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Ryan Reynolds teases 'Deadpool 2' extended cut at Comic-Con

Ryan Reynolds has made a triumphant return to San Diego Comic-Con Saturday to promote the release of a "Deadpool 2" extended cut.

Saturday, Jul 21


'Wonder Woman,' 'Aquaman' and 'Shazam!" thrill Comic-Con

Warner Bros. brought out all the stops Saturday at Comic-Con with an army of stars, surprises and new footage from films like "Aquaman," "Shazam!" and even "Wonder Woman 1984."


'Halloween' fan tells Jamie Lee Curtis the film helped save his life

A fan of the original "Halloween" film told actress Jamie Lee Curtis that her character saved his life and inspired him to use knitting needles in self-defence during a home invasion.


Ritz Bits cracker sandwiches recalled over Salmonella worries

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Several lots of Christie brand Ritz Bits Sandwiches in the Cheese and Pizza flavours are being recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Friday, Jul 20


Quebec pilot project will introduce sexual education to daycare-aged kids


Some 1,200 Quebec daycare and kindergarten students will begin receiving age-appropriate sexual education this fall as part of a pilot project.

Director James Gunn fired from 'Guardians 3' over old tweets

James Gunn was fired Friday as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" because of old tweets that recently emerged where he joked about subjects like pedophilia and rape.


David Spade: Family coming together after Kate Spade's death

Just a month after funeral services for his sister-in-law, comic-actor David Spade was back to business, promoting his new movie. But he also offered a few words about his family tragedy.


Robin Williams artworks, memorabilia to be auctioned

Artworks owned by Robin Williams and memorabilia from his career including autographed scripts, awards and props will be auctioned in the fall.


Woman allegedly abandoned infant in hot car while test driving new vehicle


Police say a 38-year-old woman is charged after allegedly leaving a child in her sweltering car while taking a new vehicle for a test drive.

Remains of all eight Bruce McArthur victims now identified: Toronto police

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Toronto police are hopeful they have found all the victims allegedly murdered by Bruce McArthur now that an eighth set of human remains has been recovered and identified in the case, a senior detective said Friday.

No promises to change 'Kanata' after Robert Lepage meets with show's opponents

The executive director of the Native Women's Shelter of Montreal says Quebec director Robert Lepage hasn't committed to including Indigenous performers in his upcoming show after meeting with community members.


Rapper Common goes back to school to help teachers

Rapper Common showed up at P.S. 111 in midtown Manhattan on Thursday as an ambassador for the Adopt-A-Classroom initiative.


From beer to 'Mamma Mia!': 'The Most Interesting Man in the World' talks Canada and Cher

The American actor famous for playing “The Most Interesting Man in the World” in popular beer commercials spoke with CTVNews.ca about his brief cameo in the new “Mamma Mia!” sequel, his new tequila partnership and his love of Canada and…


A year after 'Despacito' has Latin music found a permanent home on Canadian radio?

Singer Alx Veliz is certain that a recent swell in the popularity of Latin music is signalling a change of tastes with many Canadian listeners.


Disney announces new Star Wars 'Clone Wars' episodes

Disney says it will release new episodes of the Star Wars animated series "The Clone Wars" on its upcoming streaming platform.

Mark Wahlberg buying auto dealership in Ohio


Mark Wahlberg on Thursday announced he's launching his first car dealership in Columbus, Ohio.

Thailand seeks control over movies about cave ordeal

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Thailand's military government wants to control how movies portray the ordeal of the young soccer players and their heroic rescue from a flooded cave that drew worldwide interest and the attention of foreign filmmakers.


Widower wins court battle for estate of 'Thorn Birds' author

An Australian judge ruled on Friday that bestselling author Colleen McCullough's widower was the sole beneficiary of her estate following a bitter court wrangle.

Premiers to wrap up two days of meetings at New Brunswick seaside resort


Canada's premiers are set to wrap up their two-day meeting in New Brunswick later today. It's expected the final communique may delve into breaking down some internal trade barriers including the amount of alcohol that can be transported…


Movie reviews: 'The Equalizer 2' a gift for Denzel Washington fans

Watching Denzel Washington beat up on bad people is extraordinarily satisfying. His latest film, "The Equalizer 2," the first sequel in his long and storied career, offers up a cornucopia of fisticuffian delights that should keeps fans of…


Thousands greet new 'Doctor Who' at Comic-Con

Some 6,500 Comic-Con attendees cheered on the 13th 'Doctor Who' Jodie Whittaker Thursday in San Diego in her first public appearance since getting the coveted role.

Radiohead singer criticizes lack of progress in fatal Toronto stage collapse probe

The father of Scott Johnson, the British drum technician killed in the Radiohead stage collapse in Toronto six years ago, says he expects a coroner's inquest into the incident to begin early next year.


Paramount fires its top television executive over comments

Paramount says it has fired the head of its television division for making unspecified comments that drew complaints from employees.

Walter White may appear in 'Better Call Saul,' creator says

"Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan said Thursday at Comic-Con that there is an excellent chance that the Bryan Cranston character and Aaron Paul's Jesse Pinkman will be in the show's spinoff "Better Call Saul" at some point.

Four indicted in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion.


Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum.


Radiohead playing T.O. for first time since stage collapse

Radiohead is playing its first Toronto concert tonight since the fatal Downsview Park stage collapse that killed their drum technician Scott Johnson six years ago.

Thursday, Jul 19


No decision on B.C. school stabbing suspect's mental fitness for trial


Gabriel Klein is accused of stabbing a 13-year-old girl to death inside her Abbotsford high school.


Father looks to coroner's inquest after fatal Radiohead stage collapse

The father of Scott Johnson, the British drum technician killed in the Radiohead stage collapse in Toronto six years ago, says he expects a coroner's inquest into the incident to begin early next year.


Quebec woman arrested in Ottawa after allegedly abducting her own children


Quebec provincial police say a woman has been arrested after allegedly abducting her three young kids.