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    Nancy Wilson, Grammy winning jazz singer, dies at 81

    Nancy Wilson, Grammy winning jazz singer, dies at 81


    Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has...

    Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died.

    Deadpool doesn't have time for your Nickelback hate

    Deadpool doesn't have time for your Nickelback hate


    Canadian star Ryan Reynolds' superhero alter-ego has outed himself as a Nickelback defender in a new trailer for "Once Upon A...

    Canadian star Ryan Reynolds' superhero alter-ego has outed himself as a Nickelback defender in a new trailer for "Once Upon A Deadpool."

    Aaron Sorkin takes 'a new look at familiar material' with Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird

    Aaron Sorkin takes 'a new look at familiar material' with Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird


    Aaron Sorkin is a huge fan of courtroom dramas, both as a reader and as a watcher. His first Broadway play was the swashbuckling military justice story, A Few Good Men, and he's returned with another legal thriller this winter. But this time he had to...

    Aaron Sorkin is a huge fan of courtroom dramas, both as a reader and as a watcher. His first Broadway play was the swashbuckling military justice story, A Few Good Men, and he's returned with another legal thriller this winter. But this time he had to shake off a real courtroom drama.

    Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, The Cure join Rock Hall of Fame

    Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, The Cure join Rock Hall of Fame


    Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks and the top fan vote-getter, Def...

    Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks and the top fan vote-getter, Def Leppard.

    A Star Is Born tops SAG Awards nominations, but snubs abound

    A Star Is Born tops SAG Awards nominations, but snubs abound


    A Star Is Born led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble on Wednesday, firmly establishing Bradley Cooper's romantic revival as this year's Academy Awards front...

    A Star Is Born led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble on Wednesday, firmly establishing Bradley Cooper's romantic revival as this year's Academy Awards front runner.

    Just For Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon charged with sex-related crimes

    Just For Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon charged with sex-related crimes


    Gilbert Rozon, the founder of Montreal's Just For Laughs festival, has been charged with sex-related crimes against a single victim in 1979 after a lengthy investigation into multiple allegations made by more than a dozen...

    Gilbert Rozon, the founder of Montreal's Just For Laughs festival, has been charged with sex-related crimes against a single victim in 1979 after a lengthy investigation into multiple allegations made by more than a dozen women.

    Jurassic Park, Brokeback Mountain join U.S. National Film Registry

    Jurassic Park, Brokeback Mountain join U.S. National Film Registry


    The U.S. National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs' return from extinction, a cowboys-in-love drama and stories showcasing Native...

    The U.S. National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs' return from extinction, a cowboys-in-love drama and stories showcasing Native Americans.

    NHL totem poles called 'blatant cultural appropriation' pulled from some stores

    NHL totem poles called 'blatant cultural appropriation' pulled from some stores


    Decorative totem poles featuring hockey-themed figures and logos for teams including the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs have been removed from shelves at nine Lawtons drugstore locations in Nova...

    Decorative totem poles featuring hockey-themed figures and logos for teams including the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs have been removed from shelves at nine Lawtons drugstore locations in Nova Scotia.

    CBC reinstates Baby, It's Cold Outside amid audience reaction

    CBC reinstates Baby, It's Cold Outside amid audience reaction


    Citing audience input, CBC has reversed its decision to remove the holiday track Baby, It's Cold Outside from seasonal...

    Citing audience input, CBC has reversed its decision to remove the holiday track Baby, It's Cold Outside from seasonal playlists.

    CBC Gem streaming service to launch exclusive content; partners with Wattpad, NFB

    CBC Gem streaming service to launch exclusive content; partners with Wattpad, NFB


    The CBC has launched a new streaming service featuring live and on-demand programming for free as well as an option to upgrade to a premium membership for a monthly...

    The CBC has launched a new streaming service featuring live and on-demand programming for free as well as an option to upgrade to a premium membership for a monthly fee.

    Time names killed, jailed journalists as 2018 Person of the Year

    Time names killed, jailed journalists as 2018 Person of the Year


    Time has given its 2018 Person of the Year title to four journalists and a newspaper that the magazine says "are representatives of a broader fight by countless others around the...

    Time has given its 2018 Person of the Year title to four journalists and a newspaper that the magazine says "are representatives of a broader fight by countless others around the world."

    Golden Globes honour will be named after Carol Burnett

    Golden Globes honour will be named after Carol Burnett


    The Golden Globe Awards will introduce a new TV special achievement trophy at next month's telecast and name it after its first recipient — comedic icon Carol...

    The Golden Globe Awards will introduce a new TV special achievement trophy at next month's telecast and name it after its first recipient — comedic icon Carol Burnett.

    'A really bad idea': Border Services looking at rebooting controversial reality TV show

    'A really bad idea': Border Services looking at rebooting controversial reality TV show


    The Canada Border Services Agency is looking at getting back into the reality TV show game, just two years after the federal privacy commissioner said the agency's show broke the...

    The Canada Border Services Agency is looking at getting back into the reality TV show game, just two years after the federal privacy commissioner said the agency's show broke the law.

    Modern Family star reveals she had a second kidney transplant

    Modern Family star reveals she had a second kidney transplant


    Modern Family star Sarah Hyland says she had a second kidney transplant last year, replacing a kidney from her father with one from her...

    Modern Family star Sarah Hyland says she had a second kidney transplant last year, replacing a kidney from her father with one from her brother.

    From Beyoncé to Sting to J.Lo: When Grammy winners turn wedding singers

    From Beyoncé to Sting to J.Lo: When Grammy winners turn wedding singers


    Might Beyoncé be the most mind-blowing wedding performer ever? This weekend's Ambani-Piramal pre-wedding extravaganza is but the latest example of people pulling out all the stops for a jaw-dropping, Grammy-worthy...

    Might Beyoncé be the most mind-blowing wedding performer ever? This weekend's Ambani-Piramal pre-wedding extravaganza is but the latest example of people pulling out all the stops for a jaw-dropping, Grammy-worthy reception.

    Rapper 2 Milly on why he's suing makers of video game Fortnite over dance moves

    Rapper 2 Milly on why he's suing makers of video game Fortnite over dance moves


    Rapper 2 Milly's lawsuit against the makers of the wildly popular video game Fortnite is raising questions about whether unique dance moves can be...

    Rapper 2 Milly's lawsuit against the makers of the wildly popular video game Fortnite is raising questions about whether unique dance moves can be copyrighted.