• Cissy Houston Says Bobbi Kristina Remains Unresponsive and Her Brain Damage Is "Irreversible"

    Bobbi Kristina Brown may no longer be in a medically induced coma, but she remains unresponsive, her grandmother Cissy Houston tells Us Weekly in a statement. "I have just returned from visiting my granddaughter Bobbi Kristina in the hospital and while she is no longer in a medically induced coma she has a tracheotomy and according to the doctors she has global and irreversible brain damage and remains unresponsive," Houston told Us via a statement on Monday, April 20.

    Us Weekly
  • Cirque du Soleil founder sells company, refuses to pass it to his children

    The force behind Cirque du Soleil's nearly 31-year run as a world-renowned Canadian success story is selling the famed circus even though his seven-year-old daughter has dreams of one day becoming a clown. "I truly don't believe in second-generation entrepreneurship," Guy Laliberte told a news conference on Monday after announcing the sale to a U.S. private equity firm. Laliberte, 55, has five children between the ages of seven and 18, but said that having them take over the Cirque was never really an option.

    The Canadian Press
  • Dustin Byfuglien sucker punches Corey Perry after goal (Video)

    Dustin Byfuglien totally learned from his crosscheck to the back of the head of J.T. Miller that he will never try to create any blunt force trauma to the noggin of an unsuspecting player ever again. Check out this sucker punch of Corey Perry after the Anaheim forward put the Ducks up 2-1 in Monday’s Game 3 against Winnipeg.

    Puck Daddy
  • Calgary housing market sees steepest sales decline in Canada

    Calgary’s resale housing market saw the country’s steepest year-over-year sales decline among major cities last month, says the Canadian Real Estate Association. Saskatoon had the next biggest annual decline at 9 per cent. Conversely, sales in Greater Vancouver soared by 53 per cent. April does not appear any more promising, with sales down 36 per cent from a year ago, according to Calgary Real Estate Board data. A similar story hit average selling prices which rose nationally by 9.4 per cent, to $439,144, but declined 1.2 per cent in Calgary to $457,422 and by 10 per cent in Alberta to $398,856.

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  • Zachary Quinto & Boyfriend Miles McMillan Buy Manhattan Loft For $3.1 Million

    Zachary Quinto & Boyfriend Miles McMillan Buy Manhattan Loft For $3.1 Million Zachary Quinto shows off his muscles in a black tee while enjoying a stroll with boyfriend Miles McMillan on Saturday (April 18) in New York City's East Village.…

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  • Nick Loeb Defends His Lawsuit Against Sofia Vergara: "I Have Always Dreamed of Being a Father"

    Nick Loeb stands by the lawsuit he filed against his ex-girlfriend Sofia Vergara. In a statement to Us Weekly, Loeb tells Us he’s always dreamed of being a father and is committed to ultimately bringing their two embryos to life.

    Us Weekly
  • Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames fan fight caught on video

    The video shows several men wearing Canucks and Flames jerseys involved in a scuffle outside a washroom after the game ended. Shaine Kumar, a witness who posted the video online, claims it all started when a group of Flames fans began taunting Canucks fans while waiting in line for the men's washroom in the upper bowl area of the arena.

    CBC
  • Utah woman gets up to life in prison in deaths of 6 newborns whose bodies were found in garage

    A mother who killed six of her newborn babies and hid their bodies in her garage was sentenced to up to life in prison Monday at an emotional hearing in which a prosecutor depicted her as an "incredibly indifferent and callous" murderer. The judge imposed a sentence against Megan Huntsman that went beyond what was called for in a plea deal because he was so repelled by the killings. Huntsman, 40, told police she was too addicted to methamphetamine to care for more children during the decade when the babies were killed.

    The Canadian Press
  • Calgary man’s truck stolen after being posted for sale on-line

    Mon, Apr 20 : A Calgary man is looking for his pickup after someone posing as a buyer stole it.

    Global News
  • Boston Marathon bombings - Two years later (24 photos)

    The weather was cold and damp but the atmosphere festive at Monday's running of the Boston Marathon, two years after pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line and shattered one of sports' most cherished events. "Boston Strong" — the phrase that became the city's defiant rally cry in the days and months after the attack — was everywhere along the route, which winds through seven Massachusetts communities and Boston. In just two years, the city of Boston has transformed following the tragic bombings of 2013.

    Yahoo Sports
  • Profit drops at Canada's Rogers Communications as customers exit

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Rogers Communications Inc posted an unexpected 17 percent drop in quarterly profit on Monday as the cable, phone and media company struggled to hold on to customers during a period of industry-wide turbulence. During the quarter, the Toronto-based company had to deal with regulatory changes in both its wireless and television markets. Rogers has struggled recently to maintain its leading position in the wireless industry, and in the first quarter it lost 26,000 net postpaid wireless subscribers, who typically spend more than those who prepay for service.

    Reuters
  • Sam Smith Opens Up About Weight Loss, Emotional Eating Struggle: "Food Controlled Me"

    Happy and healthy! Sam Smith is hitting the gym and cleaning up his diet. "From a young age, food has controlled me, basically," Smith, 22, told the news program. Smith, who regularly posts shots of healthy meals and trips to the gym, revealed this past weekend that he is four pounds away from his goal weight.

    Us Weekly
  • B.C. girl hit by driver with learner's permit dies of injuries

    A six-year-old girl has died of her injuries, after being one of four pedestrians hit Sunday by an inexperienced driver behind the wheel of an SUV in Port Coquitlam, B.C., police say. "Sadly one of the pedestrians, the six-year-old girl, passed away," Cpl. Jamie Chung of Coquitlam RCMP said Monday.

    CBC
  • 'Shark Tank' investor Lori Greiner shares the best advice she's ever received

    On her path to more than 400 inventions and 120 patents, she tells Business Insider that she constantly reminded herself of the advice that both her father and her husband gave: "Don't let business get personal. At the start of her career, Greiner writes in her book "Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!," she had a meeting with a patent lawyer who didn't take her seriously, but she quickly found a way to keep him from impeding her progress. It was the mid-'90s and Greiner had just paid $5,000 to file her first patent for an earring organizer.

    Business Insider
  • US warship heading to Yemeni waters prepared to block Iranian weapons shipments

    The Navy aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off the country to beef up security and join other American ships that are prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi rebels. Navy officials said Monday that the Roosevelt was moving through the Arabian Sea. The Navy has been beefing up its presence in the Gulf of Aden and the southern Arabian Sea in response to reports that a convoy of about eight Iranian ships is heading toward Yemen and possibly carrying arms for the Houthis.

    The Canadian Press
  • Royals fans upset about the subpar hot dogs served during Buck Night

    Kansas City Royals fans are having some second thoughts about cheap hot dogs after their most recent Buck Night. The quality of $1 hot dogs being served were not up to standard, according to KCTV5. The above photo shows a normal, full-price hot dog at Kauffman Stadium, and one of the $1 dogs served on Buck Night.

    Big League Stew
  • Randy Travis Quietly Married Longtime Fiancee Mary Davis

    Forever and ever, amen! Hours after Randy Travis made a surprise post-stroke appearance at the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards on April 19, his rep confirmed to Us Weekly that he's a married man. The "Too Gone Too Long" singer, 55 -- who's still recovering from a debilitating stroke he had two years ago -- quietly wed fiancee Mary Davis last month. "I'm exactly where I need to be and want to be, and from Randy's standpoint, he's gonna be back.

    Us Weekly
  • TOM LEONARD: How great almond fad has turned California into dustbowl

    The nut that frequently appears in the Bible as a symbol of fruitfulness and promise has been dubbed ‘the Devil’s nut’, pinpointed as the chief culprit in an eco-disaster that is developing in California. Although it’s tempting to blame all those irresponsible Californians filling their huge swimming pools and watering their lawns with abandon, domestic water consumption is dwarfed by that of agriculture.

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  • How to stop your pocket being picked

    No wonder James Freedman’s super-nimble hands are insured for a huge sum — for the fingers he uses to steal wallets are the tools of his trade. Now he’s exhibiting his ‘skills’ on stage in a one-man pickpocket show, called Man Of Steal, in which he even takes off someone’s tie without them realising. he’s been giving pickpocket demonstrations to teach people how not to become victims of street crime. Freedman, 49, describes himself as ‘the only honest pickpocket you will ever meet’.

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  • Families ‘in a really tough spot’ after fire rips through four homes in northwest Calgary

    Several families were forced to flee and unable to return after a major fire tore through four homes in northwest Calgary Monday afternoon. The blaze broke out in the community of Hidden Valley and when crews arrived at 4:30 p.m., the flames were already so strong that firefighters couldn’t initially enter the home where the blaze originated. Crews immediately called a second alarm as the fire had already begun to spread to adjacent houses, said fire department spokesperson Carol Henke.

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