Daily digest: UFOs, spelling errors and ScarJo

Screen grab of a video of unidentified lights in the sky uploaded to YouTube by Sarah Chun in north...

Screen grab of a video of unidentified lights in the sky uploaded to YouTube by Sarah Chun in north Toronto.

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Here’s a roundup of news and other tidbits to get you started today.


1. Flying fears

It’s been a tragic few weeks in the skies around the world. Does it make you feel uneasy about flying? Here’s why the experts say you’re safer than you think.

Plus, check out our interactive graphic with seven surprising facts about flying.


2. Child hit at Costco dies

A child injured after a car went through a Costco in London, Ont., on Friday has died.

Six-year-old Addison Hall's pregnant mom and sister were also struck.

They are both still in hospital, with the baby delivered by emergency C-section.


3. Rockies give away shirts without the 'T'

Over the weekend the Colorado Rockies gave away 15,000 free jerseys with the name of shortstop Troy Tulowitzki spelled wrong.

The error kind of makes the souvenir more interesting, we think.


4. ‘Lucy’ takes ‘Hercules’ at the box office

It was a battle of brains vs. brawn in theatres this weekend.

The super-smart Lucy, played by Scarlett Johansson, beat out Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Hercules at the box office in Canada and the U.S. this weekend.

The Luc Besson film raked in $44 million US, compared to $29 million for Hercules, which came in second.


5. Toronto’s ‘UFO’

Move over, Mars Rover. North York has all the proof of alien life we'll ever need!

Well, not really, but mysterious lights were spotted above the night sky in Toronto’s North York neighbourhood on Saturday night.

A police officer suggested it might be a toy helicopter.

- With files from Reuters and QMI Agency


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