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U2 gives it all but fans want more

“Set me alight — we’ll punch a hole right through the night!” sang U2 frontman Bono on The Joshua Tree’s evocatively cinematic tune, In God’s Country, at Rogers Centre Friday night. And so the Irish band did. Actually, what really happened was ... Read Full Article

'Bit of a loose cannon': Why Prince Harry's musings on the monarchy may not be so surprising after all

Janet Davison is a CBC senior writer and editor based in Toronto. At first, it all seemed rather shocking — there was Prince Harry, fifth in line for the throne, suggesting no one in the Royal Family wants the top job. The 32-year-old prince's interview ... Read Full Article

Small but mighty: How Canada’s military produces some of the world’s best snipers

“Canada has the best sniper training program in the world. I’ve been saying this for years.” It may sound like a bold statement, but Rob Furlong is among a tiny handful of people with the credibility to make such a brash assertion. Back in 2002, then ... Read Full Article

Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

LONDON (AP) -- Britain's famed Glastonbury music festival has embraced an unlikely headline act: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Corbyn, 68, received a rock star welcome from thousands of festival-goers, who chanted his name and held up signs that read ... Read Full Article

Filming complete for new season of award-winning web series The Drive

Wherever you go, you can always come home. Award-winning, locally filmed web series The Drive – which follows the lives and loves of friends residing on Commercial Drive in east Vancouver – has wrapped principal photography on its second season and ... Read Full Article

U2's Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Tour

If you didn’t get a chance to see U2 at their remaining Canadian stop in Toronto at the Rogers Centre Friday night, there’s still a chance to get in the car, cross the border and catch them on Sept. 3 and 5 in Detroit (Ford Field) and Buffalo, NY (New ... Read Full Article

Bill Cosby to hold townhalls on sex assault

His sexual assault case ended with a deadlocked jury and mistrial. Andrew Wyatt and Ebonee Benson, while in an interview on "Good Morning Alabama" also shared that "Cosby Show" star wants to talk to younger people now about this issue. Cosby "having a town ... Read Full Article

The Latest: Utah woman speaks about London attack

SALT LAKE CITY – The Latest on a concert held in honour of a Utah man killed in a high-profile London attack (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A Utah woman injured in a high-profile London attack on Westminster Bridge says she was looking at her camera and ... Read Full Article

Al Capone's song, pocket watch fetch over $100K at auction

BOSTON — Artifacts connected to some of the nation’s most notorious gangsters sold for more than $100,000 at auction Saturday. A diamond pocket watch that belonged to Al Capone and was produced in Chicago in the 1920s, along with a handwritten musical ... Read Full Article

The new Transformers movie is fun and insane, but way too long

Among wide-opening Hollywood studio movies, "Transformers: The Last Knight" has the week to itself. "Michael Bay knows that come 7:30, it's time for me to go to bed", Wahlberg said. Mark Wahlberg has confessed he's "super overprotective" of his 13-year-old ... Read Full Article

Lamar Odom claps back over jokes about him doing crack

Lamar Odom isn’t here for slander. In a scathing letter directed at ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith — who joked that Odom “was on crack” when he got signed to the New York Knicks in 2014, during a recent segment on “First Take” — the ... Read Full Article

Jazzfest review: Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan carried on deep musical conversations

“You’re my hero, Bill!” a super-fan called out in the NAC Theatre Friday night, before guitarist Bill Frisell had even played a note. After that opening heckle, there was a pause. Then Frisell went to his announcing mike and said one of the two ... Read Full Article

Techno pioneer Richie Hawtin to young artists: know your history, but pave your own way

In April, techno pioneer and DJ Richie Hawtin took to the Coachella stage in California to debut his show CLOSE — Spontaneity and Synchronicity, which found him embracing the visceral spectacle of a stadium rock show. It not only represented a personal ... Read Full Article

Keke Wyatt to shave head in support of her child who is battling cancer

Keke Wyatt reveals that one of her children is battling cancer. On Saturday, the R&B singer took to Instagram, where she asked fans to pray for a “complete healing” as well as announced that she will shave her head in solidarity, during a live feed. Read Full Article