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Duchess of Cambridge breaks all-black #MeToo dress code at BAFTAs

Though she’s often known for setting fashion trends, the Duchess of Cambridge is drawing criticism for bucking one at the British Film and Television Awards, where she was among the few who did not wear black in support of the #MeToo and “Time’s Up” movements to end sexual misconduct.
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Court told Geoffrey Rush inappropriately touched actress

SYDNEY, Australia -- A lawyer accused Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush in court Monday of touching an actress inappropriately on an Sydney stage three years ago while he was starring in a production of "King Lear.
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Drake touts giveaways, urges fans to do something nice, too

NEW YORK - Drake wants to spread the love, and he's challenging his fans to do the same.
The new video for the rap star's single, "God's Plan," announces upfront that Drake gave away the $996,631 budget to film the clip.
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As 'Black Panther' shows, inclusion pays at the box office

NEW YORK -- A lavish, headline-grabbing premiere. Lightning word-of-mouth stoked by glowing reviews. Packed movie theatres with sold-out shows, long lines and fans decked out as characters from the film.
The phenomenon of "Black Panther" had the look and feel of a classic, bona fide blockbuster in route to its record-setting $192 million debut over the weekend, or an estimated $218 million Friday through Monday.
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N.L. unveils 12-year plan for offshore oil, gas development

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- Cash-strapped Newfoundland and Labrador has announced a 12-year plan to speed and enhance development of its offshore oil and gas resources.
The province will review regulations and advance tie-back technology to allow more extraction at existing sites with less cost.
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N.L. unveils plan to double oil production by 2030

The Newfoundland and Labrador government launched a new plan on Monday for growing its oil and gas sector.
Highlights of Advance 2030 include doubling offshore oil production by 2030 through reducing development time for projects.
Targets for the plan include drilling more than 100 new exploration wells, and tapping into multiple basins to produce more than 650,000 barrels of oil per day from new and existing projects, as well as commercial natural gas production.
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Porch lights turn on across continent for N.B. teen behind good-deed movement

Porch lights have been turning on across North America in honour of a New Brunswick teenager who turned a terminal prognosis into an online movement that inspired acts of kindness around the globe.
Rebecca Schofield died of brain cancer in Moncton on Saturday evening at the age of 18.
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Tessa and Scott shown love with doughnut, signs and a big party in Ilderton, Ont.

The cheers for Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir may be the loudest in the small southwestern Ontario town where the pair learned to skate.
Ilderton is proudly showing its support for the figure skating duo with a sold-out viewing party planned for the last skate of the couple's Olympics careers on Monday night, local time.
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Police arrest 5 who killed orangutan in Borneo with air gun

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Four Indonesian farmers and a 13-year-old boy admitted they stabbed, clubbed and shot a critically endangered orangutan at least 130 times with an air gun to protect their pineapple crop, police said Monday.
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Oxfam says staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti sex scandal

LONDON -- Oxfam workers suspected of sexual misconduct in Haiti intimidated and threatened a witness as the charity investigated the original claims, according to the organization's report on the internal inquiry.
The findings were part of a previously confidential report released by Oxfam on Monday as the charity responds to newspaper stories suggesting it covered up allegations that seven employees used prostitutes on the charity's property while working in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake that devastated the country.
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Rink rescue: RCMP officer helps save Korean boy's life at Olympic hockey game

The biggest save of the Canada versus Czech Republic hockey game at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang didn't necessarily happen on the ice.
B.C. RCMP officer Frank Martineau and his South Korean partner Yon Gyu Min, part of an international security team during the men's preliminary-round game on Saturday, were hailed as heroes after helping to revive a South Korean boy who was choking.
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Kremlin says U.S. indictment on election tampering proves nothing

The Kremlin said Monday that U.S. charges against 13 Russians and three Russian companies accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign did not contain any proof that the Russian state had been involved in such activity.
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