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VIDEO: IS video shows ancient artifacts being destroyed

A video allegedly released by the Islamic State group on Thursday shows ancient artifacts being destroyed in northern Iraq.

The video - which has yet to be verified - shows men taking sledgehammers and drills to several large statues in Iraq's northern city of Mosul. The video then shows a black-clad man at a nearby archaeological site inside Mosul, drilling through and destroying a winged-bull Assyrian protective deity that dates back to the 7th century B.C.

VIDEO: Taiwanese plane crash captured by dashboard camera

A Taiwanese flight carrying 58 people banked sharply onto its side, clipped a highway bridge and careened into a shallow river Wednesday shortly after taking off from Taipei.

At least 25 people were killed and 18 are missing, officials said. Fifteen people were rescued with injuries.

VIDEO: P.A. mayor takes shots at Saskatoon, Regina

Mayor Greg Dionne will not be attending the mayors' caucus at this year’s Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) convention in Saskatoon next week.

Prince Albert’s mayor made this announcement during his third State of the City address on Thursday, and in the midst of it, took a jab at Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison, criticizing his weight, as he took a swipe at the Bridge City’s push for its new commuter bridges.

VIDEO: A virtual look at Moose Jaw's new hospital

As construction continues on a new hospital in Moose Jaw, the health region is giving a look at what the building will look like.

On Monday, the Five Hills Health Region posted a video of a 'virtual walk through' of the new regional hospital.

The provincial government first committed to building the new hospital in 2011. An opening date of 2016 was set.

VIDEO: Thin ice reported in South Saskatchewan river system

Whether you're driving, sledding, or fishing, the Water Security Agency is warning about dangerously thin ice in Saskatchewan near rivers and creeks.
 
It's warning about water in the South Saskatchewan river system near Saskatoon specifically, but the Water Security Agency said it's gotten several reports of issues with thin ice across the province.

VIDEO: Regina-born punter Jon Ryan returning to Super Bowl

For the second time, Regina's Barb Ryan watched with pride as her son did his part to earn a trip to the Super Bowl.

The Seattle Seahawks will be returning to the Super Bowl after winning the championship last year - the first NFL team to do so in 10 years. It's thanks to what seemed like an impossible comeback, winning 28-22 over Green Bay in the NFC championship game Sunday.

Video surfaces as alleged Tim Hortons snake-throwers appear in court

Video of a highly-publicized snake-tossing incident at a Saskatoon Tim Hortons surfaced Monday, the same day the accused made their first court appearence.

Luke Wesley Apooch and Christopher Jordon Cook, both 20, are charged with mischief and causing a disturbance.

PA martial artist to tear down a home

A Prince Albert man is looking for a home, but he doesn't want to live in it. Wolfgang Manicke, along with a crew of martial artists, are looking to demolish the house and their previous record. 

"I'm looking for a house to demolish by hands and feet," Manicke said on the Brent Loucks Show Monday morning.

Manicke is the the Kyoshi or grand master for the Kuro Ookami Dojo, a martial arts school focused on karate, kick boxing, and grappling.

Walking Dead's Steven Yeun called Regina home

You know him as Glenn from Walking Dead, but some in Regina may know Steven Yeun as a former neighbour.

Yeun was a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week. He told DeGeneres he was born in Seoul, South Korea before moving to “Regina, Saskatchewan."

Saying he lived in Regina netted him some cheers from the audience, which bewildered Yeun.

“What are you doing here?” Yeun said to the women in the audience.

Yeun had an unsurprising memory of the Queen City.

VIDEO: Heartfelt Robin Williams tribute promotes mental health awareness

Erika Rybinski was inspired to write a song after hearing about the death of actor and comedian Robin Williams.

The song, “Robin, You’re Free,” was not only written as a tribute to one of her favourite actors, but to mental health awareness as well.

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