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Heinz Ketchup, Ed Sheeran Collaboration On “Edchup”

What’s it called when Heinz Tomato Ketchup and Ed Sheeran come together? “Edchup,” of course.  Sheeran partnered with the Heinz condiments brand to sell the namesake ketchup on Wednesday — aka National Ketchup Day — and it’s already sold out.  “It’s actually real and you’ll be able to get your hands on one very soon,” Sheeran wrote on Instagram. In … Read more

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“The Big Bang Theory” Makes History In Washington, DC

“The Big Bang Theory” ended its run three weeks ago, but will live on in perpetuity — not only in repeats but as part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.  “BBT” producer Warner Bros. Television has donated a slew of show-related artifacts from the long-running CBS sitcom to the Smithsonian’s Entertainment Collection, including Sheldon Cooper’s … Read more

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Police Have Made An Arrest – Charges Laid

Toronto Police have made an arrest related to a man seen uttering a vulgar phrase on live television after game 2 of the NBA Finals. On Monday, June 3 officers became involved in a mischief investigation that had occurred at 11:10pm the previous night, in the University Avenue and Fronts Street West area. Police say a reporter had asked the … Read more

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Province Announces New LCBO Agency Stores In Ontario

Ontario is expanding the sale of beer, wine and cider to almost 300 more stores this summer as part of Premier Doug Ford’s push to modernize liquor rules in the province.  The government announced yesterday that it would permit more LCBO agency stores in underserviced areas and allow more grocery stores to sell booze. Finance Minister Vic Fedeli says some … Read more

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Walmart’s New Neon-Trimmed Uniforms Are Made Out Of Recycled Bottles

Walmart’s new employee uniforms have been unveiled and they are made from recycled plastic bottles.  The company will be replacing its signature blue vests launched five years ago with modernized steely gray ones with a splash of color.  The new neon trims with neon blue, green and pink trims and a spark design on the back will help customers identify … Read more

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Getting Ready For Game 4 – Raptors Vs Warriors Tonight

The weather is going to be beautiful for watching the Raptors tonight in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. Game time tonight is 9:00pm and Toronto is healthy heading into this one with all of the usuals expected to be in the line-up. For Golden State, Klay Thompson is set to return tonight from a left hamstring injury. Two-time reigning … Read more

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Nickelodeon Plans To Bring Baby Shark TV Series To Preschoolers

The song that children and parents alike can’t get out of their heads is becoming a new animated Nickelodeon TV series.  The network announced yesterday that a deal has been struck with SmartStudy, the entertainment company behind Pinkfong—who made “Baby Shark” into a mega sensation.  An entire YouTube series was launched on the catchy tune about a family of cartoon … Read more

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Jupiter And It’s 4 Moons Will Soon Be Visible With Just Binoculars

Jupiter and its four largest moons will be visible with just a pair of binoculars this month.  In June, the solar system’s largest planet is as close as it gets to earth, offering both trained observers and novice star gazers a sightseeing treat.  “Jupiter is at its biggest and brightest this month, rising at dusk and remaining visible all Read more

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Xbox Deodorant And Body Wash Will Let You Smell Like A Gamer

A new line of grooming products called Xbox Lynx embodies a fragrance that some might rather avoid than apply: that of a gamer.  The collaboration is between Xbox and Axe body spray parent companies Microsoft and Unilever.  This scent features “top notes of kaffir lime and winter lemon, aromatic herbal middle notes of mint and sage, and woody bottom notes … Read more

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The Home Of The Golden State Warriors Has Now Decriminalized Magic Mushrooms

Golden State Warriors fans may not be all that upset about losing to Toronto last night because Oakland has now become the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after a string of people shared how psychedelics helped them overcome depression, drug addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder.  The City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to decriminalize the adult use and … Read more

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High School Student Sings Heartfelt Graduation Speech To The Tune Of Lady Gaga’s Song Shallow

A teenager from North Dakota put an interesting spin on a traditional graduation speech by singing the words — to the tune of the Lady Gaga song Shallow from A Star is Born.  Sydney Helgeson, a senior at Bismarck High School, sang in front of her 270 fellow graduates and their friends and family to deliver a heartfelt commencement speech … Read more

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Unions Are Already Threatening A Charter Challenge After The Government Moved To Cap Wage Increases At 1 Percent

The Ford government is already facing union blowback after tabling legislation that would cap public sector wage increases to an average of one per cent per year for three years. Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy introduced the legislation yesterday and called it a “fair and time-limited approach” to reduce the province’s deficit.

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Sephora Closing Its U.S. Stores Tomorrow For Inclusion Workshops

Sephora has announced that it’s going to close all of its U.S. stores tomorrow morning (June 5) to host “inclusion workshops” for its employees. This comes after SZA tweeted that, while she was shopping in a Sephora store in Calabasas, an employee “called security to make sure” she wasn’t stealing. Sephora apologized to SZA. On its Facebook page,Read more

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Canadians Are Getting A Free Doritos Locos Taco Because The Warriors Beat The Raptors On Sunday

The NBA finals are heating up with the Golden State Warriors clinching a 109-104 win while on the road against the Toronto Raptors during Sunday’s game – a victory Taco Bell wants everyone to celebrate by offering Americans and Canadians a free Doritos Loco Taco on June 18.  The giveaway is part of the Tex-Mex chain’s fourth annual “Steal Read more

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KFC Starts Selling Fried Chicken Skin In Certain Parts Of The World

People have often joked about only wanting to eat the skin off of the famous fried chicken, and now KFC is making that dream a reality (for certain parts of the world).  The unusual menu item was first announced on the KFC Indonesia Twitter page. According to a translation of the post, the item was set to appear at six … Read more

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Forbes: Jay-z Reaches Billionaire Status

Jay-Z has become the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire, according to Forbes.  Yesterday, Forbes published an inside look into Jay-Z’s various business ventures, determining that the rapper’s fortune conservatively totals $1 billion.  Jay-Z’s net worth comes from his music career, Tidal streaming service, Roc Nation music and sports label, the D’Usse cognac label he co-owns with Bacardi, the … Read more

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A Strike At The World’s Biggest Nutella Factory Could Lead To A Shortage

French workers are continuing a protest of their employer. Unionized workers, frustrated over salary negotiations, are blocking the world’s biggest Nutella factory, barring trucks from entering or leaving the factory in Normandy for a week now. Parent company Ferrero yesterday started threatening fines for the pickets, but the unions say they are not deterred. The site produces 600,000 jars of … Read more

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Christmas In July! Hallmark Is Premiering 2 Holiday Movies This Summer

Hallmark is kicking off the Christmas season early.  The channel will air two original Christmas films next month.  The two new movies are part of the record-breaking 40 Christmas films that Hallmark will release this year.  Hallmark Movies & Mysteries will premiere Christmas Camp on July 7 at 9 p.m.  This film will focus on Hayley (played by Lily Anne … Read more

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Premier Ford Confirms He Will Not March In The Pride Parade Until Uniformed Police Are Allowed Back In

Premier Doug Ford will not march in this year’s Toronto Pride parade because organizers have again banned police in uniform from taking part. A spokesperson for Ford says in a statement to Global News that the premier has always said he will attend the parade when front-line police officers are allowed to participate in uniform. Uniformed officers were banned from … Read more

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Texas Family Given Fake Cake By Walmart Bakery

A Texas family said they were shocked to cut into a cake they bought from Walmart and discover it was made of polystyrene.  Nellie Flores said she and her sister, Marsy, ordered the cake for a graduation party, but employees told them later the order had been lost.  Flores said a Walmart manager told Marsy she could have one of … Read more

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Peel Police Officer Dragged By A Suspected Impaired Driver Near The Airport

Peel Police are investigating after an officer was dragged by a vehicle last night while the officer attempted to stop a suspected impaired driver. It happened in Malton, near Pearson International Airport. Police say the driver was leaving the Airport Strip club when the incident occurred. Reports say the driver and a female passenger fled on foot at the nearby … Read more

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New Report Says The Canadian Market For Cannabis Edibles And Next Gen Products Is Worth $2.7-billion dollars

The Canadian market for edibles and next-generation cannabis products is worth an estimated $2.7-billion dollars. In a new report, Consultancy Deloitte estimates annual spending in Canada on edible pot products, such as cannabis-infused beverages and confectionery goods, will hit $1.6-billion of that total once they become legal. This spending is on top of the six-billion-dollar estimated domestic market for … Read more

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James Holzhauer Could Breaks Ken Jennings’ Jeopardy Record By Tonight

James Holzhauer has the second-longest winning streak in the history of “Jeopardy!” and seems likely to surpass Ken Jennings’ record for most money won in regular game play tonight.  James attained his 32nd win Friday and scored another runaway victory in which he ended the show with $79,633, bringing his 32-day total to $2,462,216.  That means Holzhauer needs $58,485 to … Read more

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President Trump Kicked Off His Trip To England By Calling The Mayor Of London A Stone Cold Loser

You’re probably going to hear a lot of talk about the Royals and U.S. politics over the next few days. President Donald Trump has arrived in London for a two-day visit that will include an audience with the Queen, a formal tea with Prince Charles, and a state banquet at Buckingham Palace tonight. On previous visits to England, Trump has … Read more

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Fergie Files For Divorce From Josh Duhamel

Fergie has filed for divorce from Josh Duhamel, almost two years after they split.  The former Black Eyed Peas singer entered the legal documents on Friday in a Pasadena court, according to The Blast.  Fergie and Duhamel announced their split in September 2017 after eight years of marriage in a joint statement.  The couple began dating in 2004, before getting … Read more

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The Final Report From The National Inquiry Into Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls Will Be Released Today

The final report from the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls will be released today in what’s expected to be an emotional ceremony.  It will take place in Gatineau, Quebec. Reports say the report will for police services to do a better job dealing with human-trafficking cases. In the report, Marion Buller concludes that indigenous women … Read more

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You Can Buy Tony Soprano’s House Starting At $3.4 Million

The owners of Tony Soprano’s HBO home are putting their family house up for sale.  The 5,600 square-foot house is located in North Caldwell, New Jersey.  The iconic TV house’s real-life owners Patti and Victor Recchia are offering their home, which is set on a 1.5-acre lot, for what they call a “starting price” of $3.4 million.  The … Read more

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This Meteorologist Proposed To His Storm Chaser Boyfriend As A Tornado Approached

A meteorologist found the perfect backdrop to propose to his boyfriend on Tuesday — popping the question in front of a massive tornado.  “The 2 loves of my life,” storm chaser Joey Krastel tweeted, along with a photo of the special moment.  The now-viral image shows Krastel down on one knee in front of his boyfriend Chris Scott, … Read more

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The New Dating App For Dog Owners Is Catching On Quick

A dating app for dog lovers has taken the U.S. by storm – with it set to hold more launch events across the country.  Dig, a Tinder-style platform, has already been activated in cities such as Austin, Atlanta, Miami and San Francisco, but is being rolled out to others including Denver and Dallas from the end of June.  Co-founder … Read more

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Game One Of The NBA Final Goes To Toronto

History was made last night.  The first NBA Finals game to be played outside of the United States has gone to Toronto. The Raptors now have a 1-0 lead in the series after beating the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors 118-109. Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points. Kawhi Leonard had 23 points, eight rebounds and five assists … Read more

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Sunday The Gardiner And DVP Will Be Closed Plus There Will Be Go Transit Interruptions

If you’re heading into the city on Sunday for Game 2 of the NBA Finals, be prepared because the 32nd Annual Manulife Heart & Stroke Ride for Heart takes place on Sunday. About 13,000 people will take to the Gardiner and DVP to ride and walk, with the goal of raising over $5 million to support heart disease and stroke … Read more

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Police Looking For 7 Suspects That Jumped On The Roof Of A Police Car And Threatened A Cop On Saturday

Toronto Police are requesting the public’s assistance identifying seven men wanted for Mischief to a Toronto Police Car and Threatening a Toronto Police Officer.  Following the Toronto Raptors game on Saturday night (May 25th, 2019) at approximately 11:20pm, several men jumped on the top of a Toronto Police Car with an officer in the car in the Yonge Street and Read more

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[Video] Cubs Batter Falls To One Knee And Cries After His Line Drive Strikes A Toddler In The Stands

Yesterday’s game between the Cubs and Astros took an emotional turn during the end of the fourth inning when a young girl in the stands was struck by foul ball.  Minute Maid Stadium fell silent as Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr.’s line-drive collided with a toddler sitting behind Chicago’s third base.  Almora quickly dropped to his knees in tears on … Read more

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[Video] A Man Set Himself On Fire Near The White House Yesterday

Warning: The following video may be disturbing and difficult to watch for some. Viewer discretion is advised.

A man set himself on fire yesterday near the White House, the Secret Service said.  A spokesman for the Washington Fire Department told CNBC: “I can confirm that we’ve transported one patient with burns from the Ellipse and we’re now on the Read more

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Uber Will Now Ban Riders From The App If Their Passenger Rating Gets Too Low

As it turns out Uber ratings aren’t only important for drivers.  Riders with low ratings could soon be banned from using the service, Uber announced in a blog post Tuesday, which outlines refreshed guidelines.  “Riders may lose access to Uber if they develop a significantly below average rating,” said Kate Parker, Uber’s head of safety brand and … Read more

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Everything You Need To Know About Watching Game One Of The NBA Playoffs

Here we go. For the first time ever, the NBA Finals are being played outside the United States. Game 1 goes tonight at 9:00pm with your Toronto Raptors hosting the Golden State Warriors. As you heard yesterday, there are more places to watch the game now. In addition to Jurassic Park and all of the bars and pubs throughout the … Read more

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New Netflix Horror Movie “The Perfection” Is Making Viewers Physically Sick With Graphic Scenes Showing Vomit And Gore

Netflix’s new horror movie The Perfection is making people physically ill with its graphic scenes and people can’t stop talking about.  The film, which users across social media are warning people to watch blindly without reading a recap or watching the trailer, stars Logan Browning as a young musician, Lizzie, and Allison Williams as a once-was musical prodigy, Charlotte.  Scenes … Read more

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Harrison Ford Gave The Perfect Answer When Asked Who Should Be The Next Indiana Jones

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark hit theaters on June 12, 1981, and started the beloved Steven Spielberg franchise that would be a cultural phenomenon.  The then-38-year-old Harrison Ford played the Nazi-fighting archaeologist Dr. Henry Walton “Indiana” Jones Jr. and the role cemented him as one of the great Hollywood actors.  Now Ford is 76-years-old and he … Read more

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Student Creates Wristband Which Alerts Bar Staff When Someone Is Being Harassed

A university student has created a color-changing wristband which alerts friends and nightclub staff if someone is being harassed.  Beatriz Carvalho, 21, created the discreet wristband, along with a smartphone app, after suffering from harassment as a teenager.  The Edinburgh Napier product design student said she wanted to come up with a savvy invention for her fourth year project which … Read more

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Jurassic Square And Jurassic Park West Will Open In Brampton And Mississauga Tomorrow For The NBA Finals

Jurassic Park, the outdoor viewing area outside Scotiabank Arena is not the only place Raptors fans can watch the game during the NBA Finals. Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) has given the cities of Brampton and Mississauga the go-ahead to show Raptors games on the cities’ respective outdoor big screens. Garden Square in Brampton will temporarily become ‘Jurassic Read more

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