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September 24, 2018 9:15 PM Luka Modric beats Ronaldo and Messi for world footballer of the year

Messi didn’t make the three-man shortlist and skipped the trip to London. And as a new dawn in FIFA’s awards history broke inside London’s Royal Festival Hall, Ronaldo also didn’t turn up at the ceremony to be dethroned in person by his former Real Madrid teammate despite being in the final three alongside Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah. “Two guys we don’t 5

September 19, 2018 5:02 PM Elizabeth Hay, Terese Marie Mailhot, and more on shortlist for $60,000 Writers’ Trust Nonfiction prize

Antigone Undone, by Will Aitken (University of Regina Press); All Things Consoled by Elizabeth Hay (McClelland and Stewart), Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot (Doubleday Canada); In Praise of Blood by Judi Rever (Random House Canada), and The Woo Woo by Lindsay Wong (Arsenal Pulp Press) which comes out Oct. 1. Each of the finalists will receive $5,000. The winners 6

September 9, 2018 4:15 PM Quincy Jones praises Drake, mourns ‘painful’ loss of Aretha Franklin

The famed composer, who’s won 27 Grammy Awards, is his typical candid self in the film as he opens up about his childhood struggles, overcoming racial hurdles and an alcohol addiction, and working with a staggering number of fellow musical superstars. Set to hit Netflix on Sept. 21, the doc was written and directed by his daughter, actress Rashida Jones 12

August 21, 2018 6:30 PM Plane reportedly carrying rapper Post Malone blows 2 tires on takeoff, will try emergency landing

TETERBORO, N.J.— A plane that blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport was circling over Connecticut before what authorities said would be an attempt to make an emergency landing at an airport in Massachusetts. TMZ reports the plane is carrying rapper Post Malone, who performed last night at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York. The Gulfstream 17

August 21, 2018 1:56 PM Backlash for Madonna after Aretha Franklin tribute ‘paying homage to herself’

NEW YORK—The backlash was swift for Madonna’s rambling, egocentric tribute to Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards, with media and Queen-of-Soul fans wondering why she got the gig in the first place. Dressed in flowing black with grandiose flourishes of African jewelry, Madonna’s send-off came before she presented the video of the year award 18

August 19, 2018 11:30 AM Ben Affleck’s birthday burger celebration: Stargazing

“IT’S FOR A ROLE!” sobs Ben Affleck, as he gets drive-thru. Alone. At a Jack In The Box. On his 46th birthday. (Backgrid) “IT’S REAL. I AM A CREEPER AND I LIKE TO KEEP A CLEAN AUTO!” screams Shia LaBeouf. As he cleans a car. On a movie set. While wearing what we hope is a fake “creeper” tattoo. (Backgrid) Sophie Turner is upset while out with beau Joe Jonas 14

August 3, 2018 7:00 PM More than 100 goats invade Idaho neighbourhood, chew on everything they could find

Goats do not belong on West Summerwind Dr., a quiet residential area in Boise, Idaho. But do not tell them that. Goats roam where they please, and around 7:15 a.m. Friday, bewildered homeowners awoke to find more than 100 of the animals casing the neighbourhood, looking for anything they could munch on. “I just saw dozens and dozens of goats chewing 20

August 3, 2018 4:00 AM In tennis, sometimes it’s a war of words

Tennis is, generally speaking, a polite sport. Its non-contact, etiquette is as important as the rules of play, and sometimes spectators wear fascinators. When it comes to player relations, however, things aren’t always so genial. Some of the rivalries have become the stuff of legend, battled on and off the court, both with racquets and words 14

July 26, 2018 1:16 PM Kelsey Grammer reportedly working on ideas for a Frasier reboot

The original show, a spinoff of Cheers, ran for 11 seasons from 1993 to 2004, starring Grammer, David Hyde Pierce, Jane Leeves, Peri Gilpin and the late John Mahoney. Frasier picked up 37 Emmy Awards along the way, including five consecutive awards for outstanding comedy series. The possible reboot is expected to see Frasier in a new city, which could 24

July 4, 2018 11:00 AM It’s ‘Theatre Christmas’ in July with 158 shows at the Toronto Fringe Festival

KF: I am interested in the “burlesque cabaret dream play” Josephine, about the groundbreaking entertainer Josephine Baker, which has awards and great reviews from the States. And I’m also interested in performers who thrive on the Fringe circuit. One is Gemma Wilcox, whose solo shows are Toronto Fringe favourites (this year she’s bringing back her 2008 hit The Honeymoon 28