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.
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.
One way or another, experts say, if Vladimir Putin is indeed pulling the strings in this U.S. election, the Russian president is likely less interested in propping up Donald Trump's candidacy than in trying to expose American democracy itself as a farce. During the final presidential debate on Wednesday night, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton accused Trump, the Republican, of allowing himself to be manipulated by Moscow. Speaking about suspected Russian hackers leaking documents that could boost Trump's chances of winning, Clinton said Putin "would rather have a puppet as president of the United States" than a candidate willing to stand up for American interests.
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.
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.
Tim Ruivo’s black lab absolutely loves bouncing balls, so Tim decided to give him a surprise he was sure not to forget anytime soon. In this slow motion video, his pup initially chases just one ball, but is soon surrounded by hundreds more. Credit: YouTube/Tim Ruivo
Ivanka, Eric, and Donald Jr. are regularly cited as proof that candidate Trump is capable of greatness. But shouldn't their mother get some of the credit? From Town & Country
Debbie Doonanco confessed to killing her ex-husband during a hushed conversation in a hospital bathroom, her former friend testified at Doonanco's murder trial in St. Paul, Alta., Thursday. Koreen Doonanco, the wife of Debbie's first cousin, told the jury she questioned the 54-year-old retired school teacher when she visited her at the hospital in Bonnyville, Alta. "Did you do something bad?" Koreen Doonanco recalled asking.
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.
Melika Popp was surprised to see her birth mother's last name on a poster on Facebook for the 80th birthday party for Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Senator Luke Nanaquetung.
For one mother of a child with autism, the arrival of her son’s new service dog brought profound joy and relief. In a post published on Oct. 18 on the show’s Facebook page, the mother in question can be seen crying with her hand to her face as her son leans casually against the sleeping dog named Tornado.
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.
In September, Justin Sidhu was sentenced to four years in prison for smuggling six grams of methamphetamine into the remand centre. Sidhu's lawyer, Peter Royal, argued before the Court of Appeal that the trial judge misapplied the concept of reasonable doubt. This is a very sad situation where a young lawyer destroyed his career for no good reason.
In an interview with Anderson Cooper Monday, Melania Trump claimed that her husband, Donald, was “egged on” by Billy Bush in the now-infamous leaked audio clip. So on Tuesday, Broadway star Laura Benanti reprised her role as Melania Trump on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert to discuss the topic further.
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 who hemorrhaged earlier this month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rachel McAdams and Ellen DeGeneres got sidetracked when talking about McAdams’s new movie, Doctor Strange, particularly regarding co-star Benedict Cumberbatch.
A trio of pet goats attacked with a sharp object are the third "sick" attack on farm animals near Yarrow, a rural area near Chilliwack, B.C. Sandra Battilana believes somebody got to her goats through the back part of her property between Oct. 12 and 13 and jumped a barbed wire fence.
By Erika Harwood. Photos via Getty Images. As the Obamas’ time in the White House draws to a close, the president and First Lady are hosting their last state dinner for the prime minster of Italy and his wife. Over the past eight years, Michelle Obama has worn some of the most iconic looks ever seen on a First Lady. Take a look back at the gorgeous gowns Obama has worn for every U.S. state dinner. This story originally appeared on Vanity Fair. More from Vanity Fair: Jackie Kennedy and Michelle Obama: The White House Wardrobes__ What Will Michelle Obama Do After the White House? Film's Sexiest Little Black Dresses Kate Middleton's Best Looks of 2016 Brad Pitt Through the Years The Kardashians' Obsession with Nude
A Winnipeg mother says her 23-year-old daughter died from drinking too much water after she used the illicit drug MDMA.