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Bennington’s death mirrors that of close friend Cornell [Photos] [Video]

NEW YORK — The death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington came as a surprise to the world when it was announced, but it also struck similarities to the death of fellow rocker and close friend Chris Cornell, who killed himself in May.
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Justin Bieber's 'bad behaviour' prompts China ban [Video]

BEIJING — Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has been barred from performing in China due to what officials call past instances of “bad behaviour.”
In a statement posted on its website on Tuesday, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture said that while the 23-year-old is a gifted singer, “he is also a controversial young foreign singer.
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City of Toronto tears down handyman's park stairs

If you build it, they will come -- and tear it down.
A City of Toronto work crew was seen in Etobicoke’s Tom Riley Park early Friday morning, removing a staircase that had been erected by maverick local handyman Adi Astl.
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Streetheart lead singer Kenny Shields dead

WINNIPEG -- Kenny Shields, the lead singer of Winnipeg-based rock band Streetheart, has died.
Shields died on Friday at St. Boniface General Hospital in Winnipeg, according to Robyn Stewart, executive director for the Western Canadian Music Alliance.
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'Dirty Dancing' turns 30: Film being feted in NY's Catskills

HURLEYVILLE, N.Y. -- The 30th anniversary of the release of "Dirty Dancing" is being celebrated near the former Catskills resort that inspired the film.
The Hurleyville Arts Centre is having a "Dirty Dancing"-themed Saturday.
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Having 'the time of my life' in the Catskills for Dirty Dancing 30th anniversary

HURLEYVILLE, N.Y. — The 30th anniversary of the release of “Dirty Dancing” is being celebrated near the former Catskills resort that inspired the film.
The Hurleyville Arts Centre is having a “Dirty Dancing”-themed Saturday. The events including a fashion show set to the 1987 film’s soundtrack, a talk by former resort dance instructor Jackie Horner and a screening of the movie.
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Self-professed 'Netflix of sports' app DAZN launches in Canada with all NFL games

Streaming video service DAZN is set to launch in Canada and will offer subscribers the ability to watch every NFL game this coming season without the need of a television subscription.
DAZN — pronounced Da Zone — announced Thursday it has secured exclusive digital broadcasting rights to all National Football League games starting this season, with no blackouts even if games are offered on cable TV services.
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UAW, Nissan pressing high-stakes campaign for worker votes

CANTON, Miss. -- The United Auto Workers faces a strong anti-union campaign from Nissan Motor Co. as it tries to gain a foothold in the union-averse South by organizing workers at the Japanese automaker's Mississippi plant.
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War. What is it good for?
Absolutely nothing, you say? Not entirely true. War has given us some great movies over the decades, a tradition that seems to be continuing with director Christopher Nolan’s just-released Dunkirk.
There’s something about a good war movie – and from the reviews, it appears Dunkirk is a very good war movie – that makes us want to dive back into some classic conflicts on film.
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Buckingham Palace exhibit marks 20 years since Diana's death

London's Buckingham Palace has unveiled an intimate tribute to Diana, the Princess of Wales, marking the 20th anniversary of her death.
In one of the palace's state rooms, curators have carefully recreated a desk the princess worked at in her sitting room at Kensington Palace, complete with family photos, cherished items and music cassettes.
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Universal Music apologizes for lack of French songs in Canadian box set

TORONTO -- Universal Music Canada is apologizing for what it says were "errors of omission" in excluding French-language music from its box set of Canadian artists.
The record label's "Canada 150: A Celebration Of Music" arrived in stores last month, and listeners began to post messages on social media criticizing the absence of French tracks on the six-disc set.
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America's Got Talent judge Mel B asks Instagram for help finding missing puppies

Mel B issued a plea to her social media followers to help find her missing puppies on Thursday.
The former Spice Girls star took to Instagram and shared a video of her 10-year-old daughter Angel trying to train their two French Bulldog puppies to sit on command using treats, revealing in the caption that the pooches had gone missing and asked fans for help.
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