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Dad of Hawaii boy who vanished in 1997 is sentenced in death

HONOLULU — The father of a 6-year-old Hawaii boy who disappeared two decades ago was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for manslaughter, fulfilling a deal with prosecutors that required him to reveal the location of his son’s body.
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THE ROCK: Forever a proud SUNshine Boy

Never forget your roots! That’s The Rock’s motto.
In Johnson’s “The Rock x Siri Dominate The Day” Apple Commercial released recently, viewers may have noticed the former wrestler’s phone background in the commercial was a picture of a young Johnson donning a turtleneck and fanny pack in his 1997 Toronto Sun SUNshine Boy photo shoot.
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Brazilians funneled as 'slaves' by U.S. church, ex-members say

SPINDALE, N.C. -- When Andre Oliveira answered the call to leave his Word of Faith Fellowship congregation in Brazil to move to the mother church in North Carolina at the age of 18, his passport and money were confiscated by church leaders -- for safekeeping, he said he was told.
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Drug overdose suspected in death of Canadian yoga innovator

VICTORIA - A Canadian yoga innovator, Buddhist and author has died of a suspected drug overdose after his family said he took street drugs in Victoria.
Michael Stone, who offered compassion and collaboration yoga and meditation retreats worldwide, died earlier this month two days after being found unresponsive on July 14.
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Fishing crew catches 926-pound shark off New Jersey coast

This Saturday, July 22, 2017, photo provided by Jenny Lee Sportfishing, whose crew reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, from left, Mark Miccio, Mark Miccio, Matt Miccio and Steve Miccio pose for a photo with the shark at Hoffmann Marina in Brielle, N.J.
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Alphabet profit slumps on record $2.7B US fine by European Union

Alphabet Inc. reported a 27.7 percent drop in quarterly profit as the company recorded a previously announced charge related to a record fine imposed on its Google unit by the EU.
EU antitrust regulators last month hit Google with a record 2.4-billion-euro ($2.7 billion US) fine for favouring its own shopping service, taking a tough line in the first of three probes of its dominance in searches and smartphone operating systems.
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Murray Sinclair to probe Thunder Bay police

The man who led the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that condemned Canada's history with residential schools will now oversee a probe into a northwestern Ontario city's police services board as the community grapples with tensions between its police force and Indigenous residents.
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Bond 25 gets official release date

Quick, book the babysitter.
The 25th instalment in the decades-old James Bond series will open Nov. 8, 2019.
The announcement was made Monday on Bond’s official Twitter account.
Daniel Craig has not officially renewed his licence to kill, but in April Page Six reported that the star of four previous 007 films – Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and Spectre – would be returning for one final outing as the secret agent.
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ISIS fighters executed

Eighteen ISIS fanatics discovered karma is, indeed, a bitch.
Shocking video emerging from Libya shows the 18 men in orange jumpsuits having their brains blown out in summary executions.
The jihadists are shown kneeling as their executioners walk behind them before sending them to oblivion with assault rifle bullets to the head.
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Dark web kingpin loved wild Thailand

The Canadian prince of the dark web who hanged himself in a Thai jail cell was enamoured with the Asian country.
Alexandre Cazes, 25, committed suicide July 12 as law enforcement was poised to hammer him for running AlphaBay - an online supermarket for dope, guns and sex.
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Britney needs a black dude? Back in 2008, the Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise hopeful DeMario Jackson certainly thought so.
A new video has surfaced showing Britney leaving a Ralphs supermarket in Los Angeles with her then boyfriend, Adnan Ghalib, in January 2008.
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Toronto-area man charged with hate crime over alleged online comments

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - A Toronto-area man has been charged with a hate crime after police allege he made a number of statements against the Muslim community online.
Police would not say what the alleged comments were, only that they were made through social media over five months.
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