Summary Prime Minister Stephen Harper looks at a core segment of granite as he talks with a member of the Northlands College staff during a media event at Northlands College in Air Ronge, Sask., Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Northlands College will use the money to purchase and house training simulators. The simulators, akin to flight simulators, will allow students to virtually learn how to operate heavy mining equipment and how to react to emergencies.
Summary A Woman Says She Was Kidnapped, Trafficked And Tortured In Motels In The O.C. One of the suspects was found at the Starr Inn in Costa Mesa (Photo via Google Maps ). At this motel, they found Flores-Davis, Thompson and the victim, who was bruised and suffering from burns. A police helicopter later spotted the white truck at a different motel--the Starr Inn also on Newport Boulevard--and arrested Oscar Gonzalez-Salinas, 33.
Summary Former Lostprophets stars would have killed frontman Ian Watkins if they had realised he was a child molester. Watkins, 36, was convicted of a catalogue of sickening abuse last year, including the attempted rape of a baby, and he was sentenced to 35 years behind bars for his crimes.
Summary PALATINE, Ill. - A Palatine, Ill. man accused of punching a man outside a bar now faces a first-degree murder charge after the man died. He was initially charged with aggravated battery and was released after posting 10 percent of his $75,000 bond, reports the paper. After Flannigan died at the hospital Monday, 10 days after the attack, authorities issued a warrant carrying the upgraded charge to first-degree murder, reports the paper.
Summary While the Chiefs and quarterback Alex Smith continue to negotiate a new contract extension, Smith said Wednesday that there will come a point when a resolution must be reached -- one way or the other. "You're getting to the point where either way, you want it to stop being a distraction," Smith said.
Summary Released after 50 years: Steamy love letters former President Warren G. Harding wrote to his mistress describing her 'pillowing breasts' and his 'little Mount Jerry'. His love letters to her were made public by the Library of Congress after a judge sealed them for 50 years in 1964. One modern historian alleges she was German spy - through her family denies the charge.
Summary Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom almost threw down last night in Ibiza, Spain, if footage that made its way to the Internet is to be believed. And while multiple sources have different accounts of what went down, many seem to agree the fight centered around Miranda Kerr, who split with the actor in October 2013.
Summary When Bipasha Basu recently walked the Delhi ramp dressed like the traditional Indian bride, she knew that wedding questions would inevitably follow. While one would expect questions like, 'where's your groom' and 'what's the wedding date' to be annoying, Bipasha's real worry was that, thanks to the many rumours about her wedding over the years, no one will take her seriously when she actually decides to tie the knot!.
Summary I personally was responsible for emotionally bullying at least two of my critic friends into attending the poolside screening of Sharknado 2 that took place at the hotel where press tour happened a couple weeks ago. The next morning after Twitter exploded, I strolled into that meeting, boy howdy, and I said, "Now you see." And, of course, I reviewed it in full , because that is the job and I undertake it gladly.*.
Summary The Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali last week appears to have plummeted to the ground from an altitude of 10,000 meters in just a few minutes after flying into a storm, a senior official involved in the investigation was quoted as saying. Pilots of the plane, which left the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou en route for Algiers in the early hours of Thursday morning, asked for permission to alter their route due to poor weather as they flew north. General Gilbert Diendere, head of Burkina Faso's crisis cell, said radar data showed that the plane appeared to try to fly around the bad weather before reverting to its initial course, which took it back into the eye of the storm.
Summary Personal health is becoming increasingly mobile, and there are now thousands of apps aiming to address everything from lifestyle issues to chronic diseases. In September 2013, the FDA gave its position on what types of products and technologies would fall under its jurisdiction. Currently, the agency has a pre-market review process for some apps, meaning that the app developer submits information to the agency to get the FDA's blessing, Cortez said.
Summary Months after launching the newest edition of its flagship phone, the HTC One M8, HTC will reportedly unveil a new phone with a new operating system and one new letter. However, neither party has released any official confirmation of the phone's existence. The HTC One W8 is rumored to run on Windows Phone 8.1 and include a Duo camera, voiceover LTE and BoomSound speakers.
Summary ALL BALL NERVE CENTER -- Rob Dyrdek is involved in many things -- he's a skater and a businessman among other things . Previously, "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" was in heavy rotation on MTV, a show where Dyrdek and his pals basically got into misadventures inside a gigantic warehouse filled with toys. With a seventh season supposedly being taped now, yesterday Dyrdek post a photo of a celebrity visit with the caption, "Mega Ballin with the NBA Champion and the Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard at the Factory today."
Summary The World Series of Poker may be known to the masses for its $10,000 buy-in main event, in which thousands of entrants compete for the $10 million prize, but that's actually not the highest-stakes competition involved. Spoiler: That didn't work out so well for him. The winner of the hand, Cary Katz, finished the tournament in eighth and claimed a $1.3 million prize.