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Earn a $250 Statement Credit on Miraval Resorts Through 2019 With Hyatt Card

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2 women have miraculous escape after plywood smashes through car windshield (PHOTOS)

Two women were lucky to escape with only minor injuries after a massive sheet of plywood sliced through their car’s windshield as they drove along a Canadian highway. The freak accident took place during evening rush hour on Highway 410 in Brampton, in the Greater Toronto area, on Wednesday. The CBC news outlet identified the motorist […]

‘Flash crash’ rips through Asia’s currency markets sending the yen into orbit and the Aussie dollar crashing to Earth

Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images Japan’s yen has gone into orbit on Thursday, breaking through key technical support levels as rising global growth risks nudged investors into a rush to safe haven-assets. Apple cut its sales forecast for its latest quarter, citing slowing iPhone sales in China, while Chinese manufacturing reads added to the burden […]

Watch a Kuwaiti F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet get hit by lightning while flying through clouds

MbKS15/Twitter The following video is pretty impressive. It shows an F/A-18C being hit by a lightning bolt. Along with the flash of light, you can clearly hear a loud bang inside the cockpit, taking the pilot by surprise. Shock aside, the aircraft was probably not really damaged by the bolt.See the rest of the story […]

Jets lose Byfuglien likely through January with lower-body injury

The NHL Western Conference-leading Winnipeg Jets will be minus top-scoring defenceman Dustin Byfuglien for at least a month. The good news is he doesn't need surgery. Byfuglien exited Saturday's 3-1 loss to Minnesota midway through the third period with an apparent left leg injury after colliding awkwardly with Wild forward Luke Kunin. Watch Byfuglien's collision with […]

Canada runs through Czechs to remain undefeated at world juniors

A little adversity has helped some of Canada's young players reach a new level at the world junior hockey championship, says the team's head coach. Tim Hunter benched 17-year-old Alexis Lafreniere and 18-year-old Joe Veleno in the third period of Thursday's 3-2 victory over Switzerland, saying the pair weren't playing well. Lafreniere responded by putting […]

Australians are playing through a record-breaking Christmas heat wave

Don Arnold/Getty Images Temperature records have been smashed as a Christmas heat wave has the southeastern corner of Australia in a stranglehold. The hottest place in the country, Marble Bar in the Pilbara of Western Australia hit an all-time heat record of 120 degrees Fahreneit (49 degrees Celsius) on Thursday. December and Christmas are only […]

Trump administration says it will keep a tent city holding more than 2,000 migrant teenagers open through early 2019

Mike Blake/Reuters The US will keep a tent city holding more than 2,000 migrant teenagers open through early 2019. The Tornillo facility in Texas, which originally housed up to 360 children, was later expanded to hold some 2,300 largely Central American boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 17 in more than 150 […]