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.
Kourtney Kardashian has opened up about the traumatizing armed robbery that her sister Kim Kardashian was subjected to in Paris. Speaking during an interview with Australia's TODAY Extra, Kourtney said they were helping Kim to get over the traumatic events as a family. "She's not doing great," Kourtney said about Kim's progress.
Donald Trump is presidential and successful. By the time the 16th caller reaches the air, Rick Roberts' show has reached an impassioned crescendo of anger and lamentation. Roberts, WBAP's bearded, rodeo-roping, husky-voiced host, has heard enough.
Bobby Hull chose not to attend his induction into the Winnipeg Jets Hall of Fame this week, in which he and his “Hot Line” linemates Anders Hedberg and Ulf Nilsson were its first honored members. He made this decision because he knew – like we knew, like the Winnipeg Jets knew – that there’s no longer any separating the personal from the professional with Bobby Hull.
When Jill Promoli put her son down for a nap last May, she had no idea that he would never wake up again. Two-year-old Jude had a low-grade fever, so Promoli was making sure he and his twin brother Thomas had a quiet day at their home in Mississauga. When Promoli came back to the room, only Thomas jumped up to greet her.
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.
Art Charbonneau still remembers the car ride to meet his future son-in-law. Twenty years ago, Art Charbonneau and Guy Heywood were the main players in another B.C. education drama — not unlike the one this week between Mike Bernier and the Vancouver School Board. The B.C. NDP was in power, and Charbonneau fired the entire North Vancouver School Board for not balancing its budget.
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.
Since his birth in 2013, Prince George has shown an affinity for following in uncle Prince Harry's footsteps! Prince William and Kate's son never fails to give royal enthusiasts a sense of déjà vu when out and about, echoing Harry's own childhood antics from sticking his tongue out at royal events to having a beloved family pet. Prince Harry to this day is renowned for his sense of humour, often making jokes and laughing with others at events. Prince George has definitely inherited Harry's fun attitude.
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.
For breaking her baby's jaw, elbow and rib, a Calgary mother will almost certainly spend less than two years behind bars. Originally charged with four counts of aggravated assault, the woman pleaded guilty to a single count on Friday afternoon. A joint submission of a two year prison sentence was proposed by Crown prosecutor Ron Simenik and defence lawyer Shamsher Kothari, and accepted by Justice Jo'Anne Strekaf.
Parents and students are demanding answers from the York Region District School Board about an investigation into Facebook posts by an elementary school principal that they say are offensive to Muslims. In an email to CBC News, York Region District School Board trustee Billy Pang confirmed an investigation has taken place, saying board staff "have investigated and followed up on the matter," but because it is of "a personnel nature" he said he is not in a position to share any details.
Michelle Obama was a golden goddess on Tuesday night (Oct. 18) as she stepped out for her final state dinner as First Lady of the United States. The sleeveless design draped off-the-shoulder and featured a cinched waist detail that flattered Michelle's figure.
This dramatic video from certified rescue diver Katie Yonker was filmed while she was in the bottom part of the cage when a great white shark swam between the bars of the top part of the cage and began to thrash. After about a minute of thrashing, Katie turned on her GoPro and was able to capture the last few seconds before the cage got to the surface as another giant shark swam nearby. The events are described in this blog Credit: Katie Yonker
Rihanna is just as much a sartorial risk taker as she is a musical hit maker. Leave it to the singer to step out in a sheer dress with nothing underneath, an ensemble made entirely of pink fur, or her special edition chaps-style Manolo boots under only a t-shirt. She may crush the red carpet each time she walks on it (the 2014 CFDA's, anyone?) but don't let that distract from her equally impressive streetwear. Here, keep up to date on her boldest looks. From Harper's BAZAAR
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.
A Winnipeg mother says her 23-year-old daughter died from drinking too much water after she used the illicit drug MDMA.
The Vancouver Island man accused of gang raping a woman in a Denver hotel room last year is returning home a free man. On Monday, Messer learned the district attorney's office had dismissed the remaining two charges and was closing the case. The four other charges had already been dismissed by the judge at a preliminary hearing in August.
A decision by the United Nations to name Wonder Woman as the organization’s ambassador for female empowerment is creating discord. According to The New York Times, more than 600 UN staff members have signed a petition asking departing Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to stop it. Lynda Carter, who played the iconic hero on television in the 1970’s, was on CBS This Morning.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced that his country is separating from the U.S. in a speech before a Beijing economic forum on Thursday, after handing China a major diplomatic victory, agreeing to resume dialogue on their South China Sea territorial dispute following months of acrimony. The rapprochement between the two Asia nations could widen a political rift between the United States and the Philippines, whose recently elected leader has made no secret of its antipathy for America and ordered an end to joint manoeuvrs between their militaries. "Your honours , in this venue, I announce my separation from the United States ... both in military and economics also," Duterte said.
[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]
It was a wonderful moment on Live on Thursday when Matt LeBlanc came from backstage to surprise Dakota Fanning. LeBlanc and Fanning had worked together in 2004 when she appeared in an episode of the final season of Friends. Host Kelly Ripa asked Fanning about her appearance on the sitcom and if she’d met LeBlanc backstage. When she said she hadn’t, LeBlanc came out, and Fanning’s genuine surprise made it obvious this was not a planned moment.
The standoff between the UFC and Georges St-Pierre is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. After St-Pierre rocked the MMA community with his declaration that he is no longer under contract with the UFC, the company promptly responded that the former welterweight champion remained under an existing agreement with the promotion. The language in that contract is something that St-Pierre’s lawyer, James Quinn of New York firm Weil, Gotshal and Manges, suggested was a “form of slavery,” according to MMA Fighting.
Ziggy Trixx the dog is no different to a human when it comes to dancing along to his favourite song. Ziggy’s owner said this drum beat was the dog’s jam and he just couldn’t resist busting some moves when he heard it. Credit: Youtube/Ziggy Trixx