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Apartheid death squad leader Eugene de Kock killed her mother - and she forgave him

Apartheid hitman Eugene de Kock (AP/Denis Farrell) and Marcia Khoza, the daughter of one of his victims

Apartheid hitman Eugene de Kock (AP/Denis Farrell) and Marcia Khoza, the daughter of one of his victims

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The man South Africans call "Prime Evil" will soon be out of prison. Eugene de Kock was an assassin under the apartheid regime. And today he was granted parole. He killed Marcia Khoza's mother. And she forgave him.

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Eugene de Kock parole, Alabama lawmaker, Swedish fare jumpers, and more...

Eugene de Kock parole, Alabama lawmaker, Swedish fare jumpers, and more...
Her forgiveness, hard to divine. As South Africa paroles an apartheid assassin, we hear from the daughter of one of the ANC activists he killed...Alabama's only gay lawmaker threatens to out colleagues whose "family values" politics don't extend to their own extramarital affairs...and a Swedish group urges transit riders to skip their fares, and promises to pay their costs if they wind up getting caught.

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Swedish social movement shows transit users how to get on for free, to protest high fares

Swedish social movement shows transit users how to get on for free, to protest high fares

Public transit fares in Stockholm, Sweden have risen significantly over the past 10 years. Now, social activists are fighting back. Their group is called Planka, which roughly translates to "dodge the fare now". It encourages transit riders to break the law, showing them how to get a free ride without paying, and even providing an insurance policy of sorts if they get caught and are fined.

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Canadian climbers become first to scale frozen Niagara Falls

Canadian climbers become first to scale frozen Niagara Falls
Many people have plunged down Niagara Falls over the years. Others have dared to walk high above them, balanced on a rope. But until this week, no one has ever managed to climb straight up the falls. 

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ISIS and Canada: NDP, Montreal imam, lottery winner case, and more...

ISIS and Canada: NDP, Montreal imam, lottery winner case, and more...

With our special forces killing ISIS fighters on the ground in Iraq, NDP Defence Critic Jack Harris says Canada's role has crept into the combat zone...the mayor of a Montreal borough considers blocking a controversial imam from receiving a permit for his new youth program...and a Quebec man runs out of appeals in the case of a lotto ticket that would be worth 27 million dollars, if only a slow lotto terminal hadn't printed it seconds too late.

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Sierra Nevada red fox seen in Yosemite for the first time in nearly 100 years

Sierra Nevada red fox seen in Yosemite for the first time in nearly 100 years

The Sierra Nevada red fox is one of the most endangered mammals in North America. Until recently, only a few dozen were known to exist -- all in one area of northern California. Then, web cams started capturing images of their bright red coats in Northern Oregon, and to the south in central California. Add one more location to the list: Yosemite National Park.

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Hezollah attack, sign language interpreter, Graceland Too auction, and more...

Hezollah attack, sign language interpreter, Graceland Too auction, and more...
Hezbollah shells an Israeli convoy near the disputed Golan Heights, and two IDF soldiers and a Spanish UN peacekeeper are killed.. Jonathan Lamberton has been criticized for his flamboyant style when doing sign-language interpretation for New York mayor Bill de Blasio. But he's not hearing the criticisms, because he's deaf himself...and "Graceland Too," a Mississippi man's incredible home for Elvis, is up for sale after the owner died.

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Scientists discover an ancient Maya water temple in Belize

Scientists discover an ancient Maya water temple in Belize
To the average viewer, it is a quiet, calm pool under the shade of a beautiful forest in Belize. But to a team of scientists and explorers that have been combing its depths for the past four years, it is a temple. A Mayan water temple.  Archaeologist Lisa Lucero, who leads the team, believes that Mayans came from all over their vast territory to make offerings to their gods.

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Beer with a lot of hops

Beer with a lot of hops
"Wallace. Grab me a beer please?" Sounds like a simple enough request. But for Ben Ahles, having Wallace actually bring him that beer is an "epic accomplishment." Wallace is a rabbit. And for the past year, Ahles has been training Wallace to deliver his brew by pushing a tiny cardboard beer cart.

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Wife of New York sign-language interpreter explains his 'expressive' style

Wife of New York sign-language interpreter explains his 'expressive' style

He's been described as "mesmerizing," "distracting" and even "ridiculous." Jonathan Lamberton is a deaf New York City sign-language interpreter whose animated signing alongside Mayor Bill de Blasio has gained him notoriety, most recently on The Daily Show. However, Lamberton's wife Andria Alefhi wants to set the record straight about her husband's big expressions.

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Canada: ISIS shootout, Saudi blogger flogging update, frozen lizard head, and more...

Canada: ISIS shootout, Saudi blogger flogging update, frozen lizard head, and more...

Of all the NATO coalition forces fighting ISIS, only Canada has so far acknowleged engaging the enemy in combat. A former leader of Canada's special forces explains why...A Princeton professor makes a formal request to stand in for Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, and be flogged in his place...and a woman reports finding the head of a small reptile in her bag of Green Giant frozen broccoli.

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