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No cellphones backstage for accountants after Oscars best picture flub

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:26:06 EDT

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After their involvement in the biggest mistake in Oscar history, PwC accountants won't be allowed to have their cellphones backstage during future telecasts.




20 years after Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the Scooby gang reunites

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:47:28 EDT

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Buffy Summers and her old pals from Sunnydale High are reuniting to celebrate the 20th birthday of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.




'It was a shock': Residential school survivor sees her painting more than 50 years later

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:21:41 EDT

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Residential school survivor Gina Laing was recently reunited with a painting she created more than 50 years ago in an extracurricular residential school art class. Staff at the University of Victoria tracked down former students after a collection of art was donated by the family of art teacher Robert Aller.




Straight Outta Compton, Vin Scully's call to be preserved by Library of Congress

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:13:35 EDT

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Straight Outta Compton — the groundbreaking album from rap group N.W.A. and a one-time flashpoint in America's culture wars — has been selected for the prestigious U.S. National Recording Registry.




Bob Dylan to accept Nobel honour this weekend in Stockholm

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:01:29 EDT

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Nobel literature prize laureate Bob Dylan will meet with members of the Swedish Academy during a weekend visit to Stockholm and they will hand over his Nobel diploma and medal, the academy said Wednesday




Family files lawsuit in Canadian filmmaker's Florida Keys dive death

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:52:07 EDT

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The family of Canadian filmmaker and conservationist Rob Stewart filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday, alleging he would still be alive if not for the negligence of the dive operators who left him in the water without a spotter.




Bill Cosby's lawyers ask to exclude testimony on other women, pills

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:20:16 EDT

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Bill Cosby's lawyers don't want jurors at his suburban Philadelphia sexual-assault trial to hear he gave women quaaludes, money or educational funds.




3 dead as freelance tornado chasers for Weather Channel crash vehicles

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:01:13 EDT

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Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday.




Drake's More Life smashes records, including his own

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:07:16 EDT

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He started from the bottom, but now Drake's sitting atop the music charts again. More Life, the Toronto rapper's latest release, is officially a record-breaker.




Margaret Atwood expands The Handmaid's Tale for audiobook

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:22:54 EDT

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Margaret Atwood hasn't quite finished telling The Handmaid's Tale, with the Canadian author contributing fresh material for a special audiobook edition set for release next week.




From loon calls to streetcar squeaks, CanadaSound aims to make library of Canadian noises

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:01:34 EDT

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The roar of a snowblower. An orca's breath underwater. Bed sheets on a laundry line, snapping in the Newfoundland wind. A new project is hoping to round up Canadian noises like these to make a sound library for the country.




World Video Game Hall of Fame names 2017 finalists

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:57:31 EDT

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The World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic Donkey Kong that launched Mario's plumbing career to the 2006 living room hit Wii Sports, that made gamers out of grandparents.




Will Smith briefly reunites with Fresh Prince castmates

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:07:16 EDT

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Will Smith has reunited with his Fresh Prince of Bel Air castmates, with co-star Alfonso Ribeiro noting it's 'always amazing to spend an afternoon with my Fresh Prince family.'




Netflix's anti-piracy team aims to make stealing content uncool

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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​Netflix has set up a new Global Copyright Protection Group to stop people from stealing its original content. The group's ultimate aim is to reduce online piracy "to a socially unacceptable fringe activity."




Beloved Quebec actress Janine Sutto dead at 95

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:04:31 EDT

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Sutto had a highly successful film and television career, appearing in the iconic French series, Les Belles Histoires des pays d'en haut.




Sean Hannity peeved about editing of 'bad for America' interview with Ted Koppel

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:46:42 EDT

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Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity is calling on CBS News to release the full tape of his interview with Ted Koppel for Sunday Morning, in which the veteran Nightline anchor answered "yes" when Hannity asked if Koppel thought he was bad for America.




'I don't know if I will ever tour again,' Adele tells concert crowd

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:26:48 EDT

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Adele fans who didn't catch her on her current world tour, which is winding down now, may be out of luck in the future.




The Handmaid's Tale lands Canadian broadcaster

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:28:57 EDT

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A highly anticipated adaptation of Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale has landed a Canadian broadcaster.




Massive $1M gold coin from Canadian Mint stolen in Berlin

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:46:27 EDT

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Berlin police say thieves broke into the German capital's Bode Museum and made off with a massive 100kg gold coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint that's worth millions.




Maud Lewis painting found in southern Ontario thrift shop to be auctioned

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:51:51 EDT

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Volunteers sorting through donations at a New Hamburg, Ont. thrift shop came across an unusual find - a painting by Nova Scotia folk artist Maud Lewis.