Nov 23, 2011 Morning Headlines

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 Hello Cabuyano!

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LIVE: Police use 'people's mic' to announce removal of tents

A big blue dump truck is being filled with rubbish in the middle of the park. Police have numbered tents with a one-letter, one-number code after inspecting structures in St. James Park.

Ajax teacher accused of slashing wife’s throat in Jamaica found not guilty

Paul Martin, who taught at St. Francis de Sales school in Ajax, was “overcome by emotion” when the verdict was read in a Hanover, Jamaica court on Tuesday, according to his lawyer.

Toronto Now: Hwy. 400 northbound backed up after collision

Hwy. 400 northbound backed up from around Finch Ave. W. to Hwy. 407 due to a confirmed collision, possibly more than one.

Ottawa lacks plan to fight child poverty, coalition says

Ottawa still lacks a plan to fight child poverty, says Campaign 2000, which has been monitoring the problem for 20 years.

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Mallick: Confused by those vodka-soaked tampons

Heather Mallick takes on Huffington Post Canada and Danielle Crittenden, who recently tested the theory that young women get drunk using vodka-soaked tampons


Weak China manufacturing data stokes fears of global recession

China's factory sector shrank the most in 32 months in November, reviving worries that China may be skidding towards an economic hard landing.

Canadians eye cheap Florida real estate

A growing number of Canadian are buying property bargains south of the border with the intention of renting them out until they retire.


Roseman: Some Black Friday bargains have no warranty

Black Friday shoppers beware. The products sold in U.S. stores may have warranties that don't cross the border with you.

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Cox: Superb power play fuels Leafs strong start

Leafs have the league's third best power play, the first convincing piece of evidence that their record may not be a mirage.

Leafs pass test against Lightning with flying colours

Prior to the Leafs game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Star’s Dave Feschuk posted five questions facing the Toronto club. Here’s how the Leafs did.


Doug Smith's Sports Blog: Crosby did more than anybody expected

With the NFL having come through a lockout already this year, basketball stalled by one that appears to have no end in sight and hockey apparently headed for another contentious round of bargaining, what are we to learn from baseball?

Kelly: No hiding from media, booze-fuelled English rugby squad learns

Report outlines lessons learned from the English disaster at the recent Rugby World Cup

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Rockettes are a triple sister act

Three Canadian sisters are kicking up their heels as members of the world famous Rockettes on Broadway, a first in the history of the show.

Salem: Lisa Kudrow is psyching out

Former Friend turns shrink and creates her own show, Web Therapy.


Larry King cancels Ottawa and Toronto dates

Due to a recent conflict in his schedule talk show host Larry King has cancelled performances in Ottawa and Toronto.

Video: Randy Bachman on recording with Little Richard

Canadian music legend Randy Bachman remembers what it was like to record with Little Richard.

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Could chewing gum prevent ear infections in children?

Children who chewed gum with sweetener xylitol were 24 percent less likely to develop ear infections compared with kids who chewed a placebo gum.

Canadian sperm-donor laws need an update

Families who have conceived with the help of donor sperm or eggs want their children to have the same rights to know their biological parents as adopted children.


Too busy to sit on Santa’s knee? Phone it in

Retailers use technology to connect kids with Santa.

Hair dye ingredient linked to coma, death

Hair dye linked to allergic reactions causing swelling, coma and death.

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Parasailing deaths lead to cruise cancellations

Travel can be tons of fun, but precautions are vital for many activities.

Cruising the Danube through Hungary, Germany and Austria

Avoid the crowds and see Europe from the comfort of a river cruise ship on the beautiful Danube River


Get lost in the Alps

Twelve interconnected resorts in two countries, 650 km of groomed runs, 197 lifts â€" the Portes du Soleil stats read like Jose Bautista’s baseball card.

Canada’s spa star shines

From B.C. to Niagara to Quebec, Canada produces some of the top spas in the world.

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