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  • 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
  • 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 12 mins ago
  • Profits down at Rogers Communications as customers exit

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - 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. The Toronto-based company, already struggling to maintain its leading position in the wireless industry, had to deal with regulatory changes in both its wireless and television markets that make it easier for customers to switch to rivals. Rogers lost 26,000 net postpaid wireless subscribers, who typically spend much more than those who prepay for service.

    Reuters
  • Katie Holmes Unleashes Her Rock Diva in a Studded Vest, Skinny Jeans on the Red Carpet: See Her Sexy Style!

    Following up those sexy short shorts from Robert Downey Jr.'s birthday bash, Katie Holmes attended the Tribeca Film Festival 2015 premiere of Eternal Princess, which she directed, on Friday, April 17, in NYC, looking like a total rock-and-roll bombshell. The Dawson's Creek alum, 36, slipped her lithe frame into a white tee and black skinny jeans, topped off by a studded ebony vest. Keeping it straightforward and sexy, Holmes also added pointed-toe stiletto heels and two thin bangles.

    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
  • 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
  • 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.

    Daily Mail q
  • 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
  • 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
  • Winnipeg celebrates Jets, first NHL playoff game in town since 1996

    Paul Maurice didn't put too much stock into the snow falling on the day of the first playoff game in Winnipeg since 1996. It's a day 19 years in the making since the first incarnation of the Jets left for Arizona and four years since the Thrashers moved here to bring the NHL back. Maurice has coached in Toronto and Carolina but never experienced the kind of connection Jets fans have with this team.

    The Canadian Press
  • One dead, another injured after house explodes in northeastern Toronto

    An explosion has killed one person, injured another and levelled a house in northeastern Toronto. A person from an adjacent house was treated for minor hand injuries, according to Toronto EMS duty officer Danny Antonopoulos. Toronto fire Capt. Adrian Ratushniak said there is a natural gas leak in the area and "numerous" houses have been evacuated.

    The Canadian Press
  • Chris Brown Duet With Rihanna Surfaces With Raunchy Lyrics: Details

    Too much? A collaboration between Rihanna and her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown surfaced on Monday, April 20, and the track features some seriously raunchy lyrics.  The estranged lovers, who had an infamously combative relationship and multiple ugly breakups

    Us Weekly
  • Kate Middleton's morning sickness triggers 1,000 abortions a year

    More than 1,000 women with severe morning sickness have an abortion each year because their symptoms are so unbearable, research shows. Many are denied vital yet relatively cheap treatment by GPs who expect them to simply ‘get on with it’ or end their pregnancy.

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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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  • Asprin heart attack risk

    Sat, Apr 18 - Today's News Hour on Global BC Health Headlines brought to you by Pharmasave.

    Global News
  • Tim Tebow - Life off of the football field (17 photos)

    The Philadelphia Eagles brought in Tim Tebow for a workout in March but did not sign him. Now it appears they're ready to pull the trigger. Fox's Jay Glazer is reporting that the team will bring Tebow back to town, this time with pen and contract ready

    Yahoo Sports
  • Kelly Clarkson Introduces Mother-in-Law Reba McEntire at the 2015 ACMs by Telling People to "Suck It"

    The "Heartbeat" singer, who's married to McEntire's stepson Brandon Blackstock, had only the nicest things to say about the country icon, one of seven stars chosen for the 50th Anniversary Milestone Award at Sunday's show. "Our next Milestone recipient and performer is the ACMs top-winning female vocalist, with a total of seven awards," Clarkson began.

    Us Weekly
  • Police: LA Kings centre Jarret Stoll had cocaine, Ecstasy in pocket at Las Vegas resort pool

    Los Angeles Kings centre Jarret Stoll is accused of having cocaine and Ecstasy with him when he was arrested on a felony drug charge at a Las Vegas Strip resort swimming pool, police said. The 32-year-old Stoll was arrested Friday afternoon after security guards conducting a routine search to enter the MGM Grand hotel's Wet Republic pool complex found what investigators believe to be 3.3 grams of cocaine and several capsules in the back pocket of his shorts, according to a police arrest report made public Monday. Stoll's lawyer, David Chesnoff, was unavailable Monday for immediate comment.

    The Canadian Press