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Bourdain's Show Uses Term That Bugs Some Canadians

For many, the term is a derogatory; for younger generation, maybe not

(Newser) - It’s not exactly an international incident, but the use of the term “Newfie” in a tweet promoting Anthony Bourdain's visit to Newfoundland and Labrador on Sunday's episode of Parts Unknown has generated a lively discussion about the meaning of the term and its use. The tweet,... More »

Bring Tissues for Marley & Me

Critics concede it's a family film, but little more

(Newser) - Walk into Marley & Me not expecting to be wowed, and it’s an easy film to watch, Claudia Puig writes in USA Today. Unfortunately, “it’s just as easy to forget.” The writers deftly pull dog-lovers’ heartstrings, but the story itself is ordinary and chemistry lacking between... More »

Dog Shoots Duck Hunter in Boat

Lab knocks shotgun safety catch as he leaps into boat

(Newser) - A 23-year-old duck hunter is recovering from gunshot wounds after a bizarre shooting accident triggered by his dog, reports the Oregonian. As the hunter was tying up his aluminum rowboat on an Oregon lake, his Labrador retriever jumped in, accidentally releasing the safety catch on a 12-gauge shotgun, which fired.... More »

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