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Madonna turns 60: A look back at her provocative style history
From the moment she debuted in 1983 with her self-titled dance-pop album (accompanied by magnetic, style-setting videos), Madonna -- that name alone! -- wore her religious upbringing on her sleeve -- or around her neck, if we're going to be literal ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:00:00 -0400
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YouTube removed a jump-scare ad for the upcoming horror movie 'The Nun ...
YouTube removed a six-second ad for the upcoming horror movie "The Nun" from playing before select videos because people complained about the ad's jump scare. YouTube replied to a tweet with thousands of likes and retweets explaining that the ad ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400
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Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey tore into half of the NFL's quarterbacks in a ...
Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey is known for both his shut-down coverage and impressive trash talk. In a recent interview with GQ, Ramsey got off to an early start roasting his opponents for the 2018 NFL season, giving his candid thoughts ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400
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Canadian basketball phenom RJ Barrett leads Duke to pre-season win over Ryerson
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Late in the first quarter Wednesday night, Canadian basketball phenom R.J. Barrett veered around a Ryerson defender to throw down an emphatic dunk. He and teammate Zion Williamson celebrated with a chest bump that was almost ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00:00 -0400
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Ottawa plans to announce new stat holiday
OTTAWA – The federal government is planning to announce a new statutory holiday to mark Canada's "tragic and painful" residential school legacy. CTV News has confirmed that the government is consulting with Indigenous groups ahead of moving forward ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00:00 -0400
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Mary Pratt, acclaimed East Coast painter and subversive feminist, dead at 83
Born Mary West in Fredericton in 1935, Pratt studied at Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B., under Alex Colville and Lawren Harris, the son of the famed Group of Seven Painter. She married fellow student Christopher Pratt in 1957 and moved with ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 05:00:00 -0400
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Air quality deemed very high risk at a 10+ rating in Calgary
Environment Canada is ranking the air quality health index at 10+, which is considered very high risk. But the smoke isn't only making it harder to breath, it's making the sky an eerie orange colour. “The orange colour is often the colour you see from ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:00:00 -0400
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Are increasingly problematic wildfire seasons in BC the new normal?
WATCH: For the second year in a row B.C. is experiencing higher than usual fire activity, leaving many to wonder if this is the new normal. As Ted Chernecki reports some experts say the province needs to do more to manage the problem.
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:00:00 -0400
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Canada's Wonderland adding record-setting new roller coaster next year
Canada's Wonderland says the amusement park north of Toronto will feature a record-setting roller coaster when it opens for the 2019 season. It's called the Yukon Striker, which Canada's Wonderland bills as the “longest, fastest and tallest dive roller ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:00:00 -0400
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Real Madrid 'must improve in all areas,' says Julen Lopetegui - so how is life ...
Combine that with a uncharacteristically quiet summer of transfer business and Real Madrid's surprise Super Cup defeat to city rivals Atletico Madrid suddenly takes on new significance. Goals from Diego Costa, Saul Niguez and Koke saw new Real Madrid ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:00:00 -0400
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Crazy high expectations: What's at stake for Crazy Rich Asians
And an eye-popping introduction to a wealthy nation's upper-UPPER crust featuring a sassy, beautiful heroine who gets put through the rom-com ringer. Hitting North American theatres today, Crazy Rich Asians tackles all of this and, what's more, the ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:00:00 -0400
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Le comédien Albert Millaire s'est éteint
Le comédien Albert Millaire est mort mercredi après-midi à 83 ans, a confirmé l'agence d'artistes Premier Rôle. Homme de télévision et de cinéma, mais surtout de théâtre, il aura marqué le paysage artistique pendant des décennies, incarnant avec brio ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:00:00 -0400
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East Coast painter Mary Pratt found 'little truths' in everyday objects
In the end, Mary Pratt, who died on Tuesday at the age of 83, did have time to paint, and paint extraordinarily well. Her luminous canvases shifted photorealism into a deep engagement with everyday life, into what Ms. Pratt called “these tiny little ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:00:00 -0400
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Must see: BC wildfires turn sky terrifying shade of orange
Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 1:38 PM - According to the calendar, this time of year should see sunset in Prince George, British Columbia, coming around 8:45 p.m. But the sky had other ideas on Tuesday when -- ready or not -- sunset came early, courtesy ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:00:00 -0400
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'Lovely morning in the apocalypse': Edmonton wakes up to orange, smoky sky
You'd be forgiven for thinking you'd woken up in a nuclear wasteland on Wednesday morning in Edmonton, where the sky was an eerie orange hue due to thick wildfire smoke that has drifted in from B.C.. The entire province of Alberta is under an air ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:00:00 -0400
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Toronto FC wins third straight Canadian Championship thanks to Altidore hat trick
A Jozy Altidore hat trick gave Toronto FC a Canadian Championship hat trick. If Toronto FC's quest to battle back from the bottom of the Eastern Conference into the playoffs should fall short, the team made sure on Wednesday that this season would not ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:00:00 -0400
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'America's Got Talent' Favorite Courtney Hadwin Faces Backlash After Fans ...
Courtney Hadwin was an immediate standout on this season of America's Got Talent, with her soulful voice winning her a golden buzzer and an automatic spot in the live rounds. This singing competition isn't her first rodeo, and fans have flocked to ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:00:00 -0400
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'Lovely morning in the apocalypse': Edmonton wakes up to orange, smoky sky
You'd be forgiven for thinking you'd woken up in a nuclear wasteland on Wednesday morning in Edmonton, where the sky was an eerie orange hue due to thick wildfire smoke that has drifted in from B.C.. The entire province of Alberta is under an air ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:00:00 -0400
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GOP senator: Ex-CIA chief John Brennan a 'butthead' who doesn't need a ...
In a statement read in the White House briefing room by press secretary Sarah Sanders, the President explained his decision by saying, "Mr. Brennan's lying and recent conduct, characterized by increasingly frenzied commentary, is wholly inconsistent ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:00:00 -0400
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Reality TV Personality Lyric McHenry Found Dead at 26
Reality star Lyric McHenry was found dead on Tuesday in New York City, according to a law enforcement report obtained by CNN. She was 26. A statement from the New York Police Department described that a “26-year-old woman was found early Tuesday ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:00:00 -0400