge. Source: Globalnews

Joe Musgrove Reheats The Pirates-Cubs Beef, But Only A Little Bit So It's Still Cold In The Center

The Pirates made it seem like they had moved past Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo’s “illegal but not dirty” slide into ...

Heavy rain soaks some parts of Winnipeg, skips others

Downtown Winnipeg saw some of the highest rainfall totals from Wednesday's storm. Source: Globalnews

Updates on Manitoba’s health care overhaul expected Thursday

Manitobans are waiting to hear information about the conversion of Seven Oaks ER department to an Urgent Care facility and the ...

City of Toronto to increase bike lane maintenance in light of Bike Month

Toronto said it will perform maintenance to ensure the lanes are prepped for the thousands of cyclists predicted to be riding ...

8-year-old boy halts traffic to help elderly woman struggling to climb stairs

Seeing that the woman was having trouble, the boy asked his mother if he could get out of the car to ...

Natural gas leak shuts down Kennedy Drive in Dartmouth

A portion of the road -- from Roleika Drive to Booth Street -- has now been closed to all traffic.  Source: Globalnews

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Former NHL Goalie Ray Emery Dies In Drowning Incident On Lake Ontario

July 15, 2018
Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowned Sunday morning while swimming at Hamilton Harbour at Lake Ontario, according to ...

Let Us Congratulate Vladimir Putin For Victoriously Claiming The One Available Umbrella During World Cup Medal Ceremonies

July 15, 2018
I can’t quite describe why I find this image so funny, but here it is: Vladimir Putin, grinning ...

Starling Marte And Gregory Polanco Combine For Rare Slice Of History With Double-Header Dingers

July 15, 2018
History has a habit of repeating itself over and over in sports, especially in baseball. Saturday afternoon Starling ...

World Cup Player Celebrates Goal With Rude Fortnite Emote 

July 15, 2018
In the World Cup final between France and Croatia, player Antoine Griezmann celebrated in the rudest way possible: ...

France Topple Croatia In Hectic, Exhausting World Cup Final

July 15, 2018
A hilariously wild and ragged World Cup final concluded with a 4-2 victory for France, after a chaotic ...

Idiots On The Field Disrupt World Cup Final; Pussy Riot Claims Responsibility

July 15, 2018
Kylian Mbappé had just made a great run. Danijel Subašić saved it. The Croatian team went for a ...

Indians Cede Winning Run To Yankees On Delightful Little League Homer

July 15, 2018
The Indians and Yankees were tied at four apiece in the top of the seventh Saturday night when ...

This World Cup Final Match Absolutely Fucking Rules

July 15, 2018
If you were worried the World Cup final would present a couple of cagey teams hoping to avoid ...

Novak Djokovic Decisively Puts Away Kevin Anderson For Fourth Wimbledon Crown

July 15, 2018
Kevin Anderson tried his hardest to upset Novak Djokovic in the Men’s Wimbledon Finals, but the Serbian wasn’t ...

Chaotic Cardinals Season Continues With Mid-Season Firing Of Manager Mike Matheny

July 15, 2018
The St. Louis Cardinals axed manager Mike Matheny Saturday night, following an 8-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. ...

Sunday's Best Deals: Calvin Klein Underwear, Noise-Canceling Headphones, Mesh Routers, and More

July 15, 2018
Pick up deals on Calvin Klein underwear, noise-canceling headphones, mesh routers, and the rest of today’s best deals. Read ...

Pizza Dipshit John Schnatter Claims Victimhood And Burns Roger Goodell In Strange, Strange Radio Interview

July 15, 2018
Papa John Schnatter did an interview on Friday with Terry Meiners of NewsRadio 840 WHAS, reflecting upon his ...

Boston's Blake Swihart Embarrassed On Base Path By Blue Jays Trickery

July 14, 2018
The timing on this is very fun. Red Sox first baseman Blake Swihart singled in the bottom of ...

Hmm, Maybe We Could Come Up With A Different Way To Praise Athleticism?

July 14, 2018
By far the funniest thing about Fangraphs contributor Mike Werner’s reaction to video of Billy Hamilton’s insane catch ...

Jabari Parker Signs Two-Year Deal With The Bulls, Gets The Fresh Start He Deserves

July 14, 2018
Confident proclamations from Giannis Antetokounmpo about Jabari Parker’s future in Milwaukee turn out to have been premature: Saturday ...

Of Course Jimmy Butler Rejected Minnesota's Bargain-Shopping Extension Offer

July 14, 2018
The story here is less that Jimmy Butler turned down a four-year, $100 million extension offer from the ...

Angelique Kerber Easily Dispatches Serena Williams In Women's Wimbledon Final

July 14, 2018
Wimbledon’s women’s side put the final cherry on top of a weird-ass tournament Saturday, when Angelique Kerber made ...

Belgium Topple England In Sweet, Satisfying Third-Place Match

July 14, 2018
Belgium topped England in a loose and entertaining third-place game Saturday, behind a couple terrifying quick-strike counterattack moves, ...

Billy Hamilton Cannot Possibly Be Human

July 14, 2018
Billy Hamilton’s season at the plate has improved significantly from its dismal start. Where he was producing an ...

Amazon's Running a Massive Discount on the Best Toothbrush You Can Buy

July 14, 2018
The Philips Sonicare DiamondClean attempts to fix the biggest problem with every other electric toothbrush: The person operating ...