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.
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.
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.
It's been an unprecedented campaign, and many questions remain about what a new administration will look like — including what a Trump or Clinton presidency could mean for Alberta and Canada. A panel of experts will debate the possible outcomes Wednesday night at the Calgary Petroleum Club. The Calgary Eyeopener caught up with one of the speakers, Maryscott (Scotty) Greenwood, ahead of the talk.
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.
Jason James Johnson and Kelly Amanda MacDonald, who are both in their 30s, pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder and interfering with human remains in the death of Catie Miller, 29. "She pleaded for her life but you ignored her pleas," Justice Patrick Duncan told them as he ruled Johnson would be eligible for parole in 20 years, and MacDonald in 16 years. In an agreed statement of facts read by prosecutor Robert Kennedy, the court heard that on July 15, 2014, Johnson beat Miller with a tire iron and confined her in the trunk of his Pontiac Grand Prix.
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.
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.
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.
The glow of Paris went dim for Kim Kardashian on Oct. 3, when the reality star's fun trip to the City of Lights turned into a nightmare and she was robbed at gunpoint in her hotel room. With loved ones in tow, Kim joined Kanye West at his Los Angeles Saint Pablo concert at The Forum. The mom of two was joined by her own mother, Kris Jenner, Kris' boyfriend Corey Gamble, sisters Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner and friends Jonathan Cheban and Brittny Gastineau.
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.
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
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.
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.
Calgary continues to have "strong evidence of problematic conditions" in its real estate market, according to the latest report from the Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation (CHMC). The quarterly Housing Market Assessment, released Wednesday, once again gave an overall red flag to Calgary, one of six cities to receive such a designation. The national housing market was also upgraded to the red status in the latest report, up from the previous report's yellow rating, which indicated "moderate" evidence of problematic conditions.
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!
Former Windsor Spitfire Ben Johnson has been sentenced to three years in prison for a sexual assault conviction. Johnson will be listed with the sex offender registry for 20 years. Johnson's lawyer Patrick Ducharme said an appeal of the conviction will most likely be filed on Wednesday.
Banfield Electric and Banfield Ocular Prosthetics are housed in the same building next to Gateway Meat Market and they share a driveway. "We didn't have any notice that the fence was going up right on the property line so it would block us out from getting any of our service vehicles in here," said Barry Banfield, president and owner of Banfield Electric. One of the those vehicles is a bucket truck that Banfield now has to park at another location.
A few hours later, Murphy's question was answered. Breanne McCallion replied online that the proposal was from her boyfriend and that she said, "Yes" and was now engaged. "I have been dropping some hints, so I think he finally picked up on it," said McCallion.
Trolls star Anna Kendrick was on Ellen on Wednesday, where she spilled the beans about her co-star Justin Timberlake. Host Ellen DeGeneres brought up the fact that Timberlake seems to be good at everything he does. Kendrick, though, spent a lot of time with him on their press tour for the film and says that’s not true. While on the tour, Kendrick claims, she witnessed Timberlake’s fumbling attempts to figure out social media.
Johnson, 38, was charged with the first-degree murder of Jonathan Vetter, who was stabbed to death in his sleep at her home. On Tuesday, Court of Queen's Bench Judge Neil Gabrielson told the court Johnson suffered from schizophrenia and she was hallucinating when she slashed the boy's throat.
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.
During his sea travels in northern Norway, Berthold Hinrichs came across a group of pilot whales. When he boated over to them and turned off his engine, one whale seemed to want to ‘tell’ him something. In this video, the pilot whale can be heard singing a song to Berthold and seemingly attempting to communicate with him. Credit: YouTube/Berthold Hinrichs
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.