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Wrigley Field celebrates 100 years of baseball Home of the Chicago Cubs was originally called Weeghman Park; it is one of only two remaining baseball parks with a manually operated, mechanical scoreboard. | 21 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bionic eye allows Michigan man to see glimpses A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision. | Apr 23, 2014 3:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Couple's vacation robbery caught on video A Canadian man and his British girlfriend have posted video of themselves being robbed at gunpoint in Guatemala as a warning to others touring the area. | Apr 23, 2014 3:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine visit Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer. | Apr 23, 2014 3:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sarah Burke among Canada's Sports Hall of Fame inductees The late freestyle skier Sarah Burke, womens hockey legend Geraldine Heaney and Olympic figure skating silver medallist Elizabeth Manley headline the list of athletes named to Canadas Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday. | Apr 23, 2014 3:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New York police PR campaign backfires as public tweets photos of police brutality A public outreach campaign by the New York City Police Department has backfired in a very public way. Its call-out to Twitter users to share pictures of themselves interacting with police officers using the hashtag #myNYPD brought in a flood of photos of | Apr 23, 2014 2:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ron MacLean sorry for Quebec refs comment, won't be reprimanded CBC hockey commentator Ron MacLean has apologized for his comment about French-Canadian referees during Tuesday nights Montreal Canadiens-Tampa Bay Lightning playoff game, and won't be reprimanded. | Apr 23, 2014 12:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Man gives barefoot bus passenger the shoes off his feet Random acts of kindness and actually interacting with someone on public transport aren't dead, at least not on the 341 bus in Toronto, where a Muslim man donated his shoes to a needy fellow bus rider and walked barefoot home.
The Independent | Apr 23, 2014 11:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bodies' broken fingers suggest kids frantically tried to escape ferry South Korean divers swim though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing. | Apr 23, 2014 11:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rio De Janeiro riots turn deadly as protests erupt over killing of professional TV dancer in city slum Deadly protests broke out in a slum near Brazil's Copacabana beach after police and protesters clashed over the death of a professional dancer on Tuesday night.
The Independent | Apr 23, 2014 09:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend