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'Incurable' murderer and rapist wins fight to be euthanized in Belgium

Frank Van Den Bleeken, convicted of murder and rape, has been imprisoned for almost three decades and has been granted the right to die after doctors agreed his psychiatric condition was incurable. (Photo: Herman Ricour/AP)

Frank Van Den Bleeken, convicted of murder and rape, has been imprisoned for almost three decades and has been granted the right to die after doctors agreed his psychiatric condition was incurable. (Photo: Herman Ricour/AP)

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Frank van den Bleeken, a convicted murderer and rapist, has been given permission to die. According to Belgian doctors, he suffers from an incurable condition, but not a terminal disease, that makes him unable to control his violent sexual urges.

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Wednesday: Belgium "right to die" convict, Manitoba muskox, stamp theft, and more...

Wednesday: Belgium

Frank van den Bleeken doesn't have a terminal illness -- but the convicted rapist and murderer has nevertheless been granted the right to die in Belgium...A muskox is spotted in Manitoba for the first time since the 19th century and now biologists are hoping the solo male will find a mate...and a guy will give you 100,000 dollars to help him find two 24-cent stamps that were printed upside-down by accident by some doofus.

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This London restaurant serves one thing only -- canned fish

This London restaurant serves one thing only -- canned fish
There's no chef and no kitchen at the Tincan restaurant in London. They're not necessary. To attack your meal, all you need is enough muscle to peel back the lid on a tin of fish.

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Hugh Mangum: groundbreaking photographer's work is resurrected in new exhibit

Hugh Mangum: groundbreaking photographer's work is resurrected in new exhibit
He was a one-of-a-kind photographer. But Hugh Mangum and his hundreds of his photos were lost and forgotten until Sarah Stacke stepped in. She is the curator of the exhibit called Keep All You Wish: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum.

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Philatelist lays out $100,000 to solve decades-old stamp mystery

Philatelist lays out $100,000 to solve decades-old stamp mystery
In 1918, 100 stamps were mistakenly printed with the image of a biplane upside down. A famous block of four of these 'Inverted Jennies' stamps was stolen in 1955. Two were recovered, two have never been found. Now, stamp collector Donald Sundman is putting up $100,000 U.S. to find them.

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Documents raise questions about Canadian Museum of Human Rights political independence, professor says

Documents raise questions about Canadian Museum of Human Rights political independence, professor says

Just days before the Canadian Museum of Human Rights opens, the federal minister responsible for museums is taking a closer look at its exhibits -- which is raising concerns about political interference.

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Tuesday: Scotland "No" politician, Human Rights Museum edits, mother reunited with son, and more...

Tuesday: Scotland

In advance of Thursday's referendum on Scottish independence, Labour MP Anne Begg presents the case for staying with the UK...The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is about to open,but reports that the government wants a preliminary look at certain exhibits raise concerns...and 47 years ago, Marion Coombs put her son up for adoption, and then was told her baby had died. That was untrue, and the two recently met for the first time.

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After 13 years, woman identifies people in wedding photo found at Ground Zero

After 13 years, woman identifies people in wedding photo found at Ground Zero

It is a haunting, beautiful photo; beautiful because of the beaming bride and groom at its centre. And haunting because of where it was found; dust-covered and creased, on a street near Ground Zero in the days after 9/11.

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For sale: Creator of massive Slapshot statue will also deliver

For sale: Creator of massive Slapshot statue will also deliver
Slapshot is a massive, stainless steel homage to Canada's game. Mike Camp, the artist who created the piece, has put it up for sale. Now, the statue stands in the middle of nowhere - accessible only by canoe or snowshoe. No problem. The artist will deliver to the buyer.

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UK man wins World Garlic Competition, eating 33 raw cloves in 60 seconds

UK man wins World Garlic Competition, eating 33 raw cloves in 60 seconds

There's a new king of competitive garlic eating. The World Garlic Eating Competition was held on Saturday in Chideock, Dorset. The victor, David Greenman, managed to chew, swallow and hold in his stomach a total of 33 cloves of raw garlic, in 60 seconds.

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Monday: ISIS - former UK colonel, Richard Wagamese, garlic champ, and more...

Monday: ISIS - former UK colonel, Richard Wagamese, garlic champ, and more...

Today in Paris, world leaders agreed to fight ISIS "by any means necessary" -- and a British MP tells us that means nothing less than total war...A feature interview with Richard Wagamese, whose new novel, Medicine Walk, takes an estranged father and son on an unsentimental journey...and David Greenman wreaks havoc, and just plain reeks, in a garlic-eating contest that saw him going head to head -- and emerging rank, and top-ranked.

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