A Syrian refugee family who came to Corner Brook last December has moved on to be closer to family in Ontario. The al Homsi family was the first of two Syrian families who came to western Newfoundland, under the sponsorship of the Refugee Support Group – Corner Brook Region. Group member Ivan Emke said that saying goodbye was hard, but it's important to remember that people in Corner Brook succeeded in giving a Syrian family a chance to start over.
First lady Michelle Obama has emerged as perhaps the most effective Donald Trump critic in the Democrats' lineup, and she's done it without ever uttering two key words: Donald Trump. In her six campaign trail speeches for Hillary Clinton, the first lady has never said the Republican nominee's name. Mrs. Obama didn't depart from her rhetorical dismissal of Trump in Phoenix Thursday.
Prince Harry's got some competition! While at an engagement in London, the 32-year-old royal seemed delighted to meet his miniature doppelgänger. Harry was distracted by the flame-haired young boy who, like the Prince, was suited and booted in a smart navy-blue ensemble. Prince George and Princess Charlotte's uncle helped empathize with fellow guests during Thursday's (Oct. 20) solemn engagement.
A puppy has survived a terrifying ordeal after a heartless young man picked it up and threw it into a creek on the NSW Central Coast that was captured on video. Security cameras captured the man trespassing on the Bensville property, before luring a 14-week-old French bulldog to him. The dog was rescued by its owner.
Veronica Panarello throttled her son Loris Stival to death with electrical cables and abandoned his body in a remote gully in Santa Croce, Sicily. When Panarello confessed that her son had been killed, she blamed her husband’s father Andrea Stival. Panarello was found guilty of the boy’s murder and of concealing a body and jailed for 30 years.
Vancouver Canucks netminder Ryan Miller still has hard feelings over how he has been portrayed in the debate over the size of goaltending equipment. Last season, TSN’s Ray Ferraro pointed out how Miller and Carey Price wear the same size pant even though Price is much heavier than the 168-pound Miller.
BARRINGTON, R.I. — Women clad in yoga pants are preparing to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town, right past the house of a man who derided the attire as tacky and ridiculous .
The late Princess Diana's stepmother Raine Spencer has died at the age of 87 following a short illness, her family has announced. Her son William, Legge, the Earl of Dartmouth announced the news, saying that his mother died on Friday (Oct. 21) morning at her London home. Raine was married to Diana's father John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer and was his second wife.
After a suspenseful night waiting for a signal from the ExoMars Schiaparelli lander, the European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed today that the spacecraft went silent less than a minute before it was set to reach the Martian surface Wednesday (Oct. 19). ESA mission managers said this morning (Oct. 20) that they need more time to understand what went wrong with Schiaparelli, and to figure out exactly where and in what condition the test lander ended up.
We all know that one person who goes in on Halloween, year after year. Their costumes are always the most original, funny, or downright terrifying at any party, and — let’s be honest — they can make you feel totally low-effort in comparison (yes, even though you went out and purchased Eggo waffles to go with your El from Stranger Things costume). Heidi Klum is obviously that person, only it’s impossible to resent her, because, well, you’ll never find yourself at the same party as her. Klum loves Halloween so much, she’s hosted an annual Halloween bash every year since 2000 (in 2011, she blessed us with two). She’s managed to consistently top her costumes year after year, and it’s an amazing thing to behold. To celebrate the endless font of Heidi’s Halloween inspiration, we put together every look she’s worn over the last 15 years. Read on to see the evolution of Heidi’s Halloween style. See more Halloween style, tricks, and treats!
A manager at a branch of McDonald’s has been jailed after he humiliated a woman by pulling her trousers down in front of shocked customers. Stuart Hubbard sneaked up behind the woman while the branch in Nottingham was open at 1am on February 18 and exposed her buttocks. Hubbard was initially suspended before being moved to another branch with a final warning but he was later arrested.
Tiny Homes are taking off in popularity with people across the country joining the miniature movement but homebuilders in Manitoba say municipal bylaws haven't caught up with the craze. Darrell Manuliak, who owns Mini Homes of Manitoba with his wife Anita Munn, said they have sold five of the tiny dwellings in their first year of business in the province. The largest home they've build is only 320-square-feet but the little buildings can be connected to water and electrical outlets the same as a camper. Unlike seasonal vehicles, the tiny homes are made to withstand Canadian winters.
This three-year-old girl was told she could choose her own outfit for her school photo - and she chose brilliantly. Kaylieann Steinbach could have picked from a whole range of options that her mum and dad picked out for her for the shoot.
Fri, Oct 21: Global News has discovered that a large quantity of Wayne Gretzky's new book shipped by Chapters Indigo do not contain the authentic autograph promised to customers. As Sean O'Shea reports, the retailer says this has never happened before and it's working with the publisher on finding a solution.
[Physicist Stephen Hawking believes the development of human-like A.I. technologies could be the worst thing that’s ever happened to humanity. Photo: Getty Images]
A toddler who died in a house fire was found with his dog and teddy bear next to him and authorities believe the dog tried to protect the boy, a spokesman for Spokane's fire department said Saturday. The dog, a terrier mixed breed, also died in the fire that broke out at about 11:30 p.m. Friday, said the spokesman, Brian Schaeffer. Three other children and two adults escaped the blaze in Spokane's Hillyard neighbourhood , he said.
Hospital visits by Jehovah's Witness elders, aimed at defending the right of members to refuse blood transfusions, are under scrutiny following the death of a 27-year-old Quebec woman earlier this month. The family of Éloïse Dupuis, who died of a hemorrhage on Oct. 12, have complained that a Witness liaison committee who visited her in hospital influenced her decision not to have a blood transfusion.
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis made a sweet appearance at last night's Dodgers game in Los Angeles. Mila, who is pregnant with her and Ashton's second baby, twinned with her husband in a matching white, personalized jersey that had 'Kutcher' and number one printed on the back. TAP FOR GALLERY Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are expecting their baby later this year.
A few incidents of illegal poaching and netting have led to convictions in Gander and Corner Brook provincial courts. According to a release from the Department of Justice and Public Safety, Darren Thistle of Glenwood was sentenced to 65 days in jail — 30 days under the wildlife act and the fisheries act, as well as an additional 30 days for breach of probation under the criminal code — for two incidents of salmon poaching in 2014 and 2015. Thistle is also not allowed to fish or hold a fishing licence.
There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there's a towering female figure, in a tech park across the bay from San Francisco, although not quite what some people had in mind. A 55-foot tall statue of a nude woman unveiled this week in the working-class community of San Leandro is stirring controversy and a lot of conversation.
The piece of metallic aluminium is estimated to be around 250,000 years old - a long time before mankind ever started producing it. Tests showed that the object is made of 12 metals, 90% aluminium, and it was dated by Romanian officials as being 250,000 years old.
There's a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. A Pennsylvania mother claiming to be vegan was charged this month with child endangerment for feeding her baby nothing but small amounts of nuts and berries. In Italy, after a number of vegan babies required hospitalization for malnourishment, a lawmaker this summer proposed a bill that would make it a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.
On "Watch What Happens Live," a caller asked the Top Chef host, “You were with a woman in Milan. I was curious, when was the last time you took a dip in the lady pond?”
Paula Grzelak-Schultz didn’t expect to be recognized for walking home from the pub after a few drinks, but when she went to pick up her car the next morning, she found that her responsible decision had been noticed. It all started when Grzelak-Schultz had spent some time at Original Joe’s Restaurant and Bar in Sherwood Park, Alta. After consuming wine, the woman decided it would be best to walk home instead of driving. “Just wanted to thank you for leaving your car parked overnight.