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Ed Sheeran Teases New Song “Cross Me” Featuring Two Mystery Artist

Justin Bieber isn’t the only person Ed Sheeran is collaborating with this year.  Ed teased that a new song called “Cross Me,” featuring two mystery artists, is coming soon. On Instagram, he posted the title of the song with the featured artists’ names crossed out.  He also shared a cryptic photo of himself on his Instagram Story with the caption … Read more

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New UN Report Finds Siri, Alexa And Other Voice Assistants Are Fueling Gender Bias

Alexa is a common cry in most homes and the smart speaker has become a household staple along with Apple’s Siri.   But AI-powered voice assistants with female voices may not be norm in the future as they encourage harmful gender biases.  A UN study revealed that the voices used by smart speakers reinforce ideas that women are subservient as they … Read more

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Human Rights Complaint Filed After Employer Failed To Provide Adequate Vegan Food

Here is an interesting human rights complaint: An Ontario firefighter has filed a human rights complaint that could set a precedent for the accommodation of ethical veganism. Adam Knauff alleges the Ministry of Natural Resources violated his human rights when he was not provided sufficient vegan food while battling a massive blaze in British Columbia in 2017.  The Kenora man … Read more

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Toronto Police Looking For Anyone Who May Have Been Hit With Fireworks On Victoria Day

Toronto Police are asking anyone whose car was struck by fireworks on Monday night to come forward. Constable Dave Hopkinson says someone reported seeing two groups of teens throwing fireworks at each other and into moving vehicles. But he says that by the time officers arrived, the teens were gone and nobody reported being injured or having their property damaged. … Read more

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Howard Stern Says Trump Ran For President As Gimmick To Keep The Apprentice On The Air

Howard Stern sat down with Stephen Colbert last night to talk about his new book and, of course, his former radio show guest Donald Trump.  Stern pointed out that he thought Trump was in the “top five” of guests for his show of all time mainly because he said whatever popped into his head, including talking about how his daughter … Read more

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Ellen Degeneres’ Show Renewed For Three More Years

Ellen DeGeneres shared big news yesterday: “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” has been renewed for three more seasons.  The extension of “Ellen,” now in its 16th season, will keep be the talk show on TV through 2022. The show had previously been renewed through the 2019-20 TV season.  Ellen shared the news with her studio audience.  “I’m excited to announce that … Read more

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Bar Server Charged With Criminal Negligence After Customer Gets Into Fatal Crash

An interesting case is going to court. It’s a rare case of a bar-server charged with criminal negligence in the suspected drunk-driving deaths of two teens in the Ottawa area. Ann Senack, 62, of Greater Madawaska Township, was charged in March with two counts each of criminal negligence causing death and criminal negligence causing bodily harm in a 2017 crash … Read more

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Woman Is Dragged From Caesar’s Palace Fountain Naked

A naked woman jumped into a fountain at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.  Footage recorded by tourists captured the scenes as she danced around in the knee-high water with her entire naked body on show before being pulled from the fountain by a bystander.  Las Vegas police indicated that no arrests were made relating to the event, while security at … Read more

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Scarlett Johansson And Colin Jost Are Engaged

Actress Scarlett Johansson and SNL co-head writer Colin Jost are getting hitched.  Johansson’s publicist Marcel Pariseau confirmed yesterday that the couple is engaged but has not yet set a date.  Johansson and Jost first made headlines after Page Six reported that Scar Jo, who was going through a divorce at the time, was spotted kissing Jost after her appearance on … Read more

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“The Voice” Adds Halsey, Khalid, Onerepublic And Hootie & The Blowfish To Tonight’s Finale

 

As if the prospect of performances by The Jonas Brothers and Taylor Swift weren’t enough to get you to tune into The Voice finale, more stars have been added to the bill.

The show’s official Twitter account has announced that in addition to those two acts, BTS, OneRepublic, Halsey, and Khalid will be performing on the finale tonight.  Not … Read more

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60% Of Male Managers Are Uncomfortable Interacting With Female Employees One-On-One

More than half (60 percent) of male managers say they are uncomfortable interacting one-on-one with female employees in and out of the workplace, according to a new survey.  That includes 20 percent who are uncomfortable working alone with a woman in an office and 40 percent who say they would rather not socialize outside of work with female employees, according … Read more

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Jason Bateman Plans To Boycott States With Anti-Abortion Laws

Actor Jason Bateman is vowing to boycott U.S. states where a woman’s right to abortion is outlawed.  The actor, who shoots the bulk of his hit Netflix show Ozark in Georgia, has become the latest celebrity to speak out against the rise of conservative legislation aimed at severely limiting options for pregnancy termination.  Georgia Governor Brian Kemp recently signed the … Read more

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Fatal Motorcycle Collision In Milton

Halton Police say a motorcyclist has died in a crash in Milton. They say a 23-year-old man from Mississauga was riding a Honda motorcycle on Lower Base Line near Sixth Line yesterday when he lost control.  Police believe the driver failed to negotiate a curve in the road.  Investigators say the victim was found by a friend who called emergency … Read more

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So Much News On The Game Of Thrones Finale

The Game Of Thrones Finale Was A Huge Ratings Hit:

The finale of “Game of Thrones” drew in 19.3 million viewers in the Sunday evening, cementing the fantasy epic’s status as the most watched television series in HBO history.  The streaming service said the record number of viewers was across all platforms — HBO, HBO Go, and HBO NOW — … Read more

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Whitney Houston’s Estate Announces Plans For Hologram Tour, Album

Whitney Houston’s estate has announced plans to start a hologram tour and release music of unreleased tracks among other projects related to the late singer.  Houston’s estate is run by executor Pat Houston who married the singer’s brother Gary. Her brother Michael and mother Cissy are the only other beneficiaries.  Pat said in an interview with The New York Times … Read more

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Taco Bell Is Opening A Theme Resort In Palm Springs

Taco Bell has announced plans to open a themed resort, complete with a salon where visitors can get taco-inspired nail art and vacation braids, and sleep in the lap of low-budget luxury.  The Bell, in Palm Springs, Calif., will open for a limited time starting on August 9. Reservations will open up sometime in June through Taco Bell’s social media … Read more

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Gas Prices, What’s Closed And Everything Else You Need To Know For The Long Weekend

It’s here. We are heading into the May 24 long weekend. There are various things taking place this weekend and some closures on Monday. Here is what you need to know: … Read more

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Robert Downey, Jr. To Be Named Disney Legend

Robert Downey, Jr. is to be honored with a Disney Legend Award.  The actor will be recognized for his work playing Tony Stark/Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films, which fall under Disney’s banner, at the D23 Expo in August.  Jon Favreau, the man who cast the actor in the role and directed and starred in the first … Read more

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Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bars Will Soon Feature Emojis

For the first time in the Hershey Company’s 125-year history, the look of the iconic Hershey’s bar is changing.  Starting this summer, Hershey’s will offer milk chocolate bars featuring emojis.  Each Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Emoji bar will include the same, mini rectangular bars in every package. But instead of “Hershey’s” being engraved on each piece, there will be a unique … Read more

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Siberian Husky Stolen In Toronto Has Been Found Safe

Good news. A Siberian Husky who police say was snatched from outside a Toronto store has been reunited with its owners. Charlie the Husky was reportedly untied and taken by two men and a woman on Wednesday. A Good Samaritan says she found the dog on the boardwalk yesterday with two men who took off when she asked about the … Read more

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This New Shower Design Washes Your Body For You

For anyone who loves their morning shower but are usually too tired to do anything but stand under the water, here is the perfect invention for you.  Finish engineer Matti Paaso has built a “human car wash” for people that want the same deep clean as their vehicles.  The innovative machine, dubbed the “Humanwash,” is installed … Read more

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Selena Gomez Slams Dangerous And Devastating Online Platforms

Selena Gomez has branded social media “terrible for my generation” as she spoke out about the dangers of online platforms.  The singer has one of the most followed Instagram accounts in the world with 150 million fans, but said it scares her to see how exposed young people can be on the internet.  She addressed the perils of dangerous social … Read more

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Spice Up Your Life By Staying Overnight In The Spice Girls’ Original “Spice World” Bus

You can now spend the night in the original bus from the Spice Girls’ movie Spice World.  Starting May 22, the Union Jack-covered double-decker bus will be available to book on Airbnb for just $129 per night.  It’s located in Wembley Park in Market Square in London, which makes it a great place to stay if you’re traveling to the … Read more

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Uber Launches Quiet Mode For Passengers Who Don’t Want A Chatty Driver

Uber wants to make it easier for users to ride in silence.  They are launching a new in-app feature that lets users request minimal conversation from the driver while they’re on their way to a destination.   However, users will have to pay a little extra to take advantage of it, as the tool, called “Quiet Mode,” is only … Read more

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63-Year Old Scarborough Woman Charged With Stunt Driving

A 63-year-old Scarborough woman is facing stunt driving charges after she was clocked going 53 km/h over the posted speed limit on Broadway in Orangeville on Tuesday morning. Around 11:15am police spotted her Volkswagen traveling west at a high rate of speed. Radar had her going 103 km/h in a 50 zone.  Police seized the vehicle for a 7-day vacation … Read more

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Help ID This Suspect – Wanted For Performing An Indecent Act In A Mississauga Laundry Room

Police are searching for a man who allegedly exposed himself and performed an indecent act in front of a 31-year-old woman doing laundry in Mississauga last month. On April 16 at around 5:30pm a woman was folding clothes in the laundry room of an apartment building near Cawthra Rd and Dundas St East when a male entered the room. Investigators … Read more

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Lamar Odom Says He’s A Sex Addict – And Has Slept With More Than 2,000 Women

Lamar Odom says he’s addicted to sex — and claims he’s bedded more than 2,000 women, including strippers and prostitutes.   Odom comes clean about his sex life in his soon to be released book, “Darkness to Light” — where he says, “I have been obsessed with sex for as long as I can remember.”  “There were too many strippers to … Read more

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American Idol Finale: Here Are The Songs Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan & Adam Lambert Are Singing

When the American Idol finale rolls around this Sunday night, we’ll finally get to see judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan perform — along with a couple of American Idol alumni and various country, rock and pop acts.  The website GoldDerby.com has a preview of exactly who’s singing what come Sunday night.  According to GoldDerby, Katy Perry will … Read more

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Helicopter Crashes Into The Hudson River After Pilot Misses Landing Pad

A helicopter fell short of a landing pad in Manhattan and was submerged in the Hudson River yesterday afternoon.  The pilot, who was the only person on board the chopper, climbed out of the water soon after the crash.   The aircraft equipped with flotation devices was pulled from the river soon after.  Emergency crews rushed to the scene near 12th … Read more

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A List Of 10 Fun Things To See And Do In Milwaukee

Heading to Milwaukee to cheer on the Raptors in the Eastern Conference Final? Here is a list of the fun things you can experience while you’re in town: … Read more

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Red Lobster Introduces Biscuit-Themed Fanny Packs

There’s a cool new way to carry around Red Lobster’s Cheddar Bay Biscuits.  To celebrate National Biscuit Day (May 29), the seafood chain is introducing the Cheddar Bay Biscuit Fanny Pack. It’s exactly what it sounds like: a fanny pack designed to carry around Red Lobster’s popular biscuits. Fortunately, it’s insulated, so they’ll stay warm.  In a statement, a spokesperson … Read more

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Latte And Marshmallow Moon: Oreo Debuting Five New Flavours In Coming Months, Bringing Back Fan Favourite

In announcing the return of its “fan-favorite” S’mores flavor — available as of yesterday – Oreo has announced the release dates of four other cookie varieties hitting shelves in the coming months.  One of the first, due sometime in June, will be the Oreo Thins Latte flavor: a permanent addition to the Oreo Thins lineup said to “bring the spirit … Read more

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[Video] Police Looking For Witnesses To This Hit And Run On The 410

The OPP are asking for the public’s help to locate a driver who created a very dangerous situation on the 410 and caused an accident. The incident happened back on Friday May 3, 2019 at 4:50pm. Police say the vehicles involved were in the northbound HOV lane, approaching Derry Rd. Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says, “The driver is well aware Read more

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HBO Releases Trailer For Game Of Thrones Documentary

We won’t know how Game of Thrones ends until Sunday, but you can catch a glimpse of Daenerys Targaryen’s final shot, sort of, thanks to a new trailer released by HBO. Game of Thrones: The Last Watch, a two-hour documentary about the filming of the show’s final season, premieres a week after the series finale, and HBO released the trailer … Read more

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A Storm On The Sun Means You Should See The Northern Lights This Weekend

Heading up north this May 24 weekend?  Good news! Thanks to a geomagnetic storm from the sun, skywatchers across the far northern U.S. and most of Canada later this week could see the aurora borealis, aka the northern lights.  The Space Weather Prediction Center on Tuesday issued a G2 (moderate) geomagnetic storm watch for tomorrow, meaning an aurora borealis could … Read more

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Denim Speedos Are The Oddest Swimwear Trend Of 2019

“Jaedo” swimming briefs are now on the market.  The denim-like hot pants, which resemble speedos, would definitely make the wearer stand out on the beach.  Shinesty is selling the Jaedo Swim Briefs for $39.99.  They are called “jeados” because they are the cross between jeans and speedos.  They look like they’ve been fashioned out of denim, but they’re actually swimsuit … Read more

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Domino’s Launches Hawaiian Spaghetti Pizza

Domino’s has teamed up with food manufacturer Wattie’s to launch a bizarre new limited-edition “Hawaiian Spaghetti Pizza.” The canned pasta and pineapple chunk pie will run you $7.99, but it’s only available in New Zealand — for now.  In addition to those highly non-traditional toppings, these suspect slices come stacked with glazed ham and mozzarella cheese.  “This is no joke! … Read more

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[Video] Teenager User A Times Square Billboard For A Promposal

A New York teenager made a huge impression with his “promposal” when he used a Times Square billboard to ask a girl to prom.  Kyle Gelber, a senior at Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, was able to use the T-Mobile billboard in Manhattan to ask junior Phoebe Spar to go to the prom with him.  Gelber said his father … Read more

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Demi Lovato Signs Up For A New Chapter With Manager Scooter Braun

Demi Lovato has embarked on a “new chapter” in her music career by signing with Justin Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun.  Demi announced the news on her Instagram page on Sunday, sharing a snap of her and Scooter and writing: “GUYS!!!!!!! Dreams came true today for me. I officially have a NEW MANAGER!!! And not just any new manager but the … Read more

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Westjet Shares Soar After Airline Is Purchased By Onex Corporation – No Direct Job Losses Expected

Shares in WestJet soared yesterday, closing nearly 60 per cent higher at 29 dollars and 61 cents, on news that the company is being bought by Toronto-based private equity firm Onex Corporation in a friendly deal worth $5-billion dollars. Subject to shareholders’ approval, the deal would see the Calgary-based airline operate as a privately held company after two decades on … Read more

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