Madonna took to Instagram to share a new photo of her adopted twins Esther and Stella on Tuesday (Feb. 21). The superstar confirmed that she had welcomed the twins into her family earlier this month, with a photo showing her holding hands with Esther and Stella. "I can officially confirm I have completed the process of adopting twin sisters from Malawi and am overjoyed that they are now part of our family," she told her fans.
White House spokesman Sean Spicer laughed off the idea of building a wall along the northern U.S. border Thursday after a journalist from Montana floated the notion during his daily media briefing. Spicer and the assembled reporters had to guffaw when the NBC News reporter, taking part via video link, asked whether there were plans to apply to Canada the same treatment U.S. President Donald Trump has directed at Mexico. Cue the chuckles in the White House briefing room.
A man from Airdrie, Alta., has admitted to strangling his common-law wife and burning her body in an abandoned building because he wanted to go drink beer at Boston Pizza with a friend. Duane Redelback pleaded guilty to manslaughter on Thursday in the 2006 death of Ruth Degayo, whose burned body was found in an abandoned building in Exshaw, about 20 kilometres east of Canmore. Nearly a decade after the homicide, Redelback told two undercover officers that he and Degayo had a fight on the night of Jan. 7, 2006, because she wanted to go to the mall and he wanted to have beers with a friend, according to an agreed statement of facts.
Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant celebrate being better than the Clippers. No matter how a game between the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers goes, the result is the same - the Warriors win, often via blowout, and leave a demoralized Clippers team in their wake. Golden State came into Thursday night’s contest at Oracle Arena with nine straight victories over their fiercest divisional rivals, a run that belied the bad blood between the sides but which has also added to it.
Prior to her stellar performance of the Bee Gees’ “Stayin’ Alive” at the Grammy Awards, Demi Lovato walked the red carpet in a stunning, almost completely see-through dress. Lovato appeared on Ellen Wednesday, where she talked about why that dress made for an awkward evening: Her date for the night was her dad.
A man who allegedly drove his SUV into a streetcar tunnel on Thursday, bringing traffic in downtown Toronto to a halt for several hours, reportedly told transit officials he was following his GPS instructions when his vehicle got stuck. Toronto Transit Commissio spokesman Brad Ross had no information on where the man was travelling when he drove into the tunnel at one of the city's main downtown transit hubs in the middle of the night.
Justice Theresa Forgeron said the mother arranged to forge the father's signature on an application to change the boy's name. "(The mother) was strategic and manipulative throughout," said Forgeron in a written decision from the Supreme Court Family Division in Sydney, N.S. The ruling said that when the child was born in 2009, he was registered with the surname of his biological father.