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88-year-old Holocaust survivor gets high school diploma

May 23, 2017

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May 20, 2017 , Last Updated: 2:45 PM ET PLYMOUTH, Minn. — A Minnesota woman who survived the Holocaust received her high school diploma more than seven decades after the Nazis robbed her of the privilege. Esther Begam was 11 years old in 1942 when Germany invaded her native Poland and...
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‘Pokemon Go’ players awarded after saving woman from assault

May 21, 2017

Catherine Griwkowsky, Postmedia May 20, 2017 , Last Updated: 5:43 PM ET EDMONTON — Griffen Annett was playing Pokemon Go with a group of friends on a Saturday night in August when they heard a terrifying scream. Annett, 20, along with Nicola Scott-Federow and Crystal Lambert jumped into action when they quickly realized a...
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$30M Lotto 6/49 winner plans to golf across the country

May 19, 2017

Kevin Connor, Toronto Sun May 17, 2017 , Last Updated: 2:34 PM ET TORONTO — William “Bud” Perry is going to hit the best greens in every province now that he is $ 30 million richer. The 77-year-old Pickering widower won the May 10 Lotto 6/49 jackpot. “I play golf with a great bunch...
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Whisky, cigars keep 111-year-old war vet rolling

May 14, 2017

Brad Hunter, Toronto Sun May 13, 2017 , Last Updated: 12:10 PM ET Richard Overton is no snowflake. The 111-year-old Second World War veteran didn’t name kale and quinoa as his magic bullets for a long life. No, the United States’ oldest living Second World War vet said his secret was smoking cigars and...
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Queens Zoo unveils fluffy Andean bear cub

May 10, 2017

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May 4, 2017 , Last Updated: 1:58 PM ET NEW YORK — An “aww” inspiring bear cub is making his public debut in New York City. The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo says the 25-pound bundle of joy is being slowly acclimated to an outdoor exhibit. The Andean bear cub is...
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