Dad makes perfect Star Wars costume for his kid

One pint-sized Star Wars fan will be the envy of the schoolyard after his dad spent four months making him the perfect Halloween costume.

  • Family of murdered B.C. girl reacts to news of killer's prison pregnancy

    The grandfather of a teenage girl beaten and drowned on Vancouver Island nearly two decades ago says he wishes his granddaughter's killer well after a news report that she is pregnant in prison. Mukand Pallan of Victoria, B.C., says he hopes becoming a mother will inspire Kelly Ellard to become a better person. Ellard was found guilty of second-degree murder in the killing of Reena Virk.

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  • Migrant has conviction overturned after raping boy, 10, in ‘sexual emergency’

    A migrant who raped a 10-year-old boy in a swimming pool has had his conviction overturned because the court could not prove that the child said no. The man, identified only as 20-year-old Iraqi Amir A, violently sexually assaulted the victim while he was undergoing an integration process at Theresienbad pool (above) in Vienna, Austria, last December. Amir was found guilty of serious sexual assault and rape of a minor and was sentenced to six years in jail - but the Supreme Court has now lifted the verdict and ordered a retrial as his defence team successfully argued that there was no proof that the boy did not consent.

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  • After rejecting Trump, McCain navigates tough GOP path

    In his pursuit of a sixth term, Republican Sen. John McCain reluctantly stood by Donald Trump for months despite personal insults and the bombastic businessman's string of controversial claims. The Arizona lawmaker said the GOP presidential nominee's behaviour and "demeaning comments about women and his boasts about sexual assaults" made it impossible to offer even conditional support. Some Republicans are clearly angry.

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  • Man kills wife’s sister and dad so he could lure her to funeral service and murder her

    A man killed his wife’s sister and father so that he could lure her to their funeral service - where he also murdered her. Samuel Velasco Gurrola wanted to stop his wife Ruth Sagredo Escobedo from testifying against him after he was charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child. This time his wife ventured out for the funeral and Gurrola killed his wife while she was in the funeral procession and the sexual assault case against him was dropped.

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  • 20 Celebrity Couples With a Major Height Difference You Never Noticed (21 photos)

    Think you and your significant other are the only vertically mismatched couple out there? Take a look at these celebs whose difference in height almost surpass their difference in life. From Good Housekeeping

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  • Blue Jays plan to extend qualifying offers to Bautista and Encarnacion

    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.

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  • Figure skater Scott Hamilton diagnosed with 3rd brain tumour

    Olympic figure skating champion and commentator Scott Hamilton has been diagnosed with a third brain tumour . People magazine reports Hamilton has been diagnosed with a benign pituitary tumour . In a video for People magazine, the 58-year-old Hamilton joked that he has "a unique hobby of collecting life-threatening illness." Hamilton has survived two previous brain tumors and also a bout with testicular cancer.

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  • Pair of deadly crashes possibly linked to alcohol has police officer fuming

    A Calgary police officer is furious with the despair, panic and sorrow caused when drivers get behind the wheel after drinking, as police deal with a pair of fatal collisions in less than a week that are believed to involve alcohol. One person was killed and several of his family members were seriously injured in the crash at Country Hills Boulevard and Metis Trail northeast early Sunday morning. A Dodge Journey blew through a red light and hit a Kia Forte. A 19-year-old man, who was the front passenger of the Kia, was pronounced dead at the scene, while his father, who was behind the wheel, and his mother and sister were left in serious condition, police said.

  • 49 Couples Who Have Called It Quits This Year

    We're nearing the end of 2016, and the year has been peppered with high-profile celebrity breakups. We've seen broken engagements, broken vows, and the splits of both long-term and newer relationships — and while we haven't quite reached 2015 breakup levels yet, we're still charting the separations of famous couples so far this year. Keep reading to see them all now, then look back at all the breakups that have shocked us the most over time.

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  • Toronto police receive 911 call from dead phone line

    Anderson explained to the officer that her landline, which she keeps in case of emergencies, was down, knocked out by rain on the previous evening — a problem with her Bell service that she's been dealing with for months. After confirming her story, the officer told Anderson this is a common problem. "It happens all the time when it rains," he said. Bell Canada told CBC News there are intermittent service issues in the Junction area, though it declined an interview about the problems.

  • Judges order 4-year-old boy not to wear girls' clothes in southeastern Alberta city

    Susan Smith says she remembers walking out of the court room in Medicine Hat last December in shock after a judge ordered her four-year-old son not be allowed to wear feminine clothing in public.

  • Jaromir Jagr destroyed Halloween dance party, sang Chainsmokers (Video)

    Jaromir Jagr, Florida Panthers forward and your favorite hockey player, isn’t exactly known for his elaborate Halloween costumes. For 2016, he teased on Facebook that he was “preparing for Halloween, but it looks like this year won’t require a mask.” And he’s right: When one is dressing like a Pharaoh and one is already the face of (hockey) god, one doesn’t need a mask. Oh no. Jagr is a legend because he dresses like a Pharaoh and then BREAKS THAT [EXPLETIVE] DOWN on the dance floor, flipped around the flaps of his headpiece like a burlesque dancer uses her tassels.

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  • Spray that blocks photo radar may be legal to buy, but not to use, police say

    Montreal police have a warning for motorists trying to avoid getting photo radar tickets by hiding their licence plates — they're on to you. In an interview on CBC Montreal's Daybreak, Insp. André Durocher of the Montreal police traffic safety division said PhotoBlocker spray, a clear substance that reflects light, has been around for a while.

  • Mum drowns after falling into secret well that appeared while she was gardening

    Irena Nadiotis, 57, fell into the hole at her Grade II listed property 17th century Cotswolds house - and went unnoticed until her daughter Maddi looked out the window. Senior Coroner Katie Skerrett recorded an accidental death.

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  • Chrissy Teigen shares the sweetest video of baby Luna trying savoury food for the first time

    Chrissy Teigen has melted hearts around the world with the sweetest new video of her baby girl Luna trying green beans for the first time. The six-month-old looks surprised and delighted as she has her first taste of savoury food – and proud mum and avid chef Chrissy made sure to capture the moment. "Her first savory bite – green beans," John Legend's wife captioned the clip, shared with her 8.6 million Instagram followers.

  • McDonald’s made a major change to its nuggets, and now sales are soaring

    McDonald's chicken McNugget sales are soaring, according to the company. Nugget sales have risen 10% since the company removed artificial preservatives from its recipe, McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook said Friday. McDonald's announced the change to its McNuggets in August, and said it would also remove high-fructose corn syrup from its hamburger buns and transition to antibiotic-free chicken one year earlier than planned.  After the announcement, the company received some criticism that its sauces still contained preservatives.  Panera Bread CEO Ron Shaich was one of the most outspoken critics of the company.  But it appears that the change to the McNugget recipe has paid off for McDonald's. 

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  • "Walking Dead" Premiere Is Too Much for Emotional Teen

    For fans of “Walking Dead”, the six month wait since April’s season finale cliff-hanger has been brutal, but not nearly as brutal as Sunday’s premiere. The series return was so shocking that this young girl broke into unconsolable sadness. Credit: Youtube/ayeharmony

  • Philippine president announces separation from US

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced that his country is separating from the U.S. in a speech before a Beijing economic forum on Thursday, after handing China a major diplomatic victory, agreeing to resume dialogue on their South China Sea territorial dispute following months of acrimony. The rapprochement between the two Asia nations could widen a political rift between the United States and the Philippines, whose recently elected leader has made no secret of its antipathy for America and ordered an end to joint manoeuvrs between their militaries. "Your honours , in this venue, I announce my separation from the United States ... both in military and economics also," Duterte said.

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  • Toronto's police chief says grey police cars 'very identifiable'

    There may be new Toronto police cruisers on the streets, but some residents say they can't see them. 

  • David Spade Replaces Peter Griffin on ‘Family Guy’

    This week’s episode of Family Guy took a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the show, as if we were privy to the sitcom’s shooting, seeing what our favorite characters are like when they’re not doing the show. It turns out Peter is such a diva that he got fired from the show, replaced by Uncle Ricky, played by David Spade.

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