A teenager with a tongue the size of a tennis ball fears going to sleep every night - in case he chokes to death on the huge organ. Krzysztof Wegrzyn, from Grojec, Poland, was born with a haemangioma - a benign tumour in the blood vessels of his tongue.
At the very least, sluggers Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion are expected to receive qualifying offers from the Blue Jays. "What I can tell you is that we're trying to win and we're going to continue to try to win," Atkins said. Extending a qualifying offer — worth US$17.2 million — ensures that the Blue Jays would receive compensation if a player signs with another team as a free agent.
The age of the waters was first identified by scientists in 2013, reports the National Post, when researchers ran tests in a mine near Timmins, Ont. and discovered that the water had been isolated from the earth’s surface for up to 2.7 billion years. This discovery suggests that the waters may contain organisms that, although not technically alien to Earth, could be similar to what scientists hope to one day find on Mars. The research team, made up of scientists from University of Alberta and McGill University, found that the waters contained far less of the element sulphur than was expected.
Darren says he contacted North Yorkshire County Council which told him he had to raise his objection with his daughter’s school directly. A policy document on the school’s website states: “Please note we do not allow extreme, unnatural hairstyles or colouring.
While attending the CFDA/ Vogue Fashion Fun Show and Tea at the Chateau Marmont, the actress and the singer - who formerly dated supermodel Cara Delevingne - made their first public appearance as a couple. Kristen showcased her androgynous style in a black tailored blazer and 3.1 Philip Lim houndstooth jogger style trousers with patent loafers. Meanwhile, St. Vincent – whose real name is Annie Clark – donned a cropped checked jacket with wide-leg trousers and appeared to show some affection to her new girlfriend by linking arms with her as they watched the show.
A city councillor held dozens of private meetings this year with female officers who alleged they were bullied and harassed within the ranks of the Calgary police, but were too afraid to make a formal complaint. "The issues and matters that this group of women have raised are absolutely unacceptable in today's human resource practices. This tarnishes the Calgary Police Service (CPS) and as a result of that, it tarnishes the City of Calgary," Ward 13 Diane Colley-Urquhart told the Calgary Eyeopener.
What's better than one Smith? Five of them. One of Hollywood's most beloved families hit the red carpet at the 26th annual Environmental Media Awards on Saturday in L.A., where they were later joined like major stars like Nicole Richie, Shailene Woodley, and more. Stepping onto the green carpet like the proud parents that they are, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith arrived hand in hand looking as happy as ever. The star couple shone, with Pinkett Smith rocking an all-white suit with a beige top and matching ankle-strap heels while Will kept it dapper in a navy suit. Their children, 18-year-old son Jaden and 15-year-old daughter Willow, as well as Will's 23-year-old son Trey (from a previous marriage) also turned out in sleek looks for the evening. So what was the entire family on hand for? Jaden received the Male EMA Futures Award for his honorable work in making the environment a priority. In his acceptance speech, the young actor thanked Woodley, his "favorite actress in the world" and fellow 2016 Futures Award winner, for her contributions. He also revealed how his passion for the environment began at age 10, for which he expressed appreciation for his family--specifically, his parents--for their support. RELATED VIDEO: See Will Smith's Family on the Red Carpet 5137044407001 "I just have to say thank you to them for even believing in me, and in taking my ideas seriously. I talked to them, and I said I want to be part of the change. I really want to do something about this," he said. Jaden, who rocked a floral coat with a "Just Water" T-shirt (he co-founded the sustainable water bottle company) and jeans, made sure to hug it out with all of his loved ones. Willow, dressed in a sporty ensemble, took a moment to pose with her older brother, too. See more of their too-cute family gathering below--and cue the awws!
Some customers who ordered winter jackets through a successful Canadian crowd-funding campaign feel they're being left out in the cold, due to delays in getting the merchandise they ordered and because they feel the company has broken the promises it made.
The Government of Nunavut paid out nearly $26 million in overtime in the 2015/16 fiscal year — an enormous amount according to the territory's finance minister. My deputy minister and former deputy minister hear constantly from me about the enormous amount of overtime in all the government departments," said Finance Minister Keith Peterson during the fall sitting of the Nunavut Legislative Assembly. Or that's a new health centre," said Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu MLA Pat Angnakak.
A longtime Cleveland Indians fan is being given quite a reward after giving up his seat on a plane to make sure former outfielder Kenny Lofton arrived in time to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Game 1 of the World Series. The Indians are giving Ken Kostal, of Marblehead, tickets to Game 6, and a team spokesman said United is giving Kostal 62,200 airline miles for future use. Lofton had 622 career stolen bases.
One of the world’s coolest, and scariest, airport landings is ending as Dutch carrier KLM will no longer be flying the four-engined Boeing 747 to St Maarten airport starting October 30. The flight will be operated by an Airbus 330 instead. This video shows the second-to-last landing of the flight and October 28 is the last day a KLM 747 will make its dramatic landing near the beach. Credit: Paul Leonard
A first of its kind trial has begun in Cranbrook, B.C. where three people are charged with transporting an underaged girl across the U.S. border where she was expected to marry a much older man. James Oler, Brandon Blackmore and Ruth Crossfield were charged over two years ago with unlawful removal of a child from Canada for sexual purposes. Blackmore and Crossfield are alleged to have taken part in shuttling the underaged girl into the U.S. to be married to an older American sect member, while James Oler was a leader of the B.C. sect at the time.
On Tuesday’s "At Midnight," Will Ferrell stopped by as former president George W. Bush to talk about all the reasons Donald Trump is making W look good. He also touched on the situation involving his cousin, Billy Bush, who was caught on tape participating in a conversation with Trump about groping women.
A fisherman toiled for three hours to catch a huge, 300lb tuna - only to put it straight back in the sea after a quick photo op. Amateur angler Alan Wright caught the giant Atlantic Bluefin - worth thousands on the blackmarket - four miles off the Cornish coast. This was no solo fishing mission - it took five other men to help Alan haul in the tuna off the coast near Falmouth.
A First Nations man who has spent the last four years in solitary confinement is being moved to a different cell, Ontario's Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services said today. Adam Capay, 23, of Lac Seul First Nation is awaiting trial after being charged with murder in the death of another inmate in 2012. Ontario's Human Rights Commissioner Renu Mandhane raised alarm bells about Capay after she visited him earlier this month during a tour of the Thunder Bay District Jail.
There's more to North Battleford, Sask., than sky-high crime rates, racial tension and an oil spill which has garnered national attention in recent months, says the city's new mayor. In Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert and Moose Jaw, at least four people are running for mayor. Bater, who previously served as provincial Liberal leader and North Battleford city councillor, was the only one to seek the job in his home town after incumbent Ian Hamilton announced he would not be running. Bater said the problems can't be ignored.
The investigation into the alleged murders of eight elderly nursing home residents was prompted by information the nurse accused in the case provided to a psychiatric hospital in Toronto, The Canadian Press has learned. Officials from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) alerted the Toronto police that Elizabeth Wettlaufer, of Woodstock, Ont., had shared information with hospital staff that caused them "concern," a police source familiar with the investigation said Wednesday. Wettlaufer, 49, was charged Tuesday with eight counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of elderly residents at two nursing homes in Woodstock and London, Ont.
Ciara had more than just her birthday to celebrate on Oct. 25! The 31-year-old singer and her husband, Russell Wilson, took the opportunity to announce that they're expecting their first baby together via Instagram. The news came courtesy of a stunning black-and-white photo showing Russell gently rubbing her stomach. Russell also shared the happy news, writing: "The Greatest Blessing of All.
Instead, the somewhat surprising revelation from a number of reputable sources was that the Calgary Flames may or may not be shopping Dougie Hamilton started to percolate over the weekend. The idea here is that Calgary may no longer enamored of their young defender, less a year and a half after giving him six years at $5.75 million against the cap. It would certainly be an interesting wrinkle in this early season, and there is some foundation for the rumors in terms of how Hamilton is used, and has been for some time.
Princess Aiko of Japan hasn't been in school for a month, and Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko's granddaughter's extended absence is due to poor health. According to an Imperial Household Agency official, the 14-year-old princess's stress reached an all-time high with summer exams and preparations for a school athletic event, causing fatigue. She has missed school since the end of September and earlier this month her mother Crown Princess Masako, who has battled anxiety, took her to hospital.
America's top intelligence official echoed what many U.S. experts have long argued when he said this week there was little chance North Korea would agree to shut down its nuclear weapons program. The surprise, though, was that National Intelligence Director James Clapper had made the statement publicly, staking out a position contrary to the White House's and wading into policy questions. "To hear the head of the intelligence community say that the North Koreans are not going to give up their nuclear weapons, he's just telling us what everyone already knows," said Ralph Cossa, president of the Pacific Forum CSIS, a Honolulu-based foreign policy research institute, and a longtime Asia security analyst with the U.S. military.
Cranberry capsules didn't prevent or cure urinary infections in nursing home residents in a study challenging persistent unproven claims to the contrary. The research adds to decades of conflicting evidence on whether cranberries in any form can prevent extremely common bacterial infections, especially in women. Many studies suggesting a benefit were based on weak science, but that hasn't stopped marketers and even some health care providers from recommending cranberry juice or capsules as an inexpensive way to avoid these uncomfortable and potentially risky infections.
Anderson has a 4-1-0 record with a 2.94 goals-against average and a .903 save percentage with a shutout this season. The Senators recalled Chris Driedger from the American Hockey League's Binghamton Senators to tend goal along with Andrew Hammond in Anderson's absence.
Matt LeBlanc joined The Late Late Show With James Corden to promote his new sitcom, Man With a Plan. But as so often happens, the conversation turned to Friends. Lady Gaga was performing with Reggie Watts and the band, and when it came to the time in the show when Watts usually asks a guest an unusual question, Gaga took the mic and asked LeBlanc a question that’s been plaguing society for two decades.