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Jann Arden Quoted By James Comey In New Book

A quote, attributed to singer-songwriter Jann Arden, has made it into the new book by former FBI Director James Comey; “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies & Leadership.” The book’s first chapter, titled “The Life,” begins with words of wisdom attributed

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“I’m Late For Work” And Other Excuses For Not Clearing The Snow Off A Vehicle

Views from a traffic cop with a bit of sarcasm tossed in. Views are his own… Phil Kane is an Ottawa traffic officer who has taken to Twitter to share some of his daily encounters, sometimes with those who run

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Transcript of An Interview With Coco The Cat

We all know that Cats can be fussy when it comes to being petted. A little girl from Dublin, Ireland, has been paying close attention to her cat’s petting preferences… and she’s become quite the expert on Cat psychology. Paul

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Secret Santa Goes Nationwide In New Zealand!

Kiwi’s certainly know how to pull off a gift exchange. As Travel + Leisure reports, the island nation is entering the seventh year of its Secret Santa program, and this time even the Prime Minister is taking part. The gift

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Google Makes Good On A Promise To Fix The Hamburger Emoji

In the wake of an online debate last month, Google has made good on a promise to fix its controversial hamburger emoji. In case you missed it, when a tweet about the problem with the emoji went viral – the

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Mess With William Shatner At Your Own Risk

Toronto condo developer Brad Lamb isn’t making many celebrity friends these days. Canadian born actor, William Shatner, took him to task on Twitter overnight for using the names and likenesses of some of Hollywood’s biggest names as part of promotional

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Being A Pop Superstar Doesn’t Always Help

If you ran into Madonna at the corner store, would you recognize her? Possibly… because she’s so well known. But if you were a customer service representative speaking on the other end of the phone with someone who claimed to

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BC Woman’s ‘Spicer In The Bush’ Cutout Goes Viral

Poor Sean Spicer, the White House spokesperson, known for his frequently combative posture with journalists. He’s become the brunt of many late night TV talk-show hosts and was famously lampooned by actress Melissa McCarthy on Saturday Night Live. His latest

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English Village Holds A Birthday Party For A 2-Year Old Pot Hole

Potholes are the bane of many countries that experience wet/winter weather, even in the UK. A village in England held a birthday party for a 2-year-old pothole to draw attention to it. The Twitter profile ‘Plumtree People’ shared a photo

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Eugenie Bouchard Makes Good on Twitter Bet

Canadian tennis sensation Eugenie Bouchard has gone on a date with a New England Patriots fan after the two agreed to a bet over Twitter during Super Bowl 51.  Bouchard had tweeted a few weeks ago that the Atlanta Falcons

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Rosie O’Donnell Trolls Trump And SNL

Earlier this week, comedian Rosie O’Donnell tweeted that she’d play Donald Trump’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon on Saturday Night Live – if she was asked. A photo of Rosie-as-Bannon is now posted on the her Twitter page, complete with a

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Sergio Garcia Will Allow British Fan To Caddie For Him After Relentless Twitter Campaign

Mark Johnson, just wanted one thing: to be Sergio Garcia’s caddie for a day. For more than 200 days, he waged a relentless daily Twitter campaign using the hashtag “#Letmecaddieforyou”. There was no answer for nearly seven months until Sergio

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Laying Sod In November Not A Problem

Landscape contractors were spotted laying sod in Dundonald Park, at Somerset and Bay streets yesterday morning, which wouldn’t ordinarily be news, except that it happened one day after workers in Montreal were taken to task on social media for doing the

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RNC Tweets Directed At The Wrong RNC

The RNC, The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary really wants it to be known that they represent a Canadian police service in Newfoundland & Labrador, and have absolutely nothing to do with with the Republican National Committee, also known as the RNC

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What To Say To Barack Obama? Jim Watson Wants Your Input

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson needs your help.  He’s asking for any suggestions on what he should say to President Obama when he has the opportunity to greet him tomorrow at the airport (aside from “Welcome!”).  The Mayor used his Twitter

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