People’s Court judge Joseph Wapner dead at 97
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People’s Court judge Joseph Wapner dead at 97

Joseph Wapner, the retired Los Angeles judge who presided over The People’s Court with steady force during the heyday of the reality courtroom show, died Sunday at age…

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Sunrise Records bets on HMV music stores, takes over 70 locations
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Sunrise Records bets on HMV music stores, takes over 70 locations

In an ambitious and risky investment while many bricks-and-mortar music stores struggle, Toronto’s Sunrise Records is taking over 70 stores that HMV is closing. The new locations are in Canadian…

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Oscars roll out the red carpet in Hollywood
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Oscars roll out the red carpet in Hollywood

Fans of film, frocks and famous faces have turned their eyes to Hollywood tonight for the 89th annual Academy Awards. The Oscars are taking place at the Hollywood and Highland Center’s Dolby…

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Jim Gaffigan to perform in Halifax, comic’s website says
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Jim Gaffigan to perform in Halifax, comic’s website says

Jim Gaffigan, lover of bacon, defender of McDonald’s and one of the world’s most popular comedians, is scheduled to perform in Halifax this spring. According to the U.S. comic’s…

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Moonlight sweeps Spirit Awards; Casey Affleck wins best actor
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Moonlight sweeps Spirit Awards; Casey Affleck wins best actor

Sunday might be dominated by La La Land, but Saturday belonged to Moonlight. Barry Jenkins’ luminous coming-of-age tale swept Saturday’s Film Independent Spirit Awards, taking home six awards…

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Bill Paxton dies at 61 due to complications from surgery
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Bill Paxton dies at 61 due to complications from surgery

Bill Paxton, the prolific and charismatic actor whose many memorable roles included an astronaut in Apollo 13 and a treasure hunter in Titanic, has died from complications due…

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For a more diverse Oscars, Hollywood must go back to high school
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For a more diverse Oscars, Hollywood must go back to high school

With a few flicks of a makeup brush, a few dabs of red, a swirl of brown, Donald Mowat transforms the young man from a student into a…

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Oscars 2017: What you need to know for tonight’s show
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Oscars 2017: What you need to know for tonight’s show

They’ve tallied the votes, gilded those giant Oscar statues and rolled out the red carpet. Fans of film, frocks and famous faces will turn their eyes to Hollywood tonight for the…

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Caitlyn Jenner calls Trump transgender washrooms decision ‘a disaster’
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Caitlyn Jenner calls Trump transgender washrooms decision ‘a disaster’

Caitlyn Jenner is taking U.S. President Donald Trump to task for his administration’s reversal of a directive on transgender access to public school bathrooms. Jenner addresses Trump in…

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‘We are multidimensional:’ Issa Rae, Janelle Monae honoured at Essence pre-Oscars gala
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‘We are multidimensional:’ Issa Rae, Janelle Monae honoured at Essence pre-Oscars gala

Actresses Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi quoted James Baldwin. Insecure creator Issa Rae shared awkward memories of her first trip down a Hollywood red carpet. And singer-songwriter Janelle…

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