'Isn't that something': Bob Dylan finally breaks silence over Nobel Prize

NEW YORK - Bob Dylan says he "absolutely" wants to attend the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony "if it's at all possible" in December, finally breaking his silence about earning the prestigious honour.
The 75-year-old was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature earlier this month.
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Amy Schumer defends her Formation video as a tribute to Beyoncé

Amy Schumer has more to say about her Formation video that shows her singing and dancing to the Beyoncé song alongside Goldie Hawn, Wanda Sykes and Joan Cusack.
Schumer says in an essay published late Thursday that the video it is not a parody but a tribute approved by Beyoncé and husband Jay Z.
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What happens when strangers lock eyes for 60 seconds?

A new movement claims that all it takes to connect with a stranger is 60 seconds of staring into their eyes without interruption.
Canada is one of more than 40 countries participating Saturday in “The World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment,” a global event that encourages people to connect with each other in prolonged moments of silent eye contact.
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Bob Dylan finally says he'll accept Nobel Prize for Literature

American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature earlier this month, has now told the Swedish Academy that he will accept the prize.
The notoriously media-shy Dylan had not made any comment on the $900,000 US prize, despite repeated attempts by award-givers the Swedish Academy to contact him since it named him as the winner on Oct.
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Low-key lifestyle is 'everything' for Rachel McAdams

Keeping some distance from Hollywood has been the magic behind Rachel McAdams's success.
The London, Ont.-born actress is currently promoting her big budget superhero movie, Marvel's Doctor Strange with Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch, but she'd be quick to tell you she draws her power from keeping her feet on the ground.
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CIBC to repay $73M after overcharging clients for 14 years

TORONTO -- Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (TSX:CM) has agreed to compensate clients a total of $73.3 million after collecting excess fees for certain mutual funds and investment services over 14 years.
The bank will also pay $3 million to the Ontario Securities Commission toward its mandate of protecting investors, while a further payment of $50,000 will go to cover the costs of the investigation.
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Jim Prentice remembered as statesman and family man at state memorial [Photos] [Video]

A state memorial service will be held in Calgary today for former Alberta premier Jim Prentice, who was killed in a plane crash earlier this month in British Columbia.
We will be livestreaming the event here. It is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.
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Alien contact? Don't jump the gun: Bob McDonald

According to two astronomers from Quebec, unusual signals coming from 234 sun-like stars suggest that alien civilizations could be reaching out for contact. If true, this would have a profound effect on our understanding of our place in the universe.
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Nadia Ross, boundary-pushing theatre artist, wins $100K Siminovitch Prize

Ross was celebrated in Ottawa Friday afternoon at a ceremony at the National Arts Centre.
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Deadly highway overpass collapse in Milan, Italy [Photos]

A car is stopped just where an overpass collapsed when a heavy truck, seen on the road below, was travelling on it, between Milan and Lecco, northern Italy, Friday, Oct. 28, 2016. (Fabrizio Cusa/ANSA via AP)
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SpaceX closer to understanding rocket explosion at pad

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - SpaceX is closer to understanding last month's rocket explosion at its launch pad.
The company already had targeted the rocket's helium system as being breached. On Friday, SpaceX said the investigation has been further narrowed to one of the pressurized helium containers, located in the second-stage oxygen tank.
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Overcharged CIBC investment clients to get $73M in compensation

CIBC investment dealers will pay more than $73 million to compensate clients who were inadvertently overcharged fees, Ontario's securities regulator says.
Under the terms of a no-contest settlement approved Friday, the Ontario Securities Commission said it has found no evidence of dishonest conduct by CIBC World Markets Inc.
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