Comedian Kevin Meaney found dead at age 60

Kevin Meaney, a comic's comic who worked the standup circuit, was a staple on late-night TV and starred in the short-lived 1990s CBS series Uncle Buck, has died at age 60, his agent said Saturday.
Meaney was found dead Friday at his home in Forestburgh, in upstate New York, said the agent, Tom Ingegno.
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At least 13 killed, dozens injured in California tour bus crash

A tour bus crashed into the back of a semi-truck on a southern California highway before dawn on Sunday, killing 13 people and injuring 31, an NBC affiliate reported.4 dead after steel pole slices through bus in California crashPhotographs from the scene showed the front of the tour bus wedged inside the back of the trailer, with emergency workers using metal ladders to reach the inside of the bus.
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Tyler Perry's 'Madea' tops Cruise's 'Jack Reacher' sequel

LOS ANGELES -- Tyler Perry bested Tom Cruise at the box office this weekend.
Perry's "Boo! A Madea Halloween" opened in the top spot with an estimated $27.6 million, edging Cruise's "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" into second place according to studio estimates Sunday.
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Mike Myers on Canadian identity, politeness, and our 'very thick' accent

Canadians have a "very thick" accent and only anger easily at hockey if you ask comedian Mike Myers, but Canucks have no such thing as a politeness problem.
"We're very politically correct at times and I always think, well, isn't politically correct just being considerate and nice for the most part?" he told CBC's Wendy Mesley in an interview to air on Sunday's The National.
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Calgary woman's $2.4M lawsuit alleges tainted wonton soup put her in coma

A Calgary woman has launched a $2.4-million lawsuit over a bowl of wonton soup, which she alleges gave her food poisoning and put her into a coma.
Nicole Laurin says she became extremely ill after eating a bowl of wonton soup from Saigon Bistro in Calgary, on Oct.
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Where they stand: Clinton, Trump on the issues

WASHINGTON -- A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues:
Persistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood have been hotly debated in Washington and in states.
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Dog reunited with owner after being taken from outside store

A dog that was stolen from outside of a grocery store in Toronto has been reunited with its owner after teens found the dog with a passed-out homeless man.
The three-year-old German Shepherd named Charlie was left tied outside of a grocery store on Oct.
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At least 7 dead after tour bus, truck crash in California

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. -- A tour bus and a semi-truck crashed on a highway in Southern California early Sunday, killing at least seven people, the California Highway Patrol said.
CHP Officer Stephanie Hamilton confirmed the fatalities to the Desert Sun newspaper in Palm Springs ( ) as of 7:30 a.m.
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Former Habs coach and Senator Jacques Demers released from hospital

Senator and former Montreal Canadiens coach Jacques Demers is back at home after going to hospital Saturday.
His Senate office would only confirm that Demers, 72, was at home Sunday, but didn't provide any details about the reason he went to hospital.
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Muskrat Falls workers moved out after protesters break-in

Around 700 workers have been moved out of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric site in Labrador as protesters continue to occupy the grounds.
Nalcor Energy, the Crown corporation behind the multibillion-dollar project, issued a statement Sunday saying the move was made due to safety concerns.
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Tiny homes' popularity surging while municipal bylaws lag

Tiny Homes are taking off in popularity with people across the country joining the miniature movement but homebuilders in Manitoba say municipal bylaws haven't caught up with the craze.
Darrell Manuliak, who owns Mini Homes of Manitoba with his wife Anita Munn, said they have sold five of the tiny dwellings in their first year of business in the province.
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Quebec MP Steven Blaney enters Conservative Party leadership race

Conservative MP Steven Blaney is joining the party's leadership race.
Blaney made the announcement at an event in his riding near Quebec City today.
Blaney, 51, has been an MP since 2006.
He held various cabinet portfolios under the former Tory government.
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