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J.J. Abrams on Palpatine’s return in The Rise of Skywalker: ‘There’s an inevitability to it’
PASADENA, Calif. — Filmmaker J.J. Abrams is trying to choose his words carefully. As the director and co-writer of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker he knows that there is perhaps no other movie that has come saddled with such high fan expectations as this one — the final Skywalker Saga chapter. So deep inside […]
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New Zealand volcano death toll rises to 15 as divers continue search for victims
Waters around the island were contaminated by the massive eruption of rocks, lava and chemicals on Monday, reducing visibility.
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North Korea says it conducted ‘crucial test’ at long-range rocket site
The test possibly involved technologies to improve intercontinental ballistic missiles that could potentially reach the continental United States.
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Boris Johnson heads to northern England to celebrate election victory
In a victory speech outside 10 Downing Street on Friday, Johnson called for an end to the acrimony that has festered throughout the country since the divisive 2016 Brexit referendum, and urged Britain to ``let the healing begin.''
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‘Wild week’ in Washington as U.S. lawmakers push ahead with Trump impeachment
As the uncertain politics of the effort to remove Trump from office collide with critical year-end legislative deadlines, Washington, for the first time in recent memory, appears intent on demonstrating its capacity to multitask.
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GIFFORD-JONES: Why I’m still working at age 95
I’m often asked, “Why don’t you stop working?” It’s a good question as many of my friends have left this planet. But I don’t want to get rusty, so I’m happy to have a work routine. Besides, an article from the Harvard Medical School indicates there are health benefits to working longer. At the time […]
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Memes, dance challenges, social awareness: looking back on TikTok’s tumultuous year
If you’ve been sleeping on popular video-sharing app TikTok, it’s time to wake up.
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Why trans people need to be included in the gender-based violence conversation
Trans people are people, and our personhood still needs to be fought for, says non-binary journalist Sarah Ratchford.
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Honey Sherman ‘updated’ her will shortly before billionaire couple slain, confidant reveals
Close confidant of Honey Sherman told police the billionaire philanthropist spoke of making changes to her will in the weeks before the murders.
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Facing mass job losses, they built their futures around LNG, a cleaner alternative to oil. Now, they’re watching as some say the bottom is falling out again.
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Not ‘ghosts’ anymore: How an Indigenous-led patrol wants to change perception of Calgary homeless
The Bear Clan Patrol, originally created in Winnipeg, saw a Calgary version created in November that patrols the downtown and Forest Lawn neighbourhoods every Friday, picking up discarded needles and assisting people struggling with homelessness and drug addiction.
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How Uber Eats plans to conquer Toronto
The global service launched here before anywhere else, and it might take its next step here too: delivering groceries
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When Mira saw the name on the call display, she knew it was Roman, the lover who ghosted her 40 years before
Mira felt that being reunited with an old sweetheart was meant to be.
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How to avoid getting sick while travelling this holiday season
To avoid the common cold or an even worse illness this holiday season, CTVNews.ca has collected several tips from health-care professionals to help travellers enjoy their vacations in good health.
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Traffic update: Avoid Highway 15 on Saturday
Highways 15 and 20 will be affected by construction closings today. 
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Montreal weather: The good news — it will be warm. The bad — it will be raining
It will be wet and breezy today with a northeast wind at 20 km/h. 
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Game Day: Leafs at Oilers
By JIM MATHESON Postmedia Network Toronto Maple Leafs at Edmonton Oilers 7 p.m., Rogers Arena, SportsNet, 590 FIVE THINGS 1. Bounce back from Mikko Koskinen is coming off his first bad effort, giving up six against Carolina—one power play shot late in the first from Ryan Dzingel he would probably like back to make it […]
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The draw of nicotine: With rise in youth vaping, history repeats itself
E-cigarettes are on the market ostensibly to help smokers quit tobacco, but Quebec teens are getting addicted at an alarming rate.
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Ordering through a food delivery app? Double-check the menu price
Menu prices on some apps are higher than what you'd pay at the restaurant.
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Gazette Christmas Fund: Ben has found a family at community centre
“I have challenges in my life,” Ben said. “But when I go to the centre, all my troubles stay at home.”
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History Through Our Eyes: Dec. 14, 1979, poetry on the buses
Louis Dudek was one of 20 poets whose works, in English or French, were being displayed on advertising panels on Montreal buses.
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ASK AMY: Relationship ghosters become friendship zombies
Dear Amy: A few years ago, friends of many years ghosted me, for no apparent reason. This was painful and confusing. I moved on, maintaining friendships with others in what had been our common social group. Now, as suddenly as I was exiled years ago, my former friends, “The Ghosters,” have begun including me once […]
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Josh Freed: Just tell me what food I can eat
They used to say you are what you eat, but increasingly you are what you don’t eat.
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Should I just give up on dating in my 40s? Ask Ellie
Countless divorced mothers have benefited from finding a partner who commits to their family life., writes Ellie.
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Horoscope for Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
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Mayor defends Vernon’s 4.9% tax increase in 2020 budget
The city's mayor says the money raised by the tax increase will translate into extra services.
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Kelowna RCMP officer suspended for allegedly sexting assault victim
A Kelowna RCMP officer has been suspended with pay after allegedly sexting an assault victim.
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Premier Jason Kenney to travel to U.K. with adviser to attract investment to Alberta
Premier Jason Kenney will be travelling to London, England next week to promote Alberta's energy sector and try to attract investment into the province, his office announced on Friday.
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Max Pacioretty scores in OT, Golden Knights beat Stars 3-2
Max Pacioretty scored on a backhander 51 seconds into overtime to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Friday night.
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Myanmar State Counsellor Suu Kyi’s defence of genocide charges my shock the West, but it bolsters her status at home
In Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi’s defence of genocide charges solidified her hero status ahead of elections next year, underscoring the abhorrence that many in the Buddhist-majority country hold for the Rohingya.
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Sandy Hook victims’ families battle hoaxers while replaying tragedy
Since the school shooting seven years ago that killed 20 first graders and six educators in Newtown, Connecticut, victims’ families have been battling an online phalanx of conspiracy theorists who claim that they were actors in a government-backed hoax.
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Small homes can do Christmas up big with nature’s help
From rosemary trees to bittersweet vines and rosehips, bring the outside in for the holidays
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London Knights comeback falls short against the Sarnia Sting
The London Knights played their sixth game in nine days and final home game before the holiday break on Friday night against Sarnia.
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The Star gift box brought a little joy to the Great Depression
Mildred Swing remembers the doll she took to bed for years. “It was one of the most memorable gifts in my life.”
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Runner who slapped reporter's rear on live TV charged
A Georgia man who was videotaped slapping a female reporter's rear on live TV was arrested Friday on a misdemeanour charge of sexual battery.
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OHL Roundup: Friday, December 13, 2019
SUDBURY, Ont. - Kurtis Henry scored two goals and set up another, Connor Lockhart had three assists and the Erie Otters defeated the Sudbury Wolves 7-4 on Friday in the Ontario Hockey League.
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Holiday movies increasingly secular to reflect today's society, experts say
From dealing with issues of bullying and alienation in “The Grinch,” to tricky family dynamics in “National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation,” some of the most popular holiday films are filled with heartfelt lessons.
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